Want to know what does the bible say about worry and anxiety? Here are 87 scriptures on worry and anxiety from the old and new testament of the holy bible, King James Version (KJV).
Worry and Anxiety Bible Verses from the Old Testament
In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul.
I sought the Lord, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.
I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.
Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.
They that trust in the Lord shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever.
The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the Lord shall be safe.
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?
Ye that fear the Lord, trust in the Lord: he is their help and their shield.
Therefore remove sorrow from thy heart, and put away evil from thy flesh: for childhood and youth are vanity.
10. Psalm 56:3 KJV
What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee.
11. Psalm 16:8 KJV
I have set the Lord always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.
12. Psalm 61:3 KJV
For thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy.
Blessed is the man that trusteth in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is. For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.
14. Psalm 37:25 KJV
I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
15. Psalm 37:1 KJV
Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity.
Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.
17. Psalm 138:8 KJV
The Lord will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for ever: forsake not the works of thine own hands.
18. Psalm 37:8 KJV
Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.
20. Psalm 55:22 KJV
Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.
21. Psalm 9:9 KJV
The Lord also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.
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.
24. Isaiah 26:3 KJV
Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.
Thou drewest near in the day that I called upon thee: thou saidst, Fear not.
Surely he shall not be moved for ever: the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance. 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.
27. Isaiah 54:4 KJV
Fear not; for thou shalt not be ashamed: neither be thou confounded; for thou shalt not be put to shame: for thou shalt forget the shame of thy youth, and shalt not remember the reproach of thy widowhood any more.
28. Psalm 103:13 KJV
Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear him.
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.
30. Psalm 38:9 KJV
Lord, all my desire is before thee; and my groaning is not hid from thee.
31. Psalm 3:6 KJV
I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people, that have set themselves against me round about.
The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.
Thou shalt not be affrighted at them: for the Lord thy God is among you, a mighty God and terrible.
When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.
35. Psalm 118:6 KJV
The Lord is on my side; I will not fear: what can man do unto me?
36. 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.
37. Psalm 46:1 KJV
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
38. Isaiah 41:13 KJV
For I the Lord thy God will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, Fear not; I will help thee.
Ye shall not fear them: for the Lord your God he shall fight for you.
40. Proverbs 3:5 KJV
Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
41. 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.
42. 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.
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.
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.
45. Psalm 23:4 KJV
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.
46. Isaiah 54:17 KJV
No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and their righteousness is of me, saith the Lord.
47. 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.
48. Psalm 103:17 KJV
But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children’s children;
For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.
Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.
Worry and Anxiety Bible Verses from the New Testament
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.
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.
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.
Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature?
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
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.
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. The life is more than meat, and the body is more than raiment. Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap; which neither have storehouse nor barn; and God feedeth them: how much more are ye better than the fowls? 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?
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.
Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.
10. Luke 1:37 KJV
For with God nothing shall be impossible.
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. So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.
Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.
13. Matthew 6:25 KJV
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?
And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work:
But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
16. James 1:2-4 KJV
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.
17. Matthew 6:33 KJV
But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
19. Romans 8:32 KJV
He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?
Now the Lord of peace himself give you peace always by all means. The Lord be with you all.
21. Matthew 6:30 KJV
Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?
22. Romans 8:31 KJV
What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?
23. Mark 6:50 KJV
For they all saw him, and were troubled. And immediately he talked with them, and saith unto them, Be of good cheer: it is I; be not afraid.
24. 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.
25. Mark 4:40 KJV
And he said unto them, Why are ye so fearful? how is it that ye have no faith?
But straightway Jesus spake unto them, saying, Be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid.
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.
Fear ye not therefore, ye are of more value than many sparrows.
29. 1 John 4:18 KJV
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.
30. 1 Peter 5:7 KJV
Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.
And who is he that will harm you, if ye be followers of that which is good? But and if ye suffer for righteousness’ sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled;
32. Luke 12:4-5 KJV
And I say unto you my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do. But I will forewarn you whom ye shall fear: Fear him, which after he hath killed hath power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him.
33. Acts 10:35 KJV
But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him.
34. Mark 13:11 KJV
But when they shall lead you, and deliver you up, take no thought beforehand what ye shall speak, neither do ye premeditate: but whatsoever shall be given you in that hour, that speak ye: for it is not ye that speak, but the Holy Ghost.
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
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.
There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.