’s 100 Most-read Bible verses

I was searching for some verses this morning and read on that they decided to find out the 100 most-read Bible verses on their site. They crunched some numbers from a sample of 25 million Bible passage searches from March and April. (OMG!)

I was going to list them all but it became a mile-long post. So click here to read the top 100 most-read Bible verses on Here are the top 15.

John 3:16: For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. 

Jer 29:11: 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. 

Rom 8:28: And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. 

Phil 4:13: I can do everything through him who gives me strength. 

Gen 1:1: In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 

Prov 3:5: Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. 

Prov 3:6: in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight. 

Rom 12:2: Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. 

Phil 4:6: Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 

Matt 28:19: Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. 

Eph 2:8: For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— 

Gal 5:22: But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Rom 12:1
: Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship.
John 10:10: The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.
Acts 18:10: For I am with you, and no one is going to attack and harm you, because I have many people in this city.” 

And if you’re curious to know what the least popular Bible passage is, it’s 1 Chronicles 23-27, which details the organization of the priests and officials under King David.

Is your favorite verse in the list? If not, what verse do you like to read most often?

About Renee

Renee Swope is a Word-lover, story-teller, heart-encourager and grace-needer. She's also a wife, mom, friend, daughter and author of A Confident Heart, a Retailers Choice Award winning book that became a best-seller and has been published in six languages, with over 150,000 copies sold. Renee is speaks around the country at women's events and and serves on the writing team for DaySpring’s inCourage blog. For twenty years, Renee served in leadership at Proverbs 31 Ministries and as former co-host of the ministry's radio program, “Everyday Life with Lysa & Renee.


  1. Anonymous says:

    Hey Renee, Yes my Favorite verse is on the list, its Jeremiah 29:11. When i had cervical cancer in 2004 God gave me that verse to encourage me, and He has continued to give it to me to encourage me about things im feeling scared about ever since. Thanks for sharing.


  2. Several of those are verses I often cling to…Jeremiah 29:11, Proverbs 3:5-6, Romans 8:28, John 10:10.

    What a gift, a true treasure, is His Word!!!

    Blessings, sweet Renee!

  3. Anonymous says:

    Romans 8:37, "In all these things, we are more than conquerors, through him who loved us."

  4. What a cool thing! Yes, many of those listed are some of my favs!

    What a fun and creative post Renee~

  5. Lisa V. says:

    Yes just from the top 15, my favorites are on the list. Well, really ones that I find myself leaning on most often; Proverbs 3:5-6 and Jeremiah 29:11.

  6. I have so many "favorite" verses! The one I keep repeating to myself at this particular time in my life is Is. 41:13, "For I am the Lord your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, 'Do not be afraid. I will help you.'"

  7. Mark 9:23
    And Jesus said to him, " 'If You can?' All things are possible to him who believes."
    what a tremendous truth that verse holds ! Philippians 4:13
    For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength. Can I believe for a healing or for prosperity in my life as well as for all the ones I love and pray for ? With much gratitude in my heart , I say yes !

  8. Thank you for sharing the Bible verses. There are more on . Please put more on it too. 🙂

  9. Kemilekeliiwaiho'i'keone says:

    “Whatever a man soweth, that shall he also reap..”
    “Do not be anxious about anything…”
    “The Lord is my light and my salvation who shall I fear?…”
    “…but of Love.Power,and a sound mind…”
    Aloha and thanks for being a blessing

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