Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Deuteronomy 32:9

Context
NETBible

For the Lord’s allotment is his people, Jacob is his special possession. 1 

XREF

Ex 15:16; Ex 19:5,6; De 26:18,19; 1Sa 10:1; Ps 78:71; Ps 135:4; Isa 43:21; Jer 10:16; Jer 51:19; Mic 2:5; Eph 1:18; 1Pe 2:9,10

NET © Notes

tc Heb “the portion of his inheritance.” The LXX and Smr add “Israel” and BHS suggests the reconstruction: “The Lord’s allotment is Jacob, the portion of his inheritance is Israel” (cf. NAB). While providing good parallelism, it destroys a fine chiastic structure: “allotment” (a), “his people” (b), “Jacob (b’), and “inheritance” (a’).



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