Edit Text Info
Edit Text
Add this Text
Add a Translation
Deuteronomy.1.29-38 דברים
THESE ARE the words which Moses spoke unto all Israel beyond the Jordan; in the wilderness, in the Arabah, over against Suph, between Paran and Tophel, and Laban, and Hazeroth, and Di-zahab. None It is eleven days journey from Horeb unto Kadesh-barnea by the way of mount Seir. None And it came to pass in the fortieth year, in the eleventh month, on the first day of the month, that Moses spoke unto the children of Israel, according unto all that the LORD had given him in commandment unto them; None after he had smitten Sihon the king of the Amorites, who dwelt in Heshbon, and Og the king of Bashan, who dwelt in Ashtaroth, at Edrei; None beyond the Jordan, in the land of Moab, took Moses upon him to expound this law, saying: None The LORD our God spoke unto us in Horeb, saying: ‘Ye have dwelt long enough in this mountain; None turn you, and take your journey, and go to the hill-country of the Amorites and unto all the places nigh thereunto, in the Arabah, in the hill-country, and in the Lowland, and in the South, and by the sea-shore; the land of the Canaanites, and Lebanon, as far as the great river, the river Euphrates. None Behold, I have set the land before you: go in and possess the land which the LORD swore unto your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give unto them and to their seed after them.’ None And I spoke unto you at that time, saying: ‘I am not able to bear you myself alone; None the LORD your God hath multiplied you, and, behold, ye are this day as the stars of heaven for multitude.— None The LORD, the God of your fathers, make you a thousand times so many more as ye are, and bless you, as He hath promised you!— None How can I myself alone bear your cumbrance, and your burden, and your strife? None Get you, from each one of your tribes, wise men, and understanding, and full of knowledge, and I will make them heads over you.’ None And ye answered me, and said: ‘The thing which thou hast spoken is good for us to do.’ None So I took the heads of your tribes, wise men, and full of knowledge, and made them heads over you, captains of thousands, and captains of hundreds, and captains of fifties, and captains of tens, and officers, tribe by tribe. None And I charged your judges at that time, saying: ‘Hear the causes between your brethren, and judge righteously between a man and his brother, and the stranger that is with him. None Ye shall not respect persons in judgment; ye shall hear the small and the great alike; ye shall not be afraid of the face of any man; for the judgment is God’s; and the cause that is too hard for you ye shall bring unto me, and I will hear it.’ None And I commanded you at that time all the things which ye should do. None And we journeyed from Horeb, and went through all that great and dreadful wilderness which ye saw, by the way to the hill-country of the Amorites, as the LORD our God commanded us; and we came to Kadesh-barnea. None And I said unto you: ‘Ye are come unto the hill-country of the Amorites, which the LORD our God giveth unto us. None Behold, the LORD thy God hath set the land before thee; go up, take possession, as the LORD, the God of thy fathers, hath spoken unto thee; fear not, neither be dismayed.’ None And ye came near unto me every one of you, and said: ‘Let us send men before us, that they may search the land for us, and bring us back word of the way by which we must go up, and the cities unto which we shall come.’ None And the thing pleased me well; and I took twelve men of you, one man for every tribe; None and they turned and went up into the mountains, and came unto the valley of Eshcol, and spied it out. None And they took of the fruit of the land in their hands, and brought it down unto us, and brought us back word, and said: ‘Good is the land which the LORD our God giveth unto us.’ None Yet ye would not go up, but rebelled against the commandment of the LORD your God; None and ye murmured in your tents, and said: ‘Because the LORD hated us, He hath brought us forth out of the land of Egypt, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us. None Whither are we going up? our brethren have made our heart to melt, saying: The people is greater and taller than we; the cities are great and fortified up to heaven; and moreover we have seen the sons of the Anakim there.’ None Then I said unto you: ‘Dread not, neither be afraid of them. None The LORD your God who goeth before you, He shall fight for you, according to all that He did for you in Egypt before your eyes; None and in the wilderness, where thou hast seen how that the LORD thy God bore thee, as a man doth bear his son, in all the way that ye went, until ye came unto this place. None Yet in this thing ye do not believe the LORD your God, None Who went before you in the way, to seek you out a place to pitch your tents in: in fire by night, to show you by what way ye should go, and in the cloud by day.’ None And the LORD heard the voice of your words, and was wroth, and swore, saying: None ’Surely there shall not one of these men, even this evil generation, see the good land, which I swore to give unto your fathers, None save Caleb the son of Jephunneh, he shall see it; and to him will I give the land that he hath trodden upon, and to his children; because he hath wholly followed the LORD.’ None Also the LORD was angry with me for your sakes, saying: Thou also shalt not go in thither; None Joshua the son of Nun, who standeth before thee, he shall go in thither; encourage thou him, for he shall cause Israel to inherit it. None Moreover your little ones, that ye said should be a prey, and your children, that this day have no knowledge of good or evil, they shall go in thither, and unto them will I give it, and they shall possess it. None But as for you, turn you, and take your journey into the wilderness by the way to the Red Sea.’ None Then ye answered and said unto me: ‘We have sinned against the LORD, we will go up and fight, according to all that the LORD our God commanded us.’ And ye girded on every man his weapons of war, and deemed it a light thing to go up into the hill-country. None And the LORD said unto me: ‘Say unto them: Go not up, neither fight; for I am not among you; lest ye be smitten before your enemies.’ None So I spoke unto you, and ye hearkened not; but ye rebelled against the commandment of the LORD, and were presumptuous, and went up into the hill-country. None And the Amorites, that dwell in that hill-country, came out against you, and chased you, as bees do, and beat you down in Seir, even unto Hormah. None And ye returned and wept before the LORD; but the LORD hearkened not to your voice, nor gave ear unto you. None So ye abode in Kadesh many days, according unto the days that ye abode there. None
About Text
Notes
Texts
Add a New Text
Text or commentator name:
Add Cancel
Click a to add a Source.
Cancel
Add a Source to:
OK Choose again Cancel
Original Translation Copied Text
This text will be published with a CC-0 licence, effectively donating it to the Public Domain. Only submit texts as "Original Translation" that you have authored.
Copied texts must either be in the Public Domain or carry a Creative Commons license such as CC0, CC-BY, or CC-BY-SA. You can learn more about when a text passes into the Public Domain on this summary of Copyright Terms.
Version Title:
Copied from:
Language:
Sefaria doesn't yet know about the text "".
Please provide some basic information about this text.
?
The primary title of a text. Texts may have multiple titles which can be entered below, but this will be the default way of referring to this text.

Titles in this field must use Roman chacters, but may be transliterations. Add titles in Hebrew characters below.
Text Title
?
The primary title of a text in Hebrew characters. Alternate Hebrew titles may also be added under "Alternate Titles" below.
Hebrew Title(optional)
?
Alternate Titles can include alternate translations, alternate transliterations spellings, and abbreviations.

Enter each alternate separated by a comma.
Alternate Titles(optional)
?
A category for the text. Categories are used in searching and grouping texts.
Category
?
A Text's Structure is represented by the hieracrchy of different types of sections that make up the text.

For example, texts of the Tanach like Genesis are divided into "Chapters" which are then divided into "Verses".

Larger texts, such as the Mishneh Torah, may have more levels in their hierarchy, for example "Book" > "Section" > "Chapter" > "Law".
Text Structure
> X add level of structure
?
Shorthands are alternative ways of refering to a particular point or passage in a text.

For example "Rambam, Hilchot Tshuva" is shorter and more common way to refer to the 7th topic in the first book of Mishneh Torah. From Sefaria's perpective, this segment of text is "Mishneh Torah 1:7", but we we want to capture more human readable forms.

Shorthands are also used to capture multiple ways to refer to a text. For example, since Sefaria stores Genesis in terms of chapters and verses, "Parsha Toledot" is a shorthand for "Genesis 25:19-28:9".

Enter the shorthand text in the box on the left, then enter either a single reference or a range on the right.
Shorthands(optional)
X
add shorthand
Save Cancel

Please log in to add or edit.

Log In Sign Up
Cancel
Sefaria does not currently run on Internet Explorer.

Please try using Chrome, Firefox or Safari.

Sorry, there's just too much to do!