where one night the LORD appeared to him. "I am the God of your father Abraham," he told him. "Don't be afraid, because I'm with you. I'm going to bless you and multiply your descendants on account of my servant Abraham."
2 Kings 19:34
"I will defend this city and preserve it for my own reasons, and because of my servant David.'"
2 Kings 20:6
Furthermore, I'll add fifteen years to your life. I'll deliver you and this city from domination by the king of Assyria, and I'll defend this city for my own sake and for the sake of my servant David."'"
"because I will defend this city and deliver it, for my own sake and for the sake of my servant David!'"
1 Kings 11:12
I'm not going to do this during your lifetime, for the sake of your father David, but I will tear it out of your son's control.
1 Kings 11:13
For the sake of my servant David and for the sake of Jerusalem, I won't tear away the entire kingdom. I'll leave one tribe for your son to govern."
1 Kings 11:32
"Pay attention! I'm going to tear the kingdom out of Solomon's control and give you ten tribes. I'll leave him one tribe for the sake of my servant David and one tribe for the sake of Jerusalem, the city that I chose from all of the tribes of Israel.
1 Kings 15:4
Nevertheless, for the sake of David, the LORD his God maintained a lamp for David in Jerusalem by raising up his son after him so that Jerusalem would be established,
2 Kings 8:19
But the LORD remained unwilling to destroy Judah for the sake of his servant David, since he had promised to keep David's lamp burning brightly through his descendants every day.
For the sake of your servant David, don't turn away the face of your anointed one.
For the sake of Jacob my servant, Israel my chosen, I've called you, and he has established you with a name, although you have not acknowledged me.
He did not allow anyone to oppress them, or any kings to reprove them.
Why, LORD, do you make us wander from your ways and harden our hearts, so that we do not fear you? Turn back for the sake of your servants, for the sake of the tribes that are your heritage.
This is what the LORD says: "Just as new wine is found in the cluster, and people have said, "Don't destroy it, for there is a gift in it,' so I'll act for my servants' sake, by not destroying them all.
"And I won't remain silent, and for Jerusalem's sake I won't stay quiet, until her vindication shines out like brightness, and her salvation like a burning torch.
This is what the LORD says, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: "For your sake I will send to Babylon, and bring them all down as fugitives. Now as for the Babylonians, their ringing cry will become lamentation.
If those days hadn't been limited, no one would survive. But for the sake of the elect, those days will be limited.
If the Lord had not shortened those days, no one would be saved. But for the sake of the elect whom he has chosen, he has shortened those days.
That's why I asked to see you and speak with you, since it is for the hope of Israel that I'm wearing this chain."
As far as the gospel is concerned, they are enemies for your sake, but as far as election is concerned, they are loved for the sake of their ancestors.
2 Corinthians 2:10
When you forgive someone, I do, too. Indeed, what I have forgiven if there was anything to forgive I did in the presence of the Messiah for your benefit,
1 Corinthians 9:10
Isn't he really speaking for our benefit? Yes, this was written for our benefit, because the one who plows should plow in hope, and the one who threshes should thresh in hope of sharing in the crop.
Jesus replied, "This voice is for your benefit, not for mine.
2 Corinthians 4:15
All this is for your sake so that, as his grace spreads, more and more people will give thanks and glorify God.
1 Peter 1:20
On the one hand, he was foreknown before the creation of the world, but on the other hand, he was revealed at the end of time for your sake.