THE HOLY BIBLE Authorized King James

Psalms (Author Moses, David, Solomon, Asaph, Heman, Ethan, sons of Korah, compiled by Ezra)

22:26The meek shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise the LORD that seek him: your heart shall live for ever.

25:9The meek will he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way.

37:11But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

76:8Thou didst cause judgment to be heard from heaven; the earth feared, and was still,

76:9When God arose to judgment, to save all the meek of the earth. Selah.

147:6The LORD lifteth up the meek: he casteth the wicked down to the ground.

149:4For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation.

Proverbs (Author Solomon)

14:29He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.

15:1A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.

15:18A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.

16:32He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.

17:1Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife.

19:11The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.

20:3It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.

25:15By long forbearing is a prince persuaded, and a soft tongue breaketh the bone.

29:8Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.

Ecclesiastes (Author Solomon)

7:8Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.

10:4If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for yielding pacifieth great offences.

Isaiah (Author Isaiah)

11:4But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth: and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.

29:19The meek also shall increase their joy in the LORD, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.

Lamentations (Author Jeremiah)

3:28He sitteth alone and keepeth silence, because he hath borne it upon him.

3:29He putteth his mouth in the dust; if so be there may be hope.

3:30He giveth his cheek to him that smiteth him: he is filled full with reproach.

Amos (Author Amos)

3:3Can two walk together, except they be agreed?

Zephaniah (Author Zephaniah)

2:3Seek ye the LORD, all ye meek of the earth, which have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye shall be hid in the day of the LORD'S anger.

Matthew (Author Matthew)

5:5Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

5:9Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

5:38Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:

5:39But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.

5:40And if any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloke also.

5:41And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain.

5:42Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.

11:29Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.

27:13Then said Pilate unto him, Hearest thou not how many things they witness against thee?

27:14And he answered him to never a word; insomuch that the governor marvelled greatly.

Mark (Author John Mark)

9:50Salt is good: but if the salt have lost his saltness, wherewith will ye season it? Have salt in yourselves, and have peace one with another.

Luke (Author Luke)

6:29And unto him that smiteth thee on the one cheek offer also the other; and him that taketh away thy cloke forbid not to take thy coat also.

Romans (Author Paul)

12:14Bless them which persecute you: bless, and curse not.

12:18If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

14:19Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.

1 Corinthians (Author Paul)

6:7Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, because ye go to law one with another. Why do ye not rather take wrong? why do ye not rather suffer yourselves to be defrauded?

7:15But if the unbelieving depart, let him depart. A brother or a sister is not under bondage in such cases: but God hath called us to peace.

10:32Give none offence, neither to the Jews, nor to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God:

13:4Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,

13:5Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil;

13:7Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.

2 Corinthians (Author Paul)

10:1Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in presence am base among you, but being absent am bold toward you:

13:11Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.

Galatians (Author Paul)

5:22But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

5:23Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

5:26Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.

6:1Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.

Ephesians (Author Paul)

4:1I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called,

4:2With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;

Philippians (Author Paul)

2:14Do all things without murmurings and disputings:

2:15That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;

Colossians (Author Paul)

3:12Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;

3:13Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.

1 Thessalonians (Author Paul)

5:14Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded, support the weak, be patient toward all men.

5:15See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

2 Thessalonians (Author Paul)

3:5And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.

1 Timothy (Author Paul)

3:2A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;

3:3Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous;

6:11But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

6:12Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.

2 Timothy (Author Paul)

2:24And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,

2:25In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth;

Titus (Author Paul)

2:2That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.

2:9Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again;

3:2To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.

Hebrews (Author Paul)

10:36For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.

12:14Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

James (Author James)

1:4But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.

1:19Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

1:21Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

3:13Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.

3:17But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

3:18And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace.

1 Peter (Author Peter)

2:18Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear; not only to the good and gentle, but also to the froward.

2:19For this is thankworthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure grief, suffering wrongfully.

2:20For what glory is it, if, when ye be buffeted for your faults, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.

2:21For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:

2:22Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth:

2:23Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously:

3:4But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

3:11Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it.

3:15But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:

2 Peter (Author Peter)

1:5And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;

1:6And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness;

1:7And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.

Jude (Author Jude)

1:9Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord rebuke thee.



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