28 “But (A)as soon as they had rest, they did evil again before You;
Therefore You abandoned them to the hand of their enemies, so that they ruled over them.
When they cried again to You, You heard from heaven,
And (B)many times You rescued them according to Your compassion,
29 And (C)admonished them in order to turn them back to Your law.
Yet (D)they acted arrogantly and did not listen to Your commandments but sinned against Your ordinances,
By (E)which if a man observes them he shall live.
And they [a](F)turned a stubborn shoulder and stiffened their neck, and would not listen.
30 (G)However, You bore with them for many years,
And (H)admonished them by (I)Your Spirit through Your prophets,
Yet they would not give ear.
Therefore You gave them into the hand of the peoples of the lands.

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  1. Nehemiah 9:29 Lit gave