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127 Bible Verses About Taking Care of Your Body

Here are 127 Bible verses about taking care of your body from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 KJV

What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.

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1 Timothy 4:8 KJV

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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3 John 1:2 KJV

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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Luke 21:34 KJV

Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.

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1 Corinthians 10:31 KJV

And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.

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Romans 12:2 KJV

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

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1 Corinthians 3:16-17 KJV

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

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Luke 12:22 KJV

Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.

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Romans 12:1 KJV

And he said unto his disciples, Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat; neither for the body, what ye shall put on.

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Philippians 4:6-7 KJV

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.

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Colossians 3:17 KJV

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

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Genesis 1:27 KJV

And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.

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Philippians 4:19 KJV

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

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Philippians 4:6 KJV

But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

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Mark 11:24 KJV

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

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1 Timothy 5:8 KJV

Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall havethem.

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Romans 12:1-2 KJV

But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

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Colossians 3:5 KJV

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

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Ephesians 5:29 KJV

Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry:

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1 Timothy 5:23 KJV

For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:

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1 Corinthians 3:16 KJV

Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach’s sake and thine often infirmities.

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1 Peter 3:4 KJV

Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?

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1 Corinthians 6:19 KJV

But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

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Ephesians 2:10 KJV

What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?

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Isaiah 58:11 KJV

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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1 Peter 5:7 KJV

And the LORD shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.

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Psalms 34:17-20 KJV

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

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1 Corinthians 6:18 KJV

The righteous cry, and the LORD heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles. The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth him out of them all. He keepeth all his bones: not one of them is broken.

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2 Corinthians 6:14 KJV

Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.

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Acts 1:8 KJV

Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?

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John 3:16 KJV

But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

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1 Corinthians 15:44 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.

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1 Corinthians 9:27 KJV

It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. There is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body.

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Matthew 6:25 KJV

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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Philippians 2:4 KJV

Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?

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Philippians 1:20 KJV

Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.

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1 Corinthians 12:27 KJV

According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death.

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Luke 1:37 KJV

Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular.

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Romans 12:4 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Matthew 6:27 KJV

For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office:

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Matthew 6:22-23 KJV

Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature?

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Ephesians 4:32 KJV

The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light. But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness!

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1 Corinthians 6:20 KJV

And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.

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Romans 12:10 KJV

For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.

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John 3:16-17 KJV

Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;

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Psalms 139:13-14 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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Exodus 15:26 KJV

For thou hast possessed my reins: thou hast covered me in my mother’s womb. I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.

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Genesis 1:28 KJV

And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that healeth thee.

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James 1:27 KJV

And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

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2 Corinthians 12:9 KJV

Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.

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Matthew 6:13 KJV

And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

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Colossians 3:12 KJV

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.

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Psalms 139:14 KJV

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.

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Proverbs 19:17 KJV

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:

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Proverbs 17:22 KJV

He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.

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Matthew 25:40 KJV

A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.

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2 Peter 1:21 KJV

And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.

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1 Timothy 5:4 KJV

For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.

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Proverbs 3:7-8 KJV

But if any widow have children or nephews, let them learn first to shew piety at home, and to requite their parents: for that is good and acceptable before God.

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Mark 12:31 KJV

Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil. It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.

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James 5:14 KJV

And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.

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James 5:16 KJV

Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord:

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Jeremiah 33:6 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.

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Galatians 6:2 KJV

Behold, I will bring it health and cure, and I will cure them, and will reveal unto them the abundance of peace and truth.

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2 Corinthians 12:3 KJV

Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.

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Matthew 28:20 KJV

And I knew such a man, (whether in the body, or out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;)

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1 Timothy 4:7-8 KJV

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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Ephesians 4:16 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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Matthew 6:22 KJV

From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.

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2 Samuel 17:23 KJV

The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.

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1 Samuel 16:7 KJV

And when Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his ass, and arose, and gat him home to his house, to his city, and put his household in order, and hanged himself, and died, and was buried in the sepulchre of his father.

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1 Corinthians 12:12 KJV

But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart.

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Proverbs 22:6 KJV

For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ.

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Philippians 4:8 KJV

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

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2 Timothy 1:7 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.

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1 Timothy 3:5 KJV

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

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Ephesians 4:15-16 KJV

(For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)

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1 Corinthians 10:24 KJV

But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ: From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.

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John 5:24 KJV

Let no man seek his own, but every man another’s wealth.

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2 Timothy 3:16 KJV

Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.

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Acts 10:38 KJV

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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John 1:3 KJV

How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.

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Jeremiah 17:14 KJV

All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.

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2 Chronicles 7:14 KJV

Heal me, O LORD, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved: for thou art my praise.

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Genesis 2:15 KJV

If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

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2 Peter 3:10 KJV

And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.

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Matthew 4:23 KJV

But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.

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Luke 16:13 KJV

And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness and all manner of disease among the people.

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Proverbs 11:17 KJV

No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

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1 Corinthians 12:25 KJV

The merciful man doeth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh.

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Psalms 144:3 KJV

That there should be no schism in the body; but that the members should have the same care one for another.

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Psalms 34:20 KJV

LORD, what is man, that thou takest knowledge of him! or the son of man, that thou makest account of him!

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Deuteronomy 23:13 KJV

He keepeth all his bones: not one of them is broken.

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1 Corinthians 7:34 KJV

And thou shalt have a paddle upon thy weapon; and it shall be, when thou wilt ease thyself abroad, thou shalt dig therewith, and shalt turn back and cover that which cometh from thee:

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Acts 20:28 KJV

There is difference also between a wife and a virgin. The unmarried woman careth for the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and in spirit: but she that is married careth for the things of the world, how she may please her husband.

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Matthew 6:28 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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2 Timothy 1:14 KJV

That good thing which was committed unto thee keep by the Holy Ghost which dwelleth in us.

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Proverbs 4:23 KJV

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

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Luke 11:35 KJV

Take heed therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness.

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Matthew 6:31 KJV

Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?

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Matthew 6:26 KJV

Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?

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Luke 12:23 KJV

The life is more than meat, and the body is more than raiment.

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Matthew 6:30 KJV

Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?

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John 19:38 KJV

And after this Joseph of Arimathaea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus: and Pilate gave him leave. He came therefore, and took the body of Jesus.

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Hebrews 13:3 KJV

Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body.

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1 Corinthians 12:23 KJV

And those members of the body, which we think to be less honourable, upon these we bestow more abundant honour; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness.

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James 2:16 KJV

And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit?

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Ecclesiastes 11:10 KJV

Therefore remove sorrow from thy heart, and put away evil from thy flesh: for childhood and youth are vanity.

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Matthew 6:33 KJV

But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

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Galatians 6:10 KJV

As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.

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1 Corinthians 12:26 KJV

And whether one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it.

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1 Corinthians 12:22 KJV

Nay, much more those members of the body, which seem to be more feeble, are necessary:

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Luke 12:26 KJV

If ye then be not able to do that thing which is least, why take ye thought for the rest?

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Matthew 10:28 KJV

And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

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1 Peter 5:2 KJV

Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind;

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Romans 6:13 KJV

Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.

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Matthew 10:19 KJV

But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what ye shall speak: for it shall be given you in that same hour what ye shall speak.

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1 Thessalonians 4:4 KJV

That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honour;

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1 Corinthians 8:9 KJV

But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumblingblock to them that are weak.

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1 Corinthians 3:17 KJV

If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.

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Luke 24:3 KJV

And they entered in, and found not the body of the Lord Jesus.

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Deuteronomy 23:14 KJV

For the LORD thy God walketh in the midst of thy camp, to deliver thee, and to give up thine enemies before thee; therefore shall thy camp be holy: that he see no unclean thing in thee, and turn away from thee.

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1 Corinthians 7:3 KJV

Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the husband.

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Romans 13:14 KJV

But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.

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1 Corinthians 15:46 KJV

Howbeit that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual.

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1 Corinthians 6:13 KJV

Meats for the belly, and the belly for meats: but God shall destroy both it and them. Now the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord; and the Lord for the body.

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