17 Encouraging and Inspirational Bible Verses for Get Well Cards

by Sister McCook
Get well card with roses

When someone you know is unwell, it can be difficult to know what to say or do to help them feel better.

A great way to show your support is to send them a get-well card with a Bible verse that will encourage and uplift them.

In this post, we will provide 17 verses from the Bible that are perfect to use in get-well cards.

We will also provide some tips on how to find the right Bible verse for someone who is sick, and offer a prayer for those who are unwell.

What to Say in a Get Well Card

Get well soon cards are a great way to show someone you’re thinking of them and wishing them a speedy recovery.

But what do you say in a get-well card? You can find inspiration in these 17 Bible verses.

17 Bible Verses for Get Well Cards

When someone you know is sick, it can be hard to find the right words to say. You want to encourage them and let them know you are thinking of them, but you also don’t want to make them feel worse.

The Bible has many verses that can provide encouragement and hope for those who are sick. Here are 17 really good ones:

#1: “I can do all this through him who gives me strength.” – Philippians 4:13

This verse from Philippians tells us that we can do anything through Christ who gives us strength. We don’t have to be afraid or anxious because He is with us.

#2: “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want.” – Psalm 23:1

This verse from Psalm tells us that the Lord is our shepherd. We will never be in want because He will always take care of us.

#3: “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.” – Revelation 21:4

God is with us always, even in our darkest times. This verse from Revelation assures us that He will wipe away our tears and pain one day and everything that is bad with us will pass.

#4: “Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord.” – Psalm 31:24

This verse from Psalm tells us that we can be strong and have courage because of our hope in God. When we trust in Him, we don’t have to be afraid or worry.

#5: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.” – Proverbs 03:5-6

This verse from Proverbs tells us to trust in the Lord with all our hearts. We should lean on Him for understanding and guidance, and He will make our paths straight.

#6: “For I am the Lord, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you.” – Isaiah 41:13

This verse from Isaiah tells us that God is our strength and He will help us. We should not be afraid, because He is with us and will help us through whatever we face.

#7: “The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” – Deuteronomy 31:8

This verse from Deuteronomy tells us that God is with us always and will never leave us. He wants to encourage us and give us strength when we are feeling down.

#8: “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.” – Isaiah 40:31

This verse from Isaiah tells us that when we hope in God, He will give us strength. We will be able to do things we never thought possible because He is with us.


#9: “The Lord is my light and my salvation- whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life- of whom shall I be afraid?” – Psalm 27:1

This verse from Psalm asks us who we should be afraid of if we have God in our lives. He is our light and salvation, so we should not be afraid of anything else.

#10: “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.” – Psalm 23:4

This verse from Psalm reassures us that even if we go through tough times, God will be with us. He provides comfort and protection for us during our darkest times.

#11: “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” – 1 Peter 5:7

This verse from I Peter tells us that we don’t have to be anxious or worried because God cares for us. He will take care of us no matter what happens.

#12: “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” – Psalm 34:18

This verse from Psalm tells us that the Lord is close to those who are hurting. He understands our pain and will help us through it.

#13: “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” – Psalm 147:3

This verse from Psalm tells us that God heals those who are brokenhearted. He doesn’t just ignore our pain or leave us to deal with it on our own.

#14: “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, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God.” – 2 Corinthians 1:3-5

This verse from II Corinthians tells us that God is a compassionate and comforting God. He comforts us in our times of trouble so that we can comfort others.

#15: “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” – Matthew 5:4

This verse from Matthew tells us that those who mourn will be comforted. God understands our pain and sadness, and He will comfort us in our time of need.

#16: “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.” – Romans 8:28

This verse from Romans reassures us that even though bad things happen, God can use them for good. He has a plan for our lives and will work everything out for the best.

#17: “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” – Psalm 46:10

This verse from Psalm tells us to be still and know that God is in control. He is exalted among the nations, and He will be exalted in the earth.

How to Find the Right Bible Verse for Someone Who is Sick

When you are looking for a Bible verse to encourage someone who is sick, it is important to find one that speaks specifically to their situation.

Here are a few tips for finding the right verse for your get well card:

  • Look for a Bible verse that is encouraging and uplifting.
  • Find a verse that specifically mentions healing or being made well.
  • Look for a verse that speaks to the person’s specific need, whether it be physical, emotional, or spiritual.
  • Finally, make sure the verse is one that the person can easily understand and relate to.

Prayer for Someone Who is Unwell

Here are too healing prayers that you can pray for someone who is unwell:

Dear God,

We (I) come to you today asking for your healing touch. We know that you are the Great Physician and nothing is too hard for you.

(Name of person), we ask that you would put your healing hand on them (Him/Her) and restore them to health.

We know that you are faithful and we thank you for your many blessings. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Dear Heavenly Father,

We come to you today on behalf of (person’s name). They are not feeling well and we are asking for your healing touch.

You are the Great Physician and nothing is too hard for you. We know that you will restore them to health and we thank you for your faithfulness.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.


The Bible is full of encouraging and inspirational verses that can be used as the perfect message for a get-well card.

Whether you are looking for a verse to encourage a friend or family member who is ill, or you are looking for a way to brighten someone’s day, these verses are perfect.

So, next time you are stuck for something to write in a get-well card, look no further than the verses Above.

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