Deuteronomy 9:25
Good News Translation
"So I lay face downward in the LORD's presence those forty days and nights, because I knew that he was determined to destroy you.

Contemporary English Version
After you had made the idol in the shape of a calf, the LORD said he was going to destroy you. So I lay face down in front of the LORD for 40 days and nights

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:

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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:

Deuteronomy 9:16,18 And saw that you had sinned against the Lord your God, and had made to yourselves a molten calf, and had quickly forsaken his way, which he had shewn you: . . .

Context
The Golden Calf
24But were always rebellious from the day that I began to know you. 25And 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:26And praying, I said: O Lord God, destroy not thy people, and thy inheritance, which thou hast redeemed in thy greatness, whom thou hast brought out of Egypt with a strong hand.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 9:18
And I fell down before the Lord as before, forty days and nights neither eating bread, nor drinking water, for all your sins, which you had committed against the Lord, and had provoked him to wrath:

Psalm 106:23
And he said that he would destroy them: had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach: To turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy them.

Additional Translations
So I fell down before the LORD for forty days and forty nights, because the LORD had said He would destroy you.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.

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

And I prayed before the Lord forty days and forty nights, the number that I prayed before, for the Lord said that he would utterly destroy you.

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

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.

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.

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

'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;
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