100 Bible Verses about Strength

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 1,181 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 845 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.

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 835 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.”

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 562 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.

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 551 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.

Deuteronomy 20:4 ESV / 501 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.’

2 Corinthians 12:9-10 ESV / 426 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.

Exodus 15:2 ESV / 369 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.

Matthew 11:28 ESV / 317 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 6:10 ESV / 314 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 16:13 ESV / 303 helpful votes

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

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 274 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 31:24 ESV / 268 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 12:2 ESV / 225 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.”

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 216 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 202 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 196 helpful votes

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

Psalm 27:1 ESV / 176 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?

2 Corinthians 12:9 ESV / 161 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.

Mark 12:30 ESV / 160 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.’

Isaiah 40:29 ESV / 160 helpful votes

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

Nehemiah 8:10 ESV / 159 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.”

James 5:16 ESV / 154 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.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 149 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 46:1 ESV / 142 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.

Habakkuk 3:19 ESV / 140 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 / 138 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 4:11 ESV / 136 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 118:14 ESV / 136 helpful votes

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

Psalm 29:11 ESV / 136 helpful votes

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

Psalm 39:7 ESV / 129 helpful votes

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

John 16:33 ESV / 119 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 28:7 ESV / 112 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 118:6 ESV / 111 helpful votes

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

Nahum 1:7 ESV / 104 helpful votes

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

Ecclesiastes 4:9-13 ESV / 101 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.

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 98 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.

Philippians 2:13 ESV / 97 helpful votes

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

Psalm 18:2 ESV / 97 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 23:1-6 ESV / 96 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 41:3 ESV / 92 helpful votes

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

1 Samuel 30:6 ESV / 91 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.

Daniel 10:19 ESV / 88 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.”

2 Timothy 4:17 ESV / 82 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 Thessalonians 3:3 ESV / 82 helpful votes

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

Psalm 28:7-8 ESV / 82 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.

2 Corinthians 12:10 ESV / 78 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.

Galatians 6:9 ESV / 76 helpful votes

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

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 76 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.

Ephesians 3:16 ESV / 75 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,

Romans 8:1 ESV / 75 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 40:28-31 ESV / 74 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.

Isaiah 40:1-31 ESV / 70 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 18:32-34 ESV / 70 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.

Psalm 27:14 ESV / 69 helpful votes

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

Psalm 18:32 ESV / 67 helpful votes

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

Psalm 68:35 ESV / 66 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!

Psalm 23:1-4 ESV / 66 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.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 65 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 4:16-18 ESV / 64 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.

Psalm 138:3 ESV / 64 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 63 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.

Philippians 1:28 ESV / 63 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.

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 ESV / 63 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 30:15 ESV / 60 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,

Deuteronomy 6:5 ESV / 60 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 59 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 59:9 ESV / 59 helpful votes

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

Luke 10:19 ESV / 58 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.

Romans 5:6 ESV / 57 helpful votes

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

2 Samuel 22:33 ESV / 54 helpful votes

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

Matthew 5:1-48 ESV / 52 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. ...

Romans 5:5 ESV / 51 helpful votes

And hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.

2 Chronicles 16:9 ESV / 51 helpful votes

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.”

Psalm 18:1-2 ESV / 50 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. 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.

Exodus 13:14 ESV / 50 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.

Isaiah 33:2 ESV / 49 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 48 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.

Matthew 21:21 ESV / 48 helpful votes

And Jesus answered them, “Truly, I say to you, if you have faith and do not doubt, you will not only do what has been done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ it will happen.

Mark 10:52 ESV / 46 helpful votes

And Jesus said to him, “Go your way; your faith has made you well.” And immediately he recovered his sight and followed him on the way.

Matthew 17:20 ESV / 46 helpful votes

He said to them, “Because of your little faith. For truly, I say to you, if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you.”

Isaiah 26:4 ESV / 46 helpful votes

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

Psalm 18:1 ESV / 46 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.

Job 12:13 ESV / 45 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 5:10 ESV / 44 helpful votes

And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.

Matthew 5:13 ESV / 44 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.

Proverbs 24:10 ESV / 44 helpful votes

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

Job 13:15 ESV / 44 helpful votes

Though he slay me, I will hope in him; yet I will argue my ways to his face.

Joshua 1:9-11 ESV / 44 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.” And Joshua commanded the officers of the people, “Pass through the midst of the camp and command the people, ‘Prepare your provisions, for within three days you are to pass over this Jordan to go in to take possession of the land that the Lord your God is giving you to possess.’”

Genesis 22:1-3 ESV / 43 helpful votes

After these things God tested Abraham and said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here am I.” He said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you.” So Abraham rose early in the morning, saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him, and his son Isaac. And he cut the wood for the burnt offering and arose and went to the place of which God had told him.

Matthew 19:26 ESV / 41 helpful votes

But Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”

Psalm 119:28 ESV / 41 helpful votes

My soul melts away for sorrow; strengthen me according to your word!

Luke 10:27 ESV / 39 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 22:19 ESV / 39 helpful votes

But you, O Lord, do not be far off! O you my help, come quickly to my aid!

John 14:27 ESV / 38 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.

1 Timothy 1:12 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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

Job 12:16 ESV / 34 helpful votes

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

2 Samuel 22:40 ESV / 34 helpful votes

For you equipped me with strength for the battle; you made those who rise against me sink under me.

Psalm 81:1 ESV / 33 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!

1 Samuel 2:9 ESV / 33 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.

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