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Facing a cancer diagnosis can be an incredibly challenging and emotional journey, both for the person affected and their loved ones. In such trying times, finding solace, hope, and spiritual support can be of profound importance.

This guide explores a collection of Bible verses specifically chosen to offer comfort, strength, and encouragement to those grappling with cancer.

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These Bible Verses For Someone Dying Of Cancer speak to the themes of faith, healing, resilience, and the promise of eternal life, providing a source of reassurance and spiritual guidance during the most difficult moments.

60 Bible Verses For Someone Dying Of Cancer

1. Psalm 34:18

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”

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2. Isaiah 41:10

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

3. Psalm 91:11

“For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways.”

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4. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

“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.”

5. Philippians 4:6-7

“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.”

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6. Romans 8:28

“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.”

7. Matthew 11:28-30

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”

8. 1 Peter 5:7

“Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”

9. John 14:27

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”

10. Psalm 23:4

“Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”

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11. Jeremiah 30:17

“But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds, declares the Lord.”

12. Psalm 103:2-3

“Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits—who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases.”

13. James 5:15

“And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. If they have sinned, they will be forgiven.”

14. Exodus 15:26

“He said, ‘If you listen carefully to the Lord your God and do what is right in his eyes, if you pay attention to his commands and keep all his decrees, I will not bring on you any of the diseases I brought on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord, who heals you.'”

15. Psalm 107:19-20

“Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress. He sent out his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave.”

16. 2 Timothy 1:7

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.”

17. Psalm 30:2

“Lord my God, I called to you for help, and you healed me.”

18. Mark 5:34

“He said to her, ‘Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.'”

19. Matthew 8:17

“This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah: ‘He took up our infirmities and bore our diseases.'”

20. Psalm 41:3

“The Lord sustains them on their sickbed and restores them from their bed of illness.”

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21. Proverbs 3:5-6

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”

22. Isaiah 40:31

“But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”

23. Romans 8:38-39

“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

24. Psalm 139:13-14

“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.”

25. 2 Corinthians 4:16-18

“Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.”

26. Lamentations 3:22-23

“Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”

27. Romans 15:13

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

28. Psalm 46:1

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”

29. 2 Timothy 4:17

“But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength.”

30. Isaiah 43:2

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you.”

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31. Psalm 23:4

“Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”

32. 2 Corinthians 5:8

“We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.”

33. Revelation 21:4

“He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”

34. John 14:1-3

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?”

35. Psalm 34:17

“The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.”

36. 1 Corinthians 15:54-55

“When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written will come true: ‘Death has been swallowed up in victory.'”

37. Psalm 116:15

“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his faithful servants.”

38. Romans 14:8

“If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.”

39. 2 Corinthians 12:9-10

“But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.'”

40. 1 Thessalonians 4:13-14

“Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope.”

Scriptural Support for Someone Facing a Cancer Diagnosis

41. Proverbs 3:5-6

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”

42. Isaiah 40:31

“But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”

43. Romans 8:38-39

“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

44. Psalm 139:13-14

“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.”

45. 2 Corinthians 4:16-18

“Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.”

46. Lamentations 3:22-23

“Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”

47. Romans 15:13

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

48. Psalm 46:1

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”

49. 2 Timothy 4:17

“But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength.”

50. Isaiah 43:2

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you.”

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51. Psalm 23:4

“Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”

52. 2 Corinthians 5:8

“We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.”

53. Revelation 21:4

“He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”

54. John 14:1-3

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?”

55. Psalm 34:17

“The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.”

56. 1 Corinthians 15:54-55

“When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written will come true: ‘Death has been swallowed up in victory.'”

57. Psalm 116:15

“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his faithful servants.”

58. Romans 14:8

“If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.”

59. 2 Corinthians 12:9-10

“But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.'”

60. 1 Thessalonians 4:13-14

“Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope.”

Conclusion

In the face of cancer, the wisdom and solace found within the pages of the Bible can serve as a beacon of hope and a source of unwavering strength.

Through these carefully selected verses, we are reminded that even in the most trying of circumstances, there is a higher power offering comfort, healing, and the promise of eternal peace.

As individuals and families navigate the challenges of cancer, may these words serve as a source of inspiration and a reminder of the enduring faith that can provide solace in the most difficult of times.

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