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Compassion, forbearance, clemency, kindness. God's mercy is abundant (Ps 103:17; 108:4; Is 49:13; Mi 7:18; Tts 3:5). Men should also be merciful (Mi 6:8; Mt 5:7; Lk 6:36). See also Grace; Love; Loving-kindness.

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