37 Bible Verses about People Abandoning People
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That is why a man leaves his father and mother and unites with his wife, and they become a new family.
and said, 'For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and will be united with his wife, and the two will become one flesh'?
For this reason a man will leave his father and mother,
For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and will be joined to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.
Even if my father and mother abandoned me, the Lord would take me in.
who leaves the husband from her younger days, and forgets her marriage covenant made before God.
I wish I had a lodging place in the desert where I could spend some time like a weary traveler. Then I would desert my people and walk away from them because they are all unfaithful to God, a congregation of people that has been disloyal to him.
Abandon your foolish ways so that you may live, and proceed in the way of understanding."
"The virgin Israel has fallen down and will not get up again. She is abandoned on her own land with no one to help her get up."
But this has happened so that the scriptures of the prophets would be fulfilled." Then all the disciples left him and fled.
Then all the disciples left him and fled.
The hired hand, who is not a shepherd and does not own sheep, sees the wolf coming and abandons the sheep and runs away. So the wolf attacks the sheep and scatters them.
Woe to the worthless shepherd who abandons the flock! May a sword fall on his arm and his right eye! May his arm wither completely away, and his right eye become completely blind!"
And if anyone will not welcome you or listen to your message, shake the dust off your feet as you leave that house or that town.
If a place will not welcome you or listen to you, as you go out from there, shake the dust off your feet as a testimony against them."
Wherever they do not receive you, as you leave that town, shake the dust off your feet as a testimony against them."
Even the dust of your town that clings to our feet we wipe off against you. Nevertheless know this: The kingdom of God has come.'
So after they shook the dust off their feet in protest against them, they went to Iconium.
I also shook out my garment, and I said, "In this way may God shake out from his house and his property every person who does not carry out this matter. In this way may he be shaken out and emptied!" All the assembly replied, "So be it!" and they praised the LORD. Then the people did as they had promised.
When they opposed him and reviled him, he protested by shaking out his clothes and said to them, "Your blood be on your own heads! I am guiltless! From now on I will go to the Gentiles!"
While they were screaming and throwing off their cloaks and tossing dust in the air,
"Then the man, the lord of the land, said to us, 'This is how I will find out if you are honest men. Leave one of your brothers with me, and take grain for your hungry households and go.
We said to my lord, 'The boy cannot leave his father. If he leaves his father, his father will die.'
all Joseph's household, his brothers, and his father's household. But they left their little children and their flocks and herds in the land of Goshen.
but those who did not take the word of the Lord seriously left their servants and their cattle in the field.
You know that everyone in the province of Asia deserted me, including Phygelus and Hermogenes.
At my first defense no one appeared in my support; instead they all deserted me -- may they not be held accountable for it.
Then 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 insisted that they should not take along this one who had left them in Pamphylia and had not accompanied them in the work.
For Demas deserted me, since he loved the present age, and he went to Thessalonica. Crescens went to Galatia and Titus to Dalmatia.
So when we could bear it no longer, we decided to stay on in Athens alone.
For he has oppressed the poor and abandoned them; he has seized a house which he did not build.
You were once abandoned and despised, with no one passing through, but I will make you a permanent source of pride and joy to coming generations.
Foreigners living there will say, 'We tried to heal her, but she could not be healed. Let's leave Babylonia and each go back to his own country. For judgment on her will be vast in its proportions. It will be like it is piled up to heaven, stacked up into the clouds.'
"Indeed, the Lord will call you back like a wife who has been abandoned and suffers from depression, like a young wife when she has been rejected," says your God.
adrift among the dead, like corpses lying in the grave, whom you remember no more, and who are cut off from your power.
Then the devil left him, and angels came and began ministering to his needs.
- Abandoning (18 instances)