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NEW WORLD TRANSLATION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES (2013 REVISION)

DEUTERONOMY

Deuteronomy—Outline of Contents

  • 1

    • Leaving Mount Horeb (1-8)

    • Chiefs and judges appointed (9-18)

    • Disobedience at Kadesh-barnea (19-46)

      • Israel’s refusal to enter the land (26-33)

      • Unsuccessful conquest of Canaan (41-46)

  • 2

    • Wandering in the wilderness for 38 years (1-23)

    • Victory over King Sihon of Heshbon (24-37)

  • 3

    • Victory over King Og of Bashan (1-7)

    • Division of the land east of the Jordan (8-20)

    • Joshua told not to be afraid (21, 22)

    • Moses not to enter the land (23-29)

  • 4

    • A call to obedience (1-14)

      • Do not forget God’s acts (9)

    • Jehovah requires exclusive devotion (15-31)

    • No other God besides Jehovah (32-40)

    • Cities of refuge east of the Jordan (41-43)

    • Introduction to the Law (44-49)

  • 5

    • Jehovah’s covenant at Horeb (1-5)

    • The Ten Commandments restated (6-22)

    • The people’s fear at Mount Sinai (23-33)

  • 6

    • Love Jehovah with all your heart (1-9)

      • “Listen, O Israel” (4)

      • Parents to instruct children (6, 7)

    • Do not forget Jehovah (10-15)

    • Do not put Jehovah to the test (16-19)

    • Tell the next generation (20-25)

  •  7

    • Seven nations to be destroyed (1-6)

    • Why Israel was chosen (7-11)

    • Obedience brings future success (12-26)

  • 8

    • Blessings from Jehovah reviewed (1-9)

      • “Not live by bread alone” (3)

    • Do not forget Jehovah (10-20)

  • 9

    • Why Israel was given the land (1-6)

    • Israel provokes Jehovah four times (7-29)

      • The golden calf (7-14)

      • Moses intercedes (15-21, 25-29)

      • Three more provocations (22)

  • 10

    • Two tablets remade (1-11)

    • What Jehovah requires (12-22)

      • Fear and love Jehovah (12)

  • 11

    • You have seen Jehovah’s greatness (1-7)

    • The Promised Land (8-12)

    • Rewards for obedience (13-17)

    • God’s words to be impressed on hearts (18-25)

    • “A blessing and a curse” (26-32)

  • 12

    • Worship at the place God chooses (1-14)

    • Allowed to eat meat but not blood (15-28)

    • Do not be entrapped by other gods (29-32)

  • 13

    • How to treat apostates (1-18)

  • 14

    • Inappropriate displays of mourning (1, 2)

    • Clean and unclean foods (3-21)

    • A tenth for Jehovah (22-29)

  • 15

    • Debt canceled every seventh year (1-6)

    • Assisting the poor (7-11)

    • Release of slaves every seventh year (12-18)

      • An awl through a slave’s ear (16, 17)

    • Firstborn animals sanctified (19-23)

  • 16

    • Passover; Festival of Unleavened Bread (1-8)

    • Festival of Weeks (9-12)

    • Festival of Booths (13-17)

    • Appointing judges (18-20)

    • Forbidden objects of worship (21, 22)

  • 17

    • Sacrifices to be without defect (1)

    • Handling matters of apostasy (2-7)

    • Difficult judgment matters (8-13)

    • Guidelines for a future king (14-20)

      • King to write a copy of the Law (18)

  • 18

    • Share of priests and Levites (1-8)

    • Occult practices forbidden (9-14)

    • A prophet like Moses (15-19)

    • How to identify false prophets (20-22)

  • 19

    • Bloodguilt and cities of refuge (1-13)

    • Boundary markers not to be moved (14)

    • Witnesses in court (15-21)

      • Two or three witnesses required (15)

  • 20

    • Rules for warfare (1-20)

      • Exemptions from military service (5-9)

  • 21

    • Unsolved murders (1-9)

    • Marrying captive women (10-14)

    • Right of the firstborn (15-17)

    • A stubborn son (18-21)

    • A man hung on a stake accursed (22, 23)

  • 22

    • Respect for neighbors’ animals (1-4)

    • Wearing garments of the opposite sex (5)

    • Kindness to animals (6, 7)

    • Parapet for the roof (8)

    • Improper mixtures (9-11)

    • Tassels on clothing (12)

    • Laws on sexual violations (13-30)

  • 23

    • Those ineligible for God’s congregation (1-8)

    • Cleanliness of the camp (9-14)

    • Fugitive slaves (15, 16)

    • Prostitution forbidden (17, 18)

    • Interest and vows (19-23)

    • What passersby are allowed to eat (24, 25)

  • 24

    • Marriage and divorce (1-5)

    • Respect for life (6-9)

    • Showing concern for the poor (10-18)

    • Rules on gleaning (19-22)

  • 25

    • Flogging regulated (1-3)

    • Do not muzzle a threshing bull (4)

    • Brother-in-law marriage (5-10)

    • Improper grabbing in fights (11, 12)

    • Honest weights and measures (13-16)

    • Amalekites to be destroyed (17-19)

  • 26

    • Offering the firstfruits (1-11)

    • A second tithe (12-15)

    • Israel, a special property to Jehovah (16-19)

  • 27

    • The Law to be written on stones (1-10)

    • At Mount Ebal and Mount Gerizim (11-14)

    • The curses recited (15-26)

  • 28

    • Blessings for obedience (1-14)

    • Curses for disobedience (15-68)

  •  29

    • Covenant with Israel at Moab (1-13)

    • Warning against disobedience (14-29)

      • Things concealed, things revealed (29)

  • 30

    • Returning to Jehovah (1-10)

    • Jehovah’s commands not too difficult (11-14)

    • Choosing between life and death (15-20)

  • 31

    • Moses about to die (1-8)

    • Public reading of the Law (9-13)

    • Joshua appointed (14, 15)

    • Israel’s rebelliousness foretold (16-30)

      • A song to teach Israel (19, 22, 30)

  • 32

    • Song of Moses (1-47)

      • Jehovah, the Rock (4)

      • Israel forgets its Rock (18)

      • “Vengeance is mine” (35)

      • “Be glad, you nations, with his people” (43)

    • Moses to die on Mount Nebo (48-52)

  • 33

    • Moses blesses the tribes (1-29)

      • Jehovah’s “everlasting arms” (27)

  • 34

    • Jehovah shows Moses the land (1-4)

    • Death of Moses (5-12)