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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Deuteronomy 32

1:1 plain, (e-21) The Arabah . so ver. 7; chs. 2.8; 3.17; 4.49; 11.30; Joshua 3:16 ; Joshua 18:18 ; Zechariah 14:10 .

Verse 1

32:1 (a-0) Ch. 32.1-43 is considered to be poetical in Hebrew.

Verse 2

32:2 speech (b-8) Imrah , 'a word,' 'speech,' see Note to Psalms 119:11 . Occurs also in ch. 33.9.

Verse 4

32:4 work (c-6) As Isaiah 45:9 . righteousness; (d-14) Lit. 'what is right,' 'just;' elsewhere often 'judgment.' Heb. mishpat .

Verse 5

32:5 spot. (e-12) Or 'blemish,' as Song of Solomon 4:7 ; Daniel 1:4 .

Verse 8

32:8 children (f-31) Or 'sons.'

Verse 10

32:10 about, (g-17) Or 'led him about.'

Verse 14

32:14 lambs, (a-12) Lambs fed in rich pastures. so 1 Samuel 15:9 .

Verse 15

32:15 Jeshurun (b-2) The upright [people], ch. 33.5; Isaiah 44:2 . +God (c-26) Heb. Eloah . first occurrence, see Note, Genesis 1:1 .

Verse 18

32:18 forth. (d-18) Psalms 90:2 .

Verse 20

32:20 Children (e-25) Or 'sons'.

Verse 21

32:21 *God; (f-12) Which is Not-El.

Verse 22

32:22 Sheol, (g-16) See Psalms 6:5 .

Verse 36

32:36 of (a-12) Or 'shall have compassion upon.' power (b-19) Lit. 'hand.' left. (c-29) Or 'at liberty.' The phrase seems to be a proverbial expression, in itself a paronomasia, to express forcibly 'the totality.' cf. 1 Kings 14:10 ; 2 Kings 14:26 .

Verse 39

32:39 HE, (d-7) ' The Same ,' 'the self-existent one.' This expression becomes virtually a name of God. see 2 Samuel 7:28 ; 2 Kings 19:15 ; 1 Chronicles 17:26 ; 2 Chronicles 20:6 ; Nehemiah 9:6 ,Nehemiah 9:7 ; Psalms 44:4 ; Psalms 102:27 ; Isaiah 37:16 ; Isaiah 41:4 ; Isaiah 43:10 ,Isaiah 43:13 ; Isaiah 46:4 ; Isaiah 48:12 ; Isaiah 51:9 ,Isaiah 51:10 ; Isaiah 52:6 ; Jeremiah 5:12 ; Jeremiah 14:22 ; Hebrews 1:12 ; Hebrews 13:8 .

Verse 42

32:42 captives, (a-29) Lit. 'captivity.'

Verse 43

32:43 for (b-26) Or. 'forgiveth.' as ch. 21.8.

Verse 49

32:49 children (c-31) Or 'sons.'

Verse 51

32:51 children (c-8) children (c-31) Or 'sons.'

Verse 52

32:52 children (c-22) Or 'sons.'

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Deuteronomy 32". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/deuteronomy-32.html. 1857-67.