Gentleness

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Galatians 5:22-23

gentleness, self control. Against such things [there] is no law. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Ephesians 4:1-2

with all humility and gentleness, with patience, putting up with one another in love, Therefore I, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you to live in a manner worthy of the calling with which you were called:

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Proverbs 26:17

Grabbing onto the ears of a dog passing by [is] one who meddles in a quarrel [that is] not his own.

2 Timothy 2:24-25

And the slave of the Lord must not quarrel, but be kind toward everyone, skillful in teaching, tolerant, correcting those who are opposed with gentleness, [seeing] whether perhaps God may grant them repentance to a knowledge of the truth,

2 Timothy 2:24-26

and they will come to their senses again [and escape] from the trap of the devil, being held captive by him to [do] his will.

Isaiah 40:1-2

"Comfort; comfort my people," says your God. "Speak to the heart of Jerusalem, and call to her, that her compulsory labor is fulfilled, that her sin is paid for, that she has {received} from the hand of Yahweh double for all her sins."

Luke 1:76-79

And so you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High, for you will go on before the Lord to prepare his ways, to give knowledge of salvation to his people by the forgiveness of their sins, because of the merciful compassion of our God by which the dawn will visit to help us from on high,read more.
to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to direct our feet into the way of peace."

Isaiah 30:18-19

Therefore Yahweh waits to be gracious [to] you, and therefore he will rise up to show you mercy, for Yahweh [is] a God of justice; blessed [are] all those who wait for him. For people will live in Zion; in Jerusalem, you will surely not weep. Surely he will be gracious to you; when he hears the sound of your cry, he will answer you.

Isaiah 54:8

I hid my face from you [for] a moment, in the flowing of anger, but I will have compassion on you with everlasting faithfulness" says your redeemer, Yahweh.

Isaiah 63:15

Look from heaven, and see from the lofty residence of your holiness and glory. Where [are] your zeal and strength? {Your compassion} and mercy to me hold themselves back.

Hosea 2:13-15

{I will punish her} [for] the days of the Baals, to whom she burns incense, and she decked herself [with] her ornamental ring and jewelry, and she went after her lovers, and forgot me --a declaration of Yahweh. Therefore, Look! I [am] going to allure her and bring her [into] the desert, and {I will speak tenderly to her}. From there I will give her her vineyards, and the Valley of Achor as a doorway of hope. And there she will respond, as [in] the days of her youth, just as [in] the day of her coming out of the land of Egypt.

1 Kings 19:12

After the earthquake [was] a fire, [but] Yahweh was not in the fire. After the fire [there was] the sound of a gentle whisper.

Matthew 21:4-5

Now this took place so that what was spoken through the prophet would be fulfilled, saying, "Say to the daughter of Zion, 'Behold, your king is coming to you, humble and mounted on a donkey, and on a colt, the foal of a pack animal.'"

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 on him, and he will proclaim justice to the Gentiles. He will not quarrel or cry out, nor will anyone hear his voice in the streets. A crushed reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not extinguish, until he brings justice to victory.read more.
And in his name the Gentiles will hope.

Isaiah 42:1-3

Look! [here is] my servant; I hold him, my chosen one, [in whom] my soul delights. I have {put} my spirit on him; he will bring justice forth to the nations. He will not cry out and lift up and make his voice heard in the street. He will not break a broken reed, and he not will extinguish a dim wick. He will bring justice forth in faithfulness.

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I, Paul, appeal to you myself by the humility and gentleness of Christ, who {when I am present in person} [am] humble among you, but [when I] am absent am bold toward you--

Hebrews 5:2

being able to deal gently with those who are ignorant and led astray, since he himself also is surrounded by weakness,

Mark 1:40-42

And a leper came to him, entreating him and kneeling down, saying to him, "If you are willing, you are able to make me clean." And becoming angry, he stretched out his hand [and] touched [him], and said to him, "I am willing; be made clean." And immediately the leprosy went away from him and he was made clean.

Mark 5:25-34

And [there was] a woman who was {suffering from hemorrhages} twelve years. And she had endured many [things] under many physicians, and had spent {all that she had} and had received no [help] at all, but instead {became worse}. [When she] heard about Jesus, she came up in the crowd behind [him] [and] touched his cloak,read more.
for she was saying, "If I touch just his clothing, I will be healed!" And immediately her {hemorrhage stopped} and she realized in her body that she was healed of her suffering. And immediately Jesus, perceiving in himself [that] power had gone out from himself, turned around in the crowd [and] said, "Who touched my clothing?" And his disciples said to him, "You see the crowd pressing upon you, and you say 'Who touched me?'" And he was looking around to see the one who had done this. So the woman, frightened and trembling, knowing what had happened to her, came and fell down before him and told him the whole truth. But he said to her, "Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be well from your suffering."

Mark 10:13-16

And they were bringing young children to him so that he could touch them, but the disciples rebuked them. But [when] Jesus saw [it], he was indignant, and said to them, "Let the young children come to me. Do not forbid them, {for to such belongs} the kingdom of God. Truly I say to you, whoever does not welcome the kingdom of God like a young child will never enter into it."read more.
And [after] taking [them] into his arms, he blessed them, placing his hands on them.

John 8:3-11

Now the scribes and the Pharisees brought to him a woman caught in adultery. And standing her in [their] midst, they said to him, testing [him], "Teacher, this woman was caught in the very act of committing adultery! Now in the law, Moses commanded us to stone such women. So what do you say?"read more.
(Now they were saying this to test him, so that they would have [an occasion] to bring charges against him.) But Jesus, bending down, began to write with [his] finger on the ground, taking no notice. And when they persisted in asking him, straightening up he said to them, "The [one] of you without sin, let him throw the first stone at her!" And bending down again, he wrote on the ground. Now [when they] heard [it], being convicted by their conscience, they began to depart, one by one, beginning with the older ones, and Jesus was left alone--and the woman who was in [their] midst. So Jesus, straightening up and seeing no one except the woman, said to her, "Where are those accusers of yours? Does no one condemn you?" And she said, "No one, Lord." So Jesus said, "Neither do I condemn you. Go, and sin no more."]]

1 Peter 3:1-4

In the same way, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some are disobedient to the word, they may be won over without a word by the conduct of their wives, [when they] see your respectful, pure conduct. Let your adornment not be the external [kind], braiding hair and putting on gold jewelry or putting on [fine] clothing,read more.
but the hidden person of the heart, with the imperishable [quality] of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is highly valuable in the sight of God.

1 Peter 3:15-16

but set Christ apart [as] Lord in your hearts, always ready to [make] a defense to anyone who asks you [for] an accounting concerning the hope [that is] in you. But [do so] with courtesy and respect, having a good conscience, so that in [the things] in which you are slandered, the ones who malign your good conduct in Christ may be put to shame.

1 Thessalonians 2:7

{Although we could have insisted on our own importance} as apostles of Christ, yet we became infants in your midst, like a nursing mother cherishes her own children.

Titus 3:1-2

Remind them to be subject to the rulers [and] to the authorities, to obey, to be prepared for every good work, to speak evil of no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing all courtesy to all people.

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fruit of the Spirit » Gentleness

Matthew 11:29-30

Take my yoke on you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke [is] easy to carry and my burden is light."

1 Thessalonians 2:7

{Although we could have insisted on our own importance} as apostles of Christ, yet we became infants in your midst, like a nursing mother cherishes her own children.

Gentleness » General references to

1 Thessalonians 2:7

{Although we could have insisted on our own importance} as apostles of Christ, yet we became infants in your midst, like a nursing mother cherishes her own children.

Gentleness » Divine

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I, Paul, appeal to you myself by the humility and gentleness of Christ, who {when I am present in person} [am] humble among you, but [when I] am absent am bold toward you--

Psalm 18:35

You also gave me the shield of your salvation, and your right hand supported me, and your humility made me great.

Gentleness » Exhortations to

Titus 3:1-2

Remind them to be subject to the rulers [and] to the authorities, to obey, to be prepared for every good work, to speak evil of no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing all courtesy to all people.

2 Timothy 2:24-26

And the slave of the Lord must not quarrel, but be kind toward everyone, skillful in teaching, tolerant, correcting those who are opposed with gentleness, [seeing] whether perhaps God may grant them repentance to a knowledge of the truth, and they will come to their senses again [and escape] from the trap of the devil, being held captive by him to [do] his will.

Gentleness » Of God

Psalm 18:35

You also gave me the shield of your salvation, and your right hand supported me, and your humility made me great.

2 Samuel 22:36

You have given me the shield of your salvation; your willingness to help has made me great.

Gentleness » Of Christ

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I, Paul, appeal to you myself by the humility and gentleness of Christ, who {when I am present in person} [am] humble among you, but [when I] am absent am bold toward you--

Gentleness » Of God » Of paul

1 Thessalonians 2:7

{Although we could have insisted on our own importance} as apostles of Christ, yet we became infants in your midst, like a nursing mother cherishes her own children.