30 Bible Verses About Emotions (Explained)

Emotions are a fundamental aspect of human experience, reflecting the depth and diversity of our inner lives. In the Bible, we find examples of emotional expression that range from joy and sorrow to anger and compassion. Join us as we explore verses that speak to the complexity of emotions, guiding us to navigate our feelings with wisdom, faith, and the assurance of God’s presence and understanding.

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Bible Verses About Emotions

Psalm 34:17 – The Lord Hears the Cry of the Righteous

“The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.”

Psalm 139:23-24 – Search Me, O God

“Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me and lead me in the way everlasting.”

Isaiah 41:10 – Do Not Fear

“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.”

Matthew 6:34 – Do Not Worry About Tomorrow

“Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.”

Matthew 11:28 – Come to Me, All You Who Are Weary

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”

John 14:27 – Peace I Leave with You

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”

John 16:33 – Take Heart, I Have Overcome the World

“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.”

Romans 8:28 – All Things Work Together for Good

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”

Romans 12:2 – Renew Your Mind

“Do not conform to the pattern of this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.”

1 Corinthians 10:13 – No Temptation Beyond What You Can Bear

“No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.”

2 Corinthians 1:3-4 – Comfort in All Our Troubles

“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.”

Ephesians 4:26-27 – Do Not Let the Sun Go Down While You Are Still Angry

“In your anger do not sin\: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, and do not give the devil a foothold.”

Philippians 4:6-7 – Do Not Be Anxious About Anything

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”

Colossians 3:15 – Let the Peace of Christ Rule in Your Hearts

“Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.”

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 – Rejoice Always, Pray Continually, Give Thanks in All Circumstances

“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”

Hebrews 4:16 – Approach God’s Throne of Grace with Confidence

“Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.”

1 Peter 1:6-7 – In This You Greatly Rejoice

“In all this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. These have come so that the proven genuineness of your faith—of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire—may result in praise, glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed.”

1 Peter 5:7 – Cast All Your Anxiety on Him

“Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”

1 John 1:9 – Confess Your Sins

“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.”

1 John 4:18 – Perfect Love Drives Out Fear

“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.”

Psalm 42:11 – Put Your Hope in God

“Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.”

Psalm 51:10 – Create in Me a Pure Heart

“Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.”

Psalm 62:5 – Find Rest in God Alone

“Yes, my soul, find rest in God; my hope comes from him.”

Psalm 147:3 – He Heals the Brokenhearted

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

Proverbs 3:5-6 – Trust in the Lord With All Your Heart

“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.”

Isaiah 26:3 – Perfect Peace

“You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.”

Isaiah 40:31 – Those Who Hope in the Lord

“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.”

Lamentations 3:22-23 – Great is His Faithfulness

“Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”

Matthew 5:4 – Blessed are Those Who Mourn

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

Matthew 6:33 – Seek First His Kingdom and His Righteousness

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”

John 14:1 – Do Not Let Your Hearts Be Troubled

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.”

John 14:15 – Love Me, Keep My Commands

“If you love me, keep my commands.”

John 15:11 – That My Joy May Be in You

“I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.”

Romans 15:13 – Overflow with Hope

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

1 Corinthians 13:4-7 – Love is Patient, Love is Kind

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.”

Galatians 5:22-23 – The Fruit of the Spirit

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.”

Philippians 4:13 – I Can Do All Things Through Christ

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

Colossians 3:12 – Clothe Yourselves with Compassion

“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.”

James 1:2-4 – Consider it Pure Joy

“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.”

1 Peter 3:15 – Give an Answer for the Hope

“But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect.”

1 John 4:19 – We Love Because He First Loved Us

“We love because he first loved us.”

Revelation 21:4 – He Will Wipe Every Tear

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

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