What does the Bible say about sympathy? Scriptures on Sympathy, Compassion and Mercy
Sympathy is generally defined as an "understanding between people, or common feeling." This is similar to the commandment of Jesus to "love your neighbor as yourself." We are to see and love each other as ourselves as we are all one body in Christ!
Find Bible verses about sympathy relating to man's sympathy for others and God's sympathy for mankind. Here we have compiled Bible verses related to the topic of sympathy, compassion, and mercy. May these scriptures be edifying and provide revelation of God's word and truth.
"Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind." (1 Peter 3:8)
"Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep." (Romans 12:15)
"So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets." (Matthew 7:12)
35 Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness. 36 When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.