Word: eleoj

Pronounce: el'-eh-os

Strongs Number: G1656

Orig: of uncertain affinity; compassion (human or divine, especially active):--(+ tender) mercy.

Use: TDNT-2:477,222 Noun Neuter

Heb Strong: H2580 H2617 H3468 H4596 H6666 H7356 H7522

    1) mercy: kindness or good will towards the miserable and the afflicted, joined with a desire to help them
    1a) of men towards men: to exercise the virtue of mercy, show one's self merciful
    1b) of God towards men: in general providence; the mercy and clemency of God in providing and offering to men salvation by Christ
    1c) the mercy of Christ, whereby at his return to judgment he will bless true Christians with eternal life

    For Synonyms see entry G5913