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Empowering Bible verses about strength

Looking to find Bible verses about strength and power? Read these verses.

The Bible offers so much to so many people. In the Bible there are so many personal tales of love, friendship and hope. There are also many verses about finding strength in God, which may encourage you.  In this article, we take a look at the best Bible verses about strength, whether you want to feel strengthened or you want to offer strength and courage to someone who may need it. Read on to find some of these great strength verses which may encourage you in times of need.

All verses have been taken from the New International Version.

The best Bible verses about strength

Psalm 68:28; 32-35

“Summon your power, God; show us your strength, our God, as you have done before…..

“Sing to God, you kingdoms of the earth, sing praise to the Lord, to him who rides across the highest heavens, the ancient heavens, who thunders with mighty voice. Proclaim the power of God, whose majesty is over Israel, whose power is in the heavens. You, God, are awesome in your sanctuary; the God of Israel gives power and strength to his people.”

Psalm 59:9, 16 and17

“You are my strength, I watch for you; you, God, are my fortress, my God on whom I can rely.

… I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble.

“You are my strength, I sing praise to you; you, God, are my fortress, my God on whom I can rely.”

Deuteronomy 31:6

Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.

Isaiah 40:31

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.

Jeremiah 16:19-21

“Lord, my strength and my fortress, my refuge in time of distress, to you the nations will come from the ends of the earth and say, ‘Our ancestors possessed nothing but false gods, worthless idols that did them no good. Do people make their own gods? Yes, but they are not gods!

“Therefore, I will teach them— this time I will teach them my power and might. Then they will know that my name is the Lord.’”

Habakkuk 3:19

“The Sovereign Lord is my strength; he makes my feet like the feet of a deer, he enables me to tread on the heights.”

Psalm 18:1-5

“I love you, Lord, my strength.

“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.

“I called to the Lord, who is worthy of praise, and I have been saved from my enemies. The cords of death entangled me; the torrents of destruction overwhelmed me. The cords of the grave coiled around me; the snares of death confronted me.”

Psalm 73:26

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Psalm 121

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. He will not let your foot slip— he who watches over you will not slumber; indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord watches over you— the Lord is your shade at your right hand; the sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon by night. The Lord will keep you from all harm— he will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.

Exodus 15:2

“The Lord is my strength and my defence; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father’s God, and I will exalt him.

Nehemiah 8:10

Nehemiah said, “… Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”

Isaiah 41:10

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.

Joshua 1:9

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.

Isaiah 12:2

Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The Lord, the Lord himself, is my strength and my defence; he has become my salvation.

Philippians 4:13

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

Ephesians 6:10

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.

READ MORE: The Most Encouraging Bible Verses

Hopefully, some of these Bible verses have given you strength or have helped you pray for those who might need it most.

World Vision helps some of the most vulnerable children find strength. This may be emotional strength, through our work in Child Friendly Spaces, physical strength though our medical and nutrition support, or even strength to dream – and attain – a better future.

If you’re looking for a way to offer strength to those who may need it in vulnerable countries across the globe, then why not consider sponsoring a child or donating to World Vision? You can also join us in prayer for those children.