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20 Bible Verses about Mercifulness

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Deuteronomy 4:31

For the Lord your God is a merciful God; He will not fail you or destroy you or forget the covenant of your fathers, which He swore to them.

Psalm 78:38

But He, full of [merciful] compassion, forgave their iniquity and destroyed them not; yes, many a time He turned His anger away and did not stir up all His wrath and indignation.

Jeremiah 3:12

Go and proclaim these words toward the north [where the ten tribes have been taken as captives] and say, Return, faithless Israel, says the Lord, and I will not cause My countenance to fall and look in anger upon you, for I am merciful, says the Lord; I will not keep My anger forever.

Deuteronomy 7:7-8

The Lord did not set His love upon you and choose you because you were more in number than any other people, for you were the fewest of all people. But because the Lord loves you and because He would keep the oath which He had sworn to your fathers, the Lord has brought you out with a mighty hand and redeemed you out of the house of bondage, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt.

Nehemiah 9:31

Yet in Your great mercies You did not utterly consume them or forsake them, for You are a gracious and merciful God.

Zechariah 1:16

Therefore thus says the Lord: I have returned to Jerusalem with compassion (lovingkindness and mercy). My house shall be built in it, says the Lord of hosts, and a measuring line shall be stretched out over Jerusalem [with a view to rebuilding its walls].

Luke 1:50-54

And His mercy (His compassion and kindness toward the miserable and afflicted) is on those who fear Him with godly reverence, from generation to generation and age to age. He has shown strength and made might with His arm; He has scattered the proud and haughty in and by the imagination and purpose and designs of their hearts. He has put down the mighty from their thrones and exalted those of low degree.read more.
He has filled and satisfied the hungry with good things, and the rich He has sent away empty-handed [without a gift]. He has laid hold on His servant Israel [to help him, to espouse his cause], in remembrance of His mercy,

James 5:11

You know how we call those blessed (happy) who were steadfast [who endured]. You have heard of the endurance of Job, and you have seen the Lord's [purpose and how He richly blessed him in the] end, inasmuch as the Lord is full of pity and compassion and tenderness and mercy.

2 Samuel 24:14

And David said to Gad, I am in great distress. Let us fall into the hands of the Lord, for His mercies are many and great; but let me not fall into the hands of man.

1 Kings 8:50

And forgive Your people, who have sinned against You, and all their transgressions against You, and grant them compassion before those who took them captive, that they may have pity and be merciful to them;

Psalm 26:11

But as for me, I will walk in my integrity; redeem me and be merciful and gracious to me.

Psalm 51:1

Have mercy upon me, O God, according to Your steadfast love; according to the multitude of Your tender mercy and loving-kindness blot out my transgressions.

Psalm 6:2

Have mercy on me and be gracious to me, O Lord, for I am weak (faint and withered away); O Lord, heal me, for my bones are troubled.

Psalm 27:7

Hear, O Lord, when I cry aloud; have mercy and be gracious to me and answer me!

1 Kings 8:28

Yet graciously consider the prayer and supplication of Your servant, O Lord my God, to hearken to the [loud] cry and prayer which he prays before You today,

Psalm 9:13

Have mercy upon me and be gracious to me, O Lord; consider how I am afflicted by those who hate me, You Who lift me up from the gates of death,

Hebrews 2:17

So it is evident that it was essential that He be made like His brethren in every respect, in order that He might become a merciful (sympathetic) and faithful High Priest in the things related to God, to make atonement and propitiation for the people's sins.

Matthew 8:16

When evening came, they brought to Him many who were under the power of demons, and He drove out the spirits with a word and restored to health all who were sick.

From Thematic Bible


Mercifulness » Of david

1 Samuel 26:9

David said to Abishai, Do not destroy him; for who can raise his hand against the Lord's anointed and be guiltless?

2 Samuel 19:22

David said, What have I to do with you, you sons of Zeruiah, that you should be an adversary to me today? Shall anyone be put to death today in Israel? For do not I know that I am this day king over Israel?

Mercifulness » Of Christ

Luke 9:55

But He turned and rebuked and severely censured them. He said, You do not know of what sort of spirit you are,

John 8:7

However, when they persisted with their question, He raised Himself up and said, Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.

Mercifulness » Of saul

1 Samuel 11:13

But Saul said, There shall not a man be put to death this day, for today the Lord has brought deliverance to Israel.

Mercifulness » of Elisha

2 Kings 6:22

[Elisha] answered, You shall not slay them. Would you slay those you have taken captive with your sword and bow? Set bread and water before them, that they may eat and drink and return to their master.

Mercifulness » Solomon

1 Kings 1:52

Solomon said, If he will show himself to be a worthy man, not a hair of him shall fall to the ground; but if wickedness is found in him, he shall die.

Social duties » Mercifulness » Of giving just weights

Leviticus 19:36

You shall have accurate and just balances, just weights, just ephah and hin measures. I am the Lord your God, Who brought you out of the land of Egypt.

Social duties » Mercifulness » Of good example

Hebrews 11:4

[Prompted, actuated] by faith Abel brought God a better and more acceptable sacrifice than Cain, because of which it was testified of him that he was righteous [that he was upright and in right standing with God], and God bore witness by accepting and acknowledging his gifts. And though he died, yet [through the incident] he is still speaking.

2 Thessalonians 3:9

[It was] not because we do not have a right [to such support], but [we wished] to make ourselves an example for you to follow.

More verses: 1 Timothy 4:12 Titus 2:7

Social duties » Mercifulness » Of david

1 Samuel 26:9

David said to Abishai, Do not destroy him; for who can raise his hand against the Lord's anointed and be guiltless?

2 Samuel 19:22

David said, What have I to do with you, you sons of Zeruiah, that you should be an adversary to me today? Shall anyone be put to death today in Israel? For do not I know that I am this day king over Israel?

Social duties » Mercifulness » Of Christ

Luke 9:55

But He turned and rebuked and severely censured them. He said, You do not know of what sort of spirit you are,

John 8:7

However, when they persisted with their question, He raised Himself up and said, Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.

Social duties » Mercifulness » Of saul

1 Samuel 11:13

But Saul said, There shall not a man be put to death this day, for today the Lord has brought deliverance to Israel.

Social duties » Mercifulness » of Elisha

2 Kings 6:22

[Elisha] answered, You shall not slay them. Would you slay those you have taken captive with your sword and bow? Set bread and water before them, that they may eat and drink and return to their master.

Social duties » Mercifulness » Solomon

1 Kings 1:52

Solomon said, If he will show himself to be a worthy man, not a hair of him shall fall to the ground; but if wickedness is found in him, he shall die.