“Therefore be very strong to keep and to do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, so that you do not turn aside from it to the right or to the left, Bible

“the book of the law.” This is more good evidence that the Law was written down and not just passed on in oral tradition (cp. Josh. 8:31, 32, 34).

“the law of Moses.” The Hebrew is “the torah of Moses,” where “torah” is much more than “law.” The torah involves instruction in many different ways (see commentary on Prov. 1:8).

Commentary for: Joshua 23:6