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88 Bible Verses about diseases

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Exodus 15:26

He said, “If you will carefully obey the Lord your God, do what is right in His eyes, pay attention to His commands, and keep all His statutes, I will not inflict any illnesses on you that I inflicted on the Egyptians. For I am Yahweh who heals you.”

Mark 1:32-34

When evening came, after the sun had set, they began bringing to Him all those who were sick and those who were demon-possessed. The whole town was assembled at the door, and He healed many who were sick with various diseases and drove out many demons. But He would not permit the demons to speak, because they knew Him.

Deuteronomy 7:15

The Lord will remove all sickness from you; He will not put on you all the terrible diseases of Egypt that you know about, but He will inflict them on all who hate you.

2 Chronicles 16:12

In the thirty-ninth year of his reign, Asa developed a disease in his feet, and his disease became increasingly severe. Yet even in his disease he didn’t seek the Lord but only the physicians.

John 5:3

Within these lay a large number of the sick—blind, lame, and paralyzed [—waiting for the moving of the water,

Ezekiel 34:4

You have not strengthened the weak, healed the sick, bandaged the injured, brought back the strays, or sought the lost. Instead, you have ruled them with violence and cruelty.

1 Samuel 1:7

Whenever she went up to the Lord’s house, her rival taunted her in this way every year. Hannah wept and would not eat.

Acts 28:9

After this, the rest of those on the island who had diseases also came and were cured.

1 Samuel 28:20

Immediately, Saul fell flat on the ground. He was terrified by Samuel’s words and was also weak because he hadn’t had any food all day and all night.

Exodus 9:9

It will become fine dust over the entire land of Egypt. It will become festering boils on man and beast throughout the land of Egypt.”

Luke 10:30-37

Jesus took up the question and said: “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho and fell into the hands of robbers. They stripped him, beat him up, and fled, leaving him half dead. A priest happened to be going down that road. When he saw him, he passed by on the other side. In the same way, a Levite, when he arrived at the place and saw him, passed by on the other side.read more.
But a Samaritan on his journey came up to him, and when he saw the man, he had compassion. He went over to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on olive oil and wine. Then he put him on his own animal, brought him to an inn, and took care of him. The next day he took out two denarii, gave them to the innkeeper, and said, ‘Take care of him. When I come back I’ll reimburse you for whatever extra you spend.’ “Which of these three do you think proved to be a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of the robbers?” “The one who showed mercy to him,” he said.Then Jesus told him, “Go and do the same.”

Leviticus 26:16

then I will do this to you: I will bring terror on you—wasting disease and fever that will cause your eyes to fail and your life to ebb away. You will sow your seed in vain because your enemies will eat it.

Isaiah 38:21

Now Isaiah had said, “Let them take a lump of pressed figs and apply it to his infected skin, so that he may recover.”

2 Corinthians 12:8-10

Concerning this, I pleaded with the Lord three times to take it away from me. But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for poweris perfected in weakness.” Therefore, I will most gladly boast all the more about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may reside in me. So I take pleasure in weaknesses, insults, catastrophes, persecutions, and in pressures, because of Christ. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

Deuteronomy 28:22

The Lord will afflict you with wasting disease, fever, inflammation, burning heat, drought, blight, and mildew; these will pursue you until you perish.

Job 2:3

Then the Lord said to Satan, “Have you considered My servant Job? No one else on earth is like him, a man of perfect integrity, who fears God and turns away from evil. He still retains his integrity, even though you incited Me against him, to destroy him without just cause.”

Luke 14:2

There in front of Him was a man whose body was swollen with fluid.

Psalm 38:2-3

For Your arrows have sunk into me,
and Your hand has pressed down on me. There is no health in my body
because of Your indignation;
there is no strength in my bones
because of my sin.

Genesis 20:17

Then Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech, his wife, and his female slaves so that they could bear children,

Acts 28:8

Publius’s father was in bed suffering from fever and dysentery. Paul went to him, and praying and laying his hands on him, he healed him.

2 Corinthians 12:8

Concerning this, I pleaded with the Lord three times to take it away from me.

Psalm 41:7-8

All who hate me whisper together about me;
they plan to harm me. “Lethal poison has been poured into him,
and he won’t rise again from where he lies!”

2 Kings 20:1

In those days Hezekiah became terminally ill. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz came and said to him, “This is what the Lord says: ‘Put your affairs in order, for you are about to die; you will not recover.’”

Matthew 17:15

“Lord,” he said, “have mercy on my son, because he has seizures and suffers severely. He often falls into the fire and often into the water.

Isaiah 1:5-6

Why do you want more beatings?
Why do you keep on rebelling?
The whole head is hurt,
and the whole heart is sick. From the sole of the foot even to the head,
no spot is uninjured—
wounds, welts, and festering sores
not cleansed, bandaged,
or soothed with oil.

Jeremiah 8:22

Is there no balm in Gilead?
Is there no physician there?
So why has the healing of my dear people
not come about?

Matthew 4:24

Then the news about Him spread throughout Syria. So they brought to Him all those who were afflicted, those suffering from various diseases and intense pains, the demon-possessed, the epileptics, and the paralytics. And He healed them.

2 Chronicles 32:24

In those days Hezekiah became sick to the point of death, so he prayed to the Lord, and He spoke to him and gave him a miraculous sign.

Mark 9:17-18

Out of the crowd, one man answered Him, “Teacher, I brought my son to You. He has a spirit that makes him unable to speak. Wherever it seizes him, it throws him down, and he foams at the mouth, grinds his teeth, and becomes rigid. So I asked Your disciples to drive it out, but they couldn’t.”

Daniel 8:27

I, Daniel, was overcome and lay sick for days. Then I got up and went about the king’s business. I was greatly disturbed by the vision and could not understand it.

Job 30:30

My skin blackens and flakes off,
and my bones burn with fever.

Micah 1:9

For her wound is incurable
and has reached even Judah;
it has approached the gate of my people,
as far as Jerusalem.

Luke 7:2

A centurion’s slave, who was highly valued by him, was sick and about to die.

John 11:1

Now a man was sick, Lazarus, from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha.

Matthew 8:14

When Jesus went into Peter’s house, He saw his mother-in-law lying in bed with a fever.

Matthew 9:12-13

But when He heard this, He said, “Those who are well don’t need a doctor, but the sick do. Go and learn what this means: I desire mercy and not sacrifice.For I didn’t come to call the righteous, but sinners.”

Acts 9:36-37

In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha, which is translated Dorcas. She was always doing good works and acts of charity. In those days she became sick and died. After washing her, they placed her in a room upstairs.

Luke 5:31-32

Jesus replied to them, “The healthy don’t need a doctor, but the sick do. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.”

Mark 1:30

Simon’s mother-in-law was lying in bed with a fever, and they told Him about her at once.

Isaiah 53:4-5

Yet He Himself bore our sicknesses,
and He carried our pains;
but we in turn regarded Him stricken,
struck down by God, and afflicted. But He was pierced because of our transgressions,
crushed because of our iniquities;
punishment for our peace was on Him,
and we are healed by His wounds.

Galatians 4:13

you know that previously I preached the gospel to you because of a physical illness.

Luke 4:38

After He left the synagogue, He entered Simon’s house. Simon’s mother-in-law was suffering from a high fever, and they asked Him about her.

Philippians 2:25-27

But I considered it necessary to send you Epaphroditus—my brother, coworker, and fellow soldier, as well as your messenger and minister to my need— since he has been longing for all of you and was distressed because you heard that he was sick. Indeed, he was so sick that he nearly died. However, God had mercy on him, and not only on him but also on me, so that I would not have one grief on top of another.

Matthew 9:20

Just then, a woman who had suffered from bleeding for 12 years approached from behind and touched the tassel on His robe,

Revelation 22:1-3

Then he showed me the river of living water, sparkling like crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb down the middle of the broad street of the city. The tree of life was on both sides of the river, bearing 12 kinds of fruit, producing its fruit every month. The leaves of the tree are for healing the nations, and there will no longer be any curse. The throne of God and of the Lamb will be in the city, and His slaves will serve Him.

Ezekiel 47:12

All kinds of trees providing food will grow along both banks of the river. Their leaves will not wither, and their fruit will not fail. Each month they will bear fresh fruit because the water comes from the sanctuary. Their fruit will be used for food and their leaves for medicine.”

2 Timothy 4:20

Erastus has remained at Corinth; I left Trophimus sick at Miletus.

Luke 8:43

A woman suffering from bleeding for 12 years, who had spent all she had on doctors yet could not be healed by any,

John 9:2

His disciples questioned Him: “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?”

Revelation 21:1-4

Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea no longer existed. I also saw the Holy City, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared like a bride adorned for her husband. Then I heard a loud voice from the throne:Look! God’s dwelling is with humanity,
and He will live with them.
They will be His people,
and God Himself will be with them
and be their God.read more.
He will wipe away every tear from their eyes.
Death will no longer exist;
grief, crying, and pain will exist no longer,
because the previous things have passed away.

Genesis 3:16-17

He said to the woman:I will intensify your labor pains;
you will bear children in anguish.
Your desire will be for your husband,
yet he will rule over you. And He said to Adam, “Because you listened to your wife’s voice and ate from the tree about which I commanded you, ‘Do not eat from it’:The ground is cursed because of you.
You will eat from it by means of painful labor
all the days of your life.

1 Samuel 21:13

so he pretended to be insane in their presence. He acted like a madman around them, scribbling on the doors of the gate and letting saliva run down his beard.

2 Kings 4:39-40

One went out to the field to gather herbs and found a wild vine from which he gathered as many wild gourds as his garment would hold. Then he came back and cut them up into the pot of stew, but they were unaware of what they were. They served some for the men to eat, but when they ate the stew they cried out, “There’s death in the pot, man of God!” And they were unable to eat it.

Psalm 107:17-18

Fools suffered affliction
because of their rebellious ways and their sins. They loathed all food
and came near the gates of death.

Daniel 4:33-35

At that moment the sentence against Nebuchadnezzar was executed. He was driven away from people. He ate grass like cattle, and his body was drenched with dew from the sky, until his hair grew like eagles’ feathers and his nails like birds’ claws. But at the end of those days, I, Nebuchadnezzar, looked up to heaven, and my sanity returned to me. Then I praised the Most High and honored and glorified Him who lives forever:For His dominion is an everlasting dominion,
and His kingdom is from generation to generation. All the inhabitants of the earth are counted as nothing,
and He does what He wants with the army of heaven
and the inhabitants of the earth.
There is no one who can hold back His hand
or say to Him, “What have You done?”

Exodus 9:8-10

Then the Lord said to Moses and Aaron, “Take handfuls of furnace soot, and Moses is to throw it toward heaven in the sight of Pharaoh. It will become fine dust over the entire land of Egypt. It will become festering boils on man and beast throughout the land of Egypt.” So they took furnace soot and stood before Pharaoh. Moses threw it toward heaven, and it became festering boils on man and beast.

Numbers 12:10

As the cloud moved away from the tent, Miriam’s skin suddenly became diseased, as white as snow. When Aaron turned toward her, he saw that she was diseased

Leviticus 26:14-16

“But if you do not obey Me and observe all these commands— if you reject My statutes and despise My ordinances, and do not observe all My commands—and break My covenant, then I will do this to you: I will bring terror on you—wasting disease and fever that will cause your eyes to fail and your life to ebb away. You will sow your seed in vain because your enemies will eat it.

2 Chronicles 26:21

So King Uzziah was diseased to the time of his death. He lived in quarantine with a serious skin disease and was excluded from access to the Lord’s temple, while his son Jotham was over the king’s household governing the people of the land.

Numbers 16:41-49

The next day the entire Israelite community complained about Moses and Aaron, saying, “You have killed the Lord’s people!” When the community assembled against them, Moses and Aaron turned toward the tent of meeting, and suddenly the cloud covered it, and the Lord’s glory appeared. Moses and Aaron went to the front of the tent of meeting, read more.
and the Lord said to Moses, “Get away from this community so that I may consume them instantly.” But they fell facedown. Then Moses told Aaron, “Take your firepan, place fire from the altar in it, and add incense. Go quickly to the community and make atonement for them, because wrath has come from the Lord; the plague has begun.” So Aaron took his firepan as Moses had ordered, ran into the middle of the assembly, and saw that the plague had begun among the people. After he added incense, he made atonement for the people. He stood between the dead and the living, and the plague was halted. But those who died from the plague numbered 14,700, in addition to those who died because of the Korah incident.

2 Kings 5:27

Therefore, Naaman’s skin disease will cling to you and your descendants forever.” So Gehazi went out from his presence diseased—white as snow.

Luke 17:11-19

While traveling to Jerusalem, He passed between Samaria and Galilee. As He entered a village, 10 men with serious skin diseases met Him. They stood at a distance and raised their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us!”read more.
When He saw them, He told them, “Go and show yourselves to the priests.” And while they were going, they were healed. But one of them, seeing that he was healed, returned and, with a loud voice, gave glory to God. He fell facedown at His feet, thanking Him. And he was a Samaritan. Then Jesus said, “Were not 10 cleansed? Where are the nine? Didn’t any return to give glory to God except this foreigner?” And He told him, “Get up and go on your way. Your faith has made you well.”

Jeremiah 14:12

If they fast, I will not hear their cry of despair. If they offer burnt offering and grain offering, I will not accept them. Rather, I will finish them off by sword, famine, and plague.”

1 Corinthians 11:29-30

For whoever eats and drinks without recognizing the body, eats and drinks judgment on himself. This is why many are sick and ill among you, and many have fallen asleep.

Matthew 9:2

Just then some men brought to Him a paralytic lying on a mat. Seeing their faith, Jesus told the paralytic, “Have courage, son, your sins are forgiven.”

Job 2:5

But stretch out Your hand and strike his flesh and bones, and he will surely curse You to Your face.”

Mark 2:3

Then they came to Him bringing a paralytic, carried by four men.

Luke 5:18

Just then some men came, carrying on a mat a man who was paralyzed. They tried to bring him in and set him down before Him.

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Diseases » Disease, different forms of » Leprosy

2 Chronicles 26:19

Uzziah, with a firepan in his hand to offer incense, was enraged. But when he became enraged with the priests, in the presence of the priests in the Lord’s temple beside the altar of incense, a skin disease broke out on his forehead.

Leviticus 14:34

“When you enter the land of Canaan that I am giving you as a possession, and I place a mildew contamination in a house in the land you possess,

Leviticus 13:2

“When a person has a swelling, scab, or spot on the skin of his body, and it becomes a disease on the skin of his body, he is to be brought to Aaron the priest or to one of his sons, the priests.

Leviticus 14:2

“This is the law concerning the person afflicted with a skin disease on the day of his cleansing. He is to be brought to the priest,

Deuteronomy 24:8

“Be careful in a case of infectious skin disease, following carefully everything the Levitical priests instruct you to do. Be careful to do as I have commanded them.

Diseases » Disease, different forms of » Fever

Leviticus 26:16

then I will do this to you: I will bring terror on you—wasting disease and fever that will cause your eyes to fail and your life to ebb away. You will sow your seed in vain because your enemies will eat it.

Deuteronomy 28:22

The Lord will afflict you with wasting disease, fever, inflammation, burning heat, drought, blight, and mildew; these will pursue you until you perish.

Acts 28:8

Publius’s father was in bed suffering from fever and dysentery. Paul went to him, and praying and laying his hands on him, he healed him.

Job 30:30

My skin blackens and flakes off,
and my bones burn with fever.

Mark 1:30

Simon’s mother-in-law was lying in bed with a fever, and they told Him about her at once.

More verses: John 4:52

Diseases » Disease, different forms of » Boils

2 Kings 20:7

Then Isaiah said, “Bring a lump of pressed figs.” So they brought it and applied it to his infected skin, and he recovered.

Isaiah 38:21

Now Isaiah had said, “Let them take a lump of pressed figs and apply it to his infected skin, so that he may recover.”

Exodus 9:9

It will become fine dust over the entire land of Egypt. It will become festering boils on man and beast throughout the land of Egypt.”

Leviticus 13:18

“When a boil appears on the skin of one’s body and it heals,

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Plague

2 Samuel 24:21

Araunah said, “Why has my lord the king come to his servant?”David replied, “To buy the threshing floor from you in order to build an altar to the Lord, so the plague on the people may be halted.”

2 Samuel 24:25

He built an altar to the Lord there and offered burnt offerings and fellowship offerings. Then the Lord answered prayer on behalf of the land, and the plague on Israel ended.

2 Samuel 24:15

So the Lord sent a plague on Israel from that morning until the appointed time, and from Dan to Beer-sheba 70,000 men died.

Numbers 11:33

While the meat was still between their teeth, before it was chewed, the Lord’s anger burned against the people, and the Lord struck them with a very severe plague.

Diseases » Disease, different forms of » Palsy

Matthew 9:2

Just then some men brought to Him a paralytic lying on a mat. Seeing their faith, Jesus told the paralytic, “Have courage, son, your sins are forgiven.”

Matthew 4:24

Then the news about Him spread throughout Syria. So they brought to Him all those who were afflicted, those suffering from various diseases and intense pains, the demon-possessed, the epileptics, and the paralytics. And He healed them.

Acts 8:7

For unclean spirits, crying out with a loud voice, came out of many who were possessed, and many who were paralyzed and lame were healed.

Acts 9:33

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

Diseases » Disease, different forms of » Loss of appetite

1 Samuel 1:7

Whenever she went up to the Lord’s house, her rival taunted her in this way every year. Hannah wept and would not eat.

1 Samuel 28:23

He refused, saying, “I won’t eat,” but when his servants and the woman urged him, he listened to them. He got up off the ground and sat on the bed.

Diseases » God often entreated to cure

2 Kings 20:1-3

In those days Hezekiah became terminally ill. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz came and said to him, "This is what the Lord says: 'Put your affairs in order, for you are about to die; you will not recover.' " Then Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the Lord, "Please Lord, remember how I have walked before You faithfully and wholeheartedly and have done what is good in Your sight." And Hezekiah wept bitterly.

Diseases » Other diseases mentioned » Chronic

Acts 3:2

And a man who was lame from birth was carried there and placed every day at the temple gate called Beautiful, so he could beg from those entering the temple complex.

Mark 9:21

“How long has this been happening to him?” Jesus asked his father.“From childhood,” he said.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Emerods

1 Samuel 5:6

The Lord’s hand was heavy on the people of Ashdod, terrorizing and afflicting the people of Ashdod and its territory with tumors.

Deuteronomy 28:27

“The Lord will afflict you with the boils of Egypt, tumors, a festering rash, and scabies, from which you cannot be cured.

1 Samuel 5:12

The men who did not die were afflicted with tumors, and the outcry of the city went up to heaven.

Diseases » Disease, different forms of » Insanity

Daniel 4:33

At that moment the sentence against Nebuchadnezzar was executed. He was driven away from people. He ate grass like cattle, and his body was drenched with dew from the sky, until his hair grew like eagles’ feathers and his nails like birds’ claws.

Matthew 4:24

Then the news about Him spread throughout Syria. So they brought to Him all those who were afflicted, those suffering from various diseases and intense pains, the demon-possessed, the epileptics, and the paralytics. And He healed them.

Matthew 17:15

“Lord,” he said, “have mercy on my son, because he has seizures and suffers severely. He often falls into the fire and often into the water.

Diseases » Frequently » Tedious

Luke 13:16

Satan has bound this woman, a daughter of Abraham, for 18 years—shouldn’t she be untied from this bondage on the Sabbath day?”

Deuteronomy 28:59

He will bring extraordinary plagues on you and your descendants, severe and lasting plagues, and terrible and chronic sicknesses.

Diseases » Physicians undertook the cure of

Jeremiah 8:22

Is there no balm in Gilead?
Is there no physician there?
So why has the healing of my dear people
not come about?

Matthew 9:12

But when He heard this, He said, “Those who are well don’t need a doctor, but the sick do.

Luke 4:23

Then He said to them, “No doubt you will quote this proverb to Me: ‘Doctor, heal yourself. So all we’ve heard that took place in Capernaum, do here in Your hometown also.’”

Diseases » Other diseases mentioned » Consumption

Leviticus 26:16

then I will do this to you: I will bring terror on you—wasting disease and fever that will cause your eyes to fail and your life to ebb away. You will sow your seed in vain because your enemies will eat it.

Deuteronomy 28:22

The Lord will afflict you with wasting disease, fever, inflammation, burning heat, drought, blight, and mildew; these will pursue you until you perish.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Consumption

Leviticus 26:16

then I will do this to you: I will bring terror on you—wasting disease and fever that will cause your eyes to fail and your life to ebb away. You will sow your seed in vain because your enemies will eat it.

Deuteronomy 28:22

The Lord will afflict you with wasting disease, fever, inflammation, burning heat, drought, blight, and mildew; these will pursue you until you perish.

Diseases » Frequently » Incurable

2 Chronicles 21:18

After all these things, the Lord afflicted him in his intestines with an incurable disease.

Jeremiah 14:19

Have You completely rejected Judah?
Do You detest Zion?
Why do You strike us
with no hope of healing for us?
We hoped for peace,
but there was nothing good;
for a time of healing,
but there was only terror.

Diseases » Regarded as visitations

Psalm 38:7

For my loins are full of burning pain,
and there is no health in my body.

Job 2:7-10

So Satan left the Lord's presence and infected Job with incurable boils from the sole of his foot to the top of his head. Then Job took a piece of broken pottery to scrape himself while he sat among the ashes. His wife said to him, "Do you still retain your integrity? Curse God and die!" read more.
"You speak as a foolish woman speaks," he told her. "Should we accept only good from God and not adversity?" Throughout all this Job did not sin in what he said.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Dysentery

Acts 28:8

Publius’s father was in bed suffering from fever and dysentery. Paul went to him, and praying and laying his hands on him, he healed him.

2 Chronicles 21:12-19

Then a letter came to Jehoram from Elijah the prophet, saying: This is what the Lord God of your ancestor David says: "Because you have not walked in the ways of your father Jehoshaphat or in the ways of Asa king of Judah but have walked in the way of the kings of Israel, have caused Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to prostitute themselves like the house of Ahab prostituted itself, and also have killed your brothers, your father's family, who were better than you, the Lord is now about to strike your people, your sons, your wives, and all your possessions with a horrible affliction. read more.
You yourself [will be struck] with many illnesses, including a disease of the intestines, until your intestines come out day after day because of the disease." The Lord put it into the mind of the Philistines and the Arabs who live near the Cushites to attack Jehoram. So they went to war against Judah and invaded it. They carried off all the possessions found in the king's palace and also his sons and wives; not a son was left to him except Jehoahaz, his youngest son. After all these things, the Lord afflicted him in his intestines with an incurable disease. This continued day after day until two full years passed. Then his intestines came out because of his disease, and he died from severe illnesses. But his people did not hold a fire in his honor like the fire in honor of his fathers.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Lameness

2 Samuel 4:4

Saul’s son Jonathan had a son whose feet were crippled. He was five years old when the report about Saul and Jonathan came from Jezreel. The one who had nursed him picked him up and fled, but as she was hurrying to flee, he fell and became lame. His name was Mephibosheth.

2 Chronicles 16:12

In the thirty-ninth year of his reign, Asa developed a disease in his feet, and his disease became increasingly severe. Yet even in his disease he didn’t seek the Lord but only the physicians.

Diseases » Other diseases mentioned » Emerods

1 Samuel 5:6

The Lord’s hand was heavy on the people of Ashdod, terrorizing and afflicting the people of Ashdod and its territory with tumors.

Deuteronomy 28:27

“The Lord will afflict you with the boils of Egypt, tumors, a festering rash, and scabies, from which you cannot be cured.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Fever

Deuteronomy 28:22

The Lord will afflict you with wasting disease, fever, inflammation, burning heat, drought, blight, and mildew; these will pursue you until you perish.

Matthew 8:14

When Jesus went into Peter’s house, He saw his mother-in-law lying in bed with a fever.

Diseases » Disease, different forms of » Epilepsy

Matthew 4:24

Then the news about Him spread throughout Syria. So they brought to Him all those who were afflicted, those suffering from various diseases and intense pains, the demon-possessed, the epileptics, and the paralytics. And He healed them.

Matthew 17:14-15

When they reached the crowd, a man approached and knelt down before Him. "Lord," he said, "have mercy on my son, because he has seizures and suffers severely. He often falls into the fire and often into the water.

Diseases » Other diseases mentioned » Sun-stroke

2 Kings 4:18-19

The child grew and one day went out to his father and the harvesters. [Suddenly], he complained to his father, "My head! My head!" His father told his servant, "Carry him to his mother."

Isaiah 49:10

They will not hunger or thirst,
the scorching heat or sun will not strike them;
for their compassionate One will guide them,
and lead them to springs of water.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Sun-stroke

Isaiah 49:10

They will not hunger or thirst,
the scorching heat or sun will not strike them;
for their compassionate One will guide them,
and lead them to springs of water.

2 Kings 4:18-20

The child grew and one day went out to his father and the harvesters. [Suddenly], he complained to his father, "My head! My head!" His father told his servant, "Carry him to his mother." So he picked him up and took him to his mother. The child sat on her lap until noon and then died.

Diseases » Frequently » Painful

Job 33:19

A person may be disciplined on his bed with pain
and constant distress in his bones,

2 Chronicles 21:15

You yourself will be struck with many illnesses, including a disease of the intestines, until your intestines come out day after day because of the disease.”

Diseases » Children subject to

2 Samuel 12:15

Then Nathan went home.

The Death of Bathsheba’s Son

The Lord struck the baby that Uriah’s wife had borne to David, and he became ill.

1 Kings 17:17

After this, the son of the woman who owned the house became ill. His illness became very severe until no breath remained in him.

Diseases » Often sent as punishment

Deuteronomy 28:21

The Lord will make pestilence cling to you until He has exterminated you from the land you are entering to possess.

John 5:14

After this, Jesus found him in the temple complex and said to him, “See, you are well. Do not sin anymore, so that something worse doesn’t happen to you.”

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Dumbness

Matthew 9:32

Just as they were going out, a demon-possessed man who was unable to speak was brought to Him.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Lunacy

Matthew 4:24

Then the news about Him spread throughout Syria. So they brought to Him all those who were afflicted, those suffering from various diseases and intense pains, the demon-possessed, the epileptics, and the paralytics. And He healed them.

Matthew 17:15

“Lord,” he said, “have mercy on my son, because he has seizures and suffers severely. He often falls into the fire and often into the water.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Leprosy

2 Kings 5:1

Naaman, commander of the army for the king of Aram, was a great man in his master’s sight and highly regarded because through him, the Lord had given victory to Aram. The man was a brave warrior, but he had a skin disease.

Leviticus 13:2

“When a person has a swelling, scab, or spot on the skin of his body, and it becomes a disease on the skin of his body, he is to be brought to Aaron the priest or to one of his sons, the priests.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Debility

Psalm 102:23

He has broken my strength in midcourse;
He has shortened my days.

Ezekiel 7:17

All their hands will become weak,
and all their knees will turn to water.

Diseases » Medicine used for curing

Isaiah 1:6

From the sole of the foot even to the head,
no spot is uninjured
wounds, welts, and festering sores
not cleansed, bandaged,
or soothed with oil.

Diseases » Often through satan

1 Samuel 16:14-16

Now the Spirit of the Lord had left Saul, and an evil spirit from the Lord began to torment him, so Saul's servants said to him, "You see that an evil spirit from God is tormenting you. Let our lord command your servants here in your presence to look for someone who knows how to play the harp. Whenever the evil spirit from God [troubles] you, that person can play the harp, and you will feel better."

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Demoniacal possession

Matthew 15:22

Just then a Canaanite woman from that region came and kept crying out, “Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter is cruelly tormented by a demon.”

Mark 5:15

They came to Jesus and saw the man who had been demon-possessed by the legion, sitting there, dressed and in his right mind; and they were afraid.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Palsy

Matthew 9:2

Just then some men brought to Him a paralytic lying on a mat. Seeing their faith, Jesus told the paralytic, “Have courage, son, your sins are forgiven.”

Diseases » Those afflicted with » Often divinely cured

2 Kings 20:5

“Go back and tell Hezekiah, the leader of My people, ‘This is what the Lord God of your ancestor David says: I have heard your prayer; I have seen your tears. Look, I will heal you. On the third day from now you will go up to the Lord’s temple.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Blindness

Matthew 9:27

As Jesus went on from there, two blind men followed Him, shouting, “Have mercy on us, Son of David!”

Job 29:15

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

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Loss of appetite

Job 33:20

so that he detests bread,
and his soul despises his favorite food.

Diseases » Other diseases mentioned » Ulcers

Isaiah 1:6

From the sole of the foot even to the head,
no spot is uninjured
wounds, welts, and festering sores
not cleansed, bandaged,
or soothed with oil.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Deafness

Mark 7:32

They brought to Him a deaf man who also had a speech difficulty, and begged Jesus to lay His hand on him.

Psalm 38:13

I am like a deaf person; I do not hear.
I am like a speechless person
who does not open his mouth.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Ulcers

Isaiah 1:6

From the sole of the foot even to the head,
no spot is uninjured
wounds, welts, and festering sores
not cleansed, bandaged,
or soothed with oil.

Diseases » Frequently » Loathsome

Psalm 38:7

For my loins are full of burning pain,
and there is no health in my body.

Psalm 41:8

“Lethal poison has been poured into him,
and he won’t rise again from where he lies!”

Diseases » Those afflicted with » Anointed

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

Acts 5:15

As a result, they would carry the sick out into the streets and lay them on cots and mats so that when Peter came by, at least his shadow might fall on some of them.

Mark 6:56

Wherever He would go, into villages, towns, or the country, they laid the sick in the marketplaces and begged Him that they might touch just the tassel of His robe. And everyone who touched it was made well.

Diseases » Frequently » Complicated

Deuteronomy 28:60-61

He will afflict you again with all the diseases of Egypt, which you dreaded, and they will cling to you. The Lord will also inflict you with every sickness and plague not recorded in the book of this law, until you are destroyed.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Atrophy

Job 16:8

You have shriveled me up—it has become a witness;
My frailty rises up against me and testifies to my face.

Job 19:20

My skin and my flesh cling to my bones;
I have escaped by the skin of my teeth.

Diseases » Art of curing, defective

Mark 5:26

had endured much under many doctors. She had spent everything she had and was not helped at all. On the contrary, she became worse.

Job 13:4

But you coat the truth with lies;
you are all worthless doctors.

Diseases » Not looking to God in, condemned

2 Chronicles 16:12

In the thirty-ninth year of his reign, Asa developed a disease in his feet, and his disease became increasingly severe. Yet even in his disease he didn’t seek the Lord but only the physicians.

Diseases » Other diseases mentioned » Itch

Deuteronomy 28:27

“The Lord will afflict you with the boils of Egypt, tumors, a festering rash, and scabies, from which you cannot be cured.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Inflammation

Deuteronomy 28:22

The Lord will afflict you with wasting disease, fever, inflammation, burning heat, drought, blight, and mildew; these will pursue you until you perish.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Itch

Deuteronomy 28:27

“The Lord will afflict you with the boils of Egypt, tumors, a festering rash, and scabies, from which you cannot be cured.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Scab

Deuteronomy 28:27

“The Lord will afflict you with the boils of Egypt, tumors, a festering rash, and scabies, from which you cannot be cured.

Diseases » Often brought from other countries

Deuteronomy 7:15

The Lord will remove all sickness from you; He will not put on you all the terrible diseases of Egypt that you know about, but He will inflict them on all who hate you.

Diseases » Other diseases mentioned » Ague

Leviticus 26:16

then I will do this to you: I will bring terror on you—wasting disease and fever that will cause your eyes to fail and your life to ebb away. You will sow your seed in vain because your enemies will eat it.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Ague

Leviticus 26:16

then I will do this to you: I will bring terror on you—wasting disease and fever that will cause your eyes to fail and your life to ebb away. You will sow your seed in vain because your enemies will eat it.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Melancholy

Diseases » Other diseases mentioned » Issue of blood

Matthew 9:20

Just then, a woman who had suffered from bleeding for 12 years approached from behind and touched the tassel on His robe,

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Abscess

2 Kings 20:7

Then Isaiah said, “Bring a lump of pressed figs.” So they brought it and applied it to his infected skin, and he recovered.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Issue of blood

Matthew 9:20

Just then, a woman who had suffered from bleeding for 12 years approached from behind and touched the tassel on His robe,

Diseases » Were many and divers

Matthew 4:24

Then the news about Him spread throughout Syria. So they brought to Him all those who were afflicted, those suffering from various diseases and intense pains, the demon-possessed, the epileptics, and the paralytics. And He healed them.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Boils and blains

Exodus 9:10

So they took furnace soot and stood before Pharaoh. Moses threw it toward heaven, and it became festering boils on man and beast.

Diseases » Over-excitement a cause of

Daniel 8:27

I, Daniel, was overcome and lay sick for days. Then I got up and went about the king’s business. I was greatly disturbed by the vision and could not understand it.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Worms

Diseases » Those afflicted with » Often divinely supported

Diseases » Illustrative of sin

Isaiah 1:5

Why do you want more beatings?
Why do you keep on rebelling?
The whole head is hurt,
and the whole heart is sick.

Diseases » Other diseases mentioned » Dysentery

Acts 28:8

Publius’s father was in bed suffering from fever and dysentery. Paul went to him, and praying and laying his hands on him, he healed him.

Diseases » Other diseases mentioned » Dropsy

Luke 14:2

There in front of Him was a man whose body was swollen with fluid.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Impediment speech

Mark 7:32

They brought to Him a deaf man who also had a speech difficulty, and begged Jesus to lay His hand on him.

Diseases » Mentioned in scripture » Dropsy

Luke 14:2

There in front of Him was a man whose body was swollen with fluid.

Diseases » Sins of youth a cause of

Job 20:11

His bones may be full of youthful vigor,
but will lie down with him in the grave.

Diseases » Intemperance a cause of

Hosea 7:5

On the day of our king,
the princes are sick with the heat of wine
there is a conspiracy with traitors.

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You have shriveled me up—it has become a witness;
My frailty rises up against me and testifies to my face.

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