D E U T E R O N O M Y
In this chapter Moses, having finished his sermon,
I. Encourages both the people who were now to enter Canaan
(ver. 1-6), and Joshua who
was to lead them, ver. 7, 8,
23. And, II. He takes care for the keeping of these
things always in their remembrance after his decease, 1. By the
book of the law which was, (1.) Written. (2.) Delivered into the
custody of the priests, ver. 9,
and 24-27. (3.) Ordered to be publicly read every
seventh year, ver.
10-13. 2. By a song which God orders Moses to prepare
for their instruction and admonition. (1.) He calls Moses and
Joshua to the door of the tabernacle, ver. 14, 15. (2.) He foretells the apostasy
of Israel in process of time, and the judgments they would thereby
bring upon themselves, ver.
16-18. (3.) He prescribes the following song to be a
witness against them, ver.
19-21. (4.) Moses wrote it, ver. 22. And delivered it to Israel, with an
intimation of the design of it, as he had received it from the
Lord, ver. 28,