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68 Bible Verses about Pleasing God

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Ephesians 5:8-10

for ye were once darkness, but now light in the Lord; walk as children of light, (for the fruit of the light is in all goodness and righteousness and truth,) proving what is agreeable to the Lord;

2 Corinthians 5:9

Wherefore also we are zealous, whether present or absent, to be agreeable to him.

1 Thessalonians 4:1

For the rest, then, brethren, we beg you and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, even as ye have received from us how ye ought to walk and please God, even as ye also do walk, that ye would abound still more.

1 Timothy 2:1-3

I exhort therefore, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions, thanksgivings be made for all men; for kings and all that are in dignity, that we may lead a quiet and tranquil life in all piety and gravity; for this is good and acceptable before our Saviour God,

1 Chronicles 29:17

And I know, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. In the uprightness of my heart have I willingly offered all these things; and now have I seen with joy thy people, which are present here, offer willingly to thee.

Psalm 51:16-17

For thou desirest not sacrifice; else would I give it: thou hast no pleasure in burnt-offering. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.

Romans 14:17-18

for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit. For he that in this serves the Christ is acceptable to God and approved of men.

Psalm 5:4

For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness; evil shall not sojourn with thee.

Psalm 69:30-31

I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify him with thanksgiving; And it shall please Jehovah more than an ox, a bullock with horns and cloven hoofs.

Psalm 147:10-11

He delighteth not in the strength of the horse, he taketh not pleasure in the legs of a man; Jehovah taketh pleasure in those that fear him, in those that hope in his loving-kindness.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah; but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Isaiah 1:11-13

To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me? saith Jehovah. I am sated with burnt-offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts; and in the blood of bullocks, and of lambs, and of he-goats I take no pleasure. When ye come to appear before me, who hath required this from your hand to tread my courts? Bring no more vain oblations! Incense is an abomination unto me, new moon and sabbath, the calling of convocations wickedness and the solemn meeting I cannot bear.

Ezekiel 33:11

Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live. Turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel?

Haggai 1:7

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Consider your ways.

Malachi 2:13-14

And further ye do this: ye cover the altar of Jehovah with tears, with weeping, and with sighing, insomuch that he regardeth not the oblation any more, nor receiveth it with satisfaction at your hand. Yet ye say, Wherefore? Because Jehovah hath been a witness between thee and the wife of thy youth, against whom thou hast dealt unfaithfully: yet is she thy companion, and the wife of thy covenant.

Exodus 29:18

and thou shalt burn the whole ram upon the altar: it is a burnt-offering to Jehovah a sweet odour; it is an offering by fire to Jehovah.

Philippians 4:18

But I have all things in full supply and abound; I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things sent from you, an odour of sweet savour, an acceptable sacrifice, agreeable to God.

Exodus 29:25

And thou shalt receive them of their hand and burn them upon the altar over the burnt-offering, for a sweet odour before Jehovah: it is an offering by fire to Jehovah.

Leviticus 1:9

but its inwards and its legs shall he wash in water; and the priest shall burn all on the altar, a burnt-offering, an offering by fire to Jehovah of a sweet odour.

Leviticus 3:5

and Aaron's sons shall burn it on the altar upon the burnt-offering which lieth on the wood that is upon the fire: it is an offering by fire to Jehovah of a sweet odour.

Numbers 15:3

and will make an offering by fire to Jehovah, a burnt-offering or a sacrifice for the performance of a vow, or as a voluntary offering, or in your set feasts, to make a sweet odour to Jehovah, of the herd or of the flock,

Numbers 29:2

And ye shall offer a burnt-offering for a sweet odour to Jehovah: one young bullock, one ram, seven yearling lambs without blemish;

Ezra 6:10

that they may present sweet odours to the God of the heavens, and pray for the life of the king and of his sons.

1 Kings 10:9

Blessed be Jehovah thy God, who delighted in thee, to set thee on the throne of Israel! Because Jehovah loves Israel for ever, therefore did he make thee king, to do judgment and justice.

Job 33:26

He shall pray unto +God, and he will receive him with favour; and he shall see his face with shoutings, and he will render unto man his righteousness.

Hebrews 13:20-21

But the God of peace, who brought again from among the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, in the power of the blood of the eternal covenant, perfect you in every good work to the doing of his will, doing in you what is pleasing before him through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for the ages of ages. Amen.

Nehemiah 5:19

Remember for me, my God, for good, all that I have done for this people.

Exodus 32:11

And Moses besought Jehovah his God, and said, Why, Jehovah, doth thy wrath burn against thy people, which thou hast brought forth out of the land of Egypt with great power and with a strong hand?

Nehemiah 13:31

and for the wood-offering, at times appointed, and for the first-fruits. Remember me, O my God, for good!

Psalm 90:17

And let the beauty of Jehovah our God be upon us; and establish thou the work of our hands upon us: yea, the work of our hands, establish thou it.

Psalm 104:34

My meditation shall be pleasant unto him; I will rejoice in Jehovah.

Daniel 9:17

And now, our God, hearken to the prayer of thy servant, and to his supplications, and cause thy face to shine upon thy sanctuary that is desolate, for the Lord's sake.

Exodus 33:12-13

And Moses said to Jehovah, Behold, thou sayest unto me, Bring up this people; but thou dost not let me know whom thou wilt send with me; and thou hast said, I know thee by name, and thou hast also found grace in mine eyes. And now, if indeed I have found grace in thine eyes, make me now to know thy way, that I may know thee, that I may find grace in thine eyes; and consider that this nation is thy people!

1 Kings 3:10

And the word pleased the Lord, that Solomon had asked this thing.

Luke 1:30

And the angel said to her, Fear not, Mary, for thou hast found favour with God;

Hebrews 11:5

By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him; for before his translation he has the testimony that he had pleased God.

Bible Theasaurus

From Thematic Bible


Enoch » The man who walked with God, » Pleasing God

Hebrews 11:5

By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him; for before his translation he has the testimony that he had pleased God.

Pleasing God » Benevolence a means of

1 John 3:22

and whatsoever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments, and practise the things which are pleasing in his sight.

Pleasing God » A characteristic of Christ

Pleasing God » The aim of the true minister

Pleasing God » The Christian duty

1 Thessalonians 4:1

For the rest, then, brethren, we beg you and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, even as ye have received from us how ye ought to walk and please God, even as ye also do walk, that ye would abound still more.

Pleasing God » Renders life secure

Pleasing God » Enoch an example of

Hebrews 11:5

By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him; for before his translation he has the testimony that he had pleased God.

Topics on Pleasing God

Christ Pleasing God

40;3;17

and behold, a voice out of the heavens saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I have found my delight.

Not Pleasing God

19;5;4

For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness; evil shall not sojourn with thee.