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55 Bible Verses about Thanksgiving

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1 Chronicles 16:4

Then he appointed some of the Levites as ministers before the ark of Yahweh, to invoke, thank, and praise Yahweh the God of Israel.

Psalm 42:4

These I remember and I pour out my soul within me: that I would go with the multitude; I led them [in procession] to the house of God, with a voice of rejoicing and thanksgiving, a crowd celebrating a festival.

1 Timothy 4:3-4

who forbid marrying [and insist on] abstaining from foods that God created for sharing in with thankfulness by those who believe and who know the truth, because everything created by God [is] good and nothing [is to be] rejected [if it is] received with thankfulness,

Psalm 107:8-9

Let them give thanks to Yahweh for his loyal love, and his wonderful deeds for [the] children of humankind, for he satisfies [the] longing soul, and [the] hungry soul he fills with good.

Psalm 147:7-9

Sing to Yahweh with thanksgiving; sing praises to our God with lyre, who covers [the] heavens with clouds, who provides rain for the earth, who causes grass to grow on the mountains. [He] gives to [the] animal its food, [and] to [the] young ravens that cry.

Luke 17:17-18

So Jesus answered [and] said, "Were not ten cleansed? And where [are] the nine? Was no one found to turn back [and] give praise to God except this foreigner?"

Romans 1:20-21

For from the creation of the world, his invisible [attributes], both his eternal power and deity, are discerned clearly, being understood in the things created, so that they are without excuse. For [although they] knew God, they did not honor [him] as God or give thanks, but they became futile in their reasoning, and their senseless hearts were darkened.

Romans 14:6

The one who is intent on the day is intent on [it] for the Lord, and the one who eats eats for the Lord, because he is thankful to God, and the one who does not eat does not eat for the Lord, and he is thankful to God.

Leviticus 7:12-15

If he presents it for thanksgiving, in addition to the thanksgiving sacrifice he shall present ring-shaped unleavened bread mixed with oil and unleavened bread wafers smeared with oil and well-mixed ring-shaped bread cakes of finely milled flour mixed with oil. In addition to ring-shaped cakes of bread [with] yeast, he must present his [grain] offering together with his sacrifice of thanksgiving peace offerings. And he shall present one of each kind of [grain] offering [as] a contribution for Yahweh; {it belongs to} the priest who sprinkles the fellowship offerings' blood.read more.
And the meat of the sacrifice of his thanksgiving fellowship offerings must be eaten on the day of his offering; he must not leave it until morning.

1 Corinthians 14:16-17

For otherwise, if you praise in [your] spirit, how will the one who fills the place of the outsider say the "amen" at your thanksgiving, because he does not know what you are saying? For indeed you are giving thanks well, but the other person is not edified.

1 Chronicles 16:7-9

Then on that day David first appointed to give thanks to Yahweh by the hand of Asaph and his brothers. Give thanks to Yahweh; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the nations! Sing to him; sing praises to him; tell of his wondrous works!

Ezra 3:11

And they {sang responsively}, with praising and thanksgiving to Yahweh [saying], "For he is good, for his loyal love is everlasting for Israel." And all of the people responded with a great shout of joyful acclaim in praise to Yahweh because the house of Yahweh was laid.

Nehemiah 12:8

And the Levites: Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and Mattaniah and his brothers [who were] in charge of the songs of thanksgiving.

Isaiah 51:3

For Yahweh will comfort Zion; he will comfort all its sites of ruins. And he will {make} its wilderness like Eden, and its desert like the garden of Yahweh. Joy and gladness will be found in it, thanksgiving and [the] {sound} of song.

Jeremiah 30:19

And thanksgiving and [the] sound of merrymakers will come out from them, and I will make them numerous, and they will not be few. And I will make them honored, and they will not be lowly.

Ephesians 5:19-20

speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and singing praise in your heart to the Lord, giving thanks always for all [things] in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to the God and Father,

Nehemiah 11:17

Mattaniah son of Micah, son of Zabdi, son of Asaph, [who was] the leader to begin the thanksgiving prayer, and Bakbukiah the second of his brothers; Abda son of Shammua, son of Galal, son of Jeduthun.

Daniel 6:10

Now {when} Daniel realized that the document was signed, he went to his house ({now he had windows in his upper room that were open} toward Jerusalem), and three times {daily} he knelt on his knees and prayed and [gave] praise before his God, {just as} he had been doing {previously}.

2 Corinthians 9:11-12

being made rich in every [way] for all generosity, which is producing through us thanksgiving to God, because the service of this ministry is not only supplying the needs of the saints, but also is overflowing through many [expressions of] thanksgiving to God.

Romans 7:24-25

Wretched man [that] I [am]! Who will rescue me from this body of death? Thanks [be] to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, I myself with my mind am enslaved to the law of God, but with my flesh [I am enslaved] to the law of sin.

2 Corinthians 4:15

For all [these things] {are for your sake}, in order that the grace that is increasing through the many may cause thanksgiving to abound to the glory of God.

Colossians 2:6-7

Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, live in him, firmly rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding with thankfulness.

Matthew 14:19

And he commanded the crowds to recline for a meal on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish [and] looking up to heaven, he gave thanks. And [after] breaking [them], he gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples [gave them] to the crowds.

Luke 9:16

And taking the five loaves and the two fish, [and] looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke them and began giving [them] to the disciples to set before the crowd.

Mark 8:6

And he commanded the crowd to recline for a meal on the ground, and taking the seven loaves, [after he] had given thanks he broke [them] and began giving [them] to his disciples so that they could set [them] before [them]. And they set [them] before the crowd.

Luke 24:30

And it happened that when he reclined at the table with them, he took the bread [and] gave thanks, and [after] breaking [it], he gave [it] to them.

1 Corinthians 11:24

and [after he] had given thanks, he broke [it] and said, "This is my body which [is] for you. Do this in remembrance of me."

Acts 28:15

And from there the brothers, [when they] heard the [news] about us, came to meet us as far as the Forum of Appius and Three Taverns. [When he] saw them, Paul gave thanks to God [and] took courage.

Romans 6:17

But thanks [be] to God that you were slaves of sin, but you have obeyed from the heart the pattern of teaching to which you were entrusted,

Revelation 4:9

And whenever the living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to the one who is seated on the throne, the one who lives {forever and ever},

Revelation 7:12

saying, "Amen! Praise 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 give thanks to you, Lord God All-Powerful, the one who is and the one 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

And now my head will be high over my enemies round about me. And I will offer in his tent sacrifices with shouts of joy. I will sing, yes, I will sing praises to Yahweh.

Psalm 107:22

and let them offer sacrifices of thanksgiving, and tell of his works with rejoicing.

Thanksgiving » Encouraged

Thanksgiving » Ministers appointed to offer, in public

1 Chronicles 16:4

Then he appointed some of the Levites as ministers before the ark of Yahweh, to invoke, thank, and praise Yahweh the God of Israel.

1 Chronicles 23:30

And [they were] to stand {every morning}, thanking and praising Yahweh, and likewise in the evening,

2 Chronicles 31:2

And Hezekiah appointed working groups of the priests and the Levites, each according to their divisions, {according to the service for priests and Levites}, for burnt offerings, for peace offerings, to serve, to give thanks, and to praise in the gates of the camps of Yahweh.

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

Philippians 1:3-5

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

Colossians 1:3-6

We give thanks always to God the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ [when we] pray for you, [since we] heard about your faith in Christ Jesus and the love that you have for all the saints, because of the hope reserved for you in heaven, which you have heard about beforehand in the word of truth, the gospel, read more.
that has come to you, just as also in all the world it is bearing fruit and increasing, just as also among you from the day you heard about and understood 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 they fell down on their faces before the throne and worshiped God,

Revelation 11:16-17

And the twenty-four elders [who are] seated on their thrones before God fell down on their faces and worshiped God, saying, "We give thanks to you, Lord God All-Powerful, the one who is and the one who was, because you have taken your great power and have begun to reign.

Revelation 4:9

And whenever the living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to the one who is 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 took away the stone. And Jesus lifted up his eyes above and said, "Father, I give thanks to you that you hear me.

Matthew 26:27

And [after] taking the cup and giving thanks he gave [it] to them, saying, "Drink from it, all of you,

John 6:11

Then Jesus took the bread, and [after he] had given thanks, he distributed [it] to those who were reclining--likewise also of the fish, as much as they wanted.

Thanksgiving » Should always accompany prayer

Nehemiah 11:17

Mattaniah son of Micah, son of Zabdi, son of Asaph, [who was] the leader to begin the thanksgiving prayer, and Bakbukiah the second of his brothers; Abda son of Shammua, son of Galal, 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 you in my prayers,

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

Psalm 107:1

Give thanks to Yahweh, for [he is] good, for his loyal love [is] forever.

Psalm 136:1-3

Give thanks to Yahweh, for [he is] good, for his loyal love [endures] forever. Give thanks to the God of gods, for his loyal love [endures] forever. Give thanks to the Lord of lords, for his loyal love [endures] forever.

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

The one who is intent on the day is intent on [it] for the Lord, and the one who eats eats for the Lord, because he is thankful to God, and the one who does not eat does not eat for the Lord, and he is thankful to God. For none of us lives for himself and none dies for himself.

1 Timothy 4:3-4

who forbid marrying [and insist on] abstaining from foods that God created for sharing in with thankfulness by those who believe and who know the truth, because everything created by God [is] good and nothing [is to be] rejected [if it is] received with thankfulness,

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

Nehemiah 12:31

Then I brought the commanders of Judah up on to the wall. I appointed two great choirs; [one went in] a procession to the right on the wall to the Dung Gate.

Nehemiah 12:40

So the two choirs stood in the house of God, and I and half of the prefects with me;

Thanksgiving » Saints » Exhorted to

Thanksgiving » Commanded

Thanksgiving » Should always accompany praise

Psalm 92:1

[It is] good to give thanks to Yahweh, and to sing praise concerning your name, O Most High;

Thanksgiving » Saints » Resolved to offer

Psalm 18:49

Therefore I will give thanks to you among the nations, O Yahweh, and I will sing [the praise] of your name:

Psalm 30:12

so that {I} may sing praises to you and not be quiet. O Yahweh, my God, I will give thanks to you forever.

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

Psalm 97:12

Be glad in Yahweh, [you] righteous, and give thanks {to his holy name}.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » Before taking food

Acts 27:35

And [after he] said these [things] and took bread, he gave thanks to God in front of [them] all, and [after] breaking [it], he began to eat.

John 6:11

Then Jesus took the bread, and [after he] had given thanks, he distributed [it] to those who were reclining--likewise also of 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

And because of this we also give thanks to God constantly, that [when you] received God's word {that you heard} from us, you accepted [it] not [as the] word of men, but as [it] truly is, [the] word of God, which also is at work in you who believe.

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

1 Chronicles 29:6-14

Then the commanders of the {families}, the commanders of the tribes of Israel, and the commanders of thousands and hundreds, and the commanders of the work of the king offered themselves willingly. And they gave for the service of the house of God five thousand talents and ten thousand darics of gold, ten thousand talents of silver, eighteen thousand talents of bronze, and one hundred thousand talents of iron. And whoever had [precious] stones gave [them] to the treasury of the house of Yahweh under the authority of Jehiel the Gershonite. read more.
And the people rejoiced over their freewill offering, for with a whole heart they had willingly offered to Yahweh, and King David also rejoiced with great joy. Then David blessed Yahweh in the sight of all the assembly, and David said, "Blessed [are] you, O Yahweh, God of Israel, our father forever and ever! To you, O Yahweh, [is] the greatness and the power and the splendor and the glory and the strength, for everything in the heavens and in the earth. Yours, O Yahweh, [is] the kingdom and exaltation over all as head! And wealth and glory [are] from you, and you rule over all. And in your hand [is] power and might. And in your hand [is power] to make great and to give strength to all. And now, our God, we give thanks to you and offer praise to the name of your splendor. And indeed, who [am] I, and who [are] my people that we retain power to offer according to these [offerings] willingly? For everything [is] from you, and from your hand we have given to you.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In everything

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Levites

2 Chronicles 5:12-13

and all the Levitical singers--Asaph, Heman, Jeduthun, their sons, their brothers, dressed [in] fine linen, with cymbals, harps, and stringed instruments--[they] were standing to the east of the altar. And with them outside [were] one hundred and twenty priests [who were] trumpet blowers. And it was the primary [duty] of the trumpeters and singers to make themselves heard [with] one voice, to praise and give thanks to Yahweh. And when a sound from the trumpets, cymbals, and other instruments of song was raised to Yahweh--for he [is] good, because his loyal love [is] everlasting--then the house, the house of Yahweh, 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

But thanks [be] to God, who has put in the heart of Titus the same devotion {on your behalf},

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

And now, our God, we give thanks to you and offer praise to the name of your splendor.

Thanksgiving » Expressed in psalms

1 Chronicles 16:7

Then on that day David first appointed to give thanks to Yahweh by the hand of Asaph and his brothers.

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

Revelation 11:17

saying, "We give thanks to you, Lord God All-Powerful, the one who is and the one 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 observe another law in my members, at war with the law of my mind and making me captive to the law of sin that exists in my members. Wretched man [that] I [am]! Who will rescue me from this body of death? Thanks [be] to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, I myself with my mind am enslaved to the law of God, but with my flesh [I am enslaved] 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 thanks [be] to God that you were slaves of sin, but you have obeyed from the heart the pattern of teaching to which you were entrusted,

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » For wisdom and might

Daniel 2:23

To you, O God of my ancestors, I give thanks and I give praises, for the wisdom and the power you gave to me, and now you have made known to me what we have asked from you, for you have made known to us the matter of the king."

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In private worship

Daniel 6:10

Now {when} Daniel realized that the document was signed, he went to his house ({now he had windows in his upper room that were open} toward Jerusalem), and three times {daily} he knelt on his knees and prayed and [gave] praise before his God, {just as} he had been doing {previously}.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » In public worship

Psalm 35:18

I will give thanks [to] you in [the] great assembly; among [the] mighty people I will praise you.

Thanksgiving » Should be offered » To God

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Daniel

Daniel 2:23

To you, O God of my ancestors, I give thanks and I give praises, for the wisdom and the power you gave to me, and now you have made known to me what we have asked from you, for you have made known to us the matter of the king."

Thanksgiving » Saints » Should enter God's gate with

Thanksgiving » Saints » Habitually offer

Daniel 6:10

Now {when} Daniel realized that the document was signed, he went to his house ({now he had windows in his upper room that were open} toward Jerusalem), and three times {daily} he knelt on his knees and prayed and [gave] praise before his God, {just as} he had been doing {previously}.

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, O God; we give thanks, and your name is near. Your wonderful deeds are told.

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Paul

Acts 28:15

And from there the brothers, [when they] heard the [news] about us, came to meet us as far as the Forum of Appius and Three Taverns. [When he] saw them, Paul gave thanks to God [and] took courage.

Thanksgiving » Saints » Come before God with

Thanksgiving » Is a good thing

Psalm 92:1

[It is] good to give thanks to Yahweh, and to sing praise concerning your name, O Most High;

Thanksgiving » Of hypocrites, full of boasting

Luke 18:11

The Pharisee stood [and] prayed these [things] with reference to himself: 'God, I give thanks to you that I am not like other people--swindlers, unrighteous [people], adulterers, or even like this tax collector!

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Simeon

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Jonah

Thanksgiving » Exemplified » Anna

Luke 2:38

And at [that] same hour she approached [and] began to give thanks to God, and to speak about him to all those who were waiting for the redemption of Jerusalem.

Topics on Thanksgiving

Prayer, As Praise And Thanksgiving

50;4;6

Be anxious for 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 you a sacrifice of thanksgiving, and proclaim the name of Yahweh.

Thanksgiving Before Meals

45;14;6

The one who is intent on the day is intent on [it] for the Lord, and the one who eats eats for the Lord, because he is thankful to God, and the one who does not eat does not eat for the Lord, and he is thankful to God.

Thanksgiving, Offered

19;50;14

Offer to God a thank offering and pay your vows to [the] Most High.