Motivation Bible Verses

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COLOSSIANS 3:23In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 23 And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;

1 CORINTHIANS 15:58In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

PROVERBS 3:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

PSALM 34:17–20Verses in the Bible

  • 17 The righteous cry, and the Lord heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles.
    Psalm 34:17 Meaning
  • 18 The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.
    Psalm 34:18 Meaning
  • 19 Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the Lord delivereth him out of them all.
    Psalm 34:19 Meaning
  • 20 He keepeth all his bones: not one of them is broken.
    Psalm 34:20 Meaning

MATTHEW 19:26In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 26 But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.

2 CORINTHIANS 12:9In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 9 And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

ROMANS 12:11In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 11 Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;

MATTHEW 6:1–4Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.
    Matthew 6:1 Meaning
  • 2 Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
    Matthew 6:2 Meaning
  • 3 But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth:
    Matthew 6:3 Meaning
  • 4 That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.
    Matthew 6:4 Meaning

GALATIANS 5:12In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 12 I would they were even cut off which trouble you.

1 CORINTHIANS 6:19–20Verses in the Bible

  • 19 What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?
    1 Corinthians 6:19 Meaning
  • 20 For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's.
    1 Corinthians 6:20 Meaning

PHILIPPIANS 4:19In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

GALATIANS 6:7–8Verses in the Bible

  • 7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
    Galatians 6:7 Meaning
  • 8 For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
    Galatians 6:8 Meaning

2 CORINTHIANS 9:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.

LUKE 15:7In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 7 I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.

PROVERBS 3:1–35Verses in the Bible

  • 1 My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments:
    Proverbs 3:1 Meaning
  • 2 For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.
    Proverbs 3:2 Meaning
  • 3 Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart:
    Proverbs 3:3 Meaning
  • 4 So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man.
    Proverbs 3:4 Meaning
  • 5 Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
    Proverbs 3:5 Meaning
  • 6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
    Proverbs 3:6 Meaning
  • 7 Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the Lord, and depart from evil.
    Proverbs 3:7 Meaning
  • 8 It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.
    Proverbs 3:8 Meaning
  • 9 Honour the Lord with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase:
    Proverbs 3:9 Meaning
  • 10 So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.
    Proverbs 3:10 Meaning
  • 11 My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord; neither be weary of his correction:
    Proverbs 3:11 Meaning
  • 12 For whom the Lord loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.
    Proverbs 3:12 Meaning
  • 13 Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.
    Proverbs 3:13 Meaning
  • 14 For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.
    Proverbs 3:14 Meaning
  • 15 She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.
    Proverbs 3:15 Meaning
  • 16 Length of days is in her right hand; and in her left hand riches and honour.
    Proverbs 3:16 Meaning
  • 17 Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.
    Proverbs 3:17 Meaning
  • 18 She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her.
    Proverbs 3:18 Meaning
  • 19 The Lord by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens.
    Proverbs 3:19 Meaning
  • 20 By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew.
    Proverbs 3:20 Meaning
  • 21 My son, let not them depart from thine eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:
    Proverbs 3:21 Meaning
  • 22 So shall they be life unto thy soul, and grace to thy neck.
    Proverbs 3:22 Meaning
  • 23 Then shalt thou walk in thy way safely, and thy foot shall not stumble.
    Proverbs 3:23 Meaning
  • 24 When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.
    Proverbs 3:24 Meaning
  • 25 Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh.
    Proverbs 3:25 Meaning
  • 26 For the Lord shall be thy confidence, and shall keep thy foot from being taken.
    Proverbs 3:26 Meaning
  • 27 Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.
    Proverbs 3:27 Meaning
  • 28 Say not unto thy neighbour, Go, and come again, and to morrow I will give; when thou hast it by thee.
    Proverbs 3:28 Meaning
  • 29 Devise not evil against thy neighbour, seeing he dwelleth securely by thee.
    Proverbs 3:29 Meaning
  • 30 Strive not with a man without cause, if he have done thee no harm.
    Proverbs 3:30 Meaning
  • 31 Envy thou not the oppressor, and choose none of his ways.
    Proverbs 3:31 Meaning
  • 32 For the froward is abomination to the Lord: but his secret is with the righteous.
    Proverbs 3:32 Meaning
  • 33 The curse of the Lord is in the house of the wicked: but he blesseth the habitation of the just.
    Proverbs 3:33 Meaning
  • 34 Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto the lowly.
    Proverbs 3:34 Meaning
  • 35 The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.
    Proverbs 3:35 Meaning

JAMES 4:1–17Verses in the Bible

  • 1 From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?
    James 4:1 Meaning
  • 2 Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not.
    James 4:2 Meaning
  • 3 Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.
    James 4:3 Meaning
  • 4 Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.
    James 4:4 Meaning
  • 5 Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy?
    James 4:5 Meaning
  • 6 But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.
    James 4:6 Meaning
  • 7 Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
    James 4:7 Meaning
  • 8 Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.
    James 4:8 Meaning
  • 9 Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.
    James 4:9 Meaning
  • 10 Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.
    James 4:10 Meaning
  • 11 Speak not evil one of another, brethren. He that speaketh evil of his brother, and judgeth his brother, speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law: but if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge.
    James 4:11 Meaning
  • 12 There is one lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy: who art thou that judgest another?
    James 4:12 Meaning
  • 13 Go to now, ye that say, To day or to morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain:
    James 4:13 Meaning
  • 14 Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.
    James 4:14 Meaning
  • 15 For that ye ought to say, If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this, or that.
    James 4:15 Meaning
  • 16 But now ye rejoice in your boastings: all such rejoicing is evil.
    James 4:16 Meaning
  • 17 Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.
    James 4:17 Meaning

ISAIAH 40:28–31Verses in the Bible

  • 28 Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary? there is no searching of his understanding.
    Isaiah 40:28 Meaning
  • 29 He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength.
    Isaiah 40:29 Meaning
  • 30 Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall:
    Isaiah 40:30 Meaning
  • 31 But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
    Isaiah 40:31 Meaning

2 THESSALONIANS 3:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.

LUKE 15:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.

GALATIANS 1:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.

JOHN 10:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

MALACHI 3:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.

LEVITICUS 20:22–26Verses in the Bible

  • 22 Ye shall therefore keep all my statutes, and all my judgments, and do them: that the land, whither I bring you to dwell therein, spue you not out.
    Leviticus 20:22 Meaning
  • 23 And ye shall not walk in the manners of the nation, which I cast out before you: for they committed all these things, and therefore I abhorred them.
    Leviticus 20:23 Meaning
  • 24 But I have said unto you, Ye shall inherit their land, and I will give it unto you to possess it, a land that floweth with milk and honey: I am the Lord your God, which have separated you from other people.
    Leviticus 20:24 Meaning
  • 25 Ye shall therefore put difference between clean beasts and unclean, and between unclean fowls and clean: and ye shall not make your souls abominable by beast, or by fowl, or by any manner of living thing that creepeth on the ground, which I have separated from you as unclean.
    Leviticus 20:25 Meaning
  • 26 And ye shall be holy unto me: for I the Lord am holy, and have severed you from other people, that ye should be mine.
    Leviticus 20:26 Meaning

ISAIAH 55:1–13Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.
    Isaiah 55:1 Meaning
  • 2 Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.
    Isaiah 55:2 Meaning
  • 3 Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.
    Isaiah 55:3 Meaning
  • 4 Behold, I have given him for a witness to the people, a leader and commander to the people.
    Isaiah 55:4 Meaning
  • 5 Behold, thou shalt call a nation that thou knowest not, and nations that knew not thee shall run unto thee because of the Lord thy God, and for the Holy One of Israel; for he hath glorified thee.
    Isaiah 55:5 Meaning
  • 6 Seek ye the Lord while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near:
    Isaiah 55:6 Meaning
  • 7 Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
    Isaiah 55:7 Meaning
  • 8 For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord.
    Isaiah 55:8 Meaning
  • 9 For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
    Isaiah 55:9 Meaning
  • 10 For as the rain cometh down, and the snow from heaven, and returneth not thither, but watereth the earth, and maketh it bring forth and bud, that it may give seed to the sower, and bread to the eater:
    Isaiah 55:10 Meaning
  • 11 So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.
    Isaiah 55:11 Meaning
  • 12 For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.
    Isaiah 55:12 Meaning
  • 13 Instead of the thorn shall come up the fir tree, and instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle tree: and it shall be to the Lord for a name, for an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off.
    Isaiah 55:13 Meaning

GALATIANS 5:5–12Verses in the Bible

  • 5 For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.
    Galatians 5:5 Meaning
  • 6 For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which worketh by love.
    Galatians 5:6 Meaning
  • 7 Ye did run well; who did hinder you that ye should not obey the truth?
    Galatians 5:7 Meaning
  • 8 This persuasion cometh not of him that calleth you.
    Galatians 5:8 Meaning
  • 9 A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump.
    Galatians 5:9 Meaning
  • 10 I have confidence in you through the Lord, that ye will be none otherwise minded: but he that troubleth you shall bear his judgment, whosoever he be.
    Galatians 5:10 Meaning
  • 11 And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then is the offence of the cross ceased.
    Galatians 5:11 Meaning
  • 12 I would they were even cut off which trouble you.
    Galatians 5:12 Meaning

LUKE 4:8In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 8 And Jesus answered and said unto him, Get thee behind me, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.

EXODUS 19:5In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 5 Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine:

PHILIPPIANS 4:13In the Bible Verse Meaning

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

EPHESIANS 2:10In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

PROVERBS 27:17In the Bible Verse Meaning

  • 17 Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.

PSALM 34:1–22Verses in the Bible

  • 1 I will bless the Lord at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.
    Psalm 34:1 Meaning
  • 2 My soul shall make her boast in the Lord: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.
    Psalm 34:2 Meaning
  • 3 O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together.
    Psalm 34:3 Meaning
  • 4 I sought the Lord, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.
    Psalm 34:4 Meaning
  • 5 They looked unto him, and were lightened: and their faces were not ashamed.
    Psalm 34:5 Meaning
  • 6 This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles.
    Psalm 34:6 Meaning
  • 7 The angel of the Lord encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.
    Psalm 34:7 Meaning
  • 8 O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him.
    Psalm 34:8 Meaning
  • 9 O fear the Lord, ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him.
    Psalm 34:9 Meaning
  • 10 The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the Lord shall not want any good thing.
    Psalm 34:10 Meaning
  • 11 Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord.
    Psalm 34:11 Meaning
  • 12 What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good?
    Psalm 34:12 Meaning
  • 13 Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.
    Psalm 34:13 Meaning
  • 14 Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.
    Psalm 34:14 Meaning
  • 15 The eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry.
    Psalm 34:15 Meaning
  • 16 The face of the Lord is against them that do evil, to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth.
    Psalm 34:16 Meaning
  • 17 The righteous cry, and the Lord heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles.
    Psalm 34:17 Meaning
  • 18 The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.
    Psalm 34:18 Meaning
  • 19 Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the Lord delivereth him out of them all.
    Psalm 34:19 Meaning
  • 20 He keepeth all his bones: not one of them is broken.
    Psalm 34:20 Meaning
  • 21 Evil shall slay the wicked: and they that hate the righteous shall be desolate.
    Psalm 34:21 Meaning
  • 22 The Lord redeemeth the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate.
    Psalm 34:22 Meaning

PSALM 121:1–4Verses in the Bible

GALATIANS 5:1–12Verses in the Bible

  • 1 Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.
    Galatians 5:1 Meaning
  • 2 Behold, I Paul say unto you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing.
    Galatians 5:2 Meaning
  • 3 For I testify again to every man that is circumcised, that he is a debtor to do the whole law.
    Galatians 5:3 Meaning
  • 4 Christ is become of no effect unto you, whosoever of you are justified by the law; ye are fallen from grace.
    Galatians 5:4 Meaning
  • 5 For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.
    Galatians 5:5 Meaning
  • 6 For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which worketh by love.
    Galatians 5:6 Meaning
  • 7 Ye did run well; who did hinder you that ye should not obey the truth?
    Galatians 5:7 Meaning
  • 8 This persuasion cometh not of him that calleth you.
    Galatians 5:8 Meaning
  • 9 A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump.
    Galatians 5:9 Meaning
  • 10 I have confidence in you through the Lord, that ye will be none otherwise minded: but he that troubleth you shall bear his judgment, whosoever he be.
    Galatians 5:10 Meaning
  • 11 And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then is the offence of the cross ceased.
    Galatians 5:11 Meaning
  • 12 I would they were even cut off which trouble you.
    Galatians 5:12 Meaning

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