Everyone at some point in their life feels the depression, whatever we do goes wrong and we can't find happiness in our life. I went through this and these bible verses about depression helped me a lot to fight depression.

bible verses about depression


If you feel that things are getting worse and your life going nowhere and you can't do anything with it. Don't be hopeless and you have to find motivation for life. you have to get inspired from anywhere and anyhow, you have to fight the depression.

whatever reason for your depression is, you have to start working on overcoming it as soon as you feel depressed.

You can easily overcome depression by focusing your energy and thoughts on positive things in life.

One of the best ways to fight depression is by reading religious books and verses, that help you to think positively. Religious books like the bible centralize your energy towards positivity.

Bible Verses About Depression

Bible can bring happiness in your everyday life, varying parts of the bible are considered to be a product of divine inspiration and a record of the relationship between God and humans. Bible can help you to overcome depression. Here are some best bible verses about depression 

Peter 4:12-13 NIV
Dear Friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.
But rejoice inasmuch as you participate in sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.

Psalm 23:4 ESV

Even 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. 

Psalm 9:9 NIV

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

Psalm 34:18-19 

The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.
Many are the affliction of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all.

Psalms 40:1

I waited patiently for the Lord; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. 

Bible Verses How To Fight Depression

Proverbs 3:13

Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.

Psalm 143:7-9

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.
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. 
Rescue me form my enemies, Lord, fo I hide myself in you.

Psalm 37:23-24

The Lord makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him
though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the Lord upholds him with his hand.  

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.

Romans 12:2

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of you mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Proverb 3:5-6

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

How to overcome depression with bible verses

Cornithians 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 afflications. so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with whcih we ourselves are comforted by God.


Timothy 1:7 

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

Romans 8:38-39

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 Christ Jesus our lord.

Peter 5:7 

Casting all your anxieties on him,  because he cares for you. 

Revelation 21:4 

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

Psalm 34:17  

When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles.

Fight the depression with help of God

Psalm 9:9 ESV

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

Timothy 1:7 ESV

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but power and love and self-control.

Philippians 4:8

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.

Philippians 3:13

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

bible verse for depression


Corinthians 1:3-4

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.

Philippians 4:6-7 

Do not be anxious about anything , but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your request be made known to God. And the peace of God. which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Scripture Quotes on Depression


Matthew 6:33 ESV

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these thing will be added to you.

Joshua 1:9 NIV

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 40:31 NIV

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.

John 16:33

"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."

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, Plans for welfare and not evil, to give you a future and a hope.


Matthew 11:28-30

Come to me, all who labor and heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upno you. and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your soul. For my yokes is easy, and my burden in light.

We hope that these verses from bible about depression will help you to overcome and give you strength to face difficult time of your life. In depression you have to look for love of god and share your love with every being.


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