New International Version
The LORD is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love.
King James Bible
The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in loving-kindness.
World English Bible
Yahweh is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness.
Young's Literal Translation
Merciful and gracious is Jehovah, Slow to anger, and abundant in mercy.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The Lord is merciful - See the note on Psalm 86:15.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
plenteous in mercy. Heb. great of mercy
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"Bless the Lord, O, my soul" (Ps. ciii. 1). Bless the Lord, O my soul; and all that is within me be stirred up to magnify His holy name. "Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits; who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases; who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies; who satisfieth thy mouth with good things, so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle's." Who so well can sing this thanksgiving song as …
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As you know, we count as blessed those who have persevered. You have heard of Job's perseverance and have seen what the Lord finally brought about. The Lord is full of compassion and mercy.
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,
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.'
For the LORD your God is a merciful God; he will not abandon or destroy you or forget the covenant with your ancestors, which he confirmed to them by oath.
2 Samuel 12:20
Then David got up from the ground. After he had washed, put on lotions and changed his clothes, he went into the house of the LORD and worshiped. Then he went to his own house, and at his request they served him food, and he ate.
They refused to listen and failed to remember the miracles you performed among them. They became stiff-necked and in their rebellion appointed a leader in order to return to their slavery. But you are a forgiving God, gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love. Therefore you did not desert them,
and with you, Lord, is unfailing love"; and, "You reward everyone according to what they have done."
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