Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Lo! I pray you, I have set forth in order a plea, I know that, I, shall be found right.
Let us know what we shall say to him, We cannot set in order, by reason of darkness.
Vindicate me, O God, and plead my cause, Against a nation, without lovingkindness, From the man of deceit and perversity, wilt thou deliver me?
Put me in mind, Let us enter into judgment at once, - Recount, thou, that thou mayest be justified:
Fill my mouth
Far be it from thee! to do after this manner. to put to death the righteous with the lawless! Then should righteous and lawless be alike, Far be it from thee! Shall, the Judge of all the earth not do justice?
But, thou thyself, saidst, - I wilt deal well with thee. So will I make thy seed as the sand of the sea, which is not to be counted, for multitude.
Wherefore should the Egyptians speak saying - For mischief, hath he taken them forth to slay them among the mountains, and to make an end of them from off the face of the ground? Turn thou from the kindling of thine anger, and be grieved over the calamity to thy people,
Then said Moses unto Yahweh, - So shall the Egyptians hear, For thou hast brought up. in thy might, this people out of their midst;
Oh My Lord, - what shall I say, after Israel have turned their backs before their enemies?
For the sake of thy Name, O Yahweh, Therefore wilt thou pardon mine iniquity, for great it is.
Incline, O my God, thine ear, and hearken, open thine eyes, and behold our desolations, and the city on which hath been called thy name; for, not on the ground of our own righteousnesses, are we causing our supplications to fall down before thee, but on the ground of thine abounding compassions.