9:18 Then I again fell down before the Lord for forty days and nights; I ate and drank nothing because of all the sin you had committed, doing such evil before the Lord as to enrage him.
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, 1 for he 2 had said he would destroy you.
1 tn The Hebrew text includes “when I prostrated myself.” Since this is redundant, it has been left untranslated.
2 tn Heb “the Lord.” See note on “he” in 9:3.