Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

But I withheld my hand, and I acted for the sake of my name not to be profaned before the eyes of the nations [before] whom I [had] brought them out before their eyes.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

Nevertheless I withdrew mine hand, and wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted in the sight of the heathen, in whose sight I brought them forth.

Holman Bible

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.

International Standard Version

But I withdrew my decision so my reputation wouldn't be tarnished among the nations before whose eyes I brought them out.

A Conservative Version

Nevertheless I withdrew my hand, and worked for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, in whose sight I brought them forth.

American Standard Version

Nevertheless I withdrew my hand, and wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, in whose sight I brought them forth.

Amplified

Yet I withdrew My hand and acted for My Name’s sake, that it would not be profaned in the sight of the [pagan] nations in whose sight I had brought them out [of slavery].

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 withdrew my hand, and 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.

Julia Smith Translation

And I turned back my hand; and I will do for sake of my name, that it was not profaned before the eyes of the nations which I brought them forth before their eyes.

King James 2000

Nevertheless I withdrew my hand, and acted for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted in the sight of the nations, in whose sight I brought them forth.

Modern King James verseion

But I withdrew My hand and worked for My name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the eyes of the nations, from whom I brought them out in their eyes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Nevertheless, I withdrew my hand for my name's sake, lest it should be unhallowed among the Heathen, before whom I had brought them forth.

NET Bible

But I refrained from doing so, and acted instead 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

Nevertheless I withdrew my hand, and worked for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, in whose sight I brought them forth.

The Emphasized Bible

Howbeit I withdrew my hand, and wrought with effect for the sake of mine own Name, - that it should not be profaned before the eyes of the nations, before whose eyes I had brought them forth:

Webster

Nevertheless I withdrew my hand, and wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the heathen, in whose sight I brought them forth.

World English Bible

Nevertheless I withdrew my hand, and worked for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, in whose sight I brought them forth.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I have turned back My hand, 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 out.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

for my name's
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

in the sight
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

of the heathen
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

References

Watsons

Context Readings

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

21 But the children rebelled against me; {they did not walk in my statutes}, and {they did not observe my regulations}, which [if] a person does them, then he will live by them. My Sabbaths they desecrated, and I decided to pour out my rage on them, to finish my anger against them in the desert. 22 But I withheld my hand, and I acted for the sake of my name not to be profaned before the eyes of the nations [before] whom I [had] brought them out before their eyes. 23 What is more, {I swore} to them in the desert to scatter them among the nations and to disperse them in the lands,


Cross References

Ezekiel 20:9

"But I acted for the sake of my name {to keep it from being profaned} before the eyes of the nations {among whom they lived}, where I made known to them before their eyes, to bring them out from the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 20:14

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}.

Psalm 78:38

But he [was] compassionate; he pardoned [their] guilt and did not destroy [them]. And many [times] he turned back his anger and did not stir up all his wrath,

Isaiah 48:9-11

For the sake of my name I {refrain from} my anger, and [for] my praise I restrain [it] for you [so as] not to cut you off.

Jeremiah 14:21

You must not spurn [us] for the sake of your name, you must not dishonor {your glorious throne}. Remember [us]! You must not break your covenant with us.

Job 13:21

withdraw your hand from me, and let not your dread terrify me.

Psalm 79:9-10

Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of your name; and deliver us and forgive our sins for the sake of your name.

Jeremiah 14:7

Although our iniquities testify against us, Yahweh, act for the sake of your name. Yes, our apostasies are many; we have sinned against you.

Ezekiel 20:17

But my eye took pity on them by not destroying them, and {I did not completely destroy them} in the desert.

Psalm 25:11

Also, for the sake of your name, O Yahweh, forgive my sin, because it [is] great.

Psalm 115:1

Not to us, O Yahweh, not to us, but to your name give glory, because of your loyal love, because of your faithfulness.

Lamentations 2:8

Yahweh has planned to destroy the wall of the daughter of Zion. He measured [with] a line; he has not restrained his hand from destroying; he caused rampart and wall to mourn; together they have languished away.

Daniel 9:17

"And now, listen to the prayer of your servant and to his pleas for mercy. Shine your face upon your desolate sanctuary {for your sake, O Lord}.

Daniel 9:19

Lord, listen! Lord, forgive! Lord, pay heed and act! You must not delay {for your sake}, my God; because {your city and your people are called by your name}."

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