Ephesians 4:32
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English Standard Version
Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

King James Bible
And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.

American Standard Version
and be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving each other, even as God also in Christ forgave you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And be ye kind one to another; merciful, forgiving one another, even as God hath forgiven you in Christ.

English Revised Version
and be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving each other, even as God also in Christ forgave you.

Webster's Bible Translation
And be ye kind one to another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.

Weymouth New Testament
On the contrary learn to be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, just as God in Christ has also forgiven you.

Ephesians 4:32 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Be ye (γίνεσθε)

Lit., become, as following the putting away of anger, etc.

Kind (χρηστοί)

See on easy, Matthew 11:30; see on gracious, 1 Peter 2:3.

Each other (ἑαυτοῖς)

Lit., yourselves. See on Colossians 3:13. "Doing as a body for yourselves that which God did once for you all" (Alford).

Ephesians 4:32 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

kind.

Ruth 2:20 And Naomi said to her daughter in law, Blessed be he of the LORD, who has not left off his kindness to the living and to the dead...

Psalm 112:4,5,9 To the upright there rises light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous...

Proverbs 19:22 The desire of a man is his kindness: and a poor man is better than a liar.

Isaiah 57:1 The righteous perishes, and no man lays it to heart: and merciful men are taken away...

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Luke 6:35 But love you your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great...

Acts 28:2 And the barbarous people showed us no little kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain...

Romans 12:10 Be kindly affectionate one to another with brotherly love; in honor preferring one another;

1 Corinthians 13:4 Charity suffers long, and is kind; charity envies not; charity braggs not itself, is not puffed up,

2 Corinthians 2:10 To whom you forgive any thing, I forgive also: for if I forgave any thing, to whom I forgave it...

2 Corinthians 6:6 By pureness, by knowledge, by long-suffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned,

Colossians 3:12,13 Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering...

2 Peter 1:7 And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.

tender-hearted.

Psalm 145:9 The LORD is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.

Proverbs 12:10 A righteous man regards the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Luke 1:78 Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high has visited us,

James 5:11 Behold, we count them happy which endure. You have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord...

forgiving.

Ephesians 5:1 Be you therefore followers of God, as dear children;

Genesis 50:17,18 So shall you say to Joseph, Forgive, I pray you now, the trespass of your brothers, and their sin; for they did to you evil: and now...

Matthew 6:12,14,15 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors...

Matthew 18:21-35 Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times...

Mark 11:25,26 And when you stand praying, forgive, if you have ought against any...

Luke 6:37 Judge not, and you shall not be judged: condemn not, and you shall not be condemned: forgive, and you shall be forgiven:

Luke 11:4 And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation...

Luke 17:4 And if he trespass against you seven times in a day, and seven times in a day turn again to you, saying, I repent...

Romans 12:20,21 Therefore if your enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing you shall heap coals of fire on his head...

2 Corinthians 2:7,10 So that contrariwise you ought rather to forgive him, and comfort him...

Colossians 3:12,13 Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering...

1 Peter 3:8,9 Finally, be you all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brothers, be pitiful, be courteous...

1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

1 John 2:12 I write to you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name's sake.

Cross References
2 Samuel 7:21
Because of your promise, and according to your own heart, you have brought about all this greatness, to make your servant know it.

Proverbs 19:11
Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense.

Matthew 6:14
For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you,

Matthew 18:33
And should not you have had mercy on your fellow servant, as I had mercy on you?'

1 Corinthians 13:4
Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant

2 Corinthians 2:7
so you should rather turn to forgive and comfort him, or he may be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow.

2 Corinthians 2:10
Anyone whom you forgive, I also forgive. Indeed, what I have forgiven, if I have forgiven anything, has been for your sake in the presence of Christ,

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