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55 Bible Verses about Thanksgiving

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1 Chronicles 16:4

And he appointed certain of the Levites to do the service before the ark of Jehovah, and to celebrate, and to thank and praise Jehovah the God of Israel:

Psalm 42:4

These things I remember and have poured out my soul within me: how I passed along with the multitude, how I went on with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, a festive multitude.

1 Timothy 4:3-4

forbidding to marry, bidding to abstain from meats, which God has created for receiving with thanksgiving for them who are faithful and know the truth. For every creature of God is good, and nothing is to be rejected, being received with thanksgiving;

Psalm 107:8-9

Let them give thanks unto Jehovah for his loving-kindness, and for his wondrous works to the children of men; For he hath satisfied the longing soul and filled the hungry soul with good.

Psalm 147:7-9

Sing unto Jehovah with thanksgiving; sing psalms upon the harp unto our God: Who covereth the heavens with clouds, who prepareth rain for the earth, who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains; Who giveth to the cattle their food, to the young ravens which cry.

Luke 17:17-18

And Jesus answering said, Were not the ten cleansed? but the nine, where are they? There have not been found to return and give glory to God save this stranger.

Romans 1:20-21

for from the world's creation the invisible things of him are perceived, being apprehended by the mind through the things that are made, both his eternal power and divinity, so as to render them inexcusable. Because, knowing God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but fell into folly in their thoughts, and their heart without understanding was darkened:

Romans 14:6

He that regards the day, regards it to the Lord. And he that eats, eats to the Lord, for he gives God thanks; and he that does not eat, it is to the Lord he does not eat, and gives God thanks.

Leviticus 7:12-15

If he present it for a thanksgiving, then he shall present with the sacrifice of thanksgiving unleavened cakes mingled with oil, and unleavened wafers anointed with oil, and fine flour saturated with oil, cakes mingled with oil. Besides the cakes, he shall present his offering of leavened bread with the sacrifice of his peace-offering of thanksgiving. And of it he shall present one out of the whole offering as a heave-offering to Jehovah; to the priest that sprinkleth the blood of the peace-offering, to him it shall belong.read more.
And the flesh of the sacrifice of his peace-offering of thanksgiving shall be eaten the same day that it is presented; he shall not let any of it remain until the morning.

1 Corinthians 14:16-17

Since otherwise, if thou blessest with the spirit, how shall he who fills the place of the simple Christian say Amen, at thy giving of thanks, since he does not know what thou sayest? For thou indeed givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.

1 Chronicles 16:7-9

Then on that day David delivered first this psalm to give thanks to Jehovah through Asaph and his brethren. Give thanks unto Jehovah, call upon his name; Make known his acts among the peoples. Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him; Meditate upon all his wondrous works.

Ezra 3:11

And they sang alternately together in praising and giving thanks to Jehovah: For he is good, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever toward Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout to the praise of Jehovah, because the foundation of the house of Jehovah was laid.

Nehemiah 12:8

And the Levites: Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, Mattaniah, who was over the thanksgiving, he and his brethren;

Isaiah 51:3

For Jehovah shall comfort Zion, he shall comfort all her waste places; and he will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of Jehovah: gladness and joy shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of song.

Jeremiah 30:19

And out of them shall proceed thanksgiving, and the voice of them that make merry: and I will multiply them, and they shall not be diminished; and I will honour them, and they shall not be small.

Ephesians 5:19-20

speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and chanting with your heart to the Lord; giving thanks at all times for all things to him who is God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Nehemiah 11:17

and Mattaniah the son of Mica, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, who was the principal to begin the thanksgiving in prayer; and Bakbukiah, the second among his brethren; and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun:

Daniel 6:10

And when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and, his windows being open in his upper chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled on his knees three times a day, and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.

2 Corinthians 9:11-12

enriched in every way unto all free-hearted liberality, which works through us thanksgiving to God. Because the ministration of this service is not only filling up the measure of what is lacking to the saints, but also abounding by many thanksgivings to God;

Romans 7:24-25

O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me out of this body of death? I thank God, through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then I myself with the mind serve God's law; but with the flesh sin's law.

Colossians 2:6-7

As therefore ye have received the Christ, Jesus the Lord, walk in him, rooted and built up in him, and assured in the faith, even as ye have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving.

Matthew 14:19

And having commanded the crowds to recline upon the grass, having taken the five loaves and the two fishes, he looked up to heaven, and blessed: and having broken the loaves, he gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds.

Luke 9:16

And taking the five loaves and the two fishes, looking up to heaven he blessed them, and broke and gave to the disciples to set before the crowd.

Mark 8:6

And he commanded the crowd to sit down on the ground. And having taken the seven loaves, he gave thanks, and broke them and gave them to his disciples, that they might set them before them; and they set them before the crowd.

Luke 24:30

And it came to pass as he was at table with them, having taken the bread, he blessed, and having broken it, gave it to them.

Acts 28:15

And thence the brethren, having heard about us, came to meet us as far as Appii Forum and Tres Tabernae, whom when Paul saw, he thanked God and took courage.

Romans 6:17

But thanks be to God, that ye were bondmen of sin, but have obeyed from the heart the form of teaching into which ye were instructed.

Revelation 4:9

And when the living creatures shall give glory and honour and thanksgiving to him that sits upon the throne, who lives to the ages of ages,

Revelation 7:12

saying, Amen: Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and strength, to our God, to the ages of ages. Amen.

Revelation 11:17

saying, We give thee thanks, Lord God Almighty, He who is, and who was, that thou hast taken thy great power and hast reigned.

From Thematic Bible


Prayer » Accompanied with » Thanksgiving

Psalms » Thanksgiving

Psalms » Thanksgiving » For God's mercies to individuals

Psalms » Thanksgiving » For God's goodness to good men

Sacrifices » Illustrative of » Thanksgiving

Psalm 27:6

And now shall my head be lifted up above mine enemies round about me; and I will offer in his tent sacrifices of shouts of joy: I will sing, yea, I will sing psalms unto Jehovah.

Psalm 107:22

And let them offer the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare his works in joyful song.

Thanksgiving » Encouraged

Thanksgiving » Ministers appointed to offer, in public

1 Chronicles 16:4

And he appointed certain of the Levites to do the service before the ark of Jehovah, and to celebrate, and to thank and praise Jehovah the God of Israel:

1 Chronicles 23:30

and to stand every morning to thank and praise Jehovah, and likewise at even;

2 Chronicles 31:2

And Hezekiah appointed the divisions of the priests, and the Levites after their divisions, every man according to his service, as well the priests as the Levites, for burnt-offerings and for peace-offerings, to serve and to give thanks and to praise in the gates of the courts of Jehovah.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For the grace bestowed on others

Philippians 1:3-5

I thank my God for my whole remembrance of you, constantly in my every supplication, making the supplication for you all with joy, because of your fellowship with the gospel, from the first day until now;

Colossians 1:3-6

We give thanks to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ continually when praying for you, having heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and the love which ye have towards all the saints, on account of the hope which is laid up for you in the heavens; of which ye heard before in the word of the truth of the glad tidings, read more.
which are come to you, as they are in all the world, and are bearing fruit and growing, even as also among you, from the day ye heard them and knew indeed the grace of God, in truth:

Thanksgiving » The heavenly host engaged in

Revelation 7:11

And all the angels stood around the throne, and the elders, and the four living creatures, and fell before the throne upon their faces, and worshipped God,

Revelation 11:16-17

And the twenty-four elders, who sit on their thrones before God, fell upon their faces, and worshipped God, saying, We give thee thanks, Lord God Almighty, He who is, and who was, that thou hast taken thy great power and hast reigned.

Revelation 4:9

And when the living creatures shall give glory and honour and thanksgiving to him that sits upon the throne, who lives to the ages of ages,

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » Always

Thanksgiving » Christ set an example of

John 11:41

They took therefore the stone away. And Jesus lifted up his eyes on high and said, Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard me;

Matthew 26:27

And having taken the cup and given thanks, he gave it to them, saying, Drink ye all of it.

John 6:11

And Jesus took the loaves, and having given thanks, distributed them to those that were set down; and in like manner of the small fishes as much as they would.

Thanksgiving » Should always accompany prayer

Nehemiah 11:17

and Mattaniah the son of Mica, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, who was the principal to begin the thanksgiving in prayer; and Bakbukiah, the second among his brethren; and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun:

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » Through Christ

Thanksgiving » Should be accompanied by intercession for others

Philemon 1:4

I thank my God, always making mention of thee at my prayers,

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For the goodness and mercy of God

Psalm 107:1

Give ye thanks unto Jehovah; for he is good; for his loving-kindness endureth for ever.

Psalm 136:1-3

Give ye thanks unto Jehovah, for he is good; for his loving-kindness endureth for ever: Give thanks unto the God of gods, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever; Give thanks unto the Lord of lords, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For all things

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For faith exhibited by others

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For the supply of our bodily wants

Romans 14:6-7

He that regards the day, regards it to the Lord. And he that eats, eats to the Lord, for he gives God thanks; and he that does not eat, it is to the Lord he does not eat, and gives God thanks. For none of us lives to himself, and none dies to himself.

1 Timothy 4:3-4

forbidding to marry, bidding to abstain from meats, which God has created for receiving with thanksgiving for them who are faithful and know the truth. For every creature of God is good, and nothing is to be rejected, being received with thanksgiving;

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » Upon the completion of great undertakings

Nehemiah 12:31

And I brought up the princes of Judah upon the wall, and appointed two great choirs and processions, on the right hand upon the wall towards the dung-gate.

Nehemiah 12:40

And both choirs stood in the house of God, and I, and the half of the rulers with me;

Thanksgiving » Saints » Exhorted to

Thanksgiving » Commanded

Thanksgiving » Should always accompany praise

Psalm 92:1

{A Psalm, a Song, for the Sabbath day.} It is good to give thanks unto Jehovah, and to sing psalms unto thy name, O Most High;

Thanksgiving » Saints » Resolved to offer

Psalm 18:49

Therefore will I give thanks to thee, Jehovah, among the nations, and will sing psalms to thy name.

Psalm 30:12

That my glory may sing psalms of thee, and not be silent. Jehovah my God, I will praise thee for ever.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » At the remembrance of God's holiness

Psalm 97:12

Rejoice in Jehovah, ye righteous; and give thanks in remembrance of his holiness.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » Before taking food

Acts 27:35

And, having said these things and taken a loaf, he gave thanks to God before all, and having broken it began to eat.

John 6:11

And Jesus took the loaves, and having given thanks, distributed them to those that were set down; and in like manner of the small fishes as much as they would.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For the reception and effectual working of the word of God in others

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And for this cause we also give thanks to God unceasingly that, having received the word of the report of God by us, ye accepted, not men's word, but, even as it is truly, God's word, which also works in you who believe.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For willingness to offer our property for God's service

1 Chronicles 29:6-14

And the chief fathers and princes of the tribes of Israel, and the captains of thousands and of hundreds, and the comptrollers of the king's business, offered willingly. And they gave for the service of the house of God five thousand talents and ten thousand darics of gold, and ten thousand talents of silver, and eighteen thousand talents of brass, and one hundred thousand talents of iron. And they with whom stones were found gave them to the treasure of the house of Jehovah, into the hand of Jehiel the Gershonite. read more.
And the people rejoiced because they offered willingly, for with perfect heart they offered willingly to Jehovah; and David the king also rejoiced with great joy. And David blessed Jehovah in the sight of all the congregation; and David said, Blessed be thou, Jehovah, the God of our father Israel, for ever and ever. Thine, Jehovah, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the splendour, and the majesty; for all that is in the heavens and on the earth is thine: thine, Jehovah, is the kingdom, and thou art exalted as Head above all; and riches and glory are of thee, and thou rulest over everything; and in thy hand is power and might; and in thy hand it is to make all great and strong. And now, our God, we thank thee, and praise thy glorious name. But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer willingly after this manner? for all is of thee, and of that which is from thy hand have we given thee.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In everything

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Levites

2 Chronicles 5:12-13

and the Levites the singers, all they of Asaph, of Heman, of Jeduthun, with their sons and their brethren, clad in byssus, with cymbals and lutes and harps, stood at the east end of the altar, and with them a hundred and twenty priests sounding with trumpets), it came to pass when the trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one voice to be heard in praising and thanking Jehovah; and when they lifted up their voice with trumpets, and cymbals, and instruments of music, and praised Jehovah: For he is good,

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For victory over death and the grave

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For love exhibited by others

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In behalf of ministers

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For the zeal exhibited by others

2 Corinthians 8:16

But thanks be to God, who gives the same diligent zeal for you in the heart of Titus.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For the triumph of the gospel

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For the gift of Christ

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » David

Thanksgiving » Expressed in psalms

1 Chronicles 16:7

Then on that day David delivered first this psalm to give thanks to Jehovah through Asaph and his brethren.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For Christ's power and reign

Revelation 11:17

saying, We give thee thanks, Lord God Almighty, He who is, and who was, that thou hast taken thy great power and hast reigned.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For deliverance through Christ from in-dwelling sin

Romans 7:23-25

but I see another law in my members, warring in opposition to the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which exists in my members. O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me out of this body of death? I thank God, through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then I myself with the mind serve God's law; but with the flesh sin's law.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For appointment to the ministry

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In the name of Christ

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » To Christ

Thanksgiving » Saints » Abound in the faith with

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For all men

Thanksgiving » Saints » Offer sacrifices of

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For the conversion of others

Romans 6:17

But thanks be to God, that ye were bondmen of sin, but have obeyed from the heart the form of teaching into which ye were instructed.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For wisdom and might

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In private worship

Daniel 6:10

And when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and, his windows being open in his upper chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled on his knees three times a day, and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In public worship

Psalm 35:18

I will give thee thanks in the great congregation; I will praise thee among much people.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » To God

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Daniel

Thanksgiving » Saints » Should enter God's gate with

Thanksgiving » Saints » Habitually offer

Daniel 6:10

And when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and, his windows being open in his upper chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled on his knees three times a day, and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.

Thanksgiving » Saints » Magnify God by

Thanksgiving » The wicked averse to

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For the nearness of God's presence

Psalm 75:1

{To the chief Musician. 'Destroy not.' A Psalm of Asaph: a Song.} Unto thee we give thanks, O God, we give thanks; and thy name is near: thy marvellous works declare it.

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Paul

Acts 28:15

And thence the brethren, having heard about us, came to meet us as far as Appii Forum and Tres Tabernae, whom when Paul saw, he thanked God and took courage.

Thanksgiving » Saints » Come before God with

Thanksgiving » Is a good thing

Psalm 92:1

{A Psalm, a Song, for the Sabbath day.} It is good to give thanks unto Jehovah, and to sing psalms unto thy name, O Most High;

Thanksgiving » Of hypocrites, full of boasting

Luke 18:11

The Pharisee, standing, prayed thus to himself: God, I thank thee that I am not as the rest of men, rapacious, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax-gatherer.

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Simeon

Luke 2:28

he received him into his arms, and blessed God, and said,

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Jonah

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Anna

Luke 2:38

and she coming up the same hour gave praise to the Lord, and spoke of him to all those who waited for redemption in Jerusalem.

Topics on Thanksgiving

Prayer, As Praise And Thanksgiving

50;4;6

Be careful about nothing; but in everything, by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God;

Thanksgiving And Gratitude

19;116;17

I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of Jehovah.

Thanksgiving Before Meals

45;14;6

He that regards the day, regards it to the Lord. And he that eats, eats to the Lord, for he gives God thanks; and he that does not eat, it is to the Lord he does not eat, and gives God thanks.

Thanksgiving, Offered

19;50;14

Offer unto God thanksgiving, and perform thy vows unto the Most High;