Deuteronomy - 200 BCE In the Septuagint the phrase “a...

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Deuteronomy Context Deuteronomy is the fifth and final book of the Torah or Pentateuch. The word Deuteronomy means “second law”; better to think in terms of “repetition” since much of the book is a repetition of material presented earlier in the Torah. The English title results from a translation made in the Septuagint [LXX], ca.
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Unformatted text preview: 200 BCE. In the Septuagint, the phrase “a copy of this law” in Dt. 17:18, was rendered deuteronomion. • Basic theme is renewal of the covenant. • Literary: The book is presented as three speeches made by Moses to the people of Israel just before their crossing over into the Promised Land • Physical” the plains of Moab....
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course BIB 20483 taught by Professor Mahaffey during the Spring '08 term at Miss. College.

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