15 Bible Verses about Asking For Help

John 14:13-14 ESV / 93 helpful votes

Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it.

Psalm 121:2 ESV / 74 helpful votes

My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 52 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Psalm 121:1-8 ESV / 32 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. Behold, he who keeps Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord is your keeper; the Lord is your shade on your right hand. ...

Matthew 11:28 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

John 15:16 ESV / 18 helpful votes

You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you.

Matthew 7:7 ESV / 18 helpful votes

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

James 4:2 ESV / 17 helpful votes

You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask.

Jeremiah 31:16 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord: “Keep your voice from weeping, and your eyes from tears, for there is a reward for your work, declares the Lord, and they shall come back from the land of the enemy.

Matthew 9:15 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And Jesus said to them, “Can the wedding guests mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them? The days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast.

Nahum 1:13 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And now I will break his yoke from off you and will burst your bonds apart.”

2 Corinthians 12:1-21 ESV / 6 helpful votes

I must go on boasting. Though there is nothing to be gained by it, I will go on to visions and revelations of the Lord. I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago was caught up to the third heaven—whether in the body or out of the body I do not know, God knows. And I know that this man was caught up into paradise—whether in the body or out of the body I do not know, God knows— and he heard things that cannot be told, which man may not utter. On behalf of this man I will boast, but on my own behalf I will not boast, except of my weaknesses. ...

Psalm 54:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

O God, hear my prayer; give ear to the words of my mouth.

Psalm 5:1-3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: for the flutes. A Psalm of David. Give ear to my words, O Lord; consider my groaning. Give attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you do I pray. O Lord, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for you and watch.

Obadiah 1:21 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Saviors shall go up to Mount Zion to rule Mount Esau, and the kingdom shall be the Lord's.

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