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Theasaurus: Forbearance

10 Bible Verses about Forbearance

Most Relevant Verses

Matthew 5:38-41

Ye have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth; but I say unto you, That ye resist not with evil, but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also. And if anyone desires to sue thee at the law, and take away thy clothing, let him have thy cloak also.read more.
And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him two.

Isaiah 48:9

For my name's sake I will defer my anger, and for my praise I will wait patiently for thee that I not cut thee off.

1 Corinthians 11:18-19

For first of all, when ye come together in the congregation , I hear that there are divisions among you; and I partly believe it. For it is expedient that there also be heresies among you, so that those who are proved may become manifest among you.

2 Corinthians 2:5-11

But if any have caused me grief, he has not grieved me, but in part, that I may not put a burden on you all. Sufficient to such a one is this reprehension, which was inflicted of many. So that contrariwise ye ought rather to forgive him and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with too much grief.read more.
Therefore I beseech you that ye would confirm your charity toward him. For to this end also I wrote, that I might know the proof of you, whether ye are obedient in all things. To whom ye forgive any thing, I forgive also; for if I forgave any thing, to whom I forgave it, for your sakes I forgave it in the person of Christ, lest Satan should deceive us, for we do not ignore his devices.

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Forbearance » Divine

Jonah 4:11

And shall I not spare Nineveh, that great city, in which are more than one hundred twenty thousand persons, that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand, and many animals?

Romans 10:21

And against Israel he says, All day long I have stretched forth my hands unto a disobedient and gainsaying people.

Genesis 18:32

And he said, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak yet but this once; peradventure ten shall be found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for ten's sake.

More verses: Acts 17:30 Romans 2:4

Forbearance » Encouraged

Forgiveness of injuries » Should be accompanied by » Forbearance