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Want to know what the Bible says about Sovereignty? Here are 223 Bible verses about Sovereignty 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 Chronicles 29:11-12 NIV
11 Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power
    and the glory and the majesty and the splendor,
    for everything in heaven and earth is yours.
Yours, Lord, is the kingdom;
    you are exalted as head over all.
12 Wealth and honor come from you;
    you are the ruler of all things.
In your hands are strength and power
    to exalt and give strength to all.
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Job 42:2 NIV
“I know that you can do all things;
    no purpose of yours can be thwarted.
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Proverbs 16:9 NIV
In their hearts humans plan their course,
    but the Lord establishes their steps.
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Proverbs 19:21 NIV
Many are the plans in a person’s heart,
    but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.
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Isaiah 46:9-10 NIV
9 Remember the former things, those of long ago;
    I am God, and there is no other;
    I am God, and there is none like me.
10 I make known the end from the beginning,
    from ancient times, what is still to come.
I say, ‘My purpose will stand,
    and I will do all that I please.’
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Daniel 4:35 NIV
All the peoples of the earth
    are regarded as nothing.
He does as he pleases
    with the powers of heaven
    and the peoples of the earth.
No one can hold back his hand
    or say to him: “What have you done?”
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Romans 8:28 NIV
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
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Ephesians 1:11 NIV
In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will,
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Romans 9:18 NIV
Therefore God has mercy on whom he wants to have mercy, and he hardens whom he wants to harden.
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Proverbs 21:1 NIV
In the Lord’s hand the king’s heart is a stream of water
    that he channels toward all who please him.
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Proverbs 16:4 NIV
The Lord works out everything to its proper end
    even the wicked for a day of disaster.
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Romans 9:21 NIV
Does not the potter have the right to make out of the same lump of clay some pottery for special purposes and some for common use?
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Isaiah 45:7 NIV
I form the light and create darkness,
    I bring prosperity and create disaster;
    I, the Lord, do all these things.
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Proverbs 16:33 NIV
The lot is cast into the lap,
    but its every decision is from the Lord.
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Lamentations 3:37 NIV
Who can speak and have it happen
    if the Lord has not decreed it?
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Isaiah 46:10 NIV
I make known the end from the beginning,
    from ancient times, what is still to come.
I say, ‘My purpose will stand,
    and I will do all that I please.’
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Ephesians 1:11-12 NIV
11 In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will, 12 in order that we, who were the first to put our hope in Christ, might be for the praise of his glory.
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John 6:44 NIV
“No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws them, and I will raise them up at the last day.
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2 Chronicles 20:6 NIV
and said:
Lord, the God of our ancestors, are you not the God who is in heaven? You rule over all the kingdoms of the nations. Power and might are in your hand, and no one can withstand you.
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Deuteronomy 32:39 NIV
“See now that I myself am he!
    There is no god besides me.
I put to death and I bring to life,
    I have wounded and I will heal,
    and no one can deliver out of my hand.
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