Bible Verses about Patience

Patience

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.

1 Corinthians 13:4-5 | NIV |  

Whoever is patient has great understanding, but one who is quick-tempered displays folly.

Proverbs 14:29 | NIV |  

Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.

Ephesians 4:2 | NIV | 

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.

Romans 12:12 | NIV | 

Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.

Galatians 6:9 | NIV | 

But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.

Romans 8:25 | NIV | 

Better a patient person than a warrior, one with self-control than one who takes a city.

Proverbs 16:32 | NIV | 

Be still before the Lord

and wait patiently for him;

do not fret when people succeed in their ways,

when they carry out their wicked schemes.

Psalm 37:7 | NIV | 

Wait for the Lord;

be strong and take heart

and wait for the Lord.

Psalm 27:14 | NIV | 

The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.

Exodus 14:14 | NIV | 

The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.

2 Peter 3:9 | NIV |  

Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.

Colossians 3:12 | NIV |  

May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had.

Romans 15:5 | NIV |  

For his anger lasts only a moment,

but his favor lasts a lifetime;

weeping may stay for the night,

but rejoicing comes in the morning.

Psalm 30:5 | NIV | 

In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice;

in the morning I lay my requests before you

and wait expectantly.

Psalm 5:3 | NIV | 

Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you;

therefore he will rise up to show you compassion.

For the Lord is a God of justice.

Blessed are all who wait for him!

Isaiah 30:18 | NIV |  

The Lord is compassionate and gracious,

slow to anger, abounding in love.

Psalm 103:8 | NIV | 

But for that very reason I was shown mercy so that in me, the worst of sinners, Christ Jesus might display his immense patience as an example for those who would believe in him and receive eternal life.

1 Timothy 1:16 | NIV | 

But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day.

2 Peter 3:8 | NIV | 

Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come.

Matthew 24:42 | NIV |

Rend your heart and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and he relents from sending calamity.

Joel 2:13 | NIV |  

Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage—with great patience and careful instruction.

2 Timothy 4:2 | NIV | 

I am coming soon. Hold on to what you have, so that no one will take your crown.

Revelation 3:11 | NIV | 

But the one who stands firm to the end will be saved.

Matthew 24:13 | NIV |