Nehemiah 9:31
New International Version
But in your great mercy you did not put an end to them or abandon them, for you are a gracious and merciful God.

New Living Translation
But in your great mercy, you did not destroy them completely or abandon them forever. What a gracious and merciful God you are!

English Standard Version
Nevertheless, in your great mercies you did not make an end of them or forsake them, for you are a gracious and merciful God.

Berean Study Bible
But in Your great compassion, You did not put an end to them; nor did You forsake them, for You are a gracious and compassionate God.

King James Bible
Nevertheless for thy great mercies' sake thou didst not utterly consume them, nor forsake them; for thou art a gracious and merciful God.

New King James Version
Nevertheless in Your great mercy You did not utterly consume them nor forsake them; For You are God, gracious and merciful.

New American Standard Bible
“Nevertheless, in Your great compassion You did not make an end of them or abandon them, For You are a gracious and compassionate God.

NASB 1995
"Nevertheless, in Your great compassion You did not make an end of them or forsake them, For You are a gracious and compassionate God.

NASB 1977
“Nevertheless, in Thy great compassion Thou didst not make an end of them or forsake them, For Thou art a gracious and compassionate God.

Amplified Bible
“Yet in Your great compassion You did not utterly destroy them or abandon them, For You are a gracious and merciful God.

Christian Standard Bible
However, in your abundant compassion, you did not destroy them or abandon them, for you are a gracious and compassionate God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
However, in Your abundant compassion, You did not destroy them or abandon them, for You are a gracious and compassionate God.

American Standard Version
Nevertheless in thy manifold mercies thou didst not make a full end of them, nor forsake them; for thou art a gracious and merciful God.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And because of your many mercies, you did not destroy them, and you did not abandon them, because you are a compassionate and loving God.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But thou in thy many mercies didst not appoint them to destruction, and didst not forsake them; for thou art strong, and merciful, and pitiful.

Contemporary English Version
But you are merciful and kind, and so you never forgot them or let them be destroyed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Yet in thy very many mercies thou didst not utterly consume them, nor forsake them: because thou art a merciful and gracious God.

English Revised Version
Nevertheless in thy manifold mercies thou didst not make a full end of them, nor forsake them; for thou art a gracious and merciful God.

Good News Translation
And yet, because your mercy is great, you did not forsake or destroy them. You are a gracious and merciful God!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But your compassion is endless. You didn't destroy them or abandon them. You are a merciful and compassionate God.

International Standard Version
Nevertheless, in your great compassion you did not completely destroy them or abandon them, because you are a God of grace and you are merciful.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Nevertheless in Thy manifold mercies Thou didst not utterly consume them, nor forsake them; for Thou art a gracious and merciful God.

Literal Standard Version
and in Your abundant mercies "" You have not made them a consumption, "" Nor have forsaken them; For a God, gracious and merciful, [are] You.

NET Bible
However, due to your abundant mercy you did not do away with them altogether; you did not abandon them. For you are a merciful and compassionate God.

New Heart English Bible
"Nevertheless in your manifold mercies you did not make a full end of them, nor forsake them; for you are a gracious and merciful God.

World English Bible
"Nevertheless in your manifold mercies you did not make a full end of them, nor forsake them; for you are a gracious and merciful God.

Young's Literal Translation
and in Thine abundant mercies Thou hast not made them a consumption, nor hast forsaken them; for a God, gracious and merciful, art Thou.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The People Confess Their Sins
30You were patient with them for many years, and Your Spirit admonished them through Your prophets. Yet they would not listen, so You gave them into the hands of the neighboring peoples. 31But in Your great compassion, You did not put an end to them; nor did You forsake them, for You are a gracious and compassionate God. 32So now, our God, the great and mighty and awesome God who keeps His gracious covenant, do not view lightly all the hardship that has come upon us, and upon our kings and leaders, our priests and prophets, our ancestors and all Your people, from the days of the kings of Assyria until today.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 4:31
For the LORD your God is a merciful God; He will not abandon you or destroy you or forget the covenant with your fathers, which He swore to them by oath.

Nehemiah 9:17
They refused to listen and failed to remember the wonders You performed among them. They stiffened their necks and appointed a leader to return them to their bondage in Egypt. But You are a forgiving God, gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in loving devotion, and You did not forsake them.

Nehemiah 9:19
You in Your great compassion did not forsake them in the wilderness. By day the pillar of cloud never turned away from guiding them on their path; and by the night the pillar of fire illuminated the way they should go.

Isaiah 48:9
For the sake of My name I will delay My wrath; for the sake of My praise I will restrain it, so that you will not be cut off.

Jeremiah 4:27
For this is what the LORD says: "The whole land will be desolate, but I will not finish its destruction.


Treasury of Scripture

Nevertheless for your great mercies' sake you did not utterly consume them, nor forsake them; for you are a gracious and merciful God.

for thy great.

Jeremiah 4:27
For thus hath the LORD said, The whole land shall be desolate; yet will I not make a full end.

Jeremiah 5:10,18
Go ye up upon her walls, and destroy; but make not a full end: take away her battlements; for they are not the LORD'S…

Lamentations 3:22
It is of the LORD'S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.

gracious.

Nehemiah 9:17
And refused to obey, neither were mindful of thy wonders that thou didst among them; but hardened their necks, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage: but thou art a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and forsookest them not.

Exodus 34:6,7
And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth, …

2 Kings 13:23
And the LORD was gracious unto them, and had compassion on them, and had respect unto them, because of his covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not destroy them, neither cast he them from his presence as yet.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
But in Your great
הָרַבִּ֛ים (hā·rab·bîm)
Article | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 7227: Much, many, great

compassion,
וּֽבְרַחֲמֶ֧יךָ (ū·ḇə·ra·ḥă·me·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 7356: Compassion, the womb, a maiden

You did not
לֹֽא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

put an end to them;
עֲשִׂיתָ֥ם (‘ă·śî·ṯām)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's 6213: To do, make

nor
וְלֹ֣א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

did You forsake them,
עֲזַבְתָּ֑ם (‘ă·zaḇ·tām)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's 5800: To loosen, relinquish, permit

for
כִּ֛י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

You
אָֽתָּה׃ (’āt·tāh)
Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

are a gracious
חַנּ֥וּן (ḥan·nūn)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 2587: Gracious

and compassionate
וְרַח֖וּם (wə·ra·ḥūm)
Conjunctive waw | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 7349: Compassionate

God.
אֵֽל־ (’êl-)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 410: Strength -- as adjective, mighty, the Almighty


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