- Where were Israelites when the words
recorded in Deuteronomy were spoken? 1:1-2
- When were the words spoken in
Deuteronomy spoken? 1:3
- In Dt. 1:9-18, we read Moses
recounting of how he came to appoint judges over the
people. Also read the account in Exodus 18. The account
in Exodus tells of Jethro's role in this. Notice Ex.
18:23. Was this something Moses and Jethro did on their
own initiative or is this something that was done with
- See Dt. 1:17 and then compare various translations of Ex.
21:6, 22:8, 22:9. What is the word in Hebrew which is
sometimes translated as "God", and sometimes as
"the judges"? Next,
read Psalm 82. Why could these judges be called
"gods"? (Hint: see Jn. 10:35 and again look at
- In Jn 10:33-36, Jesus quotes Psalm
82:6. What contrast does he make between himself and the
men who were called "gods" in Psalm 82:6?
- Summarize Dt. 1:19-46
- What is discussed inchapters 2 and 3
- Of what did Moses remind the people in
- What was the gist of the warning in
- What consequence of idolatry was
stipulated in Dt. 4:25ff
- What is found in Dt. 4:1-21?
- What is the gist of Dt. 18:9-13
- Explain the rules of war given in Dt.
- Explain the procedure that was to be
followed "if a slain person is found lying in the
open country." Dt. 21:1-9
- What is the gist of Dt. 21:10-14?
- What is the gist of Dt. 21:15-17?
- What was to be done with a
"stubborn and rebellious son"? (Dt. 21:18-21)
- Note the reference to Dt. 21:22-23 in
- In view of Dt. 22:22, what problem do
you see in the claim of the Pharisees in Jn. 8:3-4?
- Explain the distinction in Dt.
23:19-20 regarding charging interest.
- In "if...then..."
sentences, the if part of the sentence is called
the protasis, and the then
part of the sentence is called the apodosis.
Although this is not reflected in the KJV, Dt. 24:1-4 is
all one sentence, and it is an "if...then..."
type sentence. What verse(s) constitute the protasis and
what verse(s) constitute the apodosis?
- What pattern do you see when you
compare the laws in Dt. 21:10-14, 15-17, 22:13-19,
22:25-27, 22:28-29, 24:1-4, 24:5. Would you say these
laws were given to establish the ideal relationship
between the men and women as described in Gal 3:28? Would
you say these laws were given to put women in their
place? Would you say these laws were given to afford
women a measure of protection in a world where they could
- What is the gist of Dt. 24:19-22.
Compare Lev. 19:9-10.
- Dt. 25:4 is quoted in 1 Cor. 9:9. Read
1 Cor 9:9-10 and the explain for whose benefit God gave
the instruction in Dt. 25:4.
- What is the gist of Dt. 25:5-10. What
use of the principle in this passage did the Saducees
make? (See Mt. 22:23-33)
- What did God say Israel should do
about Amalek, and why? (Dt. 25:17-19). Does this help
explain God's instruction to Saul in 1 Sam. 15:1-4?
- Upon entering the land and harvesting
the first crops, what were the Israelites to do and what
were they to say? (Dt. 25:1-11)