Bible Verses for Depression

In times of despair, the Word of God is an excellent source of hope and comfort. Scripture can give us a powerful reminder of God's love and our own potential for joy and greatness. FInd encouragement and gratitude in these powerful Bible verses for depression. Discover the wisdom and strength in the Word of God to help you overcome depression or grief!

ss

Psalm 9:9 NIV

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

Read Psalm 9

ss

Psalm 23:4 NIV

4 Even though I walk through the darkest valley,Or "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.

Read Psalm 23

ss

Psalm 30:5 NIV

5 For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.

Read Psalm 30

ss

Psalm 30:11 NIV

11 You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy,

Read Psalm 30

ss

Psalm 34:17-18 NIV

17 The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles. 18 The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

Read Psalm 34

ss

Psalm 40:2 NIV

2 He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand.

Read Psalm 40

ss

Psalm 143:7-9 NIV

7 Answer me quickly, Lord; my spirit fails. Do not hide your face from me or I will be like those who go down to the pit. 8 Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life. 9 Rescue me from my enemies, Lord, for I hide myself in you.

Read Psalm 143

ss

Isaiah 40:31 NIV

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.

Read Isaiah 40

ss

Isaiah 41:10 NIV

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.

Read Isaiah 41

ss

Matthew 11:28-30 NIV

28 "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light."

Read Matthew 11

ss

1 Peter 5:7 NIV

7 Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.

Read 1 Peter 5

ss

Jeremiah 29:11 NIV

11 For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

Read Jeremiah 29

ss

Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV

5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; 6 in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.Or "will direct your paths"

Read Proverbs 3

ss

Philippians 4:6-7 NIV

6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Read Philippians 4

ss

2 Timothy 1:7 NIV

7 For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.

Read 2 Timothy 1

ss

Revelation 21:4 NIV

4 'He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death'Isaiah 25:8 or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away."

Read Revelation 21

ss

John 10:10 NIV

10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.

Read John 10

ss

Philippians 4:8 NIV

8 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable-if anything is excellent or praiseworthy-think about such things.

Read Philippians 4

ss

Philippians 4:13 NIV

13 I can do all this through him who gives me strength.

Read Philippians 4

ss

Joshua 1:9 NIV

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."

Read Joshua 1