But I acted for the sake of My name, that it should not be profaned in the eyes of the nations among whom they were living, in whose sight I had revealed Myself to Israel by bringing them out of Egypt.
Cross ReferencesExodus 32:11
But Moses entreated the LORD his God, saying, "O LORD, why does Your anger burn against Your people, whom You brought out of the land of Egypt with great power and a mighty hand?
Yet He saved them for the sake of His name, to make His power known.
For My own sake, My very own sake, I will act; for how can I let Myself be defamed? I will not yield My glory to another.
But I acted for the sake of My name, so that it would not be profaned in the eyes of the nations in whose sight I had brought them out.
But I withheld My hand and acted for the sake of My name, so that it would not be profaned in the eyes of the nations in whose sight I had brought them out.
But I had concern for My holy name, which the house of Israel had profaned among the nations to which they had gone.
Therefore, tell the house of Israel that this is what the Lord GOD says: 'It is not for your sake that I will act, O house of Israel, but for My holy name, which you profaned among the nations to which you went.
So I will make My holy name known among My people Israel and will no longer allow it to be profaned. Then the nations will know that I am the LORD, the Holy One in Israel.
Chapter Outline1. God refuses to be consulted by the elders of Israel
4. He shows the story of their rebellions in Egypt
19. in the desert
27. and in the land
33. He promises to gather them by the Gospel
45. Under the name of a forest he shows the destruction of Jerusalem
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Ezekiel 20:14, 22
Ezekiel 36:21, 22
Deuteronomy 32:26, 27
1 Samuel 12:22
Joshua 9:9, 10
1 Samuel 4:8
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