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34 Bible Verses about empathy

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1 Samuel 23:21

Saul said, "May you be blessed by the LORD, because you have been gracious to me.

Jeremiah 16:5

For this is what the LORD says: "Don't go to a house where there is mourning, don't go to lament, nor to express sorrow to them. For I've taken my peace away from this people," declares the LORD, "as well as gracious love and compassion.

Mark 8:2

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

Psalm 72:13

He will have compassion on the poor and the needy, and he will save the lives of the needy.

Jonah 4:11

So why shouldn't I be concerned about Nineveh, that great city, in which there are more than 120,000 human beings who do not know their right hand from their left, as well as a lot of livestock?

Hebrews 5:2

He can deal gently with people who are ignorant and easily deceived, since he himself is subject to weakness.

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!"

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.

Deuteronomy 28:54

Even the compassionate man among you the very sensitive one will look with evil in his eyes toward his brother, his beloved wife, and his surviving sons, whom he spared.

Psalm 142:4

I look to my right and observe no one is concerned about me. There is nowhere I can go for refuge, and no one cares for me.

Deuteronomy 13:17

Moreover, you must never take any item from those condemned things, so the LORD may yet relent from his burning anger and extend compassion, have mercy, and cause you to increase in number as he promised by an oath to your ancestors

Isaiah 59:21

"As for me, this is my covenant with them," says the LORD. "And my Spirit that is upon you, and my words that I have put in your mouth, won't depart from your mouth, or from the mouths of your children, or from the mouths of your children's children, from now on and forever."

Hebrews 4:14

Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has gone to heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us live our lives consistent with our confession of faith.

Exodus 2:11

Years later, after Moses had grown up, he went out to his own people, and took notice of their heavy burdens. He saw an Egyptian beating up a Hebrew, one of his own people.

1 Chronicles 21:13

So David replied to Gad, "This is a very bad choice for me to make! Let me now please fall into the hand of the LORD, because his mercy is very great, but may I never fall into human hands!"

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