The Book of Deuteronomy was supposed to have been written by Moses, but, it records his death. I suspect a Scribe from the Tribe of Judah wrote this much later in order to guarantee the conquered Moabites are taken care of, because, Boaz married Ruth, the Moabite Queen. This is why Jesus is all about SOCIAL JUSTICE for the aliens who were allies of the Jews. The Moabites probably invaded the PL with the Israelites, and later had a falling out. This is also PROOF the Jews are not the indigenous people to this land that became a nation again, thanks to Harry Truman, who many Zionists and Rabbis titled Messiah after King Cyrus. Trump is ready to hold this title – in a fake way! How many atheists and liberals know this? None!
Since 1997 I began my own debate on whether or not Moses entered Moab. He was not permitted to enter THE PROMISED LAND. I suspect he did enter the PL, but not Moab, because Ruth was a now a Queen of Judah, and wanted to preserve her people’s religion by keeping them SEPERATE………………..APART!
This is why I study the Bible. Real villains see the flaws, and work them. I do not do so to feel good, or make anyone feel good. Nor do I need a medal, or badge to complete my upper class standing, all the better to look down on others – from on high!
Jon ‘The Nazarite’
6 You and the alien who resides with you shall have the same law and the same ordinance.
“Cursed be anyone who deprives the alien, the orphan, and the widow of justice.” All the people shall say, “Amen!”
On Yom Kippur, October 4, 1946, the Presdient of United States declared Israel a Nation and allowed ten thousand Jews to return to the Promised Land. This rendered Truman another Cyrus the Great, who the Jews titled “Messiah” for allowing the return from the Babylon captivity. I was born four days later on October 8th. two minutes past sunset. An amazing starshower became visible. My mother was too spent to go to the window where the nursses had gathered in amazement. Rosemary named me after John the Baptist because I was born three days after Yom Kippur.
Surely God recognized the United States of America on October 4th. AS AN ALLY OF GOD for playing such a critical role in His history. Did He send his Holy Spirit out to explore this New Land?
Jon the Nazarite
Chapters 1–30 of the book consist of three sermons or speeches delivered to the Israelites by Moses on the plains of Moab, shortly before they enter the Promised Land. The first sermon recounts the forty years of wilderness wanderings which had led to that moment, and ends with an exhortation to observe the law (or teachings), later referred to as the Law of Moses; the second reminds the Israelites of the need to follow Yahweh and the laws (or teachings) he has given them, on which their possession of the land depends; and the third offers the comfort that even should Israel prove unfaithful and so lose the land, with repentance all can be restored. The final four chapters (31–34) contain the Song of Moses, the Blessing of Moses, and narratives recounting the passing of the mantle of leadership from Moses to Joshua and, finally, the death of Moses on Mount Nebo.
Traditionally seen as the words of Moses delivered before the conquest of Canaan, a broad consensus of modern scholars see its origin in traditions from Israel (the northern kingdom) brought south to the Kingdom of Judah in the wake of the Assyrian conquest of Aram (8th century BC) and then adapted to a program of nationalist reform in the time of Josiah (late 7th century BC), with the final form of the modern book emerging in the milieu of the return from the Babylonian captivity during the late 6th century BC. Many scholars see the book as reflecting the economic needs and social status of the Levite caste, who are believed to have provided its authors.