Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

Bible References


Isaiah 40:11
He protects His flock like a shepherd;
He gathers the lambs in His arms
and carries them in the fold of His garment.
He gently leads those that are nursing.
1 Corinthians 13:4
Love is patient, love is kind.
Love does not envy,
is not boastful, is not conceited,
2 Corinthians 10:1
Now I, Paul, make a personal appeal to you by the gentleness and graciousness of Christ—I who am humble among you in person but bold toward you when absent.
Galatians 5:22
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,
Ephesians 5:9
for the fruit of the light results in all goodness, righteousness, and truth
1 Thessalonians 2:7
Although we could have been a burden as Christ’s apostles, instead we were gentle among you, as a nursing mother nurtures her own children.
2 Timothy 2:24
The Lord’s slave must not quarrel, but must be gentle to everyone, able to teach, and patient,
Titus 3:2
to slander no one, to avoid fighting, and to be kind, always showing gentleness to all people.


James 2:4
haven’t you discriminated among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts?
Malachi 2:9
“So I in turn have made you despised and humiliated before all the people because you are not keeping My ways but are showing partiality in your instruction.”
1 Timothy 5:21
I solemnly charge you before God and Christ Jesus and the elect angels to observe these things without prejudice, doing nothing out of favoritism.


Isaiah 32:6
For a fool speaks foolishness
and his mind plots iniquity.
He lives in a godless way
and speaks falsely about the Lord.
He leaves the hungry empty
and deprives the thirsty of drink.
Matthew 23:28
In the same way, on the outside you seem righteous to people, but inside you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.
Luke 12:1
In these circumstances, a crowd of many thousands came together, so that they were trampling on one another. He began to say to His disciples first: “Be on your guard against the yeast of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.
John 1:47
Then Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward Him and said about him, “Here is a true Israelite; no deceit is in him.”
Romans 12:9
Love must be without hypocrisy. Detest evil; cling to what is good.
1 Peter 1:22
By obedience to the truth, having purified yourselves for sincere love of the brothers, love one another earnestly from a pure heart,
1 Peter 2:1
So rid yourselves of all malice, all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and all slander.
1 John 3:18
Little children, we must not love with word or speech, but with truth and action.

General references

Exodus 23:3
Do not show favoritism to a poor person in his lawsuit.
Psalm 122:8
Because of my brothers and friends,
I will say, “Peace be with you.”
Ecclesiastes 9:17
The calm words of the wise are heeded
more than the shouts of a ruler over fools.
Luke 11:35
Take care then, that the light in you is not darkness.
John 7:49
But this crowd, which doesn’t know the law, is accursed!”
Romans 12:18
If possible, on your part, live at peace with everyone.
Galatians 5:15
But if you bite and devour one another, watch out, or you will be consumed by one another.
Ephesians 4:3
diligently keeping the unity of the Spirit with the peace that binds us.
James 1:20
for man’s anger does not accomplish God’s righteousness.

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