Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

Amplified

For My name's sake I defer My anger, and for the sake of My praise I restrain it for you, that I may 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For my name's sake I will defer my anger, and for my praise I will wait patiently for thee that I not cut thee 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Nevertheless, for my name's sake, I have withdrawn my wrath, and for mine honour's sake I have overseen thee, so that I have not rooted thee out.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 wouldest ever deal treacherously, and thou wast called a transgressor from the womb. 9 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. 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 was merciful: he forgave the iniquity, and destroyed them not; but many a time turned he his anger away, and did not stir up all his fury:

Nehemiah 9:30-31

And many years didst thou forbear with them, and testifiedst against them by thy Spirit through thy prophets; but they would not give ear: and thou gavest 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 loving-kindness.

Isaiah 48:11

For mine own sake, for mine own sake, will I do it; for how should my name be profaned? and I will not give my glory unto another.

Joshua 7:9

When the Canaanites and all the inhabitants of the land shall hear of it, they will surround us, and cut off our name from the earth. And what wilt thou do unto thy great name?

1 Samuel 12:22

For Jehovah will not cast away his people for his great name's sake; because it has pleased Jehovah to make you his people.

Psalm 25:11

For thy name's sake, O Jehovah, thou wilt indeed pardon mine iniquity; for it is great.

Psalm 79:9

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

Psalm 106:8

Yet he saved them for his name's sake, that he might make known his might.

Psalm 143:11

Revive 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 lift himself up, that he may have mercy upon you; for Jehovah is a God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him.

Isaiah 37:35

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

Isaiah 43:25

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

Jeremiah 14:7

Jehovah, though our iniquities testify against us, do thou act for thy name's sake; 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 whom they were, in whose sight I had 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 had brought them out.

Ezekiel 20:22

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.

Ezekiel 20:44

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

Daniel 9:17-19

And now, our God, hearken to 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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