12 Why should the Egyptians say, ‘It was with evil intent that he brought them out, to kill them in the mountains and to wipe them off the face of the earth’?(A) Turn from your fierce anger; relent and do not bring disaster(B) on your people.

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17 and none of the condemned things[a] are to be found in your hands. Then the Lord will turn from his fierce anger,(A) will show you mercy,(B) and will have compassion(C) on you. He will increase your numbers,(D) as he promised(E) on oath to your ancestors—

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 13:17 The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.
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38 Yet he was merciful;(A)
    he forgave(B) their iniquities(C)
    and did not destroy them.
Time after time he restrained his anger(D)
    and did not stir up his full wrath.

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Who knows?(A) God may yet relent(B) and with compassion turn(C) from his fierce anger(D) so that we will not perish.”

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