100 Bible Verses about Patience Of God

Ephesians 4:2 ESV / 30 helpful votes

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

Romans 12:12 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.

Galatians 6:9 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

Romans 8:25 ESV / 20 helpful votes

But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.

2 Peter 3:9 ESV / 19 helpful votes

The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.

Colossians 3:12 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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

Romans 2:4 ESV / 17 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?

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

1 Corinthians 13:4 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Ecclesiastes 7:8 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Better is the end of a thing than its beginning, and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.

Proverbs 15:18 ESV / 16 helpful votes

A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger quiets contention.

Psalm 37:7 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; fret not yourself over the one who prospers in his way, over the man who carries out evil devices!

1 Timothy 1:16 ESV / 15 helpful votes

But I received mercy for this reason, that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display his perfect patience as an example to those who were to believe in him for eternal life.

Hebrews 10:36 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God you may receive what is promised.

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 14 helpful votes

But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

Psalm 37:7-9 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; fret not yourself over the one who prospers in his way, over the man who carries out evil devices! Refrain from anger, and forsake wrath! Fret not yourself; it tends only to evil. For the evildoers shall be cut off, but those who wait for the Lord shall inherit the land.

2 Peter 3:15 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And count the patience of our Lord as salvation, just as our beloved brother Paul also wrote to you according to the wisdom given him,

Romans 15:5 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 4:2 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching.

1 Thessalonians 5:14 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

1 Peter 3:20 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Because they formerly did not obey, when God's patience waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being prepared, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were brought safely through water.

Colossians 1:11 ESV / 11 helpful votes

May you be strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy,

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

2 Peter 3:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But do not overlook this one fact, beloved, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

James 5:7-8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Be patient, therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient about it, until it receives the early and the late rains. You also, be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand.

Hebrews 6:12 ESV / 10 helpful votes

So that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

2 Thessalonians 3:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

May the Lord direct your hearts to the love of God and to the steadfastness of Christ.

Joel 2:13 ESV / 10 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.

Ecclesiastes 7:9 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Be not quick in your spirit to become angry, for anger lodges in the bosom of fools.

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Psalm 40:1 ESV / 10 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. I waited patiently for the Lord; he inclined to me and heard my cry.

Exodus 34:6 ESV / 10 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,

Galatians 5:22-23 ESV / 9 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.

Habakkuk 2:3 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For still the vision awaits its appointed time; it hastens to the end—it will not lie. If it seems slow, wait for it; it will surely come; it will not delay.

Isaiah 30:18 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Therefore the Lord waits to be gracious to you, and therefore he exalts himself to show mercy to you. For the Lord is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for him.

Proverbs 25:15 ESV / 9 helpful votes

With patience a ruler may be persuaded, and a soft tongue will break a bone.

James 5:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

You also, be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand.

James 1:19 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger;

Hebrews 6:15 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And thus Abraham, having patiently waited, obtained the promise.

2 Timothy 2:24 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And the Lord's servant must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone, able to teach, patiently enduring evil,

1 Corinthians 13:4-5 ESV / 8 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;

Romans 5:4 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And endurance produces character, and character produces hope,

Luke 21:19 ESV / 8 helpful votes

By your endurance you will gain your lives.

Luke 8:15 ESV / 8 helpful votes

As for that in the good soil, they are those who, hearing the word, hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with patience.

Matthew 24:42 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Therefore, stay awake, for you do not know on what day your Lord is coming.

Psalm 103:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.

Nehemiah 9:30-31 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Many years you bore with them and warned them by your Spirit through your prophets. Yet they would not give ear. Therefore you gave them into the hand of the peoples of the lands. Nevertheless, in your great mercies you did not make an end of them or forsake them, for you are a gracious and merciful God.

Ecclesiastes 8:11 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Because the sentence against an evil deed is not executed speedily, the heart of the children of man is fully set to do evil.

2 Chronicles 15:7 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But you, take courage! Do not let your hands be weak, for your work shall be rewarded.”

Numbers 14:18 ESV / 7 helpful votes

‘The Lord is slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but he will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, to the third and the fourth generation.’

Revelation 13:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

If anyone is to be taken captive, to captivity he goes; if anyone is to be slain with the sword, with the sword must he be slain. Here is a call for the endurance and faith of the saints.

1 Peter 2:19-23 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For this is a gracious thing, when, mindful of God, one endures sorrows while suffering unjustly. For what credit is it if, when you sin and are beaten for it, you endure? But if when you do good and suffer for it you endure, this is a gracious thing in the sight of God. For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps. He committed no sin, neither was deceit found in his mouth. When he was reviled, he did not revile in return; when he suffered, he did not threaten, but continued entrusting himself to him who judges justly.

James 1:19-20 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.

Hebrews 12:1-2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

Titus 2:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Older men are to be sober-minded, dignified, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, and in steadfastness.

2 Thessalonians 1:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Therefore we ourselves boast about you in the churches of God for your steadfastness and faith in all your persecutions and in the afflictions that you are enduring.

1 Thessalonians 1:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.

Colossians 3:12-13 ESV / 6 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.

2 Corinthians 12:12 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The signs of a true apostle were performed among you with utmost patience, with signs and wonders and mighty works.

Matthew 24:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But the one who endures to the end will be saved.

Lamentations 3:25-26 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The Lord is good to those who wait for him, to the soul who seeks him. It is good that one should wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord.

Proverbs 16:32 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Whoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.

Proverbs 14:29 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.

Psalm 86:15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But you, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness.

Psalm 46:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!”

Psalm 30:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.

Psalm 27:14 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!

Psalm 5:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

O Lord, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for you and watch.

Exodus 14:14 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The Lord will fight for you, and you have only to be silent.”

James 5:7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Be patient, therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient about it, until it receives the early and the late rains.

John 3:15-18 ESV / 5 helpful votes

That whoever believes in him may have eternal life. “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. Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God.

Luke 9:44-46 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“Let these words sink into your ears: The Son of Man is about to be delivered into the hands of men.” But they did not understand this saying, and it was concealed from them, so that they might not perceive it. And they were afraid to ask him about this saying. An argument arose among them as to which of them was the greatest.

Genesis 29:20 ESV / 5 helpful votes

So Jacob served seven years for Rachel, and they seemed to him but a few days because of the love he had for her.

Revelation 14:12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Here is a call for the endurance of the saints, those who keep the commandments of God and their faith in Jesus.

Revelation 3:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

I am coming soon. Hold fast what you have, so that no one may seize your crown.

1 Peter 2:23 ESV / 4 helpful votes

When he was reviled, he did not revile in return; when he suffered, he did not threaten, but continued entrusting himself to him who judges justly.

1 Peter 2:20 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For what credit is it if, when you sin and are beaten for it, you endure? But if when you do good and suffer for it you endure, this is a gracious thing in the sight of God.

1 Peter 1:6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials,

James 5:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Behold, we consider those blessed who remained steadfast. You have heard of the steadfastness of Job, and you have seen the purpose of the Lord, how the Lord is compassionate and merciful.

James 5:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

As an example of suffering and patience, brothers, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.

James 3:16 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there will be disorder and every vile practice.

Hebrews 12:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

Hebrews 12:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,

Hebrews 11:13-16 ESV / 4 helpful votes

These all died in faith, not having received the things promised, but having seen them and greeted them from afar, and having acknowledged that they were strangers and exiles on the earth. For people who speak thus make it clear that they are seeking a homeland. If they had been thinking of that land from which they had gone out, they would have had opportunity to return. But as it is, they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he has prepared for them a city.

2 Timothy 2:12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

If we endure, we will also reign with him; if we deny him, he also will deny us;

2 Thessalonians 1:4-5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Therefore we ourselves boast about you in the churches of God for your steadfastness and faith in all your persecutions and in the afflictions that you are enduring. This is evidence of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are also suffering—

Ephesians 4:2-3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

With all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 3 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, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

Luke 17:26 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Just as it was in the days of Noah, so will it be in the days of the Son of Man.

Matthew 10:29 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father.

Ecclesiastes 8:12-13 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Though a sinner does evil a hundred times and prolongs his life, yet I know that it will be well with those who fear God, because they fear before him. But it will not be well with the wicked, neither will he prolong his days like a shadow, because he does not fear before God.

Psalm 40:5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

You have multiplied, O Lord my God, your wondrous deeds and your thoughts toward us; none can compare with you! I will proclaim and tell of them, yet they are more than can be told.

Hebrews 11:1-40 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. For by it the people of old received their commendation. By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible. By faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain, through which he was commended as righteous, God commending him by accepting his gifts. And through his faith, though he died, he still speaks. By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not see death, and he was not found, because God had taken him. Now before he was taken he was commended as having pleased God. ...

Romans 8:24-25 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.

Romans 5:3-4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope,

Romans 5:2-4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope,

Romans 3:25 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Whom God put forward as a propitiation by his blood, to be received by faith. This was to show God's righteousness, because in his divine forbearance he had passed over former sins.

Romans 2:7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

To those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honor and immortality, he will give eternal life;

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