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For this Torah Portion, I look specifically at Deuteronomy 5.12-18.

In this Essay, I return to Deuteronomy 5 in order to begin a discussion of the Ten Commandments, which will occur over the next several Essays.

This Essay helps establish a needed focus before I delve into my Essays involving the laws and rules (Deuteronomy 12.2-26.15).

Here is the discussion: Deuteronomy 5.12-18.

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Deuteronomy 12.1

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For this Torah Portion, I look specifically at Deuteronomy 12.1.

In this Essay, I present that Moses is about to transition into his presentation of the laws and rules, and when presenting those things, Moses will be presenting the laws and rules from his own perspective as Israel’s elder stateman, even though Moses was anointed by Jehovah.

Here is the discussion: Deuteronomy 12.1.

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Deuteronomy 11.31-32

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For this Torah Portion, I look specifically at Deuteronomy 11.31-32.

In this Essay, I discuss further that Moses is speaking at his own behest right out of Moses’ own person, which means Moses is not speaking at the behest of Jehovah.

I also discuss that the Deuteronomy Redactor has an important role for understanding the literary nature of Deuteronomy.

Here is the discussion: Deuteronomy 11.31-32.

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Deuteronomy 11.29-30

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For this Torah Portion, I look specifically at Deuteronomy 11.29-30.

In this Essay, I discuss further that the blessing and the curse in this particular passage is at the behest of Moses, not Jehovah.

I also discuss what could be the importance of Moses choosing Mount Gerizim and Mount Ebal.

I also discuss that part of this passage could be from the Deuteronomy Redactor.

Here is the discussion: Deuteronomy 11.29-30.

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Deuteronomy 11.26-28

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For this Torah Portion, I look specifically at Deuteronomy 11.26-28.

In this Essay, I discuss that the blessing and the curse in this particular passage is at the behest of Moses, not Jehovah.

Here is the discussion: Deuteronomy 11.26-28.

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Deuteronomy 11.22-25

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For this Torah Portion, I look specifically at Deuteronomy 11.22-25.

In this Essay, I discuss the concept that it is Moses who doing the instructing and not God and I will discuss how this is relevant to contents of this passage.

Here is the discussion: Deuteronomy 11.22-25.

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Deuteronomy 11.22a

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For this Torah Portion, I look specifically at Deuteronomy 11.22a.

In this Essay, I discuss that the concept that it is Moses who doing the commanding and not God.

Additionally, I discuss some aspects of what happens when we begin to see that commands come from the person, even when that person is Moses.

Here is the discussion: Deuteronomy 11.22.

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