New American Bible (Revised Edition)
3 not with our ancestors[a] did the Lord make this covenant, but with us, all of us who are alive here this day. 4 (A)Face to face, the Lord spoke with you on the mountain from the midst of the fire,(B) 5 while I was standing between the Lord and you at that time, to announce to you these words of the Lord, since you were afraid of the fire and would not go up the mountain:Read full chapter
- 5:3 Not with our ancestors: in fact, the covenant was made with the ancestors, but these had died out during the “forty” years. The covenant is considered to be ongoing—for Israel in Moab and beyond.