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And what nation is there so great, that hath statutes and judgments so righteous as all this law, which I set before you this day?

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

4:8 all this law. The critics of the early nineteenth century argued that the Mosaic law was far too advanced in moral structure and complexity to have been composed in Moses’ time, and therefore dated from many centuries later. The discovery of other law codes, however, such as the Code of Hammurabi, the Hittite Code, and the Assyrian Code, all dating from the same period of history as the Mosaic Code, has made such views obsolete.

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