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Join us as we delve into a collection of Bible verses about being kind to others.

These verses not only inspire us to practice kindness in our daily lives but also offer a profound understanding of the transformative power of love and compassion as exemplified in the scriptures.

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Let’s explore these verses together and discover how they can enrich our relationships, our communities, and our world.

Bible Verses About Being Kind To Others

1. Luke 6:31

“Do to others as you would have them do to you.”

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2. Ephesians 4:32

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

3. Proverbs 19:22

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

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4. Colossians 3:12

“Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience.”

5. Romans 12:10

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

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6. Galatians 6:2

“Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.”

7. Proverbs 11:17

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

8. 1 Peter 3:8

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

9. Matthew 5:7

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

10. Hebrews 13:16

“Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.”

Biblical Teachings on Showing Compassion

11. Micah 6:8

“He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.”

12. Zechariah 7:9

“Thus says the Lord of hosts, ‘Render true judgments, show kindness and mercy to one another.'”

13. Matthew 9:36

“When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.”

14. Psalm 103:13

“As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him.”

15. Luke 10:33-34

“But a Samaritan, as he journeyed, came to where he was, and when he saw him, he had compassion. He went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring on oil and wine.”

16. Isaiah 58:10

“If you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the desire of the afflicted, then shall your light rise in the darkness and your gloom be as the noonday.”

17. 1 John 3:17

“But if anyone has the world’s goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God’s love abide in him?”

18. James 2:13

“For judgment is without mercy to one who has shown no mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.”

19. Psalm 145:9

“The Lord is good to all, and his mercy is over all that he has made.”

20. Proverbs 14:21

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

Scriptures Emphasizing Love and Kindness

21. 1 Corinthians 13:4-5

“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.”

22. Romans 13:10

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

23. 1 John 4:7-8

“Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Anyone who does not love does not know God because God is love.”

24. Mark 12:31

“The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”

25. 1 Peter 4:8

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

26. Luke 6:35

“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.”

27. Proverbs 3:3-4

“Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man.”

28. 1 Thessalonians 5:15

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

29. John 13:34

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.”

30. Proverbs 21:21

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

Acts of Kindness in the Old Testament

31. Genesis 18:1-5

(The story of Abraham showing hospitality to strangers)

32. Ruth 2:10

(Boaz’s kindness to Ruth)

33. 1 Samuel 24:17-18

(David spares Saul’s life, showing mercy)

34. 2 Samuel 9:7

(David shows kindness to Mephibosheth)

35. Exodus 23:4-5

(Instructions to help an enemy’s animal in need)

36. Leviticus 19:18

(“You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”)

37. Deuteronomy 15:7-8

(Instructions to give to those in need)

38. Proverbs 14:21

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

39. Isaiah 58:10

(“If you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the desire of the afflicted, then shall your light rise in the darkness and your gloom be as the noonday.”)

40. Zechariah 7:10

(“Do not oppress the widow, the fatherless, the sojourner, or the poor, and let none of you devise evil against another in your heart.”)

New Testament Verses on Loving Your Neighbor

41. Matthew 22:39

“And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

42. Luke 10:27

“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.”

43. Romans 13:9

“For the commandments, ‘You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,’ and any other commandment, are summed up in this word: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.'”

44. Galatians 5:14

“For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.'”

45. James 2:8

“If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself,’ you are doing well.”

46. 1 John 4:11

“Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.”

47. Romans 15:2

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

48. Galatians 6:10

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

49. 1 Peter 1:22

“Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart.”

50. 1 Thessalonians 3:12

“And may the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all, as we do for you.”

Conclusion

In conclusion, the Bible’s teachings on kindness to others are a timeless and invaluable source of guidance for living a meaningful and fulfilling life.

The verses we’ve explored remind us of the profound impact kindness and compassion can have on our relationships and our world.

By incorporating these teachings into our daily lives, we not only honor the wisdom of the scriptures but also contribute to creating a more loving and harmonious society.

As we strive to be kind to others, may we find inspiration and strength in these verses to make a positive difference, one act of love and kindness at a time.

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