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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 have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion."

Psalm 136:1

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his loyal love endures.

2 John 1:3

Grace, mercy, and 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

So then, God has mercy on whom he chooses to have mercy, and he hardens whom he chooses to harden.

Jude 1:2

May mercy, peace, and love be lavished on you!

Psalm 103:11

For as the skies are high above the earth, so his loyal love towers over his faithful followers.

Exodus 20:6

and showing covenant faithfulness to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.

Psalm 145:9

The Lord is good to all, and has compassion on all he has made.

2 Samuel 24:14

David said to Gad, "I am very upset! I prefer that we be attacked by the Lord, for his mercy is great; I do not want to be attacked by men!"

Deuteronomy 4:31

(for he is a merciful God), he will not let you down or destroy you, for he cannot forget the covenant with your ancestors that he confirmed by oath to them.

1 Chronicles 16:34

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good and his loyal love endures.

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Mercy » Sought

Psalm 51:1

For the music director; a psalm of David, written when Nathan the prophet confronted him after David's affair with Bathsheba. Have mercy on me, O God, because of your loyal love! Because of your great compassion, wipe away my rebellious acts!

Habakkuk 3:2

Lord, I have heard the report of what you did; I am awed, Lord, by what you accomplished. In our time repeat those deeds; in our time reveal them again. But when you cause turmoil, remember to show us mercy!

Daniel 9:16

O Lord, according to all your justice, please turn your raging anger away from your city Jerusalem, your holy mountain. For due to our sins and the iniquities of our ancestors, Jerusalem and your people are mocked by all our neighbors.

Luke 18:13

The tax collector, however, stood far off and would not even look up to heaven, but beat his breast and said, 'God, be merciful to me, sinner that I am!'

Mercy » Promises of divine

Jeremiah 3:12

"Go and shout this message to my people in the countries in the north. Tell them, 'Come back to me, wayward Israel,' says the Lord. 'I will not continue to look on you with displeasure. For I am merciful,' says the Lord. 'I will not be angry with you forever.

Exodus 34:7

keeping loyal love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin. But he by no means leaves the guilty unpunished, responding to the transgression of fathers by dealing with children and children's children, to the third and fourth generation."

Isaiah 55:7

The wicked need to abandon their lifestyle and sinful people their plans. They should return to the Lord, and he will show mercy to them, and to their God, for he will freely forgive them.

Psalm 89:28

I will always extend my loyal love to him, and my covenant with him is secure.

Mercy » Neglect of

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger and you did not receive me as a guest, naked and you did not clothe me, sick and in prison and you did not visit me.'

Psalm 109:16

For he never bothered to show kindness; he harassed the oppressed and needy, and killed the disheartened.

Ezekiel 34:4

You have not strengthened the weak, healed the sick, bandaged the injured, brought back the strays, or sought the lost, but with force and harshness you have ruled over them.

Mercy » God's

Psalm 77:17

The clouds poured down rain; the skies thundered. Yes, your arrows flashed about.

Judges 5:4

O Lord, when you departed from Seir, when you marched from Edom's plains, the earth shook, the heavens poured down, the clouds poured down rain.

Job 37:16

Do you know about the balancing of the clouds, that wondrous activity of him who is perfect in knowledge?

Job 26:8

He locks the waters in his clouds, and the clouds do not burst with the weight of them.

Mercy » Man commanded to exercise

Proverbs 11:17

A kind person benefits himself, but a cruel person brings himself trouble.

More verses: Hosea 12:6 Proverbs 3:3

Mercy » The merciful

Proverbs 14:21

The one who despises his neighbor sins, but whoever is kind to the needy is blessed.

2 Samuel 22:21-26

The Lord repaid me for my godly deeds; he rewarded my blameless behavior. For I have obeyed the Lord's commands; I have not rebelled against my God. For I am aware of all his regulations, and I do not reject his rules. read more.
I was blameless before him; I kept myself from sinning. The Lord rewarded me for my godly deeds; he took notice of my blameless behavior. You prove to be loyal to one who is faithful; you prove to be trustworthy to one who is innocent.

Psalm 18:24-25

The Lord rewarded me for my godly deeds; he took notice of my blameless behavior. You prove to be loyal to one who is faithful; you prove to be trustworthy to one who is innocent.

Isaiah 57:1-2

The godly perish, but no one cares. Honest people disappear, when no one minds that the godly disappear because of evil. Those who live uprightly enter a place of peace; they rest on their beds.

Mercy » Who shall have mercy

Hosea 10:12

Sow righteousness for yourselves, reap unfailing love. Break up the unplowed ground for yourselves, for it is time to seek the Lord, until he comes and showers deliverance on you.

Psalm 25:10

The Lord always proves faithful and reliable to those who follow the demands of his covenant.

More verses: Proverbs 14:22

Mercy » Divine mercy

Deuteronomy 4:31

(for he is a merciful God), he will not let you down or destroy you, for he cannot forget the covenant with your ancestors that he confirmed by oath to them.

2 Samuel 24:14

David said to Gad, "I am very upset! I prefer that we be attacked by the Lord, for his mercy is great; I do not want to be attacked by men!"

Mercy » Encouraged

Hosea 12:6

But you must return to your God, by maintaining love and justice, and by waiting for your God to return to you.

2 Kings 6:21-23

When the king of Israel saw them, he asked Elisha, "Should I strike them down, my master?" He replied, "Do not strike them down! You did not capture them with your sword or bow, so what gives you the right to strike them down? Give them some food and water, so they can eat and drink and then go back to their master." So he threw a big banquet for them and they ate and drank. Then he sent them back to their master. After that no Syrian raiding parties again invaded the land of Israel.

Romans 12:20-21

Rather, if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him a drink; for in doing this you will be heaping burning coals on his head. Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Mercy » Being merciful

Mercy » Forgives sin

Micah 7:18

There is no other God like you! You forgive sin and pardon the rebellion of those who remain among your people. You do not remain angry forever, but delight in showing loyal love.

Mercy » What mercy does

Proverbs 20:28

Loyal love and truth preserve a king, and his throne is upheld by loyal love.

Psalm 61:5-7

For you, O God, hear my vows; you grant me the reward that belongs to your loyal followers. Give the king long life! Make his lifetime span several generations! May he reign forever before God! Decree that your loyal love and faithfulness should protect him.

Mercy » Should be shown » To backsliders

Luke 15:18-20

I will get up and go to my father and say to him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son; treat me like one of your hired workers."' So he got up and went to his father. But while he was still a long way from home his father saw him, and his heart went out to him; he ran and hugged his son and kissed him.

2 Corinthians 2:6-8

This punishment on such an individual by the majority is enough for him, so that now instead you should rather forgive and comfort him. This will keep him from being overwhelmed by excessive grief to the point of despair. Therefore I urge you to reaffirm your love for him.

Mercy » Who shows mercy

Mercy » Should be shown » To the poor

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, may my advice be pleasing to you. Break away from your sins by doing what is right, and from your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor. Perhaps your prosperity will be prolonged."

Mercy » Blessedness of showing

Proverbs 14:21

The one who despises his neighbor sins, but whoever is kind to the needy is blessed.

Mercy » Boundless

Psalm 119:64

O Lord, your loyal love fills the earth. Teach me your statutes!

Psalm 108:4

For your loyal love extends beyond the sky, and your faithfulness reaches the clouds.

Mercy » Eternal

Psalm 103:17

But the Lord continually shows loyal love to his faithful followers, and is faithful to their descendants,

Mercy » Mercy belonging to the lord

Psalm 62:12

and you, O Lord, demonstrate loyal love. For you repay men for what they do.

Mercy » What is full of mercy

Psalm 25:10

The Lord always proves faithful and reliable to those who follow the demands of his covenant.

Mercy » Characteristic of saints

Psalm 37:26

All day long he shows compassion and lends to others, and his children are blessed.

Mercy » Denunciations against those devoid of

Hosea 4:3

Therefore the land will mourn, and all its inhabitants will perish. The wild animals, the birds of the sky, and even the fish in the sea will perish.

Hosea 4:1

Hear the word of the Lord, you Israelites! For the Lord has a covenant lawsuit against the people of Israel. For there is neither faithfulness nor loyalty in the land, nor do they acknowledge God.

Mercy » Prolongs life

Lamentations 3:22-23

(Khet) The Lord's loyal kindness never ceases; his compassions never end. They are fresh every morning; your faithfulness is abundant!

Mercy » Instances of » David, to saul

1 Samuel 24:17

He said to David, "You are more innocent than I, for you have treated me well, even though I have tried to harm you!

1 Samuel 24:10-13

Today your own eyes see how the Lord delivered you -- this very day -- into my hands in the cave. Some told me to kill you, but I had pity on you and said, 'I will not extend my hand against my lord, for he is the Lord's chosen one.' Look, my father, and see the edge of your robe in my hand! When I cut off the edge of your robe, I didn't kill you. So realize and understand that I am not planning evil or rebellion. Even though I have not sinned against you, you are waiting in ambush to take my life. May the Lord judge between the two of us, and may the Lord vindicate me over you, but my hand will not be against you. read more.
It's like the old proverb says: 'From evil people evil proceeds.' 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 kind person benefits himself, but a cruel person brings himself trouble.

Mercy » Upholds the throne of kings

Proverbs 20:28

Loyal love and truth preserve a king, and his throne is upheld by loyal love.

Mercy » Should be shown » To our brethren

Mercy » Hypocrites, devoid of

Matthew 23:23

"Woe to you, experts in the law and you Pharisees, hypocrites! You give a tenth of mint, dill, and cumin, yet you neglect what is more important in the law -- justice, mercy, and faithfulness! You should have done these things 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 and showed him kindness. He granted him favor in the sight of the prison warden. The warden put all the prisoners under Joseph's care. He was in charge of whatever they were doing. The warden did not concern himself with anything that was in Joseph's care because the Lord was with him and whatever he was doing the Lord was making successful.

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

Luke 10:37

The expert in religious law said, "The one who showed mercy to him." So Jesus said to him, "Go and do the same."

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

Judges 1:23-26

When the men of Joseph spied out Bethel (it used to be called Luz), the spies spotted a man leaving the city. They said to him, "If you show us a secret entrance into the city, we will reward you." He showed them a secret entrance into the city, and they put the city to the sword. But they let the man and his extended family leave safely. read more.
He moved to Hittite country and built a city. He named it Luz, and it has kept that name to this very day.

Mercy » Keeping mercy

Hosea 12:6

But you must return to your God, by maintaining love and justice, and by waiting for your God to return to you.

Mercy » After the example of God

Mercy » Makes salvation possible

Mercy » Encourages to penitence

Mercy » Instances of » Joshua to rahab

Joshua 6:25

Yet Joshua spared Rahab the prostitute, her father's family, and all who belonged to her. She lives in Israel to this very day because she hid the messengers Joshua sent to spy on Jericho.

The favor of God » Is the source of » Mercy

Isaiah 60:10

Foreigners will rebuild your walls; their kings will serve you. Even though I struck you down in my anger, I will restore my favor and have compassion on you.

Waiting upon God » For » Mercy

Psalm 123:2

Look, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a female servant look to the hand of her mistress, so my eyes will look to the Lord, our God, until he shows us favor.

Topics on Mercy

God Showed Mercy

Isaiah 60:10

Foreigners will rebuild your walls; their kings will serve you. Even though I struck you down in my anger, I will restore my favor and have compassion on you.

God Will Show Mercy

Romans 9:15

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

God Without Mercy

Deuteronomy 7:2

and he delivers them over to you and you attack them, you must utterly annihilate them. Make no treaty with them and show them no mercy!

God's Mercy, Example Of

Genesis 19:16

When Lot hesitated, the men grabbed his hand and the hands of his wife and two daughters because the Lord had compassion on them. They led them away and placed them outside the city.

Mercy And Grace

2 John 1:3

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

Mercy Killings

Psalm 136:17-20

to the one who struck down great kings, for his loyal love endures,

Mercy Seat

Exodus 25:17-22

"You are to make an atonement lid of pure gold; its length is to be three feet nine inches, and its width is to be two feet three inches.

Mercy, Examples Of

1 Samuel 11:13

But Saul said, "No one will be killed on this day. For today the Lord has given Israel a victory!"

Mercy, Of Jesus Christ

Luke 4:16-21

Now Jesus came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day, as was his custom. He stood up to read,

Propitiatory [Mercy Seat]

Exodus 25:17

"You are to make an atonement lid of pure gold; its length is to be three feet nine inches, and its width is to be two feet three inches.

Receiving God's Mercy

Psalm 106:46

He caused all their conquerors to have pity on them.

Show No Mercy

Deuteronomy 7:16

You must destroy all the people whom the Lord your God is about to deliver over to you; you must not pity them or worship their gods, for that will be a snare to you.

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