New Living Translation
I will rescue you for my sake--yes, for my own sake! I will not let my reputation be tarnished, and I will not share my glory with idols!
King James Bible
For mine own sake, even for mine own sake, will I do it: for how should my name be polluted? and I will not give my glory unto another.
Darby Bible Translation
For mine own sake, for mine own sake, will I do it; for how should my name be profaned? and I will not give my glory unto another.
World English Bible
For my own sake, for my own sake, will I do it; for how should [my name] be profaned? and my glory I will not give to another.
Young's Literal Translation
For My sake, for Mine own sake, I do it, For how is it polluted? And Mine honour to another I give not.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
48:11 It - This great work of delivering my people out of Babylon. Name - If I should not deliver my people, my name would be profaned and blasphemed. Glory - I will not give any colour to idolaters, to ascribe the divine nature and properties, to idols, as they would do if I did not rescue my people out of their hands in spite of their idols.
LibraryMan's Chief End
Q-I: WHAT IS THE CHIEF END OF MAN? A: Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him for ever. Here are two ends of life specified. 1: The glorifying of God. 2: The enjoying of God. I. The glorifying of God, I Pet 4:4: That God in all things may be glorified.' The glory of God is a silver thread which must run through all our actions. I Cor 10:01. Whether therefore ye eat or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.' Everything works to some end in things natural and artificial; …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
Christ's Prophetic Office
Gifts Received for the Rebellious
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
I would have annihilated them, wiping out even the memory of them.
But I feared the taunt of Israel's enemy, who might misunderstand and say, "Our own power has triumphed! The LORD had nothing to do with this!"'
1 Samuel 12:22
The LORD will not abandon his people, because that would dishonor his great name. For it has pleased the LORD to make you his very own people.
For the honor of your name, O LORD, forgive my many, many sins.
Even so, he saved them--to defend the honor of his name and to demonstrate his mighty power.
Not to us, O LORD, not to us, but to your name goes all the glory for your unfailing love and faithfulness.
'For my own honor and for the sake of my servant David, I will defend this city and protect it.'"
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