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And in the waste land, where you have seen how the Lord was supporting you, as a man does his son, in all your journeying till you came to this place.
And you went before them by day in a pillar of cloud, and in a pillar of fire by night, to give them light on the way they were to go.
Make your way clear to me, O Lord, guiding me by the right way, because of my haters.
In the daytime he was guiding them in the cloud, and all through the night with a light of fire.
Give ear, O Keeper of Israel, guiding Joseph like a flock; you who have your seat on the winged ones, let your glory be seen.
To him who took his people through the waste land: for his mercy is unchanging for ever.
Even when you are old I will be the same, and when you are grey-haired I will take care of you: I will still be responsible for what I made; yes, I will take you and keep you safe.
It was no sent one or angel, but he himself who was their saviour: in his love and in his pity he took up their cause, and he took them in his arms, caring for them all through the years.
I, even I, am the Lord; and there is no saviour but me.
If there is one like me, let him come forward and say it, let him make it clear and put it in order before me: who has made clear in the past the things to come? let him make clear the future to me.
For it is the Lord our God who has taken us and our fathers out of the land of Egypt, out of the prison-house, and who did all those great signs before our eyes, and kept us safe on all our journeys, and among all the peoples through whom we went: