Bible Verses about Patience

Discover what the Bible says about patience. There are many beautiful Bible verses about patience we can look to for encouragement and comfort when dealing with difficult times. We are called by the Word of God to have patience as we trust in God's plan. Learn the importance of perseverance and how we become less anxious by reading these relevant scripture quotes about patience. May these Bible verses calm and ease your heart and mind!

Psalm 37:7-9 NIV

7 Be still before the Lordand wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes. 8 Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret-it leads only to evil. 9 For those who are evil will be destroyed, but those who hope in the Lord will inherit the land.

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Isaiah 40:31 NIV

31 but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

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Galatians 5:22-24 NIV

22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. 24 Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.

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Ecclesiastes 7:9 NIV

9 Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, for anger resides in the lap of fools.

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Romans 12:12-13 NIV

12 Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. 13 Share with the Lord's people who are in need. Practice hospitality.

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1 Corinthians 13:4 NIV

4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.

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Ecclesiastes 7:8-9 NIV

8 The end of a matter is better than its beginning, and patience is better than pride. 9 Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, for anger resides in the lap of fools.

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Galatians 6:9 NIV

9 Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.

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Romans 8:25 NIV

25 But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.

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Jeremiah 29:11-12 NIV

11 For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. 12 Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.

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Proverbs 15:18 NIV

18 A hot-tempered person stirs up conflict, but the one who is patient calms a quarrel.

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James 1:19-20 NIV

19 My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, 20 because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.

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Romans 5:4-6 NIV

4 perseverance, character; and character, hope. 5 And hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us. 6 You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly.

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2 Peter 3:9-10 NIV

9 The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance. 10 But the day of the Lord will come like a thief. The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and everything done in it will be laid bare.Some manuscripts "be burned up"

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James 5 5:6-8 NIV

6 You have condemned and murdered the innocent one, who was not opposing you. 7 Be patient, then, brothers and sisters, until the Lord's coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop, patiently waiting for the autumn and spring rains. 8 You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord's coming is near.

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