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 (do͞o′tə-rŏn′ə-mē, dyo͞o′-)
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[Late Latin deuteronomium, from Greek deuteronomion, a second law (from (to) deuteronomion (touto), Septuagint mistranslation of Hebrew mišnê hattôrâ hazzō't, a copy of this law) : deuteros, second; see deu- in Indo-European roots + nomos, law; see nem- in Indo-European roots.]

Deu′ter·o·nom′ic (-tər-ə-nŏm′ĭk) adj.


(Bible) the fifth book of the Old Testament, containing a second statement of the Mosaic Law
[from Late Latin Deuteronomium, from Greek Deuteronomion; see deutero-, -nomy]
Deuteronomic adj


(ˌdu təˈrɒn ə mi, ˌdyu-)

the fifth book of the Pentateuch.
[< Late Latin Deuteronomium < Greek Deuteronómion]
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Noun1.Deuteronomy - the fifth book of the Old Testament; contains a second statement of Mosaic law
mezuza, mezuzah - religious texts from Deuteronomy inscribed on parchment and rolled up in a case that is attached to the doorframe of many Jewish households in accordance with Jewish law
Laws, Pentateuch, Torah - the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit
Mooseksen kirja
Femte Mosebok


[ˌdjuːtəˈrɒnəmɪ] NDeuteronomio m


ndas fünfte Buch Mose(s), Deuteronomium nt (spec)


[ˌdjuːtəˈrɒnəmɪ] nDeuteronomio
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Diana Edelman has asked each of her contributors to concentrate on one of the five books of the Deuteronomic history, Deuteronomy--Kings, and to consider if that book was (or was not) authoritative in the late Persian or early Hellenistic period when it is generally agreed that they all did in fact exist, and if so why.
Tal Ilan, "Huldah, the Deuteronomic Prophetess of the Book of Kings," Lectio difficilior, Jan.
These scholars argue that those prophets represent a late creation and adaptation of the deuteronomic school when it comes to the covenant theology.
On the basis of Ezekiel 44: 10-16, Prolegomena zur Geschichte Israels (1899) highlights how the Deuteronomic Code (D) refers to priests as Levites (Deuteronomy 16: 18; 18: 22), while the Priestly Code (P) separates the priests from the Levites, attributing major powers to the clergy.
In his last sermons to the Israelites supposedly gathered in the fields of Moab, Moses issues a vehement warning about what would later be called the Deuteronomic Principle: Following the Law guarantees prosperity, breaking it brings disaster.
Death by stoning links Achan symbolically with the Deuteronomic legislation on apostasy (Deut 13:1-18) and with the king of Ai, who is interred the same way after being executed (8:29).
The Sinai narrative in Exodus, Numbers, and the Deuteronomic "speech of Moses" both followed the Hittite treaty structure.
Of course this is precisely what happens--ultimately the "kingdom" falls and the people are vomited out of the land, just as specified in the Levitical and Deuteronomic warnings.
treats literary parallels and succession narratives in Greco-Roman and Jewish historical accounts, respectively, and then proposes that parallels between Jesus in the Gospel and Peter and Paul in Acts resemble the Deuteronomic historian's portrayals of succession in the cases of Moses-Joshua and Elijah-Elisha.
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