12 Bible Verses about Worrying

Matthew 6:25-34 ESV / 116 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. ...

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 73 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 / 61 helpful votes

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

John 14:1 ESV / 50 helpful votes

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

John 14:27 ESV / 38 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.

Proverbs 3:5 ESV / 31 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 29 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.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 27 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 6:27 ESV / 26 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:25 ESV / 19 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?

Psalm 37:8 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Psalm 27:1 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Of David. The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

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