Deuteronomy 9:25
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New International Version
I lay prostrate before the LORD those forty days and forty nights because the LORD had said he would destroy you.

New Living Translation
"That is why I threw myself down before the LORD for forty days and nights--for the LORD said he would destroy you.

English Standard Version
“So I lay prostrate before the LORD for these forty days and forty nights, because the LORD had said he would destroy you.

New American Standard Bible
"So I fell down before the LORD the forty days and nights, which I did because the LORD had said He would destroy you.

King James Bible
Thus I fell down before the LORD forty days and forty nights, as I fell down at the first; because the LORD had said he would destroy you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I fell down in the presence of the LORD 40 days and 40 nights because the LORD had threatened to destroy you.

International Standard Version
I fell down in the LORD's presence for 40 days and nights, because the LORD said he was ready to destroy you.

NET Bible
I lay flat on the ground before the LORD for forty days and nights, for he had said he would destroy you.

New Heart English Bible
So I fell down before the LORD the forty days and forty nights that I fell down, because the LORD had said he would destroy you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I threw myself down in front of the LORD for 40 days and 40 nights because the LORD said he would destroy you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So I fell down before the LORD the forty days and forty nights that I fell down; because the LORD had said He would destroy you.

New American Standard 1977
“So I fell down before the LORD the forty days and nights, which I did because the LORD had said He would destroy you.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Thus I fell down before the LORD forty days and forty nights, as I fell down at the first, because the LORD had said he would destroy you.

King James 2000 Bible
Thus I fell down before the LORD forty days and forty nights, as I fell down at the first; because the LORD had said he would destroy you.

American King James Version
Thus I fell down before the LORD forty days and forty nights, as I fell down at the first; because the LORD had said he would destroy you.

American Standard Version
So I fell down before Jehovah the forty days and forty nights that I fell down, because Jehovah had said he would destroy you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I lay prostrate before the Lord forty days and nights, in which I humbly besought him, that he would not destroy you as he had threatened:

Darby Bible Translation
So I fell down before Jehovah the forty days and forty nights, as I fell down; for Jehovah had said he would destroy you.

English Revised Version
So I fell down before the LORD the forty days and forty nights that I fell down; because the LORD had said he would destroy you.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thus I fell down before the LORD forty days and forty nights, as I fell down at the first; because the LORD had said he would destroy you.

World English Bible
So I fell down before Yahweh the forty days and forty nights that I fell down, because Yahweh had said he would destroy you.

Young's Literal Translation
'And I throw myself before Jehovah, the forty days and the forty nights, as I had thrown myself, for Jehovah hath said -- to destroy you;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
9:7-29 That the Israelites might have no pretence to think that God brought them to Canaan for their righteousness, Moses shows what a miracle of mercy it was, that they had not been destroyed in the wilderness. It is good for us often to remember against ourselves, with sorrow and shame, our former sins; that we may see how much we are indebted to free grace, and may humbly own that we never merited any thing but wrath and the curse at God's hand. For so strong is our propensity to pride, that it will creep in under one pretence or another. We are ready to fancy that our righteousness has got for us the special favour of the Lord, though in reality our wickedness is more plain than our weakness. But when the secret history of every man's life shall be brought forth at the day of judgment, all the world will be proved guilty before God. At present, One pleads for us before the mercy-seat, who not only fasted, but died upon the cross for our sins; through whom we may approach, though self-condemned sinners, and beseech for undeserved mercy and for eternal life, as the gift of God in Him. Let us refer all the victory, all the glory, and all the praise, to Him who alone bringeth salvation.
Study Bible
The Golden Calf
24"You have been rebellious against the LORD from the day I knew you. 25"So I fell down before the LORD the forty days and nights, which I did because the LORD had said He would destroy you. 26"I prayed to the LORD and said, 'O Lord GOD, do not destroy Your people, even Your inheritance, whom You have redeemed through Your greatness, whom You have brought out of Egypt with a mighty hand.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 9:18
"I fell down before the LORD, as at the first, forty days and nights; I neither ate bread nor drank water, because of all your sin which you had committed in doing what was evil in the sight of the LORD to provoke Him to anger.

Psalm 106:23
Therefore He said that He would destroy them, Had not Moses His chosen one stood in the breach before Him, To turn away His wrath from destroying them.
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Thus I fell down before the LORD forty days and forty nights, as I fell down at the first; because the LORD had said he would destroy you.

Deuteronomy 9:16,18 And I looked, and, behold, you had sinned against the LORD your God, …

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