Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Wherefore should the Egyptians speak, and say, For mischief did he bring them out, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against thy people.
And Moses said unto Jehovah, Then the Egyptians will hear it; for thou broughtest up this people in thy might from among them;
lest the land whence thou broughtest us out say, Because Jehovah was not able to bring them into the land which he promised unto them, and because he hated them, he hath brought them out to slay them in the wilderness.
I said, I would scatter them afar, I would make the remembrance of them to cease from among men;
For the Canaanites and all the inhabitants of the land will hear of it, and will compass us round, and cut off our name from the earth: and what wilt thou do for thy great name?
Remember this, that the enemy hath reproached, O Jehovah, And that a foolish people hath blasphemed thy name.
Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of thy name; And deliver us, and forgive our sins, for thy name's sake.
But I wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, among which they were, in whose sight I made myself known unto them, in bringing them forth out of the land of Egypt.
And there shall cleave nought of the devoted thing to thy hand; that Jehovah may turn from the fierceness of his anger, and show thee mercy, and have compassion upon thee, and multiply thee, as he hath sworn unto thy fathers;
And they raised over him a great heap of stones, unto this day; and Jehovah turned from the fierceness of his anger. Wherefore the name of that place was called, The valley of Achor, unto this day.
Let now our princes be appointed for all the assembly, and let all them that are in our cities that have married foreign women come at appointed times, and with them the elders of every city, and the judges thereof, until the fierce wrath of our God be turned from us, until this matter be despatched.
But he, being merciful, forgave their iniquity, and destroyed them not: Yea, many a time turned he his anger away, And did not stir up all his wrath.
Thou hast taken away all thy wrath; Thou hast turned thyself from the fierceness of thine anger.
And Jehovah repented of the evil which he said he would do unto his people.
And it repented Jehovah that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.
For Jehovah will judge his people, And repent himself for his servants; When he seeth that their power is gone, And there is none remaining , shut up or left at large.
Return, O Jehovah; how long? And let it repent thee concerning thy servants.
And he remembered for them his covenant, And repented according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses.
Jehovah repented concerning this: It shall not be, saith Jehovah.
Who knoweth whether God will not turn and repent, and turn away from his fierce anger, that we perish not?
For thus saith Jehovah of hosts: As I thought to do evil unto you, when your fathers provoked me to wrath, saith Jehovah of hosts, and I repented not;