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1030- God, compassion of
An aspect of Godís nature which is reflected in his sympathetic understanding of human weakness and his restoration of those in trouble.

God is compassionate by nature

    2Co 1:3 See also Ex 33:19; Ex 34:6;
    Ps 86:15; Ps 103:8; Ps 116:5; Ps 119:156; Hos 1:7; Joel 2:13

God shows compassion as a parent
    Ps 103:13-14 See also Isa 49:15-16; Isa 63:15-16; Jer 31:20

God shows compassion to all Ps 145:8-9

    God shows compassion to those in deep trouble
        Isa 49:13 See also Ex 22:27;
        2Ki 13:22-23; Ps 40:1-2,11-12; Ps 69:16-17;
        Isa 30:18; La 3:22,32; Zec 10:6; Jas 5:11

    God shows compassion toward sinners
        Ne 9:17 See also Dt 13:17; Ne 9:28; Ps 51:1-2;
        Ps 103:3-4; Isa 54:7-8; Isa 60:10; Da 9:9; Mic 7:19

    The return from exile shows God's compassion to sinners
        Eze 39:25 See also Dt 30:2-3;
        Jer 12:15; Jer 30:18; Jer 33:26

Godís deeds show his compassion
    Ps 111:3-4 See also Ps 102:14; Isa 14:1; Isa 63:7

Godís compassion is essential to believersí well-being
    Ps 119:77 See also Ps 77:8-9; Isa 63:15

Godís compassion is reflected in acts of human compassion
    Col 3:12 See also 2Ch 30:9; Jer 42:12; Zec 7:9; Lk 6:36; Eph 4:32

Jesus Christ reflects Godís compassion
    Heb 4:15 See also Lk 1:72; Lk 15:20



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