66 Bible Verses about Medicine

Ezekiel 47:12 ESV / 90 helpful votes

And on the banks, on both sides of the river, there will grow all kinds of trees for food. Their leaves will not wither, nor their fruit fail, but they will bear fresh fruit every month, because the water for them flows from the sanctuary. Their fruit will be for food, and their leaves for healing.”

1 Timothy 5:23 ESV / 62 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 38:21 ESV / 61 helpful votes

Now Isaiah had said, “Let them take a cake of figs and apply it to the boil, that he may recover.”

Proverbs 17:22 ESV / 58 helpful votes

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

Matthew 9:12 ESV / 41 helpful votes

But when he heard it, he said, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick.

Luke 10:34 ESV / 39 helpful votes

He went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he set him on his own animal and brought him to an inn and took care of him.

Jeremiah 8:22 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then has the health of the daughter of my people not been restored?

Psalm 103:3 ESV / 30 helpful votes

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

James 5:15 ESV / 28 helpful votes

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.

Revelation 22:2 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Through the middle of the street of the city; also, on either side of the river, the tree of life with its twelve kinds of fruit, yielding its fruit each month. The leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.

Jeremiah 46:11 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Go up to Gilead, and take balm, O virgin daughter of Egypt! In vain you have used many medicines; there is no healing for you.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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.

Mark 5:24-29 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And he went with him. And a great crowd followed him and thronged about him. And there was a woman who had had a discharge of blood for twelve years, and who had suffered much under many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was no better but rather grew worse. She had heard the reports about Jesus and came up behind him in the crowd and touched his garment. For she said, “If I touch even his garments, I will be made well.”

Jeremiah 30:13 ESV / 15 helpful votes

There is none to uphold your cause, no medicine for your wound, no healing for you.

Ecclesiastes 3:3 ESV / 15 helpful votes

A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;

Job 5:18 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For he wounds, but he binds up; he shatters, but his hands heal.

2 Kings 20:5-8 ESV / 15 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, and I will add fifteen years to your life. I will deliver you and this city out of the hand of the king of Assyria, and I will defend this city for my own sake and for my servant David's sake.” And Isaiah said, “Bring a cake of figs. And let them take and lay it on the boil, that he may recover.” And Hezekiah said to Isaiah, “What shall be the sign that the Lord will heal me, and that I shall go up to the house of the Lord on the third day?”

Psalm 147:3 ESV / 13 helpful votes

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

Genesis 50:2 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father. So the physicians embalmed Israel.

Isaiah 1:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

From the sole of the foot even to the head, there is no soundness in it, but bruises and sores and raw wounds; they are not pressed out or bound up or softened with oil.

Psalm 30:2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 33:6 ESV / 10 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.

Ezekiel 34:4 ESV / 9 helpful votes

The weak you have not strengthened, the sick you have not healed, the injured you have not bound up, the strayed you have not brought back, the lost you have not sought, and with force and harshness you have ruled them.

2 Chronicles 30:20 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And the Lord heard Hezekiah and healed the people.

2 Chronicles 16:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

In the thirty-ninth year of his reign Asa was diseased in his feet, and his disease became severe. Yet even in his disease he did not seek the Lord, but sought help from physicians.

2 Kings 2:20-22 ESV / 9 helpful votes

He said, “Bring me a new bowl, and put salt in it.” So they brought it to him. Then he went to the spring of water and threw salt in it and said, “Thus says the Lord, I have healed this water; from now on neither death nor miscarriage shall come from it.” So the water has been healed to this day, according to the word that Elisha spoke.

Deuteronomy 32:39 ESV / 9 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.

Leviticus 14:48 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“But if the priest comes and looks, and if the disease has not spread in the house after the house was plastered, then the priest shall pronounce the house clean, for the disease is healed.

Matthew 8:1-34 ESV / 8 helpful votes

When he came down from the mountain, great crowds followed him. And behold, a leper came to him and knelt before him, saying, “Lord, if you will, you can make me clean.” And Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, “I will; be clean.” And immediately his leprosy was cleansed. And Jesus said to him, “See that you say nothing to anyone, but go, show yourself to the priest and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a proof to them.” When he entered Capernaum, a centurion came forward to him, appealing to him,

Hosea 6:1 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“Come, let us return to the Lord; for he has torn us, that he may heal us; he has struck us down, and he will bind us up.

Jeremiah 51:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Suddenly Babylon has fallen and been broken; wail for her! Take balm for her pain; perhaps she may be healed.

Jeremiah 3:22 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“Return, O faithless sons; I will heal your faithlessness.” “Behold, we come to you, for you are the Lord our God.

Isaiah 53:5 ESV / 8 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 107:19-20 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress. He sent out his word and healed them, and delivered them from their destruction.

Hosea 5:13 ESV / 7 helpful votes

When Ephraim saw his sickness, and Judah his wound, then Ephraim went to Assyria, and sent to the great king. But he is not able to cure you or heal your wound.

Isaiah 57:18-21 ESV / 7 helpful votes

I have seen his ways, but I will heal him; I will lead him and restore comfort to him and his mourners, creating the fruit of the lips. Peace, peace, to the far and to the near,” says the Lord, “and I will heal him. But the wicked are like the tossing sea; for it cannot be quiet, and its waters toss up mire and dirt. There is no peace,” says my God, “for the wicked.”

Psalm 41:4-5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

As for me, I said, “O Lord, be gracious to me; heal me, for I have sinned against you!” My enemies say of me in malice, “When will he die, and his name perish?”

Job 13:4 ESV / 7 helpful votes

As for you, you whitewash with lies; worthless physicians are you all.

Genesis 20:17 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Then Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech, and also healed his wife and female slaves so that they bore children.

Hosea 7:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

When I would heal Israel, the iniquity of Ephraim is revealed, and the evil deeds of Samaria; for they deal falsely; the thief breaks in, and the bandits raid outside.

Jeremiah 51:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

We would have healed Babylon, but she was not healed. Forsake her, and let us go each to his own country, for her judgment has reached up to heaven and has been lifted up even to the skies.

Jeremiah 15:18 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Why is my pain unceasing, my wound incurable, refusing to be healed? Will you be to me like a deceitful brook, like waters that fail?

2 Kings 9:15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But King Joram had returned to be healed in Jezreel of the wounds that the Syrians had given him, when he fought with Hazael king of Syria.) So Jehu said, “If this is your decision, then let no one slip out of the city to go and tell the news in Jezreel.”

Leviticus 13:37 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But if in his eyes the itch is unchanged and black hair has grown in it, the itch is healed and he is clean, and the priest shall pronounce him clean.

Zechariah 11:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For behold, I am raising up in the land a shepherd who does not care for those being destroyed, or seek the young or heal the maimed or nourish the healthy, but devours the flesh of the fat ones, tearing off even their hoofs.

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!’

Jeremiah 17:14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 30:26 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Moreover, the light of the moon will be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun will be sevenfold, as the light of seven days, in the day when the Lord binds up the brokenness of his people, and heals the wounds inflicted by his blow.

Isaiah 19:22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And the Lord will strike Egypt, striking and healing, and they will return to the Lord, and he will listen to their pleas for mercy and heal them.

Isaiah 6:1-13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

In the year that King Uzziah died I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and the train of his robe filled the temple. Above him stood the seraphim. Each had six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. And one called to another and said: “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory!” And the foundations of the thresholds shook at the voice of him who called, and the house was filled with smoke. And I said: “Woe is me! For I am lost; for I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts!”

Proverbs 23:29 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has strife? Who has complaining? Who has wounds without cause? Who has redness of eyes?

1 Samuel 6:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

They said, “If you send away the ark of the God of Israel, do not send it empty, but by all means return him a guilt offering. Then you will be healed, and it will be known to you why his hand does not turn away from you.”

Deuteronomy 28:35 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The Lord will strike you on the knees and on the legs with grievous boils of which you cannot be healed, from the sole of your foot to the crown of your head.

Leviticus 14:1-57 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “This shall be the law of the leprous person for the day of his cleansing. He shall be brought to the priest, and the priest shall go out of the camp, and the priest shall look. Then, if the case of leprous disease is healed in the leprous person, the priest shall command them to take for him who is to be cleansed two live clean birds and cedarwood and scarlet yarn and hyssop. And the priest shall command them to kill one of the birds in an earthenware vessel over fresh water.

Exodus 21:19 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then if the man rises again and walks outdoors with his staff, he who struck him shall be clear; only he shall pay for the loss of his time, and shall have him thoroughly healed.

Genesis 2:21-22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

So the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and while he slept took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh. And the rib that the Lord God had taken from the man he made into a woman and brought her to the man.

James 1:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.

Hosea 11:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Yet it was I who taught Ephraim to walk; I took them up by their arms, but they did not know that I healed them.

Isaiah 6:9-10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And he said, “Go, and say to this people: “‘Keep on hearing, but do not understand; keep on seeing, but do not perceive.’ Make the heart of this people dull, and their ears heavy, and blind their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their hearts, and turn and be healed.”

Deuteronomy 28:22 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The Lord will strike you with wasting disease and with fever, inflammation and fiery heat, and with drought and with blight and with mildew. They shall pursue you until you perish.

Leviticus 14:3-5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the priest shall go out of the camp, and the priest shall look. Then, if the case of leprous disease is healed in the leprous person, the priest shall command them to take for him who is to be cleansed two live clean birds and cedarwood and scarlet yarn and hyssop. And the priest shall command them to kill one of the birds in an earthenware vessel over fresh water.

Revelation 9:18 ESV / 3 helpful votes

By these three plagues a third of mankind was killed, by the fire and smoke and sulfur coming out of their mouths.

Proverbs 14:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.

Deuteronomy 28:27 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The Lord will strike you with the boils of Egypt, and with tumors and scabs and itch, of which you cannot be healed.

Numbers 12:10-13 ESV / 3 helpful votes

When the cloud removed from over the tent, behold, Miriam was leprous, like snow. And Aaron turned toward Miriam, and behold, she was leprous. And Aaron said to Moses, “Oh, my lord, do not punish us because we have done foolishly and have sinned. Let her not be as one dead, whose flesh is half eaten away when he comes out of his mother's womb.” And Moses cried to the Lord, “O God, please heal her—please.”

Genesis 2:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Then the Lord God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature.

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