100 Bible Verses about Divine Favour

Psalm 5:12 ESV / 728 helpful votes

For you bless the righteous, O Lord; you cover him with favor as with a shield.

Proverbs 8:35 ESV / 724 helpful votes

For whoever finds me finds life and obtains favor from the Lord,

Deuteronomy 28:1-14 ESV / 585 helpful votes

“And if you faithfully obey the voice of the Lord your God, being careful to do all his commandments that I command you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth. And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, if you obey the voice of the Lord your God. Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the field. Blessed shall be the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your ground and the fruit of your cattle, the increase of your herds and the young of your flock. Blessed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl. ...

Isaiah 60:1 ESV / 556 helpful votes

Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.

Proverbs 16:7 ESV / 504 helpful votes

When a man's ways please the Lord, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.

1 John 5:4 ESV / 449 helpful votes

For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.

Psalm 84:11 ESV / 437 helpful votes

For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor. No good thing does he withhold from those who walk uprightly.

James 1:12 ESV / 424 helpful votes

Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.

Psalm 91:10 ESV / 349 helpful votes

No evil shall be allowed to befall you, no plague come near your tent.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 338 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

Romans 8:26 ESV / 295 helpful votes

Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.

Joel 2:25 ESV / 295 helpful votes

I will restore to you the years that the swarming locust has eaten, the hopper, the destroyer, and the cutter, my great army, which I sent among you.

Ephesians 2:8 ESV / 282 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 261 helpful votes

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 254 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Isaiah 44:3 ESV / 244 helpful votes

For I will pour water on the thirsty land, and streams on the dry ground; I will pour my Spirit upon your offspring, and my blessing on your descendants.

2 Corinthians 9:8 ESV / 229 helpful votes

And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.

Luke 1:28 ESV / 208 helpful votes

And he came to her and said, “Greetings, O favored one, the Lord is with you!”

John 3:16 ESV / 180 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Psalm 110:1 ESV / 176 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord says to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool.”

Genesis 12:3 ESV / 159 helpful votes

I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I will curse, and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.”

2 Corinthians 6:2 ESV / 157 helpful votes

For he says, “In a favorable time I listened to you, and in a day of salvation I have helped you.” Behold, now is the favorable time; behold, now is the day of salvation.

Luke 2:52 ESV / 144 helpful votes

And Jesus increased in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and man.

Isaiah 27:2-3 ESV / 135 helpful votes

In that day, “A pleasant vineyard, sing of it! I, the Lord, am its keeper; every moment I water it. Lest anyone punish it, I keep it night and day;

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 130 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 127 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

1 Peter 1:2 ESV / 125 helpful votes

According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

Proverbs 18:22 ESV / 123 helpful votes

He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord.

Proverbs 3:3-4 ESV / 102 helpful votes

Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man.

Psalm 30:5 ESV / 101 helpful votes

For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.

Psalm 90:17 ESV / 85 helpful votes

Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish the work of our hands upon us; yes, establish the work of our hands!

Job 10:12 ESV / 80 helpful votes

You have granted me life and steadfast love, and your care has preserved my spirit.

Hebrews 11:6 ESV / 75 helpful votes

And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 73 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

1 John 4:9 ESV / 72 helpful votes

In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him.

Psalm 102:13 ESV / 72 helpful votes

You will arise and have pity on Zion; it is the time to favor her; the appointed time has come.

Psalm 89:17 ESV / 72 helpful votes

For you are the glory of their strength; by your favor our horn is exalted.

Proverbs 3:4 ESV / 71 helpful votes

So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man.

Psalm 106:4 ESV / 71 helpful votes

Remember me, O Lord, when you show favor to your people; help me when you save them,

Daniel 1:9 ESV / 69 helpful votes

And God gave Daniel favor and compassion in the sight of the chief of the eunuchs,

Acts 20:28 ESV / 68 helpful votes

Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood.

Ephesians 2:8-9 ESV / 67 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.

Isaiah 58:11 ESV / 67 helpful votes

And the Lord will guide you continually and satisfy your desire in scorched places and make your bones strong; and you shall be like a watered garden, like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.

Esther 5:2 ESV / 65 helpful votes

And when the king saw Queen Esther standing in the court, she won favor in his sight, and he held out to Esther the golden scepter that was in his hand. Then Esther approached and touched the tip of the scepter.

1 Corinthians 14:33 ESV / 64 helpful votes

For God is not a God of confusion but of peace. As in all the churches of the saints,

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 64 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Proverbs 3:1-4 ESV / 64 helpful votes

My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you. Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man.

Ephesians 1:11 ESV / 63 helpful votes

In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will,

1 Timothy 2:5 ESV / 59 helpful votes

For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,

Matthew 6:31-33 ESV / 59 helpful votes

Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all. But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Proverbs 12:2 ESV / 59 helpful votes

A good man obtains favor from the Lord, but a man of evil devices he condemns.

Proverbs 3:33-35 ESV / 59 helpful votes

The Lord's curse is on the house of the wicked, but he blesses the dwelling of the righteous. Toward the scorners he is scornful, but to the humble he gives favor. The wise will inherit honor, but fools get disgrace.

Matthew 28:19 ESV / 57 helpful votes

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

Genesis 39:21 ESV / 56 helpful votes

But the Lord was with Joseph and showed him steadfast love and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison.

1 Samuel 2:26 ESV / 55 helpful votes

Now the boy Samuel continued to grow both in stature and in favor with the Lord and also with man.

1 John 4:2 ESV / 53 helpful votes

By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God,

Romans 10:17 ESV / 52 helpful votes

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Ezekiel 36:26 ESV / 52 helpful votes

And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.

Ephesians 1:3 ESV / 49 helpful votes

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places,

Exodus 3:21 ESV / 49 helpful votes

And I will give this people favor in the sight of the Egyptians; and when you go, you shall not go empty,

Genesis 6:8 ESV / 46 helpful votes

But Noah found favor in the eyes of the Lord.

Romans 8:16 ESV / 45 helpful votes

The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God,

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 43 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,

Matthew 5:8 ESV / 43 helpful votes

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.

Ezekiel 39:25 ESV / 42 helpful votes

“Therefore thus says the Lord God: Now I will restore the fortunes of Jacob and have mercy on the whole house of Israel, and I will be jealous for my holy name.

Isaiah 53:4 ESV / 42 helpful votes

Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted.

Psalm 30:7 ESV / 42 helpful votes

By your favor, O Lord, you made my mountain stand strong; you hid your face; I was dismayed.

Deuteronomy 33:23 ESV / 42 helpful votes

And of Naphtali he said, “O Naphtali, sated with favor, and full of the blessing of the Lord, possess the lake and the south.”

2 Peter 1:4 ESV / 41 helpful votes

By which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire.

Luke 1:30 ESV / 41 helpful votes

And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.

1 Samuel 16:22 ESV / 41 helpful votes

And Saul sent to Jesse, saying, “Let David remain in my service, for he has found favor in my sight.”

Jeremiah 31:11-12 ESV / 38 helpful votes

For the Lord has ransomed Jacob and has redeemed him from hands too strong for him. They shall come and sing aloud on the height of Zion, and they shall be radiant over the goodness of the Lord, over the grain, the wine, and the oil, and over the young of the flock and the herd; their life shall be like a watered garden, and they shall languish no more.

John 14:16 ESV / 37 helpful votes

And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever,

Psalm 119:58 ESV / 37 helpful votes

I entreat your favor with all my heart; be gracious to me according to your promise.

2 Timothy 1:9 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Who saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began,

Romans 8:14 ESV / 36 helpful votes

For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.

Acts 2:38 ESV / 36 helpful votes

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Joel 2:28 ESV / 36 helpful votes

“And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions.

Esther 2:8-9 ESV / 35 helpful votes

So when the king's order and his edict were proclaimed, and when many young women were gathered in Susa the citadel in custody of Hegai, Esther also was taken into the king's palace and put in custody of Hegai, who had charge of the women. And the young woman pleased him and won his favor. And he quickly provided her with her cosmetics and her portion of food, and with seven chosen young women from the king's palace, and advanced her and her young women to the best place in the harem.

James 5:16 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

2 Timothy 4:2 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching.

Proverbs 13:15 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Good sense wins favor, but the way of the treacherous is their ruin.

Acts 13:52 ESV / 32 helpful votes

And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.

Mark 13:31 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.

Genesis 12:1-3 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father's house to the land that I will show you. And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I will curse, and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.”

1 John 2:1-29 ESV / 29 helpful votes

My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous. He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world. And by this we know that we have come to know him, if we keep his commandments. Whoever says “I know him” but does not keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in him, but whoever keeps his word, in him truly the love of God is perfected. By this we may know that we are in him: ...

1 Peter 1:23 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God;

John 20:31 ESV / 27 helpful votes

But these are written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.

Psalm 75:6-7 ESV / 27 helpful votes

For not from the east or from the west and not from the wilderness comes lifting up, but it is God who executes judgment, putting down one and lifting up another.

1 Samuel 16:7-13 ESV / 27 helpful votes

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.” Then Jesse called Abinadab and made him pass before Samuel. And he said, “Neither has the Lord chosen this one.” Then Jesse made Shammah pass by. And he said, “Neither has the Lord chosen this one.” And Jesse made seven of his sons pass before Samuel. And Samuel said to Jesse, “The Lord has not chosen these.” Then Samuel said to Jesse, “Are all your sons here?” And he said, “There remains yet the youngest, but behold, he is keeping the sheep.” And Samuel said to Jesse, “Send and get him, for we will not sit down till he comes here.” ...

Genesis 18:3 ESV / 26 helpful votes

And said, “O Lord, if I have found favor in your sight, do not pass by your servant.

Isaiah 53:1-12 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Who has believed what he has heard from us? And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed? For he grew up before him like a young plant, and like a root out of dry ground; he had no form or majesty that we should look at him, and no beauty that we should desire him. He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief; and as one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not. Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. But he was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his wounds we are healed. ...

Ecclesiastes 12:13 ESV / 24 helpful votes

The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.

Genesis 39:4 ESV / 24 helpful votes

So Joseph found favor in his sight and attended him, and he made him overseer of his house and put him in charge of all that he had.

Isaiah 66:2 ESV / 22 helpful votes

All these things my hand has made, and so all these things came to be, declares the Lord. But this is the one to whom I will look: he who is humble and contrite in spirit and trembles at my word.

2 Kings 20:1-21 ESV / 22 helpful votes

In those days Hezekiah became sick and was at the point of death. And Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz came to him and said to him, “Thus says the Lord, ‘Set your house in order, for you shall die; you shall not recover.’” Then Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the Lord, saying, “Now, O Lord, please remember how I have walked before you in faithfulness and with a whole heart, and have done what is good in your sight.” And Hezekiah wept bitterly. And before Isaiah had gone out of the middle court, the word of the Lord came to him: “Turn back, and say to Hezekiah the leader of my people, Thus says the Lord, the God of David your father: I have heard your prayer; I have seen your tears. Behold, I will heal you. On the third day you shall go up to the house of the Lord, ...

Colossians 1:1-29 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father. We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints, because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word of the truth, the gospel, ...

2 Corinthians 4:6 ESV / 20 helpful votes

For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

John 1:12 ESV / 20 helpful votes

But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,

Matthew 5:1-48 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. ...

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