Then the Lord passed by in front of him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord God, (A)compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in lovingkindness and [a]truth;

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  1. Exodus 34:6 Or faithfulness

And he passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, “The Lord, the Lord, the compassionate(A) and gracious God, slow to anger,(B) abounding in love(C) and faithfulness,(D)

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18 (A)The Lord is slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, forgiving iniquity and transgression; but (B)He will by no means clear the guilty, (C)visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children [a]to the third and the fourth generations.’

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  1. Numbers 14:18 Lit on

18 ‘The Lord is slow to anger, abounding in love and forgiving sin and rebellion.(A) Yet he does not leave the guilty unpunished; he punishes the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation.’(B)

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17 “They refused to listen,
And (A)did not remember Your wondrous deeds which You had performed among them;
So they became stubborn and (B)appointed a leader to return to their slavery [a]in Egypt.
But You are a God (C)of forgiveness,
Gracious and compassionate,
Slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness;
And You did not forsake them.

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  1. Nehemiah 9:17 So Gr and some Heb mss; Heb reads in their rebellion

17 They refused to listen and failed to remember(A) the miracles(B) you performed among them. They became stiff-necked(C) and in their rebellion appointed a leader in order to return to their slavery.(D) But you are a forgiving God,(E) gracious and compassionate,(F) slow to anger(G) and abounding in love.(H) Therefore you did not desert them,(I)

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15 But You, O Lord, are a God (A)merciful and gracious,
Slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness and [a]truth.

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  1. Psalm 86:15 Or faithfulness

15 But you, Lord, are a compassionate and gracious(A) God,
    slow to anger,(B) abounding(C) in love and faithfulness.(D)

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He (A)prayed to the Lord and said, “Please Lord, was not this [a]what I said while I was still in my own country? Therefore [b]in order to forestall this I (B)fled to Tarshish, for I knew that You are a (C)gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, and one who relents concerning calamity.

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  1. Jonah 4:2 Lit my word
  2. Jonah 4:2 Lit I was beforehand in fleeing

He prayed to the Lord, “Isn’t this what I said, Lord, when I was still at home? That is what I tried to forestall by fleeing to Tarshish. I knew(A) that you are a gracious(B) and compassionate God, slow to anger and abounding in love,(C) a God who relents(D) from sending calamity.(E)

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11 We count those (A)blessed who endured. You have heard of (B)the [a]endurance of Job and have seen (C)the [b]outcome of the Lord’s dealings, that (D)the Lord is full of compassion and is merciful.

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  1. James 5:11 Or steadfastness
  2. James 5:11 Lit end of the Lord

11 As you know, we count as blessed(A) those who have persevered. You have heard of Job’s perseverance(B) and have seen what the Lord finally brought about.(C) The Lord is full of compassion and mercy.(D)

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