Deuteronomy 1:5
Parallel Verses
New International Version
East of the Jordan in the territory of Moab, Moses began to expound this law, saying:

New Living Translation
While the Israelites were in the land of Moab east of the Jordan River, Moses carefully explained the LORD's instructions as follows.

English Standard Version
Beyond the Jordan, in the land of Moab, Moses undertook to explain this law, saying,

New American Standard Bible
Across the Jordan in the land of Moab, Moses undertook to expound this law, saying,

King James Bible
On this side Jordan, in the land of Moab, began Moses to declare this law, saying,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Across the Jordan in the land of Moab, Moses began to explain this law, saying:"

International Standard Version
East of the Jordan River, in the land of Moab, Moses began to expound this Law:

NET Bible
So it was in the Transjordan, in Moab, that Moses began to deliver these words:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Israelites were east of the Jordan River in Moab when Moses began to review God's teachings. This is what he said:

JPS Tanakh 1917
beyond the Jordan, in the land of Moab, took Moses upon him to expound this law, saying:

New American Standard 1977
Across the Jordan in the land of Moab, Moses undertook to expound this law, saying,

Jubilee Bible 2000
on this side of the Jordan, in the land of Moab, Moses resolved to declare this law, saying,

King James 2000 Bible
On this side of Jordan, in the land of Moab, began Moses to declare this law, saying,

American King James Version
On this side Jordan, in the land of Moab, began Moses to declare this law, saying,

American Standard Version
Beyond the Jordan, in the land of Moab, began Moses to declare this law, saying,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Beyond the Jordan in the land of Moab. And Moses began to expound the law, and to say:

Darby Bible Translation
On this side the Jordan, in the land of Moab, began Moses to unfold this law, saying,

English Revised Version
beyond Jordan, in the land of Moab, began Moses to declare this law, saying,

Webster's Bible Translation
On the east side of Jordan, in the land of Moab, began Moses to declare this law, saying,

World English Bible
Beyond the Jordan, in the land of Moab, began Moses to declare this law, saying,

Young's Literal Translation
beyond the Jordan, in the land of Moab, hath Moses begun to explain this law, saying:
Study Bible
The Command to Leave Sinai
4after he had defeated Sihon the king of the Amorites, who lived in Heshbon, and Og the king of Bashan, who lived in Ashtaroth and Edrei. 5Across the Jordan in the land of Moab, Moses undertook to expound this law, saying, 6"The LORD our God spoke to us at Horeb, saying, 'You have stayed long enough at this mountain.…
Word Study

On this side
`eber  (ay'-ber)
a region across; but used only adverbially (with or without a preposition) on the opposite side (especially of the Jordan; ususally meaning the east)

Jordan
Yarden  (yar-dane')
a descender; Jarden, the principal river of Palestine -- Jordan.

in the land
'erets  (eh'-rets)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.

of Moab
Mow'ab  (mo-awb)
from (her (the mother's) father; Moab, an incestuous son of Lot; also his territory and descendants -- Moab.

began
ya'al  (yaw-al')
to yield, especially assent; hence (pos.) to undertake as an act of volition -- assay, begin, be content, please, take upon, willingly, would.

Moses
Mosheh  (mo-sheh')
drawing out (of the water), i.e. rescued; Mosheh, the Israelite lawgiver -- Moses.

to declare
ba'ar  (baw-ar')
to dig; by analogy, to engrave; figuratively, to explain -- declare, (make) plain(-ly).

this law
towrah  (to-raw')
a precept or statute, especially the Decalogue or Pentateuch -- law.

saying
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)

Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:1-8 Moses spake to the people all the Lord had given him in commandment. Horeb was but eleven days distant from Kadesh-barnea. This was to remind them that their own bad conduct had occasioned their tedious wanderings; that they might the more readily understand the advantages of obedience. They must now go forward. Though God brings his people into trouble and affliction, he knows when they have been tried long enough. When God commands us to go forward in our Christian course, he sets the heavenly Canaan before us for our encouragement.
Deuteronomy 1:4
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