maintaining love to thousands,14 and forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin.15 Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished;16 he punishes the children and their children for the sin of the fathers to the third and fourth generation."17
Moses bowed to the ground at once and worshiped.
"O Lord, if I have found favor18 in your eyes," he said, "then let the Lord go with us.19 Although this is a stiff-necked20 people, forgive our wickedness and our sin,21 and take us as your inheritance."22