Deuteronomy 9:18-19

18Then I a  lay prostrate before the  Lord b  as before, forty days and forty nights. I neither ate bread nor drank water, because of all the sin that you had committed, c  in doing what was evil in the sight of the  Lord to provoke him to anger. 19For I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure that the  Lord bore against you, so that he was ready to destroy you. d  But the  Lord listened to me that time also.
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