100 Bible Verses about Touch

Luke 8:46 ESV / 24 helpful votes

But Jesus said, “Someone touched me, for I perceive that power has gone out from me.”

Matthew 9:29 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Then he touched their eyes, saying, “According to your faith be it done to you.”

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 13 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.

Luke 6:19 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And all the crowd sought to touch him, for power came out from him and healed them all.

Mark 1:41-42 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand and touched him and said to him, “I will; be clean.” And immediately the leprosy left him, and he was made clean.

Psalm 105:15 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Saying, “Touch not my anointed ones, do my prophets no harm!”

Leviticus 12:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Then she shall continue for thirty-three days in the blood of her purifying. She shall not touch anything holy, nor come into the sanctuary, until the days of her purifying are completed.

John 20:17 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Jesus said to her, “Do not cling to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father; but go to my brothers and say to them, ‘I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.’”

Exodus 19:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And you shall set limits for the people all around, saying, ‘Take care not to go up into the mountain or touch the edge of it. Whoever touches the mountain shall be put to death.

Genesis 20:6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Then God said to him in the dream, “Yes, I know that you have done this in the integrity of your heart, and it was I who kept you from sinning against me. Therefore I did not let you touch her.

Genesis 3:3 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But God said, ‘You shall not eat of the fruit of the tree that is in the midst of the garden, neither shall you touch it, lest you die.’”

Luke 18:15 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Now they were bringing even infants to him that he might touch them. And when the disciples saw it, they rebuked them.

Mark 3:10 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For he had healed many, so that all who had diseases pressed around him to touch him.

Luke 22:51 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But Jesus said, “No more of this!” And he touched his ear and healed him.

Mark 6:56 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And wherever he came, in villages, cities, or countryside, they laid the sick in the marketplaces and implored him that they might touch even the fringe of his garment. And as many as touched it were made well.

Matthew 18:15-17 ESV / 7 helpful votes

“If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother. But if he does not listen, take one or two others along with you, that every charge may be established by the evidence of two or three witnesses. If he refuses to listen to them, tell it to the church. And if he refuses to listen even to the church, let him be to you as a Gentile and a tax collector.

Daniel 10:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And behold, one in the likeness of the children of man touched my lips. Then I opened my mouth and spoke. I said to him who stood before me, “O my lord, by reason of the vision pains have come upon me, and I retain no strength.

Psalm 144:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Bow your heavens, O Lord, and come down! Touch the mountains so that they smoke!

Numbers 4:15 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And when Aaron and his sons have finished covering the sanctuary and all the furnishings of the sanctuary, as the camp sets out, after that the sons of Kohath shall come to carry these, but they must not touch the holy things, lest they die. These are the things of the tent of meeting that the sons of Kohath are to carry.

Leviticus 11:8 ESV / 7 helpful votes

You shall not eat any of their flesh, and you shall not touch their carcasses; they are unclean to you.

Leviticus 7:21 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And if anyone touches an unclean thing, whether human uncleanness or an unclean beast or any unclean detestable creature, and then eats some flesh from the sacrifice of the Lord's peace offerings, that person shall be cut off from his people.”

Exodus 29:37 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Seven days you shall make atonement for the altar and consecrate it, and the altar shall be most holy. Whatever touches the altar shall become holy.

Genesis 32:25 ESV / 7 helpful votes

When the man saw that he did not prevail against Jacob, he touched his hip socket, and Jacob's hip was put out of joint as he wrestled with him.

Luke 8:44 ESV / 6 helpful votes

She came up behind him and touched the fringe of his garment, and immediately her discharge of blood ceased.

Luke 7:14 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then he came up and touched the bier, and the bearers stood still. And he said, “Young man, I say to you, arise.”

Mark 7:33 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And taking him aside from the crowd privately, he put his fingers into his ears, and after spitting touched his tongue.

Matthew 9:29-30 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then he touched their eyes, saying, “According to your faith be it done to you.” And their eyes were opened. And Jesus sternly warned them, “See that no one knows about it.”

Matthew 8:15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He touched her hand, and the fever left her, and she rose and began to serve him.

Matthew 8:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, “I will; be clean.” And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.

Jeremiah 1:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then the Lord put out his hand and touched my mouth. And the Lord said to me, “Behold, I have put my words in your mouth.

Isaiah 52:11 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Depart, depart, go out from there; touch no unclean thing; go out from the midst of her; purify yourselves, you who bear the vessels of the Lord.

Isaiah 6:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And he touched my mouth and said: “Behold, this has touched your lips; your guilt is taken away, and your sin atoned for.”

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

Leviticus 5:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Or if he touches human uncleanness, of whatever sort the uncleanness may be with which one becomes unclean, and it is hidden from him, when he comes to know it, and realizes his guilt;

Exodus 30:29 ESV / 6 helpful votes

You shall consecrate them, that they may be most holy. Whatever touches them will become holy.

Exodus 19:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

No hand shall touch him, but he shall be stoned or shot; whether beast or man, he shall not live.’ When the trumpet sounds a long blast, they shall come up to the mountain.”

Colossians 2:21 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“Do not handle, Do not taste, Do not touch”

Luke 5:13 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, “I will; be clean.” And immediately the leprosy left him.

Mark 1:41 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand and touched him and said to him, “I will; be clean.”

Matthew 20:34 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And Jesus in pity touched their eyes, and immediately they recovered their sight and followed him.

Amos 9:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The Lord God of hosts, he who touches the earth and it melts, and all who dwell in it mourn, and all of it rises like the Nile, and sinks again, like the Nile of Egypt;

Isaiah 53:5 ESV / 5 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.

1 Chronicles 16:22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Saying, “Touch not my anointed ones, do my prophets no harm!”

2 Samuel 6:6-7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And when they came to the threshing floor of Nacon, Uzzah put out his hand to the ark of God and took hold of it, for the oxen stumbled. And the anger of the Lord was kindled against Uzzah, and God struck him down there because of his error, and he died there beside the ark of God.

Deuteronomy 14:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And the pig, because it parts the hoof but does not chew the cud, is unclean for you. Their flesh you shall not eat, and their carcasses you shall not touch.

Leviticus 11:31 ESV / 5 helpful votes

These are unclean to you among all that swarm. Whoever touches them when they are dead shall be unclean until the evening.

Leviticus 6:27 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Whatever touches its flesh shall be holy, and when any of its blood is splashed on a garment, you shall wash that on which it was splashed in a holy place.

Leviticus 6:18 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Every male among the children of Aaron may eat of it, as decreed forever throughout your generations, from the Lord's food offerings. Whatever touches them shall become holy.”

Genesis 32:32 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Therefore to this day the people of Israel do not eat the sinew of the thigh that is on the hip socket, because he touched the socket of Jacob's hip on the sinew of the thigh.

Genesis 26:11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

So Abimelech warned all the people, saying, “Whoever touches this man or his wife shall surely be put to death.”

1 John 1:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life—

1 Thessalonians 4:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality;

Romans 8:28 ESV / 4 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 3:16-17 ESV / 4 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.

Luke 4:40 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Now when the sun was setting, all those who had any who were sick with various diseases brought them to him, and he laid his hands on every one of them and healed them.

Mark 10:46-52 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And they came to Jericho. And as he was leaving Jericho with his disciples and a great crowd, Bartimaeus, a blind beggar, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the roadside. And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out and say, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!” And many rebuked him, telling him to be silent. But he cried out all the more, “Son of David, have mercy on me!” And Jesus stopped and said, “Call him.” And they called the blind man, saying to him, “Take heart. Get up; he is calling you.” And throwing off his cloak, he sprang up and came to Jesus. ...

Mark 8:22-25 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And they came to Bethsaida. And some people brought to him a blind man and begged him to touch him. And he took the blind man by the hand and led him out of the village, and when he had spit on his eyes and laid his hands on him, he asked him, “Do you see anything?” And he looked up and said, “I see men, but they look like trees, walking.” Then Jesus laid his hands on his eyes again; and he opened his eyes, his sight was restored, and he saw everything clearly.

Mark 5:41 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Taking her by the hand he said to her, “Talitha cumi,” which means, “Little girl, I say to you, arise.”

Mark 5:34 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Matthew 17:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But Jesus came and touched them, saying, “Rise, and have no fear.”

Matthew 14:36 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And implored him that they might only touch the fringe of his garment. And as many as touched it were made well.

Daniel 10:18 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Again one having the appearance of a man touched me and strengthened me.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 4 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.

Jeremiah 17:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Psalm 34:1-22 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Of David, when he changed his behavior before Abimelech, so that he drove him out, and he went away. I will bless the Lord at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul makes its boast in the Lord; let the humble hear and be glad. Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together! I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears. Those who look to him are radiant, and their faces shall never be ashamed. ...

Joshua 9:19 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But all the leaders said to all the congregation, “We have sworn to them by the Lord, the God of Israel, and now we may not touch them.

Exodus 15:26 ESV / 4 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.”

Genesis 20:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Now then, return the man's wife, for he is a prophet, so that he will pray for you, and you shall live. But if you do not return her, know that you shall surely die, you and all who are yours.”

3 John 1:2 ESV / 3 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 Peter 2:24 ESV / 3 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.

James 5:14-15 ESV / 3 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 7:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Now concerning the matters about which you wrote: “It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman.”

Acts 10:38 ESV / 3 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.

Mark 10:13 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And they were bringing children to him that he might touch them, and the disciples rebuked them.

Jeremiah 30:17 ESV / 3 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!’

Psalm 147:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

Psalm 104:32 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Who looks on the earth and it trembles, who touches the mountains and they smoke!

Psalm 41:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Psalm 6:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Be gracious to me, O Lord, for I am languishing; heal me, O Lord, for my bones are troubled.

Deuteronomy 32:39 ESV / 3 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 5:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Or if anyone touches an unclean thing, whether a carcass of an unclean wild animal or a carcass of unclean livestock or a carcass of unclean swarming things, and it is hidden from him and he has become unclean, and he realizes his guilt;

Genesis 3:22 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Then the Lord God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of us in knowing good and evil. Now, lest he reach out his hand and take also of the tree of life and eat, and live forever—”

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 2 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 ...

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 2 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,

1 John 5:18 ESV / 2 helpful votes

We know that everyone who has been born of God does not keep on sinning, but he who was born of God protects him, and the evil one does not touch him.

1 John 4:16 ESV / 2 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 Peter 4:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.

Hebrews 11:28 ESV / 2 helpful votes

By faith he kept the Passover and sprinkled the blood, so that the Destroyer of the firstborn might not touch them.

Colossians 3:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 16:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Let all that you do be done in love.

1 Corinthians 13:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 2 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.

Romans 12:10 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.

John 14:27 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

John 10:10 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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

Luke 18:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

He said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected man.

Luke 13:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And he laid his hands on her, and immediately she was made straight, and she glorified God.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Mark 10:16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And he took them in his arms and blessed them, laying his hands on them.

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