New American Standard Bible
"For this commandment which I command you today is not too difficult for you, nor is it out of reach.
King James Bible
For this commandment which I command thee this day, it is not hidden from thee, neither is it far off.
Darby Bible Translation
For this commandment which I command thee this day is not too wonderful for thee, neither is it far off.
World English Bible
For this commandment which I command you this day, it is not too hard for you, neither is it far off.
Young's Literal Translation
For this command which I am commanding thee to-day, it is not too wonderful for thee, nor is it far off.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Ignorance of the requirements of the law cannot be pleaded Deuteronomy 30:10-14; hence, Deuteronomy 30:15-20 life and death, good and evil, are solemnly set before the people for their own choice; and an earnest exhortation to choose the better part concludes the address.
Deuteronomy 30:11-14. "The righteousness which is of faith" is really and truly described in these words of the Law; and, under Paul's guidance (see marginal references) we affirm was intended so to be. For the simplicity and accessibility which Moses here attributes to the Law of God neither is nor can be experimentally found in it except through the medium of faith; even though outwardly and in the letter that Law be written out for us so "that he may run that readeth," and be set forth in its duties and its sanctions as plainly as it was before the Jews by Moses. The seeming ease of the commandment, and yet its real impossibility to the natural man, form part of the qualifications of the Law to be our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ.
Not hidden from thee - Rather, not too hard for thee, as in Deuteronomy 17:8.
Neither is it far off - Compare Luke 17:21.
LibraryThe Love of God Its Own Reward
DEUT. xxx. 19, 20. I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life that both thou and thy seed may live; that thou mayest love the Lord thy God, and that thou mayest cleave unto him, for he is thy life and the length of thy days, that thou mayest dwell in the land which the Lord God sware unto thy fathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob to give them. I spoke to you last Sunday on this text. But there is something …
Charles Kingsley—The Good News of God
The Book of the Law
"Now the End of the Commandment is Charity Out of a Pure Heart, and a Good Conscience, and Faith Unfeigned. "
a survey of the third and closing discourse of the prophet
if you obey the LORD your God to keep His commandments and His statutes which are written in this book of the law, if you turn to the LORD your God with all your heart and soul.
"It is not in heaven, that you should say, 'Who will go up to heaven for us to get it for us and make us hear it, that we may observe it?'
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