Nehemiah 9:31

“Nevertheless for thy great mercies' sake thou didst not utterly consume them, nor forsake them; for thou art a gracious and merciful God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Neuerthelesse, for thy great mercies sake, thou diddest not vtterly consume them, nor forsake them; for thou art a gracious and mercifull God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Nevertheless, in Your great compassion You did not make an end of them or forsake them, For You are a gracious and compassionate God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Nevertheless in thy manifold mercies thou didst not make a full end of them, nor forsake them; for thou art a gracious and merciful God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Even then, in your great mercy, you did not put an end to them completely, or give them up; for you are a God of grace and mercy.
- Basic English Bible

Nevertheless for thy manifold mercies' sake, thou didst not make a full end of them nor forsake them; for thou art a gracious and merciful God.
- Darby Bible

Nevertheless, for thy great mercies' sake thou didst not utterly consume them, nor forsake them; for thou art a gracious and merciful God.
- Webster's Bible

Nevertheless in your manifold mercies you did not make a full end of them, nor forsake them; for you are a gracious and merciful God.
- World English Bible

and in Thine abundant mercies Thou hast not made them a consumption, nor hast forsaken them; for a God, gracious and merciful, [art] Thou.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Nevertheless in Thy manifold mercies Thou didst not utterly consume them, nor forsake them; for Thou art a gracious and merciful God.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Nehemiah 9

  • Peter A. Okebukola
    Nehemiah did a complete history of the Israelites in this chapter. He was quite balanced in his narration to the congregation of the Jews after the wall was completed and now time for rejoicing. He underlined the kindness of God. "for thy great mercies' sake thou didst not utterly consume them, nor forsake them; for thou art a gracious and merciful God." Our God is gracious and mighty.
  • Anne
    Our God is long-suffering and forgiving, praise His holy name.
  • B
    I thank God for his grace and mercy, because without it none of us would be here.
  • The Lord has given them another Savior,Jesus Christ to deliver them and the rest of mankind,from the hand of another enemy, The Devil.
  • The describe our creator in our continued existing by preserving and sustaining us. Day by day
  • William for verse 8
    Praise the Lord! pray for me and help me to get more rooted in the words of God. yours with Best regards, william

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