Parallel Verses

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.

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 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 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 do not turn aside to go after vanities, 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 has pleased Jehovah to make you His people. 23 Also, I, far be it from me that I should sin against Jehovah from ceasing to pray for you. But I will teach you the good and the right way.



Cross References

Joshua 7:9

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

1 Kings 6:13

And I will live among the sons of Israel, and will not forsake My people Israel.

Psalm 106:8

But He saved them for His name's sake, to make His mighty power known.

Deuteronomy 7:7-8

Jehovah did not set His love upon you, nor choose you, because you were more in number than any people, for you were the fewest of all people.

Jeremiah 14:21

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

Exodus 32:12

Why should the Egyptians speak and say, He brought them out for harm, to kill them in the mountains and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn from Your fierce wrath, and be moved to pity as to this evil against Your people.

Deuteronomy 14:2

For you are a holy people to Jehovah your God, and Jehovah has chosen you to be a peculiar people to Himself, above all the nations that are on the earth.

Psalm 94:14

For Jehovah will not cast off His people, nor will He forsake His inheritance.

Ezekiel 20:9

But I worked for My name's sake, that it should not be profaned before the nations among whom they were, for I made Myself known to them in their eyes, by bringing them out of the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 20:14

But I worked for My name's sake, so that it should not be profaned before the nations in whose sight I brought them out.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for possession, so that you might speak of the praises of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;

Exodus 19:5-6

And now if you will obey My voice indeed, and keep My covenant, then you shall be a peculiar treasure to Me above all the nations; for all the earth is Mine.

Numbers 14:13-19

And Moses said to Jehovah, Then the Egyptians will hear, for You have brought up this people in Your might from among them.

Deuteronomy 9:5

Not for your righteousness, or for the uprightness of your heart, do you go to possess their land. But for the wickedness of these nations Jehovah your God drives them out from before you, so that He may perform the Word which Jehovah swore to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and 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 befall them, so that they will say in that day, Have not these evils come on us because our God is not among us?

Deuteronomy 32:26-27

I said I would dash them to pieces; I would make the memory of them to cease from among men,

2 Kings 21:14

And I will forsake the remnant of My 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 you, Solomon my son, know the God of your father and serve Him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind. For Jehovah searches all hearts and understands all the imaginations of the thoughts. If you seek Him, He will be found by you. But if you forsake Him, He will cast you off forever.

2 Chronicles 15:2

And he went out to meet Asa, and said to him, Hear me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin. Jehovah is with you while you are with Him. And if you seek Him, He will be found by you. 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 poor and needy seek water, and there is none; their tongue fails for thirst, I Jehovah will hear them, I the God of Israel will not leave them.

Isaiah 42:16

And I will bring the blind by a way they knew not; I will lead them in paths they have not known; I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. I will do these things to them, and not forsake them.

Isaiah 43:25

I, I am He who blots out your sins for My own sake, and will not remember your sins.

Isaiah 48:11

For my sake, for My sake I will do it; for why should My name be defiled? And I will not give My glory to another.

Jeremiah 14:7

O Jehovah, though our iniquities testify against us, act for Your name's sake; for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against You.

Jeremiah 33:24-26

Do you not consider what this people have spoken, saying, The two families which Jehovah has chosen, He has even cast them off? So they have despised My people, that they should be no more a nation before them.

Lamentations 3:31-32

For the Lord will not cast off forever;

Lamentations 5:20

Why do You forget us forever and forsake us the length of days?

Malachi 1:2

I have loved you, says Jehovah. But you say, In what have You loved us? Was not Esau Jacob's brother? says Jehovah; yet I loved Jacob,

Matthew 11:26

Even so, Father, for so it seemed good in Your sight.

John 15:16

You have not chosen Me, but I have chosen you and ordained you that you should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain; that whatever you shall ask of the Father in My name, He may give it to you.

Romans 9:13-18

As it is written, "Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated."

Romans 11:29

For the free gifts and calling of God are without repentance.

1 Corinthians 4:7

For who makes you to differ from another? And 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, in which He has made us accepted in the One having been loved.

Ephesians 1:12

for us to be to the praise of His glory, who previously had trusted in Christ;

Philippians 1:6

being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ,

Hebrews 13:5

Let your way of life be without the love of money, and be content with such things as you have, for He has said, "Not at all will I leave you, not at all will I forsake you, never!"

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