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bible verses on fear

Overcoming Fear Bible Verses

  • Isaiah 41:10 – “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”
  • 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.”
  • 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.”
  • 2 Timothy 1:7 – “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.”
  • 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?”
  • Deuteronomy 31:6 – “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.”
  • Psalm 34:4 – “I sought the Lord, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears.”
  • Isaiah 43:1 – “But now, this is what the Lord says— he who created you, Jacob, he who formed you, Israel: ‘Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine.’”
  • 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.”
  • 1 Peter 5:7 – “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”

Trusting God in the Face of Fear Bible Verses

  • Proverbs 3:5-6 – “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”
  • Psalm 56:3-4 – “When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise—in God I trust and am not afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?”
  • Isaiah 35:4 – “Say to those with fearful hearts, ‘Be strong, do not fear; your God will come, he will come with vengeance; with divine retribution he will come to save you.’”
  • Psalm 112:7 – “They will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the Lord.”
  • Psalm 91:1-2 – “Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, ‘He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.’”
  • Hebrews 13:6 – “So we say with confidence, ‘The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?’”
  • Psalm 118:6-7 – “The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me? The Lord is with me; he is my helper.”
  • Nahum 1:7 – “The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in him,”
  • Psalm 115:11 – “You who fear him, trust in the Lord— he is their help and shield.”
  • Psalm 32:7 – “You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance.”

The Peace of God Overcoming Fear Bible Verses

  • Philippians 4:6-7 – “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”
  • John 14:27 – “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”
  • 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.”
  • Isaiah 26:3 – “You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.”
  • Psalm 29:11 – “The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace.”
  • 2 Thessalonians 3:16 – “Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.”
  • Psalm 4:8 – “In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety.”
  • Romans 15:13 – “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”
  • Psalm 85:8 – “I will listen to what God the Lord says; he promises peace to his people, his faithful servants— but let them not turn to folly.”
  • Matthew 11:28-29 – “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.”

Faith Overcoming Fear Bible Verses

  • Hebrews 11:1 – “Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.”
  • Mark 5:36 – “Overhearing what they said, Jesus told him, ‘Don’t be afraid; just believe.’”
  • 2 Corinthians 5:7 – “For we live by faith, not by sight.”
  • Matthew 21:21 – “Jesus replied, ‘Truly I tell you, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and it will be done.”
  • Hebrews 11:6 – “And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.”
  • 1 John 5:4-5 – “For everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. Who is it that overcomes the world? Only the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God.”
  • Psalm 56:11 – “In God I trust and am not afraid. What can man do to me?”
  • Romans 10:17 – “So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.”
  • Ephesians 3:16-17 – “I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love,”
  • James 1:6 – “But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind.”

Courage in the Face of Fear Bible Verses

  • Deuteronomy 20:3 – “He shall say: ‘Hear, Israel: Today you are going into battle against your enemies. Do not be fainthearted or afraid; do not panic or be terrified by them.'”
  • 1 Chronicles 28:20 – “David also said to Solomon his son, ‘Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord God, my God, is with you. He will not fail you or forsake you until all the work for the service of the temple of the Lord is finished.'”
  • Psalm 31:24 – “Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord.”
  • 1 Corinthians 16:13 – “Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.”
  • Psalm 138:3 – “When I called, you answered me; you greatly emboldened me.”
  • Acts 27:25 – “So keep up your courage, men, for I have faith in God that it will happen just as he told me.”
  • Joshua 10:25 – “Joshua said to them, ‘Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Be strong and courageous. This is what the Lord will do to all the enemies you are going to fight.'”
  • 2 Chronicles 32:7 – “‘Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or discouraged because of the king of Assyria and the vast army with him, for there is a greater power with us than with him.'”
  • Psalm 27:14 – “Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.”
  • Daniel 10:19 – “‘Do not be afraid, you who are highly esteemed,’ he said. ‘Peace! Be strong now; be strong.’ When he spoke to me, I was strengthened and said, ‘Speak, my lord, since you have given me strength.'”

God’s Protection in Times of Fear Bible Verses

  • Psalm 91:4-5 – “He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart. You will not fear the terror of night, nor the arrow that flies by day,”
  • 2 Samuel 22:3-4 – “My God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation. He is my stronghold, my refuge and my savior— from violent people you save me. I called to the Lord, who is worthy of praise, and have been saved from my enemies.”
  • Proverbs 18:10 – “The name of the Lord is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.”
  • 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.”
  • Exodus 14:13-14 – “Moses answered the people, ‘Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the Lord will bring you today. The Egyptians you see today you will never see again. The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.'”
  • Psalm 32:10 – “Many are the woes of the wicked, but the Lord’s unfailing love surrounds the one who trusts in him.”
  • Nehemiah 4:14 – “After I looked things over, I stood up and said to the nobles, the officials and the rest of the people, ‘Don’t be afraid of them. Remember the Lord, who is great and awesome, and fight for your families, your sons and your daughters, your wives and your homes.'”
  • Psalm 46:7 – “The Lord Almighty is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress.”
  • 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.”
  • Isaiah 54:17 – “No weapon forged against you will prevail, and you will refute every tongue that accuses you. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and this is their vindication from me,” declares the Lord.”

Finding Strength in God’s Presence Bible Verses

  • Exodus 33:14 – “The Lord replied, ‘My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.’”
  • Psalm 16:8 – “I keep my eyes always on the Lord. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.”
  • Nehemiah 8:10 – “Nehemiah said, ‘Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.’”
  • Isaiah 40:29 – “He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.”
  • 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 62:6 – “Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken.”
  • Isaiah 12:2 – “Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The Lord, the Lord himself, is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation.”
  • Psalm 118:14 – “The Lord is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation.”
  • 2 Corinthians 12:9-10 – “But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.”
  • Psalm 59:9-10 – “You are my strength, I watch for you; you, God, are my fortress, my God on whom I can rely.”

The Lord as Our Guide Through Fear Bible Verses

  • Psalm 48:14 – “For this God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our guide even to the end.”
  • 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.”
  • Proverbs 3:5-6 – “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”
  • Isaiah 58:11 – “The Lord will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.”
  • 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.”
  • John 16:13 – “But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come.”
  • Psalm 73:24 – “You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will take me into glory.”
  • Psalm 23:3 – “He refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake.”
  • Proverbs 16:9 – “In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.”
  • Isaiah 42:16 – “I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them; I will turn the darkness into light before them and make the rough places smooth. These are the things I will do; I will not forsake them.”

Joy and Fearlessness in the Lord Bible Verses

  • Philippians 4:4 – “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!”
  • Romans 15:13 – “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”
  • Nehemiah 8:10 – “Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”
  • 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.”
  • Isaiah 61:10 – “I delight greatly in the Lord; my soul rejoices in my God. For he has clothed me with garments of salvation and arrayed me in a robe of his righteousness, as a bridegroom adorns his head like a priest, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.”
  • Psalm 5:11 – “But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you.”
  • Psalm 9:2 – “I will be glad and rejoice in you; I will sing the praises of your name, O Most High.”
  • 1 Peter 1:8-9 – “Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, for you are receiving the end result of your faith, the salvation of your souls.”
  • Psalm 13:5 – “But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation.”
  • Habakkuk 3:17-18 – “Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the vines, though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food, though there are no sheep in the pen and no cattle in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my Savior.”

Deliverance from Fear Bible Verses

  • Psalm 34:17 – “The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.”
  • Psalm 54:7 – “For he has delivered me from all my troubles, and my eyes have looked in triumph on my foes.”
  • 2 Timothy 4:18 – “The Lord will rescue me from every evil attack and will bring me safely to his heavenly kingdom. To him be glory for ever and ever. Amen.”
  • Psalm 107:13-14 – “Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress. He brought them out of darkness, the utter darkness, and broke away their chains.”
  • Acts 12:5-7 – “So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him. The night before Herod was to bring him to trial, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains, and sentries stood guard at the entrance. Suddenly an angel of the Lord appeared and a light shone in the cell. He struck Peter on the side and woke him up. ‘Quick, get up!’ he said, and the chains fell off Peter’s wrists.”
  • Luke 8:36 – “Those who had seen it told the people how the demon-possessed man had been cured.”
  • Psalm 50:15 – “Call on me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you will honor me.”
  • Daniel 6:27 – “He rescues and he saves; he performs signs and wonders in the heavens and on the earth. He has rescued Daniel from the power of the lions.”
  • Jonah 2:2 – “He said: ‘In my distress I called to the Lord, and he answered me. From deep in the realm of the dead I called for help, and you listened to my cry.'”
  • 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.'”

The Righteousness That Dispels Fear Bible Verses

  • Proverbs 28:1 – “The wicked flee though no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion.”
  • Isaiah 32:17 – “The fruit of that righteousness will be peace; its effect will be quietness and confidence forever.”
  • Psalm 112:6-8 – “Surely the righteous will never be shaken; they will be remembered forever. They will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the Lord. Their hearts are secure, they will have no fear; in the end they will look in triumph on their foes.”
  • Proverbs 14:26 – “In the fear of the Lord one has strong confidence, and his children will have a refuge.”
  • Psalm 37:39-40 – “The salvation of the righteous comes from the Lord; he is their stronghold in time of trouble. The Lord helps them and delivers them; he delivers them from the wicked and saves them, because they take refuge in him.”
  • Isaiah 54:14 – “In righteousness you will be established: Tyranny will be far from you; you will have nothing to fear. Terror will be far removed; it will not come near you.”
  • Psalm 64:10 – “The righteous will rejoice in the Lord and take refuge in him; all the upright in heart will glory in him!”
  • Proverbs 2:7-8 – “He holds success in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless, for he guards the course of the just and protects the way of his faithful ones.”
  • Psalm 34:15 – “The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears are attentive to their cry.”
  • Psalm 97:10-11 – “Let those who love the Lord hate evil, for he guards the lives of his faithful ones and delivers them from the hand of the wicked. Light shines on the righteous and joy on the upright in heart.”

Hope and Assurance Against Fear Bible Verses

  • Romans 8:24-25 – “For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.”
  • Hebrews 6:18-19 – “God did this so that, by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled to take hold of the hope set before us may be greatly encouraged. We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.”
  • Psalm 33:18-19 – “But the eyes of the Lord are on those who fear him, on those whose hope is in his unfailing love, to deliver them from death and keep them alive in famine.”
  • Titus 2:13 – “While we wait for the blessed hope—the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.”
  • Psalm 39:7 – “But now, Lord, what do I look for? My hope is in you.”
  • 1 Peter 1:3 – “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.”
  • Psalm 71:5 – “For you have been my hope, Sovereign Lord, my confidence since my youth.”
  • Romans 5:2-5 – “Through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope of the glory of God. Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.”
  • Psalm 146:5 – “Blessed are those whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord their God.”
  • Lamentations 3:24 – “I say to myself, ‘The Lord is my portion; therefore I will wait for him.’”

The Sovereignty of God Over Fear Bible Verses

  • Job 42:2 – “I know that you can do all things; no purpose of yours can be thwarted.”
  • Psalm 103:19 – “The Lord has established his throne in heaven, and his kingdom rules over all.”
  • Proverbs 19:21 – “Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.”
  • Isaiah 46:9-10 – “Remember the former things, those of long ago; I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like me. I make known the end from the beginning, from ancient times, what is still to come. I say, ‘My purpose will stand, and I will do all that I please.’”
  • Daniel 2:20-21 – “Daniel said: ‘Praise be to the name of God for ever and ever; wisdom and power are his. He changes times and seasons; he deposes kings and raises up others. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the discerning.'”
  • Psalm 115:3 – “Our God is in heaven; he does whatever pleases him.”
  • Jeremiah 10:10 – “But the Lord is the true God; he is the living God, the eternal King. When he is angry, the earth trembles; the nations cannot endure his wrath.”
  • Psalm 22:28 – “For dominion belongs to the Lord and he rules over the nations.”
  • 1 Chronicles 29:11-12 – “Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the majesty and the splendor, for everything in heaven and earth is yours. Yours, Lord, is the kingdom; you are exalted as head over all. Wealth and honor come from you; you are the ruler of all things. In your hands are strength and power to exalt and give strength to all.”
  • Psalm 47:2 – “For the Lord Most High is awesome, the great King over all the earth.”

Faithfulness of God as Our Shield Against Fear Bible Verses

  • 2 Thessalonians 3:3 – “But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one.”
  • Deuteronomy 7:9 – “Know therefore that the Lord your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commandments.”
  • 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.”
  • 1 Corinthians 1:9 – “God is faithful, who has called you into fellowship with his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.”
  • Psalm 36:5 – “Your love, Lord, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies.”
  • Hebrews 10:23 – “Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.”
  • Lamentations 3:22-23 – “Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”
  • 1 Peter 4:19 – “So then, those who suffer according to God’s will should commit themselves to their faithful Creator and continue to do good.”
  • Psalm 119:90 – “Your faithfulness continues through all generations; you established the earth, and it endures.”
  • 2 Timothy 2:13 – “If we are faithless, he remains faithful, for he cannot disown himself.”

The Comfort of God’s Love Against Fear Bible Verses

  • Romans 8:38-39 – “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
  • 1 John 4:18 – “There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.”
  • Psalm 36:7 – “How priceless is your unfailing love, O God! People take refuge in the shadow of your wings.”
  • Zephaniah 3:17 – “The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.”
  • Romans 5:5 – “And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.”
  • Ephesians 2:4-5 – “But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved.”
  • Psalm 23:6 – “Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.”
  • 1 John 3:1 – “See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.”
  • Psalm 63:3 – “Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you.”
  • John 15:9 – “As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love.”

Hope in God’s Word Against Fear Bible Verses

  • Psalm 119:50 – “My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.”
  • Romans 15:4 – “For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope.”
  • Psalm 130:5 – “I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.”
  • Joshua 1:8 – “Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful.”
  • Psalm 119:114 – “You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word.”
  • Psalm 119:81 – “My soul faints with longing for your salvation, but I have put my hope in your word.”
  • Psalm 119:74 – “May those who fear you rejoice when they see me, for I have put my hope in your word.”
  • 2 Timothy 3:16-17 – “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.”
  • Psalm 19:7-8 – “The law of the Lord is perfect, refreshing the soul. The statutes of the Lord are trustworthy, making wise the simple. The precepts of the Lord are right, giving joy to the heart. The commands of the Lord are radiant, giving light to the eyes.”
  • Psalm 119:105 – “Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.”