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85 Bible Verses About the Body of Christ

Here are 85 Bible verses about the body of Christ from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Romans 12:4-5 KJV

For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office: So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.

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Ephesians 4:16 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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Colossians 1:18 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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Colossians 3:14-16 KJV

And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.

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Ephesians 1:20-23 KJV

And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness. And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

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Ephesians 3:6 KJV

Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places, Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come: And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church, Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.

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1 Corinthians 12:27 KJV

That the Gentiles should be fellowheirs, and of the same body, and partakers of his promise in Christ by the gospel:

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Colossians 2:18-19 KJV

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

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Matthew 28:18-20 KJV

Let no man beguile you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshipping of angels, intruding into those things which he hath not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind, And not holding the Head, from which all the body by joints and bands having nourishment ministered, and knit together, increaseth with the increase of God.

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1 Corinthians 6:19-20 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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1 Corinthians 1:10 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? 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 Corinthians 12:12 KJV

Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.

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1 Corinthians 6:15-17 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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Ephesians 4:4-7 KJV

Know ye not that your bodies are the members of Christ? shall I then take the members of Christ, and make them the members of an harlot? God forbid. What? know ye not that he which is joined to an harlot is one body? for two, saith he, shall be one flesh. But he that is joined unto the Lord is one spirit.

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1 Corinthians 1:2 KJV

There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling; One Lord, one faith, one baptism, One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all. But unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ.

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Romans 12:5 KJV

Unto the church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all that in every place call upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours:

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Luke 22:19 KJV

So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.

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1 Timothy 3:15 KJV

And he took bread, and gave thanks, and brake it, and gave unto them, saying, This is my body which is given for you: this do in remembrance of me.

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Ephesians 4:12 KJV

But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.

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John 3:16 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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1 Corinthians 12:13 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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Colossians 1:24 KJV

For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.

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Ephesians 4:15-16 KJV

Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body’s sake, which is the church:

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Ephesians 4:11 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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Ephesians 1:23 KJV

And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

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Ephesians 1:22-23 KJV

Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.

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1 Corinthians 12:3 KJV

And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church, Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.

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Romans 8:1 KJV

Wherefore I give you to understand, that no man speaking by the Spirit of God calleth Jesus accursed: and that no man can say that Jesus is the Lord, but by the Holy Ghost.

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

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1 John 4:4 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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Ephesians 5:30 KJV

Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

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Ephesians 5:23 KJV

For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.

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Ephesians 4:4 KJV

For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.

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1 Corinthians 12:26 KJV

There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling;

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1 Corinthians 12:20 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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Matthew 26:26-27 KJV

But now are they many members, yet but one body.

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Ephesians 4:25 KJV

And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body. And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, Drink ye all of it;

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Ephesians 4:11-13 KJV

Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another.

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Hebrews 13:3-4 KJV

And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:

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1 Corinthians 10:17 KJV

Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body. Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.

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Romans 12:4 KJV

For we being many are one bread, and one body: for we are all partakers of that one bread.

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John 1:1 KJV

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

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Hebrews 2:11 KJV

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

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Colossians 2:19 KJV

For both he that sanctifieth and they who are sanctified are all of one: for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren,

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Ephesians 5:25 KJV

And not holding the Head, from which all the body by joints and bands having nourishment ministered, and knit together, increaseth with the increase of God.

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1 Corinthians 6:15 KJV

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

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Romans 12:6-8 KJV

Know ye not that your bodies are the members of Christ? shall I then take the members of Christ, and make them the members of an harlot? God forbid.

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Romans 12:3-5 KJV

Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith; Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teacheth, on teaching; 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.

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John 1:29 KJV

For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith. For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office: So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.

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Matthew 16:18 KJV

The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.

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Ephesians 4:11-12 KJV

And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

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Ephesians 1:22 KJV

And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:

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1 Corinthians 12:11 KJV

And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church,

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1 Corinthians 12:10 KJV

But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will.

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1 Corinthians 12:7 KJV

To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues:

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Mark 14:22 KJV

But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal.

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Hebrews 10:23-27 KJV

And as they did eat, Jesus took bread, and blessed, and brake it, and gave to them, and said, Take, eat: this is my body.

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Colossians 3:15 KJV

Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering; (for he is faithful that promised;) And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works: Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching. For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins, But a certain fearful looking for of judgment and fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversaries.

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Philippians 3:20 KJV

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.

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Ephesians 6:4 KJV

For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ:

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Ephesians 5:1 KJV

And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

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1 Corinthians 15:44 KJV

Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;

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1 Corinthians 12:28 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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1 Corinthians 12:18 KJV

And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues.

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1 Corinthians 12:8 KJV

But now hath God set the members every one of them in the body, as it hath pleased him.

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1 Corinthians 6:18 KJV

For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;

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John 17:20-24 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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John 3:16-17 KJV

Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word; That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me. And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one: I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as thou hast loved me. Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.

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Psalms 1:1 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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1 Peter 2:9 KJV

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.

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James 2:14-15 KJV

But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

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Philippians 2:3 KJV

What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him? If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food,

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Ephesians 4:15 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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Ephesians 4:7 KJV

But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

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Ephesians 4:6 KJV

But unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ.

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Ephesians 2:2 KJV

One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.

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Ephesians 1:5 KJV

Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience:

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Galatians 3:27 KJV

Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

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1 Corinthians 12:31 KJV

For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.

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1 Corinthians 12:28-30 KJV

But covet earnestly the best gifts: and yet shew I unto you a more excellent way.

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1 Corinthians 12:14 KJV

And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues. Are all apostles? are all prophets? are all teachers? are all workers of miracles? Have all the gifts of healing? do all speak with tongues? do all interpret?

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1 Corinthians 12:12-14 KJV

For the body is not one member, but many.

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1 Corinthians 12:9 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. For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit. For the body is not one member, but many.

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1 Corinthians 12:1 KJV

To another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit;

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Ephesians 2:1 KJV

Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you ignorant.

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Matthew 27:58 KJV

And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins;

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