and did not remember Your wonders
You performed among them. t
They became stiff-necked and appointed a leader
But You are a forgiving God,
gracious and compassionate,
slow to anger and rich in faithful love, w
and You did not abandon them.
for themselves and said,
“This is your God who brought you out of Egypt,” x
and they had committed terrible blasphemies,
because of Your great compassion.
During the day the pillar of cloud
never turned away from them,
guiding them on their journey.
And during the night the pillar of fire
illuminated the way they should go. y
20 You sent Your good Spirit z to instruct them.
You did not withhold Your manna a from their mouths,
and You gave them water for their thirst. b
21 You provided for them in the wilderness 40 years c
and they lacked nothing.
Their clothes did not wear out,
and their feet did not swell. d
and assigned them to be a boundary.
They took possession
of the land of Sihon e king of Heshbon
and of the land of Og king of Bashan. f
like the stars of heaven g
and brought them to the land
You told their ancestors to go in and take possession of it.
You subdued the Canaanites who inhabited the land before them
and handed their kings and the surrounding peoples over to them, h
to do as they pleased with them.
and took possession of well-supplied houses,
cisterns cut out of rock, vineyards,
olive groves, and fruit trees in abundance. i
They ate, were filled,
became prosperous, and delighted in Your great goodness.