This Deuteronomist Moses foresaw, too, that some check on the divine appointments to the throne would be needed.
Then, as to the grounds on which the Deuteronomist is supposed to have had a share in the book.
Ewald pronounces them to be clearly an addition of the Deuteronomist.
Let the Deuteronomist himself tell us what Israel was to expect if she kept these laws and ordinances.
The Deuteronomist especially aims at suppression of the Solomonic cult and régime.