New American Standard Bible
"I will dwell among the sons of Israel, and will not forsake My people Israel."
King James Bible
And I will dwell among the children of Israel, and will not forsake my people Israel.
Darby Bible Translation
and I will dwell among the children of Israel, and will not forsake my people Israel.
World English Bible
I will dwell among the children of Israel, and will not forsake my people Israel."
Young's Literal Translation
and have tabernacled in the midst of the sons of Israel, and do not forsake My people Israel.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The first promise to "dwell among" the Israelites had been made to Moses Exodus 25:8; Exodus 29:45, but had not been repeated to David. The next promise, "I will not forsake, etc.," if not absolutely new, seems to have been more positive and general than previous similar promises Deuteronomy 31:6, Deuteronomy 31:8; Joshua 1:5. God will not at any time or under any circumstances wholly forsake Israel.
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"Let them construct a sanctuary for Me, that I may dwell among them.
"I will dwell among the sons of Israel and will be their God.
'Moreover, I will make My dwelling among you, and My soul will not reject you.
"Be strong and courageous, do not be afraid or tremble at them, for the LORD your God is the one who goes with you. He will not fail you or forsake you."
"No man will be able to stand before you all the days of your life. Just as I have been with Moses, I will be with you; I will not fail you or forsake you.
1 Samuel 12:22
"For the LORD will not abandon His people on account of His great name, because the LORD has been pleased to make you a people for Himself.
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