Bible Verses About Healing

Leaning on the Word and Overcoming Sickness Through Jesus

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We all face illnesses and diseases at some point in our lives and need all the help we can get from the scriptures to overcome them. Jesus frequently performed healing miracles during his earthly ministry, and he continues to heal people today. When you’re dealing with health issues, whether mental, physical or spiritual, you can turn to the Bible for answers and encouragement in your faith. These verses will provide you with the strength, hope, and solace you need while you go through the healing process.

All Bible verses are retrieved from the New International Version (NIV).

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What the Bible Says About Healing

Jeremiah 17:14

Heal me, Lord, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.

James 5:14-15

Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. If they have sinned, they will be forgiven.

Isaiah 53:4-5

Surely he took up our pain and bore our suffering, yet we considered him punished by God, stricken by him, and afflicted. But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.

Jeremiah 30:17

But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,’ declares the Lord, ‘because you are called an outcast, Zion for whom no one cares.

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Jeremiah 33:6

‘Nevertheless, I will bring health and healing to it; I will heal my people and will let them enjoy abundant peace and security.

Revelation 21:4

‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.

1 Peter 2:24

“He himself bore our sins” in his body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; “by his wounds you have been healed.”

Isaiah 40:29

He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.

Psalms 107:19-21

Then they cried to the Lord In their trouble, and he saved them from their distress. He sent out his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave. Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind.

Psalms 147:3

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

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