A. M. 3294. B.C. 710. Al-tas-chith
Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast.
Do ye indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do ye judge uprightly, O ye sons of men?
In Judah is God known: his name is great in Israel.
I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.
Beware of him, and obey his voice, provoke him not; for he will not pardon your transgressions: for my name is in him.
And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth,
Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children's children, unto the third and to the fourth generation.
Forasmuch as there is none like unto thee, O LORD; thou art great, and thy name is great in might.
For what nation is there so great, who hath God so nigh unto them, as the LORD our God is in all things that we call upon him for?
Did ever people hear the voice of God speaking out of the midst of the fire, as thou hast heard, and live?
Or hath God assayed to go and take him a nation from the midst of another nation, by temptations, by signs, and by wonders, and by war, and by a mighty hand, and by a stretched out arm, and by great terrors, according to all that the LORD your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes?