In the OT the RV uses this word only in Jer 15:15, where it is the translation of a phrase usually rendered 'slow to anger' (cf. Ex 34:6; Nu 14:18; Ps 86:15, in which passages AV has 'longsuffering').
In the NT 'longsuffering' is the usual tr of makrothumia and the corresponding verb. (The only exceptions are 'patience,' Heb 6:12; Jas 5:10; cf. vh. in Mt 18:25,29; Jas 5:7 f.; and adv. in Ac 26:3). The RV improves on AV by using 'longsuffering' in Lu 18:7; 1Th 5:14. The Gr. word means 'a long holding out of the mind before it gives room to action or passion
Yahweh passed by before him, and proclaimed, "Yahweh! Yahweh, a merciful and gracious God, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness and truth,
'Yahweh is slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness, forgiving iniquity and disobedience; and that will by no means clear [the guilty], visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and on the fourth generation.'
But you, Lord, are a merciful and gracious God, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness and truth.
Yahweh, you know; remember me, and visit me, and avenge me of my persecutors; don't take me away in your longsuffering: know that for your sake I have suffered reproach.
But because he couldn't pay, his lord commanded him to be sold, with his wife, his children, and all that he had, and payment to be made.
"So his fellow servant fell down at his feet and begged him, saying, 'Have patience with me, and I will repay you!'
Won't God avenge his chosen ones, who are crying out to him day and night, and yet he exercises patience with them?
especially because you are expert in all customs and questions which are among the Jews. Therefore I beg you to hear me patiently.
Or do you despise the riches of his goodness, forbearance, and patience, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?
What if God, willing to show his wrath, and to make his power known, endured with much patience vessels of wrath made for destruction,
Love is patient and is kind; love doesn't envy. Love doesn't brag, is not proud,
in beatings, in imprisonments, in riots, in labors, in watchings, in fastings;
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,
with all lowliness and humility, with patience, bearing with one another in love;
strengthened with all power, according to the might of his glory, for all endurance and perseverance with joy;
Put on therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, humility, and perseverance;
However, for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first, Jesus Christ might display all his patience, for an example of those who were going to believe in him for eternal life.
Avoid a factious man after a first and second warning;
that you won't be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherited the promises.
Be patient therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient over it, until it receives the early and late rain.
Take, brothers, for an example of suffering and of patience, the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.
The Lord is not slow concerning his promise, as some count slowness; but is patient with us, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.