Scriptures on Patience

Scriptures on Patience

Scriptures on Patience

If you want to know what Scripture says about patience, some good Bible verses are listed below.

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James 5:7-8

Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, waiting patiently for it until it receives the early and latter rain. You also be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand.

James 1:2-4

My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.

Proverbs 16:32

He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.

Galatians 6:9

And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart.

Psalm 27:14

Wait on the LORD; Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart; Wait, I say, on the LORD!

Psalm 37:7

Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for Him; Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, Because of the man who brings wicked schemes to pass

Isaiah 40:29-31

He gives power to the weak, And to those who have no might He increases strength. Even the youths shall faint and be weary, And the young men shall utterly fall, but those who wait on the LORD Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.

Romans 15:4-5

For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hop. Now may the God of patience and comfort grant you to be like-minded toward one another, according to Christ Jesus.

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, O man of God, flee these things and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, gentleness.

Hebrews 6:12

That you do not become sluggish, but imitate those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

Revelation 2:2-3

I know your works, your labor, your patience, and that you cannot bear those who are evil. And you have tested those who say they are apostles and are not, and have found them liars; and you have persevered and have patience, and have labored for My name’s sake and have not become weary.

Revelation 14:12

Here is the patience of the saints; here are those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus.


Scriptural Books on Patience

Here are some helpful books for learning more about what Scripture teaches on the topic of patience. Click on a book below to see pricing and reviews.

Lord, Give Me Patience!
Patience: Fruit of the Spirit
Patience with God
Devotions for Patience and Wholeness