194 Bible Verses About Athletes

Here are the 194 Bible Verses about Athletes from the Old and New Testaments of The Holy Bible (King James Version) sorted from most to least relevant.

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Deuteronomy 31:6 KJV

Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the Lord thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.

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1 Corinthians 10:31 KJV

Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.

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1 Peter 1:13-16 KJV

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; As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance: But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.

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2 Timothy 2:5 KJV

And if a man also strive for masteries, yet is he not crowned, except he strive lawfully.

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1 Corinthians 6:20 KJV

For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.

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Exodus 14:14 KJV

The Lord shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.

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Colossians 4:6 KJV

Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.

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Ecclesiastes 9:10 KJV

Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.

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Galatians 1:5 KJV

To whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

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2 Samuel 23:12 KJV

But he stood in the midst of the ground, and defended it, and slew the Philistines: and the Lord wrought a great victory.

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1 Corinthians 9:24-27 KJV

Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain. And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible. I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air: But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.

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1 Corinthians 9:24-27 KJV

Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain. And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible. I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air: But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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1 Timothy 4:8 KJV

For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.

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1 Corinthians 9:25-27 KJV

And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible. I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air: But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.

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Jeremiah 9:23-24 KJV

Thus saith the Lord, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches: But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the Lord which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the Lord.

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Hebrews 12:1 KJV

Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,

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John 5:41 KJV

I receive not honour from men.

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Psalm 3:6 KJV

I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people, that have set themselves against me round about.

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Jeremiah 29:11 KJV

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

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Isaiah 40:29-31 KJV

He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength. Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall: But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

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1 Corinthians 9:24 KJV

Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain.

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Psalm 37:4-5 KJV

Delight thyself also in the Lord: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.

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2 Timothy 4:7 KJV

I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:

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Proverbs 25:27 KJV

It is not good to eat much honey: so for men to search their own glory is not glory.

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