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1o Bible Verses About Being Kind | Kindness Quotes

For centuries, people have recognized the power of kindness. Not only does being kind help others around you, but it positively impacts your life as well!

Author: Inspire Kindness Team

If you need some encouragement to keep fighting the kind fight, going to the Bible to read scripture is a great way to get instruction and inspiration. Here are several of our favorite Bible verses about being kind to get you started.

 

“And if anyone would sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well. And if anyone forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles. Give to the one who begs from you, and do not refuse the one who would borrow from you. You have heard that it is said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.”

Matthew 5:40-43 ESV

“But I say to you who hear, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you.”

Luke 6:27 ESV

“But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great.”

Luke 6:35 ESV

Kindness Bible Verse

 

“So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them.”

Matthew 7:12 ESV

“Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.”

1 Corinthians 13:4-7 ESV

“For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.” Galatians 5:13

“And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.”

Galatians 6:9-10 ESV

“Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.”

Ephesians 4:32 ESV

Kind Bible Verse

 

Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.”

1 Thessalonians 5:11 ESV

“Anxiety in a man's heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.” Proverbs 12:25

 

These Bible verses are the perfect source of inspiration to remind you how important it is to be kind to others. Treat others the way you wish to be treated; you never know the impact your kindness may have on another individual.