Strength Bible Verses

Compiled by The BibleStudyTools Staff on 12/03/2022
Strength Bible Verses

What Bible verses can provide strength when you feel weak?

The Bible offers many valuable quotes and verses on finding strength when you feel tired and overwhelmed. God wants his word to comfort us in hard times and encourage our faith when we feel despair. Satan's goal is to make us feel weak, useless and ultimately to destroy us. Fight his attacks at your mind, body soul with the truths of Scripture! You have a loving God who can and will go before you!

If you are looking for Bible verses about strength for a physical, emotional, mental, or spiritual need and wondering where you can find strength to get through the hard times, here is a collection of our favorite Scriptures that provide comfort and power. Read and meditate on these verses to discover how great and mighty our God is and how he wants to provide for you. Memorize God's promises found in the Holy Bible so you can call on them in time of need!

Top Bible Verses about Strength

Deuteronomy 31:6 ~ Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.

Philippians 4:13 ~ I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Isaiah 40:31 ~ But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

Isaiah 41:10 ~ Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Ephesians 6:10 ~ Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.

Exodus 15:2 ~ The Lord is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation; this is my God, and I will praise him, my father's God, and I will exalt him.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ~ Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

2 Timothy 1:7 ~ For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

If you are struggling to find the words to pray, use our prayers for strength and discover the healing power of prayer. You will experience a renewed heart and mind when you combine the power of God's Word and prayer! Here is a sample: Father, I am so tired of trying to weather the storms of life on my own. I need Your power and strength to face each one. Please teach me to turn to You first. Help me learn to patiently endure the hard times and honor You in the midst of them as I walk by faith. In Jesus’ name, Amen. – Mary Southerland

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Deuteronomy 31:6
6 Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.”
17 “Ah, Sovereign LORD, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you.
16 But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble.
4 For the LORD your God is the one who goes with you to fight for you against your enemies to give you victory.”
Exodus 15:2
2 “The LORD is my strength and my defense ; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father’s God, and I will exalt him.
28 My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to your word.
1 Chronicles 16:11
11 Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always.
You Are Strong!
7 For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.
Your Daily Verse - 1 Corinthians 16:13
13 Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.
7 And our hope for you is firm, because we know that just as you share in our sufferings, so also you share in our comfort.
Your Daily Verse - Isaiah 40:29
29 He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.
2 And pray that we may be delivered from wicked and evil people, for not everyone has faith.
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.
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.”
Strong and Courageous - Joshua 1:9
9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.”
Philipians 4:13
13 I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
Psalm 27:1
1 The LORD is my light and my salvation— whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life— of whom shall I be afraid?
11 The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace.
Psalm 73:26
26 My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
1 I love you, LORD, my strength.
2 The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.
10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.
Hope In The Lord - Isaiah 40:31
31 but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Mark 12:30
30 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’
Your Daily Verse - 2 Corinthians 12:9
9 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.
10 That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
Psalm 46:1 - Our Refuge and Strength
1 God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.
Nehemiah 8:10
10 Nehemiah said, “Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the LORD is your strength.”
Your Daily Verse - Psalm 22:19
19 But you, LORD, do not be far from me. You are my strength; come quickly to help me.
Psalm 28:7
7 The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.
8 The LORD is the strength of his people, a fortress of salvation for his anointed one.
Psalm 118:14
14 The LORD is my strength and my defense ; he has become my salvation.
2 Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The LORD, the LORD himself, is my strength and my defense ; he has become my salvation.”
Isaiah 33:2
2 LORD, be gracious to us; we long for you. Be our strength every morning, our salvation in time of distress.
Your Daily Verse - Isaiah 40:29
29 He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.
30 Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall;
31 but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
19 The Sovereign LORD is my strength; he makes my feet like the feet of a deer, he enables me to tread on the heights.
Ephesians 3:16
16 I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being,
11 If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks the very words of God. If anyone serves, they should do so with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen.