Kindness
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Ephesians 4:32
And be you kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake has forgiven you.
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2 Peter 1:7
And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.
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1 Peter 3:8
Finally, be you all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brothers, be pitiful, be courteous:
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Colossians 3:12
Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering;
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1 John 3:17
But whoever has this world's good, and sees his brother have need, and shuts up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwells the love of God in him?
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Galatians 6:10
As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good to all men, especially to them who are of the household of faith.
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1 Peter 3:9
Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that you are thereunto called, that you should inherit a blessing.
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1 John 3:18
My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.
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Galatians 6:2
Bear you one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The state or quality of being kind, in any of its various senses; manifestation of kind feeling or disposition beneficence.

2. (n.) A kind act; an act of good will; as, to do a great kindness.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BROTHERLY KINDNESS; BROTHERLY LOVE

kind'-nes (the King James Version 2 Peter 1:7), or LOVE (the King James Version Romans 12:10 1 Thessalonians 4:9; Hebrews 13:1; philadelphia):

1. As Moral Ideal:

In the Revised Version (British and American), "love of the brethren" in all places, and so in the King James Version of 1 Peter 1:22, thus defining the disposition as love, and its objects as brethren. Since God is Father and men are His sons, they are therefore brethren of one another. As sonship is the most essential factor in man's right relation to God, so is brotherhood in his relation to his fellow-man. Brotherhood is first known as the relation between sons of the same parent, a relation of tender affection and benevolence. It becomes gradually extended to kindred, and to members of the same tribe or nation. And the Christian ideal of society is that a similar relation should exist between all men without limit or distinction. Agape, "love" (see CHARITY), is the word in the New Testament that generally denotes this ideal. "Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself" is the whole law of conduct as between man and man (Matthew 22:39, 40); and neighbor includes every man within one's reach (Luke 10:29), even enemies (Matthew 5:44 Luke 6:35). Without the love of man, the love of God is impossible, but "he that abideth in love abideth in God" (1 John 4:16, 20).

2. As Actual Between Christians:

But man's sonship to God may be potential or actual. He may not respond to God's love or know His Fatherhood. Likewise love to man may not be reciprocated, and therefore may be incomplete. Yet it is the Christian's duty, like God, to maintain his disposition of love and benevolence to those that hate and curse him (Luke 6:27, 28). But within the Christian community, love should respond to love, and find its fulfillment, for there all men are, or should be, God's sons actually, "because the love of God hath been shed abroad in our hearts, through the Holy Spirit which was given unto us" (Romans 5:5). And this mutual love within the Christian brotherhood (1 Peter 5:9) is called philadelphia.

3. Stoic Teaching:

This twofold ideal of social morality as universal benevolence and mutual affection had been foreshadowed by the STOICS (which see). Men as citizens of the world should adopt an attitude of justice and mercy toward all men, even slaves; but within the community of the "wise" there should be the mutual affection of friendship.

4. Christian Advance on Heathen Thought:

Christianity succeeded in organizing and realizing in intense and practical fellowship the ideal that remained vague and abstract in the Greek schools: "See how these Christians love one another." It was their Master's example followed, and His commandment and promise fulfilled: "Love one another. as I have loved you.; by this shall all men know that ye are my disciples" (John 13:14, 34, 35). Paul in his earliest epistle bears witness that the Thessalonians practice love "toward all the brethren that are in all Macedonia," even as they had been taught of God, but urges them to "abound more and more" (1 Thessalonians 4:9, 10). For the healing of differences, and to build up the church in order and unity, he urges the Romans "in love of the brethren (to) be tenderly affectioned one to another" (Romans 12:10). Christians must even "forbear one another in love" (Ephesians 4:2) and "walk in love, even as Christ also loved you" (Ephesians 5:2 Philippians 2:1, 2). It involves some suffering and sacrifice. The author of the Epistle to the He recognizes the presence of "love of the brethren" and urges that it may continue (Hebrews 13:1). It is the direct result of regeneration, of purity and obedience to the truth (1 Peter 1:22, 23). It proceeds from godliness and issues in love (2 Peter 1:7). "Love of the brethren" (agape) is the one practical topic of John's epistles. It is the message heard from the beginning, "that we should love one another" 1 John 3:11, 23. It is the test of light and darkness (1 John 2:10); life and death (1 John 3:14); children of God or children of the devil (1 John 3:10; 1 John 4:7-12). Without it there can be no knowledge or love of God (1 John 4:20), but when men love God and obey Him, they necessarily love His children (1 John 5:2). No man can be of God's family, unless his love extends to all its members.

T. Rees

KINDNESS

kind'-nes (checedh; chrestotes): "Kindness" in the Old Testament is (with one exception) the translation of checedh, "kindness," "favor," "mercy," etc., used chiefly of man but also of God (Genesis 20:13; Genesis 40:14 1 Samuel 15:6; 1 Samuel 20:14, 15 2 Samuel 9:3 Nehemiah 9:17 Psalm 141:5 Isaiah 54:8, 10, etc.); Tobh, "good," is once so translated (2 Samuel 2:6). In the New Testament chrestotes, "usefulness," "beneficence," is rendered "kindness" 4 t in the King James Version (2 Corinthians 6:6 Ephesians 2:7 Colossians 3:12 Titus 3:4, and in Galatians 5:22 the Revised Version (British and American)); see GENTLENESS; GOODNESS. Philanthropia, "love of mankind," is translated "kindness" Acts 28:2), and philadelphia, "love of the brotherhood" (2 Peter 1:7, the English Revised Version "love of the brethren," the American Revised Version margin "Gr, love of the brethren").

For "kindness" (Psalm 31:21) the Revised Version (British and American) has "lovingkindness," and the American Standard Revised Version in other places where the reference is to God; for "shew," "shewed kindness" (Joshua 2:12) "deal," "dealt kindly"; for "The desire of man is his kindness" (Proverbs 19:22) the American Standard Revised Version has "That which maketh a man to be desired is his kindness," the English Revised Version "The desire of man is (the measure of) his kindness," like the American Standard Revised Version in m; for "merciful kindness" (Psalm 117:2) the American Standard Revised Version has "lovingkindness," the English Revised Version "mercy "; both have "lovingkindness" (Psalm 119:76); for "of great kindness" (Nehemiah 9:17 Joel 2:13 Jonah 4:2) the American Standard Revised Version has "abundant in lovingkindness," the English Revised Version "plenteous in mercy"; the Revised Version (British and American) has "kindness" for "mercy" (Genesis 39:21); for "pity" (Job 6:14); for "goodness" (Proverbs 20:6); "favor and kindness" the American Standard Revised Version, for "grace and favor" (Esther 2:17).

See LOVINGKINDNESS; MERCY.

Greek
5363. philanthropia -- love for mankind, kindness
... love for mankind, kindness. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration:
philanthropia Phonetic Spelling: (fil-an-thro-pee'-ah) Short Definition: love of ...
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5485. charis -- grace, kindness
... grace, kindness. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: charis Phonetic
Spelling: (khar'-ece) Short Definition: grace, favor, kindness Definition: (a ...
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5544. chrestotes -- goodness, excellence, uprightness
... of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: chrestotes Phonetic Spelling:
(khray-stot'-ace) Short Definition: goodness, benignity, kindness Definition: goodness ...
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5360. philadelphia -- the love of brothers, brotherly love
... Word Origin from philadelphos Definition the love of brothers, brotherly love NASB
Word Usage brotherly kindness (2), brotherly love (1), love of the brethren ...
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5483. charizomai -- to show favor, give freely
... Phonetic Spelling: (khar-id'-zom-ahee) Short Definition: I show favor to, forgive
Definition: (a) I show favor to, (b) I pardon, forgive, (c) I show kindness. ...
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5543. chrestos -- serviceable, good
... Word Origin adjective from chraomai Definition serviceable, good NASB Word Usage
easy (1), good (2), kind (2), kindness (2). better, easy, gracious, kind. ...
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5364. philanthropos -- humanely, kindly
... Cognate: 5364 (an adverb) -- properly, friendly; describing the kindness shown by
(literally) "a (5384 ) of (444 )." That is, treating others with courteous ...
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2107. eudokia -- good pleasure
... From a presumed compound of eu and the base of dokeo; satisfaction, ie (subjectively)
delight, or (objectively) kindness, wish, purpose -- desire, good ...
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4102. pistis -- faith, faithfulness
... boast" (). Gal 5:22,23: " 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,.
patience, kindness, goodness, (4102), 23 gentleness,. self ...
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18. agathos -- good
... good NASB Word Usage generous (1), good (81), good man (2), good thing (6), good
things (6), goodness (1), goods (2), kind (1), kindly (1), kindness (1). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
2617. checed -- goodness, kindness
... 2616b, 2617. checed. 2617a . goodness, kindness. Transliteration: checed
Phonetic Spelling: (kheh'-sed) Short Definition: favour. ...
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2617a. chesed -- goodness, kindness
... 2617, 2617a. chesed. 2617b . goodness, kindness. Transliteration: chesed
Short Definition: lovingkindness. Word Origin from chasad ...
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3142. Yushab Chesed -- a son of Zerubbabel
... Jushab-hesed. From shuwb and checed; kindness will be returned; Jushab-Chesed, an
Israelite -- Jushab-hesed. see HEBREW shuwb. see HEBREW checed. 3141, 3142. ...
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2580. chen -- favor, grace
... From chanan; graciousness, ie Subjective (kindness, favor) or objective (beauty) --
favour, grace(-ious), pleasant, precious, (well-)favoured. ...
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2896. towb -- pleasant, agreeable, good
... cheerful, at ease, X fair (word), (be in) favour, fine, glad, good (deed, -lier,
-liest, -ly, -ness, -s), graciously, joyful, kindly, kindness, liketh (best ...
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1136. Ben-chesed -- "son of mercy," one of Solomon's leaders
... the son of Hesed. From ben and checed; son of kindness; Ben- Chesed, an Israelite --
the son of Hesed. see HEBREW ben. see HEBREW checed. 1135, 1136. ...
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2603. chanan -- to show favor, be gracious
... A primitive root (compare chanah); properly, to bend or stoop in kindness to an
inferior; to favor, bestow; causatively to implore (ie Move to favor by petition ...
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3190. yatab -- to be good, well, glad, or pleasing
... diligent(-ly), dress, earnestly, find favour, give, be glad, do (be, make)
good((-ness)), be (make) merry, please (+ well), shew more (kindness), skilfully, ...
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Library

Melted by Kindness
... VOLUME II: ST. LUKE Chaps. XIII to XXIV MELTED BY KINDNESS. 'And when ... ever. III.
And so, lastly, notice the outcast melted by kindness. We ...
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The Long-Suffering, Loving-Kindness, and Tender-Mercies of God. ...
... The Long-suffering, Loving-kindness, and Tender-mercies of God."Ps. ciii. ... The
Long-suffering, Loving-kindness, and Tender-mercies of God."Psalm 103.p>. ...
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Kindness to the Afflicted.
... 785. " Kindness to the Afflicted. 785. CM Boden. Kindness to the Afflicted. 1
What shall we render, bounteous Lord, For all the grace we see? ...
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Kindness to the Poor.
... PHILANTHROPIC SUBJECTS. 765. " Kindness to the Poor. 765. CM Watts. Kindness
to the Poor. 1 How blest is he who fears the Lord ...
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Loving Kindness. LM
... 319 Loving Kindness. LM. Loving Kindness. (699) Awake, my soul, to joyful
lays, And sing thy great Redeemer's praise; He justly ...
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On Kindness and Its Several Parts, Namely, Good-Will and ...
... On kindness and its several parts, namely, good-will and liberality.� On kindness
and its several parts, namely, good-will and liberality. ...
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A Kindness Received Should be Returned with a Freer Hand. ...
... Book I. Chapter XXXI. A kindness received should be returned with a freer hand.�
A kindness received should be returned with a freer hand. ...
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Is this Thy Kindness to Thy Friend. 2Sam 16:17
... II SAMUEL Hymn 30 Is this thy kindness to thy friend. 2Sam 16:17. John Newton
8,8,8,8. Is this thy kindness to thy friend. 2Sam 16:17. ...
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Loving Kindness. LM
... 320 Loving Kindness. LM. Love Which Passeth Knowledge. Of him who did
salvation bring, I could forever think and sing; Arise, ye ...
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LM Bryant. Loving-Kindness of God.
... II. GOD. 78. LM Bryant. Loving-Kindness of God. 1 Father, to Thy kind love
we owe All that is fair and good below; Bestower of the ...
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Thesaurus
Kindness (295 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A kind act; an act of good will; as, to do a great kindness. Int. Standard
Bible Encyclopedia. BROTHERLY KINDNESS; BROTHERLY LOVE. ...
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Loving-kindness (150 Occurrences)
Loving-kindness. Lovingkindness, Loving-kindness. Lovingkindnesses . Noah
Webster's Dictionary ... Multi-Version Concordance Loving-kindness (150 Occurrences). ...
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Unfailing (29 Occurrences)
... (See RSV). 2 Samuel 22:51 He gives great deliverance to his king, and shows loving
kindness to his anointed, to David and to his seed, forevermore." (See NIV). ...
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Endures (75 Occurrences)
... God. (WEB RSV). 1 Chronicles 16:34 Oh give thanks to Yahweh, for he is good,
for his loving kindness endures forever. (WEB RSV NIV). ...
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Abounding (28 Occurrences)
... Yahweh! Yahweh, a merciful and gracious God, slow to anger, and abundant
in loving kindness and truth, (See NAS RSV NIV). Numbers ...
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Sympathy (15 Occurrences)
... sympathy between them. 3. (n.) Kindness of feeling toward one who suffers;
pity; commiseration; compassion. 4. (n.) The reciprocal ...
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Loyalty (18 Occurrences)
... (WEY). 1 Samuel 20:15 but also you shall not cut off your kindness from my house
forever; no, not when Yahweh has cut off the enemies of David everyone from the ...
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Showing (41 Occurrences)
... Captain that Paul was to be kept in custody, but be treated with indulgence, and
that his personal friends were not to be prevented from showing him kindness. ...
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Shewn (46 Occurrences)
... Genesis 32:10 I am too small for all the loving-kindness and all the faithfulness
that thou hast shewn unto thy servant; for with my staff I passed over this ...
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Mercy (467 Occurrences)
... In the Old Testament it is most often the translation of checedh, "kindness,"
"loving-kindness" (see LOVINGKINDNESS), but rachamim, literally, "bowels" (the ...
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Bible Concordance
Kindness (295 Occurrences)

Matthew 5:7 Happy the kind -- because they shall find kindness.
(YLT)

Matthew 6:1 Take heed your kindness not to do before men, to be seen by them, and if not -- reward ye have not from your Father who 'is' in the heavens;
(YLT)

Matthew 6:2 whenever, therefore, thou mayest do kindness, thou mayest not sound a trumpet before thee as the hypocrites do, in the synagogues, and in the streets, that they may have glory from men; verily I say to you -- they have their reward!
(YLT)

Matthew 6:3 But thou, doing kindness, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doth,
(YLT)

Matthew 6:4 that thy kindness may be in secret, and thy Father who is seeing in secret Himself shall reward thee manifestly.
(YLT)

Matthew 9:13 but having gone, learn ye what is, Kindness I will, and not sacrifice, for I did not come to call righteous men, but sinners, to reformation.'
(YLT)

Matthew 12:7 and if ye had known what is: Kindness I will, and not sacrifice -- ye had not condemned the blameless,
(YLT)

Matthew 23:23 Wo to you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye give tithe of the mint, and the dill, and the cumin, and did neglect the weightier things of the Law -- the judgment, and the kindness, and the faith; these it behoved 'you' to do, and those not to neglect.
(YLT)

Mark 14:7 For you always have the poor among you, and whenever you choose you can do acts of kindness to them; but me you have not always.
(WEY)

Luke 1:50 And His kindness 'is' to generations of generations, To those fearing Him,
(YLT)

Luke 1:54 He received again Israel His servant, To remember kindness,
(YLT)

Luke 1:58 and the neighbours and her kindred heard that the Lord was making His kindness great with her, and they were rejoicing with her.
(YLT)

Luke 1:72 To do kindness with our fathers, And to be mindful of His holy covenant,
(YLT)

Luke 4:22 And they all spoke well of Him, wondering at the sweet words of kindness which fell from His lips, while they asked one another, "Is not this Joseph's son?"
(WEY)

Luke 10:37 and he said, 'He who did the kindness with him,' then Jesus said to him, 'Be going on, and thou be doing in like manner.'
(YLT)

Acts 3:2 and a certain man, being lame from the womb of his mother, was being carried, whom they were laying every day at the gate of the temple, called Beautiful, to ask a kindness from those entering into the temple,
(YLT)

Acts 3:3 who, having seen Peter and John about to go into the temple, was begging to receive a kindness.
(YLT)

Acts 3:10 they were knowing him also that this it was who for a kindness was sitting at the Beautiful gate of the temple, and they were filled with wonder and amazement at what hath happened to him.
(YLT)

Acts 4:9 if we are examined today concerning a good deed done to a crippled man, by what means this man has been healed,
(See NIV)

Acts 9:36 And in Joppa there was a certain female disciple, by name Tabitha, (which interpreted, is called Dorcas,) this woman was full of good works and kind acts that she was doing;
(See NAS)

Acts 10:38 It tells how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, so that He went about everywhere doing acts of kindness, and curing all who were being continually oppressed by the Devil--for God was with Jesus.
(WEY)

Acts 14:17 But he was not without witness, because he did good, and gave you rain from heaven and times of fruit, making your hearts full of food and joy.
(See NIV)

Acts 24:4 But that I may not too much intrude on thy time, I beseech thee to hear us briefly in thy kindness.
(DBY NAS RSV)

Acts 24:23 And he gave orders to the Captain that Paul was to be kept in custody, but be treated with indulgence, and that his personal friends were not to be prevented from showing him kindness.
(WEY)

Acts 27:3 The next day we put in at Sidon. There Julius treated Paul with thoughtful kindness and allowed him to visit his friends and profit by their generous care.
(WEY NIV)

Acts 28:2 The natives showed us uncommon kindness; for they kindled a fire, and received us all, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Romans 2:4 Or do you despise the riches of his goodness, forbearance, and patience, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Romans 9:15 for to Moses He saith, 'I will do kindness to whom I do kindness, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion;'
(YLT)

Romans 9:16 so, then -- not of him who is willing, nor of him who is running, but of God who is doing kindness:
(YLT)

Romans 9:18 so, then, to whom He willeth, He doth kindness, and to whom He willeth, He doth harden.
(YLT)

Romans 9:23 and that He might make known the riches of His glory on vessels of kindness, that He before prepared for glory, whom also He did call -- us --
(YLT)

Romans 11:22 Notice therefore God's kindness and God's severity. On those who have fallen His severity has descended, but upon you His kindness has come, provided that you do not cease to respond to that kindness. Otherwise you will be cut off also.
(WEY NAS RSV NIV)

Romans 11:30 for as ye also once did not believe in God, and now did find kindness by the unbelief of these:
(YLT)

Romans 11:31 so also these now did not believe, that in your kindness they also may find kindness;
(YLT)

Romans 11:32 for God did shut up together the whole to unbelief, that to the whole He might do kindness.
(YLT)

Romans 12:8 or he who is exhorting -- 'In the exhortation!' he who is sharing -- 'In simplicity!' he who is leading -- 'In diligence?' he who is doing kindness -- 'In cheerfulness.'
(YLT)

Romans 15:9 and the nations for kindness to glorify God, according as it hath been written, 'Because of this I will confess to Thee among nations, and to Thy name I will sing praise,'
(YLT)

1 Corinthians 7:25 And concerning the virgins, a command of the Lord I have not; and I give judgment as having obtained kindness from the Lord to be faithful:
(YLT)

2 Corinthians 4:1 Because of this, having this ministration, according as we did receive kindness, we do not faint,
(YLT)

2 Corinthians 6:6 in pureness, in knowledge, in patience, in kindness, in the Holy Spirit, in sincere love,
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,
(WEB WEY ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Galatians 6:16 and as many as by this rule do walk -- peace upon them, and kindness, and on the Israel of God!
(YLT)

Ephesians 2:4 and God, being rich in kindness, because of His great love with which He loved us,
(YLT)

Ephesians 2:7 that in the ages to come he might show the exceeding riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus;
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ephesians 4:24 and to put on the new man, which, according to God, was created in righteousness and kindness of the truth.
(YLT)

Colossians 3:12 Put on therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, humility, and perseverance;
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Timothy 1:2 to Timotheus -- genuine child in faith: Grace, kindness, peace, from God our Father, and Christ Jesus our Lord,
(YLT)

1 Timothy 1:13 who before was speaking evil, and persecuting, and insulting, but I found kindness, because, being ignorant, I did 'it' in unbelief,
(YLT)

1 Timothy 1:16 but because of this I found kindness, that in me first Jesus Christ might shew forth all long-suffering, for a pattern of those about to believe on him to life age-during:
(YLT)

2 Timothy 1:2 to Timotheus, beloved child: Grace, kindness, peace, from God the Father, and Christ Jesus our Lord!
(YLT)

2 Timothy 1:16 may the Lord give kindness to the house of Onesiphorus, because many times he did refresh me, and of my chain was not ashamed,
(YLT)

2 Timothy 1:18 may the Lord give to him to find kindness from the Lord in that day; and how many things in Ephesus he did minister thou dost very well know.
(YLT)

Titus 1:4 to Titus -- true child according to a common faith: Grace, kindness, peace, from God the Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour!
(YLT)

Titus 3:4 But when the kindness of God our Savior and his love toward mankind appeared,
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Titus 3:5 (not by works that 'are' in righteousness that we did but according to His kindness,) He did save us, through a bathing of regeneration, and a renewing of the Holy Spirit,
(YLT)

Hebrews 4:16 we may come near, then, with freedom, to the throne of the grace, that we may receive kindness, and find grace -- for seasonable help.
(YLT)

Hebrews 13:2 Do not neglect to show kindness to strangers; for, in this way, some, without knowing it, have had angels as their guests.
(WEY)

James 2:13 for the judgment without kindness 'is' to him not having done kindness, and exult doth kindness over judgment.
(YLT)

James 3:17 and the wisdom from above, first, indeed, is pure, then peaceable, gentle, easily entreated, full of kindness and good fruits, uncontentious, and unhypocritical: --
(YLT)

1 Peter 1:3 Blessed 'is' the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who, according to the abundance of His kindness did beget us again to a living hope, through the rising again of Jesus Christ out of the dead,
(YLT)

1 Peter 2:3 if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is gracious:
(See NAS RSV)

1 Peter 2:10 who 'were' once not a people, and 'are' now the people of God; who had not found kindness, and now have found kindness.
(YLT)

1 Peter 4:10 Whatever be the gifts which each has received, you must use them for one another's benefit, as good stewards of God's many-sided kindness.
(WEY)

2 Peter 1:7 And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.
(KJV ASV WBS YLT NAS NIV)

2 John 1:3 there shall be with you grace, kindness, peace, from God the Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love.
(YLT)

Jude 1:2 kindness to you, and peace, and love, be multiplied!
(YLT)

Jude 1:21 yourselves in the love of God keep ye, waiting for the kindness of our Lord Jesus Christ -- to life age-during;
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Genesis 19:19 See now, your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have magnified your loving kindness, which you have shown to me in saving my life. I can't escape to the mountain, lest evil overtake me, and I die.
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Genesis 20:13 It happened, when God caused me to wander from my father's house, that I said to her,'This is your kindness which you shall show to me. Everywhere that we go, say of me, "He is my brother."'"
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Genesis 21:23 Now, therefore, swear to me here by God that you will not deal falsely with me, nor with my son, nor with my son's son. But according to the kindness that I have done to you, you shall do to me, and to the land in which you have lived as a foreigner."
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Genesis 24:12 He said, "Yahweh, the God of my master Abraham, please give me success this day, and show kindness to my master Abraham.
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Genesis 24:14 Let it happen, that the young lady to whom I will say,'Please let down your pitcher, that I may drink,' and she will say,'Drink, and I will also give your camels a drink,'-let her be the one you have appointed for your servant Isaac. By this I will know that you have shown kindness to my master."
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Genesis 24:27 He said, "Blessed be Yahweh, the God of my master Abraham, who has not forsaken his loving kindness and his truth toward my master. As for me, Yahweh has led me in the way to the house of my master's relatives."
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Genesis 24:49 And now if ye will deal kindly and truly with my master, tell me; and if not, tell me; that I may turn to the right hand, or to the left.'
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Genesis 32:10 I am not worthy of the least of all the loving kindnesses, and of all the truth, which you have shown to your servant; for with just my staff I passed over this Jordan; and now I have become two companies.
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Genesis 39:21 But Yahweh was with Joseph, and showed kindness to him, and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison.
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Genesis 40:14 But remember me when it will be well with you, and show kindness, please, to me, and make mention of me to Pharaoh, and bring me out of this house.
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Genesis 47:29 And the days of Israel are near to die, and he calleth for his son, for Joseph, and saith to him, 'If, I pray thee, I have found grace in thine eyes, put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh, and thou hast done with me kindness and truth; bury me not, I pray thee, in Egypt,
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Exodus 15:13 "You, in your loving kindness, have led the people that you have redeemed. You have guided them in your strength to your holy habitation.
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Exodus 20:6 and showing loving kindness to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.
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Exodus 34:6 Yahweh passed by before him, and proclaimed, "Yahweh! Yahweh, a merciful and gracious God, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness and truth,
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Exodus 34:7 keeping loving kindness for thousands, forgiving iniquity and disobedience and sin; and that will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, and on the children's children, on the third and on the fourth generation."
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Numbers 14:18 'Yahweh is slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness, forgiving iniquity and disobedience; and that will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and on the fourth generation.'
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Numbers 14:19 Pardon, please, the iniquity of this people according to the greatness of your loving kindness, and according as you have forgiven this people, from Egypt even until now."
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Deuteronomy 5:10 and showing loving kindness to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.
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Deuteronomy 7:9 Know therefore that Yahweh your God, he is God, the faithful God, who keeps covenant and loving kindness with them who love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations,
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Deuteronomy 7:12 It shall happen, because you listen to these ordinances, and keep and do them, that Yahweh your God will keep with you the covenant and the loving kindness which he swore to your fathers:
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Joshua 2:12 Now therefore, I pray you, swear unto me by the LORD, since I have showed you kindness, that ye will also show kindness unto my father's house, and give me a true token:
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Joshua 2:14 And the men say to her, 'Our soul for yours -- to die; if ye declare not this our matter, then it hath been, in Jehovah's giving to us this land, that we have done with thee kindness and truth.'
(YLT)

Judges 1:24 and the watchers see a man coming out from the city, and say to him, 'Shew us, we pray thee, the entrance of the city, and we have done with thee kindness.'
(YLT)

Judges 8:35 neither did they show kindness to the house of Jerubbaal, who is Gideon, according to all the goodness which he had shown to Israel.
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Judges 21:22 It shall be, when their fathers or their brothers come to complain to us, that we will say to them,'Grant them graciously to us, because we didn't take for each man his wife in battle, neither did you give them to them, otherwise you would now be guilty.'"
(See NIV)

Ruth 1:8 And Naomi saith to her two daughters-in-law, 'Go, turn back, each to the house of her mother; Jehovah doth with you kindness as ye have done with the dead, and with me;
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Ruth 2:20 Naomi said to her daughter-in-law, "Blessed be he of Yahweh, who has not left off his kindness to the living and to the dead." Naomi said to her, "The man is a close relative to us, one of our near kinsmen."
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Ruth 3:10 He said, "Blessed are you by Yahweh, my daughter. You have shown more kindness in the latter end than at the beginning, inasmuch as you didn't follow young men, whether poor or rich.
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1 Samuel 15:6 Saul said to the Kenites, "Go, depart, go down from among the Amalekites, lest I destroy you with them; for you showed kindness to all the children of Israel, when they came up out of Egypt." So the Kenites departed from among the Amalekites.
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1 Samuel 20:8 and thou hast done kindness, to thy servant, for into a covenant of Jehovah thou hast brought thy servant with thee; -- and if there is in me iniquity, put thou me to death; and unto thy father, why is this -- thou dost bring me in?'
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1 Samuel 20:14 You shall not only while yet I live show me the loving kindness of Yahweh, that I not die;
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1 Samuel 20:15 but also you shall not cut off your kindness from my house forever; no, not when Yahweh has cut off the enemies of David everyone from the surface of the earth."
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2 Samuel 2:5 David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh Gilead, and said to them, "Blessed are you by Yahweh, that you have shown this kindness to your lord, even to Saul, and have buried him.
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Subtopics

Kindness

Kindness: Ahab to Ben-Hadad

Kindness: Centurion to his Servant

Kindness: David to Mephibosheth

Kindness: Elisha to the Woman Whose Son he Restored to Life

Kindness: Evil-Merodach to Jehoiachin

Kindness: Felix to Paul

Kindness: General Scriptures Concerning

Kindness: Jehoshabeath to Joash

Kindness: Joab to Absalom

Kindness: John to Mary

Kindness: Joseph to Mary

Kindness: Julius to Paul

Kindness: Mordecai to Esther

Kindness: Nebuchadrezzar to Jeremiah

Kindness: Onesiphorus to Paul

Kindness: Pharaoh to Jacob

Kindness: Pharaoh's Daughter to Moses

Kindness: Rahab to the Spies

Kindness: The Jews to Mary and Martha

Kindness: The Jews to the People

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Unfailing (29 Occurrences)

Endures (75 Occurrences)

Abounding (28 Occurrences)

Sympathy (15 Occurrences)

Loyalty (18 Occurrences)

Showing (41 Occurrences)

Shewn (46 Occurrences)

Mercy (467 Occurrences)

Steadfast (194 Occurrences)

Long-suffering (23 Occurrences)

Loyally (6 Occurrences)

Respond (21 Occurrences)

Express (13 Occurrences)

Delegation (5 Occurrences)

Kenites (8 Occurrences)

Merciful (53 Occurrences)

Mercies (62 Occurrences)

Slow (43 Occurrences)

Loving (292 Occurrences)

Goodness (83 Occurrences)

Requite (42 Occurrences)

Wonderful (71 Occurrences)

Gentleness (17 Occurrences)

Wondrous (41 Occurrences)

Forgiving (11 Occurrences)

Forevermore (27 Occurrences)

Reaches (26 Occurrences)

Exult (50 Occurrences)

Barzillai (10 Occurrences)

Console (7 Occurrences)

Skies (36 Occurrences)

Shows (42 Occurrences)

Descended (64 Occurrences)

Evermore (44 Occurrences)

Withdrawn (28 Occurrences)

Longsuffering (17 Occurrences)

Sang (28 Occurrences)

Lovingkindness (176 Occurrences)

Praising (35 Occurrences)

Gracious (106 Occurrences)

Showed (164 Occurrences)

Shown (131 Occurrences)

Mindful (39 Occurrences)

Fallen (233 Occurrences)

Revive (31 Occurrences)

Tender (66 Occurrences)

Preserve (61 Occurrences)

Saving (37 Occurrences)

Confess (65 Occurrences)

Patience (59 Occurrences)

Supported (43 Occurrences)

Fearing (107 Occurrences)

Abundant (124 Occurrences)

Shewed (105 Occurrences)

Kind (290 Occurrences)

Rebellion (51 Occurrences)

Forsaken (110 Occurrences)

Awesome (47 Occurrences)

Thanks (151 Occurrences)

Favor (184 Occurrences)

Greatness (63 Occurrences)

Victories (5 Occurrences)

Visiting (10 Occurrences)

Ziba (13 Occurrences)

Obligation (17 Occurrences)

Love (703 Occurrences)

Loyal (15 Occurrences)

Lowliness (9 Occurrences)

Genuine (9 Occurrences)

Welcome (31 Occurrences)

Withdraw (52 Occurrences)

I'll (31 Occurrences)

Remembered (120 Occurrences)

Foreigner (99 Occurrences)

Trusting (45 Occurrences)

Triumphs (5 Occurrences)

Trusts (35 Occurrences)

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