Thanksgiving Bible Verses and Scriptures

Last updated: August 19, 2021

Looking for Thanksgiving bible verses and quotes to reflect on over Thanksgiving? From bible quotes about God's provision and blessings, to verses about how to praise God, there are many beautiful and meaningful scriptures about why and how to give thanks to the Lord. So this Thanksgiving reflect on His blessings in your life and take time to express your gratitude and praise Him.

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On this page you will find both short Thanksgiving bible verses and longer Thanksgiving scriptures from the bible. Click on the link at the end of each bible verse if you'd like to read a different version, or to explore a passage further.

Short Thanksgiving Bible Verses

The bible teaches us to develop an attitude of gratitude and to give thanks to the Lord for His blessings in our life. This Thanksgiving, share these Thanksgiving bible verses and scripture passages with your family and friends as you reflect on all that you have to be grateful for.

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind, for he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things. Psalm 107:8-9

The land yields its harvest; God, our God, blesses us. Psalm 67:6

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. 1 Chronicles 16:34

When you have eaten and are satisfied, praise the Lord your God for the good land he has given you. Deuteronomy 8:10

Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song. Psalm 95:1-2

Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Ephesians 5:19-20

Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. Colossians 4:2

Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise. James 5:13

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Colossians 3:15

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. Colossians 3:17

For everything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, because it is consecrated by the word of God and prayer. 1 Timothy 4:4-5

Sing the praises of the Lord, you his faithful people; praise his holy name. Psalm 30:4

I will praise you as long as I live, and in your name I will lift up my hands. Psalm 63:4

Now, our God, we give you thanks, and praise your glorious name. 1 Chronicles 29:13

I will praise God's name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving. Psalm 69:30

Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. Psalm 100:4

For this reason, ever since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all God's people, I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers. Ephesians 1:15-16

Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens. Psalm 68:19

From birth I have relied on you; you brought me forth from my mother's womb. I will ever praise you. Psalm 71:6

I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. Psalm 139:14

Everyone was amazed and gave praise to God. They were filled with awe and said, "We have seen remarkable things today." Luke 5:26

Give praise to the Lord, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done. Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts. Psalm 105:1-2

Praise the Lord. Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. Psalm 106:1

In that day you will say: Give praise to the Lord, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done, and proclaim that his name is exalted. Isaiah 12:4

But thanks be to God, who always leads us as captives in Christ's triumphal procession and uses us to spread the aroma of the knowledge of him everywhere. 2 Corinthians 2:14

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures forever. Give thanks to the God of gods. His love endures forever. Give thanks to the Lord of lords: His love endures forever. Psalm 136:1-3

Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever. Psalm 118:1

You are my God, and I will praise you; you are my God, and I will exalt you. Psalm 118:28

But I, with shouts of grateful praise, will sacrifice to you. What I have vowed I will make good. I will say, 'Salvation comes from the Lord.' Jonah 2:9

The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him. Psalm 28:7

I will give thanks to the Lord because of his righteousness; I will sing the praises of the name of the Lord Most High. Psalm 7:17

I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds. Psalm 9:1

Give praise to the Lord, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done. 1 Chronicles 16:8

Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits - Psalm 103:1-2

I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has given me strength, that he considered me trustworthy, appointing me to his service. 1 Timothy 1:12

Sing to the Lord with grateful praise; make music to our God on the harp. Psalm 147:7

Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Psalm 150:6

I will proclaim the name of the Lord. Oh, praise the greatness of our God! Deuteronomy 32:3

Sing praises to God, sing praises; sing praises to our King, sing praises. Psalm 47:6

Open for me the gates of the righteous; I will enter and give thanks to the Lord. Psalm 118:19

Thanksgiving Scriptures

In this section you'll find longer Thanksgiving scriptures and bible verses about God's love and faithfulness, and how to give thanks to the Lord. I particularly love Psalm 100, a psalm for giving grateful praise.

Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful songs. Know that the Lord is God. It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations. Psalm 100:1-5

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:4-7

So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. Colossians 2:6-7

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable - if anything is excellent or praiseworthy - think about such things. Philippians 4:8

Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise - the fruit of lips that openly profess his name. And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased. Hebrews 13:15-16

I will extol the Lord at all times; his praise will always be on my lips. I will glory in the Lord; let the afflicted hear and rejoice. Glorify the Lord with me; let us exalt his name together. Psalm 34:1-3

Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts. 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. Colossians 3:16-17

Praise the Lord, all you nations; extol him, all you peoples. For great is his love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord. Psalm 117:1-2

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