53+ Bible Verses for Comfort During the Loss of a Mother

Shaun Connell.
Last updated
October 26, 2023

Losing a mother is an incredibly challenging experience, and it often leaves a void that seems impossible to fill. The pain and sorrow can be overwhelming, but there is solace and comfort to be found in the Word of God. In this compilation, we have gathered 38 Bible verses and 7 Christian quotes that are aimed at providing comfort and strength during this difficult time. These passages remind us of God’s love, His understanding of our grief, and His promise to be near to the brokenhearted.

The Scripture verses selected for this collection are from the New King James Version (NKJV), ensuring that the language is both beautiful and accessible. We encourage you to read through these verses and quotes with an open heart, seeking the peace and comfort that only God can provide. May these words be a source of strength, hope, and consolation as you navigate through the journey of grief and remembrance.

Finding Comfort in God’s Love

“The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves such as have a contrite spirit.”

- Psalm 34:18 (NKJV)

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

- Psalm 147:3 (NKJV)

“Yea, 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 23:4 (NKJV)

“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake.”

- Psalm 23:1-3 (NKJV)

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

- Matthew 5:4 (NKJV)

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

- Psalm 55:22 (NKJV)

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

- Psalm 46:1 (NKJV)

God’s Promises in Times of Sorrow

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

- Isaiah 41:10 (NKJV)

“For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

- Romans 8:38-39 (NKJV)

“And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”

- Philippians 4:7 (NKJV)

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

- Matthew 11:28 (NKJV)

“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.”

- Psalm 23:1 (NKJV)

“He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away.”

- Revelation 21:4 (NKJV)

“These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.”

- John 16:33 (NKJV)

Strength and Courage in Difficult Times

“The Lord is my strength and shield. I trust him with all my heart. He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy. I burst out in songs of thanksgiving.”

- Psalm 28:7 (NKJV)

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

- Joshua 1:9 (NKJV)


“The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?”

- Psalm 118:6 (NKJV)

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

- Philippians 4:13 (NKJV)

“But those who wait on 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.”

- Isaiah 40:31 (NKJV)

“The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; My God, my strength, in whom I will trust; My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.”

- Psalm 18:2 (NKJV)

“Be of good courage, and He shall strengthen your heart, all you who hope in the Lord.”

- Psalm 31:24 (NKJV)

Hope and Assurance in Christ

“And now, Lord, what do I wait for? My hope is in You.”

- Psalm 39:7 (NKJV)

“But I will hope continually, and will praise You yet more and more.”

- Psalm 71:14 (NKJV)

“Rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing steadfastly in prayer.”

- Romans 12:12 (NKJV)

“This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which enters the Presence behind the veil.”

- Hebrews 6:19 (NKJV)

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.”

- 1 Peter 1:3 (NKJV)

“Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him for the help of His countenance.”

- Psalm 42:5 (NKJV)

“For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.”

- Romans 15:4 (NKJV)

Seeking God’s Guidance

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.”

- Proverbs 3:5-6 (NKJV)

“I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with My eye.”

- Psalm 32:8 (NKJV)

“The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, and He delights in his way.”

- Psalm 37:23 (NKJV)

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.”

- Psalm 119:105 (NKJV)

“For this God is our God forever and ever; He will be our guide even to death.”

- Psalm 48:14 (NKJV)

“He leads the humble in justice, and He teaches the humble His way.”

- Psalm 25:9 (NKJV)

“And the Lord, He is the One who goes before you. He will be with you, He will not leave you nor forsake you; do not fear nor be dismayed.”

- Deuteronomy 31:8 (NKJV)

Christian Quotes

“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.”

- Jeremiah 29:11 (NKJV)

“But those who wait on 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.”

- Isaiah 40:31 (NKJV)

“To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven.”

- Ecclesiastes 3:1 (NKJV)


“For My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways My ways, says the Lord.”

- Isaiah 55:8 (NKJV)

“The Lord is good to those who wait for Him, to the soul who seeks Him.”

- Lamentations 3:25 (NKJV)

“Wait on the Lord; be of good courage, and He shall strengthen your heart; wait, I say, on the Lord!”

- Psalm 27:14 (NKJV)

“He has made everything beautiful in its time.”

- Ecclesiastes 3:11 (NKJV)


In times of grief, it is paramount to remember that we are not alone. The comforting arms of God envelop us, offering solace and strength. His Word provides a sanctuary for our sorrowing hearts, revealing His everlasting love and faithfulness.

Through the verses and quotes shared, we have journeyed together, embracing the promises of God’s comfort, strength, and love. May these words continue to be a source of peace and encouragement in your time of loss.

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

- Matthew 5:4 (NKJV)

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

- Psalm 147:3 (NKJV)

“Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”

- John 14:27 (NKJV)

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Written By:

Shaun Connell

Shaun Connell is a passionate Christian businessman and investor who lives in Texas. Shaun is a Reformed Baptist who believes that the Word of God should be used in every area of life.

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