Bible Verses about Forgiveness

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There is no condition for a Christian to be forgiven. Forgiveness is a gift to us. We did nothing for it. It’s all by God’s grace. Christians are righteous and their righteousness is Christ. So, the scripture quotes listed in this post are not meant to cause you to do anything for God to forgive you.

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Now, see below the most relevant bible verses about forgiveness.

Colossians 1:13-14, KJV

“13 Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: 14 In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:”

Acts 10:43, KJV

“43 To him give all the prophets witness, that through his name whosoever believeth in him shall receive remission of sins.”

1 John 2:1-2, KJV

“1 My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous: 2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.”

Romans 8:1, KJV

“1 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.”

John 3:16, KJV

“16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”

Mark 11:25, KJV

“25 And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.”

Matthew 6:14-15, KJV

“14 For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: 15 But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.”

Luke 6:37, KJV

“37 Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:”

Colossians 3:13, KJV

“13 Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.”

Luke 6:27, KJV

“27 But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you,”

Matthew 6:12, KJV

“12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.”

Matthew 18:21-22, KJV

“21 Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? 22 Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.”

Luke 17:3-4, KJV

“3 Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him. 4 And if he trespass against thee seven times in a day, and seven times in a day turn again to thee, saying, I repent; thou shalt forgive him.”

Proverbs 17:9, KJV

“9 He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.”

Ephesians 4:32, KJV

“32 And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.”

Matthew 5:23-24, KJV

“23 Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath ought against thee; 24 Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.”

Romans 12:20, KJV

“20 Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head.”

Proverbs 25:21, KJV

“21 If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink:”

John 13:34, KJV

“34 A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.”

1 John 1:9, KJV

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

Psalm 103:10-14, KJV

“10 He hath not dealt with us after our sins; nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.

11 For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him.

12 As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.

13 Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear him.

14 For he knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we are dust.”

Ephesians 1:7, KJV

“7 In whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace;”

Isaiah 1:18, KJV

“18 Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.”

Psalm 32:5, KJV

“5 I acknowledge my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the Lord; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah.”

Proverbs 28:13, KJV

“13 He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.”

Daniel 9:9, KJV

“9 To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgivenesses, though we have rebelled against him;”

2 Chronicles 7:14, KJV

“14 If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.”

Psalm 86:5, KJV

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

Hebrews 10:16-19, KJV

“16 This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them; 17 And their sins and iniquities will I remember no more. 18 Now where remission of these is, there is no more offering for sin. 19 Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus,”

Jeremiah 31:34, KJV

“34 And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know the Lord: for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, saith the Lord: for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.”

Isaiah 43:25, KJV

“25 I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins.”

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