Bible verses about meekness | BBE

Bible verses about "meekness" | BBE

Psalms 149:4

4 For the Lord has pleasure in his people: he gives the poor in spirit a crown of salvation.

Luke 6:29

29 If a man gives you a blow on one side of your face, then let the other side be turned to him; from him who takes away your coat, do not keep back your robe.

2 Timothy 2:24

24 For it is not right for the Lord's servant to make trouble, but he is to be gentle to all, ready in teaching, putting up with wrong,

Galatians 5:23

23 Gentle behaviour, control over desires: against such there is no law.

James 4:6-10

6 But he gives more grace. So that the Writings say, God is against the men of pride, but he gives grace to those who make themselves low before him. 7 For this cause be ruled by God; but make war on the Evil One and he will be put to flight before you. 8 Come near to God and he will come near to you. Make your hands clean, you evil-doers; put away deceit from your hearts, you false in mind. 9 Be troubled, with sorrow and weeping; let your laughing be turned to sorrow and your joy to grief. 10 Make yourselves low in the eyes of the Lord and you will be lifted up by him.

James 1:21

21 For this reason, putting away all dirty behaviour and the overweight of evil, take into your souls without pride the word which, being planted there, is able to give you salvation.

Colossians 3:12

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;

1 Thessalonians 5:15

15 Let no one give evil for evil; but ever go after what is good, for one another and for all.

Zephaniah 2:3

3 Make search for the Lord, all you quiet ones of the earth, who have done what is right in his eyes; make search for righteousness and a quiet heart: it may be that you will be safely covered in the day of the Lord's wrath.

Galatians 6:1

1 Brothers, if a man is taken in any wrongdoing, you who are of the Spirit will put such a one right in a spirit of love; keeping watch on yourself, for fear that you yourself may be tested.

Colossians 3:13

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:

James 3:17

17 But the wisdom which is from heaven is first holy, then gentle, readily giving way in argument, full of peace and mercy and good works, not doubting, not seeming other than it is.

Galatians 5:22

22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, a quiet mind, kind acts, well-doing, faith,

1 Thessalonians 1:1-10

1 Paul and Silvanus and Timothy, to the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace. 2 We give praise to God at all times for you, keeping you in memory in our prayers; 3 Having ever in mind your work of faith and acts of love and the strength of your hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father; 4 Being conscious, my brothers, dear to God, that you have been marked out by God's purpose; 5 Because our good news came to you, not in word only, but in power, and in the Holy Spirit, so that you were completely certain of it; even as you saw what our behaviour to you was like from our love to you. 6 And you took us and the Lord as your example, after the word had come to you in much trouble, with joy in the Holy Spirit; 7 So that you became an example to all those who have faith in Christ in Macedonia and Achaia. 8 For not only was the word of the Lord sounding out from you in Macedonia and Achaia, but in every place your faith in God is made clear; so that we have no need to say anything. 9 For they themselves give the news of how we came among you; and how you were turned from images to God, to the worship of a true and living God, 10 Waiting for his Son from heaven, who came back from the dead, even Jesus, our Saviour from the wrath to come.

1 Peter 3:11

11 And let him be turned from evil and do good; searching for peace and going after it with all his heart.

James 1:4

4 But let this power have its full effect, so that you may be made complete, needing nothing.

Numbers 12:3

3 Now the man Moses was more gentle than any other man on earth.

Romans 12:14

14 Give blessing and not curses to those who are cruel to you.

1 Thessalonians 2:7

7 But we were gentle among you, like a woman caring for her little ones:

1 Peter 3:15

15 But give honour to Christ in your hearts as your Lord; and be ready at any time when you are questioned about the hope which is in you, to give an answer in the fear of the Lord and without pride;

James 3:13

13 Who has wisdom and good sense among you? let him make his works clear by a life of gentle wisdom.

1 Peter 3:4

4 But let them be those of the unseen man of the heart, the ever-shining ornament of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great price in the eyes of God.

Psalms 37:11

11 But the gentle will have the earth for their heritage; they will take their delight in peace without measure.

Psalms 25:9

9 He will be an upright guide to the poor in spirit: he will make his way clear to them.

Matthew 11:29

29 Take my yoke on you and become like me, for I am gentle and without pride, and you will have rest for your souls;

Titus 3:2

2 To say no evil of any man, not to be fighters, to give way to others, to be gentle in behaviour to all men.

Matthew 5:5

5 Happy are the gentle: for the earth will be their heritage.

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