Bible Verses About the Future: 11 Fascinating Scriptures


Jeremiah 29:11

ESVFor I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
KJVFor I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.
NASB‘For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the LORD, ‘plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope.
NIVFor I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
NLTFor I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.

Proverbs 16:3

ESVCommit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.
KJVCommit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.
NASBCommit your works to the LORD And your plans will be established.
NIVCommit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.
NLTCommit your actions to the LORD, and your plans will succeed.

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Proverbs 19:21

ESVMany are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the Lord that will stand.
KJVThere are many devices in a man’s heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.
NASBMany plans are in a man’s heart, But the counsel of the LORD will stand.
NIVMany are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails.
NLTYou can make many plans, but the LORD’s purpose will prevail.

Luke 12:32

ESV“Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
KJVFear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
NASB“Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has chosen gladly to give you the kingdom.
NIV“Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom.
NLT“So don’t be afraid, little flock. For it gives your Father great happiness to give you the Kingdom.

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Proverbs 3:5

ESVTrust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.
KJVTrust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
NASBTrust in the LORD with all your heart And do not lean on your own understanding.
NIVTrust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;
NLTTrust in the LORD with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding.

Romans 8:18

ESVFor I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.
KJVFor I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.
NASBFor I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us.
NIVI consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.
NLTYet what we suffer now is nothing compared to the glory he will reveal to us later.

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Philippians 1:6

ESVAnd I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.
KJVBeing confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:
NASBFor I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.
NIVbeing confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.
NLTAnd I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.

1 Thessalonians 5:9

ESVFor God has not destined us for wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,
KJVFor God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,
NASBFor God has not destined us for wrath, but for obtaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,
NIVFor God did not appoint us to suffer wrath but to receive salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ.
NLTFor God chose to save us through our Lord Jesus Christ, not to pour out his anger on us.

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1 Timothy 4:12

ESVLet no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.
KJVLet no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
NASBLet no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example of those who believe.
NIVDon’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.
NLTDon’t let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity.

1 John 3:22

ESVAnd whatever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him.
KJVAnd whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.
NASBand whatever we ask we receive from Him, because we keep His commandments and do the things that are pleasing in His sight.
NIVand receive from him anything we ask, because we keep his commands and do what pleases him.
NLTAnd we will receive from him whatever we ask because we obey him and do the things that please him.

Proverbs 16:9

ESVThe heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps.
KJVA man’s heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.
NASBThe mind of man plans his way, But the LORD directs his steps.
NIVIn their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps.
NLTWe can make our plans, but the LORD determines our steps.

Psalm 23:6

ESVSurely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.
KJVSurely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.
NASBSurely goodness and lovingkindness will follow me all the days of my life, And I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.
NIVSurely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.
NLTSurely your goodness and unfailing love will pursue me all the days of my life, and I will live in the house of the LORD forever.

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