Ephesians 2:4
Good News Translation
But God's mercy is so abundant, and his love for us is so great,

New Revised Standard Version
But God, who is rich in mercy, out of the great love with which he loved us

New American Bible
But God, who is rich in mercy, because of the great love he had for us,

Douay-Rheims Bible
But God (who is rich in mercy) for his exceeding charity wherewith he loved us

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But God (who is rich in mercy) for his exceeding charity wherewith he loved us


Ephesians 2:7 That he might shew in the ages to come the abundant riches of his grace, in his bounty towards us in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 1:7 In whom we have redemption through his blood, the remission of sins, according to the riches of his, grace,

Ephesians 3:8 To me, the least of all the saints, is given this grace, to preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ:

Exodus 33:19 He answered: I will shew thee all good, and I will proclaim in the name of the Lord before thee: and I will have mercy on whom I will, and I will be merciful to whom it shall please me.

Exodus 34:6,7 And when he passed before him, he said: O the Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious, patient and of much compassion, and true, . . .

Nehemiah 9:17 And they would not hear, and they remembered not thy wonders which thou hadst done for them. And they hardened their necks, and gave the head to return to their bondage, as it were by contention. But thou, a forgiving God, gracious, and merciful, longsuffering, and full of compassion, didst not forsake them.

Psalm 51:1 Unto the end, a psalm of David, [2] When Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had sinned with Bethsabee. [3] Have mercy on me, O God, according to thy great mercy. And according to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my iniquity.

Psalm 86:5,15 For thou, O Lord, art sweet and mild: and plenteous in mercy to all that call upon thee. . . .

Psalm 103:8-11 The Lord is compassionate and merciful: longsuffering and plenteous in mercy. . . .

Psalm 145:8 The Lord is gracious and merciful: patient and plenteous in mercy.

Isaiah 55:6-8 Seek ye the Lord, while he may be found: call upon him, while he is near. . . .

Daniel 9:9 But to thee, the Lord our God, mercy and forgiveness, for we have departed from thee:

Jonah 4:2 And Jonah was exceedingly troubled, and was angry:

Micah 7:18-20 Who is a God like to thee, who takest away iniquity, and passest by the sin of the remnant of thy inheritance? he will send his fury in no more, because he delighteth in mercy. . . .

Luke 1:78 Through the bowels of the mercy of our God, in which the Orient from on high hath visited us:

Romans 2:4 Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and patience and longsuffering? Knowest thou not that the benignity of God leadeth thee to penance?

Romans 5:20,21 Now the law entered in that sin might abound. And where sin abounded, grace did more abound. . . .

Romans 9:23 That he might shew the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy which he hath prepared unto glory?

Romans 10:12 For there is no distinction of the Jew and the Greek: for the same is Lord over all, rich unto all that call upon him.

1 Timothy 1:14 Now the grace of our Lord hath abounded exceedingly with faith and love, which is in Christ Jesus.

1 Peter 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy hath regenerated us unto a lively hope, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead:


Deuteronomy 7:7,8 Not because you surpass all nations in number, is the Lord joined unto you, and hath chosen you, for you are the fewest of any people: . . .

Deuteronomy 9:5,6 For it is not for thy justices, and the uprightness of thy heart that thou shalt go in to possess their lands: but because they have done wickedly, they are destroyed at thy coming in: and that the Lord might accomplish his word, which he promised by oath to thy fathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. . . .

Jeremiah 31:3 The Lord hath appeared from afar to me. Yea I have loved thee with an everlasting love, therefore have I drawn thee, taking pity on thee.

Ezekiel 16:6-8 And passing by thee, I saw that thou wast trodden under foot in thy own blood: and I said to thee when thou wast in thy blood: Live: I have said to thee: Live in thy blood. . . .

John 3:14-17 And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of man be lifted up: . . .

Romans 5:8 But God commendeth his charity towards us: because when as yet we were sinners according to the time.

Romans 9:15,16 For he saith to Moses: I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy. And I will shew mercy to whom I will shew mercy. . . .

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2 Timothy 1:9 Who hath delivered us and called us by his holy calling, not according to our own works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the times of the world:

Titus 3:4-7 But when the goodness and kindness of God our Saviour appeared: . . .

1 John 4:10-19 In this is charity: not as though we had loved God, but because he hath first loved us, and sent his Son to be a propitiation for our sins. . . .

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3In which also we all conversed in time past, in the desires of our flesh, fulfilling the will of the flesh and of our thoughts, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest: 4But God (who is rich in mercy) for his exceeding charity wherewith he loved us 5Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together in Christ (by whose grace you are saved)…
Cross References
Isaiah 63:7
I will remember the tender mercies of the Lord, the praise of the Lord for all the things that the Lord hath bestowed upon us, and for the multitude of his good things to the house of Israel, which he hath given them according to his kindness, and according to the multitude of his mercies.

John 3:16
For God so loved the world, as to give his only begotten Son: that whosoever believeth in him may not perish, but may have life everlasting.

Ephesians 1:7
In whom we have redemption through his blood, the remission of sins, according to the riches of his, grace,

Titus 3:5
Not by the works of justice which we have done, but according to his mercy, he saved us, by the laver of regeneration and renovation of the Holy Ghost.

Ephesians 2:3
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