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Compassion

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Psalm 145:8

The LORD is gracious and merciful; Slow to anger and great in lovingkindness.

Psalm 78:38

But He, being compassionate, forgave their iniquity and did not destroy them; And often He restrained His anger And did not arouse all His wrath.

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Mark 6:34

When Jesus went ashore, He saw a large crowd, and He felt compassion for them because they were like sheep without a shepherd; and He began to teach them many things.

Psalm 103:8

The LORD is compassionate and gracious, Slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness.

Lamentations 3:32

For if He causes grief, Then He will have compassion According to His abundant lovingkindness.

Psalm 116:5

Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; Yes, our God is compassionate.

Psalm 86:15

But You, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, Slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness and truth.

Mark 1:41

Moved with compassion, Jesus stretched out His hand and touched him, and said to him, "I am willing; be cleansed."

Romans 9:15

For He says to Moses, "I WILL HAVE MERCY ON WHOM I HAVE MERCY, AND I WILL HAVE COMPASSION ON WHOM I HAVE COMPASSION."

Mark 8:2

"I feel compassion for the people because they have remained with Me now three days and have nothing to eat.

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Compassion » Of Christ » Of God

Exodus 3:7

The LORD said, "I have surely seen the affliction of My people who are in Egypt, and have given heed to their cry because of their taskmasters, for I am aware of their sufferings.

Psalm 78:38

But He, being compassionate, forgave their iniquity and did not destroy them; And often He restrained His anger And did not arouse all His wrath.

Lamentations 3:32

For if He causes grief, Then He will have compassion According to His abundant lovingkindness.

Hosea 11:4

I led them with cords of a man, with bonds of love, And I became to them as one who lifts the yoke from their jaws; And I bent down and fed them.

Deuteronomy 30:3

then the LORD your God will restore you from captivity, and have compassion on you, and will gather you again from all the peoples where the LORD your God has scattered you.

Compassion » The lord being compassionate

Micah 7:18-20

Who is a God like You, who pardons iniquity And passes over the rebellious act of the remnant of His possession? He does not retain His anger forever, Because He delights in unchanging love. He will again have compassion on us; He will tread our iniquities under foot Yes, You will cast all their sins Into the depths of the sea. You will give truth to Jacob And unchanging love to Abraham, Which You swore to our forefathers From the days of old.

Psalm 145:8

The LORD is gracious and merciful; Slow to anger and great in lovingkindness.

Deuteronomy 30:3

then the LORD your God will restore you from captivity, and have compassion on you, and will gather you again from all the peoples where the LORD your God has scattered you.

Psalm 86:15

But You, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, Slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness and truth.

Psalm 78:32-38

In spite of all this they still sinned And did not believe in His wonderful works. So He brought their days to an end in futility And their years in sudden terror. When He killed them, then they sought Him, And returned and searched diligently for God; read more.
And they remembered that God was their rock, And the Most High God their Redeemer. But they deceived Him with their mouth And lied to Him with their tongue. For their heart was not steadfast toward Him, Nor were they faithful in His covenant. But He, being compassionate, forgave their iniquity and did not destroy them; And often He restrained His anger And did not arouse all His wrath.

Compassion » Of Christ » For the multitude

Matthew 15:32

And Jesus called His disciples to Him, and said, "I feel compassion for the people, because they have remained with Me now three days and have nothing to eat; and I do not want to send them away hungry, for they might faint on the way."

Compassion » Being compassionate

Jude 1:20-23

But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting anxiously for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life. And have mercy on some, who are doubting; read more.
save others, snatching them out of the fire; and on some have mercy with fear, hating even the garment polluted by the flesh.

Compassion » Examples of human » The barbarians

Acts 28:2

The natives showed us extraordinary kindness; for because of the rain that had set in and because of the cold, they kindled a fire and received us all.

Compassion » Of Christ » For the bereaved

Compassion » The compassions of the lord

Lamentations 3:22-23

The LORD'S lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, For His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness.

Compassion » Examples of human » Certain leaders in israel

2 Chronicles 28:15

Then the men who were designated by name arose, took the captives, and they clothed all their naked ones from the spoil; and they gave them clothes and sandals, fed them and gave them drink, anointed them with oil, led all their feeble ones on donkeys, and brought them to Jericho, the city of palm trees, to their brothers; then they returned to Samaria.

Compassion » Examples of human » The good samaritan

Luke 10:33-34

"But a Samaritan, who was on a journey, came upon him; and when he saw him, he felt compassion, and came to him and bandaged up his wounds, pouring oil and wine on them; and he put him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn and took care of him.

Compassion » Of Christ » For the unfortunate

Compassion » Of Christ » For jerusalem

Compassion » Those that are not compassionate

Compassion » Examples of human » Pharaoh's daughter

Exodus 2:6

When she opened it, she saw the child, and behold, the boy was crying. And she had pity on him and said, "This is one of the Hebrews' children."

Compassion » Examples of human » The philippian jailor

Acts 16:33

And he took them that very hour of the night and washed their wounds, and immediately he was baptized, he and all his household.

Compassion » Examples of human » Job

Job 29:13

"The blessing of the one ready to perish came upon me, And I made the widow's heart sing for joy.

Compassion » Of Christ » For the leper

Mark 1:41

Moved with compassion, Jesus stretched out His hand and touched him, and said to him, "I am willing; be cleansed."

Social duties » Compassion » Duty to widow and fatherless

Jeremiah 22:3

'Thus says the LORD, "Do justice and righteousness, and deliver the one who has been robbed from the power of his oppressor Also do not mistreat or do violence to the stranger, the orphan, or the widow; and do not shed innocent blood in this place.

Deuteronomy 14:29

"The Levite, because he has no portion or inheritance among you, and the alien, the orphan and the widow who are in your town, shall come and eat and be satisfied, in order that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hand which you do.

Social duties » Compassion » Conjugal love

Proverbs 5:19

As a loving hind and a graceful doe, Let her breasts satisfy you at all times; Be exhilarated always with her love.

Esther 2:17

The king loved Esther more than all the women, and she found favor and kindness with him more than all the virgins, so that he set the royal crown on her head and made her queen instead of Vashti.

Genesis 24:67

Then Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and he took Rebekah, and she became his wife, and he loved her; thus Isaac was comforted after his mother's death.

Genesis 29:30

So Jacob went in to Rachel also, and indeed he loved Rachel more than Leah, and he served with Laban for another seven years.

Social duties » Compassion » Duty to enemies

Exodus 23:4

"If you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey wandering away, you shall surely return it to him.

Job 31:29

"Have I rejoiced at the extinction of my enemy, Or exulted when evil befell him?

Proverbs 24:17

Do not rejoice when your enemy falls, And do not let your heart be glad when he stumbles;

More verses: Proverbs 25:21-22

Social duties » Compassion » Courtesy, general references to

Acts 27:3

The next day we put in at Sidon; and Julius treated Paul with consideration and allowed him to go to his friends and receive care.

Acts 28:7

Now in the neighborhood of that place were lands belonging to the leading man of the island, named Publius, who welcomed us and entertained us courteously three days.

Social duties » Compassion » Mary magdalene and other women

Matthew 27:55-56

Many women were there looking on from a distance, who had followed Jesus from Galilee while ministering to Him. Among them was Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of the sons of Zebedee.

Matthew 28:1

Now after the Sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to look at the grave.

Social duties » Compassion » Jonathan

1 Samuel 20:17

Jonathan made David vow again because of his love for him, because he loved him as he loved his own life.

2 Samuel 15:21

But Ittai answered the king and said, "As the LORD lives, and as my lord the king lives, surely wherever my lord the king may be, whether for death or for life, there also your servant will be."

Social duties » Compassion » The barbarians

Acts 28:2

The natives showed us extraordinary kindness; for because of the rain that had set in and because of the cold, they kindled a fire and received us all.

Social duties » Compassion » Constancy, examples of

Ruth 4:16

Then Naomi took the child and laid him in her lap, and became his nurse.

Social duties » Compassion » Certain leaders in israel

2 Chronicles 28:15

Then the men who were designated by name arose, took the captives, and they clothed all their naked ones from the spoil; and they gave them clothes and sandals, fed them and gave them drink, anointed them with oil, led all their feeble ones on donkeys, and brought them to Jericho, the city of palm trees, to their brothers; then they returned to Samaria.

Social duties » Compassion » Onesiphorus

2 Timothy 1:16

The Lord grant mercy to the house of Onesiphorus, for he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chains;

Social duties » Compassion » The good samaritan

Luke 10:33-34

"But a Samaritan, who was on a journey, came upon him; and when he saw him, he felt compassion, and came to him and bandaged up his wounds, pouring oil and wine on them; and he put him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn and took care of him.

Social duties » Compassion » Priscilla and aquila

Romans 16:4

who for my life risked their own necks, to whom not only do I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles;

Social duties » Compassion » Elisha

2 Kings 2:2

Elijah said to Elisha, "Stay here please, for the LORD has sent me as far as Bethel " But Elisha said, "As the LORD lives and as you yourself live, I will not leave you." So they went down to Bethel.

Social duties » Compassion » Pharaoh's daughter

Exodus 2:6

When she opened it, she saw the child, and behold, the boy was crying. And she had pity on him and said, "This is one of the Hebrews' children."

Social duties » Compassion » The philippian jailor

Acts 16:33

And he took them that very hour of the night and washed their wounds, and immediately he was baptized, he and all his household.

Social duties » Compassion » Thomas

John 11:16

Therefore Thomas, who is called Didymus, said to his fellow disciples, "Let us also go, so that we may die with Him."

Social duties » Compassion » Christ

Social duties » Compassion » Job

Job 29:13

"The blessing of the one ready to perish came upon me, And I made the widow's heart sing for joy.



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