Here are 79 Bible verses about relaxation from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.
John 14:1 KJV
Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.
Psalms 19:14 KJV
Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.
Matthew 5:9 KJV
Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.
Isaiah 61:1 KJV
Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.
Proverbs 31:6-7 KJV
The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;
Luke 6:27-29 KJV
Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.
Galatians 5:1 KJV
But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you, Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which despitefully use you. And unto him that smiteth thee on the one cheek offer also the other; and him that taketh away thy cloke forbid not to take thy coat also.
Psalms 119:15 KJV
Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.
Joshua 1:8 KJV
I will meditate in thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways.
Proverbs 1:5 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.
Philippians 4:8 KJV
A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:
Galatians 5:12 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.
Hosea 6:6 KJV
I would they were even cut off which trouble you.
Psalms 119:97 KJV
For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
Galatians 2:20 KJV
O how love I thy law! it is my meditation all the day.
Luke 20:38 KJV
I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
John 6:28-29 KJV
For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all live unto him.
Luke 20:46-47 KJV
Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God? Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.
Mark 7:18-20 KJV
Beware of the scribes, which desire to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the markets, and the highest seats in the synagogues, and the chief rooms at feasts; Which devour widows’ houses, and for a shew make long prayers: the same shall receive greater damnation.
Mark 6:31 KJV
And he saith unto them, Are ye so without understanding also? Do ye not perceive, that whatsoever thing from without entereth into the man, it cannot defile him; Because it entereth not into his heart, but into the belly, and goeth out into the draught, purging all meats? And he said, That which cometh out of the man, that defileth the man.
Matthew 15:7 KJV
And he said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat.
Ezekiel 34:29 KJV
Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy of you, saying,
Isaiah 18:4-5 KJV
And I will raise up for them a plant of renown, and they shall be no more consumed with hunger in the land, neither bear the shame of the heathen any more.
Psalms 34:7 KJV
For so the LORD said unto me, I will take my rest, and I will consider in my dwelling place like a clear heat upon herbs, and like a cloud of dew in the heat of harvest. For afore the harvest, when the bud is perfect, and the sour grape is ripening in the flower, he shall both cut off the sprigs with pruninghooks, and take away and cut down the branches.
Luke 20:25 KJV
The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.
Luke 20:17 KJV
And he said unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which be Caesar’s, and unto God the things which be God’s.
Mark 3:24 KJV
And he beheld them, and said, What is this then that is written, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner?
Matthew 15:11 KJV
And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.
Matthew 5:9-10 KJV
Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man.
Hosea 6:9 KJV
Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Hosea 4:6 KJV
And as troops of robbers wait for a man, so the company of priests murder in the way by consent: for they commit lewdness.
Proverbs 29:12 KJV
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.
Proverbs 20:1 KJV
If a ruler hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked.
Psalms 119:86 KJV
Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
Psalms 104:14-15 KJV
All thy commandments are faithful: they persecute me wrongfully; help thou me.
Exodus 30:22-29 KJV
He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth; And wine that maketh glad the heart of man, and oil to make his face to shine, and bread which strengtheneth man’s heart.
Genesis 1:29-31 KJV
Moreover the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Take thou also unto thee principal spices, of pure myrrh five hundred shekels, and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even two hundred and fifty shekels, and of sweet calamus two hundred and fifty shekels, And of cassia five hundred shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary, and of oil olive an hin: And thou shalt make it an oil of holy ointment, an ointment compound after the art of the apothecary: it shall be an holy anointing oil. And thou shalt anoint the tabernacle of the congregation therewith, and the ark of the testimony, And the table and all his vessels, and the candlestick and his vessels, and the altar of incense, And the altar of burnt offering with all his vessels, and the laver and his foot. And thou shalt sanctify them, that they may be most holy: whatsoever toucheth them shall be holy.
John 19:23 KJV
And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat. And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so. 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.
Matthew 18:21-22 KJV
Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took his garments, and made four parts, to every soldier a part; and also his coat: now the coat was without seam, woven from the top throughout.
Matthew 15:12-14 KJV
Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.
Matthew 15:1-3 KJV
Then came his disciples, and said unto him, Knowest thou that the Pharisees were offended, after they heard this saying? But he answered and said, Every plant, which my heavenly Father hath not planted, shall be rooted up. Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
Matthew 7:1-4 KJV
Then came to Jesus scribes and Pharisees, which were of Jerusalem, saying, Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread. But he answered and said unto them, Why do ye also transgress the commandment of God by your tradition?
Isaiah 5:10 KJV
Judge not, that ye be not judged. For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again. And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye? Or how wilt thou say to thy brother, Let me pull out the mote out of thine eye; and, behold, a beam is in thine own eye?
Genesis 3:19 KJV
Yea, ten acres of vineyard shall yield one bath, and the seed of an homer shall yield an ephah.
Psalms 78:9 KJV
In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.
John 5:10 KJV
The children of Ephraim, being armed, and carrying bows, turned back in the day of battle.
Matthew 23:4 KJV
The Jews therefore said unto him that was cured, It is the sabbath day: it is not lawful for thee to carry thy bed.
Ecclesiastes 12:4 KJV
For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men’s shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with one of their fingers.
Deuteronomy 24:7 KJV
And the doors shall be shut in the streets, when the sound of the grinding is low, and he shall rise up at the voice of the bird, and all the daughters of musick shall be brought low;
Proverbs 20:6 KJV
If a man be found stealing any of his brethren of the children of Israel, and maketh merchandise of him, or selleth him; then that thief shall die; and thou shalt put evil away from among you.
Job 1:6 KJV
Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?
Proverbs 24:33 KJV
Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan came also among them.
Matthew 11:28 KJV
Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:
Psalms 6:4 KJV
Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Job 9:18 KJV
Return, O LORD, deliver my soul: oh save me for thy mercies’ sake.
Psalms 32:8 KJV
He will not suffer me to take my breath, but filleth me with bitterness.
Proverbs 20:27 KJV
I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.
Exodus 23:12 KJV
The spirit of man is the candle of the LORD, searching all the inward parts of the belly.
Exodus 20:8 KJV
Six days thou shalt do thy work, and on the seventh day thou shalt rest: that thine ox and thine ass may rest, and the son of thy handmaid, and the stranger, may be refreshed.
Romans 12:21 KJV
Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.
Matthew 19:9 KJV
Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
2 Thessalonians 1:7 KJV
And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, committeth adultery: and whoso marrieth her which is put away doth commit adultery.
Proverbs 3:8 KJV
And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels,
Deuteronomy 10:12 KJV
It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.
Acts 24:23 KJV
And now, Israel, what doth the LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul,
Revelation 12:11 KJV
And he commanded a centurion to keep Paul, and to let him have liberty, and that he should forbid none of his acquaintance to minister or come unto him.
1 Corinthians 13:13 KJV
And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.
Matthew 5:19 KJV
And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.
Proverbs 20:3 KJV
Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
Galatians 1:11 KJV
It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.
Numbers 35:34 KJV
But I certify you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached of me is not after man.
Proverbs 20:11 KJV
Defile not therefore the land which ye shall inhabit, wherein I dwell: for I the LORD dwell among the children of Israel.
Proverbs 20:13 KJV
Even a child is known by his doings, whether his work be pure, and whether it be right.
Proverbs 3:18 KJV
Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.
Proverbs 24:34 KJV
She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her.
Proverbs 20:5 KJV
So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth; and thy want as an armed man.
Isaiah 30:15 KJV
Counsel in the heart of man is like deep water; but a man of understanding will draw it out.
2 Corinthians 8:13 KJV
For thus saith the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel; In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength: and ye would not.
2 Corinthians 2:13 KJV
For I mean not that other men be eased, and ye burdened:
2 Corinthians 7:5 KJV
I had no rest in my spirit, because I found not Titus my brother: but taking my leave of them, I went from thence into Macedonia.