New Living Translation
Nevertheless, I took pity on them and held back from destroying them in the wilderness.
King James Bible
Nevertheless mine eye spared them from destroying them, neither did I make an end of them in the wilderness.
Darby Bible Translation
But mine eye spared them so as not to destroy them, neither did I make a full end of them in the wilderness.
World English Bible
Nevertheless my eye spared them, and I didn't destroy them, neither did I make a full end of them in the wilderness.
Young's Literal Translation
And Mine eye hath pity on them -- against destroying them, And I have not made of them an end in the wilderness.
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The Covenant of Works
This is what the LORD says: "The whole land will be ruined, but I will not destroy it completely.
"Yet even in those days I will not blot you out completely," says the LORD.
While I was still prophesying, Pelatiah son of Benaiah suddenly died. Then I fell face down on the ground and cried out, "O Sovereign LORD, are you going to kill everyone in Israel?"
Nevertheless, I withdrew my judgment against them to protect the honor of my name before the nations that had seen my power in bringing them out of Egypt.
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