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Nehemiah 9:20-23

20-23You gave them your good Spirit

to teach them to live wisely. You never stinted with your manna,

gave them plenty of water to drink. You supported them forty years in that desert;

they had everything they needed; Their clothes didn't wear out

and their feet never blistered. You gave them kingdoms and peoples,

establishing generous boundaries. They took over the country of Sihon king of Heshbon

and the country of Og king of Bashan. You multiplied children for them,

rivaling the stars in the night skies, And you brought them into the land

that you promised their ancestors

they would get and own.

24-25Well, they entered all right,

they took it and settled in. The Canaanites who lived there

you brought to their knees before them. You turned over their land, kings, and peoples

to do with as they pleased. They took strong cities and fertile fields,

they took over well-furnished houses, Cisterns, vineyards, olive groves,

and lush, extensive orchards. And they ate, grew fat on the fat of the land;

they reveled in your bountiful goodness.