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Theasaurus: Forbearance

10 Bible Verses about Forbearance

Most Relevant Verses

Matthew 5:38-41

You have heard that it has been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: But I say unto you, That you resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also. And if any man will sue you at the law, and take away your coat, let him have your cloak also.read more.
And whosoever shall compel you to go a mile, go with him two.

Isaiah 48:9

For my name's sake will I defer my anger, and for my praise will I restrain it for you, that I cut you not off.

1 Corinthians 11:18-19

For first of all, when you come together in the church, I hear that there be divisions among you; and I partly believe it. For there must be also heresies among you, that they who are approved may be made manifest among you.

2 Corinthians 2:5-11

But if any has caused grief, he has not grieved me, but in part: that I may not overburden you all. Sufficient to such a man is this punishment, which was inflicted of many. So that instead you ought rather to forgive him, and comfort him, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with too much sorrow.read more.
Therefore I beseech you that you would confirm your love toward him. For to this end also did I write, that I might know the proof of you, whether you be obedient in all things. To whom you forgive anything, I forgive also: for if I forgave anything, to whom I forgave it, for your sakes I forgave it in the person of Christ; Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.

From Thematic Bible


Forbearance » Divine

Jonah 4:11

And should not I spare Nineveh, that great city, in which are more than sixscore thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand; and also many cattle?

Romans 10:21

But to Israel he says, All day long I have stretched forth my hands unto a disobedient and contrary people.

Genesis 18:32

And he said, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak yet but this once: Suppose 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