Context25So I fell down before the LORD the forty days and nights, which I did because the LORD had said He would destroy you. 26I 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. 27Remember Your servants, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; do not look at the stubbornness of this people or at their wickedness or their sin. 28Otherwise the land from which You brought us may say, Because the LORD was not able to bring them into the land which He had promised them and because He hated them He has brought them out to slay them in the wilderness. 29Yet they are Your people, even Your inheritance, whom You have brought out by Your great power and Your outstretched arm.
Parallel VersesAmerican 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.
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;
LibraryThe Hebrews and the Philistines --Damascus
THE ISRAELITES IN THE LAND OF CANAAN: THE JUDGES--THE PHILISTINES AND THE HEBREW KINGDOM--SAUL, DAVID, SOLOMON, THE DEFECTION OF THE TEN TRIBES--THE XXIst EGYPTIAN DYNASTY--SHESHONQ OR SHISHAK DAMASCUS. The Hebrews in the desert: their families, clans, and tribes--The Amorites and the Hebrews on the left bank of the Jordan--The conquest of Canaan and the native reaction against the Hebrews--The judges, Ehud, Deborah, Jerubbaal or Gideon and the Manassite supremacy; Abimelech, Jephihdh. The Philistines, …
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 6
Moses' Prayer to be Blotted Out of God's Book.
The Blessings of Noah Upon Shem and Japheth. (Gen. Ix. 18-27. )
The Angel of the Lord in the Pentateuch, and the Book of Joshua.
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