Introduction to Deuteronomy Chapter 10

In this chapter an account is given of an order to Moses to hew two tables of stone, on which the Lord would write the words that were on the first, and to make an ark and put them into it, all which was accordingly done, Deuteronomy 10:1 and of some of the journeys of the children of Israel, Deuteronomy 10:6 and of the separation of the tribe of Levi to the service of the sanctuary, Deuteronomy 10:8 and of Moses's stay in the mount forty days and nights, and his success there, and the direction he had to lead on the people of Israel towards Canaan's land, Deuteronomy 10:10 and who by various arguments are exhorted to fear the Lord, and serve him, and keep his commands, Deuteronomy 10:12.