34 Bible Verses about Emotions

Proverbs 29:11 ESV / 161 helpful votes

A fool gives full vent to his spirit, but a wise man quietly holds it back.

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 139 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Proverbs 15:18 ESV / 75 helpful votes

A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger quiets contention.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 71 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Galatians 5:16-24 ESV / 54 helpful votes

But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do. But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law. Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions,

2 Corinthians 10:5 ESV / 34 helpful votes

We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ,

Ecclesiastes 3:4 ESV / 33 helpful votes

A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;

Proverbs 15:13 ESV / 26 helpful votes

A glad heart makes a cheerful face, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is crushed.

Ephesians 6:13 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 17 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Romans 12:15 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.

Romans 12:9 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 17 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.

Matthew 10:28 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.

1 John 4:16 ESV / 14 helpful votes

So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

Hebrews 10:23 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful.

Colossians 2:8 ESV / 9 helpful votes

See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ.

Proverbs 17:22-23 ESV / 8 helpful votes

A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. The wicked accepts a bribe in secret to pervert the ways of justice.

Isaiah 30:15 ESV / 7 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,

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

Joshua 24:15 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”

James 2:19 ESV / 6 helpful votes

You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!

John 11:35 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Jesus wept.

Ecclesiastes 3:4-6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; a time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing; a time to seek, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;

Romans 1:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

Proverbs 25:28 ESV / 5 helpful votes

A man without self-control is like a city broken into and left without walls.

Proverbs 10:18 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The one who conceals hatred has lying lips, and whoever utters slander is a fool.

Matthew 12:33-34 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or make the tree bad and its fruit bad, for the tree is known by its fruit. You brood of vipers! How can you speak good, when you are evil? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.

Genesis 6:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Romans 12:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.

Jude 1:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And the angels who did not stay within their own position of authority, but left their proper dwelling, he has kept in eternal chains under gloomy darkness until the judgment of the great day—

1 Timothy 2:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

Ezekiel 36:35 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And they will say, ‘This land that was desolate has become like the garden of Eden, and the waste and desolate and ruined cities are now fortified and inhabited.’

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