283 occurrences in 13 translations

'Sake' in the Bible

And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;

And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done.

Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister: that it may be well with me for thy sake; and my soul shall live because of thee.

And he entreated Abram well for her sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, and he asses, and menservants, and maidservants, and she asses, and camels.

What if there are 50 righteous people in the city? Will You really sweep it away instead of sparing the place for the sake of the 50 righteous people who are in it?

The Lord said, "If at Sodom I find 50 righteous people in the city, I will spare the whole place for their sake."

And he spake unto him yet again, and said, Peradventure there shall be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for forty's sake.

Abraham then asked, "I hope my LORD will not be angry if I speak. What if 30 are found there?" The LORD answered, "I won't do it for the sake of those 30."

And he said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord: Peradventure there shall be twenty found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for twenty's sake.

And he said, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak yet but this once: Peradventure ten shall be found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for ten's sake.

And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place; and they will slay me for my wife's sake.

And the thing is very wrong in the eyes of Abraham, for his son's sake;

And the LORD appeared unto him the same night, and said, I am the God of Abraham thy father: fear not, for I am with thee, and will bless thee, and multiply thy seed for my servant Abraham's sake.

And Laban said unto him, I pray thee, if I have found favour in thine eyes, tarry: for I have learned by experience that the LORD hath blessed me for thy sake.

And it came to pass from the time that he had made him overseer in his house, and over all that he had, that the LORD blessed the Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake; and the blessing of the LORD was upon all that he had in the house, and in the field.

'And yet for this I have caused thee to stand, so as to show thee My power, and for the sake of declaring My Name in all the earth;

And Moses told his father in law all that the LORD had done unto Pharaoh and to the Egyptians for Israel's sake, and all the travail that had come upon them by the way, and how the LORD delivered them.

And if a man smite the eye of his servant, or the eye of his maid, that it perish; he shall let him go free for his eye's sake.

And if he smite out his manservant's tooth, or his maidservant's tooth; he shall let him go free for his tooth's sake.

For their sake I will remember the covenant with their fathers, whom I brought out of the land of Egypt in the sight of the nations to be their God; I am the Lord."

And Moses said unto him, Enviest thou for my sake? would God that all the LORD'S people were prophets, and that the LORD would put his spirit upon them!

Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, hath turned my wrath away from the children of Israel, while he was zealous for my sake among them, that I consumed not the children of Israel in my jealousy.

For they vex you with their wiles, wherewith they have beguiled you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of a prince of Midian, their sister, which was slain in the day of the plague for Peor's sake.

'Also with me hath Jehovah been angry for your sake, saying, Also, thou dost not go in thither;

'And Jehovah sheweth himself wroth with me, for your sake, and hath not hearkened unto me, and Jehovah saith unto me, Enough for thee; add not to speak unto Me any more about this thing:

"Therefore, for your own sake, be very careful, since you did not see any form on the day that the LORD your God spoke to you in Horeb from the midst of the fire.

"You are the sons of the LORD your God; you shall not cut yourselves nor shave your forehead for the sake of the dead.

'And Jehovah thy God hath circumcised thy heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love Jehovah thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, for the sake of thy life;

For the Lord will revoke sentence for His people and relent for His servants' sake when He sees that their power is gone and none remains, whether bond or free.

And you have seen all that the Lord your God has done to all these nations for your sake; for it is the Lord your God Who has fought for you.

Take utmost care for [the sake of] your life to love Yahweh your God,

(only for the sake of the generations of the sons of Israel's knowing, to teach them war, only those who formerly have not known them) --

For the LORD will not forsake his people for his great name's sake: because it hath pleased the LORD to make you his people.

Then said David, O LORD God of Israel, thy servant hath certainly heard that Saul seeketh to come to Keilah, to destroy the city for my sake.

So Abner said to Asahel {once again}, "{For your own sake}, turn aside {from following me}. Why should I strike you down to the ground? How could I {show my face} to Joab your brother?"

And David perceived that the LORD had established him king over Israel, and that he had exalted his kingdom for his people Israel's sake.

For thy word's sake, and according to thine own heart, hast thou done all these great things, to make thy servant know them.

And David said, Is there yet any that is left of the house of Saul, that I may shew him kindness for Jonathan's sake?

And David said unto him, Fear not: for I will surely shew thee kindness for Jonathan thy father's sake, and will restore thee all the land of Saul thy father; and thou shalt eat bread at my table continually.

"Be strong, and let us show ourselves courageous for the sake of our people and for the cities of our God; and may the LORD do what is good in His sight."

and sent a message written by Nathan the prophet to call his name Jedidiah, for the Lord's sake.

And Absalom saith -- and all the men of Israel -- 'Better is the counsel of Hushai the Archite than the counsel of Ahithophel;' and Jehovah willed to make void the good counsel of Ahithophel for the sake of Jehovah's bringing unto Absalom the evil.

And the king commanded Joab and Abishai and Ittai, saying, Deal gently for my sake with the young man, even with Absalom. And all the people heard when the king gave all the captains charge concerning Absalom.

The man replied to Joab, "Even if I were receiving a thousand pieces of silver, I would not strike the king's son! In our very presence the king gave this order to you and Abishai and Ittai, 'Protect the young man Absalom for my sake.'

Moreover concerning a stranger, that is not of thy people Israel, but cometh out of a far country for thy name's sake;

Notwithstanding in thy days I will not do it for David thy father's sake: but I will rend it out of the hand of thy son.

Howbeit I will not rend away all the kingdom; but will give one tribe to thy son for David my servant's sake, and for Jerusalem's sake which I have chosen.

(But he shall have one tribe for my servant David's sake, and for Jerusalem's sake, the city which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel:)

Howbeit I will not take the whole kingdom out of his hand: but I will make him prince all the days of his life for David my servant's sake, whom I chose, because he kept my commandments and my statutes:

Nevertheless for David's sake did the LORD his God give him a lamp in Jerusalem, to set up his son after him, and to establish Jerusalem:

Yet the LORD would not destroy Judah for David his servant's sake, as he promised him to give him alway a light, and to his children.

and Jehovah doth favour them, and pity them, and turn unto them, for the sake of His covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and hath not been willing to destroy them, nor to cast them from His presence as yet.

And the covert for the sabbath that they had built in the house and the king's entry outside, he moved behind the house of the LORD, for the sake of the king of Assyria.

For I will defend this city, to save it, for mine own sake, and for my servant David's sake.

And I will add unto thy days fifteen years; and I will deliver thee and this city out of the hand of the king of Assyria; and I will defend this city for mine own sake, and for my servant David's sake.

Then David knew that the Lord had established him as king over Israel and that his kingdom had been exalted for the sake of His people Israel.

He let no one oppress them, he disciplined kings for their sake,

O LORD, for thy servant's sake, and according to thine own heart, hast thou done all this greatness, in making known all these great things.

"Be strong, and let us show ourselves courageous for the sake of our people and for the cities of our God; and may the LORD do what is good in His sight."

Moreover concerning the stranger, which is not of thy people Israel, but is come from a far country for thy great name's sake, and thy mighty hand, and thy stretched out arm; if they come and pray in this house;

And the king hath not hearkened unto the people, for the revolution hath been from God, for the sake of Jehovah's establishing His word that He spake by the hand of Abijah the Shilonite unto Jeroboam son of Nebat.

"Pay careful attention to your duties, because you are judging not only for the sake of human beings but also for the LORD and he is present with you as you make your rulings.

and Jehovah hath not been willing to destroy the house of David, for the sake of the covenant that He made with David, and as He had said to give to him a lamp, and to his sons -- all the days.

For Yahweh subdued Judah for the sake of Ahaz, king of Israel, for he created disorder in Judah and acted unfaithfully against Yahweh.

But Neco sent messengers to him, saying, "What have we to do with each other, O King of Judah? I am not coming against you today but against the house with which I am at war, and God has ordered me to hurry. Stop for your own sake from interfering with God who is with me, so that He will not destroy you."

Nevertheless for thy great mercies' sake thou didst not utterly consume them, nor forsake them; for thou art a gracious and merciful God.

And Habrona, one of the eunuchs in the presence of the king, said, "Look, the same gallows that Haman had prepared for Mordecai who spoke good [for the sake] of the king stands at Haman's house, fifty cubits high." And the king said, "Hang him on it."

(He is tearing himself in his anger.) For thy sake is earth forsaken? And removed is a rock from its place?

My breath is strange to my wife, though I intreated for the children's sake of mine own body.

"Therefore my disquieting thoughts bring me back {for the sake of} my inward excitement.

Return, O LORD, deliver my soul: oh save me for thy mercies' sake.

Stand up angrily, Lord! Rise up with raging fury against my enemies! Wake up for my sake and execute the judgment you have decreed for them!

Thou hast said to Jehovah, 'My Lord Thou art;' My good is not for thine own sake;

He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.

Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness' sake, O LORD.

For thy name's sake, O LORD, pardon mine iniquity; for it is great.

Shew me, O Jehovah, Thy way, And lead me in a path of uprightness, For the sake of my beholders.

For thou art my rock and my fortress; therefore for thy name's sake lead me, and guide me.

Make thy face to shine upon thy servant: save me for thy mercies' sake.

Yea, for thy sake are we killed all the day long; we are counted as sheep for the slaughter.

Arise for our help, and redeem us for thy mercies' sake.

Appear in your majesty and be victorious! Ride forth for the sake of what is right, on behalf of justice! Then your right hand will accomplish mighty acts!

Rejoice doth Mount Zion, The daughters of Judah are joyful, For the sake of Thy judgments.

Let not them that wait on thee, O Lord GOD of hosts, be ashamed for my sake: let not those that seek thee be confounded for my sake, O God of Israel.

Because for thy sake I have borne reproach; shame hath covered my face.

Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of thy name: and deliver us, and purge away our sins, for thy name's sake.

He let no one oppress them; he disciplined kings for their sake,

Nevertheless he saved them for his name's sake, that he might make his mighty power to be known.

And He remembered His covenant for their sake, And relented according to the greatness of His lovingkindness.

But do thou for me, O GOD the Lord, for thy name's sake: because thy mercy is good, deliver thou me.

Not unto us, O LORD, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for thy truth's sake.

For the sake of my relatives and friends I will now say, "May there be peace within you."

For the sake of the Temple of the LORD our God, I will seek your welfare. A Song of Ascents

A song of ascents. O Lord, for David's sake remember all his strenuous effort,

For thy servant David's sake turn not away the face of thine anointed.

Hear my prayer, O LORD; give ear to my supplications for the sake of thy truth; answer me for the sake of thy righteousness.

Quicken me, O LORD, for thy name's sake: for thy righteousness' sake bring my soul out of trouble.

Thus know wisdom for [the sake of] your soul, if you find [it], then there is a future, and your hope will not be cut off.

I also thought to myself, "It is for the sake of people, so God can clearly show them that they are like animals.

I pray thee, the commandment of a king keep, even for the sake of the oath of God.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אדות אודות 
'owdowth 
Usage: 10

גּלל 
Galal 
because , ... sake , because of thee , for
Usage: 9

דּברה 
Dibrah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

עבר עבוּר 
`abuwr 
sake, that, because of, to, to the intent that
Usage: 49

קנאה 
Qin'ah 
Usage: 43

שׁל 
Shel 
Usage: 137

διά 
Dia 
by , through , with , for , for ... sake , therefore , for this cause , because ,
Usage: 527

ἕνεκα ἕνεκεν εἵνεκεν 
heneka 
for ... sake , for ... cause , for , because 9 , wherefore , by reason of , that ... might
Usage: 8

ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you , ye , for your sakes Trans , not tr ,
Usage: 314

ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

χάριν 
Charin 
Usage: 8



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