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Theasaurus: Sickness

39 Bible Verses about Sickness

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Matthew 9:35

And Jesus was going around all the towns and the villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and every sickness.

Deuteronomy 28:61

Also any illness and any plague that [is] not written in the scroll of this law, he shall bring them, Yahweh, upon you until you are destroyed.

Galatians 4:13

But you know that because of an illness of the flesh I proclaimed the gospel to you the first time.

John 5:5

And a certain man was there who had [been] thirty-eight years in his sickness.

Luke 4:40

Now [as] the sun was setting, all who had those who were sick with various diseases brought them to him, and placing [his] hands on every one of them, he healed them.

2 Chronicles 21:15

and you yourself [will be afflicted] with great illness, with sickness in your bowels, until your bowels come out on account of the illness, day by day.'"

2 Chronicles 21:18

And after all this Yahweh afflicted him in his bowels with an illness for [which there was] no cure.

Exodus 23:25

And you will serve Yahweh your God, and he will bless your bread and your water, and I will remove sickness from among you.

Isaiah 33:24

And no inhabitant will say, "I am sick"; the people who live in it, [their] iniquity [will be] taken away.

Deuteronomy 7:15

And Yahweh will turn away from you all the illness and all the harmful diseases of Egypt that you experienced; he will not lay them on you, but he will lay them on all [of] those who hate you.

Luke 13:11

And behold, a woman [was there] who had a spirit {that had disabled her} [for] eighteen years, and she was bent over and not able to straighten herself up completely.

2 Chronicles 16:12

And in the thirty-ninth year of his reign, he fell {severely} ill in his feet. But even in his illness he did not seek Yahweh, but [only] among the healers.

Matthew 8:14

And [when] Jesus came into Peter's house, he saw his mother-in-law lying down and suffering with a fever.

Luke 8:43

And a woman who was {suffering from hemorrhages} for twelve years (who, [although she] had spent all [her] assets on physicians, was not able to be healed by anyone)

Nahum 1:9

What do you plot against Yahweh? {He will completely destroy it}; trouble will not rise up a second time!

Nahum 1:11

From you goes out one who plots evil against Yahweh, one who plans wickedness.

Ecclesiastes 5:17

Also, he eats in darkness all his days; he is frustrated [in] much sickness and resentment.

Exodus 15:26

And he said, "If you carefully listen to the voice of Yahweh your God and you do [what is] right in his eyes and give heed to his commands and you keep all his rules, [then] I will not bring about on you any of the diseases that I brought about on Egypt, because I [am] Yahweh your healer.

Jeremiah 10:19

Woe to me, because of my wound. My wound [is] incurable. But I said, "Surely this [is my] sickness, and I must bear it."

Luke 13:12

And [when he] saw her, Jesus summoned [her] and said to her, "Woman, you are freed from your disability!"

Revelation 2:22

Behold, I am throwing her into a sickbed and those who committed adultery with her into great affliction, unless they repent from her deeds.

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

2 Kings 8:8

Then the king said to Hazael, "Take a gift in your hand and go meet the man of God. Inquire of Yahweh from him, saying, 'Shall I recover from this illness?'"

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

2 Kings 8:8

Then the king said to Hazael, "Take a gift in your hand and go meet the man of God. Inquire of Yahweh from him, saying, 'Shall I recover from this illness?'"

Insomnia » Sickness

Job 7:4-5

When I lie down, I say, 'When shall I rise?' But [the] night is long, and I have my fill of tossing until dawn. My body is clothed [with] maggots and clods of dust; my skin hardens, then it gives way [again].

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: then I will summon onto you horror, the wasting disease, and the fever that wastes eyes and that drains away life; and you shall sow your seed {in vain}, and your enemies shall eat it.

Psalm 78:50

He cleared a path for his anger. He did not spare them from death but handed their life over to the plague.

Sickness » Sometimes sent as a judgment for sin

1 Corinthians 11:30

Because of this, many [are] weak and sick among you, and quite a few {have died}.

Ecclesiastes 5:17

Also, he eats in darkness all his days; he is frustrated [in] much sickness and resentment.

Leviticus 26:15-16

and if you reject my statutes and if your inner self abhors my regulations, to not carry out all my commands [by] your breaking my covenant, I {in turn} will do this to you: then I will summon onto you horror, the wasting disease, and the fever that wastes eyes and that drains away life; and you shall sow your seed {in vain}, and your enemies shall eat it.

Deuteronomy 28:61

Also any illness and any plague that [is] not written in the scroll of this law, he shall bring them, Yahweh, upon you until you are destroyed.

2 Chronicles 21:15

and you yourself [will be afflicted] with great illness, with sickness in your bowels, until your bowels come out on account of the illness, day by day.'"

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

Exodus 12:13

And the blood will be a sign for you on the houses where you are, and I will see the blood, and I will pass over you, and there will not be a destructive plague among you when I strike the land of Egypt.

Exodus 15:26

And he said, "If you carefully listen to the voice of Yahweh your God and you do [what is] right in his eyes and give heed to his commands and you keep all his rules, [then] I will not bring about on you any of the diseases that I brought about on Egypt, because I [am] Yahweh your healer.

Mark 16:18

they will pick up snakes. And if they drink any deadly [poison] it will never hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick and {they will get} well."

Exodus 8:22

But on that day I will distinguish the land of Goshen, where my people are staying, by there not being flies there, so that you will know that I [am] Yahweh in the midst of the land.

Exodus 9:6

And Yahweh did this thing the next day; all the livestock of Egypt died, but from the livestock of the {Israelites} not one died.

Sickness » The righteous suffer from

Acts 9:37

Now it happened that in those days [after] becoming sick, she died. And [after] washing [her], they placed her in an upstairs room.

Job 2:7

So Satan went out from {Yahweh's presence}, and he inflicted Job with loathsome skin sores from the sole of his foot up to the crown of his head.

2 Kings 20:1

In those days Hezekiah became {deathly ill}, and Isaiah the son of Amoz the prophet came to him and said to him, "Thus says Yahweh, 'Command your house, for you [are about] to die; you will not recover.'"

2 Timothy 4:20

Erastus remained in Corinth, but Trophimus I left behind in Miletus [because he] was sick.

Daniel 8:27

And I, Daniel, was overcome, and I became ill for [some] days, and I {performed} the business of the king, and I was dismayed over the vision and {I did not understand it}.

Sickness » Healing » Examples of apostolic

Acts 3:7

And taking hold of him by the right hand, he raised him up, and immediately his feet and ankles were made strong.

Acts 9:34

And Peter said to him, "Aeneas, Jesus Christ heals you! Get up and make your bed yourself!" And immediately he got up.

Acts 14:10

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

Acts 16:18

And she was doing this for many days. But Paul, becoming greatly annoyed and turning around, said to the spirit, "I command you in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her!" And it came out {immediately}.

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 not a god besides me; I put to death and I give life; I wound and I heal; there is not [one] who delivers from my hand!

2 Samuel 12:15

Then Nathan went to his house, and Yahweh struck the child that the wife of Uriah bore for David, and he became ill.

Deuteronomy 28:59-61

then Yahweh shall overwhelm [you] with your plagues and the plagues of your offspring, severe plagues and lasting illnesses, grievous and enduring. And he shall bring back upon you all the diseases of Egypt [concerning] which {you were in dread} {because of them}. Also any illness and any plague that [is] not written in the scroll of this law, he shall bring them, Yahweh, upon you until you are destroyed.

Sickness » Often sent as a punishment of sin

1 Corinthians 11:30

Because of this, many [are] weak and sick among you, and quite a few {have died}.

2 Chronicles 21:12-15

And a letter from Elijah the prophet came to him, saying, "Thus says Yahweh, the God of David your father: 'Because you have not walked in the ways of Jehoshaphat your father or in the ways of Asa, the king of Judah, but have walked in the way of the kings of Israel and have enticed Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to be unfaithful like the unfaithfulness of the house of Ahab, and have also murdered your brothers of the house of your father who [were] better than you, behold, Yahweh is inflicting a great plague on your people, your children, your wives, and all your possessions, read more.
and you yourself [will be afflicted] with great illness, with sickness in your bowels, until your bowels come out on account of the illness, day by day.'"

Leviticus 26:14-16

" 'But if you do not listen to me and you do not carry out all these commands, and if you reject my statutes and if your inner self abhors my regulations, to not carry out all my commands [by] your breaking my covenant, I {in turn} will do this to you: then I will summon onto you horror, the wasting disease, and the fever that wastes eyes and that drains away life; and you shall sow your seed {in vain}, and your enemies shall eat it.

Sickness » Inflicted upon the wicked » Promises of immunity from

Exodus 15:26

And he said, "If you carefully listen to the voice of Yahweh your God and you do [what is] right in his eyes and give heed to his commands and you keep all his rules, [then] I will not bring about on you any of the diseases that I brought about on Egypt, because I [am] Yahweh your healer.

Deuteronomy 7:15

And Yahweh will turn away from you all the illness and all the harmful diseases of Egypt that you experienced; he will not lay them on you, but he will lay them on all [of] those who hate you.

Proverbs 4:22

For they are life to those who find them and healing {to the entire body}.

Jeremiah 30:17

For I will present healing to you, and I will heal you of your wounds,' {declares} Yahweh. 'Because they have called you an outcast, [saying], "It is Zion, there is no [one who] cares for her." '

Sickness » God » Heals

Deuteronomy 32:39

See, now, that I, [even] I [am] he, and there is not a god besides me; I put to death and I give life; I wound and I heal; there is not [one] who delivers from my hand!

Isaiah 38:5

"Go and say to Hezekiah, 'Thus says Yahweh, the God of David your ancestor: "I have heard your prayer; I have seen your tears. {Look, I am going to} add fifteen years to your days.

Isaiah 38:9

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

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

Matthew 25:40

And the king will answer [and] say to them, 'Truly I say to you, in as much as you did [it] to one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did [it] to me.'

Sickness » Saints » Acknowledge that, comes from God

Isaiah 38:12

My dwelling place is pulled up and removed from me like the tent of my shepherd; I have rolled up my life like weaver. He cuts me off from [the] thrum; from day to night you bring me to an end.

Psalm 31:1-8

In you, O Yahweh, I have taken refuge. Let me not be put to shame ever. Deliver me by your righteousness. Incline your ear to me. Quickly deliver me. Become my rock of refuge, {a fortified keep} to save me. For you [are] my rock and my fortress. So, for the sake of your name, lead me and guide me. read more.
Bring me out of [the] net that they have secretly set for me, for you [are] my refuge. Into your hand I commit my spirit. You have redeemed me, O Yahweh, faithful God. I hate those devoted to useless idols, but I trust Yahweh. I will exult and rejoice in your loyal love. Because you have seen my misery, you know the distresses of my life. And you have not delivered me into [the] hand of [the] enemy. You have set my feet in a broad place.

Isaiah 38:15

What can I say? For he has spoken to me, and he himself has done [it]. I will walk slowly 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

Not all have gifts of healing, [do they]? Not all speak with tongues, [do they]? Not all interpret, [do they]?

Sickness » Saints » Praise God for recovery from

Isaiah 38:19

[The] living, [the] living one praises you like me today; a father will make your faithfulness known to children.

Psalm 103:1-3

Bless Yahweh, O my soul, and all within me, [bless] his holy name. Bless Yahweh, O my soul, and do not forget all his benefits: who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases,

Luke 17:15

But one of them, [when he] saw that he was healed, turned back, praising God with a loud voice.

Sickness » Often incurable by human means

Deuteronomy 28:27

"Yahweh shall afflict you with the boils of Egypt and with tumors and with the scurvy and with {the skin rash that cannot be healed}.

2 Chronicles 21:18

And after all this Yahweh afflicted him in his bowels with an illness for [which there was] no cure.

Sickness » The apostles were endued with power to heal

Mark 16:18

they will pick up snakes. And if they drink any deadly [poison] it will never hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick and {they will get} well."

Sickness » God » Often manifests saving grace to sinners during

Job 33:19-24

"And he is reproved with pain on his bed, even [with] the strife of his bones continually, {so that} his life loathes bread, and his inner self [loathes] {appetizing food}. His flesh is wasted away from sight, and his bones, [which] are invisible, are bared. read more.
And {he} draws near to the pit and his life to the killers. "If there is a messenger beside him, a mediator, one of a thousand, to declare to a human being his uprightness {so that} he is gracious [to] him, and he says, 'Deliver him from descending into [the] pit; I have found a ransom.'

Psalm 107:17-21

Fools, because of their rebellious way and their iniquities, were afflicted. Their soul abhorred all food, and they approached [the] gates of death. Then they called to Yahweh for help in their trouble. He saved them from their distresses. read more.
He sent his word and healed them, and he delivered [them] from their pits. Let them give thanks to Yahweh for his loyal love, and his wonderful deeds for [the] children of humankind,

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

Matthew 25:43

I was a stranger and you did not welcome me as a guest, naked and you did not clothe me, sick and in prison and you did not care for me.'

Matthew 25:45

Then he will answer them, saying, 'Truly I say to you, in as much as 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

Now [when it] was evening, they brought to him many who were demon-possessed, and he expelled the spirits with a word. And he healed all {those who were sick}, in order that what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah would be fulfilled, who said, "He himself took away our sicknesses, and carried away our diseases."

Isaiah 53:4

However, he was the one who lifted up our sicknesses, and he carried our pain, yet we ourselves assumed him stricken, struck down [by] God and afflicted.

Sickness » God » Hears the prayers of those in

Psalm 107:18-20

Their soul abhorred all food, and they approached [the] gates of death. Then they called to Yahweh for help in their trouble. He saved them from their distresses. He sent his word and healed them, and he delivered [them] from their pits.

Sickness » God » Promises to heal

2 Kings 20:5

"Return; you must say to Hezekiah, the leader of my people, 'Thus says Yahweh the God of David your ancestor, "I have heard your prayer and I have seen your tears. Look, I [am about to] heal you. On the third day you shall go up [to] the temple of Yahweh.

Exodus 23:25

And you will serve Yahweh your God, and he will bless your bread and your water, and I will remove sickness from among you.

Sickness » Christ healed » With a word

Matthew 8:8

And the centurion answered [and] said, "Lord, I am not worthy that you should come in under my roof. But only say the word and my slave will be healed.

Matthew 8:13

And Jesus said to the centurion, "Go, as you have believed it will be done for you." And the slave was healed at that hour.

Sickness » Pray for those afflicted with

Acts 28:8

And it happened that the father of Publius was lying down, afflicted with fever and dysentery. Paul went to {him} and [after] praying, he placed [his] hands on him [and] healed him.

James 5:14-15

Is anyone among you sick? He should summon the elders of the church and they should pray over him, anointing him with olive oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up, and if he has committed sins {he will be forgiven}.

Sickness » Christ healed » Being present

Mark 1:31

And he came [and] raised her up [by] taking hold of her hand, and the fever left her, and she began to serve them.

Sickness » Saints » Thank God publicly for recovery from

Acts 3:8

And leaping up, he stood and began walking around and entered into the temple [courts] with them, walking and leaping and praising God.

Isaiah 38:20

Yahweh, save me, and we will play my music [on] stringed instruments all the days of our lives at the temple of Yahweh."

Sickness » Christ healed » By imposition of hands

Mark 6:5

And he was not able to do any miracle in that place except to lay his hands on a few sick [people] [and] heal [them].

Sickness » God's aid should be sought in

2 Chronicles 16:12

And in the thirty-ninth year of his reign, he fell {severely} ill in his feet. But even in his illness he did not seek Yahweh, but [only] among the healers.

Sickness » Illustrative of sin

Leviticus 13:45-46

"As for the person who is afflicted with a skin disease, his garments must be torn and his {hair} must [be allowed to] hang loosely, and he must cover [his] upper lip, and he must call out, 'Unclean! Unclean!' [For] all [the] days [during] which the infection [is] on him, he shall be unclean; he must live alone; his dwelling [must be] {outside the camp}."

Sickness » The wicked » A large amount » Sorrow

Ecclesiastes 5:17

Also, he eats in darkness all his days; he is frustrated [in] much sickness and resentment.

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 that whole surrounding region, and they brought to him all those {who were sick}. And they were imploring him that they might only touch the edge of his cloak, and all those who 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

And if I [were to] send a plague to that land, and I pour out my rage on it with blood to cut it off, [both] human and animal, and [if] Noah, Daniel, and Job [were] in the midst of her, {as surely as I live}," {declares} the Lord Yahweh, "surely not son, surely not daughter will they save by their righteousness; they would save {themselves}." For thus says the Lord Yahweh: "How much more when I send my four punishments--the evil sword, and famine, and fierce animal, and a plague--to Jerusalem to cut it off, [both] human and animal!

Sickness » Faith required in those healed of, by Christ

Matthew 9:28-29

And [when he] came into the house, the blind men approached 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, "According to your faith let it be done for you."

Sickness » The wicked » Forsake those in

1 Samuel 30:13

Then David said to him, "{To whom do you belong}, and from where [are] you? The young man said, "I am an Egyptian young man, a servant of an Amalekite man, but my master abandoned me because I became ill three days ago.

Sickness » God » Persecutes the wicked by

Jeremiah 29:18

And I will pursue them with the sword, with the famine, and with the plague, and I will make them a terror to all the kingdoms of the earth, a curse, and a horror, and [an object of] hissing, and a disgrace among all the nations to which I have driven them,

Sickness » God » Abandons the wicked to

Jeremiah 34:17

"{Therefore} thus says Yahweh, 'You have not listened to me to proclaim release each one to his fellow countryman and each one to his neighbor. Look, I [am] going to proclaim to you a release,' {declares} Yahweh, 'to the sword, to the plague, 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 welcome me as a guest, naked and you did not clothe me, sick and in prison and you did not care for me.'

Sickness » Saints » Pray for recovery from

Isaiah 38:2-3

Then Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to Yahweh, and he said, "O Yahweh, please remember how I have walked before your {presence} in faithfulness with a whole heart, and I have done the good in your eyes!" And Hezekiah wept [with] great weeping.

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 had healed on the Sabbath, answered [and] said to the crowd, "There are six days on which it is necessary to work. Therefore come [and] be healed on them, and not on the day of the Sabbath!" But the Lord answered and said to him, "Hypocrites! Does not each one of you untie his ox or [his] donkey from the feeding trough on the Sabbath and lead [it] away to water [it]? And this woman, who is a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan bound {eighteen} long years--is it not necessary that she be released from this bond on the day of the Sabbath?"

Sickness » Christ healed » Not being present

Matthew 8:13

And Jesus said to the centurion, "Go, as you have believed it will be done for you." And the slave was healed at that hour.

Sickness » Saints » Ascribe recovery from, to God

Isaiah 38:20

Yahweh, save me, and we will play my music [on] stringed instruments all the days of our lives at the temple of Yahweh."

Sickness » Saints » Mourn under, with prayer

Isaiah 38:14

Like a horse or a crane, so I chirp; I moan like dove. My eyes are weak toward the height. Lord, I have oppression; lend me support!

Sickness » God » Exhibits his love in healing

Isaiah 38:17

Look! Bitterness was bitter to me for peace. And you were the one who loved my life from [the] pit of destruction, for you have cast all my sins behind your back.

Sickness » God » Preserves saints in time of

Psalm 91:3-7

For he will deliver you from [the] snare of [the] fowler, from [the] plague of destruction. With his feathers he will cover you, and under his wings you can take refuge. His faithfulness [will be] a shield and a buckler. You need not fear [the] terror of [the] night, [or the] arrow [that] flies by day, read more.
[or the] plague [that] spreads in the darkness, [or the] destruction [that] devastates at noon. A thousand may fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right [hand], [but] it will 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 weakened my soul with fasting, and my prayer {returned to me unanswered}.

Sickness » God » Strengthens saints in

Sickness » God » Comforts saints in

Sickness » God » Permits saints to be tried by

Job 2:5-6

But stretch out your hand and touch his bones and his flesh, [and see] {whether} he will {curse} you to your face." So Yahweh said to Satan, "{All right}, he [is] in your {power}. Only spare his life."

Sickness » God » Exhibits his power in healing

Luke 5:17

And it happened that on one of the days as he was teaching, Pharisees and teachers of the law were sitting [there] who {had come} from every village of Galilee and Judea and [from] Jerusalem, and the power of the Lord was [there] in order [for] him to heal.

Sickness » The devil sometimes permitted to inflict

Job 2:6-7

So Yahweh said to Satan, "{All right}, he [is] in your {power}. Only spare his life." So Satan went out from {Yahweh's presence}, and he inflicted Job with loathsome skin sores from the sole of his foot up 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 mockers.

Sickness » Saints » Are resigned under

Job 2:10

So he said to her, "You speak like one of the foolish women speaks. Indeed, should we receive the good from God, but not receive the evil?" In all this, Job did not sin with his lips.

Sleeplessness » Common causes of loss of sleep » Sickness

Job 7:4-5

When I lie down, I say, 'When shall I rise?' But [the] night is long, and I have my fill of tossing until dawn. My body is clothed [with] maggots and clods of dust; my skin hardens, then it gives way [again].

Topics on Sickness

Agony, Sickness

24;15;18

Why is my pain endless, and my wound incurable? It refuses to become healed. Truly you are to me like a deceitful [brook], waters [that] are not trustworthy.

Divine Care In Sickness

19;41;3

Yahweh sustains him on [his] sick bed. In his illness, you {restore to health}.

Healing Sickness

40;9;35

And Jesus was going around all the towns and the villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and every sickness.

Sin Brings Sickness

26;4;17

so that they will lack food and water, and they will be appalled {with one another}, and they will waste away because of their guilt.