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105 Bible Verses About Persistence

Here are 105 Bible verses about persistence from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Galatians 6:9 KJV

And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

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Luke 11:9-10 KJV

And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

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Proverbs 24:16 KJV

And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

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2 Thessalonians 3:13 KJV

For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief.

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Hebrews 12:1-2 KJV

But ye, brethren, be not weary in well doing.

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Philippians 3:14 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, Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

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1 Corinthians 15:58 KJV

I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

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1 Thessalonians 5:17 KJV

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmovable, 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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Revelation 2:10 KJV

Pray without ceasing.

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Philippians 1:6 KJV

Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.

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Hebrews 11:6 KJV

Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:

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1 John 5:15 KJV

But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.

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James 1:12 KJV

And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.

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Romans 15:13 KJV

Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.

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Proverbs 12:27 KJV

Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.

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Romans 2:7 KJV

The slothful man roasteth not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man is precious.

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Ephesians 6:18 KJV

To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life:

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James 1:2-4 KJV

Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;

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Romans 12:12 KJV

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.

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John 14:26 KJV

Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;

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Hebrews 12:1 KJV

But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

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1 Chronicles 16:11 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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Genesis 32:24-28 KJV

Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.

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2 Timothy 3:16-17 KJV

And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day. And when he saw that he prevailed not against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh; and the hollow of Jacob’s thigh was out of joint, as he wrestled with him. And he said, Let me go, for the day breaketh. And he said, I will not let thee go, except thou bless me. And he said unto him, What is thy name? And he said, Jacob. And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed.

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2 Corinthians 4:8-9 KJV

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.

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Romans 5:3-4 KJV

We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;

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1 Thessalonians 5:21 KJV

And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope:

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Ephesians 1:4 KJV

Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

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Romans 5:4 KJV

According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:

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James 5:11 KJV

And patience, experience; and experience, hope:

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James 1:4 KJV

Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.

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Hebrews 13:15 KJV

But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.

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Hebrews 10:36 KJV

By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name.

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Matthew 24:13 KJV

For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.

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Romans 5:3-5 KJV

But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.

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Hosea 6:3 KJV

And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope: And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.

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Titus 2:2 KJV

Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the LORD: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.

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2 Timothy 2:12 KJV

That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience.

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1 Timothy 6:12 KJV

If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us:

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Colossians 1:11-12 KJV

Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.

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1 Corinthians 13:7 KJV

Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness; Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:

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Luke 21:19 KJV

Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.

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2 Thessalonians 3:5 KJV

In your patience possess ye your souls.

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.

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John 15:7 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Proverbs 3:5-6 KJV

If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.

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Revelation 3:11 KJV

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

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James 1:3 KJV

Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which thou hast, that no man take thy crown.

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Revelation 2:2-3 KJV

Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.

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2 Peter 1:5-7 KJV

I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars: And hast borne, and hast patience, and for my name’s sake hast laboured, and hast not fainted.

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1 Peter 5:7 KJV

And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.

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1 Timothy 4:16 KJV

Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

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Colossians 4:2 KJV

Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee.

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1 Corinthians 9:24 KJV

Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;

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Romans 5:3 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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Luke 18:1 KJV

And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience;

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2 Peter 1:6 KJV

And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;

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James 5:16-18 KJV

And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness;

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2 Thessalonians 1:4 KJV

Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much. Elias was a man subject to like passions as we are, and he prayed earnestly that it might not rain: and it rained not on the earth by the space of three years and six months. And he prayed again, and the heaven gave rain, and the earth brought forth her fruit.

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Acts 14:22 KJV

So that we ourselves glory in you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that ye endure:

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Luke 13:6-9 KJV

Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.

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Luke 8:15 KJV

He spake also this parable; A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came and sought fruit thereon, and found none. Then said he unto the dresser of his vineyard, Behold, these three years I come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and find none: cut it down; why cumbereth it the ground? And he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and dung it: And if it bear fruit, well: and if not, then after that thou shalt cut it down.

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Revelation 3:10 KJV

But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

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Revelation 2:2 KJV

Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.

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1 Thessalonians 5:17-18 KJV

I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars:

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1 Thessalonians 1:3 KJV

Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.

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Colossians 1:23 KJV

Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labour of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father;

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1 Corinthians 16:13 KJV

If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard, and which was preached to every creature which is under heaven; whereof I Paul am made a minister;

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John 3:16-17 KJV

Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong.

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Matthew 10:22 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

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Genesis 32:12 KJV

And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: but he that endureth to the end shall be saved.

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Job 17:9 KJV

And thou saidst, I will surely do thee good, and make thy seed as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.

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2 Chronicles 15:7 KJV

The righteous also shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.

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Revelation 2:19 KJV

Be ye strong therefore, and let not your hands be weak: for your work shall be rewarded.

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Hebrews 12:1-3 KJV

I know thy works, and charity, and service, and faith, and thy patience, and thy works; and the last to be more than the first.

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2 Timothy 3:15-16 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, Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.

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Mark 7:13 KJV

And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. 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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Psalms 37:24 KJV

Making the word of God of none effect through your tradition, which ye have delivered: and many such like things do ye.

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1 John 2:19 KJV

Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him with his hand.

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Revelation 14:12 KJV

They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us: but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.

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1 Peter 4:12 KJV

Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.

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1 Samuel 12:25 KJV

Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you:

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2 Peter 1:5 KJV

But if ye shall still do wickedly, ye shall be consumed, both ye and your king.

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2 Timothy 4:2 KJV

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

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Romans 6:1 KJV

Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

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Deuteronomy 29:19 KJV

What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?

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Colossians 1:11 KJV

And it come to pass, when he heareth the words of this curse, that he bless himself in his heart, saying, I shall have peace, though I walk in the imagination of mine heart, to add drunkenness to thirst:

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Luke 11:8 KJV

Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness;

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Luke 18:8 KJV

I say unto you, Though he will not rise and give him, because he is his friend, yet because of his importunity he will rise and give him as many as he needeth.

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Proverbs 27:15 KJV

I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?

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Luke 23:5 KJV

A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.

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2 Corinthians 11:12 KJV

And they were the more fierce, saying, He stirreth up the people, teaching throughout all Jewry, beginning from Galilee to this place.

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Luke 11:5 KJV

But what I do, that I will do, that I may cut off occasion from them which desire occasion; that wherein they glory, they may be found even as we.

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Hebrews 6:12 KJV

And he said unto them, Which of you shall have a friend, and shall go unto him at midnight, and say unto him, Friend, lend me three loaves;

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2 Peter 1:12 KJV

That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

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Hebrews 10:26 KJV

Wherefore I will not be negligent to put you always in remembrance of these things, though ye know them, and be established in the present truth.

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Galatians 5:8 KJV

For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins,

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Proverbs 25:15 KJV

By long forbearing is a prince persuaded, and a soft tongue breaketh the bone.

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Isaiah 1:5 KJV

Why should ye be stricken any more? ye will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.

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2 Peter 1:7 KJV

And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.

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1 Timothy 5:20 KJV

Them that sin rebuke before all, that others also may fear.

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Romans 11:23 KJV

And they also, if they abide not still in unbelief, shall be graffed in: for God is able to graff them in again.

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Luke 18:2 KJV

Saying, There was in a city a judge, which feared not God, neither regarded man:

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Luke 18:5 KJV

Yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.

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Romans 12:13 KJV

Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.

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Romans 12:11 KJV

Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;

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Mark 13:33 KJV

Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ye know not when the time is.

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Luke 18:7 KJV

And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them?

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