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Theasaurus: Sickness

39 Bible Verses about Sickness

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Matthew 9:35

And Jesus was going up and down all the cities and the villages, teaching in their synagogues, and proclaiming the good news of the reign, and healing every sickness and every malady among the people.

Deuteronomy 28:61

also every sickness and every stroke which is not written in the book of this law; Jehovah doth cause them to go up upon thee till thou art destroyed,

Galatians 4:13

and ye have known that through infirmity of the flesh I did proclaim good news to you at the first,

John 5:5

and there was a certain man there being in ailment thirty and eight years,

Luke 4:40

And at the setting of the sun, all, as many as had any ailing with manifold sicknesses, brought them unto him, and he on each one of them his hands having put, did heal them.

2 Chronicles 21:15

and thou, with many sicknesses, with disease of thy bowels, till thy bowels come out, by the sickness, day by day.'

2 Chronicles 21:18

And after all this hath Jehovah plagued him in his bowels by a disease for which there is no healing,

Exodus 23:25

'And ye have served Jehovah your God, and He hath blessed thy bread and thy water, and I have turned aside sickness from thine heart;

Isaiah 33:24

Nor doth an inhabitant say, 'I was sick,' The people that is dwelling in it, is forgiven of iniquity!

Deuteronomy 7:15

and Jehovah hath turned aside from thee every sickness, and none of the evil diseases of Egypt (which thou hast known) doth He put on thee, and He hath put them on all hating thee.

2 Chronicles 16:12

And Asa is diseased -- in the thirty and ninth year of his reign -- in his feet, till his disease is excessive, and also in his disease he hath not sought Jehovah, but among physicians.

Matthew 8:14

And Jesus having come into the house of Peter, saw his mother-in-law laid, and fevered,

Luke 8:43

and a woman, having an issue of blood for twelve years, who, having spent on physicians all her living, was not able to be healed by any,

Nahum 1:9

What do we devise against Jehovah? An end He is making, arise not twice doth distress.

Nahum 1:11

From thee hath come forth a deviser of evil Against Jehovah -- a worthless counsellor.

Ecclesiastes 5:17

Also all his days in darkness he consumeth, and sadness, and wrath, and sickness abound.

Genesis 3:17

And to the man He said, 'Because thou hast hearkened to the voice of thy wife, and dost eat of the tree concerning which I have charged thee, saying, Thou dost not eat of it, cursed is the ground on thine account; in sorrow thou dost eat of it all days of thy life,

Exodus 15:26

and He saith, 'If thou dost really hearken to the voice of Jehovah thy God, and dost that which is right in His eyes, and hast hearkened to His commands, and kept all His statutes: none of the sickness which I laid on the Egyptians do I lay on thee, for I, Jehovah, am healing thee.

Jeremiah 10:19

Woe to me for my breaking, Grievious hath been my smiting, And I said, Only, this is my sickness, and I bear it.

Luke 13:12

and Jesus having seen her, did call her near, and said to her, 'Woman, thou hast been loosed from thy infirmity;'

Revelation 2:22

lo, I will cast her into a couch, and those committing adultery with her into great tribulation -- if they may not repent of their works,

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

2 Kings 8:8

And the king saith unto Hazael, 'Take in thy hand a present, and go to meet the man of God, and thou hast sought Jehovah by him, saying, Do I revive from this sickness?'

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

2 Kings 8:8

And the king saith unto Hazael, 'Take in thy hand a present, and go to meet the man of God, and thou hast sought Jehovah by him, saying, Do I revive from this sickness?'

Insomnia » Sickness

Job 30:17

At night my bone hath been pierced in me, And mine eyelids do not lie down.

Job 7:4-5

If I lay down then I said, 'When do I rise!' And evening hath been measured, And I have been full of tossings till dawn. Clothed hath been my flesh with worms, And a clod of dust, My skin hath been shrivelled and is loathsome,

Israel » Sickness » hezekiah » Miracle » Restoration

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

Leviticus 26:16

I also do this to you, and I have appointed over you trouble, the consumption, and the burning fever, consuming eyes, and causing pain of soul; and your seed in vain ye have sowed, and your enemies have eaten it;

Psalm 78:50

He pondereth a path for His anger, He kept not back their soul from death, Yea, their life to the pestilence He delivered up.

Sickness » Sometimes sent as a judgment for sin

Ecclesiastes 5:17

Also all his days in darkness he consumeth, and sadness, and wrath, and sickness abound.

Leviticus 26:15-16

and if at My statutes ye kick, and if My judgments your soul loathe, so as not to do all My commands -- to your breaking My covenant -- I also do this to you, and I have appointed over you trouble, the consumption, and the burning fever, consuming eyes, and causing pain of soul; and your seed in vain ye have sowed, and your enemies have eaten it;

Deuteronomy 28:61

also every sickness and every stroke which is not written in the book of this law; Jehovah doth cause them to go up upon thee till thou art destroyed,

2 Chronicles 21:15

and thou, with many sicknesses, with disease of thy bowels, till thy bowels come out, by the sickness, day by day.'

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

Exodus 12:13

And the blood hath become a sign for you on the houses where ye are, and I have seen the blood, and have passed over you, and a plague is not on you for destruction in My smiting in the land of Egypt.

Exodus 15:26

and He saith, 'If thou dost really hearken to the voice of Jehovah thy God, and dost that which is right in His eyes, and hast hearkened to His commands, and kept all His statutes: none of the sickness which I laid on the Egyptians do I lay on thee, for I, Jehovah, am healing thee.

Mark 16:18

serpents they shall take up; and if any deadly thing they may drink, it shall not hurt them; on the ailing they shall lay hands, and they shall be well.'

Exodus 8:22

And I have separated in that day the land of Goshen, in which My people are staying, that the beetle is not there, so that thou knowest that I am Jehovah in the midst of the land,

Exodus 9:6

And Jehovah doth this thing on the morrow, and all the cattle of Egypt die, and of the cattle of the sons of Israel not one hath died;

Sickness » The righteous suffer from

Acts 9:37

and it came to pass in those days she, having ailed, died, and having bathed her, they laid her in an upper chamber,

Job 2:7

And the Adversary goeth forth from the presence of Jehovah, and smiteth Job with a sore ulcer from the sole of his foot unto his crown.

2 Kings 20:1

In those days hath Hezekiah been sick unto death, and come unto him doth Isaiah son of Amoz the prophet, and saith unto him, 'Thus said Jehovah: Give a charge to thy house, for thou art dying, and dost not live.'

2 Timothy 4:20

Erastus did remain in Corinth, and Trophimus I left in Miletus infirm;

Daniel 8:27

And I, Daniel, have been, yea, I became sick for days, and I rise, and do the king's work, and am astonished at the appearance, and there is none understanding.

Sickness » Healing » Examples of apostolic

Acts 3:7

And having seized him by the right hand, he raised him up, and presently his feet and ankles were strengthened,

Acts 5:16

and there were coming together also the people of the cities round about to Jerusalem, bearing ailing persons, and those harassed by unclean spirits -- who were all healed.

Acts 9:34

and Peter said to him, 'Aeneas, heal thee doth Jesus the Christ; arise and spread for thyself;' and immediately he rose,

Acts 14:10

said with a loud voice, 'Stand up on thy feet upright;' and he was springing and walking,

Acts 16:18

and this she was doing for many days, but Paul having been grieved, and having turned, said to the spirit, 'I command thee, in the name of Jesus Christ, to come forth from her;' and it came forth the same hour.

More verses: Acts 19:12 Acts 28:8

Sickness » Sent by God

Deuteronomy 32:39

See ye, now, that I -- I am He, And there is no god with Me: I put to death, and I keep alive; I have smitten, and I heal; And there is not from My hand a deliverer,

2 Samuel 12:15

And Nathan goeth unto his house, and Jehovah smiteth the lad, whom the wife of Uriah hath born to David, and it is incurable;

Deuteronomy 28:59-61

then hath Jehovah made wonderful thy strokes, and the strokes of thy seed -- great strokes, and stedfast, and evil sicknesses, and stedfast. 'And He hath brought back on thee all the diseases of Egypt, of the presence of which thou hast been afraid, and they have cleaved to thee; also every sickness and every stroke which is not written in the book of this law; Jehovah doth cause them to go up upon thee till thou art destroyed,

Sickness » Often sent as a punishment of sin

2 Chronicles 21:12-15

And there cometh in unto him a writing from Elijah the prophet, saying, 'Thus said Jehovah, God of David thy father, Because that thou hast not walked in the ways of Jehoshaphat thy father, and in the ways of Asa king of Judah, and thou dost walk in the way of the kings of Israel, and dost cause Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to commit whoredom like the whoredoms of the house of Ahab, and also thy brethren, the house of thy father, who are better than thyself, thou hast slain; lo, Jehovah is smiting -- a great smiting -- among thy people, and among thy sons, and among thy wives, and among all thy goods -- read more.
and thou, with many sicknesses, with disease of thy bowels, till thy bowels come out, by the sickness, day by day.'

Leviticus 26:14-16

'And if ye do not hearken to Me, and do not all these commands; and if at My statutes ye kick, and if My judgments your soul loathe, so as not to do all My commands -- to your breaking My covenant -- I also do this to you, and I have appointed over you trouble, the consumption, and the burning fever, consuming eyes, and causing pain of soul; and your seed in vain ye have sowed, and your enemies have eaten it;

Sickness » Inflicted upon the wicked » Promises of immunity from

Exodus 15:26

and He saith, 'If thou dost really hearken to the voice of Jehovah thy God, and dost that which is right in His eyes, and hast hearkened to His commands, and kept all His statutes: none of the sickness which I laid on the Egyptians do I lay on thee, for I, Jehovah, am healing thee.

Deuteronomy 7:15

and Jehovah hath turned aside from thee every sickness, and none of the evil diseases of Egypt (which thou hast known) doth He put on thee, and He hath put them on all hating thee.

Proverbs 4:22

For life they are to those finding them, And to all their flesh healing.

Jeremiah 30:17

For I increase health to thee, And from thy strokes I do heal thee, An affirmation of Jehovah, For 'Outcast' they have called to thee, 'Zion it is, there is none seeking for her.'

Sickness » God » Heals

Deuteronomy 32:39

See ye, now, that I -- I am He, And there is no god with Me: I put to death, and I keep alive; I have smitten, and I heal; And there is not from My hand a deliverer,

Isaiah 38:5

Go, and thou hast said to Hezekiah, Thus said Jehovah, God of David thy father, 'I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tear, lo, I am adding to thy days fifteen years,

Isaiah 38:9

A writing of Hezekiah king of Judah concerning his being sick, when he reviveth from his sickness:

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

Sickness » Saints » Acknowledge that, comes from God

Isaiah 38:12

My sojourning hath departed, And been removed from me as a shepherd's tent, I have drawn together, as a weaver, my life, By weakness it cutteth me off, From day unto night Thou dost end me.

Psalm 31:1-8

To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. In Thee, O Jehovah, I have trusted, Let me not be ashamed to the age, In Thy righteousness deliver me. Incline unto me Thine ear hastily, deliver me, Be to me for a strong rock, For a house of bulwarks to save me. For my rock and my bulwark art Thou, For Thy name's sake lead me and tend me. read more.
Bring me out from the net that they hid for me, For Thou art my strength. Into Thy hand I commit my spirit, Thou hast redeemed me, Jehovah God of truth. I have hated the observers of lying vanities, And I toward Jehovah have been confident. I rejoice, and am glad in Thy kindness, In that Thou hast seen mine affliction, Thou hast known in adversities my soul. And Thou hast not shut me up, Into the hand of an enemy, Thou hast caused my feet to stand in a broad place.

Isaiah 38:15

-- What do I say? seeing He said to me, And He Himself hath wrought, I go softly all my years for 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

Psalm 103:1-3

By David. Bless, O my soul, Jehovah, And all my inward parts -- His Holy Name. Bless, O my soul, Jehovah, And forget not all His benefits, Who is forgiving all thine iniquities, Who is healing all thy diseases,

Luke 17:15

and one of them having seen that he was healed did turn back, with a loud voice glorifying God,

Sickness » Often incurable by human means

Deuteronomy 28:27

'Jehovah doth smite thee with the ulcer of Egypt, and with emerods, and with scurvy, and with itch, of which thou art not able to be healed.

2 Chronicles 21:18

And after all this hath Jehovah plagued him in his bowels by a disease for which there is no healing,

Sickness » The apostles were endued with power to heal

Mark 16:18

serpents they shall take up; and if any deadly thing they may drink, it shall not hurt them; on the ailing they shall lay hands, and they shall be well.'

Sickness » God » Often manifests saving grace to sinners during

Job 33:19-24

And he hath been reproved With pain on his bed, And the strife of his bones is enduring. And his life hath nauseated bread, And his soul desirable food. His flesh is consumed from being seen, And high are his bones, they were not seen! read more.
And draw near to the pit doth his soul, And his life to those causing death. If there is by him a messenger, An interpreter -- one of a thousand, To declare for man his uprightness: Then He doth favour him and saith, 'Ransom him from going down to the pit, I have found an atonement.'

Psalm 107:17-21

Fools, by means of their transgression, And by their iniquities, afflict themselves. All food doth their soul abominate, And they come nigh unto the gates of death, And cry unto Jehovah in their adversity, From their distresses He saveth them, read more.
He sendeth His word and healeth them, And delivereth from their destructions. They confess to Jehovah His kindness, And His wonders to the sons of men,

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

Matthew 25:43

a stranger I was, and ye did not receive me; naked, and ye put not around me; infirm, and in prison, and ye did not look after me.

Matthew 25:45

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

Sickness » Christ compassionated those in

Matthew 8:16-17

And evening having come, they brought to him many demoniacs, and he did cast out the spirits with a word, and did heal all who were ill, that it might be fulfilled that was spoken through Isaiah the prophet, saying, 'Himself took our infirmities, and the sicknesses he did bear.'

Isaiah 53:4

Surely our sicknesses he hath borne, And our pains -- he hath carried them, And we -- we have esteemed him plagued, Smitten of God, and afflicted.

Sickness » God » Hears the prayers of those in

Psalm 107:18-20

All food doth their soul abominate, And they come nigh unto the gates of death, And cry unto Jehovah in their adversity, From their distresses He saveth them, He sendeth His word and healeth them, And delivereth from their destructions.

Sickness » God » Promises to heal

2 Kings 20:5

'Turn back, and thou hast said unto Hezekiah, leader of My people: Thus said Jehovah, God of David thy father, I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tear, lo, I give healing to thee, on the third day thou dost go up to the house of Jehovah;

Exodus 23:25

'And ye have served Jehovah your God, and He hath blessed thy bread and thy water, and I have turned aside sickness from thine heart;

Sickness » Christ healed » With a word

Matthew 8:8

And the centurion answering said, 'Sir, I am not worthy that thou mayest enter under my roof, but only say a word, and my servant shall be healed;

Matthew 8:13

And Jesus said to the centurion, 'Go, and as thou didst believe let it be to thee;' and his young man was healed in that hour.

Sickness » Pray for those afflicted with

Acts 28:8

and it came to pass, the father of Publius with feverish heats and dysentery pressed, was laid, unto whom Paul having entered, and having prayed, having laid his hands on him, healed him;

James 5:14-15

is any infirm among you? let him call for the elders of the assembly, and let them pray over him, having anointed him with oil, in the name of the Lord, and the prayer of the faith shall save the distressed one, and the Lord shall raise him up, and if sins he may have committed, they shall be forgiven to him.

Sickness » Christ healed » Being present

Mark 1:31

and having come near, he raised her up, having laid hold of her hand, and the fever left her immediately, and she was ministering to them.

Sickness » Saints » Thank God publicly for recovery from

Acts 3:8

and springing up, he stood, and was walking, and did enter with them into the temple, walking and springing, and praising God;

Isaiah 38:20

Like myself to-day -- a father to sons Doth make known of Thy faithfulness, O Jehovah -- to save me: And my songs we sing all days of our lives In the house of Jehovah.'

Sickness » Christ healed » By imposition of hands

Mark 6:5

and he was not able there any mighty work to do, except on a few infirm people having put hands he did heal them;

Sickness » God's aid should be sought in

2 Chronicles 16:12

And Asa is diseased -- in the thirty and ninth year of his reign -- in his feet, till his disease is excessive, and also in his disease he hath not sought Jehovah, but among physicians.

Sickness » Illustrative of sin

Leviticus 13:45-46

As to the leper in whom is the plague, his garments are rent, and his head is uncovered, and he covereth over the upper lip, and 'Unclean! unclean!' he calleth; all the days that the plague is in him he is unclean; he is unclean, alone he doth dwell, at the outside of the camp is his dwelling.

Sickness » The wicked » A large amount » Sorrow

Ecclesiastes 5:17

Also all his days in darkness he consumeth, and sadness, and wrath, and sickness abound.

Sickness » Christ healed » Through the touch of his garment

Matthew 14:35-36

and having recognized him, the men of that place sent forth to all that region round about, and they brought to him all who were ill, and were calling on him that they might only touch the fringe of his garment, and as many as did touch were saved.

Sickness » God » Exhibits his mercy in healing

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

Ezekiel 14:19-21

Or -- pestilence I send unto that land, and I have poured out My fury against it in blood, to cut off from it man and beast -- and Noah, Daniel, and Job, in its midst: I live -- an affirmation of the Lord Jehovah -- neither son nor daughter do they deliver; they, by their righteousness, deliver their own soul. For thus said the Lord Jehovah: Although My four sore judgments -- sword, and famine, and wild beast, and pestilence -- I have sent unto Jerusalem, to cut off from it man and beast,

Sickness » Faith required in those healed of, by Christ

Matthew 9:28-29

And he having come to the house, the blind men came to him, and Jesus saith to them, 'Believe ye that I am able to do this?' They say to him, 'Yes, sir.' Then touched he their eyes, saying, 'According to your faith let it be to you,'

Sickness » The wicked » Forsake those in

1 Samuel 30:13

And David saith to him, 'Whose art thou? and whence art thou?' And he saith, 'An Egyptian youth I am, servant to a man, an Amalekite, and my lord forsaketh me, for I have been sick three days,

Sickness » God » Persecutes the wicked by

Jeremiah 29:18

And I have pursued after them with sword, with famine, and with pestilence, and have given them for a trembling to all kingdoms of the earth, for a curse and for an astonishment, and for a hissing, and for a reproach among all the nations whither I have driven them,

Sickness » God » Abandons the wicked to

Jeremiah 34:17

Therefore, thus said Jehovah: Ye have not hearkened unto Me to proclaim freedom, each to his brother, and each to his neighbour; lo, I am proclaiming to you liberty -- an affirmation of Jehovah -- unto the sword, unto the pestilence, and unto the famine, and I have given you for a trembling to all kingdoms of the earth.

Sickness » The wicked » Visit not those in

Matthew 25:43

a stranger I was, and ye did not receive me; naked, and ye put not around me; infirm, and in prison, and ye did not look after me.

Sickness » Saints » Pray for recovery from

Isaiah 38:2-3

And Hezekiah turneth round his face unto the wall, and prayeth unto Jehovah, and saith, 'I pray thee, O Jehovah, remember, I pray Thee, how I have walked habitually before Thee in truth, and with a perfect heart, and that which is good in thine eyes I have done;' and Hezekiah weepeth -- a great weeping.

Sickness » Saints » Visit those in

Sickness » Healing of, lawful on the sabbath

Luke 13:14-16

And the chief of the synagogue answering -- much displeased that on the sabbath Jesus healed -- said to the multitude, 'Six days there are in which it behoveth us to be working; in these, then, coming, be healed, and not on the sabbath-day.' Then the Lord answered him and said, 'Hypocrite, doth not each of you on the sabbath loose his ox or ass from the stall, and having led away, doth water it? and this one, being a daughter of Abraham, whom the Adversary bound, lo, eighteen years, did it not behove 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 didst believe let it be to thee;' and his young man was healed in that hour.

Sickness » Saints » Ascribe recovery from, to God

Isaiah 38:20

Like myself to-day -- a father to sons Doth make known of Thy faithfulness, O Jehovah -- to save me: And my songs we sing all days of our lives In the house of Jehovah.'

Sickness » Saints » Mourn under, with prayer

Isaiah 38:14

As a crane -- a swallow -- so I chatter, I mourn as a dove, Drawn up have been mine eyes on high, O Jehovah, oppression is on me, be my surety.

Sickness » God » Exhibits his love in healing

Isaiah 38:17

Lo, to peace He changed for me bitterness, And Thou hast delighted in my soul without corruption, For Thou hast cast behind Thy back all my sins.

Sickness » God » Preserves saints in time of

Psalm 91:3-7

For He delivereth thee from the snare of a fowler, From a calamitous pestilence. With His pinion He covereth thee over, And under His wings thou dost trust, A shield and buckler is His truth. Thou art not afraid of fear by night, Of arrow that flieth by day, read more.
Of pestilence in thick darkness that walketh, Of destruction that destroyeth at noon, There fall at thy side a thousand, And a myriad at thy right hand, Unto thee it cometh not nigh.

Sickness » Christ healed » With a touch

Matthew 8:3

and having stretched forth the hand, Jesus touched him, saying, 'I will, be thou cleansed,' and immediately his leprosy was cleansed.

Sickness » Saints » Feel for others in

Psalm 35:13

And I -- in their sickness my clothing is sackcloth, I have humbled with fastings my soul, And my prayer unto my bosom returneth.

Sickness » God » Strengthens saints in

Sickness » God » Comforts saints in

Sickness » God » Permits saints to be tried by

Job 2:5-6

Yet, put forth, I pray Thee, Thy hand, and strike unto his bone and unto his flesh -- if not: unto Thy face he doth bless Thee!' And Jehovah saith unto the Adversary, 'Lo, he is in thy hand; only his life take care of.'

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 sitting by Pharisees and teachers of the Law, who were come out of every village of Galilee, and Judea, and Jerusalem, and the power of the Lord was -- to heal them.

Sickness » The devil sometimes permitted to inflict

Job 2:6-7

And Jehovah saith unto the Adversary, 'Lo, he is in thy hand; only his life take care of.' And the Adversary goeth forth from the presence of Jehovah, and smiteth Job with a sore ulcer from the sole of his foot unto his crown.

Sickness » Often brought on by intemperance

Hosea 7:5

A day of our king! Princes have polluted themselves with the poison of wine, He hath drawn out his hand with scorners.

Sickness » Saints » Are resigned under

Job 2:10

And he saith unto her, 'As one of the foolish women speaketh, thou speakest; yea, the good we receive from God, and the evil we do not receive.' In all this Job hath not sinned with his lips.

Sleeplessness » Common causes of loss of sleep » Sickness

Job 30:17

At night my bone hath been pierced in me, And mine eyelids do not lie down.

Job 7:4-5

If I lay down then I said, 'When do I rise!' And evening hath been measured, And I have been full of tossings till dawn. Clothed hath been my flesh with worms, And a clod of dust, My skin hath been shrivelled and is loathsome,

Topics on Sickness

Christ's Authority Over Sickness

Matthew 8:14-15

And Jesus having come into the house of Peter, saw his mother-in-law laid, and fevered,

Healing Sickness

Matthew 9:35

And Jesus was going up and down all the cities and the villages, teaching in their synagogues, and proclaiming the good news of the reign, and healing every sickness and every malady among the people.

Sin Brings Sickness

Ezekiel 4:17

so that they lack bread and water, and have been astonished one with another, and been consumed in their iniquity.