100 Bible Verses about Trust No Man

Psalm 118:8 ESV / 246 helpful votes

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

Micah 7:5 ESV / 171 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 / 77 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 / 58 helpful votes

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

Psalm 118:8-9 ESV / 42 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.

Romans 13:8 ESV / 37 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 2:8 ESV / 35 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 6:3 ESV / 35 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 26 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Hebrews 12:14 ESV / 25 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 31:1 ESV / 25 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!

Galatians 5:17 ESV / 24 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.

Psalm 40:3-4 ESV / 24 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!

Romans 8:14 ESV / 23 helpful votes

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

Psalm 118:9-11 ESV / 23 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!

2 Timothy 3:13-17 ESV / 21 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.

Romans 7:21 ESV / 21 helpful votes

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

Matthew 7:14 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 2:7-13 ESV / 16 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 15:4 ESV / 16 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.

James 2:17 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

1 Thessalonians 4:9-12 ESV / 15 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.

1 Corinthians 9:27 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Psalm 118:14 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Psalm 60:11 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 3:1 ESV / 14 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,

John 14:23 ESV / 14 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.

Psalm 118:9-13 ESV / 14 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.

John 1:13 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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

Ecclesiastes 3:7 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Acts 5:31 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 11:3 ESV / 10 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.

John 1:12 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Matthew 5:48 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Matthew 5:20 ESV / 10 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 / 10 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.”

John 2:24-25 ESV / 9 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.

Song of Solomon 1:1-17 ESV / 9 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.

James 3:2 ESV / 8 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.

John 15:5 ESV / 8 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.

John 14:21 ESV / 8 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 14:14 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Luke 21:34 ESV / 8 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.

Luke 17:32 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Remember Lot's wife.

Psalm 119:128 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Psalm 119:1-176 ESV / 8 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 118:1-29 ESV / 8 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.

1 Kings 1:1-53 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Now King David was old and advanced in years. And although they covered him with clothes, he could not get warm. Therefore his servants said to him, “Let a young woman be sought for my lord the king, and let her wait on the king and be in his service. Let her lie in your arms, that my lord the king may be warm.” So they sought for a beautiful young woman throughout all the territory of Israel, and found Abishag the Shunammite, and brought her to the king. The young woman was very beautiful, and she was of service to the king and attended to him, but the king knew her not. Now Adonijah the son of Haggith exalted himself, saying, “I will be king.” And he prepared for himself chariots and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

1 Thessalonians 4:3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality;

Philippians 3:14 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 5:25 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 2:9 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 5:15 ESV / 7 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.

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 ESV / 7 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 8:29 ESV / 7 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.

John 14:15 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 7 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.

1 Peter 1:2 ESV / 6 helpful votes

According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

Hebrews 12:2 ESV / 6 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.

Ephesians 3:1-21 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For this reason I, Paul, a prisoner for Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles— assuming that you have heard of the stewardship of God's grace that was given to me for you, how the mystery was made known to me by revelation, as I have written briefly. When you read this, you can perceive my insight into the mystery of Christ, which was not made known to the sons of men in other generations as it has now been revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit.

Romans 12:11 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

John 18:22 ESV / 6 helpful votes

When he had said these things, one of the officers standing by struck Jesus with his hand, saying, “Is that how you answer the high priest?”

John 5:40 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Yet you refuse to come to me that you may have life.

Mark 5:26 ESV / 6 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.

Psalm 118:12-13 ESV / 6 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.

Psalm 63:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

My soul clings to you; your right hand upholds me.

Psalm 52:8 ESV / 6 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.

Psalm 12:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

Psalm 12:6-7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The words of the Lord are pure words, like silver refined in a furnace on the ground, purified seven times. You, O Lord, will keep them; you will guard us from this generation forever.

Deuteronomy 32:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

When the Most High gave to the nations their inheritance, when he divided mankind, he fixed the borders of the peoples according to the number of the sons of God.

1 John 2:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

2 Peter 3:15-16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And count the patience of our Lord as salvation, just as our beloved brother Paul also wrote to you according to the wisdom given him, as he does in all his letters when he speaks in them of these matters. There are some things in them that are hard to understand, which the ignorant and unstable twist to their own destruction, as they do the other Scriptures.

2 Peter 3:9 ESV / 5 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.

2 Peter 1:19-21 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And we have something more sure, the prophetic word, to which you will do well to pay attention as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts, knowing this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture comes from someone's own interpretation. For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.

1 Peter 2:21 ESV / 5 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.

1 Peter 1:24 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For “All flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower falls,

1 Peter 1:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct,

Hebrews 12:10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For they disciplined us for a short time as it seemed best to them, but he disciplines us for our good, that we may share his holiness.

Hebrews 12:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,

Titus 2:14 ESV / 5 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.

Ephesians 3:11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

This was according to the eternal purpose that he has realized in Christ Jesus our Lord,

Romans 8:19 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God.

Romans 7:22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For I delight in the law of God, in my inner being,

Romans 1:20 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.

Psalm 75:6-7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For not from the east or from the west and not from the wilderness comes lifting up, but it is God who executes judgment, putting down one and lifting up another.

Psalm 12:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The words of the Lord are pure words, like silver refined in a furnace on the ground, purified seven times.

2 Samuel 16:10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But the king said, “What have I to do with you, you sons of Zeruiah? If he is cursing because the Lord has said to him, ‘Curse David,’ who then shall say, ‘Why have you done so?’”

Revelation 22:1-21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb through the middle of the street of the city; also, on either side of the river, the tree of life with its twelve kinds of fruit, yielding its fruit each month. The leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations. No longer will there be anything accursed, but the throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it, and his servants will worship him. They will see his face, and his name will be on their foreheads. And night will be no more. They will need no light of lamp or sun, for the Lord God will be their light, and they will reign forever and ever.

Revelation 1:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw.

1 Timothy 5:18 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For the Scripture says, “You shall not muzzle an ox when it treads out the grain,” and, “The laborer deserves his wages.”

1 Thessalonians 4:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And to aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you,

Ephesians 1:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love

Romans 7:24 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Wretched man that I am! Who will deliver me from this body of death?

John 1:45 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Philip found Nathanael and said to him, “We have found him of whom Moses in the Law and also the prophets wrote, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.”

Psalm 119:57 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The Lord is my portion; I promise to keep your words.

2 Peter 3:1-2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In both of them I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder, that you should remember the predictions of the holy prophets and the commandment of the Lord and Savior through your apostles,

1 Peter 1:25 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But the word of the Lord remains forever.” And this word is the good news that was preached to you.

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