Nehemiah 9:33-35 Evangelical Heritage Version (EHV)
33 You are righteous in regard to everything that has come upon us,
because you have acted faithfully, but we have acted wickedly.
34 Our kings, our officials, our priests, and our ancestors did not follow your law.
They did not pay attention to your commands
or to your testimony that you gave against them.
35 Although they were in their own kingdom,
and they were enjoying your great goodness that you gave to them,
and they were enjoying the spacious and fertile land
that you placed before them,
they still did not serve you,
and they did not repent of their evil deeds.