100 Bible Verses about Satan Causing Fear

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 138 helpful votes

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

1 John 4:18 ESV / 108 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.

1 Peter 5:8 ESV / 95 helpful votes

Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

James 4:7 ESV / 87 helpful votes

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Ephesians 6:11 ESV / 85 helpful votes

Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 81 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.

John 8:44 ESV / 77 helpful votes

You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies.

Psalm 34:4 ESV / 76 helpful votes

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

2 Corinthians 4:4 ESV / 64 helpful votes

In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

2 Corinthians 2:11 ESV / 61 helpful votes

So that we would not be outwitted by Satan; for we are not ignorant of his designs.

John 14:27 ESV / 61 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.

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 59 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 John 3:8 ESV / 58 helpful votes

Whoever makes a practice of sinning is of the devil, for the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil.

Romans 8:15 ESV / 57 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!”

Revelation 12:9 ESV / 55 helpful votes

And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world—he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.

2 Corinthians 11:14 ESV / 55 helpful votes

And no wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light.

Hebrews 2:14 ESV / 52 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,

2 Corinthians 11:3 ESV / 52 helpful votes

But I am afraid that as the serpent deceived Eve by his cunning, your thoughts will be led astray from a sincere and pure devotion to Christ.

Ephesians 4:27 ESV / 45 helpful votes

And give no opportunity to the devil.

Isaiah 14:12 ESV / 45 helpful votes

“How you are fallen from heaven, O Day Star, son of Dawn! How you are cut down to the ground, you who laid the nations low!

Psalm 27:1 ESV / 45 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?

Romans 16:20 ESV / 43 helpful votes

The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.

1 John 4:4 ESV / 42 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.

Psalm 56:3 ESV / 42 helpful votes

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

Genesis 3:1 ESV / 42 helpful votes

Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?”

Matthew 16:23 ESV / 41 helpful votes

But he turned and said to Peter, “Get behind me, Satan! You are a hindrance to me. For you are not setting your mind on the things of God, but on the things of man.”

Ezekiel 28:15 ESV / 40 helpful votes

You were blameless in your ways from the day you were created, till unrighteousness was found in you.

Isaiah 14:12-15 ESV / 40 helpful votes

“How you are fallen from heaven, O Day Star, son of Dawn! How you are cut down to the ground, you who laid the nations low! You said in your heart, ‘I will ascend to heaven; above the stars of God I will set my throne on high; I will sit on the mount of assembly in the far reaches of the north; I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High.’ But you are brought down to Sheol, to the far reaches of the pit.

Revelation 20:10 ESV / 38 helpful votes

And the devil who had deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and sulfur where the beast and the false prophet were, and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.

1 John 5:19 ESV / 38 helpful votes

We know that we are from God, and the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.

Luke 10:18 ESV / 38 helpful votes

And he said to them, “I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven.

Matthew 4:1-11 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. And the tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.” But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” Then the devil took him to the holy city and set him on the pinnacle of the temple ...

Revelation 2:10 ESV / 35 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.

Revelation 1:17 ESV / 35 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,

Colossians 1:13 ESV / 35 helpful votes

He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son,

Matthew 13:19 ESV / 35 helpful votes

When anyone hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what has been sown in his heart. This is what was sown along the path.

Ezekiel 28:1-26 ESV / 35 helpful votes

The word of the Lord came to me: “Son of man, say to the prince of Tyre, Thus says the Lord God: “Because your heart is proud, and you have said, ‘I am a god, I sit in the seat of the gods, in the heart of the seas,’ yet you are but a man, and no god, though you make your heart like the heart of a god— you are indeed wiser than Daniel; no secret is hidden from you; by your wisdom and your understanding you have made wealth for yourself, and have gathered gold and silver into your treasuries; by your great wisdom in your trade you have increased your wealth, and your heart has become proud in your wealth— ...

Job 1:7 ESV / 35 helpful votes

The Lord said to Satan, “From where have you come?” Satan answered the Lord and said, “From going to and fro on the earth, and from walking up and down on it.”

John 13:2 ESV / 34 helpful votes

During supper, when the devil had already put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him,

Matthew 25:41 ESV / 34 helpful votes

“Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 33 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Ephesians 6:12 ESV / 33 helpful votes

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.

Acts 26:18 ESV / 33 helpful votes

To open their eyes, so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a place among those who are sanctified by faith in me.’

Job 1:6 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan also came among them.

1 Thessalonians 2:18 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Because we wanted to come to you—I, Paul, again and again—but Satan hindered us.

James 1:6 ESV / 31 helpful votes

But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind.

Colossians 2:15 ESV / 31 helpful votes

He disarmed the rulers and authorities and put them to open shame, by triumphing over them in him.

Ephesians 2:2 ESV / 31 helpful votes

In which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience—

2 Corinthians 12:7 ESV / 31 helpful votes

So to keep me from becoming conceited because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, a thorn was given me in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to harass me, to keep me from becoming conceited.

Romans 10:17 ESV / 31 helpful votes

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Luke 22:31 ESV / 31 helpful votes

“Simon, Simon, behold, Satan demanded to have you, that he might sift you like wheat,

Mark 5:36 ESV / 31 helpful votes

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

Matthew 4:1-25 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. And the tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.” But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” Then the devil took him to the holy city and set him on the pinnacle of the temple ...

Proverbs 3:5-6 ESV / 31 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.

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 31 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 3:1-24 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in the garden’?” And the woman said to the serpent, “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden, but God said, ‘You shall not eat of the fruit of the tree that is in the midst of the garden, neither shall you touch it, lest you die.’” But the serpent said to the woman, “You will not surely die. For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” ...

2 Timothy 2:26 ESV / 30 helpful votes

And they may come to their senses and escape from the snare of the devil, after being captured by him to do his will.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 30 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.

Mark 4:40 ESV / 30 helpful votes

He said to them, “Why are you so afraid? Have you still no faith?”

Romans 14:23 ESV / 29 helpful votes

But whoever has doubts is condemned if he eats, because the eating is not from faith. For whatever does not proceed from faith is sin.

John 16:11 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Concerning judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged.

John 12:31 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Now is the judgment of this world; now will the ruler of this world be cast out.

John 10:10 ESV / 29 helpful votes

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 28 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 11:6 ESV / 28 helpful votes

And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

Acts 5:3 ESV / 28 helpful votes

But Peter said, “Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and to keep back for yourself part of the proceeds of the land?

Matthew 13:39 ESV / 28 helpful votes

And the enemy who sowed them is the devil. The harvest is the close of the age, and the reapers are angels.

Isaiah 14:1-32 ESV / 28 helpful votes

For the Lord will have compassion on Jacob and will again choose Israel, and will set them in their own land, and sojourners will join them and will attach themselves to the house of Jacob. And the peoples will take them and bring them to their place, and the house of Israel will possess them in the Lord's land as male and female slaves. They will take captive those who were their captors, and rule over those who oppressed them. When the Lord has given you rest from your pain and turmoil and the hard service with which you were made to serve, you will take up this taunt against the king of Babylon: “How the oppressor has ceased, the insolent fury ceased! The Lord has broken the staff of the wicked, the scepter of rulers, ...

1 Chronicles 21:1 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Then Satan stood against Israel and incited David to number Israel.

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 28 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.”

Revelation 20:2 ESV / 27 helpful votes

And he seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years,

1 Timothy 5:15 ESV / 27 helpful votes

For some have already strayed after Satan.

1 Timothy 1:20 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Among whom are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have handed over to Satan that they may learn not to blaspheme.

1 Thessalonians 3:5 ESV / 27 helpful votes

For this reason, when I could bear it no longer, I sent to learn about your faith, for fear that somehow the tempter had tempted you and our labor would be in vain.

Luke 8:12 ESV / 27 helpful votes

The ones along the path are those who have heard; then the devil comes and takes away the word from their hearts, so that they may not believe and be saved.

Zechariah 3:1-2 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Then he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the Lord, and Satan standing at his right hand to accuse him. And the Lord said to Satan, “The Lord rebuke you, O Satan! The Lord who has chosen Jerusalem rebuke you! Is not this a brand plucked from the fire?”

Revelation 12:10 ESV / 26 helpful votes

And I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying, “Now the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ have come, for the accuser of our brothers has been thrown down, who accuses them day and night before our God.

2 Thessalonians 2:9 ESV / 26 helpful votes

The coming of the lawless one is by the activity of Satan with all power and false signs and wonders,

John 14:30 ESV / 26 helpful votes

I will no longer talk much with you, for the ruler of this world is coming. He has no claim on me,

Matthew 13:38 ESV / 26 helpful votes

The field is the world, and the good seed is the sons of the kingdom. The weeds are the sons of the evil one,

Revelation 9:11 ESV / 25 helpful votes

They have as king over them the angel of the bottomless pit. His name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in Greek he is called Apollyon.

1 Timothy 3:7 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Moreover, he must be well thought of by outsiders, so that he may not fall into disgrace, into a snare of the devil.

John 13:27 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Then after he had taken the morsel, Satan entered into him. Jesus said to him, “What you are going to do, do quickly.”

Luke 13:16 ESV / 25 helpful votes

And ought not this woman, a daughter of Abraham whom Satan bound for eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the Sabbath day?”

Matthew 4:3 ESV / 25 helpful votes

And the tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.”

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 25 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.

Hebrews 13:6 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 6:10 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 24 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.

Matthew 12:24 ESV / 24 helpful votes

But when the Pharisees heard it, they said, “It is only by Beelzebul, the prince of demons, that this man casts out demons.”

Genesis 3:15 ESV / 24 helpful votes

I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel.”

1 John 3:4 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness.

1 Corinthians 14:33 ESV / 22 helpful votes

For God is not a God of confusion but of peace. As in all the churches of the saints,

1 John 5:18 ESV / 21 helpful votes

We know that everyone who has been born of God does not keep on sinning, but he who was born of God protects him, and the evil one does not touch him.

Hebrews 13:5 ESV / 21 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.”

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 21 helpful votes

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

Matthew 4:1 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.

James 1:5 ESV / 20 helpful votes

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.

Genesis 3:10 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And he said, “I heard the sound of you in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked, and I hid myself.”

Philippians 4:7 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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

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