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Bible Commentaries
Deuteronomy 18

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Introduction

Overview

Deuteronomy 18:1, The LORD is the priests and Levites’ inheritance; Deuteronomy 18:3, The priests’ due; Deuteronomy 18:6, The Levites’ portion; Deuteronomy 18:9, The abominations of the nations are to be avoided; Deuteronomy 18:15, Christ the Prophet is to be heard; Deuteronomy 18:20, The presumptuous prophet is to die.

Verse 1

shall have: Deuteronomy 10:9, Deuteronomy 12:19, Numbers 18:20, Numbers 26:62, Joshua 13:33, Joshua 18:7, 1 Peter 5:2-4

they shall: Numbers 18:8, Numbers 18:9, Joshua 13:14, 1 Corinthians 9:13, 1 Corinthians 9:14

Reciprocal: Leviticus 25:33 - for the houses Deuteronomy 12:12 - forasmuch Deuteronomy 14:27 - he hath no Deuteronomy 33:11 - his substance 1 Samuel 2:28 - did I give 1 Chronicles 6:49 - Aaron Ezekiel 44:28 - I am their inheritance

Verse 2

the Lord: Genesis 15:1, Psalms 16:5, Psalms 73:24-26, Psalms 84:11, Psalms 119:57, Isaiah 61:6, Lamentations 3:24, 1 Peter 2:5, 1 Peter 2:9, Revelation 1:5, Revelation 1:6

Reciprocal: Leviticus 25:33 - for the houses Numbers 18:20 - I am thy part Numbers 26:62 - those that Deuteronomy 10:9 - General Deuteronomy 12:12 - forasmuch Deuteronomy 14:27 - he hath no Joshua 13:14 - General Joshua 13:33 - General Joshua 18:7 - the Levites Ezekiel 44:28 - I am their inheritance

Verse 3

offer a sacrifice: Deuteronomy 12:27, Leviticus 7:30-34

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:27 - the breast Exodus 29:28 - Aaron's Leviticus 7:32 - General Leviticus 7:34 - the wave Leviticus 22:7 - General Numbers 5:9 - offering Numbers 18:11 - unto thee Numbers 18:20 - General

Verse 4

firstfruit: Deuteronomy 26:9, Deuteronomy 26:10, Exodus 22:29, Exodus 23:19, Leviticus 23:10, Leviticus 23:17, Numbers 18:12-24, 2 Chronicles 31:4-10, Nehemiah 12:44-47

the fleece: Job 21:20

Reciprocal: Leviticus 19:24 - all the Leviticus 22:7 - General Leviticus 23:20 - holy to Numbers 5:9 - offering Numbers 18:20 - General Deuteronomy 26:2 - That thou shalt Nehemiah 10:37 - the firstfruits Ezekiel 44:30 - all the firstfruits Romans 11:16 - if the firstfruit

Verse 5

Deuteronomy 10:8, Deuteronomy 17:12, Exodus 28:1-14, Numbers 3:10, Numbers 16:5, Numbers 16:9, Numbers 16:10, Numbers 17:5-9, Numbers 25:13

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 21:5 - for them Judges 20:28 - stood

Verse 6

come: Numbers 35:2, Numbers 35:3

and come with: Psalms 26:8, Psalms 27:4, Psalms 63:1, Psalms 63:2, Psalms 84:5, Psalms 84:10, 1 Timothy 3:1, 1 Peter 5:2

unto the place: Deuteronomy 12:5, Deuteronomy 16:2

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 12:11 - a place Deuteronomy 12:12 - the Levite 1 Samuel 23:20 - all the desire

Verse 7

as all his brethren: 2 Chronicles 31:2-4

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 17:12 - the priest

Verse 8

like portions: Leviticus 7:8, Leviticus 7:9, Leviticus 7:14, Nehemiah 12:44, Nehemiah 12:47, Luke 10:7, 1 Corinthians 9:7-14, 1 Timothy 5:17, 1 Timothy 5:18

that which cometh of the sale of his patrimony: Heb. his sales by the fathers

Verse 9

Deuteronomy 12:29-31, Leviticus 18:26, Leviticus 18:27, Leviticus 18:30

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:8 - the magicians of Egypt Deuteronomy 12:31 - Thou Deuteronomy 17:14 - When thou Deuteronomy 26:1 - General 2 Kings 17:8 - walked 2 Chronicles 33:2 - like unto Ezra 9:1 - doing according Acts 16:16 - possessed Romans 12:2 - be not

Verse 10

maketh: Deuteronomy 12:31, Leviticus 18:21-30, Leviticus 20:2-5, 2 Kings 16:3, 2 Kings 17:17, 2 Kings 21:6, 2 Chronicles 28:3, Psalms 106:37, Psalms 106:38, Jeremiah 19:4-6, Jeremiah 32:35

that useth divination: The precise import of the terms here used to express these unhallowed practices cannot be clearly ascertained. He that useth divination, kosaim, kesamim, seems a general term for the various species after specified; observer of times, meonain, one who pretends to foretell by the clouds, planets, etc.; enchanter menachesh, a diviner, either by means of serpents, or by inspecting the entrails of beasts, the flight of birds, etc.; a witch, mecashsheph, one who used magical fumigations, etc.; a charmer, chover chaver, one who uses spells, or a peculiar conjunction of words, or tying knots, etc.; a consulter with familiar spirits, shoel ov, a pythoness; a wizard, yidoni, a cunning man; necromancer, doresh el hammaithim one who seeks enquiries of the dead. Exodus 22:18, Leviticus 19:26, Leviticus 19:31, Leviticus 20:26, Leviticus 20:27, 1 Samuel 28:3, 1 Samuel 28:7, 1 Samuel 28:9, 1 Chronicles 10:13, 2 Chronicles 33:6, Isaiah 8:19, Isaiah 8:20, Isaiah 47:13, Acts 19:19, Galatians 5:20

Reciprocal: Leviticus 20:6 - familiar Deuteronomy 18:14 - hath not suffered 1 Samuel 15:23 - witchcraft 1 Samuel 28:10 - sware 2 Kings 23:10 - might make 2 Kings 23:24 - that he might Proverbs 6:16 - an Isaiah 2:6 - and are Jeremiah 27:9 - hearken Ezekiel 16:21 - to pass Ezekiel 20:31 - ye offer Ezekiel 21:21 - to use Daniel 2:2 - General Acts 8:9 - used Acts 13:6 - certain

Verse 11

or a necromancer: 1 Samuel 28:11-14

Reciprocal: Exodus 22:18 - General 1 Samuel 15:23 - witchcraft 1 Samuel 28:3 - put away 1 Samuel 28:7 - a familiar spirit 1 Samuel 28:8 - I pray thee Psalms 58:5 - charming never so wisely Isaiah 8:19 - Seek Isaiah 65:4 - remain

Verse 12

Deuteronomy 9:4, Leviticus 18:24, Leviticus 18:27

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 22:5 - abomination Deuteronomy 25:16 - all that do Judges 11:24 - whomsoever Ezra 9:11 - The land Ezekiel 31:11 - I have driven

Verse 13

Thou shalt: Genesis 6:9, Genesis 17:1, Job 1:1, Job 1:8, Psalms 37:37, Matthew 5:48, Philippians 3:12, Philippians 3:15, Revelation 3:2

perfect: or, upright, or, sincere

Reciprocal: Joshua 24:14 - serve 2 Samuel 22:33 - perfect 1 Kings 8:61 - perfect

Verse 14

possess: or, inherit

hath not suffered: Deuteronomy 18:10, Genesis 20:6, Psalms 147:19, Psalms 147:20, Acts 14:16

Reciprocal: Judges 9:37 - Meonenim 2 Chronicles 33:2 - like unto Jeremiah 27:9 - hearken

Verse 15

a Prophet: Deuteronomy 18:18, Deuteronomy 18:19, John 1:45, Acts 3:22, Acts 3:23, Acts 7:37

like unto me: Deuteronomy 5:5, Deuteronomy 34:10, Luke 24:19, 1 Timothy 2:5, Hebrews 1:1, Hebrews 1:2, Hebrews 2:1-3, Hebrews 3:2-6

unto him: Matthew 17:5, Luke 9:35, Luke 10:16, John 6:29, Hebrews 1:2, 1 John 3:23

Reciprocal: Numbers 18:20 - General Job 36:12 - if Zechariah 3:1 - standing Matthew 11:3 - Art Matthew 21:11 - This Mark 9:7 - hear Luke 7:19 - Art Luke 24:27 - beginning Luke 24:44 - in the law John 1:21 - Art thou that John 4:25 - when John 5:39 - they which John 5:46 - for John 6:14 - This John 7:38 - He that John 7:39 - Of John 10:35 - unto Acts 13:32 - how Acts 26:6 - the promise Romans 3:21 - being Galatians 3:19 - in Hebrews 3:5 - for

Verse 16

in Horeb: Deuteronomy 9:10

Let me not hear: Deuteronomy 5:24-28, Exodus 20:19, Hebrews 12:19

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 5:25 - this great Deuteronomy 10:4 - in the day

Verse 17

Deuteronomy 5:28

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 1:12 - Thou hast

Verse 18

raise them: Deuteronomy 18:15, John 1:45

like unto: Deuteronomy 5:5, Deuteronomy 33:5, Exodus 40:26-29, Numbers 12:6-8, Numbers 12:13, Psalms 2:6, Psalms 110:4, Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 9:7, Zechariah 6:12, Zechariah 6:13, Malachi 3:1, Luke 24:19, Galatians 3:19, Galatians 3:20, 1 Timothy 2:5, Hebrews 3:2-6, Hebrews 7:22, Hebrews 12:24, Hebrews 12:25

will put: Isaiah 50:4, Isaiah 51:16, John 17:18

he shall: John 4:25, John 8:28, John 12:49, John 12:50, John 15:15

Reciprocal: Exodus 4:15 - and I Numbers 12:7 - My servant Numbers 23:5 - General 2 Samuel 14:3 - put the words Ezra 8:17 - I told them Jeremiah 30:21 - governor Matthew 4:2 - fasted Matthew 5:22 - I say Matthew 7:29 - having Matthew 17:3 - Moses Luke 9:35 - hear John 5:39 - they which John 5:46 - for John 6:29 - This John 10:35 - unto Acts 3:22 - like

Verse 19

Mark 16:16, Acts 3:22, Acts 3:23, Hebrews 2:3, Hebrews 3:7, Hebrews 10:26, Hebrews 12:25, Hebrews 12:26

Reciprocal: Exodus 23:21 - he will not Deuteronomy 18:15 - a Prophet Deuteronomy 20:18 - General Joshua 22:23 - let the Lord Matthew 5:22 - I say Matthew 7:29 - having Matthew 17:5 - hear Luke 9:35 - hear John 5:46 - for John 6:29 - This John 12:48 - rejecteth

Verse 20

the prophet: Deuteronomy 13:1-5, Jeremiah 14:14, Jeremiah 14:15, Jeremiah 23:13-15, Jeremiah 23:31, Jeremiah 27:15, Ezekiel 13:6, Matthew 7:15, 2 Peter 2:12

in the name: Deuteronomy 13:1, Deuteronomy 13:2, 1 Kings 18:19, 1 Kings 18:27, 1 Kings 18:40, Jeremiah 2:8, Jeremiah 28:15-17, Zechariah 13:3, Revelation 19:20

Reciprocal: Exodus 22:20 - sacrificeth Deuteronomy 13:5 - prophet Deuteronomy 18:22 - presumptuously 1 Kings 13:19 - General 1 Kings 22:28 - If thou return Jeremiah 23:30 - General Jeremiah 23:32 - to err Jeremiah 26:11 - saying Ezekiel 13:23 - ye shall see John 19:7 - We have

Verse 21

1 Thessalonians 5:24, 1 John 4:1-3, Revelation 2:2

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 7:17 - thou shalt Jeremiah 13:22 - if

Verse 22

speaketh: Isaiah 41:22, Jeremiah 28:1-14

if the thing: Deuteronomy 13:2, 2 Kings 20:1, Jonah 3:4, Jonah 4:2, Zechariah 1:5, Zechariah 1:6

presumptuously: Deuteronomy 18:20, Jeremiah 28:15-17

shalt not: Proverbs 26:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 21:14 - presumptuously Numbers 16:28 - Hereby 1 Kings 13:5 - General Jeremiah 28:9 - then

Bibliographical Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Deuteronomy 18". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/deuteronomy-18.html.
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