47 Powerful Psalms for Good Health

By David •  Updated: 03/13/23 •  10 min read

Psalms for good health are a powerful tool that inspires us to watch out on our health. God’s plan for us is to enjoy good health.

He sacrificed His only son so that we may experience health in abundance. The Bible is full of scriptures showing how much He wants us to be in good health.

Psalms for good health are a great example of His good will for us. We can read them, sing them, recite them or meditate upon them as we trust God to keep us fit.

Psalms for Good Health.

1. Psalms 30:2 (NIV)

Lord my God, I called to you for help, and you healed me.”

2. Psalms 41:3 (NIV)

“The Lord sustains them on their sickbed and restores them from their bed of illness.”

3. Psalms 51:10 (NIV)

“Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.”

4. Psalms 6:2 (NIV)

“Have mercy on me, Lord, for I am faint; heal me, Lord, for my bones are in agony.”

5. Psalms 4:7 (NIV)

“Fill my heart with joy when their grain and new wine abound.”

6. Psalms 34:18 (NIV)

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”

7. Psalms 73:26 (NIV)

“My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”

8. Psalms 31:9 (NIV)

“Be merciful to me, Lord, for I am in distress; my eyes grow weak with sorrow, my soul and body with grief.”

9. Psalms 63:5 (NIV)

“I will be fully satisfied as with the richest of foods; with singing lips my mouth will praise you.”

10. Psalms 145:14-16 (NIV)

“The Lord upholds all who fall and lifts up all who are bowed down. The eyes of all look to you, and you give them their food at the proper time. You open your hand and satisfy the desires of every living thing.

Psalms for Comfort and Strength.

Our bodies are the temple of the Lord. 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 (NIV) says, “Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; 20 you were bought at a price.

Therefore, honor God with your bodies.” We cannot manage to honor God with our bodies when they are not in good condition. As we strive to keep the temple of the Lord in a good state, we can reflect over these psalms for good health.


11. Psalms 5:12 (NIV)

“Surely, Lord, you bless the righteous; you surround them with your favor as with a shield.”

12. Psalms 62:1-2 (NIV) 

“Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from Him. Truly He is my rock and my salvation; He is my fortress, I will never be shaken.”

13. Psalms 119:50 (NIV)

“My comfort in my suffering is this: your promise preserves my life.

14. Psalms 146:8 (NIV) 

“The Lord gives sight to the blind, the Lord lifts up those who are bowed down, the Lord loves the righteous.”

15. Psalms 107:20 -21 (NIV)

“He sent out His word and healed them; He rescued them from the grave. Let them give thanks to the Lord for His unfailing love and His wonderful deeds for mankind.”

16. Psalms 6:8-9 (NIV) 

“I keep my eyes always on the Lord. With Him at my right hand, I will not be shaken. Therefore, my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure.”

17. Psalms 147:3 (NIV) 

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”

18. Psalms 27:13-14 (NIV) 

“I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.”

19. Psalms 103:1-5 (NIV) 

“Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise His holy name.

Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all His benefits— who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.”

20. Psalms 9:10 (NIV) 

“Those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you.”

21. Psalms 34:10 (NIV)

“The lions may grow weak and hungry, but those who seek the Lord lack no good thing.”

Psalms for Good Health

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Powerful Psalms to Read When You Want to Enjoy Good Health.

As children of God, we have to enjoy good health at all costs. That is what our Heavenly Father intends for us. Just like any parent would love to see their children enjoying health, God also wants the same for us.

3 John 1:2-3 (NIV) says, “Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well.

3 It gave me great joy when some believers came and testified about your faithfulness to the truth, telling how you continue to walk in it.” It pleases the Lord when His children enjoy good health in abundance.


22. Psalms 68:9 (NIV)

“You gave abundant showers, O God; you refreshed your weary inheritance.”

23. Psalms 51:12 (NIV)

“Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me.”

24. Psalms 91:15-16 (NIV)

“He will call on me, and I will answer Him; I will be with Him in trouble, I will deliver Him and honor Him. With long life I will satisfy Him and show Him my salvation.”

25. Psalms 16:9-11 (NIV)

“Therefore, my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure, because you will not abandon me to the realm of the dead, nor will you let your faithful one see decay.

You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.”

26. Psalms 3:3 (NIV)

“But you, Lord, are a shield around me, my glory, the One who lifts my head high.”

27. Psalms 37:3 (NIV)

“Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture.”

28. Psalms 38:14-15 (NIV)

“I have become like one who does not hear, whose mouth can offer no reply. Lord, I wait for you; you will answer, Lord my God.”

29. Psalms 34:4 (NIV) 

“I sought the Lord, and He answered me; He delivered me from all my fears.”

30. Psalms 31:7 (NIV) 

“I will be glad and rejoice in your love, for you saw my affliction and knew the anguish of my soul.”

31. Psalms 29:11 (NIV)

“The Lord gives strength to His people; the Lord blesses His people with peace.”

Psalms That Will Help You Maintain Good Health

Good health is a great gift from God, and a treasure that needs to be maintained.

Inasmuch as God desires to see us in good health, it is our responsibility to maintain it. We have to look after our bodies, maintain good hygiene, keep warm and observe a good diet.

1 Timothy 6:20 (NIV) says, “Guard what has been entrusted to your care. Turn away from godless chatter and the opposing ideas of what is falsely called knowledge, which some have professed and in so doing have departed from the faith.”

We should not engage in things that may be harmful to our health.


32. Psalms 27:13 (NIV)

“I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.”

33. Psalms 23:2-3 (NIV) 

“He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake.”

34. Psalms 17:8 (NIV) 

“Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings.”

35. Psalms 84:11 (NIV) 

“For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless.”

36. Psalms 40:2-3 (NIV) 

“He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand. He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God. Many will see and fear the Lord and put their trust in him.”

37. Psalms 51:10 (NIV) 

“Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.”

38. Psalms 57:7 (NIV) 

“My heart, O God, is steadfast, my heart is steadfast; I will sing and make music.”

39. Psalms 80:7 (NIV)

“Restore us, God Almighty; make your face shine on us, that we may be saved.”

41. Psalms 84:5 (NIV) 

“Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.”

Psalms for Good Health

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Psalms You Can Read to Thank God for Good Health

Being in good health helps us to feel good about ourselves, and to acknowledge God’s love over our lives. It motivates us to step out in faith to fulfill our God-given purposes on earth.

To thank God for the gift of good heath, we can recite the psalms for good health with a grateful attitude.


41. Psalms 90:14-15 (NIV)

“Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love, that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days. Make us glad for as many days as you have afflicted us, for as many years as we have seen trouble.”

42. Psalms 107:8-9 (NIV)

“Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind, for he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.”

43. Psalms 118:17-18 (NIV)

“I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the Lord has done. The Lord has chastened me severely, but he has not given me over to death.”

44. Psalms 144:12 (NIV)

“Then our sons in their youth will be like well-nurtured plants, and our daughters will be like pillars carved to adorn a palace.”

45. Psalms 142:3 (NIV) 

“When my spirit grows faint within me, it is you who watch over my way. In the path where I walk people have hidden a snare for me.”

46. Psalms 139:13-17 (NIV)

“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful; I know that full well.

My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together in the depths of the earth.

Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. How precious to me are your thoughts, God! How vast is the sum of them!”

47. Psalms 128:1-3 (NIV)

“Blessed are all who fear the Lord, who walk in obedience to Him. You will eat the fruit of your labor; blessings and prosperity will be yours. Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table.”


Psalms for good health are a reminder to all of us that we should not take our health for granted. They remind us that God wants the best for every part of our being.

As Christians, we need to strive and see to it that our spiritual, physical and emotional aspects are in good health. God will take delight in us if we will take good care of our bodies because they are His temple.


Is an Ordained Minister and Life Coach. He is an ordained minister since 1988. Shortly after receiving Jesus as his personal savior, he answered the call to ministry.

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