Psalm 78:29-39 NIV

29 They ate till they had more than enough,1 for he had given them what they craved.

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30 But before they turned from the food they craved, even while it was still in their mouths,2

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31 God's anger rose against them; he put to death the sturdiest3 among them, cutting down the young men of Israel.

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32 In spite of all this, they kept on sinning;4 in spite of his wonders,5 they did not believe.6

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      33 So he ended their days in futility7 and their years in terror.

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      34 Whenever God slew them, they would seek8 him; they eagerly turned to him again.

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      35 They remembered that God was their Rock,9 that God Most High was their Redeemer.10

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      36 But then they would flatter him with their mouths,11 lying to him with their tongues;

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      37 their hearts were not loyal12 to him, they were not faithful to his covenant.

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      38 Yet he was merciful;13 he forgave14 their iniquities15 and did not destroy them. Time after time he restrained his anger16 and did not stir up his full wrath.

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      39 He remembered that they were but flesh,17 a passing breeze18 that does not return.

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