He has shown you, O mortal, what is good.
And what does the LORD require of you?
To act justly and to love mercy
and to walk humbly with your God. ~Micah 6:8
Definition of MERCY
a : compassion or forbearance shown especially to an offender or to one subject to one’s power; also : lenient or compassionate treatment b : imprisonment rather than death imposed as penalty for first-degree murder
a : a blessing that is an act of divine favor or compassion b : a fortunate circumstance
: compassionate treatment of those in distress
— mercy adjective
— at the mercy of
: wholly in the power of : with no way to protect oneself against
Definition of JUST
a : having a basis in or conforming to fact or reason : reasonable b archaic : faithful to an original c : conforming to a standard of correctness : proper
a (1) : acting or being in conformity with what is morally upright or good : righteous (2) : being what is merited : deserved b : legally correct : lawful
He has told you, O man, what is good;
and what does the Lord require of you
but to do justice, and to love kindness,
and to walk humbly with your God?