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Micah 7:18

God’s Steadfast Love and Compassion

18  mWho is a God like you, npardoning iniquity

and passing over transgression

nfor the remnant of his inheritance?

oHe does not retain his anger forever,

because he delights in steadfast love.

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Micah 7:18 — The New International Version (NIV)

18 Who is a God like you,

who pardons sin and forgives the transgression

of the remnant of his inheritance?

You do not stay angry forever

but delight to show mercy.

Micah 7:18 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

18 Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity,

And passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage?

He retaineth not his anger for ever,

Because he delighteth in mercy.

Micah 7:18 — New Living Translation (NLT)

18 Where is another God like you,

who pardons the guilt of the remnant,

overlooking the sins of his special people?

You will not stay angry with your people forever,

because you delight in showing unfailing love.

Micah 7:18 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

18 Who is a God like You,

Pardoning iniquity

And passing over the transgression of the remnant of His heritage?

He does not retain His anger forever,

Because He delights in mercy.

Micah 7:18 — New Century Version (NCV)

18 There is no God like you.

You forgive those who are guilty of sin;

you don’t look at the sins of your people

who are left alive.

You will not stay angry forever,

because you enjoy being kind.

Micah 7:18 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

18 Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth over the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in lovingkindness.

Micah 7:18 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

18 Who is a •God like unto thee, that forgiveth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? He retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in loving-kindness.

Micah 7:18 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

18 Who is a God like you? 

You forgive sin 

and overlook the rebellion of your faithful people. 

You will not be angry forever, 

because you would rather show mercy. 

Micah 7:18 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

18 Who is a God like You,

removing iniquity and passing over rebellion

for the remnant of His inheritance?

He does not hold on to His anger forever,

because He delights in faithful love.

Micah 7:18 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

18 Who is a God like you, pardoning iniquity

and passing over the transgression

of the remnant of your possession?

He does not retain his anger forever,

because he delights in showing clemency.

Micah 7:18 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

18 Who is a God like you, forgiving sin

and passing over rebellion for the remnant of his inheritance?

He does not retain his anger forever,

for he delights in loyal love.

Micah 7:18 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

18 Lord, who is a God like you?

You forgive sin.

You forgive your people

when they do what is wrong.

You don’t stay angry forever.

Instead, you take delight in showing

your faithful love to them.

Micah 7:18 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

18 Who is a God like You, who pardons iniquity

And passes over the rebellious act of the remnant of His possession?

He does not retain His anger forever,

Because He delights in unchanging love.