24 occurrences

'Sake' in the Bible

What if there are 50 righteous people in the city? Will You really sweep it away instead of sparing the place for the sake of the 50 righteous people who are in it?

The Lord said, "If at Sodom I find 50 righteous people in the city, I will spare the whole place for their sake."

Moses recounted to his father-in-law all that the Lord had done to Pharaoh and the Egyptians for Israel's sake, all the hardships that confronted them on the way, and how the Lord delivered them.

For their sake I will remember the covenant with their fathers, whom I brought out of the land of Egypt in the sight of the nations to be their God; I am the Lord."

Then David knew that the Lord had established him as king over Israel and had exalted his kingdom for the sake of His people Israel.

The king commanded Joab, Abishai, and Ittai, "Treat the young man Absalom gently for my sake." All the people heard the king's orders to all the commanders about Absalom.

I will defend this city and rescue it for My sake and for the sake of My servant David.

I will add 15 years to your life. I will deliver you and this city from the hand of the king of Assyria. I will defend this city for My sake and for the sake of My servant David.' "

Then David knew that the Lord had established him as king over Israel and that his kingdom had been exalted for the sake of His people Israel.

I will act for My own sake, indeed, My own, for how can I be defiled? I will not give My glory to another.

Though our guilt testifies against us, Lord, act for Your name's sake. Indeed, our rebellions are many; we have sinned against You.

But I acted for the sake of My name, so that it would not be profaned in the eyes of the nations they were living among, in whose sight I had made Myself known to Israel by bringing them out of Egypt.

Your heart became proud because of your beauty; For the sake of your splendor you corrupted your wisdom. So I threw you down to the earth; I made a spectacle of you before kings.

"Therefore, say to the house of Israel: This is what the Lord God says: It is not for your sake that I will act, house of Israel, but for My holy name, which you profaned among the nations where you went.

It is not for your sake that I will act"-the declaration of the Lord God -"let this be known to you. Be ashamed and humiliated because of your ways, house of Israel!

Therefore, our God, hear the prayer and the petitions of Your servant. Show Your favor to Your desolate sanctuary for the Lord's sake.

Lord, hear! Lord, forgive! Lord, listen and act! My God, for Your own sake, do not delay, because Your city and Your people are called by Your name.

Eat everything that is sold in the meat market, asking no questions for conscience' sake, for

But if someone says to you, "This is food offered to an idol," do not eat it, out of consideration for the one who told you, and for conscience' sake.

since they set out for the sake of the name, accepting nothing from pagans.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אדות אודות 
'owdowth 
Usage: 10

גּלל 
Galal 
because , ... sake , because of thee , for
Usage: 9

דּברה 
Dibrah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

עבר עבוּר 
`abuwr 
sake, that, because of, to, to the intent that
Usage: 49

קנאה 
Qin'ah 
Usage: 43

שׁל 
Shel 
Usage: 137

διά 
Dia 
by , through , with , for , for ... sake , therefore , for this cause , because ,
Usage: 527

ἕνεκα ἕνεκεν εἵνεκεν 
heneka 
for ... sake , for ... cause , for , because 9 , wherefore , by reason of , that ... might
Usage: 8

ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you , ye , for your sakes Trans , not tr ,
Usage: 314

ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 138

χάριν 
Charin 
Usage: 8

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