'Sake' in the Bible
Please say that you are my sister, so things will go well for me for your sake. That way, you'll be saving my life."
Perhaps there are 50 righteous ones within the city. Will you actually destroy it and not forgive the place for the sake of the 50 righteous that are found there?
The LORD said, "If I find 50 righteous people within Sodom, I'll forgive the whole place for their sake."
Abraham continued to speak to him, asking, "What if 40 are found there?" The LORD replied, "I won't do it for the sake of those 40."
Abraham then asked, "I hope my LORD will not be angry if I speak. What if 30 are found there?" The LORD answered, "I won't do it for the sake of those 30."
"Look," Abraham said, "I've presumed to speak to my LORD" so what if 20 are found there?" "For the sake of those 20," the LORD responded, "I won't destroy it."
Finally, Abraham inquired, "I hope my LORD will not be angry if I speak only once more. What if ten are found there?" He replied, "For the sake of those ten I won't destroy it."
"Therefore, for your own sake, be very careful, since you did not see any form on the day that the LORD your God spoke to you in Horeb from the midst of the fire.
Indeed, the LORD won't abandon His people for the sake of His great name, for the LORD desires to make you a people for himself.
For the sake of your word and consistent with your desire, you have done all of these great things, informing your servant.
and sent a message written by Nathan the prophet to call his name Jedidiah, for the Lord's sake.
As they were going out, the king ordered Joab, Abishai, and Ittai, "Treat young Absalom gently for my sake." Everyone heard what the king had ordered his commanders about Absalom.
"Now concerning the foreigner who is not from your people Israel, when he comes from a land far away for the sake of your name
I'm not going to do this during your lifetime, for the sake of your father David, but I will tear it out of your son's control.
For the sake of my servant David and for the sake of Jerusalem, I won't tear away the entire kingdom. I'll leave one tribe for your son to govern."
"Pay attention! I'm going to tear the kingdom out of Solomon's control and give you ten tribes. I'll leave him one tribe for the sake of my servant David and one tribe for the sake of Jerusalem, the city that I chose from all of the tribes of Israel.
Nevertheless, for the sake of David, the LORD his God maintained a lamp for David in Jerusalem by raising up his son after him so that Jerusalem would be established,
But the LORD remained unwilling to destroy Judah for the sake of his servant David, since he had promised to keep David's lamp burning brightly through his descendants every day.
Furthermore, I'll add fifteen years to your life. I'll deliver you and this city from domination by the king of Assyria, and I'll defend this city for my own sake and for the sake of my servant David."'"
LORD, for the sake of your servant, and consistent with your heart, you have done all of these great things and are now making these great things known.
"Now concerning the foreigner who is not from your people Israel, when he comes from a land far away for the sake of your great name, your mighty acts, and your obvious power, when they come and pray in the direction of this Temple,
"Pay careful attention to your duties, because you are judging not only for the sake of human beings but also for the LORD and he is present with you as you make your rulings.
He revives my life; he leads me in pathways that are righteous for the sake of his name.
For the sake of your name, LORD, forgive my sin, for it is great.
For you are my rock and my fortress; for the sake of your name guide me and lead me.
For your sake we are being killed all day long. We are thought of as sheep to be slaughtered.
He delivered for the sake of his name, to make his power known.
Now you, LORD my God, defend me for your name's sake; because your gracious love is good, deliver me!
For the sake of my relatives and friends I will now say, "May there be peace within you."
For the sake of the Temple of the LORD our God, I will seek your welfare. A Song of Ascents
For the sake of your servant David, don't turn away the face of your anointed one.
For the sake of your name, LORD, preserve my life. Because you are righteous, bring me out of trouble.
"because I will defend this city and deliver it, for my own sake and for the sake of my servant David!'"
I'll save you and this city from the king of Assyria, and I'll defend this city, for my own sake and for my servant David's sake.
The LORD was pleased, for the sake of his vindication, that he should magnify his Law and make it glorious.
This is what the LORD says, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: "For your sake I will send to Babylon, and bring them all down as fugitives. Now as for the Babylonians, their ringing cry will become lamentation.
"I, I am the one who blots out your transgression for my own sake, and I'll remember your sins no more.
For the sake of Jacob my servant, Israel my chosen, I've called you, and he has established you with a name, although you have not acknowledged me.
I defer my anger for my name's sake, and as my first act I'm restraining it for you, so as not to cut you off.
For my own sake Yes, for my own sake! I'm doing it; indeed, how can I be profaned? Furthermore, I won't give my glory to another."
For just as the soil brings forth its shoots, and as a garden makes what is sown within it spring up, so the LORD God will make righteousness and praise spring up before all the nations for Zion's sake."
"And I won't remain silent, and for Jerusalem's sake I won't stay quiet, until her vindication shines out like brightness, and her salvation like a burning torch.
Why, LORD, do you make us wander from your ways and harden our hearts, so that we do not fear you? Turn back for the sake of your servants, for the sake of the tribes that are your heritage.
This is what the LORD says: "Just as new wine is found in the cluster, and people have said, "Don't destroy it, for there is a gift in it,' so I'll act for my servants' sake, by not destroying them all.
LORD,even though our iniquities testify against us, do something for the sake of your name. Indeed, our apostasies are many, and we have sinned against you.
For the sake of your name don't despise us. Don't dishonor your glorious throne. Remember, don't break your covenant with us!
"Therefore tell the house of Israel, "This is what the Lord GOD says: "I'm not about to act for your sake, you house of Israel, but for the sake of my holy reputation, which you have been defiling throughout all of the nations where you've gone.
I won't be doing any of this for your sake," declares the Lord GOD, "so keep that in mind. Be ashamed and frustrated because of your behavior, you house of Israel!"'"
he commented to himself, "Isn't Babylon great? I've built a royal palace in it by my own might and power, for the sake of my majesty."
At that moment I recovered my sanity, and my honor and majesty returned to me, for the sake of my kingdom. My advisors and officials sought me out, my throne was restored, and even more greatness than I had before was added to me.
"So now, O God, listen to the prayer of your servant and to his requests, and look with favor on your desolate sanctuary, for the sake of the Lord.
"Lord, listen! "Lord, forgive! "Lord, take note and take action! "For your own sake, don't delay, my God, because your city and your people are called by your name.'"
"How blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, because the kingdom from heaven belongs to them!
Whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it,
because some men are celibate from birth, while some are celibate because they have been made that way by others. Still others are celibate because they have made themselves that way for the sake of the kingdom from heaven. Let anyone accept this who can."
If those days hadn't been limited, no one would survive. But for the sake of the elect, those days will be limited.
because whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and for the gospel will save it.
If the Lord had not shortened those days, no one would be saved. But for the sake of the elect whom he has chosen, he has shortened those days.
because whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it.
"But before all these things take place, people will arrest you and persecute you. They will hand you over to synagogues and prisons, and you will be brought before kings and governors for my name's sake.
For your sake I'm glad that I wasn't there, so that you may believe. But let's go to him."
Then Jesus looked upward and said, "Father, I thank you for hearing me. I know that you always hear me, but I have said this for the sake of the crowd standing here, so that they may believe that you sent me."
They left the Council, rejoicing to have been considered worthy to suffer dishonor for the sake of the Name.
since I'm going to show him how much he must suffer for my name's sake."
who have risked their lives for the sake of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah.
Through him we received grace and a commission as an apostle to bring about faithful obedience among all the gentiles for the sake of his name.
As it is written, "For your sake we are being put to death all day long. We are thought of as sheep headed for slaughter."
for I could wish that I myself were condemned and cut off from the Messiah for the sake of my brothers, my own people,
As far as the gospel is concerned, they are enemies for your sake, but as far as election is concerned, they are loved for the sake of their ancestors.
But if you do what is wrong, you should be afraid, for it is not without reason that they bear the sword. Indeed, they are God's servants to administer punishment to anyone who does wrong. Therefore, it is necessary for you to be acquiescent to the authorities, not only for the sake of God's punishment, but also for the sake of your own conscience.
Do not destroy God's action for the sake of food. Everything is clean, but it is wrong to make another person stumble because of what you eat.
We are fools for the Messiah's sake, but you are wise in the Messiah. We are weak, but you are strong. You are honored, but we are dishonored.
I do all this for the sake of the gospel in order to have a share in its blessings.
However, if someone says to you, "This was offered as a sacrifice," don't eat it, both out of consideration for the one who told you and also for the sake of conscience.
For we do not preach ourselves, but rather Jesus the Messiah as Lord, and ourselves as merely your servants for Jesus' sake.
While we are alive, we are constantly being handed over to death for Jesus' sake, so that the life of Jesus may be clearly shown in our mortal bodies.
All this is for your sake so that, as his grace spreads, more and more people will give thanks and glorify God.
That is why I take such pleasure in weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and difficulties for the Messiah's sake, for when I am weak, then I am strong.
For this reason I, Paul, am the prisoner of the Messiah Jesus for the sake of you gentiles.
for whose sake I am an ambassador in chains, desiring to declare the gospel as boldly as I should.
But for your sake it is better that I remain alive.
For you have been given the privilege for the Messiah's sake not only to believe in him but also to suffer for him.
But whatever things were assets to me, these I now consider a loss for the sake of the Messiah.
What is more, I continue to consider all these things to be a loss for the sake of what is far more valuable, knowing the Messiah Jesus, my Lord. It is because of him that I have experienced the loss of all those things. Indeed, I consider them rubbish in order to gain the Messiah
Therefore, never be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord or of me, his prisoner. Instead, by God's power, join me in suffering for the sake of the gospel.
For the sake of this gospel I was appointed to be a preacher, an apostle, and a teacher of the gentiles.
For that reason, I endure everything for the sake of those who have been chosen so that they, too, may receive the salvation that is in the Messiah Jesus, along with eternal glory.
He thought that being insulted for the sake of the Messiah was of greater value than the treasures of Egypt, because he was looking ahead to his reward.
On the one hand, he was foreknown before the creation of the world, but on the other hand, he was revealed at the end of time for your sake.
For the Lord's sake submit yourselves to every human authority: whether to the king as supreme,
In a similar way, you young people must submit to the elders. All of you must clothe yourselves with humility for the sake of each other, because: "God opposes the arrogant, but gives grace to the humble."
After all, they went on their trip for the sake of the Name, accepting no support from gentiles.
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