Trusting Other People

Most Relevant Verses

Jeremiah 17:5

Thus says the Lord: Cursed [with great evil] is the strong man who trusts in and relies on frail man, making weak [human] flesh his arm, and whose mind and heart turn aside from the Lord.

Philippians 3:3

For we [Christians] are the true circumcision, who worship God in spirit and by the Spirit of God and exult and glory and pride ourselves in Jesus Christ, and put no confidence or dependence [on what we are] in the flesh and on outward privileges and physical advantages and external appearances -- "

Hosea 10:13

You have plowed and plotted wickedness, you have reaped the [willful] injustice [of oppressors], you have eaten the fruit of lies. Because you have trusted in your [own] way and your chariots, in the multitude of your mighty men,

Psalm 118:9

It is better to trust and take refuge in the Lord than to put confidence in princes.

Jeremiah 2:37

From [Egypt] also you will come away with your hands upon your head, for the Lord has rejected those in whom you confide, and you will not prosper with [respect to] them.

Judges 9:26

And Gaal son of Ebed came with his kinsmen and moved into Shechem, and the men of Shechem put confidence in him.

Judges 20:36

So the Benjamites saw that they were defeated. The men of Israel gave ground to the Benjamites, because they trusted in the men in ambush whom they had set against Gibeah.

2 Kings 18:21

Behold, you are relying on Egypt, that broken reed of a staff; if a man leans on it, it will pierce his hand. So is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who trust and rely on him.

2 Kings 18:24

How then can you beat back one captain among the least of my master's servants, when your trust is put in Egypt for chariots and horsemen?

Isaiah 36:6

Behold, you trust in the staff of this bruised and broken reed, Egypt, which will pierce the hand of any man who leans on it. So is Pharaoh king of Egypt to all who trust and rely on him.

Isaiah 36:9

How then can you repulse the attack of a single captain of the least of my master's servants, when you put your reliance on Egypt for chariots and for horsemen?

1 Samuel 27:12

And Achish believed David, saying, He has made his people Israel utterly abhor him; so he shall be my servant always.

Ezekiel 29:16

And never again shall Egypt have the confidence and be the reliance of the house of Israel; their iniquity will be brought to remembrance whenever [Israel] looks toward them [for help]. They shall know (understand and realize) that I am the Lord God [Who demands loyalty and obedient service].

1 Corinthians 11:18

For in the first place, when you assemble as a congregation, I hear that there are cliques (divisions and factions) among you; and I in part believe it,

2 Corinthians 7:4

I have great boldness and free and fearless confidence and cheerful courage toward you; my pride in you is great. I am filled [brimful] with the comfort [of it]; with all our tribulation and in spite of it, [I am filled with comfort] I am overflowing with joy.

2 Corinthians 7:16

I am very happy because I now am of good courage and have perfect confidence in you in all things.

2 Thessalonians 3:4

And we have confidence in the Lord concerning you, that you are doing and will continue to do the things which we suggest and with which we charge you.

2 Corinthians 8:22

Moreover, along with them we are sending our brother, whom we have often put to the test and have found him zealous (devoted and earnest) in many matters, but who is now more [eagerly] earnest than ever because of [his] absolute confidence in you.

2 Thessalonians 1:10

When He comes to be glorified in His saints [on that day He will be made more glorious in His consecrated people], and [He will] be marveled at and admired [in His glory reflected] in all who have believed [who have adhered to, trusted in, and relied on Him], because our witnessing among you was confidently accepted and believed [and confirmed in your lives].

Proverbs 31:11

The heart of her husband trusts in her confidently and relies on and believes in her securely, so that he has no lack of [honest] gain or need of [dishonest] spoil.