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70 Bible Verses About Forgiving Enemies

Here are 70 Bible verses about forgiving enemies from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Matthew 6:14-15 KJV

For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

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Luke 6:27 KJV

But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you,

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Joel 2:28 KJV

And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions:

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Ruth 3:11 KJV

And now, my daughter, fear not; I will do to thee all that thou requirest: for all the city of my people doth know that thou art a virtuous woman.

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Titus 2:4 KJV

That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,

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1 Timothy 5:4 KJV

But if any widow have children or nephews, let them learn first to shew piety at home, and to requite their parents: for that is good and acceptable before God.

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1 Timothy 2:12 KJV

But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.

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1 Timothy 2:10 KJV

But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works.

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1 Corinthians 15:3 KJV

For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;

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Acts 17:30 KJV

And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent:

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Acts 10:43 KJV

To him give all the prophets witness, that through his name whosoever believeth in him shall receive remission of sins.

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John 20:17 KJV

Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God.

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Matthew 28:9 KJV

And as they went to tell his disciples, behold, Jesus met them, saying, All hail. And they came and held him by the feet, and worshipped him.

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Matthew 14:26 KJV

And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a spirit; and they cried out for fear.

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Matthew 6:15 KJV

But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

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Matthew 5:44 KJV

But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

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Zechariah 14:8 KJV

And it shall be in that day, that living waters shall go out from Jerusalem; half of them toward the former sea, and half of them toward the hinder sea: in summer and in winter shall it be.

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Zechariah 13:7 KJV

Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that is my fellow, saith the LORD of hosts: smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn mine hand upon the little ones.

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Zechariah 13:6 KJV

And one shall say unto him, What are these wounds in thine hands? Then he shall answer, Those with which I was wounded in the house of my friends.

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Obadiah 1:21 KJV

And saviours shall come up on mount Zion to judge the mount of Esau; and the kingdom shall be the LORD’S.

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Joel 3:16 KJV

The LORD also shall roar out of Zion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem; and the heavens and the earth shall shake: but the LORD will be the hope of his people, and the strength of the children of Israel.

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Joel 2:32 KJV

And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the LORD shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the LORD hath said, and in the remnant whom the LORD shall call.

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Isaiah 2:3 KJV

And many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.

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Ruth 2:20 KJV

And Naomi said unto her daughter in law, Blessed be he of the LORD, who hath not left off his kindness to the living and to the dead. And Naomi said unto her, The man is near of kin unto us, one of our next kinsmen.

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Genesis 45:12 KJV

And, behold, your eyes see, and the eyes of my brother Benjamin, that it is my mouth that speaketh unto you.

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Revelation 5:6 KJV

And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth.

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Revelation 3:20 KJV

Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.

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1 Peter 1:11 KJV

Searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when it testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ, and the glory that should follow.

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Hebrews 12:24 KJV

And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.

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Hebrews 7:8 KJV

And here men that die receive tithes; but there he receiveth them, of whom it is witnessed that he liveth.

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Hebrews 2:10 KJV

For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.

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1 Timothy 5:23 KJV

Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach’s sake and thine often infirmities.

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1 Timothy 2:9 KJV

In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array;

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1 Timothy 2:1 KJV

I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men;

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Philippians 4:8 KJV

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

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Galatians 5:22-23 KJV

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

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2 Corinthians 9:7 KJV

Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.

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1 Corinthians 15:5 KJV

And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve:

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1 Corinthians 15:4 KJV

And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

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1 Corinthians 14:34 KJV

Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience, as also saith the law.

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1 Corinthians 11:5 KJV

But every woman that prayeth or prophesieth with her head uncovered dishonoureth her head: for that is even all one as if she were shaven.

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1 Corinthians 7:34 KJV

There is difference also between a wife and a virgin. The unmarried woman careth for the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and in spirit: but she that is married careth for the things of the world, how she may please her husband.

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Romans 13:3 KJV

For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same:

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Romans 2:29 KJV

But he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.

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Acts 10:41 KJV

Not to all the people, but unto witnesses chosen before of God, even to us, who did eat and drink with him after he rose from the dead.

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Acts 9:39 KJV

Then Peter arose and went with them. When he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping, and shewing the coats and garments which Dorcas made, while she was with them.

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Acts 8:31 KJV

And he said, How can I, except some man should guide me? And he desired Philip that he would come up and sit with him.

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John 20:19 KJV

Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you.

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John 20:14 KJV

And when she had thus said, she turned herself back, and saw Jesus standing, and knew not that it was Jesus.

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John 20:2 KJV

Then she runneth, and cometh to Simon Peter, and to the other disciple, whom Jesus loved, and saith unto them, They have taken away the Lord out of the sepulchre, and we know not where they have laid him.

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John 20:1 KJV

The first day of the week cometh Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulchre, and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulchre.

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John 12:32 KJV

And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.

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John 12:24 KJV

Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit.

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John 6:15 KJV

When Jesus therefore perceived that they would come and take him by force, to make him a king, he departed again into a mountain himself alone.

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Mark 16:12 KJV

After that he appeared in another form unto two of them, as they walked, and went into the country.

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Mark 16:7 KJV

But go your way, tell his disciples and Peter that he goeth before you into Galilee: there shall ye see him, as he said unto you.

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Zechariah 14:4 KJV

And his feet shall stand in that day upon the mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem on the east, and the mount of Olives shall cleave in the midst thereof toward the east and toward the west, and there shall be a very great valley; and half of the mountain shall remove toward the north, and half of it toward the south.

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Hosea 7:7 KJV

They are all hot as an oven, and have devoured their judges; all their kings are fallen: there is none among them that calleth unto me.

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Ezekiel 16:30 KJV

How weak is thine heart, saith the Lord GOD, seeing thou doest all these things, the work of an imperious whorish woman;

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Isaiah 28:7 KJV

But they also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are out of the way; the priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink, they are swallowed up of wine, they are out of the way through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment.

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Isaiah 2:18 KJV

And the idols he shall utterly abolish.

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Ecclesiastes 4:12 KJV

And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.

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Psalms 104:23 KJV

Man goeth forth unto his work and to his labour until the evening.

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Psalms 72:1 KJV

Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king’s son.

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2 Samuel 12:25 KJV

And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he called his name Jedidiah, because of the LORD.

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Judges 13:20 KJV

For it came to pass, when the flame went up toward heaven from off the altar, that the angel of the LORD ascended in the flame of the altar. And Manoah and his wife looked on it, and fell on their faces to the ground.

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Leviticus 10:9 KJV

Do not drink wine nor strong drink, thou, nor thy sons with thee, when ye go into the tabernacle of the congregation, lest ye die: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations:

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Leviticus 9:22 KJV

And Aaron lifted up his hand toward the people, and blessed them, and came down from offering of the sin offering, and the burnt offering, and peace offerings.

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Exodus 18:21 KJV

Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:

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Genesis 40:7 KJV

And he asked Pharaoh’s officers that were with him in the ward of his lord’s house, saying, Wherefore look ye so sadly to day?

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