Deuteronomy 34:1-12. All rights reserved. BLOG. Such a sight believers now have, through grace, of the bliss and glory of their future state. Matthew Henry :: Commentary on Deuteronomy 34 ← Back to Matthew Henry's Bio & Resources . This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. And in all that mighty hand, and in all the great terror which Moses shewed in the sight of all Israel. Moses died very easily; he died at the mouth of the Lord, according to the will of God. And there arose not a prophet since in Israel like unto Moses, whom the LORD knew face to face. 34:5-8 Moses obeyed this command of God as willingly as any other, though it seemed harder. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Deuteronomy 34 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this verse-by-verse commentary contain gems of information found nowhere outside the ancient Jewish writings That he should see all that is described is what any man could do, if he attained sufficient elevation. Some modern travellers have fixed on Jebel Attarus, a high mountain south of the Jabbok (Zurka), as the Nebo of this passage [BURCKHARDT, SEETZEN, &c.]. Coming nearer, was "the land of Ephraim and Manasseh." No entry exists in Forerunner Commentary for Deuteronomy 34:10. Commentary on Deuteronomy 31-34 (Joshua Succeeds Moses) June 5, 2015 Bill Pratt Leave a comment. Westward, there were on the horizon, the distant hills of "all Naphtali." Now you have seen it, but you will not enter it.’ (Deuteronomy 34: 4) - "Moses dies and Joshua becomes leader" images set (Deuteronomy 31-34, Joshua 1:1-9): image (15) - Deuteronomy, Bible illustrations by James Padgett (1931-2009), published by Sweet Media Deuteronomy 34 recounts a major transitional period in biblical Israel’s history. Deuteronomy 34:1-12. And the children of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days: so the days of weeping. And the south, and the plain of the valley of Jericho, the city of palm trees, unto Zoar. . T no man knoweth of his sepulchre unto this day--This concealment seems to have been owing to a special and wise arrangement of Providence, to prevent its being ranked among "holy places," and made the resort of superstitious pilgrims or idolatrous veneration, in after ages. unto the mountain of Nebo, to the top of Pisgah--literally, the head or summit of the Pisgah; that is, the height (compare Numbers 23:14 , Deuteronomy 3:17-27 , 4:49 ). Immediately opposite was "all the land of Judah," a title at first restricted to the portion of this tribe, beyond which were "the utmost sea" (the Mediterranean) and the Desert of the "South." There was no miraculous power of vision imparted to Moses. In this he resembled our Lord Jesus Christ. But it is situated too far north for a height which, being described as "over against Jericho," must be looked for above the last stage of the Jordan. Moses was greater than any other prophet of the Old Testament. Joshua . Chapter 31 begins with Moses telling them that he is 120 years old, and thus he is no longer able to lead the people. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. 34:9-12 Moses brought Israel to the borders of Canaan, and then died and left them. As Keil said, "This remark concerning Moses does not presuppose that a long series of prophets had already risen up since the times of Moses." . And he buried him in a valley in the land of Moab, over against Bethpeor: but no man knoweth of his sepulchre unto this day. Then Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo: As Israel camped on the plains of Moab, Moses climbed the heights of Mount Nebo – fro… First Reading. The place of his burial was not known. In this he resembled our Lord Jesus Christ.