Forbear, Forbearance See also Forgive; Long-Suffering; Patience Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge, Lev. 19:18. Yet many years didst thou forbear them, Neh. 9:30. Say not, I will do so to him as he hath done to me, Prov. 24:29. By long forbearing is a prince persuaded, Prov. 25:15. Lord is slow to anger, Nahum 1:3. smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other, Matt. 5:39 (3 Ne. 12:39). riches of his goodness and forbearance, Rom. 2:4. remission of sins … through the forbearance of God, Rom. 3:25. with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love, Eph. 4:2. Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, Col. 3:13. Spirit constraineth me that I must not stretch forth mine hand, Alma 14:11. if men will smite you … bear it patiently, D&C 98:23. See also Gen. 26:27; Prov. 20:22; Rom. 12:19; 1 Cor. 6:7; 13:4; 1 Thes. 5:15; 1 Pet. 3:9; D&C 19:30; 31:9.