37 Bible Verses about People Abandoning People
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Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh?
For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife;
For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.
When my father and my mother forsake me, then the LORD will take me up.
Which forsaketh the guide of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her God.
Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men; that I might leave my people, and go from them! for they be all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.
Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.
The virgin of Israel is fallen; she shall no more rise: she is forsaken upon her land; there is none to raise her up.
But all this was done, that the scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled. Then all the disciples forsook him, and fled.
And they all forsook him, and fled.
But he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth: and the wolf catcheth them, and scattereth the sheep.
Woe to the idol shepherd that leaveth the flock! the sword shall be upon his arm, and upon his right eye: his arm shall be clean dried up, and his right eye shall be utterly darkened.
And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, when ye depart out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet.
And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear you, when ye depart thence, shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony against them. Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment, than for that city.
And whosoever will not receive you, when ye go out of that city, shake off the very dust from your feet for a testimony against them.
Even the very dust of your city, which cleaveth on us, we do wipe off against you: notwithstanding be ye sure of this, that the kingdom of God is come nigh unto you.
But they shook off the dust of their feet against them, and came unto Iconium.
Also I shook my lap, and said, So God shake out every man from his house, and from his labour, that performeth not this promise, even thus be he shaken out, and emptied. And all the congregation said, Amen, and praised the LORD. And the people did according to this promise.
And when they opposed themselves, and blasphemed, he shook his raiment, and said unto them, Your blood be upon your own heads; I am clean: from henceforth I will go unto the Gentiles.
And as they cried out, and cast off their clothes, and threw dust into the air,
And the man, the lord of the country, said unto us, Hereby shall I know that ye are true men; leave one of your brethren here with me, and take food for the famine of your households, and be gone:
And we said unto my lord, The lad cannot leave his father: for if he should leave his father, his father would die.
And all the house of Joseph, and his brethren, and his father's house: only their little ones, and their flocks, and their herds, they left in the land of Goshen.
And he that regarded not the word of the LORD left his servants and his cattle in the field.
This thou knowest, that all they which are in Asia be turned away from me; of whom are Phygellus and Hermogenes.
At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.
Now when Paul and his company loosed from Paphos, they came to Perga in Pamphylia: and John departing from them returned to Jerusalem.
But Paul thought not good to take him with them, who departed from them from Pamphylia, and went not with them to the work.
For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia.
Wherefore when we could no longer forbear, we thought it good to be left at Athens alone;
Because he hath oppressed and hath forsaken the poor; because he hath violently taken away an house which he builded not;
Whereas thou hast been forsaken and hated, so that no man went through thee, I will make thee an eternal excellency, a joy of many generations.
We would have healed Babylon, but she is not healed: forsake her, and let us go every one into his own country: for her judgment reacheth unto heaven, and is lifted up even to the skies.
For the LORD hath called thee as a woman forsaken and grieved in spirit, and a wife of youth, when thou wast refused, saith thy God.
Free among the dead, like the slain that lie in the grave, whom thou rememberest no more: and they are cut off from thy hand.
Then the devil leaveth him, and, behold, angels came and ministered unto him.
- Abandoning (18 instances)