Psalm 145:8
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New International Version
The LORD is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love.

King James Bible
The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah is gracious and merciful; slow to anger, and of great loving-kindness.

World English Bible
Yahweh is gracious, merciful, slow to anger, and of great loving kindness.

Young's Literal Translation
Gracious and merciful is Jehovah, Slow to anger, and great in kindness.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The Lord is gracious - His holy nature is ever disposed to show favor.

Full of compassion - Wherever he sees misery, his eye affects his heart.

Slow to anger - When there is even the greatest provocation.

Of great mercy - Great in his abundant mercy. These four things give us a wonderful display of the goodness of the Divine nature.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Lord is Gracious

Psalm 86:5,15 For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy to all them that call on you...

Psalm 100:5 For the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endures to all generations.

Psalm 103:8 The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy.

Psalm 116:5 Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; yes, our God is merciful.

Exodus 34:6,7 And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, long-suffering...

Numbers 14:18 The LORD is long-suffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, and by no means clearing the guilty...

Daniel 9:9 To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgivenesses, though we have rebelled against him;

Jonah 4:2 And he prayed to the LORD, and said, I pray you, O LORD, was not this my saying, when I was yet in my country?...

Micah 7:18-20 Who is a God like to you, that pardons iniquity, and passes by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage...

Romans 5:20,21 Moreover the law entered, that the offense might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound...

Ephesians 1:6,8 To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he has made us accepted in the beloved...

Ephesians 2:4 But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love with which he loved us,

of great mercy. Heb. great in mercy

Library
June 17 Evening
All thy works shall praise thee, O Lord; and thy saints shall bless thee.--PSA. 145:10. Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits.--I will bless the Lord at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.--Every day will I bless thee; and I will praise thy name for ever and ever. Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee. Thus will I bless thee while I live: I will lift
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

How I Know God Answers Prayer
How I Know God Answers Prayer The Personal Testimony of One Life-Time By ROSALIND GOFORTH (Mrs. Jonathan Goforth) Missionary in China since 1888 "They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness."--Psalm 145:7. "Go . . . and tell them how great things the Lord hath done for thee."--Mark 5:19. HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS NEW YORK AND LONDON Copyright, 1921, by Harper & Brothers PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Rosalind Goforth—How I Know God Answers Prayer

Second Great Group of Parables.
(Probably in Peræa.) Subdivision D. Parable of the Lost Son. ^C Luke XV. 11-32. ^c 11 And he said, A certain man had two sons [These two sons represent the professedly religious (the elder) and the openly irreligious (the younger). They have special reference to the two parties found in the first two verses of this chapter --the Pharisees, the publicans and sinners]: 12 and the younger of them [the more childish and easily deceived] said to his father, Father, give me the portion of thy substance
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

The Controversy Ended
At the close of the thousand years, Christ again returns to the earth. He is accompanied by the host of the redeemed and attended by a retinue of angels. As He descends in terrific majesty He bids the wicked dead arise to receive their doom. They come forth, a mighty host, numberless as the sands of the sea. What a contrast to those who were raised at the first resurrection! The righteous were clothed with immortal youth and beauty. The wicked bear the traces of disease and death. Every eye in that
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

Cross References
Exodus 34:6
And he passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, "The LORD, the LORD, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness,

Numbers 14:18
The LORD is slow to anger, abounding in love and forgiving sin and rebellion. Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished; he punishes the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation.'

Psalm 86:5
You, Lord, are forgiving and good, abounding in love to all who call to you.

Psalm 86:15
But you, Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness.

Psalm 103:8
The LORD is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love.

Psalm 111:4
He has caused his wonders to be remembered; the LORD is gracious and compassionate.

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