42 occurrences

'Kindness' in the Bible

and it came about, when God caused me to wander from my father's house, that I said to her, 'This is the kindness which you will show to me: everywhere we go, say of me, "He is my brother."'"

now therefore, swear to me here by God that you will not deal falsely with me or with my offspring or with my posterity, but according to the kindness that I have shown to you, you shall show to me and to the land in which you have sojourned."

But the LORD was with Joseph and extended kindness to him, and gave him favor in the sight of the chief jailer.

"Only keep me in mind when it goes well with you, and please do me a kindness by mentioning me to Pharaoh and get me out of this house.

When the time for Israel to die drew near, he called his son Joseph and said to him, "Please, if I have found favor in your sight, place now your hand under my thigh and deal with me in kindness and faithfulness. Please do not bury me in Egypt,

nor did they show kindness to the household of Jerubbaal (that is, Gideon) in accord with all the good that he had done to Israel.

Naomi said to her daughter-in-law, "May he be blessed of the LORD who has not withdrawn his kindness to the living and to the dead." Again Naomi said to her, "The man is our relative, he is one of our closest relatives."

Then he said, "May you be blessed of the LORD, my daughter. You have shown your last kindness to be better than the first by not going after young men, whether poor or rich.

Saul said to the Kenites, "Go, depart, go down from among the Amalekites, so that I do not destroy you with them; for you showed kindness to all the sons of Israel when they came up from Egypt." So the Kenites departed from among the Amalekites.

David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh-gilead, and said to them, "May you be blessed of the LORD because you have shown this kindness to Saul your lord, and have buried him.

Then Abner was very angry over the words of Ish-bosheth and said, "Am I a dog's head that belongs to Judah? Today I show kindness to the house of Saul your father, to his brothers and to his friends, and have not delivered you into the hands of David; and yet today you charge me with a guilt concerning the woman.

Then David said, "Is there yet anyone left of the house of Saul, that I may show him kindness for Jonathan's sake?"

The king said, "Is there not yet anyone of the house of Saul to whom I may show the kindness of God?" And Ziba said to the king, "There is still a son of Jonathan who is crippled in both feet."

David said to him, "Do not fear, for I will surely show kindness to you for the sake of your father Jonathan, and will restore to you all the land of your grandfather Saul; and you shall eat at my table regularly."

Then David said, "I will show kindness to Hanun the son of Nahash, just as his father showed kindness to me." So David sent some of his servants to console him concerning his father. But when David's servants came to the land of the Ammonites,

"But show kindness to the sons of Barzillai the Gileadite, and let them be among those who eat at your table; for they assisted me when I fled from Absalom your brother.

Then David said, "I will show kindness to Hanun the son of Nahash, because his father showed kindness to me." So David sent messengers to console him concerning his father. And David's servants came into the land of the sons of Ammon to Hanun to console him.

Thus Joash the king did not remember the kindness which his father Jehoiada had shown him, but he murdered his son. And as he died he said, "May the LORD see and avenge!"

The king loved Esther more than all the women, and she found favor and kindness with him more than all the virgins, so that he set the royal crown on her head and made her queen instead of Vashti.

"For the despairing man there should be kindness from his friend; So that he does not forsake the fear of the Almighty.

Let the righteous smite me in kindness and reprove me; It is oil upon the head; Do not let my head refuse it, For still my prayer is against their wicked deeds.

Will they not go astray who devise evil? But kindness and truth will be to those who devise good.

What is desirable in a man is his kindness, And it is better to be a poor man than a liar.

Listen to the word of the LORD, O sons of Israel, For the LORD has a case against the inhabitants of the land, Because there is no faithfulness or kindness Or knowledge of God in the land.

Sow with a view to righteousness, Reap in accordance with kindness; Break up your fallow ground, For it is time to seek the LORD Until He comes to rain righteousness on you.

Now in Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (which translated in Greek is called Dorcas); this woman was abounding with deeds of kindness and charity which she continually did.

"But, that I may not weary you any further, I beg you to grant us, by your kindness, a brief hearing.

Behold then the kindness and severity of God; to those who fell, severity, but to you, God's kindness, if you continue in His kindness; otherwise you also will be cut off.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 42

אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

בּער 
Ba`ar 
burn , ... away , kindle , brutish , eaten , set , burn up , eat up , feed , heated , took , wasted
Usage: 94

גּאלּה 
G@ullah 
Usage: 14

דּלק 
Dalaq 
Usage: 9

זן 
Zan 
Usage: 3

זן 
Zan (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

חסד 
Checed 
Usage: 247

חרה 
Charah 
Usage: 91

חרר 
Charar 
Usage: 10

יצת 
Yatsath 
Usage: 29

יקד 
Yaqad 
Usage: 9

כּלאים 
Kil'ayim 
Usage: 4

כּמר 
Kamar 
Usage: 4

להט 
Lahat 
set on fire , burn up , burn , kindle , flaming
Usage: 11

מודעת 
Mowda`ath 
Usage: 6

מולדת 
Mowledeth 
Usage: 22

מין 
Miyn 
Usage: 31

משׁפּחה 
Mishpachah 
Usage: 303

נשׂק 
Nasaq 
Usage: 3

קדח 
Qadach 
Usage: 5

קטר 
Qatar 
Usage: 116

שׂרף 
Saraph 
Usage: 117

ἀνάπτω 
Anapto 
Usage: 2

ἅπτω 
Hapto 
Usage: 1

γένος 
Genos 
Usage: 17

πατριά 
Patria 
Usage: 3

συγγένεια 
Suggeneia 
Usage: 3

φιλαδελφία 
Philadelphia 
Usage: 6

φιλανθρωπία 
Philanthropia 
Usage: 2

φιλόστοργος 
Philostorgos 
Usage: 1

φυλή 
Phule 
Usage: 28

φύσις 
Phusis 
Usage: 14

χρηστεῦομαι 
Chresteuomai 
be kind
Usage: 1

χρηστός 
Chrestos 
Usage: 4

χρηστότης 
Chrestotes 
Usage: 10

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