Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (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.
Greek2261. 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
1933. epieikes -- seemly, equitable, yielding
4235. praos -- meek.
5543. chrestos -- serviceable, good
4239. praus -- meekness
4240. prautes -- gentleness
5541. chresteuomai -- to be kind
3356. metriopatheo -- to hold one's emotions in restraint
2250. hemera -- day
Strong's Hebrew8535. 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
1851. daq -- thin, small, fine
6035. anav -- poor, afflicted, humble, meek
441. alluwph -- tame
441a. alluph -- tame
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ThesaurusGentle (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)
Gentleness (17 Occurrences)
Behaviour (115 Occurrences)
Soft (36 Occurrences)
Quiet (167 Occurrences)
Peaceable (9 Occurrences)
Quarrelsome (9 Occurrences)
Moderately (1 Occurrence)
Melt (33 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceGentle (48 Occurrences)
Matthew 5:5 Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth.
Matthew 10:16 See, I send you out as sheep among wolves. Be then as wise as snakes, and as gentle as doves.
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.
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.'"
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.
1 Corinthians 4:21 What do you want? Shall I come to you with a rod, or in love and a spirit of gentleness?
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.
Galatians 5:23 gentleness, and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
Ephesians 4:2 With all gentle and quiet behaviour, taking whatever comes, putting up with one another in love;
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,
Philippians 4:5 Let your gentleness be known to all men. The Lord is at hand.
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;
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:
1 Thessalonians 2:7 But we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother cherishes her own children.
1 Timothy 3:3 not a drinker, not violent, not greedy for money, but gentle, not quarrelsome, not covetous;
1 Timothy 6:11 But you, man of God, flee these things, and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, and gentleness.
2 Timothy 2:24 The Lord's servant must not quarrel, but be gentle towards all, able to teach, patient,
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,
Titus 3:2 to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, to be gentle, showing all humility toward all men.
Hebrews 5:2 able to be gentle to those ignorant and going astray, since himself also is compassed with infirmity;
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.
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.
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.
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.
Numbers 12:3 Now the man Moses was more gentle than any other man on earth.
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,
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.
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.
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.
1 Kings 19:12 And after the earthquake, a fire: Jehovah was not in the fire. And after the fire, a soft gentle voice.
Job 15:11 Are the consolations of God too small for you, even the word that is gentle toward you?
Job 41:3 Will he make many petitions to you, or will he speak soft words to you?
Psalms 37:11 But the gentle will have the earth for their heritage; they will take their delight in peace without measure.
Psalms 40:11 Take not away your gentle mercies from me, O Lord; let your mercy and your faith keep me safe for ever.
Psalms 119:77 Let your gentle mercies come to me, so that I may have life; for your law is my delight.
Proverbs 4:3 For I was a son to my father, a gentle and an only one to my mother.
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.
Proverbs 15:1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Proverbs 15:4 A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but deceit in it crushes the spirit.
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.
Proverbs 18:12 Before destruction the heart of man is full of pride, and before honour goes a gentle spirit.
Proverbs 22:4 The reward of a gentle spirit and the fear of the Lord is wealth and honour and life.
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.
Proverbs 29:23 A man's pride will be the cause of his fall, but he who has a gentle spirit will get honour.
Ecclesiastes 7:8 The end of a thing is better than its start, and a gentle spirit is better than pride.
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.
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:
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.
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