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Top 25 Bible Verses About Power Of The Word (ESV)

This is a hand-curated and ranked list of 25 of the most relevant Bible verses about Power Of The Word (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Hebrews 4:12

218 votes

12 For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

2 Timothy 3:16

121 votes

16 All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

Romans 10:17

108 votes

17 So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Romans 1:16

104 votes

16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.


James 1:22

93 votes

22 But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

2 Timothy 3:16-17

91 votes

16 All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, 17 that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.

Psalm 119:105

90 votes


105   Your word is a lamp to my feet
    and a light to my path.


1 Peter 1:23

89 votes

23 since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God;

Acts 20:32

87 votes

32 And now I commend you to God and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

77 votes

13 And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers.


Jeremiah 15:16

73 votes

16   Your words were found, and I ate them,
    and your words became to me a joy
    and the delight of my heart,
  for I am called by your name,
    O LORD, God of hosts.

Isaiah 55:11

73 votes

11   so shall my word be that goes out from my mouth;
    it shall not return to me empty,
  but it shall accomplish that which I purpose,
    and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.

John 17:17

61 votes

17 Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.


Matthew 4:4

61 votes

But he answered, “It is written,

  “‘Man shall not live by bread alone,
    but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”

Psalm 107:20

60 votes

20   He sent out his word and healed them,
    and delivered them from their destruction.

John 15:3

59 votes

Already you are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you.


Psalm 119:11

59 votes

11   I have stored up your word in my heart,
    that I might not sin against you.

Ephesians 4:29

57 votes

29 Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.

Proverbs 18:21

55 votes

21   Death and life are in the power of the tongue,
    and those who love it will eat its fruits.


James 1:21

53 votes

21 Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.

Proverbs 12:18

51 votes

18   There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts,
    but the tongue of the wise brings healing.

1 Corinthians 1:18

51 votes

18 For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.

Isaiah 40:8

50 votes

  The grass withers, the flower fades,
    but the word of our God will stand forever.

Acts 6:7

48 votes

And the word of God continued to increase, and the number of the disciples multiplied greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests became obedient to the faith.

John 6:63

45 votes

63 It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.



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