100 Bible Verses about Confidence

Proverbs 3:26 ESV / 230 helpful votes

For the Lord will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being caught.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 116 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

2 Corinthians 3:5 ESV / 96 helpful votes

Not that we are sufficient in ourselves to claim anything as coming from us, but our sufficiency is from God,

1 John 3:20-21 ESV / 80 helpful votes

For whenever our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and he knows everything. Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence before God;

Hebrews 13:6 ESV / 64 helpful votes

So we can confidently say, “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me?”

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 62 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Romans 15:13 ESV / 59 helpful votes

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

1 John 4:18 ESV / 48 helpful votes

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.

1 John 3:22 ESV / 42 helpful votes

And whatever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him.

Proverbs 28:26 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Whoever trusts in his own mind is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom will be delivered.

Psalm 20:7 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God.

James 4:13-15 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit”— yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes. Instead you ought to say, “If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that.”

Psalm 27:1-3 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Of David. 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? When evildoers assail me to eat up my flesh, my adversaries and foes, it is they who stumble and fall. Though an army encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; though war arise against me, yet I will be confident.

1 Timothy 6:17 ESV / 24 helpful votes

As for the rich in this present age, charge them not to be haughty, nor to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly provides us with everything to enjoy.

2 Corinthians 1:9 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Indeed, we felt that we had received the sentence of death. But that was to make us rely not on ourselves but on God who raises the dead.

Romans 15:1-33 ESV / 23 helpful votes

We who are strong have an obligation to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves. Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up. For Christ did not please himself, but as it is written, “The reproaches of those who reproached you fell on me.” For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus, ...

Isaiah 30:15 ESV / 19 helpful votes

For thus said the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel, “In returning and rest you shall be saved; in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.” But you were unwilling,

Proverbs 14:26 ESV / 18 helpful votes

In the fear of the Lord one has strong confidence, and his children will have a refuge.

Hebrews 10:35-36 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Therefore do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward. For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God you may receive what is promised.

1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace. We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers, remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. For we know, brothers loved by God, that he has chosen you, because our gospel came to you not only in word, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction. You know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your sake. ...

Romans 8:28 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Galatians 6:7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap.

Psalm 118:1-29 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever! Let Israel say, “His steadfast love endures forever.” Let the house of Aaron say, “His steadfast love endures forever.” Let those who fear the Lord say, “His steadfast love endures forever.” Out of my distress I called on the Lord; the Lord answered me and set me free. ...

Psalm 20:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

They collapse and fall, but we rise and stand upright.

2 Peter 1:10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Therefore, brothers, be all the more diligent to make your calling and election sure, for if you practice these qualities you will never fall.

Hebrews 10:35 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Therefore do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward.

Romans 12:16 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight.

Proverbs 23:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Do not toil to acquire wealth; be discerning enough to desist.

Isaiah 49:15-16 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“Can a woman forget her nursing child, that she should have no compassion on the son of her womb? Even these may forget, yet I will not forget you. Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me.

Isaiah 9:10 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“The bricks have fallen, but we will build with dressed stones; the sycamores have been cut down, but we will put cedars in their place.”

Psalm 44:6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For not in my bow do I trust, nor can my sword save me.

Job 15:31 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Let him not trust in emptiness, deceiving himself, for emptiness will be his payment.

Luke 18:9-14 ESV / 8 helpful votes

He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and treated others with contempt: “Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee, standing by himself, prayed thus: ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector. I fast twice a week; I give tithes of all that I get.’ But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, ‘God, be merciful to me, a sinner!’ ...

Luke 11:3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Give us each day our daily bread,

Matthew 6:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.

Jeremiah 49:4 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Why do you boast of your valleys, O faithless daughter, who trusted in her treasures, saying, ‘Who will come against me?’

Jeremiah 12:5 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“If you have raced with men on foot, and they have wearied you, how will you compete with horses? And if in a safe land you are so trusting, what will you do in the thicket of the Jordan?

Psalm 62:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us. Selah

Psalm 10:6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

He says in his heart, “I shall not be moved; throughout all generations I shall not meet adversity.”

James 5:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

Hebrews 10:19-25 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Therefore, brothers, since we have confidence to enter the holy places by the blood of Jesus, by the new and living way that he opened for us through the curtain, that is, through his flesh, and since we have a great priest over the house of God, let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water. Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful. ...

Philippians 4:3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Yes, I ask you also, true companion, help these women, who have labored side by side with me in the gospel together with Clement and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life.

Galatians 5:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

I have confidence in the Lord that you will take no other view than mine, and the one who is troubling you will bear the penalty, whoever he is.

1 Corinthians 3:21 ESV / 7 helpful votes

So let no one boast in men. For all things are yours,

Romans 8:38-39 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Matthew 16:18 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Jeremiah 2:37 ESV / 7 helpful votes

From it too you will come away with your hands on your head, for the Lord has rejected those in whom you trust, and you will not prosper by them.

Isaiah 36:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Behold, you are trusting in Egypt, that broken reed of a staff, which will pierce the hand of any man who leans on it. Such is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who trust in him.

Isaiah 30:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And you said, “No! We will flee upon horses”; therefore you shall flee away; and, “We will ride upon swift steeds”; therefore your pursuers shall be swift.

Isaiah 30:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Who say to the seers, “Do not see,” and to the prophets, “Do not prophesy to us what is right; speak to us smooth things, prophesy illusions,

Isaiah 30:2 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Who set out to go down to Egypt, without asking for my direction, to take refuge in the protection of Pharaoh and to seek shelter in the shadow of Egypt!

Isaiah 22:11 ESV / 7 helpful votes

You made a reservoir between the two walls for the water of the old pool. But you did not look to him who did it, or see him who planned it long ago.

Isaiah 5:21 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, and shrewd in their own sight!

Psalm 63:1-11 ESV / 7 helpful votes

A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah. O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water. So I have looked upon you in the sanctuary, beholding your power and glory. Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you. So I will bless you as long as I live; in your name I will lift up my hands. My soul will be satisfied as with fat and rich food, and my mouth will praise you with joyful lips, ...

Psalm 33:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The king is not saved by his great army; a warrior is not delivered by his great strength.

Psalm 30:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

As for me, I said in my prosperity, “I shall never be moved.”

Job 11:20 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But the eyes of the wicked will fail; all way of escape will be lost to them, and their hope is to breathe their last.”

1 Chronicles 4:9-10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Jabez was more honorable than his brothers; and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, “Because I bore him in pain.” Jabez called upon the God of Israel, saying, “Oh that you would bless me and enlarge my border, and that your hand might be with me, and that you would keep me from harm so that it might not bring me pain!” And God granted what he asked.

Revelation 18:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

As she glorified herself and lived in luxury, so give her a like measure of torment and mourning, since in her heart she says, ‘I sit as a queen, I am no widow, and mourning I shall never see.’

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Philippians 4:12-13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need. I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Philippians 2:23 ESV / 6 helpful votes

I hope therefore to send him just as soon as I see how it will go with me,

Philippians 1:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.

Jeremiah 2:23 ESV / 6 helpful votes

How can you say, ‘I am not unclean, I have not gone after the Baals’? Look at your way in the valley; know what you have done— a restless young camel running here and there,

Isaiah 30:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Egypt's help is worthless and empty; therefore I have called her “Rahab who sits still.”

Isaiah 30:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Everyone comes to shame through a people that cannot profit them, that brings neither help nor profit, but shame and disgrace.”

Isaiah 30:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“Ah, stubborn children,” declares the Lord, “who carry out a plan, but not mine, and who make an alliance, but not of my Spirit, that they may add sin to sin;

Isaiah 28:18 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then your covenant with death will be annulled, and your agreement with Sheol will not stand; when the overwhelming scourge passes through, you will be beaten down by it.

Proverbs 14:16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

One who is wise is cautious and turns away from evil, but a fool is reckless and careless.

Psalm 147:10-11 ESV / 6 helpful votes

His delight is not in the strength of the horse, nor his pleasure in the legs of a man, but the Lord takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his steadfast love.

Psalm 108:12 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Oh grant us help against the foe, for vain is the salvation of man!

2 Kings 19:23 ESV / 6 helpful votes

By your messengers you have mocked the Lord, and you have said, ‘With my many chariots I have gone up the heights of the mountains, to the far recesses of Lebanon; I felled its tallest cedars, its choicest cypresses; I entered its farthest lodging place, its most fruitful forest.

Zephaniah 1:12 ESV / 5 helpful votes

At that time I will search Jerusalem with lamps, and I will punish the men who are complacent, those who say in their hearts, ‘The Lord will not do good, nor will he do ill.’

Ezekiel 30:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then they will know that I am the Lord, when I have set fire to Egypt, and all her helpers are broken.

Isaiah 28:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Because you have said, “We have made a covenant with death, and with Sheol we have an agreement, when the overwhelming whip passes through it will not come to us, for we have made lies our refuge, and in falsehood we have taken shelter”;

Isaiah 20:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then they shall be dismayed and ashamed because of Cush their hope and of Egypt their boast.

Isaiah 9:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And all the people will know, Ephraim and the inhabitants of Samaria, who say in pride and in arrogance of heart:

Isaiah 8:12 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“Do not call conspiracy all that this people calls conspiracy, and do not fear what they fear, nor be in dread.

Proverbs 29:26 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Many seek the face of a ruler, but it is from the Lord that a man gets justice.

Proverbs 26:12 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Do you see a man who is wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Proverbs 19:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who breathes out lies will not escape.

Proverbs 16:25 ESV / 5 helpful votes

There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.

Psalm 118:24 ESV / 5 helpful votes

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

Psalm 60:11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Oh, grant us help against the foe, for vain is the salvation of man!

Psalm 49:7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Truly no man can ransom another, or give to God the price of his life,

Psalm 49:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Those who trust in their wealth and boast of the abundance of their riches?

Psalm 36:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For he flatters himself in his own eyes that his iniquity cannot be found out and hated.

2 Chronicles 16:7-9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

At that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah and said to him, “Because you relied on the king of Syria, and did not rely on the Lord your God, the army of the king of Syria has escaped you. Were not the Ethiopians and the Libyans a huge army with very many chariots and horsemen? Yet because you relied on the Lord, he gave them into your hand. For the eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to give strong support to those whose heart is blameless toward him. You have done foolishly in this, for from now on you will have wars.”

2 Kings 18:21 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Behold, you are trusting now in Egypt, that broken reed of a staff, which will pierce the hand of any man who leans on it. Such is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who trust in him.

1 Kings 20:11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And the king of Israel answered, “Tell him, ‘Let not him who straps on his armor boast himself as he who takes it off.’”

1 Samuel 21:1-9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then David came to Nob to Ahimelech the priest. And Ahimelech came to meet David trembling and said to him, “Why are you alone, and no one with you?” And David said to Ahimelech the priest, “The king has charged me with a matter and said to me, ‘Let no one know anything of the matter about which I send you, and with which I have charged you.’ I have made an appointment with the young men for such and such a place. Now then, what do you have on hand? Give me five loaves of bread, or whatever is here.” And the priest answered David, “I have no common bread on hand, but there is holy bread—if the young men have kept themselves from women.” And David answered the priest, “Truly women have been kept from us as always when I go on an expedition. The vessels of the young men are holy even when it is an ordinary journey. How much more today will their vessels be holy?” ...

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

Galatians 6:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

Zephaniah 2:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

This is the exultant city that lived securely, that said in her heart, “I am, and there is no one else.” What a desolation she has become, a lair for wild beasts! Everyone who passes by her hisses and shakes his fist.

Jeremiah 7:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“Behold, you trust in deceptive words to no avail.

Isaiah 31:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Woe to those who go down to Egypt for help and rely on horses, who trust in chariots because they are many and in horsemen because they are very strong, but do not look to the Holy One of Israel or consult the Lord!

Proverbs 18:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

A rich man's wealth is his strong city, and like a high wall in his imagination.

Job 29:18 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Then I thought, ‘I shall die in my nest, and I shall multiply my days as the sand,

2 Kings 10:18-28 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Then Jehu assembled all the people and said to them, “Ahab served Baal a little, but Jehu will serve him much. Now therefore call to me all the prophets of Baal, all his worshipers and all his priests. Let none be missing, for I have a great sacrifice to offer to Baal. Whoever is missing shall not live.” But Jehu did it with cunning in order to destroy the worshipers of Baal. And Jehu ordered, “Sanctify a solemn assembly for Baal.” So they proclaimed it. And Jehu sent throughout all Israel, and all the worshipers of Baal came, so that there was not a man left who did not come. And they entered the house of Baal, and the house of Baal was filled from one end to the other. He said to him who was in charge of the wardrobe, “Bring out the vestments for all the worshipers of Baal.” So he brought out the vestments for them. ...

1 Samuel 13:8-14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

He waited seven days, the time appointed by Samuel. But Samuel did not come to Gilgal, and the people were scattering from him. So Saul said, “Bring the burnt offering here to me, and the peace offerings.” And he offered the burnt offering. As soon as he had finished offering the burnt offering, behold, Samuel came. And Saul went out to meet him and greet him. Samuel said, “What have you done?” And Saul said, “When I saw that the people were scattering from me, and that you did not come within the days appointed, and that the Philistines had mustered at Michmash, I said, ‘Now the Philistines will come down against me at Gilgal, and I have not sought the favor of the Lord.’ So I forced myself, and offered the burnt offering.” ...

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