New King James Version
28 “But after they had rest,
(A)They again did evil before You.
Therefore You left them in the hand of their enemies,
So that they had dominion over them;
Yet when they returned and cried out to You,
You heard from heaven;
And (B)many times You delivered them according to Your mercies,
29 And [a]testified against them,
That You might bring them back to Your law.
Yet they acted [b]proudly,
And did not heed Your commandments,
But sinned against Your judgments,
(C)‘Which if a man does, he shall live by them.’
And they shrugged their shoulders,
[c]Stiffened their necks,
And would not hear.
30 Yet for many years You had patience with them,
And [d]testified (D)against them by Your Spirit (E)in Your prophets.
Yet they would not listen;
(F)Therefore You gave them into the hand of the peoples of the lands.
31 Nevertheless in Your great mercy
(G)You did not utterly consume them nor forsake them;
For You are God, gracious and merciful.