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Exodus 34:7 NLT

7 I lavish unfailing love to a thousand generations. I forgive iniquity, rebellion, and sin. But I do not excuse the guilty. I lay the sins of the parents upon their children and grandchildren; the entire family is affected— even children in the third and fourth generations.”

References for Exodus 34:7

    • c 34:7 - Hebrew for thousands.

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      • a 34:5 - Yahweh is a transliteration of the proper name YHWH that is sometimes rendered “Jehovah”; in this translation it is usually rendered “the ” (note the use of small capitals).
      • b 34:6 - See note on 34:5 .
      • c 34:7 - Hebrew for thousands.
      • d 34:18 - Hebrew appointed time in the month of Abib. This first month of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar usually occurs within the months of March and April.
      • e 34:19 - As in Greek version; the meaning of the Hebrew word is uncertain.
      • f 34:22 - Hebrew Festival of Weeks; compare 23:16 . This was later called the Festival of Pentecost. It is celebrated today as Shavuot (or Shabuoth).
      • g 34:22 - Or Festival of Ingathering. This was later called the Festival of Shelters or Festival of Tabernacles (see Lev 23:33-36 ). It is celebrated today as Sukkot (or Succoth).
      • h 34:28 - Hebrew he.
      • i 34:28 - Hebrew the ten words.
      • j 34:29 - Hebrew the two tablets of the Testimony; see note on 25:16 .