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125 Bible Verses about Sickness

Sickness brings physical pain and emotional turmoil, shaking our faith and leaving us feeling vulnerable. The Bible offers verses that provide comfort, strength, and hope during these challenging times. In this compilation of 125 Bible verses about sickness, we explore God’s healing power and His ever-present love. 

God’s Healing Power over Sickness

  • Jeremiah 17:14 – “Heal me, Lord, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.”
  • Psalm 103:2-3 – “Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits—who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases.”
  • Exodus 15:26 – “He said, ‘If you listen carefully to the Lord your God and do what is right in his eyes, if you pay attention to his commands and keep all his decrees, I will not bring on you any of the diseases I brought on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord, who heals you.'”
  • Isaiah 53:5 – “But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.”
  • Jeremiah 30:17 – “But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,’ declares the Lord.”
  • Matthew 8:17 – “This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah: ‘He took up our infirmities and bore our diseases.'”
  • 1 Peter 2:24 – “He himself bore our sins in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; by his wounds you have been healed.”
  • James 5:14-15 – “Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up.”
  • Psalm 147:3 – “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”
  • Malachi 4:2 – “But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its rays. And you will go out and frolic like well-fed calves.”

Faith in God’s Healing of Sickness

  • Mark 5:34 – “He said to her, ‘Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.'”
  • Matthew 9:22 – “Jesus turned and saw her. ‘Take heart, daughter,’ he said, ‘your faith has healed you.’ And the woman was healed at that moment.”
  • Luke 17:19 – “Then he said to him, ‘Rise and go; your faith has made you well.'”
  • Acts 3:16 – “By faith in the name of Jesus, this man whom you see and know was made strong. It is Jesus’ name and the faith that comes through him that has completely healed him, as you can all see.”
  • Matthew 15:28 – “Then Jesus said to her, ‘Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted.’ And her daughter was healed at that moment.”
  • Mark 10:52 – “‘Go,’ said Jesus, ‘your faith has healed you.’ Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus along the road.”
  • Luke 8:48 – “Then he said to her, ‘Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace.'”
  • Matthew 8:13 – “Then Jesus said to the centurion, ‘Go! Let it be done just as you believed it would.’ And his servant was healed at that moment.”
  • Luke 7:9 – “When Jesus heard this, he was amazed at him, and turning to the crowd following him, he said, ‘I tell you, I have not found such great faith even in Israel.'”
  • Hebrews 11:1 – “Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.”

Praying for Sickness

  • James 5:14 – “Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord.”
  • James 5:15 – “And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up.”
  • 3 John 1:2 – “Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well.”
  • Philippians 4:6 – “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.”
  • 1 John 5:14 – “This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.”
  • Psalm 50:15 – “and call on me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you will honor me.”
  • Mark 11:24 – “Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.”
  • John 14:13 – “And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son.”
  • Matthew 21:22 – “If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.”
  • Romans 12:12 – “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”

Comfort in Sickness

  • 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 – “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.”
  • Psalm 34:18 – “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”
  • Psalm 41:3 – “The Lord sustains them on their sickbed and restores them from their bed of illness.”
  • Psalm 147:3 – “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”
  • 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.”
  • Psalm 23:4 – “Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”
  • Psalm 73:26 – “My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”
  • 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.”
  • 2 Corinthians 4:16 – “Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.”
  • Matthew 11:28 – “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”

Trusting God in Sickness

  • 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.”
  • Isaiah 26:3 – “You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.”
  • Psalm 56:3 – “When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.”
  • Psalm 62:8 – “Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge.”
  • Jeremiah 17:7-8 – “But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him. They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream.”
  • Nahum 1:7 – “The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in him.”
  • Psalm 9:10 – “Those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you.”
  • Psalm 37:5 – “Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this.”
  • 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.”
  • 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.”

God’s Presence in Sickness

  • Isaiah 43:2 – “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.”
  • 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.”
  • 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.”
  • Matthew 28:20 – “and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”
  • Hebrews 13:5 – “Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, ‘Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.'”
  • Psalm 46:1 – “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”
  • Psalm 139:7-10 – “Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence? If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there.”
  • Psalm 121:1-2 – “I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.”
  • Zephaniah 3:17 – “The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.”
  • 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.”

Jesus’ Healing Ministry in Sickness

  • Matthew 4:23 – “Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people.”
  • Matthew 9:35 – “Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness.”
  • Matthew 14:14 – “When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick.”
  • Mark 1:34 – “and Jesus healed many who had various diseases. He also drove out many demons, but he would not let the demons speak because they knew who he was.”
  • Luke 4:40 – “At sunset, the people brought to Jesus all who had various kinds of sickness, and laying his hands on each one, he healed them.”
  • Luke 6:19 – “and the people all tried to touch him, because power was coming from him and healing them all.”
  • Luke 9:11 – “but the crowds learned about it and followed him. He welcomed them and spoke to them about the kingdom of God, and healed those who needed healing.”
  • Acts 10:38 – “how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power, and how he went around doing good and healing all who were under the power of the devil, because God was with him.”
  • Matthew 12:15 – “Aware of this, Jesus withdrew from that place. A large crowd followed him, and he healed all who were ill.”
  • Matthew 15:30 – “Great crowds came to him, bringing the lame, the blind, the crippled, the mute and many others, and laid them at his feet; and he healed them.”

Encouragement in Sickness

  • Psalm 31:24 – “Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord.”
  • Romans 8:18 – “I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.”
  • Romans 8:28 – “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”
  • 1 Peter 5:7 – “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”
  • Psalm 27:14 – “Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.”
  • 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.”
  • 2 Corinthians 4:17 – “For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.”
  • John 16:33 – “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
  • Deuteronomy 31:8 – “The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.”
  • Psalm 55:22 – “Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.”

God’s Power Over Sickness

  • Exodus 23:25 – “Worship the Lord your God, and his blessing will be on your food and water. I will take away sickness from among you.”
  • Deuteronomy 7:15 – “The Lord will keep you free from every disease. He will not inflict on you the horrible diseases you knew in Egypt, but he will inflict them on all who hate you.”
  • Psalm 107:20 – “He sent out his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave.”
  • Psalm 91:3 – “Surely he will save you from the fowler’s snare and from the deadly pestilence.”
  • Psalm 91:10 – “no harm will overtake you, no disaster will come near your tent.”
  • Psalm 91:15 – “He will call on me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him.”
  • Isaiah 53:4 – “Surely he took up our pain and bore our suffering, yet we considered him punished by God, stricken by him, and afflicted.”
  • Matthew 10:1 – “Jesus called his twelve disciples to him and gave them authority to drive out impure spirits and to heal every disease and sickness.”
  • Matthew 10:8 – “Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons. Freely you have received; freely give.”
  • Luke 9:2 – “and he sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.”

Hope in Sickness

  • 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.”
  • Romans 5:3-4 – “Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.”
  • 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.”
  • Psalm 31:24 – “Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord.”
  • Psalm 33:18 – “But the eyes of the Lord are on those who fear him, on those whose hope is in his unfailing love.”
  • Psalm 39:7 – “But now, Lord, what do I look for? My hope is in you.”
  • Psalm 42:11 – “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.”
  • 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.”
  • Hebrews 6:19 – “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain.”
  • 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.”

God’s Strength in Weakness and Sickness

  • 2 Corinthians 12:9 – “But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.”
  • Philippians 4:13 – “I can do all this through him who gives me strength.”
  • Isaiah 40:29 – “He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.”
  • Psalm 18:32 – “It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.”
  • 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 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.”
  • Habakkuk 3:19 – “The Sovereign Lord is my strength; he makes my feet like the feet of a deer, he enables me to tread on the heights.”
  • Psalm 46:1 – “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”
  • 2 Samuel 22:33 – “It is God who arms me with strength and keeps my way secure.”
  • Ephesians 6:10 – “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.”

Deliverance from Sickness

  • Psalm 34:19 – “The righteous person may have many troubles, but the Lord delivers him from them all.”
  • Psalm 91:15 – “He will call on me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him.”
  • Psalm 107:6 – “Then they cried out to the Lord in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress.”
  • Psalm 107:20 – “He sent out his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave.”
  • Psalm 34:17 – “The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.”
  • Jeremiah 33:6 – “‘Nevertheless, I will bring health and healing to it; I will heal my people and will let them enjoy abundant peace and security.”
  • 2 Kings 20:5 – “Go back and tell Hezekiah, the ruler of my people, ‘This is what the Lord, the God of your father David, says: I have heard your prayer and seen your tears; I will heal you. On the third day from now you will go up to the temple of the Lord.”
  • Psalm 103:3 – “who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases,”
  • Psalm 30:2 – “Lord my God, I called to you for help, and you healed me.”
  • 2 Chronicles 7:14 – “if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.”

Healing Sickness Through Faith

  • Matthew 9:22 – “Jesus turned and saw her. ‘Take heart, daughter,’ he said, ‘your faith has healed you.’ And the woman was healed at that moment.”
  • Mark 5:34 – “He said to her, ‘Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.'”
  • Luke 8:48 – “Then he said to her, ‘Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace.'”
  • Luke 17:19 – “Then he said to him, ‘Rise and go; your faith has made you well.'”
  • Matthew 15:28 – “Then Jesus said to her, ‘Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted.’ And her daughter was healed at that moment.”

Conclusion

As you reflect on these 125 Bible verses about sickness, may you find comfort and strength in God’s Word. His promises of healing and love provide hope in every circumstance. Let these verses remind you that God is with you through every trial. Trust in His grace, knowing He is our ultimate healer and comforter.

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