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25 Bible Verses about Ability

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Deuteronomy 8:18

But thou shalt remember Jehovah thy God, that it is he who giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he swore unto thy fathers, as it is this day.

Matthew 25:15

And to one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one; to each according to his particular ability, and immediately went away out of the country.

Romans 12:6-8

But having different gifts, according to the grace which has been given to us, whether it be prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith; or service, let us occupy ourselves in service; or he that teaches, in teaching; or he that exhorts, in exhortation; he that gives, in simplicity; he that leads, with diligence; he that shews mercy, with cheerfulness.

1 Samuel 2:3

Do not multiply your words of pride, let not vain-glory come out of your mouth; For Jehovah is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

Genesis 47:6

The land of Egypt is before thee; in the best of the land settle thy father and thy brethren: let them dwell in the land of Goshen. And if thou knowest men of activity among them, then set them as overseers of cattle over what I have.

Exodus 4:10-12

And Moses said to Jehovah, Ah Lord! I am not eloquent, neither heretofore nor since thou hast spoken to thy servant, for I am slow of speech and of a slow tongue. And Jehovah said to him, Who gave man a mouth? or who maketh dumb, or deaf, or seeing, or blind? have not I, Jehovah? And now go, and I will be with thy mouth, and will teach thee what thou shalt say.

Exodus 6:30

And Moses said before Jehovah, Behold, I am of uncircumcised lips, and how will Pharaoh hearken unto me?

1 Samuel 2:9

He keepeth the feet of his saints, but the wicked are silenced in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

1 Samuel 17:32-37

And David said to Saul, Let no man's heart fail because of him: thy servant will go and fight with this Philistine. And Saul said to David, Thou art not able to go against this Philistine to fight with him; for thou art but a youth, and he a man of war from his youth. And David said to Saul, Thy servant fed his father's sheep, and there came a lion, and also a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock.read more.
And I went after him, and smote him, and delivered it out of his mouth; and when he arose against me, I seized him by his beard, and smote him, and slew him. Thy servant smote both the lion and the bear; and this uncircumcised Philistine shall be as one of them, because he has defied the armies of the living God. And David said, Jehovah who delivered me out of the paw of the lion and out of the paw of the bear, he will deliver me out of the hand of this Philistine. And Saul said to David, Go, and Jehovah be with thee.

1 Chronicles 26:6

And to Shemaiah his son were sons born, who were rulers in their father's house; for they were mighty men of valour.

Amos 2:14-16

And flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his force, neither shall the mighty deliver his soul. Neither shall he stand that handleth the bow; and the swift of foot shall not escape, and he that rideth the horse shall not deliver his soul; and he that is stout-hearted among the mighty shall flee away naked in that day, saith Jehovah.

Mark 6:2-6

And when sabbath was come he began to teach in the synagogue, and many hearing were amazed, saying, Whence has this man these things? and what is the wisdom that is given to him, and such works of power are done by his hands? Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, and brother of James, and Joses, and Judas, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended in him. But Jesus said to them, A prophet is not despised save in his own country, and among his kinsmen, and in his own house.read more.
And he could not do any work of power there, save that laying his hands on a few infirm persons he healed them. And he wondered because of their unbelief. And he went round the villages in a circuit, teaching.

John 5:31-38

If I bear witness concerning myself, my witness is not true. It is another who bears witness concerning me, and I know that the witness which he bears concerning me is true. Ye have sent unto John, and he has borne witness to the truth.read more.
But I do not receive witness from man, but I say this that ye might be saved. He was the burning and shining lamp, and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light. But I have the witness that is greater than that of John; for the works which the Father has given me that I should complete them, the works themselves which I do, bear witness concerning me that the Father has sent me. And the Father who has sent me himself has borne witness concerning me. Ye have neither heard his voice at any time, nor have seen his shape, and ye have not his word abiding in you; for whom he hath sent, him ye do not believe.

Acts 6:8

And Stephen, full of grace and power, wrought wonders and great signs among the people.

2 Corinthians 11:5-6

For I reckon that in nothing I am behind those who are in surpassing degree apostles. But if I am a simple person in speech, yet not in knowledge, but in everything making the truth manifest in all things to you.

From Thematic Bible


Ability » God's Ability » Giving according to

Leviticus 14:30

And he shall offer one of the turtle-doves, or of the young pigeons, of what his hand was able to get;

Leviticus 27:8

And if he be poorer than thy valuation, he shall present himself before the priest, and the priest shall value him: according to his means that vowed shall the priest value him.

Deuteronomy 16:17

each shall give according to that which is in his power to give, according to the blessing of Jehovah thy God which he hath given thee.

Ezra 2:69

They gave after their ability to the treasure of the work sixty-one thousand darics of gold, and five thousand pounds of silver, and one hundred priests' coats.

Nehemiah 5:8

And I said to them, We, according to our ability, have redeemed our brethren the Jews, who were sold to the nations; and will ye even sell your brethren? or shall they be sold unto us? And they were silent and found no answer.

Ability » God's Ability » To make grace abound

Ability » God's Ability » To subdue all things

Philippians 3:21

who shall transform our body of humiliation into conformity to his body of glory, according to the working of the power which he has even to subdue all things to himself.

Ability » God's Ability » To guard the soul's treasures

Ability » God's Ability » To do exceeding abundantly

Ability » God's Ability » To save to the uttermost

Ability » God's Ability » To fulfil promises

Ability » God's Ability » Able to deliver

Daniel 3:17

If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thy hand, O king.

Ability » God's Ability » To keep from falling

Jude 1:24

But to him that is able to keep you without stumbling, and to set you with exultation blameless before his glory,

Ability » God's Ability » To raise up children from stones

Luke 3:8

Produce therefore fruits worthy of repentance; and begin not to say in yourselves, We have Abraham for our father, for I say unto you that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham.

Topics on Ability

Ability, God's Power

2;15;6

Thy right hand, Jehovah, is become glorious in power: Thy right hand, Jehovah, hath dashed in pieces the enemy.

Ability, Of Christ

40;9;28

And when he was come to the house, the blind men came to him. And Jesus says to them, Do ye believe that I am able to do this? They say to him, Yea, Lord.

Ability, Of God To Save

43;6;37

All that the Father gives me shall come to me, and him that comes to me I will not at all cast out.

Ability, Of The Christian

43;15;5

I am the vine, ye are the branches. He that abides in me and I in him, he bears much fruit; for without me ye can do nothing.

Ability, To Give

47;9;7

each according as he is purposed in his heart; not grievingly, or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver.