25 Bible Verses About Forgiveness (ESV)

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This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Forgiveness (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Forgiveness

1393

Ephesians 4:32

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

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1315

Mark 11:25

25 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.”

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1202

1 John 1:9

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

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1018

Matthew 6:15

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

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953

Matthew 18:21-22

21 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?” 22 Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you seven times, but seventy-seven times.

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880

Matthew 6:14-15

14 For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you, 15 but if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

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752

Luke 6:37

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

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690

Colossians 3:13

13 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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568

James 5:16

16 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.

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498

Luke 6:27

27 “But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,

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387

Psalm 103:10-14

10   He does not deal with us according to our sins,
    nor repay us according to our iniquities.
11   For as high as the heavens are above the earth,
    so great is his steadfast love toward those who fear him;
12   as far as the east is from the west,
    so far does he remove our transgressions from us.
13   As a father shows compassion to his children,
    so the LORD shows compassion to those who fear him.
14   For he knows our frame;
    he remembers that we are dust.

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374

Proverbs 10:12

12   Hatred stirs up strife,
    but love covers all offenses.

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317

Matthew 6:12

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

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316

Acts 2:38

38 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.

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313

Ephesians 1:7

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

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311

Matthew 6:14

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

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307

1 Corinthians 10:13

13 No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

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286

Luke 17:3-4

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.”

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267

Proverbs 17:9

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

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257

Romans 3:23

23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,

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243

Isaiah 1:18

18   “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.

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242

Psalm 32:5

  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

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215

Proverbs 28:13

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

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207

Luke 23:34

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

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198

Daniel 9:9

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

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