Introduction to Deuteronomy

Name: Deuteronomy

Division: Old Testament

Category: Pentateuch or Law

Purpose: To remind the people of what GOD had done and encourage them to rededicate their lives to HIM

Book No in BIBLE: 5

In Old Testament: 5

In Pentateuch: 5

No. of Chapters: 34

No. of Verses: 957

Author: Moses

Date Written: Approx. 1407 – 1406 BC

Place of Writing: East of Jordan river

History Covered: 1240 – 1239 BC

Audience: People of Israel

Deuteronomy Statistics

Based on its weight of 34 Chapters its share among the chapters of the BIBLE, Old Testament and Pentateuch. Move your mouse pointer over the bar on the right hand side to get the values.

Total chapters in BIBLE:1189

Total chapters in OT: 929

Total chapters in Pentateuch: 187

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Key Verse

Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he is God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations (7:9)

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Promised Land