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

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  1. Exodus 34:6 Or trustworthiness

18 (A)The Lord is slow to anger and abundant in mercy, forgiving wrongdoing and violation of His Law; but (B)He will by no means leave the guilty unpunished, (C)inflicting the [a]punishment of the fathers on the children [b]to the third and the fourth generations.’

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  1. Numbers 14:18 I.e., punishment for the wrongdoing
  2. Numbers 14:18 Lit on

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

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  1. Nehemiah 9:17 As in LXX and some Heb mss; MT their rebellion
  2. Nehemiah 9:17 Or faithfulness

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

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  1. Psalm 86:15 Or faithfulness

Then he (A)prayed to the Lord and said, “Please Lord, was this not [a]what I said when I was still in my own country? Therefore in anticipation of this I (B)fled to Tarshish, since I knew that You are a (C)gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abundant in mercy, and One who relents of disaster.

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  1. Jonah 4:2 Lit my word

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