30 Important Bible Verses About Israel

Genesis 12:2-3 – God’s Promise to Israel

“I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you; I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.”

Exodus 19:5-6 – Israel as a Treasured Possession

“Now if you obey me fully and keep my covenant, then out of all nations you will be my treasured possession. Although the whole earth is mine, you will be for me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.”

Deuteronomy 7:6 – Israel as God’s Chosen People

“For you are a people holy to the Lord your God. The Lord your God has chosen you out of all the peoples on the face of the earth to be his people, his treasured possession.”

Psalm 122:6 – Praying for the Peace of Jerusalem

“Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: ‘May those who love you be secure.”

Jeremiah 29:11 – God’s Plans for Israel

“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.”

Ezekiel 37:21-22 – The Reunification of Israel

“This is what the Sovereign Lord says: I will take the Israelites out of the nations where they have gone. I will gather them from all around and bring them back into their own land. I will make them one nation in the land, on the mountains of Israel.”

Isaiah 53:3 – The Suffering Savior of Israel

“He was despised and rejected by mankind, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain. Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised, and we held him in low esteem.”

Zechariah 8:23 – God’s Blessing through Israel

“This is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘In those days ten people from all languages and nations will take firm hold of one Jew by the hem of his robe and say, ‘Let us go with you, because we have heard that God is with you.'”

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Psalm 83:4 – God’s Protection over Israel

“Come,’ they say, ‘let us destroy them as a nation so that Israel’s name is remembered no more.'”

Isaiah 49:14-16 – God’s Unfailing Love for Israel

“But Zion said, ‘The Lord has forsaken me, the Lord has forgotten me.’ Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you!”

Zephaniah 3:17 – God’s Delight over Israel

“The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love, he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.”

Jeremiah 31:35 – Israel’s Perpetual Existence

“This is what the Lord says, he who appoints the sun to shine by day, who decrees the moon and stars to shine by night, who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar – the Lord Almighty is his name.”

Amos 9:14-15 – The Restoration of Israel

“I will bring back my exiled people Israel; they will rebuild the ruined cities and live in them. They will plant vineyards and drink their wine; they will make gardens and eat their fruit. I will plant Israel in their own land, never again to be uprooted from the land I have given them.”

Romans 9:6 – True Israel

“It is not as though God’s word had failed. For not all who are descended from Israel are Israel.”

Isaiah 11:12 – The Gathering of Israel

“He will raise a banner for the nations and gather the exiles of Israel; he will assemble the scattered people of Judah from the four quarters of the earth.”

Genesis 32:28 – Israel’s Name and Identity

“Then the man said, ‘Your name will no longer be Jacob, but Israel because you have struggled with God and with humans and have overcome.’

Lamentations 3:22-23 – God’s Faithfulness to Israel

“Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”

Joel 3:2 – The Reversal of Israel’s Fortunes

“I will gather all nations and bring them down to the Valley of Jehoshaphat. There I will put them on trial for what they did to my inheritance, my people Israel, because they scattered my people among the nations and divided up my land.”

Isaiah 44:1 – God’s Favor on Israel

“But now listen, Jacob, my servant, Israel, whom I have chosen.”

Zechariah 12:10 – Israel’s Mourning for the Pierced One

“And I will pour out on the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and supplication. They will look on me, the one they have pierced, and they will mourn for him as one mourns for an only child and grieve bitterly for him as one grieves for a firstborn son.”

Isaiah 41:10 – God’s Assurance to Israel

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

Jeremiah 33:6 – Israel’s Restoration and Healing

“Nevertheless, I will bring health and healing to it; I will heal my people and will let them enjoy abundant peace and security.”

Isaiah 44:21 – Israel, God’s Chosen

“Remember these things, Jacob, for you, Israel, are my servant. I have made you, you are my servant; Israel, I will not forget you.”

Luke 21:24 – Israel’s Temporary Hardship

“They will fall by the sword and will be taken as prisoners to all the nations. Jerusalem will be trampled on by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.”

Isaiah 54:17 – God’s Protection of Israel

“No weapon forged against you will prevail, and you will refute every tongue that accuses you. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and this is their vindication from me,” declares the Lord.”

Ezekiel 36:26 – God’s Renewal of Israel’s Heart

“I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.”

Isaiah 60:21 – Israel, God’s People Forever

“Then all your people will be righteous and they will possess the land forever. They are the shoot I have planted, the work of my hands, for the display of my splendor.”

Jeremiah 32:41 – God’s Joy over Israel’s Future

“I will rejoice in doing them good and will assuredly plant them in this land with all my heart and soul.”

Zechariah 2:8 – The Apple of God’s Eye

“For this is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘After the Glorious One has sent me against the nations that have plundered you – for whoever touches you touches the apple of his eye.”

Isaiah 54:8 – God’s Everlasting Love for Israel

“In a surge of anger I hid my face from you for a moment, but with everlasting kindness, I will have compassion on you,” says the Lord your Redeemer.”

Jeremiah 23:6 – The Rightful King of Israel

“In his days, Judah will be saved, and Israel will live in safety. This is the name by which he will be called: The Lord Our Righteous Savior.”

Isaiah 44:2 – God’s Creation of Israel

“This is what the Lord says, he who made you, who formed you in the womb, and who will help you: Do not be afraid, Jacob, my servant, Jeshurun, whom I have chosen.”

Amos 3:2 – Israel’s Special Relationship with God

“You only have I chosen of all the families of the earth; therefore I will punish you for all your sins.”

Jeremiah 4:2 – The Blessings of the House of Israel

“And if in a truthful, just, and righteous way you swear, ‘As surely as the Lord lives,’ then the nations will invoke blessings by him, and in him, they will boast.”

Amos 9:11 – Restoration of David’s Fallen Shelter

“In that day, ‘I will restore David’s fallen shelter—I will repair its broken walls and restore its ruins—and will rebuild it as it used to be.”

Zechariah 9:9 – The Coming of Israel’s King

“Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion! Shout, Daughter Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and victorious, lowly and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.”

Isaiah 2:3 – Israel’s Teachings for the Nations

“Many peoples will come and say, ‘Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the temple of the God of Jacob. He will teach us his ways so that we may walk in his paths.’ The law will go out from Zion, the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.”

Joel 2:32 – Israel’s Salvation through Calling on the Lord

“And everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved; for on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there will be deliverance, as the Lord has said, even among the survivors whom the Lord calls.”

Jeremiah 29:14 – Restoration for Israel’s Captivity

“I will be found by you,’ declares the Lord, ‘and will bring you back from captivity. I will gather you from all the nations and places where I have banished you,’ declares the Lord, ‘and will bring you back to the place from which I carried you into exile.”

Micah 7:20 – God’s Faithfulness to Israel

“You will be faithful to Jacob, and show love to Abraham, as you pledged on oath to our ancestors in days long ago.”

Isaiah 61:7 – Israel’s Double Portion

“Instead of your shame, you will receive a double portion, and instead of disgrace, you will rejoice in your inheritance. And so you will inherit a double portion in your land, and everlasting joy will be yours.”

Jeremiah 33:12-13 – Restoration and Joy for Israel

“This is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘In this place, desolate and without people or animals—in all its towns there will again be pastures for shepherds to rest their flocks. In the towns of the hill country, of the western foothills, and of the Negev, in the territory of Benjamin, in the villages around Jerusalem and in the towns of Judah, flocks will again pass under the hand of the one who counts them,’ says the Lord.”

Isaiah 49:13 – Israel’s Joy and Comfort

“Shout for joy, you heavens; rejoice, you earth; burst into song, you mountains! For the Lord comforts his people and will have compassion on his afflicted ones.”

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