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Theasaurus: Compassion

25 Bible Verses about Compassion

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Psalm 78:38

But he, being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity and did not destroy them; many a time turned he his anger away and did not stir up all his wrath.

Mark 6:34

And Jesus, when he came out, saw a great multitude and had mercy on them because they were as sheep not having a shepherd, and he began to teach them many things.

Matthew 14:14

And Jesus went forth and saw a great multitude and was moved with compassion toward them, and he healed their sick.

Matthew 20:34

Then Jesus, having mercy on them, touched their eyes; and immediately their eyes received sight, and they followed him.

Lamentations 3:32

Caph But though he causes grief, yet he will also have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies.

Mark 1:41

And Jesus, having mercy on him, put forth his hand and touched him and said unto him, I will; be thou clean.

Romans 9:15

For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.

Mark 8:2

I have mercy on the multitude because they have now been with me three days and have nothing to eat;

From Thematic Bible


Compassion » Of Christ » Of God

Exodus 3:7

And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;

Psalm 78:38

But he, being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity and did not destroy them; many a time turned he his anger away and did not stir up all his wrath.

Lamentations 3:32

Caph But though he causes grief, yet he will also have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies.

Hosea 11:4

I drew them with human cords, with bands of love, and I was to them as those that raise the yoke from upon their cheeks, and I fed them.

Deuteronomy 30:3

then the LORD thy God will turn thy captivity and have mercy upon thee and will return and gather thee from all the peoples where the LORD thy God has scattered thee.

Compassion » The lord being compassionate

Micah 7:18-20

Who is a God like unto thee that pardons iniquity, and passes over the rebellion with the remnant of his heritage? He did not retain his anger for ever because he delights in mercy. He will turn again, he will have mercy on us; he will subdue our iniquities; and will cast all our sins into the depths of the sea. Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob and the mercy to Abraham, which thou hast sworn unto our fathers from the times of old.

Deuteronomy 30:3

then the LORD thy God will turn thy captivity and have mercy upon thee and will return and gather thee from all the peoples where the LORD thy God has scattered thee.

Psalm 78:32-38

For all this they sinned still and did not give him credit for his wondrous works. Therefore he consumed their days in vanity and their years in tribulation. When he slew them, then they sought him, and they returned and enquired early after God. read more.
And they remembered that God was their rock and the high God their redeemer. Nevertheless they flattered him with their mouth, and they lied unto him with their tongues. For their heart was not right with him, neither were they steadfast in his covenant. But he, being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity and did not destroy them; many a time turned he his anger away and did not stir up all his wrath.

Compassion » Of Christ » For the multitude

Matthew 14:14

And Jesus went forth and saw a great multitude and was moved with compassion toward them, and he healed their sick.

Matthew 15:32

Then Jesus called his disciples unto him and said, I have mercy on the multitude because they persevere with me now three days and have nothing to eat, and I desire not to send them away fasting lest they faint in the way.

Compassion » Being compassionate

Zechariah 7:9

Thus hath the LORD of the hosts spoken, saying, Execute true judgment, and show mercy and compassion each one to his brother;

Jude 1:20-23

But ye, beloved, building up yourselves upon your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ, unto eternal life, And receive some with mercy, discerning; read more.
And others save with fear, pulling them out of the fire, hating even the garment defiled by the flesh.

Compassion » Examples of human » The barbarians

Compassion » Of Christ » For the bereaved

Compassion » The compassions of the lord

Lamentations 3:22-23

Chet It is of the LORD's mercies that we are not consumed because his mercies never diminish. Chet They are new every morning; great is thy faith.

Compassion » Examples of human » Certain leaders in israel

2 Chronicles 28:15

And the men which were 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 upon asses and brought them to Jericho, the city of palm trees, to their brethren; then they returned to Samaria.

Compassion » Examples of human » The good samaritan

Luke 10:33-34

But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was; and when he saw him, he was moved with compassion and went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast and brought him to an inn and took care of him.

Compassion » Of Christ » For the unfortunate

Matthew 20:34

Then Jesus, having mercy on them, touched their eyes; and immediately their eyes received sight, 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 when she had opened it, she saw the child, and, behold, the babe wept. And having compassion on him, she 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 their stripes and was baptized, he and all his, straightway.

Compassion » Examples of human » Job

Job 29:13

The blessing of the one that was ready to perish came upon me; and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Compassion » Of Christ » For the leper

Mark 1:41

And Jesus, having mercy on him, put forth his hand and touched him and said unto him, I will; be thou clean.

Social duties » Compassion » Duty to widow and fatherless

Jeremiah 22:3

Thus hath the LORD said: Execute judgment and righteousness and deliver the oppressed out of the hand of the oppressor and do not deceive, neither steal from the stranger nor from the fatherless nor from the widow, neither shed innocent blood in this place.

Deuteronomy 14:29

And the Levite, who has no part nor inheritance with thee, and the stranger and the fatherless and the widow who are within thy gates, shall come and shall eat and be satisfied, that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the work of thy hands which thou doest.

Social duties » Compassion » Conjugal love

Proverbs 5:19

Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times; and be thou ravished always with her love, without eyes for anyone else.

Esther 2:17

And the king loved Esther above all the women, and she obtained grace and mercy in his sight more than did all the other virgins so that he set the crown of the kingdom upon her head and made her queen instead of Vashti.

Genesis 24:67

And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent and took Rebekah as his wife; and he loved her; and Isaac was comforted after his mother's death.

Genesis 29:30

And he went in also unto Rachel, and he loved also Rachel more than Leah and served with him yet another seven years.

Social duties » Compassion » Duty to enemies

Exodus 23:4

If thou should encounter thine enemy's ox or his ass astray, thou shalt surely bring it back to him again.

Job 31:29

If I rejoiced at the destruction of the one that hated me or lifted up myself when evil found him;

More verses: Proverbs 25:21-22

Social duties » Compassion » Courtesy, general references to

Acts 27:3

And the next day we touched at Sidon. And Julius courteously entreated Paul and gave him liberty to go unto his friends to refresh himself.

Acts 28:7

In the same quarters were possessions of a principal man of the island, whose name was Publius, who received us and lodged us three days courteously.

Social duties » Compassion » Mary magdalene and other women

Matthew 27:55-56

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

Matthew 28:1

Now well along on the sabbath, as it began to dawn on the first of the sabbaths, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre.

Social duties » Compassion » Jonathan

1 Samuel 20:17

And Jonathan swore unto David again because he loved him, for he loved him as he loved his own soul.

2 Samuel 15:21

And Ittai answered the king and said, As the LORD lives and as my lord the king lives, for life or for death, wherever my lord the king shall be, there also will thy slave be.

Social duties » Compassion » The barbarians

Social duties » Compassion » Constancy, examples of

Ruth 4:16

And Naomi took the child and laid it in her bosom and was his nurse.

Social duties » Compassion » Certain leaders in israel

2 Chronicles 28:15

And the men which were 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 upon asses and brought them to Jericho, the city of palm trees, to their brethren; then they returned to Samaria.

Social duties » Compassion » Onesiphorus

2 Timothy 1:16

The Lord give mercy unto the house of Onesiphorus for he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chain;

Social duties » Compassion » The good samaritan

Luke 10:33-34

But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was; and when he saw him, he was moved with compassion and went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set 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 have for my life laid down their own necks; unto whom not only I give thanks, but also all the congregations of the Gentiles);

Social duties » Compassion » Elisha

2 Kings 2:2

And Elijah said unto Elisha, Tarry here, I pray thee; for the LORD has sent me to Bethel. And Elisha said unto him, As the LORD lives and as thy soul lives, I will not leave thee. So they went down to Bethel.

Social duties » Compassion » Pharaoh's daughter

Exodus 2:6

And when she had opened it, she saw the child, and, behold, the babe wept. And having compassion on him, she 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 their stripes and was baptized, he and all his, straightway.

Social duties » Compassion » Thomas

John 11:16

Then Thomas said, who is called Didymus, unto his fellowdisciples, Let us go also, that we may die with him.

Social duties » Compassion » Christ

Social duties » Compassion » Job

Job 29:13

The blessing of the one that was ready to perish came upon me; and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Topics on Compassion

Compassion, Examples Of

1 Chronicles 7:22

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

Compassion, Of Christ

Matthew 11:28-30

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.