1 Samuel 12:23
Good News Translation
As for me, the LORD forbid that I should sin against him by no longer praying for you. Instead, I will teach you what is good and right for you to do.

Contemporary English Version
I would be disobeying the LORD if I stopped praying for you! I will always teach you how to live right.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And far from me be this sin against the Lord, that I should cease to pray for you: and I will teach you the good and right way.

New American Bible
As for me, far be it from me to sin against the LORD by ceasing to pray for you and to teach you the good and right way.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And far from me be this sin against the Lord, that I should cease to pray for you: and I will teach you the good and right way.

God forbid

Acts 12:5 Peter therefore was kept in prison. But prayer was made without ceasing by the church unto God for him.

Romans 1:9 For God is my witness, whom I serve in my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I make a commemoration of you:

Colossians 1:9 Therefore we also, from the day that we heard it, cease not to pray for you and to beg that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding:

1 Thessalonians 3:10 Night and day more abundantly praying that we may see your face and may accomplish those things that are wanting to your faith?

2 Timothy 1:3 I give thanks to God, whom I serve from my forefathers, with a pure conscience, that without ceasing I have a remembrance of thee in my prayers, night and day.

in ceasing [heb] from ceasing

Psalm 34:11 Come, children, hearken to me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord.

Proverbs 4:11 Which when thou shalt have entered, thy steps shall not be straitened, and when thou runnest, thou shalt not meet a stumblingblock.

Ecclesiastes 12:10 He sought profitable words, and wrote words most right, and full of truth.

Acts 20:20 How I have kept back nothing that was profitable to you, but have preached it to you, and taught you publicly, and from house to house,

Colossians 1:28 Whom we preach, admonishing every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus.

the good

1 Kings 8:36 Then hear thou them in heaven, and forgive the sins of thy servants, and of thy people Israel: and shew them the good way wherein they should walk, and give rain upon thy land, which thou hast given to thy people in possession.

2 Chronicles 6:27 Then hear thou from heaven, O Lord, and forgive the sins of thy servants and of thy people Israel and teach them the good way in which they may walk: and give rain to thy land which thou hast given to thy people to possess.

Jeremiah 6:16 Thus saith the Lord: Stand ye on the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, which is the good way, and walk ye in it: and you shall find refreshment for your souls. And they said: We will not walk.

Context
Samuel's Farewell Address
22And the Lord will not forsake his people for his great name's sake: because the Lord hath sworn to make you his people. 23And far from me be this sin against the Lord, that I should cease to pray for you: and I will teach you the good and right way.24Therefore fear the Lord, and serve him in truth, and with your whole heart, for you have seen the great works which he hath done among you.…
Cross References
Romans 1:9
For God is my witness, whom I serve in my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I make a commemoration of you:

1 Corinthians 9:16
For if I preach the gospel, it is no glory to me: for a necessity lieth upon me. For woe is unto me if I preach not the gospel.

Colossians 1:9
Therefore we also, from the day that we heard it, cease not to pray for you and to beg that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding:

1 Thessalonians 3:10
Night and day more abundantly praying that we may see your face and may accomplish those things that are wanting to your faith?

2 Timothy 1:3
I give thanks to God, whom I serve from my forefathers, with a pure conscience, that without ceasing I have a remembrance of thee in my prayers, night and day.

Exodus 32:30
And when the next day was come, Moses spoke to the people: You have sinned a very great sin: I will go up to the Lord, if by any means I may be able to entreat him for your crime.

1 Samuel 12:19
And all the people greatly feared the Lord and Samuel. And all the people said to Samuel: Pray for thy servants to the Lord thy God, that we may not die, for we have added to all our sins this evil, to ask for a king.

1 Kings 8:36
Then hear thou them in heaven, and forgive the sins of thy servants, and of thy people Israel: and shew them the good way wherein they should walk, and give rain upon thy land, which thou hast given to thy people in possession.

Psalm 34:11
Come, children, hearken to me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord.

Proverbs 4:11
Which when thou shalt have entered, thy steps shall not be straitened, and when thou runnest, thou shalt not meet a stumblingblock.

Jeremiah 15:1
And the Lord said to me: If Moses and Samuel shall stand before me, my soul is not towards this people: cast them out from my sight, and let them go forth.

Jeremiah 27:18
But if they be prophets, and the word of the Lord be in them: let them interpose themselves before the Lord of hosts, that the vessels which were left in the house of the Lord, and in the house of the king of Juda, and in Jerusalem, may not go to Babylon.

Jeremiah 42:4
And Jeremiah the prophet said to them: I have heard you: behold I will pray to the Lord your God according to your words: and whatsoever thing he shall answer me, I will declare it to you: and I will hide nothing from you.

Additional Translations
As for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the LORD by ceasing to pray for you. And I will continue to teach you the good and right way.Moreover as for me, God forbid that I should sin against the LORD in ceasing to pray for you: but I will teach you the good and the right way:

Moreover as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against Jehovah in ceasing to pray for you: but I will instruct you in the good and the right way.

And far be it from me to sin against the Lord in ceasing to pray for you: but I will serve the Lord, and shew you the good and the right way.

Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against Jehovah in ceasing to pray for you; and I will teach you the good and right way.

Moreover as for me, God forbid that I should sin against the LORD in ceasing to pray for you: but I will instruct you in the good and the right way.

Moreover as for me, Far be it from me that I should sin against the LORD in ceasing to pray for you: but I will teach you the good and the right way:

Moreover as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against Yahweh in ceasing to pray for you: but I will instruct you in the good and the right way.

'I, also, far be it from me to sin against Jehovah, by ceasing to pray for you, and I have directed you in the good and upright way;
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