23 At that time I pleaded(A) with the Lord: 24 “Sovereign Lord, you have begun to show to your servant your greatness(B) and your strong hand. For what god(C) is there in heaven or on earth who can do the deeds and mighty works(D) you do?(E) 25 Let me go over and see the good land(F) beyond the Jordan—that fine hill country and Lebanon.(G)

26 But because of you the Lord was angry(H) with me and would not listen to me. “That is enough,” the Lord said. “Do not speak to me anymore about this matter. 27 Go up to the top of Pisgah(I) and look west and north and south and east.(J) Look at the land with your own eyes, since you are not going to cross(K) this Jordan.(L) 28 But commission(M) Joshua, and encourage(N) and strengthen him, for he will lead this people across(O) and will cause them to inherit the land that you will see.” 29 So we stayed in the valley near Beth Peor.(P)

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