48 Bible Verses For Someone Dying Of Cancer

By David Small •  Updated: 02/13/22 •  11 min read

Do know someone dying of cancer? Jesus came into the world to save all who believe that He is the Son of God and that He died on the cross for our sins.

The Bible states that Jesus appeared to undo the works of the devil. Illnesses are a consequence of human sin.

In the 3 years of his ministry on Earth, Jesus performed several miracles, and the vast majority of them were healings.

In each healing, Jesus revealed his divine nature and glorified God the Father.

Jesus was resurrected and that’s why He continues to heal today.

If you’re looking for the best Bible verses about healing for someone dying of cancer, here are 48 Bible verses to remember. Check them out.

Bible verses for someone dying of cancer

  1. Isaiah 53:4-5

Surely He has borne our griefs And carried our sorrows; Yet we esteemed Him stricken, Smitten by God, and afflicted.

But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes, we are healed.

  1. Jeremiah 17:14

Heal me, O LORD, and I shall be healed; Save me, and I shall be saved, For You are my praise.

  1. Psalms 107:20

He sent His word and healed them, And delivered them from their destructions.

  1. 1 Peter 2:24

who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness—by whose stripes you were healed.

  1. Exodus 15:26

And said, “If you diligently heed the voice of the LORD your God and do what is right in His sight, give ear to His commandments and keep all His statutes,

I will put none of the diseases on you which I have brought on the Egyptians. For I am the LORD who heals you.”

  1. Psalms 30:2

O LORD my God, I cried out to You, And You healed me.

  1. Jeremiah 33:6

Behold, I will bring it health and healing; I will heal them and reveal to them the abundance of peace and truth.

  1. James 5:14-15

Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.

And the prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

  1. Psalms 147:3

He heals the brokenhearted And binds up their wounds.

  1. Psalm 103:3

Who forgives all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases.

  1. Exodus 23:25

“So you shall serve the LORD your God, and He will bless your bread and your water. And I will take sickness away from the midst of you.

Bible verses that show how Jesus heals

One of the names of God is YHWH-Rapha, the LORD who heals. Our God is a healing God. He sent His son Jesus to destroy the work of the flesh.

Check out these Bible verses for some of the many verses that reveal how Jesus heals so as to build up your faith. Faith in God can heal any disease including cancer.

  1. Acts 10:38

How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him.

  1. Matthew 8:16

When evening had come, they brought to Him many who were demon-possessed. And He cast out the spirits with a word and healed all who were sick

  1. Luke 4:40

When the sun was setting, all those who had any that were sick with various diseases brought them to Him; and He laid His hands on every one of them and healed them.

  1. Acts 9:34

And Peter said to him, “Aeneas, Jesus the Christ heals you. Arise and make your bed.” Then he arose immediately.

  1. Luke 6:19

And the whole multitude sought to touch Him, for power went out from Him and healed them all.

  1. Mark 5:34

And He said to her, “Daughter, your faith has made you well. Go in peace, and be healed of your affliction.”

  1. Mark 6:56

Wherever He entered, into villages, cities, or the country, they laid the sick in the marketplaces and begged Him that they might just touch the hem of His garment. And as many as touched Him were made well.

  1. Matthew 15:30

Then great multitudes came to Him, having with them the lame, blind, mute, maimed, and many others; and they laid them down at Jesus’ feet, and He healed them.

  1. Matthew 4:24

Then His fame went throughout all Syria, and they brought to Him all sick people who were afflicted with various diseases and torments, and those who were demon-possessed, epileptics, and paralytics; and He healed them.

  1. Luke 8:44

came from behind and touched the border of His garment. And immediately her flow of blood stopped.

Also See: 43 Powerful Bible Verses for Healing and Strength.

Psalms bible verses for someone dying of cancer and to pray for health

In the book of Psalms, we find several verses that can help us meditate and pray in times of illness. Let us pray and trust! Almighty God is with us in the midst of any situation. He listens to us and will act according to his will.

  1. Psalm 6:2-4

Have mercy upon me, O LORD; for I am weak: O LORD, heal me; for my bones are vexed. My soul is also sore vexed: But thou, O LORD, how long? Return, O LORD, deliver my soul: oh save me for thy mercies sake.

  1. Psalm 28:1-2

To You I will cry, O LORD my Rock: Do not be silent to me, Lest, if You are silent to me, I become like those who go down to the pit. Hear the voice of my supplications When I cry to You When I lift up my hands toward Your holy sanctuary.

  1. Psalm 28:6-8

Blessed be the LORD Because He has heard the voice of my supplications! The LORD is my strength and my shield;

My heart trusted in Him, and I am helped; Therefore my heart greatly rejoices, And with my song, I will praise Him. The LORD is their strength, And He is the saving refuge of His anointed.

  1. Psalms 41:3

The LORD will strengthen him on his bed of illness; You will sustain him on his sickbed.

  1. Psalm 30:2-3

O Lord my God, I cried out to You, And You healed me. O Lord, You brought my soul up from the grave; You have kept me alive, [a]that I should not go down to the pit.

  1. Psalm 31:9-10

Have mercy on me, O LORD, for I am in trouble; My eye wastes away with grief, Yes, my soul and my body! For my life is spent with grief,

And my years with sighing; My strength fails because of my iniquity, And my bones waste away.

  1. Psalm 32:6-7

For this cause everyone who is godly shall pray to You In a time when You may be found; Surely in a flood of great waters, They shall not come near him.

You are my hiding place; shall preserve me from trouble; You shall surround me with songs of deliverance. Selah

  1. Psalm 34:6

This poor man cried out, and the LORD heard him And saved him out of all his troubles.

  1. Psalm 34:17-19

The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears And delivers them out of all their troubles.

The LORD is near to those who have a broken heart And saves such as have a contrite spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous, But the LORD delivers him out of them all.

  1. Psalm 68:19-20

Blessed be the Lord, Who daily loads us with benefits, The God of our salvation! Selah Our God is the God of salvation; And to GOD the Lord belong escapes from death.

  1. Psalm 73:26

My flesh and my heart fail, But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

  1. Psalm 103:1-3

Bless the LORD, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name! Bless the LORD, O my soul, And forget not all His benefits: Who forgives all your iniquities, Who heals all your diseases

  1. Psalm 107:20

He sent His word and healed them, And delivered them from their destructions.

  1. Psalm 143:1

Hear my prayer, O LORD, Give ear to my supplications! In Your faithfulness answer me, And in Your righteousness.

  1. Psalm 147:3

He heals the brokenhearted And binds up their wounds.

God has the power to heal all diseases

God is bigger than any disease, that is one of the certainties that we have his children. There has never been and never will be a disease that is more powerful than our God.

Let’s not hesitate to use these bible verses as a testimony for someone dying of cancer. Remember, the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

  1. Matthew 15:29-31

Jesus departed from there, skirted the Sea of Galilee, and went up on the mountain and sat down there.

Then great multitudes came to Him, having with them the lame, blind, mute, maimed, and many others; and they laid them down at Jesus’ feet, and He healed them.

So the multitude marveled when they saw the mute speaking, the maimed made whole, the lame walking, and the blind seeing; and they glorified the God of Israel.

  1. Luke 13:11-13

And behold, there was a woman who had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bent over and could in no way raise herself up.

But when Jesus saw her, He called her to Him and said to her, “Woman, you are loosed from your infirmity.” And He laid His hands on her, and immediately she was made straight, and glorified God.

  1. James 5:14-15

Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.

And the prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

  1. Jeremiah 30:17

For I will restore health to you And heal you of your wounds,’ says the LORD, ‘Because they called you an outcast saying: “This is Zion; No one seeks her.” ’

  1. John 16:33

These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world, you will have tribulation, but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.”

  1. 3 John 1:2

Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers.

Healing Power flows when we draw close to Jesus

The Bible mentions some people who were healed just by touching the hem of Jesus’ garment.

Was it a miracle cloak? No! The miraculous power flowed from Jesus and reached the people who approached him and touched his garment seeking the renewal (or the granting) of health.

The interesting thing is that Jesus allowed them to get close to him. He didn’t force people to keep their distance. Quite the opposite! He let them come close and healed them.

Let’s learn from them! Let us approach Jesus with our requests, let us bring our illnesses and ailments before him. He has his arms open; he is ready to receive us and work in us.

  1. Matthew 9:35

Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people.

  1. Matthew 4:23

And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all kinds of sickness and all kinds of disease among the people.

  1. Matthew 14:34-36

When they had crossed over, they came to the land of Gennesaret.

And when the men of that place recognized Him, they sent out into all that surrounding region, brought to Him all who were sick, and begged Him that they might only touch the hem of His garment.

And as many as touched it were made perfectly well.

  1. Mark 16:17-18

And these signs will follow those who believe:

In My name, they will cast out demons; they will speak with new tongues; they will take up serpents; and if they drink anything deadly, it will by no means hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover.”

  1. Revelation 21:4

And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.”

  1. 2 Corinthians 3:17

Now the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

In conclusion

One of God’s names is Jehovah Rapha, which means “The Healing Lord”. He is the physician of physicians, there is no disease or adverse condition that He cannot cure including cancer.

Take your petitions before the Lord. Do not be intimidated by the greatness or difficulty of it.

Remember that you serve the Almighty God. He always has something that he wants to give us or do in the midst of every situation.

David Small

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