32 Bible Verses About Anxiety (ESV)

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  1. Isaiah 41:10 - "fear not, for I am with..."
  2. Psalm 56:3 - "When I am afraid, I put..."
  3. Philippians 4:6-7 - "do not be anxious about anything,..."
  4. John 14:27 - "Peace I leave with you; my..."
  5. 2 Timothy 1:7 - "for God gave us a spirit..."
  6. 1 John 4:18 - "There is no fear in love,..."
  7. Isaiah 43:1 - "But now thus says the LORD,..."
  8. Psalm 94:19 - "When the cares of my heart..."
  9. Proverbs 12:25 - "Anxiety in a man's heart weighs..."
  10. Psalm 23:4 - "Even though I walk through the..."
  11. Joshua 1:9 - "Have I not commanded you? Be..."
  12. 1 Peter 5:6-7 - "Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty..."
  13. Matthew 6:34 - ""Therefore do not be anxious about..."
  14. Isaiah 35:4 - "Say to those who have an..."
  15. Luke 12:22-26 - "And he said to his disciples,..."
  16. Psalm 27:1 - "The LORD is my light and..."
  17. Psalm 55:22 - "Cast your burden on the LORD,..."
  18. Mark 6:50 - "for they all saw him and..."
  19. Deuteronomy 31:6 - "Be strong and courageous. Do not..."
  20. Psalm 46:1 - "God is our refuge and strength,..."
  21. Isaiah 41:13-14 - "For I, the LORD your God,..."
  22. Psalm 118:6-7 - "The LORD is on my side;..."
  23. Proverbs 29:25 - "The fear of man lays a..."
  24. Mark 4:39-40 - "And he awoke and rebuked the..."
  25. 1 Peter 3:14 - "But even if you should suffer..."
  26. Psalm 34:7 - "The angel of the LORD encamps..."
  27. Psalm 34:4 - "I sought the LORD, and he..."
  28. Deuteronomy 3:22 - "You shall not fear them, for..."
  29. Revelation 1:17 - "When I saw him, I fell..."
  30. Mark 5:36 - "But overhearing what they said, Jesus..."
  31. Romans 8:38-39 - "For I am sure that neither..."
  32. Zephaniah 3:17 - "The LORD your God is in..."

1. Isaiah 41:10

10 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.

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2. Psalm 56:3

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

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3. Philippians 4:6-7

6 do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

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4. John 14:27

27 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.

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5. 2 Timothy 1:7

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

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6. 1 John 4:18

18 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.

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7. Isaiah 43:1

1 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.

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8. Psalm 94:19

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

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9. Proverbs 12:25

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

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10. Psalm 23:4

4 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.

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11. Joshua 1:9

9 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."

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12. 1 Peter 5:6-7

6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, 7 casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

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13. Matthew 6:34

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

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14. Isaiah 35:4

4 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."

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15. Luke 12:22-26

22 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. 23 For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing. 24 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! 25 And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? 26 If then you are not able to do as small a thing as that, why are you anxious about the rest?

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16. Psalm 27:1

1 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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17. Psalm 55:22

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

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18. Mark 6:50

50 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."

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19. Deuteronomy 31:6

6 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."

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20. Psalm 46:1

1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

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21. Isaiah 41:13-14

13 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." 14 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.

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22. Psalm 118:6-7

6 The LORD is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me? 7 The LORD is on my side as my helper; I shall look in triumph on those who hate me.

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23. Proverbs 29:25

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

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24. Mark 4:39-40

39 And he awoke and rebuked the wind and said to the sea, "Peace! Be still!" And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm. 40 He said to them, "Why are you so afraid? Have you still no faith?"

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25. 1 Peter 3:14

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

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26. Psalm 34:7

7 The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them.

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27. Psalm 34:4

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

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28. Deuteronomy 3:22

22 You shall not fear them, for it is the LORD your God who fights for you.'

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29. Revelation 1:17

17 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,

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30. Mark 5:36

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

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31. Romans 8:38-39

38 For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, 39 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.

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32. Zephaniah 3:17

17 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.

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Table of Contents

  1. Psalm 56:3
  2. Psalm 94:19
  3. Psalm 23:4
  4. Psalm 27:1
  5. Psalm 55:22
  6. Psalm 46:1
  7. Psalm 118:6-7
  8. Psalm 34:4
  9. Psalm 34:7
  10. Deuteronomy 3:22
  11. Deuteronomy 31:6
  12. Joshua 1:9
  13. Proverbs 12:25
  14. Proverbs 29:25
  15. Isaiah 35:4
  16. Isaiah 41:10
  17. Isaiah 41:13-14
  18. Isaiah 43:1
  19. Zephaniah 3:17
  20. Matthew 6:34
  21. Mark 4:39-40
  22. Mark 5:36
  23. Mark 6:50
  24. Luke 12:22-26
  25. John 14:27
  26. 1 John 4:18
  27. Romans 8:38-39
  28. Philippians 4:6-7
  29. 2 Timothy 1:7
  30. 1 Peter 3:14
  31. 1 Peter 5:6-7
  32. Revelation 1:17

Psalm 56:3

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

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Psalm 94:19

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

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Psalm 23:4

4 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.

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Psalm 27:1

1 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?

View on BibleGateway

Psalm 55:22

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

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Psalm 46:1

1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

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Psalm 118:6-7

6 The LORD is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me? 7 The LORD is on my side as my helper; I shall look in triumph on those who hate me.

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Psalm 34:4

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

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Psalm 34:7

7 The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them.

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Deuteronomy 3:22

22 You shall not fear them, for it is the LORD your God who fights for you.'

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Deuteronomy 31:6

6 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."

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Joshua 1:9

9 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."

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Proverbs 12:25

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

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Proverbs 29:25

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

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Isaiah 35:4

4 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."

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Isaiah 41:10

10 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.

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Isaiah 41:13-14

13 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." 14 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.

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Isaiah 43:1

1 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.

View on BibleGateway

Zephaniah 3:17

17 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.

View on BibleGateway

Matthew 6:34

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

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Mark 4:39-40

39 And he awoke and rebuked the wind and said to the sea, "Peace! Be still!" And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm. 40 He said to them, "Why are you so afraid? Have you still no faith?"

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Mark 5:36

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

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Mark 6:50

50 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."

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Luke 12:22-26

22 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. 23 For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing. 24 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! 25 And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? 26 If then you are not able to do as small a thing as that, why are you anxious about the rest?

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John 14:27

27 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.

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1 John 4:18

18 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.

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Romans 8:38-39

38 For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, 39 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.

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Philippians 4:6-7

6 do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

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2 Timothy 1:7

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

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1 Peter 3:14

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

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1 Peter 5:6-7

6 Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, 7 casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

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Revelation 1:17

17 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,

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