Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary
Forsake, to leave behind in some place, i.e., (in a good sense) let remain over, or (in a bad sense) to desert
Greek: ἐγκαταλείπω, enkataleipō (G1459)
9 King James Bible Verses
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Here are forsake, leave and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word ἐγκαταλείπω mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance.
Strong's Number: G1459
Greek Base Word: ἐγκαταλείπω
Usage: Forsake, leave
Definition: To leave behind in some place, i.e., (in a good sense) let remain over, or (in a bad sense) to desert.
- Abandon, desert.
- Leave in straits, leave helpless.
- Totally abandoned, utterly forsaken.
- To leave behind among, to leave surviving.
Derived terms: From G1722 and G2641.
- Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ɛŋ.kɑ.tɑˈli.po
- Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: e̞ŋ.kɑ.tɑˈli.pow
- Transliteration: enkataleipō
- Biblical Pronunciation: eng-ka-ta-LEE-poh
- Modern Pronunciation: ayng-ka-ta-LEE-poh
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Bible Verses with ἐγκαταλείπω (G1459)
1 to 9 of 9 Verses
“And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?”
— Jesus, Matthew 27:46
“And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani? which is, being interpreted, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?”
— Jesus, Mark 15:34
“Because thou wilt not leave my soul in hell, neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.”
— Acts 2:27
“And as Esaias said before, Except the Lord of Sabaoth had left us a seed, we had been as Sodoma, and been made like unto Gomorrha.”
— Romans 9:29
“Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;”
— 2 Corinthians 4:9
“For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia.”
— 2 Timothy 4:10
“At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.”
— 2 Timothy 4:16
“Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.”
— Hebrews 10:25
“Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.”
— Hebrews 13:5
(End 1 to 9 of 9 Verses)
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