Grave in Moab

Moses died in Moab, on the east side of the Jordan, and was buried there in an unmarked and unknown grave (Deuteronomy 34:5-6). This, Yahweh says, is Moses being “gathered to your people” . . . . Continue Reading »

Brothers

Aaron was the older brother of Moses, and so Moses’ primacy in the relationship between the two continues the regular theme of Genesis: The older shall serve the younger. At the same time, in . . . . Continue Reading »

Revulsion

Deuteronomy 7 ends with a chiastically-structured exhortation concerning the images of the Canaanites: A. Burn images of their gods, 25a B. Do not covet gold or silver nor take it, lest you be . . . . Continue Reading »