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67 Bible Verses About Servant Leadership

Here are 67 Bible verses about servant leadership from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Mark 9:35 KJV

And he sat down, and called the twelve, and saith unto them, If any man desire to be first, the same shall be last of all, and servant of all.

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Matthew 7:12 KJV

Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

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Romans 1:1 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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1 Timothy 4:12 KJV

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,

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Hebrews 13:7 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 13:1 KJV

Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.

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Philippians 2:3 KJV

Now before the feast of the passover, when Jesus knew that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world unto the Father, having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end.

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Proverbs 4:23 KJV

Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.

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Galatians 6:9 KJV

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

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Acts 20:28 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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Mark 9:42 KJV

Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood.

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Mark 10:42-45 KJV

And whosoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.

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Matthew 20:26 KJV

But Jesus called them to him, and saith unto them, Ye know that they which are accounted to rule over the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and their great ones exercise authority upon them. But so shall it not be among you: but whosoever will be great among you, shall be your minister: And whosoever of you will be the chiefest, shall be servant of all. For even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

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John 3:30 KJV

But it shall not be so among you: but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister;

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Mark 10:45 KJV

He must increase, but I must decrease.

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Proverbs 29:2 KJV

For even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

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Matthew 20:28 KJV

When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

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Matthew 20:25-28 KJV

Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

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Luke 22:26 KJV

But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, and they that are great exercise authority upon them. But it shall not be so among you: but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister; And whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant: Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

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2 Timothy 2:15 KJV

But ye shall not be so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve.

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John 13:12-17 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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Isaiah 41:10 KJV

So after he had washed their feet, and had taken his garments, and was set down again, he said unto them, Know ye what I have done to you? Ye call me Master and Lord: and ye say well; for so I am. If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet; ye also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you. Verily, verily, I say unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord; neither he that is sent greater than he that sent him. If ye know these things, happy are ye if ye do them.

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Matthew 28:18-20 KJV

Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

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Luke 22:25-26 KJV

And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.

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Jeremiah 30:9 KJV

And he said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and they that exercise authority upon them are called benefactors. But ye shall not be so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve.

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Psalms 18:43 KJV

But they shall serve the LORD their God, and David their king, whom I will raise up unto them.

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Proverbs 22:7 KJV

Thou hast delivered me from the strivings of the people; and thou hast made me the head of the heathen: a people whom I have not known shall serve me.

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Ephesians 4:12 KJV

The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

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Micah 6:4 KJV

For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:

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Matthew 20:25 KJV

For I brought thee up out of the land of Egypt, and redeemed thee out of the house of servants; and I sent before thee Moses, Aaron, and Miriam.

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Matthew 23:10 KJV

But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, and they that are great exercise authority upon them.

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Numbers 8:25 KJV

Neither be ye called masters: for one is your Master, even Christ.

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Proverbs 30:22 KJV

And from the age of fifty years they shall cease waiting upon the service thereof, and shall serve no more:

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Numbers 12:7 KJV

For a servant when he reigneth; and a fool when he is filled with meat;

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Numbers 14:24 KJV

My servant Moses is not so, who is faithful in all mine house.

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Joshua 5:14 KJV

But my servant Caleb, because he had another spirit with him, and hath followed me fully, him will I bring into the land whereinto he went; and his seed shall possess it.

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Ecclesiastes 10:16 KJV

And he said, Nay; but as captain of the host of the LORD am I now come. And Joshua fell on his face to the earth, and did worship, and said unto him, What saith my lord unto his servant?

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Matthew 25:23 KJV

Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning!

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Isaiah 55:4 KJV

His lord said unto him, Well done, good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.

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Romans 16:1 KJV

Behold, I have given him for a witness to the people, a leader and commander to the people.

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1 Kings 3:7 KJV

I commend unto you Phebe our sister, which is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea:

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Matthew 18:28 KJV

And now, O LORD my God, thou hast made thy servant king instead of David my father: and I am but a little child: I know not how to go out or come in.

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2 Timothy 2:24 KJV

But the same servant went out, and found one of his fellowservants, which owed him an hundred pence: and he laid hands on him, and took him by the throat, saying, Pay me that thou owest.

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2 Chronicles 36:16 KJV

And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,

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1 Peter 2:18 KJV

But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy.

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Matthew 23:11 KJV

Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear; not only to the good and gentle, but also to the froward.

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Jeremiah 25:19 KJV

But he that is greatest among you shall be your servant.

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Hebrews 13:24 KJV

Pharaoh king of Egypt, and his servants, and his princes, and all his people;

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Matthew 10:24 KJV

Salute all them that have the rule over you, and all the saints. They of Italy salute you.

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Mark 10:43 KJV

The disciple is not above his master, nor the servant above his lord.

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Deuteronomy 34:5 KJV

But so shall it not be among you: but whosoever will be great among you, shall be your minister:

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Exodus 24:13 KJV

So Moses the servant of the LORD died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the LORD.

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2 Samuel 7:8 KJV

And Moses rose up, and his minister Joshua: and Moses went up into the mount of God.

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Jude 1:1 KJV

Now therefore so shalt thou say unto my servant David, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, I took thee from the sheepcote, from following the sheep, to be ruler over my people, over Israel:

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Romans 12:7 KJV

Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called:

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Isaiah 3:4 KJV

Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teacheth, on teaching;

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Luke 7:3 KJV

And I will give children to be their princes, and babes shall rule over them.

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Proverbs 29:12 KJV

And when he heard of Jesus, he sent unto him the elders of the Jews, beseeching him that he would come and heal his servant.

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Joshua 1:2 KJV

If a ruler hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked.

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1 Timothy 3:2 KJV

Moses my servant is dead; now therefore arise, go over this Jordan, thou, and all this people, unto the land which I do give to them, even to the children of Israel.

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Psalms 143:2 KJV

A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;

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John 18:36 KJV

And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight shall no man living be justified.

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1 Chronicles 17:27 KJV

Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now is my kingdom not from hence.

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Philippians 1:1 KJV

Now therefore let it please thee to bless the house of thy servant, that it may be before thee for ever: for thou blessest, O LORD, and it shall be blessed for ever.

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Jeremiah 3:15 KJV

Paul and Timotheus, the servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons:

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John 12:43 KJV

And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.

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Numbers 11:28 KJV

For they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.

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