New Living Translation
O Lord, you are so good, so ready to forgive, so full of unfailing love for all who ask for your help.
King James Bible
For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee.
Darby Bible Translation
For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive, and art of great loving-kindness unto all that call upon thee.
World English Bible
For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; abundant in loving kindness to all those who call on you.
Young's Literal Translation
For Thou, Lord, art good and forgiving. And abundant in kindness to all calling Thee.
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LibraryThe Mercy of God
The next attribute is God's goodness or mercy. Mercy is the result and effect of God's goodness. Psa 33:5. So then this is the next attribute, God's goodness or mercy. The most learned of the heathens thought they gave their god Jupiter two golden characters when they styled him good and great. Both these meet in God, goodness and greatness, majesty and mercy. God is essentially good in himself and relatively good to us. They are both put together in Psa 119:98. Thou art good, and doest good.' This …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
The Third Commandment
The LORD passed in front of Moses, calling out, "Yahweh! The LORD! The God of compassion and mercy! I am slow to anger and filled with unfailing love and faithfulness.
They refused to obey and did not remember the miracles you had done for them. Instead, they became stubborn and appointed a leader to take them back to their slavery in Egypt! But you are a God of forgiveness, gracious and merciful, slow to become angry, and rich in unfailing love. You did not abandon them,
The LORD is good and does what is right; he shows the proper path to those who go astray.
unfailing love, O Lord, is yours. Surely you repay all people according to what they have done.
A psalm of Asaph. Truly God is good to Israel, to those whose hearts are pure.
But you, O Lord, are a God of compassion and mercy, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love and faithfulness.
For the LORD is good. His unfailing love continues forever, and his faithfulness continues to each generation.
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