25 Bible Verses About Gentleness (ESV)

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This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Gentleness (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Gentleness

272

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, to avoid quarreling, to be gentle, and to show perfect courtesy toward all people.

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191

1 Peter 3:15

15 but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect,

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172

Proverbs 15:1

15:1   A soft answer turns away wrath,
    but a harsh word stirs up anger.

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153

Psalm 18:35

35   You have given me the shield of your salvation,
    and your right hand supported me,
    and your gentleness made me great.

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136

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.

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132

James 3:17

17 But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere.

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119

Galatians 5:22-23

22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

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115

Galatians 6:1

6:1 Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted.

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98

Matthew 11:29

29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

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83

Ephesians 4:2

with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,

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55

James 1:19-20

19 Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; 20 for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.

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55

Galatians 5:22

22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

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53

1 Corinthians 13:4-5

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful;

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53

Philippians 4:5

Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand;

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51

Isaiah 40:11

11   He will tend his flock like a shepherd;
    he will gather the lambs in his arms;
  he will carry them in his bosom,
    and gently lead those that are with young.

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50

2 Samuel 22:36

36   You have given me the shield of your salvation,
    and your gentleness made me great.

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49

Galatians 5:23

23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

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48

2 Corinthians 10:1

10:1 I, Paul, myself entreat you, by the meekness and gentleness of Christ—I who am humble when face to face with you, but bold toward you when I am away!—

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45

Colossians 3:12

12 Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience,

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43

Proverbs 15:4

  A gentle tongue is a tree of life,
    but perverseness in it breaks the spirit.

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41

1 Timothy 6:11

11 But as for you, O man of God, flee these things. Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness.

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41

1 Thessalonians 2:7

But we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother taking care of her own children.

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36

Colossians 3:12-15

12 Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, 13 bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. 14 And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. 15 And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.

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30

Micah 6:8

  He has told you, O man, what is good;
    and what does the LORD require of you
  but to do justice, and to love kindness,
    and to walk humbly with your God?

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24

Proverbs 25:15

15   With patience a ruler may be persuaded,
    and a soft tongue will break a bone.

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