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Psalm 27:1-3

Yahweh [is] my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? Yahweh [is] the refuge of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? When evildoers drew near against me to eat my flesh-- my adversaries and my enemies [who drew near] to me-- they themselves stumbled and fell. Though an army encamp against me, my heart will not fear. Though war arise against me, [even] in this I [will] remain confident.

Isaiah 51:12

"I, I [am] he who comforts you; who [are] you that you are afraid of man? He dies! And of [the] son of humankind? He is {sacrificed} [as] grass!

Genesis 26:24

And Yahweh appeared to him that night and said, "I [am] the God of your father Abraham. Do not be afraid, for I [am] with you, and I will bless you and make your descendants numerous for the sake of my servant Abraham."

Genesis 46:2-4

And God spoke to Israel in visions of the night and said, "Jacob, Jacob." And he said, "Here I [am]." Then he said, "I [am] the God of your father. Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for I will make you a great nation there. I myself will go down with you to Egypt, and I myself will also bring you up. And Joseph will place his hand over your eyes."

Deuteronomy 1:21

See, Yahweh your God has set before you the land; go up and possess [it] as Yahweh the God of your ancestors said to you; do not fear and do not be dismayed.'

Deuteronomy 3:21-22

And I commanded Joshua at that time, saying, 'Your eyes see all that Yahweh your God has done to these two kings; so Yahweh will do to all [of] the kingdoms where you are about to cross over to. You shall not fear them, for Yahweh your God is the [one] fighting for you.

Deuteronomy 20:2-4

{And then} when you approach the battle, then the priest shall come near and speak to the troops. And he shall say to them, 'Hear, Israel, you are near {today} to the battle against your enemies; {do not lose heart}; you shall not be afraid, and you shall not panic, and you shall not be terrified {because of them}, for Yahweh your God [is] going with you to fight for you against your enemies to help you.'

Deuteronomy 31:6-8

Be strong and be courageous; you should not be afraid, and you {should not be in dread from their presence}, for Yahweh your God [is] the [one] going with you; he will not leave you alone and he will not forsake you." Then Moses summoned Joshua, and he said to him {in the presence of all Israel}, "Be strong and be courageous, for you will go with this people into the land that Yahweh swore to their ancestors to give to them, and you will give it to them as an inheritance. Yahweh [is] the [one] going {before you}; he will be with you, and he will not leave you alone, and he will not forsake you; you shall not be afraid, and you shall not be discouraged."

Ruth 3:10-11

And he said, "You [are] blessed by Yahweh my daughter. You did better [in this] last kindness than the first by not going after young men, whether poor or rich. And so then my daughter, do not be afraid. All that you ask I will do for you, for the entire assembly of my people knows that you [are] a worthy woman.

2 Kings 6:15-17

The attendant of the man of God arose early and went out, and look, the army [was] surrounding the city with horses and chariots. His servant said to him, "Oh no, my master! What shall we do?" And he said, "Don't be afraid, for more [are] with us than are with them." Then Elisha prayed and said, "O Yahweh, please open his eyes that he may see," and Yahweh opened the eyes of the servant, and he saw, and look, the mountain [was] full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.

1 Chronicles 28:2

And King David rose to his feet and said, "Listen to me, my brothers and my people. {I myself wanted} to build a house of rest for the ark of the covenant of Yahweh and the footstool of our God, and I prepared to build.

2 Chronicles 20:17

[There will be] no [need] for you to fight in this [battle]. Take your stand! Stand and see the deliverance of Yahweh among you, O Judah and Jerusalem! Do not fear and do not be dismayed. Tomorrow go out before them and Yahweh [will be] with you.'"

Job 5:17-27

"Look, happy [is the] human being whom God reproves; and you must not despise the discipline of Shaddai, for he himself wounds, but he binds up; he strikes, but his hands heal. {From} six troubles he will deliver you, and in seven evil shall not touch you.read more.
In famine he will redeem you from death, and in war from [the] {power of} [the] sword. From [the] scourge of [the] tongue you shall be hidden, and you shall not be afraid of destruction when it comes. At destruction and famine you shall laugh, and you shall not fear the wild animals of the earth. For your covenant [will be] with the stones of the field, and the wild animals of the field will be at peace with you. And you shall know that your tent [is] safe, and you will inspect your fold, and you shall not be missing [anything]. And you shall know that your offspring [are] many, and your descendants like the vegetation of the earth. You shall come in maturity to [the] grave, as the raising up of a stack of sheaves in its season. "Look, we have searched this out--it [is] true; hear it and know [it] {yourself}."

Psalm 3:1-8

Yahweh, how many are my enemies; many [are] rising against me. Many [are] saying about my soul, "There is no deliverance for him from God. Selah But you, Yahweh, [are] a shield around me, my glory and the one who lifts up my head.read more.
[With] my voice I call to Yahweh and he answers me from {his holy hill}. Selah I lay down and slept; I woke up because Yahweh sustains me. I am not afraid of the ten thousands of people who all around have set themselves against me. Rise up, O Yahweh; deliver me, O my God; for you strike all my enemies [on the] cheek. [The] teeth of [the] wicked you break. To Yahweh belongs deliverance; [may] your blessing [be] over your people. Selah

Psalm 27:1-6

Yahweh [is] my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? Yahweh [is] the refuge of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? When evildoers drew near against me to eat my flesh-- my adversaries and my enemies [who drew near] to me-- they themselves stumbled and fell. Though an army encamp against me, my heart will not fear. Though war arise against me, [even] in this I [will] remain confident.read more.
One [thing] I have asked from Yahweh; it I will seek: [that] I may dwell in the house of Yahweh all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of Yahweh, and to consider his temple. Because he will hide me in his shelter in [the] day of trouble. He will conceal me in the hiding place of his tent. He will set me high upon a rock. And now my head will be high over my enemies round about me. And I will offer in his tent sacrifices with shouts of joy. I will sing, yes, I will sing praises to Yahweh.

Psalm 46:1-3

God [is] our refuge and strength, a very sufficient help in troubles. Therefore we will not fear though [the] earth change, and though the mountains totter into [the] {midst} of [the] sea, though its waters roar [and] foam, though mountains shake with its surging [water]. Selah

Psalm 56:1-13

Be gracious to me, O God, because humankind has trampled me; fighting all the day he oppresses me. My enemies trample all day, because many [are] attacking me proudly. {When} I fear, I trust you.read more.
God, whose word I praise, God I trust; I do not fear. What can [mere] flesh do to me? All day they twist my words; all their thoughts [are] against me for evil. They attack, they hide, they watch my {steps}, as they [lie in] wait for my life. Because of iniquity will they escape? In anger cast down [the] peoples, O God. You have kept count of my wonderings. Put my tears in your bottle; [are they] not in your book? Then my enemies will turn back {when} I call. This I know because God [is] for me. God, [whose] word I praise, Yahweh, [whose] word I praise, God I trust; I do not fear. What can [mere] humankind do to me? [My] vows [to you], O God, [are binding] upon me. I will pay thank offerings to you, because you have delivered my soul from death. [Have you] not [kept] my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living?

Psalm 91:1-5

[One who] lives in the secret place of the Most High will lodge in the shadow of Shaddai. I will say to Yahweh, "[You are] my refuge and my fortress, my God [in whom] I trust." For he will deliver you from [the] snare of [the] fowler, from [the] plague of destruction.read more.
With his feathers he will cover you, and under his wings you can take refuge. His faithfulness [will be] a shield and a buckler. You need not fear [the] terror of [the] night, [or the] arrow [that] flies by day,

Psalm 118:4-8

Let [those who] fear Yahweh say, "His loyal love [is] forever." Out of [my] distress I called to Yah. Yah answered me, [setting me] in a broad place. Yahweh [is] for me; I do not fear. What can [mere] humans do to me?read more.
Yahweh [is] for me as my helper, and [so] I will look [in triumph] on those who hate me. [It is] better to take refuge in Yahweh than to trust in humans.

Proverbs 3:19-26

Yahweh in wisdom founded the earth; he established the heavens in understanding. With his knowledge, depths broke open, and clouds dropped dew. My child, may they not escape from your {sight}; may you keep sound wisdom and prudence.read more.
They shall be life for your soul and adornment for your neck. Then you will walk in the confidence of your ways, and your foot will not stumble. If you sit down, you will not panic, and [if] you lie down, then your sleep shall be sweet. Do not be afraid of sudden panic, or the storm of wickedness that will come. Yahweh will be {your confidence} and guard your foot from capture.

Isaiah 12:1-2

And you will say on that day, "I will give you thanks, Yahweh, for though you were angry with me, your anger turned away, and you comforted me. Look! God [is] my salvation; I will trust, and I will not be afraid, for my strength and might [is] Yah, Yahweh; and he has become salvation for me."

Isaiah 35:3-10

Strengthen [the] weak hands and make [the] staggering knees firm. Say to those who are hasty of heart, "Be strong; you must not fear! Look! your God will come [with] vengeance, [with] {divine retribution}. He {is the one who} will come and save you." Then [the] eyes of [the] blind shall be opened, and [the] ears of [the] deaf shall be opened.read more.
Then [the] lame shall leap like the deer, and [the] tongue of [the] dumb shall sing for joy, for waters shall break forth in the wilderness and streams in the desert. And the parched ground shall become pool, and [the] thirsty ground springs of water. Her resting place [is] in a settlement of jackals; [the] grass [shall become] like reeds and rushes. And a highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called the way of holiness. [The] unclean shall not travel through it, but it [is] for them, he who walks [on the] way; and fools shall not wander about. No lion shall be there, and no ferocious wild beast shall go up it. It shall not be found there, but [the] redeemed shall walk [there]. And the ransomed of Yahweh shall return, and they shall come [to] Zion with rejoicing. And everlasting joy [shall be] on their head; joy and gladness shall overtake [them], and sorrow and sighing shall flee.

Isaiah 41:10-14

You must not fear, for I [am] with you; you must not be afraid, for I [am] your God. I will strengthen you, indeed I will help you, indeed I will take hold of you with the right hand of my salvation. Look! All those who are angry with you shall be ashamed and humiliated; {your opponents} shall be like nothing and shall become lost. You shall seek them, but you shall not find them; {your opponents} shall be like nothing, and the men of your war like nothing.read more.
For I, Yahweh your God, [am] grasping your right hand; {it is I who say} to you, "You must not fear; I myself, I will help you. You must not fear, O worm of Jacob; people of Israel, I myself, I will help you," {declares} Yahweh, "and your redeemer [is] the holy one of Israel.

Isaiah 43:1-5

But now thus says Yahweh, he who created you, Jacob, and he who formed you, Israel: "You must not fear, for I have redeemed you. I have called [you] by your name; {you are mine}. When you pass through the waters, I [will be] with you, and through the rivers, they shall not flow over you. When you walk through fire, you shall not be burned, and [the] flame shall not scorch you. For I [am] Yahweh, your God, the holy one of Israel, your savior. I give you Egypt [as] ransom, Cush and Seba in place of you.read more.
Because you are precious in my eyes, you are honored, and I myself love you, and I give people in place of you, and nations in place of your life. You must not fear, for I [am] with you. I will bring your {offspring} from [the] east, and I will gather you from [the] west.

Isaiah 44:2-8

Thus says Yahweh, who made you, and who formed you in [the] womb and will help you: you must not fear, my servant Jacob, and Jeshurun whom I have chosen. For I will pour out water on a thirsty [land] and streams on dry ground. I will pour my spirit out on your descendants and my blessing on your offspring. And they shall sprout {among} [the] grass like willows by a watercourse of water.read more.
This [one] will say, 'I belong to Yahweh!' And that [one] will be called by the name of Jacob, and another will write [on] his hand 'Yahweh's' and {take the name} of Israel." Thus says Yahweh, the king of Israel, and its redeemer, Yahweh of hosts: "I [am the] first, and I [am the] last, and there is no god besides me. And who [is] like me? Let him proclaim [it]! And let him declare it and set it in order for me {since I established an eternal people} and things that are to come, and let them tell them [the things] that are coming. You must not tremble, and you must not be paralyzed with fear. Have I not made you hear from of old and declared [it], and you [are] my witnesses? Is there a god besides me? And there is no rock! I know none!"

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