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42 Bible Verses about Anger And Forgiveness

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Jonah 4:2

And he prayed unto the LORD and said, I pray thee, O LORD, was this not what I said when I was yet in my country? Therefore I hastened to flee unto Tarshish, for I knew that thou art a gracious God and full of compassion, slow to anger, and of great mercy, and dost repent when thou art come to take punishment.

Matthew 18:34

And his lord was wroth and delivered him to the tormentors until he should pay all that was due unto him.

Psalm 78:38

But he, being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity and did not destroy them; many a time turned he his anger away and did not stir up all his wrath.

Lamentations 3:43

Samech Thou hast unfurled anger and persecuted us; thou hast slain, thou hast not forgiven.

Nehemiah 9:17

and refused to hear; neither did they remember thy wonders that thou hadst done among them, but hardened their necks and in their rebellion thought to appoint a leader to return to their bondage; but thou art a God of pardons, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great mercy, for thou didst not leave them.

Micah 7:18

Who is a God like unto thee that pardons iniquity, and passes over the rebellion with the remnant of his heritage? He did not retain his anger for ever because he delights in mercy.

Nehemiah 4:5

And do not cover their iniquity, nor let their sin be blotted out from before thee, for they have become angry against the builders.

Numbers 14:18

The LORD is longsuffering and of great mercy, letting go of iniquity and transgression and absolving, but by no means absolving the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the sons unto the third and fourth generations.

Daniel 9:16

O Lord, according to all thy righteousness, let thine anger and thy fury be turned away from thy city Jerusalem, thy holy mountain: because for our sins and for the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and all thy people is given in reproach to all that are about us.

Isaiah 64:9

Be not wroth very sore, O LORD, neither remember iniquity for ever; behold, see, we beseech thee, we are all thy people.

Deuteronomy 29:20

The LORD will not forgive him, but then the anger of the LORD and his jealousy shall smoke against that man, and all the curses that are written in this book shall lie upon him, and the LORD shall blot out his name from under heaven.

Psalm 85:3

Thou hast taken away all thy wrath; thou hast turned thyself from the fierceness of thine anger.

Ezekiel 8:18

Therefore I will also deal in fury: my eye shall not forgive, neither will I have mercy: and they shall cry in my ears with a loud voice; yet I will not hear them.

Psalm 80:4

O LORD God of the hosts, how long wilt thou be angry against the prayer of thy people?

Psalm 79:5

How long, LORD? wilt thou be angry for ever? shall thy jealousy burn like fire?

Jeremiah 36:7

if peradventure their prayer will fall into the presence of the LORD, and they shall turn each one from his evil way; for great is the anger and the fury that the LORD has pronounced against this people.

Jeremiah 18:23

Yet, LORD, thou dost know all their counsel against me to slay me; do not forgive their iniquity, neither blot out their sin from thy sight, but let them be overthrown before thee; deal thus with them in the time of thine anger.

Jonah 3:9

Who can tell if God will turn and repent and turn away from his fierce anger, that we not perish?

Genesis 4:6

Then the LORD said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?

Ecclesiastes 10:4

If the spirit of the ruler rises up against thee, do not leave thy place; for meekness pacifies great sins.

Jeremiah 3:12

Go and proclaim these words toward the north wind and say, Return, thou rebellious Israel, said the LORD and I will not cause my anger to fall upon you; for I am merciful, said the LORD, and I will not keep anger for ever.