The Lord will not abandon his people because he wants to uphold his great reputation. 1 The Lord was pleased to make you his own people.
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 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.
The LORD will not abandon his chosen people, for that would dishonor his great name. He made you a special nation for himself.
There's nothing to them. They can't help you. They're nothing but ghost-gods! GOD, simply because of who he is, is not going to walk off and leave his people. GOD took delight in making you into his very own people.
For the Lord will not give his people up, because of the honour of his name; for it was the Lord’s pleasure to make of you a people for himself.
For the LORD will not cast away his people, for his great name’s sake, because it has pleased the LORD to make you a people for himself.
"For the LORD will not forsake His people, for His great name’s sake, because it has pleased the LORD to make you His people.
For the LORD
will not forsake
for his great
sake: because it hath pleased
you his people
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he wants to uphold
. The Lord
was pleased to make
you his own people.
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1 tn Heb “on account of his great name.”