9:13 Moreover, he said to me, “I have taken note of these people; they are a stubborn lot!
9:14 Stand aside and I will destroy them, obliterating their very name from memory, and I will make you into a stronger and more numerous nation than they are.”
9:19 For I was terrified at the Lord’s intense anger that threatened to destroy you. But he listened to me this time as well.
Moses’ Plea on Behalf of the Lord’s Reputation
9:25 I lay flat on the ground before the Lord for forty days and nights, for he had said he would destroy you.