12 These are the decrees(A)and laws you must be careful to follow in the land that the Lord, the God of your ancestors, has given you to possess—as long as you live in the land. You shall utterly destroy all the places where the nations which you shall dispossess served their gods, on the high mountains and on the hills and under every green tree. 19 Be careful not to neglect the Levites(AN) as long as you live in your land.(AO). 21 If the place which the LORD thy God hath chosen to put his name there be too far from thee, then thou shalt kill of thy herd and of thy flock, which the LORD hath given thee, as I have commanded thee, and thou shalt eat in thy gates whatsoever thy soul lusteth after. We will do the same.”(BH) 31 You must not worship the Lord your God in their way, because in worshiping their gods, they do all kinds of detestable things the Lord hates. 32 What thing soever I command you, observe to do it: thou shalt not add thereto, nor diminish from it. 15 Notwithstanding thou mayest kill and eat flesh in all thy gates, whatsoever thy soul lusteth after, according to the blessing of the LORD thy God which he hath given thee: the unclean and the clean may eat thereof, as of the roebuck, and as of the hart. In Deuteronomy 12 we move beyond the introductory chapters (1-4) and the covenant chapters (5-11) to the lifestyle chapters (12-26). Deuteronomy 12 The Lord 's Chosen Place of Worship. (BI) They even burn their sons(BJ) and daughters in the fire as sacrifices to their gods. Deuteronomy 12–26, the Deuteronomic Code, is the oldest part of the book and the core around which the rest developed. 1 These are the decrees and laws you must be careful to follow in the land that the Lord, the God of your ancestors, has given you to possess—as long as you live in the land. Chapter 12 1These are the statutes and ordinances that you shall keep to perform in the land which the Lord God of your fathers gives you to possess all the days that you live on the earth. Deuteronomy Chapter 12 speaks of only one place of worship. Now, under the gospel, we have no temple or altar that sanctifies the gift but Christ only: and as to the places of worship, the prophets foretold that in every place the spiritual incense should be offered, #Mal 1:11|. I. 29 When the LORD thy God shall cut off the nations from before thee, whither thou goest to possess them, and thou succeedest them, and dwellest in their land; 30 Take heed to thyself that thou be not snared by following them, after that they be destroyed from before thee; and that thou enquire not after their gods, saying, How did these nations serve their gods? Ye shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which ye shall possess served their gods, … (BK), 32 See that you do all I command you; do not add(BL) to it or take away from it.[a]. (W) 12 And there rejoice(X) before the Lord your God—you, your sons and daughters, your male and female servants, and the Levites(Y) from your towns who have no allotment or inheritance(Z) of their own. The Israelites are charged not to bring the rites and usages of idolaters into the worship of God; not under colour of making it better. And we must do all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, giving thanks to the Father through him. Deuteronomy; Chapter 12; Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary Deuteronomy 12:12. 12 That is where you will rejoice in the presence of Yahweh your God, you and your sons and daughters, your serving men and women, and the Levite living in your community since he has no share or heritage of his own among you.. 13 'Take care you do not offer your burnt offerings in all the sacred places you see;. Deuteronomy. 23 Only be sure that thou eat not the blood: for the blood is the life; and thou mayest not eat the life with the flesh. But when you have driven them out and settled in their land,(BF) 30 and after they have been destroyed before you, be careful not to be ensnared(BG) by inquiring about their gods, saying, “How do these nations serve their gods? 16 But you must not eat the blood;(AD) pour(AE) it out on the ground like water. Even children and servants must rejoice before God; the services of religion are to be a pleasure, and not a task or drudgery. 22 Even as the roebuck and the hart is eaten, so thou shalt eat them: the unclean and the clean shall eat of them alike. Both the ceremonially unclean and the clean may eat it. 28 Observe and hear all these words which I command thee, that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee for ever, when thou doest that which is good and right in the sight of the LORD thy God. Deuteronomy 12:8-12 here are the second pronouncement of what some have called "The law of the one altar." 17 Thou mayest not eat within thy gates the tithe of thy corn, or of thy wine, or of thy oil, or the firstlings of thy herds or of thy flock, nor any of thy vows which thou vowest, nor thy freewill offerings, or heave offering of thine hand: 18 But thou must eat them before the LORD thy God in the place which the LORD thy God shall choose, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy manservant, and thy maidservant, and the Levite that is within thy gates: and thou shalt rejoice before the LORD thy God in all that thou puttest thine hands unto. (AX) 25 Do not eat it, so that it may go well(AY) with you and your children after you, because you will be doing what is right(AZ) in the eyes of the Lord. Chapter. As to moral service, then, as now, men might pray and worship every where, as they did in their synagogues. Bible Study HOME Other translations of this chapter: NASB / NKJV / ESV. 15 Nevertheless, you may slaughter your animals in any of your towns and eat as much of the meat as you want, as if it were gazelle or deer,(AC) according to the blessing the Lord your God gives you. DEUTERONOMY. Monuments of idolatry to be destroyed. As long as we live, we need their assistance, till we come to that world where ordinances will not be needed. 10 But you will cross the Jordan and settle in the land the Lord your God is giving(T) you as an inheritance, and he will give you rest(U) from all your enemies around you so that you will live in safety. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. Work for God should be done with holy joy and cheerfulness. There are three such pronouncements in this chapter: (1) Deuteronomy 12:2-7 (2) Deuteronomy 12:8-12 (3) Deuteronomy 12:13-19. These are the statutes and judgments which you shall be careful to observe in the land which the LORD God of your fathers is giving you to possess, all the days that you live on the earth. You must obey them as long as you live. 5 But unto the place which the LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there, even unto his habitation shall ye seek, and thither thou shalt come: 6 And thither ye shall bring your burnt offerings, and your sacrifices, and your tithes, and heave offerings of your hand, and your vows, and your freewill offerings, and the firstlings of your herds and of your flocks: 7 And there ye shall eat before the LORD your God, and ye shall rejoice in all that ye put your hand unto, ye and your households, wherein the LORD thy God hath blessed thee. 31 Thou shalt not do so unto the LORD thy God: for every abomination to the LORD, which he hateth, have they done unto their gods; for even their sons and their daughters they have burnt in the fire to their gods. (AA) 14 Offer them only at the place the Lord will choose(AB) in one of your tribes, and there observe everything I command you. It is the duty of people to be kind to their ministers, who teach them well, and set them good examples. The blood of your sacrifices must be poured beside the altar of the Lord your God, but you may eat(BC) the meat. (K) To that place you must go; 6 there bring your burnt offerings and sacrifices, your tithes(L) and special gifts, what you have vowed(M) to give and your freewill offerings, and the firstborn of your herds and flocks. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 16 Only ye shall not eat the blood; ye shall pour it upon the earth as water. What good would it do them to know those depths of Satan? 29 The Lord your God will cut off(BE) before you the nations you are about to invade and dispossess. 15, 16. 1 "These a are the statutes and judgments which you shall be careful to observe in the land which the LORD God of your fathers is giving you to possess, b all 1 the days that you live on the earth. Ye shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which ye shall possess served their gods, … 13 Take heed to thyself that thou offer not thy burnt offerings in every place that thou seest: 14 But in the place which the LORD shall choose in one of thy tribes, there thou shalt offer thy burnt offerings, and there thou shalt do all that I command thee. 1 - 3. 25 Thou shalt not eat it; that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee, when thou shalt do that which is right in the sight of the LORD. 8 You are not to do as we do here today, everyone doing as they see fit,(Q) 9 since you have not yet reached the resting place(R) and the inheritance(S) the Lord your God is giving you. (AF) 17 You must not eat in your own towns the tithe(AG) of your grain and new wine and olive oil,(AH) or the firstborn of your herds and flocks, or whatever you have vowed to give,(AI) or your freewill offerings or special gifts. 12:1 These are the statutes and judgments, which ye shall observe to do in the land, which the LORD God of thy fathers giveth thee to possess it, all the days that ye live upon the earth. A permission to eat flesh, but not blood, ver. Don't Eat Blood. 1 These are the statutes and judgments, which ye shall observe to do in the land, which the LORD God of thy fathers giveth thee to possess it, all the days that ye live upon the earth. 11 Then to the place the Lord your God will choose as a dwelling for his Name(V)—there you are to bring everything I command you: your burnt offerings and sacrifices, your tithes and special gifts, and all the choice possessions you have vowed to the Lord. 20 When the Lord your God has enlarged your territory(AP) as he promised(AQ) you, and you crave meat(AR) and say, “I would like some meat,” then you may eat as much of it as you want. It was to be his habitation, where, as King of Israel, he would be found by all who reverently sought him. 4 Ye shall not do so unto the LORD your God. This time, it's smash anything idol-related and burn sacred poles. 23 But be sure you do not eat the blood,(AV) because the blood is the life, and you must not eat the life with the meat. 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"And know ye this day: for [I speak] not with your children which have not known, and which have not … Chapters 1-11 of Deuteronomy were in essence the introduction to what is beginning in this chapter we’re about to study, chapter 12. P.S. De Du) Directions to eat the tithe in the holy place, and to take care of the Levite, ver. Deuteronomy. And you shall destroy their altars, break their sacred pillars, and burn their wooden images with fire; you shall cut down the carved images of their go… 10 But when ye go over Jordan, and dwell in the land which the LORD your God giveth you to inherit, and when he giveth you rest from all your enemies round about, so that ye dwell in safety; 11 Then there shall be a place which the LORD your God shall choose to cause his name to dwell there; thither shall ye bring all that I command you; your burnt offerings, and your sacrifices, your tithes, and the heave offering of your hand, and all your choice vows which ye vow unto the LORD: 12 And ye shall rejoice before the LORD your God, ye, and your sons, and your daughters, and your menservants, and your maidservants, and the Levite that is within your gates; forasmuch as he hath no part nor inheritance with you. And ye shall break down their altars, and dash in pieces their pillars, and burn their Asherim with fire; … King James Bible Deuteronomy Chapter: 12. 12 These are the decrees(A) and laws you must be careful to follow in the land that the Lord, the God of your ancestors, has given you to possess—as long as you live in the land. Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} Deuteronomy 12. Whether we eat or drink, or whatever we do, we are commanded to do all to the glory of God. Chapter 12. Deuteronomy 12:11. In Hebrew texts this verse (12:32) is numbered 13:1. The Book of Deuteronomy Chapter 12. The chapter began with Israel’s instructions upon possessing the land; they were commanded to destroy all places where the previous occupants of the land served their gods. 2 Ye shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which ye shall possess served their gods, upon the high mountains, and upon the hills, and under every green tree: 3 And ye shall overthrow their altars, and break their pillars, and burn their groves with fire; and ye shall hew down the graven images of their gods, and destroy the names of them out of that place. 21 If the place where the Lord your God chooses to put his Name(AS) is too far away from you, you may slaughter animals from the herds and flocks the Lord has given you, as I have commanded you, and in your own towns you may eat as much of them as you want. The Israelites were commanded not to eat the blood of animals, for the blood is what. 3 Break down their altars, smash(E) their sacred stones and burn(F) their Asherah(G) poles in the fire; cut down the idols of their gods and wipe out their names(H) from those places. They must not even inquire into the modes and forms of idolatrous worship. It is ... especially chapter 4, this becomes monotheism, the idea that only one god exists. Deuteronomy 22:12 NIV Deuteronomy 22:12 NLT Deuteronomy 22:12 ESV Deuteronomy 22:12 NASB Deuteronomy 22:12 KJV Deuteronomy 22:12 BibleApps.com Deuteronomy 22:12 Biblia Paralela Deuteronomy 22:12 Chinese Bible Deuteronomy 22:12 French Bible Deuteronomy 22:12 Clyx Quotations OT Law: Deuteronomy 22:12 You shall make yourselves fringes (Deut. 27 Present your burnt offerings(BB) on the altar of the Lord your God, both the meat and the blood. 13 Be careful not to sacrifice your burnt offerings anywhere you please. God is simultaneously present in the Temple and in heaven – an important and innovative concept called "name theology." Moses at this chapter comes to the particular statutes which he had to give in charge to Israel, and he begins with those which relate to the worship of God, and particularly those which explain the second commandment, about which God is in a special manner jealous. 4 - 14. 10 But after you have crossed the Jordan and dwell in the land which the LORD, your God, is giving you as a heritage, when he has given you rest from all your enemies round about and you live there in security,i In some ancient Near East cultures, Asherah was actually God's wife. The Israelites were commanded to follow the laws and decrees of the Lord into the land that they have been promised. This is one of those weeks that we’re going to move along carefully and deliberately because there are some vital spiritual principles to be extracted from even the first couple of verses of Deuteronomy 12. Deuteronomy 12 [[[[[DEUT 12:1 These are the statutes and judgments, which ye shall observe to do in the land, which the LORD God of thy fathers giveth thee to possess it, all the days that ye live upon the earth. (AW) 24 You must not eat the blood; pour it out on the ground like water. Deuteronomy 12 The Lord’s Chosen Place for Worship 1 “These are the decrees and regulations you must be careful to obey when you live in the land that the Lord, the God of your ancestors, is giving you. Deuteronomy 12:2 Ye shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which ye shall possess … And a devout Israelite might honour God, keep up communion with him, and obtain mercy from him, though he had no opportunity of bringing a sacrifice to his altar. 12:1: These are the statutes and judgments, which ye shall observe to do in the land, which the LORD God of thy fathers giveth thee to possess it, all the days that ye live upon the earth. (B) 2 Destroy completely all the places on the high mountains,(C) on the hills and under every spreading tree,(D) where the nations you are dispossessing worship their gods. even so will I do likewise. 19 Take heed to thyself that thou forsake not the Levite as long as thou livest upon the earth. New International Version (NIV). 12 These are the statutes and judgments, which ye shall observe to do in the land, which the LordGod of thy fathers giveth thee to possess it, all the days that ye live upon the earth. 24 Thou shalt not eat it; thou shalt pour it upon the earth as water. (N) 7 There, in the presence(O) of the Lord your God, you and your families shall eat and shall rejoice(P) in everything you have put your hand to, because the Lord your God has blessed you. 8 Ye shall not do after all the things that we do here this day, every man whatsoever is right in his own eyes. 26 Only thy holy things which thou hast, and thy vows, thou shalt take, and go unto the place which the LORD shall choose: 27 And thou shalt offer thy burnt offerings, the flesh and the blood, upon the altar of the LORD thy God: and the blood of thy sacrifices shall be poured out upon the altar of the LORD thy God, and thou shalt eat the flesh. 4 You must not worship the Lord your God in their way. Lesson 14 - Chapter 12. 12. Chapter 12. Book of Deuteronomy Chapter 12. (AU) Both the ceremonially unclean and the clean may eat. Deuteronomy 12 The Lord 's Chosen Place of Worship. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. (I) 5 But you are to seek the place the Lord your God will choose from among all your tribes to put his Name(J) there for his dwelling. Chapter 12. To worship God in his own place, and according to his own appointment, ver. 1 b "These are the statutes and rules that you shall be careful to do in the land that the Lord, the God of your fathers, has given you to possess, c all the days that you live on the earth. 17 - 19. And you shall rejoice before the Lord your God, you and your sons and daughters, your male and female servants, and the Levite who is within your gates, since he has no portion or inheritance with you. They were not to stray away from the commandments. Chapter Overview: A command, to destroy all relicks of idolatry, ver. Chapter 12. It seems very likely that chapters 12-26 unpack the 10 commandments in a rough sort of way. 20 When the LORD thy God shall enlarge thy border, as he hath promised thee, and thou shalt say, I will eat flesh, because thy soul longeth to eat flesh; thou mayest eat flesh, whatsoever thy soul lusteth after. "Ye shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which ye shall possess served their gods, … They were to overthrow their altars, break their pillars, burn groves, and hew down graven images. And our inward satisfaction will be more and more, as we abound in love and good works, which spring from faith and the in-dwelling Spirit of Christ.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. Bible > Deuteronomy > Deuteronomy 12 Deuteronomy 12 Parallel Chapters. New American Standard Version. The rules continue. And the first chapter (12) deals with the worship of God and what actually pleases Him – and what He demands. Deuteronomy 12:13. 1 These are the statutes and judgments, which ye shall observe to do in the land, which the LORD God of thy fathers giveth thee to possess it, all the days that ye live upon the earth. Deuteronomy chapter 12 summary is about the one place and one way to worship God. (AT) 22 Eat them as you would gazelle or deer. We cannot serve God and mammon; nor worship the true God and idols; nor depend upon Christ Jesus and upon superstitious or self-righteous confidences.5-32 The command to bring ALL the sacrifices to the door of the tabernacle, was now explained with reference to the promised land. All rights reserved worldwide. Sacred poles are associated with the goddess Asherah, and some inscriptions from the ancient Near East refer to "Yahweh and his Asherah." Deuteronomy 12 . 9 For ye are not as yet come to the rest and to the inheritance, which the LORD your God giveth you. The place which God would choose, is said to be the place where he would put his name. Deuteronomy chapter 12 New International Version 1 These are the decrees and laws you must be careful to follow in the land that the LORD, the God of your ancestors, has given you to possess--as long as you live in the land. (AJ) 18 Instead, you are to eat(AK) them in the presence of the Lord your God at the place the Lord your God will choose(AL)—you, your sons and daughters, your male and female servants, and the Levites from your towns—and you are to rejoice(AM) before the Lord your God in everything you put your hand to. 26 But take your consecrated things and whatever you have vowed to give,(BA) and go to the place the Lord will choose. 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