Deuteronomy 34:12
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New International Version
For no one has ever shown the mighty power or performed the awesome deeds that Moses did in the sight of all Israel.

King James Bible
And in all that mighty hand, and in all the great terror which Moses shewed in the sight of all Israel.

Darby Bible Translation
and according to all that mighty hand; and according to all the great terribleness that Moses had wrought in the sight of all Israel.

World English Bible
and in all the mighty hand, and in all the great terror, which Moses worked in the sight of all Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
and in reference to all the strong hand, and to all the great fear which Moses did before the eyes of all Israel.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

There arose not a prophet, etc. - Among all the succeeding prophets none was found so eminent in all respects nor so highly privileged as Moses; with him God spoke face to face - admitted him to the closest familiarity and greatest friendship with himself. Now all this continued true till the advent of Jesus Christ, of whom Moses said, "A Prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you from among your brethren, like unto me;" but how great was this person when compared with Moses! Moses desired to see God's glory; this sight he could not bear; he saw his back parts, probably meaning God's design relative to the latter days: but Jesus, the Almighty Savior, in whom dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily, who lay in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared God to man. Wondrous system of legal ordinances that pointed out and typified all these things! And more wonderful system of Gospel salvation, which is the body, soul, life, energy, and full accomplishment of all that was written in the Law, in the Prophets, and in the Psalms, concerning the sufferings and death of Jesus, and the redemption of a ruined world "by his agony and bloody sweat, by his cross and passion, by his death and burial, by his glorious resurrection and ascension, and by the coming of the Holy Ghost!" Thus ends the Pentateuch, commonly called the Law of Moses, a work every way worthy of God its author, and only less than the New Covenant, the law and Gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Now to the ever blessed and glorious Trinity, Father, Word, and Spirit, the infinite and eternal One, from whom alone wisdom, truth, and goodness can proceed, be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Deuteronomy 34:1,2 And Moses went up from the plains of Moab to the mountain of Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, that is over against Jericho...

The Lord appoints Joshua to succeed Moses

Deuteronomy 34:3,4 And the south, and the plain of the valley of Jericho, the city of palm trees, to Zoar...

The borders of the promised land

Deuteronomy 34:5-7 So Moses the servant of the LORD died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the LORD...

God promises to assist Joshua

Deuteronomy 34:8,9 And the children of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days: so the days of weeping and mourning for Moses were ended...

He gives him instructions

Deuteronomy 34:10,11 And there arose not a prophet since in Israel like to Moses, whom the LORD knew face to face...

Joshua prepares the people to pass over Jordan

12-15 He puts the two tribes and a half in mind of their promise to Moses

16-18 They promise him fealty

the death

Joshua 12:6 Them did Moses the servant of the LORD and the children of Israel smite...

Deuteronomy 33:1 And this is the blessing, with which Moses the man of God blessed the children of Israel before his death.

Deuteronomy 34:5 So Moses the servant of the LORD died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the LORD.

Acts 13:36,37 For David, after he had served his own generation by the will of God, fell on sleep, and was laid to his fathers, and saw corruption...

Romans 1:1 Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated to the gospel of God,

Titus 1:1 Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect...

James 1:1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting.

Revelation 1:18 I am he that lives, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for ever more, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.

A Death in the Desert
'So Moses the servant of the Lord died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the Lord. 6. And he buried him in a valley in the land of Moab, ... but no man knoweth of his sepulchre unto this day.'--DEUT. xxxiv.5, 6. A fitting end to such a life! The great law-giver and leader had been all his days a lonely man; and now, surrounded by a new generation, and all the old familiar faces vanished, he is more solitary than ever. He had lived alone with God, and it was fitting that alone with
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

So Then we must Confess that the Dead Indeed do not Know what Is...
18. So then we must confess that the dead indeed do not know what is doing here, but while it is in doing here: afterwards, however, they hear it from those who from hence go to them at their death; not indeed every thing, but what things those are allowed to make known who are suffered also to remember these things; and which it is meet for those to hear, whom they inform of the same. It may be also, that from the Angels, who are present in the things which are doing here, the dead do hear somewhat,
St. Augustine—On Care to Be Had for the Dead.

Cross References
Deuteronomy 26:8
So the LORD brought us out of Egypt with a mighty hand and an outstretched arm, with great terror and with signs and wonders.

Deuteronomy 34:11
who did all those signs and wonders the LORD sent him to do in Egypt--to Pharaoh and to all his officials and to his whole land.

Joshua 1:1
After the death of Moses the servant of the LORD, the LORD said to Joshua son of Nun, Moses' aide:

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