69 occurrences in 12 translations

'Merciful' in the Bible

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 without the city.

May God Almighty cause the man to be merciful to you so that he will release your other brother and Benjamin to you. As for me, if I am deprived of my sons, then I am deprived.”

for that is his only covering; it is his clothing for his body. In what shall he sleep? And when he cries to Me [for help], I will hear him, for I am compassionate and gracious.

The Lord make His face shine upon you [with favor],And be gracious to you [surrounding you with lovingkindness];

(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 sware unto them.

Be merciful, O LORD, unto thy people Israel, whom thou hast redeemed, and lay not innocent blood unto thy people of Israel's charge. And the blood shall be forgiven them.

Rejoice, O ye nations, with his people: for he will avenge the blood of his servants, and will render vengeance to his adversaries, and will be merciful unto his land, and to his people.

With the merciful thou wilt shew thyself merciful, and with the upright man thou wilt shew thyself upright.

and forgive Your people who have sinned against You and all the transgressions which they have committed against You, and make them objects of compassion before their captors, that they will be merciful to them

And his servants said unto him, Behold now, we have heard that the kings of the house of Israel are merciful kings: let us, I pray thee, put sackcloth on our loins, and ropes upon our heads, and go out to the king of Israel: peradventure he will save thy life.

For if ye turn again unto the LORD, your brethren and your children shall find compassion before them that lead them captive, so that they shall come again into this land: for the LORD your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn away his face from you, if ye return unto him.

And refused to obey, neither were mindful of thy wonders that thou didst among them; but hardened their necks, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage: but thou art a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and forsookest them not.

Nevertheless for thy great mercies' sake thou didst not utterly consume them, nor forsake them; for thou art a gracious and merciful God.

With the merciful thou wilt shew thyself merciful; with an upright man thou wilt shew thyself upright;

But as for me, I will walk in mine integrity: redeem me, and be merciful unto me.

He is ever merciful, and lendeth; and his seed is blessed.

But thou, O LORD, be merciful unto me, and raise me up, that I may requite them.

{To the chief Musician upon Jonathelemrechokim, Michtam of David, when the Philistines took him in Gath.} Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me.

{To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David, when he fled from Saul in the cave.} Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast.

Thou therefore, O LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel, awake to visit all the heathen: be not merciful to any wicked transgressors. Selah.

Has God forgotten to be merciful? Has his anger stifled his compassion?"

A memorial He hath made of His wonders, Gracious and merciful is Jehovah.

I intreated thy favour with my whole heart: be merciful unto me according to thy word.

Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant.

Look thou upon me, and be merciful unto me, as thou usest to do unto those that love thy name.

Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and your authority endures from one generation to another. God is faithful about everything he says and merciful in everything he does.

The Lord is [unwaveringly] righteous in all His waysAnd gracious and kind in all His works.

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

He who despises his neighbor sins [against God and his fellow man],But happy [blessed and favored by God] is he who is gracious and merciful to the poor.

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

The hands of merciful women have boiled their own children, They have been for food to them, In the destruction of the daughter of my people.

And he prayed unto the LORD, and said, I pray thee, O LORD, was not this my saying, when I was yet in my country? Therefore I fled before unto Tarshish: for I knew that thou art a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repentest thee of the evil.

Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him, saying, "God be merciful to you, Lord! This must never happen to you!"

But Jesus wouldn't let him. Instead, he told him, "Go home to your family, and tell them how much the Lord has done for you and how merciful he has been to you."

He helped his servant Israel, remembering to be merciful,

And the publican, 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.

For he says to Moses, "I will be merciful to the person I want to be merciful to, and I will be kind to the person I want to be kind to."

This is our [reason for] proud confidence: our conscience testifies that we have conducted ourselves in the world [in general], and especially toward you, with pure motives and godly sincerity, not in human wisdom, but in the grace of God [that is, His gracious lovingkindness that leads people to Christ and spiritual maturity].

Working together with Him, we strongly urge you not to receive God’s grace in vain [by turning away from sound doctrine and His merciful kindness].

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חמלה 
Chemlah 
Usage: 2

חנן 
Chanan 
Usage: 77

חסד 
Chacad 
Usage: 3

חסד 
Checed 
Usage: 247

חסיד 
Chaciyd 
Usage: 32

רחוּם 
Rachuwm 
Usage: 13

רחם 
Racham 
Usage: 47

ἐλεήμων 
Eleemon 
Usage: 1

ἱλάσκομαι 
Hilaskomai 
Usage: 1

ἵλεως 
Hileos 
be it far , merciful
Usage: 2

οἰκτίρμων 
Oiktirmon 
Usage: 1

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