Let’s look at some impossible Bible verses. “Nothing with God is impossible” is the most popular Bible verse on this topic. When things seem impossible, we want to find verses to help us through.
Our discovery begins with the modern definition of impossible, which means not able to occur, exist, or be done. As a child, we may think that riding a bike is impossible. Or it may seem impossible for a favorite sports team to win. Now lets look at the original Bible language. Using Strongs Concordance Hebrew (H369) which means nothing, naught, to have not, without. As we move into the New Testament Greek, the word impossible (G102) means without strength, impotent, powerless, weakly, disabled; unable to be done, impossible.
Now that we have our modern, Hebrew, and Greek definitions, let us look at these Bible verses using the word impossible. Next time you find yourself facing an impossible situation, open your Bible and look for a helpful verse.
Impossible Bible Verses
“Look!” he said. “The people are united, and they all speak the same language. After this, nothing they set out to do will be impossible for them! Come, let’s go down and confuse the people with different languages. Then they won’t be able to understand each other.” (Genesis 11:6-7 NLT)
They came up with their livestock and their tents like swarms of locusts. It was impossible to count them or their camels; they invaded the land to ravage it. (Judges 6:5 NIV)
The king’s demand is impossible. No one except the gods can tell you your dream, and they do not live here among people.” (Daniel 2:11 NLT)
“This is what the Lord of Heaven’s Armies says: All this may seem impossible to you now, a small remnant of God’s people. But is it impossible for me? says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies.” (Zechariah 8:6 NLT)
“You don’t have enough faith,” Jesus told them. “I tell you the truth, if you had faith even as small as a mustard seed, you could say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it would move. Nothing would be impossible.” (Matthew 17:20 NLT)
Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” (Matthew 19:26 NIV)
More Bible Verses
“For with God nothing will be impossible.” (Luke 1:37 NKJV)
He replied, “What is impossible for people is possible with God.” (Luke 18:27 NLT)
But God raised him from the dead, freeing him from the agony of death, because it was impossible for death to keep its hold on him. (Acts 2:24 NIV)
Oh, how great are God’s riches and wisdom and knowledge! How impossible it is for us to understand his decisions and his ways! (Romans 11:33 NLT)
For it is impossible to bring back to repentance those who were once enlightened—those who have experienced the good things of heaven and shared in the Holy Spirit, who have tasted the goodness of the word of God and the power of the age to come— and who then turn away from God. It is impossible to bring such people back to repentance; by rejecting the Son of God, they themselves are nailing him to the cross once again and holding him up to public shame. (Hebrews 6:4-6 NLT)
So God has given both his promise and his oath. These two things are unchangeable because it is impossible for God to lie. Therefore, we who have fled to him for refuge can have great confidence as we hold to the hope that lies before us. (Hebrews 6:18 NLT)
It is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins. (Hebrews 10:4 NIV)
But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him. (Hebrews 11:6 NKJV)
And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him. (Hebrews 11:6 NIV)
And it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to him must believe that God exists and that he rewards those who sincerely seek him. (Hebrews 11:6 NLT)
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