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C h a p t e r Home  | T O C  | I n d e x XIV PREFACE or theological, occurring in the English versions, will, it is hoped, be found useful. I have not deemed it desirable to exclude entirely Hebrew words from the text of the Commentary; but I have en-deavoured usually to meet the needs of those not conversant with Hebrew, by adding translations, or otherwise so framing my notes as to render them intelligible to such readers. Philo-logical matter of a technical kind has been thrown regularly into the notes. Only, sometimes, in citations, where I was tempted, by its superior brevity, to quote the Hebrew  text, and in the Tables of parallel passages ( pp. 10, 19, 24,  & c.) — in using which the reader is supposed to have the  Hebrew text of Deuteronomy open before him — will the Hebraist have an advantage over the non- Hebraist, of which the latter, I trust, will not be envious; in the case of the Tables, had I felt that the space at my disposal would permit it, I should havetranscribed both texts in  English, as I have done in other in-stances( pp. 157  f., 181  f., & c.). The Tetragrammaton — not without hesitation   has been represented by its popular, though undoubtedly incorrect, form Jehovah: this, it was felt, marked sufficiently the fact that the name was a per-sonal one; and Yahweh, in a volume not designed solely for the use of specialists, might be to some readers a distasteful innovation. For typographical reasons, Arabic words have usually been transliterated in Roman characters,* and Syriac words in square Hebrew characters. Distinctions between Hebrew sounds, where they can be represented by a breath-ing, or a diacritic point ( h, t, k, s or z), I have thought worth preserving, though I have shrunk from carrying this prin-ciple out in the case of one or two words of very common occurrence ( such as Canaan), in which its application might seem to savour of pedantry. The authorities to which I am principally indebted will be usually apparent from the names quoted. A special * = dh; = d; = t, = h: = ch; = gh. An occasional oversight, or irregularity, in the transliteration of a proper name, the original of which I may not have seen, will, I hope, be pardoned.

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Front MatterTitle pageCopyrightPrefaceContentsAddenda and CorrigendaPrincipal abbeviations employedIntroduction§ 1. Introductory. Outline of Contents.§ 2. Relation of Deuteronomy to the preceding Books of the Pentateuch.§ 3. Scope and Character of Deuteronomy; its dominant Ideas.§ 4. Authorship, Date, and Structure.§ 5. Language and Style.Commentary.I. 1–5. Historical Introduction.I. 6-IV. 40. Moses' First Discourse.II. 1–8a. How the IsraelitesIII. 1–7. Defeat of ‘Og, the king of Bashan, and conquest of his territory.IV. 1–40. Second part of Moses' first discourse.IV. 41–43. The Appointment by Moses of three Cities of Refuge in the trans-Jordanic Territory.IV. 44–49. Superscription to the Exposition of the Law, contained in c. 5–26. 28.V.–XXVI. XXVIII. The Exposition of the Law.V.-XI. Hortatory Introduction.V. 1–18. The covenant concluded by Jehovah with Israel at VI. 1–3. The benefits which Israel may hope to receive, if it VIII. The lessons of the wilderness.IX. 1-X. 11. A warning against self-righteousness.IX. 7-X. 11. Proof, from the history,X. 1–5. Moses narrates how, XI. 1–9. Appeal to Israel to call to mind the wondersXII.-XXVI. XXVIII. The Code of Special Laws.XII.-XIII. Laws designed to secure the Purity of Religious Worship. XIII. 1–19 (AV. XII. 32-XIII. 18). All solicitationsXIV. 22–29. Tithes.XV. 1–18. Three Laws designed to ameliorate the Condition of the Poor.XV. 19–23. Firstlings.XVI. 18-XVIII. 22. The Office-Bearers of the Theocracy.XVI. 21-XVII. 7. Four Enactments designed to preserve XVII. 1. All animals offered in sacrifice to JehovahXVII. 8-XVIII. 22. The Office-Bearers of the TheocracyXVIII. 1–8. The revenues of the Priests.XIX., XXI. 1–9. Criminal Law.XX. Three Laws designed to secure Self-control and Forbearance in the Conduct of War.XXI. 10—XXV. Miscellaneous Laws, relating chiefly to Civil and Domestic life.XXII. 13—XXIII. 1 (XXII. 30). Laws relating to MarriageXXIV. 1–4. On divorce.XXV. 1–3. Precautions against undue severityXXVI. Two liturgical ceremonies to be performed periodicallyXXVII. Instructions relative to a symbolical acceptance by the nationXXVIII. Peroration to the Deuteronomic Legislation.XXIX.-XXX. Moses' Third Discourse.XXIX. 1–8 (2–9). Moses reminds the IsraelitesXXX. 1–10. Nevertheless, if Israel in the landXXXI.-XXXIV. The closing Events of Moses' Life.XXXI. 1–8. Moses announces to the peopleXXXII. 1–43. The Song of Moses.XXXIII. The Blessing of Moses.XXXIII. 1. Superscription.XXXIV. The narrative of Moses' death.Additional Note on INDEX.
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