CompassionSee also Charity; Love; Merciful, MercyIn the scriptures, compassion means literally “to suffer with.” It also means to show sympathy, pity, and mercy for another.The Lord called upon his people to show compassion, Zech. 7:8–10.Jesus was moved with compassion, Matt. 9:36 (Matt. 20:34; Mark 1:41; Luke 7:13).A certain Samaritan had compassion on him, Luke 10:33.Have compassion for one another, 1 Pet. 3:8.Christ is filled with compassion toward the children of men, Mosiah 15:9.My bowels are filled with compassion toward you, 3 Ne. 17:6.Joseph Smith prayed for the Lord’s compassion, D&C 121:3–5.