36 occurrences

'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.

(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 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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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