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Definition of Forsake


  1. To quit or leave entirely; to desert; to abandon; to depart or withdraw from; to leave; as, false friends and flatterers forsake us in adversity.
  2. To renounce; to reject; to refuse.

Forsake Quotations

Man's mind is like a store of idolatry and superstition; so much so that if a man believes his own mind it is certain that he will forsake God and forge some idol in his own brain.
John Calvin

How sweet it is to learn the Savior's love when nobody else loves us! When friends flee, what a blessed thing it is to see that the Savior does not forsake us but still keeps us and holds us fast and clings to us and will not let us go!
Charles Spurgeon

To abstain from sin when one can no longer sin is to be forsaken by sin, not to forsake it.
Saint Augustine

There is not a more repulsive spectacle than on old man who will not forsake the world, which has already forsaken him.
T. S. Eliot

As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.
Jean de la Bruyere
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Forsake Translations

forsake in Afrikaans is verlaat
forsake in Dutch is in de steek laten, laten varen
forsake in German is verlassen
forsake in Italian is lasciare
forsake in Latin is relinquo
forsake in Norwegian is oppgi, svikte
forsake in Spanish is abandonar, desamparar
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