Crossword – Gentleness – Feb-Mar 2015

Something for the Young at Heart

This month we are continuing a series of studies written by my children. In order to maintain the flow of the study, this crossword puzzle is not split into Across and Down sections—Across or Down is indicated at the end of each line. (The KJV is required.)


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Gentleness – by Rebekah Beachy

“Let my lord, I pray thee, pass over before his servant: and I will lead on softly, according as the cattle that goeth before me and the ____ be able to endure, until I come unto my lord unto Seir.” Genesis 33:14—15 Across

› “The fear of the Lord is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is ____.” Proverbs 15:33—4 Down

› “By humility and the fear of the Lord are ____, and honour, and life.” Proverbs 22:4—17 Down

› “Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the ____, and giveth grace to the humble.” 1 Peter 5:5—14 Down

› “Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation: and thy right hand hath holden me up, and thy ____ hath made me great.” Psalms 18:35—1 Across

› “He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently ____ those that are with young.” Isaiah 40:11—18 Across

› “Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not ____ things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.” Romans 12:16—19 Across

Note: The Greek word that was translated, “condescend” means: “to yield or submit one’s self to lowly things, conditions” (Thayer’s Greek Lexicon).


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› “Now I Paul myself beseech you by the ____ and gentleness of Christ, who in presence am base among you, but being absent am bold toward you.” 2 Corinthians 10:1—6 Across

› “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, ____, faith.” Galatians 5:22—16 Across

› “That in the ages to come he might shew the ____ riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.” Ephesians 2:7—12 Across

› “Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, ____ of mind, meekness, longsuffering.” Colossians 3:12—9 Down

› “But we were gentle among you, even as a ____ cherisheth her children.” 1 Thessalonians 2:7—2 Down

› “And the servant of the Lord must not ____; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient.” 2 Tim-othy 2:24—8 Down

› “To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but ____, shewing all meekness unto all men.” Titus 3:2—13 Down

› “But the ____ that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.” James 3:17—5 Down

› “And the fruit of ____ is sown in peace of them that make peace.” James 3:18—3 Down

› “Servants, be subject to your ____ with all fear; not only to the good and gentle, but also to the froward.” 1 Peter 2:18—10 Across

› “For his merciful kindness is great toward us: and the ____ of the Lord endureth for ever. Praise ye the Lord.” Psalms 117:2—11 Across

› “She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her ____ is the law of kindness.” Proverbs 31:26—20 Across

› “In a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment; but with ____ kindness will I have mercy on thee, saith the Lord thy Redeemer.” Isaiah 54:8—7 Down