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Four Hebrew words are so translated.

1. kaphar, 'to cover,' same as 'to make atonement,' forgive. 2 Chr. 30:18.

2. nasa, 'to lift up,' forgive. Exodus 23:21; 1 Samuel 15:25; Job 7:21; Micah 7 : 18.

3. salach, 'to pass over,' forgive; used only of God's forgiveness. Exodus 34:9; Numbers 14:19,20; 2 Kings 5:18; 2 Kings 24:4; Nehemiah 9:17; Psalm 25:11; Isaiah 55:7; Jeremiah 5:1,7; Jeremiah 33:8; Jeremiah 50:20; Lamentations 3:42 .

4. ratsah, 'to delight in,' receive graciously, forgive, Isaiah 40:2 .

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Pardon'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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