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37 He will say, “Where are their gods,
the rock in whom they sought security,
38 who ate the best of their sacrifices,
and drank the wine of their drink offerings?
Let them rise and help you;
let them be your refuge!

The Vindication of the Lord

39 “See now that I, indeed I, am he!” says the Lord,[a]
“and there is no other god besides me.
I kill and give life,
I smash and I heal,
and none can resist[b] my power.

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  1. Deuteronomy 32:39 tn Verses 39-42 appear to be a quotation of the Lord and so the introductory phrase “says the Lord” is supplied in the translation for clarity.
  2. Deuteronomy 32:39 tn Heb “deliver from” (so NRSV, NLT).

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