100 Bible Verses about Greatness

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 1,070 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.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 922 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 886 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.

Deuteronomy 10:17 ESV / 872 helpful votes

For the Lord your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God, who is not partial and takes no bribe.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 809 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.

Psalm 71:21 ESV / 741 helpful votes

You will increase my greatness and comfort me again.

John 3:16 ESV / 737 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.

Genesis 1:26 ESV / 737 helpful votes

Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

Luke 7:28 ESV / 719 helpful votes

I tell you, among those born of women none is greater than John. Yet the one who is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.”

Matthew 20:28 ESV / 691 helpful votes

Even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

Isaiah 40:26 ESV / 671 helpful votes

Lift up your eyes on high and see: who created these? He who brings out their host by number, calling them all by name, by the greatness of his might, and because he is strong in power not one is missing.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 665 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.

Luke 1:15 ESV / 656 helpful votes

For he will be great before the Lord. And he must not drink wine or strong drink, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother's womb.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 651 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 ...

Job 37:5 ESV / 634 helpful votes

God thunders wondrously with his voice; he does great things that we cannot comprehend.

Matthew 18:1-5 ESV / 623 helpful votes

At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. “Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me,

Exodus 15:7 ESV / 611 helpful votes

In the greatness of your majesty you overthrow your adversaries; you send out your fury; it consumes them like stubble.

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 ESV / 610 helpful votes

If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing. Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; ...

1 Chronicles 29:11 ESV / 610 helpful votes

Yours, O Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, for all that is in the heavens and in the earth is yours. Yours is the kingdom, O Lord, and you are exalted as head above all.

Ephesians 3:20 ESV / 605 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,

Matthew 20:25-28 ESV / 604 helpful votes

But Jesus called them to him and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. It shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant, and whoever would be first among you must be your slave, even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

Psalm 8:6 ESV / 603 helpful votes

You have given him dominion over the works of your hands; you have put all things under his feet,

Deuteronomy 9:26 ESV / 598 helpful votes

And I prayed to the Lord, ‘O Lord God, do not destroy your people and your heritage, whom you have redeemed through your greatness, whom you have brought out of Egypt with a mighty hand.

Numbers 14:19 ESV / 598 helpful votes

Please pardon the iniquity of this people, according to the greatness of your steadfast love, just as you have forgiven this people, from Egypt until now.”

Isaiah 63:1 ESV / 596 helpful votes

Who is this who comes from Edom, in crimsoned garments from Bozrah, he who is splendid in his apparel, marching in the greatness of his strength? “It is I, speaking in righteousness, mighty to save.”

Matthew 23:10-12 ESV / 595 helpful votes

Neither be called instructors, for you have one instructor, the Christ. The greatest among you shall be your servant. Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.

Psalm 145:3 ESV / 595 helpful votes

Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised, and his greatness is unsearchable.

Psalm 147:3 ESV / 588 helpful votes

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

Isaiah 61:1 ESV / 586 helpful votes

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound;

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 586 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.

Psalm 24:1-10 ESV / 583 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The earth is the Lord's and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein, for he has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the rivers. Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord? And who shall stand in his holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false and does not swear deceitfully. He will receive blessing from the Lord and righteousness from the God of his salvation. ...

Colossians 2:8 ESV / 579 helpful votes

See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ.

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 548 helpful votes

The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 540 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.

Hebrews 11:6 ESV / 530 helpful votes

And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

Psalm 19:1 ESV / 512 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork.

Isaiah 55:8-9 ESV / 511 helpful votes

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.

Psalm 147:5 ESV / 508 helpful votes

Great is our Lord, and abundant in power; his understanding is beyond measure.

Psalm 79:11 ESV / 508 helpful votes

Let the groans of the prisoners come before you; according to your great power, preserve those doomed to die!

Job 26:14 ESV / 507 helpful votes

Behold, these are but the outskirts of his ways, and how small a whisper do we hear of him! But the thunder of his power who can understand?”

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 499 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.

Isaiah 40:28 ESV / 490 helpful votes

Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable.

Luke 11:20 ESV / 489 helpful votes

But if it is by the finger of God that I cast out demons, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.

Romans 15:13 ESV / 467 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 1:37 ESV / 457 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Deuteronomy 3:24 ESV / 455 helpful votes

‘O Lord God, you have only begun to show your servant your greatness and your mighty hand. For what god is there in heaven or on earth who can do such works and mighty acts as yours?

John 14:27 ESV / 452 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.

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 442 helpful votes

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 423 helpful votes

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

Matthew 23:11 ESV / 416 helpful votes

The greatest among you shall be your servant.

Matthew 19:26 ESV / 415 helpful votes

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

John 1:1 ESV / 414 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 26:4 ESV / 409 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord God is an everlasting rock.

John 16:33 ESV / 403 helpful votes

I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

Romans 5:8 ESV / 399 helpful votes

But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Matthew 20:26 ESV / 397 helpful votes

It shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant,

1 Corinthians 13:13 ESV / 393 helpful votes

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

1 Samuel 12:22 ESV / 385 helpful votes

For the Lord will not forsake his people, for his great name's sake, because it has pleased the Lord to make you a people for himself.

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 381 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 competent, equipped for every good work.

1 Corinthians 6:14 ESV / 381 helpful votes

And God raised the Lord and will also raise us up by his power.

Jeremiah 10:12 ESV / 381 helpful votes

It is he who made the earth by his power, who established the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding stretched out the heavens.

Psalm 8:1-9 ESV / 381 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: according to The Gittith. A Psalm of David. O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens. Out of the mouth of babies and infants, you have established strength because of your foes, to still the enemy and the avenger. When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is man that you are mindful of him, and the son of man that you care for him? Yet you have made him a little lower than the heavenly beings and crowned him with glory and honor. ...

Proverbs 18:10 ESV / 378 helpful votes

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous man runs into it and is safe.

Ephesians 6:10 ESV / 366 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 361 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.

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 361 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.

Ephesians 2:8-9 ESV / 360 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.

James 2:19 ESV / 352 helpful votes

You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!

Esther 10:2 ESV / 352 helpful votes

And all the acts of his power and might, and the full account of the high honor of Mordecai, to which the king advanced him, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the kings of Media and Persia?

2 Corinthians 13:4 ESV / 350 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.

Deuteronomy 5:24 ESV / 349 helpful votes

And you said, ‘Behold, the Lord our God has shown us his glory and greatness, and we have heard his voice out of the midst of the fire. This day we have seen God speak with man, and man still live.

1 Corinthians 2:9 ESV / 348 helpful votes

But, as it is written, “What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him”—

Matthew 5:19 ESV / 343 helpful votes

Therefore whoever relaxes one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever does them and teaches them will be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

Psalm 150:2 ESV / 343 helpful votes

Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to his excellent greatness!

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 340 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 11:2 ESV / 340 helpful votes

And consider today (since I am not speaking to your children who have not known or seen it), consider the discipline of the Lord your God, his greatness, his mighty hand and his outstretched arm,

Matthew 24:35 ESV / 339 helpful votes

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

Nehemiah 13:22 ESV / 338 helpful votes

Then I commanded the Levites that they should purify themselves and come and guard the gates, to keep the Sabbath day holy. Remember this also in my favor, O my God, and spare me according to the greatness of your steadfast love.

2 Chronicles 9:6 ESV / 338 helpful votes

But I did not believe the reports until I came and my own eyes had seen it. And behold, half the greatness of your wisdom was not told me; you surpass the report that I heard.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 337 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Proverbs 5:23 ESV / 336 helpful votes

He dies for lack of discipline, and because of his great folly he is led astray.

Romans 8:38-39 ESV / 311 helpful votes

For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

John 14:6 ESV / 310 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 309 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. ...

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 305 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.”

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 299 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.

2 Corinthians 4:16-18 ESV / 293 helpful votes

So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.

2 Corinthians 5:7 ESV / 292 helpful votes

For we walk by faith, not by sight.

John 15:13 ESV / 291 helpful votes

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

Matthew 11:28 ESV / 287 helpful votes

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 287 helpful votes

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.

1 Corinthians 13:12 ESV / 279 helpful votes

For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I have been fully known.

Romans 8:6 ESV / 278 helpful votes

For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace.

Psalm 145:6 ESV / 257 helpful votes

They shall speak of the might of your awesome deeds, and I will declare your greatness.

Ephesians 6:10-18 ESV / 252 helpful votes

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm. Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, ...

Psalm 136:12 ESV / 248 helpful votes

With a strong hand and an outstretched arm, for his steadfast love endures forever;

Psalm 118:24 ESV / 248 helpful votes

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 247 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.

Psalm 66:3 ESV / 245 helpful votes

Say to God, “How awesome are your deeds! So great is your power that your enemies come cringing to you.

Psalm 9:9 ESV / 243 helpful votes

The Lord is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.

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