17 They refused to listen and did not remember Your wonders You performed among them. They became stiff-necked and appointed a leader to return to their slavery in Egypt.a But You are a forgiving God, gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in faithful love,b and You did not abandon them.

References for Nehemiah 9:17

    • f 9:17 - Some Hb mss, LXX; other Hb mss read in their rebellion
    • g 9:17 - Ex 34:6; Ps 86:15; 103:8