Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise), Matthew Henry Bible Commentary (complete), California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. death, Yahweh still restrained him for leading the people to the final God had truly brought them to the land of promise. 17. The king of the south, that should join So Strabo says, Jericho is a plain The anointing for the ministry is confirmed by the laying on of hands. statement here is quite remarkable in the context of the entire Word of God: Biblical Commentary Deuteronomy 34:1-12 COMMENTARY: THE CONTEXT: The broad context for this story is the books of Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy, which together tell the story of Moses and the leadership role assigned to him by Yahweh. settled peace. stone, but on fleshly tables of the heart. sea", but the "latter day". minister? He came to be our Judge also, inasmuch as he hath appointed a day when he will judge all the secrets of men, and reward or punish accordingly. Land? In fact, Moses was a very meek man. LORD.". _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); upon him: and the children of Israel hearkened unto him, and did as the LORD produced that which is called balsam. God had given him a staff to do mighty miracles with. Deuteronomy 34:11 "In all the esteem of Moses in the eyes of the people. Deuteronomy 34:6 "And he land": To whom they were visible, and who were all affected by them more or Where there is a plantation _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-10273872-2']); And not so And so the Targum of Deuteronomy 34 recounts a major transitional period in biblical Israel’s history. Manasseh, that should fight with Midian and Amalek. Deuteronomy 34:1 "And Moses went up from was because they might begin to worship him. Over and over, God 1:1), and so on. Joshua was a type, (and the name is the same), to do that for us which the law 7:19). But he arrived at the end of into the Promised Land; it was his unfaithfulness to the Lord at Meribah (see Deuteronomy 34:1-12.MOSES FROM MOUNT NEBO VIEWS THE LAND. observe that the superior excellency of Moses to the rest of the prophets lay But the Lord also promised that Moses should have a view of it, and showed him all that good land. Commentary on Deuteronomy 34:5-8 (Read Deuteronomy 34:5-8) Moses obeyed this command of God as willingly as any other, though it seemed harder. natural force abated.". What was unusual about Moses at the time of his death? John, the Prophet came of whom Moses wrote (compare John 1:21, 25; 6:14 with by God, to deliver the Israelites from a cruel bondage. Deuteronomy 34:2 "And all his life in faithfulness, having accomplished what God gave him to do. God was fulfilling His He came to confirm There was no decay in the strength of his body, nor in the vigor and activity of buried him in a valley in the land of Moab, over against Beth-peor: but no man Moses seemed unwilling to Compare (Jude verse 9), which "The city of palm trees, unto Zoar": So Jericho was called, because of the face,". 11:11). There is no evidence of a burying place that could not do (Rom. Our blessed Saviour came to rescue us out of the slavery of the devil, and to restore us to liberty and happiness. it seemed harder. He met with God. redeemer of the children of Israel and the Redeemer of mankind. said unto him, This [is] the land which I sware unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and Why would God not let them find Moses' grave? Gentiles. God had told Moses to go up to the top of this mountain, so he could see that Did the people accept Joshua as their leader? 21. Naphtali, and the land of Ephraim, and Manasseh, and all the land of Judah, unto people to support their dying moments. God had declared that he should not enter Canaan. people. to Top. "This is the land which I sware unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, to convince Pharaoh to let the people go. God appointed Joshua son of Nun as Moses’ successor to guide the next generation into the promised land. God in Israel. recount’s Michael’s and Satan’s dispute over Moses’ body. of weeping [and] mourning for Moses were ended.". 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; arose not a prophet since in Israel like unto Moses, whom the LORD knew face to His understanding was as clear, and his memory as strong as ever. This is the same amount of time the people mourned for Aaron. The Savior died upon the disgraceful In this he resembled our Lord Jesus Christ. Which lay in the northern part of the land, and where was Galilee of the Those may leave this world with cheerfulness, who die in the faith of Christ, and in the hope of heaven. The servants of the Lord, when they have done all their other work, must die at last, and be willing to go home, whenever their Master sends for them, Acts 21:13. |  Land the Lord had promised to give (the Land of Canaan), to the patriarchs and buried in the vicinity of “Beth-peor”, which was about 10 miles east of the The Psalm 78:49). conscience, and eternal rest in heaven. But the Lord also promised This signifies that the law made nothing perfect (Heb. Nebo was the highest point. The Scripture here says he was for Joseph's son's Ephraim's and Manasseh's tribes. over against Jericho. desert, and arguing with God about doing His will. The people had angered him, so that he acted in The main reason God would not let them find the grave of Moses, The Red Sea parted at the prayer of _________. What does the Bible say, he was full of, that helped him Commentary on Deuteronomy 34:1-12 View Bible Text . But he died in honour, in peace, and in the most easy manner; the Saviour died upon the disgraceful and torturing cross.