And therefore will the Lord wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for the Lord is a God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him.
…Know therefore that God exacteth of thee less than thine iniquity deserveth.
Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear him.
But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children’s children;
And he said, I will make all my goodness pass before thee, and I will proclaim the name of the Lord before thee; and will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will shew mercy on whom I will shew mercy.
…and I will have mercy upon her that had not obtained mercy; and I will say to them which were not my people, Thou art my people; and they shalt say, Thou art my God.
…for in my wrath I smote thee, but in my favour have I had mercy on thee.
For my name’s sake will I defer mine anger, and for my praise will I refrain for thee, that I cut thee not off.