Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.
For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you:
Should not you also have had compassion on your fellow servant, even as I had pity on you?
2 Samuel 22:26
With the merciful you will show yourself merciful, and with the upright man you will show yourself upright.
If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;
With the merciful you will show yourself merciful; with an upright man you will show yourself upright;
He is ever merciful, and lends; and his descendants are blessed.
[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] Blessed is he that considers the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.
Unto the upright there arises light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.
The merciful man does good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubles his own flesh.
He that despises his neighbor sins: but he that has mercy on the poor, happy is he.
He that has pity upon the poor lends unto the LORD; and that which he has given will he pay him again.
The righteous perishes, and no man lays it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.
Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that you break every yoke?
Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto you, and break off your sins by practicing righteousness, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of your tranquility.
He has showed you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?
And when you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against any: that your Father also who is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.
But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward shall be great, and you shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.
And be you kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake has forgiven you.
Be you therefore followers of God, as dear children;
Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, compassion, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;
But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and compliant, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.
And she conceived again, and bore a daughter. And God said unto him, Call her name Loruhamah: for I will no more have mercy upon the house of Israel; but I will utterly take them away.
Say you unto your brethren, Ammi; and to your sisters, Ruhamah.
For as you in times past have not believed God, yet have now obtained mercy through their unbelief:
1 Corinthians 7:25
Now concerning virgins I have no commandment of the Lord: yet I give my judgment, as one that has obtained mercy of the Lord to be faithful.
2 Corinthians 4:1
Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not;
1 Timothy 1:13
Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and insolent: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.
2 Timothy 1:16
The Lord give mercy unto the house of Onesiphorus; for he often refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chains:
Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.
For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love, which you have showed toward his name, in that you have ministered to the saints, and do minister.
For he shall have judgment without mercy, that has showed no mercy; and mercy triumphs over judgment.
1 Peter 2:10
Who in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.