Isaiah 48:9

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For my names sake will I deferre mine anger, and for my praise will I refraine for thee, that I cut thee not off.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For the sake of My name I delay My wrath, And {for} My praise I restrain {it} for you, In order not to cut you off.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because of my name I will put away my wrath, and for my praise I will keep myself from cutting you off.
- Basic English Bible

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.
- Darby Bible

For my name's sake will I defer my anger, and for my praise will I refrain for thee, that I cut thee not off.
- Webster's 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.
- World English Bible

For My name's sake I defer Mine anger, And My praise I restrain for thee, So as not to cut thee off.
- Youngs Literal 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.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 48:9


48:9 For my sake - I will spare thee, and deliver thee out of captivity, not for thy sake, but merely for my own sake, and for the vindication of my name, that I may be praised for my power, faithfulness, and goodness.


Discussion for Isaiah 48:9

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