New American Standard Bible
"You shall bind them as a sign on your hand and they shall be as frontals on your forehead.
King James Bible
And thou shalt bind them for a sign upon thine hand, and they shall be as frontlets between thine eyes.
Darby Bible Translation
And thou shalt bind them for a sign on thy hand, and they shall be for frontlets between thine eyes.
World English Bible
You shall bind them for a sign on your hand, and they shall be for symbols between your eyes.
Young's Literal Translation
and hast bound them for a sign upon thy hand, and they have been for frontlets between thine eyes,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
By adopting and regulating customary usages (e. g. Egyptian) Moses provides at once a check on superstition and a means of keeping the Divine Law in memory. On the "frontlets," the "phylacteries" of the New Test. Matthew 23:5, see Exodus 13:16. On Deuteronomy 6:9; Deuteronomy 11:20 is based the Jewish usage of the mezuzah. This word denotes properly a door-post, as it is rendered here and in Exodus 12:7, Exodus 12:22; Exodus 21:6 etc. Among the Jews however, it is the name given to the square piece of parchment, inscribed with Deuteronomy 6:4-9; Deuteronomy 11:13-21, which is rolled up in a small cylinder of wood or metal, and affixed to the right-hand post of every door in a Jewish house. The pious Jew touches the mezuzah on each occasion of passing, or kisses his finger, and speaks Psalm 121:8 in the Hebrew language.
LibraryThe Real Nature and Purpose of the Old Testament
[Sidenote: A large and complex library] Turning from the Jewish and mediaeval traditions and theories which so easily beset us, we ask, What is the real nature of the Old Testament as it is revealed in this new and clearer light? The first conclusion is that it is a library containing a large and complex literature, recording the varied experiences, political, social, ethical, and religious, of the Israelitish race. The fact that it is a library consisting of many different books is recognized …
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament
The Tables Turned: the Questioners Questioned
The Right Understanding of the Law
The Healing of the Woman - Christ's Personal Appearance - the Raising of Jairus' Daughter
"But they do all their deeds to be noticed by men; for they broaden their phylacteries and lengthen the tassels of their garments.
Now this day will be a memorial to you, and you shall celebrate it as a feast to the LORD; throughout your generations you are to celebrate it as a permanent ordinance.
"And it shall serve as a sign to you on your hand, and as a reminder on your forehead, that the law of the LORD may be in your mouth; for with a powerful hand the LORD brought you out of Egypt.
"So it shall serve as a sign on your hand and as phylacteries on your forehead, for with a powerful hand the LORD brought us out of Egypt."
"You shall therefore impress these words of mine on your heart and on your soul; and you shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontals on your forehead.
Do not let kindness and truth leave you; Bind them around your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart.
Bind them continually on your heart; Tie them around your neck.
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