25 Bible Verses About Gentleness (NIV)
This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Gentleness (NIV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.
Bible Verses About Gentleness
2 to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and to show true humility toward all men.
1 Peter 3:15
15 But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect,
1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
35 You give me your shield of victory, and your right hand sustains me; you stoop down to make me great.
2 Timothy 2:24-26
24 And the Lord's servant must not quarrel; instead, he must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful. 25 Those who oppose him he must gently instruct, in the hope that God will grant them repentance leading them to a knowledge of the truth, 26 and that they will come to their senses and escape from the trap of the devil, who has taken them captive to do his will.
17 But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere.
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
1 Brothers, if someone is caught in a sin, you who are spiritual should restore him gently. But watch yourself, or you also may be tempted.
29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.
19 My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, 20 for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
1 Corinthians 13:4-5
4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.
5 Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near.
11 He tends his flock like a shepherd: He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart; he gently leads those that have young.
2 Samuel 22:36
36 You give me your shield of victory; you stoop down to make me great.
23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
2 Corinthians 10:1
1 By the meekness and gentleness of Christ, I appeal to you--I, Paul, who am "timid" when face to face with you, but "bold" when away!
12 Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.
4 The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit.
1 Timothy 6:11
11 But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.
1 Thessalonians 2:7
7 As apostles of Christ we could have been a burden to you, but we were gentle among you, like a mother caring for her little children.
12 Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. 13 Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. 14 And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. 15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.
8 He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.
15 Through patience a ruler can be persuaded, and a gentle tongue can break a bone.
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