100 Bible Verses about Dont Be Afraid

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 197 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.

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 179 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.”

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 172 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.”

Psalm 27:1 ESV / 169 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?

John 14:27 ESV / 162 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.

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 154 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.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 141 helpful votes

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

Psalm 34:4 ESV / 132 helpful votes

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

Matthew 10:28 ESV / 122 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.

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 117 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.

Isaiah 41:13 ESV / 113 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.”

1 John 4:18 ESV / 112 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.

Isaiah 35:4 ESV / 98 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.”

Psalm 118:6 ESV / 95 helpful votes

The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 91 helpful votes

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

Psalm 56:3 ESV / 91 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 43:1 ESV / 90 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.

Luke 12:32 ESV / 83 helpful votes

“Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

Deuteronomy 31:8 ESV / 83 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 3:14 ESV / 82 helpful votes

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

Mark 5:36 ESV / 81 helpful votes

But overhearing what they said, Jesus said to the ruler of the synagogue, “Do not fear, only believe.”

1 Chronicles 28:20 ESV / 78 helpful votes

Then David said to Solomon his son, “Be strong and courageous and do it. Do not be afraid and do not be dismayed, for the Lord God, even my God, is with you. He will not leave you or forsake you, until all the work for the service of the house of the Lord is finished.

Psalm 94:19 ESV / 75 helpful votes

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

Revelation 1:17 ESV / 74 helpful votes

When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. But he laid his right hand on me, saying, “Fear not, I am the first and the last,

Hebrews 13:6 ESV / 74 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 12:2 ESV / 72 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.”

Matthew 6:34 ESV / 67 helpful votes

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

Exodus 20:20 ESV / 67 helpful votes

Moses said to the people, “Do not fear, for God has come to test you, that the fear of him may be before you, that you may not sin.”

Proverbs 29:25 ESV / 64 helpful votes

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

Exodus 14:13 ESV / 62 helpful votes

And Moses said to the people, “Fear not, stand firm, and see the salvation of the Lord, which he will work for you today. For the Egyptians whom you see today, you shall never see again.

Joshua 10:25 ESV / 61 helpful votes

And Joshua said to them, “Do not be afraid or dismayed; be strong and courageous. For thus the Lord will do to all your enemies against whom you fight.”

Luke 12:4 ESV / 60 helpful votes

“I tell you, my friends, do not fear those who kill the body, and after that have nothing more that they can do.

Romans 8:38-39 ESV / 58 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.

Matthew 10:26 ESV / 57 helpful votes

“So have no fear of them, for nothing is covered that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known.

Mark 6:50 ESV / 56 helpful votes

For they all saw him and were terrified. But immediately he spoke to them and said, “Take heart; it is I. Do not be afraid.”

Psalm 56:3-4 ESV / 56 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?

Numbers 14:9 ESV / 55 helpful votes

Only do not rebel against the Lord. And do not fear the people of the land, for they are bread for us. Their protection is removed from them, and the Lord is with us; do not fear them.”

Psalm 55:22 ESV / 54 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 5:6-7 ESV / 53 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.

Romans 8:15 ESV / 53 helpful votes

For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!”

Isaiah 51:7 ESV / 53 helpful votes

“Listen to me, you who know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear not the reproach of man, nor be dismayed at their revilings.

Deuteronomy 3:22 ESV / 53 helpful votes

You shall not fear them, for it is the Lord your God who fights for you.’

Genesis 15:1 ESV / 53 helpful votes

After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: “Fear not, Abram, I am your shield; your reward shall be very great.”

Matthew 10:31 ESV / 52 helpful votes

Fear not, therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.

Jeremiah 1:8 ESV / 52 helpful votes

Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you to deliver you, declares the Lord.”

2 Kings 1:15 ESV / 52 helpful votes

Then the angel of the Lord said to Elijah, “Go down with him; do not be afraid of him.” So he arose and went down with him to the king

Deuteronomy 1:17 ESV / 52 helpful votes

You shall not be partial in judgment. You shall hear the small and the great alike. You shall not be intimidated by anyone, for the judgment is God's. And the case that is too hard for you, you shall bring to me, and I will hear it.’

Isaiah 54:4 ESV / 51 helpful votes

“Fear not, for you will not be ashamed; be not confounded, for you will not be disgraced; for you will forget the shame of your youth, and the reproach of your widowhood you will remember no more.

Isaiah 44:2 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord who made you, who formed you from the womb and will help you: Fear not, O Jacob my servant, Jeshurun whom I have chosen.

Isaiah 43:5 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; I will bring your offspring from the east, and from the west I will gather you.

1 Samuel 28:13 ESV / 50 helpful votes

The king said to her, “Do not be afraid. What do you see?” And the woman said to Saul, “I see a god coming up out of the earth.”

Deuteronomy 20:1 ESV / 50 helpful votes

“When you go out to war against your enemies, and see horses and chariots and an army larger than your own, you shall not be afraid of them, for the Lord your God is with you, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt.

1 Samuel 23:17 ESV / 49 helpful votes

And he said to him, “Do not fear, for the hand of Saul my father shall not find you. You shall be king over Israel, and I shall be next to you. Saul my father also knows this.”

1 Samuel 12:20 ESV / 49 helpful votes

And Samuel said to the people, “Do not be afraid; you have done all this evil. Yet do not turn aside from following the Lord, but serve the Lord with all your heart.

1 Samuel 4:20 ESV / 49 helpful votes

And about the time of her death the women attending her said to her, “Do not be afraid, for you have borne a son.” But she did not answer or pay attention.

Deuteronomy 1:21 ESV / 49 helpful votes

See, the Lord your God has set the land before you. Go up, take possession, as the Lord, the God of your fathers, has told you. Do not fear or be dismayed.’

Genesis 50:19 ESV / 49 helpful votes

But Joseph said to them, “Do not fear, for am I in the place of God?

Acts 18:9 ESV / 48 helpful votes

And the Lord said to Paul one night in a vision, “Do not be afraid, but go on speaking and do not be silent,

John 6:20 ESV / 48 helpful votes

But he said to them, “It is I; do not be afraid.”

Matthew 6:25-34 ESV / 48 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. ...

Psalm 56:4 ESV / 48 helpful votes

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

2 Samuel 9:7 ESV / 48 helpful votes

And David said to him, “Do not fear, for I will show you kindness for the sake of your father Jonathan, and I will restore to you all the land of Saul your father, and you shall eat at my table always.”

Isaiah 41:14 ESV / 47 helpful votes

Fear not, you worm Jacob, you men of Israel! I am the one who helps you, declares the Lord; your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.

Psalm 91:1-16 ESV / 47 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, ...

2 Chronicles 20:15 ESV / 47 helpful votes

And he said, “Listen, all Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem and King Jehoshaphat: Thus says the Lord to you, ‘Do not be afraid and do not be dismayed at this great horde, for the battle is not yours but God's.

1 Kings 17:13 ESV / 47 helpful votes

And Elijah said to her, “Do not fear; go and do as you have said. But first make me a little cake of it and bring it to me, and afterward make something for yourself and your son.

1 Samuel 22:23 ESV / 47 helpful votes

Stay with me; do not be afraid, for he who seeks my life seeks your life. With me you shall be in safekeeping.”

Genesis 50:21 ESV / 47 helpful votes

So do not fear; I will provide for you and your little ones.” Thus he comforted them and spoke kindly to them.

Genesis 35:17 ESV / 47 helpful votes

And when her labor was at its hardest, the midwife said to her, “Do not fear, for you have another son.”

2 Kings 25:24 ESV / 46 helpful votes

And Gedaliah swore to them and their men, saying, “Do not be afraid because of the Chaldean officials. Live in the land and serve the king of Babylon, and it shall be well with you.”

Genesis 43:23 ESV / 46 helpful votes

He replied, “Peace to you, do not be afraid. Your God and the God of your father has put treasure in your sacks for you. I received your money.” Then he brought Simeon out to them.

Daniel 10:12 ESV / 44 helpful votes

Then he said to me, “Fear not, Daniel, for from the first day that you set your heart to understand and humbled yourself before your God, your words have been heard, and I have come because of your words.

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 44 helpful votes

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

Judges 4:18 ESV / 44 helpful votes

And Jael came out to meet Sisera and said to him, “Turn aside, my lord; turn aside to me; do not be afraid.” So he turned aside to her into the tent, and she covered him with a rug.

Hebrews 13:5-6 ESV / 43 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?”

Haggai 2:5 ESV / 43 helpful votes

According to the covenant that I made with you when you came out of Egypt. My Spirit remains in your midst. Fear not.

Jeremiah 42:11 ESV / 43 helpful votes

Do not fear the king of Babylon, of whom you are afraid. Do not fear him, declares the Lord, for I am with you, to save you and to deliver you from his hand.

Deuteronomy 7:18 ESV / 43 helpful votes

You shall not be afraid of them but you shall remember what the Lord your God did to Pharaoh and to all Egypt,

Deuteronomy 1:29 ESV / 43 helpful votes

Then I said to you, ‘Do not be in dread or afraid of them.

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 42 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.

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 41 helpful votes

The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.

Isaiah 44:8 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Fear not, nor be afraid; have I not told you from of old and declared it? And you are my witnesses! Is there a God besides me? There is no Rock; I know not any.”

Nehemiah 4:14 ESV / 41 helpful votes

And I looked and arose and said to the nobles and to the officials and to the rest of the people, “Do not be afraid of them. Remember the Lord, who is great and awesome, and fight for your brothers, your sons, your daughters, your wives, and your homes.”

Luke 1:30 ESV / 40 helpful votes

And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.

Daniel 10:19 ESV / 40 helpful votes

And he said, “O man greatly loved, fear not, peace be with you; be strong and of good courage.” And as he spoke to me, I was strengthened and said, “Let my lord speak, for you have strengthened me.”

Ezekiel 3:9 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Like emery harder than flint have I made your forehead. Fear them not, nor be dismayed at their looks, for they are a rebellious house.”

Romans 8:28 ESV / 39 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.

Luke 5:10 ESV / 39 helpful votes

And so also were James and John, sons of Zebedee, who were partners with Simon. And Jesus said to Simon, “Do not be afraid; from now on you will be catching men.”

Matthew 14:27 ESV / 39 helpful votes

But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, “Take heart; it is I. Do not be afraid.”

2 Chronicles 20:17 ESV / 39 helpful votes

You will not need to fight in this battle. Stand firm, hold your position, and see the salvation of the Lord on your behalf, O Judah and Jerusalem.’ Do not be afraid and do not be dismayed. Tomorrow go out against them, and the Lord will be with you.”

2 Kings 6:16 ESV / 39 helpful votes

He said, “Do not be afraid, for those who are with us are more than those who are with them.”

Revelation 2:10 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested, and for ten days you will have tribulation. Be faithful unto death, and I will give you the crown of life.

Isaiah 41:13-14 ESV / 38 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.” Fear not, you worm Jacob, you men of Israel! I am the one who helps you, declares the Lord; your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.

Lamentations 3:57 ESV / 37 helpful votes

You came near when I called on you; you said, ‘Do not fear!’

Isaiah 51:12 ESV / 37 helpful votes

“I, I am he who comforts you; who are you that you are afraid of man who dies, of the son of man who is made like grass,

Luke 1:13 ESV / 35 helpful votes

But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zechariah, for your prayer has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall call his name John.

Hebrews 2:14-15 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil, and deliver all those who through fear of death were subject to lifelong slavery.

Proverbs 3:24 ESV / 34 helpful votes

If you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.

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.

Romans 8:31 ESV / 33 helpful votes

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

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