O Lord our God, you answered them;
you were l a forgiving God to them,
but m an avenger of their wrongdoings.
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
Then the Lord said, "I have pardoned, according to your word.
Then the Lord sent a plague on the people, because they made the calf, the one that Aaron made.
And the Lord said to Moses and Aaron, "Because you did not believe in me, to uphold me as holy in the eyes of the people of Israel, therefore you shall not bring this assembly into the land that I have given them.
And the Lord was so angry with Aaron that he was ready to destroy him. And I prayed for Aaron also at the same time.
Fear not, O Jacob my servant, declares the Lord, for I am with you. I will make a full end of all the nations to which I have driven you, but of you I will not make a full end. I will discipline you in just measure, and I will by no means leave you unpunished.