100 Bible Verses about Safety

Psalm 4:8 ESV / 633 helpful votes

In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.

Proverbs 18:10 ESV / 348 helpful votes

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous man runs into it and is safe.

Psalm 91:1-16 ESV / 289 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.” For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler. You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day, ...

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 270 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.”

Ephesians 6:11 ESV / 224 helpful votes

Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.

Proverbs 1:33 ESV / 214 helpful votes

But whoever listens to me will dwell secure and will be at ease, without dread of disaster.”

Proverbs 11:14 ESV / 209 helpful votes

Where there is no guidance, a people falls, but in an abundance of counselors there is safety.

Proverbs 29:25 ESV / 207 helpful votes

The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is safe.

Psalm 46:1 ESV / 168 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 91:1-2 ESV / 167 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.”

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 150 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 27:1 ESV / 150 helpful votes

Of David. 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?

Psalm 28:7 ESV / 149 helpful votes

The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 146 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

2 Timothy 4:18 ESV / 142 helpful votes

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.

James 1:12 ESV / 128 helpful votes

Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.

2 Samuel 22:3-4 ESV / 127 helpful votes

My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold and my refuge, my savior; you save me from violence. I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved from my enemies.

2 Thessalonians 3:3 ESV / 120 helpful votes

But the Lord is faithful. He will establish you and guard you against the evil one.

Psalm 5:12 ESV / 120 helpful votes

For you bless the righteous, O Lord; you cover him with favor as with a shield.

Psalm 121:7-8 ESV / 112 helpful votes

The Lord will keep you from all evil; he will keep your life. The Lord will keep your going out and your coming in from this time forth and forevermore.

Psalm 32:7 ESV / 108 helpful votes

You are a hiding place for me; you preserve me from trouble; you surround me with shouts of deliverance. Selah

Proverbs 19:23 ESV / 102 helpful votes

The fear of the Lord leads to life, and whoever has it rests satisfied; he will not be visited by harm.

Matthew 10:16 ESV / 97 helpful votes

“Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.

Matthew 28:20 ESV / 94 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.”

Psalm 37:39-40 ESV / 93 helpful votes

The salvation of the righteous is from the Lord; he is their stronghold in the time of trouble. The Lord helps them and delivers them; he delivers them from the wicked and saves them, because they take refuge in him.

Ezra 8:21 ESV / 92 helpful votes

Then I proclaimed a fast there, at the river Ahava, that we might humble ourselves before our God, to seek from him a safe journey for ourselves, our children, and all our goods.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 91 helpful votes

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

Romans 14:1-23 ESV / 82 helpful votes

As for the one who is weak in faith, welcome him, but not to quarrel over opinions. One person believes he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables. Let not the one who eats despise the one who abstains, and let not the one who abstains pass judgment on the one who eats, for God has welcomed him. Who are you to pass judgment on the servant of another? It is before his own master that he stands or falls. And he will be upheld, for the Lord is able to make him stand. One person esteems one day as better than another, while another esteems all days alike. Each one should be fully convinced in his own mind. ...

Nahum 1:7 ESV / 82 helpful votes

The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; he knows those who take refuge in him.

Proverbs 14:26 ESV / 80 helpful votes

In the fear of the Lord one has strong confidence, and his children will have a refuge.

Psalm 37:3 ESV / 80 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness.

Psalm 12:5 ESV / 76 helpful votes

“Because the poor are plundered, because the needy groan, I will now arise,” says the Lord; “I will place him in the safety for which he longs.”

Isaiah 54:17 ESV / 75 helpful votes

No weapon that is fashioned against you shall succeed, and you shall refute every tongue that rises against you in judgment. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord and their vindication from me, declares the Lord.”

Proverbs 21:31 ESV / 74 helpful votes

The horse is made ready for the day of battle, but the victory belongs to the Lord.

Psalm 16:1 ESV / 72 helpful votes

A Miktam of David. Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge.

Isaiah 26:3 ESV / 70 helpful votes

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.

Hebrews 13:6 ESV / 69 helpful votes

So we can confidently say, “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me?”

Psalm 138:7 ESV / 68 helpful votes

Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you preserve my life; you stretch out your hand against the wrath of my enemies, and your right hand delivers me.

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 67 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.

John 16:33 ESV / 60 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.”

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 58 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.

Proverbs 27:12 ESV / 57 helpful votes

The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 55 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. ...

John 10:28 ESV / 54 helpful votes

I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand.

Psalm 138:8 ESV / 52 helpful votes

The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me; your steadfast love, O Lord, endures forever. Do not forsake the work of your hands.

Psalm 12:7 ESV / 52 helpful votes

You, O Lord, will keep them; you will guard us from this generation forever.

John 17:15 ESV / 51 helpful votes

I do not ask that you take them out of the world, but that you keep them from the evil one.

Psalm 62:2 ESV / 51 helpful votes

He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly shaken.

Proverbs 10:9 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but he who makes his ways crooked will be found out.

Psalm 119:114 ESV / 50 helpful votes

You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in your word.

Psalm 118:8 ESV / 50 helpful votes

It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in man.

Proverbs 3:23-26 ESV / 49 helpful votes

Then you will walk on your way securely, and your foot will not stumble. If you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet. Do not be afraid of sudden terror or of the ruin of the wicked, when it comes, for the Lord will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being caught.

Isaiah 41:17 ESV / 48 helpful votes

When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue is parched with thirst, I the Lord will answer them; I the God of Israel will not forsake them.

Psalm 55:22 ESV / 48 helpful votes

Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.

Psalm 121:1-8 ESV / 47 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. He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. Behold, he who keeps Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord is your keeper; the Lord is your shade on your right hand. ...

Psalm 118:6 ESV / 46 helpful votes

The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?

Psalm 68:4-5 ESV / 46 helpful votes

Sing to God, sing praises to his name; lift up a song to him who rides through the deserts; his name is the Lord; exult before him! Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in his holy habitation.

Leviticus 25:18 ESV / 46 helpful votes

“Therefore you shall do my statutes and keep my rules and perform them, and then you will dwell in the land securely.

John 10:28-29 ESV / 44 helpful votes

I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father's hand.

1 John 5:18 ESV / 43 helpful votes

We know that everyone who has been born of God does not keep on sinning, but he who was born of God protects him, and the evil one does not touch him.

Deuteronomy 12:10 ESV / 43 helpful votes

But when you go over the Jordan and live in the land that the Lord your God is giving you to inherit, and when he gives you rest from all your enemies around, so that you live in safety,

James 4:7 ESV / 42 helpful votes

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Proverbs 22:3 ESV / 42 helpful votes

The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it.

1 Corinthians 14:33 ESV / 41 helpful votes

For God is not a God of confusion but of peace. As in all the churches of the saints,

Isaiah 32:17-18 ESV / 39 helpful votes

And the effect of righteousness will be peace, and the result of righteousness, quietness and trust forever. My people will abide in a peaceful habitation, in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places.

Genesis 9:11 ESV / 39 helpful votes

I establish my covenant with you, that never again shall all flesh be cut off by the waters of the flood, and never again shall there be a flood to destroy the earth.”

Acts 18:8-10 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue, believed in the Lord, together with his entire household. And many of the Corinthians hearing Paul believed and were baptized. And the Lord said to Paul one night in a vision, “Do not be afraid, but go on speaking and do not be silent, for I am with you, and no one will attack you to harm you, for I have many in this city who are my people.”

Zechariah 9:12 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Return to your stronghold, O prisoners of hope; today I declare that I will restore to you double.

Exodus 14:14 ESV / 35 helpful votes

The Lord will fight for you, and you have only to be silent.”

Psalm 9:9 ESV / 34 helpful votes

The Lord is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.

Job 5:11 ESV / 34 helpful votes

He sets on high those who are lowly, and those who mourn are lifted to safety.

Psalm 91:4 ESV / 33 helpful votes

He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler.

Romans 8:31 ESV / 32 helpful votes

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

Psalm 37:32-33 ESV / 32 helpful votes

The wicked watches for the righteous and seeks to put him to death. The Lord will not abandon him to his power or let him be condemned when he is brought to trial.

Job 28:28 ESV / 31 helpful votes

And he said to man, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom, and to turn away from evil is understanding.’”

Genesis 15:1 ESV / 31 helpful votes

After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: “Fear not, Abram, I am your shield; your reward shall be very great.”

Philippians 2:1-30 ESV / 30 helpful votes

So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. 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. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, ...

Luke 1:37 ESV / 27 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 26 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

1 Thessalonians 5:6 ESV / 26 helpful votes

So then let us not sleep, as others do, but let us keep awake and be sober.

Ephesians 5:15 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise,

Jeremiah 31:25 ESV / 26 helpful votes

For I will satisfy the weary soul, and every languishing soul I will replenish.”

Romans 13:1 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.

Jeremiah 17:14 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Heal me, O Lord, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved, for you are my praise.

Psalm 147:12-13 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem! Praise your God, O Zion! For he strengthens the bars of your gates; he blesses your children within you.

Numbers 24:1-25 ESV / 25 helpful votes

When Balaam saw that it pleased the Lord to bless Israel, he did not go, as at other times, to look for omens, but set his face toward the wilderness. And Balaam lifted up his eyes and saw Israel camping tribe by tribe. And the Spirit of God came upon him, and he took up his discourse and said, “The oracle of Balaam the son of Beor, the oracle of the man whose eye is opened, the oracle of him who hears the words of God, who sees the vision of the Almighty, falling down with his eyes uncovered: How lovely are your tents, O Jacob, your encampments, O Israel! ...

Psalm 139:9-10 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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.

Hebrews 11:1-31 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. For by it the people of old received their commendation. By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible. By faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain, through which he was commended as righteous, God commending him by accepting his gifts. And through his faith, though he died, he still speaks. By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not see death, and he was not found, because God had taken him. Now before he was taken he was commended as having pleased God. ...

Luke 10:19 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Behold, I have given you authority to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall hurt you.

Isaiah 43:2 ESV / 23 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.

1 Kings 5:4 ESV / 23 helpful votes

But now the Lord my God has given me rest on every side. There is neither adversary nor misfortune.

Ephesians 6:13 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm.

Matthew 16:18 ESV / 21 helpful votes

And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Psalm 78:53 ESV / 21 helpful votes

He led them in safety, so that they were not afraid, but the sea overwhelmed their enemies.

1 Peter 3:13 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Now who is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is good?

Matthew 6:13 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

Proverbs 3:23-24 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Then you will walk on your way securely, and your foot will not stumble. If you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.

Proverbs 1:1-33 ESV / 20 helpful votes

The proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of Israel: To know wisdom and instruction, to understand words of insight, to receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness, justice, and equity; to give prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the youth— Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance, ...

Psalm 91:9-10 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Because you have made the Lord your dwelling place— the Most High, who is my refuge— no evil shall be allowed to befall you, no plague come near your tent.

Psalm 20:1 ESV / 20 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. May the Lord answer you in the day of trouble! May the name of the God of Jacob protect you!

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