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Romans 12:15 ESV / 393 helpful votes
Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.
Ephesians 4:32 ESV / 287 helpful votes
Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.
1 Peter 3:8 ESV / 263 helpful votes
Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.
Matthew 7:12 ESV / 218 helpful votes
“So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.
John 15:12 ESV / 177 helpful votes
“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.
Galatians 6:2 ESV / 146 helpful votes
Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.
Ephesians 4:29 ESV / 144 helpful votes
Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.
1 Corinthians 12:26 ESV / 131 helpful votes
If one member suffers, all suffer together; if one member is honored, all rejoice together.
Colossians 3:12 ESV / 121 helpful votes
Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience,
John 11:33-35 ESV / 118 helpful votes
When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come with her also weeping, he was deeply moved in his spirit and greatly troubled. And he said, “Where have you laid him?” They said to him, “Lord, come and see.” Jesus wept.
Philippians 2:3 ESV / 107 helpful votes
Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.
Hebrews 4:15 ESV / 106 helpful votes
For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin.
Matthew 9:36 ESV / 96 helpful votes
When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.
Hebrews 4:14-16 ESV / 92 helpful votes
Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin. Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
2 Corinthians 1:3-4 ESV / 88 helpful votes
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
Luke 7:36-50 ESV / 87 helpful votes
One of the Pharisees asked him to eat with him, and he went into the Pharisee's house and took his place at the table. And behold, a woman of the city, who was a sinner, when she learned that he was reclining at table in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster flask of ointment, and standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears and wiped them with the hair of her head and kissed his feet and anointed them with the ointment. Now when the Pharisee who had invited him saw this, he said to himself, “If this man were a prophet, he would have known who and what sort of woman this is who is touching him, for she is a sinner.” And Jesus answering said to him, “Simon, I have something to say to you.” And he answered, “Say it, Teacher.” ...
Psalm 56:8 ESV / 78 helpful votes
You have kept count of my tossings; put my tears in your bottle. Are they not in your book?
Hebrews 13:3 ESV / 77 helpful votes
Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body.
John 13:34-35 ESV / 71 helpful votes
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”
1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 68 helpful votes
Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
1 Corinthians 9:22 ESV / 61 helpful votes
To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak. I have become all things to all people, that by all means I might save some.
Mark 12:31 ESV / 61 helpful votes
The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”
John 15:13 ESV / 52 helpful votes
Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.
Psalm 34:18 ESV / 52 helpful votes
The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.
Philippians 4:14 ESV / 51 helpful votes
Yet it was kind of you to share my trouble.
Romans 15:1 ESV / 51 helpful votes
We who are strong have an obligation to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves.
Matthew 22:39 ESV / 51 helpful votes
And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.
Micah 6:8 ESV / 51 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?
Isaiah 53:5 ESV / 51 helpful votes
But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his stripes we are healed.
1 John 3:17 ESV / 49 helpful votes
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?
1 John 3:16 ESV / 49 helpful votes
By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.
1 Corinthians 12:25-26 ESV / 48 helpful votes
That there may be no division in the body, but that the members may have the same care for one another. If one member suffers, all suffer together; if one member is honored, all rejoice together.
Isaiah 66:13 ESV / 48 helpful votes
As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you; you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.
Colossians 3:12-14 ESV / 46 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. And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.
Philippians 2:2-4 ESV / 44 helpful votes
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.
Luke 8:43-48 ESV / 44 helpful votes
And there was a woman who had had a discharge of blood for twelve years, and though she had spent all her living on physicians, she could not be healed by anyone. She came up behind him and touched the fringe of his garment, and immediately her discharge of blood ceased. And Jesus said, “Who was it that touched me?” When all denied it, Peter said, “Master, the crowds surround you and are pressing in on you!” But Jesus said, “Someone touched me, for I perceive that power has gone out from me.” And when the woman saw that she was not hidden, she came trembling, and falling down before him declared in the presence of all the people why she had touched him, and how she had been immediately healed. ...
Proverbs 21:13 ESV / 44 helpful votes
Whoever closes his ear to the cry of the poor will himself call out and not be answered.
1 Peter 4:8 ESV / 42 helpful votes
Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.
2 Corinthians 11:29 ESV / 42 helpful votes
Who is weak, and I am not weak? Who is made to fall, and I am not indignant?
Romans 5:6-8 ESV / 42 helpful votes
For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly. For one will scarcely die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die— but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
Job 31:29 ESV / 42 helpful votes
“If I have rejoiced at the ruin of him who hated me, or exulted when evil overtook him
Psalm 103:13-14 ESV / 41 helpful votes
As a father shows compassion to his children, so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear him. For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust.
Job 2:11 ESV / 41 helpful votes
Now when Job's three friends heard of all this evil that had come upon him, they came each from his own place, Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite. They made an appointment together to come to show him sympathy and comfort him.
2 Corinthians 8:9 ESV / 38 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 1:3 ESV / 38 helpful votes
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort,
John 8:3-7 ESV / 38 helpful votes
The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and placing her in the midst they said to him, “Teacher, this woman has been caught in the act of adultery. Now in the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. So what do you say?” This they said to test him, that they might have some charge to bring against him. Jesus bent down and wrote with his finger on the ground. And as they continued to ask him, he stood up and said to them, “Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.”
Isaiah 40:1-31 ESV / 38 helpful votes
Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that her warfare is ended, that her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received from the Lord's hand double for all her sins. A voice cries: “In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord; make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill be made low; the uneven ground shall become level, and the rough places a plain. And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together, for the mouth of the Lord has spoken.” ...
Proverbs 24:17 ESV / 38 helpful votes
Do not rejoice when your enemy falls, and let not your heart be glad when he stumbles,
Psalm 103:14 ESV / 38 helpful votes
For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust.
Psalm 46:1 ESV / 38 helpful votes
To the choirmaster. Of the Sons of Korah. According to Alamoth. A Song. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
2 Corinthians 1:6 ESV / 35 helpful votes
If we are afflicted, it is for your comfort and salvation; and if we are comforted, it is for your comfort, which you experience when you patiently endure the same sufferings that we suffer.
Ephesians 5:1-2 ESV / 34 helpful votes
Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.
John 11:35 ESV / 34 helpful votes
Psalm 55:16-17 ESV / 34 helpful votes
But I call to God, and the Lord will save me. Evening and morning and at noon I utter my complaint and moan, and he hears my voice.
1 Kings 3:9-12 ESV / 34 helpful votes
Give your servant therefore an understanding mind to govern your people, that I may discern between good and evil, for who is able to govern this your great people?” It pleased the Lord that Solomon had asked this. And God said to him, “Because you have asked this, and have not asked for yourself long life or riches or the life of your enemies, but have asked for yourself understanding to discern what is right, behold, I now do according to your word. Behold, I give you a wise and discerning mind, so that none like you has been before you and none like you shall arise after you.
James 2:15-17 ESV / 32 helpful votes
If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and filled,” without giving them the things needed for the body, what good is that? So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.
Matthew 14:14 ESV / 32 helpful votes
When he went ashore he saw a great crowd, and he had compassion on them and healed their sick.
Daniel 1:17 ESV / 32 helpful votes
As for these four youths, God gave them learning and skill in all literature and wisdom, and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.
Job 30:25 ESV / 32 helpful votes
Did not I weep for him whose day was hard? Was not my soul grieved for the needy?
Luke 6:31 ESV / 30 helpful votes
And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them.
Colossians 3:1-25 ESV / 28 helpful votes
If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. ...
Luke 19:41-42 ESV / 28 helpful votes
And when he drew near and saw the city, he wept over it, saying, “Would that you, even you, had known on this day the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes.
Mark 1:41 ESV / 28 helpful votes
Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand and touched him and said to him, “I will; be clean.”
Isaiah 30:18 ESV / 28 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.
1 Peter 4:10 ESV / 27 helpful votes
As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace:
Hebrews 5:2 ESV / 27 helpful votes
He can deal gently with the ignorant and wayward, since he himself is beset with weakness.
Hebrews 2:14-15 ESV / 26 helpful votes
Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil, and deliver all those who through fear of death were subject to lifelong slavery.
Psalm 116:5 ESV / 24 helpful votes
Gracious is the Lord, and righteous; our God is merciful.
Acts 20:35 ESV / 23 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.’”
Acts 17:10-11 ESV / 23 helpful votes
The brothers immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived they went into the Jewish synagogue. Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.
Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 23 helpful votes
A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...
James 5:11 ESV / 21 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.
1 Corinthians 2:3 ESV / 21 helpful votes
And I was with you in weakness and in fear and much trembling,
Romans 12:15-16 ESV / 21 helpful votes
Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight.
Romans 8:26 ESV / 21 helpful votes
Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.
Acts 16:30-34 ESV / 21 helpful votes
Then he brought them out and said, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” And they said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.” And they spoke the word of the Lord to him and to all who were in his house. And he took them the same hour of the night and washed their wounds; and he was baptized at once, he and all his family. Then he brought them up into his house and set food before them. And he rejoiced along with his entire household that he had believed in God.
John 11:19 ESV / 21 helpful votes
And many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to console them concerning their brother.
Luke 15:20 ESV / 21 helpful votes
And he arose and came to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion, and ran and embraced him and kissed him.
Mark 7:32-35 ESV / 21 helpful votes
And they brought to him a man who was deaf and had a speech impediment, and they begged him to lay his hand on him. And taking him aside from the crowd privately, he put his fingers into his ears, and after spitting touched his tongue. And looking up to heaven, he sighed and said to him, “Ephphatha,” that is, “Be opened.” And his ears were opened, his tongue was released, and he spoke plainly.
Isaiah 49:13 ESV / 21 helpful votes
Sing for joy, O heavens, and exult, O earth; break forth, O mountains, into singing! For the Lord has comforted his people and will have compassion on his afflicted.
Psalm 79:1-13 ESV / 21 helpful votes
A Psalm of Asaph. O God, the nations have come into your inheritance; they have defiled your holy temple; they have laid Jerusalem in ruins. They have given the bodies of your servants to the birds of the heavens for food, the flesh of your faithful to the beasts of the earth. They have poured out their blood like water all around Jerusalem, and there was no one to bury them. We have become a taunt to our neighbors, mocked and derided by those around us. How long, O Lord? Will you be angry forever? Will your jealousy burn like fire? ...
Psalm 72:13 ESV / 21 helpful votes
He has pity on the weak and the needy, and saves the lives of the needy.
Deuteronomy 10:19 ESV / 21 helpful votes
Love the sojourner, therefore, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt.
Exodus 33:19 ESV / 21 helpful votes
And he said, “I will make all my goodness pass before you and will proclaim before you my name ‘The Lord.’ And I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show mercy on whom I will show mercy.
Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 20 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 ...
Job 2:13 ESV / 20 helpful votes
And they sat with him on the ground seven days and seven nights, and no one spoke a word to him, for they saw that his suffering was very great.
Ephesians 2:12-3:4 ESV / 18 helpful votes
Remember that you were at that time separated from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world. But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ. For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace, and might reconcile us both to God in one body through the cross, thereby killing the hostility. ...
Romans 5:12 ESV / 18 helpful votes
Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all sinned—
Acts 16:24-28 ESV / 18 helpful votes
Having received this order, he put them into the inner prison and fastened their feet in the stocks. About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them, and suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken. And immediately all the doors were opened, and everyone's bonds were unfastened. When the jailer woke and saw that the prison doors were open, he drew his sword and was about to kill himself, supposing that the prisoners had escaped. But Paul cried with a loud voice, “Do not harm yourself, for we are all here.”
Acts 9:3-5 ESV / 18 helpful votes
Now as he went on his way, he approached Damascus, and suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him. And falling to the ground he heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?” And he said, “Who are you, Lord?” And he said, “I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting.
John 11:33 ESV / 18 helpful votes
When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come with her also weeping, he was deeply moved in his spirit and greatly troubled.
Luke 15:1-32 ESV / 18 helpful votes
Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. And the Pharisees and the scribes grumbled, saying, “This man receives sinners and eats with them.” So he told them this parable: “What man of you, having a hundred sheep, if he has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open country, and go after the one that is lost, until he finds it? And when he has found it, he lays it on his shoulders, rejoicing. ...
Luke 7:11-16 ESV / 18 helpful votes
Soon afterward he went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a great crowd went with him. As he drew near to the gate of the town, behold, a man who had died was being carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow, and a considerable crowd from the town was with her. And when the Lord saw her, he had compassion on her and said to her, “Do not weep.” Then he came up and touched the bier, and the bearers stood still. And he said, “Young man, I say to you, arise.” And the dead man sat up and began to speak, and Jesus gave him to his mother. ...
Mark 5:3-4 ESV / 18 helpful votes
He lived among the tombs. And no one could bind him anymore, not even with a chain, for he had often been bound with shackles and chains, but he wrenched the chains apart, and he broke the shackles in pieces. No one had the strength to subdue him.
Psalm 103:13 ESV / 18 helpful votes
As a father shows compassion to his children, so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear him.
Job 14:22-15:21 ESV / 18 helpful votes
He feels only the pain of his own body, and he mourns only for himself.” Then Eliphaz the Temanite answered and said: “Should a wise man answer with windy knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind? Should he argue in unprofitable talk, or in words with which he can do no good? But you are doing away with the fear of God and hindering meditation before God. ...
1 Samuel 30:3-4 ESV / 18 helpful votes
And when David and his men came to the city, they found it burned with fire, and their wives and sons and daughters taken captive. Then David and the people who were with him raised their voices and wept until they had no more strength to weep.
Leviticus 19:33-34 ESV / 18 helpful votes
“When a stranger sojourns with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong. You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.
Exodus 23:9 ESV / 18 helpful votes
“You shall not oppress a sojourner. You know the heart of a sojourner, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt.
Exodus 22:21 ESV / 18 helpful votes
“You shall not wrong a sojourner or oppress him, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt.
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