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34 Bible Verses about empathy

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1 Samuel 23:21

Saul replied, "May you be blessed by the Lord, for you have had compassion on me.

Jeremiah 16:5

"Moreover I, the Lord, tell you: 'Do not go into a house where they are having a funeral meal. Do not go there to mourn and express your sorrow for them. For I have stopped showing them my good favor, my love, and my compassion. I, the Lord, so affirm it!

Mark 8:2

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

Jonah 4:11

Should I not be even more concerned about Nineveh, this enormous city? There are more than one hundred twenty thousand people in it who do not know right from wrong, as well as many animals!"

Hebrews 5:2

He is able to deal compassionately with those who are ignorant and erring, since he also is subject to weakness,

Exodus 2:6

opened it, and saw the child -- a boy, crying! -- and she felt compassion for him and said, "This is one of the Hebrews' children."

2 Timothy 1:16

May the Lord grant mercy to the family of Onesiphorus, because he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my imprisonment.

Deuteronomy 28:54

The man among you who is by nature tender and sensitive will turn against his brother, his beloved wife, and his remaining children.

Psalm 142:4

Look to the right and see! No one cares about me. I have nowhere to run; no one is concerned about my life.

Deuteronomy 13:17

You must not take for yourself anything that has been placed under judgment. Then the Lord will relent from his intense anger, show you compassion, have mercy on you, and multiply you as he promised your ancestors.

Isaiah 59:21

"As for me, this is my promise to them," says the Lord. "My spirit, who is upon you, and my words, which I have placed in your mouth, will not depart from your mouth or from the mouths of your children and descendants from this time forward," says the Lord.

Exodus 2:11

In those days, when Moses had grown up, he went out to his people and observed their hard labor, and he saw an Egyptian man attacking a Hebrew man, one of his own people.

1 Chronicles 21:13

David said to Gad, "I am very upset! I prefer to be attacked by the Lord, for his mercy is very great; I do not want to be attacked by men!"

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