Bible Verses for Grief

Comforting Bible Verses For A Grieving Friend

The word of God is the complete package for every believer; it is the oldest book with the latest solution. The Word is a healing balm to a heart filled with grief, Psalms 119:92 “Unless Your law had been my delight, I would then have perished in my affliction.” This entire Psalm is dedicated to revealing the power of, and need for, God’s Words.”

These verses are compiled for friends, loved ones, colleagues, and everyone who is in grief and needs to be strengthened, revived, and rescued from the shackles of emotional pains. As you go through the word of God, May the Holy Spirit who is our comforter, comfort you.

The Lord shall preserve you from all evil; He shall preserve your soul. Psalm 121:7 NKJV

The Lord is gracious and full of compassion. Psalm 145:8 NKJV
He heals the brokenhearted. He bandages their wounds. Psalm 147:3 ICB
The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. Psalm 18:2 NIV

In quietness and confidence shall be your strength. Isaiah 30:15 NKJV
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Isaiah 40:29 NIV

Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10 NASB

For the mountains may depart and the hills be removed, but my steadfast love shall not depart from you. Isaiah 54:10

My God turns my darkness into light. Psalm 18:28 NIV
Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. Psalm 23:4 NIV

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? Psalm 27:1 ESV

I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living. Psalm 27:13 NIV

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted. He saves those whose spirits have been crushed. Psalm 34:18 NRSV

But the salvation of the righteous is from the Lord; He is their strength in the time of trouble. Psalm 37:39 NKJV

God is our protection and our strength. He always helps in times of trouble. Psalm 46:1 ICB

The last enemy to be destroyed is death. 1 Corinthians 15:26 ESV
Give all your worries to Him, because He cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7 ICB
But the Lord is faithful, and He will strengthen and protect you from the evil one. 2 Thessalonians 3:3 NASB

The Lord your God will go with you. He will not leave you or forget you. Deuteronomy 31:6 ICB

The Lord is the one who goes ahead of you; He will be with you. He will not fail you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed. Deuteronomy 31:8 NASB

He found him in a desert land, and in the howling waste of a wilderness; He encircled him, He cared for him, He guarded him as the pupil of His eye. Deuteronomy 32:10 NASB

We can say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can anyone do to me?” Hebrews 13:6 NRSV
You have recorded my troubles. You have kept a list of my tears. Aren’t they in your records? Psalm 56:8 ESV

On the day I call for help, my enemies will be defeated. I know that God is on my side. Psalm 56:9 ICB
You are my protection, my place of safety in times of trouble. Psalm 59:16 ICB

From the ends of the earth I call to you, I call as my heart grows faint; lead me to the rock that is higher than I. Psalm 61:2 NKJV
My soul, wait in silence for God only, For my hope is from Him. Psalm 62:5 NASB

Yet I am always with you; you hold me by my right hand. Psalm 73:23 NIV
My flesh and my heart fail; But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Psalm 73:26 NKJV

Give me a sign of your goodness, that my enemies may see it and be put to shame, for you, LORD, have helped me and comforted me. Psalm 86:17 NIV
He will wipe away every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death, sadness, crying, or pain. All the old ways are gone. Revelation 21:4 ICB

Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 ESV

The Lord your God in your midst, The Mighty One, will save; He will rejoice over you with gladness, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing. Zephaniah 3:17 NKJV


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