Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

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.

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.

Verse Picture

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 103:8

Images Psalm 103:8

Prayers for Psalm 103:8

Context Readings

The Forgiving God

7 He showed his ways unto Moses, and his works unto the children of Israel. 8 The LORD is full of compassion and mercy; longsuffering, and of great goodness. 9 He will not alwayS be chiding, neither keepeth he his anger forever.


Cross References

Psalm 86:15

But thou, O LORD God, art full of compassion and mercy, longsuffering, plenteous in goodness and truth.

Exodus 34:6-7

And when the LORD walked before him, he cried, "LORD, LORD God full of compassion and mercy, which art not lightly angry but abundant in mercy and truth,

Numbers 14:18

'The LORD is long yer he be angry, and full of mercy, and suffereth sin and trespass, and leaveth no man innocent, and visiteth the unrighteousness of the fathers upon the children, even upon the third and fourth generation.'

Nehemiah 9:17

and refused to hear, and were not mindful of the wonders that thou didst for them: but became obstinate and heady insomuch that they turned back to their bondage in their disobedience. But thou, my God, forgavest, and wast gracious, merciful, patient, and of great goodness, and forsookest them not.

Psalm 145:8

The LORD is gracious and merciful, long-suffering and of great goodness.

Joel 2:13

And tear your hearts and not your garments, and turn unto the LORD your God. For he is full of mercy and compassion, long ere he be angry, and great in mercy and repentance when he is at the point to punish.

Jonah 4:2

And he prayed unto the LORD and said, "O LORD, was not this my saying when I was yet in my country? And therefore I hasted rather to flee to Tarshish: for I knew well enough that thou wast a merciful god, full of compassion long before thou be angry, and of great mercy and repentest when thou art come to take punishment.

Nahum 1:3

The LORD suffereth long, he is of great power, and so innocent that he leaveth no man faultless before him. The LORD goeth forth in tempest and stormy weather; the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Psalm 86:5

For thou, LORD, art good and gracious, and of great mercy unto all them that call upon thee.

Psalm 130:7

O Israel, trust in the LORD; for with the LORD there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the ungodly man forsake his ways and the unrighteous his imaginations, and turn again unto the LORD: so shall he be merciful unto him; and to our God, for he is ready to forgive.

Jeremiah 32:18

Thou showest mercy upon thousands, thou recompensest the wickedness of the fathers, into the bosom of the children that come after them. Thou art the great and mighty God, whose name is the LORD of Hosts:

Romans 5:20-21

But the law, in the meantime, entered in that sin should increase. Neverthelater, where abundance of sin was, there was more plenteousness of grace.

Ephesians 1:7-8

By whom we have redemption through his blood, that is to say, even 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 known what end the Lord made. For the Lord is very pitiful, and merciful.

Deuteronomy 5:10

and show mercy upon thousands among them that love me and keep my commandments.

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