Psalms 86:5

“For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For thou Lord art good, and ready to forgiue: and plenteous in mercie vnto all them that call vpon thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For You, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive, And abundant in lovingkindness to all who call upon You.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive, And abundant in lovingkindness unto all them that call upon thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You are good, O Lord, and full of forgiveness; your mercy is great to all who make their cry to you.
- Basic English Bible

For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive, and art of great loving-kindness unto all that call upon thee.
- Darby Bible

For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and abundant in mercy to all them that call upon thee.
- Webster's Bible

For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; abundant in loving kindness to all those who call on you.
- World English Bible

For Thou, Lord, [art] good and forgiving. And abundant in kindness to all calling Thee.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For Thou, Lord, art good, and ready to pardon, and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon Thee.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Psalms 86:5

  • Brianna for verse 5
    Some religions paint God as cruel with false teachings of hellfire and eternal damnation. This scripture reveals the true nature of our God. A caring and forgiving God. It also describe he is abundant in loving kindness, and so he has plenty of blessings to pour out upon those deserving, and undeserving.
  • It is so comforting to know that Jehovah is ready to forgive us. We are imperfect and we each sin each day. We need His forgiveness and it is good to know that he is ready to forgive us if we repent.

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