Hope in the Bible

General scriptures concerning

  • Psalms 9:18 For the needy shall not alway be forgotten: the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever.
  • Psalms 16:9 Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope.
  • Psalms 31:24 Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD.
  • Psalms 33:18 Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;
  • Psalms 33:22 Let thy mercy, O LORD, be upon us, according as we hope in thee.
  • Psalms 38:15 For in thee, O LORD, do I hope: thou wilt hear, O Lord my God.
  • Psalms 39:7 And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.
  • Psalms 43:5 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.
  • Psalms 71:5 For thou art my hope, O Lord GOD: thou art my trust from my youth.
  • Psalms 71:14 But I will hope continually, and will yet praise thee more and more.
  • Psalms 78:5-7 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: 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: 7 That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments:
  • Psalms 119:74 They that fear thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word.
  • Psalms 119:81 CAPH. My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word.
  • Psalms 119:116 Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope.
  • Psalms 119:166 LORD, I have hoped for thy salvation, and done thy commandments.
  • Psalms 130:7 Let Israel hope in the LORD: for with the LORD there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption.
  • Psalms 146:5 Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God:
  • Proverbs 10:28 The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.
  • Proverbs 13:12 Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.
  • Proverbs 14:32 The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous hath hope in his death.
  • Proverbs 23:18 For surely there is an end; and thine expectation shall not be cut off.
  • Proverbs 24:14 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 38:18 For the grave cannot praise thee, death can not celebrate thee: they that go down into the pit cannot hope for thy truth.
  • Jeremiah 17:7 Blessed is the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is.
  • Lamentations 3:21 This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope.
  • Lamentations 3:24 The LORD is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him.
  • Lamentations 3:26 It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.
  • Hosea 2:15 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 3:16 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 9:12 Turn you to the strong hold, ye prisoners of hope: even to day do I declare that I will render double unto thee;
  • Acts 23:6 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 24:14-15 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: 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 26:7-8 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. 8 Why should it be thought a thing incredible with you, that God should raise the dead?
  • Acts 28:20 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 4:18 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 5:2-5 By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. 3 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; 4 And patience, experience; and experience, hope: 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 8:24-25 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? 25 But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.
  • Romans 12:12 Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;
  • Romans 15:4 For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.
  • Romans 15:13 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.
  • 1 Corinthians 13:13 And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.
  • 1 Corinthians 15:19 If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.
  • 2 Corinthians 3:12 Seeing then that we have such hope, we use great plainness of speech:
  • Galatians 5:5 For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.
  • Ephesians 1:18 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 4:4 There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling;
  • Ephesians 6:17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
  • Philippians 1:20 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 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 1:23 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 1:27 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:
  • 1 Thessalonians 1:3 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 5:8 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 2:16 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 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope;
  • Titus 1:2 In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;
  • Titus 2:13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;
  • Titus 3:7 That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
  • Hebrews 3:6 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 And we desire that every one of you do shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end:
  • Hebrews 6:18-19 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: 19 Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil;
  • Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
  • 1 Peter 1:3 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 1:13 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 1:21 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 3:15 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 3:3 And every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure.

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Bible Encyclopedia for HOPE.

OF THE WICKED

  • Job 8:13 So are the paths of all that forget God; and the hypocrite's hope shall perish:
  • Job 11:20 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 27:8 For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he hath gained, when God taketh away his soul?
  • Job 31:24 If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence;
  • Job 31:28 This also were an iniquity to be punished by the judge: for I should have denied the God that is above.
  • Proverbs 10:28 The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.
  • Zechariah 9:5 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 2:12 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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