'Pity' in the Bible
You are to utterly destroy everyone whom the LORD your God will deliver to you. Don't have pity on them nor serve their gods. Otherwise, they will become a snare for you."
You must not yield to him, listen to him, look with pity on him, show compassion to him, or even cover up for him.
Have no pity on him, but totally purge the shedding of innocent blood from Israel so that life may go well with you."
Your eyes must not show pity life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, and foot for foot."
you are to cut off her hand. Don't show any pity."
Look, this very day you saw with your own eyes that the LORD gave you into my control in the cave, and one of my men told me to kill you, but I had pity on you and responded, "I won't lift my hand against his majesty because he's the LORD's anointed.'
His archers surround me, slashing open my kidneys without pity; he pours out my gall on the ground.
It will toss him around without pity. He'll try to break free from its grip,
Therefore the Lord does not have pity on their young men, and has no compassion on their orphans and widows, because each of them was godless and an evildoer, and every mouth spoke folly. "Yet for all this, his anger has not turned away, and his hand is still stretched out, ready to strike.
Their bows will dash the young men to pieces; they'll show no pity on those not yet born, and their eyes will not spare children.
In all their distress he wasn't distressed, but the angel of his presence saved them; in his acts of love and in his acts of pity he redeemed them; he carried them and lifted them up all the days of old.
I'll smash them against each other, even fathers against their sons," declares the LORD. "I'll have no pity, mercy, or compassion when I destroy them."'"
"Who will have pity on you, Jerusalem, and who will grieve for you? Who will go out of his way to ask about your welfare?
Afterwards," declares the LORD, "I'll give King Zedekiah of Judah, his officials, and the people those who are left in this city from the plague, the sword, and the famine into the control of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, right into the hand of their enemies and the hand of those who want to kill them. He'll execute them with swords and won't pity them. He won't spare them, nor will he have compassion on them."'
The Lord swallowed up without pity all of Jacob's habitations. In his wrath he tore down the strongholds of fair Judah. He cast to the ground in dishonor both her kingdom and its rulers.
The LORD did what he planned. He carried out his threat. Just as he commanded long ago, he has torn down without pity; He let the enemy boast about you and has exalted the power of your enemies.
Young men and the aged lie on the ground in the streets; my young women and young men have fallen by the sword. You killed them in your anger, slaughtering them without pity.
Clothing yourself with anger, you pursued us. You killed without pity,
"Therefore, as sure as I live," declares the Lord GOD, "because you've defiled my sanctuary with every loathsome thing and every abomination, I'll restrain myself, and I'll show neither pity nor compassion.
I won't be showing pity on you and I won't be showing compassion. I'm going to turn your own lifestyles against you while your detestable practices remain among you. Then you'll learn that I am the LORD.'"
I won't be showing pity or compassion. I'll repay you according to your behavior while your detestable practices remain among you. And you'll know that I, the LORD, have been attacking you.'"
I'm going to deal with them in rage and anger. I'll show neither pity nor compassion. They'll cry loudly directly in my ears, but I won't listen to them."
As I continued to listen, he also told the others, "Follow him through the city and start killing. Don't spare anyone you see, and don't show pity of any kind.
So as for me, I'm not going to show pity, and I won't look in their direction with mercy. I'm repaying them for what they have done."
Furthermore, I'll not show pity on her children, since they are children of prostitution.
The spirit has often thrown him into fire and into water to destroy him. But if you are able to do anything, have pity on us and help us!"
If we have set our hopes on the Messiah in this life only, we deserve more pity than any other people.
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