The point of a Knight Templar's sword is said to be characterized by the quality of "mercy unrestrained," symbolical of the sublime lesson of genuine chivalry that "mercy to a conquered foe was an indispensable requirement of a true Knight." Mercy to man, even to an enemy, is Divinely enjoined… — ( Micah 6:8 - Luke 6:36 - Colossians 3:12 )

Biblical References

Micah 6:8

He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?

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Luke 6:36

Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.

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Colossians 3:12

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering

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