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30 Bible Verses about Patience

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James 5:7-8

Therefore be patient, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the soil, being patient concerning it until it receives the early and late rains. You also be patient. Strengthen your hearts, because the coming of the Lord is near.

James 1:2-4

Consider [it] all joy, my brothers, whenever you encounter various trials, [because you] know that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have [its] perfect effect, so that you may be mature and complete, lacking in nothing.

Romans 5:3-4

And not only [this], but we also boast in our afflictions, [because we] know that affliction produces patient endurance, and patient endurance, proven character, and proven character, hope,

Proverbs 15:18

A man who is hot-tempered will stir up strife, but he who is slow [to] {anger}, he will calm contention.

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fruit of the Spirit » Patience

James 5:7-11

Therefore be patient, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the soil, being patient concerning it until it receives the early and late rains. You also be patient. Strengthen your hearts, because the coming of the Lord is near. Brothers, do not complain against one another, in order that you may not be judged. Behold, the judge stands before the doors! read more.
Brothers, take [as an] example of perseverance and endurance the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord. Behold, we consider blessed those who have endured. You have heard about the patient endurance of Job, and you saw the outcome from the Lord, that the Lord is compassionate and merciful.

Patience » In waiting for God

Luke 2:25

And behold, there was a man in Jerusalem {whose name was} Simeon, and this man [was] righteous and devout, looking forward to the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

Patience » Encouraged

Patience » Examples of

Revelation 2:2

'I know your works, and your labor and patient endurance, and that you are not able to tolerate evil, and you put to the test those who call themselves apostles and are not, and you found them [to be] false.

Revelation 1:9

I, John, your brother and co-sharer in the affliction and kingdom and steadfastness in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony about Jesus.

More verses: Revelation 14:12

Patience » Being patient

Hebrews 12:1-3

Therefore, [since] we also have such a great cloud of witnesses surrounding us, putting aside every weight and {the sin that so easily ensnares us}, let us run with patient endurance the race that has been set before us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the originator and perfecter of faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, disregarding the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider the one who endured such hostility by sinners against himself, so that you will not grow weary in your souls [and] give up.

James 5:7-8

Therefore be patient, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the soil, being patient concerning it until it receives the early and late rains. You also be patient. Strengthen your hearts, because the coming of the Lord is near.

Romans 12:10-12

being devoted to one another in brotherly love, esteeming one another [more highly] in honor, not lagging in diligence, being enthusiastic in spirit, serving the Lord, rejoicing in hope, enduring in affliction, being devoted to prayer,

Hebrews 10:36-37

For you have need of endurance, in order that [after you] have done the will of God, you may receive what was promised. For yet "a very, very little [while], [and] the one who is coming will come and will not delay.

Patience » Should be accompanied by » Faith

Revelation 13:10

If anyone [is going] into captivity, into captivity he goes. If anyone [is] to be killed by the sword, by the sword he [is] to be killed. Here is the patient endurance and the faith of the saints.

Patience » To be exercised in » Waiting for Christ

Patience » Christ, an example of

Acts 8:32

Now the passage of scripture that he was reading aloud was this: "He was led like a sheep to the slaughter, and like a lamb before its shearer [is] silent, so he did not open his mouth.

Patience » Commended

Revelation 2:2-3

'I know your works, and your labor and patient endurance, and that you are not able to tolerate evil, and you put to the test those who call themselves apostles and are not, and you found them [to be] false. And you have patient endurance, and have endured [many things] because of my name, and have not become weary.

Patience » Necessary to the inheritance of the promises

Patience » To be exercised in » Waiting for the hope of the gospel

Patience » To be exercised in » Well-doing

Patience » What works patience

Romans 5:3-4

And not only [this], but we also boast in our afflictions, [because we] know that affliction produces patient endurance, and patient endurance, proven character, and proven character, hope,

James 1:2-3

Consider [it] all joy, my brothers, whenever you encounter various trials, [because you] know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.

Patience » To be exercised in » Tribulation

Patience » They who are in authority, should exercise

Matthew 18:26

Then the slave threw himself to the ground [and] began to do obeisance to him, saying, 'Be patient with me, and I will pay back everything to you!'

Acts 26:3

[because] you are especially acquainted with both all the customs and controversial questions with respect to the Jews. Therefore I beg [you] to listen to me with patience.

Patience » To be exercised in » Waiting for God

Patience » Trials of saints lead to

Patience » Exercise, towards all

Patience » Exemplified

Patience » Instances of » Job

Patience » To be exercised in » Waiting for God's salvation

Patience » To be exercised in » Bearing the yoke

Patience » Ministers approved by

Patience » The patient in spirit

Patience » Should be accompanied by » Joyfulness

Patience » Should be accompanied by » Longsuffering

Patience » Saints strengthened unto all

Patience » Exemplified » Paul

Patience » Exemplified » John

Revelation 1:9

I, John, your brother and co-sharer in the affliction and kingdom and steadfastness in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony about Jesus.

Patience » Those that are patient

2 Peter 1:1-11

Simeon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have obtained a faith equal in value to ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ. May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord, because his divine power has bestowed on us all [things] [that are] necessary for life and godliness, through the knowledge of the one who called us by his own glory and excellence of character, read more.
through which things he has bestowed on us his precious and very great promises, so that through these you may become sharers of the divine nature [after] escaping from the corruption [that is] in the world because of evil desire, and [for] this same [reason], and [by] applying all diligence, supply with your faith excellence of character, and with excellence of character, knowledge, and with knowledge, self-control, and with self-control, patient endurance, and with patient endurance, godliness, and with godliness, brotherly love, and with brotherly love, love. For [if] these [things] are yours and are increasing, this does not make [you] useless or unproductive in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. For [the one] for whom these [things] [are] not present is blind, being nearsighted, {having forgotten the cleansing} of his former sins. Therefore, brothers, be zealous even more to make your calling and election secure, because [if you] do these [things], you will never ever stumble. For in this way entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be richly supplied for you.

Patience » Ministers should follow after

Patience » Those that are not patient

2 Peter 1:1-9

Simeon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have obtained a faith equal in value to ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ. May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord, because his divine power has bestowed on us all [things] [that are] necessary for life and godliness, through the knowledge of the one who called us by his own glory and excellence of character, read more.
through which things he has bestowed on us his precious and very great promises, so that through these you may become sharers of the divine nature [after] escaping from the corruption [that is] in the world because of evil desire, and [for] this same [reason], and [by] applying all diligence, supply with your faith excellence of character, and with excellence of character, knowledge, and with knowledge, self-control, and with self-control, patient endurance, and with patient endurance, godliness, and with godliness, brotherly love, and with brotherly love, love. For [if] these [things] are yours and are increasing, this does not make [you] useless or unproductive in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. For [the one] for whom these [things] [are] not present is blind, being nearsighted, {having forgotten the cleansing} of his former sins.

Patience » What teaches patience

Romans 15:1-4

But we who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of the weak, and not to please ourselves. Let each one of us please his neighbor for his good, for the purpose of edification. For even Christ did not please himself, but just as it is written, "The insults of those who insult you have fallen on me." read more.
For whatever was written beforehand was written for our instruction, in order that through patient endurance and through the encouragement of the scriptures we may have hope.

Patience » To be exercised in » Running the race set before us

Patience » Exemplified » Abraham

Patience » Suffering with, for well-doing, is acceptable with God

Patience » Should be accompanied by » Temperance

Patience » Should be accompanied by » Godliness

Patience » Instances of » Isaac toward the people of gerar

Genesis 26:15-22

And the Philistines stopped up all the wells that the servants of his father had dug in the days of Abraham his father. They filled them with earth. And Abimelech said to Isaac, "Go [away] from us, for you have become much too powerful for us." So Isaac departed from there and camped in the valley of Gerar, and settled there. read more.
And Isaac dug again the wells of water which they had dug in the days of his father Abraham, which the Philistines had stopped up after the death of Abraham. And he gave to them {the same names} which his father had given them. And when the servants of Isaac dug in the valley, they found a well of fresh water there. Then the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with the herdsmen of Isaac, saying, "The water is ours." And he called the name of the well Esek, because they contended with him. And they dug another well, and they quarreled over it also. And he called its name Sitnah. Then he moved from there and dug another well, and they did not quarrel over it. And he called its name Rehoboth, and said, "Now Yahweh has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land."

Patience » Produces » Hope

Patience » God, is the God of

Patience » Produces » Experience

Patience » The reward for patience

Patience » To be exercised in » Bringing forth fruits

Patience » Exemplified » Simeon

Luke 2:25

And behold, there was a man in Jerusalem {whose name was} Simeon, and this man [was] righteous and devout, looking forward to the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

Patience » Instances of » moses

Exodus 16:7-8

and [in the] morning, you will see the glory of Yahweh, {for he hears} your grumblings against Yahweh, and what [are] we that you grumble against us?" And Moses said, "When in the evening Yahweh gives you meat to eat and bread in the morning {to fill up on}, {for he hears} your grumblings that you grumble against him--and what [are] we? Your grumblings [are] not against us but against Yahweh."

Patience » Should have its perfect work

Patience » Illustrated

Patience » Instances of » The congregation at ephesus

Revelation 2:2-3

'I know your works, and your labor and patient endurance, and that you are not able to tolerate evil, and you put to the test those who call themselves apostles and are not, and you found them [to be] false. And you have patient endurance, and have endured [many things] because of my name, and have not become weary.

Patience » Instances of » The prophets

Patience » Instances of » Paul

Patience » Instances of » The thessalonian Christians

Patience » Instances of » The congregation at thyatira

Patience » Instances of » Simeon

Luke 2:25

And behold, there was a man in Jerusalem {whose name was} Simeon, and this man [was] righteous and devout, looking forward to the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

Patience » Instances of » David

Patience » Instances of » John

Revelation 1:9

I, John, your brother and co-sharer in the affliction and kingdom and steadfastness in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony about Jesus.

Paul » Characteristics of » Patience

Topics on Patience

God, Patience Of

4;14;18

'Yahweh [is] {slow to anger} and great of loyal love, {forgiving} sin and rebellion; but surely he leaves nothing unpunished, visiting the sin of the fathers on the sons to the third and fourth generations.'

Patience Exercised

58;12;1

Therefore, [since] we also have such a great cloud of witnesses surrounding us, putting aside every weight and {the sin that so easily ensnares us}, let us run with patient endurance the race that has been set before us,

Patience In Hard Times

45;5;4

and patient endurance, proven character, and proven character, hope,

Patience In Relationships

45;5;11

And not only [this], but also [we are] boasting in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received the reconciliation.

Patience, Accompanied By

61;1;6

and with knowledge, self-control, and with self-control, patient endurance, and with patient endurance, godliness,

Patience, In Christian Living

58;12;1

Therefore, [since] we also have such a great cloud of witnesses surrounding us, putting aside every weight and {the sin that so easily ensnares us}, let us run with patient endurance the race that has been set before us,

Patience, Produces

59;1;4

And let endurance have [its] perfect effect, so that you may be mature and complete, lacking in nothing.

Patience, The Nature Of

45;15;5

Now may the God of patient endurance and of encouragement grant you {to be in agreement} with one another, in accordance with Christ Jesus,