Top 10 Thanksgiving Bible Verses

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Thanksgiving Bible Verses

God’s Word has a lot to say about gratitude and being thankful. Here are our top 10 Thanksgiving Bible Verses to inspire you and your family this November. Don’t miss our longer list of 42 Thankful Bible Verses.


Top 10 Thanksgiving Bible Verses


Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.

Bible Verse from 1 Chronicles 16:34 NIV


And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Scripture from Colossians 3:17 NIV


Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

Thankful quote from 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 NIV


Psalm 107:1Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!

Bible-verses in Psalm 107:1 NIV


For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving.

Biblical thankfulness in 1 Timothy 4:4 NIV


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

Thanksgiving scripture from Philippians 4:6


Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; make melody to our God on the lyre!

Bible verse from Psalm 147:7


Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name!

Thankful scripture from Psalm 100:4


Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise!

Psalm 95:2


The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 15:56-57


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Best Thanksgiving Scripture Verses

Bible Verses to Show God Thankfulness & Gratitude


1 Chronicles 29:13 – Now therefore, our God, we thank You and praise your glorious name.

Ezra 3:11 – And they sang responsively, praising and giving thanks to the Lord: “For He is good, for His mercy endures forever toward Israel.” Then all the people shouted with a great shout, when they praised the Lord, because the foundation of the house of the Lord was laid.

Psalm 13:6 – I will sing to the Lord, because He has dealt bountifully with me.

Psalm 26:7 – That I may proclaim with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all Your wondrous works.

Psalm 30:4 – Sing praise to the Lord, you saints of His, and give thanks at the remembrance of His holy name.

Psalm 30:11&12 – You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; You have put off my sackcloth and clothes me with gladness, to the end that my glory may sing praise to You and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks to You forever.

Psalm 35:18 – I will give You thanks in the great assembly; I will praise You among many people.

Psalm 147:7 – Sing to the Lord with thanksgiving sing praises on the harp to our God.

Isaiah 38:20 – The Lord was ready to save me; therefore we will sing my songs with stringed instruments all the days of our life, in the house of the Lord.


Jeremiah 30:19 – Then out of them shall proceed thanksgiving and the voice of those who make merry; I will multiply them, and they shall not diminish; I will also glorify them, and they shall not be small.

Daniel 2:23 – I thank You and praise You, O God of my fathers; You have given me wisdom and might, and have now made known to me what we asked of You, for You have made known to us the king’s demand.

Daniel 6:10 – Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went home. And in his upper room, with his windows open toward Jerusalem, he knelt down on his knees three times that day, and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as was his custom since early days.

Ephesians 5:20 – Giving thanks always for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Philippians 1:3 – I thank my God upon every remembrance of you.

Colossians 1:3 – We give thanks to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you.

Colossians 2:6&7 – As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving.


Colossians 3:15 – And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful.

Colossians 3:17 – And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.

1 Thessalonians 1:2 – We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers.

1 Thessalonians 5:18 – In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

2 Thessalonians 1:3 – We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is fitting, because your faith grows exceedingly, and the love of every one of you all abounds toward each other.

1 Timothy 1:12 – And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord who has enabled me, because He counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry.

Revelation 7:12 – Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdom, thanksgiving and honor and power and might, be to our God forever and ever. Amen.

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In America, we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday on the 4th Thursday in November. This is based on a strong Christian tradition of giving thanks to God. Use our Thanksgiving Bible verses to make gratitude toward God a part of your holiday celebration. This is a great opportunity to remind the children of the Gospel. Every good thing we receive from God is a gift paid for on the cross.

O Give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever Psalm 107:1

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2 thoughts on “Top 10 Thanksgiving Bible Verses”

  1. Favorite Thanksging verses:
    Hab 3:17 — Hab 3:18
    Habakkuk Rejoices in the Lord
    Though the fig tree should not blossom,
    nor fruit be on the vines,
    the produce of the olive fail
    and the fields yield no food,
    the flock be cut off from the fold
    and there be no herd in the stalls,
    yet I will rejoice in the Lord;
    I will take joy in the God of my salvation.

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