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49 Bible Verses about Mercy

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Romans 9:15

For he says to Moses, I will shew mercy to whom I will shew mercy, and I will feel compassion for whom I will feel compassion.

Psalm 23:6

Surely, goodness and loving-kindness shall follow me all the days of my life; and I will dwell in the house of Jehovah for the length of the days.

Psalm 100:5

For Jehovah is good; his loving-kindness endureth for ever; and his faithfulness from generation to generation.

Psalm 136:1

Give ye thanks unto Jehovah, for he is good; for his loving-kindness endureth for ever:

2 John 1:3

Grace shall be with you, mercy, peace from God the Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love.

Jude 1:2

Mercy to you, and peace, and love be multiplied.

Psalm 103:11

For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is his loving-kindness toward them that fear him.

Psalm 145:9

Jehovah is good to all; and his tender mercies are over all his works.

2 Samuel 24:14

And David said to Gad, I am in a great strait: let us fall, I pray thee, into the hand of Jehovah; for his mercies are great; but let me not fall into the hand of man.

Deuteronomy 4:31

for Jehovah thy God is a merciful God, he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he swore unto them.

1 Chronicles 16:34

Give thanks unto Jehovah, for he is good; For his loving-kindness endureth for ever.

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Mercy » Sought

Psalm 51:1

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David; when Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had gone in to Bath-sheba.} Be gracious unto me, O God, according to thy loving-kindness; according to the abundance of thy tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.

Daniel 9:16

Lord, according to all thy righteousnesses, I beseech thee, let thine anger and thy fury be turned away from thy city Jerusalem, thy holy mountain; for because of our sins, and because of the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and thy people are become a reproach to all round about us.

Luke 18:13

And the tax-gatherer, standing afar off, would not lift up even his eyes to heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, O God, have compassion on me, the sinner.

Mercy » Promises of divine

Jeremiah 3:12

Go and proclaim these words toward the north, and say, Return, thou backsliding Israel, saith Jehovah: I will not make my face dark upon you; for I am merciful, saith Jehovah; I will not keep anger for ever.

Exodus 34:7

keeping mercy unto thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but by no means clearing the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children's children, upon the third and upon the fourth generation.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return unto Jehovah, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

Psalm 89:28

My loving-kindness will I keep for him for evermore, and my covenant shall stand fast with him;

Mercy » Neglect of

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger, and ye took me not in; naked, and ye did not clothe me; ill, and in prison, and ye did not visit me.

Psalm 109:16

Because he remembered not to shew kindness, but persecuted the afflicted and needy man, and the broken in heart, to slay him.

Ezekiel 34:4

The weak have ye not strengthened, nor have ye healed the sick, and ye have not bound up what was broken, neither have ye brought again that which was driven away, neither have ye sought for that which was lost; but with harshness and with rigour have ye ruled over them.

Mercy » God's

Psalm 77:17

The thick clouds poured out water; the skies sent out a sound, yea, thine arrows went abroad:

Judges 5:4

"LORD, when thou didst go forth from Se'ir, when thou didst march from the region of Edom, the earth trembled, and the heavens dropped, yea, the clouds dropped water.

Job 37:16

Dost thou know about the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him that is perfect in knowledge?

Job 26:8

He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds, and the cloud is not rent under them.

Mercy » Man commanded to exercise

Proverbs 11:17

The merciful man doeth good to his own soul; but the cruel troubleth his own flesh.

More verses: Hosea 12:6 Proverbs 3:3

Mercy » The merciful

Proverbs 14:21

He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth; but he that is gracious to the afflicted, happy is he.

2 Samuel 22:21-26

Jehovah hath rewarded me according to my righteousness, According to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me. For I have kept the ways of Jehovah, And have not wickedly departed from my God. For all his ordinances were before me, And his statutes, I did not depart from them, read more.
And I was upright before him, And kept myself from mine iniquity. And Jehovah hath recompensed me according to my righteousness, According to my cleanness in his sight. With the gracious thou dost shew thyself gracious; With the upright man thou dost shew thyself upright;

Psalm 18:24-25

And Jehovah hath recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his sight. With the gracious thou dost shew thyself gracious; with the upright man thou dost shew thyself upright;

Isaiah 57:1-2

The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart; and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from before the evil. He entereth into peace: they rest in their beds, each one that hath walked in his uprightness.

Mercy » Who shall have mercy

Hosea 10:12

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap according to mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek Jehovah, till he come and rain righteousness upon you.

Psalm 25:10

All the paths of Jehovah are loving-kindness and truth for such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.

More verses: Proverbs 14:22

Mercy » Divine mercy

Deuteronomy 4:31

for Jehovah thy God is a merciful God, he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he swore unto them.

2 Samuel 24:14

And David said to Gad, I am in a great strait: let us fall, I pray thee, into the hand of Jehovah; for his mercies are great; but let me not fall into the hand of man.

Mercy » Encouraged

2 Kings 6:21-23

And the king of Israel said to Elisha, when he saw them, My father, shall I smite? shall I smite them? And he said, Thou shalt not smite them: wouldest thou smite those whom thou hast taken captive with thy sword and with thy bow? Set bread and water before them, that they may eat and drink, and go to their master. And he prepared a great repast for them, and they ate and drank; and he sent them away, and they went to their master. And the bands of Syria came no more into the land of Israel.

Romans 12:20-21

If therefore thine enemy should hunger, feed him; if he should thirst, give him drink; for, so doing, thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head. Be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Mercy » Being merciful

Mercy » Forgives sin

Micah 7:18

Who is a God like unto thee, that forgiveth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? He retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in loving-kindness.

Mercy » What mercy does

Proverbs 20:28

Mercy and truth preserve the king; and he upholdeth his throne by mercy.

Proverbs 16:6

By loving-kindness and truth iniquity is atoned for; and by the fear of Jehovah men depart from evil.

Psalm 61:5-7

For thou, O God, hast heard my vows; thou hast given me the inheritance of those that fear thy name. Thou wilt add days to the days of the king: his years shall be as many generations. He shall abide before God for ever: bestow loving-kindness and truth, that they may preserve him.

Mercy » Should be shown » To backsliders

Luke 15:18-20

I will rise up and go to my father, and I will say to him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and before thee; I am no longer worthy to be called thy son: make me as one of thy hired servants. And he rose up and went to his own father. But while he was yet a long way off, his father saw him, and was moved with compassion, and ran, and fell upon his neck, and covered him with kisses.

2 Corinthians 2:6-8

Sufficient to such a one is this rebuke which has been inflicted by the many; so that on the contrary ye should rather shew grace and encourage, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with excessive grief. Wherefore I exhort you to assure him of your love.

Mercy » Who shows mercy

Mercy » Should be shown » To the poor

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by shewing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity.

Mercy » Blessedness of showing

Proverbs 14:21

He that despiseth his neighbour sinneth; but he that is gracious to the afflicted, happy is he.

Mercy » Boundless

Psalm 119:64

The earth, O Jehovah, is full of thy loving-kindness: teach me thy statutes.

Psalm 108:4

For thy loving-kindness is great above the heavens, and thy truth is unto the clouds.

Mercy » Eternal

Psalm 103:17

But the loving-kindness of Jehovah is from everlasting and to everlasting, upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children,

Mercy » Mercy belonging to the lord

Psalm 62:12

And unto thee, O Lord, belongeth loving-kindness; for thou renderest to every man according to his work.

Mercy » What is full of mercy

Psalm 25:10

All the paths of Jehovah are loving-kindness and truth for such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.

Mercy » Characteristic of saints

Mercy » Denunciations against those devoid of

Hosea 4:3

For this shall the land mourn, and every one that dwelleth therein shall languish, with the beasts of the field, and with the fowl of the heavens, yea, the fishes of the sea also shall be taken away.

Hosea 4:1

Hear the word of Jehovah, ye children of Israel; for Jehovah hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land; for there is no truth, nor goodness, nor knowledge of God in the land.

Mercy » Prolongs life

Lamentations 3:22-23

It is of Jehovah's loving-kindness we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not; they are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.

Mercy » Instances of » David, to saul

1 Samuel 24:17

And he said to David, Thou art more righteous than I; for thou hast rewarded me good, whereas I have rewarded thee evil.

1 Samuel 24:10-13

Behold, this day thine eyes have seen how that Jehovah had given thee this day into my hand in the cave; and they bade me kill thee; but mine eye spared thee; and I said, I will not put forth my hand against my lord, for he is the anointed of Jehovah. And see, my father, yes, see the skirt of thy robe in my hand. For in that I cut off the skirt of thy robe, and killed thee not, know and see that there is neither evil nor transgression in my hand, and I have not sinned against thee; yet thou liest in wait for my life to take it. Jehovah judge between me and thee, and Jehovah avenge me of thee; but my hand shall not be upon thee. read more.
As saith the proverb of the ancients, Wickedness proceedeth from the wicked; but my hand shall not be upon thee.

Mercy » Should be shown » To animals

Mercy » Those that follow after mercy

Mercy » Beneficial to those who exercise

Proverbs 11:17

The merciful man doeth good to his own soul; but the cruel troubleth his own flesh.

Mercy » Upholds the throne of kings

Proverbs 20:28

Mercy and truth preserve the king; and he upholdeth his throne by mercy.

Mercy » Should be shown » To our brethren

Mercy » Hypocrites, devoid of

Mercy » To be engraved on the heart

Mercy » Should be shown » With cheerfulness

Mercy » Instances of » The prison keeper, to joseph

Genesis 39:21-23

And Jehovah was with Joseph, and extended mercy to him, and gave him favour in the eyes of the chief of the tower-house. And the chief of the tower-house committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners that were in the tower-house; and whatever they had to do there he did. The chief of the tower-house looked not to anything under his hand, because Jehovah was with him; and what he did, Jehovah made it prosper.

Mercy » Should be shown » To those that are in distress

Luke 10:37

And he said, He that shewed him mercy. And Jesus said to him, Go, and do thou likewise.

Mercy » Instances of » The israelites to the man of beth-el

Judges 1:23-26

And the house of Joseph sent to spy out Bethel. (Now the name of the city was formerly Luz.) And the spies saw a man coming out of the city, and they said to him, "Pray, show us the way into the city, and we will deal kindly with you." And he showed them the way into the city; and they smote the city with the edge of the sword, but they let the man and all his family go. read more.
And the man went to the land of the Hittites and built a city, and called its name Luz; that is its name to this day.

Mercy » Keeping mercy

Mercy » After the example of God

Mercy » Makes salvation possible

Mercy » Encourages to penitence

Mercy » Instances of » Joshua to rahab

Joshua 6:25

And Joshua saved alive Rahab the harlot, and her father's household, and all that she had, and she dwelt in the midst of Israel to this day; because she hid the messengers whom Joshua had sent to spy out Jericho.

The favor of God » Is the source of » Mercy

Isaiah 60:10

And the sons of the alien shall build up thy walls, and their kings shall minister unto thee. For in my wrath I smote thee, but in my favour have I had mercy on thee.

Waiting upon God » For » Mercy

Psalm 123:2

Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress, so our eyes are directed to Jehovah our God, until he be gracious unto us.

Topics on Mercy

Abundant Mercy

60;1;3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who, according to his great mercy, has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from among the dead,

God Showed Mercy

23;60;10

And the sons of the alien shall build up thy walls, and their kings shall minister unto thee. For in my wrath I smote thee, but in my favour have I had mercy on thee.

God Will Show Mercy

45;9;15

For he says to Moses, I will shew mercy to whom I will shew mercy, and I will feel compassion for whom I will feel compassion.

God Without Mercy

5;7;2

and when Jehovah thy God shall give them up before thee and thou shalt smite them, then shalt thou utterly destroy them: thou shalt make no covenant with them, nor shew mercy unto them.

God's Mercy

49;2;4

but God, being rich in mercy, because of his great love wherewith he loved us,

God's Mercy, Example Of

1;19;16

And as he lingered, the men laid hold on his hand, and on the hand of his wife, and on the hand of his two daughters, Jehovah being merciful to him; and they led him out, and set him without the city.

Mercy And Grace

63;1;3

Grace shall be with you, mercy, peace from God the Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love.

Mercy Killings

19;136;17-20

To him that smote great kings, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever,

Mercy Seat

2;25;17-22

And thou shalt make a mercy-seat of pure gold: two cubits and a half the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof.

Mercy, Examples Of

9;11;13

But Saul said, There shall not a man be put to death this day; for to-day Jehovah has wrought deliverance in Israel.

Mercy, Human

20;18;23

He that is poor speaketh with supplications, but the rich answereth roughly.

Mercy, Of Jesus Christ

42;4;16-21

And he came to Nazareth, where he was brought up; and he entered, according to his custom, into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up to read.

Mercy, Response To God's

45;12;1

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the compassions of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your intelligent service.

People Showing Mercy

19;72;13

He will have compassion on the poor and needy, and will save the souls of the needy:

People Without Mercy

45;1;31

void of understanding, faithless, without natural affection, unmerciful;

Propitiatory [Mercy Seat]

2;25;17

And thou shalt make a mercy-seat of pure gold: two cubits and a half the length thereof, and a cubit and a half the breadth thereof.

Receiving God's Mercy

19;106;46

And he caused them to find compassion of all those that had carried them captives.

Show No Mercy

5;7;16

And thou shalt consume all the peoples that Jehovah thy God will give up unto thee; thine eye shall not spare them, and thou shalt not serve their gods; for that would be a snare unto thee.

The Need For Mercy

40;5;7

Blessed the merciful, for they shall find mercy.