Are you looking for comforting Bible verses to reduce the pain you are experiencing right now? Or maybe you know a friend who needs encouragement because he/she is grieving or experiencing life trials? Depending on your need, these 82 Bible verses for comfort from the Old and New Testament of The Holy Bible, King James Version (KJV), will surely help.
- Bible Verses for Comfort in Hard Times
- Comforting Bible Verses for the Sick
- Bible Verses to Comfort the Dying
- Comforting Bible Verses for Death of a Loved One
Bible Verses for Comfort in Hard Times
I sought the Lord, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
And the Lord, he it is that doth go before thee; he will be with thee, he will not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neither be dismayed.
Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.
Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.
Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.
My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.
My hands also will I lift up unto thy commandments, which I have loved; and I will meditate in thy statutes. Remember the word unto thy servant, upon which thou hast caused me to hope. This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me. The proud have had me greatly in derision: yet have I not declined from thy law. I remembered thy judgments of old, O Lord; and have comforted myself.
10. Psalm 46:1 KJV
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
11. Psalm 30:5 KJV
For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
12. Psalm 71:21 KJV
Thou shalt increase my greatness, and comfort me on every side.
13. Psalm 9:9 KJV
The Lord also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
14. Psalm 119:50 KJV
This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me.
Comforting Bible Verses for the Sick
Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord: And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.
Heal me, O Lord, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved: for thou art my praise.
In my distress I called upon the Lord, and cried unto my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears.
Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the Lord thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.
Behold, I am the Lord, the God of all flesh: is there any thing too hard for me?
Behold, I will bring it health and cure, and I will cure them, and will reveal unto them the abundance of peace and truth.
Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.
See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god with me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.
And ye shall serve the Lord your God, and he shall bless thy bread, and thy water; and I will take sickness away from the midst of thee.
He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions.
For I will restore health unto thee, and I will heal thee of thy wounds, saith the Lord; because they called thee an Outcast, saying, This is Zion, whom no man seeketh after.
Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
14. Isaiah 12:2 KJV
Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the Lord Jehovah is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation.
15. Psalms 34:19 KJV
Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the Lord delivereth him out of them all.
16. Psalm 86:17 KJV
Shew me a token for good; that they which hate me may see it, and be ashamed: because thou, Lord, hast holpen me, and comforted me.
17. Isaiah 49:13 KJV
Sing, O heavens; and be joyful, O earth; and break forth into singing, O mountains: for the Lord hath comforted his people, and will have mercy upon his afflicted.
18. Isaiah 53:4 KJV
Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted.
19. Psalm 18:2 KJV
The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.
20. Nahum 1:7 KJV
The Lord is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.
21. Psalm 16:8 KJV
I have set the Lord always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.
22. Exodus 15:26 KJV
And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the Lord thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the Lord that healeth thee.
O Lord, by these things men live, and in all these things is the life of my spirit: so wilt thou recover me, and make me to live. Behold, for peace I had great bitterness: but thou hast in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption: for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.
Bible Verses to Comfort the Dying
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant.
I love the Lord, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications. Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.
For this God is our God for ever and ever: he will be our guide even unto death.
Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.
8. Job 1:21 KJV
And said, Naked came I out of my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return thither: the Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord.
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
But if I live in the flesh, this is the fruit of my labour: yet what I shall choose I wot not. For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better:
12. James 1:12 KJV
Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.
To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted
15. Psalm 56:3 KJV
What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee.
16. John 14:18 KJV
I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.
17. John 14:1-3 KJV
Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.
18. Romans 8:18 KJV
For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.
19. Isaiah 66:13 KJV
As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you; and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem.
20. Psalm 18:28 KJV
For thou wilt light my candle: the Lord my God will enlighten my darkness.
Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us. For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
22. Romans 8:26 KJV
Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
23. Romans 15:13 KJV
Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.
24. John 16:33 KJV
These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.
27. Isaiah 51:3 KJV
For the Lord shall comfort Zion: he will comfort all her waste places; and he will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the Lord; joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of melody.
It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.
If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be light about me. Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light are both alike to thee.
Comforting Bible Verses for Death of a Loved One
And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them.
The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.
Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.
My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.
Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both young men and old together: for I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow.
8. Job 5:11 KJV
To set up on high those that be low; that those which mourn may be exalted to safety.
And ye now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you.
10. John 14:1 KJV
Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.
Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.
Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?
But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.
14. Psalm 147:3 KJV
He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.
15. Matthew 5:4 KJV
Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.
16. Matthew 5:3 KJV
Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
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