100 Bible Verses about Heart

Psalm 51:10 ESV / 1,132 helpful votes

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.

Ezekiel 36:26 ESV / 1,079 helpful votes

And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit I will put within you. And I will remove the heart of stone from your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.

Proverbs 4:23 ESV / 1,015 helpful votes

Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.

Jeremiah 17:9 ESV / 843 helpful votes

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

Matthew 5:8 ESV / 808 helpful votes

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 775 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 685 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.

Psalm 34:18 ESV / 683 helpful votes

The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.

1 Samuel 16:7 ESV / 618 helpful votes

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.”

Jeremiah 17:10 ESV / 607 helpful votes

“I the Lord search the heart and test the mind, to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his deeds.”

Proverbs 21:2 ESV / 573 helpful votes

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the heart.

Ezekiel 11:19 ESV / 509 helpful votes

And I will give them one heart, and a new spirit I will put within them. I will remove the heart of stone from their flesh and give them a heart of flesh,

Matthew 22:37 ESV / 500 helpful votes

And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.

Proverbs 27:19 ESV / 421 helpful votes

As in water face reflects face, so the heart of man reflects the man.

Matthew 15:18-20 ESV / 415 helpful votes

But what comes out of the mouth proceeds from the heart, and this defiles a person. For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander. These are what defile a person. But to eat with unwashed hands does not defile anyone.”

Jeremiah 17:9-10 ESV / 409 helpful votes

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it? “I the Lord search the heart and test the mind, to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his deeds.”

James 4:8 ESV / 403 helpful votes

Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

John 14:27 ESV / 403 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.

Psalm 119:10 ESV / 389 helpful votes

With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from your commandments!

Psalm 119:11 ESV / 387 helpful votes

I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.

Psalm 37:4 ESV / 368 helpful votes

Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Psalm 26:2 ESV / 368 helpful votes

Prove me, O Lord, and try me; test my heart and my mind.

Psalm 19:14 ESV / 364 helpful votes

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

Proverbs 17:22 ESV / 357 helpful votes

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

Luke 12:33-34 ESV / 352 helpful votes

Sell your possessions, and give to the needy. Provide yourselves with moneybags that do not grow old, with a treasure in the heavens that does not fail, where no thief approaches and no moth destroys. For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

Matthew 6:21 ESV / 348 helpful votes

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

1 Timothy 1:5 ESV / 342 helpful votes

The aim of our charge is love that issues from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.

Hebrews 10:22 ESV / 314 helpful votes

Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.

Romans 10:10 ESV / 299 helpful votes

For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.

Philippians 4:7 ESV / 297 helpful votes

And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Proverbs 10:8 ESV / 290 helpful votes

The wise of heart will receive commandments, but a babbling fool will come to ruin.

2 Corinthians 9:7 ESV / 287 helpful votes

Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.

Psalm 90:12 ESV / 287 helpful votes

So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom.

Jeremiah 29:13 ESV / 283 helpful votes

You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart.

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 271 helpful votes

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

Psalm 9:1 ESV / 267 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: according to Muth-labben. A Psalm of David. I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.

Proverbs 3:3-4 ESV / 266 helpful votes

Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 265 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.

Psalm 119:2 ESV / 264 helpful votes

Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart,

Mark 11:23 ESV / 262 helpful votes

Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him.

Psalm 27:3 ESV / 258 helpful votes

Though an army encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; though war arise against me, yet I will be confident.

John 14:1 ESV / 255 helpful votes

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.

Psalm 147:3 ESV / 250 helpful votes

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

Psalm 73:26 ESV / 246 helpful votes

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Joshua 22:5 ESV / 243 helpful votes

Only be very careful to observe the commandment and the law that Moses the servant of the Lord commanded you, to love the Lord your God, and to walk in all his ways and to keep his commandments and to cling to him and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul.”

Luke 6:45 ESV / 241 helpful votes

The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

Psalm 31:24 ESV / 236 helpful votes

Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord!

Romans 1:21 ESV / 235 helpful votes

For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened.

Mark 12:30 ESV / 233 helpful votes

And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’

Psalm 24:4 ESV / 226 helpful votes

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.

Psalm 20:4 ESV / 224 helpful votes

May he grant you your heart's desire and fulfill all your plans!

Psalm 51:17 ESV / 222 helpful votes

The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 218 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,

Psalm 119:7 ESV / 201 helpful votes

I will praise you with an upright heart, when I learn your righteous rules.

Deuteronomy 6:5 ESV / 198 helpful votes

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.

1 Peter 3:3-4 ESV / 197 helpful votes

Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear— but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God's sight is very precious.

Hebrews 3:1-12:29 ESV / 193 helpful votes

Therefore, holy brothers, you who share in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession, who was faithful to him who appointed him, just as Moses also was faithful in all God's house. For Jesus has been counted worthy of more glory than Moses—as much more glory as the builder of a house has more honor than the house itself. (For every house is built by someone, but the builder of all things is God.) Now Moses was faithful in all God's house as a servant, to testify to the things that were to be spoken later, ...

Proverbs 3:1-2 ESV / 190 helpful votes

My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you.

1 Corinthians 9:2 ESV / 187 helpful votes

If to others I am not an apostle, at least I am to you, for you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.

1 Corinthians 9:7 ESV / 184 helpful votes

Who serves as a soldier at his own expense? Who plants a vineyard without eating any of its fruit? Or who tends a flock without getting some of the milk?

Romans 6:17 ESV / 173 helpful votes

But thanks be to God, that you who were once slaves of sin have become obedient from the heart to the standard of teaching to which you were committed,

Romans 2:5 ESV / 169 helpful votes

But because of your hard and impenitent heart you are storing up wrath for yourself on the day of wrath when God's righteous judgment will be revealed.

Proverbs 23:15 ESV / 167 helpful votes

My son, if your heart is wise, my heart too will be glad.

Psalm 112:7 ESV / 163 helpful votes

He is not afraid of bad news; his heart is firm, trusting in the Lord.

Matthew 12:34 ESV / 159 helpful votes

You brood of vipers! How can you speak good, when you are evil? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.

Psalm 27:14 ESV / 156 helpful votes

Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!

1 Peter 3:3 ESV / 153 helpful votes

Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear—

John 3:16 ESV / 153 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.

2 Timothy 2:22 ESV / 150 helpful votes

So flee youthful passions and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.

Joel 2:13 ESV / 150 helpful votes

And rend your hearts and not your garments.” Return to the Lord your God, for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love; and he relents over disaster.

Ecclesiastes 11:10 ESV / 148 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 4:18 ESV / 146 helpful votes

They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart.

Joel 2:12 ESV / 146 helpful votes

“Yet even now,” declares the Lord, “return to me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning;

Proverbs 4:20-21 ESV / 146 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.

Proverbs 28:14 ESV / 143 helpful votes

Blessed is the one who fears the Lord always, but whoever hardens his heart will fall into calamity.

Luke 8:15 ESV / 142 helpful votes

As for that in the good soil, they are those who, hearing the word, hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with patience.

Jeremiah 17:2 ESV / 140 helpful votes

While their children remember their altars and their Asherim, beside every green tree and on the high hills,

Romans 5:1-21 ESV / 139 helpful votes

Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us. ...

Ecclesiastes 9:7 ESV / 139 helpful votes

Go, eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a merry heart, for God has already approved what you do.

Psalm 86:11 ESV / 139 helpful votes

Teach me your way, O Lord, that I may walk in your truth; unite my heart to fear your name.

John 16:33 ESV / 138 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.”

Psalm 19:8 ESV / 137 helpful votes

The precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes;

John 3:16-17 ESV / 135 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.

Song of Solomon 8:6 ESV / 133 helpful votes

Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm, for love is strong as death, jealousy is fierce as the grave. Its flashes are flashes of fire, the very flame of the Lord.

Mark 11:2 ESV / 132 helpful votes

And said to them, “Go into the village in front of you, and immediately as you enter it you will find a colt tied, on which no one has ever sat. Untie it and bring it.

Matthew 6:1-21:46 ESV / 132 helpful votes

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. “Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. ...

Matthew 5:1-8:34 ESV / 132 helpful votes

Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. ...

Romans 10:9-10 ESV / 131 helpful votes

Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.

Song of Solomon 8:2 ESV / 131 helpful votes

I would lead you and bring you into the house of my mother— she who used to teach me. I would give you spiced wine to drink, the juice of my pomegranate.

Acts 2:46 ESV / 130 helpful votes

And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts,

Ecclesiastes 11:2 ESV / 130 helpful votes

Give a portion to seven, or even to eight, for you know not what disaster may happen on earth.

Proverbs 14:30 ESV / 130 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 13:2 ESV / 130 helpful votes

From the fruit of his mouth a man eats what is good, but the desire of the treacherous is for violence.

Proverbs 13:12 ESV / 129 helpful votes

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

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 129 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. ...

Mark 7:21 ESV / 128 helpful votes

For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery,

Psalm 31:2 ESV / 126 helpful votes

Incline your ear to me; rescue me speedily! Be a rock of refuge for me, a strong fortress to save me!

Proverbs 10:2 ESV / 124 helpful votes

Treasures gained by wickedness do not profit, but righteousness delivers from death.

Proverbs 3:2 ESV / 124 helpful votes

For length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you.

Matthew 11:29 ESV / 123 helpful votes

Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

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