And 1admonished them in order to turn them back to Your law. Yet 2they actedarrogantly and did not listen to Your commandments but sinned against Your ordinances, By 3which if a manobserves them he shall live. And they a4turned a stubbornshoulder and stiffened their neck, and would not listen.
"5However, You bore with them for manyyears, And 6admonished them by 7Your Spiritthrough Your prophets, Yet they would not giveear. Therefore You gave them into the hand of the peoples of the lands.
"Nevertheless, in Your greatcompassion You 8did not make an end of them or forsake them, For You are 9a gracious and compassionateGod.