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Theasaurus: Sympathy

60 Bible Verses about Sympathy

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Psalm 10:14

Thou hast seen! For, thou, mischief and misery, dost discern, to requite with thine own hand, Unto thee, doth, the unfortunate one, give himself up, To the fatherless, thou thyself, hast become a helper.

2 Corinthians 1:3-4

Blessed, be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassions, and God of all encouragement, Who encourageth us in all our tribulation, to the end we may be able to encourage them who are in any tribulation - through means of the encouragement wherewith we, ourselves, are encouraged by God.

Exodus 22:26-27

If thou, do take in pledge, the mantle of thy neighbour, by the going in of the sun, shalt thou restore it to him; for that is his only covering, that, is his mantle, for his skin, - wherein shall he sleep? and it shall come to pass when he maketh outcry unto me, then will I hear because, gracious, I am.

Judges 2:18

And, when Yahweh raised them up judges, then was Yahweh with the judges, and saved them out of the hand of their enemies, all the days of the judge, - for Yahweh was grieved at their outcry, because of them who oppressed them, and ill-treated them.

Isaiah 40:1-2

Comfort ye - comfort ye my people, - Saith your God. Speak ye unto the heart of Jerusalem, And cry unto her, - That accomplished is her warfare, That accepted is her punishment, - That she hath received, at the hand of Yahweh, According to the full measure of all her sins.

Jeremiah 8:18

When I would have cheered myself against sorrow, Against me, mine own heart sickened: -

Jeremiah 16:5-6

For, Thus, saith Yahweh - Do not thou enter into the house of crying, Neither do thou go to lament, nor do thou bemoan for them, - For I have withdrawn my blessing from this people, Declareth Yahweh, Both lovingkindness and compassion. So shall great and small die in this land, They shall not be buried, - Neither shall men lament for them Nor cut themselves, Nor make themselves bald for them;

Isaiah 27:11

When the cut-off boughs thereof are dry, they shall be broken to pieces, Women, coming, are kindling it! For it is not a people of understanding, For this cause, Will he that made him, not have compassion upon him, And, he that formed him, will shew him no favour.

Isaiah 63:15

Look thou down, out of the heavens and see, Out of the high abode of thy holiness and of thy majesty, - Where are thy jealousy, and thy mighty deeds? The resounding of thy yearning affection, and thy compassions towards me, are they restrained?

Mark 1:41

and, moved with compassion, he stretched forth the hand, and touched him, and saith unto him - I am willing, Be cleansed!

Hebrews 2:14-18

Seeing therefore the children have received a fellowship of blood and flesh, he also, in like manner, took partnership in the same, - in order that, through death, - he might paralyse him that held the dominion of death, that is, the Adversary, - And might release these - as many as, by fear of death, were all their lifetime liable, to bondage. For, not surely of messengers, is he laying hold, but, of Abraham's seed, he is laying hold.read more.
Whence he was obliged, in every way, unto the brethren, to be made like, that he might become a merciful and faithful high-priest, in the things pertaining unto God, - for the making of propitiation for the sins of the people. For, in that, he, suffered when tested, he is able, unto them who are being tested, to give succour.

1 Samuel 20:34

Jonathan therefore rose up from the table, in a glow of anger, - and did eat no food on the second day of the month, for he was grieved for David, because his father had reviled him.

Job 2:11

Now when the three friends of Job heard of all this misfortune which had befallen him, - they came, every man from his own place, Eliphaz the Temanite, and Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite, - for they had by appointment met together to come to shew sympathy with him, and to comfort him.

Judges 11:37

And she said unto her father, Let this thing, be done for me, - Let me alone two months, that I may depart, and go down upon the mountains, and bewail my virginity, I and my companions.

1 Samuel 20:41

As soon as, the lad, was gone, David, arose from beside the South, and fell on his face to the earth, and bowed himself down three times, - and they kissed each other, and wept over each other, until, David, exceeded.

2 Samuel 10:2-3

Then said David - I will shew lovingkindness unto Hanun son of Nahash, as his father shewed, unto me, lovingkindness. So David sent to comfort him, by the hand of his servants, as to his father, - and the servants of David came into the land of the sons of Ammon. Then said the rulers of the sons of Ammon unto Hanun their lord - Is David honouring thy father, in thine eyes, that he hath sent unto thee comforters? Is it not, for the sake of exploring the city, and spying it out, and overthrowing it, that David hath sent his servants unto thee?

1 Chronicles 19:2-3

Then said David - I will show lovingkindness unto Hanun, son of Nahash, - for his father shewed unto me lovingkindness. So David sent messengers to console him concerning his father, - and the servants of David came into the land of the sons of Ammon unto Hanun, to console him. Then said the rulers of the sons of Ammon unto Hanun, Doth David honour thy father in thine eyes, that he hath sent to thee comforters? Is it not, for the sake of exploring and overthrowing, and spying out the land, that his servants have come to thee?

Job 16:4-5

I also, like you, could speak, - If your soul were in the place of my soul, I could string together words against you, and could therewith shake over you my head. I could make you determined, by my mouth, and then my lip-solace should restrain you.

Job 29:16

A father, was, I, to the needy, and, as for the cause which I knew not, I used to search it out;

Daniel 1:9

But, although God had brought Daniel into lovingkindness and tender compassion, before the ruler of the eunuchs,

John 11:18-19

Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off; and, many from among the Jews, had come unto Martha and Mary, that they might console them concerning their brother.

Leviticus 19:33-34

And, when there sojourneth with thee a sojourner in your land, ye shall not oppress him: As one home born from among yourselves, shall be unto you the sojourner who sojourneth with you, So shalt thou love him as thyself, For, sojourners, became ye, in the land of Egypt, - I - Yahweh, am your God.

Isaiah 58:6-7

Is not, this, the fast that I must ever choose - To unbind the tight cords of lawlessness, To unloose the bands of the yoke, - and To let the crushed go free, and That every yoke, ye tear off? Is it not to break unto the hungry, thy bread, And the thrust-out oppressed, that thou bring into a home, - When thou seest one naked, that thou cover him, And from thine own flesh, shalt not hide thyself?

2 Corinthians 1:4-7

Who encourageth us in all our tribulation, to the end we may be able to encourage them who are in any tribulation - through means of the encouragement wherewith we, ourselves, are encouraged by God. Because, even as the sufferings of the Christ overflow unto us, so, through the Christ, overfloweth, our encouragement also. But, whether we are in tribulation, it is for your encouragement and salvation; whether we are encouraged, it is for your encouragement, which worketh inwardly by the endurance of the same sufferings which, we also, suffer; -read more.
And so, our hope, is sure in your behalf, - knowing that, - as ye are sharers of the sufferings, so, also of the encouragement.

2 Corinthians 11:29

Who is weak, and I am not weak? Who is caused to stumble, and, I, am not burning?

Philippians 1:7

According as it is right in me to have this regard in behalf of you all, - because ye have had me in your hearts, both in my bonds and in the defence and confirmation of the glad-message, all of you being, joint partakers of my favour.

1 Thessalonians 2:11-12

Even as ye know how, unto each one of you, we were as a father unto his own children, consoling you, and soothing, and calling o witness, - To the end ye might be walking in a manner worthy of God, who is calling you unto his own kingdom and glory,

1 Timothy 5:9-10

Let, a widow, be put on the list - having become, not less than sixty years old, one man's, wife, In noble works, being well-attested; - if she hath nourished children, if she hath shewn hospitality, if, saints feet, she hath washed, if, them who were in tribulation, she hath succoured, if, in every good, work she hath followed on:

Hebrews 10:34

For, even with them who were in bonds, ye sympathised, and, unto the seizure of your goods, with joy, ye bade welcome, - knowing that ye have yourselves, for a better possession and an abiding.

Deuteronomy 15:7

When there cometh to be among you a needy person any one of thy brethren within any one of thy gates, in thy land, which Yahweh thy God is giving unto thee, thou shalt not harden thy heart nor shut thy hand from thy needy brother;

Job 6:14-18

The despairing, from his friend, should have lovingkindness, or, the reverence of the Almighty, he may forsake. Mine own brethren, have proved treacherous like a torrent, like a channel of torrents which disappear: Which darken by reason of the cold, over them, is a covering made by the snow:read more.
By the time they begin to thaw, they are dried up, as soon as it is warm, they have vanished out of their place. Caravans turn aside by their course, they go up into a waste, and are lost:

Psalm 31:11-12

By reason of all mine adversaries, have I become a reproach. Even to my neighbours, altogether, and a dread to mine acquaintance, - They who have seen me abroad, have fled from me: I have been forgotten, like one dead - out of mind, I have been as a missing vessel.

Jeremiah 20:10

Because I have heard the whispering of many - "A terror round about!" Tell ye say they , that we may tell of him, All the men I am wont to salute do watch for my halting, - Peradventure he will be persuaded, and we shall prevail over him, and take our vengeance upon him.

Lamentations 1:16

For these things, am, I, weeping, Mine eye, mine eye, is running down with waters, for, far from me, is any who could comfort, could bring back my life, - My sons are amazed, for strong is the foe.

Matthew 18:33

Was it not binding, upon thee also, to have mercy upon thy fellow-servant, as, I also, on thee, had mercy?

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Barnabas » Characteristics of » Sympathy

Acts 4:36-37

And, Joseph, who had been surnamed Barnabas by the Apostles, which is to be translated Son of Exhortation, - a Levite, a Cyprian by nation, Having a field, sold it, and brought the money and laid it at the feet of the Apostles.

Sympathy » The marks of true » Examples of

Job 2:11

Now when the three friends of Job heard of all this misfortune which had befallen him, - they came, every man from his own place, Eliphaz the Temanite, and Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite, - for they had by appointment met together to come to shew sympathy with him, and to comfort him.

2 Samuel 15:23

And, fall the land, was weeping, with a loud voice, and, all the people, were passing on, - the king also, was passing on, through the torrent-bed of Kidron, and all the people were passing on over the face of the way leading to the wilderness.

John 11:19

and, many from among the Jews, had come unto Martha and Mary, that they might console them concerning their brother.

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