28 occurrences in 11 translations

'Forsaking' in the Bible

Like all the deeds which they have done since the day that I brought them up from Egypt even to this day—in that they have abandoned (rejected) Me and served other gods—so they are doing to you also.

And he saith, 'I have not troubled Israel, but thou and the house of thy father, in your forsaking the commands of Jehovah, and thou goest after the Baalim;

The king answered them harshly, for King Rehoboam rejected the counsel of the elders.

And Pekah son of Remaliah slayeth in Judah a hundred and twenty thousand in one day (the whole are sons of valour), because of their forsaking Jehovah, God of their fathers.

for I was ashamed to ask from the king a force and horsemen to help us because of the enemy in the way, for we spake to the king, saying, 'The hand of our God is upon all seeking Him for good, and His strength and His wrath is upon all forsaking Him.'

Chastisement is grievous to him who is forsaking the path, Whoso is hating reproof dieth.

Those forsaking the law praise the wicked, Those keeping the law plead against them.

And the destruction of transgressors and sinners is together, And those forsaking Jehovah are consumed.

And the LORD have removed men far away, and there be a great forsaking in the midst of the land.

And ye are those forsaking Jehovah, Who are forgetting My holy mountain, Who are setting in array for Gad a table, And who are filling for Meni a mixture.

You have done this to yourselves, have you not, by forsaking the LORD your God, when he is the one who led you on the way?

Instruct thee doth thy wickedness, And thy backslidings reprove thee, Know and see that an evil and a bitter thing Is thy forsaking Jehovah thy God, And My fear not being on thee, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah of Hosts.

And Jehovah saith: Because of their forsaking My law that I set before them, And they have not hearkened to My voice nor walked in it,

The hope of Israel is Jehovah, All forsaking Thee are ashamed, And 'My apostates' in the earth are written, For they have forsaken Jehovah, A fountain of living waters.

And ships of Chittim have come in against him, and he hath been pained, and hath turned back, and hath been insolent toward the holy covenant, and hath wrought, and turned back, and he understandeth concerning those forsaking the holy covenant.

Do not rejoice, O Israel, with exultation like the nations!For you have played the harlot, forsaking your God.You have loved harlots’ earnings on every threshing floor.

Woe to the worthless shepherd, forsaking the flock, A sword is on his arm, and on his right eye, His arm is utterly dried up, And his right eye is very dim!'

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלמן 
'alman 
Usage: 1

חדל 
Chadal 
Usage: 58

נטשׁ 
Natash 
Usage: 40

נתשׁ 
Nathash 
Usage: 21

עזב 
`azab 
Usage: 28

עזוּבה 
`azuwbah 
Usage: 1

רפה 
Raphah 
feeble , fail , weaken , go , alone , idle , stay , slack , faint , forsake , abated , cease ,
Usage: 46

ἀποστασία 
Apostasia 
Usage: 2

ἀποτάσσομαι 
Apotassomai 
Usage: 5

ἀφίημι 
Aphiemi 
Usage: 57

ἐγκαταλείπω 
Egkataleipo 
Usage: 9

καταλείπω 
Kataleipo 
Usage: 22

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