33 Your children will be shepherds here for forty years,(A) suffering for your unfaithfulness, until the last of your bodies lies in the wilderness.

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13 The Lord’s anger burned against Israel(A) and he made them wander in the wilderness forty years, until the whole generation of those who had done evil in his sight was gone.(B)

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Remember how the Lord your God led(A) you all the way in the wilderness these forty years, to humble and test(B) you in order to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep his commands.

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Warning Against Unbelief

So, as the Holy Spirit says:(A)

“Today, if you hear his voice,
    do not harden your hearts(B)
as you did in the rebellion,
    during the time of testing in the wilderness,
where your ancestors tested and tried me,
    though for forty years they saw what I did.(C)

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