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61 Great Prayer Verses for Strength and Healing

61 Great Prayer Verses for Strength and Healing

Scripture speaks of miraculous healing from sicknesses through Jesus Christ and faith in God. Praying God’s word back to Him is a wonderful way to move God to bring a performance of His promises. And provision for healing our sicknesses and diseases.

So, when you are overwhelmed with ill health; God’s Word can provide you with healing from every infirmity. Especially, when prayed and applied with faith.

You will not only receive your healing as you pray with this collection of Bible prayers for healing sicknesses. But God will also encourage and fill you with strength as you pray these scriptures.

You can pray these Scriptures (all taken from the New International Version (NIV) over any health problem regardless of how severe it is. God is still in the business of doing good (healing) to His people.

How to use Prayer Verses for Strength and Healing.

  • We have selected relevant verses for you:

Choose Bible verses that specifically address strength, healing, and encouragement. You can refer to the examples given earlier or explore the Bible for other passages that resonate with you.

  • Personalize the verses:

As you read and meditate on the chosen verses, internalize their meaning and apply them to your situation. Consider personalizing the verses by inserting your name or the name of your loved one who is battling cancer. This helps create a deeper connection and sense of relevance.

  • Set aside dedicated prayer time:

Find a quiet and peaceful place where you can focus on prayer and reflection. Set aside a specific time each day to pray and meditate on the selected verses. This can be in the morning, evening, or any other time that works best for you.

  • Open your heart in prayer:

Begin by expressing your thoughts and emotions to God. Pour out your heart honestly, sharing your fears, hopes, and desires. Use your own words to communicate with God, expressing your needs for strength, healing, and comfort.

  • Read and recite the chosen verses:

After your initial prayer, take time to read and recite the selected verses aloud. Repeat them several times, allowing the words to sink deep into your spirit. Reflect on the meaning and message behind each verse and how it applies to your current situation.

  • Meditate and reflect:

Spend a few moments in quiet contemplation, allowing the verses to penetrate your heart and mind. Consider the promises, assurances, and encouragement they offer. Let the verses guide your thoughts and inspire your faith.

  • Pray with faith and gratitude:

As you conclude your prayer time, express gratitude to God for His love, presence, and the promises found in His Word. Trust that He hears your prayers and that His strength and healing power are at work in your life.

  • Repeat regularly:

Consistency is key. Make prayer and reflection a regular practice, incorporating the selected verses into your daily routine. Revisit them whenever you need a boost of strength or a reminder of God’s promises.

Prayer is a personal and intimate conversation with God. Let these verses guide you, but also allow space for your own thoughts, feelings, and experiences to shape your prayer journey.

Here Are 61 Great Prayer Verses for Strength and Healing.

Prayer Verses for Strength and Healing

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1. Psalm 30:2:

LORD my God, I called to you for help, and you healed me.

2. Matthew 11:28:

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.

3. 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.

4. Jeremiah 30:17:

But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,’ declares the LORD.

5. Isaiah 38:16-17:

You restored me to health and let me live. Surely it was for my benefit that I suffered such anguish. In your love, you kept me from the pit of destruction; you have put all my sins behind your back.

6. Isaiah 40:29,31:

He gives power to the weak, and to those who have no might He increases strength. Those who wait on the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.

7. 1 Peter 2:24:

He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds, you have been healed.

8. Psalm 119:50:

This is my comfort in my affliction, that your promise gives me life.

9. Psalm 147:3: 

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

10. 3 John 1:2:

Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.

11. Jeremiah 17:14:

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

12. Psalm 103:2-4:

Praise the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits- 3 who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, 4 who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion.

13. Psalm 41:3:

The LORD will sustain him on his sickbed and restore him from his bed of illness.

14. Deuteronomy 7:15:

The LORD will keep you free from every disease. He will not inflict on you the horrible diseases you knew in Egypt, but he will inflict them on all who hate you.

15. Philippians 4:19:

And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus.

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16. Psalm 6:2:

Be merciful to me, LORD, for I am faint; O LORD, heal me, for my bones are in agony.

17. Psalm 107:20:

He sent forth his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave.

18. Exodus 23:25:

Worship the Lord your God, and his blessing will be on your food and water. I will take away sickness from among you.

19. Psalm 146:8:

The Lord gives sight to the blind; the Lord lifts up those who are bowed down, the Lord loves the righteous.

20. Mark 9:23:

If you can, said Jesus. Everything is possible for one who believes.

21. Luke 8:50:

Hearing this, Jesus said to Jairus, Don’t be afraid; just believe, and she will be healed.

22. Psalm 147:3:

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

23. Mark 10:52:

And Jesus said to him, “Go your way; your faith has made you well.” And immediately, he recovered his sight and followed him on the way.

24. 2 Chronicles 7:14:

If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.

25. Malachi 4:2:

But for you who fear my name, the sun of righteousness shall rise with healing in its wings. You shall go out leaping like calves from the stall.

26. 1 Peter 2:24:

He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds, you have been healed.

27. 2 Kings 20:5:

Turn back, and say to Hezekiah, the leader of my people, Thus says the Lord, the God of David, your father: I have heard your prayer; I have seen your tears. Behold, I will heal you. On the third day, you shall go up to the house of the Lord.

28. Mark 9:13:

But when he heard it, he said, those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick.

29. Exodus 15:26:

If you will diligently listen to the voice of the Lord your God, and do that which is right in his eyes, and give ear to his commandments and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you that I put on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord, your healer.

30. Psalm 107:20:

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

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31. Luke 4:18:

The Spirit of the Lord is upon me because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind; to set at liberty those who are oppressed.

32. Isaiah 53:4:

Surely he took up our pain and bore our suffering, yet we considered him punished by God, stricken by him, and afflicted.

33. Matthew 10:8:

Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons. Freely you have received; freely give.

34. Luke 10:9:

Heal the sick who are there and tell them, ‘The kingdom of God has come near to you.

35. Psalm 41:3:

The Lord sustains them on their sickbed and restores them from their bed of illness.

36. Psalm 28:8:

The Lord is the strength of his people, a fortress of salvation for his anointed one.

37. Acts 28:8:

His father was sick in bed, suffering from fever and dysentery. Paul went in to see him and, after prayer, placed his hands on him and healed him.

38. Mark 11:24:

Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.

39. 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.

40. Matthew 9:12:

On hearing this, Jesus said, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick.

41. Ecclesiastes 11:10:

So then, banish anxiety from your heart and cast off the troubles of your body, for youth and vigor are meaningless.

42. 1 Timothy 4:8:

For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.

43. Luke 4:18:

The Spirit of the Lord is on me because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free.

44. Philippians 4:6-7:

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

45. 1 John 5:14:

This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.

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46. Jeremiah 29:12:

Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.

47. Matthew 11:28:

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.

48. Psalm 30:2:

LORD my God, I called to you for help, and you healed me.

49. Psalm 119:50:

This is my comfort in my affliction, that your promise gives me life.

50. Revelation 21:4:

And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes. There shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.

51. Isaiah 33:2:

LORD, be gracious to us; we long for you. Be our strength every morning, our salvation in time of distress.

52. John 14:27:

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not be afraid.

53. Psalm 73:26:

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

54. Psalm 23:1-4:

The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul, he guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake.

Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

55. Romans 5:3-4:

Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope.

56. Psalm 6:2:

Have mercy on me, LORD, for I am faint. Heal me, LORD, for my bones are in agony.

57. Psalm 34:17-18:

The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles. The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

58. Matthew 8:1-3:

When Jesus came down from the mountainside, large crowds followed him.

A man with leprosy came and knelt before him and said, ‘Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean.’ Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. ‘I am willing,’ he said. ‘Be clean!’ Immediately he was cleansed of his leprosy.

59. Isaiah 58:8:

Then your light will break forth like the dawn, and your healing will quickly appear. Then your righteousness will go before you, and the glory of the Lord will be your rear guard.

I have seen their ways. But I will heal them; I will guide them and restore comfort to Israel’s mourners, creating praise on their lips. Peace, peace, to those far and near,’ says the Lord, and I will heal them.

6o. Mark 5:34:

He said to her, ‘Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.

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61. James: 5:13:

Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise.


Sicknesses and diseases are constant in the world. If you take a look around you, you will see pain and suffering due to afflictions. The good news, however, is that God heals all sicknesses, diseases, and afflictions.

Hence, I encourage you to pray the above Bible prayers for healing sicknesses with conviction. The Sun of Righteousness will arise with healing in its wings and take away every infirmity from your life.

I encourage you to pray, believing that God will make you whole and God will indeed fill your heart with all-around peace.

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