Deuteronomy 32:8

“When the most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam, he set the bounds of the people according to the number of the children of Israel.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When the most High diuided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sonnes of Adam, hee set the bounds of the people according to the number of the children of Israel.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance, When He separated the sons of man, He set the boundaries of the peoples According to the number of the sons of Israel.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When the Most High gave to the nations their inheritance, When he separated the children of men, He set the bounds of the peoples According to the number of the children of Israel.
- American Standard Version (1901)

When the Most High gave the nations their heritage, separating into groups the children of men, he had the limits of the peoples marked out, keeping in mind the number of the children of Israel.
- Basic English Bible

When the Most High assigned to the nations their inheritance, When he separated the sons of Adam, He set the bounds of the peoples According to the number of the children of Israel.
- Darby Bible

When the Most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam, he set the bounds of the people according to the number of the children of Israel.
- Webster's Bible

When the Most High gave to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the children of men, he set the bounds of the peoples according to the number of the children of Israel.
- World English Bible

In the Most High causing nations to inherit, In His separating sons of Adam -- He setteth up the borders of the peoples By the number of the sons of Israel.
- Youngs Literal Bible

When the Most High gave to the nations their inheritance, when He separated the children of men, He set the borders of the peoples according to the number of the children of Israel.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 32:8


32:8 Their inheritance - When God by his providence allotted the several parts of the world to several people, which was done #Gen 10:1 |- 32 Gen 11:1 - 9. When he separated - Divided them in their languages and habitations according to their families. He set the bounds - That is, he disposed of the several lands and limits of the people so as to reserve a sufficient place for the great numbers of the people of Israel. And therefore he so guided the hearts of several people, that the posterity of Canaan, which was accursed of God, and devoted to ruin, should be seated in that country which God intended for the children of Israel, that so when their iniquities were ripe, they might be rooted out, and the Israelites come in their stead.


Discussion for Deuteronomy 32

  • Steve morrow
    *******deuter 32:33 their wine is the poison of dragons and the cruel venom of asps*******
    *******romans 3:13 their throat is an open sepulcher with their tongues they have used deceit the poison of asps is under their lips*******romans 3:18 there is no fear of god before their eyes 32:28 FOR THEY ARE A NATION VOID OF COUNSEL NEITHER IS THERE ANY UNDERSTANDING IN THEM
  • John
    To understand this better, just read the whole book of Deuteronomy and then re-read the chapter of the verse you're having difficulty with. Also don't allegorize and please don't say: "well this is what it means to me." It means something specifically!
    Read it. Put it in context. Who is speaking? Who is being spoken to?
    Don't be lazy.
  • Word
    Vs 5 kenites that are in this song is speaking of the people Satan won over in the first earth age and they followed him. Rev12 vs 4 he stole and cast them to earth Matt. 13.36-44. This is the song that the overcomers will be singing when the true Christ returns.But The kenite tares will be whoring with their false messiah their rock because their spot is not our spot and their rock is not ours.
  • Word
    Yahuda song of Moses starting end chapter 31 a fact that this is the song that the election will be singing at the 7th trump as you see in Revelation 15 when the true Christ returned an the elect are singing the victory over antichrist who had came as instead of Christ and deceived the whole world then the servants are the election an overcomers who listen to the truth an had eyes to see an WAITED
  • YAHuda
    Joanie...in reference to this chapter who are the servants spoken of in this chapter...the Israelites.
  • Why would the Lord avenge the blood of His servants? Aren't we as believers, His servants? Or is this a taking payment the cross Christ for us because or blood is cursed with man's sin? Help me understand this.

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