R.) O Lord, remember me out of love you have for your people.
Our sin is the sin of our Fathers; we have done wrong, our deeds have been evil. Our fathers when they were in Egypt paid no heed to your wonderful deeds. (R.)
But they soon forgot his deeds, and would not wait upon his will. They yielded to their cravings in the desert and put God to the test in the l wilderness. (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.)