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Theasaurus: Gentleness

47 Bible Verses about Gentleness

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Proverbs 26:17

He that passes by and meddles with strife not belonging to him is like one that takes a dog by the ears.

2 Timothy 2:24-26

That the slave of the Lord should not be contentious, but be meek unto everyone, apt to teach, patient, that with meekness they might teach those that resist, if God peradventure will grant unto them that they might repent and know the truth, and that they may become converted out of the snare of the devil, in which they are captive to do his will.

Isaiah 40:1-2

Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God. Speak ye according to the heart of Jerusalem and cry unto her that her time is now fulfilled that her iniquity is pardoned; for she has received of the LORD's hand double for all her sins.

Luke 1:76-79

And thou, child, shalt be called prophet of the Most High, for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways, giving knowledge of saving health unto his people for the remission of their sins through the bowels of mercy of our God, whereby the dayspring from on high has visited usread more.
to give light to those that dwell in darkness and in the shadow of death, to direct our feet into the way of peace.

Isaiah 30:18-19

And therefore will the LORD wait for you, that he may have mercy on you, and therefore will he be exalted having mercy upon you: for the LORD is a God of judgment: blessed are all those that wait for him. For the people shall dwell in Zion, in Jerusalem: thou shalt weep no more: he who has mercy shall show mercy unto thee; at the voice of thy cry when he shall hear it, he will answer thee.

Isaiah 54:8

In a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment; but with eternal mercy I will have compassion on thee, said the LORD thy Redeemer.

Isaiah 63:15

Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory; where is thy zeal and thy strength, the feeling of thy bowels and of thy mercies toward me? are they restrained?

Hosea 2:13-15

And I will visit upon her the times of the Baals, unto whom she burned incense, and she adorned herself with her earrings and her jewels, and she went after her lovers, oblivious of me, saith the LORD. Therefore, behold, I will induce her and bring her into the wilderness and speak unto her heart. And I will give her vineyards from there, and the valley of Achor for a door of hope; and she shall sing there as in the days of her youth and as in the day when she came up out of the land of Egypt.

1 Kings 19:12

And after the earthquake a fire, but the LORD was not in the fire. And after the fire, a still small voice,

Matthew 21:4-5

All this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, Say unto the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King comes unto thee, meek and sitting upon an ass and a colt the foal of a beast under yoke.

Matthew 12:18-21

Behold my servant, whom I have chosen, my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased; I will put my Spirit upon him, and he shall declare judgment unto the Gentiles. He shall not strive nor cry, neither shall anyone hear his voice in the streets. A bruised reed he shall not break, and a smoking flax he shall not quench until he sends forth judgment unto victory.read more.
And in his name shall the Gentiles wait.

Isaiah 42:1-3

Behold my slave, whom I uphold; my elect, in whom my soul delights; I have put my Spirit upon him; he shall give judgment unto the Gentiles. He shall not cry, nor lift up, nor cause his voice to be heard in the streets. He shall not break a bruised reed, nor shall he quench the smoking flax; he shall bring forth judgment unto truth.

Hebrews 5:2

who can have compassion on the ignorant and on those that are in error; for he himself is also compassed with weakness.

Mark 1:40-42

And a leper came to him, beseeching him and kneeling down to him and saying unto him, If thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. And Jesus, having mercy on him, put forth his hand and touched him and said unto him, I will; be thou clean. And as soon as he had spoken, immediately the leprosy departed from him, and he was clean.

Mark 5:25-34

And a certain woman, who had an issue of blood twelve years and had suffered many things of many physicians and had spent all that she had and was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse; when she had heard of Jesus, came from behind among the multitude and touched his garment.read more.
For she said, If I may touch but his clothes, I shall be saved. And straightway the fountain of her blood was dried up; and she felt in her body that she was healed of that plague. And Jesus, immediately knowing in himself that virtue had gone out of him, turned to the crowd and said, Who touched my clothes? And his disciples said unto him, Thou seest the multitude thronging thee and sayest thou, Who touched me? And he looked round about to see her that had done this thing. But the woman fearing and trembling, knowing what was done in her, came and fell down before him and told him all the truth. And he said unto her, Daughter, thy faith has made thee saved; go in peace and remain whole of thy plague.

Mark 10:13-16

And they brought young children to him that he should touch them, and his disciples rebuked those that brought them. And Jesus seeing it, became angry and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto me and hinder them not, for of such is the kingdom of God. Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein.read more.
And taking them up in his arms and putting his hands upon them, he blessed them.

John 8:3-11

Then the scribes and Pharisees brought unto him a woman taken in adultery, and when they had set her in the midst, they said unto him, Master, this woman was taken in adultery in the very act. Now Moses in the law commanded us that such should be stoned, but what sayest thou?read more.
This they said, tempting him, that they might be able to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down and with his finger wrote on the ground. So when they continued asking him, he lifted himself up and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him be the first to cast a stone at her. And again he stooped down and wrote on the ground. And those who heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the eldest even unto the last; and Jesus was left alone and the woman that had been in the midst. Jesus, lifting himself up and seeing no one but the woman, said unto her, Woman, where are thine accusers? Has no one condemned thee? And she said, No one, Lord. Then Jesus said unto her, Neither do I condemn thee; go and sin no more.

1 Peter 3:1-4

Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands, so that also those who do not obey the Word, may be won without a word by the conversation of their wives, considering your chaste conversation which is in fear. Let their adorning not be outward with ostentatious hairdos and wearing of gold nor in composition of apparel,read more.
but let the interior adorning of the heart be without corruption, and of an agreeable spirit and peaceful, which is precious in the sight of God.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is this: Charity, joy, peace, tolerance, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

Ephesians 4:1-2

I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation with which ye are called, with all humility and meekness, with tolerance, forbearing one another in love,

2 Timothy 2:24-25

That the slave of the Lord should not be contentious, but be meek unto everyone, apt to teach, patient, that with meekness they might teach those that resist, if God peradventure will grant unto them that they might repent and know the truth,

1 Peter 3:15-16

but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and be ready always to respond to every man that asks you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and reverence, having a good conscience, so in that which they murmur against you as of evildoers, those that blaspheme your good conversation in the Christ may be confused.

Titus 3:1-2

Admonish them to be subject to dominion and power, and to persuade those who have authority, that they be quick unto every good work. That they speak evil of no one, that they not be contentious, but gentle, showing all meekness unto all men.

From Thematic Bible


fruit of the Spirit » Gentleness

Matthew 11:29-30

Take my yoke upon you and learn of me, for I am meek and humble of heart, and ye shall find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

Gentleness » General references to

Titus 3:2

That they speak evil of no one, that they not be contentious, but gentle, showing all meekness unto all men.

Gentleness » Divine

Psalm 18:35

In the same manner thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation: and thy right hand will hold me up, and thy meekness shall multiply me.

Gentleness » Exhortations to

Titus 3:1-2

Admonish them to be subject to dominion and power, and to persuade those who have authority, that they be quick unto every good work. That they speak evil of no one, that they not be contentious, but gentle, showing all meekness unto all men.

2 Timothy 2:24-26

That the slave of the Lord should not be contentious, but be meek unto everyone, apt to teach, patient, that with meekness they might teach those that resist, if God peradventure will grant unto them that they might repent and know the truth, and that they may become converted out of the snare of the devil, in which they are captive to do his will.

Gentleness » Of God

Psalm 18:35

In the same manner thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation: and thy right hand will hold me up, and thy meekness shall multiply me.

2 Samuel 22:36

Thou hast also given me the shield of thy saving health, and thy meekness has multiplied me.

Gentleness » Of Christ

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