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Another way to punctuate this is love followed by a colon (love:

joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and


self-control). It is thus possible to read the eight characteristics
following love as defining love.

Kindness
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Rom. 2:4




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Rom. 3:12

13:4

Rom. 11:22

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Or do you have
contempt for the wealth
of his kindness,
forbearance, and
patience, and yet do not
know11 that Gods
kindness leads you to
repentance?
Rom. 2:4

All have
turned away,
together they have
become worthless;
there is no one
who shows kindness, not
even one.15
Rom. 3:12

Notice
therefore the kindness
and harshness of God
harshness toward those
who have fallen, but15
Gods kindness toward
you, provided you
continue in his
kindness;16 otherwise
you also will be cut off.
Rom. 11:22

2Cor. 6:6

by purity, by

Gal. 5:22

4:32

3:4

But the fruit of


the Spirit41 is love,42 joy,
peace, patience,
kindness, goodness,
faithfulness,43
Gal. 5:22

Eph. 2:7



3:12

knowledge, by patience,
by benevolence, by the
Holy Spirit,10 by
genuine11 love,

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Col. 3:12

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Titus 3:4

to demonstrate in
the coming ages17 the
surpassing wealth of his
grace in kindness
toward18 us in Christ
Jesus.
Eph. 2:7

[Eph. 4:32 Instead,35 be


kind to one another,
compassionate, forgiving
one another, just as God
in Christ also forgave
you.36]
Therefore, as
the elect of God, holy
and dearly loved, clothe
yourselves with a heart
of mercy,9 kindness,
humility, gentleness, and
patience,
Col. 3:12

Titus 3:4 3

But when the


kindness of God our
Savior and his love for

mankind appeared,