11:11 Instead, the land you are crossing the Jordan to occupy 1 is one of hills and valleys, a land that drinks in water from the rains, 2 11:12 a land the Lord your God looks after. 3 He is constantly attentive to it 4 from the beginning to the end of the year. 5
1 tn Heb “which you are crossing over there to possess it.”
2 tn Heb “rain of heaven.”
3 tn Heb “seeks.” The statement reflects the ancient belief that God (Baal in Canaanite thinking) directly controlled storms and rainfall.
4 tn Heb “the eyes of the
sn Constantly attentive to it. This attention to the land by the
5 sn From the beginning to the end of the year. This refers to the agricultural year that was marked by the onset of the heavy rains, thus the autumn. See note on the phrase “the former and the latter rains” in v. 14.