100 Bible Verses about Hope

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 1,987 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.

Romans 15:13 ESV / 1,930 helpful votes

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

Romans 12:12 ESV / 1,904 helpful votes

Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 1,119 helpful votes

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.

Romans 5:2-5 ESV / 1,104 helpful votes

Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 985 helpful votes

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

Psalm 39:7 ESV / 864 helpful votes

“And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in you.

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 836 helpful votes

Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.”

Romans 15:4 ESV / 778 helpful votes

For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.

1 Corinthians 13:13 ESV / 725 helpful votes

So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

1 Peter 1:3 ESV / 685 helpful votes

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 684 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.

Romans 8:25 ESV / 683 helpful votes

But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.

Romans 8:24-25 ESV / 628 helpful votes

For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.

Proverbs 13:12 ESV / 566 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 3:15 ESV / 550 helpful votes

But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect,

Proverbs 23:18 ESV / 521 helpful votes

Surely there is a future, and your hope will not be cut off.

Psalm 31:24 ESV / 501 helpful votes

Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord!

Jeremiah 17:7 ESV / 496 helpful votes

“Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord.

Mark 9:23 ESV / 494 helpful votes

And Jesus said to him, “‘If you can’! All things are possible for one who believes.”

Psalm 71:5 ESV / 491 helpful votes

For you, O Lord, are my hope, my trust, O Lord, from my youth.

Romans 8:24 ESV / 484 helpful votes

For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees?

Hebrews 6:19 ESV / 465 helpful votes

We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters into the inner place behind the curtain,

Psalm 71:14 ESV / 458 helpful votes

But I will hope continually and will praise you yet more and more.

Proverbs 24:14 ESV / 431 helpful votes

Know that wisdom is such to your soul; if you find it, there will be a future, and your hope will not be cut off.

Lamentations 3:24 ESV / 422 helpful votes

“The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in him.”

Psalm 33:22 ESV / 419 helpful votes

Let your steadfast love, O Lord, be upon us, even as we hope in you.

2 Corinthians 4:16-18 ESV / 405 helpful votes

So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.

Hebrews 10:23 ESV / 388 helpful votes

Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful.

Psalm 43:5 ESV / 388 helpful votes

Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God.

Psalm 33:18 ESV / 379 helpful votes

Behold, the eye of the Lord is on those who fear him, on those who hope in his steadfast love,

Revelation 21:4 ESV / 377 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.”

Psalm 119:114 ESV / 363 helpful votes

You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in your word.

Titus 2:13 ESV / 360 helpful votes

Waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ,

Colossians 1:27 ESV / 356 helpful votes

To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 344 helpful votes

The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.

Psalm 146:5 ESV / 340 helpful votes

Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God,

Zechariah 9:12 ESV / 339 helpful votes

Return to your stronghold, O prisoners of hope; today I declare that I will restore to you double.

Proverbs 10:28 ESV / 338 helpful votes

The hope of the righteous brings joy, but the expectation of the wicked will perish.

Psalm 9:18 ESV / 330 helpful votes

For the needy shall not always be forgotten, and the hope of the poor shall not perish forever.

1 John 3:3 ESV / 323 helpful votes

And everyone who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure.

1 Thessalonians 5:8 ESV / 323 helpful votes

But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.

Psalm 147:11 ESV / 318 helpful votes

But the Lord takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his steadfast love.

1 Thessalonians 1:3 ESV / 316 helpful votes

Remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 4:4 ESV / 315 helpful votes

There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call—

Titus 3:7 ESV / 314 helpful votes

So that being justified by his grace we might become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

2 Corinthians 3:12 ESV / 305 helpful votes

Since we have such a hope, we are very bold,

1 Corinthians 15:19 ESV / 304 helpful votes

If in Christ we have hope in this life only, we are of all people most to be pitied.

Acts 24:15 ESV / 303 helpful votes

Having a hope in God, which these men themselves accept, that there will be a resurrection of both the just and the unjust.

Romans 5:5 ESV / 298 helpful votes

And hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.

Micah 7:7 ESV / 297 helpful votes

But as for me, I will look to the Lord; I will wait for the God of my salvation; my God will hear me.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 293 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. ...

Titus 1:1-2 ESV / 288 helpful votes

Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the sake of the faith of God's elect and their knowledge of the truth, which accords with godliness, in hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began

1 Peter 1:13 ESV / 287 helpful votes

Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

1 Thessalonians 4:13 ESV / 280 helpful votes

But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope.

Psalm 130:5 ESV / 280 helpful votes

I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I hope;

Ephesians 1:18 ESV / 276 helpful votes

Having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints,

Psalm 130:7 ESV / 269 helpful votes

O Israel, hope in the Lord! For with the Lord there is steadfast love, and with him is plentiful redemption.

Psalm 119:81 ESV / 269 helpful votes

My soul longs for your salvation; I hope in your word.

Joel 3:16 ESV / 267 helpful votes

The Lord roars from Zion, and utters his voice from Jerusalem, and the heavens and the earth quake. But the Lord is a refuge to his people, a stronghold to the people of Israel.

Psalm 119:74 ESV / 256 helpful votes

Those who fear you shall see me and rejoice, because I have hoped in your word.

Hebrews 6:11 ESV / 252 helpful votes

And we desire each one of you to show the same earnestness to have the full assurance of hope until the end,

Lamentations 3:26 ESV / 249 helpful votes

It is good that one should wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord.

Psalm 10:17 ESV / 243 helpful votes

O Lord, you hear the desire of the afflicted; you will strengthen their heart; you will incline your ear

Romans 8:28 ESV / 241 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.

Hebrews 3:6 ESV / 239 helpful votes

But Christ is faithful over God's house as a son. And we are his house if indeed we hold fast our confidence and our boasting in our hope.

John 3:16 ESV / 236 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.

Titus 1:2 ESV / 231 helpful votes

In hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 231 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

Hebrews 6:18-19 ESV / 230 helpful votes

So that by two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled for refuge might have strong encouragement to hold fast to the hope set before us. We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters into the inner place behind the curtain,

Romans 5:3-4 ESV / 219 helpful votes

More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope,

Job 11:18 ESV / 216 helpful votes

And you will feel secure, because there is hope; you will look around and take your rest in security.

Acts 23:6 ESV / 212 helpful votes

Now when Paul perceived that one part were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, “Brothers, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees. It is with respect to the hope and the resurrection of the dead that I am on trial.”

1 Timothy 6:17 ESV / 208 helpful votes

As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy.

Galatians 5:5 ESV / 207 helpful votes

For through the Spirit, by faith, we ourselves eagerly wait for the hope of righteousness.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 204 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Psalm 119:116 ESV / 201 helpful votes

Uphold me according to your promise, that I may live, and let me not be put to shame in my hope!

Psalm 42:11 ESV / 198 helpful votes

Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God.

Job 13:15 ESV / 193 helpful votes

Though he slay me, I will hope in him; yet I will argue my ways to his face.

2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV / 190 helpful votes

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

Romans 4:18 ESV / 190 helpful votes

In hope he believed against hope, that he should become the father of many nations, as he had been told, “So shall your offspring be.”

Matthew 11:28 ESV / 188 helpful votes

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Lamentations 3:21 ESV / 188 helpful votes

But this I call to mind, and therefore I have hope:

1 Timothy 1:1 ESV / 187 helpful votes

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope,

Psalm 38:15 ESV / 185 helpful votes

But for you, O Lord, do I wait; it is you, O Lord my God, who will answer.

Colossians 1:5 ESV / 184 helpful votes

Because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word of the truth, the gospel,

Acts 26:6 ESV / 180 helpful votes

And now I stand here on trial because of my hope in the promise made by God to our fathers,

Ephesians 2:12 ESV / 178 helpful votes

Remember that you were at that time separated from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world.

Romans 5:2 ESV / 172 helpful votes

Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God.

Psalm 78:7 ESV / 170 helpful votes

So that they should set their hope in God and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments;

Colossians 1:23 ESV / 165 helpful votes

If indeed you continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which has been proclaimed in all creation under heaven, and of which I, Paul, became a minister.

Job 14:7-9 ESV / 164 helpful votes

“For there is hope for a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that its shoots will not cease. Though its root grow old in the earth, and its stump die in the soil, yet at the scent of water it will bud and put out branches like a young plant.

1 Peter 1:21 ESV / 161 helpful votes

Who through him are believers in God, who raised him from the dead and gave him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.

Job 5:16 ESV / 156 helpful votes

So the poor have hope, and injustice shuts her mouth.

Romans 5:1-21 ESV / 153 helpful votes

Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us. ...

Romans 5:10 ESV / 148 helpful votes

For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, now that we are reconciled, shall we be saved by his life.

Ephesians 3:20-21 ESV / 147 helpful votes

Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen.

Romans 5:4 ESV / 147 helpful votes

And endurance produces character, and character produces hope,

Romans 5:3-5 ESV / 146 helpful votes

More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.

Numbers 23:19 ESV / 142 helpful votes

God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it?

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