48 Bible Verses about Depression
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But God, who comforts the depressed, comforted us by the coming of Titus;
A joyful heart makes a cheerful face,
But when the heart is sad, the spirit is broken.
Give strong drink to him who is perishing,
And wine to him whose life is bitter.
A joyful heart is good medicine,
But a broken spirit dries up the bones.
“In righteousness you will be established;
You will be far from oppression, for you will not fear;
And from terror, for it will not come near you.
Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs it down,
But a good word makes it glad.
Why are you in despair, O my soul?
And why have you become disturbed within me?
Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him,
The help of my countenance and my God.
So it came about whenever the evil spirit from God came to Saul, David would take the harp and play it with his hand; and Saul would be refreshed and be well, and the evil spirit would depart from him.
It came about when Ahab heard these words, that he tore his clothes and put on sackcloth and fasted, and he lay in sackcloth and went about despondently.
Now the Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the Lord terrorized him.
You who have shown me many troubles and distresses
Will revive me again,
And will bring me up again from the depths of the earth.
He said to Him, “O Lord, how shall I deliver Israel? Behold, my family is the least in Manasseh, and I am the youngest in my father’s house.”
“And now my soul is poured out within me;
Days of affliction have seized me.
I, in turn, will do this to you: I will appoint over you a sudden terror, consumption and fever that will waste away the eyes and cause the soul to pine away; also, you will sow your seed uselessly, for your enemies will eat it up.
I shall give them over to the power of those who are seeking their lives, even into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and into the hand of his officers. Afterwards, however, it will be inhabited as in the days of old,” declares the Lord.
Everyone who was in distress, and everyone who was in debt, and everyone who was discontented gathered to him; and he became captain over them. Now there were about four hundred men with him.
But he himself went a day’s journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree; and he requested for himself that he might die, and said, “It is enough; now, O Lord, take my life, for I am not better than my fathers.”
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Brethren, I do not regard myself as having laid hold of it yet; but one thing I do:
Because he trusts in You.
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