Encouragement Bible Verses



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JOSHUA 1:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.

2 TIMOTHY 1:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

PSALM 37:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 Delight thyself also in the Lord; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

PSALM 121:1–8Verses in the Bible

PROVERBS 30:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.

MARK 11:24In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 24 Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.

PSALM 28:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him.

PSALM 34:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 I sought the Lord, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.

PHILIPPIANS 4:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

1 THESSALONIANS 5:9–11Verses in the Bible

PSALM 55:22In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 22 Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.

JEREMIAH 29:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

ROMANS 15:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.

PSALM 126:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.

JEREMIAH 29:11–14Verses in the Bible

  • 11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.
    Jeremiah 29:11 Meaning
  • 12 Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.
    Jeremiah 29:12 Meaning
  • 13 And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.
    Jeremiah 29:13 Meaning
  • 14 And I will be found of you, saith the Lord: and I will turn away your captivity, and I will gather you from all the nations, and from all the places whither I have driven you, saith the Lord; and I will bring you again into the place whence I caused you to be carried away captive.
    Jeremiah 29:14 Meaning

JOHN 16:33In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.

EPHESIANS 4:29In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 29 Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.

HEBREWS 10:25In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 25 Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.

HEBREWS 4:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

2 CORINTHIANS 4:16–18Verses in the Bible

  • 16 For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.
    2 Corinthians 4:16 Meaning
  • 17 For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory;
    2 Corinthians 4:17 Meaning
  • 18 While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.
    2 Corinthians 4:18 Meaning

ROMANS 15:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.

1 JOHN 2:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

PSALM 19:14In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 14 Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength, and my redeemer.

ZEPHANIAH 3:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.

JEREMIAH 33:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.

2 THESSALONIANS 2:16–17Verses in the Bible

  • 16 Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace,
    2 Thessalonians 2:16 Meaning
  • 17 Comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work.
    2 Thessalonians 2:17 Meaning

ROMANS 15:4–5Verses in the Bible

  • 4 For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.
    Romans 15:4 Meaning
  • 5 Now the God of patience and consolation grant you to be likeminded one toward another according to Christ Jesus:
    Romans 15:5 Meaning

1 THESSALONIANS 5:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do.

ISAIAH 41:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

HEBREWS 6:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us:

JOHN 3:16–17Verses in the Bible

  • 16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
    John 3:16 Meaning
  • 17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
    John 3:17 Meaning

JOHN 15:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

JEREMIAH 29:14In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 14 And I will be found of you, saith the Lord: and I will turn away your captivity, and I will gather you from all the nations, and from all the places whither I have driven you, saith the Lord; and I will bring you again into the place whence I caused you to be carried away captive.

ISAIAH 43:18–19Verses in the Bible

  • 18 Remember ye not the former things, neither consider the things of old.
    Isaiah 43:18 Meaning
  • 19 Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.
    Isaiah 43:19 Meaning

EPHESIANS 5:1–33Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;
    Ephesians 5:1 Meaning
  • 2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour.
    Ephesians 5:2 Meaning
  • 3 But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;
    Ephesians 5:3 Meaning
  • 4 Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.
    Ephesians 5:4 Meaning
  • 5 For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
    Ephesians 5:5 Meaning
  • 6 Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.
    Ephesians 5:6 Meaning
  • 7 Be not ye therefore partakers with them.
    Ephesians 5:7 Meaning
  • 8 For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light:
    Ephesians 5:8 Meaning
  • 9 (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)
    Ephesians 5:9 Meaning
  • 10 Proving what is acceptable unto the Lord.
    Ephesians 5:10 Meaning
  • 11 And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.
    Ephesians 5:11 Meaning
  • 12 For it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done of them in secret.
    Ephesians 5:12 Meaning
  • 13 But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light.
    Ephesians 5:13 Meaning
  • 14 Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.
    Ephesians 5:14 Meaning
  • 15 See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,
    Ephesians 5:15 Meaning
  • 16 Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
    Ephesians 5:16 Meaning
  • 17 Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.
    Ephesians 5:17 Meaning
  • 18 And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;
    Ephesians 5:18 Meaning
  • 19 Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;
    Ephesians 5:19 Meaning
  • 20 Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;
    Ephesians 5:20 Meaning
  • 21 Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.
    Ephesians 5:21 Meaning
  • 22 Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.
    Ephesians 5:22 Meaning
  • 23 For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.
    Ephesians 5:23 Meaning
  • 24 Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.
    Ephesians 5:24 Meaning
  • 25 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
    Ephesians 5:25 Meaning
  • 26 That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
    Ephesians 5:26 Meaning
  • 27 That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.
    Ephesians 5:27 Meaning
  • 28 So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.
    Ephesians 5:28 Meaning
  • 29 For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:
    Ephesians 5:29 Meaning
  • 30 For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.
    Ephesians 5:30 Meaning
  • 31 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.
    Ephesians 5:31 Meaning
  • 32 This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.
    Ephesians 5:32 Meaning
  • 33 Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.
    Ephesians 5:33 Meaning

PHILIPPIANS 1:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:

ECCLESIASTES 3:1–3Verses in the Bible

PROVERBS 3:5–6Verses in the Bible

1 TIMOTHY 4:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

1 CORINTHIANS 14:31In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 31 For ye may all prophesy one by one, that all may learn, and all may be comforted.

EPHESIANS 6:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

ACTS 4:22In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 22 For the man was above forty years old, on whom this miracle of healing was shewed.

GALATIANS 6:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.

ROMANS 8:28In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 28 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

1 PETER 2:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious.

JOHN 3:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

2 CORINTHIANS 5:1–15Verses in the Bible

  • 1 For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
    2 Corinthians 5:1 Meaning
  • 2 For in this we groan, earnestly desiring to be clothed upon with our house which is from heaven:
    2 Corinthians 5:2 Meaning
  • 3 If so be that being clothed we shall not be found naked.
    2 Corinthians 5:3 Meaning
  • 4 For we that are in this tabernacle do groan, being burdened: not for that we would be unclothed, but clothed upon, that mortality might be swallowed up of life.
    2 Corinthians 5:4 Meaning
  • 5 Now he that hath wrought us for the selfsame thing is God, who also hath given unto us the earnest of the Spirit.
    2 Corinthians 5:5 Meaning
  • 6 Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord:
    2 Corinthians 5:6 Meaning
  • 7 (For we walk by faith, not by sight:)
    2 Corinthians 5:7 Meaning
  • 8 We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.
    2 Corinthians 5:8 Meaning
  • 9 Wherefore we labour, that, whether present or absent, we may be accepted of him.
    2 Corinthians 5:9 Meaning
  • 10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.
    2 Corinthians 5:10 Meaning
  • 11 Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord, we persuade men; but we are made manifest unto God; and I trust also are made manifest in your consciences.
    2 Corinthians 5:11 Meaning
  • 12 For we commend not ourselves again unto you, but give you occasion to glory on our behalf, that ye may have somewhat to answer them which glory in appearance, and not in heart.
    2 Corinthians 5:12 Meaning
  • 13 For whether we be beside ourselves, it is to God: or whether we be sober, it is for your cause.
    2 Corinthians 5:13 Meaning
  • 14 For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:
    2 Corinthians 5:14 Meaning
  • 15 And that he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them, and rose again.
    2 Corinthians 5:15 Meaning

ACTS 4:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.

DEUTERONOMY 6:6–7Verses in the Bible

  • 6 And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart:
    Deuteronomy 6:6 Meaning
  • 7 And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
    Deuteronomy 6:7 Meaning


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