97 occurrences in 13 translations

'Merciful' in the Bible

And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters; the LORD being merciful unto him: and they brought him forth, and set him without the city.

May God Almighty cause the man to be merciful to you so that he will release your other brother and Benjamin to you. As for me, if I am deprived of my sons, then I am deprived."

And he lifted up his eyes and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, and said, Is this your younger brother, of whom ye spoke unto me? And he said, God be merciful unto thee, my son.

For that is his only covering, his clothing for his body. In what shall he sleep? When he cries to Me, I will hear, for I am gracious and merciful.

The Lord make His face to shine upon and enlighten you and be gracious (kind, merciful, and giving favor) to you;

(For the LORD thy God is a merciful God;) he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he sware unto them.

Be merciful, O LORD, unto thy people Israel, whom thou hast redeemed, and lay not innocent blood unto thy people of Israel's charge. And the blood shall be forgiven them.

Rejoice, O ye nations, with his people: for he will avenge the blood of his servants, and will render vengeance to his adversaries, and will be merciful unto his land, and to his people.

neither were they merciful with the house of Jerubbaal, namely, Gideon, according to all the good which he had done unto Israel.

And when their fathers or their brethren come unto us to complain, we will say unto them, Be merciful unto us for their sakes because in the war we did not take enough women for all of them; and you could not have given them to them, or ye should be guilty now.

With the merciful thou wilt shew thyself merciful, and with the upright man thou wilt shew thyself upright.

And forgive Your people, who have sinned against You, and all their transgressions against You, and grant them compassion before those who took them captive, that they may have pity and be merciful to them;

And his servants said unto him, Behold now, we have heard that the kings of the house of Israel are merciful kings: let us, I pray thee, put sackcloth on our loins, and ropes upon our heads, and go out to the king of Israel: peradventure he will save thy life.

But the LORD was merciful unto them, and had compassion on them, and looked upon them, because of his covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and did not desire to destroy them or to cast them from his presence as yet.

Now, therefore, arise, O LORD God, to inhabit thy resting place, thou and the ark of thy strength; let thy priests, O LORD God, be clothed with salvation and let thy merciful ones rejoice in goodness.

For if ye turn again unto the LORD, your brethren and your children shall find compassion before them that lead them captive, so that they shall come again into this land: for the LORD your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn away his face from you, if ye return unto him.

And refused to obey, neither were mindful of thy wonders that thou didst among them; but hardened their necks, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage: but thou art a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and forsookest them not.

Nevertheless for thy great mercies' sake thou didst not utterly consume them, nor forsake them; for thou art a gracious and merciful God.

The Merciful One shall forget them; the worm shall feed sweetly on them; they shall never be remembered again; and iniquity shall be broken as a tree.

With the merciful thou wilt shew thyself merciful; with an upright man thou wilt shew thyself upright;

For this shall every one that is merciful pray unto thee in the time when thou may be found; surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come near unto him.

For the LORD loves uprightness and does not forsake his merciful ones; they are preserved for ever, but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.

But thou, O LORD, be merciful unto me, and raise me up, that I may requite them.

Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against those who are not merciful; O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man.

Gather my merciful ones together unto me, those that have made a covenant with me by sacrifice.

I will praise thee for ever because thou hast done it, and I will wait on thy name, for it is good before thy merciful ones.

{To the chief Musician upon Jonathelemrechokim, Michtam of David, when the Philistines took him in Gath.} Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me.

{To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David, when he fled from Saul in the cave.} Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast.

Thou therefore, O LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel, awake to visit all the heathen: be not merciful to any wicked transgressors. Selah.

{To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm or Song.} God be merciful unto us, and bless us; and cause his face to shine upon us; Selah.

Has God forgotten to be merciful? Has his anger stifled his compassion?"

Preserve my soul; for I am merciful, O thou my God, save thy slave that trusts in thee.

A memorial He hath made of His wonders, Gracious and merciful is Jehovah.

I intreated thy favour with my whole heart: be merciful unto me according to thy word.

Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant.

Look thou upon me, and be merciful unto me, as thou usest to do unto those that love thy name.

Thy priests are clothed with righteousness, and thy merciful ones shout for joy.

I will also clothe her priests with saving health, and her merciful ones shall shout aloud for joy.

Jod Let all thy works praise thee, O LORD, and thy merciful ones bless thee.

Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and your authority endures from one generation to another. God is faithful about everything he says and merciful in everything he does.

The Lord is [rigidly] righteous in all His ways and gracious and merciful in all His works.

He has exalted the horn of his people; let all his merciful ones praise him; even of the sons of Israel, the people near unto him. Halelu-JAH.

The merciful shall be joyful with glory; they shall sing aloud upon their beds.

to execute upon them the judgment written: this shall be glory for all his merciful ones. Halelu-JAH.

The merciful man doeth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh.

He who despises his neighbor sins [against God, his fellowman, and himself], but happy (blessed and fortunate) is he who is kind and merciful to the poor.

He that has a merciful eye shall be blessed, for he gives of his bread to the destitute.

The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.

Go and proclaim these words toward the north, and say, Return, thou backsliding Israel, saith the LORD; and I will not cause mine anger to fall upon you: for I am merciful, saith the LORD, and I will not keep anger for ever.

The hands of merciful women have boiled their own children, They have been for food to them, In the destruction of the daughter of my people.

And he prayed unto the LORD, and said, I pray thee, O LORD, was not this my saying, when I was yet in my country? Therefore I fled before unto Tarshish: for I knew that thou art a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repentest thee of the evil.

The merciful man of the earth is missing: and there is no one upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt each man his brother with a net.

Therefore when you do merciful deeds, don't sound a trumpet before yourself, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may get glory from men. Most certainly I tell you, they have received their reward.

But when you do merciful deeds, don't let your left hand know what your right hand does,

Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him, saying, "God be merciful to you, Lord! This must never happen to you!"

But Jesus wouldn't let him. Instead, he told him, "Go home to your family, and tell them how much the Lord has done for you and how merciful he has been to you."

He helped his servant Israel, remembering to be merciful,

And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.

For he says to Moses, "I will be merciful to the person I want to be merciful to, and I will be kind to the person I want to be kind to."

It is a reason for pride and exultation to which our conscience testifies that we have conducted ourselves in the world [generally] and especially toward you, with devout and pure motives and godly sincerity, not in fleshly wisdom but by the grace of God (the unmerited favor and merciful kindness by which God, exerting His holy influence upon souls, turns them to Christ, and keeps, strengthens, and increases them in Christian virtues).

Laboring together [as God's fellow workers] with Him then, we beg of you not to receive the grace of God in vain [that merciful kindness by which God exerts His holy influence on souls and turns them to Christ, keeping and strengthening them -- "do not receive it to no purpose].

Making known to us the mystery (secret) of His will (of His plan, of His purpose). [And it is this:] In accordance with His good pleasure (His merciful intention) which He had previously purposed and set forth in Him,

See, we count as blessed those who have endured. You have heard of Job's endurance and have seen the outcome from the Lord: the Lord is very compassionate and merciful.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חמלה 
Chemlah 
Usage: 2

חנן 
Chanan 
Usage: 77

חסד 
Chacad 
Usage: 3

חסד 
Checed 
Usage: 247

חסיד 
Chaciyd 
Usage: 32

רחוּם 
Rachuwm 
Usage: 13

רחם 
Racham 
Usage: 47

ἐλεήμων 
Eleemon 
Usage: 1

ἱλάσκομαι 
Hilaskomai 
Usage: 1

ἵλεως 
Hileos 
be it far , merciful
Usage: 2

οἰκτίρμων 
Oiktirmon 
Usage: 1



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