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The Speech of Moses in the plains of Moab

1:1 These [are] the words that Mosesמשה
Meaning of the name: Linguist Abraham Yahuda, based on the spelling given in the Tanakh, argues that it combines “water” or “seed” and “pond, expanse of water,” thus yielding the sense of “child of the Nile” click here
spoke to all Israel on the other side of the  Jordan in the wilderness, in the Arabah opposite the Sea of Reeds, between Paran, and Tophel, and Laban, and Hazeroth, and Dizahab.
1:2 eleven days’ [journey] from Horeb by  road to mount Seir to Kadeshbarnea.)
1:3 And it so happened in the fortieth year, in the eleventh month, on the first of the month, [that] Mosesמשה
Meaning of the name: Linguist Abraham Yahuda, based on the spelling given in the Tanakh, argues that it combines “water” or “seed” and “pond, expanse of water,” thus yielding the sense of “child of the Nile” click here
spoke to the sons of Israel, according to everything that YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
had commanded concerning them;
1:4 After he had struck Sihon the king of the Amorites, who lived in Heshbon, and Og the king of Bashan, who lived in Astaroth in Edrei
1:5 On the other side of the Jordan, in the land of Moabמוֹאָב‎
Transliteration:mô’āḇ Pronunciation:mo-awb Moab = “of his father” Son of Lot and his oldest daughter click here also the land of Moab’s descendants
, Mosesמשה
Meaning of the name: Linguist Abraham Yahuda, based on the spelling given in the Tanakh, argues that it combines “water” or “seed” and “pond, expanse of water,” thus yielding the sense of “child of the Nile” click here
began to explain this Torahתּוֹרָה‎
Tōrā,/ˈtɔːrə, ˈtoʊrə/; “Instruction”, “Teaching” or “Law”) The first five books of the Bible or also called “the books of Moses” comes from an archery term meaning to shoot.
, saying,
1:6 YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
our El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
spoke to us in Horeb, saying, y’all have stayed long enough by this mount
1:7 Turn yourselves around and journey, and go to the mountain of the Amorites, and to all is neighbors, in the Arabah, on the mountain, and in the lowland, and in the south, and by the seashore, to the land of the Canaanites, and of Lebanon, until the great river, the river Euphrates.
1:8 See, I have given the land before you go in and possess the land which YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
sworn to your forefathers, Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
, Isaacיִצְחָק
(Yīṣḥāq) meaning “he will laugh”, reflecting the laughter, in disbelief, of Abraham and Sarah, when told by God that they would have a child.
, and Jacobיַעֲקֹב
(/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Modern: Yaʿaqōv (help·info), Tiberian: Yaʿăqōḇ; Arabic: يَعْقُوب, romanized: Yaʿqūb; Greek: Ἰακώβ, romanized: Iakṓb) the name Yaʿaqōv יעקב is derived from ʿaqev עָקֵב “heel”, as Jacob was born grasping the heel of his twin brother Esau. (later called Israel) for more info click here
, to give to them and to their seed after them.
1:9 And I spoke to you at that time, saying, I am not able to carry you by myself.
1:10 YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
your El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
has multiplied you, and, see, today y’all [are]  like the stars of heaven in abundance.
1:11 May YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
of your forefathers add to you a thousand times so many more and bless y’all as He has promised y’all!
1:12 How can I myself alone bear your pressure, and your burden, and your quarrels?
1:13 Provide yourselves wise men, and understanding men, and well known among your tribes, and I will appoint them rulers over you.
1:14 And y’all answered me, and said, The thing that you have spoken
to do [is] good.
1:15 So I took the heads of your tribes, wise and well known men, and appointed them rulers over you, leaders over thousands, and leaders over hundreds, and leaders over fifties, and leaders over tens, and officers among your tribes.
1:16 And I charged your judges at that time, saying, Hear [the causes] between your brothers, and judge righteously between [each] man and his brother, and the stranger [that is] with him.
1:17 Y’all shall not show favoritism in judgment ; [but] y’all shall hear the small as well as the great ; y’all shall not be afraid because of the face of man ; for the judgment [is] Elohimאֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator. For more info click here
‘s and the thing that is too hard for you, bring [it] to me, and I will hear it.
1:18 And at that time I commanded you all the things that y’all should do.
1:19 And when we departed from Horeb, we went [through] that entire great and fearful wilderness, which y’all saw on the road to the mountain of the Amorites, like YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
our El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
commanded us; and we came to Kadeshbarnea.
1:20 And I said to you, y’all have come to the mountain of the Amorites, that YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
our El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
gives to us.
1:21 See, YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
your El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
has placed the land before y’all go up [and] possess [it], like YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
of your forefathers has said to y’all ; don’t fear, or be afraid.
1:22 And y’all came near to me every one of you, and said, Let us send men ahead us, and they shall explore the land for us, and bring  word back as to what road we must go up, and to what cities we shall enter.
1:23 And the thing pleased me well and I took twelve men of you, one from each tribe
1:24 And they turned and went up the mountain, and came to the Valley of Eshcol, and explored it.
1:25 And they took of the fruit of the land in their hands, and brought [it] down to us, and brought back word to us, and said, [It is] a good land that YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
our El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
give us!
1:26 However y’all wouldn’t go up, and rebelled against the mouth of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
your El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here

1:27 And y’all slander in your tents, and said, Because YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
hated us, He has brought us out of the land of Egypt, to give us to the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us.
1:28 Where shall we go up? Our brothers have melted our hearts, saying, The people [is] greater and taller than we; the cities [are] great and walled up to the heavens ; and then we have seen the sons of the Anakimעֲנָקִים
Transliteration: ʿănāqîm Pronunciation: an-aw-kee’m – “long-necked” a tribe of giants, descendants of Anak, which lived in southern Canaan For more info click here
there.
1:29 Then I said to you, Don’t be terrified, or afraid of them.
1:30 YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
your El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
Who goes before you, He shall fight for you, according to all that He did for you in Egypt before your eyes ;
1:31 And in the wilderness, like you have seen that YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
your El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
carried y’all , like a man carries his son, on the entire way that y’all went, until y’all came to this place.
1:32 Yet y’all didn’t believe in this thing YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
your El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
,
1:33 Who went in the path before you, to search you out a place to pitch your tents with fire by night, to show you the road that y’all should go, and with a cloud by day.

God’s anger for Israel’s unbelief


1:34 And YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
heard the sound of your words, and was angry, and swore, saying,
1:35 Surely there shall not one of these men of this evil generation shall see that good land, which I swore to give to your forefathers,
1:36 Except Caleb the son of Jephunneh ; he shall see it, and to him will I give the land that he has walked on, and to his sons, because he has fully followed YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
.
1:37 Also YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
was angry with me for your sake, saying, You too will not go in there.
1:38 [But] Joshua יְהוֹשֻׁעַ
Yəhōšuaʿ,(/ˈdʒɒʃuə/), lit. ‘Yahweh is salvation’) also known as Yehoshua. Yeshua or Y’shua (ישוע; with vowel pointing Hebrew: יֵשׁוּעַ, romanized: Yēšūaʿ) was a common alternative form of the name Yehoshua (Hebrew: יְהוֹשֻׁעַ, romanized: Yəhōšūaʿ, lit. ’Joshua’) in later books of the Hebrew Bible and among Jews of the Second Temple period. The name corresponds to the Greek spelling Iesous (Ἰησοῦς), from which, through the Latin IESVS/Iesus, comes the English spelling Jesus meaning salvation.
the son of Nun, who stands before y’all , he shall go in there encourage him for he shall cause Israel to inherit it.
1:39 Then your little ones, which y’all said they are a prey, and your sons, who today have no knowledge between good and evil, they shall go in there, and to them will I give it, and they shall possess it.
1:40 But [as for] you, turn yourselves around and journey to the wilderness on the road to the Sea of Reeds.
1:41 Then y’all answered and said to me, We have sinned against YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, we will go up and fight, according to all that YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
our El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
commanded us. And when y’all had girded on each man his weapons of war, y’all were ready to go up into the mountain.
1:42 And YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
said to me, Tell them, Y’all shall not go up, or fight ; for I [am] not among you; unless y’all are struck down before your enemies.
1:43 So I spoke to you; and y’all would not listen, but rebelled against the mouth of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, and acted proudly and climbed the mountain.
1:44 And the Amorites, who lived in that mountain, came out against you, and chased you, like bees do, and struck you in Seir, [even] to Hormah.
1:45 And y’all rettreated and wept before YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
; but YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
wouldn’t listen to your voice, nor give ear to you.
1:46 So y’all stayed in Kadesh many days, according to the days that y’all stay [there].

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