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commandments. Hebrew singular = every commandment.
this day. See note on Deuteronomy 4:26 .
the LORD = Jehovah. App-4 .
God = Hebrew 'Elohim. App-4 .
forty. The number of Probation. See App-10 .
to know = get to know. Figure of speech Anthropopatheia. App-6 .
commandments. Written in Hebrew text plural, but read singular, Compare Deuteronomy 6:25 = the whole Law regarded as one great command.
manna. See note on Exodus 16:31 .
man. Hebrew. 'adam. This verse quoted by Christ. Matthew 4:4 .Luke 4:4 .
by. Figure of speech Ellipsis ( App-6 ) = "by [eating] bread".
bread = food, by Figure of speech Synecdoche (of Species), App-6 ,
by every. Figure of speech Ellipsis ( App-6 ) = "by [keeping] every word": or by obeying.
mouth. Figure of speech Anthropopatheia. App-6 .
Thy raiment. Compare Deuteronomy 29:5 .Nehemiah 9:20 , Nehemiah 9:21 . Not mentioned in Exodus, Leviticus, or Numbers.
as = according as.
a man. Hebrew ' i s h . App-14 .
chasteneth = correcteth, applicable to instruction as well as chastisement. 2 Samuel 7:14 .Psalms 89:32 .Proverbs 3:12 .
his son. Compare Proverbs 3:12 and Hebrews 12:5 , Hebrews 12:6 .
hills = mountains.
vines. All three (fig, olive, and vine) mentioned in this verse. See notes on Judges 9:8-12 .
scarceness. Hebrew. miskenuth = poverty, misery; occurs only here.
brass = bronze, or copper.
forget. Note the emphasis put on this by the Structure, as in the whole book. Compare Judges 3:7 . Hosea 13:6 .
judgments, and . . . statutes. See note on Deuteronomy 4:1 .
and. Note the Figure of speech Polysyndeton ( App-6 ), in Deuteronomy 8:12 and Deuteronomy 8:13 .
bondage = bondmen, put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct), App-6 .
wilderness = desert, Compare Deuteronomy 1:19 .
serpents. Hebrew. nachash.
drought. Hebrew. zimm'on. Only here and Psalms 107:33 , and Isaiah 35:7 . Who brought. Compare Psalms 114:8 .
wealth. Hebrew = strength, put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct) for the wealth it procures. App-6 .
destroyeth. Hebrew ' abad , cause to perish.
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Deuteronomy 8". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://studylight.org/
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