65 Best Bible Verses for Health And Strength

By David Small •  Updated: 11/23/20 •  25 min read

Bible verses for health and strength reveal God’s guidance for good health, as it is considered of high importance.

These verses show us God’s rules for good physical and spiritual health. Pray over these scriptures on health and you will discover how God heals our iniquity and illness.

The Bible is not just about heaven and life after earthly death. Numerous statements refer to the joys and sorrows of earthly life.

God is not only interested in the soul but in the whole person, it is not surprising that numerous passages in the Bible deal with the health and strength of man.

Below are the 65  powerful Bible verses for health and strength.


1. Isaiah 41:10

Do not be afraid, I am with you; do not give way because I am your god. I strengthen you, I help you too, I hold you by the right hand of my righteousness.

In whatsoever situation that we might find ourselves. We should always believe that the Lord is with us and we have no reasons to be panic. God shall us by the right hand of his righteousness.

2. James 5: 14-15

Are any of you sick? He should have the elders of the church called to him; and they are to pray for him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.

The prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise him up; and if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven. 

We are serving a merciful God, who forgives all sins. All we need is to humble ourselves before him, then he shall heal our health and strength.

3. Isaiah 40:31

But those who wait in the LORD get new strength, so that they rise up with wings like eagles, that they run and do not grow weary, that they walk and do not grow tired.

Our glorious God is the one that we can put our trust and believe in and not get disappointed. God has promised in his word, that he will empower our health and strength.

4. Psalm 73:26

Even if my body and soul are languishing, you, God, are always the comfort and part of my heart. 

We might be facing different kinds of trouble and our body and soul might be languishing. But we must always believe in God as our comfort and part of our heart.

5. Philippians 4:13

I can do everything through him who makes me powerful.

It is a good thing to put trust in God because once he is with us we can achieve all things. He has power over every other being and spirit in heaven and on earth.

6. 3 John 1:2

My dear, I wish you well-being and health in all things, just as your soul is well!

We need to understand a fact. The primary wish and plan of God for our lives is to be healthy, and strong at all time

7. Isaiah 40:29

He gives the tired strength and strength enough to the inept.

The lord is merciful and he ready to help and strengthen us from every angle. so in every situation, all we will need is to put our trust in God.

8. Isaiah 53: 4

Indeed, he bore our sickness and incurred our pain; but we thought he was punished, struck, and bowed down by God. “

Sometimes we don’t need to worry get afraid about our health. We rather put our trust in Jesus who came to this word purposely for our sin. He bore our sickness and incurred the pain which we all met to go through.

9. 2 Corinthians 12:10

That is why I am of good cheer in weakness, abuse, need persecution, and fear for Christ’s sake; because when I am weak, I am strong.

Paul explains to us that he feels joy whenever he is being abused, persecuted for Christ’s sake. He was able to make this statement out of his love for Christ.

We Christians of today need to cultivate this same habit by standing in good and strong faith.

10. Matthew 10:8

Heals the sick cleanses the lepers, wakes the dead, drives out demons! You received it for free, give it for free! “

The spirit of the lord is free and it heals all sickness and performs all tasks.

11. 2 Timothy 1: 7

For God did not give us the spirit of fear, but of strength and love and prudence.

One of the main things that strengthen us as Christians is the spirit of God. Once we accept Christ as our Lord and savior then we should ask for the spirit.

The spirit of God is a strength on its own. It empowers Christians to have good health and strength.

12. Exodus 15:26

If you will zealously obey the voice of the Lord your God and do what is right before him, and listen to His commandments and keep all His statutes, then I will not lay on you any of the diseases that I put on Egypt have; because I am the Lord, your doctor! “

No earthly doctor is as strong as the heavenly doctor which is God our lord.  our God is the only doctor that heals and has the final say over our health and strength.

Doctors only treat and try their possible best medically, but no doctor on earth can heal any human being. So once we obey the voice of God, do what is right before him.  He will surely keep our health and strength.

13. Psalm 18: 2-3

And he said I love you dearly, Lord, my strength. Lord my rock, my castle, my deliverer; my God, my refuge, in which I trust, my shield and horn of my salvation and my protection!

Jesus is our divine father and he is always ready to help us. He is the only one we can put our trust into without getting failed in any area of life.

14. Luke 10:9

“And heal the sick who are there, and say to them: The kingdom of God has come near to you!”

As real and genuine children of God. The Lord has commanded us to be representatives of him here on earth. We should heal those of low health and strength around us.  Also to preach to them about the glorious kingdom of God.

Also Related: 17 Prayers for Strength during Difficult Times.

15. 2 Thessalonians 3: 3

But the Lord is faithful; he will strengthen you and protect you from evil.

The lord we serve is a faithful God. In whatsoever situation, we find ourselves he will always empower us with good health and strength.  Because he is our Father and never wants any form of evil to befall us.

16. Proverbs 13:12

Hope that is withheld makes the heart sick, but a wish fulfilled is a tree of life 

Naturally when we hope for things and it does not become a reality. We naturally get affected by our health and strength.  We need to always put our trust and hope not just in the immortal God who will never fail us.

17. Psalm 91: 13

Thou shall tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shall thou trample under feet.

The power of God has authority over all things. Once we put our trust in the power of God, we shall have authority over problems.

18. 1 Corinthians 16:13

Watch, stand in faith, be courageous, and be strong!

The commandment of God is for us to always be sound in health and strength. though we cannot escape problems in life.  But despite those factors, we are urged and meant to always stand in faith.

19. Psalm 59:17

But I will sing of your power, and in the morning I will praise your goodness; because you are my protection and refuge in my need.

It’s a good thing to always appreciate God for his goodness in our life.  He is our Lord who will never abandon us in the days of sorrow.

20. Psalm 32:3

“When I kept silent about it, my bones fell into disrepair all day long because of my moans”.

We get weakened and down whenever we fail to confess our sins before God. We are human and most times we make some mistakes. But it’s good to ask God for forgiveness, so we can have a free mind and be strong in God.

21. Jeremiah 32:17

Oh, Lord, behold, you made heaven and earth by your great strength and by your outstretched arm, and nothing is impossible before you.

There is no strength in heaven or in the earth that is as strong as the strength of God.  He made heaven and the earth. That is the only strength that supersedes all other strength.

22. Habakkuk 3:19

For the LORD is my strength; He made my feet like deer feet And leads me over the heights.

Once we made the lord our strength in life. He will make us strong and well strengthened, so as to overcome the problems of life.

23. Isaiah 53:3

He was despised and abandoned by men, a man of pain and familiar with suffering; like one from whom one’s face is hidden, so was he despised, and we did not respect him

Jesus Christ, the son of God was despised and abandoned by men. He went through pains, carries our sins so that he can die for us to have good health and strength.

This is the joy we live to celebrate, we are no more meant to be either sorrowful or sad again.  God has sent his only son, so as to die for our sins and pass through our pains.

24. Ephesians 6:10

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the power of his strength

In whatsoever we are passing through in life, it’s good to be always strong in the lord.  We need to believe that God is capable to do all things for us, make the impossibilities possible. He will make us strong in our health and strength.

25. Psalm 32:3

The LORD is my strength and my shield; My heart trusts in him and I am helped. Now my heart is happy And I want to thank him with my song.

Once we put our trust in God and depend on his strength only and not ours. He will make us happy and never for once make us neither regret nor cry.

26. Revelation21: 3-4

And I heard a loud voice from heaven say: Behold the tent of God with the people! He will dwell with them; and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them, their God.

God will wipe away all the tears from their eyes, and death will be no more, there will be no more suffering, no outcry, nor pain; because the first has passed

This life is full of evil and different kinds of bad things.  We must realize that regardless of what we face here on earth, Heaven is our place of rest.

So even though life might make us sad and weak, remember that our rest is located in heaven.

27. Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is alive and strong, and sharper than any two-edged sword and penetrates until it separates soul and spirit, also marrow and bone, and is a judge of the thoughts and senses of the heart.

Just as our source of natural health and strength in life is the earthly food we eat. The word of God is the heavenly food that makes us strong and alive in the spirit.

28. Jeremiah 17:14

You heal me, Lord, and I’ll be healed! You help me, so I am helped; because you are my fame! “

Once we make God our frame, he will heal, help, and strengthen us in our health and strength. Whenever we are weak in the journey of faith, we must believe in our Lord as our parson savior.

29. John 4:50

“Go,’ Jesus replied, ‘your son will live. The man took Jesus at his word and departed.”

The bible verse talks about the power of faith and putting trust in God. Once we believe in God and put our trust in him, he will heal us.

The word of God is a powerful tool for healing, we need to believe in it, follow the simple instruction.  Once we obey God’s word, he will never allow us to be put to shame.

30. Mark 8:25

“Then Jesus laid his hands on his eyes again, and he opened his eyes, his sight was restored, and he saw everything clearly.”

Jesus’s hand is powerful; it is good to pray for the hand of God to be laid upon us. Our wish base on our health and strength shall be done perfectly by his hand.

God’s hand is powerful and heals all the sickness and diseases, which might look complex or impossible to us.

31. Luke 8:43-44

And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, which had spent all her living upon physicians, neither could be healed of any, Came behind him and touched the border of his garment: and immediately her issue of blood stanched.

The main thing that helps a Christian in the trouble of life that we might be passing through is faith. The woman with the issue of blood is certainly not the only person; touch the garment of Jesus Christ.

The woman put her faith in that once she touches the garment of Christ, her problems will be solved. This was only done on to her according to her faith.

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32. 1 Chronicles 29:11

Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power And the glory and the majesty and the splendor, For everything in heaven and earth is yours. Yours, Lord, is the kingdom; you are exalted as head over all.

No power in earth and in heaven is like the power of God. God created all things and has supremacy over them all. For this reason, once we trust him he will empower and strengthen us.

33. Ephesians 3: 20-21

But to those who can do exuberantly beyond everything we ask or understand, according to the power that works in us, be glory to him in the church and in Christ Jesus, through all generations from eternity to eternity! Amen.

The most high is a faithful God, who can do exuberantly beyond our wish and heart desire. he is trustworthy and ready to satisfy us in whatsoever we pray for or demand from him.

So it is good to always pray to him at all times, and demand our needs from him.  Because he is our heavenly father, and ready to give us everything we need.

34. Mark 12:30

And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your might.

To be strong and be well connected to the divine health and strength, we first of all need to love the Lord our God with all our heart, soul, and body.

35. Zechariah 4: 6

And he answered and said to me, this is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: It shall be not by army or power, but by my spirit, saith the Lord of hosts.

Nothing on earth can be achieved by our earthly power or strength, but by God’s grace, all things are possible. That is why we need to always put our trust in him at all times.

We need to know that God is the only one that can make everything possible.

36. 1 Corinthians 1:18

For the word of the cross is folly to those who are lost, but to us who are saved, it is God’s power.

Children of God must always believe the word of the lord, unlike the fools who are lost from the truth.

Once we believe in the word, and accept Jesus as the son of God, our sins to be wiped away. Then we shall be more strengthened in our health and strength.

37. Psalm 18:32

For where is a God besides the Lord Or a rock besides our God?

As Christians, we must not be moved by the power of the world, but by the power of the spirit.

We must have the assurance, that greater is he that is in us than he that is in the world. For who is an ordinary god, before the living God that liveth forever?

38. Psalm 44: 4

For they did not conquer the land by their sword, and their arm did not save them, but your right hand, your arm, and the light of your face; for you took pleasure in them.

Nothing can be done or achievable here on earth, without the power of God.

The sword and physical combat cannot save us in life. Only God’s power is powerful in heaven and on earth and is the only one we can put trust in. Once we trust his power, then we shall be empowered and not be put to shame.

39. Romans 1:20

Because his invisible nature, that is his eternal power and deity, has been seen in his works since the creation of the world, if one perceives it, so that they have no excuse.

We are serving a living God, divine and invisible, but his eternal power and deity are visible in the world. This a joy and assurance that we serve a living God, that liveth for ever and he will always empower us.

40. Colossians 2: 9-10

Because in him the whole fullness of the divinity dwells bodily, and you are fulfilled through him, who is the head of all powers and authorities.

As children of God, we must have the assurance, that we have a God that has all powers and authorities.

So in whatsoever, we might be passing through, his power is fit enough to set us free. God will help us out of the bad condition of health and strength.

41. 2 Corinthians 12: 9

And he said to me: My grace suffices for you; for my strength is perfected in weakness. That is why I want to boast most of all of my weakness, so that the power of Christ may dwell with me.

As the children of God who boldly believe in the power, supernatural, and existence of God. We must always not be like ordinary people in the world.

Even whenever we are weak and down, we must proclaim it by faith that we are strong and okay.

42. Ecclesiastes 4:12

One may be overwhelmed, but two can withstand, and a triple cord does not break easily in two.

In this life, we need to join hands with people of positive mind to be stronger in life.

It is overwhelmed, when one is alone, two can withstand, but a triple cord does not break easily into two.

That is why we must join hands together as Christian, to be more strong and powerful in Christ.

43. Psalm 29:11

The Lord will give strength to his people; The Lord will bless his people with peace.

You see the Lord, our almighty God is the only one that strengthens, bless his people, and those who stand by him.

So no o power can bless but the by the special power of the lord. That is why we need to stand by him and make him our rock of ages at all times.

44. 1 Chronicles 29:12

Wealth and honor come from you, you rule over everything. In your hand is strength and power, in your hand, it is to make everyone great and strong.

In the hand of the Lord is the divine and power, that solve all problems, and blesses all being. It is not the earthly power or effort.

So once we believe in his strength, and not ours, he will make our entire wish to become a reality.

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45. 2 Timothy 2: 1

So be strong now, my child, by grace in Christ Jesus.

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ is enough for us in every situation of life, it supersedes all other things, so regardless of what we might be passing through, we must always be strong in faith and put our trust in God.

46. Job 37:23

We do not reach the Almighty, who is so great in strength and rich in righteousness. He does not bend the law.

Our savior is the almighty; he is great and rich in righteousness and does not bend the law.

God Is faithful to everyone who puts his trust in me, so it’s a  good thing for us to put our trust in him.   God will neither fail us nor put us into the shame of life.

47. Acts 1: 8

But you will receive the power of the Holy Spirit, who will come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria and to the ends of the earth.

The Holy Spirit should always be our strength at all times. We need the inner strength of God, for us to fulfill the word and task of God.

We are not just on earth for the fun of life, but some certain task is given to us. It must be noted that all these tasks can only be done by the strength of God.

48. 2 Peter 1: 3

 Everything that serves for life and piety has given us, its divine power through the knowledge of him, who called us through his glory and power.

Some Christians struggle with sin, spiritual weakness, and apathy. Are such people missing something? Have they been left unequipped by God? What have we not been given in order to lead the life God calls us to?

Peter’s answer is simple: We’re not missing anything. We are fully equipped. But we have a choice about whether or not we’ll really use those spiritual tools. This requires effort on our part.

49. Isaiah 41: 4

Who does and does it? Who calls the genders from the beginning? It is I, the Lord, first, and still the same with the last.

We must always believe and agree that our God is the lord of all things.

God created us, he made us and he is the one that dictates who will be or become in life. We should always believe that God knows much about us so we should trust put our strength in him.

50. Romans 1: 11-12

Because I long to see you, so that I can convey something to you in a spiritual gift to strengthen you, that is, that I am comforted together with you through your and my faith, which we have together.

Paul has made clear in the previous verses, that he really wants to visit Rome to see his readers. He submitted this desire to God in regular, ongoing prayer, waiting to see if it is God’s will (Romans1:8–10).

Now he describes why he is so eager to come and visit the Christians in Rome. He cares about them and wants to bring to them a spiritual gift of some kind that will strengthen them.

51. Zechariah 10: 6

And I will strengthen the house of Judah and save the house of Joseph, and I will let them return home because I have had mercy on them. And they should be as they were when I had not cast them out; for I, the Lord, am their God, and I will answer them.

In this journey of life, we must always pray for mercy because it is very important. when the Lord has his mercy upon us,  strengthen us, be with us in all problems of life.

God will surely answer our prayer, and make our wish to become a reality.

52. Luke 1:35

The angel answered and said to her, The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the holy thing that is born will also be called the Son of God.

Once we bear the Holy Spirit, we shall be small gods here on earth. The bible made it clear that the Holy Spirit overshadowed Mary and gave birth to a holy thing.

As children of God, we need the holy power and strength to be the real Son and daughter of God.

53. Exodus 23:25

  1. But you shall serve the LORD your God, and he will bless your bread and your water, and I will turn all sickness from you.

Just as Christopher Adebiyi said, God does not look for who to use but who to bless. So it’s good to worship God and serve God at all times.

God will bless your bread and your water, and also make you happy by turning all sickness from you.  He will make you be blessed with sound health and strength condition.

54. 3 John 1: 2

My dear, I wish that you are doing well in all respects and that you are healthy, just as your soul is doing well.

The wish of God for us is to be healthy and always stay safe in the journey of life.  God does not want any evil to happen us to neither does he want us to suffer for anything.

55. Psalm 147: 3

He heals the broken heart and binds up their wounds.

God will serve heals the broken heart, and binds up their wounds for them to be healthy in life. So in every problem and sickness, we must call on him and he will surely heal us set us free.

56. Proverbs 17:22

A happy heart is good for the body, but a troubled mind makes the bones wither.

As sons and daughters of God, we must always be a happy smile, and happy.  We need to have faith in God almighty everything is going to be alright.

57. Matthew 10: 8

Heals the sick wakes the dead, cleanses lepers, drives out demons. You have received it free of charge; give it also free of charge.

What differentiates a child of God from the rest of the world is the spirit of God in him. A Christian who does not have the holy sprite within him is a lifeless Christian.

It must be known that such does not worth to be called the children of God.  Once we have the spirit we shall have power and strength over the evil and demonic spirit of the world.

58. 1 Corinthians 6: 19-20

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you and which you have from God, and that you are not your own? For you were bought at a high price; therefore praise God with your body.

We must know that our body is not just a natural flesh, but a powerful house of God.

The strength and power of God liveth in us. So we must always use our body, to praise the name of the lord and not just the worldly things.

59. Proverbs 16:24

Kind speeches are honeycombs, Sweet for the soul, and healthy for the limbs.

It can be said that what differentiates between a Christian and others on earth is the world of our mouth. We must always take note of our mouth because it matters most in our life, soul, and health.

60. Proverbs 3: 7-8

Do not think that you are wise, but fear the Lord and turn away from evil. This will be good for your body and refresh your bones.

It is good to fear God, and know that it’s not our strength that taken us far.  God’s divine grace and power have actually been keeping us from the onset till now and forever.

61. Matthew 9:12

When Jesus heard this, he said, it is not the strong who need a doctor, but the sick.                           

Jesus said that it is not him who is strong enough that needs the doctor, but him who is sick. Over here Jesus is not referring to the human doctor around us, but the almighty God of all being.

He is the only one who can heal us physically and spiritually.

62. Ecclesiastes 11:10

Keep displeasure far from your heart and keep evil far from your body; for youth and dark hair are vain.

Christians must not keep displeasure and evil things in their heart, It affects our spiritual and physical body.

63. Proverbs 13:12

Hope that delays fears the heart; but when what one desires comes, that is a tree of life.

Hope that never turns to be a reality always affects health. As Christians in every situation we must be grateful, and never stop our trust in God.  he is the only one, who can make our dream become a reality in every case.

64. 1 Timothy 4: 8

For physical exercise is of little use, but piety is useful for all things and has the promise of this life and that of the future.

There is nothing bad in engaging in bodily exercise because it is good. it helps and profits the body,  but godliness matter most in all things. Godliness is the most profitable and it helps the body, soul, and spirit.

65. Psalm 91:10

There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.

The promise of God for our life is to always be saved from all evils of life and sickness. Even if evil and sickness surround us, we must always be rest assured, that the lord is with us.


With the above bible verses, it is obvious now that God’s primary plan for our life is to be well. God wants us to be strong and okay in the body, soul, and spirit, to have good health and strength. But all these can only be so when we put trust in God and accept him as Lord and savior.

David Small

Is an Ordained Minister and Life Coach. He is an ordained minister since 1988. Shortly after receiving Jesus as his personal savior, he answered the call to ministry.

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