Among the most quoted and read Bible verses are Romans 12:2, in which St. Paul tells believers in Rome not to conform to the pattern of this world but to God's will, and Philippians 4:8, in which Paul tells the faithful to think of true, noble, pure things. In Philippians 4:6, Paul urges believers not to be anxious but rather to present petitions to God with thanksgiving. The top-read verse on Bible Gateway in 2009 was John 3:16.
YouVersion, an online application, allows users to read, bookmark and share verses on social media and by email. The most-shared verse on YouVersion's Bible app in 2014 was Colossians 3:23-24, which urges Christians to work at whatever they do with all their heart and as though they work for the Lord. The second-most popular shared verse was Chronicles 16:34, which says, "Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever."
Jeremiah 29:11 made the YouVersion list as well as Bible Gateway's top-read list for 2009. It states, "'For 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.'" Another verse that showed up on both lists was Proverbs 3:5, which says, "Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding."