What Does the Bible Say About Appreciation and Gratitude? (40 Verses)

Learn what the Bible says about Appreciation and Gratitude. These are the 40 most relevant Bible verses and passages about Appreciation and Gratitude.
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  1. 2 Corinthians 4:15 - "For it is all for your..."
  2. Colossians 1:12 - "giving thanks to the Father, who..."
  3. Colossians 2:7 - "rooted and built up in him..."
  4. Colossians 3:15 - "And let the peace of Christ..."
  5. Colossians 4:2 - "Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful..."
  6. Hebrews 12:28 - "Therefore let us be grateful for..."
  7. Hebrews 13:15 - "Through him then let us continually..."
  8. Psalm 69:30 - "I will praise the name of..."
  9. Psalm 54:6 - "With a freewill offering I will..."
  10. Psalm 79:13 - "But we your people, the sheep..."
  11. Psalm 9:1 - "I will give thanks to the..."
  12. Psalm 35:18 - "I will thank you in the..."
  13. Psalm 7:17 - "I will give to the LORD..."
  14. Psalm 28:7 - "The LORD is my strength and..."
  15. Psalm 52:9 - "I will thank you forever, because..."
  16. Psalm 86:12 - "I give thanks to you, O..."
  17. 1 Corinthians 6:20 - "for you were bought with a..."
  18. James 1:17 - "Every good gift and every perfect..."
  19. Philippians 4:6 - "do not be anxious about anything,..."
  20. Psalm 106:1 - "Praise the LORD! Oh give thanks..."
  21. Psalm 106:47 - "Save us, O LORD our God,..."
  22. Psalm 118:1 - "Oh give thanks to the LORD,..."
  23. Psalm 118:29 - "Oh give thanks to the LORD,..."
  24. Psalm 136:1 - "Give thanks to the LORD, for..."
  25. Psalm 147:7 - "Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving;..."
  26. Revelation 4:9 - "And whenever the living creatures give..."
  27. Revelation 11:17 - "saying, "We give thanks to you,..."
  28. Romans 1:21 - "For although they knew God, they..."
  29. Romans 6:13 - "Do not present your members to..."
  30. Romans 12:1 - "I appeal to you therefore, brothers,..."
  31. 1 Timothy 4:4-5 - "For everything created by God is..."
  32. Psalm 107:21-22 - "Let them thank the LORD for..."
  33. Psalm 100:4-5 - "Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and..."
  34. Philippians 4:6-7 - "do not be anxious about anything,..."
  35. 1 Corinthians 10:30-31 - "If I partake with thankfulness, why..."
  36. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 - "Rejoice always, 17 pray without ceasing,..."
  37. Psalm 95:1-3 - "Oh come, let us sing to..."
  38. Romans 5:3-5 - "More than that, we rejoice in..."
  39. James 1:1-4 - "James, a servant of God and..."
  40. Romans 1:18-21 - "For the wrath of God is..."

1. 2 Corinthians 4:15

15 For it is all for your sake, so that as grace extends to more and more people it may increase thanksgiving, to the glory of God.

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2. Colossians 1:12

12 giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of the saints in light.

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3. Colossians 2:7

7 rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.

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4. Colossians 3:15

15 And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.

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5. Colossians 4:2

2 Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.

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6. Hebrews 12:28

28 Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe,

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7. Hebrews 13:15

15 Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name.

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8. Psalm 69:30

30 I will praise the name of God with a song; I will magnify him with thanksgiving.

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9. Psalm 54:6

6 With a freewill offering I will sacrifice to you; I will give thanks to your name, O LORD, for it is good.

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10. Psalm 79:13

13 But we your people, the sheep of your pasture, will give thanks to you forever; from generation to generation we will recount your praise.

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11. Psalm 9:1

1 I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.

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12. Psalm 35:18

18 I will thank you in the great congregation; in the mighty throng I will praise you.

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13. Psalm 7:17

17 I will give to the LORD the thanks due to his righteousness, and I will sing praise to the name of the LORD, the Most High.

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14. Psalm 28:7

7 The LORD is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him.

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15. Psalm 52:9

9 I will thank you forever, because you have done it. I will wait for your name, for it is good, in the presence of the godly.

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16. Psalm 86:12

12 I give thanks to you, O Lord my God, with my whole heart, and I will glorify your name forever.

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17. 1 Corinthians 6:20

20 for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

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18. James 1:17

17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

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19. Philippians 4:6

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

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20. Psalm 106:1

1 Praise the LORD! Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!

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21. Psalm 106:47

47 Save us, O LORD our God, and gather us from among the nations, that we may give thanks to your holy name and glory in your praise.

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22. Psalm 118:1

1 Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!

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23. Psalm 118:29

29 Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!

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24. Psalm 136:1

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

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25. Psalm 147:7

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

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26. Revelation 4:9

9 And whenever the living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to him who is seated on the throne, who lives forever and ever,

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27. Revelation 11:17

17 saying, "We give thanks to you, Lord God Almighty, who is and who was, for you have taken your great power and begun to reign.

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28. Romans 1:21

21 For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened.

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29. Romans 6:13

13 Do not present your members to sin as instruments for unrighteousness, but present yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life, and your members to God as instruments for righteousness.

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30. Romans 12:1

1 I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.

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31. 1 Timothy 4:4-5

4 For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, 5 for it is made holy by the word of God and prayer.

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32. Psalm 107:21-22

21 Let them thank the LORD for his steadfast love, for his wondrous works to the children of men! 22 And let them offer sacrifices of thanksgiving, and tell of his deeds in songs of joy!

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33. Psalm 100:4-5

4 Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name! 5 For the LORD is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations.

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34. Philippians 4:6-7

6 do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

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35. 1 Corinthians 10:30-31

30 If I partake with thankfulness, why am I denounced because of that for which I give thanks? 31 So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

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36. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

16 Rejoice always, 17 pray without ceasing, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

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37. Psalm 95:1-3

1 Oh come, let us sing to the LORD; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation! 2 Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise! 3 For the LORD is a great God, and a great King above all gods.

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38. Romans 5:3-5

3 More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, 4 and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, 5 and hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.

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39. James 1:1-4

1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ,To the twelve tribes in the Dispersion:Greetings. 2 Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, 3 for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. 4 And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

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40. Romans 1:18-21

18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. 19 For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. 20 For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse. 21 For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened.

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Table of Contents

  1. Psalm 69:30
  2. Psalm 54:6
  3. Psalm 79:13
  4. Psalm 9:1
  5. Psalm 35:18
  6. Psalm 7:17
  7. Psalm 28:7
  8. Psalm 52:9
  9. Psalm 86:12
  10. Psalm 106:1
  11. Psalm 106:47
  12. Psalm 118:1
  13. Psalm 118:29
  14. Psalm 136:1
  15. Psalm 147:7
  16. Psalm 107:21-22
  17. Psalm 100:4-5
  18. Psalm 95:1-3
  19. Romans 1:21
  20. Romans 1:18-21
  21. Romans 5:3-5
  22. Romans 6:13
  23. Romans 12:1
  24. 1 Corinthians 6:20
  25. 1 Corinthians 10:30-31
  26. 2 Corinthians 4:15
  27. Philippians 4:6
  28. Philippians 4:6-7
  29. Colossians 1:12
  30. Colossians 2:7
  31. Colossians 3:15
  32. Colossians 4:2
  33. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
  34. 1 Timothy 4:4-5
  35. Hebrews 12:28
  36. Hebrews 13:15
  37. James 1:17
  38. James 1:1-4
  39. Revelation 4:9
  40. Revelation 11:17

Psalm 69:30

30 I will praise the name of God with a song; I will magnify him with thanksgiving.

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Psalm 54:6

6 With a freewill offering I will sacrifice to you; I will give thanks to your name, O LORD, for it is good.

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Psalm 79:13

13 But we your people, the sheep of your pasture, will give thanks to you forever; from generation to generation we will recount your praise.

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Psalm 9:1

1 I will give thanks to the LORD with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.

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Psalm 35:18

18 I will thank you in the great congregation; in the mighty throng I will praise you.

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Psalm 7:17

17 I will give to the LORD the thanks due to his righteousness, and I will sing praise to the name of the LORD, the Most High.

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Psalm 28:7

7 The LORD is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him.

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Psalm 52:9

9 I will thank you forever, because you have done it. I will wait for your name, for it is good, in the presence of the godly.

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Psalm 86:12

12 I give thanks to you, O Lord my God, with my whole heart, and I will glorify your name forever.

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Psalm 106:1

1 Praise the LORD! Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!

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Psalm 106:47

47 Save us, O LORD our God, and gather us from among the nations, that we may give thanks to your holy name and glory in your praise.

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Psalm 118:1

1 Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!

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Psalm 118:29

29 Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!

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Psalm 136:1

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

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Psalm 147:7

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

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Psalm 107:21-22

21 Let them thank the LORD for his steadfast love, for his wondrous works to the children of men! 22 And let them offer sacrifices of thanksgiving, and tell of his deeds in songs of joy!

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Psalm 100:4-5

4 Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name! 5 For the LORD is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations.

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Psalm 95:1-3

1 Oh come, let us sing to the LORD; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation! 2 Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise! 3 For the LORD is a great God, and a great King above all gods.

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Romans 1:21

21 For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened.

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Romans 1:18-21

18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. 19 For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. 20 For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse. 21 For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened.

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Romans 5:3-5

3 More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, 4 and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, 5 and hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.

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Romans 6:13

13 Do not present your members to sin as instruments for unrighteousness, but present yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life, and your members to God as instruments for righteousness.

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Romans 12:1

1 I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.

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1 Corinthians 6:20

20 for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

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1 Corinthians 10:30-31

30 If I partake with thankfulness, why am I denounced because of that for which I give thanks? 31 So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

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2 Corinthians 4:15

15 For it is all for your sake, so that as grace extends to more and more people it may increase thanksgiving, to the glory of God.

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Philippians 4:6

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

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Philippians 4:6-7

6 do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

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Colossians 1:12

12 giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of the saints in light.

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Colossians 2:7

7 rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.

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Colossians 3:15

15 And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.

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Colossians 4:2

2 Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.

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1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

16 Rejoice always, 17 pray without ceasing, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

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1 Timothy 4:4-5

4 For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, 5 for it is made holy by the word of God and prayer.

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Hebrews 12:28

28 Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe,

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Hebrews 13:15

15 Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name.

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James 1:17

17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

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James 1:1-4

1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ,To the twelve tribes in the Dispersion:Greetings. 2 Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, 3 for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. 4 And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

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Revelation 4:9

9 And whenever the living creatures give glory and honor and thanks to him who is seated on the throne, who lives forever and ever,

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Revelation 11:17

17 saying, "We give thanks to you, Lord God Almighty, who is and who was, for you have taken your great power and begun to reign.

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