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88 Bible Verses about diseases

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Mark 3:10

For He had healed so many that all who had distressing bodily diseases kept falling upon Him and pressing upon Him in order that they might touch Him.

Exodus 15:26

Saying, If you will diligently hearken to the voice of the Lord your God and will do what is right in His sight, and will listen to and obey His commandments and keep all His statutes, I will put none of the diseases upon you which I brought upon the Egyptians, for I am the Lord Who heals you.

Mark 1:32-34

Now when it was evening, after the sun had set, they brought to Him all who were sick and those under the power of demons, Until the whole town was gathered together about the door. And He cured many who were afflicted with various diseases; and He drove out many demons, but would not allow the demons to talk because they knew Him [ intuitively].

Deuteronomy 7:15

And the Lord will take away from you all sickness, and none of the evil diseases of Egypt which you knew will He put upon you, but will lay them upon all who hate you.

2 Chronicles 16:12

In the thirty-ninth year of his reign Asa was diseased in his feet -- "until his disease became very severe; yet in his disease he did not seek the Lord, but relied on the physicians.

John 5:3

In these lay a great number of sick folk -- "some blind, some crippled, and some paralyzed (shriveled up) -- " waiting for the bubbling up of the water.

Ezekiel 34:4

The diseased and weak you have not strengthened, the sick you have not healed, the hurt and crippled you have not bandaged, those gone astray you have not brought back, the lost you have not sought to find, but with force and hardhearted harshness you have ruled them.

1 Samuel 1:7

So it was year after year; whenever Hannah went up to the Lord's house, Peninnah provoked her, so she wept and did not eat.

Acts 28:9

After this had occurred, the other people on the island who had diseases also kept coming and were cured.

1 Samuel 28:20

Then immediately Saul fell full length upon the earth floor [of the medium's house], and was exceedingly afraid because of Samuel's words. There was no strength in him, for he had eaten nothing all day and all night.

John 9:1

As He passed along, He noticed a man blind from his birth.

Exodus 9:9

And it shall become small dust over all the land of Egypt, and become boils breaking out in sores on man and beast in all the land [occupied by the Egyptians].

Psalm 107:18

They loathe every kind of food, and they draw near to the gates of death.

Job 2:7

So Satan went forth from the presence of the Lord and smote Job with loathsome and painful sores from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head.

Luke 10:30-37

Jesus, taking him up, replied, A certain man was going from Jerusalem down to Jericho, and he fell among robbers, who stripped him of his clothes and belongings and beat him and went their way, [ unconcernedly] leaving him half dead, as it happened. Now by coincidence a certain priest was going down along that road, and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side. A Levite likewise came down to the place and saw him, and passed by on the other side [of the road].read more.
But a certain Samaritan, as he traveled along, came down to where he was; and when he saw him, he was moved with pity and sympathy [for him], And went to him and dressed his wounds, pouring on [them] oil and wine. Then he set him on his own beast and brought him to an inn and took care of him. And the next day he took out two denarii [two day's wages] and gave [them] to the innkeeper, saying, Take care of him; and whatever more you spend, I [myself] will repay you when I return. Which of these three do you think proved himself a neighbor to him who fell among the robbers? He answered, The one who showed pity and mercy to him. And Jesus said to him, Go and do likewise.

Leviticus 26:16

I will do this: I will appoint over you [sudden] terror (trembling, trouble), even consumption and fever that consume and waste the eyes and make the [physical] life pine away. You shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Job 13:15

[I do it because, though He slay me, yet will I wait for and trust Him and] behold, He will slay me; I have no hope -- "nevertheless, I will maintain and argue my ways before Him and even to His face.

Isaiah 38:21

Now Isaiah had said, Let them take a cake of figs and lay it for a plaster upon the boil, that he may recover.

2 Corinthians 12:8-10

Three times I called upon the Lord and besought [Him] about this and begged that it might depart from me; But He said to me, My grace (My favor and loving-kindness and mercy) is enough for you [sufficient against any danger and enables you to bear the trouble manfully]; for My strength and power are made perfect (fulfilled and completed) and show themselves most effective in [your] weakness. Therefore, I will all the more gladly glory in my weaknesses and infirmities, that the strength and power of Christ (the Messiah) may rest (yes, may pitch a tent over and dwell) upon me! So for the sake of Christ, I am well pleased and take pleasure in infirmities, insults, hardships, persecutions, perplexities and distresses; for when I am weak [ in human strength], then am I [truly] strong (able, powerful in divine strength).

Luke 16:20

And at his gate there was [carelessly] dropped down and left a certain utterly destitute man named Lazarus, [reduced to begging alms and] covered with [ ulcerated] sores.

Deuteronomy 28:22

The Lord will smite you with consumption, with fever and inflammation, fiery heat, sword and drought, blasting and mildew; they shall pursue you until you perish.

Job 2:3

And the Lord said to Satan, Have you considered My servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, one who [reverently] fears God and abstains from and shuns all evil [because it is wrong]? And still he holds fast his integrity, although you moved Me against him to destroy him without cause.

Luke 14:2

And behold, [just] in front of Him there was a man who had dropsy.

Psalm 38:2-3

For Your arrows have sunk into me and stick fast, and Your hand has come down upon me and pressed me sorely. There is no soundness in my flesh because of Your indignation; neither is there any health or rest in my bones because of my sin.

Genesis 20:17

So Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech and his wife and his female slaves, and they bore children,

Acts 28:8

And it happened that the father of Publius was sick in bed with recurring attacks of fever and dysentery; and Paul went to see him, and after praying and laying his hands on him, he healed him.

2 Corinthians 12:8

Three times I called upon the Lord and besought [Him] about this and begged that it might depart from me;

Psalm 41:7-8

All who hate me whisper together about me; against me do they devise my hurt [imagining the worst for me]. An evil disease, say they, is poured out upon him and cleaves fast to him; and now that he is bedfast, he will not rise up again.

Matthew 17:15

Lord, do pity and have mercy on my son, for he has epilepsy (is moonstruck) and he suffers terribly; for frequently he falls into the fire and many times into the water.

Isaiah 1:5-6

Why should you be stricken and punished any more [since it brings no correction]? You will revolt more and more. The whole head is sick, and the whole heart is faint (feeble, sick, and nauseated). From the sole of the foot even to the head there is no soundness or health in [the nation's body] -- "but wounds and bruises and fresh and bleeding stripes; they have not been pressed out and closed up or bound up or softened with oil. [No one has troubled to seek a remedy.]

Jeremiah 8:22

Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then is not the health of the daughter of my people restored? [Because Zion no longer enjoyed the presence of the Great Physician!]

Matthew 4:24

So the report of Him spread throughout all Syria, and they brought Him all who were sick, those afflicted with various diseases and torments, those under the power of demons, and epileptics, and paralyzed people, and He healed them.

2 Chronicles 32:24

In those days Hezekiah was sick to the point of death; and he prayed to the Lord and He answered him and gave him a sign.

Mark 9:17-18

And one of the throng replied to Him, Teacher, I brought my son to You, for he has a dumb spirit. And wherever it lays hold of him [so as to make him its own], it dashes him down and convulses him, and he foams [at the mouth] and grinds his teeth, and he [ falls into a motionless stupor and] is wasting away. And I asked Your disciples to drive it out, and they were not able [to do it].

Daniel 8:27

And I, Daniel, fainted and was sick [for several] days. Afterward I rose up and did the king's business; and I wondered at the vision, but there was no one who understood it or could make it understood.

Job 30:30

My skin falls from me in blackened flakes, and my bones are burned with heat.

Micah 1:9

For [Samaria's] wounds are incurable and they come even to Judah; He [the Lord] has reached to the gate of my people, to Jerusalem.

Luke 7:2

Now a centurion had a bond servant who was held in honor and highly valued by him, who was sick and at the point of death.

John 11:1

Now a certain man named Lazarus was ill. He was of Bethany, the village where Mary and her sister Martha lived.

Matthew 8:14

And when Jesus went into Peter's house, He saw his mother-in-law lying ill with a fever.

Matthew 9:12-13

But when Jesus heard it, He replied, Those who are strong and well (healthy) have no need of a physician, but those who are weak and sick. Go and learn what this means: I desire mercy [that is, readiness to help those in trouble] and not sacrifice and sacrificial victims. For I came not to call and invite [to repentance] the righteous (those who are upright and in right standing with God), but sinners (the erring ones and all those not free from sin).

Acts 9:36-37

Now there was at Joppa a disciple [a woman] named [in Aramaic] Tabitha, which [in Greek] means Dorcas. She was abounding in good deeds and acts of charity. About that time she fell sick and died, and when they had cleansed her, they laid [her] in an upper room.

Luke 5:31-32

And Jesus replied to them, It is not those who are healthy who need a physician, but those who are sick. I have not come to arouse and invite and call the righteous, but the erring ones ( those not free from sin) to repentance [ to change their minds for the better and heartily to amend their ways, with abhorrence of their past sins].

Mark 1:30

Now Simon's mother-in-law had for some time been lying sick with a fever, and at once they told Him about her.

Isaiah 53:4-5

Surely He has borne our griefs (sicknesses, weaknesses, and distresses) and carried our sorrows and pains [of punishment], yet we [ignorantly] considered Him stricken, smitten, and afflicted by God [as if with leprosy]. But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our guilt and iniquities; the chastisement [needful to obtain] peace and well-being for us was upon Him, and with the stripes [that wounded] Him we are healed and made whole.

Galatians 4:13

On the contrary, you know that it was on account of a bodily ailment that [I remained and] preached the Gospel to you the first time.

Luke 4:38

Then He arose and left the synagogue and went into Simon's (Peter's) house. Now Simon's mother-in-law was suffering in the grip of a burning fever, and they pleaded with Him for her.

Philippians 2:25-27

However, I thought it necessary to send Epaphroditus [back] to you. [He has been] my brother and companion in labor and my fellow soldier, as well as [having come as] your special messenger (apostle) and minister to my need. For he has been [homesick] longing for you all and has been distressed because you had heard that he was ill. He certainly was ill [too], near to death. But God had compassion on him, and not only on him but also on me, lest I should have sorrow [over him] coming upon sorrow.

Matthew 9:20

And behold, a woman who had suffered from a flow of blood for twelve years came up behind Him and touched the fringe of His garment;

Revelation 22:1-3

Then he showed me the river whose waters give life, sparkling like crystal, flowing out from the throne of God and of the Lamb Through the middle of the broadway of the city; also, on either side of the river was the tree of life with its twelve varieties of fruit, yielding each month its fresh crop; and the leaves of the tree were for the healing and the restoration of the nations. There shall no longer exist there anything that is accursed (detestable, foul, offensive, impure, hateful, or horrible). But the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it, and His servants shall worship Him [pay divine honors to Him and do Him holy service].

Ezekiel 47:12

And on the banks of the river on both its sides, there shall grow all kinds of trees for food; their leaf shall not fade nor shall their fruit fail [to meet the demand]. Each tree shall bring forth new fruit every month, [these supernatural qualities being] because their waters came from out of the sanctuary. And their fruit shall be for food and their leaves for healing.

2 Timothy 4:20

Erastus stayed on at Corinth, but Trophimus I left ill at Miletus.

Luke 8:43

And a woman who had suffered from a flow of blood for twelve years and had spent all her living upon physicians, and could not be healed by anyone,

Revelation 7:17

For the Lamb Who is in the midst of the throne will be their Shepherd, and He will guide them to the springs of the waters of life; and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.

John 9:2

His disciples asked Him, Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he should be born blind?

Revelation 21:1-4

Then I saw a new sky (heaven) and a new earth, for the former sky and the former earth had passed away (vanished), and there no longer existed any sea. And I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God, all arrayed like a bride beautified and adorned for her husband; Then I heard a mighty voice from the throne and I perceived its distinct words, saying, See! The abode of God is with men, and He will live (encamp, tent) among them; and they shall be His people, and God shall personally be with them and be their God.read more.
God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and death shall be no more, neither shall there be anguish (sorrow and mourning) nor grief nor pain any more, for the old conditions and the former order of things have passed away.

Genesis 3:16-17

To the woman He said, I will greatly multiply your grief and your suffering in pregnancy and the pangs of childbearing; with spasms of distress you will bring forth children. Yet your desire and craving will be for your husband, and he will rule over you. And to Adam He said, Because you have listened and given heed to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree of which I commanded you, saying, You shall not eat of it, the ground is under a curse because of you; in sorrow and toil shall you eat [of the fruits] of it all the days of your life.

1 Samuel 21:13

And he changed his behavior before them, and pretended to be insane in their [Philistine] hands, and scribbled on the gate doors, and drooled on his beard.

2 Kings 4:39-40

Then one went into the field to gather herbs and gathered from a wild vine his lap full of wild gourds, and returned and cut them up into the pot of pottage, for they were unknown to them. So they poured it out for the men to eat. But as they ate of the pottage, they cried out, O man of God, there is death in the pot! And they could not eat it.

Psalm 107:17-18

Some are fools [made ill] because of the way of their transgressions and are afflicted because of their iniquities. They loathe every kind of food, and they draw near to the gates of death.

Daniel 4:33-35

That very hour the thing was [in process of] being fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar. He was driven from among men and did eat grass like oxen [as Daniel had said he would], and his body was wet with the dew of the heavens until his hair grew like eagles' [feathers] and his nails [were] like birds' [claws]. And at the end of the days [seven years], I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifted up my eyes to heaven, and my understanding and the right use of my mind returned to me; and I blessed the Most High [God] and I praised and honored and glorified Him Who lives forever, Whose dominion is an everlasting dominion; and His kingdom endures from generation to generation. And all the inhabitants of the earth are accounted as nothing. And He does according to His will in the host of heaven and among the inhabitants of the earth, and none can stay His hand or say to Him, What are You doing?

Exodus 9:8-10

The Lord said to Moses and Aaron, Take handfuls of ashes or soot from the brickkiln and let Moses sprinkle them toward the heavens in the sight of Pharaoh. And it shall become small dust over all the land of Egypt, and become boils breaking out in sores on man and beast in all the land [occupied by the Egyptians]. So they took ashes or soot of the kiln and stood before Pharaoh; and Moses threw them toward the sky, and it became boils erupting in sores on man and beast.

Numbers 12:10

And when the cloud departed from over the Tent, behold, Miriam was leprous, as white as snow. And Aaron looked at Miriam, and, behold, she was leprous!

Leviticus 26:14-16

But if you will not hearken to Me and will not do all these commandments, And if you spurn and despise My statutes, and if your soul despises and rejects My ordinances, so that you will not do all My commandments, but break My covenant, I will do this: I will appoint over you [sudden] terror (trembling, trouble), even consumption and fever that consume and waste the eyes and make the [physical] life pine away. You shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

2 Chronicles 26:21

And King Uzziah was a leper to the day of his death, and, being a leper, he dwelt in a separate house, for he was excluded from the Lord's house. And Jotham his son took charge of the king's household, ruling the people of the land.

Numbers 16:41-49

But on the morrow all the congregation of the Israelites murmured against Moses and Aaron, saying, You have killed the people of the Lord. When the congregation was gathered against Moses and Aaron, they looked at the Tent of Meeting, and behold, the cloud covered it and they saw the Lord's glory. And Moses and Aaron came to the front of the Tent of Meeting.read more.
And the Lord said to Moses, Get away from among this congregation, that I may consume them in a moment. And Moses and Aaron fell on their faces. And Moses said to Aaron, Take a censer and put fire in it from off the altar and lay incense on it, and carry it quickly to the congregation and make atonement for them. For there is wrath gone out from the Lord; the plague has begun! So Aaron took the burning censer as Moses commanded, and ran into the midst of the congregation; and behold, the plague was begun among the people; and he put on the incense and made atonement for the people. And he stood between the dead and the living, and the plague was stayed. Now those who died in the plague were 14,700, besides those who died in the matter of Korah.

Matthew 11:5

The blind receive their sight and the lame walk, lepers are cleansed (by healing) and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up and the poor have good news (the Gospel) preached to them.

2 Kings 5:27

Therefore the leprosy of Naaman shall cleave to you and to your offspring forever. And Gehazi went from his presence a leper as white as snow.

Luke 17:11-19

As He went on His way to Jerusalem, it occurred that [Jesus] was passing [along the border] between Samaria and Galilee. And as He was going into one village, He was met by ten lepers, who stood at a distance. And they raised up their voices and called, Jesus, Master, take pity and have mercy on us!read more.
And when He saw them, He said to them, Go [at once] and show yourselves to the priests. And as they went, they were cured and made clean. Then one of them, upon seeing that he was cured, turned back, recognizing and thanking and praising God with a loud voice; And he fell prostrate at Jesus' feet, thanking Him [over and over]. And he was a Samaritan. Then Jesus asked, Were not [all] ten cleansed? Where are the nine? Was there no one found to return and to recognize and give thanks and praise to God except this alien? And He said to him, Get up and go on your way. Your faith (your trust and confidence that spring from your belief in God) has restored you to health.

Jeremiah 14:12

Though they fast, I will not hear their cry; and though they offer burnt offering and cereal offering [without heartfelt surrender to Me, or by offering it too late], I will not accept them. But I will consume them by the sword, by famine, and by pestilence.

Matthew 8:6

And saying, Lord, my servant boy is lying at the house paralyzed and distressed with intense pains.

1 Corinthians 11:29-30

For anyone who eats and drinks without discriminating and recognizing with due appreciation that [it is Christ's] body, eats and drinks a sentence (a verdict of judgment) upon himself. That [careless and unworthy participation] is the reason many of you are weak and sickly, and quite enough of you have fallen into the sleep of death.

Matthew 9:2

And behold, they brought to Him a man paralyzed and prostrated by illness, lying on a sleeping pad; and when Jesus saw their faith, He said to the paralyzed man, Take courage, son; your sins are forgiven and the penalty remitted.

Job 2:5

But put forth Your hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh, and he will curse and renounce You to Your face.

Mark 2:3

Then they came, bringing a paralytic to Him, who had been picked up and was being carried by four men.

Luke 5:18

And behold, some men were bringing on a stretcher a man who was paralyzed, and they tried to carry him in and lay him before [Jesus].

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Diseases » Disease, different forms of » Leprosy

2 Chronicles 26:19

Then Uzziah was enraged, and he had a censer in his hand to burn incense. And while he was enraged with the priests, leprosy broke out on his forehead before the priests in the house of the Lord, beside the incense altar.

Leviticus 14:34

When you have come into the land of Canaan, which I give to you for a possession, and I put the disease of leprosy in a house of the land of your possession,

Leviticus 13:2

When a man has a swelling on his skin, a scab, or a bright spot, and it becomes the disease of leprosy in his skin, then he shall be brought to the priest, to Aaron or one of his sons.

Leviticus 14:2

This shall be the law of the leper on the day when he is to be pronounced clean: he shall be brought to the priest [at a meeting place outside the camp];

Deuteronomy 24:8

Take heed in the plague of leprosy, that you watch diligently and do according to all that the Levitical priests shall teach you. As I commanded them, so you shall be watchful and do.

Diseases » Disease, different forms of » Fever

Leviticus 26:16

I will do this: I will appoint over you [sudden] terror (trembling, trouble), even consumption and fever that consume and waste the eyes and make the [physical] life pine away. You shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Deuteronomy 28:22

The Lord will smite you with consumption, with fever and inflammation, fiery heat, sword and drought, blasting and mildew; they shall pursue you until you perish.

Acts 28:8

And it happened that the father of Publius was sick in bed with recurring attacks of fever and dysentery; and Paul went to see him, and after praying and laying his hands on him, he healed him.

Job 30:30

My skin falls from me in blackened flakes, and my bones are burned with heat.

Mark 1:30

Now Simon's mother-in-law had for some time been lying sick with a fever, and at once they told Him about her.

More verses: John 4:52

Diseases » Disease, different forms of » Boils

Job 2:7

So Satan went forth from the presence of the Lord and smote Job with loathsome and painful sores from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head.

2 Kings 20:7

And Isaiah said, Bring a cake of figs. Let them lay it on the burning inflammation, that he may recover.

Isaiah 38:21

Now Isaiah had said, Let them take a cake of figs and lay it for a plaster upon the boil, that he may recover.

Exodus 9:9

And it shall become small dust over all the land of Egypt, and become boils breaking out in sores on man and beast in all the land [occupied by the Egyptians].

Leviticus 13:18

And when there is in the skin of the body [the scar of] a boil that is healed,

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Plague

2 Samuel 24:21

Araunah said, Why has my lord the king come to his servant? And David said, To buy the threshing floor from you, to build there an altar to the Lord, that the plague may be stayed from the people.

2 Samuel 24:25

David built there an altar to the Lord and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. So the Lord heeded the prayers for the land, and Israel's plague was stayed.

2 Samuel 24:15

So the Lord sent a pestilence upon Israel from the morning even to the time appointed; and there died of the people from Dan even to Beersheba 70,000 men.

Numbers 11:33

While the meat was yet between their teeth, before it was consumed, the anger of the Lord was kindled against the people, and the Lord smote them with a very great plague.

Diseases » Disease, different forms of » Palsy

Matthew 9:2

And behold, they brought to Him a man paralyzed and prostrated by illness, lying on a sleeping pad; and when Jesus saw their faith, He said to the paralyzed man, Take courage, son; your sins are forgiven and the penalty remitted.

Matthew 4:24

So the report of Him spread throughout all Syria, and they brought Him all who were sick, those afflicted with various diseases and torments, those under the power of demons, and epileptics, and paralyzed people, and He healed them.

Matthew 8:6

And saying, Lord, my servant boy is lying at the house paralyzed and distressed with intense pains.

Acts 8:7

For foul spirits came out of many who were possessed by them, screaming and shouting with a loud voice, and many who were suffering from palsy or were crippled were restored to health.

Acts 9:33

There he found a man named Aeneas, who had been bedfast for eight years and was paralyzed.

Diseases » Disease, different forms of » Loss of appetite

1 Samuel 1:7

So it was year after year; whenever Hannah went up to the Lord's house, Peninnah provoked her, so she wept and did not eat.

1 Samuel 28:23

But he said, I will not eat. But his servants, together with the woman, urged him, and he heeded their words. So he arose from the ground and sat upon the bed.

Psalm 107:18

They loathe every kind of food, and they draw near to the gates of death.

Diseases » God often entreated to cure

Psalm 6:2

Have mercy on me and be gracious to me, O Lord, for I am weak (faint and withered away); O Lord, heal me, for my bones are troubled.

2 Kings 20:1-3

In those days Hezekiah became deadly ill. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz came and said to him, Thus says the Lord: Set your house in order, for you shall die; you shall not recover. Then Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the Lord, saying, I beseech You, O Lord, [earnestly] remember now how I have walked before You in faithfulness and truth and with a whole heart [entirely devoted to You] and have done what is good in Your sight. And Hezekiah wept bitterly.

Diseases » Other diseases mentioned » Chronic

Acts 3:2

[When] a certain man crippled from his birth was being carried along, who was laid each day at that gate of the temple [which is] called Beautiful, so that he might beg for charitable gifts from those who entered the temple.

John 5:5

There was a certain man there who had suffered with a deep-seated and lingering disorder for thirty-eight years.

John 9:1

As He passed along, He noticed a man blind from his birth.

Mark 9:21

And [Jesus] asked his father, How long has he had this? And he answered, From the time he was a little boy.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Emerods

1 Samuel 5:6

But the hand of the Lord was heavy upon the people of Ashdod, and He caused [mice to spring up and there was] very deadly destruction and He smote the people with [very painful] tumors or boils, both Ashdod and its territory.

Deuteronomy 28:27

The Lord will smite you with the boils of Egypt and the tumors, the scurvy and the itch, from which you cannot be healed.

1 Samuel 5:12

The men who had not died were stricken with very painful tumors or boils, and the cry of the city went up to heaven.

Diseases » Disease, different forms of » Insanity

Daniel 4:33

That very hour the thing was [in process of] being fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar. He was driven from among men and did eat grass like oxen [as Daniel had said he would], and his body was wet with the dew of the heavens until his hair grew like eagles' [feathers] and his nails [were] like birds' [claws].

Matthew 4:24

So the report of Him spread throughout all Syria, and they brought Him all who were sick, those afflicted with various diseases and torments, those under the power of demons, and epileptics, and paralyzed people, and He healed them.

Matthew 17:15

Lord, do pity and have mercy on my son, for he has epilepsy (is moonstruck) and he suffers terribly; for frequently he falls into the fire and many times into the water.

Diseases » Frequently » Tedious

Luke 13:16

And ought not this woman, a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan has kept bound for eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the Sabbath day?

John 5:5

There was a certain man there who had suffered with a deep-seated and lingering disorder for thirty-eight years.

Deuteronomy 28:59

Then the Lord will bring upon you and your descendants extraordinary strokes and blows, great plagues of long continuance, and grievous sicknesses of long duration.

Diseases » Physicians undertook the cure of

Jeremiah 8:22

Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then is not the health of the daughter of my people restored? [Because Zion no longer enjoyed the presence of the Great Physician!]

Matthew 9:12

But when Jesus heard it, He replied, Those who are strong and well (healthy) have no need of a physician, but those who are weak and sick.

Luke 4:23

So He said to them, You will doubtless quote to Me this proverb: Physician, heal Yourself! What we have learned by hearsay that You did in Capernaum, do here also in Your [own] town.

Diseases » Other diseases mentioned » Consumption

Leviticus 26:16

I will do this: I will appoint over you [sudden] terror (trembling, trouble), even consumption and fever that consume and waste the eyes and make the [physical] life pine away. You shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Deuteronomy 28:22

The Lord will smite you with consumption, with fever and inflammation, fiery heat, sword and drought, blasting and mildew; they shall pursue you until you perish.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Consumption

Leviticus 26:16

I will do this: I will appoint over you [sudden] terror (trembling, trouble), even consumption and fever that consume and waste the eyes and make the [physical] life pine away. You shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Deuteronomy 28:22

The Lord will smite you with consumption, with fever and inflammation, fiery heat, sword and drought, blasting and mildew; they shall pursue you until you perish.

Diseases » Frequently » Incurable

2 Chronicles 21:18

And after all this, the Lord smote [Jehoram] with an incurable intestinal disease.

Jeremiah 14:19

[O Lord] have You utterly rejected Judah? Do You loathe Zion? Why have You smitten us so that there is no healing for us? We looked for peace and completeness, but no good came, and for a time of healing, but behold, dismay, disaster, and terror!

Diseases » Regarded as visitations

Psalm 38:2

For Your arrows have sunk into me and stick fast, and Your hand has come down upon me and pressed me sorely.

Psalm 38:7

For my loins are filled with burning; and there is no soundness in my flesh.

Job 2:7-10

So Satan went forth from the presence of the Lord and smote Job with loathsome and painful sores from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head. And he took a piece of broken pottery with which to scrape himself, and he sat [down] among the ashes. Then his wife said to him, Do you still hold fast your blameless uprightness? Renounce God and die! read more.
But he said to her, You speak as one of the impious and foolish women would speak. What? Shall we accept [only] good at the hand of God and shall we not accept [also] misfortune and what is of a bad nature? In [spite of] all this, Job did not sin with his lips.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Dysentery

Acts 28:8

And it happened that the father of Publius was sick in bed with recurring attacks of fever and dysentery; and Paul went to see him, and after praying and laying his hands on him, he healed him.

2 Chronicles 21:12-19

And there came a letter to Jehoram from Elijah the prophet, saying, Thus says the Lord, the God of David your father [forefather]: Because you have not walked in the ways of Jehoshaphat your father nor in the ways of Asa king of Judah, But have walked in the ways of Israel's kings, and made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem play the harlot like the [spiritual] harlotry of Ahab's house, and also have slain your brothers of your father's house, who were better than you, Behold, the Lord will smite your people, and your children, your wives, and all your possessions with a great plague. read more.
And you yourself shall have a severe illness because of an intestinal disease, until your bowels fall out because of the sickness, day after day. And the Lord stirred up against Jehoram the anger of the Philistines and of the Arabs who were near the Ethiopians. They came against Judah, invaded it, and carried away all the possessions found in and around the king's house, together with his sons and his wives; so there was not a son left to him except Jehoahaz, the youngest. And after all this, the Lord smote [Jehoram] with an incurable intestinal disease. In process of time, after two years, his bowels fell out because of his disease. So he died in severe distress. And his people made no funeral fire to honor him, like the fires for his fathers.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Lameness

2 Samuel 4:4

Jonathan, Saul's son, had a son who was a cripple in his feet. He was five years old when the news came out of Jezreel [of the deaths] of Saul and Jonathan. And the boy's nurse took him up and fled; and in her haste, he fell and became lame. His name was Mephibosheth.

2 Chronicles 16:12

In the thirty-ninth year of his reign Asa was diseased in his feet -- "until his disease became very severe; yet in his disease he did not seek the Lord, but relied on the physicians.

Diseases » Other diseases mentioned » Emerods

1 Samuel 5:6

But the hand of the Lord was heavy upon the people of Ashdod, and He caused [mice to spring up and there was] very deadly destruction and He smote the people with [very painful] tumors or boils, both Ashdod and its territory.

Deuteronomy 28:27

The Lord will smite you with the boils of Egypt and the tumors, the scurvy and the itch, from which you cannot be healed.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Fever

Deuteronomy 28:22

The Lord will smite you with consumption, with fever and inflammation, fiery heat, sword and drought, blasting and mildew; they shall pursue you until you perish.

Matthew 8:14

And when Jesus went into Peter's house, He saw his mother-in-law lying ill with a fever.

Diseases » Disease, different forms of » Epilepsy

Matthew 4:24

So the report of Him spread throughout all Syria, and they brought Him all who were sick, those afflicted with various diseases and torments, those under the power of demons, and epileptics, and paralyzed people, and He healed them.

Matthew 17:14-15

And when they approached the multitude, a man came up to Him, kneeling before Him and saying, Lord, do pity and have mercy on my son, for he has epilepsy (is moonstruck) and he suffers terribly; for frequently he falls into the fire and many times into the water.

Diseases » Other diseases mentioned » Sun-stroke

2 Kings 4:18-19

When the child had grown, he went out one day to his father with the reapers. But he said to his father, My head, my head! The man said to his servant, Carry him to his mother.

Isaiah 49:10

They will not hunger or thirst, neither will mirage [mislead] or scorching wind or sun smite them; for He Who has mercy on them will lead them, and by springs of water will He guide them.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Sun-stroke

Isaiah 49:10

They will not hunger or thirst, neither will mirage [mislead] or scorching wind or sun smite them; for He Who has mercy on them will lead them, and by springs of water will He guide them.

2 Kings 4:18-20

When the child had grown, he went out one day to his father with the reapers. But he said to his father, My head, my head! The man said to his servant, Carry him to his mother. And when he was brought to his mother, he sat on her knees till noon, and then died.

Diseases » Frequently » Painful

Job 33:19

[God's voice may be heard by man when] he is chastened with pain upon his bed and with continual strife in his bones or while all his bones are firmly set,

2 Chronicles 21:15

And you yourself shall have a severe illness because of an intestinal disease, until your bowels fall out because of the sickness, day after day.

Diseases » Children subject to

2 Samuel 12:15

Then Nathan departed to his house. And the Lord struck the child that Uriah's widow bore to David, and he was very sick.

1 Kings 17:17

After these things, the son of the woman, the mistress of the house, became sick; and his sickness was so severe that there was no breath left in him.

Diseases » Often sent as punishment

Deuteronomy 28:21

The Lord will make the pestilence cling to you until He has consumed you from the land into which you go to possess.

John 5:14

Afterward, when Jesus found him in the temple, He said to him, See, you are well! Stop sinning or something worse may happen to you.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Dumbness

Matthew 9:32

And while they were going away, behold, a dumb man under the power of a demon was brought to Jesus.

Proverbs 31:8

Open your mouth for the dumb [those unable to speak for themselves], for the rights of all who are left desolate and defenseless;

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Lunacy

Matthew 4:24

So the report of Him spread throughout all Syria, and they brought Him all who were sick, those afflicted with various diseases and torments, those under the power of demons, and epileptics, and paralyzed people, and He healed them.

Matthew 17:15

Lord, do pity and have mercy on my son, for he has epilepsy (is moonstruck) and he suffers terribly; for frequently he falls into the fire and many times into the water.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Leprosy

2 Kings 5:1

Naaman, commander of the army of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, accepted [and acceptable], because by him the Lord had given victory to Syria. He was also a mighty man of valor, but he was a leper.

Leviticus 13:2

When a man has a swelling on his skin, a scab, or a bright spot, and it becomes the disease of leprosy in his skin, then he shall be brought to the priest, to Aaron or one of his sons.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Debility

Psalm 102:23

He has afflicted and weakened my strength, humbling and bringing me low [with sorrow] in the way; He has shortened my days [aging me prematurely].

Diseases » Medicine used for curing

Isaiah 1:6

From the sole of the foot even to the head there is no soundness or health in [the nation's body] -- "but wounds and bruises and fresh and bleeding stripes; they have not been pressed out and closed up or bound up or softened with oil. [No one has troubled to seek a remedy.]

Diseases » Often through satan

Job 2:7

So Satan went forth from the presence of the Lord and smote Job with loathsome and painful sores from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head.

1 Samuel 16:14-16

But the Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the Lord tormented and troubled him. Saul's servants said to him, Behold, an evil spirit from God torments you. Let our lord now command your servants here before you to find a man who plays skillfully on the lyre; and when the evil spirit from God is upon you, he will play it, and you will be well.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Demoniacal possession

Matthew 15:22

And behold, a woman who was a Canaanite from that district came out and, with a [loud, troublesomely urgent] cry, begged, Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David! My daughter is miserably and distressingly and cruelly possessed by a demon!

Mark 5:15

And they came to Jesus and looked intently and searchingly at the man who had been a demoniac, sitting there, clothed and in his right mind, [the same man] who had had the legion [of demons]; and they were seized with alarm and struck with fear.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Palsy

Matthew 9:2

And behold, they brought to Him a man paralyzed and prostrated by illness, lying on a sleeping pad; and when Jesus saw their faith, He said to the paralyzed man, Take courage, son; your sins are forgiven and the penalty remitted.

Matthew 8:6

And saying, Lord, my servant boy is lying at the house paralyzed and distressed with intense pains.

Diseases » Those afflicted with » Often divinely cured

2 Kings 20:5

Turn back and tell Hezekiah, the leader of My people, Thus says the Lord, the God of David your [forefather]: I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; behold, I will heal you. On the third day you shall go up to the house of the Lord.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Blindness

Matthew 9:27

As Jesus passed on from there, two blind men followed Him, shouting loudly, Have pity and mercy on us, Son of David!

Job 29:15

I was eyes to the blind, and feet was I to the lame.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Loss of appetite

Psalm 107:18

They loathe every kind of food, and they draw near to the gates of death.

Job 33:20

So that his desire makes him loathe food, and even dainty dishes [nauseate him].

Diseases » Other diseases mentioned » Ulcers

Isaiah 1:6

From the sole of the foot even to the head there is no soundness or health in [the nation's body] -- "but wounds and bruises and fresh and bleeding stripes; they have not been pressed out and closed up or bound up or softened with oil. [No one has troubled to seek a remedy.]

Luke 16:20

And at his gate there was [carelessly] dropped down and left a certain utterly destitute man named Lazarus, [reduced to begging alms and] covered with [ ulcerated] sores.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Deafness

Mark 7:32

And they brought to Him a man who was deaf and had difficulty in speaking, and they begged Jesus to place His hand upon him.

Psalm 38:13

But I, like a deaf man, hear not; and I am like a dumb man who opens not his mouth.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Ulcers

Isaiah 1:6

From the sole of the foot even to the head there is no soundness or health in [the nation's body] -- "but wounds and bruises and fresh and bleeding stripes; they have not been pressed out and closed up or bound up or softened with oil. [No one has troubled to seek a remedy.]

Luke 16:20

And at his gate there was [carelessly] dropped down and left a certain utterly destitute man named Lazarus, [reduced to begging alms and] covered with [ ulcerated] sores.

Diseases » Frequently » Loathsome

Psalm 38:7

For my loins are filled with burning; and there is no soundness in my flesh.

Psalm 41:8

An evil disease, say they, is poured out upon him and cleaves fast to him; and now that he is bedfast, he will not rise up again.

Diseases » Those afflicted with » Anointed

Diseases » Those afflicted with » Often laid in the streets to receive advice from passers by

Acts 5:15

So that they [even] kept carrying out the sick into the streets and placing them on couches and sleeping pads, [in the hope] that as Peter passed by, at least his shadow might fall on some of them.

Mark 6:56

And wherever He came into villages or cities or the country, they would lay the sick in the marketplaces and beg Him that they might touch even the fringe of His outer garment, and as many as touched Him were restored to health.

Diseases » Frequently » Complicated

Deuteronomy 28:60-61

Moreover, He will bring upon you all the diseases of Egypt of which you were afraid, and they shall cling to you. Also every sickness and every affliction which is not written in this Book of the Law the Lord will bring upon you until you are destroyed.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Atrophy

Job 16:8

You have laid firm hold on me and have shriveled me up, which is a witness against me; and my leanness [and wretched state of body] are further evidence [against me]; [they] testify to my face.

Job 19:20

My bone clings to my skin and to my flesh, and I have escaped with the skin or gums of my teeth.

Diseases » Art of curing, defective

Mark 5:26

And who had endured much suffering under [the hands of] many physicians and had spent all that she had, and was no better but instead grew worse.

Job 13:4

But you are forgers of lies [you defame my character most untruthfully]; you are all physicians of no value and have no remedy to offer.

Diseases » Not looking to God in, condemned

2 Chronicles 16:12

In the thirty-ninth year of his reign Asa was diseased in his feet -- "until his disease became very severe; yet in his disease he did not seek the Lord, but relied on the physicians.

Diseases » Other diseases mentioned » Itch

Deuteronomy 28:27

The Lord will smite you with the boils of Egypt and the tumors, the scurvy and the itch, from which you cannot be healed.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Inflammation

Deuteronomy 28:22

The Lord will smite you with consumption, with fever and inflammation, fiery heat, sword and drought, blasting and mildew; they shall pursue you until you perish.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Itch

Deuteronomy 28:27

The Lord will smite you with the boils of Egypt and the tumors, the scurvy and the itch, from which you cannot be healed.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Scab

Deuteronomy 28:27

The Lord will smite you with the boils of Egypt and the tumors, the scurvy and the itch, from which you cannot be healed.

Diseases » Often brought from other countries

Deuteronomy 7:15

And the Lord will take away from you all sickness, and none of the evil diseases of Egypt which you knew will He put upon you, but will lay them upon all who hate you.

Diseases » Other diseases mentioned » Ague

Leviticus 26:16

I will do this: I will appoint over you [sudden] terror (trembling, trouble), even consumption and fever that consume and waste the eyes and make the [physical] life pine away. You shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Ague

Leviticus 26:16

I will do this: I will appoint over you [sudden] terror (trembling, trouble), even consumption and fever that consume and waste the eyes and make the [physical] life pine away. You shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Melancholy

Diseases » Other diseases mentioned » Issue of blood

Matthew 9:20

And behold, a woman who had suffered from a flow of blood for twelve years came up behind Him and touched the fringe of His garment;

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Abscess

2 Kings 20:7

And Isaiah said, Bring a cake of figs. Let them lay it on the burning inflammation, that he may recover.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Issue of blood

Matthew 9:20

And behold, a woman who had suffered from a flow of blood for twelve years came up behind Him and touched the fringe of His garment;

Diseases » Were many and divers

Matthew 4:24

So the report of Him spread throughout all Syria, and they brought Him all who were sick, those afflicted with various diseases and torments, those under the power of demons, and epileptics, and paralyzed people, and He healed them.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Boils and blains

Exodus 9:10

So they took ashes or soot of the kiln and stood before Pharaoh; and Moses threw them toward the sky, and it became boils erupting in sores on man and beast.

Diseases » Over-excitement a cause of

Daniel 8:27

And I, Daniel, fainted and was sick [for several] days. Afterward I rose up and did the king's business; and I wondered at the vision, but there was no one who understood it or could make it understood.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Worms

Acts 12:23

And at once an angel of the Lord smote him and cut him down, because he did not give God the glory (the preeminence and kingly majesty that belong to Him as the supreme Ruler); and he was eaten by worms and died.

Diseases » Those afflicted with » Often divinely supported

Diseases » Illustrative of sin

Isaiah 1:5

Why should you be stricken and punished any more [since it brings no correction]? You will revolt more and more. The whole head is sick, and the whole heart is faint (feeble, sick, and nauseated).

Diseases » Other diseases mentioned » Dysentery

Acts 28:8

And it happened that the father of Publius was sick in bed with recurring attacks of fever and dysentery; and Paul went to see him, and after praying and laying his hands on him, he healed him.

Diseases » Other diseases mentioned » Dropsy

Luke 14:2

And behold, [just] in front of Him there was a man who had dropsy.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Impediment speech

Mark 7:32

And they brought to Him a man who was deaf and had difficulty in speaking, and they begged Jesus to place His hand upon him.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Dropsy

Luke 14:2

And behold, [just] in front of Him there was a man who had dropsy.

Diseases » Sins of youth a cause of

Job 20:11

His bones are full of youthful energy, but it will lie down with him in the dust.

Diseases » Intemperance a cause of

Hosea 7:5

On the [special] day of our king the princes made themselves and him sick with the heat of wine; [the king] stretched out his hand with scoffers and lawless men.

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18;16;8

You have laid firm hold on me and have shriveled me up, which is a witness against me; and my leanness [and wretched state of body] are further evidence [against me]; [they] testify to my face.