8 LORD our God, you answered them; you were to Israel a forgiving God, though you punished their misdeeds.a

Read Psalm 99:8 Using Other Translations

Thou answeredst them, O LORD our God: thou wast a God that forgavest them, though thou tookest vengeance of their inventions.
O LORD our God, you answered them; you were a forgiving God to them, but an avenger of their wrongdoings.
O LORD our God, you answered them. You were a forgiving God to them, but you punished them when they went wrong.