Top 48 Surprising Bible Verses About Blessing Others

Bible Verses About Blessing Others have been compiled to help individuals to understand that the Bible outline how we are to bless others.

God’s purpose and intention for us is to be a blessing to others. God told Abraham in Genesis 12:2 that He will bless him to be a blessing.

God blesses us so that we can be channels of blessing to those around us. Blessing others exhibits God’s heart and obeys His commands.

Bible Verses About Blessing Others
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Whether we give our time, resources, or just share a kind word to someone, this yields life-changing results.

From the life of every believer should flow blessings that build up, encourage, and empower others.

These Bible verses remind us how vital and beneficial it is to practically demonstrate the love of God in blessing others.

1. Leviticus 25:35-37

And if thy brother be waxen poor, and fallen in decay with thee; then thou shalt relieve him: yea, though he be a stranger or a sojourner; that he may live with thee.

Take thou no usury of him, or increase: but fear thy God; that thy brother may live with thee. Thou shalt not give him thy money upon usury, nor lend him thy victuals for increase.

2. Deuteronomy 15:7-8

If there be among you a poor man of one of thy brethren within any of thy gates in thy land which the Lord thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thine heart, nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother: But thou shalt open thine hand wide unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need, in that which he wanteth.

3. Deuteronomy 15:10

Thou shalt surely give him, and thine heart shall not be grieved when thou givest unto him: because that for this thing the Lord thy God shall bless thee in all thy works, and in all that thou puttest thine hand unto.

4. 1 Chronicles 29:9

Then the people rejoiced, for that, they offered willingly because with perfect heart they offered willingly to the Lord: and David the king also rejoiced with great joy.

5. 1 Chronicles 29:14

But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer so willingly after this sort? for all things come of thee, and of thine own have we given thee.

6. 2 Chronicles 31:4-5

Moreover, he commanded the people that dwelt in Jerusalem to give the portion of the priests and the Levites, that they might be encouraged in the law of the Lord.

And as soon as the commandment came abroad, the children of Israel brought in abundance the firstfruits of corn, wine, and oil, and honey, and of all the increase of the field; and the tithe of all things brought they in abundantly.

7. Nehemiah 8:10

Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the Lord is your strength.

8. Psalm 37:21

The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous sheweth mercy, and giveth.

9. Psalm 41:1-3

Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the Lord will deliver him in time of trouble. The Lord will preserve him, and keep him alive, and he shall be blessed upon the earth: and thou wilt not deliver him unto the will of his enemies.

The Lord will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness.

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10.  Psalm 112:5

A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion.

11.  Proverbs 3:9-10

Honour the Lord with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase: So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.

12.  Proverbs 3:27

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.

13.  Proverbs 11:24-25

There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth, and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty. The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.

14.  Proverbs 19:17

He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord, and that which he hath given will he pay him again.

15.  Proverbs 21:26

He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not.

16.  Proverbs 22:9

He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.

17.  Proverbs 25:21

If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink.

18.  Proverbs 28:27

He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.

19.  Proverbs 31:9

Open thy mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy.

20.  Matthew 5:42

Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.

21.  Matthew 6:1-4

Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise, ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.

Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men.

Verily I say unto you, they have their reward. But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.

22.  Matthew 6:19-21

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

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23.  Matthew 10:8

Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give.

24.  Matthew 10:42

And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.

25.  Matthew 19:21

Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.

26.  Matthew 25:35-40

For I was an hungered, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in: Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me.

Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungered and fed thee? Or thirsty, and gave thee drink?

When saw we thee a stranger, and took thee in? Or naked, and clothed thee? Or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto thee?

And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.

27.  Luke 3:11

He answereth and saith unto them, He that hath two coats, let him impart to him that hath none; and he that hath meat, let him do likewise.

28.  Luke 6:30

Give to every man that asketh of thee, and of him that taketh away thy goods ask them not again.

29.  Luke 6:38

Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal, it shall be measured to you again.

30.  Luke 14:12-14

Then said he also to him that bade him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours; lest they also bid thee again, and a recompence be made thee.

But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind: And thou shalt be blessed; for they cannot recompense thee: for thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just.

31.  Luke 19:8

And Zacchaeus stood, and said unto the Lord: Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken anything from any man by false accusation, I restore him fourfold.

32.  John 15:12

This is my commandment, that ye love one another, as I have loved you.

33.  Acts 2:44-45

And all that believed were together, and had all things common; and sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need.

34.  Acts 3:6

Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk.

35.  Acts 20:35

I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

36.  Romans 12:13

Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.

37.  Romans 15:1

We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

38.  1 Corinthians 13:3

And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.

39.  2 Corinthians 8:12

For if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not.

40.  2 Corinthians 9:6-7

But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully. Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.

41.  2 Corinthians 9:10

Now he that ministereth seed to the sower both minister bread for your food, and multiply your seed sown, and increase the fruits of your righteousness;

42.  Galatians 2:10

Only they would that we should remember the poor; the same which I also was forward to do.

43.  Galatians 6:2

Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.

44.  Philippians 2:4

Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.

45.  1 Timothy 6:17-19

Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy; that they do good, that they be rich in good works.

Ready to distribute, willing to communicate; laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.

46.  Hebrews 13:16

But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

47.  James 2:15-16

If a brother or sister be naked and destitute of daily food, and one of you say unto them, depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit?

48.  1 John 3:17

But whoso hath this world’s good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?

We never lose when we seek to bless others. Generosity is one of the main themes in the Bible, which is replete with instances of God’s outpouring blessings upon those that take the time to bless others.

In the same way, we receive of the Lord, we should seek every opportunity to pay-it-forward and bless someone else.

Our compulsion to give flows naturally from the love that God extends to us.

As we bless others in words, deeds, and actions, our lives are enriched and people’s lives are changed. We are God’s arms extended in this world, and it is in blessing others that we are eternally fulfilled.

 


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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