160 Best Psalms Bible Verses

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Trust in God Psalms Bible Verses

  • Psalm 9:10 – Those who know your name trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you.
  • Psalm 16:8 – I keep my eyes always on the LORD. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.
  • Psalm 18:2 – The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.
  • Psalm 20:7 – Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God.
  • Psalm 28:7 – The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.
  • Psalm 31:14 – But I trust in you, LORD; I say, “You are my God.”
  • Psalm 37:5 – Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him and he will do this.
  • Psalm 52:8 – But I am like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God; I trust in God’s unfailing love for ever and ever.
  • Psalm 56:3 – When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.
  • Psalm 62:8 – Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge.

Praise and Worship Psalms Bible Verses

  • Psalm 7:17 – I will give thanks to the LORD because of his righteousness; I will sing the praises of the name of the LORD Most High.
  • Psalm 34:1 – I will extol the LORD at all times; his praise will always be on my lips.
  • Psalm 57:9 – I will praise you, Lord, among the nations; I will sing of you among the peoples.
  • Psalm 66:4 – All the earth bows down to you; they sing praise to you, they sing the praises of your name.
  • Psalm 71:8 – My mouth is filled with your praise, declaring your splendor all day long.
  • Psalm 81:1 – Sing for joy to God our strength; shout aloud to the God of Jacob!
  • Psalm 95:1 – Come, let us sing for joy to the LORD; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation.
  • Psalm 96:2 – Sing to the LORD, praise his name; proclaim his salvation day after day.
  • Psalm 100:4 – Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.
  • Psalm 108:3 – I will praise you, LORD, among the nations; I will sing of you among the peoples.

Guidance and Wisdom Psalms Bible Verses

  • Psalm 25:4-5 – Show me your ways, LORD, teach me your paths. Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long.
  • Psalm 32:8 – I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.
  • Psalm 37:23-24 – The LORD makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him; though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand.
  • Psalm 73:24 – You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will take me into glory.
  • Psalm 86:11 – Teach me your way, LORD, that I may rely on your faithfulness; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name.
  • Psalm 119:105 – Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.
  • Psalm 119:130 – The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple.
  • Psalm 143:8 – Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.
  • Psalm 25:9 – He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them his way.
  • Psalm 119:66 – Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I trust your commands.

Comfort and Healing Psalms Bible Verses

  • Psalm 23:4 – Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
  • Psalm 30:5 – For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.
  • Psalm 34:18 – The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.
  • Psalm 41:3 – The LORD sustains them on their sickbed and restores them from their bed of illness.
  • Psalm 46:1 – God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.
  • Psalm 147:3 – He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
  • Psalm 91:4 – He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.
  • Psalm 103:2-3 – Praise the LORD, my soul, and forget not all his benefits— who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases.
  • Psalm 107:20 – He sent out his word and healed them; he rescued them from the grave.
  • Psalm 121:1-2 – I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from? My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.

Strength and Courage Psalms Bible Verses

  • Psalm 27:1 – The LORD is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life—of whom shall I be afraid?
  • Psalm 29:11 – The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace.
  • Psalm 31:24 – Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the LORD.
  • Psalm 46:1-2 – God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea.
  • Psalm 59:16 – But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble.
  • Psalm 68:35 – You, God, are awesome in your sanctuary; the God of Israel gives power and strength to his people. Praise be to God!
  • Psalm 138:3 – When I called, you answered me; you greatly emboldened me.
  • Psalm 118:14 – The LORD is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation.
  • Psalm 84:5 – Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.
  • Psalm 18:39 – You armed me with strength for battle; you humbled my adversaries before me.

Hope and Future Psalms Bible Verses

  • Psalm 39:7 – “But now, Lord, what do I look for? My hope is in you.
  • Psalm 62:5 – Yes, my soul, find rest in God; my hope comes from him.
  • Psalm 71:5 – For you have been my hope, Sovereign LORD, my confidence since my youth.
  • Psalm 119:114 – You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word.
  • Psalm 130:5 – I wait for the LORD, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.
  • Psalm 131:3 – Israel, put your hope in the LORD both now and forevermore.
  • Psalm 33:18 – But the eyes of the LORD are on those who fear him, on those whose hope is in his unfailing love,
  • Psalm 42:11 – Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.
  • Psalm 65:5 – You answer us with awesome and righteous deeds, God our Savior, the hope of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest seas.
  • Psalm 78:7 – Then they would put their trust in God and would not forget his deeds but would keep his commands.

Deliverance and Salvation Psalms Bible Verses

  • Psalm 3:8 – From the LORD comes deliverance. May your blessing be on your people.
  • Psalm 34:17 – The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.
  • Psalm 40:17 – But as for me, I am poor and needy; may the Lord think of me. You are my help and my deliverer; you are my God, do not delay.
  • Psalm 50:15 – Call on me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you will honor me.
  • Psalm 91:14-15 – “Because he loves me,” says the LORD, “I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name. He will call on me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him.
  • Psalm 107:6 – Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress.
  • Psalm 116:8 – For you, LORD, have delivered me from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling.
  • Psalm 144:2 – He is my loving God and my fortress, my stronghold and my deliverer, my shield, in whom I take refuge, who subdues peoples under me.
  • Psalm 18:50 – He gives his king great victories; he shows unfailing kindness to his anointed, to David and to his descendants forever.
  • Psalm 54:7 – For he has delivered me from all my troubles, and my eyes have looked in triumph on my foes.

Creation and Majesty Psalms Bible Verses

  • Psalm 8:3-4 – When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them?
  • Psalm 19:1 – The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.
  • Psalm 24:1-2 – The earth is the LORD’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it; for he founded it on the seas and established it on the waters.
  • Psalm 33:6 – By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, their starry host by the breath of his mouth.
  • Psalm 104:24 – How many are your works, LORD! In wisdom you made them all; the earth is full of your creatures.
  • Psalm 95:4-5 – In his hand are the depths of the earth, and the mountain peaks belong to him. The sea is his, for he made it, and his hands formed the dry land.
  • Psalm 96:5 – For all the gods of the nations are idols, but the LORD made the heavens.
  • Psalm 102:25 – In the beginning you laid the foundations of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your hands.
  • Psalm 145:5 – They speak of the glorious splendor of your majesty— and I will meditate on your wonderful works.
  • Psalm 148:5 – Let them praise the name of the LORD, for at his command they were created.

Mercy and Forgiveness Psalms Bible Verses

  • Psalm 25:6-7 – Remember, LORD, your great mercy and love, for they are from of old. Do not remember the sins of my youth and my rebellious ways; according to your love remember me, for you, LORD, are good.
  • Psalm 32:1 – Blessed is the one whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered.
  • Psalm 51:1-2 – Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin.
  • Psalm 103:10-12 – He does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities. For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his love for those who fear him; as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us.
  • Psalm 130:3-4 – If you, LORD, kept a record of sins, Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness, so that we can, with reverence, serve you.
  • Psalm 86:5 – You, Lord, are forgiving and good, abounding in love to all who call to you.
  • Psalm 69:16 – Answer me, LORD, out of the goodness of your love; in your great mercy turn to me.
  • Psalm 103:3 – Who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases.
  • Psalm 145:8 – The LORD is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love.
  • Psalm 116:5 – The LORD is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion.

Joy and Gladness Psalms Bible Verses

  • Psalm 4:7 – You have filled my heart with greater joy than when their grain and new wine abound.
  • Psalm 16:11 – 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.
  • Psalm 30:11 – You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy.
  • Psalm 47:1 – Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of joy.
  • Psalm 63:7 – Because you are my help, I sing in the shadow of your wings.
  • Psalm 97:11 – Light shines on the righteous and joy on the upright in heart.
  • Psalm 100:1-2 – Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth. Worship the LORD with gladness; come before him with joyful songs.
  • Psalm 126:3 – The LORD has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy.
  • Psalm 132:16 – I will clothe her priests with salvation, and her faithful people will ever sing for joy.
  • Psalm 149:5 – Let his faithful people rejoice in this honor and sing for joy on their beds.

Protection and Safety Psalms Bible Verses

  • Psalm 17:8 – Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings.
  • Psalm 20:1 – May the LORD answer you in the day of trouble! May the name of the God of Jacob protect you!
  • Psalm 27:5 – For in the day of trouble he will keep me safe in his dwelling; he will hide me in the shelter of his sacred tent and set me high upon a rock.
  • Psalm 34:7 – The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear him, and he delivers them.
  • Psalm 61:3 – For you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the foe.
  • Psalm 91:2 – I will say of the LORD, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”
  • Psalm 121:7-8 – The LORD will keep you from all harm— he will watch over your life; the LORD will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.
  • Psalm 124:8 – Our help is in the name of the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth.
  • Psalm 138:7 – Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you preserve my life. You stretch out your hand against the anger of my foes; with your right hand you save me.
  • Psalm 140:4 – Keep me safe, LORD, from the hands of the wicked; protect me from the violent, who devise ways to trip my feet.

Thanksgiving and Gratitude Psalms Bible Verses

  • Psalm 7:17 – I will give thanks to the LORD because of his righteousness; I will sing the praises of the name of the LORD Most High.
  • Psalm 9:1 – I will give thanks to you, LORD, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.
  • Psalm 26:7 – Proclaiming aloud your praise and telling of all your wonderful deeds.
  • Psalm 50:23 – Those who sacrifice thank offerings honor me, and to the blameless I will show my salvation.
  • Psalm 69:30 – I will praise God’s name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving.
  • Psalm 75:1 – We give thanks to you, O God, we give thanks, for your Name is near; people tell of your wonderful deeds.
  • Psalm 95:2 – Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song.
  • Psalm 100:4 – Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.
  • Psalm 107:21-22 – Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind. Let them sacrifice thank offerings and tell of his works with songs of joy.
  • Psalm 116:17 – I will sacrifice a thank offering to you and call on the name of the LORD.

Leadership and Kingship Psalms Bible Verses

  • Psalm 2:6 – “I have installed my king on Zion, my holy mountain.”
  • Psalm 21:1 – The king rejoices in your strength, LORD. How great is his joy in the victories you give!
  • Psalm 45:6 – Your throne, O God, will last for ever and ever; a scepter of justice will be the scepter of your kingdom.
  • Psalm 72:1 – Endow the king with your justice, O God, the royal son with your righteousness.
  • Psalm 101:1 – I will sing of your love and justice; to you, LORD, I will sing praise.
  • Psalm 110:1 – The LORD says to my lord: “Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet.”
  • Psalm 132:11 – The LORD has sworn to David a sure oath from which he will not turn back: “One of the sons of your body I will set on your throne.”
  • Psalm 144:10 – to the One who gives victory to kings, who delivers his servant David. From the deadly sword,
  • Psalm 61:6-7 – Increase the days of the king’s life, his years for many generations. May he be enthroned in God’s presence forever; appoint your love and faithfulness to protect him.
  • Psalm 89:4 – ‘I will establish your line forever and make your throne firm through all generations.’”

Reflection and Meditation Psalms Bible Verses

  • Psalm 1:2 – But his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night.
  • Psalm 19:14 – May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer.
  • Psalm 49:3 – My mouth will speak words of wisdom; the meditation of my heart will give you understanding.
  • Psalm 77:12 – I will consider all your works and meditate on all your mighty deeds.
  • Psalm 104:34 – May my meditation be pleasing to him, as I rejoice in the LORD.
  • Psalm 119:15 – I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways.
  • Psalm 119:27 – Let me understand the teaching of your precepts; then I will meditate on your wonders.
  • Psalm 119:48 – I reach out for your commands, which I love, that I may meditate on your decrees.
  • Psalm 119:99 – I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your statutes.
  • Psalm 143:5 – I remember the days of long ago; I meditate on all your works and consider what your hands have done.

Faithfulness and Loyalty Psalms Bible Verses

  • Psalm 36:5 – Your love, LORD, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies.
  • Psalm 37:3 – Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture.
  • Psalm 40:10 – I do not hide your righteousness in my heart; I speak of your faithfulness and your saving help. I do not conceal your love and your faithfulness from the great assembly.
  • Psalm 89:1 – I will sing of the LORD’s great love forever; with my mouth I will make your faithfulness known through all generations.
  • Psalm 89:33 – But I will not take my love from him, nor will I ever betray my faithfulness.
  • Psalm 92:2 – to proclaim your love in the morning and your faithfulness at night,
  • Psalm 100:5 – For the LORD is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.
  • Psalm 108:4 – For great is your love, higher than the heavens; your faithfulness reaches to the skies.
  • Psalm 119:75 – I know, LORD, that your laws are righteous, and that in faithfulness you have afflicted me.
  • Psalm 119:90 – Your faithfulness continues through all generations; you established the earth, and it endures.

The Law and Precepts Psalms Bible Verses

  • Psalm 19:7 – The law of the LORD is perfect, refreshing the soul. The statutes of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple.
  • Psalm 78:1 – My people, hear my teaching; listen to the words of my mouth.
  • Psalm 78:5 – He decreed statutes for Jacob and established the law in Israel, which he commanded our ancestors to teach their children,
  • Psalm 89:30 – If his sons forsake my law and do not follow my statutes,
  • Psalm 94:12 – Blessed is the one you discipline, LORD, the one you teach from your law,
  • Psalm 105:45 – that they might keep his precepts and observe his laws. Praise the LORD.
  • Psalm 111:7-8 – The works of his hands are faithful and just; all his precepts are trustworthy. They are established for ever and ever, enacted in faithfulness and uprightness.
  • Psalm 112:1 – Praise the LORD. Blessed are those who fear the LORD, who find great delight in his commands.
  • Psalm 119:4 – You have laid down precepts that are to be fully obeyed.
  • Psalm 119:93 – I will never forget your precepts, for by them you have preserved my life.

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