New American Standard Bible
But You, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, Slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness and truth.
King James Bible
But thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth.
Darby Bible Translation
But thou, Lord, art a �God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in goodness and truth.
World English Bible
But you, Lord, are a merciful and gracious God, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness and truth.
Young's Literal Translation
And Thou, O Lord, art God, merciful and gracious, Slow to anger, and abundant in kindness and truth.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
But thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion ... - See the notes at Psalm 86:5. The words rendered "long-suffering" mean that there was and would be delay in his anger; that it was not soon excited; that he did not act from passion or sudden resentment; that he endured the conduct of sinners long without rising up to punish them; that he was not quick to take vengeance, but bore with them patiently. On this account the psalmist, though conscious that he was a sinner, hoped and pleaded that God would save him.
Plenteous in ... truth - That is, in faithfulness. When thou hast made a promise, thou wilt faithfully keep it.
Library"Behold Your God!"
In Isaiah's day the spiritual understanding of mankind was dark through misapprehension of God. Long had Satan sought to lead men to look upon their Creator as the author of sin and suffering and death. Those whom he had thus deceived, imagined that God was hard and exacting. They regarded Him as watching to denounce and condemn, unwilling to receive the sinner so long as there was a legal excuse for not helping him. The law of love by which heaven is ruled had been misrepresented by the archdeceiver …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
Sermons of St. Bernard on the Passing of Malachy
Then the LORD passed by in front of him and proclaimed, "The LORD, the LORD God, compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in lovingkindness and truth;
For You, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive, And abundant in lovingkindness to all who call upon You.
The LORD is compassionate and gracious, Slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness.
He has made His wonders to be remembered; The LORD is gracious and compassionate.
Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; Yes, our God is compassionate.
The LORD is gracious and merciful; Slow to anger and great in lovingkindness.
Because the sentence against an evil deed is not executed quickly, therefore the hearts of the sons of men among them are given fully to do evil.
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