100 Bible Verses about Angels

Psalm 91:11 ESV / 74 helpful votes

For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways.

Hebrews 13:2 ESV / 55 helpful votes

Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.

Hebrews 1:14 ESV / 53 helpful votes

Are they not all ministering spirits sent out to serve for the sake of those who are to inherit salvation?

Psalm 103:20 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Bless the Lord, O you his angels, you mighty ones who do his word, obeying the voice of his word!

Isaiah 6:2 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Above him stood the seraphim. Each had six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew.

Revelation 19:10 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Then I fell down at his feet to worship him, but he said to me, “You must not do that! I am a fellow servant with you and your brothers who hold to the testimony of Jesus. Worship God.” For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

Jude 1:6 ESV / 25 helpful votes

And the angels who did not stay within their own position of authority, but left their proper dwelling, he has kept in eternal chains under gloomy darkness until the judgment of the great day—

Acts 8:26 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Rise and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” This is a desert place.

Psalm 34:7 ESV / 25 helpful votes

The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them.

Jude 1:9 ESV / 24 helpful votes

But when the archangel Michael, contending with the devil, was disputing about the body of Moses, he did not presume to pronounce a blasphemous judgment, but said, “The Lord rebuke you.”

Acts 27:23 ESV / 23 helpful votes

For this very night there stood before me an angel of the God to whom I belong and whom I worship,

Matthew 24:31 ESV / 23 helpful votes

And he will send out his angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.

Revelation 22:6 ESV / 18 helpful votes

And he said to me, “These words are trustworthy and true. And the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, has sent his angel to show his servants what must soon take place.”

Luke 15:10 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Just so, I tell you, there is joy before the angels of God over one sinner who repents.”

Judges 13:6 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Then the woman came and told her husband, “A man of God came to me, and his appearance was like the appearance of the angel of God, very awesome. I did not ask him where he was from, and he did not tell me his name,

Daniel 6:22 ESV / 17 helpful votes

My God sent his angel and shut the lions' mouths, and they have not harmed me, because I was found blameless before him; and also before you, O king, I have done no harm.”

Matthew 26:53 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Do you think that I cannot appeal to my Father, and he will at once send me more than twelve legions of angels?

Matthew 25:31 ESV / 16 helpful votes

“When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne.

Matthew 24:36 ESV / 16 helpful votes

“But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only.

Colossians 1:16 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him.

Acts 5:19 ESV / 15 helpful votes

But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the prison doors and brought them out, and said,

Mark 8:38 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For whoever is ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of him will the Son of Man also be ashamed when he comes in the glory of his Father with the holy angels.”

Matthew 4:11 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Then the devil left him, and behold, angels came and were ministering to him.

Matthew 22:30 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels in heaven.

Matthew 18:10 ESV / 14 helpful votes

“See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 13:41 ESV / 14 helpful votes

The Son of Man will send his angels, and they will gather out of his kingdom all causes of sin and all law-breakers,

Psalm 68:17 ESV / 14 helpful votes

The chariots of God are twice ten thousand, thousands upon thousands; the Lord is among them; Sinai is now in the sanctuary.

Exodus 23:20 ESV / 14 helpful votes

“Behold, I send an angel before you to guard you on the way and to bring you to the place that I have prepared.

Matthew 2:13 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Now when they had departed, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Rise, take the child and his mother, and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you, for Herod is about to search for the child, to destroy him.”

Matthew 1:20 ESV / 13 helpful votes

But as he considered these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.

2 Kings 19:35 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And that night the angel of the Lord went out and struck down 185,000 in the camp of the Assyrians. And when people arose early in the morning, behold, these were all dead bodies.

2 Kings 6:17 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Then Elisha prayed and said, “O Lord, please open his eyes that he may see.” So the Lord opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw, and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.

1 Peter 1:12 ESV / 12 helpful votes

It was revealed to them that they were serving not themselves but you, in the things that have now been announced to you through those who preached the good news to you by the Holy Spirit sent from heaven, things into which angels long to look.

1 Timothy 5:21 ESV / 12 helpful votes

In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of the elect angels I charge you to keep these rules without prejudging, doing nothing from partiality.

Acts 12:23 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Immediately an angel of the Lord struck him down, because he did not give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and breathed his last.

Acts 7:53 ESV / 11 helpful votes

You who received the law as delivered by angels and did not keep it.”

Luke 16:22 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The poor man died and was carried by the angels to Abraham's side. The rich man also died and was buried,

John 20:12 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had lain, one at the head and one at the feet.

Luke 9:31 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Who appeared in glory and spoke of his departure, which he was about to accomplish at Jerusalem.

Psalm 148:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his hosts!

1 Chronicles 21:15 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And God sent the angel to Jerusalem to destroy it, but as he was about to destroy it, the Lord saw, and he relented from the calamity. And he said to the angel who was working destruction, “It is enough; now stay your hand.” And the angel of the Lord was standing by the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

Genesis 16:7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The angel of the Lord found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, the spring on the way to Shur.

Genesis 3:24 ESV / 10 helpful votes

He drove out the man, and at the east of the garden of Eden he placed the cherubim and a flaming sword that turned every way to guard the way to the tree of life.

Revelation 22:9 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But he said to me, “You must not do that! I am a fellow servant with you and your brothers the prophets, and with those who keep the words of this book. Worship God.”

Revelation 22:8 ESV / 9 helpful votes

I, John, am the one who heard and saw these things. And when I heard and saw them, I fell down to worship at the feet of the angel who showed them to me,

Revelation 10:1-6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Then I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven, wrapped in a cloud, with a rainbow over his head, and his face was like the sun, and his legs like pillars of fire. He had a little scroll open in his hand. And he set his right foot on the sea, and his left foot on the land, and called out with a loud voice, like a lion roaring. When he called out, the seven thunders sounded. And when the seven thunders had sounded, I was about to write, but I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Seal up what the seven thunders have said, and do not write it down.” And the angel whom I saw standing on the sea and on the land raised his right hand to heaven

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 9 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

Hebrews 12:22 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to innumerable angels in festal gathering,

Hebrews 2:2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For since the message declared by angels proved to be reliable, and every transgression or disobedience received a just retribution,

Hebrews 1:7 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Of the angels he says, “He makes his angels winds, and his ministers a flame of fire.”

Ephesians 3:10 ESV / 9 helpful votes

So that through the church the manifold wisdom of God might now be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly places.

John 1:51 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And he said to him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, you will see heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man.”

Luke 20:36 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For they cannot die anymore, because they are equal to angels and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection.

Luke 4:10 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For it is written, “‘He will command his angels concerning you, to guard you,’

Luke 1:26-38 ESV / 9 helpful votes

In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin's name was Mary. And he came to her and said, “Greetings, O favored one, the Lord is with you!” But she was greatly troubled at the saying, and tried to discern what sort of greeting this might be. And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.

Mark 1:13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And he was in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by Satan. And he was with the wild animals, and the angels were ministering to him.

Matthew 2:19 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But when Herod died, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt,

Job 38:7 ESV / 9 helpful votes

When the morning stars sang together and all the sons of God shouted for joy?

2 Chronicles 3:7-14 ESV / 9 helpful votes

So he lined the house with gold—its beams, its thresholds, its walls, and its doors—and he carved cherubim on the walls. And he made the Most Holy Place. Its length, corresponding to the breadth of the house, was twenty cubits, and its breadth was twenty cubits. He overlaid it with 600 talents of fine gold. The weight of gold for the nails was fifty shekels. And he overlaid the upper chambers with gold. In the Most Holy Place he made two cherubim of wood and overlaid them with gold. The wings of the cherubim together extended twenty cubits: one wing of the one, of five cubits, touched the wall of the house, and its other wing, of five cubits, touched the wing of the other cherub;

Luke 15:7 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Just so, I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.

Luke 2:13 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying,

Mark 13:27 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And then he will send out the angels and gather his elect from the four winds, from the ends of the earth to the ends of heaven.

Matthew 28:3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

His appearance was like lightning, and his clothing white as snow.

Matthew 13:49 ESV / 8 helpful votes

So it will be at the close of the age. The angels will come out and separate the evil from the righteous

Daniel 9:21 ESV / 8 helpful votes

While I was speaking in prayer, the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision at the first, came to me in swift flight at the time of the evening sacrifice.

Isaiah 63:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his presence saved them; in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; he lifted them up and carried them all the days of old.

Psalm 103:21 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Bless the Lord, all his hosts, his ministers, who do his will!

Psalm 8:5 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Yet you have made him a little lower than the heavenly beings and crowned him with glory and honor.

Nehemiah 9:6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“You are the Lord, you alone. You have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them; and you preserve all of them; and the host of heaven worships you.

2 Kings 1:15 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Then the angel of the Lord said to Elijah, “Go down with him; do not be afraid of him.” So he arose and went down with him to the king

2 Samuel 24:16 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And when the angel stretched out his hand toward Jerusalem to destroy it, the Lord relented from the calamity and said to the angel who was working destruction among the people, “It is enough; now stay your hand.” And the angel of the Lord was by the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.

2 Samuel 14:17 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And your servant thought, ‘The word of my lord the king will set me at rest,’ for my lord the king is like the angel of God to discern good and evil. The Lord your God be with you!”

Numbers 22:35 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And the angel of the Lord said to Balaam, “Go with the men, but speak only the word that I tell you.” So Balaam went on with the princes of Balak.

Exodus 14:19 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Then the angel of God who was going before the host of Israel moved and went behind them, and the pillar of cloud moved from before them and stood behind them,

Genesis 2:1 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.

Revelation 12:7 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Now war arose in heaven, Michael and his angels fighting against the dragon. And the dragon and his angels fought back,

Jude 1:14 ESV / 7 helpful votes

It was also about these that Enoch, the seventh from Adam, prophesied, saying, “Behold, the Lord comes with ten thousands of his holy ones,

1 Peter 3:22 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Who has gone into heaven and is at the right hand of God, with angels, authorities, and powers having been subjected to him.

Hebrews 1:13 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And to which of the angels has he ever said, “Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet”?

Hebrews 1:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And again, when he brings the firstborn into the world, he says, “Let all God's angels worship him.”

2 Thessalonians 1:7 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And to grant relief to you who are afflicted as well as to us, when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with his mighty angels

1 Thessalonians 4:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a cry of command, with the voice of an archangel, and with the sound of the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first.

Colossians 2:18 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Let no one disqualify you, insisting on asceticism and worship of angels, going on in detail about visions, puffed up without reason by his sensuous mind,

Acts 1:11 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And said, “Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into heaven? This Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will come in the same way as you saw him go into heaven.”

Luke 9:30 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And behold, two men were talking with him, Moses and Elijah,

Luke 4:11 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And “‘On their hands they will bear you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.’”

Luke 1:11-20 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And there appeared to him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense. And Zechariah was troubled when he saw him, and fear fell upon him. But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zechariah, for your prayer has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall call his name John. And you will have joy and gladness, and many will rejoice at his birth, for he will be great before the Lord. And he must not drink wine or strong drink, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother's womb.

Matthew 17:3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And behold, there appeared to them Moses and Elijah, talking with him.

Matthew 4:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And said to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down, for it is written, “‘He will command his angels concerning you,’ and “‘On their hands they will bear you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.’”

Zechariah 5:9 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Then I lifted my eyes and saw, and behold, two women coming forward! The wind was in their wings. They had wings like the wings of a stork, and they lifted up the basket between earth and heaven.

Ezekiel 28:14-16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

You were an anointed guardian cherub. I placed you; you were on the holy mountain of God; in the midst of the stones of fire you walked. You were blameless in your ways from the day you were created, till unrighteousness was found in you. In the abundance of your trade you were filled with violence in your midst, and you sinned; so I cast you as a profane thing from the mountain of God, and I destroyed you, O guardian cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.

Psalm 104:4 ESV / 7 helpful votes

He makes his messengers winds, his ministers a flaming fire.

Psalm 35:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Let them be like chaff before the wind, with the angel of the Lord driving them away!

1 Kings 19:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And he lay down and slept under a broom tree. And behold, an angel touched him and said to him, “Arise and eat.”

2 Samuel 19:27 ESV / 7 helpful votes

He has slandered your servant to my lord the king. But my lord the king is like the angel of God; do therefore what seems good to you.

2 Samuel 14:20 ESV / 7 helpful votes

In order to change the course of things your servant Joab did this. But my lord has wisdom like the wisdom of the angel of God to know all things that are on the earth.”

Exodus 3:2 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush. He looked, and behold, the bush was burning, yet it was not consumed.

Matthew 13:42 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And throw them into the fiery furnace. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Psalm 35:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Let their way be dark and slippery, with the angel of the Lord pursuing them!

Luke 20:35 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But those who are considered worthy to attain to that age and to the resurrection from the dead neither marry nor are given in marriage,

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