Bible Verses by Topic: Hope
What does the Bible say about Hope?
But the needy will not always be forgotten, nor the
hope of the afflicted ever perish.
Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the
But the eyes of the LORD are on those who fear him,
on those whose hope is in his unfailing love,
"But now, Lord, what do I look for? My hope is in
Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed
within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet
praise him, my Savior and my God.
For you have been my hope, O Sovereign LORD, my
confidence since my youth.
May those who fear you rejoice when they see me, for
I have put my hope in your word.
O Israel, put your hope in the LORD, for with the
LORD is unfailing love and with him is full
The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hopes
of the wicked come to nothing.
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing
fulfilled is a tree of life.
When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down,
but even in death the righteous have a refuge.
There is surely a future hope for you, and your hope
will not be cut off.
Know also that wisdom is sweet to your soul; if you
find it, there is a future hope for you, and your
hope will not be cut off.
"But blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD,
whose confidence is in him.
Then Paul, knowing that some of them were Sadducees
and the others Pharisees, called out in the
Sanhedrin, "My brothers, I am a Pharisee, the son of
a Pharisee. I stand on trial because of my hope in
the resurrection of the dead."
Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed and so
became the father of many nations, just as it had
been said to him, "So shall your offspring be."
Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful
For everything that was written in the past was
written to teach us, so that through endurance and
the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have
1 Corinthians 13:13
And now these three remain: faith, hope and love.
But the greatest of these is love.
2 Corinthians 3:10-12
For what was glorious has no glory now in comparison
with the surpassing glory. And if what was fading
away came with glory, how much greater is the glory
of that which lasts! Therefore, since we have such a
hope, we are very bold.
I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be
enlightened in order that you may know the hope to
which he has called you, the riches of his glorious
inheritance in the saints,
the mystery that has been kept hidden for ages and
generations, but is now disclosed to the saints. To
them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles
the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ
in you, the hope of glory.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
We continually remember before our God and Father
your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by
love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our
Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Thessalonians 5:8
But since we belong to the day, let us be
self-controlled, putting on faith and love as a
breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.
But Christ is faithful as a son over God's house.
And we are his house, if we hold on to our courage
and the hope of which we boast.
God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and
the love you have shown him as you have helped his
people and continue to help them. We want each of
you to show this same diligence to the very end, in
order to make your hope sure.
Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and
certain of what we do not see.
1 Peter 1:3
Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus
Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth
into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus
Christ from the dead,
1 Peter 1:21
Through him you believe in God, who raised him from
the dead and glorified him, and so your faith and
hope are in God.
1 Peter 3:15
But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always
be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks
you to give the reason for the hope that you have.
But do this with gentleness and respect
What does the Bible say about Hope?