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39 Bible Verses about Sickness

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Matthew 9:35

And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people.

Deuteronomy 28:61

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

Galatians 4:13

You know how through weakness of the flesh I preached the gospel unto you at the first.

John 5:5

And a certain man was there, who had an infirmity thirty and eight years.

Luke 4:40

Now when the sun was setting, all they that had any sick with various diseases brought them unto him; and he laid his hands on every one of them, and healed them.

2 Chronicles 21:15

And you shall have great sickness by disease of your intestines, until your intestines come out because of the sickness day by day.

2 Chronicles 21:18

And after all this the LORD struck him in his intestines with an incurable disease.

Exodus 23:25

And you shall serve the LORD your God, and he shall bless your bread, and your water; and I will take sickness away from the midst of you.

Isaiah 33:24

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

Deuteronomy 7:15

And the LORD will take away from you all sickness, and will put none of the evil diseases of Egypt, which you know, upon you; but will lay them upon all them that hate you.

2 Chronicles 16:12

And Asa in the thirty and ninth year of his reign was diseased in his feet, until his disease became severe: yet in his disease he sought not to the LORD, but to the physicians.

Matthew 8:14

And when Jesus came into Peter's house, he saw his wife's mother lying sick of a fever.

Luke 8:43

And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, who had spent all her living upon physicians, neither could be healed of any,

Nahum 1:9

What do you imagine against the LORD? he will make an utter end: affliction shall not rise up the second time.

Nahum 1:11

There has one come out of you, that imagines evil against the LORD, a wicked counselor.

Ecclesiastes 5:17

All his days also he eats in darkness, and he has much sorrow and wrath with his sickness.

Exodus 15:26

And said, If you will diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD your God, and will do that which is right in his sight, and will give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon you, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that heals you.

Jeremiah 10:19

Woe is me for my hurt! my wound is grievous: but I said, Truly this is a grief, and I must bear it.

Luke 13:12

And when Jesus saw her, he called her to him, and said unto her, Woman, you are loosed from your infirmity.

Revelation 2:22

Behold, I will cast her into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her into great tribulation, except they repent of their deeds.

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

2 Kings 8:8

And the king said unto Hazael, Take a present in your hand, and go, meet the man of God, and inquire of the LORD by him, saying, Shall I recover of this disease?

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

2 Kings 8:8

And the king said unto Hazael, Take a present in your hand, and go, meet the man of God, and inquire of the LORD by him, saying, Shall I recover of this disease?

Insomnia » Sickness

Job 30:17

My bones are pierced in me in the night season: and my sinews take no rest.

Job 7:4-5

When I lie down, I say, When shall I arise, and the night be gone? and I am full of tossings to and fro unto the dawning of the day. My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust; my skin is broken, and become loathsome.

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 the burning fever, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and you shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Psalm 78:50

He made a way to 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

Ecclesiastes 5:17

All his days also he eats in darkness, and he has much sorrow and wrath with his sickness.

Leviticus 26:15-16

And if you shall despise my statutes, or if your soul abhors my judgments, so that you will not do all my commandments, but that you break my covenant: I also will do this unto you; I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning fever, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and you 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 the LORD bring upon you, until you are destroyed.

2 Chronicles 21:15

And you shall have great sickness by disease of your intestines, until your intestines come out because 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 to you for a token upon the houses where you are: and when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and the plague shall not be upon you to destroy you, when I smite the land of Egypt.

Exodus 15:26

And said, If you will diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD your God, and will do that which is right in his sight, and will give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon you, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that heals you.

Mark 16:18

They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.

Exodus 8:22

And I will set apart in that day the land of Goshen, in which my people dwell, that no swarms of flies shall be there; to the end you may know that I am the LORD in the midst of the earth.

Exodus 9:6

And the LORD did that thing the next day, and all the cattle of Egypt died: but of the cattle of the children of Israel not one died.

Sickness » The righteous suffer from

Acts 9:37

And it came to pass in those days, that she was sick, and died: whom when they had washed, they laid her in an upper chamber.

Job 2:7

So went Satan forth from the presence of the LORD, and struck Job with painful boils from the sole of his foot unto the crown of his head.

2 Kings 20:1

In those days was Hezekiah sick unto death. And the prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz came to him, and said unto 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 have I left at Miletus sick.

Daniel 8:27

And I Daniel fainted, and was sick certain days; afterward 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 he took him by the right hand, and lifted him up: and immediately his feet and ankle bones received strength.

Acts 5:16

There came also a multitude out of the cities round about unto Jerusalem, bringing sick folks, and those who were tormented with unclean spirits: and they were healed every one.

Acts 9:34

And Peter said unto him, Aeneas, Jesus Christ makes you whole: arise, and make your bed. And he arose immediately.

Acts 14:10

Said with a loud voice, Stand upright on your feet. And he leaped and walked.

Acts 16:18

And this did she many days. But Paul, being troubled, turned and said to the spirit, I command you in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her. And he came out the same hour.

More verses: Acts 19:12 Acts 28:8

Sickness » Sent by God

Deuteronomy 32:39

See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god besides me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.

2 Samuel 12:15

And Nathan departed unto his house. And the LORD struck the child that Uriah's wife bore unto David, and it was very sick.

Deuteronomy 28:59-61

Then the LORD will make your plagues abundant, and the plagues of your descendants, even great plagues, and of long continuance, and severe sicknesses, of long continuance. Moreover he will bring upon you all the diseases of Egypt, which you were afraid of; and they shall cleave unto you. Also every sickness, and every plague, which is not written in the book of this law, them will the LORD bring upon you, until you are destroyed.

Sickness » Often sent as a punishment of sin

2 Chronicles 21:12-15

And there came a writing to him from Elijah the prophet, saying, Thus says the LORD God of David your father, Because you have not walked in the ways of Jehoshaphat your father, nor in the ways of Asa king of Judah, But have walked in the way of the kings of Israel, and have made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to play the harlot, like the harlotries of the house of Ahab, and also have slain your brothers of your father's house, who were better than yourself: Behold, with a great plague will the LORD strike your people, and your children, and your wives, and all your goods: read more.
And you shall have great sickness by disease of your intestines, until your intestines come out because of the sickness day by day.

Leviticus 26:14-16

But if you will not hearken unto me, and will not do all these commandments; And if you shall despise my statutes, or if your soul abhors my judgments, so that you will not do all my commandments, but that you break my covenant: I also will do this unto you; I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning fever, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and you 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 said, If you will diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD your God, and will do that which is right in his sight, and will give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon you, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that heals you.

Deuteronomy 7:15

And the LORD will take away from you all sickness, and will put none of the evil diseases of Egypt, which you know, upon you; but will lay them upon all them that hate you.

Proverbs 4:22

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

Jeremiah 30:17

For I will restore health unto you, and I will heal you of your wounds, says the LORD; because they called you an Outcast, saying, This is Zion, whom no man seeks after.

Sickness » God » Heals

Deuteronomy 32:39

See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god besides me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.

Isaiah 38:5

Go, and say to Hezekiah, Thus says the LORD, the God of David your father, I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears: behold, I will add unto your days fifteen years.

Isaiah 38:9

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

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

Matthew 25:40

And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Since you have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, you have done it unto me.

Sickness » Saints » Acknowledge that, comes from God

Isaiah 38:12

My age is departed, and is removed from me as a shepherd's tent: I have cut off like a weaver my life: he will cut me off from the loom: from day even to night will you make an end of me.

Psalm 31:1-8

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] In you, O LORD, do I put my trust; let me never be ashamed: deliver me in your righteousness. Bow down your ear to me; deliver me speedily: be my strong rock, for a house of defense to save me. For you are my rock and my fortress; therefore for your name's sake lead me, and guide me. read more.
Pull me out of the net that they have laid secretly for me: for you are my strength. Into your hand I commit my spirit: you have redeemed me, O LORD God of truth. I have hated them that regard vain idols: but I trust in the LORD. I will be glad and rejoice in your mercy: for you have considered my trouble; you have known my soul in adversities; And have not shut me up into the hand of the enemy: you have set my feet in a wide place.

Isaiah 38:15

What shall I say? he has both spoken unto me, and he himself has 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

Sickness » Saints » Praise God for recovery from

Isaiah 38:19

The living, the living, he shall praise you, as I do this day: the father to the children shall make known your truth.

Psalm 103:1-3

[A Psalm of David.] Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits: Who forgives all your iniquities; who heals all your diseases;

Luke 17:15

And one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, and with a loud voice glorified God,

Sickness » Often incurable by human means

Deuteronomy 28:27

The LORD will strike you with the boils of Egypt, and with tumors, and with the scab, and with the itch, of which you can not be healed.

2 Chronicles 21:18

And after all this the LORD struck him in his intestines with an incurable disease.

Sickness » The apostles were endued with power to heal

Mark 16:18

They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.

Sickness » God » Often manifests saving grace to sinners during

Job 33:19-24

He is chastened also with pain upon his bed, and the multitude of his bones with strong pain: So that his life abhors bread, and his soul the choicest food. His flesh is consumed away, that it cannot be seen; and his bones that were not seen now stick out. read more.
Yea, his soul draws near unto the grave, and his life to those who bring death. If there be a messenger with him, a mediator, one of a thousand, to show unto man his uprightness: Then he is gracious unto him, and says, Deliver him from going down to the pit: I have found a ransom.

Psalm 107:17-21

Fools because of their transgression, and because of their iniquities, are afflicted. Their soul abhors all manner of food; and they draw near unto the gates of death. Then they cry unto the LORD in their trouble, and he saves them out of their distresses. read more.
He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions. Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful 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 you took me not in: naked, and you clothed me not: sick, and in prison, and you visited me not.

Matthew 25:45

Then shall he answer them, saying, Verily I say unto you, Since you did it not to one of the least of these, you did it not to me.

Sickness » Christ compassionated those in

Matthew 8:16-17

When the evening came, they brought unto him many that were possessed with demons: and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick: That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying, He himself took our infirmities, and bore our sicknesses.

Isaiah 53:4

Surely he has borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted.

Sickness » God » Hears the prayers of those in

Psalm 107:18-20

Their soul abhors all manner of food; and they draw near unto the gates of death. Then they cry unto the LORD in their trouble, and he saves 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

Turn again, and tell Hezekiah the ruler of my people, Thus says the LORD, the God of David your father, I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears: behold, I will heal you: on the third day you shall go up unto the house of the LORD.

Exodus 23:25

And you shall serve the LORD your God, and he shall bless your bread, and your water; and I will take sickness away from the midst of you.

Sickness » Christ healed » With a word

Matthew 8:8

The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that you should come under my roof: but speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed.

Matthew 8:13

And Jesus said unto the centurion, Go your way; and as you have believed, so be it done unto you. And his servant was healed in the same hour.

Sickness » Pray for those afflicted with

Acts 28:8

And it came to pass, that the father of Publius lay sick of a fever and of dysentery: to whom Paul entered in, and prayed, and laid his hands on him, and healed him.

James 5:14-15

Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord: And the prayer of faith shall deliver the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he has committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.

Sickness » Christ healed » Being present

Mark 1:31

And he came and took her by the hand, and lifted her up; and immediately the fever left her, and she ministered unto them.

Sickness » Saints » Thank God publicly for recovery from

Acts 3:8

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

Isaiah 38:20

The LORD was ready to save me: therefore we will sing my songs to stringed instruments all the days of our life in the house of the LORD.

Sickness » Christ healed » By imposition of hands

Mark 6:5

And he could there do no mighty work, except that he laid his hands upon a few sick folk, and healed them.

Sickness » God's aid should be sought in

2 Chronicles 16:12

And Asa in the thirty and ninth year of his reign was diseased in his feet, until his disease became severe: yet in his disease he sought not to the LORD, but to the physicians.

Sickness » Illustrative of sin

Leviticus 13:45-46

And the leper in whom the disease is, his clothes shall be torn, and his head bare, and he shall put a covering upon his upper lip, and shall cry, Unclean, unclean. All the days in which the disease shall be in him he shall be defiled; he is unclean: he shall dwell alone; outside the camp shall his habitation be.

Sickness » The wicked » A large amount » Sorrow

Ecclesiastes 5:17

All his days also he eats in darkness, and he has much sorrow and wrath with his sickness.

Sickness » Christ healed » Through the touch of his garment

Matthew 14:35-36

And when the men of that place had knowledge of him, they sent out into all that country round about, and brought unto him all that were diseased; And besought him that they might only touch the hem of his garment: and as many as touched were made perfectly whole.

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: Though Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, as I live, says the Lord GOD, they shall deliver neither son nor daughter; they shall only deliver their own souls by their righteousness. For thus says the Lord GOD; How much more when I send my four severe judgments upon Jerusalem, the sword, and the famine, and the wild 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 came into the house, the blind men came to him: and Jesus said unto them, You believe that I am able to do this? They said unto him, Yes, Lord. Then touched he their eyes, saying, According to your faith be it unto you.

Sickness » The wicked » Forsake those in

1 Samuel 30:13

And David said unto him, To whom do you belong? and from where are you? And he said, I am a young man of Egypt, servant to 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 persecute them with the sword, with the famine, and with the pestilence, and will deliver them to be removed to all the kingdoms of the earth, to be a curse, and an astonishment, 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 hearkened unto me, in proclaiming liberty, everyone to his brother, and every man to his neighbor: behold, I proclaim a liberty for you, says the LORD, to the sword, to the pestilence, and to the famine; and I will make you to be removed into all the kingdoms of the earth.

Sickness » The wicked » Visit not those in

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger, and you took me not in: naked, and you clothed me not: sick, and in prison, and you visited me not.

Sickness » Saints » Pray for recovery from

Isaiah 38:2-3

Then Hezekiah turned his face toward the wall, and prayed unto the LORD, And said, Remember now, O LORD, I beseech you, how I have walked before you in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which 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

And the ruler of the synagogue answered with indignation, because Jesus had healed on the sabbath day, and said unto the people, There are six days in which men ought to work: in them therefore come and be healed, and not on the sabbath day. The Lord then answered him, and said, You hypocrite, does not each one of you on the sabbath loose his ox or his donkey from the stall, and lead him away to watering? And ought not this woman, being a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan has bound, lo, these eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the sabbath day?

Sickness » Christ healed » Not being present

Matthew 8:13

And Jesus said unto the centurion, Go your way; and as you have believed, so be it done unto you. And his servant was healed in the same hour.

Sickness » Saints » Ascribe recovery from, to God

Isaiah 38:20

The LORD was ready to save me: therefore we will sing my songs to stringed instruments all the days of our life in the house of the LORD.

Sickness » Saints » Mourn under, with prayer

Isaiah 38:14

Like a crane or a swallow, so did I chatter: I did mourn as a dove: my eyes fail with looking upward: O LORD, I am oppressed; undertake for me.

Sickness » God » Exhibits his love in healing

Isaiah 38:17

Behold, for my peace I had great bitterness: but you have in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption: for you have cast all my sins behind your back.

Sickness » God » Preserves saints in time of

Psalm 91:3-7

Surely he shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler, and from the deadly pestilence. He shall cover you with his feathers, and under his wings shall you trust: his truth shall be your shield and buckler. You shall not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flies by day; read more.
Nor for the pestilence that walks in darkness; nor for the destruction that wastes at noonday. A thousand shall fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right hand; but it shall not come near you.

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 humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into my 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 your hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh, and he will curse you to your face. And the LORD said unto Satan, Behold, he is in your hand; but spare his life.

Sickness » God » Exhibits his power in healing

Luke 5:17

And it came to pass on a certain day, as he was teaching, that there were Pharisees and teachers of the law sitting by, who were come out of every town of Galilee, and Judea, and Jerusalem: and the power of the Lord was present to heal them.

Sickness » The devil sometimes permitted to inflict

Job 2:6-7

And the LORD said unto Satan, Behold, he is in your hand; but spare his life. So went Satan forth from the presence of the LORD, and struck Job with painful boils from the sole of his foot unto the crown of his head.

Sickness » Often brought on by intemperance

Hosea 7:5

In the day of our king the princes have made him sick with bottles of wine; he stretched out his hand with scoffers.

Sickness » Saints » Are resigned under

Job 2:10

But he said unto her, You speak as one of the foolish women speaks. What? shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil? In all this did not Job sin with his lips.

Sleeplessness » Common causes of loss of sleep » Sickness

Job 30:17

My bones are pierced in me in the night season: and my sinews take no rest.

Job 7:4-5

When I lie down, I say, When shall I arise, and the night be gone? and I am full of tossings to and fro unto the dawning of the day. My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust; my skin is broken, and become loathsome.

Topics on Sickness

Agony, Sickness

24;15;18

Why is my pain perpetual, and my wound incurable, which refuses to be healed? will you be altogether unto me as a deceitful brook, and as waters that fail?

Divine Care In Sickness

19;41;3

The LORD will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: you will restore his bed in his sickness.

Healing Sickness

40;9;35

And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people.

Sin Brings Sickness

26;4;17

That they may lack bread and water, and be dismayed one with another, and waste away for their iniquity.