Bible Verses about Trials

Compiled by The BibleStudyTools Staff on 08/23/2019

What does the Bible say about Trials? Discover the top Bible verses about Trials from the Old and New Testaments. Read through the biblical references of Trials to learn more about its meaning and significance. May you find some insight from these related scripture quotes!

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Pure Joy
2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds,
3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.
4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds,
Your Daily Verse - 1 Peter 1:6
6 In all this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials.
John 16:33 - Take Heart
33 “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
Your Daily Verse - Romans 8:28
28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
Your Daily Verse - Romans 12:12
12 Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
James 1:12
12 Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.
Proverbs 3:5
5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;
6 in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.
10 And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.
Romans 8:18
18 I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.
12 Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
16 Rejoice always,
17 pray continually,
18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
1 Corinthians 10:13
13 No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.
Genesis 50:20
20 You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives.
Philippians 4:7
6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Psalm 55:22
22 Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.
Romans 5:3-4
3 Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance;
4 perseverance, character; and character, hope.
5 And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.
Isaiah 55:8-9
8 “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the LORD.
9 “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.
17 But since they have no root, they last only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes because of the word, they quickly fall away.
35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword?
12 Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.
13 But rejoice inasmuch as you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.
Resist the Devil
7 Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort,
4 who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.
Philipians 4:13
13 I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
Isaiah 41:10
10 So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
Your Daily Verse - Philippians 4:16
19 And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.
Romans 5:3-4
3 Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance;
4 perseverance, character; and character, hope.