Bible Verses About Fear

Fear is an obstacle in life that we all must face. Much research has been done to discover what causes a person to have fears and how to overcome them. God’s Word is the ultimate source of wisdom and provides us with many promises to help us both face and overcome our fears.

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Below is a collection of Bible verses to help you in your own journey of conquering fear.

Bible Verses About Overcoming Fear With God’s Help

Sometimes fear becomes overwhelming, but with God’s help you can find confidence in any situation.

I sought the Lord and He answered me,
And rescued me from all my fears.
They looked to Him and were radiant,
And their faces will never be ashamed. – Psalm 34:4–5

God is our refuge and strength,
A very ready help in trouble.
Therefore we will not fear, though the earth shakes
And the mountains slip into the heart of the sea;
Though its waters roar and foam,
Though the mountains quake at its swelling pride. – Psalm 46:1–3

Bible Verses About God’s Assurance When Facing Your Fears

Below are several Bible verses about God’s promise to help you face your fears.

Now the Lord said to Joshua, “Do not fear or be dismayed. Take all the people of war with you. Arise, go up to Ai; see, I have handed over to you the king of Ai, his people, his city, and his land. – Joshua 8:1

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I fear no evil, for You are with me;
Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. – Psalm 23:4

For I am the Lord your God who takes hold of your right hand,
Who says to you, ‘Do not fear, I will help you.’ – Isaiah 41:13

Bible Verses About Being Fearless When Sharing Your Faith in God

Sharing the gospel with others can sometimes be intimidating. Below are several verses to encourage you to be fearless knowing that God is with you.

For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline. – 2 Timothy 1:7

The Lord is my helper, I will not be afraid.
What will man do to me?” – Hebrews 13:6

There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love. – 1 John 4:18

Every Mention of the Word “Fear” in the Bible

We’ve included all mentions of the word “fear” in the NASB below. We hope reflecting on these verses will deepen your knowledge of God’s Word!


Bible Verses About Fear in Genesis

The fear of you and the terror of you will be on every animal of the earth and on every bird of the sky; on everything that crawls on the ground, and on all the fish of the sea. They are handed over to you. – Genesis 9:2

After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, saying, “Do not fear, Abram, I am a shield to you; Your reward shall be very great.” – Genesis 15:1

Abraham said, “Because I thought, surely there is no fear of God in this place, and they will kill me because of my wife. – Genesis 20:11

God heard the boy crying; and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven and said to her, “What is the matter with you, Hagar? Do not fear, for God has heard the voice of the boy where he is. – Genesis 21:17

He said, “Do not reach out your hand against the boy, and do not do anything to him; for now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, from Me.” – Genesis 22:12

And the Lord appeared to him the same night and said, “I am the God of your father Abraham; Do not fear, for I am with you. I will bless you and multiply your descendants, For the sake of My servant Abraham.” – Genesis 26:24

If the God of my father, the God of Abraham and the fear of Isaac, had not been for me, surely now you would have sent me away empty-handed. God has seen my affliction and the labor of my hands, so He rendered judgment last night.” – Genesis 31:42

The God of Abraham and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, judge between us.” So Jacob swore by the fear of his father Isaac. – Genesis 31:53

Save me, please, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau; for I fear him, that he will come and attack me and the mothers with the children. – Genesis 32:11

And when she was suffering severe difficulties in her labor, the midwife said to her, “Do not fear, for you have another son!” – Genesis 35:17

Now Joseph said to them on the third day, “Do this and live, for I fear God: – Genesis 42:18

For how shall I go up to my father if the boy is not with me? I fear that I may see the evil that would overtake my father.” – Genesis 44:34

Bible Verses About Fear in Exodus

But the midwives feared God, and did not do as the king of Egypt had commanded them, but let the boys live.
– Exodus 1:17

And because the midwives feared God, He established households for them. – Exodus 1:21

Everyone among the servants of Pharaoh who feared the word of the Lord hurried to bring his servants and his livestock into the houses; – Exodus 9:20

But as for you and your servants, I know that you do not yet fear the Lord God.” – Exodus 9:30

But Moses said to the people, “Do not fear! Stand by and see the salvation of the Lord, which He will perform for you today; for the Egyptians whom you have seen today, you will never see them again, ever. – Exodus 14:13

When Israel saw the great power which the Lord had used against the Egyptians, the people feared the Lord, and they believed in the Lord and in His servant Moses. – Exodus 14:31

Furthermore, you shall select out of all the people able men who fear God, men of truth, those who hate dishonest gain; and you shall place these over them as leaders of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens. – Exodus 18:21

However, Moses said to the people, “Do not be afraid; for God has come in order to test you, and in order that the fear of Him may remain with you, so that you will not sin.” – Exodus 20:20

Then God said, “Behold, I am going to make a covenant. Before all your people I will perform miracles which have not been produced in all the earth nor among any of the nations; and all the people among whom you live will see the working of the Lord, for it is a fearful thing that I am going to perform with you. – Exodus 34:10

Bible Verses About Fear in Leviticus

‘You shall stand up in the presence of the grayheaded and honor elders, and you shall fear your God; I am the Lord. – Leviticus 19:32

So you shall not wrong one another, but you shall fear your God; for I am the Lord your God. – Leviticus 25:17

Do not take any kind of interest from him, but fear your God, so that your countryman may live with you. – Leviticus 25:36

Bible Verses About Fear in Numbers

Only do not rebel against the Lord; and do not fear the people of the land, for they will be our prey. Their protection is gone from them, and the Lord is with us; do not fear them.” – Numbers 14:9

But the Lord said to Moses, “Do not fear him, for I have handed him over to you, and all his people and his land; and you shall do to him as you did to Sihon, king of the Amorites, who lived in Heshbon.” – Numbers 21:34

So Moab was in great fear because of the people, for they were numerous; and Moab was in dread of the sons of Israel. – Numbers 22:3

Bible Verses About Fear in Deuteronomy

See, the Lord your God has placed the land before you; go up, take possession, just as the Lord, the God of your fathers, has spoken to you. Do not fear or be dismayed.’ – Deuteronomy 1:21

But I said to you, ‘Do not be terrified, nor fear them. – Deuteronomy 1:29

This day I will begin to put the dread and fear of you upon the faces of people everywhere, who, when they hear the news of you, will tremble and be in anguish because of you.’ – Deuteronomy 2:25

But the Lord said to me, ‘Do not fear him, for I have handed him and all his people and his land over to you; and you shall do to him just as you did to Sihon king of the Amorites, who lived in Heshbon.’ – Deuteronomy 3:2

Do not fear them, for the Lord your God is the One fighting for you.’ – Deuteronomy 3:22

Remember the day you stood before the Lord your God at Horeb, when the Lord said to me, ‘Assemble the people to Me, that I may have them hear My words so that they may learn to fear Me all the days that they live on the earth, and that they may teach their children.’ – Deuteronomy 4:10

If only they had such a heart in them, to fear Me and keep all My commandments always, so that it would go well with them and with their sons forever! – Deuteronomy 5:29

so that you, your son, and your grandson will fear the Lord your God, to keep all His statutes and His commandments which I command you, all the days of your life, and that your days may be prolonged. – Deuteronomy 6:2

You shall fear only the Lord your God; and you shall worship Him and swear by His name. – Deuteronomy 6:13

So the Lord commanded us to follow all these statutes, to fear the Lord our God for our own good always and for our survival, as it is today. – Deuteronomy 6:24

Therefore, you shall keep the commandments of the Lord your God, to walk in His ways and to fear Him. – Deuteronomy 8:6

“And now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you, but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways and love Him, and to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul, – Deuteronomy 10:12

You shall fear the Lord your God; you shall serve Him, and cling to Him, and you shall swear by His name. – Deuteronomy 10:20

No one will be able to stand against you; the Lord your God will instill the dread of you and the fear of you in all the land on which you set foot, just as He has spoken to you. – Deuteronomy 11:25

You shall follow the Lord your God and fear Him; and you shall keep His commandments, listen to His voice, serve Him, and cling to Him. – Deuteronomy 13:4

You shall eat in the presence of the Lord your God, at the place where He chooses to establish His name, the tithe of your grain, your new wine, your oil, and the firstborn of your herd and your flock, so that you may learn to fear the Lord your God always. – Deuteronomy 14:23

And it shall be with him, and he shall read it all the days of his life, so that he will learn to fear the Lord his God, by carefully following all the words of this Law and these statutes, – Deuteronomy 17:19

Then all the men of his city shall stone him to death; so you shall eliminate the evil from your midst, and all Israel will hear about it and fear. – Deuteronomy 21:21

how he confronted you on the way and attacked among you all the stragglers at your rear when you were tired and weary; and he did not fear God. – Deuteronomy 25:18

“If you are not careful to follow all the words of this Law that are written in this book, to fear this honored and awesome name, the Lord your God, – Deuteronomy 28:58

In the morning you will say, ‘If only it were evening!’ And at evening you will say, ‘If only it were morning!’ because of the terror of your heart which you fear, and the sight of your eyes which you will see. – Deuteronomy 28:67

And the Lord is the one who is going ahead of you; He will be with you. He will not desert you or abandon you. Do not fear and do not be dismayed.” – Deuteronomy 31:8

Assemble the people, the men, the women, the children, and the stranger who is in your town, so that they may hear and learn and fear the Lord your God, and be careful to follow all the words of this Law. – Deuteronomy 31:12

And their children, who have not known, will hear and learn to fear the Lord your God, as long as you live on the land which you are about to cross the Jordan to possess.” – Deuteronomy 31:13

Had I not feared the provocation by the enemy, That their adversaries would misjudge, That they would say, “Our hand is triumphant, And the Lord has not performed all this.”’ – Deuteronomy 32:27

Bible Verses About Fear in Joshua

so that all the peoples of the earth may know that the hand of the Lord is mighty, so that you may fear the Lord your God forever.” – Joshua 4:24

Now the Lord said to Joshua, “Do not fear or be dismayed. Take all the people of war with you. Arise, go up to Ai; see, I have handed over to you the king of Ai, his people, his city, and his land. – Joshua 8:1

So they answered Joshua and said, “Since your servants were fully informed that the Lord your God had commanded His servant Moses to give you all the land, and to destroy all the inhabitants of the land before you, we feared greatly for our lives because of you, and did this thing. – Joshua 9:24

that he feared greatly because Gibeon was a great city, like one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all its men were mighty. – Joshua 10:2

And the Lord said to Joshua, “Do not fear them, for I have handed them over to you; not one of them will stand against you.” – Joshua 10:8

Joshua then said to them, “Do not fear or be dismayed! Be strong and courageous, for the Lord will do this to all your enemies with whom you fight.” – Joshua 10:25

Nevertheless my brothers who went up with me made the heart of the people melt with fear; but I followed the Lord my God fully. – Joshua 14:8

For the Lord has made the Jordan a border between us and you, you sons of Reuben and sons of Gad; you have no portion in the Lord.” So your sons may make our sons stop fearing the Lord.’ – Joshua 22:25

“Now, therefore, fear the Lord and serve Him in sincerity and truth; and do away with the gods which your fathers served beyond the Euphrates River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord. – Joshua 24:14

Bible Verses About Fear in Judges

and I said to you, “I am the Lord your God; you shall not fear the gods of the Amorites in whose land you live.” But you have not obeyed Me.’” – Judges 6:10

Bible Verses About Fear in Ruth

So now, my daughter, do not fear. I will do for you whatever you say, for all my people in the city know that you are a woman of excellence. – Ruth 3:11

Bible Verses About Fear in 1 Samuel

If you will fear the Lord and serve Him, and listen to His voice and not rebel against the command of the Lord, then both you and the king who reigns over you will follow the Lord your God. – 1 Samuel 12:14

So Samuel called to the Lord, and the Lord sent thunder and rain that day; and all the people greatly feared the Lord and Samuel. – 1 Samuel 12:18

Samuel said to the people, “Do not fear. You have committed all this evil, yet do not turn aside from following the Lord, but serve the Lord with all your heart. – 1 Samuel 12:20

Only fear the Lord and serve Him in truth with all your heart; for consider what great things He has done for you. – 1 Samuel 12:24

When the people entered the forest, behold, there was honey dripping; but no man put his hand to his mouth, because the people feared the oath. – 1 Samuel 14:26

Then Saul said to Samuel, “I have sinned, for I have violated the command of the Lord and your words, because I feared the people and listened to their voice. – 1 Samuel 15:24

When Saul and all Israel heard these words of the Philistine, they were dismayed and very fearful. – 1 Samuel 17:11

When all the men of Israel saw the man, they fled from him and were very fearful. – 1 Samuel 17:24

David took these words to heart and greatly feared Achish king of Gath. – 1 Samuel 21:12

But David’s men said to him, “Behold, we are fearful here in Judah. How much more then if we go to Keilah against the ranks of the Philistines?” – 1 Samuel 23:3

Then Saul said to his armor bearer, “Draw your sword and pierce me through with it, otherwise these uncircumcised Philistines will come and pierce me through, and abuse me.” But his armor bearer was unwilling, because he was very fearful. So Saul took his sword and fell on it. – 1 Samuel 31:4

Bible Verses About Fear in 2 Samuel

Then Absalom commanded his servants, saying, “See now, when Amnon’s heart is cheerful with wine, and I say to you, ‘Strike Amnon,’ then put him to death. Do not fear; have I not commanded you myself? Be courageous and be valiant.” – 2 Samuel 13:28

The God of Israel said it; The Rock of Israel spoke to me: ‘He who rules over mankind righteously, Who rules in the fear of God, – 2 Samuel 23:3

Bible Verses About Fear in 1 Kings

When all Israel heard about the judgment which the king had handed down, they feared the king, because they saw that the wisdom of God was in him to administer justice. – 1 Kings 3:28

so that they will fear You all the days that they live on the land which You have given to our fathers. – 1 Kings 8:40

hear in heaven Your dwelling place, and act in accordance with all for which the foreigner calls to You, in order that all the peoples of the earth may know Your name, to fear You, as do Your people Israel, and that they may know that this house which I have built is called by Your name. – 1 Kings 8:43

However, Elijah said to her, “Do not fear; go, do as you have said. Just make me a little bread loaf from it first and bring it out to me, and afterward you may make one for yourself and for your son. – 1 Kings 17:13

Ahab summoned Obadiah, who was in charge of the household. (Now Obadiah feared the Lord greatly; – 1 Kings 18:3

And it will come about when I leave you that the Spirit of the Lord will carry you to where I do not know; so when I come and inform Ahab and he cannot find you, he will kill me, though I, your servant, have feared the Lord from my youth. – 1 Kings 18:12

Bible Verses About Fear in 2 Kings

Now a woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried out to Elisha, saying, “Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that your servant feared the Lord; and the creditor has come to take my two children to be his slaves.” – 2 Kings 4:1

But they feared greatly and said, “Behold, the two kings did not stand firm before him; how then can we stand?” – 2 Kings 10:4

Now this came about because the sons of Israel had sinned against the Lord their God, who had brought them up from the land of Egypt, from under the hand of Pharaoh, king of Egypt; and they had feared other gods. – 2 Kings 17:7

And at the beginning of their living there, they did not fear the Lord; therefore the Lord sent lions among them that were killing some of them. – 2 Kings 17:25

So one of the priests whom they had led into exile from Samaria came and lived in Bethel, and taught them how they were to fear the Lord. – 2 Kings 17:28

They also feared the Lord and appointed from their entire population priests of the high places, who acted for them in the houses of the high places. – 2 Kings 17:32

They feared the Lord, yet they were serving their own gods in accordance with the custom of the nations from among whom they had been taken into exile. – 2 Kings 17:33

To this day they act in accordance with the earlier customs: they do not fear the Lord, nor do they follow their statutes, their ordinances, the Law, or the commandments which the Lord commanded the sons of Jacob, whom He named Israel. – 2 Kings 17:34

The Lord made a covenant with them and commanded them, saying, “You shall not fear other gods, nor bow down to them, nor serve them, nor sacrifice to them. – 2 Kings 17:35

But the Lord, who brought you up from the land of Egypt with great power and with an outstretched arm, Him you shall fear, and to Him you shall bow down, and to Him you shall sacrifice. – 2 Kings 17:36

And the statutes, the ordinances, the Law, and the commandment which He wrote for you, you shall take care to do always; and you shall not fear other gods. – 2 Kings 17:37

The covenant that I have made with you, you shall not forget, nor shall you fear other gods. – 2 Kings 17:38

But you shall fear the Lord your God; and He will save you from the hand of all your enemies.” – 2 Kings 17:39

So while these nations feared the Lord, they also served their idols; their children likewise and their grandchildren, just as their fathers did, they do to this day. – 2 Kings 17:41

And Isaiah said to them, “This is what you shall say to your master: ‘The Lord says this: “Do not be fearful because of the words that you have heard, with which the servants of the king of Assyria have blasphemed Me. – 2 Kings 19:6

Bible Verses About Fear in 1 Chronicles

Then the fame of David spread in all the lands; and the Lord brought the fear of him on all the nations. – 1 Chronicles 14:17

For great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised; He also is to be feared above all gods. – 1 Chronicles 16:25

Then you will prosper, if you are careful to follow the statutes and the ordinances which the Lord commanded Moses concerning Israel. Be strong and courageous, do not fear nor be dismayed. – 1 Chronicles 22:13

Then David said to his son Solomon, “Be strong and courageous, and act; do not fear nor be dismayed, for the Lord God, my God, is with you. He will not fail you nor forsake you until all the work for the service of the house of the Lord is finished. – 1 Chronicles 28:20

Bible Verses About Fear in 2 Chronicles

so that they may fear You, to walk in Your ways as long as they live in the land which You have given to our fathers. – 2 Chronicles 6:31

then hear from heaven, from Your dwelling place, and do according to all for which the foreigner calls to You, so that all the peoples of the earth may know Your name, and fear You as do Your people Israel, and that they may know that this house which I have built is called by Your name. – 2 Chronicles 6:33

Now then, let the fear of the Lord be upon you; be careful about what you do, for the Lord our God will have no part in injustice or partiality, or in the taking of a bribe.” – 2 Chronicles 19:7

Then he commanded them, saying, “This is what you shall do in the fear of the Lord, faithfully and wholeheartedly. – 2 Chronicles 19:9

and he said, “Listen, all you of Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and King Jehoshaphat: This is what the Lord says to you: ‘Do not fear or be dismayed because of this great multitude, for the battle is not yours but God’s. – 2 Chronicles 20:15

You need not fight in this battle; take your position, stand and watch the salvation of the Lord in your behalf, Judah and Jerusalem.’ Do not fear or be dismayed; tomorrow, go out to face them, for the Lord is with you.” – 2 Chronicles 20:17

“Be strong and courageous, do not fear or be dismayed because of the king of Assyria nor because of all the horde that is with him; for the One with us is greater than the one with him. – 2 Chronicles 32:7

Bible Verses About Fear in Ezra

So now let’s make a covenant with our God to send away all the wives and their children, following the counsel of my lord and of those who fear the commandment of our God; and let it be done according to the Law. – Ezra 10:3

Bible Verses About Fear in Nehemiah

When I saw their fear, I stood and said to the nobles, the officials, and the rest of the people: “Do not be afraid of them; remember the Lord who is great and awesome, and fight for your brothers, your sons, your daughters, your wives, and your houses.” – Nehemiah 4:14

So I said, “The thing which you are doing is not good; should you not walk in the fear of our God because of the taunting of the nations, our enemies? – Nehemiah 5:9

But the previous governors who were before me laid burdens on the people and took from them bread and wine besides forty shekels of silver; even their servants domineered the people. But I did not do so because of my fear of God. – Nehemiah 5:15

then I put Hanani my brother, and Hananiah the commander of the citadel, in charge of Jerusalem, for he was a faithful man and feared God more than many. – Nehemiah 7:2

Bible Verses About Fear in Esther

Then Esther’s attendants and her eunuchs came and informed her, and the queen was seized by great fear. And she sent garments to clothe Mordecai so that he would remove his sackcloth from him, but he did not accept them. – Esther 4:4

Bible Verses About Fear in Job

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God and turning away from evil. – Job 1:1

The Lord said to Satan, “Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, fearing God and turning away from evil.” – Job 1:8

Then Satan answered the Lord, “Does Job fear God for nothing? – Job 1:9

The Lord said to Satan, “Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man fearing God and turning away from evil. And he still holds firm to his integrity, although you incited Me against him to ruin him without cause.” – Job 2:3

For what I fear comes upon me, And what I dread encounters me. – Job 3:25

Is your fear of God not your confidence, And the integrity of your ways your hope? – Job 4:6

“For the despairing man there should be kindness from his friend; So that he does not abandon the fear of the Almighty. – Job 6:14

Then I would speak and not fear Him; But I am not like that in myself. – Job 9:35

Then, indeed, you could lift up your face without moral blemish, And you would be firmly established and not fear. – Job 11:15

Their houses are safe from fear, And the rod of God is not on them. – Job 21:9

And to mankind He said, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to turn away from evil is understanding.’” – Job 28:28

Because I feared the great multitude And the contempt of families terrified me, And I kept silent and did not go out of doors? – Job 31:34

Behold, no fear of me should terrify you, Nor should my pressure weigh heavily on you. – Job 33:7

Therefore people fear Him; He does not regard any who are wise of heart.” – Job 37:24

He laughs at fear and is not dismayed; And he does not turn back from the sword. – Job 39:22

Nothing on earth is like him, One made without fear. – Job 41:33

Bible Verses About Fear in Psalms

Put them in fear, Lord; Let the nations know that they are merely human. Selah – Psalm 9:20

A despicable person is despised in his eyes, But he honors those who fear the Lord; He takes an oath to his own detriment, and does not change; – Psalm 15:4

The fear of the Lord is clean, enduring forever; The judgments of the Lord are true; they are righteous altogether. – Psalm 19:9

You who fear the Lord, praise Him; All you descendants of Jacob, glorify Him, And stand in awe of Him, all you descendants of Israel. – Psalm 22:23

From You comes my praise in the great assembly; I shall pay my vows before those who fear Him. – Psalm 22:25

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. – Psalm 23:4

Who is the person who fears the Lord? He will instruct him in the way he should choose. – Psalm 25:12

The secret of the Lord is for those who fear Him, And He will make them know His covenant. – Psalm 25:14

The Lord is my light and my salvation; Whom should I fear? The Lord is the defense of my life; Whom should I dread? – Psalm 27:1

If an army encamps against me, My heart will not fear; If war arises against me, In spite of this I am confident. – Psalm 27:3

How great is Your goodness, Which You have stored up for those who fear You, Which You have performed for those who take refuge in You, Before the sons of mankind! – Psalm 31:19

Let all the earth fear the Lord; Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of Him. – Psalm 33:8

Behold, the eye of the Lord is on those who fear Him, On those who wait for His faithfulness, – Psalm 33:18

I sought the Lord and He answered me, And rescued me from all my fears. – Psalm 34:4

The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear Him, And rescues them. – Psalm 34:7

fear the Lord, you His saints; For to those who fear Him there is no lack of anything. – Psalm 34:9

Come, you children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the Lord. – Psalm 34:11

Wrongdoing speaks to the ungodly within his heart; There is no fear of God before his eyes. – Psalm 36:1

He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God; Many will see and fear And will trust in the Lord. – Psalm 40:3

Therefore we will not fear, though the earth shakes And the mountains slip into the heart of the sea; – Psalm 46:2

For the Lord Most High is to be feared, A great King over all the earth. – Psalm 47:2

Why should I fear in days of adversity, When the injustice of those who betray me surrounds me, – Psalm 49:5

The righteous will see and fear, And they will laugh at him, saying, – Psalm 52:6

They were in great fear there, where no fear had been; For God scattered the bones of him who encamped against you; You put them to shame, because God had rejected them. – Psalm 53:5

fear and trembling come upon me, And horror has overwhelmed me. – Psalm 55:5

God will hear and humiliate them— Even the one who sits enthroned from ancient times— Selah With whom there is no change, And who do not fear God. – Psalm 55:19

You have given a banner to those who fear You, That it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah – Psalm 60:4

For You have heard my vows, God; You have given me the inheritance of those who fear Your name. – Psalm 61:5

To shoot from concealment at the innocent; Suddenly they shoot at him, and do not fear. – Psalm 64:4

Then all people will fear, And they will declare the work of God, And will consider what He has done. – Psalm 64:9

Come and hear, all who fear God, And I will tell of what He has done for my soul. – Psalm 66:16

God blesses us, So that all the ends of the earth may fear Him. – Psalm 67:7

May they fear You while the sun shines, And as long as the moon shines, throughout all generations. – Psalm 72:5

You, You indeed are to be feared, And who may stand in Your presence, once You are angry? – Psalm 76:7

You caused judgment to be heard from heaven; The earth feared and was still – Psalm 76:8

Make vows to the Lord your God and fulfill them; All who are around Him are to bring gifts to Him who is to be feared. – Psalm 76:11

He will cut off the spirit of princes; He is feared by the kings of the earth. – Psalm 76:12

He led them safely, so that they did not fear; But the sea engulfed their enemies. – Psalm 78:53

Certainly His salvation is near to those who fear Him, That glory may dwell in our land. – Psalm 85:9

Teach me Your way, Lord; I will walk in Your truth; Unite my heart to fear Your name. – Psalm 86:11

A God greatly feared in the council of the holy ones, And awesome above all those who are around Him? – Psalm 89:7

Who understands the power of Your anger And Your fury, according to the fear that is due You? – Psalm 90:11

For great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised; He is to be feared above all gods. – Psalm 96:4

So the nations will fear the name of the Lord, And all the kings of the earth, Your glory. – Psalm 102:15

For as high as the heavens are above the earth, So great is His mercy toward those who fear Him. – Psalm 103:11

Just as a father has compassion on his children, So the Lord has compassion on those who fear Him. – Psalm 103:13

But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting for those who fear Him, And His justice to the children’s children, – Psalm 103:17

He has given food to those who fear Him; He will remember His covenant forever. – Psalm 111:5

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; All those who follow His commandments have a good understanding; His praise endures forever. – Psalm 111:10

Praise the Lord! Blessed is a person who fears the Lord, Who greatly delights in His commandments. – Psalm 112:1

He will not fear bad news; His heart is steadfast, trusting in the Lord. – Psalm 112:7

His heart is firm, he will not fear, But will look with satisfaction on his enemies. – Psalm 112:8

You who fear the Lord, trust in the Lord; He is their help and their shield. – Psalm 115:11

He will bless those who fear the Lord, The small together with the great. – Psalm 115:13

Let those who fear the Lord say, “His mercy is everlasting.” – Psalm 118:4

The Lord is for me; I will not fear; What can man do to me? – Psalm 118:6

I am a companion to all those who fear You, And to those who keep Your precepts. – Psalm 119:63

May those who fear You see me and be glad, Because I wait for Your word. – Psalm 119:74

May those who fear You turn to me, And those who know Your testimonies. – Psalm 119:79

My flesh trembles from the fear of You, And I am afraid of Your judgments. – Psalm 119:120

Blessed is everyone who fears the Lord, Who walks in His ways. – Psalm 128:1

Behold, for so shall a man Who fears the Lord be blessed. – Psalm 128:4

He will fulfill the desire of those who fear Him; He will also hear their cry for help and save them. – Psalm 145:19

The Lord favors those who fear Him, Those who wait for His faithfulness. – Psalm 147:11

Bible Verses About Fear in Proverbs

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction. – Proverbs 1:7

Because they hated knowledge And did not choose the fear of the Lord. – Proverbs 1:29

Then you will understand the fear of the Lord, And discover the knowledge of God. – Proverbs 2:5

Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and turn away from evil. – Proverbs 3:7

The fear of the Lord is to hate evil; Pride, arrogance, the evil way, And the perverted mouth, I hate. – Proverbs 8:13

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. – Proverbs 9:10

What the wicked fears will come upon him, But the desire of the righteous will be granted. – Proverbs 10:24

The fear of the Lord prolongs life, But the years of the wicked will be shortened. – Proverbs 10:27

One who despises the word will do badly, But one who fears the commandment will be rewarded. – Proverbs 13:13

One who walks in his uprightness fears the Lord, But one who is devious in his ways despises Him. – Proverbs 14:2

In the fear of the Lord there is strong confidence, And his children will have refuge. – Proverbs 14:26

The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, By which one may avoid the snares of death. – Proverbs 14:27

Better is a little with the fear of the Lord Than great treasure, and turmoil with the treasure. – Proverbs 15:16

The fear of the Lord is the instruction for wisdom, And before honor comes humility. – Proverbs 15:33

By mercy and truth atonement is made for wrongdoing, And by the fear of the Lord one keeps away from evil. – Proverbs 16:6

The fear of the Lord leads to life, So that one may sleep satisfied, untouched by evil. – Proverbs 19:23

The reward of humility and the fear of the Lord Are riches, honor, and life. – Proverbs 22:4

Do not let your heart envy sinners, But live in the fear of the Lord always. – Proverbs 23:17

My son, fear the Lord and the king; Do not get involved with those of high rank, – Proverbs 24:21

How blessed is the person who fears always, But one who hardens his heart will fall into disaster. – Proverbs 28:14

The fear of man brings a snare, But one who trusts in the Lord will be protected. – Proverbs 29:25

Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain, But a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised. – Proverbs 31:30

Bible Verses About Fear in Ecclesiastes

I know that everything God does will remain forever; there is nothing to add to it and there is nothing to take from it. And God has so worked, that people will fear Him. – Ecclesiastes 3:14

For in many dreams and in many words there is futility. Rather, fear God. – Ecclesiastes 5:7

It is good that you grasp one thing while not letting go of the other; for one who fears God comes out with both of them. – Ecclesiastes 7:18

Although a sinner does evil a hundred times and may lengthen his life, still I know that it will go well for those who fear God, who fear Him openly. – Ecclesiastes 8:12

But it will not go well for the evil person and he will not lengthen his days like a shadow, because he does not fear God. – Ecclesiastes 8:13

The conclusion, when everything has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person. – Ecclesiastes 12:13

Bible Verses About Fear in Isaiah

and say to him, ‘Take care and be calm, have no fear and do not be fainthearted because of these two stumps of smoldering logs, on account of the fierce anger of Rezin and Aram and the son of Remaliah. – Isaiah 7:4

As for all the hills which used to be cultivated with the plow, you will not go there for fear of briars and thorns; but they will become a place for pasturing oxen and for sheep to trample. – Isaiah 7:25

“You are not to say, ‘It is a conspiracy!’ Regarding everything that this people call a conspiracy, And you are not to fear what they fear or be in dread of it. – Isaiah 8:12

It is the Lord of armies whom you are to regard as holy. And He shall be your fear, And He shall be your dread. – Isaiah 8:13

Therefore this is what the Lord God of armies says: “My people, you who dwell in Zion, do not fear the Assyrian who strikes you with the rod, and lifts up his staff against you the way Egypt did. – Isaiah 10:24

The Spirit of the Lord will rest on Him, The spirit of wisdom and understanding, The spirit of counsel and strength, The spirit of knowledge and the fear of the Lord. – Isaiah 11:2

And He will delight in the fear of the Lord, And He will not judge by what His eyes see, Nor make decisions by what His ears hear; – Isaiah 11:3

Which sends messengers by the sea, Even in papyrus vessels on the surface of the waters. Go, swift messengers, to a nation tall and smooth, To a people feared far and wide, A powerful and oppressive nation Whose land the rivers divide. – Isaiah 18:2

At that time a gift of tribute will be brought to the Lord of armies From a people tall and smooth, From a people feared far and wide, A powerful and oppressive nation, Whose land the rivers divide— To the place of the name of the Lord of armies, to Mount Zion. – Isaiah 18:7

On that day the Egyptians will become like women, and they will tremble and be in great fear because of the waving of the hand of the Lord of armies, which He is going to wave over them. – Isaiah 19:16

The land of Judah will become a cause of shame to Egypt; everyone to whom it is mentioned will be in great fear because of the plan of the Lord of armies which He is making against them. – Isaiah 19:17

And He will be the stability of your times, A wealth of salvation, wisdom, and knowledge; The fear of the Lord is his treasure. – Isaiah 33:6

Say to those with anxious heart, “Take courage, fear not. Behold, your God will come with vengeance; The retribution of God will come, But He will save you.” – Isaiah 35:4

Go up on a high mountain, Zion, messenger of good news, Raise your voice forcefully, Jerusalem, messenger of good news; Raise it up, do not fear. Say to the cities of Judah, “Here is your God!” – Isaiah 40:9

Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not be afraid, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, I will also help you, I will also uphold you with My righteous right hand.’ – Isaiah 41:10

For I am the Lord your God who takes hold of your right hand, Who says to you, ‘Do not fear, I will help you.’ – Isaiah 41:13

Do not fear, you worm Jacob, you people of Israel; I will help you,” declares the Lord, “and your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel. – Isaiah 41:14

Declare the things that are going to come afterward, So that we may know that you are gods; Indeed, do good or evil, that we may be afraid and fear together. – Isaiah 41:23

Israel Redeemed
But now, this is what the Lord says, He who is your Creator, Jacob, And He who formed you, Israel: “Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name; you are Mine! – Isaiah 43:1

Do not fear, for I am with you; I will bring your offspring from the east, And gather you from the west. – Isaiah 43:5

This is what the Lord says, He who made you And formed you from the womb, who will help you: ‘Do not fear, Jacob My servant, And Jeshurun, whom I have chosen.- Isaiah 44:2

Who is among you who fears the Lord, Who obeys the voice of His servant, Who walks in darkness and has no light? Let him trust in the name of the Lord and rely on his God. – Isaiah 50:10

Listen to Me, you who know righteousness, A people in whose heart is My Law; Do not fear the taunting of people, Nor be terrified of their abuses. – Isaiah 51:7

That you have forgotten the Lord your Maker, Who stretched out the heavens And laid the foundations of the earth, That you fear continually all day long because of the fury of the oppressor, As he makes ready to destroy? And where is the rage of the oppressor? – Isaiah 51:13

fear not, for you will not be put to shame; And do not feel humiliated, for you will not be disgraced; But you will forget the shame of your youth, And no longer remember the disgrace of your widowhood. – Isaiah 54:4

In righteousness you will be established; You will be far from oppression, for you will not fear; And from terror, for it will not come near you. – Isaiah 54:14

“Of whom were you worried and fearful When you lied, and did not remember Me Nor give Me a thought? Was I not silent, even for a long time, So you do not fear Me? – Isaiah 57:11

So they will fear the name of the Lord from the west And His glory from the rising of the sun, For He will come like a rushing stream Which the wind of the Lord drives. – Isaiah 59:19

Why, Lord, do You cause us to stray from Your ways And harden our heart from fearing You? Return for the sake of Your servants, the tribes of Your heritage. – Isaiah 63:17

Bible Verses About Fear in Jeremiah

Your own wickedness will correct you, And your apostasies will punish you; Know therefore and see that it is evil and bitter For you to abandon the Lord your God, And the fear of Me is not in you,” declares the Lord God of armies. – Jeremiah 2:19

And I saw that for all the adulteries of faithless Israel, I had sent her away and given her a certificate of divorce, yet her treacherous sister Judah did not fear; but she went and prostituted herself also. – Jeremiah 3:8

Do you not fear Me?’ declares the Lord. ‘Do you not tremble in My presence? For I have placed the sand as a boundary for the sea, An eternal limit, and it will not cross over it. Though the waves toss, they cannot prevail; Though they roar, they will not cross over it. – Jeremiah 5:22

They do not say in their heart, “Let us now fear the Lord our God, Who gives rain in its season, Both the autumn rain and the spring rain, Who keeps for us The appointed weeks of the harvest.” – Jeremiah 5:24

They are like a scarecrow in a cucumber field, And they cannot speak; They must be carried, Because they cannot walk! Do not fear them, For they can do no harm, Nor can they do any good.” – Jeremiah 10:5

Who would not fear You, O King of the nations? For it is Your due! For among all the wise men of the nations And in all their kingdoms, There is none like You. – Jeremiah 10:7

For he will be like a tree planted by the water That extends its roots by a stream, And does not fear when the heat comes; But its leaves will be green, And it will not be anxious in a year of drought, Nor cease to yield fruit. – Jeremiah 17:8

Did Hezekiah king of Judah and all Judah actually put him to death? Did he not fear the Lord and plead for the favor of the Lord, and the Lord relented of the disaster which He had pronounced against them? But we are committing a great evil against our own lives!” – Jeremiah 26:19

“For this is what the Lord says: ‘I have heard a sound of terror, Of fear, and there is no peace. – Jeremiah 30:5

And do not fear, Jacob My servant,’ declares the Lord, ‘And do not be dismayed, Israel; For behold, I am going to save you from far away, And your descendants from the land of their captivity. And Jacob will return and be at peace, without anxiety, And no one will make him afraid. – Jeremiah 30:10

and I will give them one heart and one way, so that they will fear Me always, for their own good and for the good of their children after them. – Jeremiah 32:39

I will make an everlasting covenant with them that I will not turn away from them, to do them good; and I will put the fear of Me in their hearts, so that they will not turn away from Me. – Jeremiah 32:40

When they had heard all the words, they turned in fear one to another. And they said to Baruch, “We will certainly report all these words to the king.” – Jeremiah 36:16

Yet the king and all his servants who heard all these words did not tremble in fear, nor did they tear their garments. – Jeremiah 36:24

Then King Zedekiah said to Jeremiah, “I am in fear of the Jews who have deserted to the Chaldeans, for they may hand me over to them, and they will abuse me.” – Jeremiah 38:19

Do not be afraid of the king of Babylon, whom you are now fearing; do not be afraid of him,’ declares the Lord, ‘for I am with you to save you and rescue you from his hand. – Jeremiah 42:11

Yet they have not become contrite even to this day, nor have they feared, nor walked in My Law or My statutes, which I placed before you and before your fathers.”’ – Jeremiah 44:10

“But as for you, Jacob My servant, do not fear, Nor be dismayed, Israel! For, see, I am going to save you from far away, And your descendants from the land of their captivity; And Jacob will return and be undisturbed And secure, with no one making him afraid. – Jeremiah 46:27

Jacob My servant, do not fear,” declares the Lord, “For I am with you. For I will make a complete destruction of all the nations Where I have driven you, Yet I will not make a complete destruction of you; But I will correct you properly And by no means leave you unpunished.” – Jeremiah 46:28

Bible Verses About Fear in Lamentations

You came near on the day I called to You; You said, “Do not fear!” – Lamentations 3:57

Bible Verses About Fear in Ezekiel

And as for you, son of man, you are not to fear them nor fear their words, though thistles and thorns are with you and you sit on scorpions; you are not to fear their words nor be dismayed at their presence, since they are a rebellious house. – Ezekiel 2:6

You have feared a sword; so I will bring a sword upon you,” the Lord God declares. – Ezekiel 11:8

‘This is what the Lord God says: “I will also destroy the idols And make the images cease from Memphis. And there will no longer be a prince in the land of Egypt; And I will put fear in the land of Egypt. – Ezekiel 30:13

Bible Verses About Fear in Daniel

Now because of the greatness which He granted him, all the peoples, nations, and populations of all languages trembled and feared in his presence; whomever he wished, he killed, and whomever he wished, he spared alive; and whomever he wished he elevated, and whomever he wished he humbled. – Daniel 5:19

I issue a decree that in all the realm of my kingdom people are to tremble and fear before the God of Daniel; For He is the living God and enduring forever, And His kingdom is one which will not be destroyed, And His dominion will be forever. – Daniel 6:26

Now I, Daniel, alone saw the vision, while the men who were with me did not see the vision; nevertheless, a great fear fell on them, and they ran away to hide themselves. – Daniel 10:7

For ships of Kittim will come against him; therefore he will withdraw in fear and will return and curse the holy covenant and take action; so he will come back and pay attention to those who abandon the holy covenant. – Daniel 11:30

Bible Verses About Fear in Hosea

The inhabitants of Samaria will fear For the calf of Beth-aven. Indeed, its people will mourn for it, And its idolatrous priests will cry out over it, Over its glory, since it has left it.
– Hosea 10:5

Bible Verses About Fear in Joel

Do not fear, land; shout for joy and rejoice, For the Lord has done great things. – Joel 2:21

Do not fear, animals of the field, For the pastures of the wilderness have turned green, For the tree has produced its fruit, The fig tree and the vine have yielded in full. – Joel 2:22

Bible Verses About Fear in Amos

A lion has roared! Who will not fear? The Lord God has spoken! Who can do anything but prophesy? – Amos 3:8

Bible Verses About Fear in Jonah

So he said to them, “I am a Hebrew, and I fear the Lord God of heaven who made the sea and the dry land.” – Jonah 1:9

Bible Verses About Fear in Micah

The voice of the Lord will call to the city— And it is sound wisdom to fear Your name: “Hear, you tribe. Who has designated its time? – Micah 6:9

Bible Verses About Fear in Habakkuk

They are terrifying and feared; Their justice and authority originate with themselves. – Habakkuk 1:7

Bible Verses About Fear in Zephaniah

The Lord has taken away His judgments against you, He has cleared away your enemies. The King of Israel, the Lord, is in your midst; You will no longer fear disaster. – Zephaniah 3:15

Bible Verses About Fear in Haggai

‘As for the promise which I made you when you came out of Egypt, My Spirit remains in your midst; do not fear!’ – Haggai 2:5

Bible Verses About Fear in Zechariah

And it will come about that just as you were a curse among the nations, house of Judah and house of Israel, so I will save you that you may become a blessing. Do not fear; let your hands be strong.’ – Zechariah 8:13

so I have again determined in these days to do good to Jerusalem and to the house of Judah. Do not fear! – Zechariah 8:15

Bible Verses About Fear in Malachi

“But cursed be the swindler who has a male in his flock and vows it, but sacrifices a blemished animal to the Lord, for I am a great King,” says the Lord of armies, “and My name is feared among the nations.” – Malachi 1:14

“Then I will come near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, the adulterers, against those who swear falsely, those who oppress the wage earner in his wages or the widow or the orphan, and those who turn away the stranger from justice and do not fear Me,” says the Lord of armies. – Malachi 3:5

Then those who feared the Lord spoke to one another, and the Lord listened attentively and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who fear the Lord and esteem His name. – Malachi 3:16

But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings; and you will go forth and frolic like calves from the stall. – Malachi 4:2

Bible Verses About Fear in Matthew

“So do not fear them, for there is nothing concealed that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known. – Matthew 10:26

And do not be afraid of those who kill the body but are unable to kill the soul; but rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell. – Matthew 10:28

So do not fear; you are more valuable than a great number of sparrows. – Matthew 10:31

Although Herod wanted to put him to death, he feared the crowd, because they regarded John as a prophet. – Matthew 14:5

When the disciples saw Him walking on the sea, they were terrified, and said, “It is a ghost!” And they cried out in fear. – Matthew 14:26

But if we say, ‘From men,’ we fear the people; for they all regard John as a prophet.” – Matthew 21:26

And although they sought to arrest Him, they feared the crowds, since they considered Him to be a prophet. – Matthew 21:46

The guards shook from fear of him and became like dead men. – Matthew 28:4

And they left the tomb quickly with fear and great joy, and ran to report to His disciples. – Matthew 28:8

Bible Verses About Fear in Mark

But the woman, fearing and trembling, aware of what had happened to her, came and fell down before Him and told Him the whole truth. – Mark 5:33

Now they were on the road going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was walking on ahead of them; and they were amazed, and those who followed were fearful. And again He took the twelve aside and began to tell them what was going to happen to Him, – Mark 10:32

And they were seeking to seize Him, and yet they feared the people, for they understood that He told the parable against them. And so they left Him and went away. – Mark 12:12

Bible Verses About Fear in Luke

Zechariah was troubled when he saw the angel, and fear gripped him. – Luke 1:12

And His mercy is to generation after generation Toward those who fear Him. – Luke 1:50

And fear came on all those who lived around them; and all these matters were being talked about in the entire hill country of Judea. – Luke 1:65

To grant us that we, being rescued from the hand of our enemies, Would serve Him without fear, – Luke 1:74

and likewise also were James and John, sons of Zebedee, who were partners with Simon. And Jesus said to Simon, “Do not fear; from now on you will be catching people.” – Luke 5:10

And they were all struck with astonishment and began glorifying God. They were also filled with fear, saying, “We have seen remarkable things today!” – Luke 5:26

fear gripped them all, and they began glorifying God, saying, “A great prophet has appeared among us!” and, “God has visited His people!” – Luke 7:16

And He said to them, “Where is your faith?” But they were fearful and amazed, saying to one another, “Who then is this, that He commands even the winds and the water, and they obey Him?” – Luke 8:25

And all the people of the territory of the Gerasenes and the surrounding region asked Him to leave them, because they were overwhelmed by great fear; and He got into a boat and returned. – Luke 8:37

But I will warn you whom to fear: fear the One who, after He has killed someone, has the power to throw that person into hell; yes, I tell you, fear Him! – Luke 12:5

But even the hairs of your head are all counted. Do not fear; you are more valuable than a great number of sparrows. – Luke 12:7

saying, “In a certain city there was a judge who did not fear God and did not respect any person. – Luke 18:2

For a while he was unwilling; but later he said to himself, ‘Even though I do not fear God nor respect any person, – Luke 18:4

The scribes and the chief priests tried to lay hands on Him that very hour, and yet they feared the people; for they were aware that He had spoken this parable against them. – Luke 20:19

people fainting from fear and the expectation of the things that are coming upon the world; for the powers of the heavens will be shaken. – Luke 21:26

But the other responded, and rebuking him, said, “Do you not even fear God, since you are under the same sentence of condemnation? – Luke 23:40

Bible Verses About Fear in John

However, no one was speaking openly about Him, for fear of the Jews. – John 7:13

We know that God does not listen to sinners; but if someone is God-fearing and does His will, He listens to him. – John 9:31

“Do not fear, daughter of Zion; behold, your King is coming, seated on a donkey’s colt.” – John 12:15

Peace I leave you, My peace I give you; not as the world gives, do I give to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled, nor fearful. – John 14:27

Now after these things Joseph of Arimathea, being a disciple of Jesus, but a secret one for fear of the Jews, requested of Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus; and Pilate granted permission. So he came and took away His body. – John 19:38

Now when it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and when the doors were shut where the disciples were together due to fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in their midst, and *said to them, “Peace be to you.” – John 20:19

Bible Verses About Fear in Acts

And as he heard these words, Ananias collapsed and died; and great fear came over all who heard about it. – Acts 5:5

And great fear came over the whole church, and over all who heard about these things. – Acts 5:11

‘I am the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob.’ Moses shook with fear and did not dare to look closely. – Acts 7:32

So the church throughout Judea, Galilee, and Samaria enjoyed peace, as it was being built up; and as it continued in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it kept increasing. – Acts 9:31

a devout man and one who feared God with all his household, and made many charitable contributions to the Jewish people and prayed to God continually. – Acts 10:2

They said, “Cornelius, a centurion, a righteous and God-fearing man well spoken of by the entire nation of the Jews, was divinely directed by a holy angel to send for you to come to his house and hear a message from you.” – Acts 10:22

but in every nation the one who fears Him and does what is right is acceptable to Him. – Acts 10:35

Paul stood up, and motioning with his hand said, “Men of Israel, and you who fear God, listen: – Acts 13:16

“Brothers, sons of Abraham’s family, and those among you who fear God, to us the message of this salvation has been sent. – Acts 13:26

And the jailer asked for lights and rushed in, and trembling with fear, he fell down before Paul and Silas; – Acts 16:29

The officers reported these words to the chief magistrates. And they became fearful when they heard that they were Romans, – Acts 16:38

And some of them were persuaded and joined Paul and Silas, along with a large number of the God-fearing Greeks and a significant number of the leading women. – Acts 17:4

So he was reasoning in the synagogue with the Jews and the God-fearing Gentiles, and in the marketplace every day with those who happened to be present. – Acts 17:17

This became known to all who lived in Ephesus, both Jews and Greeks; and fear fell upon them all and the name of the Lord Jesus was being magnified. – Acts 19:17

After they had hoisted it up, they used supporting cables in undergirding the ship; and fearing that they might run aground on the shallows of Syrtis, they let down the sea anchor and let themselves be driven along in this way. – Acts 27:17

fearing that we might run aground somewhere on the rocks, they cast four anchors from the stern and prayed for daybreak. – Acts 27:29

Bible Verses About Fear in Romans

“There is no fear of God before their eyes.” – Romans 3:18

For you have not received a spirit of slavery leading to fear again, but you have received a spirit of adoption as sons and daughters by which we cry out, “Abba! Father!” – Romans 8:15

Quite right, they were broken off for their unbelief, but you stand by your faith. Do not be conceited, but fear; – Romans 11:20

For rulers are not a cause of fear for good behavior, but for evil. Do you want to have no fear of authority? Do what is good and you will have praise from the same; – Romans 13:3

Bible Verses About Fear in 1 Corinthians

I also was with you in weakness and fear, and in great trembling, – 1 Corinthians 2:3

Bible Verses About Fear in 2 Corinthians

Therefore, knowing the fear of the Lord, we persuade people, but we are well known to God; and I hope that we are also well known in your consciences. – 2 Corinthians 5:11

Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let’s cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God. – 2 Corinthians 7:1

For even when we came into Macedonia our flesh had no rest, but we were afflicted on every side: conflicts on the outside, fears inside. – 2 Corinthians 7:5

For behold what earnestness this very thing, this godly sorrow, has produced in you: what vindication of yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what longing, what zeal, what punishment of wrong! In everything you demonstrated yourselves to be innocent in the matter. – 2 Corinthians 7:11

His affection abounds all the more toward you, as he remembers the obedience of you all, how you received him with fear and trembling. – 2 Corinthians 7:15

Bible Verses About Fear in Galatians

It was because of a revelation that I went up; and I submitted to them the gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but I did so in private to those who were of reputation, for fear that somehow I might be running, or had run, in vain. – Galatians 2:2

For prior to the coming of some men from James, he used to eat with the Gentiles; but when they came, he began to withdraw and separate himself, fearing those from the circumcision. – Galatians 2:12

I fear for you, that perhaps I have labored over you in vain. – Galatians 4:11

Bible Verses About Fear in Ephesians

and subject yourselves to one another in the fear of Christ. – Ephesians 5:21

Slaves, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ; – Ephesians 6:5

Bible Verses About Fear in Philippians

and that most of the brothers and sisters, trusting in the Lord because of my imprisonment, have far more courage to speak the word of God without fear. – Philippians 1:14

So then, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling; – Philippians 2:12

Bible Verses About Fear in Colossians

Slaves, obey those who are your human masters in everything, not with eye-service, as people-pleasers, but with sincerity of heart, fearing the Lord. – Colossians 3:22

Bible Verses About Fear in 1 Thessalonians

For this reason, when I could no longer endure it, I also sent to find out about your faith, for fear that the tempter might have tempted you, and our labor would be for nothing. – 1 Thessalonians 3:5

Bible Verses About Fear in 1 Timothy

Those who continue in sin, rebuke in the presence of all, so that the rest also will be fearful of sinning. – 1 Timothy 5:20

Bible Verses About Fear in Hebrews

and free those who through fear of death were subject to slavery all their lives. – Hebrews 2:15

Therefore, we must fear if, while a promise remains of entering His rest, any one of you may seem to have come short of it. – Hebrews 4:1

By faith he left Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king; for he persevered, as though seeing Him who is unseen. – Hebrews 11:27

Bible Verses About Fear in 1 Peter

If you address as Father the One who impartially judges according to each one’s work, conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your stay on earth; – 1 Peter 1:17

Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the king. – 1 Peter 2:17

just as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord; and you have proved to be her children if you do what is right without being frightened by any fear. – 1 Peter 3:6

But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be in dread, – 1 Peter 3:14

Bible Verses About Fear in 1 John

There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love. – 1 John 4:18

Bible Verses About Fear in Jude

These are the ones who are hidden reefs in your love feasts when they feast with you without fear, like shepherds caring only for themselves; clouds without water, carried along by winds; autumn trees without fruit, doubly dead, uprooted; – Jude 1:12

save others, snatching them out of the fire; and on some have mercy with fear, hating even the garment polluted by the flesh. – Jude 1:23

Bible Verses About Fear in Revelation

Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, so that you will be tested, and you will have tribulation for ten days. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life. – Revelation 2:10

And after the three and a half days, the breath of life from God came into them, and they stood on their feet; and great fear fell upon those who were watching them. – Revelation 11:11

And the nations were enraged, and Your wrath came, and the time came for the dead to be judged, and the time to reward Your bond-servants the prophets and the saints and those who fear Your name, the small and the great, and to destroy those who destroy the earth.” – Revelation 11:18

and he said with a loud voice, “fear God and give Him glory, because the hour of His judgment has come; worship Him who made the heaven and the earth, and sea and springs of waters.” – Revelation 14:7

Who will not fear You, Lord, and glorify Your name? For You alone are holy; For all the nations will come and worship before You, For Your righteous acts have been revealed.” – Revelation 15:4

standing at a distance because of the fear of her torment, saying, ‘Woe, woe, the great city, Babylon, the strong city! For in one hour your judgment has come.’ – Revelation 18:10

The merchants of these things, who became rich from her, will stand at a distance because of the fear of her torment, weeping and mourning, – Revelation 18:15

And a voice came from the throne, saying, “Give praise to our God, all you His bond-servants, you who fear Him, the small and the great.” – Revelation 19:5