100 Bible Verses about Forgiveness Of Debt

Matthew 6:12 ESV / 28 helpful votes

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

Colossians 3:13 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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.

1 John 1:9 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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

Mark 11:25 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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.”

Matthew 18:21-22 ESV / 17 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 4:32 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Luke 11:4 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And forgive us our sins, for we ourselves forgive everyone who is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation.”

Ephesians 1:7 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:14-15 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 15:1-2 ESV / 15 helpful votes

“At the end of every seven years you shall grant a release. And this is the manner of the release: every creditor shall release what he has lent to his neighbor. He shall not exact it of his neighbor, his brother, because the Lord's release has been proclaimed.

Luke 6:37 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

Matthew 18:21-35 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you seven times, but seventy times seven. “Therefore the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his servants. When he began to settle, one was brought to him who owed him ten thousand talents. And since he could not pay, his master ordered him to be sold, with his wife and children and all that he had, and payment to be made. ...

Luke 23:34 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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

Luke 7:42 ESV / 13 helpful votes

When they could not pay, he cancelled the debt of both. Now which of them will love him more?”

Romans 13:7 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Pay to all what is owed to them: taxes to whom taxes are owed, revenue to whom revenue is owed, respect to whom respect is owed, honor to whom honor is owed.

Acts 2:38 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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.

Matthew 6:14 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 22:7 ESV / 12 helpful votes

The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is the slave of the lender.

Romans 13:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.

Deuteronomy 15:1 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“At the end of every seven years you shall grant a release.

Luke 14:28 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it?

Matthew 26:28 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.

Matthew 18:32 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Then his master summoned him and said to him, ‘You wicked servant! I forgave you all that debt because you pleaded with me.

Matthew 5:23-24 ESV / 10 helpful votes

So if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar and go. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.

Romans 3:23 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,

Matthew 18:1-35 ESV / 9 helpful votes

At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. “Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me, ...

Daniel 9:9 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 21:20 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Precious treasure and oil are in a wise man's dwelling, but a foolish man devours it.

Psalm 37:21 ESV / 9 helpful votes

The wicked borrows but does not pay back, but the righteous is generous and gives;

Deuteronomy 15:1-23 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“At the end of every seven years you shall grant a release. And this is the manner of the release: every creditor shall release what he has lent to his neighbor. He shall not exact it of his neighbor, his brother, because the Lord's release has been proclaimed. Of a foreigner you may exact it, but whatever of yours is with your brother your hand shall release. But there will be no poor among you; for the Lord will bless you in the land that the Lord your God is giving you for an inheritance to possess— if only you will strictly obey the voice of the Lord your God, being careful to do all this commandment that I command you today. ...

1 John 2:12 ESV / 8 helpful votes

I am writing to you, little children, because your sins are forgiven for his name's sake.

Romans 6:23 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Luke 17:3-4 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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.”

Matthew 18:21 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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?”

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Matthew 6:15 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 17:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 15:6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For the Lord your God will bless you, as he promised you, and you shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow, and you shall rule over many nations, but they shall not rule over you.

James 5:15 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

Colossians 2:13 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And you, who were dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses,

Acts 3:19 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Repent therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out,

Luke 17:3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Pay attention to yourselves! If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him,

Matthew 18:27 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And out of pity for him, the master of that servant released him and forgave him the debt.

Matthew 5:44 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Micah 7:18 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Who is a God like you, pardoning iniquity and passing over transgression for the remnant of his inheritance? He does not retain his anger forever, because he delights in steadfast love.

Isaiah 55:7 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that he may have compassion on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

Proverbs 10:12 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses.

Psalm 32:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

2 Kings 4:1-7 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Now the wife of one of the sons of the prophets cried to Elisha, “Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that your servant feared the Lord, but the creditor has come to take my two children to be his slaves.” And Elisha said to her, “What shall I do for you? Tell me; what have you in the house?” And she said, “Your servant has nothing in the house except a jar of oil.” Then he said, “Go outside, borrow vessels from all your neighbors, empty vessels and not too few. Then go in and shut the door behind yourself and your sons and pour into all these vessels. And when one is full, set it aside.” So she went from him and shut the door behind herself and her sons. And as she poured they brought the vessels to her. ...

Deuteronomy 15:2 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And this is the manner of the release: every creditor shall release what he has lent to his neighbor. He shall not exact it of his neighbor, his brother, because the Lord's release has been proclaimed.

1 Peter 4:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.

James 5:14-15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

Romans 12:20 ESV / 6 helpful votes

To the contrary, “if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head.”

Romans 8:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

Acts 7:59-60 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And as they were stoning Stephen, he called out, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.” And falling to his knees he cried out with a loud voice, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” And when he had said this, he fell asleep.

Luke 16:11 ESV / 6 helpful votes

If then you have not been faithful in the unrighteous wealth, who will entrust to you the true riches?

Luke 7:43 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Simon answered, “The one, I suppose, for whom he cancelled the larger debt.” And he said to him, “You have judged rightly.”

Luke 7:41-50 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“A certain moneylender had two debtors. One owed five hundred denarii, and the other fifty. When they could not pay, he cancelled the debt of both. Now which of them will love him more?” Simon answered, “The one, I suppose, for whom he cancelled the larger debt.” And he said to him, “You have judged rightly.” Then turning toward the woman he said to Simon, “Do you see this woman? I entered your house; you gave me no water for my feet, but she has wet my feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair. You gave me no kiss, but from the time I came in she has not ceased to kiss my feet. ...

Luke 7:36-50 ESV / 6 helpful votes

One of the Pharisees asked him to eat with him, and he went into the Pharisee's house and took his place at the table. And behold, a woman of the city, who was a sinner, when she learned that he was reclining at table in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster flask of ointment, and standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears and wiped them with the hair of her head and kissed his feet and anointed them with the ointment. Now when the Pharisee who had invited him saw this, he said to himself, “If this man were a prophet, he would have known who and what sort of woman this is who is touching him, for she is a sinner.” And Jesus answering said to him, “Simon, I have something to say to you.” And he answered, “Say it, Teacher.” ...

Matthew 18:23-35 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“Therefore the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his servants. When he began to settle, one was brought to him who owed him ten thousand talents. And since he could not pay, his master ordered him to be sold, with his wife and children and all that he had, and payment to be made. So the servant fell on his knees, imploring him, ‘Have patience with me, and I will pay you everything.’ And out of pity for him, the master of that servant released him and forgave him the debt. ...

Psalm 86:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you.

2 Chronicles 7:14 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 23:19-20 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“You shall not charge interest on loans to your brother, interest on money, interest on food, interest on anything that is lent for interest. You may charge a foreigner interest, but you may not charge your brother interest, that the Lord your God may bless you in all that you undertake in the land that you are entering to take possession of it.

Deuteronomy 15:18 ESV / 6 helpful votes

It shall not seem hard to you when you let him go free from you, for at half the cost of a hired servant he has served you six years. So the Lord your God will bless you in all that you do.

Deuteronomy 15:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Take care lest there be an unworthy thought in your heart and you say, ‘The seventh year, the year of release is near,’ and your eye look grudgingly on your poor brother, and you give him nothing, and he cry to the Lord against you, and you be guilty of sin.

Deuteronomy 15:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

If only you will strictly obey the voice of the Lord your God, being careful to do all this commandment that I command you today.

Deuteronomy 15:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Of a foreigner you may exact it, but whatever of yours is with your brother your hand shall release.

1 John 2:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.

Hebrews 9:22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Indeed, under the law almost everything is purified with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness of sins.

Hebrews 8:12 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For I will be merciful toward their iniquities, and I will remember their sins no more.”

Colossians 1:14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

In whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.

Romans 12:19 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.”

Acts 8:22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Repent, therefore, of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord that, if possible, the intent of your heart may be forgiven you.

Luke 24:47 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And that repentance and forgiveness of sins should be proclaimed in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

Luke 5:20 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And when he saw their faith, he said, “Man, your sins are forgiven you.”

Matthew 18:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother.

Isaiah 1:18 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“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.

Proverbs 13:22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but the sinner's wealth is laid up for the righteous.

Deuteronomy 15:10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

You shall give to him freely, and your heart shall not be grudging when you give to him, because for this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in all that you undertake.

Exodus 22:25-27 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“If you lend money to any of my people with you who is poor, you shall not be like a moneylender to him, and you shall not exact interest from him. If ever you take your neighbor's cloak in pledge, you shall return it to him before the sun goes down, for that is his only covering, and it is his cloak for his body; in what else shall he sleep? And if he cries to me, I will hear, for I am compassionate.

Hebrews 10:18 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Where there is forgiveness of these, there is no longer any offering for sin.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 4:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

With all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,

2 Corinthians 2:10-11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Anyone whom you forgive, I also forgive. Indeed, what I have forgiven, if I have forgiven anything, has been for your sake in the presence of Christ, so that we would not be outwitted by Satan; for we are not ignorant of his designs.

2 Corinthians 2:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Anyone whom you forgive, I also forgive. Indeed, what I have forgiven, if I have forgiven anything, has been for your sake in the presence of Christ,

2 Corinthians 2:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

So you should rather turn to forgive and comfort him, or he may be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow.

Romans 4:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“Blessed are those whose lawless deeds are forgiven, and whose sins are covered;

Acts 26:18 ESV / 4 helpful votes

To open their eyes, so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me.’

Acts 13:38-39 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Let it be known to you therefore, brothers, that through this man forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you, and by him everyone who believes is freed from everything from which you could not be freed by the law of Moses.

Acts 5:31 ESV / 4 helpful votes

God exalted him at his right hand as Leader and Savior, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins.

John 8:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And as they continued to ask him, he stood up and said to them, “Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.”

Luke 23:33-34 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And when they came to the place that is called The Skull, there they crucified him, and the criminals, one on his right and one on his left. And Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” And they cast lots to divide his garments.

Luke 4:18 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed,

Luke 3:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And he went into all the region around the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Mark 3:29 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is guilty of an eternal sin”—

Matthew 6:24 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.

Matthew 5:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.

Proverbs 29:23 ESV / 4 helpful votes

One's pride will bring him low, but he who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor.

Proverbs 28:13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

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