Psalm 78:34-42 KJV
When he slew them, then they sought him:
And they returned and enquired early after God.
And they remembered that God was their rock,
And the high God their redeemer.
Nevertheless they did flatter him with their mouth,
And they lied unto him with their tongues.
For their heart was not right with him,
Neither were they stedfast in his covenant.
But he, being full of compassion,
Forgave their iniquity, and destroyed them not:
Yea, many a time turned he his anger away,
And did not stir up all his wrath.
For he remembered that they were but flesh;
A wind that passeth away, and cometh not again.
How oft did they provoke him in the wilderness,
And grieve him in the desert!
Yea, they turned back and tempted God,
And limited the Holy One of Israel.
They remembered not his hand,
Nor the day when he delivered them from the enemy.