1. Set your hearts unto all the words, &c. — Having concluded his prophetic song or hymn, he addressed himself afresh to them in a pathetical exhortation, to weigh and remember well the contents of it, and seriously to improve it, in a hearty and careful observance of the laws he had given them, and by training up their children in the same obedience. Read Deuteronomy 32 commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete). Deuteronomy Chapter 32. For it is not an idle word for you; indeed it is your life. Deuteronomy 32:1-43 is known as the Song of Moses. Commentary. Verse Specific. Deuteronomy 32:47, ESV: "For it is no empty word for you, but your very life, and by this word you shall live long in the land that you are going over the Jordan to possess.”" New American Standard Version. Shortly before Moses died, God told him to teach this song to the Israelites (see 31:19-30), and that the Israelites were to teach it to their children and pass it down the generations. Commentary on Deuteronomy 32:44-47 (Read Deuteronomy 32:44-47) Here is the solemn delivery of this song to Israel, with a charge to mind all the good words Moses had said unto them. Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary Deuteronomy 32:47. Coffman Commentaries; Range Specific. Jump to: Adam Clarke Commentary; The Biblical Illustrator; John Gill's Exposition of … Deuteronomy 32:47 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Deuteronomy 32:47, NIV: "They are not just idle words for you--they are your life.By them you will live long in the land you are crossing the Jordan to possess.'" Deuteronomy 32:47 "For it [is] not a vain thing for you; because it [is] your life: and through this thing ye shall prolong [your] days in the land, whither ye go over Jordan to possess it." And by this word you will prolong your days in the land, which you are about to cross the Jordan to possess." Give ear, O heavens, and I will speak; And hear, O earth, the words of my mouth. Deuteronomy Chapter 32 Explained, Hear O earth, the words of my mouth, publish the name of the Lord, He is the Rock. Deuteronomy 32. Deuteronomy 32 – The Song of Moses A. Study the bible online using commentary on Deuteronomy 32 and more! Deuteronomy 32:47: Deuteronomy 32: Deuteronomy 32:49 . Let my teaching drop as the rain, My speech distill as the dew, As raindrops on the tender herb, And as showers on the grass. The LORD spoke to Moses that very same day, saying, Jump to: Gill's Exposition • Wesley's Notes • Calvin's Commentary • Coke's Commentary • Whedon's Commentary • Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes • Ellicott's Commentary • Treasury of Knowledge. (1-4) Introduction. Deuteronomy 32:46. Deuteronomy 32:46-47. Other Authors. The song of Moses. It is not a trifle, but a matter of life and death: mind it, and you are made for ever; neglect it, and you are for ever undone. Verses 1-43: In additional to the two songs (in Deuteronomy chapter 32 and 33), Moses is also identified as the author of the Psalm of the Sea following the crossing of the Red Sea (Exodus chapter 15), as well as the Song of the Old Man (Psalm 90). Deuteronomy 32:48.