49 Bible Verses about Health

Proverbs 17:22 ESV / 135 helpful votes

A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 ESV / 107 helpful votes

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

3 John 1:2 ESV / 91 helpful votes

Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.

1 Corinthians 3:17 ESV / 75 helpful votes

If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy him. For God's temple is holy, and you are that temple.

Proverbs 16:24 ESV / 55 helpful votes

Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body.

1 Corinthians 10:31 ESV / 49 helpful votes

So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

Proverbs 4:20-22 ESV / 36 helpful votes

My son, be attentive to my words; incline your ear to my sayings. Let them not escape from your sight; keep them within your heart. For they are life to those who find them, and healing to all their flesh.

1 Corinthians 3:16 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Do you not know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in you?

1 Timothy 4:7-8 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Have nothing to do with irreverent, silly myths. Rather train yourself for godliness; for while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.

1 Peter 2:24 ESV / 20 helpful votes

He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.

Proverbs 3:7-8 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Be not wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord, and turn away from evil. It will be healing to your flesh and refreshment to your bones.

1 John 4:18 ESV / 14 helpful votes

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.

Isaiah 53:4-5 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his stripes we are healed.

Leviticus 19:28 ESV / 13 helpful votes

You shall not make any cuts on your body for the dead or tattoo yourselves: I am the Lord.

1 Corinthians 6:19 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own,

Proverbs 31:6-7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Give strong drink to the one who is perishing, and wine to those in bitter distress; let them drink and forget their poverty and remember their misery no more.

John 3:16 ESV / 10 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.

Genesis 1:29 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And God said, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit. You shall have them for food.

Jeremiah 33:6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Behold, I will bring to it health and healing, and I will heal them and reveal to them abundance of prosperity and security.

Genesis 1:27 ESV / 9 helpful votes

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.

John 10:10 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

Zechariah 9:17 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For how great is his goodness, and how great his beauty! Grain shall make the young men flourish, and new wine the young women.

Psalm 30:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

O Lord my God, I cried to you for help, and you have healed me.

Deuteronomy 32:39 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“‘See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god beside me; I kill and I make alive; I wound and I heal; and there is none that can deliver out of my hand.

Deuteronomy 8:3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And he humbled you and let you hunger and fed you with manna, which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that he might make you know that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.

Exodus 23:25 ESV / 8 helpful votes

You shall serve the Lord your God, and he will bless your bread and your water, and I will take sickness away from among you.

Exodus 15:26 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Saying, “If you will diligently listen to the voice of the Lord your God, and do that which is right in his eyes, and give ear to his commandments and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you that I put on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord, your healer.”

Romans 8:11 ESV / 7 helpful votes

If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit who dwells in you.

Genesis 9:3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you. And as I gave you the green plants, I give you everything.

Isaiah 58:11 ESV / 6 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.

Isaiah 53:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his stripes we are healed.

Psalm 103:2-3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases,

Psalm 41:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The Lord sustains him on his sickbed; in his illness you restore him to full health.

Leviticus 11:1-47 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And the Lord spoke to Moses and Aaron, saying to them, “Speak to the people of Israel, saying, These are the living things that you may eat among all the animals that are on the earth. Whatever parts the hoof and is cloven-footed and chews the cud, among the animals, you may eat. Nevertheless, among those that chew the cud or part the hoof, you shall not eat these: The camel, because it chews the cud but does not part the hoof, is unclean to you. And the rock badger, because it chews the cud but does not part the hoof, is unclean to you. ...

James 5:14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.

Philippians 4:1-23 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Therefore, my brothers, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved. I entreat Euodia and I entreat Syntyche to agree in the Lord. Yes, I ask you also, true companion, help these women, who have labored side by side with me in the gospel together with Clement and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life. Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; ...

Romans 14:1-23 ESV / 5 helpful votes

As for the one who is weak in faith, welcome him, but not to quarrel over opinions. One person believes he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables. Let not the one who eats despise the one who abstains, and let not the one who abstains pass judgment on the one who eats, for God has welcomed him. Who are you to pass judgment on the servant of another? It is before his own master that he stands or falls. And he will be upheld, for the Lord is able to make him stand. One person esteems one day as better than another, while another esteems all days alike. Each one should be fully convinced in his own mind. ...

Jeremiah 30:17 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For I will restore health to you, and your wounds I will heal, declares the Lord, because they have called you an outcast: ‘It is Zion, for whom no one cares!’

Isaiah 33:24 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And no inhabitant will say, “I am sick”; the people who dwell there will be forgiven their iniquity.

Proverbs 10:27 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The fear of the Lord prolongs life, but the years of the wicked will be short.

Proverbs 3:26 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For the Lord will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being caught.

Psalm 107:20 ESV / 5 helpful votes

He sent out his word and healed them, and delivered them from their destruction.

James 5:16 ESV / 4 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.

Mark 5:1-43 ESV / 4 helpful votes

They came to the other side of the sea, to the country of the Gerasenes. And when Jesus had stepped out of the boat, immediately there met him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit. He lived among the tombs. And no one could bind him anymore, not even with a chain, for he had often been bound with shackles and chains, but he wrenched the chains apart, and he broke the shackles in pieces. No one had the strength to subdue him. Night and day among the tombs and on the mountains he was always crying out and cutting himself with stones. ...

Jeremiah 17:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Heal me, O Lord, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved, for you are my praise.

Isaiah 40:1-31 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that her warfare is ended, that her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received from the Lord's hand double for all her sins. A voice cries: “In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord; make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill be made low; the uneven ground shall become level, and the rough places a plain. And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together, for the mouth of the Lord has spoken.” ...

Proverbs 4:1-27 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Hear, O sons, a father's instruction, and be attentive, that you may gain insight, for I give you good precepts; do not forsake my teaching. When I was a son with my father, tender, the only one in the sight of my mother, he taught me and said to me, “Let your heart hold fast my words; keep my commandments, and live. Get wisdom; get insight; do not forget, and do not turn away from the words of my mouth. ...

Job 33:23-26 ESV / 4 helpful votes

If there be for him an angel, a mediator, one of the thousand, to declare to man what is right for him, and he is merciful to him, and says, ‘Deliver him from going down into the pit; I have found a ransom; let his flesh become fresh with youth; let him return to the days of his youthful vigor’; then man prays to God, and he accepts him; he sees his face with a shout of joy, and he restores to man his righteousness.

2 Kings 20:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“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,

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