Bible Verses Kindness: 43 Bible Verses about Kindness

Bible Verses Kindness:

Bible Verses Kindness: God encourages his people to be kind to one another, even enemies. These Bible versesBible-Verses-Kindness-300x300allow God to speak to hearts on the importance of kindness, which in the end leads to good in the world.

  1. Genesis 20:13

    13 And when God had me wander from my father’s household, I said to her, ‘This is how you can show your love to me: Everywhere we go, say of me, “He is my brother.” ’ ”
  2. Genesis 21:23

    23 Now swear to me here before God that you will not deal falsely with me or my children or my descendants. Show to me and the country where you now reside as a foreigner the same kindness I have shown to you.”
  3. Genesis 24:12

    12 Then he prayed, “LORD, God of my master Abraham, make me successful today, and show kindness to my master Abraham.
  4. Genesis 24:14

    14 May it be that when I say to a young woman, ‘Please let down your jar that I may have a drink,’ and she says, ‘Drink, and I’ll water your camels too’—let her be the one you have chosen for your servant Isaac. By this I will know that you have shown kindness to my master.”
  5. Genesis 40:14

    14 But when all goes well with you, remember me and show me kindness; mention me to Pharaoh and get me out of this prison.
  6. Joshua 2:12

    12 “Now then, please swear to me by the LORD that you will show kindness to my family, because I have shown kindness to you. Give me a sure sign
  7. Judges 8:35

    35 They also failed to show any loyalty to the family of Jerub-Baal (that is, Gideon) in spite of all the good things he had done for them.
  8. Ruth 2:20-21

    20 “The LORD bless him!” Naomi said to her daughter-in-law. “He has not stopped showing his kindness to the living and the dead.” She added, “That man is our close relative; he is one of our guardian-redeemers. ” 21Then Ruth the Moabite said, “He even said to me, ‘Stay with my workers until they finish harvesting all my grain.’ ”
  9. Ruth 3:10

    10 “The LORD bless you, my daughter,” he replied. “This kindness is greater than that which you showed earlier: You have not run after the younger men, whether rich or poor.
  10. 1 Samuel 15:6-7

    6 Then he said to the Kenites, “Go away, leave the Amalekites so that I do not destroy you along with them; for you showed kindness to all the Israelites when they came up out of Egypt.” So the Kenites moved away from the Amalekites. 7 Then Saul attacked the Amalekites all the way from Havilah to Shur, near the eastern border of Egypt.
  11. 1 Samuel 20:14

    14 But show me unfailing kindness like the LORD’s kindness as long as I live, so that I may not be killed,
  12. 1 Samuel 20:15

    15 and do not ever cut off your kindness from my family—not even when the LORD has cut off every one of David’s enemies from the face of the earth.”
  13. 2 Samuel 2:5

    5 he sent messengers to them to say to them, “The LORD bless you for showing this kindness to Saul your master by burying him.
  14. 2 Samuel 2:6

    6 May the LORD now show you kindness and faithfulness, and I too will show you the same favor because you have done this.
  15. 2 Samuel 3:8

    8 Abner was very angry because of what Ish-Bosheth said. So he answered, “Am I a dog’s head—on Judah’s side? This very day I am loyal to the house of your father Saul and to his family and friends. I haven’t handed you over to David. Yet now you accuse me of an offense involving this woman!
  16. 2 Samuel 9:1

    1 David asked, “Is there anyone still left of the house of Saul to whom I can show kindness for Jonathan’s sake?”
  17. 2 Samuel 9:3-4

    3 The king asked, “Is there no one still alive from the house of Saul to whom I can show God’s kindness?” Ziba answered the king, “There is still a son of Jonathan; he is lame in both feet.” 4 “Where is he?” the king asked. Ziba answered, “He is at the house of Makir son of Ammiel in Lo Debar.”
  18. 2 Samuel 9:7

    7 “Don’t be afraid,” David said to him, “for I will surely show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan. I will restore to you all the land that belonged to your grandfather Saul, and you will always eat at my table.”
  19. 2 Samuel 10:2-4

    2 David thought, “I will show kindness to Hanun son of Nahash, just as his father showed kindness to me.” So David sent a delegation to express his sympathy to Hanun concerning his father. When David’s men came to the land of the Ammonites, 3 the Ammonite commanders said to Hanun their lord, “Do you think David is honoring your father by sending envoys to you to express sympathy? Hasn’t David sent them to you only to explore the city and spy it out and overthrow it?” 4 So Hanun seized David’s envoys, shaved off half of each man’s beard, cut off their garments at the buttocks, and sent them away.
  20. 2 Samuel 16:17

    17 Absalom said to Hushai, “So this is the love you show your friend? If he’s your friend, why didn’t you go with him?”
  21. 1 Kings 2:7

    7 “But show kindness to the sons of Barzillai of Gilead and let them be among those who eat at your table. They stood by me when I fled from your brother Absalom.
  22. 1 Kings 3:6

    6 Solomon answered, “You have shown great kindness to your servant, my father David, because he was faithful to you and righteous and upright in heart. You have continued this great kindness to him and have given him a son to sit on his throne this very day.
  23. 1 Chronicles 19:2-4

    2 David thought, “I will show kindness to Hanun son of Nahash, because his father showed kindness to me.” So David sent a delegation to express his sympathy to Hanun concerning his father. When David’s envoys came to Hanun in the land of the Ammonites to express sympathy to him, 3 the Ammonite commanders said to Hanun, “Do you think David is honoring your father by sending envoys to you to express sympathy? Haven’t his envoys come to you only to explore and spy out the country and overthrow it?” 4 So Hanun seized David’s envoys, shaved them, cut off their garments at the buttocks, and sent them away.
  24. 2 Chronicles 24:22-23

    22 King Joash did not remember the kindness Zechariah’s father Jehoiada had shown him but killed his son, who said as he lay dying, “May the LORD see this and call you to account.” 23 At the turn of the year, the army of Aram marched against Joash; it invaded Judah and Jerusalem and killed all the leaders of the people. They sent all the plunder to their king in Damascus.
  25. Nehemiah 9:17

    17 They refused to listen and failed to remember the miracles you performed among them. They became stiff-necked and in their rebellion appointed a leader in order to return to their slavery. But you are a forgiving God, gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love. Therefore you did not desert them,
  26. Esther 2:9

    9 She pleased him and won his favor. Immediately he provided her with her beauty treatments and special food. He assigned to her seven female attendants selected from the king’s palace and moved her and her attendants into the best place in the harem.
  27. Psalm 31:21

    21 Praise be to the LORD, for he showed me the wonders of his love when I was in a city under siege.
  28. Psalm 117

    1 Praise the LORD, all you nations; extol him, all you peoples. 2 For great is his love toward us, and the faithfulness of the LORD endures forever. Praise the LORD.
  29. Psalm 119:76

    76 May your unfailing love be my comfort, according to your promise to your servant.
  30. Psalm 141:5

    5 Let a righteous man strike me—that is a kindness; let him rebuke me—that is oil on my head. My head will not refuse it, for my prayer will still be against the deeds of evildoers.
  31. Proverbs 19:22

    22 What a person desires is unfailing love ; better to be poor than a liar.
  32. Proverbs 31:26

    26 She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue.
  33. Isaiah 54:8

    8 In a surge of anger I hid my face from you for a moment, but with everlasting kindness I will have compassion on you,” says the LORD your Redeemer.
  34. Isaiah 54:10

    10 Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed,” says the LORD, who has compassion on you.
  35. Jeremiah 2:2

    2 “Go and proclaim in the hearing of Jerusalem: “This is what the LORD says: “ ‘I remember the devotion of your youth, how as a bride you loved me and followed me through the wilderness, through a land not sown.
  36. Joel 2:13

    13 Rend your heart and not your garments. Return to the LORD your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and he relents from sending calamity.
  37. Jonah 4:2-3

    2 He prayed to the LORD, “Isn’t this what I said, LORD, when I was still at home? That is what I tried to forestall by fleeing to Tarshish. I knew that you are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abounding in love, a God who relents from sending calamity. 3 Now, LORD, take away my life, for it is better for me to die than to live.”
  38. Acts 28:2

    2 The islanders showed us unusual kindness. They built a fire and welcomed us all because it was raining and cold.
  39. 2 Corinthians 6:6

    6 in purity, understanding, patience and kindness; in the Holy Spirit and in sincere love;
  40. Ephesians 2:7

    7 in order that in the coming ages he might show the incomparable riches of his grace, expressed in his kindness to us in Christ Jesus.
  41. Colossians 3:12

    12 Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.
  42. Titus 3:4

    4 But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared,
  43. 2 Peter 1:7

    7 and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love.