8:31 Moses the servant of the Lord. See note 1:1.
the Book of the Law of Moses. See note 1:8. Here the reference is to Deut. 27:5 (cf. Ex. 20:25).
uncut stones. These were used to show it belonged to the Lord (Ex. 20:25 note).
burnt offerings. Offerings were essential for the establishment of the covenant with God. See Gen. 15:9, 10; Ex. 20:24.