100 Bible Verses about Loneliness

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 6,668 helpful votes

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.

Psalm 27:10 ESV / 6,476 helpful votes

For my father and my mother have forsaken me, but the Lord will take me in.

Matthew 28:20 ESV / 5,912 helpful votes

Teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 5,731 helpful votes

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.”

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 5,296 helpful votes

Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 4,736 helpful votes

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

Genesis 2:18 ESV / 4,261 helpful votes

Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.”

Psalm 147:3 ESV / 3,422 helpful votes

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

John 14:18 ESV / 3,410 helpful votes

“I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.

Hebrews 13:5 ESV / 3,398 helpful votes

Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.”

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 3,097 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Joshua 1:5 ESV / 3,089 helpful votes

No man shall be able to stand before you all the days of your life. Just as I was with Moses, so I will be with you. I will not leave you or forsake you.

Psalm 68:5-6 ESV / 3,075 helpful votes

Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in his holy habitation. God settles the solitary in a home; he leads out the prisoners to prosperity, but the rebellious dwell in a parched land.

1 Samuel 12:22 ESV / 3,038 helpful votes

For the Lord will not forsake his people, for his great name's sake, because it has pleased the Lord to make you a people for himself.

Psalm 25:16 ESV / 2,639 helpful votes

Turn to me and be gracious to me, for I am lonely and afflicted.

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 2,526 helpful votes

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

Proverbs 18:24 ESV / 2,497 helpful votes

A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.

Psalm 38:9 ESV / 2,496 helpful votes

O Lord, all my longing is before you; my sighing is not hidden from you.

Psalm 62:8 ESV / 2,490 helpful votes

Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us. Selah

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 2,486 helpful votes

No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

Isaiah 43:2 ESV / 2,347 helpful votes

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.

Psalm 68:6 ESV / 2,272 helpful votes

God settles the solitary in a home; he leads out the prisoners to prosperity, but the rebellious dwell in a parched land.

Romans 8:35-39 ESV / 2,210 helpful votes

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword? As it is written, “For your sake we are being killed all the day long; we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered.” No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Deuteronomy 31:8 ESV / 2,197 helpful votes

It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.”

1 John 4:13 ESV / 2,137 helpful votes

By this we know that we abide in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit.

2 Timothy 4:16-18 ESV / 2,123 helpful votes

At my first defense no one came to stand by me, but all deserted me. May it not be charged against them! But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it. So I was rescued from the lion's mouth. The Lord will rescue me from every evil deed and bring me safely into his heavenly kingdom. To him be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

Romans 8:38-39 ESV / 2,037 helpful votes

For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 8:31 ESV / 1,990 helpful votes

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

Isaiah 40:28-31 ESV / 1,962 helpful votes

Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength. Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; 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.

Hebrews 13:1-25 ESV / 1,944 helpful votes

Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body. Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous. Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” ...

Matthew 11:28 ESV / 1,925 helpful votes

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

John 16:32 ESV / 1,852 helpful votes

Behold, the hour is coming, indeed it has come, when you will be scattered, each to his own home, and will leave me alone. Yet I am not alone, for the Father is with me.

Hebrews 13:5-6 ESV / 1,758 helpful votes

Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” So we can confidently say, “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me?”

Psalm 139:7-10 ESV / 1,690 helpful votes

Where shall I go from your Spirit? Or where shall I flee from your presence? If I ascend to heaven, you are there! If I make my bed in Sheol, you are there! If I take the wings of the morning and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, even there your hand shall lead me, and your right hand shall hold me.

Matthew 27:46 ESV / 1,687 helpful votes

And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” that is, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”

Psalm 73:23-26 ESV / 1,676 helpful votes

Nevertheless, I am continually with you; you hold my right hand. You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will receive me to glory. Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 1,656 helpful votes

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Psalm 34:18 ESV / 1,502 helpful votes

The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.

2 Corinthians 1:3-4 ESV / 1,489 helpful votes

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

Psalm 16:11 ESV / 1,445 helpful votes

You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.

2 Timothy 4:16 ESV / 1,403 helpful votes

At my first defense no one came to stand by me, but all deserted me. May it not be charged against them!

Galatians 6:2 ESV / 1,370 helpful votes

Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Matthew 14:13 ESV / 1,364 helpful votes

Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a desolate place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns.

Isaiah 49:16 ESV / 1,352 helpful votes

Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me.

Luke 5:16 ESV / 1,312 helpful votes

But he would withdraw to desolate places and pray.

Isaiah 49:15 ESV / 1,310 helpful votes

“Can a woman forget her nursing child, that she should have no compassion on the son of her womb? Even these may forget, yet I will not forget you.

Isaiah 53:3 ESV / 1,309 helpful votes

He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief; and as one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not.

James 4:8 ESV / 1,306 helpful votes

Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

John 14:27 ESV / 1,304 helpful votes

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

Isaiah 43:1-4 ESV / 1,288 helpful votes

But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you. For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior. I give Egypt as your ransom, Cush and Seba in exchange for you. Because you are precious in my eyes, and honored, and I love you, I give men in return for you, peoples in exchange for your life.

Joshua 1:5-6 ESV / 1,283 helpful votes

No man shall be able to stand before you all the days of your life. Just as I was with Moses, so I will be with you. I will not leave you or forsake you. Be strong and courageous, for you shall cause this people to inherit the land that I swore to their fathers to give them.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 1,276 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

Matthew 6:1-34 ESV / 1,252 helpful votes

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven. “Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. ...

Psalm 34:17 ESV / 1,234 helpful votes

When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 1,232 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

Isaiah 58:11 ESV / 1,232 helpful votes

And the Lord will guide you continually and satisfy your desire in scorched places and make your bones strong; and you shall be like a watered garden, like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.

John 16:32-33 ESV / 1,225 helpful votes

Behold, the hour is coming, indeed it has come, when you will be scattered, each to his own home, and will leave me alone. Yet I am not alone, for the Father is with me. I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

Psalm 25:16-21 ESV / 1,136 helpful votes

Turn to me and be gracious to me, for I am lonely and afflicted. The troubles of my heart are enlarged; bring me out of my distresses. Consider my affliction and my trouble, and forgive all my sins. Consider how many are my foes, and with what violent hatred they hate me. Oh, guard my soul, and deliver me! Let me not be put to shame, for I take refuge in you. ...

Psalm 91:1-2 ESV / 1,128 helpful votes

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”

Matthew 11:28-30 ESV / 1,107 helpful votes

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 1,055 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

Psalm 46:1 ESV / 991 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. Of the Sons of Korah. According to Alamoth. A Song. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

Psalm 142:4 ESV / 982 helpful votes

Look to the right and see: there is none who takes notice of me; no refuge remains to me; no one cares for my soul.

Psalm 121:1-2 ESV / 982 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.

Psalm 62:5 ESV / 930 helpful votes

For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from him.

Matthew 28:18-20 ESV / 924 helpful votes

And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

John 16:33 ESV / 918 helpful votes

I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 914 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

Psalm 139:1-2 ESV / 911 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O Lord, you have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar.

2 Timothy 4:16-17 ESV / 848 helpful votes

At my first defense no one came to stand by me, but all deserted me. May it not be charged against them! But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it. So I was rescued from the lion's mouth.

1 Timothy 5:5 ESV / 798 helpful votes

She who is truly a widow, left all alone, has set her hope on God and continues in supplications and prayers night and day,

Psalm 40:1-3 ESV / 772 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. I waited patiently for the Lord; he inclined to me and heard my cry. He drew me up from the pit of destruction, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure. He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God. Many will see and fear, and put their trust in the Lord.

Romans 8:39 ESV / 729 helpful votes

Nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Isaiah 41:1 ESV / 715 helpful votes

Listen to me in silence, O coastlands; let the peoples renew their strength; let them approach, then let them speak; let us together draw near for judgment.

Psalm 42:11 ESV / 715 helpful votes

Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God.

John 15:13 ESV / 692 helpful votes

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

Psalm 13:1 ESV / 688 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. How long, O Lord? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me?

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 675 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

John 14:15-17 ESV / 625 helpful votes

“If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, for he dwells with you and will be in you.

1 Peter 5:6-7 ESV / 618 helpful votes

Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Revelation 3:20 ESV / 614 helpful votes

Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.

John 14:16 ESV / 596 helpful votes

And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever,

Matthew 14:23 ESV / 595 helpful votes

And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone,

Psalm 91:15 ESV / 594 helpful votes

When he calls to me, I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him.

Romans 8:35 ESV / 564 helpful votes

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?

Psalm 94:17-18 ESV / 530 helpful votes

If the Lord had not been my help, my soul would soon have lived in the land of silence. When I thought, “My foot slips,” your steadfast love, O Lord, held me up.

Romans 12:5 ESV / 517 helpful votes

So we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.

Philippians 2:3-4 ESV / 509 helpful votes

Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.

Psalm 102:7 ESV / 502 helpful votes

I lie awake; I am like a lonely sparrow on the housetop.

Mark 1:35 ESV / 467 helpful votes

And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place, and there he prayed.

Jeremiah 15:17 ESV / 466 helpful votes

I did not sit in the company of revelers, nor did I rejoice; I sat alone, because your hand was upon me, for you had filled me with indignation.

Psalm 73:28 ESV / 436 helpful votes

But for me it is good to be near God; I have made the Lord God my refuge, that I may tell of all your works.

Isaiah 43:1-5 ESV / 417 helpful votes

But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you. For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior. I give Egypt as your ransom, Cush and Seba in exchange for you. Because you are precious in my eyes, and honored, and I love you, I give men in return for you, peoples in exchange for your life. Fear not, for I am with you; I will bring your offspring from the east, and from the west I will gather you.

John 14:1 ESV / 410 helpful votes

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.

Psalm 68:5 ESV / 390 helpful votes

Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in his holy habitation.

Matthew 14:15 ESV / 383 helpful votes

Now when it was evening, the disciples came to him and said, “This is a desolate place, and the day is now over; send the crowds away to go into the villages and buy food for themselves.”

Mark 6:32 ESV / 367 helpful votes

And they went away in the boat to a desolate place by themselves.

Mark 8:4 ESV / 363 helpful votes

And his disciples answered him, “How can one feed these people with bread here in this desolate place?”

Jeremiah 26:9 ESV / 363 helpful votes

Why have you prophesied in the name of the Lord, saying, ‘This house shall be like Shiloh, and this city shall be desolate, without inhabitant’?” And all the people gathered around Jeremiah in the house of the Lord.

Isaiah 43:1 ESV / 341 helpful votes

But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine.

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