Nehemiah 9:12-22 NIV

12 By day you led them with a pillar of cloud, and by night with a pillar of fire to give them light on the way they were to take.

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13 “You came down on Mount Sinai; you spoke to them from heaven. You gave them regulations and laws that are just and right, and decrees and commands that are good.

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14 You made known to them your holy Sabbath and gave them commands, decrees and laws through your servant Moses.

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15 In their hunger you gave them bread from heaven and in their thirst you brought them water from the rock; you told them to go in and take possession of the land you had sworn with uplifted hand to give them.

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16 “But they, our ancestors, became arrogant and stiff-necked, and they did not obey your commands.

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17 They refused to listen and failed to remember the miracles you performed among them. They became stiff-necked and in their rebellion appointed a leader in order to return to their slavery. But you are a forgiving God, gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love. Therefore you did not desert them,

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18 even when they cast for themselves an image of a calf and said, ‘This is your god, who brought you up out of Egypt,’ or when they committed awful blasphemies.

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19 “Because of your great compassion you did not abandon them in the wilderness. By day the pillar of cloud did not fail to guide them on their path, nor the pillar of fire by night to shine on the way they were to take.

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20 You gave your good Spirit to instruct them. You did not withhold your manna from their mouths, and you gave them water for their thirst.

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21 For forty years you sustained them in the wilderness; they lacked nothing, their clothes did not wear out nor did their feet become swollen.

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22 “You gave them kingdoms and nations, allotting to them even the remotest frontiers. They took over the country of Sihona king of Heshbon and the country of Og king of Bashan.

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