100 Bible Verses about Strength

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 963 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 725 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 41:10 ESV / 660 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.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 470 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.

Deuteronomy 20:4 ESV / 458 helpful votes

For the Lord your God is he who goes with you to fight for you against your enemies, to give you the victory.’

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 375 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.

2 Corinthians 12:9-10 ESV / 362 helpful votes

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

Matthew 11:28 ESV / 281 helpful votes

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

Exodus 15:2 ESV / 230 helpful votes

The Lord is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation; this is my God, and I will praise him, my father's God, and I will exalt him.

Psalm 31:24 ESV / 218 helpful votes

Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord!

1 Corinthians 16:13 ESV / 205 helpful votes

Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 190 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.”

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 177 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Ephesians 6:10 ESV / 175 helpful votes

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.

Isaiah 12:2 ESV / 149 helpful votes

“Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid; for the Lord God is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation.”

James 5:16 ESV / 146 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.

Psalm 39:7 ESV / 129 helpful votes

“And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in you.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 127 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 118:6 ESV / 104 helpful votes

The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?

Psalm 27:1 ESV / 101 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?

Ecclesiastes 4:9-13 ESV / 100 helpful votes

Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! Again, if two lie together, they keep warm, but how can one keep warm alone? And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken. Better was a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king who no longer knew how to take advice.

Nahum 1:7 ESV / 98 helpful votes

The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; he knows those who take refuge in him.

2 Corinthians 12:9 ESV / 96 helpful votes

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

Psalm 118:14 ESV / 95 helpful votes

The Lord is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 95 helpful votes

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

Psalm 29:11 ESV / 90 helpful votes

May the Lord give strength to his people! May the Lord bless his people with peace!

Psalm 41:3 ESV / 88 helpful votes

The Lord sustains him on his sickbed; in his illness you restore him to full health.

Nehemiah 8:10 ESV / 85 helpful votes

Then he said to them, “Go your way. Eat the fat and drink sweet wine and send portions to anyone who has nothing ready, for this day is holy to our Lord. And do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 83 helpful votes

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

Philippians 2:13 ESV / 83 helpful votes

For it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.

Psalm 18:2 ESV / 82 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.

Mark 12:30 ESV / 80 helpful votes

And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’

1 Peter 4:11 ESV / 78 helpful votes

Whoever speaks, as one who speaks oracles of God; whoever serves, as one who serves by the strength that God supplies—in order that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.

Psalm 28:7 ESV / 78 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.

Psalm 46:1 ESV / 70 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.

Daniel 10:19 ESV / 67 helpful votes

And he said, “O man greatly loved, fear not, peace be with you; be strong and of good courage.” And as he spoke to me, I was strengthened and said, “Let my lord speak, for you have strengthened me.”

Psalm 23:1-4 ESV / 64 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.

Romans 8:1 ESV / 62 helpful votes

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 61 helpful votes

But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 ESV / 61 helpful votes

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

Isaiah 40:29 ESV / 59 helpful votes

He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength.

Luke 10:19 ESV / 57 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.

John 16:33 ESV / 56 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.”

Habakkuk 3:19 ESV / 56 helpful votes

God, the Lord, is my strength; he makes my feet like the deer's; he makes me tread on my high places. To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments.

Psalm 73:26 ESV / 56 helpful votes

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Galatians 6:9 ESV / 52 helpful votes

And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.

Isaiah 40:1-31 ESV / 49 helpful votes

Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that her warfare is ended, that her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received from the Lord's hand double for all her sins. A voice cries: “In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord; make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill be made low; the uneven ground shall become level, and the rough places a plain. And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together, for the mouth of the Lord has spoken.” ...

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 47 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. ...

Isaiah 26:4 ESV / 45 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord God is an everlasting rock.

Job 12:13 ESV / 45 helpful votes

“With God are wisdom and might; he has counsel and understanding.

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 41 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.

1 Samuel 30:6 ESV / 40 helpful votes

And David was greatly distressed, for the people spoke of stoning him, because all the people were bitter in soul, each for his sons and daughters. But David strengthened himself in the Lord his God.

Philippians 1:28 ESV / 39 helpful votes

And not frightened in anything by your opponents. This is a clear sign to them of their destruction, but of your salvation, and that from God.

Proverbs 24:10 ESV / 36 helpful votes

If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small.

Deuteronomy 6:5 ESV / 35 helpful votes

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.

1 Samuel 2:9 ESV / 34 helpful votes

“He will guard the feet of his faithful ones, but the wicked shall be cut off in darkness, for not by might shall a man prevail.

Romans 5:6 ESV / 33 helpful votes

For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.

1 Samuel 2:4 ESV / 33 helpful votes

The bows of the mighty are broken, but the feeble bind on strength.

Exodus 13:14 ESV / 33 helpful votes

And when in time to come your son asks you, ‘What does this mean?’ you shall say to him, ‘By a strong hand the Lord brought us out of Egypt, from the house of slavery.

Psalm 27:14 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!

2 Thessalonians 3:3 ESV / 31 helpful votes

But the Lord is faithful. He will establish you and guard you against the evil one.

John 5:8 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “Get up, take up your bed, and walk.”

Isaiah 40:28-31 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength. Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; 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.

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 30 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.

Psalm 28:7-8 ESV / 30 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. The Lord is the strength of his people; he is the saving refuge of his anointed.

Hebrews 6:18 ESV / 29 helpful votes

So that by two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled for refuge might have strong encouragement to hold fast to the hope set before us.

2 Timothy 4:17 ESV / 29 helpful votes

But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it. So I was rescued from the lion's mouth.

2 Corinthians 12:10 ESV / 29 helpful votes

For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

Job 12:16 ESV / 29 helpful votes

With him are strength and sound wisdom; the deceived and the deceiver are his.

Matthew 5:1-48 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. ...

Proverbs 8:14 ESV / 28 helpful votes

I have counsel and sound wisdom; I have insight; I have strength.

Proverbs 4:18 ESV / 28 helpful votes

But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, which shines brighter and brighter until full day.

Psalm 103:1-5 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Of David. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who satisfies you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's.

Psalm 8:2 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Out of the mouth of babies and infants, you have established strength because of your foes, to still the enemy and the avenger.

1 Timothy 1:12 ESV / 27 helpful votes

I thank him who has given me strength, Christ Jesus our Lord, because he judged me faithful, appointing me to his service,

Ephesians 3:16 ESV / 27 helpful votes

That according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being,

Psalm 81:1 ESV / 27 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: according to The Gittith. Of Asaph. Sing aloud to God our strength; shout for joy to the God of Jacob!

Hebrews 3:1-19 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Therefore, holy brothers, you who share in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession, who was faithful to him who appointed him, just as Moses also was faithful in all God's house. For Jesus has been counted worthy of more glory than Moses—as much more glory as the builder of a house has more honor than the house itself. (For every house is built by someone, but the builder of all things is God.) Now Moses was faithful in all God's house as a servant, to testify to the things that were to be spoken later, ...

Luke 10:27 ESV / 26 helpful votes

And he answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.”

Psalm 59:9 ESV / 26 helpful votes

O my Strength, I will watch for you, for you, O God, are my fortress.

2 Corinthians 4:16-18 ESV / 25 helpful votes

So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.

Habakkuk 3:16-19 ESV / 25 helpful votes

I hear, and my body trembles; my lips quiver at the sound; rottenness enters into my bones; my legs tremble beneath me. Yet I will quietly wait for the day of trouble to come upon people who invade us. Though the fig tree should not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail and the fields yield no food, the flock be cut off from the fold and there be no herd in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the Lord; I will take joy in the God of my salvation. God, the Lord, is my strength; he makes my feet like the deer's; he makes me tread on my high places. To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments.

Daniel 10:18 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Again one having the appearance of a man touched me and strengthened me.

Jeremiah 1:18 ESV / 24 helpful votes

And I, behold, I make you this day a fortified city, an iron pillar, and bronze walls, against the whole land, against the kings of Judah, its officials, its priests, and the people of the land.

Psalm 19:14 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

Psalm 18:32-34 ESV / 24 helpful votes

The God who equipped me with strength and made my way blameless. He made my feet like the feet of a deer and set me secure on the heights. He trains my hands for war, so that my arms can bend a bow of bronze.

John 5:9 ESV / 23 helpful votes

And at once the man was healed, and he took up his bed and walked. Now that day was the Sabbath.

Matthew 5:13 ESV / 23 helpful votes

“You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people's feet.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 23 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.

Psalm 138:3 ESV / 23 helpful votes

On the day I called, you answered me; my strength of soul you increased.

Psalm 18:32 ESV / 23 helpful votes

The God who equipped me with strength and made my way blameless.

Psalm 18:1 ESV / 23 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David, the servant of the Lord, who addressed the words of this song to the Lord on the day when the Lord rescued him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. He said: I love you, O Lord, my strength.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 22 helpful votes

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

Matthew 26:52-54 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Then Jesus said to him, “Put your sword back into its place. For all who take the sword will perish by the sword. Do you think that I cannot appeal to my Father, and he will at once send me more than twelve legions of angels? But how then should the Scriptures be fulfilled, that it must be so?”

Jeremiah 12:5 ESV / 21 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?

Isaiah 33:2 ESV / 21 helpful votes

O Lord, be gracious to us; we wait for you. Be our arm every morning, our salvation in the time of trouble.

Isaiah 30:15 ESV / 21 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 68:35 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Awesome is God from his sanctuary; the God of Israel—he is the one who gives power and strength to his people. Blessed be God!

2 Samuel 22:33 ESV / 21 helpful votes

This God is my strong refuge and has made my way blameless.

Ephesians 1:19 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his great might

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