Deuteronomy 1-7 Questions and Answers

Deuteronomy Chapters 1-7 Questions and Answers

Questions & Answers on Deuteronomy chapters 1-7In Deuteronomy 1:12 what does “cumbrance” mean? “Cumbrance” is a word that means something that obstructs, renders motions or actions difficult and burdensome, is a hinderance.

In Deuteronomy the tribal leaders were appointed before they went into the Promised Land and Moses passed away. Actually they were appointed sometime during the 40 years of wandering in the wilderness. Deuteronomy is a book of remembering what happened during the last 40 years since the original generation that left Egypt died in the wilderness.

In Deuteronomy 2:5 what is a “foot breath”? A “foot breadth” is the space that your foot takes covers. God said that He would not give even the few inches of the land of Seir.

In Deuteronomy 2:30 what does “obstinate” mean? “Obstinate” means stubborn.

In Deuteronomy 2 were they defeated Og, king of Bashan. No, Moses is just reviewing the history of the children of Israel. He is reminding them what they did in the past.

In Deuteronomy 3 they fought King Og and even after he died they killed the women and children. Yes, this is history to the children of Israel. But after they killed the king, they also killed all of the people, they left none alive.

In Deuteronomy 3 they divided the land. The land that Moses divided after conquering Og, was the land on this side of the Jordan River. It was not the Promised Land.

In Deuteronomy 4 Moses talks to the children of Israel. Yes, he is continuing to talk to them. The whole book of Deuteronomy Moses is talking to those who will go over into the Promised Land.

In Deuteronomy 5 they reviewed the Ten Commandments. Yes, the whole book of Deuteronomy is reviewing the Law of God to the generation that will be going into the Promised Land. Chapter 5 is specific to the Ten Commandments.

In Deuteronomy 6:11 are they saying that they don’t have to do anything, it is done for them? God is saying that He will give them the houses, wells and orchards of their enemies who live there now.

In Deuteronomy 7 if the Jews listened to God, He promised to take away all sickness, but they didn’t believe in Jesus God’s Son. This promise was given to those people who were getting ready to enter the Promised Land. The Jews disobeyed God many times.

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