14 Bible Verses about Driven From God's Presence
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As smoke is driven away by the wind, so you drive them away. As wax melts before fire, so the wicked are destroyed before God.
Look! You are driving me off the land today, and I must hide from your presence. I will be a homeless wanderer on the earth; whoever finds me will kill me."
So Cain went out from the presence of the Lord and lived in the land of Nod, east of Eden.
So the Lord was furious with Israel and rejected them; only the tribe of Judah was left.
So the Lord rejected all of Israel's descendants; he humiliated them and handed them over to robbers, until he had thrown them from his presence.
Finally the Lord rejected Israel just as he had warned he would do through all his servants the prophets. Israel was deported from its land to Assyria and remains there to this very day.
The Lord announced, "I will also spurn Judah, just as I spurned Israel. I will reject this city that I chose -- both Jerusalem and the temple, about which I said, "I will live there."
Just as the Lord had announced, he rejected Judah because of all the sins which Manasseh had committed.
What follows is a record of what happened to Jerusalem and Judah because of the Lord's anger; he finally threw them out of his presence. Zedekiah rebelled against the king of Babylon.
What follows is a record of what happened to Jerusalem and Judah because of the Lord's anger when he drove them out of his sight. Zedekiah rebelled against the king of Babylon.
And I will drive you out of my sight just like I drove out your relatives, the people of Israel.'"
But the Lord had mercy on them and felt pity for them. He extended his favor to them because of the promise he had made to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. He has been unwilling to destroy them or remove them from his presence to this very day.
So I will carry you far off and throw you away. I will send both you and the city I gave to you and to your ancestors out of my sight.
I thought I had been banished from your sight, that I would never again see your holy temple!
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