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For the Canaanites and all the inhabitants of the land shall hear of it, and shall environ us round, and cut off our name from the earth: and what wilt thou do unto thy great name?
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;
They have said - Come, and let us wipe them out from being a nation, That the name of Israel may be remembered no more.
What wilt thou
I said, I would puff them away, I would destroy from mortals, their memory;
We have sinned - with our fathers, We have acted perversely, we have committed lawlessness;
Howbeit I wrought with effect, for the sake of mine own Name, that it might not be profaned - before the eyes of the nations in whose midst they were, - before whose eyes I made myself known unto them, by bringing them forth out of the land of Egypt.
Therefore say thou to the house of Israel Thus saith My Lord Yahweh, Not for your sakes, am r working. O house of Israel, But for my holy Name which ye have profaned, among the nations where ye have entered;
Between the porch and the altar, let the priests, weep, the attendants of Yahweh, - and let them say - Look with pity, O Yahweh, upon thy people, and do not deliver thine inheritance to reproach, that the nations, should mock them, Why should they say among the peoples, Where is their God?
There came, therefore, a voice out of heaven - I both have glorified it, and will glorify it again.
Because Yahweh, was not able, to bring in this people into the land which he had sworn unto them, therefore did he slay them in the desert.