'Slow' in the Bible
The LORD passed in front of him and proclaimed, "The LORD, the LORD God, compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, and filled with gracious love and truth.
"The LORD is slow to anger and abundant in faithful love, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but he won't acquit the guilty. He recalls the iniquity of fathers to the third and fourth generation.'
So she saddled a donkey and told her servant, "Forward, driver! Don't slow down on my account, unless I tell you!"
They would not listen, and did not remember the miracles you did among them. Instead, they became stubborn and appointed a leader to return them to their slavery. "But you are a God of forgiveness, gracious and compassionate, slow to anger, and rich in gracious love; therefore you did not abandon them.
Gracious and merciful is the LORD, slow to become angry, and overflowing with gracious love.
Being slow to get angry compares to great understanding as being quick-tempered compares to stupidity.
A person's discretion makes him slow to anger, and it is to his credit that he ignores an offence.
Tear your hearts, not your garments; and turn back to the LORD your God. For he is gracious and compassionate, slow to become angry, overflowing in gracious love, and grieves about this evil.
So he prayed to the LORD, "LORD, isn't this what I said while I was still in my home country? That's why I fled previously to Tarshish, because I knew you're a compassionate God, slow to anger, overflowing with gracious love, and reluctant to send trouble.
The LORD is slow to anger and powerful, and he will never let the guilty go unpunished. The LORD's path is in the windstorm and hurricane; thunderclouds are dust beneath his feet.
Won't God grant his chosen people justice when they cry out to him day and night? Is he slow to help them?
Then Jesus told them, "O, how foolish you are! How slow you are to believe everything the prophets said!
You must understand this, my dear brothers. Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.
The Lord is not slow about his promise, as some people understand slowness, but is being patient with you. He does not want anyone to perish, but wants everyone to repent.
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