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Topical Bible VersesEphesians 4:32
And be you kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake has forgiven you.
2 Peter 1:7
1 Peter 3:8
1 John 3:17
1 Peter 3:9
1 John 3:18
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) The state or quality of being kind, in any of its various senses; manifestation of kind feeling or disposition beneficence.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaBROTHERLY 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):
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").
Greek5363. 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
5544. chrestotes -- goodness, excellence, uprightness
5360. philadelphia -- the love of brothers, brotherly love
5483. charizomai -- to show favor, give freely
5543. chrestos -- serviceable, good
5364. philanthropos -- humanely, kindly
2107. eudokia -- good pleasure
4102. pistis -- faith, faithfulness
18. agathos -- good
Strong's Hebrew2617. 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
3142. Yushab Chesed -- a son of Zerubbabel
2580. chen -- favor, grace
2896. towb -- pleasant, agreeable, good
1136. Ben-chesed -- "son of mercy," one of Solomon's leaders
2603. chanan -- to show favor, be gracious
3190. yatab -- to be good, well, glad, or pleasing
Melted by Kindness
The Long-Suffering, Loving-Kindness, and Tender-Mercies of God. ...
Kindness to the Afflicted.
Kindness to the Poor.
Loving Kindness. LM
On Kindness and Its Several Parts, Namely, Good-Will and ...
A Kindness Received Should be Returned with a Freer Hand. ...
Is this Thy Kindness to Thy Friend. 2Sam 16:17
Loving Kindness. LM
LM Bryant. Loving-Kindness of God.
ThesaurusKindness (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)
Unfailing (29 Occurrences)
Endures (75 Occurrences)
Abounding (28 Occurrences)
Sympathy (15 Occurrences)
Loyalty (18 Occurrences)
Showing (41 Occurrences)
Shewn (46 Occurrences)
Mercy (467 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceKindness (295 Occurrences)
Matthew 5:7 Happy the kind -- because they shall find kindness.
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;
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!
Matthew 6:3 But thou, doing kindness, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doth,
Matthew 6:4 that thy kindness may be in secret, and thy Father who is seeing in secret Himself shall reward thee manifestly.
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.'
Matthew 12:7 and if ye had known what is: Kindness I will, and not sacrifice -- ye had not condemned the blameless,
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.
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.
Luke 1:50 And His kindness 'is' to generations of generations, To those fearing Him,
Luke 1:54 He received again Israel His servant, To remember kindness,
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.
Luke 1:72 To do kindness with our fathers, And to be mindful of His holy covenant,
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?"
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.'
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,
Acts 3:3 who, having seen Peter and John about to go into the temple, was begging to receive a kindness.
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.
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,
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;
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.
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.
Acts 24:4 But that I may not too much intrude on thy time, I beseech thee to hear us briefly in thy kindness.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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;'
Romans 9:16 so, then -- not of him who is willing, nor of him who is running, but of God who is doing kindness:
Romans 9:18 so, then, to whom He willeth, He doth kindness, and to whom He willeth, He doth harden.
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 --
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.
Romans 11:30 for as ye also once did not believe in God, and now did find kindness by the unbelief of these:
Romans 11:31 so also these now did not believe, that in your kindness they also may find kindness;
Romans 11:32 for God did shut up together the whole to unbelief, that to the whole He might do kindness.
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.'
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,'
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:
2 Corinthians 4:1 Because of this, having this ministration, according as we did receive kindness, we do not faint,
2 Corinthians 6:6 in pureness, in knowledge, in patience, in kindness, in the Holy Spirit, in sincere love,
Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,
Galatians 6:16 and as many as by this rule do walk -- peace upon them, and kindness, and on the Israel of God!
Ephesians 2:4 and God, being rich in kindness, because of His great love with which He loved us,
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;
Ephesians 4:24 and to put on the new man, which, according to God, was created in righteousness and kindness of the truth.
Colossians 3:12 Put on therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, humility, and perseverance;
1 Timothy 1:2 to Timotheus -- genuine child in faith: Grace, kindness, peace, from God our Father, and Christ Jesus our Lord,
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,
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:
2 Timothy 1:2 to Timotheus, beloved child: Grace, kindness, peace, from God the Father, and Christ Jesus our Lord!
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,
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.
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!
Titus 3:4 But when the kindness of God our Savior and his love toward mankind appeared,
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,
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.
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.
James 2:13 for the judgment without kindness 'is' to him not having done kindness, and exult doth kindness over judgment.
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: --
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,
1 Peter 2:3 if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is gracious:
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.
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.
2 Peter 1:7 And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.
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.
Jude 1:2 kindness to you, and peace, and love, be multiplied!
Jude 1:21 yourselves in the love of God keep ye, waiting for the kindness of our Lord Jesus Christ -- to life age-during;
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.
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."'"
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."
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.
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."
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."
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.'
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.
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.
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.
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,
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.
Exodus 20:6 and showing loving kindness to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.
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,
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."
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.'
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."
Deuteronomy 5:10 and showing loving kindness to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.
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,
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:
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:
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.'
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.'
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.
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.'"
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;
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."
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.
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.
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?'
1 Samuel 20:14 You shall not only while yet I live show me the loving kindness of Yahweh, that I not die;
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."
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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