100 Bible Verses about Fear Not

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 470 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.

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 349 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.”

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 325 helpful votes

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

Psalm 34:4 ESV / 303 helpful votes

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

1 John 4:18 ESV / 263 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.

Psalm 27:1 ESV / 253 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?

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 249 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.

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 249 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.”

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 186 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.

John 14:27 ESV / 178 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.

Romans 8:15 ESV / 172 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 43:1 ESV / 172 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 41:13 ESV / 156 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.”

Psalm 56:3 ESV / 156 helpful votes

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

Psalm 118:6 ESV / 152 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 35:4 ESV / 147 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 56:3-4 ESV / 139 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?

Matthew 10:28 ESV / 134 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.

Proverbs 29:25 ESV / 133 helpful votes

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

Psalm 94:19 ESV / 133 helpful votes

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

Matthew 6:34 ESV / 128 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 3:14 ESV / 124 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 5:6-7 ESV / 121 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.

Deuteronomy 31:8 ESV / 114 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.”

Exodus 20:20 ESV / 112 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.”

Hebrews 13:6 ESV / 109 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 105 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 8:38-39 ESV / 105 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.

Deuteronomy 3:22 ESV / 104 helpful votes

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

Romans 15:13 ESV / 103 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 23:1-6 ESV / 103 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. ...

Isaiah 54:4 ESV / 99 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.

Revelation 1:17 ESV / 98 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,

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 97 helpful votes

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

Luke 12:32 ESV / 95 helpful votes

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

Mark 5:36 ESV / 93 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 / 90 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.

Mark 6:50 ESV / 87 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.”

Genesis 15:1 ESV / 84 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 10:26 ESV / 83 helpful votes

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

Lamentations 3:57 ESV / 78 helpful votes

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

1 John 4:4 ESV / 77 helpful votes

Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.

Isaiah 41:14 ESV / 76 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 / 72 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, ...

Isaiah 41:2 ESV / 71 helpful votes

Who stirred up one from the east whom victory meets at every step? He gives up nations before him, so that he tramples kings underfoot; he makes them like dust with his sword, like driven stubble with his bow.

Hebrews 13:5-6 ESV / 68 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?”

Isaiah 43:5 ESV / 68 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.

Exodus 14:13 ESV / 67 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.

Proverbs 12:25 ESV / 66 helpful votes

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

John 14:1 ESV / 64 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 44:2 ESV / 64 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.

Deuteronomy 20:1 ESV / 64 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.

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 63 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.

Psalm 111:10 ESV / 63 helpful votes

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all those who practice it have a good understanding. His praise endures forever!

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 62 helpful votes

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

Luke 12:22-26 ESV / 61 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 6:25-34 ESV / 61 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. ...

Daniel 10:12 ESV / 60 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.

Psalm 56:4 ESV / 60 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 12:2 ESV / 59 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.”

Romans 8:1-39 ESV / 58 helpful votes

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, he condemned sin in the flesh, in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit. ...

Psalm 103:13 ESV / 58 helpful votes

As a father shows compassion to his children, so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear him.

2 Chronicles 20:17 ESV / 56 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.”

Numbers 14:9 ESV / 56 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.”

Haggai 2:5 ESV / 55 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.

Deuteronomy 1:21 ESV / 55 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 21:17 ESV / 55 helpful votes

And God heard the voice of the boy, and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven and said to her, “What troubles you, Hagar? Fear not, for God has heard the voice of the boy where he is.

Matthew 10:31 ESV / 54 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 20:3 ESV / 54 helpful votes

And shall say to them, ‘Hear, O Israel, today you are drawing near for battle against your enemies: let not your heart faint. Do not fear or panic or be in dread of them,

Genesis 46:3 ESV / 54 helpful votes

Then he said, “I am God, the God of your father. Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for there I will make you into a great nation.

Genesis 26:24 ESV / 54 helpful votes

And the Lord appeared to him the same night and said, “I am the God of Abraham your father. Fear not, for I am with you and will bless you and multiply your offspring for my servant Abraham's sake.”

Deuteronomy 3:2 ESV / 53 helpful votes

But the Lord said to me, ‘Do not fear him, for I have given him and all his people and his land into your hand. And you shall do to him as you did to Sihon the king of the Amorites, who lived at Heshbon.’

Revelation 2:10 ESV / 52 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.

Luke 2:10 ESV / 52 helpful votes

And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.

Psalm 118:6-7 ESV / 52 helpful votes

The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me? The Lord is on my side as my helper; I shall look in triumph on those who hate me.

Philippians 4:7 ESV / 51 helpful votes

And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Genesis 35:17 ESV / 51 helpful votes

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

Daniel 10:19 ESV / 50 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.”

Psalm 27:3 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Though an army encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; though war arise against me, yet I will be confident.

Luke 8:50 ESV / 49 helpful votes

But Jesus on hearing this answered him, “Do not fear; only believe, and she will be well.”

Luke 1:13 ESV / 49 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.

Zechariah 8:13 ESV / 49 helpful votes

And as you have been a byword of cursing among the nations, O house of Judah and house of Israel, so will I save you, and you shall be a blessing. Fear not, but let your hands be strong.”

Numbers 23:19 ESV / 49 helpful votes

God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it?

Jeremiah 46:27 ESV / 48 helpful votes

“But fear not, O Jacob my servant, nor be dismayed, O Israel, for behold, I will save you from far away, and your offspring from the land of their captivity. Jacob shall return and have quiet and ease, and none shall make him afraid.

Exodus 14:14 ESV / 48 helpful votes

The Lord will fight for you, and you have only to be silent.”

John 12:15 ESV / 47 helpful votes

“Fear not, daughter of Zion; behold, your king is coming, sitting on a donkey's colt!”

Matthew 10:29-31 ESV / 47 helpful votes

Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not, therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.

Isaiah 51:7 ESV / 47 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.

Psalm 55:22 ESV / 47 helpful votes

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

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.

Luke 12:7 ESV / 46 helpful votes

Why, even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not; you are of more value than many sparrows.

Luke 5:10 ESV / 46 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.”

Luke 1:30 ESV / 46 helpful votes

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

Matthew 1:20 ESV / 46 helpful votes

But as he considered these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.

Joshua 8:1 ESV / 46 helpful votes

And the Lord said to Joshua, “Do not fear and do not be dismayed. Take all the fighting men with you, and arise, go up to Ai. See, I have given into your hand the king of Ai, and his people, his city, and his land.

Psalm 46:1 ESV / 45 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.

Joshua 10:25 ESV / 45 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.”

Numbers 21:34 ESV / 44 helpful votes

But the Lord said to Moses, “Do not fear him, for I have given him into your hand, and all his people, and his land. And you shall do to him as you did to Sihon king of the Amorites, who lived at Heshbon.”

2 Timothy 1:6 ESV / 42 helpful votes

For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands,

Joel 2:21 ESV / 42 helpful votes

“Fear not, O land; be glad and rejoice, for the Lord has done great things!

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