And drank the wine of their drink-offering? Christ flatly declared that if such persons were indeed Abraham's sons, "they would believe in Jesus." That alone is meant. DEUTERONOMY 32:30. " The figure of the rain and the dew here should be understood not so much as a reference to the reviving influence they had, but as symbolizing "the effective force of these agents as sent from heaven to produce results. Go to, To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, THE CORRUPT PEOPLE CALLED TO REMEMBER GOD, "When the Most high gave to the nations ...", "Jehovah alone ...no foreign god with him ...". "This looks forward to the doctrine and the word of Christ. It is a magnificent prophecy pertaining to the future of Israel in particular, and to the nature of God and of rebellious men in all generations. In this context, it is refreshing that Watts declared on this poem that, "It would be impossible to prove or disprove that any of them (various portions of Deuteronomy) was actually composed by Moses! Finding the new version too difficult to understand? On Pentecost, Peter came to this very passage in his appeal for Israel (to whom he spoke) to obey the gospel (Acts 2:40). This is the verse allegedly quoted by the apostle Paul in Romans 12:19. He made him ride on the high places of the earth. Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, Texas, USA. This was the God that Abraham worshipped when he paid tithes to Melchizedek, and even the demons recognized Jesus Christ as the "Son of God Most High" (Luke 8:28). This is said for the conviction of the Pagan Romans of their folly in behaving strangely. This was the name that Moses himself gave Joshua (Exodus 17:9). "When the Most high gave to the nations ..." This passage is difficult to understand; but there is N.T. And devoureth the earth with its increase, And setteth on fire the foundations of the mountains.". Deuteronomy Chapter 32 Explained, Hear O earth, the words of my mouth, publish the name of the Lord, He is the Rock Deuteronomy Chapter 32 Verses 1-43: In additional to the two songs (in Deuteronomy chapter 32 and 33), Moses is also identified as the author of the Psalm of the Sea following the crossing of the Red Sea (Exodus chapter 15), as well as the Song of the Old Man (Psalm 90). "Jehovah alone ...no foreign god with him ..." This is equivalent to the expression also found in the Pentateuch, "I am God, and there is none else besides me. Return to PrayerRequest.com | Commentary Index | Bible Index | Search | Prayer Request | Download John Calvin Complete Commentary - Deuteronomy 32:30 - 32:30 (Show All Books | Show All Chapters) This Chapter Verse Commentaries: All of the "severe judgments" throughout history (including the destruction of Jerusalem) are tokens, symbolical assurance of the Final Judgment that shall involve all of the Adamic race. With the blood of the slain and the captives. This song is as up-to-date as this morning's newspaper. How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, and the LORD had shut them up? The time foreseen here is after the settlement of Canaan, indeed after the death of Joshua, when Israel shall have become arrogant, proud, fat, rebellious, and shameful in their debaucheries. Pisgah is merely one of the older names for Nebo, and as Keil said: Moses was one of the great O.T. If this is compared with some of the trivia that is called "testifying" in some group meetings current today, it will be seen how far short of true testifying such things really are. " See Isaiah 55:10,11. The author of Hebrews "misquoted it" in exactly the same way as Paul (Hebrews 10:30); and we are still waiting for someone to explain how anyone except Paul would have done that! the faithfulness of God and the faithlessness of Israel (Deuteronomy 32:4-18), The punishment and the need of its execution by God (Deuteronomy 32:19-33), and, God's compassion upon the low and humbled state of his people (Deuteronomy 32:34-42). A broad outline of the poem divides it as follows: The introduction is found in Deuteronomy 32:1-3; and Deuteronomy 32:43 is the conclusion.  Although the word might have a present-day connotation of which we do not know, the word was originally coined by Baron Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibnitz in 1710 A.D., and is given as a name for "an attempt to reconcile the existence of evil with the sovereign goodness of God. light on it. "Their" in some passages refers to Israel, and in others to Israel's enemies. Barnes's Deuteronomy 32:30 Bible Commentary The defeat of Israel would be due to the fact that God, their strength, had abandoned them because of their apostasy. The mention of Bashan (Deuteronomy 32:14) is a recognition of the superior breed of flocks and herds that came from that area. "Beyond all possibility of doubt, the Book of Deuteronomy came from Moses, and there is no way to avoid this conclusion except by robbing this account of all truthfulness. Thou art waxed fat, thou art grown thick, thou art become sleek; And lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation. (John 8). Earlier in Deuteronomy, Moses had promised that in warfare Israel would be mightily victorious. Cook's comment on this great passage is thus: We cannot believe that the "eventual restoration of the Jews" mentioned by Cook in his comment should be understood as God's promise to restore "the sinful kingdom" and to pour out His blessings again upon the secular claimants of being the "sons of Abraham." And as the small rain upon the tender grass. Give ear, O heavens, and I will speak; And hear, O earth, the words of my mouth. Commentary on Deuteronomy 32:7-14 (Read Deuteronomy 32:7-14) Moses gives particular instances of God's kindness and concern for them. "My doctrine ..." Unger was correct in finding here a type of the doctrine of Christ to be revealed in the future. I would make the remembrance of them to cease from among men; Were it not that I feared the provocation of the enemy. Popular videos include worship music from your favorite Christian artists, cute videos with adorable kids and animals, "Vengeance is mine, and recompense ..." (Deuteronomy 32:35). Wesley's Deuteronomy 32:30 Bible Commentary 32:30 One - Israelite. And will render vengeance to his adversaries, And will make expiation for his land, for his people.". He spread abroad his wings, he took them. This is a good place to remember that God's choice of Israel, from the very first, had in view the salvation of all men, not Israel only. GOD'S ANGER FLAMES AGAINST ISRAEL (Deuteronomy 32:19-22). "God's favorite people have rebelled against him!". " God's reasons for not utterly destroying Israel also most certainly included the fact that "the salvation of all mankind" would have been countermanded, or at least, seriously delayed by such a destruction. These verses speak of the anger and abhorrence that sprang up in the heart of God Himself over the unfeeling ingratitude of those for whom he had done such wonderful things. " Moses here spoke of developments that would occur long after his death. Deuteronomy 32:29 : Deuteronomy 32:31 >> The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. Also, God's ultimate compassion promised to the rebellious nation should never be understood as being an unconditional boon to the wicked nation; it was a compassion to be poured out at last upon "the righteous remnant," the few souls who were indeed "true children of Abraham," which persons would, in time constitute the New Israel of the kingdom in Jesus Christ. (See a full investigation of this whole question, developed over a hundred pages in our N.T. All other rights reserved. Also see Isaiah 3:9, and Jeremiah 23:14. Return to PrayerRequest.com | Commentary Index | Bible Index | Search | Prayer Request | Download John Calvin Complete Commentary - Deuteronomy 32:30 - 32:30 (Show All Books | Show All Chapters) This Chapter Verse Commentaries: ", "Jeshurun" in Deuteronomy 32:15 is a disputed word, but most seem to believe that it is an affectionate designation of Israel used here in a sarcastic or ironic sense. It is this time-focus of the prophecy that drives the critics to later centuries to find the date of Deuteronomy, but their "a priori" rejection of predictive prophecy compels this on their part. Such passages dramatize the fact that the fatal error, the mortal mistake is forgetting God! Deuteronomy 32:30. "They have dealt corruptly with him ..." The time envisioned in this prophecy is long subsequent to the times of Moses. And he said, I will hide my face from them. What is taught is that God overrules in the affairs of nations in order that many men may believe and know the truth. All such denials are exceedingly tiresome, none of them supported by any proof or solid evidence. How should one chase a thousand?] Clarke's Deuteronomy 32:30 Bible Commentary How should one chase a thousand - If therefore they had not forgotten their Rock, God their author and defense, it could not possibly have come to pass that a thousand of them should flee before one of their enemies. and grow in your knowledge of the Bible with videos highlighting As Keil put it: "This standpoint of the ode is not to be identified with the poet's own time.
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