Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified

The Lord will not abandon His people for His great name’s sake, because the Lord has been pleased 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.

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.

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 and turn ye not aside; for then would ye go after vain things which cannot profit nor deliver, for they are vain. 22 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. 23 Moreover as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against Jehovah in ceasing to pray for you: but I will instruct you in the good and the right way.



Cross References

Joshua 7:9

For the Canaanites and all the inhabitants of the land will hear of it, and will compass us round, and cut off our name from the earth: and what wilt thou do for thy great name?

1 Kings 6:13

And I will dwell among the children of Israel, and will not forsake my people Israel.

Psalm 106:8

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

Deuteronomy 7:7-8

Jehovah did not set his love upon you, nor choose you, because ye were more in number than any people; for ye were the fewest of all peoples:

Jeremiah 14:21

Do not abhor us , for thy name's sake; do not disgrace the throne of thy glory: remember, break not thy covenant with us.

Exodus 32:12

Wherefore should the Egyptians speak, saying, For evil did he bring them forth, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from thy fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against thy people.

Deuteronomy 14:2

For thou art a holy people unto Jehovah thy God, and Jehovah hath chosen thee to be a people for his own possession, above all peoples that are upon the face of the earth.

Psalm 94:14

For Jehovah will not cast off his people, Neither will he forsake his inheritance.

Ezekiel 20:9

But I wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, among which they were, in whose sight I made myself known unto them, in bringing them forth out of the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 20:14

But I wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, in whose sight I brought them out.

1 Peter 2:9

But ye are a elect race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God's own possession, that ye may show forth the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

Exodus 19:5-6

Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be mine own possession from among all peoples: for all the earth is mine:

Numbers 14:13-19

And Moses said unto Jehovah, Then the Egyptians will hear it; for thou broughtest up this people in thy might from among them;

Deuteronomy 9:5

Not for thy righteousness, or for the uprightness of thy heart, dost thou go in to possess their land; but for the wickedness of these nations Jehovah thy God doth drive them out from before thee, and that he may establish the word which Jehovah sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

Deuteronomy 31:17

Then my anger shall be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them, and I will hide my face from them, and they shall be devoured, and many evils and troubles shall come upon them; so that they will say in that day, Are not these evils come upon us because our God is not among us?

Deuteronomy 32:26-27

I said, I would scatter them afar, I would make the remembrance of them to cease from among men;

2 Kings 21:14

And I will cast off the remnant of mine inheritance, and deliver them into the hand of their enemies; and they shall become a prey and a spoil to all their enemies;

1 Chronicles 28:9

And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind; for Jehovah searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.

2 Chronicles 15:2

and he went out to meet Asa, and said unto him, Hear ye me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: Jehovah is with you, while ye are with him; and if ye seek him, he will be found of you; but if ye forsake him, he will forsake you.

Isaiah 37:35

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

Isaiah 41:17

The poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue faileth for thirst; I, Jehovah, will answer them, I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.

Isaiah 42:16

And I will bring the blind by a way that they know not; in paths that they know not will I lead them; I will make darkness light before them, and crooked places straight. These things will I do, and I will not forsake them.

Isaiah 43:25

I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake; and I will not remember thy sins.

Isaiah 48:11

For mine own sake, for mine own sake, will I do it; for how should my name be profaned? and my glory will I not give to another.

Jeremiah 14:7

Though our iniquities testify against us, work thou for thy name's sake, O Jehovah; for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against thee.

Jeremiah 33:24-26

Considerest thou not what this people have spoken, saying, The two families which Jehovah did choose, he hath cast them off? thus do they despise my people, that they should be no more a nation before them.

Lamentations 3:31-32

For the Lord will not cast off for ever.

Lamentations 5:20

Wherefore dost thou forget us for ever, And forsake us so long time?

Malachi 1:2

I have loved you, saith Jehovah. Yet ye say, Wherein hast thou loved us? Was not Esau Jacob's brother, saith Jehovah: yet I loved Jacob;

Matthew 11:26

yea, Father, for so it was well-pleasing in thy sight.

John 15:16

Ye did not choose me, but I chose you, and appointed you, that ye should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should abide: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.

Romans 9:13-18

Even as it is written, Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.

Romans 11:29

For the gifts and the calling of God are not repented of.

1 Corinthians 4:7

For who maketh thee to differ? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? but if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory as if thou hadst 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 should be unto the praise of his glory, we who had before hoped in Christ:

Philippians 1:6

being confident of this very thing, that he who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Jesus Christ:

Hebrews 13:5

Be ye free from the love of money; content with such things as ye have: for himself hath said, I will in no wise fail thee, neither will I in any wise forsake thee.

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