34 Bible Verses about empathy
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So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;
Saul said, “May you be blessed of the Lord, for you have had compassion on me.
To sum up, all of you be harmonious, sympathetic, brotherly, kindhearted, and humble in spirit;
For thus says the Lord, “Do not enter a house of mourning, or go to lament or to console them; for I have withdrawn My peace from this people,” declares the Lord, “My lovingkindness and compassion.
For since He Himself was tempted in that which He has suffered, He is able to come to the aid of those who are tempted.
“I feel compassion for the people because they have remained with Me now three days and have nothing to eat.
And the lord of that slave felt compassion and released him and forgave him the debt.
For we do not have a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who has been tempted in all things as we are, yet without sin.
He will have compassion on the poor and needy,
And the lives of the needy he will save.
Should I not have compassion on Nineveh, the great city in which there are more than 120,000 persons who do not know the difference between their right and left hand, as well as many animals?”
he can deal gently with the ignorant and misguided, since he himself also is beset with weakness;
When she opened it, she saw the child, and behold, the boy was crying. And she had pity on him and said, “This is one of the Hebrews’ children.”
The Lord grant mercy to the house of Onesiphorus, for he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chains;
Seeing the people, He felt compassion for them, because they were distressed and dispirited like sheep without a shepherd.
Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.
“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.
The man who is refined and very delicate among you shall be hostile toward his brother and toward the wife he cherishes and toward the rest of his children who remain,
Look to the right and see;
For there is no one who regards me;
There is no escape for me;
No one cares for my soul.
Bear one another’s burdens, and thereby fulfill the law of Christ.
Nothing from that which is put under the ban shall cling to your hand, in order that the Lord may turn from His burning anger and show mercy to you, and have compassion on you and make you increase, just as He has sworn to your fathers,
Remember the prisoners, as though in prison with them, and those who are ill-treated, since you yourselves also are in the body.
He has told you, O man, what is good;
And what does the Lord require of you
But to do justice, to love kindness,
And to walk humbly with your God?
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
“As for Me, this is My covenant with them,” says the Lord: “My Spirit which is upon you, and My words which I have put in your mouth shall not depart from your mouth, nor from the mouth of your offspring, nor from the mouth of your offspring’s offspring,” says the Lord, “from now and forever.”
We count those blessed who endured. You have heard of the endurance of Job and have seen the outcome of the Lord’s dealings, that the Lord is full of compassion and is merciful.
Behold, this was the guilt of your sister Sodom: she and her daughters had arrogance, abundant food and careless ease, but she did not help the poor and needy.
Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep.
Therefore if there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of love, if there is any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and compassion,
When the Lord saw her, He felt compassion for her, and said to her, “Do not weep.”
And I will put enmity
Between you and the woman,
And between your seed and her seed;
He shall bruise you on the head,
And you shall bruise him on the heel.”
Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession.
Now it came about in those days, when Moses had grown up, that he went out to his brethren and looked on their hard labors; and he saw an Egyptian beating a Hebrew, one of his brethren.
David said to Gad, “I am in great distress; please let me fall into the hand of the Lord, for His mercies are very great. But do not let me fall into the hand of man.”
Watch the path of your feet
And all your ways will be established.
- Ability, Of Christ
- Affection, Expressing
- Atonement, in NT
- Attitudes, to other people
- Be Humble!
- Being Born In Sin
- Christ's Purity
- Christ, Humanity Of
- Christ, The High Priest
- Compassion, In Christians
- Compassion, Of Christ
- Divine Sympathy
- Forgiving Others Who Hurt You
- God, Compassion Of
- Gospel, Historical Foundation Of
- Grace, And Christian Life
- Humility Of Christ
- Innocence, Examples Of
- Jesus As A Child
- Jesus Christ, Holiness Of
- Jesus Christ, Present Activities Of
- Jesus Christ, Sinlessness
- Jesus Christ, Temptation Of
- Morality, And Redemption
- Perfection, Divine
- Prophecies Concerning Christ
- Resisting Temptation
- Satan, As Tempter
- Satan, Resistance To