25 Bible Verses About Meekness (ESV)
This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Meekness (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.
Bible Verses About Meekness
5 “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
2 to speak evil of no one, to avoid quarreling, to be gentle, and to show perfect courtesy toward all people.
11 But the meek shall inherit the land
and delight themselves in abundant peace.
9 He leads the humble in what is right,
and teaches the humble his way.
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.
13 Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom.
3 Now the man Moses was very meek, more than all people who were on the face of the earth.
1 Peter 3:4
4 but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God’s sight is very precious.
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,
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
14 Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.
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.
23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
3 Seek the LORD, all you humble of the land,
who do his just commands;
seek righteousness; seek humility;
perhaps you may be hidden
on the day of the anger of the LORD.
12 Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience,
21 Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.
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!—
1 Thessalonians 2:7
7 But we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother taking care of her own children.
2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,
4 And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
6 The LORD lifts up the humble;
he casts the wicked to the ground.
17 But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere.
1 Timothy 6:11
11 But as for you, O man of God, flee these things. Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness.
6 But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” 7 Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. 8 Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded. 9 Be wretched and mourn and weep. Let your laughter be turned to mourning and your joy to gloom. 10 Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you.
2 Timothy 2:24
24 And the Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone, able to teach, patiently enduring evil,