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30 Uplifting Bible Verses About Strength and Courage

"Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong." —1 Corinthians 16:13

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Sometimes things just, for lack of a better word, suck. You may be struggling with the loss of a loved one, trying to heal a broken heart, feeling down about your career or just experiencing an overall lack of inspiration when it comes to your day-to-day life. If you’ve hit a few bumps in the road and find motivation through words of faith, these powerful Bible verses about strength may be just what you need in your journey towards healing and hope

While turning towards friends and family is so important when you’re in times of need, sometimes having an uplifting scripture on hand can really help you get through the day. Scripture can also serve as a great reminder about how the power of faith can really strengthen you to get through tough times. These are the best 30 Bible verses about strength and courage.

Pro tip: Want another way to feel empowered when you're down? Reflect on your memories and connect with your loved ones. Research shows that people who look at printed family photos have a stronger sense of identity and feel more connected to those around them. Now that's something to make you feel stronger.

Bible Verses About Strength

“May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had.” —Romans 15:5

"I can do all this through him who gives me strength." —Philippians 4:13

"Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power." —Ephesians 6:10

"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." —Isaiah 41:10

"Behold, God is mighty, and does not despise any; he is mighty in strength of understanding." —Job 36:5

"Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come." —Proverbs 31:25

"The Sovereign Lord is my strength; he makes my feet like the feet of a deer, he enables me to tread on the heights." —Habakkuk 3:19

"For we are glad when we are weak and you are strong. Your restoration is what we pray for." —2 Corinthians 13:9

"Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always." —1 Chronicles 16:11

"The Lord is my strength and my song; he has given me victory. This is my God, and I will praise him— my father’s God, and I will exalt him." —Exodus 15:2

"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." —Isaiah 40:31

“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.” —Thessalonians 5:11

“I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.” —Psalm 121:1-2

"If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small." —Proverbs 24:10

"My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever." —Psalm 73:26

“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” —Romans 8:38-39

"The bows of the mighty are broken, but the feeble bind on strength." —1 Samuel 2:4

"Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong." —1 Corinthians 16:13

"Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go." —Joshua 1:9

"Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The Lord, the Lord, is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation." —Isaiah 12:2

"And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast." —1 Peter 5:10

"He rescued me from my strong enemy and from those who hated me, for they were too mighty for me." —Psalm 18:17

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” —John 16:33

"That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong." —2 Corinthians 12:10

"Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength." —Nehemiah 8:10

"He gives power to the weak and strength to the powerless." —Isaiah 40:29

"But when he was strong, he grew proud, to his destruction." —2 Chronicles 26:16

"But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one." —2 Thessalonians 3:3

"Thus says the Lord: 'Cursed is the man who trusts in man and makes flesh his strength, whose heart turns away from the Lord.'" —Jeremiah 17:5

"For you equipped me with strength for the battle; you made those who rise against me sink under me." —Psalm 18:39

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