Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For the LORD will not abandon His people on account of His great name, because the LORD has been pleased to make you a people for Himself.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

The Lord will not abandon His people, because of His great name and because He has determined to make you His own people.

International Standard Version

Indeed, the LORD won't abandon His people for the sake of His great name, for the LORD desires to make you a people for himself.

A Conservative Version

For LORD will not forsake his people for his great name's sake, because it has pleased LORD to make you a people to himself.

American Standard Version

For Jehovah will not forsake his people for his great name's sake, because it hath pleased Jehovah to make you a people unto himself.

Amplified

The Lord will not forsake His people for His great name's sake, for it has pleased Him to make you a people for Himself.

Bible in Basic English

For the Lord will not give his people up, because of the honour of his name; for it was the Lord's pleasure to make of you a people for himself.

Darby Translation

For Jehovah will not cast away his people for his great name's sake; because it has pleased Jehovah to make you his people.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

For Jehovah will not cast off his people on account of his great name, for Jehovah willed to make you to him for a people.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

For Yahweh will not forsake his people for the sake of his great name, because Yahweh has decided to make you his [own] people.

Modern King James verseion

For Jehovah will not forsake His people for His great name's sake, because it has pleased Jehovah to make you His people.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But the LORD will not forsake his people, because of his great name's sake: because the LORD hath begun to make you his people.

NET Bible

The Lord will not abandon his people because he wants to uphold his great reputation. The Lord was pleased to make you his own people.

New Heart English Bible

For the LORD will not forsake his people for his great name's sake, because it has pleased the LORD to make you a people to himself.

The Emphasized Bible

For Yahweh will not give up his people, because of his great name, for Yahweh was minded to make you his people.

Webster

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.

World English Bible

For Yahweh will not forsake his people for his great name's sake, because it has pleased Yahweh to make you a people to himself.

Youngs Literal Translation

for Jehovah doth not leave His people, on account of His great name; for Jehovah hath been pleased to make you to Him for a people.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For the Lord

Usage: 0

will not forsake
נטשׁ 
Natash 
Usage: 40

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

יאל 
Ya'al 
Usage: 18

the Lord

Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Samuel 12:22

References

Images 1 Samuel 12:22

Prayers for 1 Samuel 12:22

Context Readings

Samuel's Charge To Israel

21 "You must not turn aside, for then you would go after futile things which can not profit or deliver, because they are futile. 22 "For the LORD will not abandon His people on account of His great name, because the LORD has been pleased to make you a people for Himself. 23 "Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the LORD by ceasing to pray for you; but I will instruct you in the good and right way.



Cross References

Joshua 7:9

"For the Canaanites and all the inhabitants of the land will hear of it, and they will surround us and cut off our name from the earth. And what will You do for Your great name?"

1 Kings 6:13

"I will dwell among the sons of Israel, and will not forsake My people Israel."

Psalm 106:8

Nevertheless He saved them for the sake of His name, That He might make His power known.

Deuteronomy 7:7-8

"The LORD did not set His love on you nor choose you because you were more in number than any of the peoples, for you were the fewest of all peoples,

Jeremiah 14:21

Do not despise us, for Your own name's sake; Do not disgrace the throne of Your glory; Remember and do not annul Your covenant with us.

Exodus 32:12

"Why should the Egyptians speak, saying, 'With evil intent He brought them out to kill them in the mountains and to destroy them from the face of the earth'? Turn from Your burning anger and change Your mind about doing harm to Your people.

Deuteronomy 14:2

"For you are a holy people to the LORD your God, and the LORD has chosen you to be a people for His own possession out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth.

Psalm 94:14

For the LORD will not abandon His people, Nor will He forsake His inheritance.

Ezekiel 20:9

"But I acted for the sake of My name, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations among whom they lived, in whose sight I made Myself known to them by bringing them out of the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 20:14

"But I acted for the sake of My name, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, before whose sight I had brought them out.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God's OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;

Exodus 19:5-6

'Now then, if you will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant, then you shall be My own possession among all the peoples, for all the earth is Mine;

Numbers 14:13-19

But Moses said to the LORD, "Then the Egyptians will hear of it, for by Your strength You brought up this people from their midst,

Deuteronomy 9:5

"It is not for your righteousness or for the uprightness of your heart that you are going to possess their land, but it is because of the wickedness of these nations that the LORD your God is driving them out before you, in order to confirm the oath which the LORD swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.

Deuteronomy 31:17

"Then My anger will be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them and hide My face from them, and they will be consumed, and many evils and troubles will come upon them; so that they will say in that day, 'Is it not because our God is not among us that these evils have come upon us?'

Deuteronomy 32:26-27

'I would have said, "I will cut them to pieces, I will remove the memory of them from men,"

2 Kings 21:14

'I will abandon the remnant of My inheritance and deliver them into the hand of their enemies, and they will become as plunder and spoil to all their enemies;

1 Chronicles 28:9

"As for you, my son Solomon, know the God of your father, and serve Him with a whole heart and a willing mind; for the LORD searches all hearts, and understands every intent of the thoughts If you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever.

2 Chronicles 15:2

and he went out to meet Asa and said to him, "Listen to me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: the LORD is with you when you are with Him And if you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will forsake you.

Isaiah 37:35

'For I will defend this city to save it for My own sake and for My servant David's sake.'"

Isaiah 41:17

"The afflicted and needy are seeking water, but there is none, And their tongue is parched with thirst; I, the LORD, will answer them Myself, As the God of Israel I will not forsake them.

Isaiah 42:16

"I will lead the blind by a way they do not know, In paths they do not know I will guide them I will make darkness into light before them And rugged places into plains These are the things I will do, And I will not leave them undone."

Isaiah 43:25

"I, even I, am the one who wipes out your transgressions for My own sake, And I will not remember your sins.

Isaiah 48:11

"For My own sake, for My own sake, I will act; For how can My name be profaned? And My glory I will not give to another.

Jeremiah 14:7

"Although our iniquities testify against us, O LORD, act for Your name's sake! Truly our apostasies have been many, We have sinned against You.

Jeremiah 33:24-26

"Have you not observed what this people have spoken, saying, 'The two families which the LORD chose, He has rejected them'? Thus they despise My people, no longer are they as a nation in their sight.

Lamentations 3:31-32

For the Lord will not reject forever,

Lamentations 5:20

Why do You forget us forever? Why do You forsake us so long?

Malachi 1:2

"I have loved you," says the LORD But you say, "How have You loved us?" "Was not Esau Jacob's brother?" declares the LORD "Yet I have loved Jacob;

Matthew 11:26

"Yes, Father, for this way was well-pleasing in Your sight.

John 15:16

"You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you.

Romans 9:13-18

Just as it is written, "JACOB I LOVED, BUT ESAU I HATED."

Romans 11:29

for the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable.

1 Corinthians 4:7

For who regards you as superior? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as if you had not received it?

Ephesians 1:6

to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

Ephesians 1:12

to the end that we who were the first to hope in Christ would be to the praise of His glory.

Philippians 1:6

For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.

Hebrews 13:5

Make sure that your character is free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, "I WILL NEVER DESERT YOU, NOR WILL I EVER FORSAKE YOU,"

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