New International Version
The Israelites grieved for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days, until the time of weeping and mourning was over.
King James Bible
And the children of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days: so the days of weeping and mourning for Moses were ended.
Darby Bible Translation
And the children of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days; and the days of weeping and mourning for Moses were ended.
World English Bible
The children of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days: so the days of weeping in the mourning for Moses were ended.
Young's Literal Translation
And the sons of Israel bewail Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days; and the days of weeping and mourning for Moses are completed.
Deuteronomy 34:8 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
His eye was not dim - Even at the advanced age of a hundred and twenty; nor his natural force abated - he was a young man even in old age, notwithstanding the unparalleled hardships he had gone through. See the account of his life at the end of this chapter, Deuteronomy 34:10 (note).
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'So Moses the servant of the Lord died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the Lord. 6. And he buried him in a valley in the land of Moab, ... but no man knoweth of his sepulchre unto this day.'--DEUT. xxxiv.5, 6. A fitting end to such a life! The great law-giver and leader had been all his days a lonely man; and now, surrounded by a new generation, and all the old familiar faces vanished, he is more solitary than ever. He had lived alone with God, and it was fitting that alone with …
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taking a full forty days, for that was the time required for embalming. And the Egyptians mourned for him seventy days.
and when the whole community learned that Aaron had died, all the Israelites mourned for him thirty days.
Moses was a hundred and twenty years old when he died, yet his eyes were not weak nor his strength gone.
Now Joshua son of Nun was filled with the spirit of wisdom because Moses had laid his hands on him. So the Israelites listened to him and did what the LORD had commanded Moses.
1 Samuel 25:1
Now Samuel died, and all Israel assembled and mourned for him; and they buried him at his home in Ramah. Then David moved down into the Desert of Paran.
2 Samuel 11:26
When Uriah's wife heard that her husband was dead, she mourned for him.
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