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Theasaurus: Sympathy

24 Bible Verses about Sympathy

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2 Corinthians 1:3-4

Heartfelt thanks be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ--the Father who is full of compassion and the God who gives all comfort. He comforts us in our every affliction so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any kind of affliction by means of the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

Mark 1:41

Moved with pity Jesus reached out His hand and touched him. "I am willing," He said; "be cleansed."

Luke 7:34

The Son of Man has come eating and drinking, and you say, 'Look, there is a man who is overfond of eating and drinking--he is a friend of tax-gatherers and notorious sinners!'

Hebrews 2:14-18

Since then the children referred to are all alike sharers in perishable human nature, He Himself also, in the same way, took on Him a share of it, in order that through death He might render powerless him who had authority over death, that is, the Devil, and might set at liberty all those who through fear of death had been subject to lifelong slavery. For assuredly it is not to angels that He is continually reaching a helping hand, but it is to the descendants of Abraham.read more.
And for this purpose it was necessary that in all respects He should be made to resemble His brothers, so that He might become a compassionate and faithful High Priest in things relating to God, in order to atone for the sins of the people. For inasmuch as He has Himself felt the pain of temptation and trial, He is also able instantly to help those who are tempted and tried.

John 11:18-19

Bethany was near Jerusalem, the distance being a little less than two miles; and a considerable number of the Jews were with Martha and Mary, having come to express sympathy with them on the death of their brother.

2 Corinthians 1:4-7

He comforts us in our every affliction so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any kind of affliction by means of the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. For just as we have more than our share of suffering for the Christ, so also through the Christ we have more than our share of comfort. But if, on the one hand, we are enduring affliction, it is for your comfort and salvation; and if, on the other hand, we are receiving comfort, it is for your comfort which is produced within you through your patient fortitude under the same sufferings as those which we also are enduring.read more.
And our hope for you is stedfast; for we know that as you are partners with us in the sufferings, so you are also partners in the comfort.

2 Corinthians 2:7

So that you may now take the opposite course, and forgive him rather and comfort him, for fear he should perhaps be driven to despair by his excess of grief.

2 Corinthians 11:29

Who is weak, and I am not weak? Who is led astray into sin, and I am not aflame with indignation?

Philippians 1:7

And I am justified in having this confidence about you all, because, both during my imprisonment and when I stand up in defence of the Good News or to confirm its truth, I have you in my heart, sharers as you all are in the same grace as myself.

1 Thessalonians 2:11-12

For you know that we acted towards every one of you as a father does towards his own children, encouraging and cheering you, and imploring you to live lives worthy of fellowship with God who is inviting you to share His own Kingship and glory.

1 Timothy 5:9-10

No widow is to be put on the roll who is under sixty years of age. She must have been true to her one husband, and well reported of for good deeds, as having brought up children, received strangers hospitably, washed the feet of God's people, given relief to the distressed, and devoted herself to good works of every kind.

Hebrews 10:34

For you not only showed sympathy with those who were imprisoned, but you even submitted with joy when your property was taken from you, being well aware that you have in your own selves a more valuable possession and one which will remain.

Matthew 18:33

ought not you also to have had pity on your fellow servant, just as I had pity on you?'

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Barnabas » Characteristics of » Sympathy

Acts 4:36-37

In this way Joseph, whom the Apostles gave the name of Bar-nabas--signifying 'Son of Encouragement' --a Levite, a native of Cyprus, sold a farm which he had, and brought the money and gave it to the Apostles.

Sympathy » The marks of true » Examples of

John 11:19

and a considerable number of the Jews were with Martha and Mary, having come to express sympathy with them on the death of their brother.

More verses: Luke 23:27 Psalm 35:14

Sympathy » The marks of true » Burden-bearing

Sympathy » The marks of true » Helpfulness

Sympathy » The marks of true » Visitation of the needy

Sympathy » The marks of true » Fellow-feeling for the unfortunate

Sympathy » The marks of true » Benevolence