Parallel Verses

King James Version

The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy.

New American Standard Bible

The Lord is compassionate and gracious,
Slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness.

Holman Bible

The Lord is compassionate and gracious,
slow to anger and rich in faithful love.

International Standard Version

The LORD is compassionate and gracious, patient, and abundantly rich in gracious love.

A Conservative Version

LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


The Lord is merciful and gracious,
Slow to anger and abounding in compassion and lovingkindness.

Bible in Basic English

The Lord is kind and full of pity, not quickly made angry, but ever ready to have mercy.

Darby Translation

Jehovah is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in loving-kindness.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah being compassionate and merciful, slow to anger and great of mercy.

King James 2000

The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in mercy.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh [is] compassionate and gracious, {slow to anger} and abundant in loyal love.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and rich in mercy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD is full of compassion and mercy; longsuffering, and of great goodness.

NET Bible

The Lord is compassionate and merciful; he is patient and demonstrates great loyal love.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness.

The Emphasized Bible

Compassionate and gracious, is Yahweh, - Slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness.

Webster

The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in mercy.

World English Bible

Yahweh is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness.

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 103:8

Images Psalm 103:8

Prayers for Psalm 103:8

Context Readings

The Forgiving God

7 He made known his ways unto Moses, his acts unto the children of Israel. 8 The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy. 9 He will not always chide: neither will he keep his anger for ever.


Cross References

Psalm 86:15

But thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth.

Exodus 34:6-7

And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth,

Numbers 14:18

The LORD is longsuffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, and by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation.

Nehemiah 9:17

And refused to obey, neither were mindful of thy wonders that thou didst among them; but hardened their necks, 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 of great kindness, and forsookest them not.

Psalm 145:8

The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy.

Joel 2:13

And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the LORD your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil.

Jonah 4:2

And he prayed unto the LORD, and said, I pray thee, O LORD, was not this my saying, when I was yet in my country? Therefore I fled before unto Tarshish: for I knew that thou art a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repentest thee of the evil.

Nahum 1:3

The LORD is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the LORD hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Psalm 86:5

For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee.

Psalm 130:7

Let Israel hope in the LORD: for with the LORD there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption.

Isaiah 55:7

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

Jeremiah 32:18

Thou shewest lovingkindness unto thousands, and recompensest the iniquity of the fathers into the bosom of their children after them: the Great, the Mighty God, the LORD of hosts, is his name,

Romans 5:20-21

Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound:

Ephesians 1:7-8

In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;

James 5:11

Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.

Deuteronomy 5:10

And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me and keep my commandments.

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