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loving +‎ kindness; arises in the King James translation from the Latin misericordia (mercy)


lovingkindness (uncountable)

  1. (archaic) kindness or mercy which is based on or arises from love
    • King James Version, Jeremiah 9:24:
      But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the LORD.