100 Bible Verses about Trusting People

Micah 7:5-6 ESV / 377 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.

Jeremiah 17:5-12 ESV / 267 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.” The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it? ...

Psalm 118:8 ESV / 266 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 257 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:5-12 ESV / 148 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. Be not wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord, and turn away from evil. It will be healing to your flesh and refreshment to your bones. Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your produce; ...

Romans 12:19 ESV / 125 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.”

1 Corinthians 13:7 ESV / 117 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 107 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Isaiah 2:22 ESV / 95 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 89 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.

Colossians 3:2 ESV / 84 helpful votes

Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 71 helpful votes

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

Proverbs 31:11 ESV / 68 helpful votes

The heart of her husband trusts in her, and he will have no lack of gain.

Psalm 105:4 ESV / 61 helpful votes

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

Psalm 1:1-6 ESV / 61 helpful votes

Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers. The wicked are not so, but are like chaff that the wind drives away. Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous; ...

Psalm 146:3-5 ESV / 60 helpful votes

Put not your trust in princes, in a son of man, in whom there is no salvation. When his breath departs, he returns to the earth; on that very day his plans perish. Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God,

Proverbs 25:26 ESV / 45 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 17:5 ESV / 40 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.

2 Corinthians 4:18 ESV / 39 helpful votes

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.

John 2:24-25 ESV / 38 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.

Luke 10:27 ESV / 38 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.”

Romans 13:1-2 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment.

John 14:15 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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

John 20:31 ESV / 34 helpful votes

But these are written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 34 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.

Deuteronomy 28:1-68 ESV / 33 helpful votes

“And if you faithfully obey the voice of the Lord your God, being careful to do all his commandments that I command you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth. And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, if you obey the voice of the Lord your God. Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the field. Blessed shall be the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your ground and the fruit of your cattle, the increase of your herds and the young of your flock. Blessed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl. ...

Psalm 9:10 ESV / 28 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 31:1 ESV / 26 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!

Psalm 94:19-22 ESV / 25 helpful votes

When the cares of my heart are many, your consolations cheer my soul. Can wicked rulers be allied with you, those who frame injustice by statute? They band together against the life of the righteous and condemn the innocent to death. But the Lord has become my stronghold, and my God the rock of my refuge.

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

Matthew 5:33-37 ESV / 23 helpful votes

“Again you have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform to the Lord what you have sworn.’ But I say to you, Do not take an oath at all, either by heaven, for it is the throne of God, or by the earth, for it is his footstool, or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King. And do not take an oath by your head, for you cannot make one hair white or black. Let what you say be simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’; anything more than this comes from evil.

Psalm 146:3 ESV / 22 helpful votes

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

John 2:23-24 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Now when he was in Jerusalem at the Passover Feast, many believed in his name when they saw the signs that he was doing. But Jesus on his part did not entrust himself to them, because he knew all people

Psalm 56:3 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 2:24 ESV / 19 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.

Romans 15:13 ESV / 19 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.

John 14:1 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 17:7-8 ESV / 19 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.”

Psalm 118:9 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 13:6 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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

Luke 12:10 ESV / 18 helpful votes

And everyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but the one who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven.

James 1:6 ESV / 17 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.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 17 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 20:7 ESV / 17 helpful votes

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

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 17 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.”

Deuteronomy 28:47-48 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Because you did not serve the Lord your God with joyfulness and gladness of heart, because of the abundance of all things, therefore you shall serve your enemies whom the Lord will send against you, in hunger and thirst, in nakedness, and lacking everything. And he will put a yoke of iron on your neck until he has destroyed you.

Leviticus 26:1-46 ESV / 17 helpful votes

“You shall not make idols for yourselves or erect an image or pillar, and you shall not set up a figured stone in your land to bow down to it, for I am the Lord your God. You shall keep my Sabbaths and reverence my sanctuary: I am the Lord. “If you walk in my statutes and observe my commandments and do them, then I will give you your rains in their season, and the land shall yield its increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit. Your threshing shall last to the time of the grape harvest, and the grape harvest shall last to the time for sowing. And you shall eat your bread to the full and dwell in your land securely. ...

Hebrews 13:6 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Micah 7:7 ESV / 16 helpful votes

But as for me, I will look to the Lord; I will wait for the God of my salvation; my God will hear me.

Proverbs 29:25 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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

Mark 7:1-37 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Now when the Pharisees gathered to him, with some of the scribes who had come from Jerusalem, they saw that some of his disciples ate with hands that were defiled, that is, unwashed. (For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they wash their hands, holding to the tradition of the elders, and when they come from the marketplace, they do not eat unless they wash. And there are many other traditions that they observe, such as the washing of cups and pots and copper vessels and dining couches.) And the Pharisees and the scribes asked him, “Why do your disciples not walk according to the tradition of the elders, but eat with defiled hands?” ...

Proverbs 3:6 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Psalm 56:4 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Psalm 37:5 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Matthew 5:1-48 ESV / 14 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. ...

Psalm 37:3 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

Psalm 31:14 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

Psalm 13:5 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

Exodus 20:1-26 ESV / 14 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, ...

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 5:7 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For we walk by faith, not by sight.

Isaiah 36:6 ESV / 13 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.

Proverbs 16:20 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Psalm 62:8 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

2 Samuel 7:28 ESV / 12 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 John 5:14 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

1 John 4:16 ESV / 11 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 6:18 ESV / 11 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.

Matthew 6:26 ESV / 11 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?

Daniel 6:23 ESV / 11 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.

Isaiah 43:2 ESV / 11 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 41:10 ESV / 11 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.

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 11 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.

Proverbs 30:5 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 28:26 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 16:3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 13:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.

John 10:10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

John 3:16 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Luke 16:10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“One who is faithful in a very little is also faithful in much, and one who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much.

Isaiah 43:1 ESV / 10 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 31:3 ESV / 10 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.

Psalm 145:18 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Psalm 143:8 ESV / 10 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 121:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Psalm 91:1-2 ESV / 10 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.”

Deuteronomy 17:13 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And all the people shall hear and fear and not act presumptuously again.

Matthew 15:1-39 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Then Pharisees and scribes came to Jesus from Jerusalem and said, “Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat.” He answered them, “And why do you break the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition? For God commanded, ‘Honor your father and your mother,’ and, ‘Whoever reviles father or mother must surely die.’ But you say, ‘If anyone tells his father or his mother, “What you would have gained from me is given to God,” ...

Nahum 1:7 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 32:27 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“Behold, I am the Lord, the God of all flesh. Is anything too hard for me?

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 9 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.

Proverbs 11:28 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 11:13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Whoever goes about slandering reveals secrets, but he who is trustworthy in spirit keeps a thing covered.

Psalm 91:1-16 ESV / 9 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 / 9 helpful votes

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

Psalm 41:9 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Even my close friend in whom I trusted, who ate my bread, has lifted his heel against me.

Hebrews 11:11 ESV / 8 helpful votes

By faith Sarah herself received power to conceive, even when she was past the age, since she considered him faithful who had promised.

2 Timothy 1:12 ESV / 8 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.

Matthew 4:1-25 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. And the tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.” But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” Then the devil took him to the holy city and set him on the pinnacle of the temple ...

Jeremiah 17:5-6 ESV / 8 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.

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