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Jeremiah 9:2

Oh that I had in the desert A wayfarers' lodging place; That I might leave my people And go from them! For all of them are adulterers, An assembly of treacherous men.

Proverbs 9:6

"Forsake your folly and live, And proceed in the way of understanding."

Amos 5:2

She has fallen, she will not rise again-- The virgin Israel She lies neglected on her land; There is none to raise her up.

John 10:12

"He who is a hired hand, and not a shepherd, who is not the owner of the sheep, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep and flees, and the wolf snatches them and scatters them.

Zechariah 11:17

"Woe to the worthless shepherd Who leaves the flock! A sword will be on his arm And on his right eye! His arm will be totally withered And his right eye will be blind."

Mark 6:11

"Any place that does not receive you or listen to you, as you go out from there, shake the dust off the soles of your feet for a testimony against them."

Luke 9:5

"And as for those who do not receive you, as you go out from that city, shake the dust off your feet as a testimony against them."

Luke 10:11

'Even the dust of your city which clings to our feet we wipe off in protest against you; yet be sure of this, that the kingdom of God has come near.'

Acts 13:51

But they shook off the dust of their feet in protest against them and went to Iconium.

Nehemiah 5:13

I also shook out the front of my garment and said, "Thus may God shake out every man from his house and from his possessions who does not fulfill this promise; even thus may he be shaken out and emptied " And all the assembly said, "Amen!" And they praised the LORD. Then the people did according to this promise.

Acts 22:23

And as they were crying out and throwing off their cloaks and tossing dust into the air,

Genesis 42:33

"The man, the lord of the land, said to us, 'By this I will know that you are honest men: leave one of your brothers with me and take grain for the famine of your households, and go.

Genesis 44:22

"But we said to my lord, 'The lad cannot leave his father, for if he should leave his father, his father would die.'

Genesis 50:8

and all the household of Joseph and his brothers and his father's household; they left only their little ones and their flocks and their herds in the land of Goshen.

Exodus 9:21

but he who paid no regard to the word of the LORD left his servants and his livestock in the field.

2 Timothy 1:15

You are aware of the fact that all who are in Asia turned away from me, among whom are Phygelus and Hermogenes.

2 Timothy 4:16

At my first defense no one supported me, but all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.

Acts 13:13

Now Paul and his companions put out to sea from Paphos and came to Perga in Pamphylia; but John left them and returned to Jerusalem.

Acts 15:38

But Paul kept insisting that they should not take him along who had deserted them in Pamphylia and had not gone with them to the work.

1 Thessalonians 3:1

Therefore when we could endure it no longer, we thought it best to be left behind at Athens alone,

Job 20:19

"For he has oppressed and forsaken the poor; He has seized a house which he has not built.

Isaiah 60:15

"Whereas you have been forsaken and hated With no one passing through, I will make you an everlasting pride, A joy from generation to generation.

Jeremiah 51:9

We applied healing to Babylon, but she was not healed; Forsake her and let us each go to his own country, For her judgment has reached to heaven And towers up to the very skies.

Isaiah 54:6

"For the LORD has called you, Like a wife forsaken and grieved in spirit, Even like a wife of one's youth when she is rejected," Says your God.

Psalm 88:5

Forsaken among the dead, Like the slain who lie in the grave, Whom You remember no more, And they are cut off from Your hand.

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