239 occurrences

'Mercy' in the Bible

Behold now, thy servant hath found grace in thy sight, and thou hast magnified thy mercy, which thou hast shewed unto me in saving my life; and I cannot escape to the mountain, lest some evil take me, and I die:

And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of my master Abraham, who hath not left destitute my master of his mercy and his truth: I being in the way, the LORD led me to the house of my master's brethren.

But the LORD was with Joseph, and shewed him mercy, and gave him favour in the sight of the keeper of the prison.

And God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may send away your other brother, and Benjamin. If I be bereaved of my children, I am bereaved.

Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children's children, unto the third and to the fourth generation.

Pardon, I beseech thee, the iniquity of this people according unto the greatness of thy mercy, and as thou hast forgiven this people, from Egypt even until now.

And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me and keep my commandments.

And when the LORD thy God shall deliver them before thee; thou shalt smite them, and utterly destroy them; thou shalt make no covenant with them, nor shew mercy unto them:

Wherefore it shall come to pass, if ye hearken to these judgments, and keep, and do them, that the LORD thy God shall keep unto thee the covenant and the mercy which he sware unto thy fathers:

And there shall cleave nought of the cursed thing to thine hand: that the LORD may turn from the fierceness of his anger, and shew thee mercy, and have compassion upon thee, and multiply thee, as he hath sworn unto thy fathers;

And the spies saw a man come forth out of the city, and they said unto him, Shew us, we pray thee, the entrance into the city, and we will shew thee mercy.

But my mercy shall not depart away from him, as I took it from Saul, whom I put away before thee.

Whereas thou camest but yesterday, should I this day make thee go up and down with us? seeing I go whither I may, return thou, and take back thy brethren: mercy and truth be with thee.

He is the tower of salvation for his king: and sheweth mercy to his anointed, unto David, and to his seed for evermore.

And Solomon said, Thou hast shewed unto thy servant David my father great mercy, according as he walked before thee in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with thee; and thou hast kept for him this great kindness, that thou hast given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.

And he said, LORD God of Israel, there is no God like thee, in heaven above, or on earth beneath, who keepest covenant and mercy with thy servants that walk before thee with all their heart:

And with them Heman and Jeduthun, and the rest that were chosen, who were expressed by name, to give thanks to the LORD, because his mercy endureth for ever;

I will be his father, and he shall be my son: and I will not take my mercy away from him, as I took it from him that was before thee:

And Solomon said unto God, Thou hast shewed great mercy unto David my father, and hast made me to reign in his stead.

It came even to pass, as the trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one sound to be heard in praising and thanking the LORD; and when they lifted up their voice with the trumpets and cymbals and instruments of musick, and praised the LORD, saying, For he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever: that then the house was filled with a cloud, even the house of the LORD;

And said, O LORD God of Israel, there is no God like thee in the heaven, nor in the earth; which keepest covenant, and shewest mercy unto thy servants, that walk before thee with all their hearts:

And when all the children of Israel saw how the fire came down, and the glory of the LORD upon the house, they bowed themselves with their faces to the ground upon the pavement, and worshipped, and praised the LORD, saying, For he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever.

And the priests waited on their offices: the Levites also with instruments of musick of the LORD, which David the king had made to praise the LORD, because his mercy endureth for ever, when David praised by their ministry; and the priests sounded trumpets before them, and all Israel stood.

And when he had consulted with the people, he appointed singers unto the LORD, and that should praise the beauty of holiness, as they went out before the army, and to say, Praise the LORD; for his mercy endureth for ever.

And they sang together by course in praising and giving thanks unto the LORD; because he is good, for his mercy endureth for ever toward Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout, when they praised the LORD, because the foundation of the house of the LORD was laid.

And hath extended mercy unto me before the king, and his counsellers, and before all the king's mighty princes. And I was strengthened as the hand of the LORD my God was upon me, and I gathered together out of Israel chief men to go up with me.

For we were bondmen; yet our God hath not forsaken us in our bondage, but hath extended mercy unto us in the sight of the kings of Persia, to give us a reviving, to set up the house of our God, and to repair the desolations thereof, and to give us a wall in Judah and in Jerusalem.

And said, I beseech thee, O LORD God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keepeth covenant and mercy for them that love him and observe his commandments:

O Lord, I beseech thee, let now thine ear be attentive to the prayer of thy servant, and to the prayer of thy servants, who desire to fear thy name: and prosper, I pray thee, thy servant this day, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man. For I was the king's cupbearer.

Now therefore, our God, the great, the mighty, and the terrible God, who keepest covenant and mercy, let not all the trouble seem little before thee, that hath come upon us, on our kings, on our princes, and on our priests, and on our prophets, and on our fathers, and on all thy people, since the time of the kings of Assyria unto this day.

And I commanded the Levites that they should cleanse themselves, and that they should come and keep the gates, to sanctify the sabbath day. Remember me, O my God, concerning this also, and spare me according to the greatness of thy mercy.

{To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm of David.} Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.

Have mercy upon me, O LORD; consider my trouble which I suffer of them that hate me, thou that liftest me up from the gates of death:

For the king trusteth in the LORD, and through the mercy of the most High he shall not be moved.

Turn thee unto me, and have mercy upon me; for I am desolate and afflicted.

Hear, O LORD, when I cry with my voice: have mercy also upon me, and answer me.

Hear, O LORD, and have mercy upon me: LORD, be thou my helper.

I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy: for thou hast considered my trouble; thou hast known my soul in adversities;

Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am in trouble: mine eye is consumed with grief, yea, my soul and my belly.

Let thy mercy, O LORD, be upon us, according as we hope in thee.

{To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came unto him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.} Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.

He shall send from heaven, and save me from the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah. God shall send forth his mercy and his truth.

For thy mercy is great unto the heavens, and thy truth unto the clouds.

The God of my mercy shall prevent me: God shall let me see my desire upon mine enemies.

He shall abide before God for ever: O prepare mercy and truth, which may preserve him.

Also unto thee, O Lord, belongeth mercy: for thou renderest to every man according to his work.

Blessed be God, which hath not turned away my prayer, nor his mercy from me.

But as for me, my prayer is unto thee, O LORD, in an acceptable time: O God, in the multitude of thy mercy hear me, in the truth of thy salvation.

Is his mercy clean gone for ever? doth his promise fail for evermore?

Shew us thy mercy, O LORD, and grant us thy salvation.

O turn unto me, and have mercy upon me; give thy strength unto thy servant, and save the son of thine handmaid.

For I have said, Mercy shall be built up for ever: thy faithfulness shalt thou establish in the very heavens.

O satisfy us early with thy mercy; that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.

When I said, My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O LORD, held me up.

He hath remembered his mercy and his truth toward the house of Israel: all the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.

{A Psalm of David.} I will sing of mercy and judgment: unto thee, O LORD, will I sing.

Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon Zion: for the time to favour her, yea, the set time, is come.

But the mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children;

For thy mercy is great above the heavens: and thy truth reacheth unto the clouds.

Let there be none to extend mercy unto him: neither let there be any to favour his fatherless children.

Because that he remembered not to shew mercy, but persecuted the poor and needy man, that he might even slay the broken in heart.

But do thou for me, O GOD the Lord, for thy name's sake: because thy mercy is good, deliver thou me.

Help me, O LORD my God: O save me according to thy mercy:

Not unto us, O LORD, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for thy truth's sake.

O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: because his mercy endureth for ever.

Let Israel now say, that his mercy endureth for ever.

Let the house of Aaron now say, that his mercy endureth for ever.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐλεέω 
Eleeo 
Usage: 26

כּפּרת 
Kapporeth 
Usage: 27

חנן 
Chanan 
Usage: 77

חנן 
Chanan (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

חסד 
Checed 
Usage: 247

רחם 
Racham 
Usage: 47

רחם 
Racham 
Usage: 44

ἀνίλεως 
Anileos 
Usage: 1

ἔλεος 
Eleos 
Usage: 25

ἱλαστήριον 
Hilasterion 
Usage: 2

οἰκτιρμός 
Oiktirmos 
Usage: 5

οἰκτίρμων 
Oiktirmon 
Usage: 1

σπλάγχνον 
Splagchnon 
Usage: 11