New American Standard Bible
"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.
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
For Jehovah will not cast away his people for his great name's sake; because it has pleased Jehovah to make you his people.
World English Bible
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.
Young's Literal Translation
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.
1 Samuel 12:22 Parallel
LibraryThe King after Man's Heart
'And Samuel called the people together unto the Lord to Mizpeh; 18. And said unto the children of Israel, Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, I brought up Israel out of Egypt, and delivered you out of the hand of the Egyptians, and out of the hand of all kingdoms, and of them that oppressed you; 19. And ye have this day rejected your God, who Himself saved you out of all your adversities and your tribulations; and ye have said unto Him, Nay, but set a king over us. Now therefore present yourselves …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Restraining Prayer: is it Sin?
I say then, God has not rejected His people, has He? May it never be! For I too am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.
1 Peter 2:9
But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God's OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
"Why should the Egyptians speak, saying, 'With evil intent He brought them out to kill them in the mountains and to destroy them from the face of the earth '? Turn from Your burning anger and change Your mind about doing harm to Your people.
But Moses said to the LORD, "Then the Egyptians will hear of it, for by Your strength You brought up this people from their midst,
"For you are a holy people to the LORD your God; the LORD your God has chosen you to be a people for His own possession out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth.
"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."
"For the Canaanites and all the inhabitants of the land will hear of it, and they will surround us and cut off our name from the earth. And what will You do for Your great name?"
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