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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 destroyed them not: yea, 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 many people, and was moved with compassion toward 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

So Jesus had compassion on them, and touched their eyes: and immediately their eyes received sight, and they followed him.

Lamentations 3:32

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

Mark 1:41

And Jesus, moved with compassion, put forth his hand, and touched him, and said unto him, I will; be clean.

Romans 9:15

For he says 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 compassion 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 destroyed them not: yea, many a time turned he his anger away, and did not stir up all his wrath.

Lamentations 3:32

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

Hosea 11:4

I drew them with cords of compassion, with bands of love: and I was to them as they that take off the yoke from their jaws, and I laid food before them.

Deuteronomy 30:3

That then the LORD your God will return you from captivity, and have compassion upon you, and will return and gather you from all the nations, where the LORD your God has scattered you.

Compassion » The lord being compassionate

Micah 7:18-20

Who is a God like unto you, who pardons iniquity, and passes by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retains not his anger forever, because he delights in mercy. He will turn again, he will have compassion upon us; he will subdue our iniquities; and you will cast all their sins into the depths of the sea. You will show truth to Jacob, and mercy to Abraham, which you have sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.

Deuteronomy 30:3

That then the LORD your God will return you from captivity, and have compassion upon you, and will return and gather you from all the nations, where the LORD your God has scattered you.

Psalm 78:32-38

For all this they sinned still, and believed not despite his wondrous works. Therefore their days did he consume in vanity, and their years in trouble. When he slew them, then they sought him: and they returned and inquired early after God. read more.
And they remembered that God was their rock, and the high God their redeemer. Nevertheless they did flatter 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 destroyed them not: yea, 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 compassion on the multitude, because they continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat: and I will not send them away without food, lest they faint in the way.

Compassion » Being compassionate

Jude 1:20-23

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

Compassion » Examples of human » The barbarians

Acts 28:2

And the native people showed us no little kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.

Compassion » Of Christ » For the bereaved

Compassion » The compassions of the lord

Lamentations 3:22-23

It is of the LORD'S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is your faithfulness.

Compassion » Examples of human » Certain leaders in israel

2 Chronicles 28:15

And the men who were mentioned by name rose up, and took the captives, and with the spoil clothed all that were naked among them, and dressed them, and gave them sandals, and gave them food and drink, and anointed them, and carried all the feeble of them upon donkeys, 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 had compassion on him, 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

So Jesus had compassion on them, and 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 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 their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, immediately.

Compassion » Examples of human » Job

Job 29:13

The blessing of him 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, moved with compassion, put forth his hand, and touched him, and said unto him, I will; be clean.

Social duties » Compassion » Duty to widow and fatherless

Jeremiah 22:3

Thus says the LORD; Execute justice and righteousness, and deliver the plundered out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence to the stranger, the fatherless, nor the widow, neither shed innocent blood in this place.

Deuteronomy 14:29

And the Levite, (because he has no part nor inheritance with you,) and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are within your gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; that the LORD your God may bless you in all the work of your hand which you do.

Social duties » Compassion » Conjugal love

Proverbs 5:19

Let her be as the loving deer and graceful doe; let her breasts satisfy you at all times; and be ravished always with her love.

Esther 2:17

And the king loved Esther more than all the women, and she obtained grace and favor in his sight more than all the virgins; so that he set the royal crown 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, and she became his wife; and he loved her: and Isaac was comforted after his mother's death.

Social duties » Compassion » Duty to enemies

Exodus 23:4

If you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey going astray, you shall surely bring it back to him again.

Job 31:29

If I rejoiced at the destruction of him 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 put in at Sidon. And Julius courteously treated Paul, and gave him liberty to go unto his friends to refresh himself.

Acts 28:7

In the same place were lands of the chief 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 Zebedee's children.

Matthew 28:1

At the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulcher.

Social duties » Compassion » Jonathan

1 Samuel 20:17

And Jonathan caused David to swear 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, surely in what place my lord the king shall be, whether in death or life, even there also will your servant be.

Social duties » Compassion » The barbarians

Acts 28:2

And the native people showed us no little kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, 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 unto it.

Social duties » Compassion » Certain leaders in israel

2 Chronicles 28:15

And the men who were mentioned by name rose up, and took the captives, and with the spoil clothed all that were naked among them, and dressed them, and gave them sandals, and gave them food and drink, and anointed them, and carried all the feeble of them upon donkeys, 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 chains:

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 had compassion on him, 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 churches of the Gentiles.

Social duties » Compassion » Elisha

2 Kings 2:2

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

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 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 their stripes; and was baptized, he and all his, immediately.

Social duties » Compassion » Thomas

John 11:16

Then said Thomas, who is called Didymus, unto 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 ready to perish 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 you kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake has forgiven you.

God, Compassion Of

47;1;3

Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort;