Bible Verses about Thankfulness

Compiled by The BibleStudyTools Staff on 09/19/2019

What does the Bible say about Thankfulness? Discover the top Bible verses about Thankfulness from the Old and New Testaments. Read through the biblical references of Thankfulness to learn more about its meaning and significance. May you find some insight from these related scripture quotes!

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2 Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.
Just Breathe
15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.
Just Breathe
15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.
16 Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.
17 And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
28 Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe,
7 rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.
Your Daily Verse - 1 Corinthians 10:31
30 If I take part in the meal with thankfulness, why am I denounced because of something I thank God for?
31 So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.
Colossians 2:6-7
6 So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him,
7 rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.
11 “ ‘These are the regulations for the fellowship offering anyone may present to the LORD:
12 “ ‘If they offer it as an expression of thankfulness, then along with this thank offering they are to offer thick loaves made without yeast and with olive oil mixed in, thin loaves made without yeast and brushed with oil, and thick loaves of the finest flour well-kneaded and with oil mixed in.
13 Along with their fellowship offering of thanksgiving they are to present an offering with thick loaves of bread made with yeast.
14 They are to bring one of each kind as an offering, a contribution to the LORD; it belongs to the priest who splashes the blood of the fellowship offering against the altar.
15 The meat of their fellowship offering of thanksgiving must be eaten on the day it is offered; they must leave none of it till morning.
16 “ ‘If, however, their offering is the result of a vow or is a freewill offering, the sacrifice shall be eaten on the day they offer it, but anything left over may be eaten on the next day.
1 Thessalonians 5:18 - Give Thanks
18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
17 And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
20 always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Philippians 4:6
6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
21 For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened.
Psalm 100:4
4 Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.
35 After he said this, he took some bread and gave thanks to God in front of them all. Then he broke it and began to eat.
10 Now when Daniel learned that the decree had been published, he went home to his upstairs room where the windows opened toward Jerusalem. Three times a day he got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to his God, just as he had done before.
12 and giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of his holy people in the kingdom of light.
41 So they took away the stone. Then Jesus looked up and said, “Father, I thank you that you have heard me.
Sacrifice of Praise
15 Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise—the fruit of lips that openly profess his name.
2 We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers.
17 saying: “We give thanks to you, Lord God Almighty, the One who is and who was, because you have taken your great power and have begun to reign.
23 I thank and praise you, God of my ancestors: You have given me wisdom and power, you have made known to me what we asked of you, you have made known to us the dream of the king.”
12 I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has given me strength, that he considered me trustworthy, appointing me to his service.
4 I always thank my God for you because of his grace given you in Christ Jesus.
Psalm 69:30 - Praise God's Name
30 I will praise God’s name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving.
Ephesians 5:4
4 Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving.
1 Corinthians 15:57
57 But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.
James 1:17
17 Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.
1 Praise the LORD.Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.
Give Thanks
1 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.
1 I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people—
2 for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.
Give Thanks
1 Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.
2 Let the redeemed of the LORD tell their story— those he redeemed from the hand of the foe,
2 People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,
8 First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being reported all over the world.
4 He appointed some of the Levites to minister before the ark of the LORD, to extol, thank, and praise the LORD, the God of Israel:
Psalm 28:7
7 The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.
15 The brothers and sisters there had heard that we were coming, and they traveled as far as the Forum of Appius and the Three Taverns to meet us. At the sight of these people Paul thanked God and was encouraged.
1 Thessalonians 5:18 - Give Thanks
16 Rejoice always,
17 pray continually,
18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
62 At midnight I rise to give you thanks for your righteous laws.
29 “When you sacrifice a thank offering to the LORD, sacrifice it in such a way that it will be accepted on your behalf.
25 At that time Jesus said, “I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children.
27 Then he took a cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you.
14 “Sacrifice thank offerings to God, fulfill your vows to the Most High,
18 I will give you thanks in the great assembly; among the throngs I will praise you.
11 Jesus then took the loaves, gave thanks, and distributed to those who were seated as much as they wanted. He did the same with the fish.