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Deuteronomy 33:3

    Deuteronomy 33:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Yea, he loved the people; all his saints are in thy hand: and they sat down at thy feet; every one shall receive of thy words.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Yes, he loved the people; all his saints are in your hand: and they sat down at your feet; every one shall receive of your words.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Yea, he loveth the people; All his saints are in thy hand: And they sat down at thy feet; Every one'shall receive of thy words.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    All his holy ones are at his hand; they go at his feet; they are lifted up on his wings.

    Webster's Revision

    Yea, he loveth the people; All his saints are in thy hand: And they sat down at thy feet; Every one'shall receive of thy words.

    World English Bible

    Yes, he loves the people. All his saints are in your hand. They sat down at your feet; [Everyone] shall receive of your words.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Yea, he loveth the peoples; All his saints are in thy hand: And they sat down at thy feet; Every one shall receive of thy words.

    Definitions for Deuteronomy 33:3

    Saints - Men and women of God.
    Yea - Yes; certainly.

    Clarke's Commentary on Deuteronomy 33:3

    Yea, he loved the people - This is the inference which Moses makes from those glorious appearances, that God truly loved the people; and that all his saints, קדשיו kedoshaiv, the people whom he had consecrated to himself, were under his especial benediction; and that in order to make them a holy nation, God had displayed his glory on Mount Sinai, where they had fallen prostrate at his feet with the humblest adoration, sincerely promising the most affectionate obedience; and that God had there commanded them a law which was to be the possession and inheritance of the children of Jacob, Deuteronomy 33:4. And to crown the whole, he had not only blessed them as their lawgiver, but had also vouchsafed to be their king, Deuteronomy 33:5.

    Dr. Kennicott proposes to translate the whole five verses thus: -

    Barnes' Notes on Deuteronomy 33:3

    "The people" are the twelve tribes, not the Gentiles; and his saints refer to God's chosen people just before spoken of. Compare Deuteronomy 7:18, Deuteronomy 7:21; Exodus 19:6; Daniel 7:8-21.