Bible Verses for Depression - Comforting Scriptures to Uplift You

June 16, 2021

Bible Verses for Depression - Comforting Scriptures to Uplift You

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted." ~ Matthew 5:4

Find comfort in the assurance of God's steadfast love with these Bible verses for depression. We collected 30 of the best scripture quotes to console a broken heart and weary spirit.

Read over these Bible verses and pray for God's mercy to uplift you in times of need! Here are some amazing Prayers for Depression to Ease Anxiety.

30 Bible Verses for Depression

Psalm 34:17-18
When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles. The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.

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.

1 Peter 5:7
Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Matthew 11:28
Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Jeremiah 29:11
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.

Proverbs 3:5-6
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Proverbs 12:25
Anxiety in a man's heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.

Psalm 9:9 
The Lord is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.

Psalm 34:18
The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.

Romans 12:2
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

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

Revelation 21:4
He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.

John 10:10
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

Deuteronomy 31:8
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.

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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

Psalm 3:3
But you, O Lord, are a shield about me, my glory, and the lifter of my head.

Psalm 143:7-8
Answer me quickly, O Lord! My spirit fails! Hide not your face from me, lest I be like those who go down to the pit. Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul.

Psalm 30:5
For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.

Philippians 4:6-7
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.

Psalm 23:4
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.

Proverbs 12:25
Anxiety in a man's heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.

Psalm 9:9 
The Lord is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.

Psalm 34:18
The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.

Romans 12:2
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

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

Revelation 21:4
He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.

John 10:10
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

Deuteronomy 31:8
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.

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

Psalm 3:3
But you, O Lord, are a shield about me, my glory, and the lifter of my head.

Read more: Bible Verses About Perseverance for Endurance of Faith

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