Nat. "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". And these breasts do not only afford those that hang upon them the necessaries of life, bread, raiment, etc., but the riches, ornaments, and delights of life also. There is no good foundation for the fancy of Herder, eagerly adopted by Stanley ('Sinai and Palestine,' p. 343; 'Lectures on the Jewish Church,' p. 266), that Tabor was a common sanctuary for the northern tribes. But the sacred history does not furnish any data to warrant such a conclusion, which rests on no better basis than conjecture about the traditional sacredness of Tabor as a place of religious observance (cf. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/deuteronomy-33.html. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". Hist. Copyright StatementThese files are a derivative of an electronic edition prepared from text scanned by Woodside Bible Fellowship.This expanded edition of the Jameison-Faussett-Brown Commentary is in the public domain and may be freely used and distributed. (John Flavel.). they shall give the mountain-call to the peoples. Their trafficking abroad with heathen nations shall not make them forget their duty at home, nor shall their distance from the place of sacrifice hinder them from coming to it to discharge that duty. BibliographyBenson, Joseph. Plin. "Commentary on Deuteronomy 33:19". And so having despatched Issachar in two words, he returns to Zebulun, a more active tribe. (Haydock) See 1 Kings xiii. Or, 3. Hist. 1871-8. Isaiah 25:6-8; Micah 4:1-2. The words of Tacitus are remarkable: Et Belus amnis Judaico mari illabitur; circa ejus os lectae arenae admixto nitro in vitrum excoquuntur. On that mountain Deborah and Barak did "call the people" on the eve of the great encounter with Sisera; and there, probably, on their return from the victorious campaign, the noble thanksgiving ode (Judges 5:1-31) was sung. The grounds and reasons of this duty; why you are obliged after the reception of mercies to such a thankful return of praises. (Menochius) --- Perhaps this may allude also to their conduct in the war against Jabin, in which they were particularly active, appointing the place of rendezvous at Mount Thabor, where, though the Scripture be silent, it is probable they would offer a sacrifice of thanks, as they had the prophetess, Debora, along with them, (Calmet) in like manner as Samuel immolated a calf at Bethlehem, (1 Kings xvi.) Psalms 89:12 with Hosea 5:1). And hither Zebulun, in the sense of God’s mercies to them, should call the people, i.e. 1865-1868. Full of gratitude to God, who has bestowed such advantages upon them, these tribes shall go with zeal to the place which the Lord shall choose, (Haydock) and invite the people, on the road, to go along with them, to offer sacrifice. Happy souls, if these deliverances do in any measure prove introductive to the great salvation. Sacrifices of righteousness, i.e. BibliographyHawker, Robert, D.D. --- The discovery of glass is supposed to have been the effect of chance; some merchants having placed a nitrous stone under their pot, as soon as it grew hot, and mixed with the sand, which is found near the shore of Tyre, a transparent substance was formed, which the Greeks called ualos, "glass," perhaps in imitation of the Hebrew eul, or "sand," of which it was chiefly composed. ; see also Pliny, Hist. 2. Their trafficking abroad with heathen nations shall not make them forget or neglect their duty at home, nor shall their distance from the place of sacrifice hinder them from coming to it to discharge that duty. God hath more mercies yet behind, and those of a higher kind and more excellent nature than these temporal mercies are. Go to, "They will call peoples to the mountain; There they will offer righteous sacrifices; For they will draw out the abundance of the seas, And the hidden treasures of the sand. And of treasures hid in the sand - grains of gold and silver, and particularly glass, which was manufactured from the sand of the river Belus, in their immediate neighbourhood. All Rightes Reserved, Larry Pierce, Winterbourne, Ontario.A printed copy of this work can be ordered from: The Baptist Standard Bearer, 1 Iron Oaks Dr, Paris, AR, 72855. And here they shall “offer the sacrifices of righteousness.” By which we are to understand their thank offerings for the mercies they had received of the Lord. Nat. He begins with a description of the glorious appearances of God, in giving the law. Deuteronomy 33:19. BibliographyTorrey, R. A. Hist. Josephus (Jewish Wars ii. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/deuteronomy-33.html. To “suck the abundance of the sea” is a metonymical expression, signifying as much as to be enriched with the wares and merchandise imported by sea to them. And so having dispatched Issachar in two words, he returns to Zebulun. Their privilege. Both tribes should traffic with the Phoenicians in pearl and coral ambergris, especially in murex, the shellfish that yielded the famous Tyrian dye. "Commentary on Deuteronomy 33:19". "Commentary on Deuteronomy 33:19". l. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. Deuteronomy 33:19 They shall call the people unto the mountain; there they shall offer sacrifices of righteousness: for they shall suck [of] the abundance of the seas, and [of] treasures hid in the sand. (z) Strabo. Deuteronomy 33:19. Now, if we search into the nature of this duty, we shall find that whoever undertakes this angelic work, must--. They — Zebulun, of whom Moses takes more special notice. See Strabo, lib. 19 They shall call the people unto the mountain; there they shall offer sacrifices of righteousness: for they shall suck of the abundance of the seas, and of treasures hid in the sand. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". xxxvi., c. 26; Tacitus, Hist. They shall suck of the abundance of the seas - That is, grow wealthy by merchandise. Pliny says ('Natural History, 36:, 26), 'a shore of not above half a mile: it has sufficed for yielding glass during many centuries.'.