100 Bible Verses about Strength

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 6,391 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 5,961 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.

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 4,885 helpful votes

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.

Ephesians 6:10 ESV / 4,173 helpful votes

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.

Psalm 73:26 ESV / 4,137 helpful votes

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 3,861 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 3,776 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 Corinthians 16:13 ESV / 3,716 helpful votes

Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

Habakkuk 3:19 ESV / 3,608 helpful votes

God, the Lord, is my strength; he makes my feet like the deer's; he makes me tread on my high places. To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 3,563 helpful votes

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

Exodus 15:2 ESV / 3,550 helpful votes

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.

Isaiah 40:29 ESV / 3,500 helpful votes

He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength.

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 3,441 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.”

Psalm 29:11 ESV / 2,884 helpful votes

May the Lord give strength to his people! May the Lord bless his people with peace!

Mark 12:30 ESV / 2,759 helpful votes

And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’

Nehemiah 8:10 ESV / 2,496 helpful votes

Then he said to them, “Go your way. Eat the fat and drink sweet wine and send portions to anyone who has nothing ready, for this day is holy to our Lord. And do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”

2 Thessalonians 3:3 ESV / 2,487 helpful votes

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

Psalm 28:7 ESV / 2,468 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.

Jeremiah 32:17 ESV / 2,453 helpful votes

‘Ah, Lord God! It is you who have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and by your outstretched arm! Nothing is too hard for you.

1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 2,438 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 12:2 ESV / 2,404 helpful votes

“Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid; for the Lord God is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation.”

2 Corinthians 12:9-10 ESV / 2,390 helpful votes

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 of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

2 Corinthians 12:10 ESV / 2,335 helpful votes

For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

Psalm 18:1-2 ESV / 2,300 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David, the servant of the Lord, who addressed the words of this song to the Lord on the day when the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. He said: I love you, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.

Psalm 59:16 ESV / 2,188 helpful votes

But I will sing of your strength; I will sing aloud of your steadfast love in the morning. For you have been to me a fortress and a refuge in the day of my distress.

Zechariah 4:6 ESV / 2,138 helpful votes

Then he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, says the Lord of hosts.

Psalm 27:1 ESV / 2,098 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?

Deuteronomy 20:4 ESV / 2,055 helpful votes

For the Lord your God is he who goes with you to fight for you against your enemies, to give you the victory.’

1 Chronicles 29:12 ESV / 2,054 helpful votes

Both riches and honor come from you, and you rule over all. In your hand are power and might, and in your hand it is to make great and to give strength to all.

John 16:33 ESV / 1,949 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.”

Psalm 31:24 ESV / 1,945 helpful votes

Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord!

2 Corinthians 12:9 ESV / 1,879 helpful votes

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 of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

1 Peter 4:11 ESV / 1,834 helpful votes

Whoever speaks, as one who speaks oracles of God; whoever serves, as one who serves by the strength that God supplies—in order that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.

Psalm 28:7-8 ESV / 1,769 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. The Lord is the strength of his people; he is the saving refuge of his anointed.

Matthew 11:28 ESV / 1,695 helpful votes

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

Psalm 118:14 ESV / 1,659 helpful votes

The Lord is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation.

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 1,629 helpful votes

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Ephesians 3:20-21 ESV / 1,612 helpful votes

Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen.

Psalm 18:31 ESV / 1,583 helpful votes

For who is God, but the Lord? And who is a rock, except our God?—

Psalm 46:1 ESV / 1,571 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.

1 Corinthians 1:18 ESV / 1,520 helpful votes

For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.

1 Chronicles 29:11 ESV / 1,506 helpful votes

Yours, O Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, for all that is in the heavens and in the earth is yours. Yours is the kingdom, O Lord, and you are exalted as head above all.

Psalm 44:3 ESV / 1,497 helpful votes

For not by their own sword did they win the land, nor did their own arm save them, but your right hand and your arm, and the light of your face, for you delighted in them.

Psalm 46:1-3 ESV / 1,421 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. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling. Selah

Psalm 18:32 ESV / 1,373 helpful votes

The God who equipped me with strength and made my way blameless.

Psalm 119:28 ESV / 1,348 helpful votes

My soul melts away for sorrow; strengthen me according to your word!

1 Corinthians 12:9 ESV / 1,332 helpful votes

To another faith by the same Spirit, to another gifts of healing by the one Spirit,

Colossians 2:9-10 ESV / 1,329 helpful votes

For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily, and you have been filled in him, who is the head of all rule and authority.

Zechariah 10:6 ESV / 1,278 helpful votes

“I will strengthen the house of Judah, and I will save the house of Joseph. I will bring them back because I have compassion on them, and they shall be as though I had not rejected them, for I am the Lord their God and I will answer them.

Romans 1:20 ESV / 1,256 helpful votes

For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.

1 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 1,254 helpful votes

Desiring to be teachers of the law, without understanding either what they are saying or the things about which they make confident assertions.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 1,248 helpful votes

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

Romans 1:11-12 ESV / 1,238 helpful votes

For I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to strengthen you— that is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith, both yours and mine.

1 Timothy 2:1 ESV / 1,230 helpful votes

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people,

Acts 1:1-8:40 ESV / 1,227 helpful votes

In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach, until the day when he was taken up, after he had given commands through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. He presented himself alive to them after his suffering by many proofs, appearing to them during forty days and speaking about the kingdom of God. And while staying with them he ordered them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which, he said, “you heard from me; for John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now.” ...

Psalm 18:1-31:24 ESV / 1,226 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David, the servant of the Lord, who addressed the words of this song to the Lord on the day when the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. He said: I love you, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved from my enemies. The cords of death encompassed me; the torrents of destruction assailed me; the cords of Sheol entangled me; the snares of death confronted me. ...

Job 37:23 ESV / 1,226 helpful votes

The Almighty—we cannot find him; he is great in power; justice and abundant righteousness he will not violate.

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 1,225 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.

1 Thessalonians 3:1-13 ESV / 1,220 helpful votes

Therefore when we could bear it no longer, we were willing to be left behind at Athens alone, and we sent Timothy, our brother and God's coworker in the gospel of Christ, to establish and exhort you in your faith, that no one be moved by these afflictions. For you yourselves know that we are destined for this. For when we were with you, we kept telling you beforehand that we were to suffer affliction, just as it has come to pass, and just as you know. For this reason, when I could bear it no longer, I sent to learn about your faith, for fear that somehow the tempter had tempted you and our labor would be in vain. ...

Isaiah 41:1-44:28 ESV / 1,218 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. Who stirred up one from the east whom victory meets at every step? He gives up nations before him, so that he tramples kings underfoot; he makes them like dust with his sword, like driven stubble with his bow. He pursues them and passes on safely, by paths his feet have not trod. Who has performed and done this, calling the generations from the beginning? I, the Lord, the first, and with the last; I am he. The coastlands have seen and are afraid; the ends of the earth tremble; they have drawn near and come. ...

Ephesians 3:16 ESV / 1,215 helpful votes

That according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being,

Luke 1:35 ESV / 1,165 helpful votes

And the angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of God.

John 14:27 ESV / 1,136 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.

Proverbs 18:10 ESV / 1,120 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 40:29-31 ESV / 1,114 helpful votes

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.

Mark 12:33 ESV / 1,103 helpful votes

And to love him with all the heart and with all the understanding and with all the strength, and to love one's neighbor as oneself, is much more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.”

Psalm 138:3 ESV / 1,093 helpful votes

On the day I called, you answered me; my strength of soul you increased.

Isaiah 30:15 ESV / 1,045 helpful votes

For thus said the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel, “In returning and rest you shall be saved; in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.” But you were unwilling,

Psalm 22:19 ESV / 967 helpful votes

But you, O Lord, do not be far off! O you my help, come quickly to my aid!

Daniel 10:19 ESV / 958 helpful votes

And he said, “O man greatly loved, fear not, peace be with you; be strong and of good courage.” And as he spoke to me, I was strengthened and said, “Let my lord speak, for you have strengthened me.”

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 945 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 68:35 ESV / 941 helpful votes

Awesome is God from his sanctuary; the God of Israel—he is the one who gives power and strength to his people. Blessed be God!

Psalm 18:1 ESV / 929 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David, the servant of the Lord, who addressed the words of this song to the Lord on the day when the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. He said: I love you, O Lord, my strength.

Isaiah 33:2 ESV / 895 helpful votes

O Lord, be gracious to us; we wait for you. Be our arm every morning, our salvation in the time of trouble.

Psalm 18:3 ESV / 878 helpful votes

I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved from my enemies.

Psalm 29:2 ESV / 866 helpful votes

Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness.

1 Corinthians 12:2 ESV / 859 helpful votes

You know that when you were pagans you were led astray to mute idols, however you were led.

Mark 12:30-33 ESV / 859 helpful votes

And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” And the scribe said to him, “You are right, Teacher. You have truly said that he is one, and there is no other besides him. And to love him with all the heart and with all the understanding and with all the strength, and to love one's neighbor as oneself, is much more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.”

1 Chronicles 29:11-12 ESV / 854 helpful votes

Yours, O Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, for all that is in the heavens and in the earth is yours. Yours is the kingdom, O Lord, and you are exalted as head above all. Both riches and honor come from you, and you rule over all. In your hand are power and might, and in your hand it is to make great and to give strength to all.

Habakkuk 3:2 ESV / 852 helpful votes

O Lord, I have heard the report of you, and your work, O Lord, do I fear. In the midst of the years revive it; in the midst of the years make it known; in wrath remember mercy.

Philippians 4:6 ESV / 845 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.

Isaiah 40:1-31 ESV / 832 helpful votes

Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that her warfare is ended, that her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received from the Lord's hand double for all her sins. A voice cries: “In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord; make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill be made low; the uneven ground shall become level, and the rough places a plain. And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together, for the mouth of the Lord has spoken.” ...

1 Peter 5:10 ESV / 810 helpful votes

And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.

1 Chronicles 16:11-13 ESV / 803 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually! Remember the wondrous works that he has done, his miracles and the judgments he uttered, O offspring of Israel his servant, children of Jacob, his chosen ones!

Matthew 19:26 ESV / 782 helpful votes

But Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”

Ecclesiastes 4:12 ESV / 772 helpful votes

And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken.

Psalm 18:2 ESV / 772 helpful votes

The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.

Psalm 16:8 ESV / 741 helpful votes

I have set the Lord always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.

Zechariah 4:2 ESV / 739 helpful votes

And he said to me, “What do you see?” I said, “I see, and behold, a lampstand all of gold, with a bowl on the top of it, and seven lamps on it, with seven lips on each of the lamps that are on the top of it.

Psalm 59:2 ESV / 735 helpful votes

Deliver me from those who work evil, and save me from bloodthirsty men.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 729 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Romans 15:13 ESV / 726 helpful votes

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

2 Timothy 4:17 ESV / 718 helpful votes

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.

Proverbs 31:25 ESV / 667 helpful votes

Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come.

Hebrews 4:2 ESV / 660 helpful votes

For good news came to us just as to them, but the message they heard did not benefit them, because they were not united by faith with those who listened.

Isaiah 40:28-31 ESV / 659 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.

1 Corinthians 12:10-12 ESV / 640 helpful votes

To another the working of miracles, to another prophecy, to another the ability to distinguish between spirits, to another various kinds of tongues, to another the interpretation of tongues. All these are empowered by one and the same Spirit, who apportions to each one individually as he wills. For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ.

Jeremiah 32:2 ESV / 634 helpful votes

At that time the army of the king of Babylon was besieging Jerusalem, and Jeremiah the prophet was shut up in the court of the guard that was in the palace of the king of Judah.

Romans 1:20-22 ESV / 617 helpful votes

For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse. For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened. Claiming to be wise, they became fools,

Ecclesiastes 4:2 ESV / 609 helpful votes

And I thought the dead who are already dead more fortunate than the living who are still alive.

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