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Theasaurus: Sickness

39 Bible Verses about Sickness

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Matthew 9:35

And Jesus went round all the cities and the villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the glad tidings of the kingdom, and healing every disease and every bodily weakness.

Deuteronomy 28:61

Also every sickness and every plague which is not written in the book of this law, them will Jehovah bring upon thee, until thou be destroyed.

Galatians 4:13

But ye know that in weakness of the flesh I announced the glad tidings to you at the first;

John 5:5

But there was a certain man there who had been suffering under his infirmity thirty and eight years.

Luke 4:40

And when the sun went down, all, as many as had persons sick with divers diseases, brought them to him, and having laid his hands on every one of them, he healed them;

2 Chronicles 21:15

and thyself with sore sicknesses, with a disease of thy bowels, until thy bowels fall out by reason of the sickness day by day.

2 Chronicles 21:18

And after all this, Jehovah smote him in his bowels with an incurable sickness.

Exodus 23:25

And ye shall serve Jehovah your God; and he shall bless thy bread and thy water; and I will take sickness away from thy midst.

Isaiah 33:24

And the inhabitant shall not say, I am sick: the people that dwell therein shall be forgiven their iniquity.

Deuteronomy 7:15

and Jehovah will take away from thee all sickness, and none of the evil infirmities of Egypt, which thou knowest, will he put upon thee; but he will lay them upon all them that hate thee.

2 Chronicles 16:12

And Asa in the thirty-ninth year of his reign was diseased in his feet, until his disease was extremely great; yet in his disease he did not seek Jehovah, but the physicians.

Matthew 8:14

And when Jesus had come to Peter's house, he saw his mother-in-law laid down and in a fever;

Luke 8:43

And a woman who had a flux of blood since twelve years, who, having spent all her living on physicians, could not be cured by any one,

Nahum 1:9

What do ye imagine against Jehovah? He will make a full end: trouble shall not rise up the second time.

Nahum 1:11

Out of thee is gone forth one that imagineth evil against Jehovah, a wicked counsellor.

Ecclesiastes 5:17

All his days also he eateth in darkness, and hath much vexation, and sickness, and irritation.

Exodus 15:26

And he said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of Jehovah thy God, and do what is right in his eyes, and incline thine ears to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the complaints upon thee that I have put upon the Egyptians; for I am Jehovah who healeth thee.

Jeremiah 10:19

Woe is me, for my wound! My stroke is hard to heal, and I had said, Yea, this is my grief, and I will bear it.

Luke 13:12

And Jesus, seeing her, called to her, and said to her, Woman, thou art loosed from thine infirmity.

Revelation 2:22

Behold, I cast her into a bed, and those that commit adultery with her into great tribulation, unless they repent of her works,

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

2 Kings 8:8

And the king said to Hazael, Take a present in thy hand, and go, meet the man of God, and inquire of Jehovah by him, saying, Shall I recover from this disease?

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

2 Kings 8:8

And the king said to Hazael, Take a present in thy hand, and go, meet the man of God, and inquire of Jehovah by him, saying, Shall I recover from this disease?

Insomnia » Sickness

Job 30:17

The night pierceth through my bones and detacheth them from me, and my gnawing pains take no rest:

Job 7:4-5

If I lie down, I say, When shall I rise up, and the darkness be gone? and I am full of tossings until the dawn. My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust; my skin is broken, and suppurates.

Israel » Sickness » hezekiah » Miracle » Restoration

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

Leviticus 26:16

I also will do this unto you I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and fever, which shall cause the eyes to fail, and the soul to waste away; and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Psalm 78:50

He made a way for his anger; he spared not their soul from death, but gave their life over to the pestilence;

Sickness » Sometimes sent as a judgment for sin

1 Corinthians 11:30

On this account many among you are weak and infirm, and a good many are fallen asleep.

Ecclesiastes 5:17

All his days also he eateth in darkness, and hath much vexation, and sickness, and irritation.

Leviticus 26:15-16

and if ye shall despise my statutes, and if your soul shall abhor mine ordinances, so that ye do not all my commandments, that ye break my covenant, I also will do this unto you I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and fever, which shall cause the eyes to fail, and the soul to waste away; and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Deuteronomy 28:61

Also every sickness and every plague which is not written in the book of this law, them will Jehovah bring upon thee, until thou be destroyed.

2 Chronicles 21:15

and thyself with sore sicknesses, with a disease of thy bowels, until thy bowels fall out by reason of the sickness day by day.

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

Exodus 12:13

And the blood shall be for you as a sign on the houses in which ye are; and when I see the blood, I will pass over you; and the plague shall not be among you for destruction, when I smite the land of Egypt.

Exodus 15:26

And he said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of Jehovah thy God, and do what is right in his eyes, and incline thine ears to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the complaints upon thee that I have put upon the Egyptians; for I am Jehovah who healeth thee.

Mark 16:18

they shall take up serpents; and if they should drink any deadly thing it shall not injure them; they shall lay hands upon the infirm, and they shall be well.

Exodus 8:22

And I will distinguish in that day the land of Goshen, in which my people dwell, that no dog-flies shall be there; that thou mayest know that I Jehovah am in the midst of the land.

Exodus 9:6

And Jehovah did this thing on the following day, and all the cattle of Egypt died; but of the cattle of the children of Israel died not one.

Sickness » The righteous suffer from

Acts 9:37

And it came to pass in those days that she grew sick and died; and, having washed her, they put her in the upper room.

Job 2:7

And Satan went forth from the presence of Jehovah; and he smote Job with a grievous botch from the sole of his foot unto his crown.

2 Kings 20:1

In those days Hezekiah was sick unto death. And the prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz came to him and said to him, Thus saith Jehovah: Set thy house in order; for thou shalt die, and not live.

2 Timothy 4:20

Erastus remained in Corinth, but Trophimus I left behind in Miletus sick.

Daniel 8:27

And I Daniel fainted, and was sick certain days: then I rose up, and did the king's business. And I was astonished at the vision, but none understood it.

Sickness » Healing » Examples of apostolic

Acts 3:7

And having taken hold of him by the right hand he raised him up, and immediately his feet and ankle bones were made strong.

Acts 5:16

And the multitude also of the cities round about came together to Jerusalem, bringing sick persons and persons beset by unclean spirits, who were all healed.

Acts 9:34

And Peter said to him, Aeneas, Jesus, the Christ, heals thee: rise up, and make thy couch for thyself. And straightway he rose up.

Acts 14:10

said with a loud voice, Rise up straight upon thy feet: and he sprang up and walked.

Acts 16:18

And this she did many days. And Paul, being distressed, turned, and said to the spirit, I enjoin thee in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her. And it came out the same hour.

More verses: Acts 19:12 Acts 28:8

Sickness » Sent by God

2 Samuel 12:15

And Nathan departed to his house. And Jehovah smote the child that Urijah's wife bore to David, and it became very sick.

Deuteronomy 28:59-61

then Jehovah will make thy plagues wonderful, and the plagues of thy seed, great and persistent plagues and evil and persistent sicknesses; and he will bring upon thee all the diseases of Egypt which thou art afraid of, and they shall cleave unto thee. Also every sickness and every plague which is not written in the book of this law, them will Jehovah bring upon thee, until thou be destroyed.

Sickness » Often sent as a punishment of sin

1 Corinthians 11:30

On this account many among you are weak and infirm, and a good many are fallen asleep.

2 Chronicles 21:12-15

And there came a writing to him from Elijah the prophet saying, Thus saith Jehovah, the God of David thy father: Because thou hast not walked in the ways of Jehoshaphat thy father, nor in the ways of Asa king of Judah, but hast walked in the way of the kings of Israel, and hast made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to commit fornication, like the fornications of the house of Ahab, and also hast slain thy brethren, thy father's house who were better than thyself: behold, Jehovah will smite with a great stroke thy people, and thy children, and thy wives, and all thy substance, read more.
and thyself with sore sicknesses, with a disease of thy bowels, until thy bowels fall out by reason of the sickness day by day.

Leviticus 26:14-16

But if ye hearken not unto me, and do not all these commandments, and if ye shall despise my statutes, and if your soul shall abhor mine ordinances, so that ye do not all my commandments, that ye break my covenant, I also will do this unto you I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and fever, which shall cause the eyes to fail, and the soul to waste away; and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Sickness » Inflicted upon the wicked » Promises of immunity from

Exodus 15:26

And he said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of Jehovah thy God, and do what is right in his eyes, and incline thine ears to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the complaints upon thee that I have put upon the Egyptians; for I am Jehovah who healeth thee.

Deuteronomy 7:15

and Jehovah will take away from thee all sickness, and none of the evil infirmities of Egypt, which thou knowest, will he put upon thee; but he will lay them upon all them that hate thee.

Proverbs 4:22

For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh.

Jeremiah 30:17

For I will apply a bandage unto thee, and I will heal thee of thy wounds, saith Jehovah; for they have called thee an outcast: This is Zion that no man seeketh after.

Sickness » God » Heals

Isaiah 38:5

Go and say to Hezekiah, Thus saith Jehovah, the God of David thy father: I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears: behold, I will add to thy days fifteen years.

Isaiah 38:9

The writing of Hezekiah king of Judah, when he had been sick and had recovered from his sickness:

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

Matthew 25:40

And the King answering shall say to them, Verily, I say to you, Inasmuch as ye have done it to one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it to me.

Sickness » Saints » Acknowledge that, comes from God

Isaiah 38:12

Mine age is departed, and is removed from me as a shepherd's tent. I have cut off like a weaver my life. He separateth me from the thrum: from day to night thou wilt make an end of me.

Psalm 31:1-8

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} In thee, Jehovah, do I trust; let me never be ashamed: deliver me in thy righteousness. Incline thine ear to me, deliver me speedily; be a strong rock to me, a house of defence to save me. For thou art my rock and my fortress; and, for thy name's sake, thou wilt lead me and guide me. read more.
Draw me out of the net that they have hidden for me; for thou art my strength. Into thy hand I commit my spirit: thou hast redeemed me, Jehovah, thou God of truth. I have hated them that observe lying vanities; and as for me, I have confided in Jehovah. I will be glad and rejoice in thy loving-kindness, for thou hast seen mine affliction; thou hast known the troubles of my soul, And hast not shut me up into the hand of the enemy: thou hast set my feet in a large place.

Isaiah 38:15

What shall I say? He hath both spoken unto me, and himself hath done it. I shall go softly all my years in the bitterness of my soul.

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

1 Corinthians 12:9

and to a different one faith, in the power of the same Spirit; and to another gifts of healing in the power of the same Spirit;

Sickness » Saints » Praise God for recovery from

Isaiah 38:19

The living, the living, he shall praise thee, as I this day: the father to the children shall make known thy truth.

Psalm 103:1-3

{A Psalm of David.} Bless Jehovah, O my soul; and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless Jehovah, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits: Who forgiveth all thine iniquities, who healeth all thy diseases;

Luke 17:15

And one of them, seeing that he was cured, turned back, glorifying God with a loud voice,

Sickness » Often incurable by human means

Deuteronomy 28:27

Jehovah will smite thee with the ulcers of Egypt, and with boils, and with the scab, and with the itch, whereof thou canst not be healed.

2 Chronicles 21:18

And after all this, Jehovah smote him in his bowels with an incurable sickness.

Sickness » The apostles were endued with power to heal

Mark 16:18

they shall take up serpents; and if they should drink any deadly thing it shall not injure them; they shall lay hands upon the infirm, and they shall be well.

Sickness » God » Often manifests saving grace to sinners during

Job 33:19-24

He is chastened also with pain upon his bed, and with constant strife in his bones; And his life abhorreth bread, and his soul dainty food; His flesh is consumed away from view, and his bones that were not seen stick out; read more.
And his soul draweth near to the pit, and his life to the destroyers. If there be a messenger with him, an interpreter, one among a thousand, to shew unto man his duty; Then he will be gracious unto him, and say, Deliver him from going down to the pit: I have found a ransom.

Psalm 107:17-21

Fools, because of their way of transgression, and because of their iniquities, are afflicted; Their soul abhorreth all manner of food, and they draw near unto the gates of death: Then they cry unto Jehovah in their trouble, and he saveth them out of their distresses; read more.
He sendeth his word, and healeth them, and delivereth them from their destructions. Let them give thanks unto Jehovah for his loving-kindness, and for his wondrous works to the children of men,

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

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger, and ye took me not in; naked, and ye did not clothe me; ill, and in prison, and ye did not visit me.

Matthew 25:45

Then shall he answer them saying, Verily I say to you, Inasmuch as ye have not done it to one of these least, neither have ye done it to me.

Sickness » Christ compassionated those in

Matthew 8:16-17

And when the evening was come, they brought to him many possessed by demons, and he cast out the spirits with a word, and healed all that were ill; so that that should be fulfilled which was spoken through Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities and bore our diseases.

Isaiah 53:4

Surely he hath borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; and we, we did regard him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted.

Sickness » God » Hears the prayers of those in

Psalm 107:18-20

Their soul abhorreth all manner of food, and they draw near unto the gates of death: Then they cry unto Jehovah in their trouble, and he saveth them out of their distresses; He sendeth his word, and healeth them, and delivereth them from their destructions.

Sickness » God » Promises to heal

2 Kings 20:5

Return, and tell Hezekiah the captain of my people, Thus saith Jehovah, the God of David thy father: I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears; behold, I will heal thee: on the third day thou shalt go up to the house of Jehovah;

Exodus 23:25

And ye shall serve Jehovah your God; and he shall bless thy bread and thy water; and I will take sickness away from thy midst.

Sickness » Christ healed » With a word

Matthew 8:8

And the centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not fit that thou shouldest enter under my roof; but only speak a word, and my servant shall be healed.

Matthew 8:13

And Jesus said to the centurion, Go, and as thou hast believed, be it to thee. And his servant was healed in that hour.

Sickness » Pray for those afflicted with

Acts 28:8

And it happened that the father of Publius lay ill of fever and dysentery; to whom Paul entered in, and having prayed and laid his hands on him cured him.

James 5:14-15

Is any sick among you? let him call to him the elders of the assembly, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord; and the prayer of faith shall heal the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he be one who has committed sins, it shall be forgiven him.

Sickness » Christ healed » Being present

Mark 1:31

And he went up to her and raised her up, having taken her by the hand, and straightway the fever left her, and she served them.

Sickness » Saints » Thank God publicly for recovery from

Acts 3:8

And leaping up he stood and walked, and entered with them into the temple, walking, and leaping, and praising God.

Isaiah 38:20

Jehovah was purposed to save me. And we will play upon my stringed instruments all the days of our life, in the house of Jehovah.

Sickness » Christ healed » By imposition of hands

Mark 6:5

And he could not do any work of power there, save that laying his hands on a few infirm persons he healed them.

Sickness » God's aid should be sought in

2 Chronicles 16:12

And Asa in the thirty-ninth year of his reign was diseased in his feet, until his disease was extremely great; yet in his disease he did not seek Jehovah, but the physicians.

Sickness » Illustrative of sin

Leviticus 13:45-46

And as to the leper in whom the sore is, his garments shall be rent, and his head shall be uncovered, and he shall put a covering on his beard, and shall cry, Unclean, unclean! All the days that the sore shall be in him he shall be unclean: he is unclean; he shall dwell apart; outside the camp shall his dwelling be.

Sickness » The wicked » A large amount » Sorrow

Ecclesiastes 5:17

All his days also he eateth in darkness, and hath much vexation, and sickness, and irritation.

Sickness » Christ healed » Through the touch of his garment

Matthew 14:35-36

And when the men of that place recognised him, they sent to that whole country around, and they brought to him all that were ill, and besought him that they might only touch the hem of his garment; and as many as touched were made thoroughly well.

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 send a pestilence into that land, and pour out my fury upon it in blood, to cut off from it man and beast, and Noah, Daniel, and Job should be in it, as I live, saith the Lord Jehovah, they should deliver neither son nor daughter: they should but deliver their own souls by their righteousness. For thus saith the Lord Jehovah: How much more when I send my four sore judgments upon Jerusalem, the sword, and the famine, and the evil beast, and the pestilence, to cut off from it man and beast!

Sickness » Faith required in those healed of, by Christ

Matthew 9:28-29

And when he was come to the house, the blind men came to him. And Jesus says to them, Do ye believe that I am able to do this? They say to him, Yea, Lord. Then he touched their eyes, saying, According to your faith, be it unto you.

Sickness » The wicked » Forsake those in

1 Samuel 30:13

And David said to him, To whom belongest thou? and whence art thou? And he said, I am a young man of Egypt, servant of an Amalekite; and my master left me, because three days ago I fell sick.

Sickness » God » Persecutes the wicked by

Jeremiah 29:18

And I will pursue them with the sword, with the famine, and with the pestilence, and will give them over to be driven hither and thither into all the kingdoms of the earth, to be an execration, and an astonishment, and a hissing, and a reproach, among all the nations whither I will drive them:

Sickness » God » Abandons the wicked to

Jeremiah 34:17

Therefore thus saith Jehovah: Ye have not hearkened unto me, in proclaiming liberty, every man to his brother, and every man to his neighbour: behold, I proclaim a liberty for you, saith Jehovah, to the sword, to the pestilence, and to the famine; and I will give you over to be driven hither and thither among all the kingdoms of the earth.

Sickness » The wicked » Visit not those in

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger, and ye took me not in; naked, and ye did not clothe me; ill, and in prison, and ye did not visit me.

Sickness » Saints » Pray for recovery from

Isaiah 38:2-3

And Hezekiah turned his face to the wall, and prayed to Jehovah, and said, Ah, Jehovah, remember, I beseech thee, how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept much.

Sickness » Saints » Visit those in

Sickness » Healing of, lawful on the sabbath

Luke 13:14-16

But the ruler of the synagogue, indignant because Jesus healed on the sabbath, answering said to the crowd, There are six days in which people ought to work; in these therefore come and be healed, and not on the sabbath day. The Lord therefore answered him and said, Hypocrites! does not each one of you on the sabbath loose his ox or his ass from the manger and leading it away, water it? And this woman, who is a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan has bound, lo, these eighteen years, ought she not to be loosed from this bond on the sabbath day?

Sickness » Christ healed » Not being present

Matthew 8:13

And Jesus said to the centurion, Go, and as thou hast believed, be it to thee. And his servant was healed in that hour.

Sickness » Saints » Ascribe recovery from, to God

Isaiah 38:20

Jehovah was purposed to save me. And we will play upon my stringed instruments all the days of our life, in the house of Jehovah.

Sickness » Saints » Mourn under, with prayer

Isaiah 38:14

Like a swallow or a crane, so did I chatter; I mourned as a dove; mine eyes failed with looking upward: Lord, I am oppressed; undertake for me.

Sickness » God » Exhibits his love in healing

Isaiah 38:17

Behold, instead of peace I had bitterness upon bitterness; but thou hast in love delivered my soul from the pit of destruction; for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.

Sickness » God » Preserves saints in time of

Psalm 91:3-7

Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the destructive pestilence. He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou find refuge: his truth is a shield and buckler. Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night, for the arrow that flieth by day, read more.
For the pestilence that walketh in darkness, for the destruction that wasteth at noonday. A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.

Sickness » Christ healed » With a touch

Sickness » Saints » Feel for others in

Psalm 35:13

But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I chastened my soul with fasting, and my prayer returned into mine own bosom:

Sickness » God » Strengthens saints in

Sickness » God » Comforts saints in

Sickness » God » Permits saints to be tried by

Job 2:5-6

but put forth thy hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh, and see if he will not curse thee to thy face! And Jehovah said to Satan, Behold, he is in thy hand; only spare his life.

Sickness » God » Exhibits his power in healing

Luke 5:17

And it came to pass on one of the days, that he was teaching, and there were Pharisees and doctors of the law sitting by, who were come out of every village of Galilee and Judaea and out of Jerusalem; and the Lord's power was there to heal them.

Sickness » The devil sometimes permitted to inflict

Job 2:6-7

And Jehovah said to Satan, Behold, he is in thy hand; only spare his life. And Satan went forth from the presence of Jehovah; and he smote Job with a grievous botch from the sole of his foot unto his crown.

Sickness » Often brought on by intemperance

Hosea 7:5

In the day of our king, the princes made themselves sick with the heat of wine: he stretched out his hand to scorners.

Sickness » Saints » Are resigned under

Job 2:10

But he said to her, Thou speakest as one of the foolish women speaketh. We have also received good from God, and should we not receive evil? In all this Job did not sin with his lips.

Sleeplessness » Common causes of loss of sleep » Sickness

Job 30:17

The night pierceth through my bones and detacheth them from me, and my gnawing pains take no rest:

Job 7:4-5

If I lie down, I say, When shall I rise up, and the darkness be gone? and I am full of tossings until the dawn. My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust; my skin is broken, and suppurates.

Topics on Sickness

Agony, Sickness

24;15;18

Why is my pain perpetual, and my wound incurable? It refuseth to be healed. Wilt thou be altogether unto me as a treacherous spring, as waters that fail?

Divine Care In Sickness

19;41;3

Jehovah will sustain him upon the bed of languishing: thou turnest all his bed in his sickness.

Healing Sickness

40;9;35

And Jesus went round all the cities and the villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the glad tidings of the kingdom, and healing every disease and every bodily weakness.

Sin Brings Sickness

26;4;17

because bread and water shall fail them, and they shall be astonied one with another, and waste away in their iniquity.