These 31 Bible verses about anxiety can refresh your soul and help you fight fear today! If you or someone you care about is struggling with anxiety, depression, worry, stress, or panic attacks then scroll down through all of the carefully collected verses on this page and feel your heart being inspired with Scripture.
All verses are from the World English version of the Bible. You can click a verse reference to read it in different translations. Be encouraged and free from fear in God!
Old Testament Bible Verses
Be strong and courageous, don’t be afraid, nor be scared of them: for Yahweh your God, he it is who does go with you; he will not fail you, nor forsake you.
Yahweh, he it is who does go before you; he will be with you, he will not fail you, neither forsake you: don’t be afraid, neither be dismayed.
You shall not forget the covenant that I have made with you; neither shall you fear other gods.
and he said, “Listen, all Judah, and you inhabitants of Jerusalem, and you king Jehoshaphat. Thus says Yahweh to you, ‘Don’t be afraid, neither be dismayed by reason of this great multitude; for the battle is not yours, but God’s.
You will not need to fight this battle. Set yourselves, stand still, and see the salvation of Yahweh with you, O Judah and Jerusalem. Don’t be afraid, nor be dismayed. Go out against them tomorrow, for Yahweh is with you.'”
I will not be afraid of tens of thousands of people who have set themselves against me on every side.
Though an army should encamp against me, my heart shall not fear. Though war should rise against me, even then I will be confident.
Therefore we won’t be afraid, though the earth changes, though the mountains are shaken into the heart of the seas;
In God, I praise his word. In God, I put my trust. I will not be afraid. What can flesh do to me?
I have put my trust in God. I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?
You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, nor of the arrow that flies by day;
His heart is established. He will not be afraid in the end when he sees his adversaries.
Yahweh is on my side. I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?
When you lie down, you will not be afraid. Yes, you will lie down, and your sleep will be sweet.
Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs it down, but a kind word makes it glad.
She is not afraid of the snow for her household; for all her household are clothed with scarlet.
Behold, God is my salvation. I will trust, and will not be afraid; for Yah, Yahweh, is my strength and song; and he has become my salvation.”
Tell those who have a fearful heart, “Be strong. Don’t be afraid. Behold, your God will come with vengeance, God’s retribution. He will come and save you.
Don’t fear, neither be afraid. Haven’t I declared it to you long ago, and shown it? You are my witnesses. Is there a God besides me? Indeed, there is not. I don’t know any other Rock.”
“Don’t be afraid; for you shall not be ashamed: neither be confounded; for you shall not be disappointed: for you shall forget the shame of your youth; and the reproach of your widowhood you shall remember no more.
In righteousness you shall be established: you shall be far from oppression, for you shall not be afraid; and from terror, for it shall not come near you.
For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, who spreads out its roots by the river, and shall not fear when heat comes, but its leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.
Yahweh has taken away your judgments. He has thrown out your enemy. The King of Israel, Yahweh, is in the midst of you. You will not be afraid of evil any more.
New Testament Bible Verses
Therefore don’t be afraid of them, for there is nothing covered that will not be revealed; and hidden that will not be known.
Don’t be afraid of those who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul. Rather, fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in Gehenna.
But Jesus, when he heard the message spoken, immediately said to the ruler of the synagogue, “Don’t be afraid, only believe.”
In nothing be anxious, but in everything, by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.
By faith, Moses, when he was born, was hidden for three months by his parents, because they saw that he was a beautiful child, and they were not afraid of the king’s commandment.
So that with good courage we say, “The Lord is my helper. I will not fear. What can man do to me?”
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear has punishment. He who fears is not made perfect in love.