100 Bible Verses about I Will Never Leave You Nor Forsake You

Hebrews 13:5 ESV / 3,549 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.”

Deuteronomy 31:8 ESV / 3,327 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.”

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 3,029 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 / 1,953 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.”

Joshua 1:5 ESV / 1,914 helpful votes

No man shall be able to stand before you all the days of your life. Just as I was with Moses, so I will be with you. I will not leave you or forsake you.

Isaiah 41:10-13 ESV / 1,492 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. Behold, all who are incensed against you shall be put to shame and confounded; those who strive against you shall be as nothing and shall perish. You shall seek those who contend with you, but you shall not find them; those who war against you shall be as nothing at all. 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 Peter 5:7 ESV / 1,400 helpful votes

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

Matthew 28:20 ESV / 1,395 helpful votes

Teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

1 Chronicles 28:20 ESV / 1,339 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.

Hebrews 13:6 ESV / 1,305 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 13:5-6 ESV / 1,234 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?”

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 1,092 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.

Genesis 28:15 ESV / 1,062 helpful votes

Behold, I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land. For I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.”

Romans 8:28 ESV / 989 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.

Psalm 55:22 ESV / 987 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 959 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 4:16 ESV / 836 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.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 768 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 4:31 ESV / 717 helpful votes

For the Lord your God is a merciful God. He will not leave you or destroy you or forget the covenant with your fathers that he swore to them.

1 Kings 8:57 ESV / 668 helpful votes

The Lord our God be with us, as he was with our fathers. May he not leave us or forsake us,

John 14:18 ESV / 653 helpful votes

“I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.

Psalm 94:14 ESV / 627 helpful votes

For the Lord will not forsake his people; he will not abandon his heritage;

Hebrews 13:1-25 ESV / 552 helpful votes

Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body. Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous. 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.” ...

Micah 7:7 ESV / 494 helpful votes

But as for me, I will look to the Lord; I will wait for the God of my salvation; my God will hear me.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 480 helpful votes

No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

Revelation 3:10 ESV / 472 helpful votes

Because you have kept my word about patient endurance, I will keep you from the hour of trial that is coming on the whole world, to try those who dwell on the earth.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 465 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,

Micah 7:8 ESV / 463 helpful votes

Rejoice not over me, O my enemy; when I fall, I shall rise; when I sit in darkness, the Lord will be a light to me.

John 14:27 ESV / 449 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 23:1 ESV / 407 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.

Psalm 118:6 ESV / 400 helpful votes

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

Psalm 73:23-26 ESV / 385 helpful votes

Nevertheless, I am continually with you; you hold my right hand. You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will receive me to glory. Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Deuteronomy 20:1 ESV / 368 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.

Hebrews 13:4 ESV / 355 helpful votes

Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.

Isaiah 41:17 ESV / 341 helpful votes

When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue is parched with thirst, I the Lord will answer them; I the God of Israel will not forsake them.

1 Peter 2:9 ESV / 333 helpful votes

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

John 3:16 ESV / 332 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.

Luke 21:34-36 ESV / 317 helpful votes

“But watch yourselves lest your hearts be weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and cares of this life, and that day come upon you suddenly like a trap. For it will come upon all who dwell on the face of the whole earth. But stay awake at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are going to take place, and to stand before the Son of Man.”

Acts 20:35 ESV / 309 helpful votes

In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”

Deuteronomy 31:23 ESV / 308 helpful votes

And the Lord commissioned Joshua the son of Nun and said, “Be strong and courageous, for you shall bring the people of Israel into the land that I swore to give them. I will be with you.”

Luke 21:28 ESV / 294 helpful votes

Now when these things begin to take place, straighten up and raise your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.”

Psalm 27:1 ESV / 291 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?

Deuteronomy 20:4 ESV / 277 helpful votes

For the Lord your God is he who goes with you to fight for you against your enemies, to give you the victory.’

John 14:1-31 ESV / 272 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?” ...

Joshua 10:25 ESV / 268 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.”

Isaiah 43:2 ESV / 255 helpful votes

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.

Deuteronomy 31:7 ESV / 251 helpful votes

Then Moses summoned Joshua and said to him in the sight of all Israel, “Be strong and courageous, for you shall go with this people into the land that the Lord has sworn to their fathers to give them, and you shall put them in possession of it.

Deuteronomy 1:29 ESV / 243 helpful votes

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

1 Chronicles 22:13 ESV / 232 helpful votes

Then you will prosper if you are careful to observe the statutes and the rules that the Lord commanded Moses for Israel. Be strong and courageous. Fear not; do not be dismayed.

Psalm 27:10 ESV / 230 helpful votes

For my father and my mother have forsaken me, but the Lord will take me in.

Isaiah 1:1-31 ESV / 225 helpful votes

The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth; for the Lord has spoken: “Children have I reared and brought up, but they have rebelled against me. The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master's crib, but Israel does not know, my people do not understand.” Ah, sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, offspring of evildoers, children who deal corruptly! They have forsaken the Lord, they have despised the Holy One of Israel, they are utterly estranged. Why will you still be struck down? Why will you continue to rebel? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint. ...

Luke 12:15 ESV / 223 helpful votes

And he said to them, “Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.”

1 Kings 6:13 ESV / 222 helpful votes

And I will dwell among the children of Israel and will not forsake my people Israel.”

1 Samuel 12:22 ESV / 218 helpful votes

For the Lord will not forsake his people, for his great name's sake, because it has pleased the Lord to make you a people for himself.

Isaiah 41:13 ESV / 216 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.”

Exodus 20:17 ESV / 210 helpful votes

“You shall not covet your neighbor's house; you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, or his male servant, or his female servant, or his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor's.”

Isaiah 55:7 ESV / 191 helpful votes

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that he may have compassion on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

John 14:16 ESV / 181 helpful votes

And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever,

Deuteronomy 31:1-30 ESV / 174 helpful votes

So Moses continued to speak these words to all Israel. And he said to them, “I am 120 years old today. I am no longer able to go out and come in. The Lord has said to me, ‘You shall not go over this Jordan.’ The Lord your God himself will go over before you. He will destroy these nations before you, so that you shall dispossess them, and Joshua will go over at your head, as the Lord has spoken. And the Lord will do to them as he did to Sihon and Og, the kings of the Amorites, and to their land, when he destroyed them. And the Lord will give them over to you, and you shall do to them according to the whole commandment that I have commanded you. ...

John 3:16-17 ESV / 173 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.

2 Chronicles 15:2 ESV / 172 helpful votes

And he went out to meet Asa and said to him, “Hear me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: The Lord is with you while you are with him. If you seek him, he will be found by you, but if you forsake him, he will forsake you.

Galatians 5:22-23 ESV / 170 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

Isaiah 1:28 ESV / 166 helpful votes

But rebels and sinners shall be broken together, and those who forsake the Lord shall be consumed.

Philippians 4:11 ESV / 165 helpful votes

Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content.

John 16:7 ESV / 163 helpful votes

Nevertheless, I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away, for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you.

Isaiah 44:1-28 ESV / 163 helpful votes

“But now hear, O Jacob my servant, Israel whom I have chosen! 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. For I will pour water on the thirsty land, and streams on the dry ground; I will pour my Spirit upon your offspring, and my blessing on your descendants. They shall spring up among the grass like willows by flowing streams. This one will say, ‘I am the Lord's,’ another will call on the name of Jacob, and another will write on his hand, ‘The Lord's,’ and name himself by the name of Israel.” ...

Galatians 5:19-21 ESV / 161 helpful votes

Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife, jealousy, fits of anger, rivalries, dissensions, divisions, envy, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Matthew 7:13-14 ESV / 156 helpful votes

“Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 154 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.

Psalm 23:6 ESV / 154 helpful votes

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

Matthew 7:23 ESV / 153 helpful votes

And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’

Judges 9:11 ESV / 153 helpful votes

But the fig tree said to them, ‘Shall I leave my sweetness and my good fruit and go hold sway over the trees?’

Proverbs 1:8 ESV / 152 helpful votes

Hear, my son, your father's instruction, and forsake not your mother's teaching,

Colossians 4:12 ESV / 151 helpful votes

Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, greets you, always struggling on your behalf in his prayers, that you may stand mature and fully assured in all the will of God.

Genesis 24:1-67 ESV / 151 helpful votes

Now Abraham was old, well advanced in years. And the Lord had blessed Abraham in all things. And Abraham said to his servant, the oldest of his household, who had charge of all that he had, “Put your hand under my thigh, that I may make you swear by the Lord, the God of heaven and God of the earth, that you will not take a wife for my son from the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell, but will go to my country and to my kindred, and take a wife for my son Isaac.” The servant said to him, “Perhaps the woman may not be willing to follow me to this land. Must I then take your son back to the land from which you came?” ...

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 148 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.

Genesis 14:23 ESV / 140 helpful votes

That I would not take a thread or a sandal strap or anything that is yours, lest you should say, ‘I have made Abram rich.’

Matthew 6:25 ESV / 139 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?

Proverbs 4:1-27 ESV / 138 helpful votes

Hear, O sons, a father's instruction, and be attentive, that you may gain insight, for I give you good precepts; do not forsake my teaching. When I was a son with my father, tender, the only one in the sight of my mother, he taught me and said to me, “Let your heart hold fast my words; keep my commandments, and live. Get wisdom; get insight; do not forget, and do not turn away from the words of my mouth. ...

Proverbs 1:1-33 ESV / 136 helpful votes

The proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of Israel: To know wisdom and instruction, to understand words of insight, to receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness, justice, and equity; to give prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the youth— Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance, ...

James 2:21 ESV / 135 helpful votes

Was not Abraham our father justified by works when he offered up his son Isaac on the altar?

Hebrews 11:17 ESV / 135 helpful votes

By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises was in the act of offering up his only son,

Galatians 4:22-30 ESV / 135 helpful votes

For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by a slave woman and one by a free woman. But the son of the slave was born according to the flesh, while the son of the free woman was born through promise. Now this may be interpreted allegorically: these women are two covenants. One is from Mount Sinai, bearing children for slavery; she is Hagar. Now Hagar is Mount Sinai in Arabia; she corresponds to the present Jerusalem, for she is in slavery with her children. But the Jerusalem above is free, and she is our mother. ...

Ezekiel 16:4 ESV / 135 helpful votes

And as for your birth, on the day you were born your cord was not cut, nor were you washed with water to cleanse you, nor rubbed with salt, nor wrapped in swaddling cloths.

Isaiah 5:10 ESV / 135 helpful votes

For ten acres of vineyard shall yield but one bath, and a homer of seed shall yield but an ephah.”

Psalm 26:6 ESV / 135 helpful votes

I wash my hands in innocence and go around your altar, O Lord,

Matthew 27:24 ESV / 134 helpful votes

So when Pilate saw that he was gaining nothing, but rather that a riot was beginning, he took water and washed his hands before the crowd, saying, “I am innocent of this man's blood; see to it yourselves.”

Psalm 77:20 ESV / 134 helpful votes

You led your people like a flock by the hand of Moses and Aaron.

Psalm 37:28 ESV / 134 helpful votes

For the Lord loves justice; he will not forsake his saints. They are preserved forever, but the children of the wicked shall be cut off.

1 Samuel 12:8 ESV / 134 helpful votes

When Jacob went into Egypt, and the Egyptians oppressed them, then your fathers cried out to the Lord and the Lord sent Moses and Aaron, who brought your fathers out of Egypt and made them dwell in this place.

Judges 13:13-14 ESV / 134 helpful votes

And the angel of the Lord said to Manoah, “Of all that I said to the woman let her be careful. She may not eat of anything that comes from the vine, neither let her drink wine or strong drink, or eat any unclean thing. All that I commanded her let her observe.”

Judges 13:4 ESV / 134 helpful votes

Therefore be careful and drink no wine or strong drink, and eat nothing unclean,

Joshua 24:2 ESV / 134 helpful votes

And Joshua said to all the people, “Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, ‘Long ago, your fathers lived beyond the Euphrates, Terah, the father of Abraham and of Nahor; and they served other gods.

Deuteronomy 16:1 ESV / 134 helpful votes

“Observe the month of Abib and keep the Passover to the Lord your God, for in the month of Abib the Lord your God brought you out of Egypt by night.

Deuteronomy 11:6 ESV / 134 helpful votes

And what he did to Dathan and Abiram the sons of Eliab, son of Reuben, how the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up, with their households, their tents, and every living thing that followed them, in the midst of all Israel.

Numbers 20:1 ESV / 134 helpful votes

And the people of Israel, the whole congregation, came into the wilderness of Zin in the first month, and the people stayed in Kadesh. And Miriam died there and was buried there.

Psalm 106:17 ESV / 133 helpful votes

The earth opened and swallowed up Dathan, and covered the company of Abiram.

Esther 1:8 ESV / 133 helpful votes

And drinking was according to this edict: “There is no compulsion.” For the king had given orders to all the staff of his palace to do as each man desired.

1 Samuel 31:2 ESV / 133 helpful votes

And the Philistines overtook Saul and his sons, and the Philistines struck down Jonathan and Abinadab and Malchi-shua, the sons of Saul.

1 Samuel 14:49 ESV / 133 helpful votes

Now the sons of Saul were Jonathan, Ishvi, and Malchi-shua. And the names of his two daughters were these: the name of the firstborn was Merab, and the name of the younger Michal.

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