Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

New American Standard Bible

Who is a God like You, who pardons iniquity And passes over the rebellious act of the remnant of His possession? He does not retain His anger forever, Because He delights in unchanging love.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

Who is a God like You,
removing iniquity and passing over rebellion
for the remnant of His inheritance?
He does not hold on to His anger forever,
because He delights in faithful love.

International Standard Version

Is there any God like you, forgiving iniquity, passing over transgressions by the survivors who are your heritage? He is not angry forever, because he delights in gracious love.

A Conservative Version

Who is a God like to thee, who pardons iniquity, and passes over the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? He does not retain his anger forever, because he delights in loving kindness.

Amplified

Who is a God like You, Who forgives iniquity and passes over the transgression of the remnant of His heritage? He retains not His anger forever, because He delights in mercy and loving-kindness.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Who is a God like unto thee that pardons iniquity, and passes over the rebellion with the remnant of his heritage? He did not retain his anger for ever because he delights in mercy.

Julia Smith Translation

Who is God as thee, lifting up iniquity and passing by transgression to the remnant of his inheritance? he held not his anger forever for he delighted in mercy.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Who [is] a God like you, forgiving sin and passing over rebellion for the remnant of his inheritance? He does not retain his anger forever, for he delights in loyal love.

Modern King James verseion

Who is a God like You, who pardons iniquity and passes by the transgression of the remnant of His heritage? He does not keep His anger forever, because He delights in mercy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Where is there such a God as thou? That pardonest wickedness, and forgivest the offenses of the remnant of thine heritage? He keepeth not his wrath for ever. And why? His delight is to have compassion.

NET Bible

There is no other God like you! You forgive sin and pardon the rebellion of those who remain among your people. You do not remain angry forever, but delight in showing loyal love.

New Heart English Bible

Who is a God like you, who pardons iniquity, and passes over the disobedience of the remnant of his heritage? He doesn't retain his anger forever, because he delights in loving kindness.

The Emphasized Bible

Who is a GOD like unto thee, taking away the iniquity - and passing over the transgression - of the remnant of his inheritance? He hath not held fast, perpetually, his anger, for, one who delighteth in lovingkindness, is he!

Webster

Who is a God like to 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.

World English Bible

Who is a God like you, who pardons iniquity, and passes over the disobedience of the remnant of his heritage? He doesn't retain his anger forever, because he delights in loving kindness.

Youngs Literal Translation

Who is a God like Thee? taking away iniquity, And passing by the transgression of the remnant of His inheritance, He hath not retained for ever His anger, Because He -- He delighteth in kindness.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Who is a God
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

עוון עון 
`avon 
Usage: 230

and passeth by
עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

פּשׁע 
Pesha` 
Usage: 93

of the remnant
שׁארית 
Sh@'eriyth 
Usage: 67

נחלה 
Nachalah 
Usage: 222

חפץ 
Chaphets 
Usage: 76

Devotionals

Devotionals about Micah 7:18

Images Micah 7:18

Prayers for Micah 7:18

Context Readings

God's Steadfast Love And Compassion

17 They shall lick the dust like a serpent; like crawling things of the earth they shall come trembling out of their close places; they shall come with fear unto Jehovah our God, and shall be afraid because of thee. 18 Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth over the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in lovingkindness. 19 He will again have compassion upon us; he will tread our iniquities under foot; and thou wilt cast all their sins into the depths of the sea.



Cross References

Isaiah 43:25

I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake; and I will not remember thy sins.

Jeremiah 32:41

Yea, I will rejoice over them to do them good, and I will plant them in this land assuredly with my whole heart and with my whole soul.

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 a flock in the midst of their pasture; they shall make great noise by reason of the multitude of men.

Exodus 15:11

Who is like unto thee, O Jehovah, among the gods? Who is like thee, glorious in holiness, Fearful in praises, doing wonders?

Jeremiah 50:20

In those days, and in that time, saith Jehovah, the iniquity of Israel shall be sought for, and there shall be none; and the sins of Judah, and they shall not be found: for I will pardon them whom I leave as a remnant.

Micah 4:7

and I will make that which was lame a remnant, and that which was cast far off a strong nation: and Jehovah will reign over them in mount Zion from henceforth even for ever.

Micah 5:7-8

And the remnant of Jacob shall be in the midst of many peoples as dew from Jehovah, as showers upon the grass, that tarry not for man, nor wait for the sons of men.

Exodus 33:18-19

And he said, Show me, I pray thee, thy glory.

Exodus 34:6-7

And Jehovah passed by before him, and proclaimed, Jehovah, Jehovah, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in lovingkindness and truth,

Exodus 34:9

And he said, If now I have found favor in thy sight, O Lord, let the Lord, I pray thee, go in the midst of us; for it is a stiffnecked people; and pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us for thine inheritance.

Numbers 14:18-19

Jehovah is slow to anger, and abundant in lovingkindness, forgiving iniquity and transgression; and that will by no means clear the guilty , visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, upon the third and upon the fourth generation.

Numbers 23:21

He hath not beheld iniquity in Jacob; Neither hath he seen perverseness in Israel: Jehovah his God is with him, And the shout of a king is among them.

Deuteronomy 33:26

There is none like unto God, O Jeshurun, Who rideth upon the heavens for thy help, And in his excellency on the skies.

1 Kings 8:23

and he said, O Jehovah, the God of Israel, there is no God like thee, in heaven above, or on earth beneath; who keepest covenant and lovingkindness with thy servants, that walk before thee with all their heart;

Nehemiah 9:17

and refused to obey, neither were mindful of thy wonders that thou didst among them, but hardened their neck, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage. But thou art a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abundant in lovingkindness, and forsookest them not.

Psalm 35:10

All my bones shall say, Jehovah, who is like unto thee, Who deliverest the poor from him that is too strong for him, Yea, the poor and the needy from him that robbeth him?

Psalm 65:3

Iniquities prevail against me: As for our transgressions, thou wilt forgive them.

Psalm 71:19

Thy righteousness also, O God, is very high; Thou who hast done great things, O God, who is like unto thee?

Psalm 77:6-10

I call to remembrance my song in the night: I commune with mine own heart; And my spirit maketh diligent search.

Psalm 85:4-5

Turn us, O God of our salvation, And cause thine indignation toward us to cease.

Psalm 86:5

For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive, And abundant in lovingkindness unto all them that call upon thee.

Psalm 86:15

But thou, O Lord, art a God merciful and gracious, Slow to anger, and abundant in lovingkindness and truth.

Psalm 89:6

For who in the skies can be compared unto Jehovah? Who among the sons of the mighty is like unto Jehovah,

Psalm 89:8

O Jehovah God of hosts, Who is a mighty one, like unto thee, O Jehovah? And thy faithfulness is round about thee.

Psalm 103:2-3

Bless Jehovah, O my soul, And forget not all his benefits:

Psalm 103:8-9

Jehovah is merciful and gracious, Slow to anger, and abundant in lovingkindness.

Psalm 103:13

Like as a father pitieth his children, So Jehovah pitieth them that fear him.

Psalm 113:5-6

Who is like unto Jehovah our God, That hath his seat on high,

Psalm 130:4

But there is forgiveness with thee, That thou mayest be feared.

Psalm 130:7-8

O Israel, hope in Jehovah; For with Jehovah there is lovingkindness, And with him is plenteous redemption.

Isaiah 1:18

Come now, and let us reason together, saith Jehovah: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.

Isaiah 40:18

To whom then will ye liken God? or what likeness will ye compare unto him?

Isaiah 40:25

To whom then will ye liken me, that I should be equal to him ? saith the Holy One.

Isaiah 44:22

I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions, and, as a cloud, thy sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed thee.

Isaiah 46:8-9

Remember this, and show yourselves men; bring it again to mind, O ye transgressors.

Isaiah 55:7

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

Isaiah 57:10

Thou wast wearied with the length of thy way; yet saidst thou not, It is in vain: thou didst find a quickening of thy strength; therefore thou wast not faint.

Isaiah 57:16

For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth; for the spirit would faint before me, and the souls that I have made.

Isaiah 62:5

For as a young man marrieth a virgin, so shall thy sons marry thee; and as the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, so shall thy God rejoice over thee.

Isaiah 65:19

And I will rejoice in Jerusalem, and joy in my people; and there shall be heard in her no more the voice of weeping and the voice of crying.

Jeremiah 3:5

Will he retain his anger for ever? will he keep it to the end? Behold, thou hast spoken and hast done evil things, and hast had thy way.

Jeremiah 3:12

Go, and proclaim these words toward the north, and say, Return, thou backsliding Israel, saith Jehovah; I will not look in anger upon you; for I am merciful, saith Jehovah, I will not keep anger for ever.

Jeremiah 31:34

and they shall teach no more every man his neighbor, and every man his brother, saying, Know Jehovah; for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, saith Jehovah: for I will forgive their iniquity, and their sin will I remember no more.

Jeremiah 38:8

Ebed-melech went forth out of the king's house, and spake to the king, saying,

Lamentations 3:31-32

For the Lord will not cast off for ever.

Ezekiel 33:11

Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?

Daniel 9:9

To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgiveness; for we have rebelled against him;

Joel 2:32

And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of Jehovah shall be delivered; for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem there shall be those that escape, as Jehovah hath said, and among the remnant those whom Jehovah doth call.

Amos 7:8

And Jehovah said unto me, Amos, what seest thou? And I said, A plumb-line. Then said the Lord, Behold, I will set a plumb-line in the midst of my people Israel; I will not again pass by them any more;

Amos 8:2

And he said, Amos, what seest thou? And I said, A basket of summer fruit. Then said Jehovah unto me, The end is come upon my people Israel; I will not again pass by them any more.

Jonah 4:2

And he prayed unto Jehovah, and said, I pray thee, O Jehovah, was not this my saying, when I was yet in my country? Therefore I hasted to flee unto Tarshish; for I knew that thou art a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and abundant in lovingkindness, and repentest thee of the evil.

Micah 5:3

Therefore will he give them up, until the time that she who travaileth hath brought forth: then the residue of his brethren shall return unto the children of Israel.

Micah 7:14

Feed thy people with thy rod, the flock of thy heritage, which dwell solitarily, in the forest in the midst of Carmel: let them feed in Bashan and Gilead, as in the days of old.

Zephaniah 3:17

Jehovah thy God is in the midst of thee, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love; he will joy over thee with singing.

Luke 15:5-7

And when he hath found it, he layeth it on his shoulders, rejoicing.

Luke 15:9-10

And when she hath found it, she calleth together her friends and neighbors, saying, Rejoice with me, for I have found the piece which I had lost.

Luke 15:23-24

and bring the fatted calf, and kill it, and let us eat, and make merry:

Luke 15:32

But it was meet to make merry and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again ; and was lost, and is found.

Luke 24:47

and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name unto all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

Acts 13:38-39

Be it known unto you therefore, brethren, that through this man is proclaimed unto you remission of sins:

Romans 11:4

But what saith the answer of God unto him? I have left for myself seven thousand men, who have not bowed the knee to Baal.

Ephesians 2:4-5

but God, being rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,

Hebrews 8:9-12

Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers In the day that I took them by the hand to lead them forth out of the land of Egypt; For they continued not in my covenant, And I regarded them not, saith the Lord.

James 2:13

For judgment is without mercy to him that hath showed no mercy: mercy glorieth against judgment.

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