We often find ourselves in situations that call for teamwork and cooperation. Whether it’s in our families, places of work, schools, or churches, working together not only helps us to increase our effectiveness in accomplishing tasks but also helps to foster a sense of community and camaraderie.

Bible verses about working together.
A team at work.

Throughout the Bible, God teaches us about the importance of teamwork and encourages us to work together in order to succeed, using His own example.

In the book of Genesis, within the account of creation, we encounter a divine teamwork where God says, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness,” (Genesis 1:26) suggesting that the Holy Trinity (God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit) were all working together. After the creation, God was pleased with what He had created and declared “it was very good,” proving to us the great results that can be achieved through teamwork. 

Here is a look at 50 other encouraging Bible verses about working together that will inspire the spirit of teamwork in you.

Bible Verses About Working Together

Ecclesiastes 4:9-10  

“Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up.”

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Proverbs 27:17  

“As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.”

Romans 12:4-5  

“For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.”

Philippians 2:2  

“Then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind.”

Bible Verses About Teamwork
Bible verse showing how important we are to one another.

1 Corinthians 3:9  

“For we are co-workers in God’s service; you are God’s field, God’s building.”

Ecclesiastes 4:12  

“Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.”

Galatians 6:2  

“Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.”

1 Corinthians 12:12  

“Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ.”

Proverbs 15:22  

“Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.”

Proverbs 16:3  

“Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.”

Matthew 18:19-20  

“Again, truly I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything they ask for, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven. For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.”

1 Thessalonians 5:11  

“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.”

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Proverbs 27:9  

“Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of a friend springs from their heartfelt advice.”

Proverbs 11:14  

“For lack of guidance a nation falls, but victory is won through many advisers.”

Romans 12:10  

“Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.”

Proverbs 13:20  

“Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm.”

Ephesians 4:3  

“Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.”

Proverbs 27:6  

“Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses.”

Bible verses about teamwork
Bible verse on taking advice.

1 Corinthians 3:8  

“The one who plants and the one who waters have one purpose, and they will each be rewarded according to their own labor.”

Proverbs 19:20  

“Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise.”

Philippians 1:27  

“Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or only hear about you in my absence, I will know that you stand firm in the one Spirit, striving together as one for the faith of the gospel.”

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Proverbs 12:15  

“The way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice.”

1 Thessalonians 5:14  

“And we urge you, brothers and sisters, warn those who are idle and disruptive, encourage the disheartened, help the weak, be patient with everyone.”

Philippians 2:3-4  

“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.”

Galatians 5:13  

“You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.”

Proverbs 24:6  

“Surely you need guidance to wage war, and victory is won through many advisers.”

Ephesians 4:11-12  

“So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up.”

Bible Verses About Teamwork
This Bible verse shows why we should help each other.

Hebrews 10:24-25  

“And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.”

1 Corinthians 1:10  

“I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought.”

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Colossians 3:23-24  

“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.”

Proverbs 16:9   

“In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.”

1 Corinthians 12:25   

“So that there should be no division in the body, but that its parts should have equal concern for each other.”

Ephesians 2:10   

“For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”

Romans 15:5-6   

“May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.”

1 Corinthians 12:26   

“If one part suffers, every part suffers with it; if one part is honored, every part rejoices with it.”

Bible Verses About Teamwork
Bible verse showing the importance of unity.

Ephesians 4:2 

“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.”

1 Corinthians 3:9 

“For we are co-workers in God’s service; you are God’s field, God’s building.”

Colossians 3:16 

“Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.”

James 5:16 

“Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.”

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1 Peter 4:10 

“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.”

Galatians 6:9-10 

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.”

Romans 14:19 

“Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.”

Romans 12:16 

“Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. Do not be conceited.

Psalm 133:1

“How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!”

Colossians 3:13-14 

“Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.”

1 Peter 3:8 

“Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.”

Ephesians 4:13 

“Until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ

Colossians 3:15 

“Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.”

3 John 1:8

“We ought therefore to show hospitality to such people so that we may work together for the truth.”

1 Corinthians 12:17

“If the whole body were an eye, where would the sense of hearing be? If the whole body were an ear, where would the sense of smell be?”