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The force and individuality of this Book; its consistency and distinctiveness from the other documents of the Pentateuch as well as its differences from much of the custom and practice both in early and later Israel, make it stand out.

§ 1. Names § 2. General Content, Struc-ture, and Style § 3. Standpoint, Doctrine and Spirit § 4. Deuteronomy and the Law Book of Josiah § 5. Questions of Unity § 6. The Relations of the Main Divisions— The Code and the Discourses INTRODUCTION § 7. The Cross- Divisions § 8. The Forms of Address— Singular and Plural § 9. Editorial Factors § 10. Conclusions as to Unity § 11. The Ages of the Book and of its Contents § 12. Resulting Questions and their Answers § 1. Names. Like other books of the Pentateuch, this, the fifth, owes its present name of Deuteronomy to the Septuagint. In ch. xvii. 18 is the phrase, a duplicate, or copy, of this law ( Heb. mishneh hat-tôrah haz- zôth). The Greek translators misrendered this by the words ôo äåõôåñüìéïí ôïwôï, ‘ this second law- giving,’ and gave the title Äåõôåñüìéïí, Lat. Deuteronomium, to the whole Book; while some later Jewish writings refer to it as ‘ Mishneh Torah.’ Though thus born in error, the name Deuteronomy is so far ap-propriate that the Book contains the second codification of the Law of Israel, the first being that which is found in the Prophetical Narrative of the Pentateuch, JE— Ex. xx. 23— xxiii. 19 with xxxiv. II— 27, and xiii. 3— 7, 10— 13 ( see Chapman, An Introduction to the Pentateuch, in this series, p. 110). The Heb. text of the Book bears no title, and as in the case of other Books of the Pentateuch it was referred to by some of its opening words: These be the Words or briefly Words. But during its course the Book suggests for itself three general titles ( about which however we must ask later whether they cover the whole or only parts of   C h a p t e r Home  | T O C  | I n d e x This Scholar PDF version is for use on stand- alone, non- institutional computers only. Printed editions of this book may be available at www. publishersrow. com

The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges: The Book of Deuteronomy


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FRONT MATTERTitle PageCopyright PagePREFACE BY THE GENERAL EDITOR FOR THE OLD TESTAMENTPREFACECONTENTSINTRODUCTION§ 1. Names.§ 2. General Content, Structure, and Style.§ 3. Standpoint, Doctrine, and Spirit.§ 4. Deuteronomy and the Law-Book of Josìah.§ 5. Questions of Unity.§ 6. The Relations to Each Other of the Main Divisions— The Code and the Discourses.§ 7. The Cross Divisions and Distinctions.§ 8. The Singular and Plural Forms of Address.§ 9. Editorial Factors.§ 10. Conclusions as to Unity.§ 11. The Ages of the Book and of its Contents.§ 12. Resulting Questions and their Answers.LIST OF THE PRINCIPAL ABBREVIATIONS EMPLOYEDDEUTERONOMY (Text and Notes)CH. I.A. CH. I. 5—IV. 40.FIRST DISCOURSE AND INTRODUCTION TO THE LAW-BOOK.CH. II.CH. III.CH. IV.B. CHS. V.—XI. THE SECOND DISCOURSE INTRODUCTORY TO THE LAWS.CH. V.CH. VI.CH. VII.CH. VIII.CHS. IX.—X.CH. X.CHS. X.—XI.C. CHS. XII.—XXVI. THE STATUTES AND JUDGEMENTS.CH. XII.CH. XIII.CH. XIV.CH. XV.CH. XVI.CH. XVII.CH. XVIII.CH. XIX.CH. XX.CH. XXI.CH. XXII.CH. XXIII.CH. XXIV.CH. XXV.CH. XXVI.D. CHS. XXVII.—XXX. CLOSING ENFORCEMENTS OF THE LAW.CH. XXVII.CH. XXVIII.CH. XXIX.CH. XXX.E. CHS. XXXI.—XXXIV. LAST DAYS AND DISCOURSES OF MOSES.CH. XXXI.CH. XXXII.CH. XXXIII.CH. XXXIV.APPENDIX. ON CLEAN AND UNCLEAN ANIMALSINDEX
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