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Theasaurus: Encouragement

34 Bible Verses about Encouragement

Most Relevant Verses

Ephesians 6:22

I am sending him to you for this very reason, to let you know how we are and to encourage your hearts.

Philemon 1:7

For I have great joy and encouragement from your love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed through you, brother.

Acts 13:15

After the reading of the Law and the Prophets, the leaders of the synagogue sent word to them, saying, “Brothers, if you have any message of encouragement for the people, you can speak.”

2 Corinthians 7:4

I have great confidence in you; I have great pride in you. I am filled with encouragement; I am overcome with joy in all our afflictions.

Deuteronomy 3:28

But commission Joshua and encourage and strengthen him, for he will cross over ahead of the people and enable them to inherit this land that you will see.’

Job 16:5

Instead, I would encourage you with my mouth,
and the consolation from my lips would bring relief.

Acts 4:36

Joseph, a Levite and a Cypriot by birth, the one the apostles called Barnabas, which is translated Son of Encouragement,

Ezra 10:4

Get up, for this matter is your responsibility, and we support you. Be strong and take action!”

Acts 27:34

Therefore I urge you to take some food. For this has to do with your survival, since none of you will lose a hair from your head.”

From Thematic Bible


Encouragement » General references to

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.”

Mark 16:6

“Don’t be alarmed,” he told them. “You are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He has been resurrected! He is not here! See the place where they put Him.

Matthew 17:7

Then Jesus came up, touched them, and said, “Get up; don’t be afraid.”

Acts 23:11

The following night, the Lord stood by him and said, “Have courage! For as you have testified about Me in Jerusalem, so you must also testify in Rome.”

Exodus 14:13

But Moses said to the people, “Don’t be afraid. Stand firm and see the Lord’s salvation He will provide for you today; for the Egyptians you see today, you will never see again.

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