Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in mercy.

Bible References

Passeth

Numbers 23:21
He has not beheld iniquity in Jacob, neither has he seen rebellion in Israel; the LORD his God is with him, and the battle-cry of a king is in him.
Amos 7:8
And the LORD said unto me, Amos, what seest thou? And I said, A plumbline. Then said the Lord, Behold, I set a plumbline in the midst of my people Israel: I will not again pass over them any more:
Amos 8:2
And he said, Amos, what seest thou? And I said, A basket of summer fruit. Then said the LORD unto me, The end is come upon my people of Israel; I will not again pass over them any more.

The remnant

Micah 7:14
Feed thy people with thy rod, the flock of thine heritage, which dwell only in the mountain, in the midst of Carmel; let them feed in Bashan and Gilead, as in the time of old.
Micah 2:12
I will surely assemble, O Jacob, all of thee; I will surely gather the remnant of Israel; I will put them together as the sheep of Bozrah as the flock in the midst of their fold; they shall make great noise by reason of the multitude of men.
Micah 4:7
and I will make her that is lame to be heirs, and her that was cast off a strong nation, and the LORD shall reign over them in the mount of Zion from now, and for evermore.
Micah 5:3
Therefore he will give them up until the time that she who travails has brought forth; then the remnant of his brethren shall return with the sons of Israel.
Joel 2:32
And it shall come to pass that whoever shall call on the name of the LORD shall escape: for in Mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be salvation, as the LORD has said, and in those who are left, to whom the LORD shall have called.
Romans 11:4
But what did the answer of God say unto him? I have reserved to myself seven thousand men, who have not bowed the knee before Baal.
Hebrews 8:9
not according to the testament that I made with their fathers in the day when I took them by the hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt, because they did not continue in my testament, and I regarded them not, saith the Lord.

He retaineth

Psalm 77:6
I call to remembrance my songs of the night; I commune with my own heart, and my spirit made diligent search.
Psalm 85:4
Turn us, O God our saving health and cause thine anger toward us to cease.
Psalm 103:9
He will not always chide, neither will he keep his anger for ever.
Isaiah 57:10
Thou became wearied in the multitude of thy ways; yet thou didst not say, There is no remedy: thou hast found that which thou wast searching for; therefore thou repented not.
Jeremiah 3:5
Will he reserve his anger for ever? will he keep it to the end? Behold, thou hast spoken and done as many evil things as thou could.
Lamentations 3:31
Caph For the Lord will not cast off for ever:

He delighteth

Isaiah 62:5
For as a young man marries a virgin, so shall thy sons marry thee; and as the bridegroom rejoices with the bride, so shall thy God rejoice with thee.
Isaiah 65:19
And I will be glad with Jerusalem and rejoice with my people: and the voice of weeping shall no longer be heard in her, nor the voice of crying.
Jeremiah 32:41
And, I will rejoice with them doing them good, and I will plant them in this land with truth, with my whole heart and with my whole soul.
Ezekiel 33:11
Say unto them, As I live, said the Lord GOD, I do not desire the death of the wicked but that the wicked turn from his way and that he live; turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?
Zephaniah 3:17
The LORD thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save; he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love; he will joy over thee with singing.
Luke 15:5
And when he has found it, he lays it on his shoulders, rejoicing.
Ephesians 2:4
But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great charity with which he loved us,
James 2:13
For judgment without mercy shall be done unto the one that has shown no mercy; and mercy boasts against judgment.

General references

Isaiah 40:18
To whom then will ye liken God? or what likeness will ye compare unto him?
Jeremiah 33:8
And I will cleanse them from all their iniquity, with which they have sinned against me; and I will pardon all their sins, with which they have sinned against me and with which they rebelled against me.
Lamentations 3:31
Caph For the Lord will not cast off for ever:
Ezekiel 33:16
None of his sins that he has committed shall be mentioned unto him. Has he lived according to judgment and righteousness? He shall surely live.
Romans 4:7
saying, Blessed are those whose iniquities are forgiven and whose sins are covered.