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Theasaurus: Compassion

25 Bible Verses about Compassion

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Psalm 78:38

But he was merciful: he forgave the iniquity, and destroyed them not; but many a time turned he his anger away, and did not stir up all his fury:

Mark 6:34

And on leaving the ship Jesus saw a great crowd, and he was moved with compassion for them, because they were as sheep not having a shepherd. And he began to teach them many things.

Matthew 20:34

And Jesus, moved with compassion, touched their eyes; and immediately their eyes had sight restored to them, and they followed him.

Lamentations 3:32

but if he have caused grief, he will have compassion according to the multitude of his loving-kindnesses:

Mark 1:41

But Jesus, moved with compassion, having stretched out his hand, touched him, and says to him, I will, be thou cleansed.

Romans 9:15

For he says to Moses, I will shew mercy to whom I will shew mercy, and I will feel compassion for whom I will feel compassion.

Mark 8:2

I have compassion on the crowd, because they have stayed with me already three days and they have not anything they can eat,

From Thematic Bible


Compassion » Of Christ » Of God

Exodus 3:7

And Jehovah said, I have seen assuredly the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and their cry have I heard on account of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows.

Psalm 78:38

But he was merciful: he forgave the iniquity, and destroyed them not; but many a time turned he his anger away, and did not stir up all his fury:

Lamentations 3:32

but if he have caused grief, he will have compassion according to the multitude of his loving-kindnesses:

Hosea 11:4

I drew them with bands of a man, with cords of love; and I was to them as they that take off the yoke on their jaws, and I gently caused them to eat.

Deuteronomy 30:3

that then Jehovah thy God will turn thy captivity, and have compassion upon thee, and will gather thee again from all the peoples whither Jehovah thy God hath scattered thee.

Compassion » The lord being compassionate

Micah 7:18-20

Who is a God like unto thee, that forgiveth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? He retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in loving-kindness. He will yet again have compassion on us, he will tread under foot our iniquities: and thou wilt cast all their sins into the depths of the sea. Thou wilt perform truth to Jacob, loving-kindness to Abraham, which thou hast sworn unto our fathers, from the days of old.

Deuteronomy 30:3

that then Jehovah thy God will turn thy captivity, and have compassion upon thee, and will gather thee again from all the peoples whither Jehovah thy God hath scattered thee.

Psalm 78:32-38

For all this, they sinned still, and believed not in his marvellous works; And he consumed their days in vanity, and their years in terror. When he slew them, then they sought him, and returned and sought early after God; read more.
And they remembered that God was their rock, and God, the Most High, their redeemer. But they flattered him with their mouth, and lied unto him with their tongue; For their heart was not firm toward him, neither were they stedfast in his covenant. But he was merciful: he forgave the iniquity, and destroyed them not; but many a time turned he his anger away, and did not stir up all his fury:

Compassion » Of Christ » For the multitude

Matthew 15:32

But Jesus, having called his disciples to him, said, I have compassion on the crowd, because they have stayed with me already three days and they have not anything they can eat, and I would not send them away fasting lest they should faint on the way.

Compassion » Being compassionate

Jude 1:20-23

But ye, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, awaiting the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life. And of some have compassion, making a difference, read more.
but others save with fear, snatching them out of the fire; hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.

Compassion » Examples of human » The barbarians

Acts 28:2

But the barbarians shewed us no common kindness; for, having kindled a fire, they took us all in because of the rain that was falling and because of the cold.

Compassion » Of Christ » For the bereaved

Compassion » The compassions of the lord

Lamentations 3:22-23

It is of Jehovah's loving-kindness we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not; they are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.

Compassion » Examples of human » Certain leaders in israel

2 Chronicles 28:15

And the men that have been expressed by name rose up, and took the captives, and with the spoil clothed all that were naked among them, and arrayed them, and shod them, and gave them to eat and to drink, and anointed them, and carried all the feeble of them on asses, and brought them to Jericho the city of palm-trees, to their brethren. And they returned to Samaria.

Compassion » Examples of human » The good samaritan

Luke 10:33-34

But a certain Samaritan journeying came to him, and seeing him, was moved with compassion, and came up to him and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine; and having put him on his own beast, took him to the inn and took care of him.

Compassion » Of Christ » For the unfortunate

Matthew 20:34

And Jesus, moved with compassion, touched their eyes; and immediately their eyes had sight restored to them, and they followed him.

Compassion » Of Christ » For jerusalem

Compassion » Those that are not compassionate

Compassion » Examples of human » Pharaoh's daughter

Exodus 2:6

And she opened it, and saw the child, and behold, the boy wept. And she had compassion 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 the same hour of the night and washed them from their stripes; and was baptised, he and all his straightway.

Compassion » Examples of human » Job

Job 29:13

The blessing of him that was perishing came upon me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Compassion » Of Christ » For the leper

Mark 1:41

But Jesus, moved with compassion, having stretched out his hand, touched him, and says to him, I will, be thou cleansed.

Social duties » Compassion » Duty to widow and fatherless

Deuteronomy 14:29

and the Levite for he hath no portion nor inheritance with thee and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, that are within thy gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; that Jehovah thy God may bless thee in all the work of thy hand which thou doest.

Social duties » Compassion » Conjugal love

Proverbs 5:19

As a lovely hind and a graceful roe, let her breasts satisfy thee at all times: be thou ravished continually with her love.

Esther 2:17

And the king loved Esther above all the women, and she obtained grace and favour in his sight more than all the virgins, and he set the royal crown upon her head, and made her queen instead of Vashti.

Genesis 24:67

And Isaac led her into his mother Sarah's tent; and he took Rebecca, and she became his wife, and he loved her. And Isaac was comforted after the death of his mother.

Genesis 29:30

And he went in also to Rachel; and he loved also Rachel more than Leah. And he served with him yet seven other years.

Social duties » Compassion » Duty to enemies

Exodus 23:4

If thou meet thine enemy's ox or his ass going astray, thou shalt certainly bring it back to him.

Job 31:29

If I rejoiced at the destruction of him that hated me, and exulted when evil befell him;

More verses: Proverbs 25:21-22

Social duties » Compassion » Courtesy, general references to

Acts 27:3

And the next day we arrived at Sidon. And Julius treated Paul kindly and suffered him to go to his friends and refresh himself.

Acts 28:7

Now in the country surrounding that place were the lands belonging to the chief man of the island, by name Publius, who received us and gave us hospitality three days in a very friendly way.

Social duties » Compassion » Mary magdalene and other women

Matthew 27:55-56

And there were there many women beholding from afar off, who had followed Jesus from Galilee ministering to him, among whom was Mary of Magdala, and Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the mother of the sons of Zebedee.

Matthew 28:1

Now late on sabbath, as it was the dusk of the next day after sabbath, came Mary of Magdala and the other Mary to look at the sepulchre.

Social duties » Compassion » Jonathan

1 Samuel 20:17

And Jonathan caused David to swear again, by the love he had for him, for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

2 Samuel 15:21

And Ittai answered the king and said, As Jehovah liveth, and as my lord the king liveth, surely in what place my lord the king shall be, whether in death or life, even there also will thy servant be.

Social duties » Compassion » The barbarians

Acts 28:2

But the barbarians shewed us no common kindness; for, having kindled a fire, they took us all in because of the rain that was falling and because of the cold.

Social duties » Compassion » Constancy, examples of

Ruth 4:16

And Naomi took the child, and laid it in her bosom, and became nurse to it.

Social duties » Compassion » Certain leaders in israel

2 Chronicles 28:15

And the men that have been expressed by name rose up, and took the captives, and with the spoil clothed all that were naked among them, and arrayed them, and shod them, and gave them to eat and to drink, and anointed them, and carried all the feeble of them on asses, and brought them to Jericho the city of palm-trees, to their brethren. And they returned to Samaria.

Social duties » Compassion » Onesiphorus

2 Timothy 1:16

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

Social duties » Compassion » The good samaritan

Luke 10:33-34

But a certain Samaritan journeying came to him, and seeing him, was moved with compassion, and came up to him and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine; and having put him on his own beast, took him to the inn and took care of him.

Social duties » Compassion » Priscilla and aquila

Romans 16:4

(who for my life staked their own neck; to whom not I only am thankful, but also all the assemblies of the nations,)

Social duties » Compassion » Elisha

2 Kings 2:2

And Elijah said to Elisha, Abide here, I pray thee; for Jehovah has sent me to Bethel. And Elisha said, As Jehovah liveth, and as thy soul liveth, I will not leave thee! So they went down to Bethel.

Social duties » Compassion » Pharaoh's daughter

Exodus 2:6

And she opened it, and saw the child, and behold, the boy wept. And she had compassion on him, and said, This is one of the Hebrews' children.

Social duties » Compassion » The philippian jailor

Acts 16:33

And he took them the same hour of the night and washed them from their stripes; and was baptised, he and all his straightway.

Social duties » Compassion » Thomas

John 11:16

Thomas therefore, called Didymus, said to his fellow disciples, Let us also go, that we may die with him.

Social duties » Compassion » Christ

Social duties » Compassion » Job

Job 29:13

The blessing of him that was perishing came upon me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Topics on Compassion

Compassion, Examples Of

13;7;22

And Ephraim their father mourned many days, and his brethren came to comfort him.

Compassion, In Christians

49;4;32

and be to one another kind, compassionate, forgiving one another, so as God also in Christ has forgiven you.

God, Compassion Of

47;1;3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassions, and God of all encouragement;