Deuteronomy 1:1-5 and 4:44-49*

J R Lundbom, Biblical Rhetoric and Rhetorical Criticism,  HBM 45, Sheffield, 2015,  points out the verbal links between the prologue of Deuteronomy  – 1:1-5,  and  4:44-49. The following table tries to capture the links. There is some inversion of components that would perhaps fit the “Seidel’s law” theme.  The similarity and inversion is strong evidence that chapters 1-4 form a distinct discourse. 

Deuteronomy 1 and 4

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