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God: Mercy
God’s compassion on people.
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Key passages
Dt 4:31

For Yahweh your God is a compassionate God; he will not abandon you, and he will not destroy you, and he will not forget the covenant of your ancestors that he swore to them.

Ps 103:8–14

Yahweh is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger and abundant in loyal love. He does not dispute continually, nor keep his anger forever. He has not dealt with us according to our sins, nor repaid us according to our iniquities. For as the heavens are high above the earth, so his …

Mt 18:21–34

Then Peter came up to him and said, “Lord, how many times will my brother sin against me and I will forgive him? Up to seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven! “For this reason the kingdom …

Lk 6:35–36

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend expecting back nothing, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked. Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful!

1 Pe 2:10

who once were not a people, but now are the people of God, the ones who were not shown mercy, but now are shown mercy.

See also
Ge 8:20–9:17; Ge 18:16–33; Ge 19:12–29; Ge 39:1–23; Ex 12:1–28; Ex 15:1–19; Ex 20:1–17; Ex 21:12–27; Ex 22:16–31; Ex 25:10–22; Ex 32:1–35; Ex 33:12–34:9; Le 26:14–46; Nu 14:11–25; Nu 16:41–50; Nu 21:4–9; Nu 35:9–34; Dt 4:15–43; Dt 7:1–11; Dt 13:1–18; Dt 19:1–13; Dt 30:1–10; Dt 32:19–38; Jos 20:1–21:42; Jdg 2:11–23; Jdg 3:7–30; Jdg 10:6–18; 1 Sa 9:1–26; 2 Sa 12:1–15; 2 Sa 14:1–24; 2 Sa 22:26–51; 2 Sa 24:10–25; 1 Ki 8:22–53; 1 Ki 11:26–40; 1 Ki 21:17–29; 2 Ki 8:16–24; 2 Ki 13:22–25; 2 Ki 14:23–29; 1 Ch 16:7–36; 1 Ch 21:1–30; 2 Ch 5:2–6:2; 2 Ch 6:12–7:22; 2 Ch 12:1–12; 2 Ch 24:15–22; 2 Ch 30:1–27; 2 Ch 36:15–21; Ezr 3:8–13; Ezr 9:1–15; Ne 1:1–11; Ne 9:1–38; Job 9:1–35; Job 11:1–20; Job 23:1–17; Job 33:1–33; Ps 6:1–10; Ps 18:25–50; Ps 25:1–22; Ps 28:1–9; Ps 30:1–12; Ps 31:1–24; Ps 40:1–17; Ps 51:1–19; Ps 52:1–9; Ps 55:1–23; Ps 57:1–11; Ps 69:1–36; Ps 78:32–55; Ps 79:1–13; Ps 85:1–13; Ps 86:1–17; Ps 89:1–18; Ps 99:1–9; Ps 102:1–28; Ps 103:1–22; Ps 106:24–107:22; Ps 111:1–10; Ps 113:1–9; Ps 116:1–19; Ps 119:73–80; Ps 119:153–160; Ps 123:1–4; Ps 130:1–8; Ps 135:1–136:26; Ps 138:1–8; Ps 140:1–13; Ps 142:1–7; Ps 143:1–12; Ps 145:1–146:10; Pr 28:13; Is 1:2–20; Is 6:1–13; Is 12:1–6; Is 14:1–2; Is 19:18–25; Is 30:18–26; Is 48:1–11; Is 49:1–13; Is 51:17–23; Is 54:1–55:13; Is 57:1–21; Is 60:1–18; Is 63:7–14; Is 65:1–16; Is 66:5–13; Je 3:6–4:4; Je 4:19–5:31; Je 12:5–17; Je 16:1–13; Je 24:1–10; Je 30:1–31:22; Je 31:31–40; Je 33:1–26; Je 36:1–10; Je 42:1–22; Je 46:27–28; Je 48:34–49:6; Je 49:34–50:20; Je 51:1–11; La 3:22–42; Eze 6:1–9:11; Eze 14:12–23; Eze 16:1–14; Eze 16:35–43; Eze 18:19–32; Eze 20:1–44; Eze 33:1–11; Eze 39:21–29; Da 2:14–23; Da 9:1–19; Ho 1:2–2:1; Ho 2:14–23; Ho 11:1–11; Ho 14:1–9; Joe 2:12–27; Am 7:1–6; Am 9:1–10; Jon 1:17–2:10; Jon 3:5–4:11; Mic 7:14–20; Na 1:2–15; Hab 3:1–16; Zec 1:12–17; Zec 3:6–10; Zec 10:1–12; Zec 11:4–17; Mal 3:1–7; Mal 3:16–18; Mt 5:1–12; Mt 6:5–15; Mt 9:27–31; Mt 9:35–38; Mt 14:13–21; Mt 15:21–28; Mt 15:32–39; Mt 17:14–21; Mt 18:12–14; Mt 18:21–35; Mt 20:29–34; Mk 1:40–45; Mk 2:13–17; Mk 5:1–20; Mk 6:32–44; Mk 8:1–10; Mk 9:14–29; Mk 10:46–52; Lk 1:39–80; Lk 5:12–15; Lk 6:27–38; Lk 7:11–16; Lk 7:40–50; Lk 9:12–17; Lk 11:1–4; Lk 13:31–35; Lk 15:11–32; Lk 17:11–19; Lk 18:9–14; Lk 18:35–19:10; Lk 23:26–49; Jn 7:53–8:11; Jn 11:28–37; Ac 26:12–18; Ro 9:14–29; Ro 10:1–13; Ro 11:11–12:2; Ro 15:7–13; 1 Co 7:25–40; 2 Co 1:3–7; 2 Co 4:1–6; Eph 2:1–10; Eph 4:25–32; Php 2:25–30; 1 Ti 1:1–2; 1 Ti 1:12–17; 2 Ti 1:1–2; 2 Ti 1:13–18; Tt 3:1–8; Heb 2:10–18; Heb 4:14–16; Heb 8:7–13; Heb 10:26–39; Jas 5:7–12; 1 Pe 1:3–12; 1 Pe 2:4–10; 2 Pe 3:1–9; 2 Jn 1–3; Jud 20–23; Re 2:18–29;
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