And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy [sake]; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's [sake]; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done.
And it came to pass from the time that he had made him overseer in his house, and over all that he had, that the LORD blessed the Egyptian's house for Joseph's [sake]; and the blessing of the LORD was upon all that he had in the house, and in the field.
And Moses told his father in law all that the LORD had done unto Pharaoh and to the Egyptians for Israel's [sake], and all the travail that had come upon them by the way, and how the LORD delivered them.
Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, hath turned my wrath away from the children of Israel, while he was zealous for my [sake] among them, that I consumed not the children of Israel in my jealousy.
For they vex you with their wiles, wherewith they have beguiled you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of a prince of Midian, their sister, which was slain in the day of the plague for Peor's [sake].
Furthermore the LORD was angry with me for your [sake]s, and sware that I should not go over Jordan, and that I should not go in unto that good land, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance:
The LORD shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and rebuke, in all that thou settest thine hand unto for to do, until thou be destroyed, and until thou perish quickly; because of the wickedness of thy doings, whereby thou hast for[sake]n me.
And the LORD said unto Moses, Behold, thou shalt sleep with thy fathers; and this people will rise up, and go a whoring after the gods of the strangers of the land, whither they go to be among them, and will for[sake] me, and break my covenant which I have made with them.
Then my anger shall be kindled against them in that day, and I will for[sake] them, and I will hide my face from them, and they shall be devoured, and many evils and troubles shall befall them; so that they will say in that day, Are not these evils come upon us, because our God is not among us?
And Gideon said unto him, Oh my Lord, if the LORD be with us, why then is all this befallen us? and where be all his miracles which our fathers told us of, saying, Did not the LORD bring us up from Egypt? but now the LORD hath for[sake]n us, and delivered us into the hands of the Midianites.
And it shall be, when their fathers or their brethren come unto us to complain, that we will say unto them, Be favourable unto them for our [sake]s: because we reserved not to each man his wife in the war: for ye did not give unto them at this time, that ye should be guilty.
According to all the works which they have done since the day that I brought them up out of Egypt even unto this day, wherewith they have for[sake]n me, and served other gods, so do they also unto thee.
And they cried unto the LORD, and said, We have sinned, because we have for[sake]n the LORD, and have served Baalim and Ashtaroth: but now deliver us out of the hand of our enemies, and we will serve thee.
And David said unto him, Fear not: for I will surely shew thee kindness for Jonathan thy father's [sake], and will restore thee all the land of Saul thy father; and thou shalt eat bread at my table continually.
And the king commanded Joab and Abishai and Ittai, saying, Deal gently for my [sake] with the young man, even with Absalom. And all the people heard when the king gave all the captains charge concerning Absalom.
Because that they have for[sake]n me, and have worshipped Ashtoreth the goddess of the Zidonians, Chemosh the god of the Moabites, and Milcom the god of the children of Ammon, and have not walked in my ways, to do that which is right in mine eyes, and to keep my statutes and my judgments, as did David his father.
Howbeit I will not take the whole kingdom out of his hand: but I will make him prince all the days of his life for David my servant's [sake], whom I chose, because he kept my commandments and my statutes:
And he said, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of hosts: for the children of Israel have for[sake]n thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I, even I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.
And he said, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of hosts: because the children of Israel have for[sake]n thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I, even I only, am left; and they seek my life, to take it away.
And I will add unto thy days fifteen years; and I will deliver thee and this city out of the hand of the king of Assyria; and I will defend this city for mine own [sake], and for my servant David's sake.
Because they have for[sake]n me, and have burned incense unto other gods, that they might provoke me to anger with all the works of their hands; therefore my wrath shall be kindled against this place, and shall not be quenched.
And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou for[sake] him, he will cast thee off for ever.
And David said to Solomon his son, Be strong and of good courage, and do it: fear not, nor be dismayed: for the LORD God, even my God, will be with thee; he will not fail thee, nor for[sake] thee, until thou hast finished all the work for the service of the house of the LORD.
Moreover concerning the stranger, which is not of thy people Israel, but is come from a far country for thy great name's [sake], and thy mighty hand, and thy stretched out arm; if they come and pray in this house;
Then came Shemaiah the prophet to Rehoboam, and to the princes of Judah, that were gathered together to Jerusalem because of Shishak, and said unto them, Thus saith the LORD, Ye have for[sake]n me, and therefore have I also left you in the hand of Shishak.
And they burn unto the LORD every morning and every evening burnt sacrifices and sweet incense: the shewbread also set they in order upon the pure table; and the candlestick of gold with the lamps thereof, to burn every evening: for we keep the charge of the LORD our God; but ye have for[sake]n him.
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And he went out to meet Asa, and said unto him, Hear ye me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin; The LORD is with you, while ye be with him; and if ye seek him, he will be found of you; but if ye for[sake] him, he will forsake you.
And the Spirit of God came upon Zechariah the son of Jehoiada the priest, which stood above the people, and said unto them, Thus saith God, Why transgress ye the commandments of the LORD, that ye cannot prosper? because ye have for[sake]n the LORD, he hath also forsaken you.
For the army of the Syrians came with a small company of men, and the LORD delivered a very great host into their hand, because they had for[sake]n the LORD God of their fathers. So they executed judgment against Joash.
For our fathers have trespassed, and done that which was evil in the eyes of the LORD our God, and have for[sake]n him, and have turned away their faces from the habitation of the LORD, and turned their backs.
Because they have for[sake]n me, and have burned incense unto other gods, that they might provoke me to anger with all the works of their hands; therefore my wrath shall be poured out upon this place, and shall not be quenched.
For I was ashamed to require of the king a band of soldiers and horsemen to help us against the enemy in the way: because we had spoken unto the king, saying, The hand of our God is upon all them for good that seek him; but his power and his wrath is against all them that for[sake] him.
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For we were bondmen; yet our God hath not for[sake]n us in our bondage, but hath extended mercy unto us in the sight of the kings of Persia, to give us a reviving, to set up the house of our God, and to repair the desolations thereof, and to give us a wall in Judah and in Jerusalem.
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For the children of Israel and the children of Levi shall bring the offering of the corn, of the new wine, and the oil, unto the chambers, where are the vessels of the sanctuary, and the priests that minister, and the porters, and the singers: and we will not for[sake] the house of our God.
Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, children that are corrupters: they have for[sake]n the LORD, they have provoked the Holy One of Israel unto anger, they are gone away backward.
Therefore thou hast for[sake]n thy people the house of Jacob, because they be replenished from the east, and are soothsayers like the Philistines, and they please themselves in the children of strangers.
And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not for[sake] them.
Thou shalt no more be termed For[sake]n; neither shall thy land any more be termed Desolate: but thou shalt be called Hephzibah, and thy land Beulah: for the LORD delighteth in thee, and thy land shall be married.
Hear the word of the LORD, ye that tremble at his word; Your brethren that hated you, that cast you out for my name's [sake], said, Let the LORD be glorified: but he shall appear to your joy, and they shall be ashamed.
Thine own wickedness shall correct thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee: know therefore and see that it is an evil thing and bitter, that thou hast for[sake]n the LORD thy God, and that my fear is not in thee, saith the Lord GOD of hosts.
How shall I pardon thee for this? thy children have for[sake]n me, and sworn by them that are no gods: when I had fed them to the full, they then committed adultery, and assembled themselves by troops in the harlots' houses.
And it shall come to pass, when ye shall say, Wherefore doeth the LORD our God all these things unto us? then shalt thou answer them, Like as ye have for[sake]n me, and served strange gods in your land, so shall ye serve strangers in a land that is not your's.
Then shalt thou say unto them, Because your fathers have for[sake]n me, saith the LORD, and have walked after other gods, and have served them, and have worshipped them, and have forsaken me, and have not kept my law;
Because they have for[sake]n me, and have estranged this place, and have burned incense in it unto other gods, whom neither they nor their fathers have known, nor the kings of Judah, and have filled this place with the blood of innocents;
Then said he unto me, Son of man, hast thou seen what the ancients of the house of Israel do in the dark, every man in the chambers of his imagery? for they say, the LORD seeth us not; the LORD hath for[sake]n the earth.
Then said he unto me, The iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah is exceeding great, and the land is full of blood, and the city full of perverseness: for they say, The LORD hath for[sake]n the earth, and the LORD seeth not.
But they rebelled against me, and would not hearken unto me: they did not every man cast away the abominations of their eyes, neither did they for[sake] the idols of Egypt: then I said, I will pour out my fury upon them, to accomplish my anger against them in the midst of the land of Egypt.
But I wrought for my name's [sake], that it should not be polluted before the heathen, among whom they were, in whose sight I made myself known unto them, in bringing them forth out of the land of Egypt.
And ye shall know that I am the LORD when I have wrought with you for my name's [sake], not according to your wicked ways, nor according to your corrupt doings, O ye house of Israel, saith the Lord GOD.
Therefore, ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord GOD; Thus saith the Lord GOD to the mountains, and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the valleys, to the desolate wastes, and to the cities that are for[sake]n, which became a prey and derision to the residue of the heathen that are round about;
Therefore say unto the house of Israel, thus saith the Lord GOD; I do not this for your [sake]s, O house of Israel, but for mine holy name's sake, which ye have profaned among the heathen, whither ye went.
But as for me, this secret is not revealed to me for any wisdom that I have more than any living, but for their [sake]s that shall make known the interpretation to the king, and that thou mightest know the thoughts of thy heart.
For the ships of Chittim shall come against him: therefore he shall be grieved, and return, and have indignation against the holy covenant: so shall he do; he shall even return, and have intelligence with them that for[sake] the holy covenant.
For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother's womb: and there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men: and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's [sake]. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it.
And every one that hath for[sake]n houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.
And Jesus answered and said, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my [sake], and the gospel's,
But take heed to yourselves: for they shall deliver you up to councils; and in the synagogues ye shall be beaten: and ye shall be brought before rulers and kings for my [sake], for a testimony against them.
And they are informed of thee, that thou teachest all the Jews which are among the Gentiles to for[sake] Moses, saying that they ought not to circumcise their children, neither to walk after the customs.
And these things, brethren, I have in a figure transferred to myself and to Apollos for your [sake]s; that ye might learn in us not to think of men above that which is written, that no one of you be puffed up for one against another.