“If he destroy him from his place, then it shall deny him, saying, I have not seen thee.”
King James Version (KJV)
8:18 He - God, who is the saviour of good men, and the destroyer of the wicked. It - The place; to which denying him, and seeing him, are here ascribed figuratively. Not seen - He shall be so utterly extirpated and destroyed, that there shall be no memorial of him left.