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Want to know what the Bible says about Nations? Here are 93 Bible verses about Nations 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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Psalm 33:12 NIV
Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord,
    the people he chose for his inheritance.
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2 Chronicles 7:14 NIV
if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.
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Isaiah 60:12 NIV
For the nation or kingdom that will not serve you will perish;
    it will be utterly ruined.
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Isaiah 60:18 NIV
No longer will violence be heard in your land,
    nor ruin or destruction within your borders,
but you will call your walls Salvation
    and your gates Praise.
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Proverbs 14:34 NIV
Righteousness exalts a nation,
    but sin condemns any people.
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Genesis 12:2 NIV
“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.
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1 Timothy 2:1 NIV
I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people—
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Genesis 35:11 NIV
And God said to him, “I am God Almighty ; be fruitful and increase in number. A nation and a community of nations will come from you, and kings will be among your descendants.
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Micah 4:3 NIV
He will judge between many peoples
    and will settle disputes for strong nations far and wide.
They will beat their swords into plowshares
    and their spears into pruning hooks.
Nation will not take up sword against nation,
    nor will they train for war anymore.
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Matthew 28:18-19 NIV
18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 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,
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1 Peter 2:9 NIV
But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.
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Psalm 9:17 NIV
The wicked go down to the realm of the dead,
    all the nations that forget God.
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Isaiah 2:4 NIV
He will judge between the nations
    and will settle disputes for many peoples.
They will beat their swords into plowshares
    and their spears into pruning hooks.
Nation will not take up sword against nation,
    nor will they train for war anymore.
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Acts 17:26 NIV
From one man he made all the nations, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he marked out their appointed times in history and the boundaries of their lands.
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Psalm 22:27 NIV
All the ends of the earth
    will remember and turn to the Lord,
and all the families of the nations
    will bow down before him,
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Genesis 18:18 NIV
Abraham will surely become a great and powerful nation, and all nations on earth will be blessed through him.
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Psalm 29:11 NIV
The Lord gives strength to his people;
    the Lord blesses his people with peace.
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Acts 10:35 NIV
but accepts from every nation the one who fears him and does what is right.
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Zephaniah 3:8 NIV
Therefore wait for me,”
    declares the Lord,
    “for the day I will stand up to testify.
I have decided to assemble the nations,
    to gather the kingdoms
and to pour out my wrath on them—
    all my fierce anger.
The whole world will be consumed
    by the fire of my jealous anger.
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Psalm 46:10 NIV
He says, “Be still, and know that I am God;
    I will be exalted among the nations,
    I will be exalted in the earth.”
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