17:7 This happened because the Israelites sinned against the Lord their God, who brought them up from the land of Egypt and freed them from the power of 2 Pharaoh king of Egypt. They worshiped 3 other gods;
1 tn The Hebrew text has simply “Israel” as the object of the verb.
2 tn Heb “and from under the hand of.” The words “freed them” are added in the translation for stylistic reasons.
3 tn Heb “feared.”