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King James Dictionary
1. A suffering with another painful sympathy a sensation of sorrow excited by the distress or misfortunes of another pity commiseration. Compassion is a mixed passion, compounded of love and sorrow at least some portion of love generally attends the pain or regret, or is excited by it. Extreme distress of an enemy even changes enmity into at least temporary affection.
He being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity. Psalms 78 .
His father had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him. Luke 15 .
COMPASSION, To pity.
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Entry for 'Compassion'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/c/compassion.html.