57 occurrences in 13 translations

'Gentle' in the Bible

But Jacob replied, You know, my lord, that the children are tender and delicate and need gentle care, and the flocks and herds with young are of concern to me; for if the men should overdrive them for a single day, the whole of the flocks would die.

Let my teaching fall like rainand my word settle like dew,like gentle rain on new grassand showers on tender plants.

And the king gave orders to Joab and Abishai and Ittai, saying, Because of me, be gentle to the young man Absalom. And this order about Absalom was given in the hearing of all the people.

And they said to him, If you will be a servant to this people today, caring for them and giving them a gentle answer, then they will be your servants for ever.

After the earthquake there came fire, but the LORD was not in the fire. And after the fire, there was the sound of a gentle whisper.

and worthless men, {sons of wickedness}, were gathered about him and became hostile against Rehoboam the son of Solomon, when Rehoboam was a boy and gentle of heart and was not strong enough [to stand] before them.

Too few for thee are the comforts of God? And a gentle word is with thee,

Will it make numerous pleas for mercy to you? Or will it speak gentle words to you?

Take not away your gentle mercies from me, O Lord; let your mercy and your faith keep me safe for ever.

Let your gentle mercies come to me, so that I may have life; for your law is my delight.

Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant doe [tender, gentle, attractive] -- "let her bosom satisfy you at all times, and always be transported with delight in her love.

Better it is to have a gentle spirit with the poor, than to take part in the rewards of war with men of pride.

"At that time the people of Judah and Jerusalem will be told, 'A scorching wind will sweep down from the hilltops in the desert on my dear people. It will not be a gentle breeze for winnowing the grain and blowing away the chaff.

I was like a gentle lamb led to the slaughter. I didn't know that they had devised schemes against me. They told themselves, "Let's destroy the tree with its fruit. Let's eliminate him from the land of the living, so his name won't be remembered again."

Crushing the head of the poor, and turning the steps of the gentle out of the way: and a man and his father go in to the same young woman, putting shame on my holy name:

When a gentle south wind sprang up, they thought they had achieved their purpose. They weighed anchor and sailed along the shore of Crete.

When evil things are said about us we give gentle answers: we are made as the unclean things of the world, as that for which no one has any use, even till now.

Which do you prefer? Should I come to you with a stick, or with love and a gentle spirit?

Now I, Paul, myself make request to you by the quiet and gentle behaviour of Christ, I who am poor in spirit when with you, but who say what is in my mind to you without fear when I am away from you:

Gentle behaviour, control over desires: against such there is no law.

Therefore, rid yourselves of everything impure and every expression of wickedness, and with a gentle spirit welcome the word planted in you that can save your souls.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אט 
'at 
Usage: 6

ענוה 
`anavah 
Usage: 6

ἐπιείκεια 
Epieikeia 
Usage: 2

ἐπιεικής 
Epieikes 
Usage: 5

ἤπιος 
Epios 
Usage: 2

χρηστότης 
Chrestotes 
Usage: 10

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