Faithlife Verse of the Day w/notes Deuteronomy 32:27


Deuteronomy 33:27 NET w/notes

33:27 The everlasting God is a refuge,

and underneath you are his eternal arms;45

he has driven out enemies before you,

and has said, “Destroy!”

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45tn Heb “and from under, arms of perpetuity.” The words “you” and “his” are supplied in the translation for clarification. Some have perceived this line to be problematic and have offered alternative translations that differ significantly from the present translation: “He spread out the primeval tent; he extended the ancient canopy” (NAB); “He subdues the ancient gods, shatters the forces of old” (NRSV). These are based on alternate meanings or conjectural emendations rather than textual variants in the mss and versions.

Biblical Dead Sea Scrolls: Bible Reference Index

Deuteronomy 32:17

1Q5 Deuteronomy b: Frg. 16, Deuteronomy 32:17–21 4Q38 Deuteronomy k1: Frg. 3, Deuteronomy 32:17–18 4Q141 Phylactery N: Frg. 1, Deuteronomy 32:14–20

Deuteronomy 32:18

4Q38 Deuteronomy k1: Frg. 3, Deuteronomy 32:17–18 4Q141 Phylactery N: Frg. 1, Deuteronomy 32:14–20

Deuteronomy 32:19

1Q5 Deuteronomy b: Frg. 16, Deuteronomy 32:17–21 4Q141 Phylactery N: Frg. 1, Deuteronomy 32:14–20

Deuteronomy 32:20

1Q5 Deuteronomy b: Frg. 16, Deuteronomy 32:17–21 4Q141 Phylactery N: Frg. 1, Deuteronomy 32:14–20

Deuteronomy 32:21 1Q5 Deuteronomy b: Frg. 16, Deuteronomy 32:17–21

Biblical Dead Sea Scrolls: Bible Reference Index (Dt 32:17–27). (2011). Lexham Press.

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