Ezekiel 20:14
Modern Translations
New International Version
But for the sake of my name I did what would keep it from being profaned in the eyes of the nations in whose sight I had brought them out.

New Living Translation
But again I held back in order to protect the honor of my name before the nations who had seen my power in bringing Israel out of Egypt.

English Standard Version
But I acted for the sake of my name, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, in whose sight I had brought them out.

Berean Study Bible
But I acted for the sake of My name, so that it would not be profaned in the eyes of the nations in whose sight I had brought them out.

New American Standard Bible
But I acted for the sake of My name, so that it would not be defiled before the eyes of the nations, before whose eyes I had brought them out.

NASB 1995
"But I acted for the sake of My name, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, before whose sight I had brought them out.

NASB 1977
“But I acted for the sake of My name, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, before whose sight I had brought them out.

Amplified Bible
But I acted for My Name’s sake, that it would not be profaned in the sight of the [pagan] nations in whose sight I had brought them out [of slavery].

Christian Standard Bible
But I acted for the sake of my name, so that it would not be profaned in the eyes of the nations in whose sight I had brought them out.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But I acted because of My name, so that it would not be profaned in the eyes of the nations in whose sight I had brought them out.

Contemporary English Version
But that would have disgraced me, because many other nations had seen me bring the Israelites out of Egypt.

Good News Translation
But I did not, since that would have brought dishonor to my name among the nations which had seen me lead Israel out of Egypt.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But I acted so that my name would not be dishonored among the nations who had watched me bring the Israelites out [of Egypt].

International Standard Version
I did this so my reputation wouldn't be tarnished among the nations in whose presence I had brought them out.

NET Bible
I acted for the sake of my reputation, so that I would not be profaned before the nations in whose sight I had brought them out.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
But I wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted before the heathen, in whose sight I brought them out.

New King James Version
But I acted for My name’s sake, that it should not be profaned before the Gentiles, in whose sight I had brought them out.

King James 2000 Bible
But I acted for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted before the nations, in whose sight I brought them out.

New Heart English Bible
But I worked for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, in whose sight I brought them out.

World English Bible
But I worked for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, in whose sight I brought them out.

American King James Version
But I worked for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted before the heathen, in whose sight I brought them out.

American Standard Version
But I wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, in whose sight I brought them out.

A Faithful Version
But I worked for My name's sake, so that it should not be profaned before the heathen in whose sight I brought them out.

Darby Bible Translation
But I wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, in whose sight I had brought them out.

English Revised Version
But I wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, in whose sight I brought them out.

Webster's Bible Translation
But I wrought for my name's sake, that it should not be profaned before the heathen, in whose sight I brought them out.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
But I had respect to my Name, that it shoulde not bee polluted before the heathen in whose sight I brought them out.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And I wrought for my names sake, lest it shoulde be defiled before the heathen, in whose sight I brought them out.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Yet I wolde not do it, for my names sake: lest it shulde be dishonoured before the Heithe, from the which I had caried them awaye.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And I do [it] for My Name’s sake, "" Not to defile [it] before the eyes of the nations, "" Before whose eyes I brought them forth.

Young's Literal Translation
And I do it for My name's sake, Not to pollute it before the eyes of the nations, Before whose eyes I brought them forth.

Smith's Literal Translation
And I shall do for sake of my name, that it was not polluted before the eyes of the nations which I brought them forth before their eyes.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But I spared them for the sake of my name, lest it should be profaned before the nations, from which I brought them out, in their sight.

Catholic Public Domain Version
But I acted for the sake of my name, lest it be violated before the Gentiles, from whom I cast them out, in their sight.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And I had pity because of my name, that it would not be defiled before the eyes of the nations, because I brought them out in their sight

Lamsa Bible
But I pitied them for my name's sake, that it should not be polluted in the sight of the Gentiles, in whose presence I brought them out.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
But I wrought for My name's sake, that it should not be profaned in the sight of the nations, in whose sight I brought them out.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But I wrought so that my name should not be at all profaned before the Gentiles, before whose eyes I brought them out.








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