The Lord said to Moses, “Whoever has sinned against me – that person I will wipe out of my book.
May his descendants 1 be cut off! 2 May the memory of them be wiped out by the time the next generation arrives! 3
May their names be deleted from the scroll of the living! 1 Do not let their names be listed with the godly! 2
May his ancestors’ 1 sins be remembered by the Lord! May his mother’s sin not be forgotten! 2
The Lord had not decreed that he would blot out Israel’s memory 1 from under heaven, 2 so he delivered them through Jeroboam son of Joash.
But now, if you will forgive their sin…, 1 but if not, wipe me out 2 from your book that you have written.” 3
Do not cover their iniquity, and do not wipe out their sin from before them. For they have bitterly offended 1 the builders! 2
The Lord said to Moses, “Write this as a memorial in the 1 book, and rehearse 2 it in Joshua’s hearing; 3 for I will surely wipe out 4 the remembrance 5 of Amalek from under heaven.
Stand aside 1 and I will destroy them, obliterating their very name from memory, 2 and I will make you into a stronger and more numerous nation than they are.”
Then 1 the first son 2 she bears will continue the name of the dead brother, thus preventing his name from being blotted out of Israel.
I, I am the one who blots out your rebellious deeds for my sake; your sins I do not remember.
So the Lord 1 destroyed 2 every living thing that was on the surface of the ground, including people, animals, creatures that creep along the ground, and birds of the sky. 3 They were wiped off the earth. Only Noah and those who were with him in the ark survived. 4
For the music director; a psalm of David, written when Nathan the prophet confronted him after David’s affair with Bathsheba. 2 Have mercy on me, O God, because of 3 your loyal love! Because of 4 your great compassion, wipe away my rebellious acts! 5
You terrified the nations with your battle cry; 1 you destroyed the wicked; 2 you permanently wiped out all memory of them. 3
The Lord will be unwilling to forgive him, and his intense anger 1 will rage 2 against that man; all the curses 3 written in this scroll will fall upon him 4 and the Lord will obliterate his name from memory. 5
For in seven days 1 I will cause it to rain 2 on the earth for forty days and forty nights, and I will wipe from the face of the ground every living thing that I have made.”
The 1 remnant of Benjamin must be preserved. An entire Israelite tribe should not be wiped out. 2
The one who conquers 1 will be dressed like them 2 in white clothing, 3 and I will never 4 erase 5 his name from the book of life, but 6 will declare 7 his name before my Father and before his angels.
But you, Lord, know all their plots to kill me. Do not pardon their crimes! Do not ignore their sins as though you had erased them! 1 Let them be brought down in defeat before you! Deal with them while you are still angry! 2