D E U T E R O N O M Y
With this chapter Moses concludes the particular
statutes which he thought fit to give Israel in charge at his
parting with them; what follows is by way of sanction and
ratification. In this chapter, I. Moses gives them a form of
confession to be made by him that offered the basket of his
first-fruits, ver. 1-11.
II. The protestation and prayer to be made after the disposal of
the third year's tithe, ver.
12-15. III. He binds on all the precepts he had given
them, 1. By the divine authority: "Not I, but the Lord thy God has
commanded thee to do these statutes," ver. 16. 2. By the mutual covenant between
God and them, ver. 17,