Deuteronomy 9:24

24 You have been rebellious against the Lord as long as he has known you.

Deuteronomy 9:24 Meaning and Commentary

Deuteronomy 9:24

You have been rebellious against the Lord from the day that I
knew you.
] Either from the time he first had and took knowledge of them and visited them, before his departure from Egypt to the land of Midian; (see ( Exodus 2:11-14 ) compared with ( Acts 7:25 ) ); or from the time that he was sent to them to deliver them out of Egypt; see ( Exodus 5:20 Exodus 5:21 ) and especially from the time he brought them into the wilderness.

Deuteronomy 9:24 In-Context

22 At Taberah also, and at Massah, and at Kibroth-hattaavah, you provoked the Lord to wrath.
23 And when the Lord sent you from Kadesh-barnea, saying, "Go up and occupy the land that I have given you," you rebelled against the command of the Lord your God, neither trusting him nor obeying him.
24 You have been rebellious against the Lord as long as he has known you.
25 Throughout the forty days and forty nights that I lay prostrate before the Lord when the Lord intended to destroy you,
26 I prayed to the Lord and said, "Lord God, do not destroy the people who are your very own possession, whom you redeemed in your greatness, whom you brought out of Egypt with a mighty hand.

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