bible verses about Forgiveness

Bible Verses About Forgiveness for Healing and Peace

Forgiveness is an essential part of the Christian faith, and the Bible is filled with inspiring verses about it. Forgiveness is the act of letting go of resentment and bitterness towards those who have wronged us. It is not always easy, but it is necessary for healing relationships and finding peace of mind. Discover the power of forgiveness through the words of the Bible. These selected verses will help you find inspiration to overcome grudges, heal broken relationships, and attain inner peace.

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32 Bible Scriptures about Forgiveness

With whomsoever thou findest thy gods, let him not live: before our brethren discern thou what is thine with me, and take it to thee. For Jacob knew not that Rachel had stolen them.

Genesis, Chapter: 31, Verse: 32

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Yet now, if thou wilt forgive their sin�; and if not, blot me, I pray thee, out of thy book which thou hast written.

Exodus, Chapter: 32, Verse: 32

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And the priest shall make an atonement for him as touching his sin that he hath sinned in one of these, and it shall be forgiven him: and the remnant shall be the priest's, as a meat offering.

Leviticus, Chapter: 5, Verse: 13

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And he shall make amends for the harm that he hath done in the holy thing, and shall add the fifth part thereto, and give it unto the priest: and the priest shall make an atonement for him with the ram of the trespass offering, and it shall be forgiven him.

Leviticus, Chapter: 5, Verse: 16

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And he shall bring a ram without blemish out of the flock, with thy estimation, for a trespass offering, unto the priest: and the priest shall make an atonement for him concerning his ignorance wherein he erred and wist it not, and it shall be forgiven him.

Leviticus, Chapter: 5, Verse: 18

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And the priest shall make an atonement for him before the LORD: and it shall be forgiven him for any thing of all that he hath done in trespassing therein.

Leviticus, Chapter: 6, Verse: 7

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And the LORD said, I have pardoned according to thy word:

Numbers, Chapter: 14, Verse: 20

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And, behold, thou hast with thee Shimei the son of Gera, a Benjamite of Bahurim, which cursed me with a grievous curse in the day when I went to Mahanaim: but he came down to meet me at Jordan, and I sware to him by the LORD, saying, I will not put thee to death with the sword.

1 Kings, Chapter: 2, Verse: 8

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Then hear thou in heaven, and forgive the sin of thy people Israel, and bring them again unto the land which thou gavest unto their fathers.

1 Kings, Chapter: 8, Verse: 34

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For thy name's sake, O LORD, pardon mine iniquity; for it is great.

Psalm, Chapter: 25, Verse: 11

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As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.

Psalm, Chapter: 103, Verse: 12

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But there is forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest be feared.

Psalm, Chapter: 130, Verse: 4

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I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions, and, as a cloud, thy sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed thee.

Isaiah, Chapter: 44, Verse: 22

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And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know the LORD: for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, saith the LORD: for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.

Jeremiah, Chapter: 31, Verse: 34

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And it came to pass, that when they had made an end of eating the grass of the land, then I said, O Lord GOD, forgive, I beseech thee: by whom shall Jacob arise? for he is small.

Amos, Chapter: 7, Verse: 2

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He will turn again, he will have compassion upon us; he will subdue our iniquities; and thou wilt cast all their sins into the depths of the sea.

Micah, Chapter: 7, Verse: 19

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For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you:

Matthew, Chapter: 6, Verse: 14

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Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times?

Matthew, Chapter: 18, Verse: 21

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Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.

Matthew, Chapter: 18, Verse: 22

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But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (he saith to the sick of the palsy,)

Mark, Chapter: 2, Verse: 10

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Verily I say unto you, All sins shall be forgiven unto the sons of men, and blasphemies wherewith soever they shall blaspheme:

Mark, Chapter: 3, Verse: 28

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But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses.

Mark, Chapter: 11, Verse: 26

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But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power upon earth to forgive sins, (he said unto the sick of the palsy,) I say unto thee, Arise, and take up thy couch, and go into thine house.

Luke, Chapter: 5, Verse: 24

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Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:

Luke, Chapter: 6, Verse: 37

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Simon answered and said, I suppose that he, to whom he forgave most. And he said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged.

Luke, Chapter: 7, Verse: 43

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And he said unto her, Thy sins are forgiven.

Luke, Chapter: 7, Verse: 48

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And the Lord turned, and looked upon Peter. And Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how he had said unto him, Before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice.

Luke, Chapter: 22, Verse: 61

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Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots.

Luke, Chapter: 23, Verse: 34

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To whom ye forgive any thing, I forgive also: for if I forgave any thing, to whom I forgave it, for your sakes forgave I it in the person of Christ;

2 Corinthians, Chapter: 2, Verse: 10

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Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.

Colossians, Chapter: 3, Verse: 13

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At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.

2 Timothy, Chapter: 4, Verse: 16

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And their sins and iniquities will I remember no more.

Hebrews, Chapter: 10, Verse: 17

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