Want to know what does the bible say about stress? Here are 59 scriptures on stress from the old and new testament of the holy bible, King James Version (KJV).
Stress Bible Verses from the Old Testament
What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee. In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me.
Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me: yet thy commandments are my delights.
Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.
I have set the Lord always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.
Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.
But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
I called upon the Lord in distress: the Lord answered me, and set me in a large place. The Lord is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do unto me?
The Lord also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
10. Psalm 94:19 KJV
In the multitude of my thoughts within
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.
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.
13. Isaiah 35:4 KJV
Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, even God with a recompence; he will come and save you.
14. Isaiah 41:10 KJV
Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.
Commit thy works unto the Lord, and thy thoughts shall be established.
I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord.
17. Exodus 33:14 KJV
And he said, My presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest.
18. Psalm 46:10 KJV
Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.
Behold, I am the Lord, the God of all flesh: is there any thing too hard for me?
Better is an handful with quietness, than both the hands full with travail and vexation of spirit.
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.
A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the Lord directeth his steps.
23. Exodus 14:14 KJV
The Lord shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.
If thou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength is small.
25. Psalm 61:3 KJV
For thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy.
Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.
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.
The righteous cry, and the Lord heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles. The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the Lord delivereth him out of them all.
29. Joshua 1:9 KJV
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.
Stress Bible Verses from the New Testament
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.
My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.
Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.
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 we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment? Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they? Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature?
Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.
Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.
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.
10. 1 Peter 5:7 KJV
Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.
But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
12. Hebrews 13:6 KJV
So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.
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.
Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.
Now the Lord of peace himself give you peace always by all means. The Lord be with you all.
16. Romans 8:31 KJV
What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?
17. 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.
18. Matthew 6:33 KJV
But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
19. Luke 12:22 KJV
And he said unto his disciples, Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat; neither for the body, what ye shall put on.
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.
And which of you with taking thought can add to his stature one cubit? If ye then be not able to do that thing which is least, why take ye thought for the rest?
Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong.
But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us. We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;
25. Luke 21:19 KJV
In your patience possess ye your souls.
26. Luke 21:34 KJV
And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.
27. Romans 16:20 KJV
And the God of peace shall bruise Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen.
28. Romans 12:2 KJV
And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
And Jesus answered and said unto her, Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things: But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.
30. Hebrews 12:1 KJV
Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,