Can You Finish These Bible Verses That Most Christians Know by Heart?

By: Talin Vartanian
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About This Quiz

A wide range of Bible verses are well known for their inspirational messages on love and life perspectives. In this quiz, we've compiled a list of 35 popular Bible verses that will test your knowledge!

Let's do a few warm-up exercises. What do you think is the first half of the following Bible verse: "...that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life." In this type of question, you'll get a short list of possible answers, and it will be your job to guess which sentence in the list fits in the verse. The above question actually has the missing verse: "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son."

Here's another one to try: "And now these three remain: faith, hope and love..." What do you think is the missing second half of this phrase? The answer is "But the greatest of these is love."

This quiz will also look at verses where you have to fill in the missing blanks, as well as figure out which words in the verse are incorrect.

Take this Bible verse quiz now to test your knowledge on popular words, phrases and inspirational messages from the Bible!

What is the second half of this Bible verse: "I can do all this through him _________."

The second half of this Bible verse is "who gives me strength," so the sentence should read as "I can do all this through him who gives me strength." This is from Philippians 4:13.

Which words are missing from this verse: "Whoever does not ______ does not know God, because _______ is love.”

The missing words in the verse are "love" and "God." Thus, the verse should read as "Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love" from 1 John 4:8.

What are the missing words in this verse? "In the beginning,​ God created the _______ and the _________.”

"Heavens, earth" are the missing words in this verse. It should then be read as "In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth" from Genesis 1:1.

Complete this Bible verse: "You have been born anew, not from perishable but from imperishable seed _______."

The final sentence that completes this bible verse is "through the living and abiding word of God." This is from Peter 1:23.

"____________, for love will cover a multitude of sins."

The first part of this Bible verse should read as "And above all things have fervent love for one another,..." This is from Peter 4:8.

This Bible verse is from Thessalonians 5:16-18. Can you complete the missing words? "Rejoice _________; pray without ________; in everything give __________."

The missing words are "always, ceasing, thanks." Thus, the verse should read as "Rejoice always; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks."

Fill in the missing blanks for this Bible verse from Corinthians 5:17: "Old things are _______ away; behold, all things are become ________."

"Passed, new" are the missing words in this B​ible verse. The sentence should then read as "Old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new."

The first half of this verse is incorrect. "'He called to me' and gave me strength." What should be the correct first half of this verse?

The first half of the verse should read as "But the Lord stood with me." Thus, the verse is "But the Lord stood with me and gave me strength" from Timothy 4:17.

What is the second half of the following verse: "And now these three remain: faith, hope and love _________."

The second half of the verse is "But the greatest of these is love." The verse should be read as "And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love" from Corinthians 13:13.

Can you guess what the first half of this verse is: "..., that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life."

The first half of this verse is "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son..." This is from John 3:16.

Fill in the missing blanks of this verse: "And we know that in all things ______ works for the good of those who ______ him, who have been called according to his _________."

The missing words from this verse are "God, love, purpose." Thus, the verse should read as "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" from Romans 8:28.

Two of the words in this verse are incorrect: "Ten are better than one...for if they rise, one will lift up the other." Which words are incorrect?

"Ten, rise" are incorrectly placed in the verse. It should actually read as "Two are better than one...for if they fall, one will lift up the other" from Ecclesiastes 4:9-10.

Complete the second half of this verse: "Be not quick in your spirit to become angry,______."

The missing second half of the verse is "For anger lodges in the heart of fools." This is from Ecclesiastes 7:9.

Fill in the missing blanks in this verse: “For by _______ you have been saved through ________, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of ________.”

The missing words in the Bible verse are "grace, faith, God." Thus, the verse should read as “For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God" from Ephesians 2:8.

The second half of this verse is incorrect: "The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; For he will be punished by the wrath of the Lord." What should be the correct second half of this verse?

The second half of the verse should read as "I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” This is from John 10:10.

Fill in the missing blanks in this Bible verse: "The fruit of the spirit is _____, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and __________."

The missing words are "love, self-control." The verse should then be read as "The fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control" from Galatians 5:22-23.

Which words in this Bible verse are incorrect: "Death and God are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the sins thereof."

The incorrect words in this Bible verse are "God" and "sins." The verse should be read as "Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof" from Proverbs 18:21.

The word "supper" is incorrect in the verse, "They joy before thee according the joy in the supper." What should be the correct word?

"Harvest" should replace the word "supper." Thus, the verse is, "They joy before thee according the joy in the harvest" from Isaiah 9:3.

"_____________, so I will comfort you; in Jerusalem you shall find your comfort."

The missing first part of the verse is "As a mother comforts her child..." This is from Isaiah 66:13.

The word "bounty" is incorrect in this verse, "And God said, 'Let there be bounty': and there was bounty." Which word should replace "bounty"?

The word "light" should replace the words "bounty" in this verse. It should then read as "And God said, Let there be light: and there was light" from Genesis 1:3.

Finish this Bible verse "For I know the plans I have for you...plans to prosper you and not to harm you, _________."

The bible verse should read as "For I know the plans I have for you...plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." This is from Jeremiah 29:11.

"For God so loved the world that He gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him __________."

"Shall not perish but have eternal life" is the missing second half of this verse. It is from John 3:16.

"___________; for perfect love casteth out fear."

The first half of this verse is "There is no fear in love." This is from John 4:18.

Two of the words in this verse are incorrect "Then shall the righteous propel forth as the sun in the kingdom of the Heavens." Which words are incorrect?

"Propel" and "Heavens" are the two incorrect words in this verse. The correct verse is as follows: "Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of the Father" from Matthew 13:43.

Fill in the missing word "Our faith can move __________."

"Mountains" is the missing word. The verse should be read as "Our faith can move mountains" from Matthew 17:20.

The first half of this verse is incorrect: "For I know that my Redeemer lives, And obtains favor from the Lord." What is the correct first-half of this verse?

The correct first half of this verse is "He who finds a wife finds a good thing." The verse should be fully read as "He who finds a wife finds a good thing, And obtains favor from the Lord" from Proverbs 18:22.

What is the missing second half of this verse: "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, _______."

The missing phrase in the verse is "he will not depart from it." The verse should be fully read as "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it" from Proverbs 22:6.

What is the missing word in this verse "A faithful man shall abound with _________."

"Blessings" is the missing word in the verse. It is then read as "A faithful man shall abound with blessings" from Proverbs 28:20.

"Believe" is incorrect in the context of this verse: "Believe in the Lord always: and again I say, Believe." What is the correct word that should replace "believe?"

The word "rejoice" should replace the words "believe" in this verse. Thus, it should read as "Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice" from Philippians 4:4.

"_______________, To keep you in all your ways.”

The first half of the verse is "For He shall give His angels charge over you." This is from Psalm 91:11.

What is the missing first half of this verse: "_______________________ and with all your soul and with all your strength."

"Love the Lord your God with all your heart" is the missing first half of this verse. It is also from Deuteronomy 6:5.

One of the words is incorrect in the verse "In the beginning was the Light, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God." Can you tell which it is?

"Light" is the incorrect word in this verse. It should read as "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God" from John 1:1-2.

Fill in the missing blanks in this verse: "Above all else, guard your _______, for everything you do _______ from it."

The missing words in the verse are "heart" and "flows." Thus, it should read as "Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it" from Proverbs 4:23.

"Thy word have I hid in mine heart, __________________."

The second half of the verse is "That I might not sin against thee." This is from Psalm 119:11.

Which of these words is incorrect in this verse: "Be strong and take heart, all who hope in the World."

"World" is the incorrect word in this verse. It should be read as "Be strong and take heart, all who hope in the Lord" from Psalm 31:25.

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