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Theasaurus: Depression

48 Bible Verses about Depression

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Psalm 38:6

I am bent and bowed down greatly; I go about mourning all the day long.

Psalm 42:6

O my God, my life is cast down upon me [and I find the burden more than I can bear]; therefore will I [earnestly] remember You from the land of the Jordan [River] and the [summits of Mount] Hermon, from the little mountain Mizar.

Isaiah 54:14

You shall establish yourself in righteousness (rightness, in conformity with God's will and order): you shall be far from even the thought of oppression or destruction, for you shall not fear, and from terror, for it shall not come near you.

Psalm 143:7

Answer me speedily, O Lord, for my spirit fails; hide not Your face from me, lest I become like those who go down into the pit (the grave).

Lamentations 3:20

My soul has them continually in remembrance and is bowed down within me.

Nehemiah 2:2

So the king said to me, Why do you look sad, since you are not sick? This is nothing but sorrow of heart. Then I was very much afraid

Psalm 43:5

Why are you cast down, O my inner self? And why should you moan over me and be disquieted within me? Hope in God and wait expectantly for Him, for I shall yet praise Him, Who is the help of my [sad] countenance, and my God.

1 Kings 19:3

Then he was afraid and arose and went for his life and came to Beersheba of Judah [over eighty miles, and out of Jezebel's realm] and left his servant there.

Psalm 42:11

Why are you cast down, O my inner self? And why should you moan over me and be disquieted within me? Hope in God and wait expectantly for Him, for I shall yet praise Him, Who is the help of my countenance, and my God.

1 Kings 19:5

As he lay asleep under the broom or juniper tree, behold, an angel touched him and said to him, Arise and eat.

1 Samuel 16:23

And when the evil spirit from God was upon Saul, David took a lyre and played it; so Saul was refreshed and became well, and the evil spirit left him.

1 Kings 21:27

When Ahab heard those words of Elijah, he tore his clothes, put sackcloth on his flesh, fasted, lay in sackcloth, and went quietly.

Luke 4:10

For it is written, He will give His angels charge over you to guard and watch over you closely and carefully;

Matthew 26:37

And taking with Him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, He began to show grief and distress of mind and was deeply depressed.

Genesis 4:5

But for Cain and his offering He had no respect or regard. So Cain was exceedingly angry and indignant, and he looked sad and depressed.

Psalm 71:20

You Who have shown us [all] troubles great and sore will quicken us again and will bring us up again from the depths of the earth.

Exodus 6:9

Moses told this to the Israelites, but they refused to listen to Moses because of their impatience and anguish of spirit and because of their cruel bondage.

Ecclesiastes 7:3

Sorrow is better than laughter, for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better and gains gladness.

Genesis 4:6

And the Lord said to Cain, Why are you angry? And why do you look sad and depressed and dejected?

Ruth 1:20

And she said to them, Call me not Naomi [pleasant]; call me Mara [bitter], for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

Isaiah 24:14

[But] these [who have escaped and remain] lift up their voices, they shout; for the majesty of the Lord they cry aloud from the [Mediterranean] Sea.

Judges 6:15

Gideon said to Him, Oh Lord, how can I deliver Israel? Behold, my clan is the poorest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father's house.

Leviticus 14:37

He shall examine the disease, and if it is in the walls of the house with depressed spots of dark green or dark red appearing beneath [the surface of] the wall,

Job 30:16

And now my life is poured out within me; the days of affliction have gripped me.

Leviticus 26:16

I will do this: I will appoint over you [sudden] terror (trembling, trouble), even consumption and fever that consume and waste the eyes and make the [physical] life pine away. You shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Isaiah 54:6

For the Lord has called you like a woman forsaken, grieved in spirit, and heartsore -- "even a wife [wooed and won] in youth, when she is [later] refused and scorned, says your God.

Ecclesiastes 7:7

Surely oppression and extortion make a wise man foolish, and a bribe destroys the understanding and judgment.

Jeremiah 46:26

And I will deliver them into the hands of those who seek their lives, and into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, and into the hands of his servants. Afterward [Egypt] will be inhabited as in the days of old, says the Lord.

1 Samuel 22:2

And everyone in distress or in debt or discontented gathered to him, and he became a commander over them. And there were with him about 400 men.

1 Kings 19:4

But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness and came and sat down under a lone broom or juniper tree and asked that he might die. He said, It is enough; now, O Lord, take away my life; for I am no better than my fathers.

Proverbs 18:14

The strong spirit of a man sustains him in bodily pain or trouble, but a weak and broken spirit who can raise up or bear?

Topics on Depression

Adolescent Depression

50;3;13

I do not consider, brethren, that I have captured and made it my own [yet]; but one thing I do [it is my one aspiration]: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead,

Anxiety And Depression

20;12;25

Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, but an encouraging word makes it glad.

Depression, Causes

47;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].

Depression, Solutions To

23;26;3

You will guard him and keep him in perfect and constant peace whose mind [both its inclination and its character] is stayed on You, because he commits himself to You, leans on You, and hopes confidently in You.

Depression, Symptoms

4;11;15

And if this is the way You deal with me, kill me, I pray You, at once, and be granting me a favor and let me not see my wretchedness [in the failure of all my efforts].

Loneliness And Depression

21;1;18

For in much [human] wisdom is much vexation, and he who increases knowledge increases sorrow.