100 Bible Verses about Weariness

Galatians 6:9 ESV / 480 helpful votes

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

Matthew 11:28-30 ESV / 336 helpful votes

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 320 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.

Jeremiah 31:25 ESV / 282 helpful votes

For I will satisfy the weary soul, and every languishing soul I will replenish.”

Matthew 11:28 ESV / 278 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 12:3 ESV / 250 helpful votes

Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted.

Isaiah 40:28 ESV / 231 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.

Isaiah 40:29-31 ESV / 229 helpful votes

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.

Revelation 2:3 ESV / 205 helpful votes

I know you are enduring patiently and bearing up for my name's sake, and you have not grown weary.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 203 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

Isaiah 40:28-30 ESV / 191 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;

Isaiah 40:29 ESV / 189 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:11-12 ESV / 187 helpful votes

My son, do not despise the Lord's discipline or be weary of his reproof, for the Lord reproves him whom he loves, as a father the son in whom he delights.

Colossians 3:1-25 ESV / 186 helpful votes

If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. ...

Colossians 2:1-23 ESV / 185 helpful votes

For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face, that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery, which is Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. I say this in order that no one may delude you with plausible arguments. For though I am absent in body, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the firmness of your faith in Christ. ...

Colossians 1:1-29 ESV / 184 helpful votes

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father. We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints, because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word of the truth, the gospel, ...

2 Thessalonians 3:13 ESV / 176 helpful votes

As for you, brothers, do not grow weary in doing good.

Psalm 73:26 ESV / 167 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 165 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.

John 16:33 ESV / 159 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 55:22 ESV / 156 helpful votes

Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 152 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.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 151 helpful votes

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

Matthew 11:29-30 ESV / 150 helpful votes

Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”

Psalm 63:1 ESV / 149 helpful votes

A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah. O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water.

Galatians 6:2 ESV / 148 helpful votes

Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Hebrews 12:1-3 ESV / 144 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, 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. Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted.

Exodus 33:14 ESV / 140 helpful votes

And he said, “My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.”

1 Corinthians 15:58 ESV / 139 helpful votes

Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.

Isaiah 40:2 ESV / 139 helpful votes

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.

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 138 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 138 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 69:3 ESV / 136 helpful votes

I am weary with my crying out; my throat is parched. My eyes grow dim with waiting for my God.

Psalm 4:8 ESV / 136 helpful votes

In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.

Matthew 5:10-12 ESV / 135 helpful votes

“Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Revelation 22:17 ESV / 134 helpful votes

The Spirit and the Bride say, “Come.” And let the one who hears say, “Come.” And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who desires take the water of life without price.

Hebrews 4:16 ESV / 133 helpful votes

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

Psalm 46:1 ESV / 133 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.

Isaiah 28:12 ESV / 131 helpful votes

To whom he has said, “This is rest; give rest to the weary; and this is repose”; yet they would not hear.

Proverbs 11:25 ESV / 131 helpful votes

Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.

Nehemiah 8:10 ESV / 131 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.”

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 130 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

2 Corinthians 12:9 ESV / 130 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.

John 10:10 ESV / 130 helpful votes

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

Habakkuk 3:19 ESV / 129 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 127:2 ESV / 128 helpful votes

It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil; for he gives to his beloved sleep.

James 1:12 ESV / 127 helpful votes

Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.

John 3:16 ESV / 127 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.

Matthew 11:29 ESV / 127 helpful votes

Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

Jeremiah 29:13 ESV / 126 helpful votes

You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart.

James 4:1-2 ESV / 122 helpful votes

What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you? You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask.

Luke 10:41-42 ESV / 122 helpful votes

But the Lord answered her, “Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things, but one thing is necessary. Mary has chosen the good portion, which will not be taken away from her.”

Isaiah 40:28-29 ESV / 122 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.

2 Chronicles 16:9 ESV / 121 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.”

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 120 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

Ecclesiastes 12:12 ESV / 120 helpful votes

My son, beware of anything beyond these. Of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

1 John 3:1-24 ESV / 119 helpful votes

See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Beloved, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when he appears we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is. And everyone who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure. Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness. You know that he appeared in order to take away sins, and in him there is no sin. ...

James 1:2 ESV / 119 helpful votes

Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds,

James 1:1-27 ESV / 119 helpful votes

James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes in the Dispersion: Greetings. Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. ...

Philippians 4:11-13 ESV / 119 helpful votes

Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need. I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Philippians 4:8-9 ESV / 119 helpful votes

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me—practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.

Proverbs 3:6 ESV / 118 helpful votes

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

Psalm 138:3 ESV / 118 helpful votes

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

Romans 3:4 ESV / 114 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.”

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 112 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 2:8-10 ESV / 112 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

Luke 18:1 ESV / 111 helpful votes

And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.

John 5:24 ESV / 110 helpful votes

Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.

Hebrews 12:5 ESV / 109 helpful votes

And have you forgotten the exhortation that addresses you as sons? “My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, nor be weary when reproved by him.

Matthew 11:28-29 ESV / 109 helpful votes

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

Daniel 7:25 ESV / 108 helpful votes

He shall speak words against the Most High, and shall wear out the saints of the Most High, and shall think to change the times and the law; and they shall be given into his hand for a time, times, and half a time.

Isaiah 40:30 ESV / 106 helpful votes

Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted;

Proverbs 3:11 ESV / 104 helpful votes

My son, do not despise the Lord's discipline or be weary of his reproof,

Colossians 1:29 ESV / 103 helpful votes

For this I toil, struggling with all his energy that he powerfully works within me.

Isaiah 50:4 ESV / 103 helpful votes

The Lord God has given me the tongue of those who are taught, that I may know how to sustain with a word him who is weary. Morning by morning he awakens; he awakens my ear to hear as those who are taught.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 102 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. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Matthew 11:30 ESV / 101 helpful votes

For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”

Isaiah 7:13 ESV / 98 helpful votes

And he said, “Hear then, O house of David! Is it too little for you to weary men, that you weary my God also?

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 87 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.”

Isaiah 40:13 ESV / 84 helpful votes

Who has measured the Spirit of the Lord, or what man shows him his counsel?

Proverbs 30:1 ESV / 84 helpful votes

The words of Agur son of Jakeh. The oracle. The man declares, I am weary, O God; I am weary, O God, and worn out.

Ecclesiastes 12:13 ESV / 82 helpful votes

The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.

Psalm 6:6 ESV / 80 helpful votes

I am weary with my moaning; every night I flood my bed with tears; I drench my couch with my weeping.

Matthew 11:3 ESV / 79 helpful votes

And said to him, “Are you the one who is to come, or shall we look for another?”

Psalm 62:5 ESV / 79 helpful votes

For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from him.

Jeremiah 6:16 ESV / 72 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord: “Stand by the roads, and look, and ask for the ancient paths, where the good way is; and walk in it, and find rest for your souls. But they said, ‘We will not walk in it.’

Psalm 116:7 ESV / 72 helpful votes

Return, O my soul, to your rest; for the Lord has dealt bountifully with you.

Job 3:20 ESV / 66 helpful votes

“Why is light given to him who is in misery, and life to the bitter in soul,

Genesis 27:46 ESV / 61 helpful votes

Then Rebekah said to Isaac, “I loathe my life because of the Hittite women. If Jacob marries one of the Hittite women like these, one of the women of the land, what good will my life be to me?”

Psalm 62:1 ESV / 55 helpful votes

To the choirmaster: according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David. For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 40 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.

Philemon 1:20 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Yes, brother, I want some benefit from you in the Lord. Refresh my heart in Christ.

Romans 12:11 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 12:7 ESV / 36 helpful votes

It is for discipline that you have to endure. God is treating you as sons. For what son is there whom his father does not discipline?

Proverbs 3:8 ESV / 35 helpful votes

It will be healing to your flesh and refreshment to your bones.

Psalm 46:10 ESV / 30 helpful votes

“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!”

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 28 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

James 5:15 ESV / 23 helpful votes

And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

Isaiah 40:8 ESV / 23 helpful votes

The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever.

1 John 1:9 ESV / 21 helpful votes

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

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