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107 Bible Verses About Excellence

Here are 107 Bible verses about excellence from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Daniel 6:3 KJV

Then this Daniel was preferred above the presidents and princes, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king thought to set him over the whole realm.

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Philippians 4:8 KJV

Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

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Colossians 3:23 KJV

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;

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Titus 2:7 KJV

In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,

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2 Corinthians 8:7 KJV

Therefore, as ye abound in every thing, in faith, and utterance, and knowledge, and in all diligence, and in your love to us, see that ye abound in this grace also.

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Philippians 1:9-10 KJV

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment; That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ;

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Daniel 5:12 KJV

Forasmuch as an excellent spirit, and knowledge, and understanding, interpreting of dreams, and shewing of hard sentences, and dissolving of doubts, were found in the same Daniel, whom the king named Belteshazzar: now let Daniel be called, and he will shew the interpretation.

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2 Peter 1:3-4 KJV

According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue: Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

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Proverbs 22:29 KJV

Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.

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1 Peter 2:9 KJV

But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

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Ephesians 6:7-8 KJV

With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men: Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.

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Joshua 1:8 KJV

This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.

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Psalms 119:99 KJV

I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation.

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Matthew 5:14-16 KJV

Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

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2 Peter 1:5 KJV

And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;

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1 Corinthians 12:31 KJV

But covet earnestly the best gifts: and yet shew I unto you a more excellent way.

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2 Timothy 3:16 KJV

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

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Colossians 3:23-24 KJV

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.

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Proverbs 17:27 KJV

He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.

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1 Timothy 6:11 KJV

But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

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Isaiah 40:6-8 KJV

The voice said, Cry. And he said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the goodliness thereof is as the flower of the field: The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: because the spirit of the LORD bloweth upon it: surely the people is grass. The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.

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1 John 3:2 KJV

Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.

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Job 32:8 KJV

But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

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1 Corinthians 15:58 KJV

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Proverbs 31:30 KJV

Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the LORD, she shall be praised.

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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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Matthew 5:16 KJV

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

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Psalms 8:1 KJV

To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of David.

O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens.

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1 Thessalonians 4:10 KJV

And indeed ye do it toward all the brethren which are in all Macedonia: but we beseech you, brethren, that ye increase more and more;

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Romans 12:2 KJV

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

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Daniel 5:14 KJV

I have even heard of thee, that the spirit of the gods is in thee, and that light and understanding and excellent wisdom is found in thee.

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2 Peter 1:3 KJV

According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue:

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Matthew 22:37 KJV

Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.

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Psalms 71:21 KJV

Thou shalt increase my greatness, and comfort me on every side.

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2 Peter 1:9 KJV

But he that lacketh these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and hath forgotten that he was purged from his old sins.

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2 Peter 1:4 KJV

Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

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Proverbs 12:4 KJV

A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.

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Proverbs 4:23 KJV

Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.

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Ruth 3:11 KJV

And now, my daughter, fear not; I will do to thee all that thou requirest: for all the city of my people doth know that thou art a virtuous woman.

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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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Ephesians 2:10 KJV

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

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Isaiah 12:5 KJV

Sing unto the LORD; for he hath done excellent things: this is known in all the earth.

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2 Timothy 2:15 KJV

Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

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1 Thessalonians 4:1 KJV

Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound more and more.

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Proverbs 3:5 KJV

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

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1 Thessalonians 3:12 KJV

And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we do toward you:

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Philippians 4:6 KJV

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

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Philippians 4:4 KJV

Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice.

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Matthew 22:39 KJV

And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

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Ecclesiastes 7:12 KJV

For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it.

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1 Thessalonians 2:13 KJV

For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe.

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Isaiah 4:2 KJV

In that day shall the branch of the LORD be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the earth shall be excellent and comely for them that are escaped of Israel.

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Psalms 17:15 KJV

As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.

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1 Timothy 4:12 KJV

Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

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John 8:32 KJV

And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

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Daniel 6:10 KJV

Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.

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Galatians 6:4 KJV

But let every man prove his own work, and then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another.

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Mark 7:37 KJV

And were beyond measure astonished, saying, He hath done all things well: he maketh both the deaf to hear, and the dumb to speak.

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Isaiah 60:15 KJV

Whereas thou hast been forsaken and hated, so that no man went through thee, I will make thee an eternal excellency, a joy of many generations.

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Proverbs 10:7 KJV

The memory of the just is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rot.

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1 Chronicles 4:9 KJV

And Jabez was more honourable than his brethren: and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bare him with sorrow.

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Colossians 3:17 KJV

And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.

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Philippians 4:19 KJV

But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

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Romans 5:12 KJV

Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:

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Proverbs 31:10 KJV

Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.

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Ephesians 3:20 KJV

Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,

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John 14:6 KJV

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

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Proverbs 25:13 KJV

As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to them that send him: for he refresheth the soul of his masters.

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1 John 4:1 KJV

Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

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James 1:6 KJV

But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.

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1 Timothy 3:13 KJV

For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

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Philippians 1:9 KJV

And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment;

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Isaiah 11:2 KJV

And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD;

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Psalms 19:7 KJV

The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

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Genesis 1:31 KJV

And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.

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Philippians 1:10 KJV

That ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offence till the day of Christ;

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

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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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Nehemiah 7:2 KJV

That I gave my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the ruler of the palace, charge over Jerusalem: for he was a faithful man, and feared God above many.

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Hebrews 8:6 KJV

But now hath he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises.

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Genesis 41:38 KJV

And Pharaoh said unto his servants, Can we find such a one as this is, a man in whom the Spirit of God is?

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Proverbs 8:33 KJV

Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.

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Deuteronomy 33:29 KJV

Happy art thou, O Israel: who is like unto thee, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency! and thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee; and thou shalt tread upon their high places.

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Genesis 49:3 KJV

Reuben, thou art my firstborn, my might, and the beginning of my strength, the excellency of dignity, and the excellency of power:

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Psalms 68:34 KJV

Ascribe ye strength unto God: his excellency is over Israel, and his strength is in the clouds.

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Psalms 16:3 KJV

But to the saints that are in the earth, and to the excellent, in whom is all my delight.

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Psalms 8:9 KJV

O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth!

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Proverbs 8:18 KJV

Riches and honour are with me; yea, durable riches and righteousness.

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Psalms 76:4 KJV

Thou art more glorious and excellent than the mountains of prey.

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Psalms 33:3 KJV

Sing unto him a new song; play skilfully with a loud noise.

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Isaiah 35:2 KJV

It shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice even with joy and singing: the glory of Lebanon shall be given unto it, the excellency of Carmel and Sharon, they shall see the glory of the LORD, and the excellency of our God.

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2 Corinthians 4:7 KJV

But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.

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Psalms 62:4 KJV

They only consult to cast him down from his excellency: they delight in lies: they bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah.

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Proverbs 8:14 KJV

Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength.

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1 Corinthians 2:1 KJV

And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excellency of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of God.

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Psalms 16:2 KJV

O my soul, thou hast said unto the LORD, Thou art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee;

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Exodus 31:3 KJV

And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship,

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Psalms 45:2 KJV

Thou art fairer than the children of men: grace is poured into thy lips: therefore God hath blessed thee for ever.

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Proverbs 8:10 KJV

Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold.

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Proverbs 8:6 KJV

Hear; for I will speak of excellent things; and the opening of my lips shall be right things.

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1 Peter 2:12 KJV

Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.

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Psalms 148:13 KJV

Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven.

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Deuteronomy 33:26 KJV

There is none like unto the God of Jeshurun, who rideth upon the heaven in thy help, and in his excellency on the sky.

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Isaiah 28:29 KJV

This also cometh forth from the LORD of hosts, which is wonderful in counsel, and excellent in working.

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Philippians 3:8 KJV

Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ,

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Hebrews 11:4 KJV

By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh.

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