Bible verses about gods forgiveness

Bible Verses About God’s Forgiveness – Bible verses about Gods forgiveness. A list of Bible verses on God’s forgiving and forgetting.

There are Bible verses all over the place in thousands of different translations. The King James version is believed to be a direct translation from Hebrew and Greek texts, but even that’s not obvious sometimes.

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bible verses about gods forgiveness

1 John 1:9 ESV / 1,182 helpful votes 

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Ephesians 1:7 ESV / 829 helpful votes 

In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace,

Colossians 3:13 ESV / 731 helpful votes 

Bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.

Ephesians 4:32 ESV / 685 helpful votes 

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

Matthew 6:14-15 ESV / 660 helpful votes 

For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you, but if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

Mark 11:25 ESV / 627 helpful votes 

And whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father also who is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.”

Luke 6:37 ESV / 568 helpful votes 

“Judge not, and you will not be judged; condemn not, and you will not be condemned; forgive, and you will be forgiven;

Isaiah 1:18 ESV / 564 helpful votes 

“Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool.

Matthew 18:21-22 ESV / 546 helpful votes 

Then Peter came up and said to him, “Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you seven times, but seventy times seven.

Isaiah 55:7 ESV / 440 helpful votes 

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that he may have compassion on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

Daniel 9:9 ESV / 408 helpful votes 

To the Lord our God belong mercy and forgiveness, for we have rebelled against him

Acts 2:38 ESV / 402 helpful votes 

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 6:12 ESV / 396 helpful votes 

And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.

Acts 3:19 ESV / 391 helpful votes 

Repent therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out,

Luke 23:34 ESV / 368 helpful votes 

And Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” And they cast lots to divide his garments.

Matthew 6:14 ESV / 362 helpful votes 

For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you,

Luke 17:3-4 ESV / 352 helpful votes 

Pay attention to yourselves! If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him, and if he sins against you seven times in the day, and turns to you seven times, saying, ‘I repent,’ you must forgive him.”

Romans 3:23 ESV / 351 helpful votes 

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,

Psalm 103:12 ESV / 329 helpful votes 

As far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our transgressions from us.

Colossians 1:13-14 ESV / 324 helpful votes 

He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.

Matthew 26:28 ESV / 324 helpful votes 

For this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.

Proverbs 17:9 ESV / 313 helpful votes 

Whoever covers an offense seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates close friends.

John 3:16 ESV / 305 helpful votes 

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Psalm 32:5 ESV / 302 helpful votes 

I acknowledged my sin to you, and I did not cover my iniquity; I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the Lord,” and you forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah

Psalm 86:5 ESV / 299 helpful votes 

For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you.

2 Chronicles 7:14 ESV / 293 helpful votes 

If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.

Hebrews 10:17 ESV / 283 helpful votes 

Then he adds, “I will remember their sins and their lawless deeds no more.”

Ephesians 4:31-32 ESV / 278 helpful votes 

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV / 277 helpful votes 

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

Acts 10:43 ESV / 275 helpful votes 

To him all the prophets bear witness that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name.”

Hebrews 8:12 ESV / 258 helpful votes 

For I will be merciful toward their iniquities, and I will remember their sins no more.”

Micah 7:18-19 ESV / 250 helpful votes 

Who is a God like you, pardoning iniquity and passing over transgression for the remnant of his inheritance? He does not retain his anger forever, because he delights in steadfast love. He will again have compassion on us; he will tread our iniquities underfoot. You will cast all our sins into the depths of the sea.

Matthew 5:23-24 ESV / 245 helpful votes 

So if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar and go. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.

Isaiah 43:25 ESV / 243 helpful votes 

“I, I am he who blots out your transgressions for my own sake, and I will not remember your sins.

Matthew 6:15 ESV / 226 helpful votes 

But if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

Proverbs 28:13 ESV / 225 helpful votes 

Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy.

Proverbs 10:12 ESV / 220 helpful votes 

Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses.

Psalm 130:4 ESV / 216 helpful votes 

But with you there is forgiveness, that you may be feared.

Ephesians 2:8-9 ESV / 214 helpful votes 

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.

Isaiah 43:25-26 ESV / 209 helpful votes 

“I, I am he who blots out your transgressions for my own sake, and I will not remember your sins. Put me in remembrance; let us argue together; set forth your case, that you may be proved right.

Micah 7:18 ESV / 206 helpful votes 

Who is a God like you, pardoning iniquity and passing over transgression for the remnant of his inheritance? He does not retain his anger forever, because he delights in steadfast love.

1 John 2:12 ESV / 198 helpful votes 

I am writing to you, little children, because your sins are forgiven for his name’s sake.

Ephesians 2:1-22 ESV / 197 helpful votes 

And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience— among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, like the rest of mankind. But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved— …

1 John 2:1 ESV / 193 helpful votes 

My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.

James 5:16 ESV / 192 helpful votes 

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

Romans 8:1 ESV / 191 helpful votes 

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

Romans 6:23 ESV / 187 helpful votes 

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Colossians 1:14 ESV / 177 helpful votes 

In whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.

1 Peter 4:8 ESV / 167 helpful votes 

Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.

Luke 23:33-34 ESV / 166 helpful votes 

And when they came to the place that is called The Skull, there they crucified him, and the criminals, one on his right and one on his left. And Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” And they cast lots to divide his garments.

Romans 10:9 ESV / 164 helpful votes 

Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

Matthew 5:7 ESV / 164 helpful votes 

“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.

Romans 12:20 ESV / 163 helpful votes 

To the contrary, “if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head.”

Romans 5:8 ESV / 163 helpful votes 

But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Matthew 5:44 ESV / 162 helpful votes 

But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Matthew 6:12-15 ESV / 158 helpful votes 

And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you, but if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

Joel 2:13 ESV / 158 helpful votes 

And rend your hearts and not your garments.” Return to the Lord your God, for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love; and he relents over disaster.

James 5:14-15 ESV / 155 helpful votes 

Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

2 Chronicles 30:9 ESV / 146 helpful votes 

For if you return to the Lord, your brothers and your children will find compassion with their captors and return to this land. For the Lord your God is gracious and merciful and will not turn away his face from you, if you return to him.”

Acts 13:38-39 ESV / 144 helpful votes 

Let it be known to you therefore, brothers, that through this man forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you, and by him everyone who believes is freed from everything from which you could not be freed by the law of Moses.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 144 helpful votes 

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

1 John 1:8 ESV / 143 helpful votes 

If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

Jeremiah 31:34 ESV / 142 helpful votes 

And no longer shall each one teach his neighbor and each his brother, saying, ‘Know the Lord,’ for they shall all know me, from the least of them to the greatest, declares the Lord. For I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.”

Colossians 2:13 ESV / 141 helpful votes 

And you, who were dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses,

Matthew 6:9-15 ESV / 141 helpful votes 

Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. …

James 5:15 ESV / 140 helpful votes 

And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

Acts 13:38 ESV / 140 helpful votes 

Let it be known to you therefore, brothers, that through this man forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you,

Luke 24:47 ESV / 140 helpful votes 

And that repentance and forgiveness of sins should be proclaimed in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

Acts 7:59-60 ESV / 138 helpful votes 

And as they were stoning Stephen, he called out, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.” And falling to his knees he cried out with a loud voice, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” And when he had said this, he fell asleep.

John 8:7 ESV / 137 helpful votes 

And as they continued to ask him, he stood up and said to them, “Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.”

Luke 17:3 ESV / 136 helpful votes 

Pay attention to yourselves! If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him,

1 John 2:2 ESV / 134 helpful votes 

He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.

Colossians 3:12-13 ESV / 133 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful

Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.

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