100 Bible Verses about Worry

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 1,876 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.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 1,382 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 12:25 ESV / 1,086 helpful votes

Anxiety in a man's heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.

Matthew 6:25-34 ESV / 1,068 helpful votes

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? 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? And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. ...

John 14:27 ESV / 865 helpful votes

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

Matthew 6:33-34 ESV / 664 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. “Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Matthew 11:28-30 ESV / 658 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 41:10 ESV / 617 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.

Psalm 55:22 ESV / 596 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 587 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 567 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.

1 Peter 5:6-7 ESV / 535 helpful votes

Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Matthew 6:34 ESV / 517 helpful votes

“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

John 14:1 ESV / 511 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:27 ESV / 504 helpful votes

And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?

Psalm 94:19 ESV / 455 helpful votes

When the cares of my heart are many, your consolations cheer my soul.

Matthew 6:25 ESV / 441 helpful votes

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 352 helpful votes

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

1 John 4:18 ESV / 343 helpful votes

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 342 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 341 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.”

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 335 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.

2 Corinthians 9:8 ESV / 294 helpful votes

And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.

Luke 12:25 ESV / 294 helpful votes

And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?

Mark 13:11 ESV / 286 helpful votes

And when they bring you to trial and deliver you over, do not be anxious beforehand what you are to say, but say whatever is given you in that hour, for it is not you who speak, but the Holy Spirit.

Psalm 56:3 ESV / 284 helpful votes

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

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 278 helpful votes

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.

Jeremiah 17:7-8 ESV / 275 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.”

Matthew 13:22 ESV / 264 helpful votes

As for what was sown among thorns, this is the one who hears the word, but the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and it proves unfruitful.

Revelation 21:3-4 ESV / 261 helpful votes

And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God. He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 258 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 38:9 ESV / 256 helpful votes

O Lord, all my longing is before you; my sighing is not hidden from you.

Luke 12:22-23 ESV / 254 helpful votes

And he said to his disciples, “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat, nor about your body, what you will put on. For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 251 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.

Colossians 3:15 ESV / 246 helpful votes

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.

Job 1:20-21 ESV / 240 helpful votes

Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head and fell on the ground and worshiped. And he said, “Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked shall I return. The Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord.”

2 Thessalonians 3:16 ESV / 234 helpful votes

Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in every way. The Lord be with you all.

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 229 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 219 helpful votes

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

Luke 12:24 ESV / 212 helpful votes

Consider the ravens: they neither sow nor reap, they have neither storehouse nor barn, and yet God feeds them. Of how much more value are you than the birds!

Hebrews 13:6 ESV / 203 helpful votes

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

Romans 8:31 ESV / 200 helpful votes

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

Psalm 34:4 ESV / 196 helpful votes

I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears.

Ecclesiastes 11:10 ESV / 193 helpful votes

Remove vexation from your heart, and put away pain from your body, for youth and the dawn of life are vanity.

Ecclesiastes 1:18 ESV / 192 helpful votes

For in much wisdom is much vexation, and he who increases knowledge increases sorrow.

1 Corinthians 9:8 ESV / 185 helpful votes

Do I say these things on human authority? Does not the Law say the same?

Job 19:1-25:6 ESV / 185 helpful votes

Then Job answered and said: “How long will you torment me and break me in pieces with words? These ten times you have cast reproach upon me; are you not ashamed to wrong me? And even if it be true that I have erred, my error remains with myself. If indeed you magnify yourselves against me and make my disgrace an argument against me, ...

Luke 12:1-24:53 ESV / 184 helpful votes

In the meantime, when so many thousands of the people had gathered together that they were trampling one another, he began to say to his disciples first, “Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. Nothing is covered up that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known. Therefore whatever you have said in the dark shall be heard in the light, and what you have whispered in private rooms shall be proclaimed on the housetops. “I tell you, my friends, do not fear those who kill the body, and after that have nothing more that they can do. But I will warn you whom to fear: fear him who, after he has killed, has authority to cast into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him! ...

Job 19:25 ESV / 184 helpful votes

For I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the last he will stand upon the earth.

Galatians 6:9 ESV / 182 helpful votes

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

Luke 10:41-42 ESV / 177 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.”

Psalm 38:1-39:13 ESV / 177 helpful votes

A Psalm of David, for the memorial offering. O Lord, rebuke me not in your anger, nor discipline me in your wrath! For your arrows have sunk into me, and your hand has come down on me. There is no soundness in my flesh because of your indignation; there is no health in my bones because of my sin. For my iniquities have gone over my head; like a heavy burden, they are too heavy for me. My wounds stink and fester because of my foolishness, ...

1 Peter 3:14 ESV / 176 helpful votes

But even if you should suffer for righteousness' sake, you will be blessed. Have no fear of them, nor be troubled,

John 16:33 ESV / 176 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.”

2 Corinthians 7:10 ESV / 165 helpful votes

For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret, whereas worldly grief produces death.

1 Corinthians 7:1-10:33 ESV / 165 helpful votes

Now concerning the matters about which you wrote: “It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman.” But because of the temptation to sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband. The husband should give to his wife her conjugal rights, and likewise the wife to her husband. For the wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does. Likewise the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does. Do not deprive one another, except perhaps by agreement for a limited time, that you may devote yourselves to prayer; but then come together again, so that Satan may not tempt you because of your lack of self-control. ...

Isaiah 35:4 ESV / 162 helpful votes

Say to those who have an anxious heart, “Be strong; fear not! Behold, your God will come with vengeance, with the recompense of God. He will come and save you.”

Genesis 1:3 ESV / 162 helpful votes

And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.

Psalm 138:8 ESV / 159 helpful votes

The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me; your steadfast love, O Lord, endures forever. Do not forsake the work of your hands.

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 158 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.

Psalm 121:1-2 ESV / 151 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 145 helpful votes

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

Romans 8:38-39 ESV / 142 helpful votes

For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Luke 12:22 ESV / 135 helpful votes

And he said to his disciples, “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat, nor about your body, what you will put on.

Isaiah 41:13 ESV / 131 helpful votes

For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Fear not, I am the one who helps you.”

Hebrews 13:5-6 ESV / 130 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.” So we can confidently say, “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me?”

Jeremiah 17:7 ESV / 126 helpful votes

“Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord.

Luke 12:22-34 ESV / 120 helpful votes

And he said to his disciples, “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat, nor about your body, what you will put on. For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing. Consider the ravens: they neither sow nor reap, they have neither storehouse nor barn, and yet God feeds them. Of how much more value are you than the birds! And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? If then you are not able to do as small a thing as that, why are you anxious about the rest? ...

Matthew 6:25-27 ESV / 118 helpful votes

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? 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? And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?

Romans 8:28 ESV / 111 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.

Matthew 6:1-34 ESV / 111 helpful votes

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. “Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. ...

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 109 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,

John 14:1-31 ESV / 107 helpful votes

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. And you know the way to where I am going.” Thomas said to him, “Lord, we do not know where you are going. How can we know the way?” ...

Matthew 6:2 ESV / 107 helpful votes

“Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.

1 Corinthians 9:2 ESV / 105 helpful votes

If to others I am not an apostle, at least I am to you, for you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.

Luke 12:2 ESV / 105 helpful votes

Nothing is covered up that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known.

Matthew 13:2 ESV / 105 helpful votes

And great crowds gathered about him, so that he got into a boat and sat down. And the whole crowd stood on the beach.

Ecclesiastes 11:2 ESV / 105 helpful votes

Give a portion to seven, or even to eight, for you know not what disaster may happen on earth.

Psalm 94:2 ESV / 105 helpful votes

Rise up, O judge of the earth; repay to the proud what they deserve!

John 14:1-3 ESV / 104 helpful votes

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 103 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 103 helpful votes

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

Luke 1:1-80 ESV / 100 helpful votes

Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile a narrative of the things that have been accomplished among us, just as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word have delivered them to us, it seemed good to me also, having followed all things closely for some time past, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus, that you may have certainty concerning the things you have been taught. In the days of Herod, king of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, of the division of Abijah. And he had a wife from the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. ...

Psalm 46:10 ESV / 98 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:3 ESV / 97 helpful votes

Yes, I ask you also, true companion, help these women, who have labored side by side with me in the gospel together with Clement and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life.

Proverbs 12:1-25:28 ESV / 96 helpful votes

Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid. A good man obtains favor from the Lord, but a man of evil devices he condemns. No one is established by wickedness, but the root of the righteous will never be moved. An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, but she who brings shame is like rottenness in his bones. The thoughts of the righteous are just; the counsels of the wicked are deceitful. ...

Psalm 37:8 ESV / 96 helpful votes

Refrain from anger, and forsake wrath! Fret not yourself; it tends only to evil.

Romans 15:13 ESV / 95 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.

Psalm 56:3-4 ESV / 94 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?

Proverbs 29:25 ESV / 93 helpful votes

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

John 14:2 ESV / 91 helpful votes

In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you?

Proverbs 12:2 ESV / 91 helpful votes

A good man obtains favor from the Lord, but a man of evil devices he condemns.

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 91 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.”

Matthew 6:1-25:46 ESV / 88 helpful votes

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. “Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. ...

Deuteronomy 31:8 ESV / 88 helpful votes

It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.”

1 Peter 5:3 ESV / 87 helpful votes

Not domineering over those in your charge, but being examples to the flock.

Matthew 13:1-22:46 ESV / 82 helpful votes

That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea. And great crowds gathered about him, so that he got into a boat and sat down. And the whole crowd stood on the beach. And he told them many things in parables, saying: “A sower went out to sow. And as he sowed, some seeds fell along the path, and the birds came and devoured them. Other seeds fell on rocky ground, where they did not have much soil, and immediately they sprang up, since they had no depth of soil, ...

Psalm 34:17 ESV / 81 helpful votes

When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles.

Ephesians 4:29 ESV / 77 helpful votes

Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.

Matthew 11:28 ESV / 76 helpful votes

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

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