100 Bible Verses about Trusting Man

Psalm 118:8 ESV / 220 helpful votes

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

Micah 7:5-8 ESV / 149 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; for the son treats the father with contempt, the daughter rises up against her mother, the daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; a man's enemies are the men of his own house. But as for me, I will look to the Lord; I will wait for the God of my salvation; my God will hear me. Rejoice not over me, O my enemy; when I fall, I shall rise; when I sit in darkness, the Lord will be a light to me.

Jeremiah 17:5-6 ESV / 132 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.

Jeremiah 9:4 ESV / 95 helpful votes

Let everyone beware of his neighbor, and put no trust in any brother, for every brother is a deceiver, and every neighbor goes about as a slanderer.

Proverbs 28:26 ESV / 90 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 2:22 ESV / 86 helpful votes

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

Psalm 146:3 ESV / 82 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 17:5 ESV / 69 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 / 67 helpful votes

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

Micah 7:5-6 ESV / 48 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; for the son treats the father with contempt, the daughter rises up against her mother, the daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; a man's enemies are the men of his own house.

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 48 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 118:9-13 ESV / 48 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.

Psalm 9:10 ESV / 48 helpful votes

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

John 2:24-25 ESV / 44 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 40:3-4 ESV / 44 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!

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 40 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 13:8 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 37 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 29:25 ESV / 37 helpful votes

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

John 14:26 ESV / 34 helpful votes

But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.

Proverbs 25:26 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Like a muddied spring or a polluted fountain is a righteous man who gives way before the wicked.

Psalm 118:9-11 ESV / 33 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!

Psalm 56:3 ESV / 30 helpful votes

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

John 14:1 ESV / 29 helpful votes

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

Psalm 46:1 ESV / 29 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.

Romans 15:13 ESV / 26 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.

Daniel 6:23 ESV / 25 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.

Jeremiah 17:7-8 ESV / 25 helpful votes

“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.”

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!

Proverbs 16:20 ESV / 25 helpful votes

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

Psalm 37:3 ESV / 25 helpful votes

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

1 John 5:14 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

Psalm 22:4 ESV / 24 helpful votes

In you our fathers trusted; they trusted, and you delivered them.

Isaiah 26:3-4 ESV / 23 helpful votes

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord God is an everlasting rock.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 22 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.

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 22 helpful votes

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

Psalm 56:4 ESV / 22 helpful votes

In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I shall not be afraid. What can flesh do to me?

Romans 8:28 ESV / 21 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 23:1-6 ESV / 21 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 20:7 ESV / 21 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 13:6 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 5:7 ESV / 20 helpful votes

For we walk by faith, not by sight.

Matthew 6:26 ESV / 20 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?

Isaiah 43:2 ESV / 20 helpful votes

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.

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.

Isaiah 31:3 ESV / 20 helpful votes

The Egyptians are man, and not God, and their horses are flesh, and not spirit. When the Lord stretches out his hand, the helper will stumble, and he who is helped will fall, and they will all perish together.

Proverbs 16:3 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.

Proverbs 3:6 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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

Psalm 145:18 ESV / 20 helpful votes

The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.

Psalm 143:8 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul.

Psalm 91:1-2 ESV / 20 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.”

1 Chronicles 5:20 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And when they prevailed over them, the Hagrites and all who were with them were given into their hands, for they cried out to God in the battle, and he granted their urgent plea because they trusted in him.

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 20 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.”

James 1:6 ESV / 19 helpful votes

But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind.

Hebrews 13:5 ESV / 19 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.”

Psalm 62:7 ESV / 19 helpful votes

On God rests my salvation and my glory; my mighty rock, my refuge is God.

1 John 4:16 ESV / 18 helpful votes

So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 18 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.

Psalm 121:3 ESV / 18 helpful votes

He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber.

Psalm 108:12 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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

Psalm 37:5 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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

Psalm 4:5 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Offer right sacrifices, and put your trust in the Lord.

2 Samuel 7:28 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And now, O Lord God, you are God, and your words are true, and you have promised this good thing to your servant.

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 16 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.

Romans 12:19 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.”

John 14:15 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

1 John 4:1 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world.

2 Timothy 1:12 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Which is why I suffer as I do. But I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed, and I am convinced that he is able to guard until that Day what has been entrusted to me.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 14 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Matthew 10:28 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.

Isaiah 43:1 ESV / 14 helpful votes

But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine.

Isaiah 30:2 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Who set out to go down to Egypt, without asking for my direction, to take refuge in the protection of Pharaoh and to seek shelter in the shadow of Egypt!

Proverbs 30:5 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.

Proverbs 11:28 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

Psalm 91:1-16 ESV / 14 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, ...

Psalm 84:12 ESV / 14 helpful votes

O Lord of hosts, blessed is the one who trusts in you!

Psalm 73:25 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you.

Psalm 62:8 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us. Selah

Psalm 60:11 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

Psalm 40:4 ESV / 14 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!

Psalm 32:10 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

Psalm 31:19 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Oh, how abundant is your goodness, which you have stored up for those who fear you and worked for those who take refuge in you, in the sight of the children of mankind!

Psalm 31:14 ESV / 14 helpful votes

But I trust in you, O Lord; I say, “You are my God.”

1 Peter 2:24 ESV / 13 helpful votes

He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.

Matthew 26:52-54 ESV / 13 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?”

Matthew 5:1-48 ESV / 13 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. ...

Isaiah 12:2 ESV / 13 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.”

Psalm 56:3-4 ESV / 13 helpful votes

When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I shall not be afraid. What can flesh do to me?

1 Corinthians 13:7 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

Psalm 118:14 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 12 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.”

Exodus 20:1-26 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And God spoke all these words, saying, “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. “You shall have no other gods before me. “You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me, ...

1 Corinthians 13:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

It does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth.

Luke 10:27 ESV / 11 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 18:30 ESV / 10 helpful votes

This God—his way is perfect; the word of the Lord proves true; he is a shield for all those who take refuge in him.

Psalm 13:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But I have trusted in your steadfast love; my heart shall rejoice in your salvation.

Psalm 8:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

What is man that you are mindful of him, and the son of man that you care for him?

Job 13:15 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 7:9 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Know therefore that the Lord your God is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations,

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