Joshua 8:32
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New International Version
There, in the presence of the Israelites, Joshua wrote on stones a copy of the law of Moses.

King James Bible
And he wrote there upon the stones a copy of the law of Moses, which he wrote in the presence of the children of Israel.

Darby Bible Translation
And he wrote there on the stones a copy of the law of Moses, which he had written before the children of Israel.

World English Bible
He wrote there on the stones a copy of the law of Moses, which he wrote in the presence of the children of Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
and he writeth there on the stones the copy of the law of Moses, which he hath written in the presence of the sons of Israel.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

A copy of the law of Moses - משנה תורת mishneh torath, the repetition of the law; that is, a copy of the blessings and curses, as commanded by Moses; not a copy of the Decalogue, as some imagine, nor of the book of Deuteronomy, as others think; much less of the whole Pentateuch; but merely of that part which contained the blessings and curses, and which was to be read on this solemn occasion. See the note on Deuteronomy 27:3.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Deuteronomy 27:2,3,8 And it shall be on the day when you shall pass over Jordan to the land which the LORD your God gives you...

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The National Oath at Shechem
'And Joshua said unto the people. Ye cannot serve the Lord: for He is an holy God; He is a jealous God; He will not forgive your transgressions nor your sins. 20. If ye forsake the Lord, and serve strange gods, then He will turn and do you hurt, and consume you, after that He hath done you good. 21. And the people said unto Joshua, Nay; but we will serve the Lord. 22. And Joshua said unto the people, Ye are witnesses against yourselves, that ye have chosen you the Lord, to serve Him. And they said,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Formation and History of the Hebrew Canon.
1. The Greek word canon (originally a straight rod or pole, measuring-rod, then rule) denotes that collection of books which the churches receive as given by inspiration of God, and therefore as constituting for them a divine rule of faith and practice. To the books included in it the term canonical is applied. The Canon of the Old Testament, considered in reference to its constituent parts, was formed gradually; formed under divine superintendence by a process of growth extending through
E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible

Cross References
Deuteronomy 27:2
When you have crossed the Jordan into the land the LORD your God is giving you, set up some large stones and coat them with plaster.

Deuteronomy 27:3
Write on them all the words of this law when you have crossed over to enter the land the LORD your God is giving you, a land flowing with milk and honey, just as the LORD, the God of your ancestors, promised you.

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