100 Bible Verses about Gods Kindness

Ephesians 4:32 ESV / 44 helpful votes

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

Romans 2:4 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God's kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?

Colossians 3:12 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience,

Galatians 5:22-23 ESV / 27 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

Luke 6:35 ESV / 22 helpful votes

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil.

Ephesians 2:7 ESV / 18 helpful votes

So that in the coming ages he might show the immeasurable riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 18 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Proverbs 11:17 ESV / 17 helpful votes

A man who is kind benefits himself, but a cruel man hurts himself.

Isaiah 54:8 ESV / 16 helpful votes

In overflowing anger for a moment I hid my face from you, but with everlasting love I will have compassion on you,” says the Lord, your Redeemer.

1 Corinthians 13:4 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant

Romans 11:22 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Note then the kindness and the severity of God: severity toward those who have fallen, but God's kindness to you, provided you continue in his kindness. Otherwise you too will be cut off.

Isaiah 54:10 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For the mountains may depart and the hills be removed, but my steadfast love shall not depart from you, and my covenant of peace shall not be removed,” says the Lord, who has compassion on you.

Nehemiah 9:17 ESV / 13 helpful votes

They refused to obey and were not mindful of the wonders that you performed among them, but they stiffened their neck and appointed a leader to return to their slavery in Egypt. But you are a God ready to forgive, gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love, and did not forsake them.

1 John 3:18 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.

Luke 6:38 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.”

Micah 6:8 ESV / 12 helpful votes

He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

Psalm 117:2 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For great is his steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord!

2 Samuel 2:6 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Now may the Lord show steadfast love and faithfulness to you. And I will do good to you because you have done this thing.

Acts 28:2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The native people showed us unusual kindness, for they kindled a fire and welcomed us all, because it had begun to rain and was cold.

Joel 2:13 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And rend your hearts and not your garments.” Return to the Lord your God, for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love; and he relents over disaster.

Jeremiah 31:3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The Lord appeared to him from far away. I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore I have continued my faithfulness to you.

Proverbs 31:26 ESV / 11 helpful votes

She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.

Psalm 31:21 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Blessed be the Lord, for he has wondrously shown his steadfast love to me when I was in a besieged city.

Luke 6:27-31 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you. To one who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also, and from one who takes away your cloak do not withhold your tunic either. Give to everyone who begs from you, and from one who takes away your goods do not demand them back. And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them.

Matthew 5:7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.

Psalm 141:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Let a righteous man strike me—it is a kindness; let him rebuke me—it is oil for my head; let my head not refuse it. Yet my prayer is continually against their evil deeds.

Ruth 3:10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And he said, “May you be blessed by the Lord, my daughter. You have made this last kindness greater than the first in that you have not gone after young men, whether poor or rich.

Genesis 24:12 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And he said, “O Lord, God of my master Abraham, please grant me success today and show steadfast love to my master Abraham.

Titus 3:4 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared,

Titus 3:4-6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit, whom he poured out on us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior,

Galatians 6:10 ESV / 9 helpful votes

So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.

Micah 7:18 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Who is a God like you, pardoning iniquity and passing over transgression for the remnant of his inheritance? He does not retain his anger forever, because he delights in steadfast love.

Proverbs 21:21 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Whoever pursues righteousness and kindness will find life, righteousness, and honor.

Psalm 36:7 ESV / 9 helpful votes

How precious is your steadfast love, O God! The children of mankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings.

2 Samuel 9:7 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And David said to him, “Do not fear, for I will show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan, and I will restore to you all the land of Saul your father, and you shall eat at my table always.”

1 Peter 3:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing.

Colossians 3:12-13 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.

Romans 12:10 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.

Romans 5:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Luke 6:36 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful.

Matthew 25:34-36 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me.’

Psalm 119:76 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Let your steadfast love comfort me according to your promise to your servant.

Psalm 31:19 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Oh, how abundant is your goodness, which you have stored up for those who fear you and worked for those who take refuge in you, in the sight of the children of mankind!

Joshua 2:12 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Now then, please swear to me by the Lord that, as I have dealt kindly with you, you also will deal kindly with my father's house, and give me a sure sign

Genesis 40:14 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Only remember me, when it is well with you, and please do me the kindness to mention me to Pharaoh, and so get me out of this house.

Genesis 20:13 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And when God caused me to wander from my father's house, I said to her, ‘This is the kindness you must do me: at every place to which we come, say of me, He is my brother.’”

Galatians 6:9 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.

1 Corinthians 13:4-7 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

John 3:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Jonah 4:2 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And he prayed to the Lord and said, “O Lord, is not this what I said when I was yet in my country? That is why I made haste to flee to Tarshish; for I knew that you are a gracious God and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love, and relenting from disaster.

Proverbs 14:21 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner, but blessed is he who is generous to the poor.

Psalm 23:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

2 Samuel 9:1 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And David said, “Is there still anyone left of the house of Saul, that I may show him kindness for Jonathan's sake?”

1 Samuel 20:15 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And do not cut off your steadfast love from my house forever, when the Lord cuts off every one of the enemies of David from the face of the earth.”

1 Samuel 20:14 ESV / 7 helpful votes

If I am still alive, show me the steadfast love of the Lord, that I may not die;

Judges 8:35 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And they did not show steadfast love to the family of Jerubbaal (that is, Gideon) in return for all the good that he had done to Israel.

Genesis 24:14 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Let the young woman to whom I shall say, ‘Please let down your jar that I may drink,’ and who shall say, ‘Drink, and I will water your camels’—let her be the one whom you have appointed for your servant Isaac. By this I shall know that you have shown steadfast love to my master.”

Genesis 21:23 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Now therefore swear to me here by God that you will not deal falsely with me or with my descendants or with my posterity, but as I have dealt kindly with you, so you will deal with me and with the land where you have sojourned.”

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

1 Peter 3:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.

Philippians 2:1-30 ESV / 6 helpful votes

So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, ...

Ephesians 4:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

With all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing. Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; ...

Acts 20:35 ESV / 6 helpful votes

In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”

Matthew 6:14 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you,

Proverbs 19:22 ESV / 6 helpful votes

What is desired in a man is steadfast love, and a poor man is better than a liar.

Proverbs 19:17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed.

Psalm 63:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you.

1 Chronicles 16:34 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!

2 Samuel 2:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh-gilead and said to them, “May you be blessed by the Lord, because you showed this loyalty to Saul your lord and buried him.

Titus 3:4-7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit, whom he poured out on us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior, so that being justified by his grace we might become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

2 Corinthians 6:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

By purity, knowledge, patience, kindness, the Holy Spirit, genuine love;

Romans 8:1-39 ESV / 5 helpful votes

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, he condemned sin in the flesh, in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit. ...

Romans 2:1-29 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Therefore you have no excuse, O man, every one of you who judges. For in passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, practice the very same things. We know that the judgment of God rightly falls on those who practice such things. Do you suppose, O man—you who judge those who practice such things and yet do them yourself—that you will escape the judgment of God? Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God's kindness is meant to lead you to repentance? But because of your hard and impenitent heart you are storing up wrath for yourself on the day of wrath when God's righteous judgment will be revealed. ...

Luke 1:78 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Because of the tender mercy of our God, whereby the sunrise shall visit us from on high

Nahum 1:7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; he knows those who take refuge in him.

Exodus 34:6-7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but who will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children and the children's children, to the third and the fourth generation.”

1 John 3:1-24 ESV / 4 helpful votes

See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Beloved, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when he appears we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is. And everyone who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure. Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness. You know that he appeared to take away sins, and in him there is no sin. ...

2 Peter 1:1-21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ: May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire. For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge, ...

1 Peter 4:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.

James 1:27 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.

Titus 3:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

So that being justified by his grace we might become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

Titus 1:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But hospitable, a lover of good, self-controlled, upright, holy, and disciplined.

1 Timothy 6:18 ESV / 4 helpful votes

They are to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous and ready to share,

1 Timothy 5:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And having a reputation for good works: if she has brought up children, has shown hospitality, has washed the feet of the saints, has cared for the afflicted, and has devoted herself to every good work.

1 Timothy 2:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

1 Timothy 1:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the grace of our Lord overflowed for me with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus.

1 Timothy 1:13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Though formerly I was a blasphemer, persecutor, and insolent opponent. But I received mercy because I had acted ignorantly in unbelief,

1 Thessalonians 5:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone.

Ephesians 2:8-9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.

Galatians 6:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Galatians 1:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Who gave himself for our sins to deliver us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father,

2 Corinthians 8:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you by his poverty might become rich.

2 Corinthians 5:21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

Romans 15:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus,

Romans 15:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up.

Romans 13:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

Romans 12:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.

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