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Kindness

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Naves Topical Index
Kindness

General references
Leviticus 19:34; Deuteronomy 22:1-4; Psalms 112:5; Proverbs 14:21; Proverbs 19:22; Proverbs 31:26; Isaiah 11:13; Zech 7:9-10; Matthew 5:7; Matthew 5:42; Luke 6:30; Matthew 25:34-36; Luke 6:34-35; Acts 20:35; Romans 12:15; Romans 15:1-2; Romans 15:5; 1 Corinthians 13:4-7; Galatians 6:1-2; Galatians 6:10; Ephesians 4:32; Colossians 3:12; Colossians 3:14; 1 Timothy 5:9-10; Hebrews 5:2; 1 Peter 3:8-9; 1 Peter 4:8; 2 Peter 1:7; 1 John 3:17-18

Instances of:

Pharaoh to Jacob
Genesis 45:16-20; Genesis 47:5-6

Pharaoh's daughter to Moses
Exodus 2:6-10

Rahab to the spies
Joshua 2:6-16

David to Mephibosheth
2 Samuel 9:1-13

Joab to Absalom
2 Samuel 14:1-24

Ahab to Ben-Hadad
1 Kings 20:32-34

Elisha to the woman whose son he restored to life
2 Kings 8:1

Evil-Merodach to Jehoiachin
2 Kings 25:28-30

Jehoshabeath to Joash
2 Chronicles 22:11

Jews to the people
Nehemiah 5:8-19

Mordecai to Esther
Esther 2:7

Nebuchadnezzar to Jeremiah
Jeremiah 39:11-12

Joseph to Mary
Matthew 1:19

Centurion to his servant
Luke 7:2-6

Jews to Mary and Martha
John 11:19; John 11:33

John to Mary
John 19:27

Felix to Paul
Acts 24:23

Julius to Paul
Acts 27:3; Acts 27:43

Onesiphorus to Paul
2 Timothy 1:16-18


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Kindness

KINDNESS, noun [from kind, the adjective.]

1. Good will; benevolence; that temper or disposition which delights in contributing to the happiness of others, which is exercised cheerfully in gratifying their wishes, supplying their wants or alleviating their distresses; benignity of nature. kindness ever accompanies love.

There is no man whose kindness we may not sometime want, or by whose malice we may not sometime suffer.

2. Act of good will; beneficence; any act of benevolence which promotes the happiness or welfare of others. Charity, hospitality, attentions to the wants of others, etc., are deemed acts of kindness or kindnesses. Acts 28:2.