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24 Bible Verses about Laying On Of Hands

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1 Timothy 5:22

Do not be in a hurry in the laying on of hands [giving the sanction of the church too hastily in reinstating expelled offenders or in ordination in questionable cases], nor share or participate in another man's sins; keep yourself pure.

Mark 10:16

And He took them [the children up one by one] in His arms and [ fervently invoked a] blessing, placing His hands upon them.

Luke 4:40

Now at the setting of the sun [indicating the end of the Sabbath], all those who had any [who were] sick with various diseases brought them to Him, and He laid His hands upon every one of them and cured them.

Acts 8:17

Then [the apostles] laid their hands on them one by one, and they received the Holy Spirit.

Leviticus 1:4

And he shall lay [both] his hands upon the head of the burnt offering [transferring symbolically his guilt to the victim], and it shall be an acceptable atonement for him.

Leviticus 3:2

He shall lay [both] his hands upon the head of his offering and kill it at the door of the Tent of Meeting; and Aaron's sons the priests shall throw the blood against the altar round about.

Leviticus 4:15

The elders of the congregation shall lay their hands upon the head of the bull before the Lord, and the bull shall be killed before the Lord.

Leviticus 16:21

And Aaron shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live goat and confess over him all the iniquities of the Israelites and all their transgressions, all their sins; and he shall put them upon the head of the goat [the sin-bearer], and send him away into the wilderness by the hand of a man who is timely (ready, fit).

Numbers 8:10

And you shall present the Levites before the Lord, and the Israelites shall put their hands upon the Levites,

Numbers 27:18

The Lord said to Moses, Take Joshua son of Nun, a man in whom is the Spirit, and lay your hand upon him;

Deuteronomy 34:9

And Joshua son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands upon him; so the Israelites listened to him and did as the Lord commanded Moses.

Acts 6:6

These they presented to the apostles, who after prayer laid their hands on them.

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.

1 Timothy 4:14

Do not neglect the gift which is in you, [that special inward endowment] which was directly imparted to you [by the Holy Spirit] by prophetic utterance when the elders laid their hands upon you [at your ordination].

2 Timothy 1:6

That is why I would remind you to stir up (rekindle the embers of, fan the flame of, and keep burning) the [gracious] gift of God, [the inner fire] that is in you by means of the laying on of my hands [ with those of the elders at your ordination].

Genesis 48:14

And Israel reached out his right hand and laid it on the head of Ephraim, who was the younger, and his left hand on Manasseh's head, crossing his hands intentionally, for Manasseh was the firstborn.

Leviticus 24:14

Bring him who has cursed out of the camp, and let all who heard him lay their hands upon his head; then let all the congregation stone him.

Matthew 19:15

And He put His hands upon them, and then went on His way.

Mark 6:5

And He was not able to do even one work of power there, except that He laid His hands on a few sickly people [and] cured them.

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.

Mark 16:18

They will pick up serpents; and [even] if they drink anything deadly, it will not hurt them; they will lay their hands on the sick, and they will get well.

Luke 13:13

Then He laid [His] hands on her, and instantly she was made straight, and she recognized and thanked and praised God.

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Laying on of hands » In healing

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.

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.

Mark 16:18

They will pick up serpents; and [even] if they drink anything deadly, it will not hurt them; they will lay their hands on the sick, and they will get well.

Luke 13:13

Then He laid [His] hands on her, and instantly she was made straight, and she recognized and thanked and praised God.

Mark 6:5

And He was not able to do even one work of power there, except that He laid His hands on a few sickly people [and] cured them.

More verses: Luke 4:40

Laying on of hands » In consecration of offerings

Leviticus 16:21

And Aaron shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live goat and confess over him all the iniquities of the Israelites and all their transgressions, all their sins; and he shall put them upon the head of the goat [the sin-bearer], and send him away into the wilderness by the hand of a man who is timely (ready, fit).

Leviticus 3:2

He shall lay [both] his hands upon the head of his offering and kill it at the door of the Tent of Meeting; and Aaron's sons the priests shall throw the blood against the altar round about.

Leviticus 1:4

And he shall lay [both] his hands upon the head of the burnt offering [transferring symbolically his guilt to the victim], and it shall be an acceptable atonement for him.

Leviticus 4:15

The elders of the congregation shall lay their hands upon the head of the bull before the Lord, and the bull shall be killed before the Lord.

Laying on of hands » In blessing

Genesis 48:14

And Israel reached out his right hand and laid it on the head of Ephraim, who was the younger, and his left hand on Manasseh's head, crossing his hands intentionally, for Manasseh was the firstborn.

Mark 10:16

And He took them [the children up one by one] in His arms and [ fervently invoked a] blessing, placing His hands upon them.

Matthew 19:15

And He put His hands upon them, and then went on His way.