I will not
Yet He was compassionate; He atoned for [their] guilt and did not destroy [them]. He often turned His anger aside and did not unleash all His wrath.
He remembered that they were [only] flesh, a wind that passes and does not return.
Will You be angry with us forever? Will You prolong Your anger for all generations?
He will not always accuse [us] or be angry forever.
He has not dealt with us as our sins deserve or repaid us according to our offenses.
For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is His faithful love toward those who fear Him.
As far as the east is from the west, so far has He removed our transgressions from us.
As a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear Him.
For He knows what we are made of, remembering that we are dust.
As for man, his days are like grass-- he blooms like a flower of the field;
when the wind passes over it, it vanishes, and its place is no longer known.
Discipline me, LORD, but with justice-- not in Your anger, or You will reduce me to nothing.
Who is a God like You, removing iniquity and passing over rebellion for the remnant of His inheritance? He does not hold on to His anger forever, because He delights in faithful love.
This is what God the LORD says-- who created the heavens and stretched them out, who spread out the earth and what comes from it, who gives breath to the people on it and life to those who walk on it--
But Moses and Aaron fell facedown and said, "God, God of the spirits of all flesh, when one man sins, will you vent Your wrath on the whole community?"
If He put His mind to it and withdrew the spirit and breath He [gave],
every living thing would perish together and mankind would return to the dust.
and the dust returns to the earth as it once was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.
King Zedekiah swore to Jeremiah in private, "As the LORD lives, who has given us this life, I will not kill you or hand you over to these men who want to take your life."
An Oracle The word of the LORD concerning Israel. A declaration of the LORD, who stretched out the heavens, laid the foundation of the earth, and formed the spirit of man within him.
Furthermore, we had natural fathers discipline us, and we respected them. Shouldn't we submit even more to the Father of spirits and live?