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And I fell down before the LORD, as at the first, forty days and forty nights: I did neither eat bread, nor drink water, because of all your sins which ye sinned, in doing wickedly in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger.
I fell down
Now therefore let me alone that my wrath may wax hot in them and consume them; and I will put thee over a great nation.
And he was there with the LORD forty days and forty nights; he did not eat bread, nor drink water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the ten commandments.
2 Samuel 12:16
David, therefore, besought God for the child, and David fasted and went in and lay all night upon the earth.
Therefore he said that he would destroy them, had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach, to turn away his wrath lest he should destroy them.
Thus I fell down before the LORD forty days and forty nights, as I fell down at the first, because the LORD had said he would destroy you.