100 Bible Verses about Gods Sake

1 Samuel 12:22 ESV / 339 helpful votes

For the Lord will not forsake his people, for his great name's sake, because it has pleased the Lord to make you a people for himself.

John 3:16 ESV / 334 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 316 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

1 John 1:9 ESV / 309 helpful votes

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 300 helpful votes

Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.”

Romans 8:28 ESV / 289 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Psalm 79:9 ESV / 284 helpful votes

Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of your name; deliver us, and atone for our sins, for your name's sake!

1 Peter 3:14 ESV / 268 helpful votes

But even if you should suffer for righteousness' sake, you will be blessed. Have no fear of them, nor be troubled,

Psalm 25:11 ESV / 264 helpful votes

For your name's sake, O Lord, pardon my guilt, for it is great.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 263 helpful votes

No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

1 John 4:16 ESV / 261 helpful votes

So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.

2 Timothy 2:19 ESV / 260 helpful votes

But God's firm foundation stands, bearing this seal: “The Lord knows those who are his,” and, “Let everyone who names the name of the Lord depart from iniquity.”

2 Corinthians 12:10 ESV / 258 helpful votes

For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

Hebrews 4:16 ESV / 253 helpful votes

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

Isaiah 43:25 ESV / 252 helpful votes

“I, I am he who blots out your transgressions for my own sake, and I will not remember your sins.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 250 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

Psalm 34:8 ESV / 248 helpful votes

Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 244 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

2 Corinthians 5:21 ESV / 238 helpful votes

For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

Psalm 106:8 ESV / 238 helpful votes

Yet he saved them for his name's sake, that he might make known his mighty power.

Genesis 26:24 ESV / 236 helpful votes

And the Lord appeared to him the same night and said, “I am the God of Abraham your father. Fear not, for I am with you and will bless you and multiply your offspring for my servant Abraham's sake.”

Acts 9:16 ESV / 234 helpful votes

For I will show him how much he must suffer for the sake of my name.”

Matthew 10:22 ESV / 234 helpful votes

And you will be hated by all for my name's sake. But the one who endures to the end will be saved.

Philippians 1:29 ESV / 233 helpful votes

For it has been granted to you that for the sake of Christ you should not only believe in him but also suffer for his sake,

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 229 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

Mark 13:13 ESV / 229 helpful votes

And you will be hated by all for my name's sake. But the one who endures to the end will be saved.

2 Kings 19:34 ESV / 219 helpful votes

For I will defend this city to save it, for my own sake and for the sake of my servant David.”

Deuteronomy 4:31 ESV / 219 helpful votes

For the Lord your God is a merciful God. He will not leave you or destroy you or forget the covenant with your fathers that he swore to them.

Genesis 3:17 ESV / 218 helpful votes

And to Adam he said, “Because you have listened to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree of which I commanded you, ‘You shall not eat of it,’ cursed is the ground because of you; in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life;

Matthew 5:11 ESV / 217 helpful votes

“Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.

Psalm 86:5 ESV / 217 helpful votes

For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you.

Exodus 15:26 ESV / 212 helpful votes

Saying, “If you will diligently listen to the voice of the Lord your God, and do that which is right in his eyes, and give ear to his commandments and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you that I put on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord, your healer.”

Ephesians 1:7 ESV / 205 helpful votes

In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace,

John 15:21 ESV / 204 helpful votes

But all these things they will do to you on account of my name, because they do not know him who sent me.

2 Corinthians 12:9-10 ESV / 201 helpful votes

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

Isaiah 37:35 ESV / 198 helpful votes

For I will defend this city to save it, for my own sake and for the sake of my servant David.”

Acts 3:19 ESV / 197 helpful votes

Repent therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out,

Matthew 5:10 ESV / 196 helpful votes

“Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 195 helpful votes

The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.

Numbers 25:18 ESV / 195 helpful votes

For they have harassed you with their wiles, with which they beguiled you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi, the daughter of the chief of Midian, their sister, who was killed on the day of the plague on account of Peor.”

Numbers 25:11 ESV / 194 helpful votes

“Phinehas the son of Eleazar, son of Aaron the priest, has turned back my wrath from the people of Israel, in that he was jealous with my jealousy among them, so that I did not consume the people of Israel in my jealousy.

Numbers 11:29 ESV / 194 helpful votes

But Moses said to him, “Are you jealous for my sake? Would that all the Lord's people were prophets, that the Lord would put his Spirit on them!”

Hebrews 10:17 ESV / 193 helpful votes

Then he adds, “I will remember their sins and their lawless deeds no more.”

Romans 8:35-39 ESV / 193 helpful votes

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword? As it is written, “For your sake we are being killed all the day long; we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered.” No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Exodus 21:27 ESV / 193 helpful votes

If he knocks out the tooth of his slave, male or female, he shall let the slave go free because of his tooth.

Exodus 21:26 ESV / 193 helpful votes

“When a man strikes the eye of his slave, male or female, and destroys it, he shall let the slave go free because of his eye.

Isaiah 41:13 ESV / 191 helpful votes

For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Fear not, I am the one who helps you.”

Isaiah 1:18 ESV / 191 helpful votes

“Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool.

Exodus 18:8 ESV / 190 helpful votes

Then Moses told his father-in-law all that the Lord had done to Pharaoh and to the Egyptians for Israel's sake, all the hardship that had come upon them in the way, and how the Lord had delivered them.

Genesis 39:5 ESV / 189 helpful votes

From the time that he made him overseer in his house and over all that he had the Lord blessed the Egyptian's house for Joseph's sake; the blessing of the Lord was on all that he had, in house and field.

Romans 3:23 ESV / 188 helpful votes

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,

Romans 8:1 ESV / 187 helpful votes

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

Matthew 10:39 ESV / 187 helpful votes

Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.

Matthew 5:10-12 ESV / 187 helpful votes

“Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Ezekiel 36:32 ESV / 187 helpful votes

It is not for your sake that I will act, declares the Lord God; let that be known to you. Be ashamed and confounded for your ways, O house of Israel.

Psalm 23:6 ESV / 186 helpful votes

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

Genesis 30:27 ESV / 186 helpful votes

But Laban said to him, “If I have found favor in your sight, I have learned by divination that the Lord has blessed me because of you.

Genesis 20:11 ESV / 186 helpful votes

Abraham said, “I did it because I thought, There is no fear of God at all in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife.

Psalm 103:12 ESV / 185 helpful votes

As far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our transgressions from us.

2 Timothy 3:12 ESV / 184 helpful votes

Indeed, all who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted,

Genesis 8:21 ESV / 183 helpful votes

And when the Lord smelled the pleasing aroma, the Lord said in his heart, “I will never again curse the ground because of man, for the intention of man's heart is evil from his youth. Neither will I ever again strike down every living creature as I have done.

Psalm 25:7 ESV / 182 helpful votes

Remember not the sins of my youth or my transgressions; according to your steadfast love remember me, for the sake of your goodness, O Lord!

Philippians 3:10 ESV / 181 helpful votes

That I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and may share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death,

Genesis 18:32 ESV / 176 helpful votes

Then he said, “Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak again but this once. Suppose ten are found there.” He answered, “For the sake of ten I will not destroy it.”

2 Timothy 2:12 ESV / 174 helpful votes

If we endure, we will also reign with him; if we deny him, he also will deny us;

Genesis 18:31 ESV / 174 helpful votes

He said, “Behold, I have undertaken to speak to the Lord. Suppose twenty are found there.” He answered, “For the sake of twenty I will not destroy it.”

1 Peter 5:10 ESV / 173 helpful votes

And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.

James 1:12 ESV / 172 helpful votes

Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.

Genesis 18:29 ESV / 172 helpful votes

Again he spoke to him and said, “Suppose forty are found there.” He answered, “For the sake of forty I will not do it.”

John 3:16-17 ESV / 171 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

1 Peter 4:11 ESV / 170 helpful votes

Whoever speaks, as one who speaks oracles of God; whoever serves, as one who serves by the strength that God supplies—in order that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.

1 Peter 3:17 ESV / 170 helpful votes

For it is better to suffer for doing good, if that should be God's will, than for doing evil.

Ephesians 3:16 ESV / 167 helpful votes

That according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being,

1 Peter 4:16 ESV / 165 helpful votes

Yet if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in that name.

Romans 8:36 ESV / 163 helpful votes

As it is written, “For your sake we are being killed all the day long; we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered.”

2 Corinthians 4:5 ESV / 157 helpful votes

For what we proclaim is not ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, with ourselves as your servants for Jesus' sake.

Matthew 19:29 ESV / 156 helpful votes

And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or lands, for my name's sake, will receive a hundredfold and will inherit eternal life.

Genesis 12:16 ESV / 155 helpful votes

And for her sake he dealt well with Abram; and he had sheep, oxen, male donkeys, male servants, female servants, female donkeys, and camels.

Genesis 12:13 ESV / 154 helpful votes

Say you are my sister, that it may go well with me because of you, and that my life may be spared for your sake.”

Psalm 109:21 ESV / 153 helpful votes

But you, O God my Lord, deal on my behalf for your name's sake; because your steadfast love is good, deliver me!

1 Corinthians 4:10 ESV / 150 helpful votes

We are fools for Christ's sake, but you are wise in Christ. We are weak, but you are strong. You are held in honor, but we in disrepute.

Psalm 55:22 ESV / 150 helpful votes

Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 147 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

1 Kings 11:32 ESV / 147 helpful votes

(but he shall have one tribe, for the sake of my servant David and for the sake of Jerusalem, the city that I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel),

2 Peter 3:9 ESV / 145 helpful votes

The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.

Romans 8:17 ESV / 144 helpful votes

And if children, then heirs—heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, provided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him.

1 Kings 15:4 ESV / 140 helpful votes

Nevertheless, for David's sake the Lord his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, setting up his son after him, and establishing Jerusalem,

Psalm 27:13 ESV / 139 helpful votes

I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living!

James 5:10 ESV / 138 helpful votes

As an example of suffering and patience, brothers, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.

1 John 3:13 ESV / 134 helpful votes

Do not be surprised, brothers, that the world hates you.

2 Peter 1:3 ESV / 132 helpful votes

His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence,

Luke 6:22 ESV / 120 helpful votes

“Blessed are you when people hate you and when they exclude you and revile you and spurn your name as evil, on account of the Son of Man!

Psalm 73:26 ESV / 120 helpful votes

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

John 15:18 ESV / 119 helpful votes

“If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you.

Romans 12:14 ESV / 111 helpful votes

Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.

1 John 3:1 ESV / 110 helpful votes

See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him.

1 Peter 4:12-13 ESV / 110 helpful votes

Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice insofar as you share Christ's sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed.

Acts 5:40-42 ESV / 106 helpful votes

And when they had called in the apostles, they beat them and charged them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go. Then they left the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer dishonor for the name. And every day, in the temple and from house to house, they did not cease teaching and preaching Jesus as the Christ.

Mark 13:11-13 ESV / 106 helpful votes

And when they bring you to trial and deliver you over, do not be anxious beforehand what you are to say, but say whatever is given you in that hour, for it is not you who speak, but the Holy Spirit. And brother will deliver brother over to death, and the father his child, and children will rise against parents and have them put to death. And you will be hated by all for my name's sake. But the one who endures to the end will be saved.

Lamentations 3:22 ESV / 104 helpful votes

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end;

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