Bible verses about Life

the LORD God formed the human from the topsoil of the fertile land and blew life’s breath into his nostrils. The human came to life. – Genesis 2:7 (Common English Bible)

Honor your father and your mother so that your life will be long on the fertile land that the LORD your God is giving you. – Exodus 20:12 (Common English Bible)

“In old age is wisdom; understanding in a long life.” – Job 12:12 (Common English Bible)

“Today I have given you the choice between life and death, between blessings and curses. Now I call on heaven and earth to witness the choice you make. Oh, that you would choose life, so that you and your descendants might live! – Deuteronomy 30:19 (New Living Translation)

This was because David did the right thing in the LORD’s eyes. David didn’t deviate from anything the LORD commanded him throughout his life — except in the matter of Uriah the Hittite. – 1 Kings 15:5 (Common English Bible)

He died at a good old age, having enjoyed a full life, wealth, and honor; and his son Solomon followed him as king. – 1 Chronicles 29:28 (Common English Bible)

God replied to Solomon, You have made the right choice. Instead of asking for wealth or treasure or fame or the death of your enemies or even for long life for yourself, you have asked for wisdom and knowledge so that you can rule my people, over whom I have made you king. I will give you wisdom and knowledge. And in addition, I will give you more wealth, treasure, and fame than any king has ever had before or will ever have again. – 2 Chronicles 1:11,12 (Good News Translation)

Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. – Psalm 23:6 (Today’s New International Version)

How long, my Lord, will you watch this happen? Rescue me from their attacks; rescue my precious life from these predatory lions! – Psalm 35:17 (Common English Bible)

No one can ever buy back another person or pay God a ransom for his life. – Psalm 49:7 (GOD’S WORD Translation)

Wealth? It can’t save a single person! It can’t pay a life’s ransom-price to God. – Psalm 49:7 (Common English Bible)

My lips praise you because your faithful love is better than life itself! – Psalm 63:3 (Common English Bible)

My comfort during my suffering is this: your word gives me new life. – Psalm 119:50 (Common English Bible)

Your Word has given me new life. This is my comfort in my suffering. – Psalm 119:50 (New Life Version)

Keep your heart pure for out of it are the important things of life. – Proverbs 4:23 (New Life Version)

Guard your heart more than anything else, because the source of your life flows from it. – Proverbs 4:23 (GOD’S WORD Translation)

People who listen when they are corrected will live, but those who will not admit that they are wrong are in danger. – Proverbs 10:17 (Good News Translation)

The righteous are headed toward life, but those who pursue evil, toward death. – Proverbs 11:19 (Common English Bible)

A peaceful mind gives life to the body, but jealousy rots the bones. – Proverbs 14:30 (Common English Bible)

A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones. – Proverbs 14:30 (Today’s New International Version)

The enemy is chasing me, crushing my life in the dirt, forcing me to live in the dark like those who’ve been dead forever. – Psalm 143:3 (Common English Bible)

Your life must be controlled by love, just as Christ loved us and gave his life for us as a sweet-smelling offering and sacrifice that pleases God. – Ephesians 5:2 (Good News Translation)

We encouraged you, we comforted you, and we kept urging you to live the kind of life that pleases God, who calls you to share in his own Kingdom and glory. – 1 Thessalonians 2:12 (Good News Translation)

Make it your aim to live a quiet life, to mind your own business, and to earn your own living, just as we told you before. – 1 Thessalonians 4:11 (Good News Translation)

Physical exercise has some value, but spiritual exercise is valuable in every way, because it promises life both for the present and for the future. – 1 Timothy 4:8 (Good News Translation)

Everyone who wants to live a godly life in union with Christ Jesus will be persecuted; – 2 Timothy 3:12 (Good News Translation)

Try to be at peace with everyone, and try to live a holy life, because no one will see the Lord without it. – Hebrews 12:14 (Good News Translation)

Now listen to me, you that say, Today or tomorrow we will travel to a certain city, where we will stay a year and go into business and make a lot of money. You don’t even know what your life tomorrow will be! You are like a puff of smoke, which appears for a moment and then disappears. – James 4:13,14 (Good News Translation)

This is how we know what love is: Christ gave his life for us. We too, then, ought to give our lives for others! – 1 John 3:16 (Good News Translation)

And God showed his love for us by sending his only Son into the world, so that we might have life through him. – 1 John 4:9 (Good News Translation)

Whoever has the Son has this life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life. – 1 John 5:12 (Good News Translation)

The angel also showed me the river of the water of life, sparkling like crystal, and coming from the throne of God and of the Lamb – Revelation 22:1 (Good News Translation)

The Spirit and the Bride say, Come! Everyone who hears this must also say, Come! Come, whoever is thirsty; accept the water of life as a gift, whoever wants it. – Revelation 22:17 (Good News Translation)

Isaac took his last breath and died. He was buried with his ancestors after a long, satisfying life. His sons Esau and Jacob buried him. – Genesis 35:29 (Common English Bible)

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