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Want to know what the Bible says about being thankful? Here are 97 Bible verses about being thankful from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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1 Thessalonians 5:18 NIV
give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
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Ephesians 5:20 NIV
always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
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Colossians 3:15-17 NIV
15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. 16 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. 17 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.
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James 1:17 NIV
Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.
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Philippians 4:6 NIV
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
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2 Corinthians 9:15 NIV
Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!
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Colossians 3:15 NIV
Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.
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Colossians 4:2 NIV
Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.
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Colossians 3:17 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.
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Romans 1:21 NIV
For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened.
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Philemon 1:4 NIV
I always thank my God as I remember you in my prayers,
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Isaiah 12:4-5 NIV
4 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.
5 Sing to the Lord, for he has done glorious things;
    let this be known to all the world.
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Ephesians 2:8 NIV
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith —and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—
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1 Chronicles 16:34 NIV
Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;
    his love endures forever.
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John 3:16 NIV
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.
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1 Chronicles 29:13 NIV
Now, our God, we give you thanks,
    and praise your glorious name.
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John 14:1 NIV
“Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.
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1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 NIV
16 Rejoice always, 17 pray continually, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
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1 Chronicles 16:8 NIV
Give praise to the Lord, proclaim his name;
    make known among the nations what he has done.
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Romans 5:1 NIV
Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,
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