Joshua 24:16-17 NIV

16 Then the people answered, "Far be it from us to forsake1 the LORD to serve other gods!

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17 It was the LORD our God himself who brought us and our fathers up out of Egypt, from that land of slavery,2 and performed those great signs3 before our eyes. He protected us on our entire journey and among all the nations through which we traveled.

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