Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"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.

King James Version

But I wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted before the heathen, in whose sight I brought them out.

Holman Bible

But I acted because of My name, so that it would not be profaned in the eyes of the nations in whose sight I had brought them out.

International Standard Version

I did this so my reputation wouldn't be tarnished among the nations in whose presence I had brought them out.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

And I was acting for the honour of my name, so that it might not be made unclean in the eyes of the nations, before whose eyes I had taken them out.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But I intervened for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted before the Gentiles, in whose sight I brought them out.

Julia Smith Translation

And I shall do for sake of my name, that it was not polluted before the eyes of the nations which I brought them forth before their eyes

King James 2000

But I acted for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted before the nations, in whose sight I brought them out.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and I acted for the sake of my name, [that it] not be profaned before the eyes of the nations {before whom I brought them out}.

Modern King James verseion

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.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yet I would not do it, for my name's sake: lest it should be dishonored before the Heathen, from the which I had carried them away.

NET Bible

I acted for the sake of my reputation, so that I would not be profaned before the nations in whose sight I had brought them out.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

Howbeit I wrought with effect for the sake of mine own Name, - that it should not b profaned in the eyes of the nations, in whose eyes I had brought them forth.

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

And I do it for My name's sake, Not to pollute it before the eyes of the nations, Before whose eyes I brought them forth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

the heathen
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

Context Readings

God's Dealings With Israel For His Name's Sake

13 "But the house of Israel rebelled against Me in the wilderness They did not walk in My statutes and they rejected My ordinances, by which, if a man observes them, he will live; and My sabbaths they greatly profaned Then I resolved to pour out My wrath on them in the wilderness, to annihilate them. 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. 15 "Also I swore to them in the wilderness that I would not bring them into the land which I had given them, flowing with milk and honey, which is the glory of all lands,


Cross References

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 20:22

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

Ezekiel 36:22-23

"Therefore say to the house of Israel, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "It is not for your sake, O house of Israel, that I am about to act, but for My holy name, which you have profaned among the nations where you went.

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.

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