100 Bible Verses about Health

Proverbs 17:22 ESV / 226 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 ESV / 219 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 / 215 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 10:31 ESV / 104 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 16:24 ESV / 97 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 3:17 ESV / 95 helpful votes

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

Exodus 15:26 ESV / 81 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.”

Proverbs 4:20-22 ESV / 75 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.

Proverbs 3:7-8 ESV / 75 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.

Exodus 23:25 ESV / 64 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.

1 Peter 2:24 ESV / 51 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.

1 Timothy 4:8 ESV / 47 helpful votes

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 Corinthians 3:16 ESV / 47 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:29 ESV / 46 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 / 44 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.

1 Timothy 4:7-8 ESV / 39 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.

Psalm 147:3 ESV / 39 helpful votes

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

Jeremiah 30:17 ESV / 38 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!’

Leviticus 11:1-47 ESV / 36 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. ...

John 10:10 ESV / 32 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 14:30 ESV / 32 helpful votes

A tranquil heart gives life to the flesh, but envy makes the bones rot.

James 5:16 ESV / 31 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.

Isaiah 53:5 ESV / 31 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.

Isaiah 53:4-5 ESV / 31 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.

Psalm 103:2-3 ESV / 31 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 17:14 ESV / 30 helpful votes

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

Galatians 5:22-23 ESV / 29 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

1 Corinthians 6:19 ESV / 29 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,

Isaiah 58:11 ESV / 29 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.

Psalm 30:2 ESV / 28 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 20:1 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, and whoever is led astray by it is not wise.

1 John 4:18 ESV / 26 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.

James 5:14 ESV / 26 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 4:6-7 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Proverbs 13:12 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.

1 Corinthians 6:20 ESV / 24 helpful votes

For you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

Matthew 10:8 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, cast out demons. You received without paying; give without pay.

Psalm 107:20 ESV / 23 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 5:18 ESV / 22 helpful votes

And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit,

Isaiah 58:8 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Then shall your light break forth like the dawn, and your healing shall spring up speedily; your righteousness shall go before you; the glory of the Lord shall be your rear guard.

1 Corinthians 9:24-27 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it. Every athlete exercises self-control in all things. They do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable. So I do not run aimlessly; I do not box as one beating the air. But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 19 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 19 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.

Proverbs 23:20-21 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Be not among drunkards or among gluttonous eaters of meat, for the drunkard and the glutton will come to poverty, and slumber will clothe them with rags.

Revelation 21:4 ESV / 17 helpful votes

He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”

James 5:14-15 ESV / 17 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. And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

1 Corinthians 3:16-17 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Do you not know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in you? If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy him. For God's temple is holy, and you are that temple.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 16 helpful votes

No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

Daniel 1:8 ESV / 16 helpful votes

But Daniel resolved that he would not defile himself with the king's food, or with the wine that he drank. Therefore he asked the chief of the eunuchs to allow him not to defile himself.

Proverbs 3:5-8 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. 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.

Psalm 103:2-4 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy,

Deuteronomy 7:15 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And the Lord will take away from you all sickness, and none of the evil diseases of Egypt, which you knew, will he inflict on you, but he will lay them on all who hate you.

John 1:4 ESV / 15 helpful votes

In him was life, and the life was the light of men.

Leviticus 19:28 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 14 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, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

Colossians 3:15 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 3:20-21 ESV / 14 helpful votes

But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, who will transform our lowly body to be like his glorious body, by the power that enables him even to subject all things to himself.

2 Corinthians 7:1 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Since we have these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of body and spirit, bringing holiness to completion in the fear of God.

Luke 9:11 ESV / 14 helpful votes

When the crowds learned it, they followed him, and he welcomed them and spoke to them of the kingdom of God and cured those who had need of healing.

Mark 5:34 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And he said to her, “Daughter, your faith has made you well; go in peace, and be healed of your disease.”

Matthew 19:26 ESV / 14 helpful votes

But Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”

Jeremiah 30:12-14 ESV / 14 helpful votes

“For thus says the Lord: Your hurt is incurable, and your wound is grievous. There is none to uphold your cause, no medicine for your wound, no healing for you. All your lovers have forgotten you; they care nothing for you; for I have dealt you the blow of an enemy, the punishment of a merciless foe, because your guilt is great, because your sins are flagrant.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Isaiah 40:29-31 ESV / 14 helpful votes

He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength. Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

Proverbs 31:17 ESV / 14 helpful votes

She dresses herself with strength and makes her arms strong.

Psalm 139:23-24 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Search me, O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts! And see if there be any grievous way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting!

Psalm 119:93 ESV / 14 helpful votes

I will never forget your precepts, for by them you have given me life.

Psalm 73:26 ESV / 14 helpful votes

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Psalm 28:7 ESV / 14 helpful votes

The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him.

Ephesians 5:29 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the church,

John 3:16 ESV / 13 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.

Deuteronomy 14:1-29 ESV / 13 helpful votes

“You are the sons of the Lord your God. You shall not cut yourselves or make any baldness on your foreheads for the dead. For you are a people holy to the Lord your God, and the Lord has chosen you to be a people for his treasured possession, out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth. “You shall not eat any abomination. These are the animals you may eat: the ox, the sheep, the goat, the deer, the gazelle, the roebuck, the wild goat, the ibex, the antelope, and the mountain sheep. ...

1 John 4:16 ESV / 12 helpful votes

So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.

1 Timothy 6:10 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs.

1 Corinthians 6:13 ESV / 12 helpful votes

“Food is meant for the stomach and the stomach for food”—and God will destroy both one and the other. The body is not meant for sexual immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body.

Romans 12:1-2 ESV / 12 helpful votes

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 12 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.

Malachi 4:2 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But for you who fear my name, the sun of righteousness shall rise with healing in its wings. You shall go out leaping like calves from the stall.

Zechariah 4:6 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Then he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, says the Lord of hosts.

Proverbs 3:1-35 ESV / 12 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. Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. ...

2 Kings 20:5 ESV / 12 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,

Deuteronomy 7:12-15 ESV / 12 helpful votes

“And because you listen to these rules and keep and do them, the Lord your God will keep with you the covenant and the steadfast love that he swore to your fathers. He will love you, bless you, and multiply you. He will also bless the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your ground, your grain and your wine and your oil, the increase of your herds and the young of your flock, in the land that he swore to your fathers to give you. You shall be blessed above all peoples. There shall not be male or female barren among you or among your livestock. And the Lord will take away from you all sickness, and none of the evil diseases of Egypt, which you knew, will he inflict on you, but he will lay them on all who hate you.

Acts 10:38 ESV / 11 helpful votes

How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.

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.

Proverbs 12:25 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Anxiety in a man's heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.

Numbers 6:24-26 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace.

Genesis 9:3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:34 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Isaiah 55:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, and your labor for that which does not satisfy? Listen diligently to me, and eat what is good, and delight yourselves in rich food.

Psalm 103:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases,

Psalm 41:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 32:39 ESV / 10 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.

Genesis 1:27 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 5:23 ESV / 9 helpful votes

(No longer drink only water, but use a little wine for the sake of your stomach and your frequent ailments.)

Proverbs 25:16 ESV / 9 helpful votes

If you have found honey, eat only enough for you, lest you have your fill of it and vomit it.

Deuteronomy 8:3 ESV / 9 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.

James 5:14-16 ESV / 8 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. And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven. 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.

Luke 21:34 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“But watch yourselves lest your hearts be weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and cares of this life, and that day come upon you suddenly like a trap.

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