100 Bible Verses about Nervousness

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 843 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.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 631 helpful votes

Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 391 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.

John 14:27 ESV / 388 helpful votes

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

Psalm 56:3 ESV / 388 helpful votes

When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.

Matthew 6:34 ESV / 361 helpful votes

“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Psalm 55:22 ESV / 354 helpful votes

Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.

Proverbs 12:25 ESV / 327 helpful votes

Anxiety in a man's heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 287 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Psalm 34:4 ESV / 283 helpful votes

I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 281 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Psalm 94:19 ESV / 271 helpful votes

When the cares of my heart are many, your consolations cheer my soul.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 255 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

Matthew 11:28-30 ESV / 234 helpful votes

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”

1 Peter 5:6-7 ESV / 230 helpful votes

Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 213 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.

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 211 helpful votes

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

Hebrews 13:6 ESV / 206 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 192 helpful votes

Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.”

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 175 helpful votes

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.

Matthew 6:25-34 ESV / 166 helpful votes

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. ...

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 155 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.”

Romans 8:28 ESV / 152 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.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 151 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

Psalm 27:1 ESV / 143 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?

Colossians 3:15 ESV / 142 helpful votes

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 130 helpful votes

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Psalm 46:1 ESV / 126 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. Of the Sons of Korah. According to Alamoth. A Song. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

Isaiah 55:8-9 ESV / 125 helpful votes

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.

Matthew 6:25-27 ESV / 117 helpful votes

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?

1 John 4:18 ESV / 115 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.

2 Thessalonians 3:16 ESV / 115 helpful votes

Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in every way. The Lord be with you all.

Revelation 21:4 ESV / 109 helpful votes

He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”

Romans 8:31 ESV / 109 helpful votes

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

Isaiah 35:4 ESV / 109 helpful votes

Say to those who have an anxious heart, “Be strong; fear not! Behold, your God will come with vengeance, with the recompense of God. He will come and save you.”

Hebrews 13:5-6 ESV / 107 helpful votes

Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” So we can confidently say, “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me?”

Isaiah 43:1 ESV / 106 helpful votes

But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine.

Galatians 6:17 ESV / 105 helpful votes

From now on let no one cause me trouble, for I bear on my body the marks of Jesus.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 105 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

Isaiah 43:1-3 ESV / 103 helpful votes

But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you. For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior. I give Egypt as your ransom, Cush and Seba in exchange for you.

Psalm 16:8 ESV / 102 helpful votes

I have set the Lord always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.

Matthew 6:25 ESV / 94 helpful votes

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?

Psalm 23:1 ESV / 93 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.

Deuteronomy 3:22 ESV / 93 helpful votes

You shall not fear them, for it is the Lord your God who fights for you.’

Proverbs 15:13 ESV / 91 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:27 ESV / 89 helpful votes

And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?

Proverbs 17:22 ESV / 89 helpful votes

A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.

Luke 12:22-26 ESV / 87 helpful votes

And he said to his disciples, “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat, nor about your body, what you will put on. For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing. Consider the ravens: they neither sow nor reap, they have neither storehouse nor barn, and yet God feeds them. Of how much more value are you than the birds! And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? If then you are not able to do as small a thing as that, why are you anxious about the rest?

Psalm 46:10 ESV / 83 helpful votes

“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!”

Romans 8:38-39 ESV / 82 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.

Proverbs 29:25 ESV / 81 helpful votes

The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is safe.

2 Timothy 1:6 ESV / 80 helpful votes

For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands,

1 Peter 4:19 ESV / 77 helpful votes

Therefore let those who suffer according to God's will entrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good.

John 16:33 ESV / 75 helpful votes

I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

Philippians 4:7 ESV / 74 helpful votes

And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Romans 8:38 ESV / 73 helpful votes

For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers,

Psalm 37:1 ESV / 71 helpful votes

Of David. Fret not yourself because of evildoers; be not envious of wrongdoers!

Psalm 4:8 ESV / 71 helpful votes

In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.

Romans 8:15 ESV / 69 helpful votes

For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!”

Luke 10:19 ESV / 67 helpful votes

Behold, I have given you authority to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall hurt you.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 66 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

Isaiah 41:2 ESV / 66 helpful votes

Who stirred up one from the east whom victory meets at every step? He gives up nations before him, so that he tramples kings underfoot; he makes them like dust with his sword, like driven stubble with his bow.

Psalm 121:1-2 ESV / 64 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.

Psalm 42:5 ESV / 64 helpful votes

Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 64 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

Proverbs 28:1 ESV / 63 helpful votes

The wicked flee when no one pursues, but the righteous are bold as a lion.

Psalm 56:11 ESV / 61 helpful votes

In God I trust; I shall not be afraid. What can man do to me?

Psalm 37:5 ESV / 61 helpful votes

Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act.

Romans 8:26-28 ESV / 60 helpful votes

Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words. And he who searches hearts knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God. And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Luke 10:41-42 ESV / 59 helpful votes

But the Lord answered her, “Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things, but one thing is necessary. Mary has chosen the good portion, which will not be taken away from her.”

Matthew 6:28 ESV / 58 helpful votes

And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin,

Matthew 28:20 ESV / 54 helpful votes

Teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

Mark 6:50 ESV / 53 helpful votes

For they all saw him and were terrified. But immediately he spoke to them and said, “Take heart; it is I. Do not be afraid.”

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 52 helpful votes

But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

Proverbs 18:10 ESV / 47 helpful votes

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous man runs into it and is safe.

Proverbs 1:33 ESV / 45 helpful votes

But whoever listens to me will dwell secure and will be at ease, without dread of disaster.”

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 44 helpful votes

No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 44 helpful votes

The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.

James 1:2-4 ESV / 42 helpful votes

Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

Revelation 1:17 ESV / 41 helpful votes

When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. But he laid his right hand on me, saying, “Fear not, I am the first and the last,

1 Peter 3:14 ESV / 41 helpful votes

But even if you should suffer for righteousness' sake, you will be blessed. Have no fear of them, nor be troubled,

John 14:5 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Thomas said to him, “Lord, we do not know where you are going. How can we know the way?”

Mark 5:36 ESV / 41 helpful votes

But overhearing what they said, Jesus said to the ruler of the synagogue, “Do not fear, only believe.”

Isaiah 43:9 ESV / 41 helpful votes

All the nations gather together, and the peoples assemble. Who among them can declare this, and show us the former things? Let them bring their witnesses to prove them right, and let them hear and say, It is true.

Psalm 118:6-7 ESV / 40 helpful votes

The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me? The Lord is on my side as my helper; I shall look in triumph on those who hate me.

Genesis 32:6-12 ESV / 40 helpful votes

And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, “We came to your brother Esau, and he is coming to meet you, and there are four hundred men with him.” Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed. He divided the people who were with him, and the flocks and herds and camels, into two camps, thinking, “If Esau comes to the one camp and attacks it, then the camp that is left will escape.” And Jacob said, “O God of my father Abraham and God of my father Isaac, O Lord who said to me, ‘Return to your country and to your kindred, that I may do you good,’ I am not worthy of the least of all the deeds of steadfast love and all the faithfulness that you have shown to your servant, for with only my staff I crossed this Jordan, and now I have become two camps. ...

Romans 16:20 ESV / 39 helpful votes

The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.

Philippians 4:8 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

Psalm 55:18 ESV / 35 helpful votes

He redeems my soul in safety from the battle that I wage, for many are arrayed against me.

Romans 8:32 ESV / 34 helpful votes

He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things?

Exodus 14:14 ESV / 34 helpful votes

The Lord will fight for you, and you have only to be silent.”

1 Corinthians 7:32 ESV / 32 helpful votes

I want you to be free from anxieties. The unmarried man is anxious about the things of the Lord, how to please the Lord.

Romans 8:18 ESV / 32 helpful votes

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.

Luke 12:22 ESV / 32 helpful votes

And he said to his disciples, “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat, nor about your body, what you will put on.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 28 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.

Psalm 91:1-16 ESV / 28 helpful votes

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler. You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day, ...

Psalm 46:1-2 ESV / 26 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. Of the Sons of Korah. According to Alamoth. A Song. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea,

Proverbs 16:3 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.

Ephesians 5:17 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.

Psalm 27:1-14 ESV / 23 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. One thing have I asked of the Lord, that will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to inquire in his temple. For he will hide me in his shelter in the day of trouble; he will conceal me under the cover of his tent; he will lift me high upon a rock. ...

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