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Book of the Law in Deuteronomy
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Deuteronomy, Book of
Deuteronomy, Book of The last of the five books of the Pentateuch. Presents a summary of the narrative of Exodus-Numbers and reiterates laws and regulations found in Exodus, Leviticus, and Numbers.
Deuteronomy, Book of, Critical Issues
Deuteronomy, Book of, Critical Issues Surveys major issues in critical biblical scholarship related to the interpretation of Deuteronomy, including the social and historical background of the book’s composition and its relationship with other biblical and ancient Near Eastern texts.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Deuteronomy, Book of
Deuteronomy, Book of. Fifth book of the OT, and last of the Pentateuch (the five books of the Law). In it Moses restated to the people of Israel various laws and precepts of the covenant which God had revealed to them at Mt Sinai. Thus the book has become known in Greek and Latin tradition as Deuteronomy
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Deuteronomy, Book of
DEUTERONOMY, BOOK OF Fifth book of the OT, and last of the Pentateuch (the five books of the Law). In it Moses restated to the people of Israel various laws and precepts of the covenant that God had revealed to them at Mt Sinai. Thus, the book has become known in Greek and Latin tradition as Deuteronomy
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Deuteronomy, Book Of
Deuteronomy (doo´tuh-ron´uh-mee; Gk., “the second law”), book of, the fifth of the Five Books of Moses, or the Torah, of the Tanakh (Jewish Bible); the fifth book of the Pentateuch of the Christian ot. Its Hebrew name is devarim, meaning “words,” from the opening sentence, “These are the words that Moses
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Deuteronomy, Book of (Writing)
DEUTERONOMY, BOOK OF. This is the last of the five books of the Pentateuch. Its name comes through the Latin Vulgate from the LXX title deuteronomion, “repetition of the law,” based on a misunderstanding of the words “copy of this law” in Deut 17:18.Ancient Jewish and Christian writers unanimously attribute
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Deuteronomy, Book of (Writing)
DEUTERONOMY, BOOK OF. The name Deuteronomy derives from the lxx rendering of a phrase in 17:18. The king was to prepare ‘a copy of this law’. The phrase is rendered in Greek as to deuteronomion touto, lit. this second law. Subsequently the Vulgate rendered the Greek as deuteronomium. The contents of
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Deuteronomy, Book Of
Deuteronomy, Book ofThe fifth and final book of the Pentateuch. From both a literary and theological perspective, it is hard to overestimate the importance of the book of Deuteronomy. While it may not be a literary masterpiece itself, its direct literary influence is diffused through a good portion
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Deuteronomy, Book of (Writing)
Deuteronomy, Book of. †The fifth book of the Old Testament and the last of the Pentateuch, the “five books of Moses.”
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Deuteronomy
DEUTERONOMY (Greek, “second law”) The fifth and last book of the Pentateuch. Its title is derived from Deut 17:18 as translated in the Septuagint: the king “shall write for himself in a book this law [to deuteronomion].”Deuteronomy records the details of the second covenant under Moses that was made
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Deuteronomy, Book of
Deuteronomy, Book of. The fifth and last Book of the *Pentateuch. Its English title comes via the Lat. Deuteronomium from the Gk. Δευτερονόμιον (‘repetition of the law’), a *Septuagint mis-rendering of Deut. 17:18 where the Heb. means ‘a copy of the law’. In Heb. tradition the Book is commonly referred
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