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We have selected the 150 best Bible verses from the Old and New Testament in a number of categories. Each Bible verse and category offers insights into themes such as faith, divine protection, steadfast faithfulness, wisdom, and life’s abundant blessings from the Lord. These Scriptures are more than historical texts, they are divinely inspired guidepost that address real-life challenges and questions. Whether you’re seeking understanding, strength, or peace, these Bible verses provide a reliable source of wisdom and encouragement.

 

Best Bible Verses about Faith (New Testament)

  • Hebrews 11:1 – “Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.”
  • Romans 10:17 – “Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word about Christ.”
  • 2 Corinthians 5:7 – “For we live by faith, not by sight.”
  • Ephesians 2:8-9 – “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast.”
  • James 2:17 – “In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.”
  • Galatians 2:20 – “I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.”
  • Matthew 17:20 – “He replied, ‘Because you have so little faith. Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.'”
  • Romans 1:17 – “For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed—a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: ‘The righteous will live by faith.'”
  • 1 Peter 1:7 – “These have come so that the proven genuineness of your faith—of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire—may result in praise, glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed.”
  • Luke 1:37 – “For no word from God will ever fail.”

Best Bible Verses about Love (New Testament)

  • 1 Corinthians 13:4-5 – “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.”
  • 1 John 4:19 – “We love because he first loved us.”
  • Romans 5:8 – “But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”
  • Ephesians 2:4-5 – “But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved.”
  • 1 Peter 4:8 – “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.”
  • John 15:13 – “Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”
  • 1 Corinthians 16:14 – “Do everything in love.”
  • Romans 12:9 – “Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.”
  • Matthew 22:39 – “And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’”
  • 1 John 3:18 – “Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.”

Best Bible Verses about Hope (New Testament)

  • Romans 15:13 – “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”
  • Hebrews 6:19 – “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain.”
  • Romans 12:12 – “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”
  • 1 Peter 1:3 – “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.”
  • Colossians 1:27 – “To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.”
  • 2 Corinthians 4:18 – “So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.”
  • Titus 2:13 – “While we wait for the blessed hope—the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.”
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:8 – “But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.”
  • Matthew 12:21 – “In his name the nations will put their hope.”
  • Romans 8:24-25 – “For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what they already have? But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.”

Best Bible Verses about Peace (New Testament)

  • John 14:27 – “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”
  • Philippians 4:7 – “And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”
  • Matthew 5:9 – “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.”
  • Romans 12:18 – “If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.”
  • Colossians 3:15 – “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.”
  • 2 Thessalonians 3:16 – “Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.”
  • Romans 14:19 – “Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.”
  • Ephesians 2:14 – “For he himself is our peace, who has made the two groups one and has destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility.”
  • James 3:18 – “Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.”
  • Mark 9:50 – “Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can you make it salty again? Have salt among yourselves, and be at peace with each other.”

Best Bible Verses about Strength and Encouragement (New Testament)

  • Philippians 4:13 – “I can do all this through him who gives me strength.”
  • 2 Timothy 1:7 – “For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.”
  • Joshua 1:9 – “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”
  • 1 Corinthians 10:13 – “No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.”
  • Psalm 46:1 – “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”
  • Ephesians 6:10 – “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.”
  • Matthew 11:28 – “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”
  • 1 Peter 5:7 – “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”
  • Romans 8:31 – “What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?”

Best Bible Verses about Trust in God (Old Testament)

  • Proverbs 3:5-6 – “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”
  • Psalm 28:7 – “The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.”
  • Isaiah 26:4 – “Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord himself, is the Rock eternal.”
  • Nahum 1:7 – “The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in him.”
  • Psalm 37:5 – “Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this.”
  • Jeremiah 17:7 – “But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him.”
  • Psalm 62:8 – “Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge.”
  • Proverbs 29:25 – “Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe.”
  • 2 Chronicles 20:20 – “Have faith in the Lord your God and you will be upheld; have faith in his prophets and you will be successful.”
  • Psalm 91:2 – “I will say of the Lord, ‘He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.'”

Best Bible Verses about Wisdom and Guidance (Old Testament)

  • Proverbs 2:6 – “For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.”
  • Proverbs 4:11-27 – “I instruct you in the way of wisdom and lead you along straight paths.”
  • Psalm 119:105 – “Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.”
  • Proverbs 16:3 – “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.”
  • Psalm 25:4-5 – “Show me your ways, Lord, teach me your paths. Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long.”
  • Proverbs 19:21 – “Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.”
  • Psalm 37:23-24 – “The Lord makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him; though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the Lord upholds him with his hand.”
  • Proverbs 3:13-14 – “Blessed are those who find wisdom, those who gain understanding, for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold.”

Best Bible Verses about Strength and Courage (Old Testament)

  • Isaiah 40:31 – “But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”
  • Deuteronomy 31:6 – “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.”
  • Psalm 18:32 – “It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.”
  • 2 Samuel 22:33 – “It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.”
  • Psalm 29:11 – “The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace.”
  • Isaiah 41:10 – “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”
  • Nehemiah 8:10 – “Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”
  • Psalm 118:14 – “The Lord is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation.”

Best Bible Verses about Love and Compassion (Old Testament)

  • Psalm 136:1 – “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures forever.”
  • Lamentations 3:22-23 – “Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”
  • Psalm 103:8 – “The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love.”
  • Proverbs 10:12 – “Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.”
  • Micah 6:8 – “He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.”
  • Zechariah 7:9 – “This is what the Lord Almighty said: ‘Administer true justice; show mercy and compassion to one another.'”
  • Proverbs 3:3-4 – “Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man.”
  • Psalm 33:5 – “The Lord loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of his unfailing love.”
  • Hosea 2:19 – “I will betroth you to me forever; I will betroth you in righteousness and justice, in love and compassion.”

Best Bible Verses about Hope and Salvation (Old Testament)

  • Isaiah 43:1 – “But now, this is what the Lord says—he who created you, Jacob, he who formed you, Israel: ‘Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine.'”
  • Psalm 42:5 – “Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.”
  • Jeremiah 29:11 – “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
  • Psalm 130:5 – “I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.”
  • Isaiah 12:2 – “Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The Lord, the Lord himself, is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation.”
  • Psalm 9:18 – “But God will never forget the needy; the hope of the afflicted will never perish.”
  • Psalm 119:81 – “My soul faints with longing for your salvation, but I have put my hope in your word.”
  • Lamentations 3:24 – “I say to myself, ‘The Lord is my portion; therefore I will wait for him.'”
  • Psalm 18:2 – “The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.”
  • Isaiah 25:9 – “In that day they will say, ‘Surely this is our God; we trusted in him, and he saved us. This is the Lord, we trusted in him; let us rejoice and be glad in his salvation.'”

Best Bible Verses about Divine Protection and Safety (Old Testament)

  • Psalm 20:1 – “May the Lord answer you when you are in distress; may the name of the God of Jacob protect you.”
  • Psalm 34:7 – “The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him, and he delivers them.”
  • Psalm 91:4 – “He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.”
  • Proverbs 18:10 – “The name of the Lord is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.”
  • Psalm 121:7-8 – “The Lord will keep you from all harm—he will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.”
  • Psalm 4:8 – “In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety.”
  • Psalm 27:1 – “The Lord is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life—of whom shall I be afraid?”
  • Proverbs 1:33 – “But whoever listens to me will live in safety and be at ease, without fear of harm.”
  • Psalm 112:7 – “They will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the Lord.”

Best Bible Verses about God’s Faithfulness and Loyalty (Old Testament)

  • Psalm 36:5 – “Your love, Lord, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies.”
  • Psalm 89:1 – “I will sing of the Lord’s great love forever; with my mouth I will make your faithfulness known through all generations.”
  • Psalm 119:90 – “Your faithfulness continues through all generations; you established the earth, and it endures.”
  • Deuteronomy 7:9 – “Know therefore that the Lord your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commandments.”
  • Psalm 33:4 – “For the word of the Lord is right and true; he is faithful in all he does.”
  • Psalm 100:5 – “For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.”
  • Isaiah 49:7 – “This is what the Lord says—the Redeemer and Holy One of Israel—to him who was despised and abhorred by the nation, to the servant of rulers: ‘Kings will see you and stand up, princes will see and bow down, because of the Lord, who is faithful, the Holy One of Israel, who has chosen you.'”
  • Psalm 117:2 – “For great is his love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord.”
  • Nehemiah 9:8 – “You have kept your promise because you are righteous.”

Best Bible Verses about Guidance and Direction (Old Testament)

  • Psalm 25:9 – “He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them his way.”
  • Proverbs 3:6 – “In all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”
  • Psalm 32:8 – “I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.”
  • Proverbs 11:3 – “The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity.”
  • Psalm 48:14 – “For this God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our guide even to the end.”
  • Proverbs 16:9 – “In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.”
  • Psalm 73:24 – “You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will take me into glory.”
  • Psalm 119:133 – “Direct my footsteps according to your word; let no sin rule over me.”
  • Proverbs 6:22 – “When you walk, they will guide you; when you sleep, they will watch over you; when you awake, they will speak to you.”
  • Isaiah 58:11 – “The Lord will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.”

Best Bible Verses about Blessings and Favor (Old Testament)

  • Psalm 5:12 – “Surely, Lord, you bless the righteous; you surround them with your favor as with a shield.”
  • Proverbs 10:6 – “Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.”
  • Genesis 12:2 – “I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing.”
  • Psalm 84:11– “For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless.”
  • Proverbs 8:35 – “For those who find me find life and receive favor from the Lord.”
  • Numbers 6:24-26 – “The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.”
  • Psalm 112:1 – “Praise the Lord. Blessed are those who fear the Lord, who find great delight in his commands.”
  • Psalm 67:1 – “May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine on us.”
  • Deuteronomy 28:6 – “You will be blessed when you come in and blessed when you go out.”

Best Bible Verses about Wisdom and Understanding (Old Testament)

  • Ecclesiastes 7:12 – “For wisdom is a defense as money is a defense, but the excellence of knowledge is that wisdom gives life to those who have it.”
  • Proverbs 4:7 – “The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding.”
  • Job 28:28 – “And he said to the human race, ‘The fear of the Lord—that is wisdom, and to shun evil is understanding.'”
  • Proverbs 9:10 – “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.”
  • Proverbs 1:7 – “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.”
  • Psalm 111:10 – “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow his precepts have good understanding. To him belongs eternal praise.”
  • Proverbs 24:3-4 – “By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures.”
  • Psalm 19:7 – “The law of the Lord is perfect, refreshing the soul. The statutes of the Lord are trustworthy, making wise the simple.”
  • Proverbs 8:11 – “For wisdom is more precious than rubies, and nothing you desire can compare with her.”

Conclusion

We hope you enjoyed the best Bible verses our Video Bible team could put together. These Bible verses remind us that our loving Father provides us daily wisdom, love, and protection. Let these words be a source of continual inspiration and a reminder of the love that your Heavenly Father holds for you each day! God Bless!