Deuteronomy 4:8
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New Living Translation
And what great nation has decrees and regulations as righteous and fair as this body of instructions that I am giving you today?

King James Bible
And what nation is there so great, that hath statutes and judgments so righteous as all this law, which I set before you this day?

Darby Bible Translation
And what great nation is there that hath righteous statutes and ordinances, as all this law which I set before you this day?

World English Bible
What great nation is there, that has statutes and ordinances so righteous as all this law, which I set before you this day?

Young's Literal Translation
and which is the great nation which hath righteous statutes and judgments according to all this law which I am setting before you to-day?

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

4:8 So righteous - Whereby he implies that the true greatness of a nation doth not consist in pomp or power, or largeness of empire, as commonly men think, but in the righteousness of its laws.

Deuteronomy 4:8 Parallel Commentaries

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The Unity of God
Q-5: ARE THERE MORE GODS THAN ONE? A: There is but one only, the living and true God. That there is a God has been proved; and those that will not believe the verity of his essence, shall feel the severity of his wrath. Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord.' Deut 6:6. He is the only God.' Deut 4:49. Know therefore this day, and consider it in thy heart, that the Lord he is God in heaven above, and upon the earth beneath, there is none else.' A just God and a Saviour; there is none beside
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

The Northern Coasts of Galilee. Amanah. The Mountain of Snow.
This coast is described by Moses, Numbers 34:7: "From the Great Sea to mount Hor: from mount Hor to the entrance of Hamath," &c. Mount Hor, in the Jewish writers, is Amanah; mention of which occurs, Canticles 4:8, where R. Solomon thus: "Amanah is a mount in the northern coast of the land of Israel, which in the Talmudical language is called, The mountainous plain of Amanon; the same with mount Hor." In the Jerusalem Targum, for mount 'Hor' is the mount Manus: but the Targum of Jonathan renders it
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

A Man of Opportunity
[This chapter is based on Nehemiah 1; 2.] Nehemiah, one of the Hebrew exiles, occupied a position of influence and honor in the Persian court. As cupbearer to the king he was admitted freely to the royal presence. By virtue of his position, and because of his abilities and fidelity, he had become the monarch's friend and counselor. The recipient of royal favor, however, though surrounded by pomp and splendor, did not forget his God nor his people. With deepest interest his heart turned toward Jerusalem;
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Ninth Sunday after Trinity Carnal Security and Its vices.
Text: 1 Corinthians 10, 6-13. 6 Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted. 7 Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play. 8 Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed, and fell in one day three and twenty thousand. 9 Neither let us make trial of the Lord, as some of them made trial, and perished by the serpents. 10 Neither murmur ye, as
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. III

Cross References
Romans 3:2
Yes, there are great benefits! First of all, the Jews were entrusted with the whole revelation of God.

Deuteronomy 26:19
And if you do, he will set you high above all the other nations he has made. Then you will receive praise, honor, and renown. You will be a nation that is holy to the LORD your God, just as he promised."

Psalm 89:14
Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne. Unfailing love and truth walk before you as attendants.

Psalm 97:2
Dark clouds surround him. Righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne.

Psalm 119:144
Your laws are always right; help me to understand them so I may live.

Psalm 119:160
The very essence of your words is truth; all your just regulations will stand forever.

Psalm 147:20
He has not done this for any other nation; they do not know his regulations. Praise the LORD!

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