100 Bible Verses about Lilies

Luke 12:27 ESV / 237 helpful votes

Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

Matthew 6:25-34 ESV / 216 helpful votes

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. ...

1 Kings 7:26 ESV / 153 helpful votes

Its thickness was a handbreadth, and its brim was made like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily. It held two thousand baths.

Hosea 14:5 ESV / 141 helpful votes

I will be like the dew to Israel; he shall blossom like the lily; he shall take root like the trees of Lebanon;

Matthew 6:28-30 ESV / 137 helpful votes

And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith?

Song of Solomon 5:13 ESV / 126 helpful votes

His cheeks are like beds of spices, mounds of sweet-smelling herbs. His lips are lilies, dripping liquid myrrh.

2 Chronicles 4:5 ESV / 124 helpful votes

Its thickness was a handbreadth. And its brim was made like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily. It held 3,000 baths.

Song of Solomon 2:2 ESV / 110 helpful votes

As a lily among brambles, so is my love among the young women.

1 Kings 7:19 ESV / 110 helpful votes

Now the capitals that were on the tops of the pillars in the vestibule were of lily-work, four cubits.

2 Chronicles 4:2-5 ESV / 98 helpful votes

Then he made the sea of cast metal. It was round, ten cubits from brim to brim, and five cubits high, and a line of thirty cubits measured its circumference. Under it were figures of gourds, for ten cubits, compassing the sea all around. The gourds were in two rows, cast with it when it was cast. It stood on twelve oxen, three facing north, three facing west, three facing south, and three facing east. The sea was set on them, and all their rear parts were inward. Its thickness was a handbreadth. And its brim was made like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily. It held 3,000 baths.

1 Kings 7:22 ESV / 93 helpful votes

And on the tops of the pillars was lily-work. Thus the work of the pillars was finished.

Matthew 6:28 ESV / 84 helpful votes

And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin,

1 Kings 7:23-26 ESV / 79 helpful votes

Then he made the sea of cast metal. It was round, ten cubits from brim to brim, and five cubits high, and a line of thirty cubits measured its circumference. Under its brim were gourds, for ten cubits, compassing the sea all around. The gourds were in two rows, cast with it when it was cast. It stood on twelve oxen, three facing north, three facing west, three facing south, and three facing east. The sea was set on them, and all their rear parts were inward. Its thickness was a handbreadth, and its brim was made like the brim of a cup, like the flower of a lily. It held two thousand baths.

Exodus 15:1-27 ESV / 71 helpful votes

Then Moses and the people of Israel sang this song to the Lord, saying, “I will sing to the Lord, for he has triumphed gloriously; the horse and his rider he has thrown into the sea. The Lord is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation; this is my God, and I will praise him, my father's God, and I will exalt him. The Lord is a man of war; the Lord is his name. “Pharaoh's chariots and his host he cast into the sea, and his chosen officers were sunk in the Red Sea. The floods covered them; they went down into the depths like a stone. ...

Luke 1:37 ESV / 56 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Colossians 1:1-29 ESV / 53 helpful votes

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father. We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints, because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word of the truth, the gospel, ...

Colossians 2:1-23 ESV / 50 helpful votes

For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face, that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery, which is Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. I say this in order that no one may delude you with plausible arguments. For though I am absent in body, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the firmness of your faith in Christ. ...

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

Matthew 6:29 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

John 3:16 ESV / 49 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 49 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 49 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 48 helpful votes

Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

John 14:6 ESV / 48 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Matthew 6:30 ESV / 48 helpful votes

But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith?

Colossians 3:1-25 ESV / 47 helpful votes

If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. ...

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 46 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

Matthew 6:34 ESV / 46 helpful votes

“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 44 helpful votes

But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 43 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 43 helpful votes

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Romans 5:8 ESV / 43 helpful votes

But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Acts 2:38 ESV / 43 helpful votes

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 5:16 ESV / 43 helpful votes

In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 43 helpful votes

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

Philippians 4:8 ESV / 42 helpful votes

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 42 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

John 14:27 ESV / 42 helpful votes

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

Romans 1:16 ESV / 41 helpful votes

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

John 16:33 ESV / 41 helpful votes

I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

John 10:10 ESV / 41 helpful votes

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

Matthew 11:28 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Matthew 6:32 ESV / 41 helpful votes

For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all.

Revelation 3:20 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.

1 John 4:8 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

James 2:26 ESV / 40 helpful votes

For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so also faith apart from works is dead.

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 40 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

Colossians 4:1-18 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Masters, treat your bondservants justly and fairly, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven. Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving. At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ, on account of which I am in prison— that I may make it clear, which is how I ought to speak. Walk in wisdom toward outsiders, making the best use of the time. ...

Galatians 6:7 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap.

Matthew 6:27 ESV / 40 helpful votes

And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,

Ephesians 3:20 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us,

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 39 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Romans 8:31 ESV / 39 helpful votes

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

Romans 8:18 ESV / 39 helpful votes

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.

John 15:13 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

John 15:12 ESV / 39 helpful votes

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.

John 13:7 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Jesus answered him, “What I am doing you do not understand now, but afterward you will understand.”

John 8:32 ESV / 38 helpful votes

And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

John 8:12 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

John 1:1 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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

Luke 6:27 ESV / 38 helpful votes

“But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,

Matthew 22:39 ESV / 38 helpful votes

And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

Matthew 22:37 ESV / 38 helpful votes

And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.

Matthew 6:26 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?

Matthew 6:25 ESV / 38 helpful votes

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?

Matthew 19:26 ESV / 37 helpful votes

But Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”

Matthew 7:12 ESV / 37 helpful votes

“So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

Matthew 6:31 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’

Matthew 5:13 ESV / 37 helpful votes

“You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people's feet.

Micah 6:8 ESV / 37 helpful votes

He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

Ezekiel 25:17 ESV / 37 helpful votes

I will execute great vengeance on them with wrathful rebukes. Then they will know that I am the Lord, when I lay my vengeance upon them.”

Ezekiel 23:20 ESV / 37 helpful votes

And lusted after her lovers there, whose members were like those of donkeys, and whose issue was like that of horses.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 37 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Isaiah 9:6 ESV / 37 helpful votes

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Song of Solomon 2:1 ESV / 37 helpful votes

I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valleys.

Song of Solomon 6:2 ESV / 36 helpful votes

My beloved has gone down to his garden to the beds of spices, to graze in the gardens and to gather lilies.

Proverbs 31:25 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come.

Proverbs 27:17 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.

Proverbs 22:6 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Proverbs 4:23 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.

Proverbs 3:6 ESV / 35 helpful votes

In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.

Psalm 118:24 ESV / 35 helpful votes

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

Psalm 46:10 ESV / 35 helpful votes

“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!”

Psalm 23:1 ESV / 35 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.

1 Kings 7:23 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Then he made the sea of cast metal. It was round, ten cubits from brim to brim, and five cubits high, and a line of thirty cubits measured its circumference.

2 Chronicles 7:14 ESV / 34 helpful votes

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

Joshua 24:15 ESV / 34 helpful votes

And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

Leviticus 20:13 ESV / 33 helpful votes

If a man lies with a male as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination; they shall surely be put to death; their blood is upon them.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 31 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Exodus 15:7 ESV / 29 helpful votes

In the greatness of your majesty you overthrow your adversaries; you send out your fury; it consumes them like stubble.

2 Chronicles 4:2 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Then he made the sea of cast metal. It was round, ten cubits from brim to brim, and five cubits high, and a line of thirty cubits measured its circumference.

Exodus 15:11 ESV / 28 helpful votes

“Who is like you, O Lord, among the gods? Who is like you, majestic in holiness, awesome in glorious deeds, doing wonders?

Exodus 15:2 ESV / 28 helpful votes

The Lord is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation; this is my God, and I will praise him, my father's God, and I will exalt him.

Exodus 15:3 ESV / 27 helpful votes

The Lord is a man of war; the Lord is his name.

Exodus 3:14 ESV / 26 helpful votes

God said to Moses, “I am who I am.” And he said, “Say this to the people of Israel: ‘I am has sent me to you.’”

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