But Moses implored the LORD his God: "LORD, why are you angry with your people whom you brought out of the land of Egypt with great power and a show of force?
LORD, in your anger, do not rebuke me, in your wrath, do not discipline me.
LORD! Do not rebuke me in your anger; do not correct me in your wrath,
Why, God? Have you rejected us forever? Your anger is burning against the sheep of your pasture. Remember your community, whom you purchased long ago, the tribe whom you redeemed for your possession. Remember Mount Zion, where you live.