100 Bible Verses about Sovereignty

Here are 100 Bible verses about sovereignty, curated from both the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, King James Version, arranged from most to least relevant.

Psalm 115:3 KJV

3 But our God is in the heavens: he hath done whatsoever he hath pleased.

Job 42:2 KJV

2 I know that thou canst do every thing, and that no thought can be withholden from thee.

Proverbs 19:21 KJV

21 There are many devices in a man’s heart; nevertheless the counsel of the Lord, that shall stand.

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Romans 8:28 KJV

28 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

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Ephesians 1:11 KJV

11 In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will:

Psalm 103:19 KJV

19 The Lord hath prepared his throne in the heavens; and his kingdom ruleth over all.

Proverbs 16:9 KJV

9 A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the Lord directeth his steps.

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1 Chronicles 29:11-12 KJV

11 Thine, O Lord is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O Lord, and thou art exalted as head above all. 12 Both riches and honour come of thee, and thou reignest over all; and in thine hand is power and might; and in thine hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all.

Psalm 135:6 KJV

6 Whatsoever the Lord pleased, that did he in heaven, and in earth, in the seas, and all deep places.

Proverbs 21:1 KJV

1 The king’s heart is in the hand of the Lord, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.

Daniel 4:35 KJV

35 And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing: and he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth: and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?

Isaiah 46:10 KJV

10 Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:

Genesis 50:20 KJV

20 But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.

Romans 9:18 KJV

18 Therefore hath he mercy on whom he will have mercy, and whom he will he hardeneth.

Romans 9:21 KJV

21 Hath not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honour, and another unto dishonour?

Lamentations 3:37 KJV

37 Who is he that saith, and it cometh to pass, when the Lord commandeth it not?

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Proverbs 16:33 KJV

33 The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole disposing thereof is of the Lord.

Ephesians 1:11-12 KJV

11 In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will: 12 That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ.

Isaiah 46:9-10 KJV

9 Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me, 10 Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:

Matthew 19:26 KJV

26 But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.

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Isaiah 43:13 KJV

13 Yea, before the day was I am he; and there is none that can deliver out of my hand: I will work, and who shall let it?

1 Timothy 6:15 KJV

15 Which in his times he shall shew, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;

Proverbs 16:4 KJV

4 The Lord hath made all things for himself: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.

Deuteronomy 32:39 KJV

39 See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god with me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.

Isaiah 45:7 KJV

7 I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the Lord do all these things.

2 Chronicles 20:6 KJV

6 And said, O Lord God of our fathers, art not thou God in heaven? and rulest not thou over all the kingdoms of the heathen? and in thine hand is there not power and might, so that none is able to withstand thee?

Colossians 1:16 KJV

16 For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:

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Acts 2:23 KJV

23 Him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain:

Jeremiah 32:27 KJV

27 Behold, I am the Lord, the God of all flesh: is there any thing too hard for me?

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Revelation 4:11 KJV

11 Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created.

1 Samuel 2:10 KJV

10 The adversaries of the Lord shall be broken to pieces; out of heaven shall he thunder upon them: the Lord shall judge the ends of the earth; and he shall give strength unto his king, and exalt the horn of his anointed.

John 6:44 KJV

44 No man can come to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day.

Isaiah 14:27 KJV

27 For the Lord of hosts hath purposed, and who shall disannul it? and his hand is stretched out, and who shall turn it back?

Ephesians 2:10 KJV

10 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 14:24 KJV

24 The Lord of hosts hath sworn, saying, Surely as I have thought, so shall it come to pass; and as I have purposed, so shall it stand:

Exodus 4:11 KJV

11 And the Lord said unto him, Who hath made man’s mouth? or who maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? have not I the Lord?

Deuteronomy 8:18 KJV

18 But thou shalt remember the Lord thy God: for it is he that giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as it is this day.

Genesis 1:1 KJV

1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

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Matthew 10:29-30 KJV

29 Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father. 30 But the very hairs of your head are all numbered.

Jeremiah 32:17 KJV

17 Ah Lord God! behold, thou hast made the heaven and the earth by thy great power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing too hard for thee:

Philippians 1:6 KJV

6 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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Acts 13:48 KJV

48 And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.

1 Chronicles 29:11 KJV

11 Thine, O Lord is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O Lord, and thou art exalted as head above all.

Daniel 2:21 KJV

21 And he changeth the times and the seasons: he removeth kings, and setteth up kings: he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding:

Romans 9:11 KJV

11 (For the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth;)

Luke 1:37 KJV

37 For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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John 1:3-4 KJV

3 All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made. 4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men.

Romans 11:36 KJV

36 For of him, and through him, and to him, are all things: to whom be glory for ever. Amen.

Isaiah 43:15 KJV

15 I am the Lord, your Holy One, the creator of Israel, your King.

Revelation 15:3 KJV

3 And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints.

Revelation 19:6 KJV

6 And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth.

Revelation 4:2 KJV

2 And immediately I was in the spirit: and, behold, a throne was set in heaven, and one sat on the throne.

Revelation 20:11 KJV

11 And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them.

Proverbs 20:24 KJV

24 Man’s goings are of the Lord; how can a man then understand his own way?

Jeremiah 14:22 KJV

22 Are there any among the vanities of the Gentiles that can cause rain? or can the heavens give showers? art not thou he, O Lord our God? therefore we will wait upon thee: for thou hast made all these things.

James 4:13-15 KJV

13 Go to now, ye that say, To day or to morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain: 14 Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away. 15 For that ye ought to say, If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this, or that.

Acts 4:27-28 KJV

27 For of a truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together, 28 For to do whatsoever thy hand and thy counsel determined before to be done.

Psalm 139:16 KJV

16 Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect; and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.

Ephesians 1:4 KJV

4 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:

Genesis 24:3 KJV

3 And I will make thee swear by the Lord, the God of heaven, and the God of the earth, that thou shalt not take a wife unto my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell:

John 6:65 KJV

65 And he said, Therefore said I unto you, that no man can come unto me, except it were given unto him of my Father.

John 6:37 KJV

37 All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.

Daniel 4:17 KJV

17 This matter is by the decree of the watchers, and the demand by the word of the holy ones: to the intent that the living may know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will, and setteth up over it the basest of men.

Jeremiah 10:23 KJV

23 O Lord, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps.

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Jeremiah 27:5 KJV

5 I have made the earth, the man and the beast that are upon the ground, by my great power and by my outstretched arm, and have given it unto whom it seemed meet unto me.

Hebrews 4:13 KJV

13 Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do.

Romans 9:20 KJV

20 Nay but, O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why hast thou made me thus?

Deuteronomy 2:30 KJV

30 But Sihon king of Heshbon would not let us pass by him: for the Lord thy God hardened his spirit, and made his heart obstinate, that he might deliver him into thy hand, as appeareth this day.

Romans 9:19 KJV

19 Thou wilt say then unto me, Why doth he yet find fault? For who hath resisted his will?

Romans 13:1-7 KJV

1 Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. 2 Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation. 3 For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou …

Colossians 1:17 KJV

17 And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.

Ecclesiastes 7:13-14 KJV

13 Consider the work of God: for who can make that straight, which he hath made crooked? 14 In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider: God also hath set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing after him.

Job 1:12 KJV

12 And the Lord said unto Satan, Behold, all that he hath is in thy power; only upon himself put not forth thine hand. So Satan went forth from the presence of the Lord.

Ezra 6:22 KJV

22 And kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with joy: for the Lord had made them joyful, and turned the heart of the king of Assyria unto them, to strengthen their hands in the work of the house of God, the God of Israel.

John 19:11 KJV

11 Jesus answered, Thou couldest have no power at all against me, except it were given thee from above: therefore he that delivered me unto thee hath the greater sin.

Job 23:13 KJV

13 But he is in one mind, and who can turn him? and what his soul desireth, even that he doeth.

Revelation 1:1 KJV

1 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:

Hebrews 1:3 KJV

3 Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high:

1 Samuel 2:6 KJV

6 The Lord killeth, and maketh alive: he bringeth down to the grave, and bringeth up.

Psalm 104:24 KJV

24 O Lord, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches.

Isaiah 46:9-11 KJV

9 Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me, 10 Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure: 11 Calling a ravenous bird from the east, the man that executeth my counsel from a far country: yea, I have spoken it, I will also …

Romans 8:29-30 KJV

29 For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren. 30 Moreover whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified.

Amos 3:6 KJV

6 Shall a trumpet be blown in the city, and the people not be afraid? shall there be evil in a city, and the Lord hath not done it?

Psalm 29:10 KJV

10 The Lord sitteth upon the flood; yea, the Lord sitteth King for ever.

Lamentations 3:37-38 KJV

37 Who is he that saith, and it cometh to pass, when the Lord commandeth it not? 38 Out of the mouth of the most High proceedeth not evil and good?

Isaiah 40:22 KJV

22 It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in:

Luke 12:6-7 KJV

6 Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings, and not one of them is forgotten before God? 7 But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore: ye are of more value than many sparrows.

Luke 1:51-53 KJV

51 He hath shewed strength with his arm; he hath scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts. 52 He hath put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low degree. 53 He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty away.

Matthew 5:34 KJV

34 But I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God’s throne:

Matthew 19:28 KJV

28 And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That ye which have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

Deuteronomy 4:39 KJV

39 Know therefore this day, and consider it in thine heart, that the Lord he is God in heaven above, and upon the earth beneath: there is none else.

2 Corinthians 4:4 KJV

4 In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

John 3:16-17 KJV

16 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. 17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

Philippians 2:13 KJV

13 For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

Romans 9:19-20 KJV

19 Thou wilt say then unto me, Why doth he yet find fault? For who hath resisted his will? 20 Nay but, O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why hast thou made me thus?

Proverbs 16:1 KJV

1 The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the Lord.

Romans 8:29 KJV

29 For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

Proverbs 21:30 KJV

30 There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the Lord.

Job 12:13-14 KJV

13 With him is wisdom and strength, he hath counsel and understanding. 14 Behold, he breaketh down, and it cannot be built again: he shutteth up a man, and there can be no opening.

1 Chronicles 29:12 KJV

12 Both riches and honour come of thee, and thou reignest over all; and in thine hand is power and might; and in thine hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all.