25 Bible Verses About Difficult People (ESV)
This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Difficult People (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.
Bible Verses About Difficult People
1 Thessalonians 5:15
15 See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone.
44 But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
2 Timothy 2:24-26
24 And the Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone, able to teach, patiently enduring evil, 25 correcting his opponents with gentleness. God may perhaps grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth, 26 and they may come to their senses and escape from the snare of the devil, after being captured by him to do his will.
20 To the contrary, “if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head.”
25 And whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father also who is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.”
45 so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.
15:1 A soft answer turns away wrath,
but a harsh word stirs up anger.
35 But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil.
14 Do all things without grumbling or disputing,
18 If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.
1 Peter 3:9
9 Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing.
13 I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
12 “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.
16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. 17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.
12 “So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.
10 fear not, for I am with you;
be not dismayed, for I am your God;
I will strengthen you, I will help you,
I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
16 The vexation of a fool is known at once,
but the prudent ignores an insult.
12 Hatred stirs up strife,
but love covers all offenses.
3 Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.
15 Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ,
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
28 And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
14 For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”