100 Bible Verses about Worms

Mark 9:48 ESV / 186 helpful votes

‘where their worm does not die and the fire is not quenched.’

Isaiah 66:24 ESV / 160 helpful votes

“And they shall go out and look on the dead bodies of the men who have rebelled against me. For their worm shall not die, their fire shall not be quenched, and they shall be an abhorrence to all flesh.”

Acts 12:23 ESV / 139 helpful votes

Immediately an angel of the Lord struck him down, because he did not give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and breathed his last.

Job 25:6 ESV / 132 helpful votes

How much less man, who is a maggot, and the son of man, who is a worm!”

Isaiah 41:14 ESV / 120 helpful votes

Fear not, you worm Jacob, you men of Israel! I am the one who helps you, declares the Lord; your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.

Exodus 16:20 ESV / 96 helpful votes

But they did not listen to Moses. Some left part of it till the morning, and it bred worms and stank. And Moses was angry with them.

Psalm 22:6 ESV / 94 helpful votes

But I am a worm and not a man, scorned by mankind and despised by the people.

Mark 9:44 ESV / 92 helpful votes

Jonah 4:7 ESV / 90 helpful votes

But when dawn came up the next day, God appointed a worm that attacked the plant, so that it withered.

Mark 9:46 ESV / 86 helpful votes

Isaiah 14:11 ESV / 84 helpful votes

Your pomp is brought down to Sheol, the sound of your harps; maggots are laid as a bed beneath you, and worms are your covers.

Exodus 16:24 ESV / 82 helpful votes

So they laid it aside till the morning, as Moses commanded them, and it did not stink, and there were no worms in it.

Job 21:26 ESV / 74 helpful votes

They lie down alike in the dust, and the worms cover them.

John 3:16 ESV / 73 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.

Job 24:20 ESV / 72 helpful votes

The womb forgets them; the worm finds them sweet; they are no longer remembered, so wickedness is broken like a tree.’

Isaiah 51:8 ESV / 67 helpful votes

For the moth will eat them up like a garment, and the worm will eat them like wool; but my righteousness will be forever, and my salvation to all generations.”

Micah 7:17 ESV / 66 helpful votes

They shall lick the dust like a serpent, like the crawling things of the earth; they shall come trembling out of their strongholds; they shall turn in dread to the Lord our God, and they shall be in fear of you.

Job 19:26 ESV / 66 helpful votes

And after my skin has been thus destroyed, yet in my flesh I shall see God,

Deuteronomy 28:39 ESV / 65 helpful votes

You shall plant vineyards and dress them, but you shall neither drink of the wine nor gather the grapes, for the worm shall eat them.

Acts 2:38 ESV / 64 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.

Joel 2:25 ESV / 63 helpful votes

I will restore to you the years that the swarming locust has eaten, the hopper, the destroyer, and the cutter, my great army, which I sent among you.

Acts 12:20-23 ESV / 58 helpful votes

Now Herod was angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon, and they came to him with one accord, and having persuaded Blastus, the king's chamberlain, they asked for peace, because their country depended on the king's country for food. On an appointed day Herod put on his royal robes, took his seat upon the throne, and delivered an oration to them. And the people were shouting, “The voice of a god, and not of a man!” Immediately an angel of the Lord struck him down, because he did not give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and breathed his last.

Matthew 5:22 ESV / 58 helpful votes

But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council; and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ will be liable to the hell of fire.

Job 7:5 ESV / 54 helpful votes

My flesh is clothed with worms and dirt; my skin hardens, then breaks out afresh.

Job 17:14 ESV / 51 helpful votes

If I say to the pit, ‘You are my father,’ and to the worm, ‘My mother,’ or ‘My sister,’

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 50 helpful votes

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

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.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 48 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Joel 1:4 ESV / 47 helpful votes

What the cutting locust left, the swarming locust has eaten. What the swarming locust left, the hopping locust has eaten, and what the hopping locust left, the destroying locust has eaten.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 46 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 46 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 44 helpful votes

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

Matthew 10:28 ESV / 44 helpful votes

And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.

Joel 1:1-19 ESV / 44 helpful votes

The word of the Lord that came to Joel, the son of Pethuel: Hear this, you elders; give ear, all inhabitants of the land! Has such a thing happened in your days, or in the days of your fathers? Tell your children of it, and let your children tell their children, and their children to another generation. What the cutting locust left, the swarming locust has eaten. What the swarming locust left, the hopping locust has eaten, and what the hopping locust left, the destroying locust has eaten. Awake, you drunkards, and weep, and wail, all you drinkers of wine, because of the sweet wine, for it is cut off from your mouth. ...

John 10:10 ESV / 43 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 1:18 ESV / 43 helpful votes

“Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 42 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,

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 42 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.

James 2:26 ESV / 41 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 23:15 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Therefore thus says the Lord of hosts concerning the prophets: “Behold, I will feed them with bitter food and give them poisoned water to drink, for from the prophets of Jerusalem ungodliness has gone out into all the land.”

Jeremiah 9:15 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Therefore thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: Behold, I will feed this people with bitter food, and give them poisonous water to drink.

Lamentations 3:19 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Remember my affliction and my wanderings, the wormwood and the gall!

Proverbs 5:4 ESV / 40 helpful votes

But in the end she is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword.

Psalm 22:1-31 ESV / 40 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: according to The Doe of the Dawn. A Psalm of David. My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, from the words of my groaning? O my God, I cry by day, but you do not answer, and by night, but I find no rest. Yet you are holy, enthroned on the praises of Israel. In you our fathers trusted; they trusted, and you delivered them. To you they cried and were rescued; in you they trusted and were not put to shame. ...

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 39 helpful votes

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

John 14:27 ESV / 39 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.

Matthew 6:34 ESV / 39 helpful votes

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

Nahum 3:16 ESV / 39 helpful votes

You increased your merchants more than the stars of the heavens. The locust spreads its wings and flies away.

Nahum 3:15 ESV / 39 helpful votes

There will the fire devour you; the sword will cut you off. It will devour you like the locust. Multiply yourselves like the locust; multiply like the grasshopper!

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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

Galatians 6:7 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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

Romans 5:8 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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

Mark 9:43 ESV / 38 helpful votes

And if your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life crippled than with two hands to go to hell, to the unquenchable fire.

Revelation 3:20 ESV / 37 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 / 37 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:8 ESV / 37 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 8:18 ESV / 37 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.

Luke 6:27 ESV / 37 helpful votes

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

Matthew 22:39 ESV / 37 helpful votes

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

Matthew 22:37 ESV / 37 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 11:28 ESV / 37 helpful votes

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

Matthew 3:12 ESV / 37 helpful votes

His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will clear his threshing floor and gather his wheat into the barn, but the chaff he will burn with unquenchable fire.”

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.

Ephesians 3:20 ESV / 36 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 2:20 ESV / 36 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 8:31 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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

Romans 1:16 ESV / 36 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 15:13 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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

John 15:12 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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

John 8:32 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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

John 8:12 ESV / 36 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 / 36 helpful votes

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

Matthew 25:41 ESV / 36 helpful votes

“Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.

Matthew 19:26 ESV / 36 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 / 36 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 5:30 ESV / 36 helpful votes

And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body go into hell.

Matthew 5:16 ESV / 36 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.

Micah 6:8 ESV / 36 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?

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.

Leviticus 20:13 ESV / 36 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.

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 35 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.

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 35 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.

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 35 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.”

Colossians 2:1-23 ESV / 34 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. ...

Mark 9:43-48 ESV / 34 helpful votes

And if your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life crippled than with two hands to go to hell, to the unquenchable fire. And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life lame than with two feet to be thrown into hell. And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into hell, ‘where their worm does not die and the fire is not quenched.’

Matthew 5:13 ESV / 34 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.

Ezekiel 25:17 ESV / 34 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.”

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 33 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.

Proverbs 31:25 ESV / 33 helpful votes

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

Ezekiel 23:20 ESV / 32 helpful votes

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

Revelation 20:10 ESV / 31 helpful votes

And the devil who had deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and sulfur where the beast and the false prophet were, and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.

Matthew 25:46 ESV / 31 helpful votes

And these will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.”

Isaiah 51:18 ESV / 31 helpful votes

There is none to guide her among all the sons she has borne; there is none to take her by the hand among all the sons she has brought up.

Isaiah 9:6 ESV / 31 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.

Proverbs 4:23 ESV / 29 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:6 ESV / 29 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 29 helpful votes

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

Psalm 118:24 ESV / 29 helpful votes

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

Psalm 46:10 ESV / 29 helpful votes

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

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