Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

For my name's sake will I defer mine anger, and for my praise will I refrain for thee, that I cut thee not off.

New American Standard Bible

For the sake of My name I delay My wrath,
And for My praise I restrain it for you,
In order not to cut you off.

King James Version

For my name's sake will I defer mine anger, and for my praise will I refrain for thee, that I cut thee not off.

Holman Bible

I will delay My anger for the honor of My name,
and I will restrain Myself for your benefit and for My praise,
so that you will not be destroyed.

International Standard Version

I defer my anger for my name's sake, and as my first act I'm restraining it for you, so as not to cut you off.

A Conservative Version

For my name's sake I will defer my anger, and for my praise I will refrain for thee, that I not cut thee off.

Amplified


“For the sake of My Name I refrain from My wrath,
And for My praise I restrain Myself from you,
So that I do not cut you off.

Bible in Basic English

Because of my name I will put away my wrath, and for my praise I will keep myself from cutting you off.

Darby Translation

For my name's sake I will defer mine anger, and for my praise will I refrain as to thee, that I cut thee not off.

Julia Smith Translation

For sake of my name I will delay Mine anger; I will be muzzled towards thee, not cutting thee of

King James 2000

For my name's sake will I defer my anger, and for my praise will I restrain it for you, that I cut you not off.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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.

Modern King James verseion

For My name's sake I will put off My anger, and for My praise I will hold back for you, that I do not cut you off.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Nevertheless, for my name's sake, I have withdrawn my wrath, and for mine honour's sake I have overseen thee, so that I have not rooted thee out.

NET Bible

For the sake of my reputation I hold back my anger; for the sake of my prestige I restrain myself from destroying you.

New Heart English Bible

For my name's sake will I defer my anger, and for my praise will I refrain for you, that I not cut you off.

The Emphasized Bible

For the sake of mine own Name, will I defer mine anger, And for my praise, will I restrain myself towards thee, - So as not to cut thee off.

Webster

For my name's sake will I defer my anger, and for my praise will I refrain for thee, that I cut thee not off.

World English Bible

For my name's sake will I defer my anger, and for my praise will I refrain for you, that I not cut you off.

Youngs Literal Translation

For My name's sake I defer Mine anger, And My praise I restrain for thee, So as not to cut thee off.

Interlinear

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

sake will I defer
ארך 
'arak 
Usage: 34

and for my praise
תּהלּה 
T@hillah 
Usage: 57

will I refrain
חטם 
Chatam 
Usage: 1

Context Readings

Yahweh Refines Stubborn Israel

8 Yea, thou heardest not; yea, thou knewest not; yea, from of old thine ear was not opened: for I knew that thou didst deal very treacherously, and wast called a transgressor from the womb. 9 For my name's sake will I defer mine anger, and for my praise will I refrain for thee, that I cut thee not off. 10 Behold, I have refined thee, but not as silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.


Cross References

Psalm 78:38

But he, being merciful, forgave their iniquity, and destroyed them not: Yea, many a time turned he his anger away, And did not stir up all his wrath.

Nehemiah 9:30-31

Yet many years didst thou bear with them, and testifiedst against them by thy Spirit through thy prophets: yet would they not give ear: therefore gavest thou them into the hand of the peoples of the lands.

Psalm 103:8-10

Jehovah is merciful and gracious, Slow to anger, and abundant in lovingkindness.

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.

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 Samuel 12:22

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.

Psalm 25:11

For thy name's sake, O Jehovah, Pardon mine iniquity, for it is great.

Psalm 79:9

Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of thy name; And deliver us, and forgive our sins, for thy name's sake.

Psalm 106:8

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

Psalm 143:11

Quicken me, O Jehovah, for thy name's sake: In thy righteousness bring my soul out of trouble.

Proverbs 19:11

The discretion of a man maketh him slow to anger; And it is his glory to pass over a transgression.

Isaiah 30:18

And therefore will Jehovah wait, that he may be gracious unto you; and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for Jehovah is a God of justice; blessed are all they that wait for him.

Isaiah 37:35

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

Isaiah 43:25

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

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.

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.

Ezekiel 20:22

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.

Ezekiel 20:44

And ye shall know that I am Jehovah, when I have dealt with you for my name's sake, not according to your evil ways, nor according to your corrupt doings, O ye house of Israel, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Daniel 9:17-19

Now therefore, O our God, hearken unto the prayer of thy servant, and to his supplications, and cause thy face to shine upon thy sanctuary that is desolate, for the Lord's sake.

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