Bible Verses About Hope
Hope Bible Verses
This collection of hope Bible verses brings together optimistic messages of promise from the Scriptures. As you meditate on these Bible verses about hope, allow the Lord to inspire your spirit with assurance and peace.
Bible Verses About Hope in the Old Testament
Judith said: Praise ye the Lord our God, who hath not forsaken them that hope in him.
O God, who art mighty above all, hear the voice of them, that have no other hope, and deliver us from the hand of the wicked, and deliver me from my fear.
They have turned night into day, and after darkness I hope for light again.
But let all them be glad that hope in thee: they shall rejoice for ever, and thou shalt dwell in them. And all they that love thy name shall glory in thee: For thou wilt bless the just. O Lord, thou hast crowned us, as with a shield of thy good will.
But the needy will not always be forgotten, nor the hope of the afflicted ever perish.
LORD, you know the hopes of the helpless. Surely you will hear their cries and comfort them.
Therefore my heart hath been glad, and my tongue hath rejoiced: moreover my flesh also shall rest in hope.
One thing I ask of the LORD, this is what I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the LORD and to seek him in his temple.
O how great is the multitude of thy sweetness, O Lord, which thou hast hidden for them that fear thee! Which thou hast wrought for them that hope in thee, in the sight of the sons of men.
Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the LORD.
Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear him, on those who hope in his steadfast love.
May your unfailing love rest upon us, O Lord, even as we put our hope in you.
Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the man who takes refuge in him.
The LORD is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.
And now what is my hope? is it not the Lord?
I wait for you, O LORD; you will answer, O Lord my God.
And he put a new canticle into my mouth, a song to our God. Many shall see, and shall fear: and they shall hope in the Lord.
But now, Lord, what do I look for? My hope is in you.
Why art thou sad, O my soul? and why dost thou trouble me? Hope in God, for I will still give praise to him: the salvation of my countenance,
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why dost thou disquiet me? Hope thou in God, for I will still give praise to him: the salvation of my countenance, and my God.
Hope in God, for I will still give praise to him: the salvation of my countenance, and my God.
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.
Have mercy on me, O God, have mercy on me: for my soul trusteth in thee. And in the shadow of thy wings will I hope, until iniquity pass away.
For thou hast been my hope; a tower of strength against the face of the enemy.
In God is my salvation and my glory: he is the God of my help, and my hope is in God.
The just shall rejoice in the Lord, and shall hope in him: and all the upright in heart shall be praised.
Wonderful in justice. Hear us, O God our saviour, who art the hope of all the ends of the earth, and in the sea afar off.
I have laboured with crying; my jaws are become hoarse: my eyes have failed, whilst I hope in my God.
For you, O Lord, are my hope, my trust, O LORD, from my youth.
But I will always hope; and will add to all thy praise.
But it is good for me to adhere to my God, to put my hope in the Lord God: That I may declare all thy praises, in the gates of the daughter of Sion.
That they may put their hope in God and may not forget the works of God: and may seek his commandments.
And he took away his own people as sheep: and guided them in the wilderness like a flock. And he brought them out in hope, and they feared not: and the sea overwhelmed their enemies.
Because thou, O Lord, art my hope: thou hast made the most High thy refuge.
But the Lord is my refuge: and my God the help of my hope.
When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer.
The just shall be in everlasting remembrance: he shall not hear the evil hearing. His heart is ready to hope in the Lord:
May those who fear you rejoice when they see me, for I have put my
hope in your word.
My soul faints with longing for your salvation, but I have put my hope
in your word.
Sustain me according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my
hopes be dashed.
I wait for your salvation, O LORD, and I follow your commands.
Let Israel hope in the Lord, from henceforth now and for ever.
O Israel, put your hope in the LORD, for with the LORD is unfailing love and with him is full redemption.
The eyes of all hope in thee, O Lord: and thou givest them meat in due season.
Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,
The Lord taketh pleasure in them that fear him: and in them that hope in his mercy.
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.
In the fear of the Lord is confidence of strength, and there shall be hope for his children.
When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous have a refuge.
The name of the Lord is a strong fortress; the godly run to him and are safe.
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.
Every word of God is fire tried: he is a buckler to them that hope in him.
Happy is he that hath had no sadness of his mind, and who is not fallen from his hope.
I am the mother of fair love, and of fear, and of knowledge, and of holy hope.
In me is all grace of the way and of the truth, in me is all hope of life and of virtue.
For their hope is on him that saveth them, and the eyes of God are upon them that love him.
He that feareth the Lord shall tremble at nothing, and shall not be afraid for he is his hope.
But they that hope in the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall take wings as eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.
When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you.
But blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, whose confidence is in him.
Be not thou a terror unto me, thou art my hope in the day of affliction.
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
The unfailing love of the LORD never ends! By his mercies we have been kept from complete destruction. Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each day. “The LORD is my inheritance;” said my soul: “therefore I will wait for him!”
The Lord is good to them that hope in him, to the soul that seeketh him.
It is good to wait with silence for the salvation of God.
For my hope is in the Eternal that he will save you: and joy is come upon me from the Holy One, because of the mercy which shall come to you from our everlasting Saviour.
And the Lord shall roar out of Sion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem: and the heavens and the earth shall be moved, and the Lord shall be the hope of his people, and the strength of the children of Israel.
The Lord is good and giveth strength in the day of trouble: and knoweth them that hope in him.
Return to your fortress, O prisoners of hope; even now I announce that I will restore twice as much to you.
And when he was now ready to die, he spoke thus: It is better, being put to death by men, to look for hope from God, to be raised up again by him: for, as to thee thou shalt have no resurrection unto life.
2 Machabees 7:14
Now the mother was to be admired above measure, and worthy to be remembered by good men, who beheld seven sons slain in the space of one day, and bore it with a good courage, for the hope that she had in God:
2 Machabees 7:20
Not distrusting my life, but having great hope to escape the sickness.
2 Machabees 9:22
But Machabeus ever trusted with all hope that God would help them.
2 Machabees 15:7
And he exhorted his people not to fear the coming of the nations, but to remember the help they had before received from heaven, and now to hope for victory from the Almighty.
2 Machabees 15:8
Bible Verses About Hope in the New Testament
And in his name [Jesus] the Gentiles shall hope.
For this my heart hath been glad, and my tongue hath rejoiced: moreover my flesh also shall rest in hope.
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.”
And I have the same hope in God as these men, that there will be a resurrection of both the righteous and the wicked.
And now for the hope of the promise that was made by God to the fathers, do I stand subject to judgment:
Unto which, our twelve tribes, serving night and day, hope to come. For which hope, O king, I am accused by the Jews.
For this reason I have asked to see you and talk with you. It is because of the hope of Israel that I am bound with this chain.
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.”
Through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we rejoice in the hope of the glory of the sons God.
Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces patience; and patience trial; and trial hope. And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us.
For we are saved by hope. But hope that is seen is no hope at all. For who hopes for what he already sees? But if we hope for that which we see not, we wait for it with patience.
And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.
Rejoicing in hope. Patient in tribulation. Instant in prayer.
For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
And again Isaias saith: “There shall be a root of Jesse; and he that shall rise up to rule the Gentiles, in him the Gentiles shall hope.”
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Ghost you may abound in hope.
When I shall begin to take my journey into Spain, I hope that as I pass, I shall see you, and be brought on my way thither by you, if first, in part, I shall have enjoyed you:
And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
1 Corinthians 13:13
If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are to be pitied more than all men.
1 Corinthians 15:19
Therefore, since we have such a hope, we are very bold.
2 Corinthians 3:12
Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.
2 Corinthians 4:16-18
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.
2 Corinthians 5:17
But by faith we eagerly await through the Spirit the righteousness for which we hope.
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,
Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think. Glory to him in the church and in Christ Jesus through all generations forever and ever! Amen.
There is one body and one Spirit-- just as you were called to one hope when you were called.
I eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death.
No, dear brothers and sisters, I am still not all I should be, but I am focusing all my energies on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, I strain to reach the end of the race and receive the prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us up to heaven.
The faith and love that spring from the hope that is stored up for you in heaven and that you have already heard about in the word of truth, the gospel,
If you continue in your faith, established and firm, not moved from the hope held out in the gospel. This is the gospel that you heard and that has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven, and of which I, Paul, have become a servant.
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.
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 1:3
But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.
1 Thessalonians 5:8
Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal comfort and a wonderful hope, comfort you and strengthen you in every good thing you do and say.
2 Thessalonians 2:16–17
Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope,
1 Timothy 1:1
To Timothy my true son in the faith: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
1 Timothy 1:2
While we wait for the blessed hope--the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ,
At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another. But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the laver of regeneration, and renovation of the Holy Ghost, whom he poured out on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Savior, so that, having been justified by his grace, we might become heirs having the hope of eternal life.
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.
We want each of you to show this same diligence to the very end, in order to make your hope sure.
That by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have the strongest comfort, who have fled for refuge to hold fast the hope set before us. Which we have as an anchor of the soul, sure and firm, and which entereth in even within the veil;
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
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 1:3
Therefore, prepare your minds for action; be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed.
1 Peter 1:13
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 1:21
But sanctify the Lord Christ in your hearts, being ready always to satisfy every one that asketh you a reason of that hope which is in you.
1 Peter 3:15
And every one that hath this hope in him, sanctifieth himself, as he also is holy.
1 John 3:3
He will wipe every tear from their eyes, and there will be no more death or sorrow or crying or pain. All these things are gone forever.
Bible Quotes on Hope : The Hope of the Wicked
Even so are the ways of all that forget God, and the hope of the hypocrite shall perish:
But the eyes of the wicked shall decay, and the way to escape shall fail them, and their hope the abomination of the soul.
For what is the hope of the hypocrite if through covetousness he take by violence, and God takes away his life?
Behold his hope shall fail him, and in the sight of all he shall be cast down.
When the wicked man is dead, there shall be no hope any more: and the expectation of the solicitous shall perish.
Hast thou seen a man wise in his own conceit? there shall be more hope of a fool than of him.
And though in the sight of men they suffered torments, their hope is full of immortality.
For he that rejecteth wisdom, and discipline, is unhappy: and their hope is vain, and their labours without fruit, and their works unprofitable.
And if they die quickly, they shall have no hope, nor speech of comfort in the day of trial.
For the hope of the wicked is as dust, which is blown away with the wind, and as a thin froth which is dispersed by the storm: and a smoke that is scattered abroad by the wind: and as the remembrance of a guest of one day that passeth by.
But thou hast taught thy people by such works, that they must be just and humane, and hast made thy children to be of a good hope: because in judging thou givest place for repentance for sins.
Therefore whereas thou chastisest us, thou scourgest our enemies very many ways, to the end that when we judge we may think on thy goodness: and when we are judged, we may hope for thy mercy.
But unhappy are they, and their hope is among the dead, who have called gods the works of the hands of men, gold and silver, the inventions of art, and the resemblances of beasts, or an unprofitable stone the work of an ancient hand.
And from the beginning also when the proud giants perished, the hope of the world fleeing to a vessel, which was governed by thy hand, left to the world seed of generation.
For his heart is ashes, and his hope vain earth, and his life more base than clay:
For the hope of the unthankful shall melt away as the winter’s ice, and shall run off as unprofitable water.
For you have said: We have entered into a league with death, and we have made a covenant with hell. When the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come upon us: for we have placed our hope in lies, and by falsehood we are protected.
And I will set judgment in weight, and justice in measure: and hail shall overturn the hope of falsehood: and waters shall overflow its protection.
For thus saith the Lord God the Holy One of Israel: If you return and be quiet, you shall be saved: in silence and in hope shall your strength be. And you would not:
Who is there among you that feareth the Lord, that heareth the voice of his servant, that hath walked in darkness, and hath no light? let him hope in the name of the Lord, and lean upon his God.
O Lord the hope of Israel: all that forsake thee shall be confounded: they that depart from thee, shall be written in the earth: because they have forsaken the Lord, the vein of living waters.
All that found them, have devoured them: and their enemies said: We have not sinned in so doing: because they have sinned against the Lord the beauty of justice, and against the Lord the hope of their fathers.