100 Bible Verses about Hope

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 2,314 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 / 2,240 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 / 2,132 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 1,361 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.

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 1,219 helpful votes

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

Romans 5:2-5 ESV / 1,209 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.

Psalm 39:7 ESV / 981 helpful votes

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

Romans 15:4 ESV / 963 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.

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 922 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.”

1 Peter 1:3 ESV / 869 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,

1 Corinthians 13:13 ESV / 811 helpful votes

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

Romans 8:24-25 ESV / 792 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.

Romans 8:25 ESV / 786 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 761 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.

Proverbs 13:12 ESV / 656 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 3:15 ESV / 653 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 / 607 helpful votes

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

Psalm 71:5 ESV / 596 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 17:7 ESV / 584 helpful votes

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

Psalm 31:24 ESV / 573 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 24:14 ESV / 562 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.

Hebrews 6:19 ESV / 552 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,

Romans 8:24 ESV / 550 helpful votes

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

Mark 9:23 ESV / 546 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 4:16-18 ESV / 531 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.

Lamentations 3:24 ESV / 519 helpful votes

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

Revelation 21:4 ESV / 508 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 71:14 ESV / 508 helpful votes

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

Psalm 33:22 ESV / 499 helpful votes

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

Colossians 1:27 ESV / 486 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.

Hebrews 10:23 ESV / 482 helpful votes

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

Titus 2:13 ESV / 476 helpful votes

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

Psalm 33:18 ESV / 459 helpful votes

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

Titus 3:7 ESV / 446 helpful votes

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

Psalm 119:114 ESV / 445 helpful votes

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

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 444 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.

Romans 5:5 ESV / 439 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.

Psalm 43:5 ESV / 425 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.

1 Thessalonians 5:8 ESV / 424 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 146:5 ESV / 416 helpful votes

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

Psalm 9:18 ESV / 406 helpful votes

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

Zechariah 9:12 ESV / 401 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:3 ESV / 389 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 15:19 ESV / 386 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 4:4 ESV / 382 helpful votes

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

Psalm 147:11 ESV / 382 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 10:28 ESV / 373 helpful votes

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

1 Thessalonians 1:3 ESV / 371 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.

1 Thessalonians 4:13 ESV / 364 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.

Micah 7:7 ESV / 362 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.

Titus 1:1-2 ESV / 359 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 / 353 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.

2 Corinthians 3:12 ESV / 353 helpful votes

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

Psalm 130:5 ESV / 343 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 1:18 ESV / 340 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,

Acts 24:15 ESV / 339 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.

Joel 3:16 ESV / 330 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 130:7 ESV / 328 helpful votes

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

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 326 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. ...

Psalm 119:81 ESV / 318 helpful votes

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

Psalm 119:74 ESV / 318 helpful votes

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

Titus 1:2 ESV / 314 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 3:6 ESV / 305 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.

Psalm 10:17 ESV / 305 helpful votes

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

Lamentations 3:26 ESV / 295 helpful votes

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

Romans 8:28 ESV / 289 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.

John 3:16 ESV / 289 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.

1 Timothy 6:17 ESV / 286 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.

Hebrews 6:11 ESV / 282 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 281 helpful votes

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

Job 11:18 ESV / 281 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 6:18-19 ESV / 279 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 / 268 helpful votes

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

Galatians 5:5 ESV / 267 helpful votes

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

Job 13:15 ESV / 258 helpful votes

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

Acts 23:6 ESV / 252 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.”

Psalm 42:11 ESV / 248 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 119:116 ESV / 242 helpful votes

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

Romans 4:18 ESV / 241 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.”

1 Timothy 1:1 ESV / 237 helpful votes

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

Lamentations 3:21 ESV / 237 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV / 236 helpful votes

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

Luke 1:37 ESV / 236 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Matthew 11:28 ESV / 236 helpful votes

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

Colossians 1:23 ESV / 230 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.

Colossians 1:5 ESV / 227 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 / 227 helpful votes

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

Romans 5:2 ESV / 219 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 / 218 helpful votes

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

Psalm 38:15 ESV / 213 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 1:21 ESV / 211 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.

Ephesians 3:20-21 ESV / 211 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.

Ephesians 2:12 ESV / 211 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.

Psalm 62:5 ESV / 192 helpful votes

For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from him.

Numbers 23:19 ESV / 190 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?

Romans 5:1-21 ESV / 186 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. ...

Job 5:16 ESV / 185 helpful votes

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

Romans 5:10 ESV / 184 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.

Philippians 3:13-14 ESV / 182 helpful votes

Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

1 Corinthians 2:9 ESV / 179 helpful votes

But, as it is written, “What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him”—

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