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24 Bible Verses about Goodness - NIV & KJV


Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.
Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.
The Lord is righteous in all his ways
and faithful in all he does.
The Lord is righteous in all his ways,
and holy in all his works.
The Lord is good,
a refuge in times of trouble.
He cares for those who trust in him.
The Lord is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.
“I have the right to do anything,” you say—but not everything is beneficial. “I have the right to do anything”—but not everything is constructive.All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not.
KJV | law
Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.
Trust in the Lord and do good;
dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture.
Trust in the Lord, and do good;
so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.
For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love.And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.
What a person desires is unfailing love;
better to be poor than a liar.
The desire of a man is his kindness:
and a poor man is better than a liar.
Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.
This is what the Lord says:
Stand at the crossroads and look;
ask for the ancient paths,
ask where the good way is, and walk in it,
and you will find rest for your souls.
But you said, ‘We will not walk in it.’
Thus saith the Lord,
Stand ye in the ways, and see,
and ask for the old paths,
where is the good way, and walk therein,
and ye shall find rest for your souls.
But they said, We will not walk therein.
And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work.
Remember, Lord, your great mercy and love,
for they are from of old.
Do not remember the sins of my youth
and my rebellious ways;
according to your love remember me,
for you, Lord, are good.
Remember, O Lord, thy tender mercies and thy lovingkindnesses;
for they have been ever of old.
Remember not the sins of my youth,
nor my transgressions:
according to thy mercy remember thou me
for thy goodness' sake, O Lord.
Turn from evil and do good;
seek peace and pursue it.
Depart from evil, and do good;
seek peace, and pursue it.
Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.
Who is going to harm you if you are eager to do good?And who is he that will harm you, if ye be followers of that which is good?
I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, adorning themselves, not with elaborate hairstyles or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God.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; But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works.
Then you will understand what is right and just
and fair—every good path.
Then shalt thou understand righteousness, and judgment,
and equity; yea, every good path.
Who gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are his very own, eager to do what is good.Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
I remain confident of this:
I will see the goodness of the Lord
in the land of the living.
I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.
Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.”Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.
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You are altogether beautiful, my darling; there is no flaw in you.
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