100 Bible Verses about Trust No Man

Psalm 118:8 ESV / 570 helpful votes

It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in man.

Micah 7:5 ESV / 417 helpful votes

Put no trust in a neighbor; have no confidence in a friend; guard the doors of your mouth from her who lies in your arms;

Jeremiah 17:5 ESV / 298 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord: “Cursed is the man who trusts in man and makes flesh his strength, whose heart turns away from the Lord.

Psalm 118:9 ESV / 223 helpful votes

It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in princes.

Psalm 118:8-9 ESV / 184 helpful votes

It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in man. It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in princes.

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 176 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 40:3-4 ESV / 146 helpful votes

He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God. Many will see and fear, and put their trust in the Lord. Blessed is the man who makes the Lord his trust, who does not turn to the proud, to those who go astray after a lie!

Galatians 6:3 ESV / 135 helpful votes

For if anyone thinks he is something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

Romans 13:8 ESV / 129 helpful votes

Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.

Isaiah 31:1 ESV / 128 helpful votes

Woe to those who go down to Egypt for help and rely on horses, who trust in chariots because they are many and in horsemen because they are very strong, but do not look to the Holy One of Israel or consult the Lord!

2 Timothy 3:13-17 ESV / 127 helpful votes

While evil people and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived. But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.

Ephesians 2:8 ESV / 111 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,

Galatians 5:17 ESV / 107 helpful votes

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.

John 15:4 ESV / 92 helpful votes

Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me.

Psalm 146:3 ESV / 80 helpful votes

Put not your trust in princes, in a son of man, in whom there is no salvation.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 77 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Isaiah 2:22 ESV / 68 helpful votes

Stop regarding man in whose nostrils is breath, for of what account is he?

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 66 helpful votes

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,

Hebrews 12:14 ESV / 63 helpful votes

Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord.

Matthew 7:14 ESV / 63 helpful votes

For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.

Psalm 118:9-11 ESV / 59 helpful votes

It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in princes. All nations surrounded me; in the name of the Lord I cut them off! They surrounded me, surrounded me on every side; in the name of the Lord I cut them off!

John 14:15 ESV / 56 helpful votes

“If you love me, you will keep my commandments.

Psalm 60:11 ESV / 55 helpful votes

Oh, grant us help against the foe, for vain is the salvation of man!

Romans 8:14 ESV / 53 helpful votes

For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 52 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 ESV / 49 helpful votes

If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing. Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; ...

Romans 7:21 ESV / 47 helpful votes

So I find it to be a law that when I want to do right, evil lies close at hand.

Psalm 20:7 ESV / 47 helpful votes

Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God.

1 Corinthians 2:7-13 ESV / 46 helpful votes

But we impart a secret and hidden wisdom of God, which God decreed before the ages for our glory. None of the rulers of this age understood this, for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. But, as it is written, “What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him”— these things God has revealed to us through the Spirit. For the Spirit searches everything, even the depths of God. For who knows a person's thoughts except the spirit of that person, which is in him? So also no one comprehends the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God. ...

John 2:24-25 ESV / 45 helpful votes

But Jesus on his part did not entrust himself to them, because he knew all people and needed no one to bear witness about man, for he himself knew what was in man.

Psalm 56:3 ESV / 45 helpful votes

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

John 15:5 ESV / 41 helpful votes

I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.

Psalm 9:10 ESV / 40 helpful votes

And those who know your name put their trust in you, for you, O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek you.

Matthew 5:48 ESV / 38 helpful votes

You therefore must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Jeremiah 17:5-8 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord: “Cursed is the man who trusts in man and makes flesh his strength, whose heart turns away from the Lord. He is like a shrub in the desert, and shall not see any good come. He shall dwell in the parched places of the wilderness, in an uninhabited salt land. “Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord. He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not cease to bear fruit.”

1 Corinthians 9:27 ESV / 36 helpful votes

But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 36 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.

Proverbs 28:26 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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

Psalm 118:1-29 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever! Let Israel say, “His steadfast love endures forever.” Let the house of Aaron say, “His steadfast love endures forever.” Let those who fear the Lord say, “His steadfast love endures forever.” Out of my distress I called on the Lord; the Lord answered me and set me free. ...

Psalm 118:14 ESV / 34 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 29:25 ESV / 33 helpful votes

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

2 Peter 3:9 ESV / 32 helpful votes

The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.

Hebrews 11:3 ESV / 32 helpful votes

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.

Ephesians 5:25 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,

John 14:23 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Jesus answered him, “If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.

Ecclesiastes 3:7 ESV / 32 helpful votes

A time to tear, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;

Psalm 118:9-13 ESV / 32 helpful votes

It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in princes. All nations surrounded me; in the name of the Lord I cut them off! They surrounded me, surrounded me on every side; in the name of the Lord I cut them off! They surrounded me like bees; they went out like a fire among thorns; in the name of the Lord I cut them off! I was pushed hard, so that I was falling, but the Lord helped me.

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 32 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.”

John 14:21 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.”

John 14:1 ESV / 30 helpful votes

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.

1 Thessalonians 4:9-12 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Now concerning brotherly love you have no need for anyone to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love one another, for that indeed is what you are doing to all the brothers throughout Macedonia. But we urge you, brothers, to do this more and more, and to aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you, so that you may walk properly before outsiders and be dependent on no one.

John 1:13 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.

James 3:2 ESV / 28 helpful votes

For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his whole body.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 28 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

John 1:12 ESV / 28 helpful votes

But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 28 helpful votes

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

James 2:17 ESV / 27 helpful votes

So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 12:2 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

John 14:14 ESV / 26 helpful votes

If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it.

Romans 12:11 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 25 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.

Hebrews 13:6 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

Luke 21:34 ESV / 24 helpful votes

“But watch yourselves lest your hearts be weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and cares of this life, and that day come upon you suddenly like a trap.

Psalm 37:5 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

Psalm 37:3 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

1 John 5:14 ESV / 23 helpful votes

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.

Psalm 52:8 ESV / 23 helpful votes

But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God. I trust in the steadfast love of God forever and ever.

Hebrews 13:5 ESV / 22 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.”

Philippians 3:14 ESV / 22 helpful votes

I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

2 Corinthians 5:15 ESV / 22 helpful votes

And he died for all, that those who live might no longer live for themselves but for him who for their sake died and was raised.

Acts 5:31 ESV / 22 helpful votes

God exalted him at his right hand as Leader and Savior, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins.

Matthew 5:20 ESV / 22 helpful votes

For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

Isaiah 25:9 ESV / 22 helpful votes

It will be said on that day, “Behold, this is our God; we have waited for him, that he might save us. This is the Lord; we have waited for him; let us be glad and rejoice in his salvation.”

Proverbs 16:20 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Whoever gives thought to the word will discover good, and blessed is he who trusts in the Lord.

Psalm 32:10 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Many are the sorrows of the wicked, but steadfast love surrounds the one who trusts in the Lord.

1 Peter 3:1 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives,

Daniel 6:23 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Then the king was exceedingly glad, and commanded that Daniel be taken up out of the den. So Daniel was taken up out of the den, and no kind of harm was found on him, because he had trusted in his God.

Psalm 119:1-176 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord! Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart, who also do no wrong, but walk in his ways! You have commanded your precepts to be kept diligently. Oh that my ways may be steadfast in keeping your statutes! ...

Psalm 40:4 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Blessed is the man who makes the Lord his trust, who does not turn to the proud, to those who go astray after a lie!

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 21 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.”

1 Peter 2:21 ESV / 20 helpful votes

For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps.

Romans 3:4 ESV / 20 helpful votes

By no means! Let God be true though every one were a liar, as it is written, “That you may be justified in your words, and prevail when you are judged.”

Isaiah 36:6 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Behold, you are trusting in Egypt, that broken reed of a staff, which will pierce the hand of any man who leans on it. Such is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who trust in him.

Psalm 119:128 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Therefore I consider all your precepts to be right; I hate every false way.

1 John 3:3 ESV / 19 helpful votes

And everyone who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure.

Titus 2:14 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession who are zealous for good works.

Matthew 6:26 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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?

Ephesians 2:9 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Not a result of works, so that no one may boast.

Romans 8:29 ESV / 18 helpful votes

For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.

1 John 2:3 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And by this we know that we have come to know him, if we keep his commandments.

Luke 17:1-37 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And he said to his disciples, “Temptations to sin are sure to come, but woe to the one through whom they come! It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were cast into the sea than that he should cause one of these little ones to sin. Pay attention to yourselves! If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him, and if he sins against you seven times in the day, and turns to you seven times, saying, ‘I repent,’ you must forgive him.” The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” ...

Mark 5:26 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And who had suffered much under many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was no better but rather grew worse.

Song of Solomon 1:1-17 ESV / 17 helpful votes

The Song of Songs, which is Solomon's. Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth! For your love is better than wine; your anointing oils are fragrant; your name is oil poured out; therefore virgins love you. Draw me after you; let us run. The king has brought me into his chambers. We will exult and rejoice in you; we will extol your love more than wine; rightly do they love you. I am very dark, but lovely, O daughters of Jerusalem, like the tents of Kedar, like the curtains of Solomon. ...

Psalm 118:12-13 ESV / 17 helpful votes

They surrounded me like bees; they went out like a fire among thorns; in the name of the Lord I cut them off! I was pushed hard, so that I was falling, but the Lord helped me.

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 16 helpful votes

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Romans 15:13 ESV / 16 helpful votes

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

Proverbs 11:28 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Whoever trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like a green leaf.

Proverbs 3:6 ESV / 16 helpful votes

In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Psalm 12:7 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

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