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Deuteronomy 34: 2 and all Naphtali, and the land of Ephraim and Manasseh, and all the land of Judah as far as the hinder sea;
Deuteronomy 34: 3 and the South, and the Plain, even the valley of Jericho the city of palm-trees, as far as Zoar.
Deuteronomy 34: 4 And the LORD said unto him: 'This is the land which I swore unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, saying: I will give it unto thy seed; I have caused thee to see it with thine eyes, but thou shalt not go over thither.'
Deuteronomy 34: 5 So Moses the servant of the LORD died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the LORD.
Deuteronomy 34: 6 And he was buried in the valley in the land of Moab over against Beth-peor; and no man knoweth of his sepulchre unto this day.
Deuteronomy 34: 7 And Moses was a hundred and twenty years old when he died: his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated.
Deuteronomy 34: 8 And 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.
Deuteronomy 34: 9 And Joshua the son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom; for Moses had laid his hands upon him; and the children of Israel hearkened unto him, and did as the LORD commanded Moses.
Deuteronomy 34: 10 And there hath not arisen a prophet since in Israel like unto Moses, whom the LORD knew face to face;