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49 Bible Verses about Mercy

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Romans 9:15

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

Psalm 100:5

For Yahweh is good. His loving kindness endures forever, his faithfulness to all generations. A Psalm by David.

Psalm 136:1

Give thanks to Yahweh, for he is good; for his loving kindness endures forever.

2 John 1:3

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

Romans 9:18

So then, he has mercy on whom he desires, and he hardens whom he desires.

Jude 1:2

Mercy to you and peace and love be multiplied.

Psalm 103:11

For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is his loving kindness toward those who fear him.

Psalm 145:9

Yahweh is good to all. His tender mercies are over all his works.

2 Samuel 24:14

David said to Gad, "I am in distress. Let us fall now into the hand of Yahweh; for his mercies are great. Let me not fall into the hand of man."

Deuteronomy 4:31

for Yahweh your God is a merciful God; he will not fail you, neither destroy you, nor forget the covenant of your fathers which he swore to them.

1 Chronicles 16:34

Oh give thanks to Yahweh, for he is good, for his loving kindness endures forever.

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Mercy » Sought

Psalm 51:1

Have mercy on me, God, according to your loving kindness. According to the multitude of your tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.

Daniel 9:16

Lord, according to all your righteousness, let your anger and please let your wrath 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 who are around us.

Luke 18:13

But the tax collector, standing far away, wouldn't even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat 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 Yahweh; 'I will not look in anger on you; for I am merciful,' says Yahweh. 'I will not keep [anger] forever.

Exodus 34:7

keeping loving kindness for thousands, forgiving iniquity and disobedience and sin; and that will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, and on the children's children, on the third and on the fourth generation."

Isaiah 55:7

let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return to Yahweh, and he will have mercy on him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

Psalm 89:28

I will keep my loving kindness for him forevermore. My covenant will stand firm with him.

Mercy » Neglect of

Matthew 25:43

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

Psalm 109:16

because he didn't remember to show kindness, but persecuted the poor and needy man, the broken in heart, to kill them.

Ezekiel 34:4

You haven't strengthened the diseased, neither have you healed that which was sick, neither have you bound up that which was broken, neither have you brought back that which was driven away, neither have you sought that which was lost; but with force and with rigor you have ruled over them.

Mercy » God's

Psalm 77:17

The clouds poured out water. The skies resounded with thunder. Your arrows also flashed around.

Judges 5:4

"Yahweh, when you went forth out of Seir, when you marched out of the field of Edom, the earth trembled, the sky also dropped. Yes, the clouds dropped water.

Mercy » Man commanded to exercise

Proverbs 11:17

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

More verses: Hosea 12:6 Proverbs 3:3

Mercy » The merciful

Proverbs 14:21

He who despises his neighbor sins, but blessed is he who has pity on the poor.

2 Samuel 22:21-26

Yahweh rewarded me according to my righteousness. He rewarded me according to the cleanness of my hands. For I have kept the ways of Yahweh, and have not wickedly departed from my God. For all his ordinances were before me. As for his statutes, I did not depart from them. read more.
I was also perfect toward him. I kept myself from my iniquity. Therefore Yahweh has rewarded me according to my righteousness, According to my cleanness in his eyesight. With the merciful you will show yourself merciful. With the perfect man you will show yourself perfect.

Psalm 18:24-25

Therefore Yahweh has rewarded me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his eyesight. With the merciful you will show yourself merciful. With the perfect man, you will show yourself 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 enters into peace; they rest in their beds, each one who walks in his uprightness.

Mercy » Who shall have mercy

Hosea 10:12

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap according to kindness. Break up your fallow ground; for it is time to seek Yahweh, until he comes and rains righteousness on you.

Psalm 25:10

All the paths of Yahweh are loving kindness and truth to such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.

More verses: Proverbs 14:22

Mercy » Divine mercy

Deuteronomy 4:31

for Yahweh your God is a merciful God; he will not fail you, neither destroy you, nor forget the covenant of your fathers which he swore to them.

2 Samuel 24:14

David said to Gad, "I am in distress. Let us fall now into the hand of Yahweh; for his mercies are great. Let me not fall into the hand of man."

Mercy » Encouraged

2 Kings 6:21-23

The king of Israel said to Elisha, when he saw them, "My father, shall I strike them? Shall I strike them?" He answered, "You shall not strike them. Would you strike 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." He prepared great feast for them. When they had eaten and drunk, he sent them away, and they went to their master. The bands of Syria stopped raiding the land of Israel.

Romans 12:20-21

Therefore "If your enemy is hungry, feed him. If he is thirsty, give him a drink; for in doing so, you will heap coals of fire on his head." Don't be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Mercy » Being merciful

Zechariah 7:9

"Thus has Yahweh of Armies spoken, saying, 'Execute true judgment, and show kindness and compassion every man to his brother.

Mercy » Forgives sin

Micah 7:18

Who is a God like you, who pardons iniquity, and passes over the disobedience of the remnant of his heritage? He doesn't retain his anger forever, because he delights in loving kindness.

Mercy » What mercy does

Proverbs 20:28

Love and faithfulness keep the king safe. His throne is sustained by love.

Psalm 61:5-7

For you, God, have heard my vows. You have given me the heritage of those who fear your name. You will prolong the king's life; his years shall be for generations. He shall be enthroned in God's presence forever. Appoint your loving kindness and truth, that they may preserve him.

Mercy » Should be shown » To backsliders

Luke 15:18-20

I will get up and go to my father, and will tell him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in your sight. I am no more worthy to be called your son. Make me as one of your hired servants."' "He arose, and came to his father. But while he was still far 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 punishment which was inflicted by the many; so that on the contrary you should rather forgive him and comfort him, lest by any means such a one should be swallowed up with his excessive sorrow. Therefore I beg you to 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 to you, and break off your sins by righteousness, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor; if there may be a lengthening of your tranquility.

Mercy » Blessedness of showing

Proverbs 14:21

He who despises his neighbor sins, but blessed is he who has pity on the poor.

Mercy » Boundless

Psalm 119:64

The earth is full of your loving kindness, Yahweh. Teach me your statutes. TET

Psalm 108:4

For your loving kindness is great above the heavens. Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.

Mercy » Eternal

Psalm 103:17

But Yahweh's loving kindness is from everlasting to everlasting with those who fear him, his righteousness to children's children;

Mercy » Mercy belonging to the lord

Psalm 62:12

Also to you, Lord, belongs loving kindness, for you reward every man according to his work. A Psalm by David, when he was in the desert of Judah.

Mercy » What is full of mercy

Psalm 25:10

All the paths of Yahweh are loving kindness and truth to such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.

Mercy » Characteristic of saints

Psalm 37:26

All day long he deals graciously, and lends. His seed is blessed.

Mercy » Denunciations against those devoid of

Hosea 4:3

Therefore the land will mourn, and everyone who dwells therein will waste away. all living things in her, even the animals of the field and the birds of the sky; yes, the fish of the sea also die.

Hosea 4:1

Hear the word of Yahweh, you children of Israel; for Yahweh has a charge against the inhabitants of the land: "Indeed there is no truth, nor goodness, nor knowledge of God in the land.

Mercy » Prolongs life

Lamentations 3:22-23

[It is of] Yahweh's loving kindnesses that we are not consumed, because his compassion doesn't fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

Mercy » Instances of » David, to saul

1 Samuel 24:17

He said to David, "You are more righteous than I; for you have done good to me, whereas I have done evil to you.

1 Samuel 24:10-13

Behold, this day your eyes have seen how that Yahweh had delivered you today into my hand in the cave. Some urged me to kill you; but I spared you; and I said, I will not put forth my hand against my lord; for he is Yahweh's anointed. Moreover, my father, behold, yes, see the skirt of your robe in my hand; for in that I cut off the skirt of your robe, and didn't kill you, know and see that there is neither evil nor disobedience in my hand, and I have not sinned against you, though you hunt for my life to take it. May Yahweh judge between me and you, and may Yahweh avenge me of you; but my hand shall not be on you. read more.
As the proverb of the ancients says, 'Out of the wicked comes forth wickedness;' but my hand shall not be on 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 who is cruel troubles his own flesh.

Mercy » Upholds the throne of kings

Proverbs 20:28

Love and faithfulness keep the king safe. His throne is sustained by love.

Mercy » Should be shown » To our brethren

Zechariah 7:9

"Thus has Yahweh of Armies spoken, saying, 'Execute true judgment, and show kindness and compassion every man to his brother.

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 Yahweh was with Joseph, and showed kindness to him, and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison. The keeper of the prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners who were in the prison. Whatever they did there, he was responsible for it. The keeper of the prison didn't look after anything that was under his hand, because Yahweh was with him; and that which he did, Yahweh made it prosper.

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

Luke 10:37

He said, "He who showed mercy on him." Then Jesus said to him, "Go and do likewise."

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

Judges 1:23-26

The house of Joseph sent to spy out Bethel. (Now the name of the city before was Luz.) The watchers saw a man come forth out of the city, and they said to him, "Please show us the entrance into the city, and we will deal kindly with you." He showed them the entrance into the city; and they struck the city with the edge of the sword; but they let the man go and all his family. read more.
The man went into the land of the Hittites, and built a city, and called its name Luz, which 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 Rahab the prostitute, her father's household, and all that she had, Joshua saved alive. She lived in the midst of Israel to 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

"Foreigners shall build up your walls, and their kings shall minister to 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 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 has mercy on 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 became our father again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

God Showed Mercy

23;60;10

"Foreigners shall build up your walls, and their kings shall minister to 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 said to Moses, "I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion."

God Without Mercy

5;7;2

and when Yahweh your God shall deliver them up before you, and you shall strike them; then you shall utterly destroy them: you shall make no covenant with them, nor show mercy to them;

God's Mercy

49;2;4

But God, being rich in mercy, for his great love with which he loved us,

God's Mercy, Example Of

1;19;16

But he lingered; and the men grabbed his hand, his wife's hand, and his two daughters' hands, Yahweh being merciful to him; and they took him out, and set him outside of the city.

Mercy And Grace

63;1;3

Grace, mercy, and peace will be with us, 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 loving kindness endures forever;

Mercy Seat

2;25;17-22

You shall make a mercy seat of pure gold. Two and a half cubits shall be its length, and a cubit and a half its breadth.

Mercy, Examples Of

9;11;13

Saul said, "There shall not a man be put to death this day; for today Yahweh has worked deliverance in Israel."

Mercy, Human

20;18;23

The poor plead for mercy, but the rich answer harshly.

Mercy, Of Jesus Christ

42;4;16-21

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

Mercy, Response To God's

45;12;1

Therefore I urge you, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service.

People Showing Mercy

19;72;13

He will have pity on the poor and needy. He will save the souls of the needy.

People Without Mercy

45;1;31

without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, unforgiving, unmerciful;

Propitiatory [Mercy Seat]

2;25;17

You shall make a mercy seat of pure gold. Two and a half cubits shall be its length, and a cubit and a half its breadth.

Receiving God's Mercy

19;106;46

He made them also to be pitied by all those who carried them captive.

Show No Mercy

5;7;16

You shall consume all the peoples whom Yahweh your God shall deliver to you; your eye shall not pity them: neither shall you serve their gods; for that will be a snare to you.

The Need For Mercy

40;5;7

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.