Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 lick dust as a serpent, as fearful things of earth, They tremble from their enclosures, Of Jehovah our God they are afraid, Yea, they are afraid of Thee. 18 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. 19 He doth turn back, He pitieth us, He doth subdue our iniquities, And Thou castest into the depths of the sea all their sins.



Cross References

Isaiah 43:25

I -- I am He who is blotting out Thy transgressions for Mine own sake, And thy sins I do not remember.

Jeremiah 32:41

and I have rejoiced over them to do them good, and have planted them in this land in truth, with all my heart, and with all My soul.

Micah 2:12

I do surely gather thee, O Jacob, all of thee, I surely bring together the remnant of Israel, Together I do set it as the flock of Bozrah, As a drove in the midst of its pasture, It maketh a noise because of man.

Exodus 15:11

Who is like Thee among the gods, O Jehovah? Who is like Thee -- honourable in holiness -- Fearful in praises -- doing wonders?

Jeremiah 50:20

In those days, and at that time, An affirmation of Jehovah, Sought is the iniquity of Israel, and it is not, And the sin of Judah, and it is not found, For I am propitious to those whom I leave!

Micah 4:7

And I have set the halting for a remnant, And the far-off for a mighty nation, And reigned hath Jehovah over them in mount Zion, From henceforth, and unto the age.

Micah 5:7-8

And the remnant of Jacob hath been in the midst of many peoples, As dew from Jehovah -- as showers on the herb, That waiteth not for man, nor stayeth for the sons of men.

Exodus 33:18-19

And he saith, 'Shew me, I pray Thee, Thine honour;'

Exodus 34:6-7

and Jehovah passeth over before his face, and calleth: 'Jehovah, Jehovah God, merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in kindness and truth,

Exodus 34:9

and saith, 'If, I pray Thee, I have found grace in Thine eyes, O my Lord, let my Lord, I pray Thee, go in our midst (for it is a stiff-necked people), and thou hast forgiven our iniquity and our sin, and hast inherited us.'

Numbers 14:18-19

Jehovah is slow to anger, and of great kindness; bearing away iniquity and transgression, and not entirely acquitting, charging iniquity of fathers on sons, on a third generation, and on a fourth; --

Numbers 23:21

He hath not beheld iniquity in Jacob, Nor hath He seen perverseness in Israel; Jehovah his God is with him, And a shout of a king is in him.

Deuteronomy 33:26

There is none like the God of Jeshurun, Riding the heavens in thy help, And in His excellency the skies.

1 Kings 8:23

and saith, 'Jehovah, God of Israel, there is not a God like Thee, in the heavens above, and on the earth beneath, keeping the covenant and the kindness for Thy servants, those walking before Thee with all their heart,

Nehemiah 9:17

yea, they refuse to hearken, and have not remembered Thy wonders that Thou hast done with them, and harden their neck and appoint a head, to turn back to their service, in their rebellion; and Thou art a God of pardons, gracious, and merciful, long-suffering, and abundant in kindness, and hast not forsaken them.

Psalm 35:10

All my bones say, 'Jehovah, who is like Thee, Delivering the poor from the stronger than he, And the poor and needy from his plunderer.'

Psalm 65:3

Matters of iniquities were mightier than I, Our transgressions -- Thou dost cover them.

Psalm 71:19

And Thy righteousness, O God, is unto the heights, Because Thou hast done great things, O God, who is like Thee?

Psalm 77:6-10

I remember my music in the night, With my heart I meditate, and my spirit doth search diligently:

Psalm 85:4-5

Turn back to us, O God of our salvation, And make void Thine anger with us.

Psalm 86:5

For Thou, Lord, art good and forgiving. And abundant in kindness to all calling Thee.

Psalm 86:15

And Thou, O Lord, art God, merciful and gracious, Slow to anger, and abundant in kindness and truth.

Psalm 89:6

For who in the sky, Compareth himself to Jehovah? Is like to Jehovah among sons of the mighty?

Psalm 89:8

O Jehovah, God of Hosts, Who is like Thee -- a strong Jah? And Thy faithfulness is round about Thee.

Psalm 103:2-3

Bless, O my soul, Jehovah, And forget not all His benefits,

Psalm 103:8-9

Merciful and gracious is Jehovah, Slow to anger, and abundant in mercy.

Psalm 103:13

As a father hath mercy on sons, Jehovah hath mercy on those fearing Him.

Psalm 113:5-6

Who is as Jehovah our God, He is exalting Himself to sit?

Psalm 130:4

But with Thee is forgiveness, that Thou mayest be feared.

Psalm 130:7-8

Israel doth wait on Jehovah, For with Jehovah is kindness, And abundant with Him is redemption.

Isaiah 1:18

Come, I pray you, and we reason, saith Jehovah, If your sins are as scarlet, as snow they shall be white, If they are red as crimson, as wool they shall be!

Isaiah 40:18

And unto whom do ye liken God, And what likeness do ye compare to Him?

Isaiah 40:25

And unto whom do ye liken Me, And am I equal? saith the Holy One.

Isaiah 44:22

I have blotted out, as by a thick cloud, Thy transgressions, And as by a cloud thy sins, Return unto Me, for I have redeemed thee.

Isaiah 46:8-9

Remember this, and shew yourselves men, Turn it back, O transgressors, to the heart.

Isaiah 55:7

Forsake doth the wicked his way, And the man of iniquity his thoughts, And he returneth to Jehovah, and He pitieth him, And unto our God for He multiplieth to pardon.

Isaiah 57:10

In the greatness of thy way thou hast laboured, Thou hast not said, 'It is desperate.' The life of thy hand thou hast found, Therefore thou hast not been sick.

Isaiah 57:16

For, not to the age do I strive, nor for ever am I wroth, For the spirit from before Me is feeble, And the souls I have made.

Isaiah 62:5

For a young man doth marry a virgin, Thy Builders do marry thee, With the joy of a bridegroom over a bride, Rejoice over thee doth thy God.

Isaiah 65:19

And I have rejoiced in Jerusalem, And have joyed in My people, And not heard in her any more Is the voice of weeping, and the voice of crying.

Jeremiah 3:5

Doth He keep to the age? watch for ever?' Lo, these things thou hast spoken, And thou dost the evil things, and prevailest.

Jeremiah 3:12

Go, and thou hast proclaimed these words toward the north, and hast said, Turn back, O backsliding Israel, An affirmation of Jehovah! I cause not Mine anger to fall upon you, For I am kind, an affirmation of Jehovah, I watch not to the age.

Jeremiah 31:34

And they do not teach any more Each his neighbour, and each his brother, Saying, Know ye Jehovah, For they all know Me, from their least unto their greatest, An affirmation of Jehovah; For I pardon their iniquity, And of their sin I make mention no more.

Jeremiah 38:8

and Ebed-Melech goeth forth from the king's house, and speaketh unto the king, saying,

Lamentations 3:31-32

For the Lord doth not cast off to the age.

Ezekiel 33:11

Say unto them, I live -- an affirmation of the Lord Jehovah, I delight not in the death of the wicked, But -- in the turning of the wicked from his way, And he hath lived, Turn back, turn back, from your evil ways, Yea, why do ye die, O house of Israel?

Daniel 9:9

To the Lord our God are the mercies and the forgivenesses, for we have rebelled against Him,

Joel 2:32

And it hath come to pass, Every one who calleth in the name of Jehovah is delivered, For in mount Zion and in Jerusalem there is an escape, As Jehovah hath said, And among the remnants whom Jehovah is calling!

Amos 7:8

and Jehovah saith unto me, 'What art thou seeing, Amos?' And I say, 'A plumb-line;' and the Lord saith: 'Lo, I am setting a plumb-line in the midst of My people Israel, I do not add any more to pass over to it.

Amos 8:2

And He saith, 'What art thou seeing, Amos?' and I say, 'A basket of summer-fruit.' And Jehovah saith unto me: 'The end hath come unto My people Israel, I do not add any more to pass over to it.

Jonah 4:2

and he prayeth unto Jehovah, and he saith, 'I pray Thee, O Jehovah, is not this my word while I was in mine own land -- therefore I was beforehand to flee to Tarshish -- that I have known that Thou art a God, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abundant in kindness, and repenting of evil?

Micah 5:3

Therefore he doth give them out till the time She who bringeth forth hath brought forth, And the remnant of his brethren return to the sons of Israel.

Micah 7:14

Rule Thou Thy people with Thy rod, The flock of Thine inheritance, Dwelling alone in a forest in the midst of Carmel, They enjoy Bashan and Gilead as in days of old.

Zephaniah 3:17

Jehovah thy God is in thy midst, A mighty one doth save, He rejoiceth over thee with joy, He doth work in His love, He joyeth over thee with singing.'

Luke 15:5-7

and having found, he doth lay it on his shoulders rejoicing,

Luke 15:9-10

and having found, she doth call together the female friends and the neighbours, saying, Rejoice with me, for I found the drachm that I lost.

Luke 15:23-24

and having brought the fatted calf, kill it, and having eaten, we may be merry,

Luke 15:32

but to be merry, and to be glad, it was needful, because this thy brother was dead, and did live again, he was lost, and was found.'

Luke 24:47

and reformation and remission of sins to be proclaimed in his name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem:

Acts 13:38-39

'Let it therefore be known to you, men, brethren, that through this one to you is the forgiveness of sins declared,

Romans 11:4

but what saith the divine answer to him? 'I left to Myself seven thousand men, who did not bow a knee to Baal.'

Ephesians 2:4-5

and God, being rich in kindness, because of His great love with which He loved us,

Hebrews 8:9-12

not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers, in the day of My taking them by their hand, to bring them out of the land of Egypt -- because they did not remain in My covenant, and I did not regard them, saith the Lord, --

James 2:13

for the judgment without kindness is to him not having done kindness, and exult doth kindness over judgment.

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