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The king felt sorry for him, so he forgave him the debt and let him go.
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And the lord of that servant being moved with pity, let him go and forgave him the debt.
Judges 10:16 And saying these things, they cast away out of their coasts all the idols of strange gods, and served the Lord their God: and he was touched with their miseries.
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 78:38 But he is merciful, and will forgive their sins: and will not destroy them. And many a time did he turn away his anger: and did not kindle all his wrath.
Psalm 86:5,15 For thou, O Lord, art sweet and mild: and plenteous in mercy to all that call upon thee. . . .
Psalm 145:8 The Lord is gracious and merciful: patient and plenteous in mercy.
Hosea 11:8 How shall I deal with thee, O Ephraim, shall I protect thee, O Israel? how shall I make thee as Adama, shall I set thee as Seboim? my heart is turned within me, my repentance is stirred up.
ContextThe Unforgiving Servant
…26But that servant falling down, besought him, saying: Have patience with me, and I will pay thee all. 27And the lord of that servant being moved with pity, let him go and forgave him the debt. 28But when that servant was gone out, he found one of his fellow-servants that owed him an hundred pence: and laying hold of him, he throttled him, saying: Pay what thou owest.…
But when that servant was gone out, he found one of his fellow-servants that owed him an hundred pence: and laying hold of him, he throttled him, saying: Pay what thou owest.
Then his lord called him: and said to him: Thou wicked servant, I forgave thee all the debt, because thou besoughtest me:
And whereas they had not wherewith to pay, he forgave them both. Which therefore of the two loveth him most?
Simon answering, said: I suppose that he to whom he forgave most. And he said to him: Thou hast judged rightly.
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