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55 Bible Verses about Thanksgiving

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1 Chronicles 16:4

David appointed some of the Levites to be ministers before the ark of the Lord, to celebrate the Lord God of Israel, and to give thanks and praise to Him.

Psalm 42:4

I remember this as I pour out my heart: how I walked with many, leading the festive procession to the house of God, with joyful and thankful shouts.

1 Timothy 4:3-4

They forbid marriage and demand abstinence from foods that God created to be received with gratitude by those who believe and know the truth. For everything created by God is good, and nothing should be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving,

Psalm 107:8-9

Let them give thanks to the Lord for His faithful love and His wonderful works for the human race. For He has satisfied the thirsty and filled the hungry with good things.

Psalm 147:7-9

Sing to the Lord with thanksgiving; play the lyre to our God, who covers the sky with clouds, prepares rain for the earth, and causes grass to grow on the hills. He provides the animals with their food, and the young ravens, what they cry for.

Luke 17:17-18

Then Jesus said, "Were not 10 cleansed? Where are the nine? Didn't any return to give glory to God except this foreigner?"

Romans 1:20-21

From the creation of the world His invisible attributes, that is, His eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly seen, being understood through what He has made. As a result, people are without excuse. For though they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God or show gratitude. Instead, their thinking became nonsense, and their senseless minds were darkened.

Romans 14:6

Whoever observes the day, observes it to the Lord. Whoever eats, eats to the Lord, since he gives thanks to God; and whoever does not eat, it is to the Lord that he does not eat, yet he thanks God.

Leviticus 7:12-15

If he presents it for thanksgiving, in addition to the thanksgiving sacrifice, he is to present unleavened cakes mixed with olive oil, unleavened wafers coated with oil, and well-kneaded cakes of fine flour mixed with oil. He is to present as his offering cakes of leavened bread, with his thanksgiving sacrifice of fellowship. From the cakes he must present one [portion] of each offering as a contribution to the Lord. It will belong to the priest who sprinkles the blood of the fellowship offering; it is his.read more.
The meat of his thanksgiving sacrifice of fellowship must be eaten on the day he offers it; he may not leave any of it until morning.

1 Corinthians 14:16-17

Otherwise, if you bless with the spirit, how will the uninformed person say "Amen" at your giving of thanks, since he does not know what you are saying? For you may very well be giving thanks, but the other person is not being built up.

1 Chronicles 16:7-9

On that day David decreed for the first time that thanks be given to the Lord by Asaph and his relatives: Give thanks to the Lord; call on His name; proclaim His deeds among the peoples. Sing to Him; sing praise to Him; tell about all His wonderful works!

Ezra 3:11

They sang with praise and thanksgiving to the Lord: "For He is good; His faithful love to Israel endures forever." Then all the people gave a great shout of praise to the Lord because the foundation of the Lord's house had been laid.

Nehemiah 12:8

The Levites: Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and Mattaniah- he and his relatives were in charge of the praise songs.

Isaiah 51:3

For the Lord will comfort Zion; He will comfort all her waste places, and He will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the Lord. Joy and gladness will be found in her, thanksgiving and melodious song.

Jeremiah 30:19

Thanksgiving will come out of them, a sound of celebration. I will multiply them, and they will not decrease; I will honor them, and they will not be insignificant.

Ephesians 5:19-20

speaking to one another in psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, singing and making music to the Lord in your heart, giving thanks always for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Nehemiah 11:17

Mattaniah son of Mica, son of Zabdi, son of Asaph, the leader who began the thanksgiving in prayer; Bakbukiah, second among his relatives; and Abda son of Shammua, son of Galal, son of Jeduthun.

Daniel 6:10

When Daniel learned that the document had been signed, he went into his house. The windows in its upper room opened toward Jerusalem, and three times a day he got down on his knees, prayed, and gave thanks to his God, just as he had done before.

2 Corinthians 9:11-12

as you are enriched in every way for all generosity, which produces thanksgiving to God through us. For the ministry of this service is not only supplying the needs of the saints, but is also overflowing in many acts of thanksgiving to God.

Romans 7:24-25

What a wretched man I am! Who will rescue me from this body of death? I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, with my mind I myself am a slave to the law of God, but with my flesh, to the law of sin.

Colossians 2:6-7

Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, walk in Him, rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.

Matthew 14:19

Then He commanded the crowds to sit down on the grass. He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, He blessed them. He broke the loaves and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples [gave them] to the crowds.

Luke 9:16

Then He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, He blessed and broke them. He kept giving them to the disciples to set before the crowd.

Mark 8:6

Then He commanded the crowd to sit down on the ground. Taking the seven loaves, He gave thanks, broke the [loaves], and kept on giving [them] to His disciples to set before [the people]. So they served the [loaves] to the crowd.

Luke 24:30

It was as He reclined at the table with them that He took the bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them.

Acts 28:15

Now the believers from there had heard the news about us and had come to meet us as far as Forum of Appius and Three Taverns. When Paul saw them, he thanked God and took courage.

Romans 6:17

But thank God that, although you used to be slaves of sin, you obeyed from the heart that pattern of teaching you were entrusted to,

Revelation 4:9

Whenever the living creatures give glory, honor, and thanks to the One seated on the throne, the One who lives forever and ever,

Revelation 7:12

saying: Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and strength, be to our God forever and ever. Amen.

Revelation 11:17

saying: We thank You, Lord God, the Almighty, who is and who was, because You have taken Your great power and have begun to reign.

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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

Then my head will be high above my enemies around me; I will offer sacrifices in His tent with shouts of joy. I will sing and make music to the Lord.

Psalm 107:22

Let them offer sacrifices of thanksgiving and announce His works with shouts of joy.

Thanksgiving » Encouraged

Thanksgiving » Ministers appointed to offer, in public

1 Chronicles 16:4

David appointed some of the Levites to be ministers before the ark of the Lord, to celebrate the Lord God of Israel, and to give thanks and praise to Him.

1 Chronicles 23:30

They are also to stand every morning to give thanks and praise to the Lord, and likewise in the evening.

2 Chronicles 31:2

Hezekiah reestablished the divisions of the priests and Levites for the burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, for ministry, for giving thanks, and for praise in the gates of the camp of the Lord, each division corresponding to his service among the priests and Levites.

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

Philippians 1:3-5

I give thanks to my God for every remembrance of you, always praying with joy for all of you in my every prayer, because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.

Colossians 1:3-6

We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, for we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love you have for all the saints because of the hope reserved for you in heaven. You have already heard about [this hope] in the message of truth, the gospel read more.
that has come to you. It is bearing fruit and growing all over the world, just as it has among you since the day you heard it and recognized God's grace in the truth.

Thanksgiving » The heavenly host engaged in

Revelation 7:11

All the angels stood around the throne, the elders, and the four living creatures, and they fell on their faces before the throne and worshiped God,

Revelation 11:16-17

The 24 elders, who were seated before God on their thrones, fell on their faces and worshiped God, saying: We thank You, Lord God, the Almighty, who is and who was, because You have taken Your great power and have begun to reign.

Revelation 4:9

Whenever the living creatures give glory, honor, and thanks to the One seated on the throne, the One who lives forever and ever,

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » Always

Thanksgiving » Christ set an example of

John 11:41

So they removed the stone. Then Jesus raised His eyes and said, "Father, I thank You that You heard Me.

Matthew 26:27

Then He took a cup, and after giving thanks, He gave it to them and said, "Drink from it, all of you.

John 6:11

Then Jesus took the loaves, and after giving thanks He distributed them to those who were seated-so also with the fish, as much as they wanted.

Thanksgiving » Should always accompany prayer

Nehemiah 11:17

Mattaniah son of Mica, son of Zabdi, son of Asaph, the leader who began the thanksgiving in prayer; Bakbukiah, second among his relatives; and Abda son of Shammua, son of Galal, son of Jeduthun.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » Through Christ

Thanksgiving » Should be accompanied by intercession for others

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

Psalm 107:1

Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His faithful love endures forever.

Psalm 136:1-3

Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good. His love is eternal. Give thanks to the God of gods. His love is eternal. Give thanks to the Lord of lords. His love is eternal.

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

Whoever observes the day, observes it to the Lord. Whoever eats, eats to the Lord, since he gives thanks to God; and whoever does not eat, it is to the Lord that he does not eat, yet he thanks God. For none of us lives to himself, and no one dies to himself.

1 Timothy 4:3-4

They forbid marriage and demand abstinence from foods that God created to be received with gratitude by those who believe and know the truth. For everything created by God is good, and nothing should be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving,

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

Nehemiah 12:31

Then I brought the leaders of Judah up on top of the wall, and I appointed two large processions that gave thanks. One went to the right on the wall, toward the Dung Gate.

Nehemiah 12:40

The two thanksgiving processions stood in the house of God. So [did] I and half of the officials accompanying me, as well as

Thanksgiving » Saints » Exhorted to

Thanksgiving » Commanded

Thanksgiving » Should always accompany praise

Thanksgiving » Saints » Resolved to offer

Psalm 18:49

Therefore I will praise You, Lord, among the nations; I will sing about Your name.

Psalm 30:12

so that I can sing to You and not be silent. Lord my God, I will praise You forever.

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

Psalm 97:12

Be glad in the Lord, you righteous ones, and praise His holy name.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » Before taking food

Acts 27:35

After he said these things and had taken some bread, he gave thanks to God in the presence of them all, and when he had broken it, he began to eat.

John 6:11

Then Jesus took the loaves, and after giving thanks He distributed them to those who were seated-so also with the fish, as much as they wanted.

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

1 Thessalonians 2:13

Also, this is why we constantly thank God, because when you received the message about God that you heard from us, you welcomed it not as a human message, but as it truly is, the message of God, which also works effectively in you believers.

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

1 Chronicles 29:6-14

Then the leaders of the households, the leaders of the tribes of Israel, the commanders of thousands and of hundreds, and the officials in charge of the king's work gave willingly. For the service of God's house they gave 185 tons of gold and 10,000 gold drachmas,; 10,000 darics weighed about 185 pounds. 375 tons of silver, 675 tons of bronze, and 4,000 tons of iron. Whoever had [precious] stones gave them to the treasury of the Lord's house under the care of Jehiel the Gershonite. read more.
Then the people rejoiced because of their leaders' willingness to give, for they had given to the Lord with a whole heart. King David also rejoiced greatly. Then David praised the Lord in the sight of all the assembly. David said, "May You be praised, Lord God of our father Israel, from eternity to eternity. Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the splendor and the majesty, for everything in the heavens and on earth belongs to You. Yours, Lord, is the kingdom, and You are exalted as head over all. Riches and honor come from You, and You are the ruler of everything. In Your hand are power and might, and it is in Your hand to make great and to give strength to all. Now therefore, our God, we give You thanks and praise Your glorious name. "But who am I, and who are my people, that we should be able to give as generously as this? For everything comes from You, and we have given You only what comes from Your own hand.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In everything

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Levites

2 Chronicles 5:12-13

the Levitical singers of Asaph, of Heman, of Jeduthun, and of their sons and their relatives, dressed in fine linen, with cymbals, harps and lyres, were standing east of the altar, and with them were 120 priests blowing trumpets. The trumpeters and singers joined together to praise and thank the Lord with one voice. They raised [their] voices, accompanied by trumpets, cymbals, and musical instruments, in praise to the Lord: For He is good; His faithful love endures forever; the temple, the Lord's temple, was filled with a cloud.

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

Thanks be to God who put the same diligence for you into 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

1 Chronicles 29:13

Now therefore, our God, we give You thanks and praise Your glorious name.

Thanksgiving » Expressed in psalms

1 Chronicles 16:7

On that day David decreed for the first time that thanks be given to the Lord by Asaph and his relatives:

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

Revelation 11:17

saying: We thank You, Lord God, the Almighty, who is and who was, because You have taken Your great power and have begun to reign.

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

Romans 7:23-25

But I see a different law in the parts of my body, waging war against the law of my mind and taking me prisoner to the law of sin in the parts of my body. What a wretched man I am! Who will rescue me from this body of death? I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, with my mind I myself am a slave to the law of God, but with my flesh, to the law of sin.

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 thank God that, although you used to be slaves of sin, you obeyed from the heart that pattern of teaching you were entrusted to,

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For wisdom and might

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In private worship

Daniel 6:10

When Daniel learned that the document had been signed, he went into his house. The windows in its upper room opened toward Jerusalem, and three times a day he got down on his knees, prayed, and gave thanks to his God, just as he had done before.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In public worship

Psalm 35:18

I will praise You in the great congregation; I will exalt You among many 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

When Daniel learned that the document had been signed, he went into his house. The windows in its upper room opened toward Jerusalem, and three times a day he got down on his knees, prayed, and gave thanks to his God, just as he had done before.

Thanksgiving » Saints » Magnify God by

Thanksgiving » The wicked averse to

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

Psalm 75:1

We give thanks to You, God; we give thanks to You, for Your name is near. People tell about Your wonderful works.

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Paul

Acts 28:15

Now the believers from there had heard the news about us and had come to meet us as far as Forum of Appius and Three Taverns. When Paul saw them, he thanked God and took courage.

Thanksgiving » Saints » Come before God with

Thanksgiving » Is a good thing

Thanksgiving » Of hypocrites, full of boasting

Luke 18:11

The Pharisee took his stand and was praying like this: 'God, I thank You that I'm not like other people -greedy, unrighteous, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Simeon

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Jonah

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Anna

Luke 2:38

At that very moment, she came up and began to thank God and to speak about Him to all who were looking forward to the redemption of Jerusalem.

Topics on Thanksgiving

Prayer, As Praise And Thanksgiving

50;4;6

Don't worry about anything, but in everything, through prayer and petition with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.

Thanksgiving And Gratitude

19;116;17

I will offer You a sacrifice of thanksgiving and will worship the Lord.

Thanksgiving Before Meals

45;14;6

Whoever observes the day, observes it to the Lord. Whoever eats, eats to the Lord, since he gives thanks to God; and whoever does not eat, it is to the Lord that he does not eat, yet he thanks God.

Thanksgiving, Offered

19;50;14

Sacrifice a thank offering to God, and pay your vows to the Most High.

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