Tender See also Gentle Leah was tender eyed, Gen. 29:17. Because thine heart was tender, 2 Kgs. 22:19 (2 Chr. 34:27). he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, Isa. 53:2 (Mosiah 14:2). When his branch is yet tender, Matt. 24:32 (Mark 13:28; JS—M 1:38). tender mercies of the Lord are over all, 1 Ne. 1:20. exhort them then with all the feeling of a tender parent, 1 Ne. 8:37. wives … whose feelings are exceedingly tender, Jacob 2:7. their leaves are yet tender, D&C 45:37. blade is springing up and is yet tender, D&C 86:4 (86:6).