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49 Bible Verses about Mercy

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Romans 9:15

For he says to Moses, "I will be merciful to the person I want to be merciful to, and I will be kind to the person I want to be kind to."

Psalm 100:5

for the LORD is good and his gracious love stands forever. His faithfulness remains from generation to generation. A Davidic Psalm

Psalm 136:1

Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his gracious love is everlasting.

2 John 1:3

Grace, mercy, and peace will be with us from God the Father and from Jesus the Messiah, the Father's Son, in truth and love.

Romans 9:18

Therefore, God has mercy on whomever he chooses, and he hardens the heart of whomever he chooses.

Jude 1:2

May mercy, peace, and love be yours in abundance!

Psalm 103:11

As high as heaven rises above earth, so his gracious love strengthens those who fear him.

Romans 9:16

Therefore, God's choice does not depend on a person's will or effort, but on God himself, who shows mercy.

Psalm 145:9

The LORD is good to everyone and his mercies extend to everything he does.

2 Samuel 24:14

So David replied to Gad, "This is a very difficult choice for me to make! Let me now please fall into the hand of the LORD, since his mercy is very great, but may I never fall into human hands!"

Deuteronomy 4:31

For God is compassionate. The LORD your God won't fail you. He won't destroy you or forget the covenant that he confirmed with your ancestors."

1 Chronicles 16:34

Give thanks to the LORD, because he is good and because his gracious love is eternal!

From Thematic Bible


Mercy » Sought

Habakkuk 3:2

LORD, as I listen to what has been said about you, I am afraid. LORD, revive your work throughout all of our lives reveal yourself throughout all of our lives when you are angry, remember compassion.

Daniel 9:16

Lord, in view of all your righteous acts, please turn your anger and wrath away from your city Jerusalem, your holy mountain. Because of our sins and the iniquities of our ancestors, Jerusalem and your people have become an embarrassment to all of those around us.

Luke 18:13

"But the tax collector stood at a distance and would not even look up to heaven. Instead, he continued to beat his chest and said, "O God, be merciful to me, the sinner that I am!'

Mercy » Promises of divine

Jeremiah 3:12

Go, proclaim these words to the north, and say, "Return, unfaithful Israel,' declares the LORD. "I won't look on you in anger, for I am gracious,' declares the LORD. "I won't remain angry forever.

Exodus 34:7

He graciously loves thousands, and forgives iniquity, transgression, and sin. But he does not leave the guilty unpunished, visiting the iniquity of the ancestors on their children, and on their children's children to the third and fourth generation."

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous person his thoughts. Let him return to the LORD, So he'll have mercy upon him, and to our God, for he'll pardon abundantly.

Psalm 89:28

I will show my gracious love toward him forever, since my covenant is securely established with him.

Mercy » Neglect of

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger, and you didn't welcome me. I was naked, and you didn't clothe me. I was sick and in prison, and you didn't visit me.'

Psalm 109:16

For he didn't think to extend gracious love; he harassed to death the poor, the needy, and the broken hearted.

Ezekiel 34:4

You haven't strengthened the weak, treated the sick, set broken bones, regathered the scattered, or looked for the lost. Instead, you've dominated them with brutal force and ruthlessness.

Mercy » God's

Psalm 77:17

The clouds poured rain; the skies rumbled. Indeed, your lightning bolts flashed.

Judges 5:4

LORD, when you left Seir, when you marched out from the grain field of Edom, the earth quaked and the heavens poured out rain; indeed, the clouds poured out water.

Mercy » Man commanded to exercise

Proverbs 11:17

A gracious man benefits himself, but the cruel person damages himself.

More verses: Hosea 12:6 Proverbs 3:3

Mercy » The merciful

Proverbs 14:21

Whoever despises his neighbor sins, but whoever shows kindness to the poor will be happy.

2 Samuel 22:21-26

The LORD dealt with me according to my righteousness, rewarding me according to the degree of my innocence, because I have kept the LORD's way I haven't willfully abandoned my God and because all of his decrees remain in my thoughts, I have not turned aside from his statutes, read more.
I have been innocent before him, and I've kept myself from incurring guilt. The Lord has repaid me according to my righteousness, that is, according to my clean standing as he looks at me. In the company of the gracious you demonstrate your gracious love. In the company of the blamelessly valiant you demonstrate your blamelessness.

Psalm 18:24-25

So the LORD restored me according to my righteousness, because my hands were clean in his sight. To the holy, you show your gracious love, to the upright, you show yourself upright;

Isaiah 57:1-2

"Also the righteous are perishing, but no one takes it to heart; devout people are taken away, while no one understands that the righteous person is taken away from calamity. Then he enters into peace, and they'll rest on his couches, each one living righteously.

Mercy » Who shall have mercy

Hosea 10:12

Sow in righteousness in your own interest, reap in gracious love, break up your own unprepared ground; It is now time to inquire of the LORD, until he comes to pour out righteousness for you.

Psalm 25:10

All the paths of the LORD lead to gracious love and truth for those who keep his covenant and his decrees.

More verses: Proverbs 14:22

Mercy » Divine mercy

Deuteronomy 4:31

For God is compassionate. The LORD your God won't fail you. He won't destroy you or forget the covenant that he confirmed with your ancestors."

2 Samuel 24:14

So David replied to Gad, "This is a very difficult choice for me to make! Let me now please fall into the hand of the LORD, since his mercy is very great, but may I never fall into human hands!"

Mercy » Encouraged

2 Kings 6:21-23

When the king of Israel saw Elisha, he asked him, "Shall I execute them, my father?" But he replied, "No! You're not to kill them! Would you execute those whom you've taken captive at the point of a sword or with your bow? Give them food and water so they can eat and drink. Then send them back to their master!" So he prepared a large festival for them, and when they had finished eating and drinking, he sent them back to their master, and marauding gangs of Arameans never came into the territory of Israel again.

Romans 12:20-21

But "if your enemy is hungry, feed him. For if he is thirsty, give him a drink. If you do this, you will pile burning coals on his head." Do not be conquered by evil, but conquer evil with good.

Mercy » Being merciful

Zechariah 7:9

"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Administer true justice, and show gracious love and mercy toward each other.

Mercy » Forgives sin

Micah 7:18

Is there any God like you, forgiving iniquity, passing over transgressions by the survivors who are your heritage? He is not angry forever, because he delights in gracious love.

Mercy » What mercy does

Proverbs 20:28

Gracious love and truth preserve a king; through love his throne is made secure.

Proverbs 16:6

Iniquity is atoned for by gracious love and truth, and through fear of the LORD people turn from evil.

Psalm 61:5-7

For you, God, have heard my promises; you have assigned to me the heritage of those who fear your name. Add day after day to the king's life; may his years continue for many generations. May he be enthroned before God forever; Appoint your gracious love and truth to guard him.

Mercy » Should be shown » To backsliders

Luke 15:18-20

I will get up, go to my father, and say to him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven and you. I don't deserve to be called your son anymore. Treat me like one of your hired men."' "So he got up and went to his father. While he was still far away, his father saw him and was filled with compassion. He ran to his son, threw his arms around him, and kissed him affectionately.

2 Corinthians 2:6-8

This punishment by the majority is severe enough for such a man. So forgive and comfort him, or else he will drown in his excessive grief. That's why I'm urging you to assure him of your love.

Mercy » Who shows mercy

Mercy » Should be shown » To the poor

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, your majesty, may my advice be acceptable to you: Stop your sinning, do what's right, and put a stop to your wickedness by showing kindness to the oppressed. Perhaps your tranquility will continue."

Mercy » Blessedness of showing

Proverbs 14:21

Whoever despises his neighbor sins, but whoever shows kindness to the poor will be happy.

Mercy » Boundless

Psalm 119:64

LORD, the earth overflows with your gracious love! Teach me your statutes. Teth

Psalm 108:4

For your gracious love extends to the sky, and your faithfulness reaches to the clouds.

Mercy » Eternal

Psalm 103:17

Yet the LORD's gracious love remains throughout eternity for those who fear him and his righteous acts extend to their children's children,

Mercy » Mercy belonging to the lord

Psalm 62:12

Also to you, Lord, belongs gracious love, because you reward each person according to what he does. A Davidic Psalm, while he was in the Judean wilderness.

Mercy » What is full of mercy

Psalm 25:10

All the paths of the LORD lead to gracious love and truth for those who keep his covenant and his decrees.

Mercy » Characteristic of saints

Psalm 37:26

Every day he is generous, lending freely, and his descendants are blessed.

Mercy » Denunciations against those devoid of

Hosea 4:3

Therefore the land will mourn, and all who live there will languish, along with the wild animals of the field and the birds of the air. Even the fish in the sea will disappear.

Hosea 4:1

"Hear this message from the LORD, people of Israel. Indeed, the LORD brings a charge against the people who live in the land for there is no truth and no gracious love or knowledge of God in the land.

Mercy » Prolongs life

Lamentations 3:22-23

Because of the LORD's gracious love we are not consumed, since his compassions never end. They are new every morning great is your faithfulness!

Mercy » Instances of » David, to saul

1 Samuel 24:17

to David, "You are more righteous than I am, because you have treated me well even though I've treated you poorly.

1 Samuel 24:10-13

Look, this very day you saw with your own eyes that the LORD gave you into my control in the cave, and one of my men told me to kill you, but I had pity on you and responded, "I won't lift my hand against his majesty because he's the LORD's anointed.' Looke, my father, look! The corner of your robe is in my hand. Indeed, by my cutting off the corner of your robe and not killing you, you may know and understand that I have no evil intent or transgression I haven't wronged you, even though you are hunting me to take my life. May the LORD judge between me and you, and may he take vengeance on you for me, but I won't be attacking you. read more.
Just like the ancient proverb says, "From wicked people comes wickedness,' but I'm not against you.

Mercy » Should be shown » To animals

Mercy » Those that follow after mercy

Mercy » Beneficial to those who exercise

Proverbs 11:17

A gracious man benefits himself, but the cruel person damages himself.

Mercy » Upholds the throne of kings

Proverbs 20:28

Gracious love and truth preserve a king; through love his throne is made secure.

Mercy » Should be shown » To our brethren

Zechariah 7:9

"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Administer true justice, and show gracious love and mercy toward each other.

Mercy » Hypocrites, devoid of

Matthew 23:23

"How terrible it will be for you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your mint, dill, and cummin, but have neglected the more important matters of the Law: justice, mercy, and faithfulness. These are the things you should have practiced, without neglecting the others.

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

But the LORD was with Joseph. He extended gracious love to him, causing the prison warden to be pleased with Joseph. So the prison warden entrusted into Joseph's care all the prisoners who were confined in prison. Whatever they did, Joseph was in charge of the work detail. The prison warden did not have to worry about anything under Joseph's care, because the LORD was with him. That's why Joseph prospered in everything he did.

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

Luke 10:37

He said, "The one who showed mercy to him." Jesus told him, "Go and do what he did."

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

Judges 1:23-26

The army of the tribe of Joseph scouted out Bethel, which had been formerly named Luz. The scouts observed a man coming out of the city and they promised him, "Please show us the entrance to the city and we'll deal kindly with you." So he showed them the entrance to the city, and they attacked the city with swords, but they let the man and his entire family escape. read more.
So the man traveled to the land of the Hittites and built a city that he named "Luz," and it is called by that 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

But Joshua spared Rahab the prostitute, along with her family and everyone who was with her. Her family has lived in Israel ever since, because she hid the scouts whom Joshua sent to observe Jericho.

The favor of God » Is the source of » Mercy

Isaiah 60:10

"Foreigners will rebuild your walls, and their kings will serve you. Though in my anger I struck you down, in my favor I have shown you mercy.

Waiting upon God » For » Mercy

Psalm 123:2

Consider this: as the eyes of a servant focus on what his master provides, and as the eyes of a female servant focus on what her mistress provides, so our eyes focus on the LORD our God, until he has mercy on us.

Topics on Mercy

Abundant Mercy

60;1;3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah! Because of his great mercy he has granted us a new birth, resulting in an immortal hope through the resurrection of Jesus, the Messiah, from the dead

God Showed Mercy

23;60;10

"Foreigners will rebuild your walls, and their kings will serve you. Though in my anger I struck you down, in my favor I have shown you mercy.

God Will Show Mercy

45;9;15

For he says to Moses, "I will be merciful to the person I want to be merciful to, and I will be kind to the person I want to be kind to."

God Without Mercy

5;7;2

So when the LORD your God delivers them to you and you have defeated them, then utterly destroy them. You are not to make any covenant with them nor be gracious to them.

God's Mercy

49;2;4

But God, who is rich in mercy, because of his great love for us

God's Mercy, Example Of

1;19;16

But Lot kept lingering in the city, so the men grabbed his hand and the hands of his wife and two daughters (because of the LORD's compassion for him!), brought them out of the city, and left them outside.

Mercy And Grace

63;1;3

Grace, mercy, and peace will be with us from God the Father and from Jesus the Messiah, the Father's Son, in truth and love.

Mercy Killings

19;136;17-20

to the one who struck down great kings, for his gracious love is everlasting

Mercy Seat

2;25;17-22

"You are to make a Mercy Seat of pure gold, two and a half cubits long and one and a half cubits wide.

Mercy, Examples Of

9;11;13

But Saul said, "Let no one be put to death this day, because today the LORD has delivered Israel."

Mercy, Human

20;18;23

The poor person pleads for mercy, but the wealthy man responds harshly.

Mercy, Of Jesus Christ

42;4;16-21

Then Jesus came to Nazareth, where he had been raised. As was his custom, he went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day. When he stood up to read,

Mercy, Response To God's

45;12;1

I therefore urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercies, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices that are holy and pleasing to God, for this is the reasonable way for you to worship.

People Showing Mercy

19;72;13

He will have compassion on the poor and the needy, and he will save the lives of the needy.

People Without Mercy

45;1;31

foolish, faithless, heartless, and ruthless.

Propitiatory [Mercy Seat]

2;25;17

"You are to make a Mercy Seat of pure gold, two and a half cubits long and one and a half cubits wide.

Receiving God's Mercy

19;106;46

He caused all their captors to show compassion toward them.

Show No Mercy

5;7;16

You are to utterly destroy everyone whom the LORD your God will deliver to you. Don't have pity on them nor serve their gods. Otherwise, they will become a snare for you."

The Need For Mercy

40;5;7

"How blessed are those who are merciful, because it is they who will receive mercy!

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