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Theasaurus: Compassion

25 Bible Verses about Compassion

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Mark 6:34

When he got out of the boat, he saw a large crowd. He had compassion for them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd, and he began to teach them many things.

Lamentations 3:32

though he causes grief, his compassion abounds according to his gracious love.

Mark 1:41

Moved with compassion, Jesus reached out his hand, touched him, and told him, "I do want to. Be made clean!"

Romans 9:15

For he says to Moses, "I will be merciful to the person I want to be merciful to, and I will be kind to the person I want to be kind to."

Mark 8:2

"I have compassion for the crowd, because they've already been with me for three days and have nothing to eat.

From Thematic Bible


Compassion » Of Christ » Of God

Exodus 3:7

The LORD said, "I have certainly seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and I have heard their cry caused by their slave masters. I really do understand their pain,

Lamentations 3:32

though he causes grief, his compassion abounds according to his gracious love.

Hosea 11:4

I guided them with human kindness, with loving reins. I acted toward them like one who removes a yoke from their neck; I bent down and fed them.

Deuteronomy 30:3

then the LORD your God will restore your fortunes and will show compassion to you. He will gather you from among the nations where he had scattered you.

Compassion » The lord being compassionate

Micah 7:18-20

Is there any God like you, forgiving iniquity, passing over transgressions by the survivors who are your heritage? He is not angry forever, because he delights in gracious love. He will again show us compassion; he will subdue our iniquities. You will hurl all their sins into the deepest sea. You will remain true to Jacob, and merciful to Abraham, as you promised our ancestors long ago.

Deuteronomy 30:3

then the LORD your God will restore your fortunes and will show compassion to you. He will gather you from among the nations where he had scattered you.

Psalm 78:32-38

In spite of all of this, they kept on sinning and didn't believe in his marvelous deeds. So he made their days end in futility, and their years with sudden terror. When he struck them, they sought him; they repented, and eagerly sought God. read more.
Then they remembered that God was their rock, and the Most High God was their deliverer. But they deceived him with their mouths; they lied to him with their tongues. For their hearts weren't committed to him, and they weren't faithful to his covenant. But he, being merciful, forgave their iniquity and didn't destroy them; He restrained his anger and didn't vent all his wrath.

Compassion » Of Christ » For the multitude

Matthew 15:32

Then Jesus called his disciples and said, "I have compassion for the crowd because they have already been with me for three days and have nothing to eat. I don't want to send them away without food, or they may faint on the road."

Compassion » Being compassionate

Zechariah 7:9

"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Administer true justice, and show gracious love and mercy toward each other.

Jude 1:20-23

But you, dear friends, must continue to build your most holy faith for your own benefit. Furthermore, continue to pray in the Holy Spirit. Remain in God's love as you look for the mercy of our Lord Jesus the Messiah, which brings eternal life. Show mercy to those who have doubts. read more.
Save others by snatching them from the fire. To others, show mercy with fear, hating even the clothes stained by their sinful lives.

Compassion » Examples of human » The barbarians

Acts 28:2

The people who lived there were unusually kind to us. It had started to rain and was cold, so they started a bonfire and invited us to join them around it.

Compassion » Of Christ » For the bereaved

Compassion » The compassions of the lord

Lamentations 3:22-23

Because of the LORD's gracious love we are not consumed, since his compassions never end. They are new every morning great is your faithfulness!

Compassion » Examples of human » Certain leaders in israel

2 Chronicles 28:15

After this, some men who were chosen by name took charge of the captives, clothed those who were naked with clothes appropriated from the war booty, gave them clothes and sandals, fed them, gave them something to drink, anointed them with oil, provided those who weren't able to walk with donkeys to ride on, and took them back to their relatives at Jericho, the city of palm trees. Then they returned to Samaria.

Compassion » Examples of human » The good samaritan

Luke 10:33-34

But as he was traveling along, a Samaritan came across the man. When the Samaritan saw him, he was moved with compassion. He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring oil and wine on them. Then he put him on his own animal, 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 and saw the child, the little boy suddenly began crying. Filled with compassion for him, she exclaimed, "This is one of the Hebrew children!"

Compassion » Examples of human » The philippian jailor

Acts 16:33

At that hour of the night, he took them and washed their wounds. Then he and his entire family were baptized immediately.

Compassion » Examples of human » Job

Job 29:13

Those who were about to die blessed me, and I made widows sing for joy.

Compassion » Of Christ » For the leper

Mark 1:41

Moved with compassion, Jesus reached out his hand, touched him, and told him, "I do want to. Be made clean!"

Social duties » Compassion » Duty to widow and fatherless

Jeremiah 22:3

This is what the LORD says: "Uphold justice and righteousness. Deliver from their oppressor those who have been robbed. Don't mistreat or do violence to the alien, the orphan, or the widow, or shed the blood of innocent people in this place.

Deuteronomy 14:29

so the descendants of Levi who have no tribal allotment as you do foreigners, orphans, and widows who live in your cities may come, eat, and be satisfied. That way, the LORD your God shall bless you in everything you do."

Social duties » Compassion » Conjugal love

Proverbs 5:19

Like a loving deer, a beautiful doe, let her breasts satisfy you all the time. Be constantly intoxicated by her love.

Esther 2:17

The king loved Esther more than any of the other women, so he favored her and was kinder to her than he was to any of the other virgins. He put the royal crown on her head and made her queen in place of Vashti.

Genesis 24:67

Later, Isaac brought Rebekah into the tent that had belonged to his mother Sarah and married her. Isaac loved her, and that's how he was comforted following the loss of his mother.

Social duties » Compassion » Duty to enemies

Exodus 23:4

"If you come across your enemy's ox or donkey wandering off, you are to certainly return it to him.

Job 31:29

"Have I rejoiced in the destruction of those who hate me, or have I been happy that evil caught up with him?

More verses: Proverbs 25:21-22

Social duties » Compassion » Courtesy, general references to

Acts 27:3

The next day, we arrived at Sidon, and Julius treated Paul kindly allowing him to visit his friends there and to receive any care he needed.

Acts 28:7

The governor of the island, whose name was Publius, owned estates in that part of the island. He welcomed us and entertained us with great hospitality for three days.

Social duties » Compassion » Mary magdalene and other women

Matthew 27:55-56

Now many women were also there, watching from a distance. They had accompanied Jesus from Galilee and had ministered to him. Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of Zebedee's sons.

Matthew 28:1

After the Sabbaths, around dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to take a look at the burial site.

Social duties » Compassion » Jonathan

2 Samuel 15:21

"As the LORD lives," Ittai answered in reply, "and as your majesty the king lives, wherever your majesty my king may be whether living or dying that's where your servant will be!"

Social duties » Compassion » The barbarians

Acts 28:2

The people who lived there were unusually kind to us. It had started to rain and was cold, so they started a bonfire and invited us to join them around it.

Social duties » Compassion » Constancy, examples of

Ruth 4:16

Naomi took care of the child, taking him to her breast and becoming his nurse.

Social duties » Compassion » Certain leaders in israel

2 Chronicles 28:15

After this, some men who were chosen by name took charge of the captives, clothed those who were naked with clothes appropriated from the war booty, gave them clothes and sandals, fed them, gave them something to drink, anointed them with oil, provided those who weren't able to walk with donkeys to ride on, and took them back to their relatives at Jericho, the city of palm trees. Then they returned to Samaria.

Social duties » Compassion » Onesiphorus

2 Timothy 1:16

May the Lord grant mercy to the family of Onesiphorus, for he often took care of me and was not ashamed that I was a prisoner.

Social duties » Compassion » The good samaritan

Luke 10:33-34

But as he was traveling along, a Samaritan came across the man. When the Samaritan saw him, he was moved with compassion. He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring oil and wine on them. Then he put him on his own animal, brought him to an inn, and took care of him.

Social duties » Compassion » Priscilla and aquila

Romans 16:4

and who risked their necks for my life. I am thankful to them, and so are all the churches among the gentiles.

Social duties » Compassion » Elisha

2 Kings 2:2

Elijah instructed Elisha, "Remain here on this side, please, because the LORD is sending me as far as Bethel." But Elisha replied, "As the LORD lives, I'm not going to leave you while you're still alive!" So they both went on to Bethel.

Social duties » Compassion » Pharaoh's daughter

Exodus 2:6

When she opened it and saw the child, the little boy suddenly began crying. Filled with compassion for him, she exclaimed, "This is one of the Hebrew children!"

Social duties » Compassion » The philippian jailor

Acts 16:33

At that hour of the night, he took them and washed their wounds. Then he and his entire family were baptized immediately.

Social duties » Compassion » Thomas

John 11:16

Then Thomas, who was called the Twin, told his fellow disciples, "Let's go, too, so that we may die with him!"

Social duties » Compassion » Christ

Social duties » Compassion » Job

Job 29:13

Those who were about to die blessed me, and I made widows sing for joy.

Topics on Compassion

Compassion, Examples Of

13;7;22

So their father Ephraim mourned many days, and his relatives came to comfort him.

Compassion, In Christians

49;4;32

And be kind to one another, compassionate, forgiving one another just as God has forgiven you in the Messiah.

God, Compassion Of

47;1;3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah! He is our merciful Father and the God of all comfort,

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