23 “I also pleaded with the Lord at that time, saying,
24 ‘O Lord 1God, You have begun to show Your servant aYour greatness and Your strong hand; for what bgod is there in heaven or on earth who can do such works and mighty acts as Yours?
25 ‘Let me, I pray, cross over and see the afair land that is beyond the Jordan, 1that good hill country and Lebanon.’
26 “But athe Lord was angry with me on your account, and would not listen to me; and the Lord said to me, ‘1Enough! Speak to Me no more of this matter.
27 ‘Go up to the top of aPisgah and lift up your eyes to the west and north and south and east, and see it with your eyes, bfor you shall not cross over this Jordan.
28 ‘aBut charge Joshua and encourage him and strengthen him, bfor he shall go across 1at the head of this people, and he will give them as an inheritance the land which you will see.’
29 “So we remained in the valley opposite aBeth-peor.