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49 Bible Verses about Mercy

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Romans 9:15

For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.

Psalm 136:1

O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good; for his mercy endures for ever.

2 John 1:3

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

Romans 9:18

Therefore he has mercy on whom he will have mercy, and he hardens whom he will.

Jude 1:2

Mercy and peace and charity be multiplied unto you.

Psalm 103:11

For as the heavens are high above the earth so does he increase his mercy over those that fear him.

Psalm 145:9

Teth The LORD is good to all; and his tender mercies shine over all his works.

2 Samuel 24:14

Then David said unto Gad, I am in a great strait; let us fall now into the hand of the LORD, for his mercies are great, and let me not fall into the hand of man.

Deuteronomy 4:31

(for the LORD 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

O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good; for his mercy is eternal.

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Mercy » Sought

Psalm 51:1

Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy mercy; according unto the multitude of thy compassion eradicate my rebellion.

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.

Luke 18:13

And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God, reconcile me, a sinner.

Mercy » Promises of divine

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.

Exodus 34:7

keeping mercy for thousands, letting go of iniquity and rebellion and sin; and by no means will I absolve the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the sons and upon the sons' sons, unto the third and to the fourth generation.

Isaiah 55:7

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

Psalm 89:28

I will keep my mercy for him for ever, 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 clothed me not; sick and in prison, and ye visited me not.

Psalm 109:16

Because he did not remember to show mercy but persecuted the man who is poor in spirit and destitute and broken in heart, that he might slay him.

Ezekiel 34:4

Ye have not strengthened the weak, neither have ye healed that which was sick, neither have ye bound up that which was broken, neither have ye brought again that which was driven away, neither have ye sought that which was lost; but with force and with cruelty ye have ruled them;

Mercy » God's

Psalm 77:17

The clouds poured out floods of waters; the heavens thundered; thy bolts of lightning also went forth.

Judges 5:4

LORD, when thou didst go out of Seir, when thou didst march out of the field of Edom, the earth trembled, and the heavens dropped; the clouds also dropped water.

Job 37:16

Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of the one who is perfect in knowledge?

Mercy » Man commanded to exercise

Proverbs 11:17

The merciful man does good to his own soul, but the cruel man troubles his own flesh.

More verses: Hosea 12:6 Proverbs 3:3

Mercy » The merciful

Proverbs 14:21

The sinner despises his neighbour, but he that has mercy on the poor is blessed.

2 Samuel 22:21-26

The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands he has recompensed me. For I have kept the ways of the LORD and have not wickedly departed from my God. For I have all his ordinances before me and am attentive to his statutes; I will not depart from them. read more.
And I was perfect before him and have kept myself from my iniquity. Therefore, the LORD has recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to my cleanness before his eyes. With the merciful thou art good, and with the perfect thou art upright.

Psalm 18:24-25

Therefore the LORD has recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands before his eyes. With the merciful thou wilt show thyself merciful; with a perfect man thou wilt show thyself perfect;

Isaiah 57:1-2

The righteous perishes, and no man lays it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come. He shall enter into peace: they shall rest in their beds, each one walking in his uprightness.

Mercy » Who shall have mercy

Hosea 10:12

Sow yourselves unto righteousness, reap yourselves unto mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is the time to seek the LORD until he comes and teaches you righteousness.

Psalm 25:10

Jod All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.

More verses: Proverbs 14:22

Mercy » Divine mercy

Deuteronomy 4:31

(for the LORD 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

Then David said unto Gad, I am in a great strait; let us fall now into the hand of the LORD, for his mercies are great, and let me not fall into the hand of man.

Mercy » Encouraged

Hosea 12:6

Therefore be thou converted unto thy God; keep mercy and judgment, and in thy God wait continually.

2 Kings 6:21-23

And the king of Israel said unto Elisha, when he saw them, My father, shall I smite them? Shall I smite them? And he answered, Thou shalt not smite them; would 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 return to their master. And he prepared great provision for them; and when they had eaten and drunk, he sent them away, and they went to their master. So the bands of Syria came no more into the land of Israel.

Romans 12:20-21

Therefore, if thine enemy hungers, feed him; if he thirsts, give him drink; for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head. Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Mercy » Being merciful

Zechariah 7:9

Thus hath the LORD of the hosts spoken, saying, Execute true judgment, and show mercy and compassion each one to his brother;

Mercy » Forgives sin

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.

Mercy » What mercy does

Proverbs 20:28

Mercy and truth preserve the king, and his throne is upheld by mercy.

Psalm 61:5-7

For thou, O God, hast heard my vows; thou hast given an inheritance to those that fear thy name. Thou wilt add days upon days unto the king's life; his years shall be from generation to generation. He shall abide before God for ever; He is aware of mercy and truth which preserve him.

Mercy » Should be shown » To backsliders

Luke 15:18-20

I will arise and go to my father and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and before thee and am no longer worthy to be called thy son; make me as one of thy hired servants. And he arose and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him and was moved with compassion and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him.

2 Corinthians 2:6-8

Sufficient to such a one is this reprehension, which was inflicted of many. So that contrariwise ye ought rather to forgive him and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with too much grief. Therefore I beseech you that ye would confirm your charity toward him.

Mercy » Who shows mercy

Mercy » Should be shown » To the poor

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, approve my counsel and redeem thy sins with righteousness and thine iniquities with mercies unto the poor: behold the medicine for thy sin.

Mercy » Blessedness of showing

Proverbs 14:21

The sinner despises his neighbour, but he that has mercy on the poor is blessed.

Mercy » Boundless

Psalm 119:64

The earth, O LORD, is full of thy mercy and teaches me thy statutes.

Psalm 108:4

For thy mercy is great above the heavens, and thy truth reaches unto the heavens.

Mercy » Eternal

Psalm 103:17

But the mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon those that fear him, and his righteousness unto the children's children,

Mercy » Mercy belonging to the lord

Psalm 62:12

Also unto thee, O Lord, belongs mercy, for thou renderest to every man according to his work.

Mercy » What is full of mercy

Psalm 25:10

Jod All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.

Mercy » Characteristic of saints

Psalm 37:26

He is ever merciful and lends, and his seed is a blessing.

Mercy » Denunciations against those devoid of

Hosea 4:3

Therefore the earth shall mourn, and every one that dwells therein shall be cut off, with the beasts of the field and the fowls of heaven; and even the fishes of the sea shall be caught.

Hosea 4:1

Hear the word of the LORD, ye sons of Israel; for the LORD contends with the inhabitants of the land because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the earth.

Mercy » Prolongs life

Lamentations 3:22-23

Chet It is of the LORD's mercies that we are not consumed because his mercies never diminish. Chet They are new every morning; great is thy faith.

Mercy » Instances of » David, to saul

1 Samuel 24:17

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

1 Samuel 24:10-13

Behold, this day thine eyes have seen how that the LORD had delivered thee today into my hand in the cave, and some bade me kill thee, but I forgave thee, and I said, I will not put forth my hand against my lord, for he is the LORD's anointed. Moreover, my father, see; see the skirt of thy robe is even in my hand, for in that I cut off the skirt of thy robe and did not kill thee, know thou and see that there is neither evil nor transgression in my hand, and I have not sinned against thee; yet thou doest hunt my life to take it. The LORD judge between me and thee, and the LORD avenge me of thee, but my hand shall not be upon thee. read more.
As saith the proverb of the ancients, Wickedness proceeds from the wicked, but my hand shall not be upon thee.

Mercy » Should be shown » To animals

Mercy » Those that follow after mercy

Proverbs 21:21

He that follows after righteousness and mercy shall find life, righteousness, and honour.

Mercy » Beneficial to those who exercise

Proverbs 11:17

The merciful man does good to his own soul, but the cruel man troubles his own flesh.

Mercy » Upholds the throne of kings

Proverbs 20:28

Mercy and truth preserve the king, and his throne is upheld by mercy.

Mercy » Should be shown » To our brethren

Zechariah 7:9

Thus hath the LORD of the hosts spoken, saying, Execute true judgment, and show mercy and compassion each one to his brother;

Mercy » Hypocrites, devoid of

Matthew 23:23

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin and have omitted that which is more important of the law: judgment, mercy, and faith; these were expedient for ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.

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 and showed him mercy and gave him grace in the sight of the prince of the house of the prison. And the prince of the house of the prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners that were in the prison; and whatever they did there, he was the doer of it. The prince of the prison looked not to anything that was under his hand because the LORD was with him, and that which he did, the LORD made it to prosper.

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

Luke 10:37

And he said, He that showed mercy on him. Then said Jesus unto him, Go and do thou likewise.

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

Judges 1:23-26

And those of the house of Joseph put spies in Bethel (Now the name of the city before was Luz). And the spies saw a man come forth out of the city, and they said unto him, Show us, we pray thee, the entrance into the city, and we will show thee mercy. And when he showed them the entrance into the city, they smote the city with the edge of the sword, but they let the man go and all his family. read more.
And the man went into the land of the Hittites and built a city and called the name of it Luz, which is its name unto this day.

Mercy » Keeping mercy

Hosea 12:6

Therefore be thou converted unto thy God; keep mercy and judgment, and in thy God wait continually.

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 gave Rahab, the harlot, her life and also to her father's household and to all that she had; and she dwells in Israel even unto this day because she hid the messengers, whom Joshua sent to spy out Jericho.

The favor of God » Is the source of » Mercy

Isaiah 60:10

And the sons of strangers shall build up thy walls, and their kings shall serve thee; for in my wrath I smote thee, but in my good favour I shall have mercy on thee.

Waiting upon God » For » Mercy

Psalm 123:2

Behold, as the eyes of slaves look unto the hand of their masters and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress, so our eyes wait upon the LORD our God, until he shall have mercy upon us.

Topics on Mercy

Abundant Mercy

60;1;3

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

God Showed Mercy

23;60;10

And the sons of strangers shall build up thy walls, and their kings shall serve thee; for in my wrath I smote thee, but in my good favour I shall have mercy on thee.

God Will Show Mercy

45;9;15

For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.

God Without Mercy

5;7;2

and when the LORD thy God shall deliver them before thee, thou shalt smite them and utterly destroy them; thou shalt make no covenant with them nor show mercy unto them.

God's Mercy

49;2;4

But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great charity with which he loved us,

God's Mercy, Example Of

1;19;16

And while he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand and upon the hand of his wife and upon the hand of his two daughters, the LORD being merciful unto him; and they brought him forth and set him outside the city.

Mercy And Grace

63;1;3

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

Mercy Killings

19;136;17-20

To him who smote great kings: for his mercy endures for ever.

Mercy Seat

2;25;17-22

And thou shalt make a seat of reconciliation of pure gold; two cubits and a half shall be its length and a cubit and a half its breadth.

Mercy, Examples Of

9;11;13

And Saul said, There shall not a man be put to death this day, for today the LORD has wrought salvation in Israel.

Mercy, Human

20;18;23

The poor uses intreaties, but the rich answer roughly.

Mercy, Of Jesus Christ

42;4;16-21

And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up; and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day and stood up to read.

Mercy, Response To God's

45;12;1

Therefore, I beseech you brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies in living sacrifice, holy, well pleasing unto God, which is your rational worship.

People Showing Mercy

19;72;13

He shall have mercy on the poor and destitute and shall save the souls of the poor in spirit.

People Without Mercy

45;1;31

without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, implacable, without mercy.

Propitiatory [Mercy Seat]

2;25;17

And thou shalt make a seat of reconciliation of pure gold; two cubits and a half shall be its length and a cubit and a half its breadth.

Receiving God's Mercy

19;106;46

He also caused those that carried them captives to have mercy upon them.

Show No Mercy

5;7;16

And thou shalt consume all the peoples which the LORD thy God shall deliver thee; thine eye shall have no pity upon them; neither shalt thou serve their gods; for that will be a snare unto thee.

The Need For Mercy

40;5;7

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.