'Sake' in the Bible
And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife and hast eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it, cursed shall be the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
And the LORD smelled a savour of rest, and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake, for the intent of man's heart is evil from his childhood; neither will I again smite any more every living thing as I have done.
Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister, that it may be well with me for thy sake; and my soul shall live because of thee.
And he treated Abram well for her sake: and he had sheep and oxen and he asses and menslaves and maidslaves and she asses and camels.
And he spoke unto him yet again, and said, Peradventure there shall be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for forty's sake.
And he said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord; peradventure there shall be twenty found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for twenty's sake.
And he said, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak yet but this once; peradventure ten shall be found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for ten's sake.
And Abraham said, Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place, and they will slay me for my wife's sake.
And the LORD appeared unto him the same night, and said, I am the God of Abraham thy father; fear not, for I am with thee and will bless thee and multiply thy seed for my slave Abraham's sake.
And Laban said unto him, Let me now find grace in thine eyes, I have learned by experience that the LORD has blessed me for thy sake.
And it came to pass from the time that he had made him overseer in his house and over all that he had, that the LORD blessed the Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake; and the blessing of the LORD was upon all that he had in the house and in the field.
And Moses told his father-in-law all that the LORD had done unto Pharaoh and to the Egyptians for Israel's sake and all the travail that had come upon them in the way and how the LORD delivered them.
And if someone smites the eye of their slave or the eye of their maid that it perishes, he shall let them go free for their eye's sake.
And if he smites out his manslave's tooth or his maidslave's tooth, he shall let them go free for their tooth's sake.
And Moses said unto him, Art thou jealous for my sake? It would be good that all the LORD's people were prophets and that the LORD would put his spirit upon them!
Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, has turned my wrath away from the sons of Israel, being zealous for my sake among them, therefore I did not consume the sons of Israel in my jealousy.
for they treated you as enemies with their wiles, with which they have beguiled you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, daughter of the prince of Midian, their sister, who was slain in the day of the plague for Peor's sake.
For the LORD will not forsake his people for his great name's sake because it has pleased the LORD to make you his people.
Then David said, O LORD God of Israel, thy slave has certainly heard that Saul seeks to come to Keilah, to destroy the city for my sake.
And David understood that the LORD had confirmed him as king over Israel and that he had exalted his kingdom for his people Israel's sake.
And David said, Is anyone left of the house of Saul that I may show him mercy for Jonathan's sake?
And David said unto him, Fear not; for I will surely show thee mercy for Jonathan, thy father's sake, and will restore unto thee all the land of Saul, thy father; and thou shalt eat bread at my table continually.
And the king commanded Joab and Abishai and Ittai, saying, Deal gently for my sake with the young man, even with Absalom. And all the people heard when the king gave all the captains charge concerning Absalom.
Likewise concerning a stranger, that is not of thy people Israel, but comes out of a far country for thy name's sake
But I will not do it in thy days for David, thy father's sake, but I will rend it out of the hand of thy son.
However, I will not rend away all the kingdom, but will give one tribe to thy son for David, my slave's sake, and for Jerusalem's sake which I have chosen.
and he shall have one tribe for my slave David's sake and for Jerusalem's sake, the city which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel
But I will not take any of his kingdom out of his hand, for I will make him prince all the days of his life for David, my slave's sake, whom I chose, because he kept my commandments and my statutes:
Nevertheless for David's sake, the LORD his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, to set up his son after him and to establish Jerusalem.
Yet with all this, the LORD would not destroy Judah for David, his slave's sake, as he had promised him to give him always a light of his sons.
And the covert for the sabbath that they had built in the house and the king's entry outside, he moved behind the house of the LORD, for the sake of the king of Assyria.
For I will defend this city, to save it, for my own sake and for my slave David's sake.
And I will add unto thy days fifteen years, and I will deliver thee and this city out of the hand of the king of Assyria, and I will defend this city for my own sake and for my slave David's sake.
O LORD, for thy slave's sake and according to thy own heart, thou hast done all this greatness, in making known all thy great things.
And also unto the stranger, who is not of thy people Israel, but is come from a far country for thy great name's sake and thy mighty hand and thy stretched out arm, if they come and pray in this house,
Nevertheless, for thy great mercies' sake thou didst not utterly consume them nor forsake them; for thou art a gracious and merciful God.
Return, O LORD, deliver my soul: oh save me for thy mercies' sake.
He restores my soul: he leads me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.
Zain Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my rebellions; according to thy mercy remember me for thy goodness' sake, O LORD.
Caph For thy name's sake, O LORD, pardon my iniquity; for it is great.
For thou art my rock and my fortress; therefore for thy name's sake thou shalt lead me and guide me.
Make thy face to shine upon thy slave; save me for thy mercies' sake.
Yea, for thy sake are we killed all the day long; we are counted as sheep for the slaughter.
Arise for our help and ransom us for thy mercies' sake.
Do not let those that wait on thee, O Lord GOD of the hosts, be ashamed for my sake; do not let those that seek thee be confounded for my sake, O God of Israel.
Because for thy sake I have borne reproach; shame has covered my face.
Help us, O God, our saving health, for the honor of thy name and deliver us and purge away our sins, for thy name's sake.
Nevertheless he saved them for his name's sake, that he might make his mighty power to be known.
And thou, O GOD the Lord, do unto me for thy name's sake; because thy mercy is good, deliver me.
Hear my prayer, O LORD; give ear to my supplications for the sake of thy truth; answer me for the sake of thy righteousness.
For I will defend this city to save it for my own sake and for my slave David's sake.
Thus saith the LORD, your redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; For your sake I have sent to Babylon and caused fugitives to descend unto all of them and the clamour of Chaldeans in the ships.
I, even I, am he that uproots thy rebellions for mine own sake and will not remember thy sins.
For Jacob my slave's sake and Israel my elect, I have even called thee by thy name: I have surnamed thee, though thou hast not known me.
For my name's sake I will defer my anger, and for my praise I will wait patiently for thee that I not cut thee off.
For mine own sake, even for mine own sake, I will do it, for how should my name be profaned? and I will not give my glory unto another.
For Zion's sake I will not hold my peace; and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest until her righteousness goes forth as brightness and her saving health is lit as a flaming torch.
Hear the word of the LORD, ye that tremble at his word; Your brethren that hate you, that deny you for my name's sake, said, Let the LORD be glorified; but he shall appear to your joy, and they shall be ashamed.
O LORD, though our iniquities testify against us, do it for thy name's sake; for our rebellions have multiplied; we have sinned against thee.
Do not cast us away; for thy name's sake, do not disgrace the throne of thy glory; remember, do not break thy covenant with us.
O LORD, thou knowest: remember me and visit me and revenge me of my enemies; do not take me away in the prolongation of thy anger, know that for thy sake I have suffered rebuke.
With all this, I intervened for my name's sake that it should not be polluted before the Gentiles, among whom they were, in whose sight I made myself known unto them, in bringing them forth out of the land of Egypt.
But I intervened for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted before the Gentiles, in whose sight I brought them out.
Nevertheless, I withdrew my hand and intervened for my name's sake that it should not be polluted in the sight of the Gentiles in whose sight I brought them forth.
And ye shall know that I am the LORD when I have intervened with you for my name's sake, not according to your wicked ways, nor according to your corrupt doings, O ye house of Israel, said the Lord GOD.
Therefore say unto the house of Israel, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: I do not do this for your sakes, O house of Israel, but for my holy name's sake, which ye have profaned among the Gentiles, where ye went.
O Lord, hear; O Lord, forgive; O Lord, hearken and do; defer not, for thine own sake, O my God: for thy city and thy people are called by thy name.
All the sinners of my people shall die by the sword, who say, For our sake the evil shall not come near nor overtake us.
And he said unto them, Take me up, and cast me forth into the sea; so shall the sea be calm unto you; for I know that for my sake this great tempest is upon you.
Therefore for your sake Zion shall be plowed as a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps of ruins and the mountain of the house as the high places of the forest.
Blessed are those who suffer persecution for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.
Blessed are ye when men shall revile you and persecute you and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely for my sake.
and ye shall even be brought before princes and kings for my sake, for testimony unto them and to the Gentiles.
He that finds his life shall lose it, and he that loses his life for my sake shall find it.
For Herod had laid hold on John and bound him and put him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife.
For whosoever desires to save his life shall lose it, and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it.
And every one that has forsaken houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or lands for my name's sake shall receive a hundredfold and shall inherit eternal life.
Then they shall deliver you up to be afflicted and shall kill you, and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake.
And if those days were not shortened, no flesh would be saved; but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.
but have no root in themselves and are temporal; afterward, when tribulation or persecution arises for the word's sake, immediately they are offended.
For Herod himself had sent forth and laid hold upon John and bound him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife, for he had married her.
And the king was exceeding sorry, yet for his oath's sake and for the sakes of those who sat with him, he would not reject her.
For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it.
And answering him, Jesus said, Verily I say unto you, There is no one that has left house or brethren or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or lands for my sake and the gospel's
But take heed to yourselves, for they shall deliver you up in the councils, and in the synagogues ye shall be beaten; and ye shall be called before rulers and kings for my sake for a testimony unto them.
And except that the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh should be saved, but for the elect's sake, whom he has chosen, he has shortened those days.
Blessed are ye when men shall hate you and when they shall separate you from their company and shall reproach you and cast out your name as evil for the sake of the Son of man.
For whosoever desires to save his soul shall lose it, but whosoever will lose his soul for my sake, the same shall save it.
And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, There is no one that has left house or parents or brethren or wife or children for the kingdom of God's sake
But before all these, they shall lay their hands on you and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues and into prisons, being brought before kings and governors for my name's sake.
And ye shall be hated of all men for my name's sake.
A great multitude of the Jews therefore knew that he was there; and they came not only for Jesus' sake, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom he had raised from the dead.
Peter said unto him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee now? I will lay down my soul for thy sake.
Jesus answered him, Wilt thou lay down thy soul for my sake? Verily, verily, I say unto thee, The cock shall not crow until thou hast denied me three times.
Believe me that I am in the Father and the Father in me, or else believe me for the very works' sake.
But they will do all these things unto you for my name's sake, because they do not know him that sent me.
unto which promise our twelve tribes, constantly serving God day and night, hope to come. For which hope's sake, King Agrippa, I am accused of the Jews.
Now it is not written for his sake alone that it was so reckoned to him,
(As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.)