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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (superl.) Well-born; of a good family or respectable birth, though not noble.

2. (superl.) Quiet and refined in manners; not rough, harsh, or stern; mild; meek; bland; amiable; tender; as, a gentle nature, temper, or disposition; a gentle manner; a gentle address; a gentle voice.

3. (superl.) A compellative of respect, consideration, or conciliation; as, gentle reader.

4. (superl.) Not wild, turbulent, or refractory; quiet and docile; tame; peaceable; as, a gentle horse.

5. (superl.) Soft; not violent or rough; not strong, loud, or disturbing; easy; soothing; pacific; as, a gentle touch; a gentle gallop .

6. (n.) One well born; a gentleman.

7. (n.) A trained falcon. See Falcon-gentil.

8. (n.) A dipterous larva used as fish bait.

9. (v. t.) To make genteel; to raise from the vulgar; to ennoble.

10. (v. t.) To make smooth, cozy, or agreeable.

11. (v. t.) To make kind and docile, as a horse.

Greek
2261. epios -- gentle, mild
... gentle, mild. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: epios Phonetic Spelling:
(ay'-pee-os) Short Definition: placid, gentle Definition: placid, gentle, mild ...
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4239b. praus -- gentle
... praus. 4240 . gentle. Transliteration: praus Short Definition: gentle. Word Origin
of uncertain origin Definition gentle NASB Word Usage gentle (4). ...
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1933. epieikes -- seemly, equitable, yielding
... seemly, equitable, yielding. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: epieikes
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-i-kace') Short Definition: gentle, mild, forbearing ...
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4235. praos -- meek.
... meek. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: praos Phonetic Spelling:
(prah'-os) Short Definition: mild, gentle Definition: mild, gentle, meek, kind. ...
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5543. chrestos -- serviceable, good
... serviceable, good. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: chrestos Phonetic
Spelling: (khrase-tos') Short Definition: useful, gentle, pleasant, kind ...
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4239. praus -- meekness
... meekness. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: praus Phonetic Spelling:
(prah-ooce') Short Definition: mild, gentle Definition: mild, gentle. ...
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4240. prautes -- gentleness
... Cognate: 4240 (compare 4236 , another feminine noun which is also derived from the
root , emphasizing the divine of the meekness) -- ("gentle strength") which ...
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5541. chresteuomai -- to be kind
... Transliteration: chresteuomai Phonetic Spelling: (khraste-yoo'-om-ahee) Short
Definition: I am kind Definition: I am kind (full of service to others), gentle. ...
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3356. metriopatheo -- to hold one's emotions in restraint
... have compassion. From a compound of the base of metrios and pathos; to be moderate
in passion, ie Gentle (to treat indulgently) -- have compassion. ...
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2250. hemera -- day
... a day. Feminine (with hora implied) of a derivative of hemai (to sit; akin to the
base of hedraios) meaning tame, ie Gentle; day, ie (literally) the time space ...
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Strong's Hebrew
8535. tam -- complete
... From tamam; complete; usually (morally) pious; specifically, gentle, dear -- coupled
together, perfect, plain, undefiled, upright. see HEBREW tamam. ...
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7390. rak -- tender, delicate, soft
... Word Origin from rakak Definition tender, delicate, soft NASB Word Usage frail
(1), gentle (1), inexperienced (2), refined (2), soft (2), tender (3), tender ...
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1851. daq -- thin, small, fine
... Word Origin from daqaq Definition thin, small, fine NASB Word Usage dwarf (1), fine
(3), fine dust (1), finely ground (1), gaunt* (2), gentle (1), thin (5). ...
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6035. anav -- poor, afflicted, humble, meek
... Or (by intermixture with aniy) Aanayv {aw-nawv'}; from anah; depressed (figuratively),
in mind (gentle) or circumstances (needy, especially saintly) -- humble ...
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441. alluwph -- tame
... Or (shortened) talluph {al-loof'}; from 'alph; familiar; a friend, also gentle;
hence, a bullock (as being tame; applied, although masculine, to a cow); and so ...
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441a. alluph -- tame
... Word Origin from alaph Definition tame NASB Word Usage cattle (1), companion (2),
companions (1), friend (1), gentle (1), intimate friends (2). 441, 441a. ...
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Library

The Gentle Boy
... BIBLE STORIES AND RELIGIOUS CLASSICS THE GENTLE BOY. ... My child, my child, how
many a pang awaits thy gentle spirit and I the cause of all!". ...
/.../wells/bible stories and religious classics/the gentle boy.htm

"The Gentle Steps of Age"
... Wesley Collects Money for the Poor; Visits the House of Lords; His Reasons for his
Long Life; "How is the Tide Turned;" Last Entries "The Gentle Steps of Age". ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/the gentle steps of age.htm

A Gentle Heroine, a Gentile Convert
... THE BOOK OF RUTH A GENTLE HEROINE, A GENTILE CONVERT. 'And Ruth said, Intreat
me not to leave thee, or to return from following after ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/a gentle heroine a gentile.htm

God's Gentle Power
... God's Gentle Power. A Sermon (No.3498). ... A gentle word has done it. Sometimes that
still small voice has come to us by apparently very, very inadequate means. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 62 1916/gods gentle power.htm

Hear Thy Children, Gentle Jesus
... No. 124 Hear Thy Children, gentle Jesus. FOR CHILDREN Hear Thy Children, gentle
Jesus. Father Stanfield M. Haydn Arr. by NAM. Animato. ...
/.../the st gregory hymnal and catholic choir book/no 124 hear thy children.htm

Jesus, Meek and Gentle
... III. SACRAMENTS AND RITES Catechism 361. Jesus, meek and gentle. 6.5.6.5 [1377]St. ...
George R. Prynne, 1865. Jesus, meek and gentle,. Son of God most high,. ...
/.../catechism 361 jesus meek and.htm

Sevens. "Gentle Jesu, Meek and Mild. "
... Hymn 38. Sevens. "Gentle Jesu, Meek and Mild.". Gentle Jesu, meek and mild, Look
upon a little child; Pity my simplicity, Suffer me to come to thee. ...
/.../hymn 38 sevens gentle jesu.htm

"Pass Me Not, O Gentle Saviour. "
... Hymn 3. "Pass me not, O gentle Saviour.". Pass me not, O gentle Saviour, Hear my
humble cry; While on others thou art calling, Do not pass me by. ...
/.../a collection of gospel hymns in ojibway and english/hymn 3 pass me not.htm

"Pass Me Not, O Gentle Saviour. "
... Nuhguhmoowin 3. "Pass me not, O gentle Saviour.". Ka go kuh be kuh we she kan, Noon
duh we shin suh, Ma gwah kuh noon nuh dwah ka go" Kuh be kah she kan. ...
/.../nuhguhmoowin 3 pass me not.htm

"Gentle Jesu, Meek and Mild. "
... Sevens. "Gentle Jesu, meek and mild.". Nwah kah de ze yun Je sus Ke te mah gah buh
me shin; Ah noo uh gah she e yon Mah noo ke guh naun ze koon. ...
/.../nuhguhmoowin 38 sevens gentle jesu.htm

Thesaurus
Gentle (48 Occurrences)
... 2. (superl.) Quiet and refined in manners; not rough, harsh, or stern; mild; meek;
bland; amiable; tender; as, a gentle nature, temper, or disposition; a ...
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Gentle-hearted (1 Occurrence)
Gentle-hearted. Gentle, Gentle-hearted. Gentlemen . Noah Webster's Dictionary
(a.) Having a kind or gentle disposition. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Gentleness (17 Occurrences)
... (n.) The quality or state of being gentle, well-born, mild, benevolent, docile,
etc.; gentility; softness of manners, disposition, etc.; mildness. Int. ...
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Behaviour (115 Occurrences)
... 2 Corinthians 10:1 Now I, Paul, myself make request to you by the quiet and gentle
behaviour of Christ, I who am poor in spirit when with you, but who say what ...
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Soft (36 Occurrences)
... 5. (superl.) Not harsh or rough in sound; gentle and pleasing to the ear; flowing;
as, soft whispers of music. ... 9. (superl.) Gentle in action or motion; easy. ...
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Quiet (167 Occurrences)
... quiet conscience. 4. (a.) Not giving offense; not exciting disorder or trouble;
not turbulent; gentle; mild; meek; contented. 5. (a ...
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Peaceable (9 Occurrences)
... (KJV WBS YLT RSV). 1 Timothy 3:3 not a drinker, not violent, not greedy for
money, but gentle, not quarrelsome, not covetous; (See NAS). ...
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Quarrelsome (9 Occurrences)
... (WEY). 1 Timothy 3:3 not a drinker, not violent, not greedy for money, but
gentle, not quarrelsome, not covetous; (WEB WEY RSV NIV). ...
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Moderately (1 Occurrence)
... of considerable discussion; epieikeia is translated "clemency" (Acts 24:4), "gentleness"
(of Christ) (2 Corinthians 10:1); epieikes is "gentle" (1 Timothy 3:3 ...
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Melt (33 Occurrences)
... 3. (v.) Hence: To soften, as by a warming or kindly influence; to relax; to render
gentle or susceptible to mild influences; sometimes, in a bad sense, to take ...
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Concordance
Gentle (48 Occurrences)

Matthew 5:5
Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.
(WEB BBE NAS)

Matthew 10:16
See, I send you out as sheep among wolves. Be then as wise as snakes, and as gentle as doves.
(BBE)

Matthew 11:29
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.
(WEB WEY BBE NAS RSV NIV)

Matthew 21:5
"Tell the Daughter of Zion, 'See, thy King is coming to thee, gentle, and yet mounted on an ass, even on a colt the foal of a beast of burden.'"
(WEY BBE NAS NIV)

1 Corinthians 4:13
When evil things are said about us we give gentle answers: we are made as the unclean things of the world, as that for which no one has any use, even till now.
(BBE)

1 Corinthians 4:21
What do you want? Shall I come to you with a rod, or in love and a spirit of gentleness?
(Root in WEB ASV BBE NAS RSV NIV)

2 Corinthians 10:1
Now I Paul, myself, entreat you by the humility and gentleness of Christ; I who in your presence am lowly among you, but being absent am of good courage toward you.
(Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Galatians 5:23
gentleness, and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
(Root in WEB BBE NAS RSV NIV)

Ephesians 4:2
With all gentle and quiet behaviour, taking whatever comes, putting up with one another in love;
(BBE NAS NIV)

Philippians 2:15
So that you may be holy and gentle, children of God without sin in a twisted and foolish generation, among whom you are seen as lights in the world,
(BBE)

Philippians 4:5
Let your gentleness be known to all men. The Lord is at hand.
(Root in WEB BBE DBY NAS NIV)

Colossians 3:12
As saints of God, then, holy and dearly loved, let your behaviour be marked by pity and mercy, kind feeling, a low opinion of yourselves, gentle ways, and a power of undergoing all things;
(BBE NAS NIV)

Colossians 3:13
Being gentle to one another and having forgiveness for one another, if anyone has done wrong to his brother, even as the Lord had forgiveness for you:
(BBE)

1 Thessalonians 2:7
But we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother cherishes her own children.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Timothy 3:3
not a drinker, not violent, not greedy for money, but gentle, not quarrelsome, not covetous;
(WEB ASV BBE YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Timothy 6:11
But you, man of God, flee these things, and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, and gentleness.
(Root in WEB BBE NAS RSV NIV)

2 Timothy 2:24
The Lord's servant must not quarrel, but be gentle towards all, able to teach, patient,
(WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT)

2 Timothy 2:25
in gentleness correcting those who oppose him: perhaps God may give them repentance leading to a full knowledge of the truth,
(Root in WEB WEY NAS RSV)

Titus 3:2
to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, to be gentle, showing all humility toward all men.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Hebrews 5:2
able to be gentle to those ignorant and going astray, since himself also is compassed with infirmity;
(YLT)

James 3:13
Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by his good conduct that his deeds are done in gentleness of wisdom.
(Root in WEB BBE NAS)

James 3:17
But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceful, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

1 Peter 2:18
Servants, be in subjection to your masters with all fear; not only to the good and gentle, but also to the wicked.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

1 Peter 3:4
but in the hidden person of the heart, in the incorruptible adornment of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God very precious.
(WEB WEY BBE NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 12:3
Now the man Moses was more gentle than any other man on earth.
(BBE)

Deuteronomy 28:56
The tender and delicate woman among you, who would not adventure to set the sole of her foot on the ground for delicateness and tenderness, her eye shall be evil toward the husband of her bosom, and toward her son, and toward her daughter,
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 32:2
My doctrine shall drop as the rain. My speech shall condense as the dew, as the small rain on the tender grass, as the showers on the herb.
(See RSV)

2 Samuel 18:5
And the king gave orders to Joab and Abishai and Ittai, saying, Because of me, be gentle to the young man Absalom. And this order about Absalom was given in the hearing of all the people.
(BBE NIV)

1 Kings 12:7
And they said to him, If you will be a servant to this people today, caring for them and giving them a gentle answer, then they will be your servants for ever.
(BBE)

1 Kings 19:12
And after the earthquake, a fire: Jehovah was not in the fire. And after the fire, a soft gentle voice.
(DBY NAS NIV)

Job 15:11
Are the consolations of God too small for you, even the word that is gentle toward you?
(WEB ASV BBE YLT)

Job 41:3
Will he make many petitions to you, or will he speak soft words to you?
(See NIV)

Psalms 37:11
But the gentle will have the earth for their heritage; they will take their delight in peace without measure.
(BBE)

Psalms 40:11
Take not away your gentle mercies from me, O Lord; let your mercy and your faith keep me safe for ever.
(BBE)

Psalms 119:77
Let your gentle mercies come to me, so that I may have life; for your law is my delight.
(BBE)

Proverbs 4:3
For I was a son to my father, a gentle and an only one to my mother.
(BBE)

Proverbs 5:19
As a loving hind and a gentle doe, let her breasts ever give you rapture; let your passion at all times be moved by her love.
(BBE)

Proverbs 15:1
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
(WEB NAS NIV)

Proverbs 15:4
A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but deceit in it crushes the spirit.
(WEB ASV DBY RSV)

Proverbs 16:19
Better it is to have a gentle spirit with the poor, than to take part in the rewards of war with men of pride.
(BBE)

Proverbs 18:12
Before destruction the heart of man is full of pride, and before honour goes a gentle spirit.
(BBE)

Proverbs 22:4
The reward of a gentle spirit and the fear of the Lord is wealth and honour and life.
(BBE)

Proverbs 25:15
A judge is moved by one who for a long time undergoes wrongs without protest, and by a soft tongue even bone is broken.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 29:23
A man's pride will be the cause of his fall, but he who has a gentle spirit will get honour.
(BBE)

Ecclesiastes 7:8
The end of a thing is better than its start, and a gentle spirit is better than pride.
(BBE)

Jeremiah 11:19
But I was like a gentle lamb that is led to the slaughter; and I didn't know that they had devised devices against me, saying, Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.
(WEB ASV BBE NAS RSV NIV)

Amos 2:7
Crushing the head of the poor, and turning the steps of the gentle out of the way: and a man and his father go in to the same young woman, putting shame on my holy name:
(BBE)

Zechariah 9:9
Be full of joy, O daughter of Zion; give a glad cry, O daughter of Jerusalem: see, your king comes to you: he is upright and has overcome; gentle and seated on an ass, on a young ass.
(BBE NIV)

Subtopics

Gentle

Related Terms

Gentle-hearted (1 Occurrence)

Gentleness (17 Occurrences)

Behaviour (115 Occurrences)

Soft (36 Occurrences)

Quiet (167 Occurrences)

Peaceable (9 Occurrences)

Quarrelsome (9 Occurrences)

Moderately (1 Occurrence)

Melt (33 Occurrences)

Patience (59 Occurrences)

Peaceful (19 Occurrences)

Breathing (25 Occurrences)

Breath (95 Occurrences)

Considerate (4 Occurrences)

Contentious (13 Occurrences)

Shower (22 Occurrences)

Still (2005 Occurrences)

Stew (7 Occurrences)

Caring (23 Occurrences)

Kindly (57 Occurrences)

Instead (139 Occurrences)

Putting (278 Occurrences)

Harsh (20 Occurrences)

Yielding (19 Occurrences)

Quarreling (17 Occurrences)

Quality (14 Occurrences)

Quarrel (22 Occurrences)

Nurses (2 Occurrences)

Nursing (14 Occurrences)

Unseen (18 Occurrences)

Unfading (3 Occurrences)

Uncertainty (4 Occurrences)

Uncontentious (1 Occurrence)

Unhypocritical (1 Occurrence)

Unwavering (4 Occurrences)

Undergoing (13 Occurrences)

Overbearing (7 Occurrences)

Opponents (11 Occurrences)

Jewel (12 Occurrences)

Jacob (361 Occurrences)

Lowly (29 Occurrences)

Lady (37 Occurrences)

Learn (76 Occurrences)

Lamb (124 Occurrences)

Lover (55 Occurrences)

Lent (9 Occurrences)

Leg (24 Occurrences)

Gentlemen (1 Occurrence)

Gently (19 Occurrences)

Gihon (6 Occurrences)

Greedy (24 Occurrences)

Warm (25 Occurrences)

Wholesome (10 Occurrences)

Warmth (2 Occurrences)

Wronged (22 Occurrences)

Whole (2785 Occurrences)

Wind (180 Occurrences)

Influence (13 Occurrences)

Inner (141 Occurrences)

Intreated (17 Occurrences)

Ill-tempered (1 Occurrence)

Imperishable (11 Occurrences)

Isaac (127 Occurrences)

Incorruptible (8 Occurrences)

Inherit (98 Occurrences)

Infatuated (2 Occurrences)

Impartial (1 Occurrence)

Froward (21 Occurrences)

Ferment (3 Occurrences)

Fighters (12 Occurrences)

Flow (85 Occurrences)

Fighter (8 Occurrences)

Forbearing (10 Occurrences)

Kind (290 Occurrences)

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Turtle (5 Occurrences)

Tenderly (9 Occurrences)

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