100 Bible Verses about Power Of The Word

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 731 helpful votes

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Romans 1:16 ESV / 491 helpful votes

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 461 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

Romans 10:17 ESV / 453 helpful votes

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

James 1:22 ESV / 400 helpful votes

But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 397 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.

Proverbs 18:21 ESV / 391 helpful votes

Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.

John 15:3 ESV / 386 helpful votes

Already you are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you.

1 Peter 1:23 ESV / 378 helpful votes

Since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God;

1 Thessalonians 2:13 ESV / 359 helpful votes

And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers.

Acts 20:32 ESV / 351 helpful votes

And now I commend you to God and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 350 helpful votes

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

Jeremiah 15:16 ESV / 338 helpful votes

Your words were found, and I ate them, and your words became to me a joy and the delight of my heart, for I am called by your name, O Lord, God of hosts.

1 Corinthians 1:18 ESV / 331 helpful votes

For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.

Isaiah 55:11 ESV / 330 helpful votes

So shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.

Matthew 4:4 ESV / 323 helpful votes

But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”

Proverbs 12:18 ESV / 323 helpful votes

There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.

Ephesians 4:29 ESV / 296 helpful votes

Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.

Matthew 12:36 ESV / 294 helpful votes

I tell you, on the day of judgment people will give account for every careless word they speak,

Proverbs 21:23 ESV / 294 helpful votes

Whoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps himself out of trouble.

Proverbs 15:4 ESV / 283 helpful votes

A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness in it breaks the spirit.

Psalm 107:20 ESV / 280 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 16:24 ESV / 277 helpful votes

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

John 17:17 ESV / 268 helpful votes

Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.

James 1:26 ESV / 261 helpful votes

If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person's religion is worthless.

Acts 6:7 ESV / 261 helpful votes

And the word of God continued to increase, and the number of the disciples multiplied greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests became obedient to the faith.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 252 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 15:1 ESV / 246 helpful votes

A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.

1 Corinthians 2:14 ESV / 240 helpful votes

The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him, and he is not able to understand them because they are spiritually discerned.

Ephesians 6:10 ESV / 236 helpful votes

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.

John 6:63 ESV / 236 helpful votes

It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.

Hebrews 1:3 ESV / 229 helpful votes

He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 228 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,

Romans 1:20 ESV / 228 helpful votes

For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.

Acts 1:8 ESV / 225 helpful votes

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”

Matthew 24:35 ESV / 224 helpful votes

Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.

Colossians 4:6 ESV / 218 helpful votes

Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.

2 Peter 1:3 ESV / 211 helpful votes

His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence,

James 1:21 ESV / 211 helpful votes

Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.

Psalm 119:11 ESV / 210 helpful votes

I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.

Psalm 19:14 ESV / 207 helpful votes

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

Ephesians 3:20 ESV / 201 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,

John 1:1 ESV / 199 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Proverbs 13:3 ESV / 198 helpful votes

Whoever guards his mouth preserves his life; he who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.

Matthew 22:29 ESV / 190 helpful votes

But Jesus answered them, “You are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God.

Isaiah 40:8 ESV / 189 helpful votes

The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever.

James 3:5 ESV / 181 helpful votes

So also the tongue is a small member, yet it boasts of great things. How great a forest is set ablaze by such a small fire!

Colossians 3:8 ESV / 180 helpful votes

But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth.

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 177 helpful votes

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

John 8:31-32 ESV / 166 helpful votes

So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

John 1:1-51 ESV / 164 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. ...

Matthew 12:37 ESV / 164 helpful votes

For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.”

Romans 15:13 ESV / 161 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.

Luke 1:35 ESV / 157 helpful votes

And the angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of God.

2 Corinthians 13:4 ESV / 156 helpful votes

For he was crucified in weakness, but lives by the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but in dealing with you we will live with him by the power of God.

2 Corinthians 12:9 ESV / 154 helpful votes

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

Deuteronomy 8:3 ESV / 152 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.

John 7:38 ESV / 151 helpful votes

Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’”

Matthew 15:18 ESV / 150 helpful votes

But what comes out of the mouth proceeds from the heart, and this defiles a person.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 147 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.

John 1:14 ESV / 142 helpful votes

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

Genesis 1:3 ESV / 140 helpful votes

And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.

Hebrews 11:3 ESV / 133 helpful votes

By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible.

James 3:1-12 ESV / 132 helpful votes

Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness. For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his whole body. If we put bits into the mouths of horses so that they obey us, we guide their whole bodies as well. Look at the ships also: though they are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are guided by a very small rudder wherever the will of the pilot directs. So also the tongue is a small member, yet it boasts of great things. How great a forest is set ablaze by such a small fire! ...

Proverbs 18:4 ESV / 126 helpful votes

The words of a man's mouth are deep waters; the fountain of wisdom is a bubbling brook.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 123 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.

John 1:1-3 ESV / 123 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made.

Proverbs 30:5 ESV / 123 helpful votes

Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 115 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 110 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day. ...

Luke 24:27 ESV / 109 helpful votes

And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself.

Luke 11:28 ESV / 106 helpful votes

But he said, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and keep it!”

Romans 10:9 ESV / 105 helpful votes

Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

John 8:32 ESV / 103 helpful votes

And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

Psalm 141:3 ESV / 102 helpful votes

Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips!

John 3:16 ESV / 101 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 Peter 2:2 ESV / 100 helpful votes

Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation—

Joshua 1:8 ESV / 99 helpful votes

This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.

Luke 6:45 ESV / 96 helpful votes

The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

Proverbs 10:19 ESV / 93 helpful votes

When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but whoever restrains his lips is prudent.

Revelation 11:1-19 ESV / 92 helpful votes

Then I was given a measuring rod like a staff, and I was told, “Rise and measure the temple of God and the altar and those who worship there, but do not measure the court outside the temple; leave that out, for it is given over to the nations, and they will trample the holy city for forty-two months. And I will grant authority to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for 1,260 days, clothed in sackcloth.” These are the two olive trees and the two lampstands that stand before the Lord of the earth. And if anyone would harm them, fire pours from their mouth and consumes their foes. If anyone would harm them, this is how he is doomed to be killed. ...

Proverbs 11:12 ESV / 92 helpful votes

Whoever belittles his neighbor lacks sense, but a man of understanding remains silent.

Psalm 19:7 ESV / 92 helpful votes

The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple;

Proverbs 18:20 ESV / 89 helpful votes

From the fruit of a man's mouth his stomach is satisfied; he is satisfied by the yield of his lips.

Romans 12:14 ESV / 86 helpful votes

Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.

Matthew 19:26 ESV / 84 helpful votes

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

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 84 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

Proverbs 17:9 ESV / 82 helpful votes

Whoever covers an offense seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates close friends.

Psalm 1:2 ESV / 80 helpful votes

But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night.

Ephesians 5:26 ESV / 77 helpful votes

That he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,

2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 75 helpful votes

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 74 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.

1 Corinthians 4:20 ESV / 72 helpful votes

For the kingdom of God does not consist in talk but in power.

Proverbs 18:13 ESV / 72 helpful votes

If one gives an answer before he hears, it is his folly and shame.

Psalm 119:89 ESV / 71 helpful votes

Forever, O Lord, your word is firmly fixed in the heavens.

Philippians 3:10 ESV / 70 helpful votes

That I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and may share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death,

John 16:13 ESV / 66 helpful votes

When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.

Romans 13:1 ESV / 64 helpful votes

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.

Galatians 5:17 ESV / 63 helpful votes

For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do.

Psalm 33:6 ESV / 63 helpful votes

By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, and by the breath of his mouth all their host.

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