81 Bible Verses about Touch

Luke 8:46 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 14 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 18:15 ESV / 7 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 1:41-42 ESV / 7 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.

Matthew 9:29 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

John 20:17 ESV / 6 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.’”

Matthew 18:15-17 ESV / 6 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.

Luke 8:44 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Luke 6:19 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Mark 3:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Psalm 105:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Exodus 19:12 ESV / 4 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 / 4 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.

Luke 22:51 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Luke 7:14 ESV / 3 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.”

Luke 5:13 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Mark 7:33 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Mark 6:56 ESV / 3 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.

Mark 1:41 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Matthew 9:29-30 ESV / 3 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 / 3 helpful votes

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

Matthew 8:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Daniel 10:16 ESV / 3 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.

Isaiah 6:7 ESV / 3 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 144:5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

1 Chronicles 16:22 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Numbers 4:15 ESV / 3 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 12:4 ESV / 3 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.

Leviticus 11:8 ESV / 3 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 / 3 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.”

Leviticus 5:3 ESV / 3 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 29:37 ESV / 3 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.

Exodus 19:13 ESV / 3 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.”

Genesis 32:25 ESV / 3 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.

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—”

Genesis 3:3 ESV / 3 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.’”

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 1:1 ESV / 2 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—

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.

1 Thessalonians 4:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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

Colossians 2:21 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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

John 3:16-17 ESV / 2 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 18:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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

Luke 4:40 ESV / 2 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 / 2 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 10:16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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

Mark 8:22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And they came to Bethsaida. And some people brought to him a blind man and begged him to touch him.

Mark 8:22-25 ESV / 2 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 / 2 helpful votes

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

Mark 5:28 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For she said, “If I touch even his garments, I will be made well.”

Matthew 20:34 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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

Matthew 19:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Then children were brought to him that he might lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples rebuked the people,

Matthew 17:7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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

Matthew 14:36 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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

Matthew 9:21 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For she said to herself, “If I only touch his garment, I will be made well.”

Matthew 9:20-22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And behold, a woman who had suffered from a discharge of blood for twelve years came up behind him and touched the fringe of his garment, for she said to herself, “If I only touch his garment, I will be made well.” Jesus turned, and seeing her he said, “Take heart, daughter; your faith has made you well.” And instantly the woman was made well.

Matthew 3:11 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“I baptize you with water for repentance, but he who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

Amos 9:5 ESV / 2 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;

Daniel 10:18 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 2 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 1:9 ESV / 2 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 / 2 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.

Psalm 104:32 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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

Psalm 34:1-22 ESV / 2 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. ...

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 2 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. ...

1 Chronicles 17:1-27 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Now when David lived in his house, David said to Nathan the prophet, “Behold, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of the covenant of the Lord is under a tent.” And Nathan said to David, “Do all that is in your heart, for God is with you.” But that same night the word of the Lord came to Nathan, “Go and tell my servant David, ‘Thus says the Lord: It is not you who will build me a house to dwell in. For I have not lived in a house since the day I brought up Israel to this day, but I have gone from tent to tent and from dwelling to dwelling. ...

2 Samuel 6:6-7 ESV / 2 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.

Joshua 9:19 ESV / 2 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.

Deuteronomy 14:8 ESV / 2 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 20:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

If a man lies with a male as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination; they shall surely be put to death; their blood is upon them.

Leviticus 11:31 ESV / 2 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 / 2 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 / 2 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.”

Leviticus 5:2 ESV / 2 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;

Exodus 30:29 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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

Genesis 32:32 ESV / 2 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 / 2 helpful votes

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

Genesis 20:7 ESV / 2 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.”

Genesis 1:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 2 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. ...

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