The word or variation of the word "believe" is used 280 times in the Bible.
It is used 236 times in the New Testament alone.
Jesus used it 68 times in the first 4 books of the New Testament.
Here are the verses where Jesus specifically says "believe" or "belief" or some variation thereof :
And Jesus said unto the centurion, Go thy way; and as thou hast believed, so be it done unto thee. And his servant was healed in the selfsame hour.
And when he was come into the house, the blind men came to him: and Jesus saith unto them, Believe ye that I am able to do this? They said unto him,
But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he
were drowned in the depth of the sea.
The baptism of John, whence was it? from heaven, or of men? And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say unto
us, Why did ye not then believe him?
For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, and ye believed him not: but the publicans and the harlots believed him: and ye, when ye had seen
it, repented not afterward, that ye might believe him.
Then if any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ, or there; believe it not.
Wherefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert; go not forth: behold, he is in the secret chambers; believe it not.
And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel.
As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, he saith unto the ruler of the synagogue, Be not afraid, only believe.
Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth.
And whosoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were
cast into the sea.
For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his
heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.
Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.
He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.
And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues;
Those by the way side are they that hear; then cometh the devil, and taketh away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe and be
They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of
temptation fall away.
But when Jesus heard it, he answered him, saying, Fear not: believe only, and she shall be made whole.
Art thou the Christ? tell us. And he said unto them, If I tell you, ye will not believe:
Then he said unto them, O fools, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken:
Jesus answered and said unto him, Because I said unto thee, I saw thee under the fig tree, believest thou? thou shalt see greater things than
If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe not, how shall ye believe, if I tell you of heavenly things?
That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only
begotten Son of God.
Jesus saith unto her, Woman, believe me, the hour cometh, when ye shall neither in this mountain, nor yet at Jerusalem, worship the Father.
Then said Jesus unto him, Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe.
Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into
condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.
And ye have not his word abiding in you: for whom he hath sent, him ye believe not.
How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour that cometh from God only?
For had ye believed Moses, ye would have believed me; for he wrote of me.
But if ye believe not his writings, how shall ye believe my words?
Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.
And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst.
But I said unto you, That ye also have seen me, and believe not.
And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son, and believeth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up
at the last day.
Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life.
But there are some of you that believe not. For Jesus knew from the beginning who they were that believed not, and who should betray him.
He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.
I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I am he, ye shall die in your sins.
And because I tell you the truth, ye believe me not.
Which of you convinceth me of sin? And if I say the truth, why do ye not believe me?
Jesus heard that they had cast him out; and when he had found him, he said unto him, Dost thou believe on the Son of God?
Jesus answered them, I told you, and ye believed not: the works that I do in my Father's name, they bear witness of me.
But ye believe not, because ye are not of my sheep, as I said unto you.
If I do not the works of my Father, believe me not.
But if I do, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him.
Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:
And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?
Jesus saith unto her, Said I not unto thee, that, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God?
And I knew that thou hearest me always: but because of the people which stand by I said it, that they may believe that thou hast sent me.
While ye have light, believe in the light, that ye may be the children of light. These things spake Jesus, and departed, and did hide himself from
Jesus cried and said, He that believeth on me, believeth not on me, but on him that sent me.
I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness.
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