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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 minister before the ark of the LORD and to record and to thank and praise the LORD God of Israel:

Psalm 42:4

I will remember these things; I will pour out my soul in me. When I shall be included in the number; I will go with them to the house of God with voice of joy and praise, dancing in the multitude.

1 Timothy 4:3-4

they shall forbid to marry and shall command men to abstain from foods, which God has created to be received with thanksgiving by those who are faithful and have known the truth. For everything that God created is good, and nothing is to be refused, if it is received with thanksgiving,

Psalm 107:8-9

Oh that men would praise the LORD for his mercy and for his wonderful works unto the sons of Adam! For he satisfies the soul that is destitute and fills the hungry soul with goodness.

Psalm 147:7-9

Sing unto the LORD with thanksgiving; sing praise upon the harp unto our God: Who covers the heavens with clouds, who prepares the rain for the earth, who makes grass to grow upon the mountains. He who gives the beast his food and to the sons of the ravens which cry unto him.

Luke 17:17-18

And Jesus answering said, Were there not ten cleansed? but where are the nine? Were there not found any returning to give glory to God, except this stranger?

Romans 1:20-21

For the invisible things of him, his eternal power and divinity, are clearly understood by the creation of the world and by the things that are made so that there is no excuse; because having known God, they did not glorify him as God, neither were thankful, but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.

Romans 14:6

He that observes the day, let him observe it unto the Lord; and he that does not observe the day, to the Lord he does not observe it. He that eats, eats unto the Lord, for he gives God thanks; and he that does not eat, unto the Lord he does not eat, and gives God thanks.

Leviticus 7:12-15

If it is offered in thanksgiving, then he shall offer for the sacrifice of thanksgiving unleavened cakes mingled with oil and unleavened wafers anointed with oil and cakes mingled with oil, of fine flour, fried. With cakes of leavened bread he shall offer his offering in the sacrifice of thanksgiving of his peace. And out of the whole offering he shall offer part to be elevated in offering unto the LORD, and it shall be the priest's that sprinkles the blood of the peace.read more.
And the flesh of his sacrifice of peace for thanksgiving shall be eaten the same day that it is offered; he shall not leave any of it until the morning.

1 Corinthians 14:16-17

Else when thou shalt bless with the spirit, how shall he that occupies the place of the ignorant say, Amen, at thy giving of thanks, seeing he understands not what thou sayest? For thou verily givest thanks well, but the other is not edified.

1 Chronicles 16:7-9

Then, on that day, David began to thank the LORD by the hand of Asaph and his brethren. Give thanks unto the LORD, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the people. Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him, speak of all his wondrous works.

Ezra 3:11

And they sang, praising and giving thanks unto the LORD because he is good, for his mercy endures for ever toward Israel. And all the people shouted with a great shout, praising the LORD, because the foundation of the house of the LORD was laid.

Nehemiah 12:8

And the Levites: Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and Mattaniah, who with his brethren officiated in the songs of praise.

Isaiah 51:3

For the LORD shall surely 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 shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of singing.

Jeremiah 30:19

And out of them shall proceed thanksgiving and the voice of people that live in joy: and I will multiply them, and they shall not be decreased; I will multiply them, and they shall not be cut down.

Ephesians 5:19-20

speaking among yourselves with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and praising the Lord in your hearts, giving thanks always for all things unto the God and Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Nehemiah 11:17

And Mattaniah, the son of Micha, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, 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

Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he entered into his house; and with the windows open toward Jerusalem in his dining chamber, he knelt three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God as he was used to doing before.

2 Corinthians 9:11-12

so that being enriched in everything to all generosity, which works out through us thanksgiving unto God. For the administration of this service not only supplies the needs of the saints, but also abounds in much thanksgiving unto God;

Romans 7:24-25

O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death? The grace of God, by Jesus, the Christ, our Lord. So then with the mind I myself serve the law of God, but with the flesh the law of sin.

Colossians 2:6-7

Therefore in the manner in which ye received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him, rooted and built up in him and confirmed in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.

Matthew 14:19

And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass and took the five loaves and the two fishes; and looking up to heaven, he blessed and broke and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.

Luke 9:16

Then he took the five loaves and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed them and broke and gave to the disciples to set before the multitude.

Mark 8:6

And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the ground; and taking the seven loaves and having given thanks, he broke them and gave to his disciples to set before them; and they set them before the multitude.

Luke 24:30

And it came to pass as he sat at the table with them, he took bread and blessed it and broke and gave to them.

1 Corinthians 11:24

and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken for you; this do in remembrance of me.

Acts 28:15

And from there, when the brethren heard of us, they came to meet us as far as Appii Forum and The Three Taverns whom when Paul saw, he thanked God and took courage.

Romans 6:17

Thank God that, although ye were the slaves of sin, ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine unto which ye are delivered;

Revelation 4:9

And when those animals give glory and honour and praise to the one that is seated on the throne, who lives for ever and ever,

Revelation 7:12

saying, Amen: The blessing and the glory and the wisdom and the thanksgiving and the honour and the power and the might, be unto our God for ever and ever. Amen.

Revelation 11:17

saying, We give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty, who art and wast, and art to come because thou hast taken to thee 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 my enemies round about me; therefore I will offer sacrifices of joy in his tabernacle; I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the LORD.

Psalm 107:22

And let them offer the sacrifices of praise and publish his works with singing.

Thanksgiving » Encouraged

Thanksgiving » Ministers appointed to offer, in public

1 Chronicles 16:4

And he appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the ark of the LORD and to record and to thank and praise the LORD God of Israel:

1 Chronicles 23:30

and to stand every morning to thank and praise the LORD, and likewise in the evening;

2 Chronicles 31:2

And Hezekiah appointed the courses of the priests and the Levites after their courses, each man according to his service, the priests and Levites for burnt offerings and for peace offerings, to minister and to give thanks and to praise in the gates of the tents of the LORD.

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

Philippians 1:3-5

I thank my God upon every remembrance of you always in every prayer of mine for you all, making request with joy, for your fellowship in 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, praying always for you since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the charity which ye have toward all the saints, for the hope which is laid up for you in the heavens, of which ye have already heard by the word of the truth of the gospel, read more.
which is come unto you, as it is in all the world, and brings forth fruit, as it does also in you, since the day ye heard it and knew the grace of God in truth,

Thanksgiving » The heavenly host engaged in

Revelation 7:11

And all the angels stood round about the throne and about the elders and the four animals; and they fell upon their faces before the throne and worshipped God,

Revelation 11:16-17

And the twenty-four elders, who sat before God on their thrones, fell upon their faces and worshipped God, saying, We give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty, who art and wast, and art to come because thou hast taken to thee thy great power and hast reigned.

Revelation 4:9

And when those animals give glory and honour and praise to the one that is seated on the throne, who lives for ever and ever,

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » Always

Thanksgiving » Christ set an example of

John 11:41

Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead was laid. And Jesus, lifting up his eyes, said, Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard me.

Matthew 26:27

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

John 6:11

And Jesus took the loaves, and when he had given thanks, he distributed to the disciples and the disciples to those that were sitting down; and likewise of the fishes as much as they desired.

Thanksgiving » Should always accompany prayer

Nehemiah 11:17

And Mattaniah, the son of Micha, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, 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, making mention of thee always in my prayers,

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

Psalm 107:1

O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good; for his mercy endures for ever.

Psalm 136:1-3

O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good; for his mercy endures for ever. O give thanks unto the God of gods, for his mercy endures for ever. O give thanks to the Lord of lords: for his mercy endures 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 observes the day, let him observe it unto the Lord; and he that does not observe the day, to the Lord he does not observe it. He that eats, eats unto the Lord, for he gives God thanks; and he that does not eat, unto the Lord he does not eat, and gives God thanks. For none of us live for ourselves, and no one dies for himself.

1 Timothy 4:3-4

they shall forbid to marry and shall command men to abstain from foods, which God has created to be received with thanksgiving by those who are faithful and have known the truth. For everything that God created is good, and nothing is to be refused, if it is received with thanksgiving,

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

Nehemiah 12:31

Then I brought up the princes of Judah upon the wall and appointed two great choirs which went in procession, one went on the right hand upon the wall toward the dung gate.

Nehemiah 12:40

Then the two choirs stood in the house of God, and I and half of the rulers with me;

Thanksgiving » Saints » Exhorted to

Thanksgiving » Commanded

Thanksgiving » Should always accompany praise

Psalm 92:1

It is a good thing to give thanks unto the LORD and to sing praises unto thy name, O most High:

Thanksgiving » Saints » Resolved to offer

Psalm 18:49

Therefore I will give thanks unto thee, O LORD, among the Gentiles and sing praises unto thy name.

Psalm 30:12

to the end that I may sing glory unto thee and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever.

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

Psalm 97:12

Rejoice in the LORD, ye righteous, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » Before taking food

Acts 27:35

And when he had thus spoken, he took bread and gave thanks to God in presence of them all; and when he had broken it, he began to eat.

John 6:11

And Jesus took the loaves, and when he had given thanks, he distributed to the disciples and the disciples to those that were sitting down; and likewise of the fishes as much as they desired.

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

1 Thessalonians 2:13

For this cause also we thank God without ceasing, that having received from us the word to hear from God, ye received it not as the word of men, (but as it is in truth) the word of God, which effectually works in you that believe.

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

1 Chronicles 29:6-14

Then the princes of the fathers and princes of the tribes of Israel, and the princes of thousands and of hundreds, with the rulers of the king's work, offered willingly and gave for the service of the house of God five thousand talents of gold and ten thousand daily wages and ten thousand talents of silver and eighteen thousand talents of brass and one hundred thousand talents of iron. And each one gave the precious stones that they had to the treasure of the house of the LORD, into the hand of Jehiel, the Gershonite. read more.
Then the people rejoiced to have offered willingly because with perfect heart they offered willingly to the LORD. Likewise, David the king rejoiced with great joy and blessed the LORD before all the congregation; and David said, Blessed be thou, LORD God of Israel our father, for ever and ever. Thine, O LORD, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the honour, for all things in the heavens and in the earth are thine; thine is the kingdom, O LORD, and thou art exalted as head above all. The riches and the glory are before thee, and thou dost reign over all, and in thy hand is power and might and in thy hand the greatness and the strength of all things. Now, therefore, 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 so willingly after this sort? For all things come of thee and of thine own have we given thee.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In everything

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Levites

2 Chronicles 5:12-13

and the Levite singers, all of those of Asaph, those of Heman, and those of Jeduthun, together with their sons and their brethren, being clothed in white linen, having cymbals and psalteries and harps, stood at the east end of the altar, and with them one hundred and twenty priests sounding with trumpets). And they sounded the trumpets and sang with one voice, all together as one man praising and thanking the LORD, when they lifted up their voice with trumpets and cymbals and instruments of music, when they praised the LORD, saying, For he is good, for his mercy endures for ever; and the house was filled with a cloud, even the house of the LORD,

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 put the same diligence into the heart of Titus for you.

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 thank thee, and praise thy glorious name.

Thanksgiving » Expressed in psalms

1 Chronicles 16:7

Then, on that day, David began to thank the LORD by the hand of Asaph and his brethren.

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

Revelation 11:17

saying, We give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty, who art and wast, and art to come because thou hast taken to thee 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 which rebels against the law of my mind, bringing captive unto the law of sin which is in my members. O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death? The grace of God, by Jesus, the Christ, our Lord. So then with the mind I myself serve the law of God, but with the flesh 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

Thank God that, although ye were the slaves of sin, ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine unto which ye are delivered;

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For wisdom and might

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In private worship

Daniel 6:10

Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he entered into his house; and with the windows open toward Jerusalem in his dining chamber, he knelt three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God as he was used to doing before.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In public worship

Psalm 35:18

I will give thee thanks in the great congregation; I will praise thee 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

Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he entered into his house; and with the windows open toward Jerusalem in his dining chamber, he knelt three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God as he was used to doing 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

Unto thee, O God, do we give thanks, unto thee do we give thanks, for that thy name is near, thy wondrous works declare.

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Paul

Acts 28:15

And from there, when the brethren heard of us, they came to meet us as far as Appii Forum and The Three Taverns whom when Paul saw, he thanked God and took courage.

Thanksgiving » Saints » Come before God with

Thanksgiving » Is a good thing

Psalm 92:1

It is a good thing to give thanks unto the LORD and to sing praises unto thy name, O most High:

Thanksgiving » Of hypocrites, full of boasting

Luke 18:11

The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee that I am not as other men are: extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Simeon

Luke 2:28

then he took him up in his arms and blessed God and said,

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Jonah

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Anna

Luke 2:38

And she coming in that instant gave thanks likewise unto the Lord and spoke of him to all those that looked for redemption in Jerusalem.

Topics on Thanksgiving

Prayer, As Praise And Thanksgiving

50;4;6

Be anxious for nothing, but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known unto God.

Thanksgiving And Gratitude

19;116;17

I will offer unto thee the sacrifice of praise and will invoke the name of the LORD.

Thanksgiving Before Meals

45;14;6

He that observes the day, let him observe it unto the Lord; and he that does not observe the day, to the Lord he does not observe it. He that eats, eats unto the Lord, for he gives God thanks; and he that does not eat, unto the Lord he does not eat, and gives God thanks.

Thanksgiving, Offered

19;50;14

Sacrifice praise unto God and pay thy vows unto the most High