R.) O give thanks to the Lord for he is good.
They fashioned a calf at Horeb and worshipped an image of metal, exchanging the God who was their glory for the image of a bull that eats grass. (R.)
They forgot the God who was their saviour, who had done such great things in Egypt, such portents in the land of Ham, such marvels at the Read Sea. (R.)
For this he said he would destroy them, but Moses, the man he had chosen, stood in the breach before him, to turn back his anger from destruction. (R.)