18 (A)The Lord is slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, forgiving iniquity and transgression; but (B)He will by no means clear the guilty, (C)visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children [a]to the third and the fourth generations.’ 19 (D)Pardon, I pray, the iniquity of this people according to the greatness of Your lovingkindness, just as You also have forgiven this people, from Egypt even until now.”

The Lord Pardons and Rebukes

20 So the Lord said, “(E)I have pardoned them according to your word;

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