100 Bible Verses about Doctors

Matthew 9:12 ESV / 147 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 8:22 ESV / 142 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?

Mark 2:17 ESV / 134 helpful votes

And when Jesus heard it, he said to them, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.”

Job 13:4 ESV / 81 helpful votes

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

Luke 5:17 ESV / 78 helpful votes

On one of those days, as he was teaching, Pharisees and teachers of the law were sitting there, who had come from every village of Galilee and Judea and from Jerusalem. And the power of the Lord was with him to heal.

Colossians 4:14 ESV / 70 helpful votes

Luke the beloved physician greets you, as does Demas.

Proverbs 17:22 ESV / 66 helpful votes

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

Luke 5:31 ESV / 65 helpful votes

And Jesus answered them, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick.

1 Timothy 5:23 ESV / 64 helpful votes

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

Acts 19:11-12 ESV / 62 helpful votes

And God was doing extraordinary miracles by the hands of Paul, so that even handkerchiefs or aprons that had touched his skin were carried away to the sick, and their diseases left them and the evil spirits came out of them.

Mark 5:25-26 ESV / 62 helpful votes

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.

2 Chronicles 16:12 ESV / 60 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.

Genesis 50:2 ESV / 54 helpful votes

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

James 5:14 ESV / 52 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.

Isaiah 1:6 ESV / 47 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.

Luke 10:34 ESV / 46 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.

3 John 1:2 ESV / 45 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.

Acts 20:10 ESV / 44 helpful votes

But Paul went down and bent over him, and taking him in his arms, said, “Do not be alarmed, for his life is in him.”

Isaiah 38:21 ESV / 43 helpful votes

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

James 5:14-15 ESV / 42 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.

Luke 14:13-15 ESV / 42 helpful votes

But when you give a feast, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you. For you will be repaid at the resurrection of the just.” When one of those who reclined at table with him heard these things, he said to him, “Blessed is everyone who will eat bread in the kingdom of God!”

Acts 3:6-10 ESV / 40 helpful votes

But Peter said, “I have no silver and gold, but what I do have I give to you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk!” And he took him by the right hand and raised him up, and immediately his feet and ankles were made strong. And leaping up he stood and began to walk, and entered the temple with them, walking and leaping and praising God. And all the people saw him walking and praising God, and recognized him as the one who sat at the Beautiful Gate of the temple, asking for alms. And they were filled with wonder and amazement at what had happened to him.

Exodus 15:26 ESV / 40 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.”

Proverbs 31:6-7 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Give strong drink to the one who is perishing, and wine to those in bitter distress; let them drink and forget their poverty and remember their misery no more.

Luke 4:23 ESV / 38 helpful votes

And he said to them, “Doubtless you will quote to me this proverb, ‘Physician, heal yourself.’ What we have heard you did at Capernaum, do here in your hometown as well.”

Ezekiel 34:16 ESV / 38 helpful votes

I will seek the lost, and I will bring back the strayed, and I will bind up the injured, and I will strengthen the weak, and the fat and the strong I will destroy. I will feed them in justice.

Romans 15:1 ESV / 34 helpful votes

We who are strong have an obligation to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Job 5:18 ESV / 33 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:17 ESV / 32 helpful votes

But if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God's love abide in him?

Ezekiel 47:12 ESV / 32 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.”

Revelation 22:2 ESV / 30 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.

James 5:15 ESV / 30 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.

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 30 helpful votes

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

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 29 helpful votes

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Galatians 6:17 ESV / 28 helpful votes

From now on let no one cause me trouble, for I bear on my body the marks of Jesus.

John 15:12 ESV / 28 helpful votes

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.

Jeremiah 30:17 ESV / 27 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!’

Isaiah 53:4-5 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. 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.

Galatians 6:10 ESV / 26 helpful votes

So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.

John 13:34-35 ESV / 26 helpful votes

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

Psalm 147:3 ESV / 26 helpful votes

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

Ecclesiastes 3:3 ESV / 25 helpful votes

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

Luke 4:40 ESV / 24 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.

Psalm 139:13-16 ESV / 24 helpful votes

For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately woven in the depths of the earth. Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them.

Exodus 2:7 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Then his sister said to Pharaoh's daughter, “Shall I go and call you a nurse from the Hebrew women to nurse the child for you?”

2 Chronicles 16:12-13 ESV / 23 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. And Asa slept with his fathers, dying in the forty-first year of his reign.

Isaiah 53:5 ESV / 22 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.

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 22 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.

Psalm 6:2 ESV / 22 helpful votes

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

Luke 10:30-35 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Jesus replied, “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he fell among robbers, who stripped him and beat him and departed, leaving him half dead. Now by chance a priest was going down that road, and when he saw him he passed by on the other side. So likewise a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side. But a Samaritan, as he journeyed, came to where he was, and when he saw him, he had compassion. 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. ...

2 Kings 20:7 ESV / 21 helpful votes

And Isaiah said, “Bring a cake of figs. And let them take and lay it on the boil, that he may recover.”

1 Kings 3:21 ESV / 21 helpful votes

When I rose in the morning to nurse my child, behold, he was dead. But when I looked at him closely in the morning, behold, he was not the child that I had borne.”

Exodus 2:9 ESV / 21 helpful votes

And Pharaoh's daughter said to her, “Take this child away and nurse him for me, and I will give you your wages.” So the woman took the child and nursed him.

Luke 17:14 ESV / 20 helpful votes

When he saw them he said to them, “Go and show yourselves to the priests.” And as they went they were cleansed.

Matthew 28:18-20 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

Isaiah 53:4 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted.

Mark 5:26 ESV / 19 helpful votes

And who had suffered much under many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was no better but rather grew worse.

Deuteronomy 15:11 ESV / 19 helpful votes

For there will never cease to be poor in the land. Therefore I command you, ‘You shall open wide your hand to your brother, to the needy and to the poor, in your land.’

Ephesians 6:10 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 2:8 ESV / 18 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,

Romans 12:13 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality.

Matthew 5:44 ESV / 18 helpful votes

But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Revelation 21:8 ESV / 17 helpful votes

But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, as for murderers, the sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their portion will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death.”

Acts 9:11-16 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And the Lord said to him, “Rise and go to the street called Straight, and at the house of Judas look for a man of Tarsus named Saul, for behold, he is praying, and he has seen in a vision a man named Ananias come in and lay his hands on him so that he might regain his sight.” But Ananias answered, “Lord, I have heard from many about this man, how much evil he has done to your saints at Jerusalem. And here he has authority from the chief priests to bind all who call on your name.” But the Lord said to him, “Go, for he is a chosen instrument of mine to carry my name before the Gentiles and kings and the children of Israel. ...

Luke 3:10-11 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And the crowds asked him, “What then shall we do?” And he answered them, “Whoever has two tunics is to share with him who has none, and whoever has food is to do likewise.”

Matthew 5:13-16 ESV / 17 helpful votes

“You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people's feet. “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

Jeremiah 33:6 ESV / 17 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.

Deuteronomy 32:39 ESV / 17 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.

1 Peter 2:24 ESV / 16 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.

Galatians 6:2 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

2 Corinthians 5:7 ESV / 16 helpful votes

For we walk by faith, not by sight.

Matthew 5:46 ESV / 16 helpful votes

For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?

Matthew 5:4-5 ESV / 16 helpful votes

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Psalm 71:6 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Upon you I have leaned from before my birth; you are he who took me from my mother's womb. My praise is continually of you.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 15 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

2 Chronicles 15:1-17:19 ESV / 15 helpful votes

The Spirit of God came upon Azariah the son of Oded, and he went out to meet Asa and said to him, “Hear me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: The Lord is with you while you are with him. If you seek him, he will be found by you, but if you forsake him, he will forsake you. For a long time Israel was without the true God, and without a teaching priest and without law, but when in their distress they turned to the Lord, the God of Israel, and sought him, he was found by them. In those times there was no peace to him who went out or to him who came in, for great disturbances afflicted all the inhabitants of the lands. ...

James 5:13 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.

James 2:14 ESV / 14 helpful votes

What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him?

1 Corinthians 2:14 ESV / 14 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.

Acts 8:7 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For unclean spirits, crying out with a loud voice, came out of many who had them, and many who were paralyzed or lame were healed.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Matthew 9:13 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, and not sacrifice.’ For I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.”

Psalm 28:7 ESV / 14 helpful votes

The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him.

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.

Romans 10:13 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”

Luke 2:46 ESV / 13 helpful votes

After three days they found him in the temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions.

Psalm 139:13 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb.

Psalm 41:4 ESV / 13 helpful votes

As for me, I said, “O Lord, be gracious to me; heal me, for I have sinned against you!”

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 13 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.”

Genesis 24:56-59 ESV / 13 helpful votes

But he said to them, “Do not delay me, since the Lord has prospered my way. Send me away that I may go to my master.” They said, “Let us call the young woman and ask her.” And they called Rebekah and said to her, “Will you go with this man?” She said, “I will go.” So they sent away Rebekah their sister and her nurse, and Abraham's servant and his men.

James 2:20 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Do you want to be shown, you foolish person, that faith apart from works is useless?

James 1:5 ESV / 12 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.

Matthew 9:12-13 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But when he heard it, he said, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, and not sacrifice.’ For I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.”

Esther 5:1-14 ESV / 12 helpful votes

On the third day Esther put on her royal robes and stood in the inner court of the king's palace, in front of the king's quarters, while the king was sitting on his royal throne inside the throne room opposite the entrance to the palace. And when the king saw Queen Esther standing in the court, she won favor in his sight, and he held out to Esther the golden scepter that was in his hand. Then Esther approached and touched the tip of the scepter. And the king said to her, “What is it, Queen Esther? What is your request? It shall be given you, even to the half of my kingdom.” And Esther said, “If it please the king, let the king and Haman come today to a feast that I have prepared for the king.” Then the king said, “Bring Haman quickly, so that we may do as Esther has asked.” So the king and Haman came to the feast that Esther had prepared. ...

1 Kings 19:1-21 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and how he had killed all the prophets with the sword. Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, “So may the gods do to me and more also, if I do not make your life as the life of one of them by this time tomorrow.” Then he was afraid, and he arose and ran for his life and came to Beersheba, which belongs to Judah, and left his servant there. But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness and came and sat down under a broom tree. And he asked that he might die, saying, “It is enough; now, O Lord, take away my life, for I am no better than my fathers.” And he lay down and slept under a broom tree. And behold, an angel touched him and said to him, “Arise and eat.” ...

Jeremiah 30:13 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Psalm 103:1-22 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Of David. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who satisfies you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's. ...

Jeremiah 17:9 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?

Revelation 18:23 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And the light of a lamp will shine in you no more, and the voice of bridegroom and bride will be heard in you no more, for your merchants were the great ones of the earth, and all nations were deceived by your sorcery.

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