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39 Bible Verses about Sickness

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Matthew 4:23

Jesus was going throughout all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every kind of disease and every kind of sickness among the people.

Matthew 9:35

Jesus was going through all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every kind of disease and every kind of sickness.

Deuteronomy 28:61

"Also every sickness and every plague which, not written in the book of this law, the LORD will bring on you until you are destroyed.

Galatians 4:13

but you know that it was because of a bodily illness that I preached the gospel to you the first time;

Luke 4:40

While the sun was setting, all those who had any who were sick with various diseases brought them to Him; and laying His hands on each one of them, He was healing them.

2 Chronicles 21:15

and you will suffer severe sickness, a disease of your bowels, until your bowels come out because of the sickness, day by day.'"

2 Chronicles 21:18

So after all this the LORD smote him in his bowels with an incurable sickness.

Exodus 23:25

"But you shall serve the LORD your God, and He will bless your bread and your water; and I will remove sickness from your midst.

Isaiah 33:24

And no resident will say, "I am sick"; The people who dwell there will be forgiven their iniquity.

Deuteronomy 7:15

"The LORD will remove from you all sickness; and He will not put on you any of the harmful diseases of Egypt which you have known, but He will lay them on all who hate you.

2 Chronicles 16:12

In the thirty-ninth year of his reign Asa became diseased in his feet. His disease was severe, yet even in his disease he did not seek the LORD, but the physicians.

Matthew 8:14

When Jesus came into Peter's home, He saw his mother-in-law lying sick in bed with a fever.

Nahum 1:9

Whatever you devise against the LORD, He will make a complete end of it. Distress will not rise up twice.

Nahum 1:11

From you has gone forth One who plotted evil against the LORD, A wicked counselor.

Ecclesiastes 5:17

Throughout his life he also eats in darkness with great vexation, sickness and anger.

Genesis 3:17

Then to Adam He said, "Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, 'You shall not eat from it'; Cursed is the ground because of you; In toil you will eat of it All the days of your life.

Exodus 15:26

And He said, "If you will give earnest heed to the voice of the LORD your God, and do what is right in His sight, and give ear to His commandments, and keep all His statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you which I have put on the Egyptians; for I, the LORD, am your healer."

Jeremiah 10:19

Woe is me, because of my injury! My wound is incurable But I said, "Truly this is a sickness, And I must bear it."

Proverbs 18:14

The spirit of a man can endure his sickness, But as for a broken spirit who can bear it?

Luke 13:12

When Jesus saw her, He called her over and said to her, "Woman, you are freed from your sickness."

Revelation 2:22

'Behold, I will throw her on a bed of sickness, and those who commit adultery with her into great tribulation, unless they repent of her deeds.

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Enquiring of God » Inquiring through the prophets, concerning perplexing questions » Sickness

2 Kings 8:8

The king said to Hazael, "Take a gift in your hand and go to meet the man of God, and inquire of the LORD by him, saying, 'Will I recover from this sickness?'"

Inquiring of God » Inquiring through the prophets, concerning perplexing questions » Sickness

2 Kings 8:8

The king said to Hazael, "Take a gift in your hand and go to meet the man of God, and inquire of the LORD by him, saying, 'Will I recover from this sickness?'"

Insomnia » Sickness

Job 30:17

"At night it pierces my bones within me, And my gnawing pains take no rest.

Job 7:4-5

"When I lie down I say, 'When shall I arise?' But the night continues, And I am continually tossing until dawn. "My flesh is clothed with worms and a crust of dirt, My skin hardens and runs.

Israel » Sickness » hezekiah » Miracle » Restoration

Punishment of the The Wicked » In this life by » Sickness

Leviticus 26:16

I, in turn, will do this to you: I will appoint over you a sudden terror, consumption and fever that will waste away the eyes and cause the soul to pine away; also, you will sow your seed uselessly, for your enemies will eat it up.

Psalm 78:50

He leveled a path for His anger; He did not spare their soul from death, But gave over their life to the plague,

Sickness » Sometimes sent as a judgment for sin

Ecclesiastes 5:17

Throughout his life he also eats in darkness with great vexation, sickness and anger.

Leviticus 26:15-16

if, instead, you reject My statutes, and if your soul abhors My ordinances so as not to carry out all My commandments, and so break My covenant, I, in turn, will do this to you: I will appoint over you a sudden terror, consumption and fever that will waste away the eyes and cause the soul to pine away; also, you will sow your seed uselessly, for your enemies will eat it up.

Deuteronomy 28:61

"Also every sickness and every plague which, not written in the book of this law, the LORD will bring on you until you are destroyed.

2 Chronicles 21:15

and you will suffer severe sickness, a disease of your bowels, until your bowels come out because of the sickness, day by day.'"

Sickness » Inflicted upon the wicked » The jews,promised special immunity from calamities

Exodus 12:13

'The blood shall be a sign for you on the houses where you live; and when I see the blood I will pass over you, and no plague will befall you to destroy you when I strike the land of Egypt.

Exodus 15:26

And He said, "If you will give earnest heed to the voice of the LORD your God, and do what is right in His sight, and give ear to His commandments, and keep all His statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you which I have put on the Egyptians; for I, the LORD, am your healer."

Mark 16:18

they will pick up serpents, and if they drink any deadly poison, it will not hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover."

Exodus 8:22

"But on that day I will set apart the land of Goshen, where My people are living, so that no swarms of flies will be there, in order that you may know that I, the LORD, am in the midst of the land.

Exodus 9:6

So the LORD did this thing on the next day, and all the livestock of Egypt died; but of the livestock of the sons of Israel, not one died.

Sickness » The righteous suffer from

Acts 9:37

And it happened at that time that she fell sick and died; and when they had washed her body, they laid it in an upper room.

Job 2:7

Then Satan went out from the presence of the LORD and smote Job with sore boils from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head.

2 Kings 20:1

In those days Hezekiah became mortally ill And Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz came to him and said to him, "Thus says the LORD, 'Set your house in order, for you shall die and not live.'"

2 Timothy 4:20

Erastus remained at Corinth, but Trophimus I left sick at Miletus.

Daniel 8:27

Then I, Daniel, was exhausted and sick for days Then I got up again and carried on the king's business; but I was astounded at the vision, and there was none to explain it.

Sickness » Healing » Examples of apostolic

Acts 3:7

And seizing him by the right hand, he raised him up; and immediately his feet and his ankles were strengthened.

Acts 5:16

Also the people from the cities in the vicinity of Jerusalem were coming together, bringing people who were sick or afflicted with unclean spirits, and they were all being healed.

Acts 9:34

Peter said to him, "Aeneas, Jesus Christ heals you; get up and make your bed." Immediately he got up.

Acts 14:10

said with a loud voice, "Stand upright on your feet." And he leaped up and began to walk.

Acts 16:18

She continued doing this for many days. But Paul was greatly annoyed, and turned and said to the spirit, "I command you in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her!" And it came out at that very moment.

More verses: Acts 19:12 Acts 28:8

Sickness » Sent by God

Deuteronomy 32:39

'See now that I, I am He, And there is no god besides Me; It is I who put to death and give life I have wounded and it is I who heal, And there is no one who can deliver from My hand.

Deuteronomy 28:59-61

then the LORD will bring extraordinary plagues on you and your descendants, even severe and lasting plagues, and miserable and chronic sicknesses. "He will bring back on you all the diseases of Egypt of which you were afraid, and they will cling to you. "Also every sickness and every plague which, not written in the book of this law, the LORD will bring on you until you are destroyed.

Sickness » Often sent as a punishment of sin

2 Chronicles 21:12-15

Then a letter came to him from Elijah the prophet saying, "Thus says the LORD God of your father David, 'Because you have not walked in the ways of Jehoshaphat your father and the ways of Asa king of Judah, but have walked in the way of the kings of Israel, and have caused Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to play the harlot as the house of Ahab played the harlot, and you have also killed your brothers, your own family, who were better than you, behold, the LORD is going to strike your people, your sons, your wives and all your possessions with a great calamity; read more.
and you will suffer severe sickness, a disease of your bowels, until your bowels come out because of the sickness, day by day.'"

Leviticus 26:14-16

'But if you do not obey Me and do not carry out all these commandments, if, instead, you reject My statutes, and if your soul abhors My ordinances so as not to carry out all My commandments, and so break My covenant, I, in turn, will do this to you: I will appoint over you a sudden terror, consumption and fever that will waste away the eyes and cause the soul to pine away; also, you will sow your seed uselessly, for your enemies will eat it up.

Sickness » Inflicted upon the wicked » Promises of immunity from

Exodus 15:26

And He said, "If you will give earnest heed to the voice of the LORD your God, and do what is right in His sight, and give ear to His commandments, and keep all His statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you which I have put on the Egyptians; for I, the LORD, am your healer."

Deuteronomy 7:15

"The LORD will remove from you all sickness; and He will not put on you any of the harmful diseases of Egypt which you have known, but He will lay them on all who hate you.

Proverbs 4:22

For they are life to those who find them And health to all their body.

Jeremiah 30:17

'For I will restore you to health And I will heal you of your wounds,' declares the LORD, 'Because they have called you an outcast, saying: "It is Zion; no one cares for her."'

Sickness » God » Heals

Deuteronomy 32:39

'See now that I, I am He, And there is no god besides Me; It is I who put to death and give life I have wounded and it is I who heal, And there is no one who can deliver from My hand.

Isaiah 38:5

"Go and say to Hezekiah, 'Thus says the LORD, the God of your father David, "I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; behold, I will add fifteen years to your life.

Isaiah 38:9

A writing of Hezekiah king of Judah after his illness and recovery:

Sickness » Visiting those in, an evidence of belonging to Christ

Matthew 25:40

"The King will answer and say to them, 'Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.'

Sickness » Saints » Acknowledge that, comes from God

Isaiah 38:12

"Like a shepherd's tent my dwelling is pulled up and removed from me; As a weaver I rolled up my life He cuts me off from the loom; From day until night You make an end of me.

Psalm 31:1-8

In You, O LORD, I have taken refuge; Let me never be ashamed; In Your righteousness deliver me. Incline Your ear to me, rescue me quickly; Be to me a rock of strength, A stronghold to save me. For You are my rock and my fortress; For Your name's sake You will lead me and guide me. read more.
You will pull me out of the net which they have secretly laid for me, For You are my strength. Into Your hand I commit my spirit; You have ransomed me, O LORD, God of truth. I hate those who regard vain idols, But I trust in the LORD. I will rejoice and be glad in Your lovingkindness, Because You have seen my affliction; You have known the troubles of my soul, And You have not given me over into the hand of the enemy; You have set my feet in a large place.

Isaiah 38:15

"What shall I say? For He has spoken to me, and He Himself has done it; I will wander about all my years because of the bitterness of my soul.

Sickness » The power of healing » One of the miraculous gifts bestowed on the early church

1 Corinthians 12:30

All do not have gifts of healings, do they? All do not speak with tongues, do they? All do not interpret, do they?

Sickness » Saints » Praise God for recovery from

Isaiah 38:19

"It is the living who give thanks to You, as I do today; A father tells his sons about Your faithfulness.

Psalm 103:1-3

Bless the LORD, O my soul, And all that is within me, bless His holy name. Bless the LORD, O my soul, And forget none of His benefits; Who pardons all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases;

Luke 17:15

Now one of them, when he saw that he had been healed, turned back, glorifying God with a loud voice,

Sickness » Often incurable by human means

Deuteronomy 28:27

"The LORD will smite you with the boils of Egypt and with tumors and with the scab and with the itch, from which you cannot be healed.

2 Chronicles 21:18

So after all this the LORD smote him in his bowels with an incurable sickness.

Sickness » The apostles were endued with power to heal

Mark 16:20

And they went out and preached everywhere, while the Lord worked with them, and confirmed the word by the signs that followed.] [And they promptly reported all these instructions to Peter and his companions. And after that, Jesus Himself sent out through them from east to west the sacred and imperishable proclamation of eternal salvation.]

Mark 16:18

they will pick up serpents, and if they drink any deadly poison, it will not hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover."

Sickness » God » Often manifests saving grace to sinners during

Job 33:19-24

"Man is also chastened with pain on his bed, And with unceasing complaint in his bones; So that his life loathes bread, And his soul favorite food. "His flesh wastes away from sight, And his bones which were not seen stick out. read more.
"Then his soul draws near to the pit, And his life to those who bring death. "If there is an angel as mediator for him, One out of a thousand, To remind a man what is right for him, Then let him be gracious to him, and say, 'Deliver him from going down to the pit, I have found a ransom';

Psalm 107:17-21

Fools, because of their rebellious way, And because of their iniquities, were afflicted. Their soul abhorred all kinds of food, And they drew near to the gates of death. Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble; He saved them out of their distresses. read more.
He sent His word and healed them, And delivered them from their destructions. Let them give thanks to the LORD for His lovingkindness, And for His wonders to the sons of men!

Sickness » Not visiting those in, an evidence of not belonging to Christ

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger, and you did not invite Me in; naked, and you did not clothe Me; sick, and in prison, and you did not visit Me.'

Matthew 25:45

"Then He will answer them, 'Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to Me.'

Sickness » Christ compassionated those in

Matthew 8:16-17

When evening came, they brought to Him many who were demon-possessed; and He cast out the spirits with a word, and healed all who were ill. This was to fulfill what was spoken through Isaiah the prophet: "HE HIMSELF TOOK OUR INFIRMITIES AND CARRIED AWAY OUR DISEASES."

Isaiah 53:4

Surely our griefs He Himself bore, And our sorrows He carried; Yet we ourselves esteemed Him stricken, Smitten of God, and afflicted.

Sickness » God » Hears the prayers of those in

Psalm 107:18-20

Their soul abhorred all kinds of food, And they drew near to the gates of death. Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble; He saved them out of their distresses. He sent His word and healed them, And delivered them from their destructions.

Sickness » God » Promises to heal

2 Kings 20:5

"Return and say to Hezekiah the leader of My people, 'Thus says the LORD, the God of your father David, "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.

Exodus 23:25

"But you shall serve the LORD your God, and He will bless your bread and your water; and I will remove sickness from your midst.

Sickness » Christ healed » With a word

Matthew 8:8

But the centurion said, "Lord, I am not worthy for You to come under my roof, but just say the word, and my servant will be healed.

Matthew 8:13

And Jesus said to the centurion, "Go; it shall be done for you as you have believed." And the servant was healed that very moment.

Sickness » Pray for those afflicted with

Acts 28:8

And it happened that the father of Publius was lying in bed afflicted with recurrent fever and dysentery; and Paul went in to see him and after he had prayed, he laid his hands on him and healed him.

James 5:14-15

Is anyone among you sick? Then he must call for the elders of the church and they are to pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord; and the prayer offered in faith will restore the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up, and if he has committed sins, they will be forgiven him.

Sickness » Christ healed » Being present

Matthew 4:23

Jesus was going throughout all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every kind of disease and every kind of sickness among the people.

Mark 1:31

And He came to her and raised her up, taking her by the hand, and the fever left her, and she waited on them.

Sickness » Saints » Thank God publicly for recovery from

Acts 3:8

With a leap he stood upright and began to walk; and he entered the temple with them, walking and leaping and praising God.

Isaiah 38:20

"The LORD will surely save me; So we will play my songs on stringed instruments All the days of our life at the house of the LORD."

Sickness » Christ healed » By imposition of hands

Luke 13:13

And He laid His hands on her; and immediately she was made erect again and began glorifying God.

Mark 6:5

And He could do no miracle there except that He laid His hands on a few sick people and healed them.

Sickness » God's aid should be sought in

2 Chronicles 16:12

In the thirty-ninth year of his reign Asa became diseased in his feet. His disease was severe, yet even in his disease he did not seek the LORD, but the physicians.

Sickness » Illustrative of sin

Leviticus 13:45-46

"As for the leper who has the infection, his clothes shall be torn, and the hair of his head shall be uncovered, and he shall cover his mustache and cry, 'Unclean! Unclean!' "He shall remain unclean all the days during which he has the infection; he is unclean. He shall live alone; his dwelling shall be outside the camp.

Sickness » The wicked » A large amount » Sorrow

Ecclesiastes 5:17

Throughout his life he also eats in darkness with great vexation, sickness and anger.

Sickness » Christ healed » Through the touch of his garment

Matthew 14:35-36

And when the men of that place recognized Him, they sent word into all that surrounding district and brought to Him all who were sick; and they implored Him that they might just touch the fringe of His cloak; and as many as touched it were cured.

Sickness » God » Exhibits his mercy in healing

Sickness » One of God's four sore judgments on a guilty land

Ezekiel 14:19-21

"Or if I should send a plague against that country and pour out My wrath in blood on it to cut off man and beast from it, even though Noah, Daniel and Job were in its midst, as I live," declares the Lord GOD, "they could not deliver either their son or their daughter. They would deliver only themselves by their righteousness." For thus says the Lord GOD, "How much more when I send My four severe judgments against Jerusalem: sword, famine, wild beasts and plague to cut off man and beast from it!

Sickness » Faith required in those healed of, by Christ

Matthew 9:28-29

When He entered the house, the blind men came up to Him, and Jesus said to them, "Do you believe that I am able to do this?" They said to Him, "Yes, Lord." Then He touched their eyes, saying, "It shall be done to you according to your faith."

Sickness » The wicked » Forsake those in

1 Samuel 30:13

David said to him, "To whom do you belong? And where are you from?" And he said, "I am a young man of Egypt, a servant of an Amalekite; and my master left me behind when I fell sick three days ago.

Sickness » God » Persecutes the wicked by

Jeremiah 29:18

'I will pursue them with the sword, with famine and with pestilence; and I will make them a terror to all the kingdoms of the earth, to be a curse and a horror and a hissing, and a reproach among all the nations where I have driven them,

Sickness » God » Abandons the wicked to

Jeremiah 34:17

"Therefore thus says the LORD, 'You have not obeyed Me in proclaiming release each man to his brother and each man to his neighbor. Behold, I am proclaiming a release to you,' declares the LORD, 'to the sword, to the pestilence and to the famine; and I will make you a terror to all the kingdoms of the earth.

Sickness » The wicked » Visit not those in

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger, and you did not invite Me in; naked, and you did not clothe Me; sick, and in prison, and you did not visit Me.'

Sickness » Saints » Pray for recovery from

Isaiah 38:2-3

Then Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the LORD, and said, "Remember now, O LORD, I beseech You, how I have walked before You in truth and with a whole heart, and have done what is good in Your sight " And Hezekiah wept bitterly.

Sickness » Saints » Visit those in

Sickness » Healing of, lawful on the sabbath

Luke 13:14-16

But the synagogue official, indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, began saying to the crowd in response, "There are six days in which work should be done; so come during them and get healed, and not on the Sabbath day." But the Lord answered him and said, "You hypocrites, does not each of you on the Sabbath untie his ox or his donkey from the stall and lead him away to water him? "And this woman, a daughter of Abraham as she is, whom Satan has bound for eighteen long years, should she not have been released from this bond on the Sabbath day?"

Sickness » Christ healed » Not being present

Matthew 8:13

And Jesus said to the centurion, "Go; it shall be done for you as you have believed." And the servant was healed that very moment.

Sickness » Saints » Ascribe recovery from, to God

Isaiah 38:20

"The LORD will surely save me; So we will play my songs on stringed instruments All the days of our life at the house of the LORD."

Sickness » Saints » Mourn under, with prayer

Isaiah 38:14

"Like a swallow, like a crane, so I twitter; I moan like a dove; My eyes look wistfully to the heights; O Lord, I am oppressed, be my security.

Sickness » God » Exhibits his love in healing

Isaiah 38:17

"Lo, for my own welfare I had great bitterness; It is You who has kept my soul from the pit of nothingness, For You have cast all my sins behind Your back.

Sickness » God » Preserves saints in time of

Psalm 91:3-7

For it is He who delivers you from the snare of the trapper And from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with His pinions, And under His wings you may seek refuge; His faithfulness is a shield and bulwark. You will not be afraid of the terror by night, Or of the arrow that flies by day; read more.
Of the pestilence that stalks in darkness, Or of the destruction that lays waste at noon. A thousand may fall at your side And ten thousand at your right hand, But it shall not approach you.

Sickness » Christ healed » With a touch

Matthew 8:3

Jesus stretched out His hand and touched him, saying, "I am willing; be cleansed." And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.

Sickness » Saints » Feel for others in

Psalm 35:13

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I humbled my soul with fasting, And my prayer kept returning to my bosom.

Sickness » God » Strengthens saints in

Sickness » God » Comforts saints in

Sickness » God » Permits saints to be tried by

Job 2:5-6

"However, put forth Your hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh; he will curse You to Your face." So the LORD said to Satan, "Behold, he is in your power, only spare his life."

Sickness » God » Exhibits his power in healing

Luke 5:17

One day He was teaching; and there were some Pharisees and teachers of the law sitting there, who had come from every village of Galilee and Judea and from Jerusalem; and the power of the Lord was present for Him to perform healing.

Sickness » The devil sometimes permitted to inflict

Job 2:6-7

So the LORD said to Satan, "Behold, he is in your power, only spare his life." Then Satan went out from the presence of the LORD and smote Job with sore boils from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head.

Sickness » Often brought on by intemperance

Hosea 7:5

On the day of our king, the princes became sick with the heat of wine; He stretched out his hand with scoffers,

Sickness » Saints » Are resigned under

Job 2:10

But he said to her, "You speak as one of the foolish women speaks. Shall we indeed accept good from God and not accept adversity?" In all this Job did not sin with his lips.

Sleeplessness » Common causes of loss of sleep » Sickness

Job 30:17

"At night it pierces my bones within me, And my gnawing pains take no rest.

Job 7:4-5

"When I lie down I say, 'When shall I arise?' But the night continues, And I am continually tossing until dawn. "My flesh is clothed with worms and a crust of dirt, My skin hardens and runs.

Topics on Sickness

Agony, Sickness

24;15;18

Why has my pain been perpetual And my wound incurable, refusing to be healed? Will You indeed be to me like a deceptive stream With water that is unreliable?

Divine Care In Sickness

19;41;3

The LORD will sustain him upon his sickbed; In his illness, You restore him to health.

Healing Sickness

40;9;35

Jesus was going through all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every kind of disease and every kind of sickness.

Sin Brings Sickness

26;4;17

because bread and water will be scarce; and they will be appalled with one another and waste away in their iniquity.

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