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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 5770 abandonment
5770 abandonment

5770 abandonment

The state and experience of being forsaken, shared by God as well as by human beings.

God is abandoned

God’s people deliberately abandon him Jer 2:13 See also Dt 32:15; Jdg 2:12; 1Ki 9:9 pp 2Ch 7:22; 2Ch 13:11; Isa 1:4; Jer 17:13

God’s people abandon his law Jer 9:12-14 See also 1Ki 18:18; 2Ch 12:1; Ps 89:30; Ps 119:53; Pr 4:2,6; Heb 10:28

God’s people abandon his covenant Dt 29:25 See also Jer 22:9; Jer 31:32; Da 11:30

God’s people abandon his temple 2Ch 24:18; 2Ch 29:6

Those who abandon the gospel 1Ti 4:1 See also Heb 10:26,29; Rev 2:4

God abandons those who forsake him

2Ch 24:20 See also Nu 32:15 Moses warns the Transjordan tribes; Dt 31:17 Israel’s rebellion predicted; Dt 32:30 The Lord abandoned Saul: 1Sa 18:12; 1Sa 28:15
1Ki 9:7 pp 2Ch 7:20; 1Ch 28:9; Ne 9:28; Isa 2:6; Jer 12:7; La 2:7

God shows mercy to those who have been justly abandoned

Isa 54:7 See also Ne 9:19,28,31; Jer 51:5

Those who feel abandoned by God

God’s people La 5:20 See also Ps 22:1; Ps 43:2; Ps 71:11; Ps 74:1; Ps 89:38

Their prayers Ps 38:21-22 See also 1Ki 8:57; Ps 27:9; Ps 71:9,18; Ps 119:8; Jer 14:9

Jesus Christ’s feelings of abandonment Mt 27:46 pp Mk 15:34 See also Ps 22:1; Ac 2:27; Ps 16:10

God promises never to abandon his people

Dt 31:8 See also Lev 26:44; Dt 4:31; Dt 31:6; 1Sa 12:22; Ps 37:25,28; Ps 94:14; Isa 49:14-16; Mt 28:20; 2Co 4:9; Heb 13:5

Examples of people who were abandoned

Ge 16:7-8 Hagar; 1Sa 30:13 a slave; Isa 49:15 a newborn baby; Eze 16:3-6 Jerusalem; Ac 14:19 Paul

See also

1035God, faithfulness
1055God, grace & mercy
2570Christ, suffering
5689friendlessness
5831depression
5901loneliness
6233rejection, experience
8602prayer
8704apostasy
8743faithlessness
9614hope, results of absence

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