1 Samuel 12:22
Good News Translation
The LORD has made a solemn promise, and he will not abandon you, for he has decided to make you his own people.

Contemporary English Version
But the LORD has chosen you to be his own people. He will always take care of you so that everyone will know how great he is.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord will not forsake his people for his great name's sake: because the Lord hath sworn to make you his people.

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And the Lord will not forsake his people for his great name's sake: because the Lord hath sworn to make you his people.

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Deuteronomy 31:17 And my wrath shall be kindled against them in that day: and I will forsake them, and will hide my face from them, and they shall be devoured: all evils and afflictions shall find them, so that they shall say in that day: In truth it is because God is not with me, that these evils have found me.

1 Kings 6:13 And I will dwell in the midst of the children of Israel, and I will not forsake my people Israel.

2 Kings 21:14 And I will leave the remnants of my inheritance, and will deliver them into the hands of their enemies: and they shall become a prey, and a spoil to all their enemies.

1 Chronicles 28:9 And thou my son Solomon, know the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart, and a willing mind: for the Lord searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the thoughts of minds. If thou seek him, thou shalt find him: but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.

2 Chronicles 15:2 And he went out to meet Asa, and said to him: Hear ye me, Asa, and all Juda and Benjamin: The Lord is with you, because you have been with him. If you seek him, you shall find: but if you forsake him, he will forsake you.

Psalm 94:14 For the Lord will not cast off his people: neither will he forsake his own inheritance.

Isaiah 41:17 The needy and the poor seek for waters, and there are none: their tongue hath been dry with thirst. I the Lord will hear them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them.

Isaiah 42:16 And I will lead the blind into the way which they know not: and in the paths which they were ignorant of I will make them walk: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight: these things have I done to them, and have not forsaken them.

Jeremiah 33:24-26 Hast thou not seen what this people hath spoken, saying: The two families which the Lord had chosen, are cast off: and they have despised my people, so that it is no more a nation before them? . . .

Lamentations 3:31,32 Caph. For the Lord will not cast off for ever. . . .

Lamentations 5:20 Why wilt thou forget us for ever? why wilt thou forsake us for a long time?

Hebrews 13:5 Let your manners be without covetousness, contented with such things as you have. For he hath said: I will not leave thee: neither will I forsake thee.

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Exodus 32:12 Let not the Egyptians say, I beseech thee: He craftily brought them out, that he might kill them in the mountains, and destroy them from the earth: let thy anger cease, and be appeased upon the wickedness of thy people.

Numbers 14:13-19 And Moses said to the Lord: That the Egyptians, from the midst of whom thou hast brought forth this people, . . .

Deuteronomy 32:26,27 I said: Where are they? I will make the memory of them to cease from among men. . . .

Joshua 7:9 The Chanaanites, and all the inhabitants of the land, will hear of it, and being gathered together will surround us, and cut off our name from the earth: and what wilt thou do to thy great name?

Psalm 106:8 And he saved them for his own name's sake: that he might make his power known.

Isaiah 37:35 And I will protect this city, and will save it for my own sake, and for the sake of David my servant.

Isaiah 43:25 I am, I am he that blot out thy iniquities for my own sake, and I will not remember thy sins.

Isaiah 48:11 For my own sake, for my own sake will I do it, that I may not be blasphemed: and I will not give my glory to another.

Jeremiah 14:7,21 If our iniquities have testified against us, O Lord, do thou it for thy name's sake, for our rebellions are many, we have sinned against thee. . . .

Ezekiel 20:9,14 But I did otherwise for my name's sake, that it might not be violated before the nations, in the midst of whom they were, and among whom I made myself known to them, to bring them out of the land of Egypt. . . .

Ephesians 1:6,12 Unto the praise of the glory of his grace, in which he hath graced us, in his beloved son. . . .

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Exodus 19:5,6 If therefore you will hear my voice, and keep my covenant, you shall be my peculiar possession above all people: for all the earth is mine. . . .

Deuteronomy 7:7,8 Not because you surpass all nations in number, is the Lord joined unto you, and hath chosen you, for you are the fewest of any people: . . .

Deuteronomy 9:5 For it is not for thy justices, and the uprightness of thy heart that thou shalt go in to possess their lands: but because they have done wickedly, they are destroyed at thy coming in: and that the Lord might accomplish his word, which he promised by oath to thy fathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

Deuteronomy 14:2 Because thou art a holy people to the Lord thy God: and he chose thee to be his peculiar people of all nations that are upon the earth.

Malachi 1:2 I have loved you, saith the Lord: and you have said: Wherein hast thou loved us? Was not Esau brother to Jacob, saith the Lord, and I have loved Jacob,

Matthew 11:26 Yea, Father: for so hath it seemed good in thy sight.

John 15:16 You have not chosen me: but I have chosen you; and have appointed you, that you should go and should bring forth fruit; and your fruit should remain: that whatsoever you shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.

Romans 9:13-18 As it is written: Jacob I have loved: but Esau I have hated. . . .

Romans 11:29 For the gifts and the calling of God are without repentance.

1 Corinthians 4:7 For who distinguisheth thee? Or what hast thou that thou hast not received, and if thou hast received, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it?

Philippians 1:6 Being confident of this very thing: that he who hath begun a good work in you will perfect it unto the day of Christ Jesus.

Context
Samuel's Farewell Address
21And turn not aside after vain things, which shall never profit you, nor deliver you, because they are vain. 22And the Lord will not forsake his people for his great name's sake: because the Lord hath sworn to make you his people.23And far from me be this sin against the Lord, that I should cease to pray for you: and I will teach you the good and right way.…
Cross References
Romans 11:1
I say then: Hath God cast away his people? God forbid! For I also am an Israelite of the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.

1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen generation, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a purchased people: that you may declare his virtues, who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:

Exodus 32:12
Let not the Egyptians say, I beseech thee: He craftily brought them out, that he might kill them in the mountains, and destroy them from the earth: let thy anger cease, and be appeased upon the wickedness of thy people.

Numbers 14:13
And Moses said to the Lord: That the Egyptians, from the midst of whom thou hast brought forth this people,

Deuteronomy 7:6
Because thou art a holy people to the Lord thy God. The Lord thy God hath chosen thee, to be his peculiar people of all peoples that are upon the earth.

Deuteronomy 31:6
Do manfully and be of good heart: fear not, nor be ye dismayed at their sight: for the Lord thy God he himself is thy leader, and will not leave thee nor forsake thee.

Joshua 7:9
The Chanaanites, and all the inhabitants of the land, will hear of it, and being gathered together will surround us, and cut off our name from the earth: and what wilt thou do to thy great name?

1 Kings 6:13
And I will dwell in the midst of the children of Israel, and I will not forsake my people Israel.

1 Kings 8:57
The Lord our God be with us, as he was with our fathers, and not leave us, nor cast us off:

Psalm 94:14
For the Lord will not cast off his people: neither will he forsake his own inheritance.

Psalm 106:8
And he saved them for his own name's sake: that he might make his power known.

Isaiah 48:11
For my own sake, for my own sake will I do it, that I may not be blasphemed: and I will not give my glory to another.

Jeremiah 14:21
Give us not to be a reproach, for thy name's sake, and do not disgrace in us the throne of thy glory: remember, break not thy covenant with us.

Additional Translations
Indeed, for the sake of His great name the LORD will not abandon His people, because He was pleased to make you His own.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.

For Jehovah will not forsake his people for his great name's sake, because it hath pleased Jehovah to make you a people unto himself.

For the Lord will not cast off his people for his great name's sake, because the Lord graciously took you to himself for a people.

For Jehovah will not cast away his people for his great name's sake; because it has pleased Jehovah to make you his people.

For the LORD will not forsake his people for his great name's sake: because it hath pleased the LORD to make you a people unto himself.

For the LORD will not forsake his people for his great name's sake: because it hath pleased the LORD to make you his people.

For Yahweh will not forsake his people for his great name's sake, because it has pleased Yahweh to make you a people to himself.

for Jehovah doth not leave His people, on account of His great name; for Jehovah hath been pleased to make you to Him for a people.
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