Life, Hope & Truth

21 Encouraging Bible Verses About Comfort

In times of discouragement and sorrow, look to the Bible to be encouraged and consoled by the God of all comfort. Consider these comforting verses.

Comforting Bible Verses

Psalm 23:4, 6

“Yea, 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. … Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life; and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.”

Psalm 30:5

“For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for life; weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.” Read more about this verse.

Psalm 147:3

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”

Isaiah 40:1

“‘Comfort, yes, comfort My people!’ says your God.”

Matthew 5:4

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.”

Matthew 11:28

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

Romans 15:4

“For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.”

2 Corinthians 1:3-4

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.”

Psalm 71:21

“You shall increase my greatness, and comfort me on every side.”

Psalm 119:50

“This is my comfort in my affliction, for Your word has given me life.”

Isaiah 12:1

“And in that day you will say: ‘O LORD, I will praise You; though You were angry with me, Your anger is turned away, and You comfort me.’” Read more about this verse.

Isaiah 49:13

“Sing, O heavens! Be joyful, O earth! And break out in singing, O mountains! For the LORD has comforted His people, and will have mercy on His afflicted.”

Isaiah 51:3

“For the LORD will comfort Zion, He will comfort all her waste places; He will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the LORD; joy and gladness will be found in it, thanksgiving and the voice of melody.”

Isaiah 51:12

“I, even I, am He who comforts you. Who are you that you should be afraid of a man who will die, and of the son of a man who will be made like grass?”

Isaiah 61:2-3

“To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all who mourn, to console those who mourn in Zion, to give them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they may be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that He may be glorified.”

Isaiah 66:13

“As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you; and you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.”

Jeremiah 31:13

“Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, and the young men and the old, together; for I will turn their mourning to joy, will comfort them, and make them rejoice rather than sorrow.”

Acts 9:31

“Then the churches throughout all Judea, Galilee, and Samaria had peace and were edified. And walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, they were multiplied.”

2 Corinthians 7:6

“Nevertheless God, who comforts the downcast, comforted us by the coming of Titus.”

1 Thessalonians 5:11

“Therefore comfort each other and edify one another, just as you also are doing.”

2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

“Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and our God and Father, who has loved us and given us everlasting consolation and good hope by grace, comfort your hearts and establish you in every good word and work.”

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