How oft did they provoke him in the wilderness, and grieve him in the desert!78.40 provoke: or, rebel against
Yea, they turned back and tempted God, and limited the Holy One of Israel.
They remembered not his hand, nor the day when he delivered them from the enemy.78.42 from…: or, from affliction
How he had wrought his signs in Egypt, and his wonders in the field of Zoan:78.43 wrought: Heb. set
And had turned their rivers into blood; and their floods, that they could not drink.
He sent divers sorts of flies among them, which devoured them; and frogs, which destroyed them.
He gave also their increase unto the caterpiller, and their labour unto the locust.
He destroyed their vines with hail, and their sycomore trees with frost.78.47 destroyed: Heb. killed78.47 frost: or, great hailstones
He gave up their cattle also to the hail, and their flocks to hot thunderbolts.78.48 gave…: Heb. shut up78.48 hot…: or, lightnings
He cast upon them the fierceness of his anger, wrath, and indignation, and trouble, by sending evil angels among them.
He made a way to his anger; he spared not their soul from death, but gave their life over to the pestilence;78.50 He made…: Heb. He weighed a path78.50 life…: or, beasts to the murrain
And smote all the firstborn in Egypt; the chief of their strength in the tabernacles of Ham:
But made his own people to go forth like sheep, and guided them in the wilderness like a flock.
And he led them on safely, so that they feared not: but the sea overwhelmed their enemies.78.53 overwhelmed: Heb. covered
And he brought them to the border of his sanctuary, even to this mountain, which his right hand had purchased.
He cast out the heathen also before them, and divided them an inheritance by line, and made the tribes of Israel to dwell in their tents.