Or the abundance of his goodness and forbearance and long suffering dos thou despise; not knowing that the goodness of God brings thee to repentance?
And Jehovah will pass by before him, and Jehovah will call, Jehovah God merciful and compassionate, deferring anger, and much in kindness and truth,
And for this Jehovah will wait to compassionate you, and for this he will be lifted up to pity you, for Jehovah is a God of judgment: happy all they waiting for him.
Whom God had set before a propitiatory by faith in his blood, for a manifestation of his justice by passing over of sins before existing, in the sufferance of God;
The Lord puts not off the solemn promise, as some deem slowness; but is lonsuffering to us, not willing any to perish, but all should have room for repentance.
And if God, willing anger to be shown, and his power to be made known, endured in much long suffering the vessels of anger put in proper order for destruction:
In whom we have redemption by his blood, the letting go of faults, according to the riches of his grace;
The eyes of your understanding enlightened; for you to know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the holy ones,
That he might show in times coming the surpassing riches of his grace in kindness to us in Christ Jesus.
And the longsuffering of our Lord deem ye salvation; as also our dearly beloved brother Paul, according to the wisdom given him, wrote to you;
For no distinction is of the Jew and also of the Greek: for the same Lord of all being rich to all calling upon him.
O the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! his judgments how unsearchable, and his ways not traced out!
And God will fill up all your need according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
To whom God would make known what the riches of the glory of this mystery in the nations; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:
That their hearts might be comforted, being joined together in love, and to all the riches of the complete certainty of the understanding, to the acknowledgment of the mystery of God, and the Father, and of Christ;
But for this was I commiserated, that in me first Jesus Christ might show forth all longsuffering, for a model to them about to believe on him to eternal life.
They having been once unbelieving, when the longsuffering of God waited in Noah's days, the ark being prepared, in which few, that is, eight souls were saved by water.
Jehovah, slow to anger and of great kindness, lifting up iniquity and transgression and cleansing, will not cleanse; striking the iniquity of the fathers upon the sons, upon the third, and upon the fourth.
He will look upon men, and he shall say, I sinned, and I perverted the right, and it was not fitting to me;
And he being compassionate will cover iniquity, and he will not destroy: and he multiplied to turn back his anger, and he will not rouse up all his wrath.
And thou, O Jehovah, art a God compassionate and merciful, and slow to anger and great of mercy and truth.
How thy works were multiplied. O Jehovah! in wisdom thou madest them all: the earth was filled with thy possessions.
If thou, Jehovah, shalt watch iniquities, O Jehovah, who shall stand?
Because a decree was not done quickly upon an evil work, for this the heart of the sons of man was filled in them to do evil.
I will remember the mercies of Jehovah, the praises of Jehovah according to all that Jehovah benefited us, and the abundance of good to the house of Israel which he benefited them according to his mercies and according to the multitude of his kindnesses.
Go and call these words to the north, and say, Turn back, O Israel, turning away, says Jehovah; I will not cause my face to fall upon you: for I am merciful, says Jehovah, I will not guard forever.
Turn back, ye sons turning away; I will heal your turnings-away. Behold, we came to thee; for thou Jehovah our God.
And ye came and stood before me in this house which my name was called upon it, and ye said, We were delivered to do all these abominations.
Son of man, what this parable to you upon the land of Israel, saying, The days will be prolonged and every vision perished?
So that thou shalt remember, and thou wert ashamed, and there shall no more be to thee an opening of the mouth from the face of thy shame in my expiating for thee for all which thou didst, says the Lord Jehovah.
Afterward the sons of Israel shall turn back and they sought Jehovah their God, and David their king; and they trembled at Jehovah and at his goodness in the last of the days.
And he will pray to Jehovah and say, Ah, now, O Jehovah, was not this my word while I was upon my land? For this I anticipated to flee to Tarshish, for I knew that thou art merciful and compassionate, slow to anger and of much kindness, and lamenting for evil.
But if that servant say in his heart, My lord delays to come;
And having come to himself, he said, Many hired of my father abound in loaves, and I am perishing with hunger!
And when he came to the place, having looked up, Jesus saw him, and said to him, Zaccheus, having hastened, come down; for to day must I remain in thine house.
What then? shall we sin, because we are not under law, but under grace It may not be.
Behold then the goodness and severity of God: truly upon the fallen, severity; and upon thee, goodness, if thou continue in goodness: otherwise shalt thou also be cut off.
To me, the least of all the holy ones, was this grace given, to announce the good news in the nations, the untraceable riches of Christ.
That he might give to you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with power by his Spirit in the interior man;
To the rich now in this life, proclaim not to be highminded, nor to be hoping upon the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God, offering us all things richly for profit;
And when the kindness and philanthropy of our Saviour God was made evident,
Knowing this first, that in the last of the days shall mockers come for deceiving, going according to their own eager desires,
Behold, I stand before the door, and knock: and if any hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.