Patience in the Bible (71 instances)

71 occurrences in 13 translations

'Patience' in the Bible

Therefore, the people contended with Moses, and said, Give us water that we may drink. And Moses said to them, Why do you find fault with me? Why do you tempt the Lord and try His patience?

He called the place Massah [proof] and Meribah [contention] because of the faultfinding of the Israelites and because they tempted and tried the patience of the Lord, saying, Is the Lord among us or not?

Now, because that the salt of the palace is our salt, and the nakedness of the king we have no patience to see, therefore we have sent and made known to the king;

What is my strength, that I should hope? and what is mine end, that I should have patience?

where your ancestors challenged my authority, and tried my patience, even though they had seen my work.

The end of a matter is better than its beginning; Patience of spirit is better than haughtiness of spirit.

Isaiah said, "Listen, house of David! Is it not enough for you to try the patience of men? Will you also try the patience of my God?

Among the smooth stones of the valley is your portion; they, they [the idols] are your lot; to them you have poured out a drink offering, you have offered a cereal offering. Should I be quiet in spite of all these things [and leave them unpunished -- "bearing them with patience]?

You know, Lord; remember me and take note of me. Avenge me against my persecutors. In Your patience, don't take me away. Know that I suffer disgrace for Your honor.

It has tried my patience; yet its thick rot is not removed from it. Subject its rot to the fire!

Does the family of Jacob say, 'The Lord's patience can't be exhausted -- he would never do such things'? To be sure, my commands bring a reward for those who obey them,

Next I eradicated the three shepherds in one month, for I ran out of patience with them and, indeed, they detested me as well.

The servant therefore fell down, and worshipped him, saying, Lord, have patience with me, and I will pay thee all.

And his fellowservant fell down at his feet, and besought him, saying, Have patience with me, and I will pay thee all.

"O unbelieving generation!" replied Jesus; "how long must I be with you? how long must I have patience with you? Bring the boy to me."

Won't God avenge his chosen ones, who are crying out to him day and night, and yet he exercises patience with them?

[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.

We should not tempt the Lord [try His patience, become a trial to Him, critically appraise Him, and exploit His goodness] as some of them did -- "and were killed by poisonous serpents;

Therefore I [am ready to] persevere and stand my ground with patience and endure everything for the sake of the elect [God's chosen], so that they too may obtain [the] salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with [the reward of] eternal glory.

Where your fathers tried [My patience] and tested [My forbearance] and found I stood their test, and they saw My works for forty years.

Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.

For what credit is there if, when you sin and are harshly treated, you endure it with patience? But if when you do what is right and suffer for it you patiently endure it, this finds favor with God.

who once were disobedient, when the patience of God kept waiting in the days of Noah, during the construction of the ark, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were brought safely through the water.

Also, regard the patience of our Lord as [an opportunity for] salvation, just as our dear brother Paul, according to the wisdom given to him, has written to you.

I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.

I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars:

I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the last to be more than the first.

He that leadeth into captivity shall go into captivity: he that killeth with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.

Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארך 
'arek 
Usage: 15

ἐπιεικής 
Epieikes 
Usage: 5

μακροθυμέω 
Makrothumeo 
Usage: 7

μακροθυμία 
Makrothumia 
Usage: 14

μακροθυμώς 
Makrothumos 
Usage: 1

ὑπομένω 
Hupomeno 
Usage: 14

ὑπομονή 
Hupomone 
Usage: 26



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