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13 Attributes of God's Mercy Cheat Sheet (DRAFT) by [deleted]

This is a draft cheat sheet. It is a work in progress and is not finished yet.

Attributes of Mercy according to Kabbalah:

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Attribute
Descri­ption
1
א-ל
G‑d — mighty in compassion to give all creatures according to their need;
2
רַחוּם
rachum — merciful, that humankind may not be distressed
3
וְחַנּוּן
ve’chanun — and gracious if humankind is already in distress
4
אֶרֶךְ אַפַּיִם
erech apayim — slow to anger; (once, to the righteous)
5
אֶרֶךְ אַפַּיִם
erech apayim — slow to anger; (repeated again for the wicked)
6
וְרַב-­חֶסֶד
ve’rav chesed — and plenteous in kindness
7
וֶאֱמֶת
ve’emet — and truth
8
נֹצֵר חֶסֶד
notzer chesed — keeping kindness
9
לָאֲלָפִים
laalafim — unto thousands
10
נֹשֵׂא עָוֹן
noseh avon — forgiving iniquity
11
וָפֶשַׁע
vafeshah — and transg­ression
12
וְחַטָּאָה
vechata'ah — and sin
13
וְנַקֵּה
venakeh — and pardoning
The kabbalists take this approach to the words that are counted as an Attribute
 

The 13 Atrtri­butes of Mercy