Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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
for my name's
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

the heathen
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

Verse Info

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 follow My statutes and they rejected My ordinances—the person who does them will live by them. They also completely profaned My Sabbaths. So I considered pouring out My wrath on them in the wilderness to put an end to them. 14 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. 15 However, I swore to them in the wilderness that I would not bring them into the land I had given them—the most beautiful of all lands, flowing with milk and honey—


Cross References

Ezekiel 20:9

But I acted because of My name, so that it would not be profaned in the eyes of the nations they were living among, in whose sight I had made Myself known to Israel by bringing them out of Egypt.

Ezekiel 20:22

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

Ezekiel 36:22-23

“Therefore, say to the house of Israel: This is what the Lord God says: It is not for your sake that I will act, house of Israel, but for My holy name, which you profaned among the nations where you went.

Ephesians 1:6

to the praise of His glorious grace that He favored us with in the Beloved.

Ephesians 1:12

so that we who had already put our hope in the Messiah might bring praise to His glory.

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