53+ Bible Verses for God's Protection

Shaun Connell.
Last updated
October 14, 2023

Protection is a universal need, deeply rooted in our hearts and minds, and the Bible provides an abundant source of assurance and hope. For countless generations, believers have turned to its pages to find solace in times of fear, uncertainty, and danger. Within its verses, we discover God's promises of safety, his unwavering presence, and his power to shield us from harm. In this article, we've compiled 56 Bible verses and 7 uplifting Christian quotes to fortify your faith, reminding you of the Almighty's protective embrace.

The scriptures and quotes, sourced from the cherished King James Version and renowned Christian figures respectively, echo God's commitment to watch over us. They serve as a testament to His love and faithfulness. So, journey with us for a comprehensive understanding of God's protective promises, allowing the words to permeate your heart, inspire your soul, and uplift your spirit.

God's Unyielding Protection

"Thou art my hiding place; thou shalt preserve me from trouble; thou shalt compass me about with songs of deliverance. Selah."

- Psalm 32:7

"He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty."

- Psalm 91:1

"But the Lord is faithful, who shall stablish you, and keep you from evil."

- 2 Thessalonians 3:3

"The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe."

- Proverbs 18:10

"Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep."

- Psalm 121:4

"For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways."

- Psalm 91:11

"No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is of me, saith the LORD."

- Isaiah 54:17

Finding Refuge in God

"The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower."

- Psalm 18:2

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

- Psalm 46:1

"In the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock."

- Psalm 27:5

"Thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy."

- Psalm 61:3

"I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust."

- Psalm 91:2

"Because thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice."

- Psalm 63:7

"The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble."

- Psalm 9:9

The Assurance of God's Presence

"Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me."

- Psalm 23:4

"Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness."

- Isaiah 41:10

"When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee."

- Isaiah 43:2

"The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah."

- Psalm 46:7

"Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence?"

- Psalm 139:7

"And the LORD, he it is that doth go before thee; he will be with thee, he will not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neither be dismayed."

- Deuteronomy 31:8

"For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them."

- Matthew 18:20

Strength in Times of Trial

"Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD."

- Psalm 27:14

"My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever."

- Psalm 73:26

"He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength."

- Isaiah 40:29

"But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint."

- Isaiah 40:31

"The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him."

- Psalm 28:7

"I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me."

- Philippians 4:13

"And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me."

- 2 Corinthians 12:9

God's Love and Assurance

"The LORD hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee."

- Jeremiah 31:3

"The LORD thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing."

- Zephaniah 3:17

"Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins."

- 1 John 4:10

"But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us."

- Romans 5:8

"Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?"

- Romans 8:35

"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 creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord."

- Romans 8:38-39

"Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not."

- 1 John 3:1

Trusting in God's Plan

"For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end."

- Jeremiah 29:11

"Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths."

- Proverbs 3:5-6

"And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose."

- Romans 8:28

"Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass."

- Psalm 37:5

"But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus."

- Philippians 4:19

"Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee."

- Isaiah 26:3

"The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him."

- Nahum 1:7

Victory Through Faith

"For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith."

- 1 John 5:4

"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:"

- 2 Timothy 4:7

"Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us."

- Romans 8:37

"But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ."

- 1 Corinthians 15:57

"Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world."

- 1 John 4:4

"The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the LORD."

- Proverbs 21:31

"And the God of peace shall bruise Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen."

- Romans 16:20

God's Guidance in Our Journey

"I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye."

- Psalm 32:8

"O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead me; let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles."

- Psalm 43:3

"Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path."

- Psalm 119:105

"For this God is our God for ever and ever: he will be our guide even unto death."

- Psalm 48:14

"And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left."

- Isaiah 30:21

"The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way."

- Psalm 37:23

"Thus saith the LORD, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the LORD thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go."

- Isaiah 48:17

Christian Quotes

"God does not give us everything we want, but He does fulfill His promises, leading us along the best and straightest paths to Himself."

- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Every evening I turn my worries over to God. He's going to be up all night anyway."

- Mary C. Crowley

"God's promises are like the stars; the darker the night the brighter they shine."

- David Nicholas

"We need never shout across the spaces to an absent God. He is nearer than our own soul, closer than our most secret thoughts."

- A.W. Tozer


"Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want. It is the belief that God will do what is right."

- Max Lucado

"God will not permit any troubles to come upon us, unless He has a specific plan by which great blessing can come out of the difficulty."

- Peter Marshall

"God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile."

- Max Lucado


In the midst of life's storms, uncertainties, and battles, the Bible serves as a beacon of hope and assurance. The scriptures coupled with wisdom from prominent Christian figures provide a testament to God's unwavering love, protection, and guidance. It is our sincere hope that these verses and quotes offer solace, strength, and inspiration as you navigate your own unique journey of faith.

"He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler."

- Psalm 91:4

"Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid."

- John 14:27

"Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee."

- Deuteronomy 31:6

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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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