'Despite' in the Bible
Despite all of this, the senior security advisor not only didn't remember Joseph, he deliberately forgot him.
"If, despite all of this, you still don't listen to me, then I'll punish you seven times more on account of your sins.
"If, despite these things, you still won't return to me, but live life contrary to me,
Yet, despite all of these things, when they're in the land of their enemies, I won't reject or despise them so as to completely destroy them and by doing so violate my covenant with them, because I am the LORD their God.
Suddenly, the glory of the LORD appeared at the Tent of Meeting to all of the Israelis. "How long will this people keep on spurning me and refusing to trust me, despite all the miracles that I've done among them?" the LORD asked Moses.
But despite this, you didn't trust in the LORD your God,
"Because you didn't serve the LORD your God joyfully and wholeheartedly, despite the abundance of everything you have,
And they showed no gracious love to the household of Jerubbaal also known as Gideon despite all the good that he had done for Israel.
Distress will settle down to live in your household, and despite all the good that I do for Israel, there will never be an old man in your family forever, and you will never again have an old man in my house.
Despite everything that happened, Jeroboam never did repent of his evil practices. Instead, he appointed even more people to act as priests for the high places. Anyone who wanted to be a priest was ordained to be a priest in the high places.
Jehiel's son Shecaniah, one of Elam's descendants, responded to Ezra: "We have sinned against our God by marrying foreign wives from the people of the land, but even now there is hope in Israel, despite this.
Our daily requirements were one ox and six choice sheep, along with various kinds of poultry prepared for me. Every ten days there was a delivery of an abundant supply of wine. Despite all this, I refused the governor's allotment, because demands on the people were heavy.
"Will your wealth sustain you when you're in distress, despite your most powerful efforts?
when its waters roar and rage, when the mountains tremble despite their pride. Interlude
But humanity cannot last, despite its conceit; it will pass away just like the animals.
Humanity, despite its conceit, does not understand that it will perish, just like the animals. A song of Asaph.
I saw all of it as the activity of God. Frankly, a human being cannot understand what happens on earth, because however hard a man works to discover it, he will not find out. Despite what he thinks he knows, he will not be able to figure it out.
If a serpent strikes despite being charmed, there's no point in being a snake charmer.
Both of these things will overtake you suddenly on a single day: loss of children and widowhood. They will come upon you in full measure, despite the multitude of your incantations and the great power of your spells."
On your skirts is found the lifeblood of the innocent poor, even though you didn't catch them breaking in. Yet despite all these things,
"Son of Man, King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon made his army work very hard to attack Tyre. They tore their hair out and rubbed their shoulders raw! Despite all of that work trying to capture Tyre, neither he nor his army got paid from Tyre for all that!
"Edom will be there, along with its kings and princes who despite all their power have been killed violently. They, too, are lying dead, along with the uncircumcised; that is, with those who descend into the Pit.
Despite this, the number of the people of Israel will be like ocean sand, which can neither be measured nor counted. And the time will come when instead of it being said, "You are not my people,' it will be said, "You are children of the living God.'