The LORD your God has blessed you in all the work of your hands. He has watched over your journey through this vast desert. These forty years the LORD your God has been with you, and you have not lacked anything.
"he endured their conduct for about forty years in the desert," -
"Remember how the LORD your God led you all the way in the desert these forty years, to humble you and to test you in order to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep his commands." -
"During the forty years that I led you through the desert, your clothes did not wear out, nor did the sandals on your feet." -
""Did you bring me sacrifices and offerings forty years in the desert, O house of Israel?" -
"Again the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD, so the LORD delivered them into the hands of the Philistines for forty years." -