'Merciful' in the Bible
"Look, now," his advisors suggested, "we've heard that the Israeli kings are merciful. So let's clothe ourselves with sackcloth, tie our hair back with ropes, and go out to the king of Israel. Maybe he'll spare your life."
Nevertheless, in your great compassion you did not completely destroy them or abandon them, because you are a God of grace and you are merciful.
But he, being merciful, forgave their iniquity and didn't destroy them; He restrained his anger and didn't vent all his wrath.
But you, Lord, are a compassionate God, merciful and patient, with unending gracious love and faithfulness.
Gracious and merciful is the LORD, slow to become angry, and overflowing with gracious love.
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.
You will remain true to Jacob, and merciful to Abraham, as you promised our ancestors long ago.
"How blessed are those who are merciful, because it is they who will receive mercy!
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,
Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful."
"But the tax collector stood at a distance and would not even look up to heaven. Instead, he continued to beat his chest and said, "O God, be merciful to me, the sinner that I am!'
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."
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah! He is our merciful Father and the God of all comfort,
thereby becoming like his brothers in every way, so that he could be a merciful and faithful high priest in service to God and could atone for the people's sins.
For I will be merciful regarding their wrong deeds, and I will never again remember their sins."
We consider those who endured to be blessed. You have heard about Job's endurance and have seen the purpose of the Lord that the Lord is compassionate and merciful.