Here are 136 Bible verses about optimism from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.
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.
Romans 8:28 KJV
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.
Philippians 4:13 KJV
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.
Proverbs 4:23 KJV
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
Ephesians 4:29 KJV
Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.
John 3:16 KJV
Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.
1 Corinthians 13:7 KJV
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Ephesians 6:11 KJV
Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.
Psalms 118:24 KJV
Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
Philippians 4:12 KJV
This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
2 Timothy 3:16 KJV
I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need.
John 14:27 KJV
All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
Jeremiah 29:11 KJV
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.
Philippians 4:6 KJV
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.
1 Thessalonians 5:6 KJV
Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
Romans 15:13 KJV
Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober.
Romans 8:25 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.
Acts 17:10-11 KJV
But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.
Proverbs 17:22 KJV
And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews. These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.
2 Timothy 4:3-4 KJV
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.
Psalms 46:10 KJV
For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.
Romans 8:7 KJV
Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.
Acts 17:11 KJV
Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.
Ephesians 6:17 KJV
These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.
Colossians 3:16 KJV
And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
Psalms 43:5 KJV
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
Revelation 21:3-4 KJV
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.
Hebrews 13:5 KJV
And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God. 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.
Nahum 1:7 KJV
Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
2 Timothy 3:7 KJV
The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.
Romans 12:12 KJV
Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.
John 16:33 KJV
Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;
1 Peter 1:3 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.
Galatians 6:6 KJV
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
2 Corinthians 8:22 KJV
Let him that is taught in the word communicate unto him that teacheth in all good things.
2 Thessalonians 2:9-10 KJV
And we have sent with them our brother, whom we have oftentimes proved diligent in many things, but now much more diligent, upon the great confidence which I have in you.
Philippians 3:13-14 KJV
Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders, And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.
1 Timothy 6:17 KJV
Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
1 Timothy 6:6-8 KJV
Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;
Acts 1:8 KJV
But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and raiment let us be therewith content.
Psalms 42:5 KJV
But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.
Revelation 21:5 KJV
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance.
1 Peter 5:7 KJV
And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.
Philippians 4:8-9 KJV
Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.
Ephesians 5:19 KJV
Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you.
John 3:16-17 KJV
Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;
James 1:2 KJV
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
Hebrews 11:1 KJV
My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;
Romans 12:2 KJV
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
Luke 21:27 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.
Luke 11:28 KJV
And then shall they see the Son of man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.
Isaiah 41:10 KJV
But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.
Genesis 1:1 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.
3 John 1:2 KJV
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
Philippians 4:8 KJV
Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.
Romans 15:4 KJV
Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.
Matthew 7:12 KJV
For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.
Revelation 1:2 KJV
Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
Revelation 1:1 KJV
Who bare record of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw.
2 Peter 3:10-13 KJV
The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:
1 Peter 4:8 KJV
But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up. Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness, Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat? Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.
2 Timothy 3:3 KJV
And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.
1 Thessalonians 5:14 KJV
Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,
Galatians 6:2 KJV
Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded, support the weak, be patient toward all men.
1 Corinthians 13:12 KJV
Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.
Luke 21:24 KJV
For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.
Luke 1:37 KJV
And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led away captive into all nations: and Jerusalem shall be trodden down of the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled.
Proverbs 11:7 KJV
For with God nothing shall be impossible.
Psalms 31:24 KJV
When a wicked man dieth, his expectation shall perish: and the hope of unjust men perisheth.
2 Peter 3:9 KJV
Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD.
Hebrews 11:6 KJV
The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
Hebrews 10:24-25 KJV
But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
2 Timothy 4:8 KJV
And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works: Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.
1 Timothy 6:2 KJV
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.
Ephesians 2:12 KJV
And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brethren; but rather do them service, because they are faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit. These things teach and exhort.
John 17:17 KJV
That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:
Ecclesiastes 9:10 KJV
Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.
Revelation 3:11 KJV
Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.
2 Timothy 3:2 KJV
Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which thou hast, that no man take thy crown.
Acts 26:26 KJV
For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,
Luke 18:8 KJV
For the king knoweth of these things, before whom also I speak freely: for I am persuaded that none of these things are hidden from him; for this thing was not done in a corner.
Luke 4:4 KJV
I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?
Mark 10:27 KJV
And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.
Ezekiel 29:16 KJV
And Jesus looking upon them saith, With men it is impossible, but not with God: for with God all things are possible.
Jeremiah 29:10-11 KJV
And it shall be no more the confidence of the house of Israel, which bringeth their iniquity to remembrance, when they shall look after them: but they shall know that I am the Lord GOD.
2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 KJV
For thus saith the LORD, That after seventy years be accomplished at Babylon I will visit you, and perform my good word toward you, in causing you to return to this place. 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.
Psalms 56:4 KJV
Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace, Comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work.
Psalms 25:4-5 KJV
In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me.
Isaiah 12:1-2 KJV
Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.
John 14:1 KJV
And in that day thou shalt say, O LORD, I will praise thee: though thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou comfortedst me. 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.
Micah 7:7 KJV
Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.
2 Corinthians 7:4 KJV
Therefore I will look unto the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me.
2 Corinthians 5:6 KJV
Great is my boldness of speech toward you, great is my glorying of you: I am filled with comfort, I am exceeding joyful in all our tribulation.
2 Timothy 1:12 KJV
Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord:
Psalms 52:8 KJV
For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.
Philippians 1:3-6 KJV
But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God: I trust in the mercy of God for ever and ever.
Psalms 37:37 KJV
I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, Always in every prayer of mine for you all making request with joy, For your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now; Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:
Jeremiah 7:4 KJV
Trust ye not in lying words, saying, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, are these.
Colossians 4:9 KJV
With Onesimus, a faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They shall make known unto you all things which are done here.
Acts 24:14-15 KJV
But this I confess unto thee, that after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law and in the prophets: And have hope toward God, which they themselves also allow, that there shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.
1 Corinthians 1:8-9 KJV
Who shall also confirm you unto the end, that ye may be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.
Ephesians 3:12 KJV
In whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him.
1 John 3:21-22 KJV
Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence toward God. And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.
1 Samuel 15:32 KJV
Then said Samuel, Bring ye hither to me Agag the king of the Amalekites. And Agag came unto him delicately. And Agag said, Surely the bitterness of death is past.
1 Corinthians 4:17 KJV
For this cause have I sent unto you Timotheus, who is my beloved son, and faithful in the Lord, who shall bring you into remembrance of my ways which be in Christ, as I teach every where in every church.
Jeremiah 49:4 KJV
Wherefore gloriest thou in the valleys, thy flowing valley, O backsliding daughter? that trusted in her treasures, saying, Who shall come unto me?
Proverbs 12:25 KJV
Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.
Psalms 91:2 KJV
I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.
1 Peter 1:13 KJV
Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ;
Judges 9:26 KJV
And Gaal the son of Ebed came with his brethren, and went over to Shechem: and the men of Shechem put their confidence in him.
Psalms 37:3-5 KJV
Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed. Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.
2 Corinthians 2:3 KJV
And I wrote this same unto you, lest, when I came, I should have sorrow from them of whom I ought to rejoice; having confidence in you all, that my joy is the joy of you all.
Job 6:20 KJV
They were confounded because they had hoped; they came thither, and were ashamed.
Ezra 10:2 KJV
And Shechaniah the son of Jehiel, one of the sons of Elam, answered and said unto Ezra, We have trespassed against our God, and have taken strange wives of the people of the land: yet now there is hope in Israel concerning this thing.
Proverbs 31:11 KJV
The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil.
Galatians 5:5 KJV
For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.
Job 8:12-13 KJV
Whilst it is yet in his greenness, and not cut down, it withereth before any other herb. So are the paths of all that forget God; and the hypocrite’s hope shall perish:
1 John 2:28 KJV
And now, little children, abide in him; that, when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming.
1 Thessalonians 5:16 KJV
2 Corinthians 5:5-8 KJV
Now he that hath wrought us for the selfsame thing is God, who also hath given unto us the earnest of the Spirit. Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord: (For we walk by faith, not by sight:) We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.
Psalms 125:1 KJV
They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever.
Psalms 71:5 KJV
For thou art my hope, O Lord GOD: thou art my trust from my youth.
Psalms 9:10 KJV
And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.
Psalms 146:3 KJV
Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.
1 Peter 5:10 KJV
But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.
Psalms 121:1 KJV
I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.
2 Corinthians 3:4-5 KJV
And such trust have we through Christ to God-ward: Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves; but our sufficiency is of God;
1 John 5:14 KJV
And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:
Jeremiah 12:6 KJV
For even thy brethren, and the house of thy father, even they have dealt treacherously with thee; yea, they have called a multitude after thee: believe them not, though they speak fair words unto thee.
Hebrews 4:15 KJV
For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.
2 Chronicles 32:8 KJV
With him is an arm of flesh; but with us is the LORD our God to help us, and to fight our battles. And the people rested themselves upon the words of Hezekiah king of Judah.
Psalms 115:9-11 KJV
O Israel, trust thou in the LORD: he is their help and their shield. O house of Aaron, trust in the LORD: he is their help and their shield. Ye that fear the LORD, trust in the LORD: he is their help and their shield.
2 Corinthians 1:7 KJV
And our hope of you is stedfast, knowing, that as ye are partakers of the sufferings, so shall ye be also of the consolation.
Jeremiah 9:4 KJV
Take ye heed every one of his neighbour, and trust ye not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbour will walk with slanders.
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.
Jeremiah 17:7 KJV
Blessed is the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is.
Philippians 2:22 KJV
But ye know the proof of him, that, as a son with the father, he hath served with me in the gospel.
2 Corinthians 1:10-11 KJV
Who delivered us from so great a death, and doth deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver us; Ye also helping together by prayer for us, that for the gift bestowed upon us by the means of many persons thanks may be given by many on our behalf.
Psalms 112:7-8 KJV
He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD. His heart is established, he shall not be afraid, until he see his desire upon his enemies.