30 Important Bible Verses About Feeling Defeated

1 Kings 19:4 – God Provides Strength in Times of Defeat

“But he himself went a day’s journey into the wilderness and came and sat down under a broom tree. And he asked that he might die, saying, ‘It is enough; now, O Lord, take away my life, for I am no better than my fathers.’”

Psalm 42:11 – Hope in God to Overcome Defeat

“Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God.”

Psalm 34:17 – The Lord Delivers the Brokenhearted

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

2 Corinthians 4:8-9 – Perseverance in Difficulties

“We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed.”

Isaiah 41:10 – God Strengthens and Upholds

“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

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Joshua 8:1 – Return to the Battle of Defeat

“And the Lord said to Joshua, ‘Do not fear and do not be dismayed. Take all the fighting men with you, and arise, go up to Ai. See, I have given into your hand the king of Ai, and his people, his city, and his land.’”

Proverbs 24:16 – The Righteous Rise After Defeat

“For the righteous falls seven times and rises again, but the wicked stumble in times of calamity.”

Philippians 4:13 – Strength in Christ Through Defeat

“I can do all things through him who strengthens me.”

John 16:33 – Overcoming the World’s Defeat

“I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world, you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

2 Chronicles 15:7 – Be Strong and Do Not Give Up

“But you, take courage! Do not let your hands be weak, for your work shall be rewarded.”

Psalm 91:1-2 – Seek Refuge in God in Times of Defeat

“He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, ‘My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.’”

1 Samuel 17:47 – Victory Belongs to the Lord

“And that all this assembly may know that the Lord saves not with sword and spear. For the battle is the Lord’s, and he will give you into our hand.”

Nehemiah 8:10 – The Joy of the Lord is Our Strength

“Then he said to them, ‘Go your way. Eat the fat and drink sweet wine and send portions to anyone who has nothing ready, for this day is holy to our Lord. And do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.’”

Romans 8:37 – More Than Conquerors Through Christ

“No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.”

2 Corinthians 12:9 – God’s Power is Made Perfect in Weakness

“But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.”

Ephesians 6:10 – Be Strong in the Lord

“Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.”

Psalm 46:1 – God is Our Refuge and Strength

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.”

2 Timothy 1:7 – A Spirit of Power, Love, and Self-Control

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

1 Corinthians 15:57 – Victory Through Our Lord Jesus Christ

“But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.”

Isaiah 40:31 – Renewed Strength in the Lord

“But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.”

Psalm 138:7 – God’s Promise to Revive Us

“Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you preserve my life; you stretch out your hand against the wrath of my enemies, and your right hand delivers me.”

Psalm 23:4 – God is With Us in the Valley of the Shadow of Death

“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.”

Deuteronomy 31:6 – Be Strong and Courageous

“Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.”

Psalm 55:22 – Cast Your Burden on the Lord

“Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.”

Matthew 11:28 – Find Rest in Jesus

“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”

Romans 12:21 – Overcome Evil with Good

“Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.”

Psalm 73:26 – God is the Strength of Our Hearts

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

James 1:12 – Blessed is the One Who Endures Trials

“Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.”

Isaiah 43:2 – God is with Us in the Waters and Fire of Defeat

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.”

Psalm 34:19 – The Lord Rescues the Righteous from Defeat

“Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all.”

Psalm 61:2 – Lead Me to the Rock that is Higher Than I

“From the end of the earth I call to you when my heart is faint. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.”

Colossians 2:15 – Christ Triumphs Over Spiritual Defeat

“He disarmed the rulers and authorities and put them to open shame, by triumphing over them in him.”

Revelation 21:4 – No More Tears, Death, or Pain

“He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”

Psalm 145:14 – God Upholds and Raises Up All Who Fall

“The Lord upholds all who are falling and raises up all who are bowed down.”

Isaiah 26:3 – Perfect Peace for Those Who Trust in God

“You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.”

Psalm 50:15 – Call on God in the Day of Trouble

“And call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.”

John 14:27 – The Peace that Christ Gives

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.”

Proverbs 18:10 – The Name of the Lord is a Strong Tower

“The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous man runs into it and is safe.”

1 Peter 5:10 – God Will Restore and Strengthen

“And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.”

Psalm 118:14 – The Lord is Our Strength and Song

“The Lord is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation.”

2 Thessalonians 3:13 – Don’t Grow Weary in Doing Good

“As for you, brothers, do not grow weary in doing good.”

Isaiah 30:15 – In Repentance and Rest is Your Salvation

“For thus said the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel, ‘In returning and rest you shall be saved; in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.’ But you were unwilling.”

Matthew 28:20 – Jesus is With Us Always

“Teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

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