37 Bible Verses about People Abandoning People
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For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother, and be joined to his wife; and they shall become one flesh.
and said, ‘For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh’?
For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother,
For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and shall be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.
For my father and my mother have forsaken me,
But the Lord will take me up.
That leaves the companion of her youth
And forgets the covenant of her God;
Oh that I had in the desert
A wayfarers’ lodging place;
That I might leave my people
And go from them!
For all of them are adulterers,
An assembly of treacherous men.
“Forsake your folly and live,
And proceed in the way of understanding.”
She has fallen, she will not rise again—
The virgin Israel.
She lies neglected on her land;
There is none to raise her up.
But all this has taken place to fulfill the Scriptures of the prophets.” Then all the disciples left Him and fled.
And they all left Him and fled.
He who is a hired hand, and not a shepherd, who is not the owner of the sheep, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep and flees, and the wolf snatches them and scatters them.
“Woe to the worthless shepherd
Who leaves the flock!
A sword will be on his arm
And on his right eye!
His arm will be totally withered
And his right eye will be blind.”
Whoever does not receive you, nor heed your words, as you go out of that house or that city, shake the dust off your feet.
Any place that does not receive you or listen to you, as you go out from there, shake the dust off the soles of your feet for a testimony against them.”
And as for those who do not receive you, as you go out from that city, shake the dust off your feet as a testimony against them.”
‘Even the dust of your city which clings to our feet we wipe off in protest against you; yet be sure of this, that the kingdom of God has come near.’
But they shook off the dust of their feet in protest against them and went to Iconium.
I also shook out the front of my garment and said, “Thus may God shake out every man from his house and from his possessions who does not fulfill this promise; even thus may he be shaken out and emptied.” And all the assembly said, “Amen!” And they praised the Lord. Then the people did according to this promise.
But when they resisted and blasphemed, he shook out his garments and said to them, “Your blood be on your own heads! I am clean. From now on I will go to the Gentiles.”
And as they were crying out and throwing off their cloaks and tossing dust into the air,
The man, the lord of the land, said to us, ‘By this I will know that you are honest men: leave one of your brothers with me and take grain for the famine of your households, and go.
But we said to my lord, ‘The lad cannot leave his father, for if he should leave his father, his father would die.’
and all the household of Joseph and his brothers and his father’s household; they left only their little ones and their flocks and their herds in the land of Goshen.
but he who paid no regard to the word of the Lord left his servants and his livestock in the field.
You are aware of the fact that all who are in Asia turned away from me, among whom are Phygelus and Hermogenes.
At my first defense no one supported me, but all deserted me; may it not be counted against them.
Now Paul and his companions put out to sea from Paphos and came to Perga in Pamphylia; but John left them and returned to Jerusalem.
But Paul kept insisting that they should not take him along who had deserted them in Pamphylia and had not gone with them to the work.
for Demas, having loved this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica; Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.
Therefore when we could endure it no longer, we thought it best to be left behind at Athens alone,
“For he has oppressed and forsaken the poor;
He has seized a house which he has not built.
“Whereas you have been forsaken and hated
With no one passing through,
I will make you an everlasting pride,
A joy from generation to generation.
We applied healing to Babylon, but she was not healed;
Forsake her and let us each go to his own country,
For her judgment has reached to heaven
And towers up to the very skies.
“For the Lord has called you,
Like a wife forsaken and grieved in spirit,
Even like a wife of one’s youth when she is rejected,”
Says your God.
Forsaken among the dead,
Like the slain who lie in the grave,
Whom You remember no more,
And they are cut off from Your hand.
Then the devil *left Him; and behold, angels came and began to minister to Him.
- Abandoning (18 instances)