71 Bible Verses about Safety

Psalm 4:8 ESV / 206 helpful votes

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

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 152 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.”

Psalm 91:1-16 ESV / 120 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, ...

Ephesians 6:11 ESV / 112 helpful votes

Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.

Proverbs 11:14 ESV / 82 helpful votes

Where there is no guidance, a people falls, but in an abundance of counselors there is safety.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 72 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Psalm 28:7 ESV / 64 helpful votes

The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him.

James 1:12 ESV / 52 helpful votes

Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.

Proverbs 19:23 ESV / 44 helpful votes

The fear of the Lord leads to life, and whoever has it rests satisfied; he will not be visited by harm.

Romans 14:1-23 ESV / 38 helpful votes

As for the one who is weak in faith, welcome him, but not to quarrel over opinions. One person believes he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables. Let not the one who eats despise the one who abstains, and let not the one who abstains pass judgment on the one who eats, for God has welcomed him. Who are you to pass judgment on the servant of another? It is before his own master that he stands or falls. And he will be upheld, for the Lord is able to make him stand. One person esteems one day as better than another, while another esteems all days alike. Each one should be fully convinced in his own mind. ...

Ezra 8:21 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Then I proclaimed a fast there, at the river Ahava, that we might humble ourselves before our God, to seek from him a safe journey for ourselves, our children, and all our goods.

Psalm 5:12 ESV / 35 helpful votes

For you bless the righteous, O Lord; you cover him with favor as with a shield.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 32 helpful votes

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

Matthew 10:16 ESV / 32 helpful votes

“Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.

2 Timothy 4:18 ESV / 28 helpful votes

The Lord will rescue me from every evil deed and bring me safely into his heavenly kingdom. To him be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

Matthew 28:20 ESV / 28 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.”

Psalm 37:39-40 ESV / 28 helpful votes

The salvation of the righteous is from the Lord; he is their stronghold in the 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.

John 10:28 ESV / 24 helpful votes

I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand.

Proverbs 21:31 ESV / 24 helpful votes

The horse is made ready for the day of battle, but the victory belongs to the Lord.

Proverbs 14:26 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 1:33 ESV / 22 helpful votes

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

Romans 13:1 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.

Zechariah 9:12 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Return to your stronghold, O prisoners of hope; today I declare that I will restore to you double.

Isaiah 41:17 ESV / 20 helpful votes

When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue is parched with thirst, I the Lord will answer them; I the God of Israel will not forsake them.

Proverbs 18:10 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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

Genesis 15:1 ESV / 20 helpful votes

After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: “Fear not, Abram, I am your shield; your reward shall be very great.”

Proverbs 22:3 ESV / 16 helpful votes

The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it.

1 Corinthians 14:33 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For God is not a God of confusion but of peace. As in all the churches of the saints,

Proverbs 29:25 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

Psalm 37:32-33 ESV / 14 helpful votes

The wicked watches for the righteous and seeks to put him to death. The Lord will not abandon him to his power or let him be condemned when he is brought to trial.

Psalm 12:5 ESV / 14 helpful votes

“Because the poor are plundered, because the needy groan, I will now arise,” says the Lord; “I will place him in the safety for which he longs.”

Acts 18:8-10 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue, believed in the Lord, together with his entire household. And many of the Corinthians hearing Paul believed and were baptized. And the Lord said to Paul one night in a vision, “Do not be afraid, but go on speaking and do not be silent, for I am with you, and no one will attack you to harm you, for I have many in this city who are my people.”

Psalm 12:7 ESV / 13 helpful votes

You, O Lord, will keep them; you will guard us from this generation forever.

Hebrews 11:1-31 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. For by it the people of old received their commendation. By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible. By faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain, through which he was commended as righteous, God commending him by accepting his gifts. And through his faith, though he died, he still speaks. By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not see death, and he was not found, because God had taken him. Now before he was taken he was commended as having pleased God. ...

Philippians 2:1-30 ESV / 11 helpful votes

So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, ...

Psalm 29:1-11 ESV / 11 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. Ascribe to the Lord, O heavenly beings, ascribe to the Lord glory and strength. Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness. The voice of the Lord is over the waters; the God of glory thunders, the Lord, over many waters. The voice of the Lord is powerful; the voice of the Lord is full of majesty. The voice of the Lord breaks the cedars; the Lord breaks the cedars of Lebanon. ...

Job 28:28 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And he said to man, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom, and to turn away from evil is understanding.’”

Malachi 3:6 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“For I the Lord do not change; therefore you, O children of Jacob, are not consumed.

Ephesians 5:15 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise,

John 16:33 ESV / 9 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.”

Psalm 147:12-13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem! Praise your God, O Zion! For he strengthens the bars of your gates; he blesses your children within you.

Psalm 36:10-12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Oh, continue your steadfast love to those who know you, and your righteousness to the upright of heart! Let not the foot of arrogance come upon me, nor the hand of the wicked drive me away. There the evildoers lie fallen; they are thrust down, unable to rise.

Colossians 4:5 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Walk in wisdom toward outsiders, making the best use of the time.

1 Corinthians 14:40 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But all things should be done decently and in order.

Matthew 24:1-51 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Jesus left the temple and was going away, when his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple. But he answered them, “You see all these, do you not? Truly, I say to you, there will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.” As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the close of the age?” And Jesus answered them, “See that no one leads you astray. For many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and they will lead many astray. ...

Matthew 16:18 ESV / 8 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.

Habakkuk 2:1 ESV / 8 helpful votes

I will take my stand at my watchpost and station myself on the tower, and look out to see what he will say to me, and what I will answer concerning my complaint.

Isaiah 49:25 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For thus says the Lord: “Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken, and the prey of the tyrant be rescued, for I will contend with those who contend with you, and I will save your children.

Isaiah 32:17-18 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And the effect of righteousness will be peace, and the result of righteousness, quietness and trust forever. My people will abide in a peaceful habitation, in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places.

Nehemiah 4:18 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And each of the builders had his sword strapped at his side while he built. The man who sounded the trumpet was beside me.

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.

Titus 1:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

In hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began

Luke 10:19 ESV / 6 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.

Malachi 4:1-6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“For behold, the day is coming, burning like an oven, when all the arrogant and all evildoers will be stubble. The day that is coming shall set them ablaze, says the Lord of hosts, so that it will leave them neither root nor branch. But for you who fear my name, the sun of righteousness shall rise with healing in its wings. You shall go out leaping like calves from the stall. And you shall tread down the wicked, for they will be ashes under the soles of your feet, on the day when I act, says the Lord of hosts. “Remember the law of my servant Moses, the statutes and rules that I commanded him at Horeb for all Israel. “Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the great and awesome day of the Lord comes. ...

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 28:26 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

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.

Proverbs 13:20 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.

Proverbs 13:15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Good sense wins favor, but the way of the treacherous is their ruin.

Proverbs 12:17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Whoever speaks the truth gives honest evidence, but a false witness utters deceit.

Proverbs 11:17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

A man who is kind benefits himself, but a cruel man hurts himself.

Proverbs 10:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but he who makes his ways crooked will be found out.

Psalm 144:1-15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Of David. Blessed be the Lord, my rock, who trains my hands for war, and my fingers for battle; he is my steadfast love and my fortress, my stronghold and my deliverer, my shield and he in whom I take refuge, who subdues peoples under me. O Lord, what is man that you regard him, or the son of man that you think of him? Man is like a breath; his days are like a passing shadow. Bow your heavens, O Lord, and come down! Touch the mountains so that they smoke! ...

Psalm 122:1-9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. Of David. I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord!” Our feet have been standing within your gates, O Jerusalem! Jerusalem—built as a city that is bound firmly together, to which the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord, as was decreed for Israel, to give thanks to the name of the Lord. There thrones for judgment were set, the thrones of the house of David. ...

Psalm 99:1-9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The Lord reigns; let the peoples tremble! He sits enthroned upon the cherubim; let the earth quake! The Lord is great in Zion; he is exalted over all the peoples. Let them praise your great and awesome name! Holy is he! The King in his might loves justice. You have established equity; you have executed justice and righteousness in Jacob. Exalt the Lord our God; worship at his footstool! Holy is he! ...

Psalm 37:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness.

Psalm 18:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.

Psalm 12:3-4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

May the Lord cut off all flattering lips, the tongue that makes great boasts, those who say, “With our tongue we will prevail, our lips are with us; who is master over us?”

1 Kings 5:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But now the Lord my God has given me rest on every side. There is neither adversary nor misfortune.

2 Samuel 22:1-51 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And David spoke to the Lord the words of this song on the day when the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. He said, “The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold and my refuge, my savior; you save me from violence. I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved from my enemies. “For the waves of death encompassed me, the torrents of destruction assailed me; ...

Exodus 34:1-35 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The Lord said to Moses, “Cut for yourself two tablets of stone like the first, and I will write on the tablets the words that were on the first tablets, which you broke. Be ready by the morning, and come up in the morning to Mount Sinai, and present yourself there to me on the top of the mountain. No one shall come up with you, and let no one be seen throughout all the mountain. Let no flocks or herds graze opposite that mountain.” So Moses cut two tablets of stone like the first. And he rose early in the morning and went up on Mount Sinai, as the Lord had commanded him, and took in his hand two tablets of stone. The Lord descended in the cloud and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the Lord. ...

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