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Theasaurus: Forbearance

10 Bible Verses about Forbearance

Most Relevant Verses

Matthew 5:38-41

“You have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. But I tell you, don’t resist an evildoer. On the contrary, if anyone slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also. As for the one who wants to sue you and take away your shirt, let him have your coat as well.read more.
And if anyone forces you to go one mile, go with him two.

Isaiah 48:9

I will delay My anger for the honor of My name,
and I will restrain Myself for your benefit and for My praise,
so that you will not be destroyed.

1 Corinthians 11:18-19

For to begin with, I hear that when you come together as a church there are divisions among you, and in part I believe it. There must, indeed, be factions among you, so that those who are approved may be recognized among you.

2 Corinthians 2:5-11

If anyone has caused pain, he has caused pain not so much to me but to some degree—not to exaggerate—to all of you. The punishment inflicted by the majority is sufficient for that person. As a result, you should instead forgive and comfort him. Otherwise, this one may be overwhelmed by excessive grief. read more.
Therefore I urge you to reaffirm your love to him. I wrote for this purpose: to test your character to see if you are obedient in everything. If you forgive anyone, I do too. For what I have forgiven—if I have forgiven anything—it is for you in the presence of Christ. I have done this so that we may not be taken advantage of by Satan. For we are not ignorant of his schemes.

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Forbearance » Divine

Jonah 4:11

Should I not care about the great city of Nineveh, which has more than 120,000 people who cannot distinguish between their right and their left, as well as many animals?”

Romans 10:21

But to Israel he says: All day long I have spread out My hands to a disobedient and defiant people.

Genesis 18:32

Then he said, “Let the Lord not be angry, and I will speak one more time. Suppose 10 are found there?”He answered, “I will not destroy it on account of 10.”

More verses: Acts 17:30 Romans 2:4

Forbearance » Encouraged

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Forbearance Of God

1;15;16

In the fourth generation they will return here, for the iniquity of the Amorites has not yet reached its full measure.”

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