100 Bible Verses about Health Care

3 John 1:2 ESV / 291 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 Corinthians 6:19-20 ESV / 259 helpful votes

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

Proverbs 17:22 ESV / 244 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:7-8 ESV / 213 helpful votes

Be not wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord, and turn away from evil. It will be healing to your flesh and refreshment to your bones.

Matthew 9:12 ESV / 205 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 15:7-11 ESV / 197 helpful votes

“If among you, one of your brothers should become poor, in any of your towns within your land that the Lord your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart or shut your hand against your poor brother, but you shall open your hand to him and lend him sufficient for his need, whatever it may be. Take care lest there be an unworthy thought in your heart and you say, ‘The seventh year, the year of release is near,’ and your eye look grudgingly on your poor brother, and you give him nothing, and he cry to the Lord against you, and you be guilty of sin. You shall give to him freely, and your heart shall not be grudging when you give to him, because for this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in all that you undertake. 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.’

1 Timothy 4:8 ESV / 183 helpful votes

For while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come.

Jeremiah 30:17 ESV / 157 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!’

Proverbs 16:24 ESV / 144 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 5:23 ESV / 143 helpful votes

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

Exodus 15:26 ESV / 139 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.”

1 Corinthians 10:31 ESV / 134 helpful votes

So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

Exodus 23:25 ESV / 134 helpful votes

You shall serve the Lord your God, and he will bless your bread and your water, and I will take sickness away from among you.

Matthew 25:37-40 ESV / 131 helpful votes

Then the righteous will answer him, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you drink? And when did we see you a stranger and welcome you, or naked and clothe you? And when did we see you sick or in prison and visit you?’ And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.’

James 5:13-15 ESV / 126 helpful votes

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

James 5:14 ESV / 124 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.

Jeremiah 17:14 ESV / 123 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 122 helpful votes

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

Psalm 147:3 ESV / 113 helpful votes

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

Jeremiah 8:22 ESV / 111 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?

Proverbs 14:30 ESV / 108 helpful votes

A tranquil heart gives life to the flesh, but envy makes the bones rot.

Matthew 10:8-11 ESV / 107 helpful votes

Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, cast out demons. You received without paying; give without pay. Acquire no gold nor silver nor copper for your belts, no bag for your journey, nor two tunics nor sandals nor a staff, for the laborer deserves his food. And whatever town or village you enter, find out who is worthy in it and stay there until you depart.

Luke 10:34 ESV / 106 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.

Matthew 5:44 ESV / 99 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 33:6 ESV / 99 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.

Proverbs 21:13 ESV / 97 helpful votes

Whoever closes his ear to the cry of the poor will himself call out and not be answered.

James 1:27 ESV / 94 helpful votes

Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.

Proverbs 4:20-22 ESV / 94 helpful votes

My son, be attentive to my words; incline your ear to my sayings. Let them not escape from your sight; keep them within your heart. For they are life to those who find them, and healing to all their flesh.

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 93 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.

Matthew 10:8 ESV / 92 helpful votes

Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, cast out demons. You received without paying; give without pay.

Psalm 28:7 ESV / 90 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.

1 Corinthians 6:19 ESV / 87 helpful votes

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own,

Proverbs 13:12 ESV / 87 helpful votes

Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 83 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Psalm 30:2 ESV / 83 helpful votes

O Lord my God, I cried to you for help, and you have healed me.

Isaiah 53:4-5 ESV / 82 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.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 81 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Acts 27:34 ESV / 80 helpful votes

Therefore I urge you to take some food. For it will give you strength, for not a hair is to perish from the head of any of you.”

Luke 14:13-15 ESV / 80 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!”

Deuteronomy 15:11 ESV / 80 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.’

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 77 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.”

Romans 15:1 ESV / 76 helpful votes

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

Ezekiel 34:16 ESV / 76 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.

Proverbs 12:25 ESV / 74 helpful votes

Anxiety in a man's heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.

Revelation 22:17 ESV / 72 helpful votes

The Spirit and the Bride say, “Come.” And let the one who hears say, “Come.” And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who desires take the water of life without price.

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 69 helpful votes

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

Mark 8:35 ESV / 68 helpful votes

For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and the gospel's will save it.

John 15:12 ESV / 67 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 1:6 ESV / 67 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.

2 Corinthians 13:9 ESV / 66 helpful votes

For we are glad when we are weak and you are strong. Your restoration is what we pray for.

Ecclesiastes 11:10 ESV / 66 helpful votes

Remove vexation from your heart, and put away pain from your body, for youth and the dawn of life are vanity.

Luke 17:33 ESV / 64 helpful votes

Whoever seeks to preserve his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life will keep it.

Matthew 19:26 ESV / 64 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 58:11 ESV / 64 helpful votes

And the Lord will guide you continually and satisfy your desire in scorched places and make your bones strong; and you shall be like a watered garden, like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.

Galatians 6:10 ESV / 63 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.

Galatians 5:22-23 ESV / 62 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

Psalm 119:93 ESV / 62 helpful votes

I will never forget your precepts, for by them you have given me life.

John 13:34-35 ESV / 61 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.”

Proverbs 12:18 ESV / 61 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:17 ESV / 60 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?

1 Peter 2:24 ESV / 59 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 6:17 ESV / 59 helpful votes

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

Matthew 5:13-16 ESV / 59 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.

John 16:33 ESV / 58 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.”

Matthew 28:18-20 ESV / 57 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.”

Ephesians 6:10 ESV / 56 helpful votes

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

Luke 21:34 ESV / 56 helpful votes

“But watch yourselves lest your hearts be weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and cares of this life, and that day come upon you suddenly like a trap.

Luke 10:30-35 ESV / 56 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. ...

Luke 3:10-11 ESV / 56 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 5:46 ESV / 55 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 / 55 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 54 helpful votes

But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

1 Kings 3:21 ESV / 54 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.”

Genesis 24:56-59 ESV / 54 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.

Mark 5:34 ESV / 53 helpful votes

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

Exodus 2:9 ESV / 53 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.

Psalm 71:6 ESV / 52 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.

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 52 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.”

Romans 8:28 ESV / 51 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.

2 Chronicles 15:1-17:19 ESV / 51 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. ...

Proverbs 25:16 ESV / 50 helpful votes

If you have found honey, eat only enough for you, lest you have your fill of it and vomit it.

Colossians 4:14 ESV / 46 helpful votes

Luke the beloved physician greets you, as does Demas.

Proverbs 27:12 ESV / 46 helpful votes

The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 44 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.

Proverbs 20:1 ESV / 42 helpful votes

Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, and whoever is led astray by it is not wise.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 41 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 ...

Proverbs 31:17 ESV / 40 helpful votes

She dresses herself with strength and makes her arms strong.

1 Corinthians 3:17 ESV / 38 helpful votes

If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy him. For God's temple is holy, and you are that temple.

Psalm 42:11 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God.

Genesis 50:2 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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

Galatians 6:2 ESV / 37 helpful votes

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

Romans 12:1-2 ESV / 37 helpful votes

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. 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.

Proverbs 25:21 ESV / 37 helpful votes

If your enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat, and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink,

Proverbs 3:8 ESV / 37 helpful votes

It will be healing to your flesh and refreshment to your bones.

Genesis 1:29 ESV / 37 helpful votes

And God said, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit. You shall have them for food.

Ephesians 5:18 ESV / 36 helpful votes

And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit,

John 14:27 ESV / 36 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.

Luke 10:25 ESV / 36 helpful votes

And behold, a lawyer stood up to put him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?”

1 Corinthians 6:2 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Or do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world is to be judged by you, are you incompetent to try trivial cases?

Romans 8:18 ESV / 34 helpful votes

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.

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