25 I pray thee let me go over and see the good land that is beyond Jordan, that goodly [a]mountain, and Lebanon.

26 But the Lord was angry with me for your sakes, and would not hear me: and the Lord said unto me, Let it suffice thee, speak no more unto me of this matter.

27 Get thee up into the top of Pisgah, and [b]lift up thine eyes Westward, and Northward, and Southward, and Eastward, and behold it with thine eyes, for thou shalt not go over this Jordan:

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 3:25 He meaneth Zion, where the Temple should be built, and God honored.
  2. Deuteronomy 3:27 As before he saw by the spirits of prophecy the good mountain which was Zion: so here his eyes were lifted up above the order of nature to behold all the plentiful land of Canaan.