from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the book of Deuteronomy: as, the Deuteronomic code.


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  • But I've decided to go with "Deuteronomic History" not only because "Deuteronomistic History" is cumbersome and hard for most undergraduates to pronounce, nor primarily because "deuteronomic" seems to be a more appropriate adjective, but because linguistically "deuteronomistic" seems to invite odd understandings of what it might mean.


  • I concur with mikew1584 that this story is early and pre-deuteronomic.

    Inspired Prophets and Lying Spirits

  • "On virtually every page and column of Second Temple Jewish literature, one is able to detect a verbatim citation, oratio oblique or allusion to a deuteronomic source" p.20.

    Review of Deuteronomy in the New Testament, edited by Steve Moyise and Maarten J. J. Menken

  • Whether from Jeremiah or not, this is one of the most critical texts of the Old Testament because while repeating what the Prophet has already fervently accepted, (298) that the terms of the deuteronomic Covenant were simply obedience to the ethical demands of God, it contradicts Deuteronomy and even more strongly Leviticus, in their repeated statements that in the wilderness God also commanded sacrifices.

    Jeremiah : Being The Baird Lecture for 1922

  • Editorial additions may exist in both the Hebrew and Greek texts of this address, but it contains phrases non-deuteronomic and peculiar to Jeremiah, while its echoes of

    Jeremiah : Being The Baird Lecture for 1922

  • As to that there are two passages one of which speaks of a falsification of the Law by its guardians, while the other denies the Divine origin not only of the deuteronomic but of all sacrifices and burnt offerings.

    Jeremiah : Being The Baird Lecture for 1922

  • Post-deuteronomic, but still from the time of the kings, are


  • But this answer is too full of deuteronomic phrasing for the whole of it to be the Prophet’s; if any of it is genuine this can only be part of the obviously expanded opening, 21, 22_a_.

    Jeremiah : Being The Baird Lecture for 1922

  • Jeremiah’s visit to the capital to a year after 621-20 when the deuteronomic reforms had begun and Josiah had removed the rural priests to the Temple. (

    Jeremiah : Being The Baird Lecture for 1922

  • In at least a formal obedience to the deuteronomic laws of worship, the people of the land continued to resort to the Temple fasts and festivals. (

    Jeremiah : Being The Baird Lecture for 1922


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