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49 Bible Verses about Mercy

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Romans 9:15

For to Moses he says, "I will have mercy on whomever I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whomever I have compassion."

Psalm 23:6

Surely goodness and loyal love will pursue me all the days of my life, and I will stay in the house of Yahweh {for a very long time}.

Psalm 100:5

For Yahweh [is] good; his loyal love is forever, and his faithfulness [is] {from generation to generation}.

Psalm 136:1

Give thanks to Yahweh, for [he is] good, for his loyal love [endures] forever.

2 John 1:3

Grace, mercy, peace will be with us from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Son of the Father in truth and love.

Romans 9:18

Consequently therefore, he has mercy on whomever he wishes, and he hardens whomever he wishes.

Jude 1:2

May mercy and peace and love be multiplied to you.

Psalm 103:11

For as [the] heavens are high above the earth, [so] his loyal love prevails over those who fear him.

Exodus 20:6

and showing loyal love to thousands [of generations] of those loving me and of those keeping my commandments.

Romans 9:16

Consequently therefore, {it does not depend on the} one who wills or on the one who runs, but on God who shows mercy.

Psalm 145:9

Yahweh [is] good to all, and his mercies [are] over all his works.

2 Samuel 24:14

Then David said to Gad, "I [am] greatly distressed. Please let us fall into the hand of Yahweh, because he [is] great in his compassion; but into the hand of man don't let me fall."

Deuteronomy 4:31

For Yahweh your God is a compassionate God; he {will not abandon you}, and he will not destroy you, and he will not forget the covenant of your ancestors that he swore to them.

1 Chronicles 16:34

Oh give thanks to Yahweh, for he [is] good; his loyal love [is] everlasting.

From Thematic Bible


Mercy » Sought

Psalm 51:1

Be gracious to me, O God, according to your loyal love. According to your abundant mercies, blot out my transgressions.

Habakkuk 3:2

O Yahweh, I have heard the report of you; O Yahweh, I stand in awe of your works. In the midst of the years, revive it! In the midst of the years, make [it] known! In wrath, may you remember to show compassion.

Daniel 9:16

Lord, according to all your righteousness, please let your anger and your rage turn away from your city Jerusalem, {your holy mountain}, because through our sins and through the iniquities of our ancestors Jerusalem and your people have become an object of mockery among all of our neighbors.

Luke 18:13

But the tax collector, standing far away, did not want even to raise his eyes to heaven, but was beating 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, apostate Israel,' {declares} Yahweh. 'I will not cause my {anger} to fall on you. For I [am] loyal,' {declares} Yahweh. 'I will not be angry {forever}.

Exodus 34:7

keeping loyal love to the thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and he does not leave utterly unpunished, punishing [the] guilt of fathers on sons and on sons of sons on third and fourth [generations]."

Isaiah 55:7

Let [the] wicked forsake his way, and [the] man of sin his thoughts. And let him return to Yahweh, that he may take pity on him, and to our God, for he will {forgive manifold}.

Psalm 89:28

Forever I will keep my loyal love for him, and my covenant [will be] reliable for him.

Mercy » Neglect of

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger and you did not welcome me as a guest, naked and you did not clothe me, sick and in prison and you did not care for me.'

Psalm 109:16

because he did not remember to show loyal love, but he pursued anyone, poor or needy or brokenhearted, to slay [them].

Ezekiel 34:4

The weak you [have] not strengthened, and the sick you [have] not healed, and {with respect to} the hurt you have not bound [them up], and you [have] not brought back the scattered, and you [have] not sought the lost, but [rather] you ruled over them with force and with ruthlessness.

Mercy » God's

Psalm 77:17

[The] clouds poured out water. [The] skies {thundered}. Your arrows also {flew about}.

Judges 5:4

Yahweh, when you went down from Seir, when you marched from the region of Edom, the earth trembled, the heavens poured down, the clouds poured down water.

Job 37:16

Do you know about the hovering of the clouds, {the marvelous works of the one with perfect knowledge}?

Job 26:8

[He] ties up [the] water in its clouds, and [the] cloud is not torn open beneath it.

Mercy » Man commanded to exercise

Proverbs 11:17

A person of kindness rewards himself, but a cruel [person] harms his own flesh.

More verses: Hosea 12:6 Proverbs 3:3

Mercy » The merciful

Proverbs 14:21

He who despises his neighbor is a sinner, but he who has mercy on the poor blesses him.

2 Samuel 22:21-26

Yahweh rewarded me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands he recompensed me. For I have kept the ways of Yahweh; I have not acted wickedly against my God. For all of his ordinances [were] before me, and I did not turn aside from his statutes. read more.
I was blameless before him, and I kept myself from my iniquity. Yahweh has recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to my cleanness before his eyes. With the loyal, you act as loyal, and with the blameless, you show yourself blameless.

Psalm 18:24-25

Therefore Yahweh has repaid me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his sight. To [the] loyal you show yourself loyal. To [the] blameless you show yourself blameless.

Isaiah 57:1-2

The righteous [one] perishes, and there is no one who takes [it] to heart. And men of faithfulness [are] gathered, while there is no one who understands, for the righteous is gathered from the presence of wickedness. he enters [into] peace; they will rest on their beds, walking straight ahead of him.

Mercy » Who shall have mercy

Hosea 10:12

Sow for yourselves righteousness; {reap loyal love}. Break up for yourself fallow ground; [it is] time to seek Yahweh so he will come and rain righteousness upon you.

Psalm 25:10

All the paths of Yahweh [are] loyal love and faithfulness for those who keep his covenant and statutes.

More verses: Proverbs 14:22

Mercy » Divine mercy

Deuteronomy 4:31

For Yahweh your God is a compassionate God; he {will not abandon you}, and he will not destroy you, and he will not forget the covenant of your ancestors that he swore to them.

2 Samuel 24:14

Then David said to Gad, "I [am] greatly distressed. Please let us fall into the hand of Yahweh, because he [is] great in his compassion; but into the hand of man don't let me fall."

Mercy » Encouraged

2 Kings 6:21-23

Then the king of Israel said to Elisha when he saw them, "Shall I kill them? Shall I kill, my father?" And he said, "You shall not kill. Would you kill [those] whom you took captive with the sword or with the bow? Put food and water before them that they may eat and drink and then go to their master." So he made a great feast for them, and they ate and drank; then he sent them, and they went to their master. And the bands of the Arameans did not come again into the land of Israel.

Romans 12:20-21

But "if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him [something] to drink; for [by] doing this, you will heap up coals of fire upon his head." Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Mercy » Being merciful

Zechariah 7:9

"Thus says Yahweh of hosts: 'Judge [with] trustworthy justice, and show steadfast love and compassion {to one another}.

Mercy » Forgives sin

Micah 7:18

Who [is] a God like you, forgiving sin and passing over rebellion for the remnant of his inheritance? He does not retain his anger forever, for he delights in loyal love.

Mercy » What mercy does

Proverbs 20:28

Loyalty and faithfulness will preserve a king, and he is upheld with the righteousness of his throne.

Proverbs 16:6

By loyalty and faithfulness, iniquity will be covered over, and by fear of Yahweh {one turns} from evil.

Psalm 61:5-7

For you, O God, you have heard my vows. You have given [me] the heritage of those who fear your name. You will add days to the days of the king, his years like [those of] {many generations}. May he live forever in the presence of God. Appoint loyal love and faithfulness to preserve him.

Mercy » Should be shown » To backsliders

Luke 15:18-20

I will set out [and] go to my father and will say to him, 'Father, I have sinned against heaven and {in your sight}! I am no longer worthy to be called your son! Make me like one of your hired workers.' And he set out [and] came to his own father. But [while] he was still a long way away, his father saw him and had compassion, and ran {and embraced him} and kissed him.

2 Corinthians 2:6-8

This punishment by the majority [is] sufficient for such a person. So then, you should rather forgive and comfort him, lest somehow this person should be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow. Therefore I urge you to confirm [your] love for him.

Mercy » Who shows mercy

Mercy » Should be shown » To the poor

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my advice be acceptable [to you] and your sin remove with righteousness and your iniquity with having mercy on [the] oppressed, {in case there might be a prolongation of your prosperity}.'"

Mercy » Blessedness of showing

Proverbs 14:21

He who despises his neighbor is a sinner, but he who has mercy on the poor blesses him.

Mercy » Boundless

Psalm 119:64

The earth, O Yahweh, is full of your loyal love. Teach me your statutes.

Psalm 108:4

because your loyal love [is] great above [the] heavens, and your faithfulness [reaches] to [the] clouds.

Mercy » Eternal

Psalm 103:17

But the loyal love of Yahweh [is] from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear him, and his righteousness to [their] children's children,

Mercy » Mercy belonging to the lord

Psalm 62:12

And to you [belongs] loyal love, O Lord, because you will render to each according to his work.

Mercy » What is full of mercy

Psalm 25:10

All the paths of Yahweh [are] loyal love and faithfulness for those who keep his covenant and statutes.

Mercy » Characteristic of saints

Mercy » Denunciations against those devoid of

Hosea 4:3

Therefore the land mourns, and all [those] living in it languish with the animals of the field, and the birds of the heaven, and even the fish of the sea are being swept away.

Hosea 4:1

Hear the word of Yahweh, children of Israel, for Yahweh has an indictment against the inhabitants of the land. There is no faithfulness or loyalty, there is no knowledge of God in the land.

Mercy » Prolongs life

Lamentations 3:22-23

The loyal love of Yahweh does not cease; his compassions do not come to an end. [They] are new in the morning, great is your faithfulness.

Mercy » Instances of » David, to saul

1 Samuel 24:17

Then he said to David, "You are more righteous than I, for you have repaid me the good, but I have repaid you the evil.

1 Samuel 24:10-13

Look, this day your eyes have seen that Yahweh gave you today into my hand in the cave, and some said to kill you. But {I took pity} on you and said, 'I will not stretch out my hand against my lord, because he [is] Yahweh's anointed one.' Now, my father, see, yes, see, the hem of your robe in my hand! For {when I cut} the hem of your robe I did not kill you. Know and {realize} that there is no evil or rebellion in my hand. I did not sin against you, but you [are] hunting down my life to take it. May Yahweh judge between me and you, and may Yahweh avenge me on you, but my hand will not be against you! read more.
Just as the ancient proverb says, 'From the wicked, wickedness goes out,' but my hand will not be against you!

Mercy » Should be shown » To animals

Mercy » Those that follow after mercy

Mercy » Beneficial to those who exercise

Proverbs 11:17

A person of kindness rewards himself, but a cruel [person] harms his own flesh.

Mercy » Upholds the throne of kings

Proverbs 20:28

Loyalty and faithfulness will preserve a king, and he is upheld with the righteousness of his throne.

Mercy » Should be shown » To our brethren

Zechariah 7:9

"Thus says Yahweh of hosts: 'Judge [with] trustworthy justice, and show steadfast love and compassion {to one another}.

Mercy » Hypocrites, devoid of

Matthew 23:23

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees--hypocrites!--because you pay a tenth of mint and dill and cumin, and neglect the more important [matters] of the law--justice and mercy and faithfulness! It was necessary to do these [things] {while not neglecting those}.

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 Yahweh was with Joseph, and showed loyal love to him, and gave him favor in the eyes of the chief of the prison. And the chief of the prison put all the prisoners that [were] in the prison into the hand of Joseph. And everything that was done there, he [was] the one who did [it]. The chief of the prison {did not worry about} anything in his hand, since Yahweh [was] with him. And whatever he did Yahweh made [it] successful.

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

Luke 10:37

So he said, "The one who showed mercy to him." And Jesus said to him, "You go and do likewise."

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

Judges 1:23-26

And the house of Joseph spied out Bethel (the former name of the city was Luz). And when the spies saw a man leaving the city, they said to him, "Please show us the entrance of the city, and we will deal kindly with you." So he showed them the entrance of the city, and 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 [to] the land of the Hittites, and he built a city and named it Luz; this [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

But Joshua spared Rahab the prostitute {and her family} and all who [were] with her, and she has lived in the midst of Israel until 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 {foreigners} shall build your walls, and their kings shall serve you, for in my anger I struck you, but in my favor I have taken pity on you.

Waiting upon God » For » Mercy

Psalm 123:2

Behold, as [the] eyes of servants [look] to the hand of their master, as [the] eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes [look] to Yahweh our God, until he is gracious to 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 caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

God Showed Mercy

23;60;10

And {foreigners} shall build your walls, and their kings shall serve you, for in my anger I struck you, but in my favor I have taken pity on you.

God Will Show Mercy

45;9;15

For to Moses he says, "I will have mercy on whomever I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whomever I have compassion."

God Without Mercy

5;7;2

and Yahweh your God will give them {over to you} and you defeat them, you must {utterly destroy them}; you shall not make a covenant with them, and you shall not show mercy [to them].

God's Mercy

49;2;4

But God, being rich in mercy, because of his great love [with] which he loved us,

God's Mercy, Example Of

1;19;16

But [when] he lingered, the men seized him by his hand and his wife's hand, and his two daughters by hand, on account of the mercy of Yahweh upon him. And they brought him out and set him outside of the city.

Mercy And Grace

63;1;3

Grace, mercy, peace will be with us from God the Father and from 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 loyal love [endures] forever.

Mercy Seat

2;25;17-22

"And you will make an atonement cover of pure gold, two and a half cubits its length and a cubit and a half its width.

Mercy, Examples Of

9;11;13

But Saul said, "No one will be put to death on this day, because {today} Yahweh has provided deliverance in Israel."

Mercy, Human

20;18;23

The poor may speak entreaties, but the rich will answer roughly.

Mercy, Of Jesus Christ

42;4;16-21

And he came to Nazareth, where {he had been brought up}, and according to {his custom} he entered into the synagogue on the day of the Sabbath and stood up to read.

Mercy, Response To God's

45;12;1

Therefore I exhort you, brothers, through the mercies of God, to present your bodies [as] a living sacrifice, holy [and] pleasing to God, [which is] your reasonable service.

People Showing Mercy

19;72;13

He will take pity on [the] helpless and needy, and [the] lives of [the] needy he will save.

People Without Mercy

45;1;31

senseless, faithless, unfeeling, unmerciful,

Propitiatory [Mercy Seat]

2;25;17

"And you will make an atonement cover of pure gold, two and a half cubits its length and a cubit and a half its width.

Receiving God's Mercy

19;106;46

And he {let them find compassion} before all their captors.

Show No Mercy

5;7;16

And you shall devour all of the peoples [that] Yahweh your God [is] giving to you; {you shall not pity them}, and you shall not serve their gods, [which] will be a snare for you.

The Need For Mercy

40;5;7

Blessed [are] the merciful, because they will be shown mercy.