Top Verses in 2017


“This is my command— be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

Top Verses Around the World (A Sample of 36 Countries)

ArgentinaJoshua 1:9MalaysiaJeremiah 29:11
CambodiaJohn 3:1MexicoJoshua 1:9
CanadaJeremiah 29:11NetherlandsJoshua 1:9
ChileJoshua 1:9New ZealandRomans 12:2
ColombiaJoshua 1:9NigeriaJeremiah 29:11
Costa RicaJoshua 1:9PeruJoshua 1:9
Dominican RepublicJoshua 1:9PhilippinesJeremiah 29:11
EcuadorJoshua 1:9RomaniaRomans 8:28
EgyptJoshua 1:9RussiaRomans 8:28
FranceJoshua 1:9SingaporeJeremiah 29:11
GermanyJoshua 1:9SpainJoshua 1:9
GhanaJoshua 1:9SwedenJoshua 1:9
GuatemalaJoshua 1:9TaiwanRomans 8:28
IndonesiaJoshua 1:9ThailandJohn 3:16
ItalyJoshua 1:9United KingdomJeremiah 29:11
JapanJeremiah 29:11VenezualaJoshua 1:9
KenyaJoshua 1:9VietnamJohn 3:16
Source: Youversion Bible App
Chart of Number of Countries by Top Verses
Chart created by us, based on data from Youversion Bible App

In 2017, Joshua 1:9 was the top verse for 17 countries; Jeremiah 29:11 was the top verse for 10 countries;  John 3:16 for 3 countries; Romans 8:28 for 3 countries; and Romans 12:2 for 1 country.

List of countries according to their top verse in 2017

Joshua 1:9 “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

  1. Argentina
  2. Chile
  3. Colombia
  4. Costa Rica
  5. Dominican Republic
  6. Ecuador
  7. Egypt
  8. France
  9. Germany
  10. Guatemala
  11. Italy
  12. Mexico
  13. Netherlands
  14. Peru
  15. Spain
  16. Sweden
  17. Venezuela

John 3:16 “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.”

  1. Cambodia
  2. Thailand
  3. Vietnam

Jeremiah 29:11 “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.”

  1. Canada
  2. Ghana
  3. Indonesia
  4. Japan
  5. Kenya
  6. Malaysia
  7. Nigeria
  8. Philippines
  9. Singapore
  10. United Kingdom

Romans 8:28 “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.”

  1. Romania
  2. Russia
  3. Taiwan

Romans 12:2 “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.”

  1. New Zealand

In United States, the top verse in 2017 is Romans 8:28 (NIV) “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.”

For 2017, the fellowing chart shows my year in the Youversion Bible App: 

My Year in the Bible App

From the statistics above-displayed, I realize that I should do better in 2018 and beyond. Next year, I will do the evaluation. What is your 2017 year in the Bible App? Share it with us in the comments field below.