Anger And Forgiveness

Most Relevant Verses

Jonah 4:2

He prayed to the Lord: “Please, Lord, isn’t this what I said while I was still in my own country? That’s why I fled toward Tarshish in the first place. I knew that You are a merciful and compassionate God, slow to become angry, rich in faithful love, and One who relents from sending disaster.

Matthew 18:34

And his master got angry and handed him over to the jailers to be tortured until he could pay everything that was owed.

Psalm 78:38

Yet He was compassionate;
He atoned for their guilt
and did not destroy them.
He often turned His anger aside
and did not unleash all His wrath.

Lamentations 3:43

?SamekYou have covered Yourself in anger and pursued us;
You have killed without compassion.

Nehemiah 9:17

They refused to listen
and did not remember Your wonders
You performed among them.
They became stiff-necked and appointed a leader
to return to their slavery in Egypt.
But You are a forgiving God,
gracious and compassionate,
slow to anger and rich in faithful love,
and You did not abandon them.

Micah 7:18

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.

Nehemiah 4:5

Do not cover their guilt or let their sin be erased from Your sight, because they have provoked the builders.

Numbers 14:18

The Lord is slow to anger and rich in faithful love, forgiving wrongdoing and rebellion. But He will not leave the guilty unpunished, bringing the consequences of the fathers’ wrongdoing on the children to the third and fourth generation.

Daniel 9:16

Lord, in keeping with all Your righteous acts, may Your anger and wrath turn away from Your city Jerusalem, Your holy mountain; for because of our sins and the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and Your people have become an object of ridicule to all those around us.

Isaiah 64:9

Lord, do not be terribly angry
or remember our iniquity forever.
Please look—all of us are Your people!

Deuteronomy 29:20

The Lord will not be willing to forgive him. Instead, His anger and jealousy will burn against that person, and every curse written in this scroll will descend on him. The Lord will blot out his name under heaven,

Psalm 85:3

You withdrew all Your fury;
You turned from Your burning anger.

Ezekiel 8:18

Therefore I will respond with wrath. I will not show pity or spare them. Though they cry out in My ears with a loud voice, I will not listen to them.”

Psalm 80:4

Lord God of Hosts,
how long will You be angry
with Your people’s prayers?

Psalm 79:5

How long, Yahweh? Will You be angry forever?
Will Your jealousy keep burning like fire?

Jeremiah 36:7

Perhaps their petition will come before the Lord, and each one will turn from his evil way, for the anger and fury that the Lord has pronounced against this people are great.”

Jeremiah 18:23

But You, Lord, know
all their deadly plots against me.
Do not wipe out their guilt;
do not blot out their sin before You.
Let them be forced to stumble before You;
deal with them in the time of Your anger.

Jonah 3:9

Who knows? God may turn and relent; He may turn from His burning anger so that we will not perish.

Genesis 4:6

Then the Lord said to Cain, “Why are you furious? And why do you look despondent?

Ecclesiastes 10:4

If the ruler’s anger rises against you, don’t leave your place,
for calmness puts great offenses to rest.

Jeremiah 3:12

Go, proclaim these words to the north, and say:Return, unfaithful Israel.
This is the Lord’s declaration.
I will not look on you with anger,
for I am unfailing in My love.
This is the Lord’s declaration.
I will not be angry forever.

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