'Forsook' in the Bible
"Then men will say, 'Because they forsook the covenant of the LORD, the God of their fathers, which He made with them when He brought them out of the land of Egypt.
But Jeshurun waxed fat, and kicked: thou art waxen fat, thou art grown thick, thou art covered with fatness; then he forsook God which made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.
And they forsook the LORD God of their fathers, which brought them out of the land of Egypt, and followed other gods, of the gods of the people that were round about them, and bowed themselves unto them, and provoked the LORD to anger.
And they forsook the LORD, and served Baal and Ashtaroth.
And the children of Israel did evil again in the sight of the LORD, and served Baalim, and Ashtaroth, and the gods of Syria, and the gods of Zidon, and the gods of Moab, and the gods of the children of Ammon, and the gods of the Philistines, and forsook the LORD, and served not him.
And when the men of Israel that were on the other side of the valley, and they that were on the other side Jordan, saw that the men of Israel fled, and that Saul and his sons were dead, they forsook the cities, and fled; and the Philistines came and dwelt in them.
And they shall answer, Because they forsook the LORD their God, who brought forth their fathers out of the land of Egypt, and have taken hold upon other gods, and have worshipped them, and served them: therefore hath the LORD brought upon them all this evil.
But he forsook the counsel of the old men, which they had given him, and consulted with the young men that were grown up with him, and which stood before him:
And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the old men's counsel that they gave him;
And they forsook all the commandments of Jehovah their God, and made them molten images, two calves, and made an Asherah, and worshipped all the host of the heavens, and served Baal;
And he forsook the LORD God of his fathers, and walked not in the way of the LORD.
And when all the men of Israel that were in the valley saw that they fled, and that Saul and his sons were dead, then they forsook their cities, and fled: and the Philistines came and dwelt in them.
And it shall be answered, Because they forsook the LORD God of their fathers, which brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, and laid hold on other gods, and worshipped them, and served them: therefore hath he brought all this evil upon them.
But he forsook the counsel which the old men gave him, and took counsel with the young men that were brought up with him, that stood before him.
And the king answered them roughly; and king Rehoboam forsook the counsel of the old men,
And it came to pass, when Rehoboam had established the kingdom, and had strengthened himself, he forsook the law of the LORD, and all Israel with him.
And they forsook the house of Jehovah the God of their fathers, and served the Asherahs and idols; and wrath came upon Judah and Jerusalem for this their trespass.
And Pekah, the son of Remaliah, killed in one day one hundred and twenty thousand in Judah, all men of strength, because they forsook Yahweh the God of their ancestors.
And thus [in the matter of] the envoys of the commanders of Babylon who had been sent to him to seek the sign that had happened in the land, God forsook him, to test him [and] to know all [that was] in his heart.
You in Your great mercy forsook them not in the wilderness; the pillar of the cloud departed not from them by day to lead them in the way, nor the pillar of fire by night to light the way they should go.
For he oppressed -- he forsook the poor, A house he hath taken violently away, And he doth not build it.
So that he forsook the tabernacle of Shiloh, the tent which he placed among men;
They had almost consumed me upon earth; but I forsook not thy precepts.
And the destruction of the transgressors and of the sinners shall be together, and those that forsook the LORD shall be consumed.
In that day shall his strong cities be as the forsaken tract in the woodland, and the mountain-top which they forsook before the children of Israel; and there shall be desolation.
"For a brief moment I forsook you, But with great compassion I will gather you.
Yet they seek me daily, and delight to know my ways, as a nation that did righteousness, and forsook not the ordinance of their God: they ask of me the ordinances of justice; they take delight in approaching to God.
Yea, the hind also calved in the field, and forsook it, because there was no grass.
"Then they will answer, 'Because they forsook the covenant of the LORD their God and bowed down to other gods and served them.'"
But all this was done, that the scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled. Then all the disciples forsook him, and fled.
And straightway they forsook their nets, and followed him.
"Remember," said Peter to Him, "that we forsook everything and have become your followers."
And they all forsook him, and fled.
And when they had brought their ships to land, they forsook all, and followed him.
And he forsook all, and rose up and followed him.
You already know that all who are in Asia turned away and forsook me, Phygelus and Hermogenes among them.
for Demas forsook me, having loved the present age, and went on to Thessalonica, Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia,
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.
By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king: for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible.