Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 dust like the serpent; like crawling things of the earth, they shall come trembling forth from their close places. They shall turn with fear to Jehovah our God, and shall be afraid because of thee. 18 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. 19 He will yet again have compassion on us, he will tread under foot our iniquities: and thou wilt cast all their sins into the depths of the sea.



Cross References

Isaiah 43:25

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

Jeremiah 32:41

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

Micah 2:12

I will surely assemble, O Jacob, the whole of thee; I will surely gather the remnant of Israel; I will put them together as 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, Jehovah, among the gods? Who is like unto thee, glorifying thyself in holiness, Fearful in praises, doing wonders?

Jeremiah 50:20

In those days, and at 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 those whom I leave remaining.

Micah 4:7

and I will make her that halted a remnant, and her that was cast far off a strong nation; and Jehovah shall 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 tarrieth not for man, neither waiteth for the sons of men.

Exodus 33:18-19

And he said, Let me, I pray thee, see thy glory.

Exodus 34:6-7

And Jehovah passed by before his face, and proclaimed, Jehovah, Jehovah God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in goodness and truth,

Exodus 34:9

and said, If indeed I have found grace in thine eyes, Lord, let the Lord, I pray thee, go in our midst; for it is a stiff-necked people; and pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us for an inheritance!

Numbers 14:18-19

Jehovah is slow to anger, and abundant in goodness, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, upon the third and fourth generation.

Numbers 23:21

He hath not beheld iniquity in Jacob, neither hath he seen wrong in Israel; Jehovah his God is with him, and the shout of a king is in his midst.

Deuteronomy 33:26

There is none like unto the God of Jeshurun, Who rideth upon the heavens to thy help, And in his majesty, upon the clouds.

1 Kings 8:23

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

Nehemiah 9:17

and refused to obey, neither were they mindful of thy wonders which thou hadst done among them; but hardened their neck, and in their rebellion made a captain to return to their bondage. But thou art a +God ready to forgive, gracious and merciful, slow to anger and of great loving-kindness, and thou forsookest them not.

Psalm 35:10

All my bones shall say, Jehovah, who is like unto thee, who deliverest the afflicted from one stronger than he, yea, the afflicted and the needy from him that spoileth him!

Psalm 65:3

Iniquities have prevailed against me: our transgressions, thou wilt forgive them.

Psalm 71:19

And thy righteousness, O God, reacheth on high, thou who hast done great things: O God, who is like unto thee?

Psalm 77:6-10

I remember my song in the night; I muse in mine own heart, and my spirit maketh diligent search.

Psalm 85:4-5

Bring us back, 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 art of great loving-kindness unto all that call upon thee.

Psalm 86:15

But thou, Lord, art a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in goodness and truth.

Psalm 89:6

For who in the heaven can be compared to Jehovah? who among the sons of the mighty shall be likened to Jehovah?

Psalm 89:8

Jehovah, God of hosts, who is like unto thee, the strong Jah? 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 loving-kindness.

Psalm 103:13

As a father pitieth his children, so Jehovah pitieth them that fear him.

Psalm 113:5-6

Who is like unto Jehovah our God, who hath placed his dwelling on high;

Psalm 130:4

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

Psalm 130:7-8

Let Israel hope in Jehovah, because with Jehovah there is loving-kindness, and with him is plenteous redemption;

Isaiah 1:18

Come now, 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? and what likeness will ye compare unto him?

Isaiah 40:25

To whom then will ye liken me, or shall I be equal? 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 shew yourselves men; call it to mind, 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 by the multitude of thy ways; but thou saidst not, It is of no avail. Thou didst find a quickening of thy strength; therefore thou wast not sick of it.

Isaiah 57:16

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

Isaiah 62:5

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

Isaiah 65:19

And I will rejoice over Jerusalem, and will joy in my people; and the voice of weeping shall be no more heard in her, nor the voice of crying.

Jeremiah 3:5

Will he keep his anger for ever? Will he preserve it perpetually? Behold, thou hast spoken and hast done evil things, and thou art so determined.

Jeremiah 3:12

Go and proclaim these words toward the north, and say, Return, thou backsliding Israel, saith Jehovah: I will not make my face dark 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 neighbour, 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 pardon their iniquity, and their sin will I remember no more.

Jeremiah 38:8

and Ebed-melech went forth out of the king's house, and spoke 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

With the Lord our God are mercies and pardons, for we have rebelled against him;

Joel 2:32

And it shall be that whosoever shall call upon the name of Jehovah shall be saved: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as Jehovah hath said, and for the residue whom Jehovah shall call.

Amos 7:8

And Jehovah said unto me, Amos, what seest thou? And I said, A plumb-line. And the Lord said, 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. And Jehovah said 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, Ah, Jehovah, was not this my saying when I was yet in my country? Therefore I was minded to flee at first unto Tarshish; for I knew that thou art a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and of great loving-kindness, and repentest thee of the evil.

Micah 5:3

Therefore will he give them up, until the time when she which travaileth shall have brought forth: and the residue of his brethren shall return unto the children of Israel.

Micah 7:14

Feed thy people with thy rod, the flock of thine inheritance, dwelling alone 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 thy midst, a mighty one that will save: he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love; he will exult over thee with singing.

Luke 15:5-7

and having found it, he lays it upon his own shoulders, rejoicing;

Luke 15:9-10

and having found it she calls together the friends and neighbours, saying, Rejoice with me, for I have found the drachma 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 right to make merry and rejoice, because this thy brother was dead and has come to life again, and was lost and has been found.

Luke 24:47

and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name to all the nations beginning at Jerusalem.

Acts 13:38-39

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

Romans 11:4

But what says the divine answer to him? I have left to myself seven thousand men, who have not bowed knee to Baal.

Ephesians 2:4-5

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

Hebrews 8:9-12

not according to the covenant which I made to their fathers in the day of my taking their hand to lead them out of the land of Egypt; because they did not continue in my covenant, and I did not regard them, saith the Lord.

James 2:13

for judgment will be without mercy to him that has shewn no mercy. Mercy glories over judgment.

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