The Bible in Its Traditions

Deuteronomy 1:1–5

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THESE ARE the words which Moses spoke unto all Israel beyond the Jordan; in the wilderness, in the Arabah, over against Suph, between Paran and Tophel, and Laban, and Hazeroth, and Di-zahab.

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It is eleven days journey from Horeb unto Kadesh-barnea by the way of mount Seir.

eleven days from Horeb, by way of Mount Seir as far as Kadesh-barnea.

(There are eleven days' journey from Horeb to mount Seir to Rakim-gia.)

M G S Sam

And it came to pass in the fortieth year, in the eleventh month, on the first day of the month, that Moses spoke unto the children of Israel, according unto all that YHWH had given him in commandment unto them;

In the fortieth year, on the eleventh month, on the first day of the month, Moses told the sons of Israel all that the Lord had instructed him. And so he spoke to them,

M G V S Sam

after he had smitten Sihon the king of the Amorites, who dwelt in Heshbon, and Og the king of Bashan, who dwelt in Ashtaroth, at Edrei;

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beyond the Jordan, in the land of Moab, took Moses upon him to expound this law, saying

beyond Jordan in the land of Moab, Moses began to declare this law, saying,

across the Jordan in the land of Moab. And so, Moses began to explain the law, and to say