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49 Bible Verses about Mercy

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Romans 9:15

For he says 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 forever.

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 love.

Romans 9:18

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

Jude 1:2

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

Psalm 103:11

For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him.

Psalm 145:9

The LORD is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.

2 Samuel 24:14

And David said unto Gad, I am in a great distress: 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 your God is a merciful God;) he will not forsake you, neither destroy you, nor forget the covenant of your fathers which he swore unto them.

1 Chronicles 16:34

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

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Mercy » Sought

Psalm 51:1

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David when Nathan the prophet came unto him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.] Have mercy upon me, O God, according to your lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of your tender mercies blot out my transgressions.

Daniel 9:16

O Lord, according to all your righteousness, I beseech you, let your anger and your fury be turned away from your city Jerusalem, your holy mountain: because for our sins, and for the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and your people have become a reproach to all that are about us.

Luke 18:13

And the tax collector, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.

Mercy » Promises of divine

Jeremiah 3:12

Go and proclaim these words toward the north, and say, Return, you backsliding Israel, says the LORD; and I will not cause my anger to fall upon you: for I am merciful, says the LORD, and I will not keep anger forever.

Exodus 34:7

Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children's children, 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

My mercy will I keep for him forevermore, and my covenant shall stand fast with him.

Mercy » Neglect of

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger, and you took me not in: naked, and you clothed me not: sick, and in prison, and you visited me not.

Psalm 109:16

Because he remembered not to show mercy, but persecuted the poor and needy man, that he might even slay the broken in heart.

Ezekiel 34:4

The diseased have you not strengthened, neither have you healed those who were sick, neither have you bound up those who were broken, neither have you brought again those who were driven away, neither have you sought those who were lost; but with force and with cruelty have you ruled them.

Mercy » God's

Psalm 77:17

The clouds poured out water: the skies sent out a sound: your arrows also went abroad.

Judges 5:4

LORD, when you went out of Seir, when you marched out of the field of Edom, the earth trembled, and the heavens dropped, the clouds also dropped water.

Mercy » Man commanded to exercise

Proverbs 11:17

The merciful man does good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubles his own flesh.

More verses: Hosea 12:6 Proverbs 3:3

Mercy » The merciful

Proverbs 14:21

He that despises his neighbor sins: but he that has mercy on the poor, happy is he.

2 Samuel 22:21-26

The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness: according to the cleanness of my hands has he recompensed me. For I have kept the ways of the LORD, and have not wickedly departed from my God. For all his judgments were before me: and as for his statutes, I did not depart from them. read more.
I was also upright before him, and have kept myself from my iniquity. Therefore the LORD has recompensed me according to my righteousness; according to my cleanness in his eyesight. With the merciful you will show yourself merciful, and with the upright man you will show yourself upright.

Psalm 18:24-25

Therefore has the LORD recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his eyesight. With the merciful you will show yourself merciful; with an upright man you will show yourself upright;

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 to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD, till he comes and rains righteousness upon you.

Psalm 25:10

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 your God is a merciful God;) he will not forsake you, neither destroy you, nor forget the covenant of your fathers which he swore unto them.

2 Samuel 24:14

And David said unto Gad, I am in a great distress: 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

2 Kings 6:21-23

And the king of Israel said unto Elisha, when he saw them, My father, shall I slay them? shall I slay them? And he answered, You shall not slay them: would you slay those whom you have taken captive with your sword and with your bow? set bread and water before them, that they may eat and drink, and go to their master. And he prepared a great feast 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 your enemy hungers, feed him; if he thirsts, give him drink: for in so doing you shall heap coals of fire on his head. Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.

Mercy » Being merciful

Mercy » Forgives sin

Micah 7:18

Who is a God like unto you, who pardons iniquity, and passes by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retains not his anger forever, 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 you, O God, have heard my vows: you have given me the heritage of those that fear your name. You will prolong the king's life: and his years as many generations. He shall abide before God forever: O prepare mercy and truth, which may 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 you, And am no more worthy to be called your son: make me as one of your hired servants. And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.

2 Corinthians 2:6-8

Sufficient to such a man is this punishment, which was inflicted of many. So that instead you ought rather to forgive him, and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with too much sorrow. Therefore I beseech you that you would confirm your love toward him.

Mercy » Who shows mercy

Mercy » Should be shown » To the poor

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto you, and break off your sins by practicing righteousness, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of your tranquility.

Mercy » Blessedness of showing

Proverbs 14:21

He that despises his neighbor sins: but he that has mercy on the poor, happy is he.

Mercy » Boundless

Psalm 119:64

The earth, O LORD, is full of your mercy: teach me your statutes.

Psalm 108:4

For your mercy is great above the heavens: and your truth reaches unto the clouds.

Mercy » Eternal

Psalm 103:17

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

Mercy » Mercy belonging to the lord

Psalm 62:12

Also unto you, O Lord, belongs mercy: for you render to every man according to his work.

Mercy » What is full of mercy

Psalm 25:10

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

Mercy » Characteristic of saints

Mercy » Denunciations against those devoid of

Hosea 4:3

Therefore shall the land mourn, and every one that dwells in it shall languish, with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven; yea, the fish of the sea also shall be taken away.

Hosea 4:1

Hear the word of the LORD, you children of Israel: for the LORD has a controversy with the inhabitants of the land: Because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.

Mercy » Prolongs life

Lamentations 3:22-23

It is of the LORD'S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is your faithfulness.

Mercy » Instances of » David, to saul

1 Samuel 24:17

And he said to David, you are more righteous than I: for you have rewarded me with good, whereas I have rewarded you with evil.

1 Samuel 24:10-13

Behold, this day your eyes have seen how that the LORD had delivered you today into my hand in the cave: and some bade me kill you: but my eye spared you; and I said, I will not put forth my hand against my lord; for he is the LORD'S anointed. Moreover, my father, see, yea, see the skirt of your robe in my hand: for in that I cut off the skirt of your robe, and killed you not, know you and see that there is neither evil nor transgression in my hand, and I have not sinned against you; yet you hunt my soul to take it. The LORD judge between me and you, and the LORD avenge me of you: but my hand shall not be upon you. read more.
As says the proverb of the ancients, Wickedness proceeds from the wicked: but my hand shall not be upon you.

Mercy » Should be shown » To animals

Mercy » Those that follow after mercy

Mercy » Beneficial to those who exercise

Proverbs 11:17

The merciful man does good to his own soul: but he that is cruel 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

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

But the LORD was with Joseph, and showed him mercy, and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison. And the keeper of the prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners that were in the prison; and whatsoever they did there, he was the doer of it. The keeper 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 you 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 before was Luz.) And the spies saw a man come forth out of the city, and they said unto him, Show us, we pray you, the entrance into the city, and we will show you mercy. And when he showed them the entrance into the city, they struck the city with the edge of the sword; but they let go the man and all his family. read more.
And the man went into the land of the Hittites, and built a city, and called the name thereof Luz: which is its name until 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 Rahab the harlot alive, and her father's household, and all that she had; and she dwells in Israel even unto this day; because she hid the messengers, which Joshua sent to spy out Jericho.

The favor of God » Is the source of » Mercy

Isaiah 60:10

And the sons of foreigners shall build up your walls, and their kings shall minister unto you: for in my wrath I struck you, but in my favor have I had mercy on you.

Waiting upon God » For » Mercy

Psalm 123:2

Behold, as the eyes of servants 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 has mercy upon us.

Topics on Mercy

Abundant Mercy

60;1;3

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

God Showed Mercy

23;60;10

And the sons of foreigners shall build up your walls, and their kings shall minister unto you: for in my wrath I struck you, but in my favor have I had mercy on you.

God Will Show Mercy

45;9;15

For he says 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 your God shall deliver them over to you; you shall strike them, and utterly destroy them; you shall 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 love 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 love.

Mercy Killings

19;136;17-20

To him who struck great kings: for his mercy endures forever:

Mercy Seat

2;25;17-22

And you shall make a mercy seat of pure gold: two cubits and a half shall be the length of it, and a cubit and a half the breadth of it.

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 entreaties; but the rich answers 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

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.

People Showing Mercy

19;72;13

He shall spare the poor and needy, and shall save the souls of the needy.

People Without Mercy

45;1;31

Without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful:

Propitiatory [Mercy Seat]

2;25;17

And you shall make a mercy seat of pure gold: two cubits and a half shall be the length of it, and a cubit and a half the breadth of it.

Receiving God's Mercy

19;106;46

He made them also to be pitied of all those that carried them captives.

Show No Mercy

5;7;16

And you shall consume all the people whom the LORD your God shall deliver you; your eye shall have no pity upon them: neither shall you serve their gods; for that will be a snare unto you.

The Need For Mercy

40;5;7

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.