2 Timothy 2:24-26
And r the Lord's servant must not be quarrelsome but s kind to everyone, t able to teach, patiently enduring evil,
correcting his opponents u with gentleness. God v may perhaps grant them repentance w leading to a knowledge of the truth,
and they may come to their senses and escape from x the snare of the devil, after being captured by him to do his will.
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
1 Timothy 3:3
Not a drunkard, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money.
1 Thessalonians 2:7
But we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother taking care of her own children.
1 Timothy 3:2
Therefore an overseer must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, sober-minded, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach.
Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted.
To speak evil of no one, to avoid quarreling, to be gentle, and to show perfect courtesy toward all people.
1 Timothy 6:11
But as for you, O man of God, flee these things. Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness.
1 Peter 3:15
But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect.
Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable to you: break off your sins by practicing righteousness, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the oppressed, that there may perhaps be a lengthening of your prosperity.
Repent, therefore, of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord that, if possible, the intent of your heart may be forgiven you.
God exalted him at his right hand as Leader and Savior, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins.
1 Timothy 2:4
Who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.
1 Timothy 3:7
Moreover, he must be well thought of by outsiders, so that he may not fall into disgrace, into a snare of the devil.