Chapter Summaries of Deuteronomy

Deuteronomy 1 8 Jan 2011 2 comments

1 The words of Moses: We journeyed from Horeb. You would not go up to take the land, so the LORD said, "This generation will not see it."

Deuteronomy 2 9 Jan 2011 4 comments

2 We went into the wilderness. Thirty-eight years passed, then the LORD told us to cross by Moab. He delivered Sihon the Amorite to us.

Deuteronomy 3 10 Jan 2011 1 comment

3 The LORD delivered Og of Bashan to us. I gave Gilead to Reuben, Gad and Manasseh. The LORD said that I would not cross into the land.

Deuteronomy 4 11 Jan 2011 1 comment

4 Now, Israel, hear the commandments and obey them. You heard the LORD speak from the fire. Take care not to make idols. The LORD is God.

Deuteronomy 5 12 Jan 2011 3 comments

5 The LORD made his covenant with us: Have no other gods; Keep the Sabbath; Honour your parents. You shall do all that he has commanded.

Deuteronomy 6 13 Jan 2011 1 comment

6 Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one. Love the LORD with all your heart, soul and strength. Teach your children these commandments.

Deuteronomy 7 14 Jan 2011 1 comment

7 Make no treaty with the nations of the land. You are a holy people, the LORD has chosen you. He will drive out the nations before you.

Deuteronomy 8 15 Jan 2011 1 comment

8 The LORD led you in the wilderness and tested you. He is bringing you into a good land. Do not forget the LORD or you shall perish.

Deuteronomy 9 16 Jan 2011 2 comments

9 It is not for your righteousness that you will occupy the land. You rebelled and made the calf so I broke the tablets of the covenant.

Deuteronomy 10 17 Jan 2011 1 comment

10 The LORD wrote on new tablets. What does the LORD ask? That you fear him, walk in his ways, love him, serve him and keep his commands.

Deuteronomy 11 18 Jan 2011 1 comment

11 You have seen all that the LORD has done. Keep these commands so that you may live long in the land. There is a blessing and a curse.

Deuteronomy 12 19 Jan 2011 1 comment

12 Destroy the high places where the nations worship their gods. You shall bring your offerings at the place that the LORD will choose.

Deuteronomy 13 20 Jan 2011 1 comment

13 If a prophet or anyone else entices you away from the LORD they must be put to death. If a town has turned away it must be destroyed.

Deuteronomy 14 21 Jan 2011 2 comments

14 You may eat animals with cloven hooves that chew the cud. Bring a tithe from your fields to eat before the LORD and for the Levites.

Deuteronomy 15 22 Jan 2011 1 comment

15 Every seven years you shall cancel debts. Hebrew slaves shall go free in the seventh year. Set apart every firstborn male animal.

Deuteronomy 16 23 Jan 2011 1 comment

16 Celebrate the Passover in the month of Abib. Celebrate the Feast of Weeks and the Feast of Booths. Appoint judges in all your towns.

Deuteronomy 17 24 Jan 2011 1 comment

17 Anyone who breaks the covenant shall be put to death. Go to the priests with hard decisions. Appoint the king that the LORD chooses.

Deuteronomy 18 25 Jan 2011 3 comments

18 The priests shall eat the offerings made by fire. You shall not practise divination. The LORD will raise up a prophet from among you.

Deuteronomy 19 26 Jan 2011 1 comment

19 Set aside three cities so that anyone who kills accidently may flee there. A matter must be established by two or three witnesses.

Deuteronomy 20 27 Jan 2011 1 comment

20 When you go to war, do not be afraid; the LORD is with you. As you go to attack a city, offer terms, except to the cities of the land.

Deuteronomy 21 28 Jan 2011 3 comments

21 If a dead body is found, the city elders must cleanse the guilt. Give your eldest son his portion. A rebellious son shall be stoned.

Deuteronomy 22 29 Jan 2011 2 comments

22 If you find your neighbour's ox you shall return it. If a man falsely claims that his new wife was not a virgin he shall be punished.

Deuteronomy 23 30 Jan 2011 1 comment

23 No Ammonite shall enter the assembly of the LORD. When you go out to war the camp must be holy. Be careful to do what you have vowed.

Deuteronomy 24 31 Jan 2011 1 comment

24 If a man divorces his wife he must not remarry her. Do not withhold wages. Leave the gleanings of your harvest for widows and orphans.

Deuteronomy 25 1 Feb 2011 1 comment

25 A judge may give up to forty lashes. If a man dies and has no son, his brother shall marry his widow. You shall have honest weights.

Deuteronomy 26 2 Feb 2011 1 comment

26 Bring the firstfruits of the land to the LORD. Bring a tithe in the third year and say to the LORD, "Look down and bless your people."

Deuteronomy 27 3 Feb 2011 1 comment

27 Write the law on large stones. The Levites will say, "Cursed is anyone who does not keep the law," and the people will reply, "Amen."

Deuteronomy 28 4 Feb 2011 1 comment

28 If you obey the LORD he will bless you above all nations; if not, you will be cursed and the LORD will send a nation to destroy you.

Deuteronomy 29 5 Feb 2011 1 comment

29 You have seen all that the LORD has done so keep this covenant. If you break it the land will be cursed and the LORD will uproot you.

Deuteronomy 30 6 Feb 2011 2 comments

30 When you return to the LORD he will have compassion; he will circumcise your heart. I have set before you life and death. Choose life.

Deuteronomy 31 7 Feb 2011 1 comment

31 Joshua will cross ahead of you. Read the law every seven years. The LORD said, "The people will turn away. Write a song as a witness."

Deuteronomy 32 8 Feb 2011 2 comments

32 Ascribe greatness to our God! The LORD's portion is his people; They turned away so he spurned them; But he will provide atonement.

Deuteronomy 33 9 Feb 2011 2 comments

33 Moses blessed Israel before his death: Let Reuben live; bless Levi's work; Joseph's land is blessed. The eternal God is your refuge.

Deuteronomy 34 10 Feb 2011 2 comments

34 Moses climbed Mount Nebo. There the LORD showed him the promised land. Then Moses died. No prophet has arisen in Israel like Moses.

Chris Juby

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