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39 Bible Verses about Sickness

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Matthew 9:35

Then Jesus began traveling throughout all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every disease and every illness.

Deuteronomy 28:61

Moreover, the LORD will inflict you with illnesses and plagues that were not written in this Book of the Law, until you are exterminated.

Galatians 4:13

You know that it was because I was ill that I brought you the gospel the first time.

Luke 4:40

When the sun was setting, everyone who had any friends suffering from various diseases brought them to him. He placed his hands on each of them and began healing them.

2 Chronicles 21:15

And as for you, you will suffer from a serious disease of your bowels. Eventually, day-by-day you will excrete your own bowels because of this disease."

2 Chronicles 21:18

After all of this happened, the LORD struck him in his bowels with an incurable illness.

Isaiah 33:24

And no one living there will say, "I am ill.' The people living there will have their sins forgiven."

Deuteronomy 7:15

The LORD will turn aside every disease from you. He won't inflict on you the terrible diseases you knew in Egypt, but will inflict them instead on all who hate you.

2 Chronicles 16:12

In the thirty-ninth year of his reign, Asa suffered from a foot disease. Even though he suffered greatly, he never sought the LORD, but instead looked to doctors.

Matthew 8:14

When Jesus went into Peter's house, he saw Peter's mother-in-law lying in bed, sick with a fever.

Luke 8:43

A woman was there who had been suffering from chronic bleeding for twelve years. Although she had spent all she had on doctors, no one could heal her.

Nahum 1:9

What are you scheming against the LORD? He will bring about utter desolation adversity will not strike twice!

Nahum 1:11

Someone has left you who plans evil against the LORD. He is a demonic counselor.

Ecclesiastes 5:17

Furthermore, all his days he lives in darkness with great sorrow, anger, and affliction.

Genesis 3:17

He told the man, "Because you have listened to what your wife said, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, "You must not eat from it,' cursed is the ground because of you. You'll eat from it through pain-filled labor for the rest of your life.

Exodus 15:26

There the LORD presented to them a statute and an ordinance, and there he tested them. He said, "If you will carefully obey the LORD your God, do what he sees to be right, listen to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, then I won't inflict on you all the diseases that I inflicted on the Egyptians, because I am the LORD your healer."

Jeremiah 10:19

Woe is me because of my injury. My wound is severe. I said, "Truly this is my sickness, and I must bear it.

Luke 13:12

When Jesus saw her, he called to her and said, "Woman, you are free from your illness."

Revelation 2:22

Look! I am going to strike her with illness. Those who commit adultery with her will also suffer greatly, unless they repent from acting like her.

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

2 Kings 8:8

So the king told Hazael, "Take a gift with you and go meet the man of God. Inquire of the LORD through him and ask, "Will I recover from this sickness?'"

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

2 Kings 8:8

So the king told Hazael, "Take a gift with you and go meet the man of God. Inquire of the LORD through him and ask, "Will I recover from this sickness?'"

Insomnia » Sickness

Job 7:4-5

"When I lie down I ask, "When will I wake up?' But the night continues and I keep tossing and turning until dawn. My skin is covered with worms and clods of dirt; my skin becomes rough and then breaks out afresh.

Israel » Sickness » hezekiah » Miracle » Restoration

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

Leviticus 26:16

then I will certainly do this to you: I'll appoint sudden terror to infect you like tuberculosis and fever. Your eyes will fail and your life will waste away. You'll plant in vain, because your enemies will consume what you plant.

Psalm 78:50

He blazed a path for his anger; he did not stop short from killing them, but handed them over to pestilence.

Sickness » Sometimes sent as a judgment for sin

1 Corinthians 11:30

That's why so many of you are weak and sick and a considerable number are dying.

Ecclesiastes 5:17

Furthermore, all his days he lives in darkness with great sorrow, anger, and affliction.

Leviticus 26:15-16

and if you refuse my statutes, loathe my ordinances, and fail to carry out all of my commands, thereby breaching my covenant, then I will certainly do this to you: I'll appoint sudden terror to infect you like tuberculosis and fever. Your eyes will fail and your life will waste away. You'll plant in vain, because your enemies will consume what you plant.

Deuteronomy 28:61

Moreover, the LORD will inflict you with illnesses and plagues that were not written in this Book of the Law, until you are exterminated.

2 Chronicles 21:15

And as for you, you will suffer from a serious disease of your bowels. Eventually, day-by-day you will excrete your own bowels because of this disease."

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

Exodus 12:13

The blood will be a sign for you on the houses where you are. I'll see the blood and pass over you. There will be no plague to destroy you when I strike the land of Egypt.

Exodus 15:26

There the LORD presented to them a statute and an ordinance, and there he tested them. He said, "If you will carefully obey the LORD your God, do what he sees to be right, listen to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, then I won't inflict on you all the diseases that I inflicted on the Egyptians, because I am the LORD your healer."

Mark 16:18

and they'll pick up snakes with their hands.Even if they drink any deadly poison, it won't hurt them, and they'll place their hands on the sick, and they'll recover."

Exodus 8:22

On that day I'll treat the land of Goshen where my people live differently so that swarms of insects won't be there. As a result, you will know that I the LORD am in the midst of the land.

Exodus 9:6

The LORD did this thing the next day, and all the livestock of the Egyptians died. But not one of the livestock died that belonged to the Israelis.

Sickness » The righteous suffer from

Acts 9:37

At that time, she got sick and died. After they had washed her, they laid her in an upstairs room.

2 Kings 20:1

During this time, Hezekiah became sick with a fatal illness, so Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz, approached him and told him, "This is what the LORD says: "Put your household in order, because you are dying. You will not survive.'"

2 Timothy 4:20

Erastus stayed in Corinth, and I left Trophimus in Miletus because he was sick.

Daniel 8:27

Then I, Daniel, was exhausted and ill for days, but afterward I got up and went about the king's business. Nevertheless, I was astonished by the vision, and could not understand it."

Sickness » Healing » Examples of apostolic

Acts 3:7

Then Peter took hold of his right hand and began to help him up. Immediately his feet and ankles became strong,

Acts 5:16

Crowds continued coming in even from the towns around Jerusalem bringing their sick and those who were troubled by unclean spirits, and all of them were healed.

Acts 9:34

Peter told him, "Aeneas, Jesus the Messiah is healing you. Get up and put away your mat!" At once he got up,

Acts 14:10

he said in a loud voice, "Stand up straight on your feet!" Then the man jumped up and began to walk.

Acts 16:18

She kept doing this for many days until Paul became annoyed, turned to her and told the spirit, "I command you in the name of Jesus the Messiah to come out of her!" And it came out that very moment.

More verses: Acts 19:12 Acts 28:8

Sickness » Sent by God

Deuteronomy 32:39

"Look now! I AM, and there is no other god besides me. I myself cause death and I sustain life; I wound severely and I also heal; from my power no one can deliver.

Deuteronomy 28:59-61

then he will inflict extraordinary plagues on you and your children great and lasting plagues and severe and lasting illnesses. He will inflict on you all the diseases of Egypt that you dreaded, and they won't be curable. Moreover, the LORD will inflict you with illnesses and plagues that were not written in this Book of the Law, until you are exterminated.

Sickness » Often sent as a punishment of sin

1 Corinthians 11:30

That's why so many of you are weak and sick and a considerable number are dying.

2 Chronicles 21:12-15

After this, a letter arrived from Elijah the prophet. It said: "This is what the LORD God of your ancestor David says: "You haven't lived like your father Jehoshaphat and like King Asa of Judah. Instead, you have lived like the kings of Israel by causing Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to commit cultic sexual immorality just like Ahab's dynasty did! And you've killed your brothers who were better than you your own father's dynasty! Look what's going to happen! The LORD is going to strike your people, your children, your wives, and everything you own with a massive tragedy. read more.
And as for you, you will suffer from a serious disease of your bowels. Eventually, day-by-day you will excrete your own bowels because of this disease."

Leviticus 26:14-16

"But if you won't listen to me and obey all these commands, and if you refuse my statutes, loathe my ordinances, and fail to carry out all of my commands, thereby breaching my covenant, then I will certainly do this to you: I'll appoint sudden terror to infect you like tuberculosis and fever. Your eyes will fail and your life will waste away. You'll plant in vain, because your enemies will consume what you plant.

Sickness » Inflicted upon the wicked » Promises of immunity from

Exodus 15:26

There the LORD presented to them a statute and an ordinance, and there he tested them. He said, "If you will carefully obey the LORD your God, do what he sees to be right, listen to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, then I won't inflict on you all the diseases that I inflicted on the Egyptians, because I am the LORD your healer."

Deuteronomy 7:15

The LORD will turn aside every disease from you. He won't inflict on you the terrible diseases you knew in Egypt, but will inflict them instead on all who hate you.

Proverbs 4:22

For they are life to those who find them, and healing to their whole body.

Jeremiah 30:17

Indeed, I'll bring you healing, and I'll heal you of your wounds,' declares the LORD, "because they have called you an outcast and have said, "It is Zion, no one cares for her!"'"

Sickness » God » Heals

Deuteronomy 32:39

"Look now! I AM, and there is no other god besides me. I myself cause death and I sustain life; I wound severely and I also heal; from my power no one can deliver.

Isaiah 38:5

"Go tell Hezekiah, "This is what the LORD God of your ancestor David has to say: "I've heard your prayer and I've seen your tears; so I will add fifteen years to your life.

Isaiah 38:9

A composition by King Hezekiah of Judah, following his illness and recovery:

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

Matthew 25:40

The king will answer them, "I tell all of you with certainty, since you did it for one of the least important of these brothers of mine, you did it for me.'

Sickness » Saints » Acknowledge that, comes from God

Isaiah 38:12

My house has been plucked up and vanishes from me like a shepherd's tent; like a weaver, I've taken account of my life, and he cuts me off from the loom day and night you make an end of me.

Psalm 31:1-8

In you, LORD, I have taken refuge. Let me never be ashamed. Because you are righteous, deliver me! Listen to me, and deliver me quickly. Become a rock of safety for me, a fortified citadel to deliver me; For you are my rock and my fortress; for the sake of your name guide me and lead me. read more.
Rescue me from the net that they concealed to trap me; for you are my strength. Into your hands I commit my spirit; for you have redeemed me, LORD God of truth. I despise those who trust vain idols; but I have trusted in the LORD. I will rejoice and be glad in your gracious love, for you see my affliction and take note that my soul is distressed. You have not delivered me into the hand of the enemy, but you have set my feet in a sturdy place.

Isaiah 38:15

What can I say, so I tell myself, since he has done this to me? I will walk slowly all my years because of my soul's anguish.

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

1 Corinthians 12:30

Not all have the gift of healing, do they? Not all speak in foreign languages, do they? Not all interpret, do they?

Sickness » Saints » Praise God for recovery from

Isaiah 38:19

The living yes the living they thank you, just as I am doing today; fathers will tell their children about your faithfulness.

Psalm 103:1-3

Bless the LORD, my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the LORD, my soul, and never forget any of his benefits: He continues to forgive all your sins, he continues to heal all your diseases,

Luke 17:15

But one of them, when he saw that he had been healed, came back and praised God with a loud voice.

Sickness » Often incurable by human means

Deuteronomy 28:27

"The LORD will afflict you with the boils of Egypt, with tumors, skin disease, and festering rashes, and none of them will be curable.

2 Chronicles 21:18

After all of this happened, the LORD struck him in his bowels with an incurable illness.

Sickness » The apostles were endued with power to heal

Mark 16:18

and they'll pick up snakes with their hands.Even if they drink any deadly poison, it won't hurt them, and they'll place their hands on the sick, and they'll recover."

Sickness » God » Often manifests saving grace to sinners during

Job 33:19-24

"He is being reproved by painful bed rest, with continual aching in his bones. He cannot stand his food, and he has no desire for appetizing food. His flesh wastes away; his bones, which once couldn't be seen, are visible. read more.
His soul is getting close to the Pit; his life is approaching its executioner." "If there's a messenger appointed to mediate for Job one out of a thousand to represent the man's integrity on his behalf, to show favor to him and to plead, "Deliver him from having to go down to the Pit I know where his ransom is!'

Psalm 107:17-21

Because of their rebellious ways, fools suffered for their iniquities. They loathed all food, and even reached the gates of death. Yet when they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, he delivered them from certain destruction. read more.
He issued his command and healed them; he delivered them from their destruction. Let them give thanks to the LORD for his gracious love, and for his awesome deeds for mankind.

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

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger, and you didn't welcome me. I was naked, and you didn't clothe me. I was sick and in prison, and you didn't visit me.'

Matthew 25:45

Then he will say to them, "I tell all of you with certainty, since you didn't do it for one of the least important of these, you didn't do it for me.'

Sickness » Christ compassionated those in

Matthew 8:16-17

When evening came, people brought to him many who were possessed by demons. He drove out the spirits by speaking a command and healed everyone who was sick. This was to fulfill what was declared by the prophet Isaiah when he said, "It was he who took our illnesses away and removed our diseases."

Isaiah 53:4

"Surely he has borne our sufferings and carried our sorrows; yet we considered him stricken, and struck down by God, and afflicted.

Sickness » God » Hears the prayers of those in

Psalm 107:18-20

They loathed all food, and even reached the gates of death. Yet when they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, he delivered them from certain destruction. He issued his command and healed them; he delivered them from their destruction.

Sickness » God » Promises to heal

2 Kings 20:5

"Return to Hezekiah," he said, "and tell the Commander-in-Chief of my people: "This is what the LORD, the God of your ancestor David, says: "I've heard your prayer and I've observed your tears. Look! I'm healing you. Three days from now, you'll go visit the LORD's Temple.

Sickness » Christ healed » With a word

Matthew 8:8

The centurion replied, "Sir, I am not worthy to have you come under my roof. But just say the word, and my servant will be healed,

Matthew 8:13

"Go," Jesus told the centurion, "and it will be done for you, just as you have believed." And his servant was healed that very hour.

Sickness » Pray for those afflicted with

Acts 28:8

The father of Publius happened to be sick in bed with fever and dysentery. Paul went to him, prayed, and healed him by placing his hands on him.

James 5:14-15

Is anyone among you sick? He should call for the elders of the church, and they should pray for him and anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will save the person who is sick. The Lord will raise him up, and if he has committed any sins, he will be forgiven.

Sickness » Christ healed » Being present

Mark 1:31

He went up to her, took her by the hand, and helped her up. The fever left her, and she began serving them.

Sickness » Saints » Thank God publicly for recovery from

Acts 3:8

and he sprang to his feet, stood up, and began to walk. Then he went with them into the Temple, walking, jumping, and praising God.

Isaiah 38:20

The LORD will save me, and we will play my music on strings all the days of our lives in the LORD's Temple.

Sickness » Christ healed » By imposition of hands

Sickness » God's aid should be sought in

2 Chronicles 16:12

In the thirty-ninth year of his reign, Asa suffered from a foot disease. Even though he suffered greatly, he never sought the LORD, but instead looked to doctors.

Sickness » Illustrative of sin

Leviticus 13:45-46

The person with the infectious skin disease is to tear his garments and loosen his hair. He is to cover his mustache and shout out, "Unclean! Unclean!' The whole time that the skin rash infects him, he will be unclean. He is to live by himself in a home outside the encampment."

Sickness » The wicked » A large amount » Sorrow

Ecclesiastes 5:17

Furthermore, all his days he lives in darkness with great sorrow, anger, and affliction.

Sickness » Christ healed » Through the touch of his garment

Matthew 14:35-36

When the men of that place recognized Jesus, they sent word throughout that region and brought him everyone who was sick. They kept begging him to let them touch just the tassel of his garment, and everyone who touched it was completely healed.

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 were to send a pestilence against that land and pour out my anger in it with bloodshed, destroying both man and beast in it, even though Noah, Daniel, and Job were among them, as I live" says the Lord GOD, "they couldn't save their own sons or daughters. They would only save their own souls due to their own righteousness." This is what the Lord GOD says, "I'm sending four of my most destructive judgments military invasion, famine, wild animals, and pestilence into Jerusalem to destroy both human beings and livestock in it.

Sickness » Faith required in those healed of, by Christ

Matthew 9:28-29

When he had gone into the house, the blind men came to him. Jesus asked them, "Do you believe I can do this?" They told him, "Yes, Lord!" Then he touched their eyes and said, "According to your faith, let it be done for you!"

Sickness » The wicked » Forsake those in

1 Samuel 30:13

David told him, "To whom do you belong and where are you from?"

Sickness » God » Persecutes the wicked by

Jeremiah 29:18

I'll pursue them with the sword, with famine, and with plague, and I'll make them a horrifying sight to all the kingdoms of the earth. I'll make them a curse, an object of horror, and scorn, and a desolation in all the nations to which I've driven them,

Sickness » God » Abandons the wicked to

Jeremiah 34:17

"Therefore, this is what the LORD says: "You haven't obeyed me by each of you proclaiming a release for your brothers and neighbors. Now I'm going to proclaim a release for you,' declares the LORD, "a release to the sword, to plague, and to famine, and I'll make you a horrifying sight to all the kingdoms of the earth.

Sickness » The wicked » Visit not those in

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger, and you didn't welcome me. I was naked, and you didn't clothe me. I was sick and in prison, and you didn't 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. "Please, LORD," he said, "Remember how I have walked before you faithfully and with a true heart, and I have done what pleases you." And Hezekiah wept bitterly.

Sickness » Saints » Visit those in

Sickness » Healing of, lawful on the sabbath

Luke 13:14-16

But the synagogue leader, indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, told the crowd, "There are six days when work is to be done. So come on those days to be healed, and not on the Sabbath day." The Lord replied to him, "You hypocrites! Doesn't each of you on the Sabbath untie his ox or donkey and lead it out of its stall to give it some water? Shouldn't this woman, a descendant of Abraham whom Satan has kept bound for eighteen long years, be set free from this bondage on the Sabbath day?"

Sickness » Christ healed » Not being present

Matthew 8:13

"Go," Jesus told the centurion, "and it will be done for you, just as you have believed." And his servant was healed that very hour.

Sickness » Saints » Ascribe recovery from, to God

Isaiah 38:20

The LORD will save me, and we will play my music on strings all the days of our lives in the LORD's Temple.

Sickness » Saints » Mourn under, with prayer

Isaiah 38:14

Like a swallow or a crane I chirp, I moan like a dove. My eyes look weakly upward. O Lord, I am oppressed, so stand up for me!

Sickness » God » Exhibits his love in healing

Isaiah 38:17

Yes, it was for my own good that I suffered extreme anguish. But in love you have held back my life from the Pit in which it has been confined; you have tossed all my sins behind your back.

Sickness » God » Preserves saints in time of

Psalm 91:3-7

He will surely deliver you from the hunter's snare and from the destructive plague. With his feathers he will cover you, under his wings you will find safety. His truth is your shield and armor. You need not fear terror that stalks in the night, the arrow that flies in the day, read more.
plague that strikes in the darkness, or calamity that destroys at noon. If a thousand fall at your side or ten thousand at your right hand, it will not overcome you.

Sickness » Christ healed » With a touch

Matthew 8:3

So Jesus reached out his hand, touched him, and said, "I do want to. Be clean!" And instantly his leprosy was made clean.

Sickness » Saints » Feel for others in

Psalm 35:13

But when they were sick, I wore sackcloth, humbled myself with fasting, and prayed from my heart repeatedly for them.

Sickness » God » Strengthens saints in

Sickness » God » Comforts saints in

Sickness » God » Permits saints to be tried by

Job 2:5-6

However, stretch out your hand and strike his bones and flesh, and he'll curse you to your face, won't he?" Then the LORD told Satan, "Very well then, he is under your control. Just preserve his life."

Sickness » God » Exhibits his power in healing

Luke 5:17

One day, as Jesus was teaching, some Pharisees and teachers of the Law happened to be sitting nearby. The people had come from every village in Galilee and Judea and from Jerusalem. The power of the Lord was present to heal them.

Sickness » The devil sometimes permitted to inflict

Job 2:6-7

Then the LORD told Satan, "Very well then, he is under your control. Just preserve his life." So Satan left the LORD's presence and struck Job with terrible boils from the sole of his feet to the top of his head.

Sickness » Often brought on by intemperance

Hosea 7:5

"On the king's festival day the princes got drunk from wine, so the king joined the mockers.

Sickness » Saints » Are resigned under

Job 2:10

But he replied to her, "You're talking like foolish women do. Are we to accept what is good from God but not tragedy?" Throughout all of this, Job did not sin by what he said.

Sleeplessness » Common causes of loss of sleep » Sickness

Job 7:4-5

"When I lie down I ask, "When will I wake up?' But the night continues and I keep tossing and turning until dawn. My skin is covered with worms and clods of dirt; my skin becomes rough and then breaks out afresh.

Topics on Sickness

Agony, Sickness

24;15;18

Why is my pain unending and my wound incurable, refusing to be healed? You are like a deceptive brook, whose waters cannot be depended on.

Divine Care In Sickness

19;41;3

The LORD will uphold him even on his sickbed; you will transform his bed of illness into health.

Healing Sickness

40;9;35

Then Jesus began traveling throughout all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every disease and every illness.

Sin Brings Sickness

26;4;17

Indeed, they'll need bread and water, but everyone will be panic-stricken as they waste away in their iniquity."

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