Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Kings 8:57 in English Standard Version "The Lord our God be with us, as he was with our fathers. May he not leave us or forsake us," De 31:6 Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.” Jos 1:5 No man shall be able to stand before you all the days of your life. Just as I was with Moses, so I will be with you. I will not leave you or forsake you. 1Sa 12:22 For the Lord will not forsake his people, for his great name’s sake, because it has pleased the Lord to make you a people for himself.