Parallel Verses

Amplified

For You, O Lord, are good, and ready to forgive [our trespasses, sending them away, letting them go completely and forever]; and You are abundant in mercy and loving-kindness to all those who call upon You.

New American Standard Bible

For You, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive, And abundant in lovingkindness to all who call upon You.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

For You, Lord, are kind and ready to forgive,
rich in faithful love to all who call on You.

International Standard Version

Indeed you, Lord, are kind and forgiving, overflowing with gracious love to everyone who calls on you.

A Conservative Version

For thou, LORD, are good, and ready to forgive, and abundant in loving kindness to all those who call upon thee.

American Standard Version

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

Darby Translation

For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive, and art of great loving-kindness unto all that call upon thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

For thou, O Jehovah, art good and forgiving, and great of mercy to all calling to thee.

King James 2000

For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; and abundant in mercy unto all them that call upon you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For you, O Lord, [are] good and forgiving, and abundant in loyal love for all who call to you.

Modern King James verseion

For You, Lord, are good and ready to forgive, and rich in mercy to all those who call on You.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

NET Bible

Certainly O Lord, you are kind and forgiving, and show great faithfulness to all who cry out to you.

New Heart English Bible

For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; abundant in loving kindness to all those who call on you.

The Emphasized Bible

For, thou, O My Lord, art good and forgiving, And abundant in lovingkindness, to all who call upon thee.

Webster

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

World English Bible

For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; abundant in loving kindness to all those who call on you.

Youngs Literal Translation

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

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

Lament And Petition

4 Make me, Your servant, to rejoice, O Lord, for to You do I lift myself up. 5 For You, O Lord, are good, and ready to forgive [our trespasses, sending them away, letting them go completely and forever]; and You are abundant in mercy and loving-kindness to all those who call upon You. 6 Give ear, O Lord, to my prayer; and listen to the cry of my supplications.


Cross References

Joel 2:13

Rend your hearts and not your garments and return to the Lord, your God, for He is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in loving-kindness; and He revokes His sentence of evil [when His conditions are met].

Exodus 34:6

And the Lord passed by before him, and proclaimed, The Lord! the Lord! a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in loving-kindness and truth,

Psalm 103:8

The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and plenteous in mercy and loving-kindness.

Nehemiah 9:17

They refused to obey, nor were they mindful of Your wonders and miracles which You did among them; but they stiffened their necks and in their rebellion appointed a captain, that they might return to their bondage [in Egypt]. But You are a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great steadfast love; and You did not forsake them.

Psalm 25:8

Good and upright is the Lord; therefore will He instruct sinners in [His] way.

Psalm 130:4

But there is forgiveness with You [just what man needs], that You may be reverently feared and worshiped.

Psalm 130:7

O Israel, hope in the Lord! For with the Lord there is mercy and loving-kindness, and with Him is plenteous redemption.

Psalm 145:8-9

The Lord is gracious and full of compassion, slow to anger and abounding in mercy and loving-kindness.

Psalm 145:18

The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, to all who call upon Him sincerely and in truth.

Psalm 86:15

But You, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in mercy and loving-kindness and truth.

Psalm 119:68

You are good and kind and do good; teach me Your statutes.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return to the Lord, and He will have love, pity, and mercy for him, and to our God, for He will multiply to him His abundant pardon.

Jeremiah 33:3

Call to Me and I will answer you and show you great and mighty things, fenced in and hidden, which you do not know (do not distinguish and recognize, have knowledge of and understand).

Ezekiel 36:33

Thus says the Lord God: In the day that I cleanse you from all your iniquities I will [also] cause [Israel's] cities to be inhabited, and the waste places shall be rebuilt.

Ezekiel 36:37

Thus says the Lord God: For this also I will let the house of Israel inquire of Me to do it for them; I will increase their men like a flock.

Daniel 9:9

To the Lord our God belong mercy and loving-kindness and forgiveness, for we have rebelled against Him;

Jonah 4:2

And he prayed to the Lord and said, I pray You, O Lord, is not this just what I said when I was still in my country? That is why I fled to Tarshish, for I knew that You are a gracious God and merciful, slow to anger and of great kindness, and [when sinners turn to You and meet Your conditions] You revoke the [sentence of] evil against them.

Micah 7:18

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.

Luke 11:9-10

So I say to you, Ask and keep on asking and it shall be given you; seek and keep on seeking and you shall find; knock and keep on knocking and the door shall be opened to you.

John 4:10

Jesus answered her, If you had only known and had recognized God's gift and Who this is that is saying to you, Give Me a drink, you would have asked Him [instead] and He would have given you living water.

Acts 2:21

And it shall be that whoever shall call upon the name of the Lord [ invoking, adoring, and worshiping the Lord -- "Christ] shall be saved.

Romans 5:20-21

But then Law came in, [only] to expand and increase the trespass [making it more apparent and exciting opposition]. But where sin increased and abounded, grace (God's unmerited favor) has surpassed it and increased the more and superabounded,

Romans 10:12-13

[No one] for there is no distinction between Jew and Greek. The same Lord is Lord over all [of us] and He generously bestows His riches upon all who call upon Him [in faith].

Ephesians 1:6-8

[So that we might be] to the praise and the commendation of His glorious grace (favor and mercy), which He so freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.

Ephesians 2:4

But God -- "so rich is He in His mercy! Because of and in order to satisfy the great and wonderful and intense love with which He loved us,

1 John 4:8-9

He who does not love has not become acquainted with God [does not and never did know Him], for God is love.

Psalm 36:7

How precious is Your steadfast love, O God! The children of men take refuge and put their trust under the shadow of Your wings.

Psalm 52:1

Why boast you of mischief done against the loving-kindness of God [and the godly], O mighty [sinful] man, day after day?

Psalm 69:16

Hear and answer me, O Lord, for Your loving-kindness is sweet and comforting; according to Your plenteous tender mercy and steadfast love turn to me.

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