Deuteronomy 10:10

10 Now I had stayed on the mountain forty days and forty nights, as I did the first time, and the LORD listened to me at this time also. It was not his will to destroy you.

Read Deuteronomy 10:10 Using Other Translations

And I stayed in the mount, according to the first time, forty days and forty nights; and the LORD hearkened unto me at that time also, and the LORD would not destroy thee.
"I myself stayed on the mountain, as at the first time, forty days and forty nights, and the LORD listened to me that time also. The LORD was unwilling to destroy you.
“As for me, I stayed on the mountain in the LORD ’s presence for forty days and nights, as I had done the first time. And once again the LORD listened to my pleas and agreed not to destroy you.

What does Deuteronomy 10:10 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Deuteronomy 10:10

And I stayed in the mount, according to the first time,
forty days and forty nights
Which is to be connected with ( Deuteronomy 10:6 ) and relates what passed before he came down from the mount with the two tables; as that he stayed there as long as he did when he received the first tables, and fasted also as long as he did then; see ( Exodus 34:28 )

and the Lord hearkened unto me at that time also;
to his prayer on the behalf of the people:

and the Lord would not destroy thee;
though he had threatened it, and their sin had deserved it.

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