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42 Bible Verses about Anger And Forgiveness

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Jonah 4:2

He prayed to the Lord and said, "Oh, Lord, this is just what I thought would happen when I was in my own country. This is what I tried to prevent by attempting to escape to Tarshish! -- because I knew that you are gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in mercy, and one who relents concerning threatened judgment.

Matthew 18:34

And in anger his lord turned him over to the prison guards to torture him until he repaid all he owed.

Psalm 78:38

Yet he is compassionate. He forgives sin and does not destroy. He often holds back his anger, and does not stir up his fury.

Lamentations 3:43

(Samek) You shrouded yourself with anger and then pursued us; you killed without mercy.

Nehemiah 9:17

They refused to obey and did not recall your miracles that you had performed among them. Instead, they rebelled and appointed a leader to return to their bondage in Egypt. But you are a God of forgiveness, merciful and compassionate, slow to get angry and unfailing in your loyal love. You did not abandon them,

Micah 7:18

There is no other God like you! You forgive sin and pardon the rebellion of those who remain among your people. You do not remain angry forever, but delight in showing loyal love.

Nehemiah 4:5

Do not cover their iniquity, and do not wipe out their sin from before them. For they have bitterly offended the builders!

Numbers 14:18

The Lord is slow to anger and abounding in loyal love, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children until the third and fourth generations.'

Daniel 9:16

O Lord, according to all your justice, please turn your raging anger away from your city Jerusalem, your holy mountain. For due to our sins and the iniquities of our ancestors, Jerusalem and your people are mocked by all our neighbors.

Isaiah 64:9

Lord, do not be too angry! Do not hold our sins against us continually! Take a good look at your people, at all of us!

Deuteronomy 29:20

The Lord will be unwilling to forgive him, and his intense anger will rage against that man; all the curses written in this scroll will fall upon him and the Lord will obliterate his name from memory.

Psalm 85:3

You withdrew all your fury; you turned back from your raging anger.

Ezekiel 8:18

Therefore I will act with fury! My eye will not pity them nor will I spare them. When they have shouted in my ears, I will not listen to them."

Psalm 80:4

O Lord God, invincible warrior! How long will you remain angry at your people while they pray to you?

Psalm 79:5

How long will this go on, O Lord? Will you stay angry forever? How long will your rage burn like fire?

Jeremiah 36:7

Perhaps then they will ask the Lord for mercy and will all stop doing the evil things they have been doing. For the Lord has threatened to bring great anger and wrath against these people."

Jeremiah 18:23

But you, Lord, know all their plots to kill me. Do not pardon their crimes! Do not ignore their sins as though you had erased them! Let them be brought down in defeat before you! Deal with them while you are still angry!

Jonah 3:9

Who knows? Perhaps God might be willing to change his mind and relent and turn from his fierce anger so that we might not die."

Exodus 34:6

The Lord passed by before him and proclaimed: "The Lord, the Lord, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, and abounding in loyal love and faithfulness,

Genesis 4:6

Then the Lord said to Cain, "Why are you angry, and why is your expression downcast?

Ecclesiastes 10:4

If the anger of the ruler flares up against you, do not resign from your position, for a calm response can undo great offenses.

Jeremiah 3:12

"Go and shout this message to my people in the countries in the north. Tell them, 'Come back to me, wayward Israel,' says the Lord. 'I will not continue to look on you with displeasure. For I am merciful,' says the Lord. 'I will not be angry with you forever.

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