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47 Bible Verses About Sportsmanship

Here are 47 Bible verses about sportsmanship from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Proverbs 24:17-18 KJV

Rejoice not when thine enemy falleth, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth: Lest the LORD see it, and it displease him, and he turn away his wrath from him.

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Philippians 2:3 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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1 Corinthians 9:24 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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1 Corinthians 9:25 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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2 Timothy 2:5 KJV

And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.

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Proverbs 25:27 KJV

And if a man also strive for masteries, yet is he not crowned, except he strive lawfully.

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Romans 15:2 KJV

It is not good to eat much honey: so for men to search their own glory is not glory.

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Colossians 3:23 KJV

Let every one of us please his neighbour for his good to edification.

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Proverbs 27:2 KJV

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

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.

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Philippians 2:14 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Romans 12:8-10 KJV

Do all things without murmurings and disputings:

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1 Timothy 4:7-8 KJV

Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness. Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good. Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;

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Galatians 5:23 KJV

But refuse profane and old wives’ fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness. For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.

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1 Corinthians 10:31 KJV

Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

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1 Corinthians 9:24-27 KJV

Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.

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Philippians 3:14 KJV

Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain. And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible. I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air: But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.

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Galatians 5:22-23 KJV

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

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