New International Version
For my own sake, for my own sake, I do this. How can I let myself be defamed? I will not yield my glory to another.
King James Bible
For mine own sake, even for mine own sake, will I do it: for how should my name be polluted? and I will not give my glory unto another.
Darby Bible Translation
For mine own sake, for mine own sake, will I do [it]; for how should [my name] be profaned? and I will not give my glory unto another.
World English Bible
For my own sake, for my own sake, will I do it; for how should [my name] be profaned? and my glory I will not give to another.
Young's Literal Translation
For My sake, for Mine own sake, I do it, For how is it polluted? And Mine honour to another I give not.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For how should my name be polluted "For how would my name be blasphemed" - The word שמי shemi, my name, is dropped out of the text; it is supplied by a MS. which has שמי shemi; and by the Septuagint, ὁτι το εμον ονομα βεβηλουται. The Syriac and Vulgate get over the difficulty, by making the verb in the first person; that I may not be blasphemed.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
my name. Shemi, 'my name' is supplied by one MS. and the LXX
LibraryA River of Peace and Waves of Righteousness
'Oh that thou hadst hearkened to My commandments! then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea.'-- ISAIAH xlviii. 18. I. The Wonderful Thought of God here. This is an exclamation of disappointment; of thwarted love. The good which He purposed has been missed by man's fault, and He regards the faulty Israel with sorrow and pity as a would-be benefactor balked of a kind intention might do. O Jerusalem! 'how often would I have gathered thee.' 'If thou hadst known …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
The Bible and the French Revolution
Blasphemous Accusations of the Jews.
I said I would scatter them and erase their name from human memory,
but I dreaded the taunt of the enemy, lest the adversary misunderstand and say, 'Our hand has triumphed; the LORD has not done all this.'"
1 Samuel 12:22
For the sake of his great name the LORD will not reject his people, because the LORD was pleased to make you his own.
For the sake of your name, LORD, forgive my iniquity, though it is great.
Yet he saved them for his name's sake, to make his mighty power known.
Not to us, LORD, not to us but to your name be the glory, because of your love and faithfulness.
"I will defend this city and save it, for my sake and for the sake of David my servant!"
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