Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I will not execute the fierceness of mine anger, I will not return to destroy Ephraim: for I am God, and not man; the Holy One in the midst of thee: and I will not enter into the city.
I will heal their rebellion; I will love them freely; for my anger is turned away from them.
Now therefore let me alone that my wrath may wax hot in them and consume them; and I will put thee over a great nation.
I said I would shatter them in pieces: I would make the remembrance of them to cease from among men,
But he, being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity and did not destroy them; many a time turned he his anger away and did not stir up all his wrath.
Fury is not in me: who would set the briers and thorns against me in battle? I would tread them down, I would burn them together.
For my name's sake I will defer my anger, and for my praise I will wait patiently for thee that I not cut thee off.
For I shall be with thee, saith the LORD, to save thee; and I shall make a full end in all Gentiles among whom I scattered thee, yet I will not make a full end of thee: but I will chastise thee with judgment and will not cut thee off altogether.
In that time, said the LORD, I will be the God unto all the families of Israel, and they shall be my people.
But they rebelled against me and did not desire to hearken unto me; each one did not cast away the abominations of their eyes, neither did they forsake the idols of Egypt; then I said, I will pour out my fury upon them, to accomplish my anger against them in the midst of the land of Egypt.
1 Samuel 26:8
Then Abishai said to David, God has delivered thy enemy into thy hand today; now, therefore, let me smite him, I pray thee, with the spear and pin him to the earth at once, and I will not need a second opportunity.
2 Samuel 20:10
But Amasa took no heed of the sword that was in Joab's hand; and he smote him with it in the fifth rib, and shed out his bowels to the ground and struck him not again; and he died. So Joab and Abishai, his brother, pursued after Sheba, the son of Bichri.
As God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah and the neighbour cities thereof, saith the LORD; so shall no man abide there, neither shall any son of man dwell therein.