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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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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that worships in Deacon Deuteronomy Coleman's meeting-house?
I don't know anything about Deacon Deuteronomy or his meeeting, said I, all I know is, that Queequeg here is a born member of the First Congregational Church.
Revising his 2018 doctoral dissertation at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Mattison wades into the debate about whether the laws in the Book of Deuteronomy were meant to supplement or replace the laws in the Covenant Collection, which Deuteronomy repeats with revision.
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I call heaven and earth to witness that I have set before you this day life and death, blessing and curse.Therefore choose life" (Deuteronomy 30.15-20).
Oscar-winning actress Judi Dench has come on board for Tom Hooper's film adaptation of the musical Cats in the role of Deuteronomy, the ancient cat who presides over the singing felines' Jellicle Ball.
and the aliens who reside among you shall celebrate with all the bounty that the Lord your God has given to you and to your house" (Deuteronomy 26:5-11).
'If one of our brothers should become poor, in any of our towns within our land that the Lord our God is giving us, we shall not harden our heart or shut our hand against our poor brother, but we shall open our hand to him and lend him sufficient for his need, whatever it may be.' (Deuteronomy 15:7-8)
That's why God "commanded" all people to rest (Deuteronomy 5:15)--not to be domineering, but because each person's Sabbath was interconnected with the wellbeing of others.
"In my mind, Munkustrap is trying to impress the fatherly figure, Old Deuteronomy. He is trying to overcome adversities such as Grizabella's interruption, but it kind of goes wrong.
Deuteronomy 29:1-16, as opposed to the rest of chapters 29 and 30, is a good example of something only addressed to the audience of the time.
Christoph Levin, in contrast, accepts the traditional hypothesis of core Deuteronomy's (i.e., Deut.