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אוֹת 'chesed meaning 'sign' Strong's 2617

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Introduction 1.1

This is a thorough word study is about the meaning of the Hebrew word חֶסֶד, 'chesed' meaning 'mercy' or 'loving-kindness' Strong's 2617, and gives every verse where the Hebrew word 'chesed appears. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word 'chesed appears in the Hebrew, the translation of it is highlighted with yellow. In Hebrew the suffixes and some prepositions are added to the basic word to enhance the meaning, and where this has been done the meaning of the suffix or preposition has been included in highlighted text. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.

#1.1 Scriptures for חֶסֶד 'chesed' meaning 'mercy' Strong's 2617

Genesis 19:19 See now, your servant has found grace in your sight, and you have magnified your mercy, which you have shown to me in saving my life; and I am not not able to escape to the mountain, lest some evil overtakes me, and I die:
20:13 And it came to pass, when God caused me to wander from my father's house, that I said to her, This is your kindness which you shall show to me; at every place where we shall come, say of me, He is my brother.
21:23 Now therefore swear to me here by God that you will not deal falsely with me, nor with my son, nor with my son's son: but according to the kindness that I have done to you, you shall do to me, and to the land in which you have sojourned.
24:12 And he said, O Yahweh God of my master Abraham, I pray you, send me good speed this day, and show kindness to my master Abraham.
24:14 And let it come to pass, that the damsel to whom I shall say, Let down your pitcher, I pray you, that I may drink; and she shall say, Drink, and I will give your camels drink also: let the same be she who you have appointed for your servant Isaac; and by it I shall know that you have shown kindness to my master.
24:27 And he said, Blessed is Yahweh God of my master Abraham, who has not left my master destitute of his mercy and his truth: I being in the way, Yahweh led me to the house of my master's brethren.
24:49 And now if you will deal kindly and truly with my master, tell me: and if not, tell me; that I may turn to the right hand, or to the left.
32:10 I am not worthy of the least of all the mercies, and of all the truth, which you have shown to your servant; for with my staff I passed over this Jordan; and now I have become two bands.
39:21 But Yahweh was with Joseph, and showed him mercy, and gave him favour in the sight of the keeper of the prison.
40:14 But think on me when it shall be well with you, and show kindness, I pray you, to me, and make mention of me to Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house:
47:29 And the time drew near for Israel to die: and he called his son Joseph, and said to him, If now I have found grace in your sight, put, I pray you, your hand under my thigh, and deal kindly and truly with me; I pray you do not bury me in Egypt:

Exodus 15:13 You in your mercy have led forth the people which you have redeemed: you have guided them in your strength to your holy habitation.
20:6 And showing mercy to thousands of those who love me, and keep my commandments.
34:6 And Yahweh passed by before him, and proclaimed, Yahweh, Yahweh God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth,
34:7 Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty: visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children's children, to the third and to the fourth generation.

Leviticus 20:17 And if a man shall take his sister, his father's daughter, or his mother's daughter, and see her nakedness, and she see his nakedness; it is a wicked thing; and they shall be cut off in the sight of their people: he has uncovered his sister's nakedness; he shall bear his iniquity.

Numbers 14:18 Yahweh is longsuffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, and by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth generation.
14:19 Pardon, I beseech you, the iniquity of this people according to the greatness of your mercy, and as you have forgiven this people, from Egypt even until now.

Deuteronomy 5:10 And showing mercy to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.
7:9 Know therefore that Yahweh your God, he is God, the faithful God, who keeps covenant and mercy with those who love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations;
7:12 Therefore it shall come to pass, if you listen to these judgments, and keep, and do them, that Yahweh your God shall keep for you the covenant and the mercy which he swore to your fathers:

Joshua 2:12 Now therefore, I pray you, swear to me by Yahweh, since I have shown you kindness, that you will also show kindness to my father's house, and give me a true token:
2:14 And the men answered her, Our life for yours, if you do not utter this our business. And it shall be, when Yahweh has given us the land, that we will deal kindly and truly with you.

Judges 1:24 And the spies saw a man come forth out of the city, and they said to him, Show us, we pray you, the entrance into the city, and we will show you mercy.
8:35 Nor did they show kindness to the house of Jerubbaal, namely, Gideon, according to all the goodness which he had shown to Israel.

Ruth 1:8 And Naomi said to her two daughters in law, Go, return each to her mother's house: Yahweh deal kindly with you, as you have dealt with the dead, and with me.
2:20 And Naomi said to her daughter in law, Blessed is he of Yahweh, who has not left off his kindness to the living and to the dead. And Naomi said to her, The man is near of kin to us, one of our next kinsmen.
3:10 And he said, Blessed be you of Yahweh, my daughter: for you have shown more kindness in the latter end than at the beginning, inasmuch as you do not follow young men, whether poor or rich.

1 Samuel 15:6 And Saul said to the Kenites, Go, depart, get you down from among the Amalekites, lest I destroy you with them: for you showed kindness to all the children of Israel, when they came up out of Egypt. So the Kenites departed from among the Amalekites.
20:8 Therefore you shall deal kindly with your servant; for you have brought your servant into a covenant of Yahweh with you: but if there is in me iniquity, slay me yourself; for why should you bring me to your father?
20:14 And not only show me the kindness of Yahweh while I still live, that I do not die:
20:15 But also you shall not cut off your kindness from my house for ever: No, not when Yahweh has cut off the enemies of David everyone from the face of the earth.

2 Samuel 2:5 And David sent messengers to the men of Jabeshgilead, and said to them, Blessed are you of Yahweh, that you have shown this kindness to your lord, even to Saul, and have buried him.
2:6 And now Yahweh show kindness and truth to you: and I also will requite you this kindness, because you have done this thing.
3:8 Then was Abner very angry for the words of Ishbosheth, and said, Am I a dog's head, which against Judah do show kindness this day to the house of Saul your father, to his brethren, and to his friends, and have not delivered you into the hand of David, that you charge me today with a fault concerning this woman?
7:15 But my mercy shall not depart away from him, as I took it from Saul, whom I put away before you.
9:1 And David said, Is there yet any who is left of the house of Saul, that I may show him kindness for Jonathan's sake?
9:3 And the king said, Is there not yet any of the house of Saul, that I may show the kindness of God to him? And Ziba said to the king, Jonathan has yet a son, which is lame on his feet.
9:7 And David said to him, Fear not: for I will surely show you kindness for Jonathan your father's sake, and will restore you all the land of Saul your father; and you shall eat bread at my table continually.
10:2 Then David said, I will show kindness to Hanun the son of Nahash, as his father showed kindness to me. And David sent to comfort him by the hand of his servants for his father. And David's servants came into the land of the children of Ammon.
15:20 Whereas you came but yesterday, should I this day make you go up and down with us? Seeing I go where I may, you return, and take back your brethren: mercy and truth be with you.
16:17 And Absalom said to Hushai, Is this your kindness to your friend? Why did you not go with your friend?
22:51 He is the tower of salvation for his king: and shows mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for evermore.

1 Kings 2:7 But show kindness to the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be of those who eat at your table: for so they came to me when I fled because of Absalom your brother.
3:6 And Solomon said, You have shown to your servant David my father great mercy, according as he walked before you in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with you; and you have kept for him this great kindness, that you have given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.
8:23 And he said, Yahweh God of Israel, there is no God like you, in heaven above, or on earth beneath, who keeps covenant and mercy with your servants who walk before you with all their heart:
20:31 And his servants said to him, Behold now, we have heard that the kings of the house of Israel are merciful kings: let us, I pray you, put sackcloth on our loins, and ropes upon our heads, and go out to the king of Israel: perhaps he will save your life.

1 Chronicles 16:34 O give thanks to Yahweh; for he is good; for his mercy endures for ever.
16:41 And with them Heman and Jeduthun, and the rest that were chosen, who were expressed by name, to give thanks to Yahweh, because his mercy endures for ever;
17:13 I will be his father, and he shall be my son: and I will not take my mercy away from him, as I took it from him that was before you:
19:2 And David said, I will show kindness to Hanun the son of Nahash, because his father showed kindness to me. And David sent messengers to comfort him concerning his father. So the servants of David came into the land of the children of Ammon to Hanun, to comfort him.

2 Chronicles 1:8 And Solomon said to God, You have shown great mercy to David my father, and have made me to reign in his place.
5:13 It came even to pass, as the trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one sound to be heard in praising and thanking Yahweh; and when they lifted up their voice with the trumpets and cymbals and instruments of music, and praised Yahweh, saying, For he is good; for his mercy endures for ever: that then the house was filled with a cloud, even the house of Yahweh;
6:14 And said, O Yahweh God of Israel, there is no God like you in the heaven, nor in the earth; who keeps covenant, and shows mercy to your servants, who walk before you with all their hearts:
6:42 O Yahweh God, turn not away the face of your anointed: remember the mercies of David your servant.
7:3 And when all the children of Israel saw how the fire came down, and the glory of Yahweh upon the house, they bowed themselves with their faces to the ground upon the pavement, and worshipped, and praised Yahweh, saying, For he is good; for his mercy endures for ever.
7:6 And the priests waited on their offices: the Levites also with instruments of music of Yahweh, which David the king had made to praise Yahweh, because his mercy endures for ever, when David praised by their ministry; and the priests sounded trumpets before them, and all Israel stood.
20:21 And when he had consulted with the people, he appointed singers to Yahweh, and that should praise the beauty of holiness, as they went out before the army, and to say, Praise Yahweh; for his mercy endures for ever.
24:22 Thus Joash the king did not remember the kindness which Jehoiada his father had done to him, but slew his son. And when he died, he said, Yahweh look upon it, and require it.
32:32 Now the rest of the acts of Hezekiah, and his kindness, behold, they are written in the vision of Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz, and in the book of the kings of Judah and Israel.
35:26 Now the rest of the acts of Josiah, and his kindness, according to that which was written in the law of Yahweh,

Ezra 3:11 And they sang together by course in praising and giving thanks to Yahweh; because he is good, for his mercy endures for ever toward Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout, when they praised Yahweh, because the foundation of the house of Yahweh was laid.
7:28 And has extended mercy to me before the king, and his counselors, and before all the king's mighty princes. And I was strengthened as the hand of Yahweh my God was upon me, and I gathered together out of Israel chief men to go up with me.
9:9 For we were bondmen; yet our God has not forsaken us in our bondage, but has extended mercy to us in the sight of the kings of Persia, to give us a reviving, to set up the house of our God, and to repair the desolations of it, and to give us a wall in Judah and in Jerusalem.

Nehemiah 1:5 And said, I beseech you, O Yahweh God of heaven, the great and terrible God, who keeps covenant and mercy for those who love him and observe his commandments:
9:17 And refused to obey, neither were mindful of your wonders that you did among them; but hardened their necks, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage: but you are a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and did not forsake them.
9:32 Now therefore, our God, the great, the mighty, and the terrible God, who keeps covenant and mercy, do not let all the trouble seem little before you, that has come upon us, on our kings, on our princes, and on our priests, and on our prophets, and on our fathers, and on all your people, since the time of the kings of Assyria to this day.
13:14 Remember me, O my God, concerning this, and do not wipe out my kind deeds that I have done for the house of my God, and for its offices.
13:22 And I commanded the Levites that they should cleanse themselves, and that they should come and keep the gates, to sanctify the Sabbath day. Remember me, O my God, concerning this also, and spare me according to the greatness of your mercy.

Esther 2:9 And the maiden pleased him, and she obtained kindness of him; and he speedily gave her her things for purification, with such things as belonged to her, and seven maidens, who were suitable to be given her, out of the king's house: and he preferred her and her maids to the best place of the house of the women.
2:17 And the king loved Esther above all the women, and she obtained kindness and favour in his sight more than all the virgins; so that he set the royal crown upon her head, and made her queen instead of Vashti.

Job 6:14 To him who is afflicted mercy should be shown from his friend; but he forsakes the fear of the Almighty.
10:12 You have granted me life and favor, and your visitation has preserved my spirit.
37:13 He causes it to come, whether for correction, or for his land, or for mercy.

Psalm 5:7 But as for me, I will come into your house in the multitude of your mercy: and in your fear will I worship toward your holy temple.
6:4 Return, O Yahweh, deliver my soul: oh save me for your mercies' sake.
13:5 But I have trusted in your mercy; my heart shall rejoice in your salvation.
17:7 Show your marvellous loving-kindness, O you who saves by your right hand those who put their trust in you from those who rise up against them.
18:50 he gives great deliverance to his king; and shows mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for evermore.
21:7 For the king trusts in Yahweh, and through the mercy of the most High he shall not be moved.
23:6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of Yahweh for ever.
25:6 Remember, O Yahweh, your tender mercies and your loving-kindnesses; for they have been ever of old.
25:7 Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: according to your mercy remember you me for your goodness' sake, O Yahweh.
25:10 All the paths of Yahweh are mercy and truth to such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.
26:3 For your loving-kindness is before my eyes: and I have walked in your truth.
31:7 I will be glad and rejoice in your mercy: for you have considered my trouble; you have known my soul in adversities;
31:16 Make your face to shine upon your servant: save me for your mercies' sake.
31:21 Blessed be Yahweh: for he has shown me his marvellous kindness in a strong city.
32:10 Many sorrows shall be to the wicked: but he who trusts in Yahweh, mercy shall compass him about.
33:5 He loves righteousness and judgment: the earth is full of the mercy of Yahweh.
33:18 Behold, the eye of Yahweh is upon those who fear him, upon those who hope in his mercy;
33:22 Let your mercy, O Yahweh, be upon us, according as we hope in you.
36:5 Your mercy, O Yahweh, is in the heavens; and your faithfulness reaches to the clouds.
36:7 How excellent is your loving-kindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of your wings.
Psa 36:10 O continue your loving-kindness to those who know you; and your righteousness to the upright in heart.
40:10 I have not hidden your righteousness within my heart; I have declared your faithfulness and your salvation: I have not concealed your loving-kindness and your truth from the great congregation.
40:11 Do not withhold you your tender mercies from me, O Yahweh: let your loving-kindness and your truth continually preserve me.
42:8 Yet Yahweh will command his loving-kindness in the daytime, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer to the God of my life.
44:26 Arise for our help, and redeem us for your mercies' sake.
48:9 We have thought of your loving-kindness, O God, in the midst of your temple.
51:1 Have mercy upon me, O God, according to your loving-kindness: according to the multitude of your tender mercies blot out my transgressions.
52:1 Why do you boast yourself in mischief, O mighty man? The mercy of God endures continually.
52:8 But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God: I trust in the mercy of God for ever and ever.
57:3 He shall send from heaven, and save me from the reproach of him who would swallow me up. Selah. God shall send forth his mercy and his truth.
57:10 For your mercy is great to the heavens, and your truth to the clouds.
59:10 The God of my mercy shall prevent me: God shall let me see my desire upon my enemies.
59:16 But I will sing of your power; yes, I will sing aloud of your mercy in the morning: for you have been my defense and refuge in the day of my trouble.
59:17 To you, O my strength, will I sing: for God is my defense, and the God of my mercy.
61:7 He shall abide before God for ever: O prepare mercy and truth, which may preserve him.
62:12 Also to you, O Lord, belongs mercy: for you render to every man according to his work.
63:3 Because your loving-kindness is better than life, my lips shall praise you.
66:20 Blessed be God, who has not turned away my prayer, nor his mercy from me.
69:13 But as for me, my prayer is to you, O Yahweh, in an acceptable time: O God, in the multitude of your mercy hear me, in the truth of your salvation.
69:16 Hear me, O Yahweh; for your loving-kindness is good: turn to me according to the multitude of your tender mercies.
77:8 Is his mercy clean gone for ever? Does his promise fail for evermore?
85:7 Show us your mercy, O Yahweh, and grant us your salvation.
Psalm 85:10 Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.
86:5 For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy to all those who call upon you.
86:13 For great is your mercy toward me: and you have delivered my soul from the lowest Sheol.
86:15 But you, O Lord, are a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth.
88:11 Shall your loving-kindness be declared in the grave? Or your faithfulness in destruction?
89:1 I will sing of the mercies of Yahweh for ever: with my mouth will I make known your faithfulness to all generations.
89:2 For I have said, Mercy shall be built up for ever: your faithfulness you shall establish in the very heavens.
89:14 Justice and judgment are the habitation of your throne: mercy and truth shall go before your face.
89:24 But my faithfulness and my mercy shall be with him: and in my name shall his horn be exalted.
89:28 My mercy will I keep for him for evermore, and my covenant shall stand fast with him.
89:33 But my loving-kindness will I not utterly take from him, nor suffer my faithfulness to fail.
89:49 Lord, where are your former loving-kindnesses, which you swore to David in your truth?
90:14 O satisfy us early with your mercy; that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.
92:2 To show forth your loving-kindness in the morning, and your faithfulness every night,
94:18 When I said, My foot slips; your mercy, O Yahweh, held me up.
98:3 He has remembered his mercy and his truth toward the house of Israel: all the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.
100:5 For Yahweh is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endures to all generations.
Psalm 101:1 I will sing of mercy and judgment: to you, O Yahweh, will I sing.
103:4 Who redeems your life from destruction; who crowns you with loving-kindness and tender mercies;
103:8 Yahweh is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy.
103:11 For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward those who fear him.
103:17 But the mercy of Yahweh is from everlasting to everlasting upon those who fear him, and his righteousness to children's children;
106:1 Praise you Yahweh. O give thanks to Yahweh; for he is good: for his mercy endures for ever.
106:7 Our fathers did not understand your wonders in Egypt; they did not remember the multitude of your mercies; but provoked him at the sea, even at the Red sea.
106:45 And he remembered for them his covenant, and relented according to the multitude of his mercies.
107:1 O give thanks to Yahweh, for he is good: for his mercy endures for ever.
107:8 Oh that men would praise Yahweh for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!
107:15 Oh that men would praise Yahweh for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!
107:21 Oh that men would praise Yahweh for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!
107:31 Oh that men would praise Yahweh for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!
107:43 Whoever is wise, and will observe these things, even they shall understand the loving-kindness of Yahweh.
108:4 For your mercy is great above the heavens: and your truth reaches to the clouds.
109:12 Let there be none to extend mercy to him: neither let there be any to favour his fatherless children.
109:16 Because that he did not remember to show mercy, but persecuted the poor and needy man, that he might even slay the broken in heart.
109:21 But do you for me, O Yahweh the Lord, for your name's sake: because your mercy is good, deliver you me.
109:26 Help me, O Yahweh my God: O save me according to your mercy:
115:1 Not to us, O Yahweh, not to us, but to your name give glory, for your mercy, and for your truth's sake.
117:2 For his merciful kindness is great toward us: and the truth of Yahweh endures for ever. Praise Yahweh.
118:1 O give thanks to Yahweh; for he is good: because his mercy endures for ever.
118:2 Let Israel now say, that his mercy endures for ever.
118:3 Let the house of Aaron now say, that his mercy endures for ever.
118:4 Let them now that fear Yahweh say, that his mercy endures for ever.
118:29 O give thanks to Yahweh; for he is good: for his mercy endures for ever.
119:41 Let your mercies come also to me, O Yahweh, even your salvation, according to your word.
119:64 The earth, O Yahweh, is full of your mercy: teach me your statutes.
119:76 Let, I pray you, your merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to your word to your servant.
119:88 Enliven me after your loving-kindness; so I shall keep the testimony of your mouth.
119:124 Deal with your servant according to your mercy, and teach me your statutes.
119:149 Hear my voice according to your loving-kindness: O Yahweh, quicken me according to your judgment.
119:159 Consider how I love your precepts: quicken me, O Yahweh, according to your loving-kindness.
130:7 Let Israel hope in Yahweh: for with Yahweh there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption.
136:1 O give thanks to Yahweh; for he is good: for his mercy endures for ever.
136:2 O give thanks to the God of gods: for his mercy endures for ever.
136:3 O give thanks to the Lord of lords: for his mercy endures for ever.
136:4 To him who alone does great wonders: for his mercy endures for ever.
136:5 To him who by wisdom made the heavens: for his mercy endures for ever.
136:6 To him who stretched out the earth above the waters: for his mercy endures for ever.
136:7 To him who made great lights: for his mercy endures for ever:
136:8 The sun to rule by day: for his mercy endures for ever:
136:9 The moon and stars to rule by night: for his mercy endures for ever.
136:10 To him who struck Egypt in their firstborn: for his mercy endures for ever:
136:11 And brought out Israel from among them: for his mercy endures for ever:
136:12 With a strong hand, and with a stretched out arm: for his mercy endures for ever.
136:13 To him who divided the Red sea into parts: for his mercy endures for ever:
136:14 And made Israel to pass through the midst of it: for his mercy endures for ever:
136:15 But overthrew Pharaoh and his host in the Red sea: for his mercy endures for ever.
136:16 To him who led his people through the wilderness: for his mercy endures for ever.
136:17 To him who struck great kings: for his mercy endures for ever:
136:18 And slew famous kings: for his mercy endures for ever:
136:19 Sihon king of the Amorites: for his mercy endures for ever:
136:20 And Og the king of Bashan: for his mercy endures for ever:
136:21 And gave their land for a heritage: for his mercy endures for ever:
136:22 Even a heritage for Israel his servant: for his mercy endures for ever.
136:23 Who remembered us in our low estate: for his mercy endures for ever:
136:24 And has redeemed us from our enemies: for his mercy endures for ever.
136:25 Who gives food to all flesh: for his mercy endures for ever.
136:26 O give thanks to the God of heaven: for his mercy endures for ever.
138:2 I will worship toward your holy temple, and praise your name for your loving-kindness and for your truth: for you have magnified your word above all your name.
138:8 Yahweh will perfect that which concerns me: your mercy, O Yahweh, endures for ever: do not forsake the works of your own hands.
and let me not eat of their dainties.
141:5 Let the righteous strike me; it shall be a kindness: and let him reprove me; it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not break my head: for yet my prayer also shall be in their calamities.
143:8 Cause me to hear your loving-kindness in the morning; for in you do I trust: cause me to know the way in which I should walk; for I lift up my soul to you.
143:12 And of your mercy cut off my enemies, and destroy all those who afflict my soul: for I am your servant.
144:2 My goodness, and my fortress; my high tower, and my deliverer; my shield, and he in whom I trust; who subdues my people under me.
145:8 Yahweh is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy.
147:11 Yahweh takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his mercy.

Proverbs 3:3 Do not let mercy and truth forsake you: bind them about your neck; write them upon the tablet of your heart:
11:17 The man of mercy does good to his own soul: but he who is cruel troubles his own flesh.
14:22 Do they not err who devise evil? But mercy and truth shall be to those who devise good.
14:34 Righteousness exalts a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.
16:6 By mercy and truth iniquity will be atoned for: and by the fear of Yahweh men depart from evil.
19:22 The desire of a man is his kindness: and a poor man is better than a liar.
20:6 Most men will proclaim everyone his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?
20:28 Mercy and truth preserve the king: and his throne is upheld by mercy.
21:21 He who follows after righteousness and mercy finds life, righteousness, and honour.
31:26 She opens her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness.

Isaiah 16:5 And in mercy shall the throne be established: and he shall sit upon it in truth in the tabernacle of David, judging, and seeking judgment, and hasting righteousness.
40:6 The voice said, Cry. And he said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all its goodliness is as the flower of the field:
54:8 In a little wrath I hid my face from you for a moment; but with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on you, says Yahweh your Redeemer.
54:10 For the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed; but my kindness shall not depart from you, nor shall the covenant of my peace be removed, says Yahweh who has mercy on you.
55:3 Incline your ear, and come to me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.
57:1 The righteous perishes, and no man lays it on his heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.
63:7 I will mention the loving-kindnesses of Yahweh, and the praises of Yahweh, according to all that Yahweh has bestowed on us, and the great goodness toward the house of Israel, which he has bestowed on them according to his mercies, and according to the multitude of his loving-kindnesses.

Jeremiah 2:2 Go and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, Thus says Yahweh; I remember you, the kindness of your youth, the love of your betrothals, when you went after me in the wilderness, in a land that was not sown.
9:24 But let him who glories glory in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am Yahweh who exercises loving-kindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, says Yahweh.
16:5 For thus says Yahweh, Enter not into the house of mourning, neither go to lament nor bemoan them: for I have taken away my peace from this people, says Yahweh, even loving-kindness and mercies.
31:3 Yahweh has appeared of old to me, saying, Yes, I have loved you with an everlasting love: therefore with loving-kindness have I drawn you.
32:18 You show loving-kindness to thousands, and repay the iniquity of the fathers into the bosom of their children after them: the Great, the Mighty God, Yahweh of hosts is his name,
33:11 The voice of joy, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the voice of those who shall say, Praise Yahweh of hosts: for Yahweh is good; for his mercy endures for ever: and of those who shall bring the sacrifice of praise into the house of Yahweh. For I will cause to return the captivity of the land, as at the first, says Yahweh.

Lamentations 3:22 It is of Yahweh's mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions do not fail.
3:32 But though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies.

Daniel 1:9 Now God had brought Daniel into favour and tender love with the prince of the eunuchs.
9:4 And I prayed to Yahweh my God, and made my confession, and said, O Lord, the great and dreadful God, keeping the covenant and mercy to those who love him, and to those who keep his commandments;

Hosea 2:19 And I will betroth you to me for ever; yes, I will betroth you to me in righteousness, and in judgment, and in loving-kindness, and in mercies.
4:1 Hear the word of Yahweh, you children of Israel: for Yahweh has a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.
6:4 O Ephraim, what shall I do to you? O Judah, what shall I do to you? For your mercy is as a morning cloud, and as the early dew it goes away.
6:6 For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
10:12 Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek Yahweh, until he comes and rains righteousness upon you.
12:6 Therefore turn to your God: keep mercy and judgment, and wait on your God continually.

Joel 2:13 And tear your heart, and not your garments, and turn to Yahweh your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great mercy, and he relents of the evil.

Jonah 2:8 Those who observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy.
4:2 And he prayed to Yahweh, and said, I pray you, O Yahweh, was not this my saying, when I was yet in my country? Therefore I fled before to Tarshish: for I knew that you are a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and of great mercy, and relent of the evil.

Micah 6:8 He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does Yahweh require of you, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?
7:18 Who is a God like to you, who pardons iniquity, and passes by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? He retains not his anger for ever, because he delights in mercy.
7:20 You will perform the truth to Jacob, and the mercy to Abraham, which you have sworn to our fathers from the days of old.

Zechariah 7:9 Thus speaks Yahweh of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment, and show mercy and compassions every man to his brother:

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