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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 him who is evil; but whoever strikes you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also. If anyone sues you to take away your coat, let him have your cloak also.read more.
Whoever compels you to go one mile, go with him two.

Isaiah 48:9

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

1 Corinthians 11:18-19

For first of all, when you come together in the assembly, I hear that divisions exist among you, and I partly believe it. For there also must be factions among you, that those who are approved may be revealed among you.

2 Corinthians 2:5-11

But if any has caused sorrow, he has caused sorrow, not to me, but in part (that I not press too heavily) to you all. Sufficient to such a one is this punishment which was inflicted by the many; so that on the contrary you should rather forgive him and comfort him, lest by any means such a one should be swallowed up with his excessive sorrow.read more.
Therefore I beg you to confirm your love toward him. For to this end I also wrote, that I might know the proof of you, whether you are obedient in all things. Now I also forgive whomever you forgive anything. For if indeed I have forgiven anything, I have forgiven that one for your sakes in the presence of Christ, that no advantage may be gained over us by Satan; for we are not ignorant of his schemes.

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Forbearance » Divine

Jonah 4:11

Shouldn't I be concerned for Nineveh, that great city, in which are more than one hundred twenty thousand persons who can't discern between their right hand and their left hand; and also much livestock?"

Romans 10:21

But as to Israel he says, "All day long I stretched out my hands to a disobedient and contrary people."

Genesis 18:32

He said, "Oh don't let the Lord be angry, and I will speak just once more. What if ten are found there?" He said, "I will not destroy it for the ten's sake."

More verses: Acts 17:30 Romans 2:4

Forbearance » Encouraged

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