'Merciful' in the Bible
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.
Yahweh passed by before him, and proclaimed, "Yahweh! Yahweh, a merciful and gracious God, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness and truth,
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.
With the merciful you will show yourself merciful. With the perfect man you will show yourself perfect.
His servants said to him, "See now, we have heard that the kings of the house of Israel are merciful kings. Please let us put sackcloth on our bodies, and ropes on our heads, and go out to the king of Israel. Maybe he will save your life."
For if you turn again to Yahweh, your brothers and your children shall find compassion before those who led them captive, and shall come again into this land: for Yahweh your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn away his face from you, if you return to him."
and refused to obey, neither were they mindful of your wonders that you did among them, but hardened their neck, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage. But you are a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness, and didn't forsake them.
"Nevertheless in your manifold mercies you did not make a full end of them, nor forsake them; for you are a gracious and merciful God.
With the merciful you will show yourself merciful. With the perfect man, you will show yourself perfect.
But as for me, I will walk in my integrity. Redeem me, and be merciful to me.
Be merciful to me, God, for man wants to swallow me up. All day long, he attacks and oppresses me.
Be merciful to me, God, be merciful to me, for my soul takes refuge in you. Yes, in the shadow of your wings, I will take refuge, until disaster has passed.
May God be merciful to us, bless us, and cause his face to shine on us. Selah.
But he, being merciful, forgave iniquity, and didn't destroy them. Yes, many times he turned his anger away, and didn't stir up all his wrath.
Be merciful to me, Lord, for I call to you all day long.
But you, Lord, are a merciful and gracious God, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness and truth.
Yahweh is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness.
He has caused his wonderful works to be remembered. Yahweh is gracious and merciful.
Light dawns in the darkness for the upright, gracious, merciful, and righteous.
Yahweh is Gracious and righteous. Yes, our God is merciful.
I sought your favor with my whole heart. Be merciful to me according to your word.
Yahweh is gracious, merciful, slow to anger, and of great loving kindness.
The merciful man does good to his own soul, but he who is cruel troubles his own flesh.
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].
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.
Tear your heart, and not your garments, and turn to Yahweh, your God; for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness, and relents from sending calamity.
He prayed to Yahweh, and said, "Please, Yahweh, wasn't this what I said when I was still in my own country? Therefore I hurried to flee to Tarshish, for I knew that you are a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness, and you relent of doing harm.
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.
Therefore when you do merciful deeds, don't sound a trumpet before yourself, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may get glory from men. Most certainly I tell you, they have received their reward.
But when you do merciful deeds, don't let your left hand know what your right hand does,
so that your merciful deeds may be in secret, then your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly.
Therefore be merciful, even as your Father is also merciful.
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!'
Therefore he was obligated in all things to be made like his brothers, that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make atonement for the sins of the people.
For I will be merciful to their unrighteousness. I will remember their sins and lawless deeds no more."
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