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Theasaurus: Ability

25 Bible Verses about Ability

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Deuteronomy 8:18

But you must remember Yahweh your God, for he [is] the [one] giving you strength to acquire wealth in order to confirm his covenant that he swore to your ancestors {as it is today}.

Matthew 25:15

And to one he gave five talents, and to another two, and to another one, to each one according to his own ability, and he went on a journey immediately.

Romans 12:6-8

but having different gifts according to the grace given to us: if [it is] prophecy, according to the proportion of [his] faith; if [it is] service, by service; if [it is] one who teaches, by teaching; if [it is] one who exhorts, by exhortation; one who gives, with sincerity; one who leads, with diligence; one who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.

1 Samuel 2:3

Do not increase speaking {very proud} words! Let no arrogance go forth from your mouth, for Yahweh is a God of knowledge [whose] deeds are not weighed.

Genesis 47:6

The land of Egypt [is] before you. Settle your father and your brothers in the best of the land. Let them live in the land of Goshen, and if you know there is among them men of ability, then appoint them overseers of my own livestock."

Exodus 4:10-12

And Moses said to Yahweh, "Please, Lord, I [am] not a man of words, {neither recently nor in the past nor since your speaking} to your servant, because I [am] heavy of mouth and of tongue." And Yahweh said to him, "Who gave a mouth to humankind, or who makes mute or deaf or sighted or blind? [Is it] not I, Yahweh? So then go, and I myself will be with your mouth, and I will teach you what you must speak."

Exodus 6:30

And Moses said before Yahweh, "Look, I [am] {a poor speaker}. And how will Pharaoh listen to me?"

1 Samuel 2:9

He will guard the feet of his faithful ones, but the wicked will be destroyed in the darkness, because a man will not prevail by [his] might.

1 Samuel 17:32-37

David said to Saul, "Do not let anyone's heart fail concerning him! Your servant will go and fight with this Philistine." But Saul said to David, "You will not be able to go against this Philistine to fight with him, because you are [only] a boy, whereas [he has] been a man of war since his childhood!" And David said to Saul, "Your servant has been a shepherd of the flock for his father. If the lion or the bear would come and carry off a sheep from the group,read more.
I would go out after it and strike it down and rescue [the sheep] from its mouth. If it rose against me, I would grab [it] by its beard and strike it down and kill it. Your servant has struck down both the lion and the bear, and this uncircumcised Philistine will be like one of them, because he defied the battle lines of the living God." And David said, "Yahweh, who rescued me from the hand of the lion and from the hand of the bear, will rescue me from the hand of this Philistine!" Then Saul said to David, "Go and may Yahweh be with you!"

1 Chronicles 26:6

And to Shemaiah his son were sons born who [were] rulers in the house of their father, for they [were] mighty warriors of ability.

Amos 2:14-16

Flight will perish from [the] swift and [the] strong person will not muster his strength and [the] warrior will not save his life. And [the] one who takes hold of the bow will not stand and [the one who is] swift on his feet will not save himself, nor will [the] one who rides the horse save his life. Even those who are strong of heart among the mighty will flee away naked from the city on that day. [This is] the declaration of Yahweh!"

Mark 6:2-6

And [when] the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard [him] were amazed, saying, "Where did this man [get] these [things]? And what [is] this wisdom that has been granted to this man, and the miracles such as these performed through 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 by him. And Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown, and among his relatives, and in his [own] household."read more.
And he was not able to do any miracle in that place except to lay his hands on a few sick [people] [and] heal [them]. And he was astonished because of their unbelief.

John 5:31-38

"If I testify about myself, my testimony is not true. There is another who testifies about me, and I know that the testimony which he testifies about me is true. You have sent to John and he has testified to the truth.read more.
(And I do not receive testimony from people, but I say these [things] in order that you may be saved.) That one was the lamp [which was] burning and shining, and you wanted to rejoice for an hour in his light. "But I have a testimony greater than John's, for the works which the Father has given to me that I should complete them--the very works which I am doing--[these] testify about me, that the Father has sent me. And the Father who sent me, that one has testified about me. You have neither heard his voice at any time nor seen his form. And you do not have his word residing in yourselves, because the one whom that one sent, in this one you do not believe.

Acts 6:8

Now Stephen, full of grace and power, was performing great wonders and signs among the people.

2 Corinthians 11:5-6

For I consider myself in no way to be inferior to the preeminent apostles. But even if [I am] unskilled in speech, yet [I am] not in knowledge; certainly in everything [we] have made this clear to you in every [way].

From Thematic Bible


Ability » God's Ability » Giving according to

Leviticus 14:30

And he shall {sacrifice} one of the turtledoves or the {young doves} that {he can afford},

Leviticus 27:8

But if he [is] poorer than your proper value, then he shall present himself {before} the priest, and the priest shall set a value [on] him; the priest shall value him {according to} what the person who made a vow {can afford}.

Deuteronomy 16:17

Each [person] {shall give as he is able}, [that is], according to the blessing of Yahweh your God that he has given to you.

Ezra 2:69

According to their ability they gave to the treasury room for the work sixty-one thousand darics of gold, five thousand minas of silver, and one hundred priestly tunics.

Nehemiah 5:8

and I said to them: "We ourselves have bought back our brothers the Jews who were sold to the nations as we were able. But now you yourselves have sold your brothers so they may be sold to us!" They were silent and could not find a word [to say].

Ability » God's Ability » To make grace abound

Ability » God's Ability » To subdue all things

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 is so}, our God, whom we serve, is able to rescue us from the furnace of blazing fire. And from your hand, O king, let him rescue us.

Ability » God's Ability » To keep from falling

Jude 1:24

Now to the one who is able to protect you from stumbling and make [you] to stand before his glory blameless with exultation,

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

Luke 3:8

Therefore produce fruit worthy of repentance! And do not begin to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham [as] father.' For I say to you that God is able to raise up children for Abraham from these stones!

Topics on Ability

Ability, God's Power

2;15;6

Yahweh, your right hand [is] glorious in power; Yahweh, your right hand destroyed [the] enemy.

Ability, Of Christ

40;9;28

And [when he] came into the house, the blind men approached him, and Jesus said to them, "Do you believe that I am able to do this?" They said to him, "Yes, Lord."

Ability, Of God To Save

43;6;37

Everyone whom the Father gives to me will come to me, and the one who comes to me I will never throw out,

Ability, Of The Christian

43;15;5

"I am the vine; you [are] the branches. The one who remains in me and I in him--this one bears much fruit, for apart from me you are not able to do anything.

Ability, To Give

47;9;7

Each one [should give] as he has decided in his heart, not {reluctantly} or from compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.