Jeremiah 31:20

Is Ephraim my dear son? is he a pleasant child? for since I spoke against him, I do earnestly remember him still: therefore my heart is troubled for him; I will surely have mercy upon him, says the LORD.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

Isaiah 63:15

Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of your holiness and of your glory: where is your zeal and your strength, the yearning of your heart and of your mercies toward me? are they restrained?

Genesis 43:30

And Joseph made haste; for his heart did yearn over his brother: and he sought where to weep; and he entered into his chamber, and wept there.

Judges 10:16

And they put away the foreign gods from among them, and served the LORD: and his soul was grieved for the misery of Israel.

Song of Songs 5:4

My beloved put in his hand by the latch of the door, and my heart was thrilled for him.

Isaiah 16:11

Therefore my heart shall sound like a harp for Moab, and my inner being for Kirheres.

Hosea 14:4

I will heal their backsliding, I will love them freely: for my anger has turned away from him.

Deuteronomy 32:36

For the LORD shall judge his people, and have compassion on his servants, when he sees that their power is gone, and there is none left, slave or free.

1 Kings 3:26

Then spoke the woman whose the living child was unto the king, for her heart yearned for her son, and she said, O my lord, give her the living child, and by no means slay it. But the other said, Let it be neither mine nor yours, but divide it.

Psalm 103:13

Like as a father pities his children, so the LORD pities them that fear him.

Proverbs 3:12

For whom the LORD loves he corrects; even as a father the son in whom he delights.

Isaiah 57:16-18

For I will not contend forever, neither will I be always angry: for the spirit should fail before me, and the souls which I have made.

Jeremiah 3:19

But I said, How shall I put you among the children, and give you a pleasant land, a beautiful heritage of the hosts of nations? and I said, You shall call me, My father; and shall not turn away from me.

Jeremiah 31:9

They shall come with weeping, and with supplications will I lead them: I will cause them to walk by the rivers of waters in a straight way, in which they shall not stumble: for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.

Jeremiah 48:36

Therefore my heart shall sound for Moab like pipes, and my heart shall sound like pipes for the men of Kir-heres: because the riches that he has gotten have perished.

Lamentations 3:31-32

For the Lord will not cast off forever:

Hosea 11:8-9

How shall I give you up, Ephraim? how shall I deliver you, Israel? how shall I make you as Admah? how shall I set you as Zeboiim? my heart is turned within me, my compassion is stirred.

Micah 7:18-19

Who is a God like unto you, who pardons iniquity, and passes by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retains not his anger forever, because he delights in mercy.

Luke 15:24

For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.

Luke 15:32

It was right that we should make merry, and be glad: for this your brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.

Philippians 1:8

For God is my witness, how greatly I long after you all in the affections of Jesus Christ.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Is Ephraim my dear son? is he a pleasant child? for since I spake against him, I do earnestly remember him still: therefore my bowels are troubled for him; I will surely have mercy upon him, saith the LORD.

Bible References

Is ephraim

Jeremiah 31:9
They shall come with weeping, and with supplications will I lead them: I will cause them to walk by the rivers of waters in a straight way, in which they shall not stumble: for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.
Jeremiah 3:19
But I said, How shall I put you among the children, and give you a pleasant land, a beautiful heritage of the hosts of nations? and I said, You shall call me, My father; and shall not turn away from me.
Psalm 103:13
Like as a father pities his children, so the LORD pities them that fear him.
Proverbs 3:12
For whom the LORD loves he corrects; even as a father the son in whom he delights.
Luke 15:24
For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.

Are troubled

Jeremiah 48:36
Therefore my heart shall sound for Moab like pipes, and my heart shall sound like pipes for the men of Kir-heres: because the riches that he has gotten have perished.
Isaiah 16:11
Therefore my heart shall sound like a harp for Moab, and my inner being for Kirheres.
Isaiah 63:15
Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of your holiness and of your glory: where is your zeal and your strength, the yearning of your heart and of your mercies toward me? are they restrained?

I will

Isaiah 55:7
Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
Isaiah 57:18
I have seen his ways, and will heal him: I will lead him also, and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners.
Hosea 14:4
I will heal their backsliding, I will love them freely: for my anger has turned away from him.
Micah 7:18
Who is a God like unto you, who pardons iniquity, and passes by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retains not his anger forever, because he delights in mercy.

General references

Job 30:27
My heart is in turmoil, and rests not: the days of affliction confront me.
Psalm 107:13
Then they cried unto the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them out of their distresses.
Isaiah 1:19
If you are willing and obedient, you shall eat the good of the land:
Lamentations 3:32
But though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies.
Luke 1:54
He has helped his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy;
1 Corinthians 11:31
For if we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged.