Being Overwhelmed

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 61:2

From the end of the earth will I cry to You, when my heart is overwhelmed and fainting; lead me to the rock that is higher than I [yes, a rock that is too high for me].

Psalm 143:4

Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed and faints within me [wrapped in gloom]; my heart within my bosom grows numb.

Psalm 65:3

Iniquities and much varied guilt prevail against me; [yet] as for our transgressions, You forgive and purge them away [make atonement for them and cover them out of Your sight]!

Psalm 53:5

There they are, in terror and dread, where there was [and had been] no terror and dread! For God has scattered the bones of him who encamps against you; you have put them to shame, because God has rejected them.

Psalm 55:5

Fear and trembling have come upon me; horror and fright have overwhelmed me.

Psalm 38:4

For my iniquities have gone over my head [like waves of a flood]; as a heavy burden they weigh too much for me.

2 Corinthians 1:8

For we do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about the affliction and oppressing distress which befell us in [the province of] Asia, how we were so utterly and unbearably weighed down and crushed that we despaired even of life [itself].

Proverbs 1:27

When your panic comes as a storm and desolation and your calamity comes on as a whirlwind, when distress and anguish come upon you.

Psalm 77:3

I [earnestly] remember God; I am disquieted and I groan; I muse in prayer, and my spirit faints [overwhelmed]. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Psalm 14:5

There they shall be in great fear [literally -- "dreading a dread], for God is with the generation of the [uncompromisingly] righteous (those upright and in right standing with Him).

Psalm 18:4

The cords or bands of death surrounded me, and the streams of ungodliness and the torrents of ruin terrified me.

Psalm 142:3

When my spirit was overwhelmed and fainted [throwing all its weight] upon me, then You knew my path. In the way where I walk they have hidden a snare for me.

Psalm 37:24

Though he falls, he shall not be utterly cast down, for the Lord grasps his hand in support and upholds him.

2 Corinthians 2:7

So [instead of further rebuke, now] you should rather turn and [graciously] forgive and comfort and encourage [him], to keep him from being overwhelmed by excessive sorrow and despair.

Psalm 124:4

Then the waters would have overwhelmed us and swept us away, the torrent would have gone over us;

Psalm 55:2

Attend to me and answer me; I am restless and distraught in my complaint and must moan

Psalm 69:15

Let not the floodwaters overflow and overwhelm me, neither let the deep swallow me up nor the [dug] pit [with water perhaps in the bottom] close its mouth over me.

Job 15:24

Distress and anguish terrify him; [he knows] they shall prevail against him, like a king ready for battle.

Proverbs 27:4

Wrath is cruel and anger is an overwhelming flood, but who is able to stand before jealousy?

Daniel 10:7

And I, Daniel, alone saw the vision [of this heavenly being], for the men who were with me did not see the vision, but a great trembling fell upon them so that they fled to hide themselves.

Psalm 6:10

Let all my enemies be ashamed and sorely troubled; let them turn back and be put to shame suddenly.

Exodus 17:13

And Joshua mowed down and disabled Amalek and his people with the sword.

2 Peter 3:6

Through which the world that then [existed] was deluged with water and perished.

Revelation 12:16

But the earth came to the rescue of the woman, and the ground opened its mouth and swallowed up the stream of water which the dragon had spouted from his mouth.

Nahum 1:8

But with an overrunning flood He will make a full end of [Nineveh's very] site and pursue His enemies into darkness.

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