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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

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

Some people have loved ones they will not forsake, even though they are a pain in the neck.
Lewis B. Smedes

If you desire ease, forsake learning.

As long as I sit at Henry Clay's desk, I will remember his lifelong desire to forge agreement, but I will also keep close to my heart the principled stand of his cousin, Cassius Clay, who refused to forsake the life of any human, simply to find agreement.
Rand Paul
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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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