New Living Translation
Even so, he saved them--to defend the honor of his name and to demonstrate his mighty power.
King James Bible
Nevertheless he saved them for his name's sake, that he might make his mighty power to be known.
Darby Bible Translation
Yet he saved them for his name's sake, that he might make known his might.
World English Bible
Nevertheless he saved them for his name's sake, that he might make his mighty power known.
Young's Literal Translation
And He saveth them for His name's sake, To make known His might,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
106:8 Saved them - That he may vindicate his name from the blasphemous reproaches, which would have been cast upon it, if they had been destroyed.
LibraryMan's Misery by the Fall
Q-19: WHAT IS THE MISERY OF THAT ESTATE WHEREINTO MAN FELL? A: All mankind by their fall lost communion with God, are under his wrath and curse, and so made liable to all the miseries in this life, to death itself, and to the pains of hell for ever. 'And were by nature children of wrath.' Eph 2:2. Adam left an unhappy portion to his posterity, Sin and Misery. Having considered the first of these, original sin, we shall now advert to the misery of that state. In the first, we have seen mankind offending; …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
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Twenty Second Sunday after Trinity Paul's Thanks and Prayers for Churches.
But I have spared you for a purpose--to show you my power and to spread my fame throughout the earth.
and they said to Moses, "Why did you bring us out here to die in the wilderness? Weren't there enough graves for us in Egypt? What have you done to us? Why did you make us leave Egypt?
That is how the LORD rescued Israel from the hand of the Egyptians that day. And the Israelites saw the bodies of the Egyptians washed up on the seashore.
He did this so all the nations of the earth might know that the LORD's hand is powerful, and so you might fear the LORD your God forever."
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.
You are the God of great wonders! You demonstrate your awesome power among the nations.
But deal well with me, O Sovereign LORD, for the sake of your own reputation! Rescue me because you are so faithful and good.
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