- forsake used 58 times.
- forsaken used 76 times.
- forsaketh used 6 times.
- forsaking used twice.
- forsook used 24 times.
- forsookest used twice.
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
FORSA'KE, verb transitive preterit tense forsook; participle passive forsaken. See Seek .]
1. To quit or leave entirely; to desert; to abandon; to depart from. Friends and flatterers forsake us in adversity.
Forsake the foolish, and live. Proverbs 9:6.
2. To abandon; to renounce; to reject.
If his children forsake my law, and walk not in my judgments - Psalms 89:30.
Cease from anger, and forsake wrath. Psalms 37:8.
3. To leave; to withdraw from; to fail. In anger, the color forsakes the cheeks. In severe trials, let not fortitude forsake you.
4. In scripture, God forsakes his people, when he withdraws his aid, or the light of his countenance.
FORSA'KEN, participle passive Deserted; left; abandoned.
FORSA'KER, noun One that forsakes or deserts.