The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; for you have found favor with God.
But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your petition has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you will give him the name John.
“Do not fear, you worm Jacob, you men of Israel;
I will help you,” declares the Lord, “and your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.
‘Do not fear, for I am with you;
Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you, surely I will help you,
Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’
But now, thus says the Lord, your Creator, O Jacob,
And He who formed you, O Israel,
“Do not fear, for I have redeemed you;
I have called you by name; you are Mine!
Thus says the Lord who made you
And formed you from the womb, who will help you,
‘Do not fear, O Jacob My servant;
And you Jeshurun whom I have chosen.
But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, “Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid.”
The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid; for I know that you are looking for Jesus who has been crucified.
Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has chosen gladly to give you the kingdom.
And the Lord said to Paul in the night by a vision, “Do not be afraid any longer, but go on speaking and do not be silent;
saying, ‘Do not be afraid, Paul; you must stand before Caesar; and behold, God has granted you all those who are sailing with you.’
What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against us?
so that we confidently say,
“The Lord is my helper, I will not be afraid.
What will man do to me?”