237. Where did He find them? It is written, "He found him in a desert land, and in the waste howling wilderness" (Ibid. 10), "Terah, the father of Abraham...And I took your father Abraham" (Yehoshua 24:2-3). Since then He guided Yisrael in every generation and did not separate from them, and led them with compassion, as it says, "As an eagle stirs up her nest" (Devarim 32:11).