New International Version
For my own name's sake I delay my wrath; for the sake of my praise I hold it back from you, so as not to destroy you completely.
King James Bible
For my name's sake will I defer mine anger, and for my praise will I refrain for thee, that I cut thee not off.
Darby Bible Translation
For my name's sake I will defer mine anger, and [for] my praise will I refrain as to thee, that I cut thee not off.
World English Bible
For my name's sake will I defer my anger, and for my praise will I refrain for you, that I not cut you off.
Young's Literal Translation
For My name's sake I defer Mine anger, And My praise I restrain for thee, So as not to cut thee off.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And for my praise "And for the sake of my praise" - I read ולמען תהלתי ulemaan tehillathi. The word למען lemaan, though not absolutely necessary here, for it may be understood as supplied from the preceding member, yet seems to have been removed from hence to Isaiah 48:11; where it is redundant, and where it is not repeated in the Septuagint, Syriac, and a MS. I have therefore omitted it in the latter place, and added it here.
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Blasphemous Accusations of the Jews.
For many years you were patient with them. By your Spirit you warned them through your prophets. Yet they paid no attention, so you gave them into the hands of the neighboring peoples.
But in your great mercy you did not put an end to them or abandon them, for you are a gracious and merciful God.
Yet he was merciful; he forgave their iniquities and did not destroy them. Time after time he restrained his anger and did not stir up his full wrath.
The LORD is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love.
Yet the LORD longs to be gracious to you; therefore he will rise up to show you compassion. For the LORD is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for him!
"I will defend this city and save it, for my sake and for the sake of David my servant!"
"I, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions, for my own sake, and remembers your sins no more.
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