Bible Verses about Sympathy

Bible Verses about Sympathy

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)

1 John 3:17 NIV

17 If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be in that person?

Read 1 John 3

Ephesians 4:32 NIV

32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.

Read Ephesians 4

Galatians 6:2 NIV

2 Carry each other's burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.

Read Galatians 6

Romans 12:15 NIV

15 Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.

Read Romans 12

1 Corinthians 12:25-26 NIV

25 so that there should be no division in the body, but that its parts should have equal concern for each other. 26 If one part suffers, every part suffers with it; if one part is honored, every part rejoices with it.

Read 1 Corinthians 12

1 Peter 3:8 NIV

8 Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.

Read 1 Peter 3

Matthew 5:4 NIV

4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

Read Matthew 5

2 Corinthians 1:3-4 NIV

3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, 4 who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.

Read 2 Corinthians 1

2 Corinthians 13:11 NIV

11 Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice! Strive for full restoration, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you.

Read 2 Corinthians 13

1 Thessalonians 4:17-18 NIV

17 After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever. 18 Therefore encourage one another with these words.

Read 1 Thessalonians 4

Hebrews 10:34 NIV

34 You suffered along with those in prison and joyfully accepted the confiscation of your property, because you knew that you yourselves had better and lasting possessions.

Read Hebrews 10

Luke 6:31 NIV

31 Do to others as you would have them do to you.

Read Luke 6

Matthew 7:12 NIV

12 So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.

Read Matthew 7

Isaiah 41:10 NIV

10 So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Read Isaiah 41

1 Peter 4:8 NIV

8 Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.

Read 1 Peter 4

1 John 4:19 NIV

19 We love because he first loved us.

Read 1 John 4

Philippians 2:3 NIV

3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves,

Read Philippians 2

1 Corinthians 9:22 NIV

22 To the weak I became weak, to win the weak. I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some.

Read 1 Corinthians 9

John 15:12 NIV

12 My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.

Read John 15

John 14:1-2 NIV

1 "Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. 2 My Father's house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?

Read John 14

Luke 15:20 NIV

20 So he got up and went to his father. "But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him.

Read Luke 15

Matthew 14:14 NIV

14 When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick.

Read Matthew 14

Matthew 9:35-36 NIV

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.

Read Matthew 9

Micah 6:8 NIV

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.

Read Micah 6

Isaiah 49:13 NIV

13 Shout for joy, you heavens; rejoice, you earth; burst into song, you mountains! For the Lord comforts his people and will have compassion on his afflicted ones.

Read Isaiah 49

Proverbs 19:17 NIV

17 Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward them for what they have done.

Read Proverbs 19