Hope Bible Verses


What does the Bible say about Hope? Here are 84 verses related to Hope. Use this table of contents to go to any section:

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PSALM 9:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 For the needy shall not alway be forgotten: the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever.

PSALM 16:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope.

PSALM 31:24In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 24 Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the Lord.

PSALM 33:18,22Verses in the Bible

  • 18 Behold, the eye of the Lord is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;
    Psalm 33:18 Meaning

PSALM 38:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 For in thee, O Lord, do I hope: thou wilt hear, O Lord my God.

PSALM 39:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.

PSALM 43:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.

PSALM 71:5,14Verses in the Bible

PSALM 78:5-7Verses in the Bible

  • 5 For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children:
    Psalm 78:5 Meaning
  • 6 That the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born; who should arise and declare them to their children:
    Psalm 78:6 Meaning
  • 7 That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments:
    Psalm 78:7 Meaning

PSALM 119:74,81,116,166Verses in the Bible

  • 74 They that fear thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word.
    Psalm 119:74 Meaning
  • 116 Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope.
    Psalm 119:116 Meaning

PSALM 130:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 Let Israel hope in the Lord: for with the Lord there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption.

PSALM 146:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the Lord his God:

PROVERBS 10:28In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 28 The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.

PROVERBS 13:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.

PROVERBS 14:32In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 32 The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous hath hope in his death.

PROVERBS 23:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 For surely there is an end; and thine expectation shall not be cut off.

PROVERBS 24:14In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 14 So shall the knowledge of wisdom be unto thy soul: when thou hast found it, then there shall be a reward, and thy expectation shall not be cut off.

ISAIAH 38:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 For the grave cannot praise thee, death can not celebrate thee: they that go down into the pit cannot hope for thy truth.

JEREMIAH 17:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 Blessed is the man that trusteth in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is.

LAMENTATIONS 3:21,24,26Verses in the Bible

HOSEA 2:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 And I will give her her vineyards from thence, and the valley of Achor for a door of hope: and she shall sing there, as in the days of her youth, and as in the day when she came up out of the land of Egypt.

JOEL 3:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 16 The Lord also shall roar out of Zion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem; and the heavens and the earth shall shake: but the Lord will be the hope of his people, and the strength of the children of Israel.

ZECHARIAH 9:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 Turn you to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope: even to day do I declare that I will render double unto thee;

ACTS 23:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question.

ACTS 24:14,15Verses in the Bible

  • 14 But this I confess unto thee, that after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law and in the prophets:
    Acts 24:14 Meaning
  • 15 And have hope toward God, which they themselves also allow, that there shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.
    Acts 24:15 Meaning

ACTS 26:7,8Verses in the Bible

  • 7 Unto which promise our twelve tribes, instantly serving God day and night, hope to come. For which hope's sake, king Agrippa, I am accused of the Jews.
    Acts 26:7 Meaning
  • 8 Why should it be thought a thing incredible with you, that God should raise the dead?
    Acts 26:8 Meaning

ACTS 28:20In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 20 For this cause therefore have I called for you, to see you, and to speak with you: because that for the hope of Israel I am bound with this chain.

ROMANS 4:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be.

ROMANS 5:2-5Verses in the Bible

  • 2 By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.
    Romans 5:2 Meaning
  • 3 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience;
    Romans 5:3 Meaning
  • 4 And patience, experience; and experience, hope:
    Romans 5:4 Meaning
  • 5 And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.
    Romans 5:5 Meaning

ROMANS 8:24,25Verses in the Bible

  • 24 For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for?
    Romans 8:24 Meaning
  • 25 But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.
    Romans 8:25 Meaning

ROMANS 12:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;

ROMANS 15:4,13Verses 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
  • 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.
    Romans 15:13 Meaning

1 CORINTHIANS 13:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.

1 CORINTHIANS 15:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.

2 CORINTHIANS 3:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 Seeing then that we have such hope, we use great plainness of speech:

GALATIANS 5:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.

EPHESIANS 1:18In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 18 The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,

EPHESIANS 4:4In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 4 There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling;

EPHESIANS 6:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

PHILIPPIANS 1:20In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 20 According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death.

COLOSSIANS 1:5,23,27Verses in the Bible

  • 5 For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, whereof ye heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel;
    Colossians 1:5 Meaning
  • 23 If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard, and which was preached to every creature which is under heaven; whereof I Paul am made a minister;
    Colossians 1:23 Meaning
  • 27 To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:
    Colossians 1:27 Meaning

1 THESSALONIANS 1:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labour of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father;

1 THESSALONIANS 5:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.

2 THESSALONIANS 2:16In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 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,

1 TIMOTHY 1:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope;

TITUS 1:2In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 2 In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;

TITUS 2:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;

TITUS 3:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

HEBREWS 3:6In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 6 But Christ as a son over his own house; whose house are we, if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm unto the end.

HEBREWS 6:11,18,19Verses in the Bible

  • 11 And we desire that every one of you do shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end:
    Hebrews 6:11 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:
    Hebrews 6:18 Meaning
  • 19 Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil;
    Hebrews 6:19 Meaning

HEBREWS 11:1In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 1 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

1 PETER 1:3,13,21Verses in the Bible

  • 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
    1 Peter 1:3 Meaning
  • 13 Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;
    1 Peter 1:13 Meaning
  • 21 Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.
    1 Peter 1:21 Meaning

1 PETER 3:15In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:

1 JOHN 3:3In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 3 And every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure.

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Of the Wicked

JOB 8:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 13 So are the paths of all that forget God; and the hypocrite's hope shall perish:

JOB 11:20In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 20 But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall not escape, and their hope shall be as the giving up of the ghost.

JOB 27:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he hath gained, when God taketh away his soul?

JOB 31:24,28Verses in the Bible

  • 24 If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence;
    Job 31:24 Meaning
  • 28 This also were an iniquity to be punished by the judge: for I should have denied the God that is above.
    Job 31:28 Meaning

PROVERBS 10:28In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 28 The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.

ZECHARIAH 9:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Ashkelon shall see it, and fear; Gaza also shall see it, and be very sorrowful, and Ekron; for her expectation shall be ashamed; and the king shall perish from Gaza, and Ashkelon shall not be inhabited.

EPHESIANS 2:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:


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