Then you shall declare before the Lord your God: “My father was a wandering(A) Aramean,(B) and he went down into Egypt with a few people(C) and lived there and became a great nation,(D) powerful and numerous.

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20 they[a] wandered(A) from nation to nation,
    from one kingdom to another.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Chronicles 16:20 One Hebrew manuscript, Septuagint and Vulgate (see also Psalm 105:12); most Hebrew manuscripts inherit, / 19 though you are but few in number, / few indeed, and strangers in it.” / 20 They

28 His breath(A) is like a rushing torrent,(B)
    rising up to the neck.(C)
He shakes the nations in the sieve(D) of destruction;
    he places in the jaws of the peoples
    a bit(E) that leads them astray.

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17 Why, Lord, do you make us wander(A) from your ways
    and harden our hearts(B) so we do not revere(C) you?
Return(D) for the sake of your servants,
    the tribes that are your inheritance.(E)

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