Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the LORD your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil.

General references

Bible References

Rend

2 Kings 22:19
Because your heart was soft, and you made yourself low before me, when you had word of what I said against this place and its people, that they would become a waste and a curse, and you gave signs of grief, weeping before me: truly, I have given ear to you, says the Lord.
Psalm 34:18
The Lord is near the broken-hearted; he is the saviour of those whose spirits are crushed down.
Psalm 51:17
The offerings of God are a broken spirit; a broken and sorrowing heart, O God, you will not put from you.
Isaiah 57:15
For this is the word of him who is high and lifted up, whose resting-place is eternal, whose name is Holy: my resting-place is in the high and holy place, and with him who is crushed and poor in spirit, to give life to the spirit of the poor, and to make strong the heart of the crushed.
Isaiah 66:2
For all these things my hand has made, and they are mine, says the Lord; but to this man only will I give attention, to him who is poor and broken in spirit, fearing my word.
Ezekiel 9:4
The Lord said to him, Go through the town, through the middle of Jerusalem, and put a mark on the brows of the men who are sorrowing and crying for all the disgusting things which are done in it.
Matthew 5:3
Happy are the poor in spirit: for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.

Your garments

Genesis 37:29
Now when Reuben came back to the hole, Joseph was not there; and giving signs of grief,
2 Samuel 1:11
Then David gave way to bitter grief, and so did all the men who were with him:
1 Kings 21:27
Hearing these words, Ahab, in great grief, put haircloth on his flesh and went without food, sleeping in haircloth, and going about quietly.
2 Kings 5:7
But the king of Israel, after reading the letter, was greatly troubled and said, Am I God, to give death and life? why does this man send a leper to me to be made well? is it not clear that he is looking for a cause of war?
2 Kings 6:30
Then the king, hearing what the woman said, took his robes in his hands, violently parting them; and, while he was walking on the wall, the people, looking, saw that under his robe he had haircloth on his flesh.
2 Kings 22:11
And the king, hearing the words of the book of the law, took his robe in his hands, violently parting it as a sign of his grief;
Job 1:20
Then Job got up, and after parting his clothing and cutting off his hair, he went down on his face to the earth, and gave worship, and said,
Isaiah 58:5
Have I given orders for such a day as this? a day for keeping yourselves from pleasure? is it only a question of the bent head, of putting on haircloth, and being seated in the dust? is this what seems to you a holy day, well-pleasing to the Lord?
Matthew 6:16
And when you go without food, be not sad-faced as the false-hearted are. For they go about with changed looks, so that men may see that they are going without food. Truly I say to you, They have their reward.
1 Timothy 4:8
For the training of the body is of profit for a little, but religion is of profit in every way, giving hope for the life which now is, and for that which is to come.

For

Exodus 34:6
And the Lord went past before his eyes, saying, The Lord, the Lord, a God full of pity and grace, slow to wrath and great in mercy and faith;
Numbers 14:18
The Lord is slow to wrath and great in mercy, overlooking wrongdoing and evil, and will not let wrongdoers go free; sending punishment on children for the sins of their fathers, to the third and fourth generation.
Jonah 4:2
And he made prayer to the Lord and said, O Lord, is this not what I said when I was still in my country? This is why I took care to go in flight to Tarshish: for I was certain that you were a loving God, full of pity, slow to be angry and great in mercy, and ready to be turned from your purpose of evil.
Micah 7:18
Who is a God like you, offering forgiveness for evil-doing and overlooking the sins of the rest of his heritage? he does not keep his wrath for ever, because his delight is in mercy.
Romans 2:4
Or is it nothing to you that God had pity on you, waiting and putting up with you for so long, not seeing that in his pity God's desire is to give you a change of heart?
Romans 5:20
And the law came in addition, to make wrongdoing worse; but where there was much sin, there was much more grace:
Ephesians 2:4
But God, being full of mercy, through the great love which he had for us,

Slow

Nehemiah 9:17
And would not do them, and gave no thought to the wonders you had done among them; but made their necks stiff, and turning away from you, made a captain over themselves to take them back to their prison in Egypt: but you are a God of forgiveness, full of grace and pity, slow to wrath and great in mercy, and you did not give them up.
Psalm 103:8
The Lord is kind and full of pity, not quickly made angry, but ever ready to have mercy.
Nahum 1:3
The Lord is slow to get angry and great in power, and will not let the sinner go without punishment: the way of the Lord is in the wind and the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.
James 1:19
You have knowledge of this, dear brothers. But let every man be quick in hearing, slow in words, slow to get angry;

And repenteth

Psalm 106:45
And kept in mind his agreement with them, and in his great mercy gave them forgiveness.
Jeremiah 18:7
Whenever I say anything about uprooting a nation or a kingdom, and smashing it and sending destruction on it;
Amos 7:2
And it came about that after they had taken all the grass of the land, I said, O Lord God, have mercy: how will Jacob be able to keep his place? for he is small.
Jonah 4:2
And he made prayer to the Lord and said, O Lord, is this not what I said when I was still in my country? This is why I took care to go in flight to Tarshish: for I was certain that you were a loving God, full of pity, slow to be angry and great in mercy, and ready to be turned from your purpose of evil.

General references

Genesis 37:34
Then Jacob, giving signs of grief, put on haircloth, and went on weeping for his son day after day.
Exodus 32:14
So the Lord let himself be turned from his purpose of sending punishment on his people.
Jonah 3:9
Who may say that God will not be turned, changing his purpose and turning away from his burning wrath, so that destruction may not overtake us?

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain