Chapter 16

In this chapter we have, I. A repetition of the laws concerning the three yearly feasts; in particular, that of the passover, Deut. 16:1-8. That of pentecost, Deut. 16:9-12. That of tabernacles, Deut. 16:13-15. And the general law concerning the people’s attendance on them, Deut. 16:16, 17. II. The institution of an inferior magistracy, and general rules of justice given to those that were called into office, Deut. 16:18-20. III. A caveat against groves and images, Deut. 16:21, 22.