25 Bible Verses About Strength

We all need the type of strength that comes from God. I know I need strength from God all the time! This list of Bible verses about strength will help you find the power that only comes from the Lord.

I have tried to include the life situations that you might face but obviously I can’t think of them all so if you find one I missed, just add it in the comment section below so others can be blessed as well.

Please feel free to bookmark this page and use it as a resource for when you or somebody you know goes through a problem in life and needs some uplifting scriptures.

What Are The Best Bible Verses About Strength?

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​Best Quotes About Being Strong

It is not always easy to stay strong and not give up. However we serve a God who is bigger than our problems and stronger than we are. These Bible verses about staying strong and not giving up will help you overcome any obstacle in your life.

Ephesians 3:16

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I PRAY THAT FROM HIS GLORIOUS, UNLIMITED RESOURCES HE WILL EMPOWER YOU WITH INNER STRENGTH THROUGH HIS SPIRIT.

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THAT HE WOULD GRANT YOU, ACCORDING TO THE RICHES OF HIS GLORY, TO BE STRENGTHENED WITH MIGHT BY HIS SPIRIT IN THE INNER MAN;

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THAT HE WOULD GRANT YOU, ACCORDING TO THE RICHES OF HIS GLORY, TO BE STRENGTHENED WITH MIGHT THROUGH HIS SPIRIT IN THE INNER MAN,

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I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being,

Psalm 73:26

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MY HEALTH MAY FAIL, AND MY SPIRIT MAY GROW WEAK, BUT GOD REMAINS THE STRENGTH OF MY HEART; HE IS MINE FOREVER.

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MY FLESH AND MY HEART FAILETH: BUT GOD IS THE STRENGTH OF MY HEART, AND MY PORTION FOR EVER.

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MY FLESH AND MY HEART FAIL;BUT GOD IS THE STRENGTH OF MY HEART AND MY PORTION FOREVER.

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My flesh and my heart may fail,but God is the strength of my heartand my portion forever.

Ephesians 3:20

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NOW ALL GLORY TO GOD, WHO IS ABLE, THROUGH HIS MIGHTY POWER AT WORK WITHIN US, TO ACCOMPLISH INFINITELY MORE THAN WE MIGHT ASK OR THINK.

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NOW UNTO HIM THAT IS ABLE TO DO EXCEEDING ABUNDANTLY ABOVE ALL THAT WE ASK OR THINK, ACCORDING TO THE POWER THAT WORKETH IN US,

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NOW TO HIM WHO IS ABLE TO DO EXCEEDINGLY ABUNDANTLY ABOVE ALL THAT WE ASK OR THINK, ACCORDING TO THE POWER THAT WORKS IN US,

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Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us,

Psalm 23:3

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HE RENEWS MY STRENGTH. HE GUIDES ME ALONG RIGHT PATHS, BRINGING HONOR TO HIS NAME.

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HE RESTORETH MY SOUL: HE LEADETH ME IN THE PATHS OF RIGHTEOUSNESS FOR HIS NAME’S SAKE.

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HE RESTORES MY SOUL;HE LEADS ME IN THE PATHS OF RIGHTEOUSNESSFOR HIS NAME’S SAKE.

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he refreshes my soul.He guides me along the right pathsfor his name’s sake.

2 Samuel 22:30

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IN YOUR STRENGTH I CAN CRUSH AN ARMY; WITH MY GOD I CAN SCALE ANY WALL.

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FOR BY THEE I HAVE RUN THROUGH A TROOP: BY MY GOD HAVE I LEAPED OVER A WALL.

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FOR BY YOU I CAN RUN AGAINST A TROOP;BY MY GOD I CAN LEAP OVER A WALL.

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With your help I can advance against a troop;with my God I can scale a wall.

Best Verses About Being Physically Strong

Many times in life, especially as we grow older, the prayer for physical stamina is needed. These Bible verses about strength and healing will help you receive from God the physical fortitude that you need.

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James 5:14

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ARE ANY OF YOU SICK? YOU SHOULD CALL FOR THE ELDERS OF THE CHURCH TO COME AND PRAY OVER YOU, ANOINTING YOU WITH OIL IN THE NAME OF THE LORD.

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IS ANY SICK AMONG YOU? LET HIM CALL FOR THE ELDERS OF THE CHURCH; AND LET THEM PRAY OVER HIM, ANOINTING HIM WITH OIL IN THE NAME OF THE LORD:

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IS ANYONE AMONG YOU SICK? LET HIM CALL FOR THE ELDERS OF THE CHURCH, AND LET THEM PRAY OVER HIM, ANOINTING HIM WITH OIL IN THE NAME OF THE LORD.

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Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord.

Proverbs 8:14

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COMMON SENSE AND SUCCESS BELONG TO ME. INSIGHT AND STRENGTH ARE MINE.

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COUNSEL IS MINE, AND SOUND WISDOM: I AM UNDERSTANDING; I HAVE STRENGTH.

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COUNSEL IS MINE, AND SOUND WISDOM;I AM UNDERSTANDING, I HAVE STRENGTH.

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Counsel and sound judgment are mine;I have insight, I have power.

1 Timothy 4:8

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“PHYSICAL TRAINING IS GOOD, BUT TRAINING FOR GODLINESS IS MUCH BETTER, PROMISING BENEFITS IN THIS LIFE AND IN THE LIFE TO COME.”

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FOR BODILY EXERCISE PROFITETH LITTLE: BUT GODLINESS IS PROFITABLE UNTO ALL THINGS, HAVING PROMISE OF THE LIFE THAT NOW IS, AND OF THAT WHICH IS TO COME.

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FOR BODILY EXERCISE PROFITS A LITTLE, BUT GODLINESS IS PROFITABLE FOR ALL THINGS, HAVING PROMISE OF THE LIFE THAT NOW IS AND OF THAT WHICH IS TO COME.

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For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.

Psalm 18:39

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YOU HAVE ARMED ME WITH STRENGTH FOR THE BATTLE; YOU HAVE SUBDUED MY ENEMIES UNDER MY FEET.

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FOR THOU HAST GIRDED ME WITH STRENGTH UNTO THE BATTLE: THOU HAST SUBDUED UNDER ME THOSE THAT ROSE UP AGAINST ME.

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FOR YOU HAVE ARMED ME WITH STRENGTH FOR THE BATTLE;YOU HAVE SUBDUED UNDER ME THOSE WHO ROSE UP AGAINST ME.

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You armed me with strength for battle;you humbled my adversaries before me.

Isaiah 49:4

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I REPLIED, “BUT MY WORK SEEMS SO USELESS! I HAVE SPENT MY STRENGTH FOR NOTHING AND TO NO PURPOSE. YET I LEAVE IT ALL IN THE LORD’S HAND; I WILL TRUST GOD FOR MY REWARD.”

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THEN I SAID, I HAVE LABOURED IN VAIN, I HAVE SPENT MY STRENGTH FOR NOUGHT, AND IN VAIN: YET SURELY MY JUDGMENT IS WITH THE LORD, AND MY WORK WITH MY GOD.

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THEN I SAID, ‘I HAVE LABORED IN VAIN,I HAVE SPENT MY STRENGTH FOR NOTHING AND IN VAIN;YET SURELY MY JUST REWARD IS WITH THE LORD,AND MY WORK WITH MY GOD.’”

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But I said, “I have labored in vain;I have spent my strength for nothing at all.Yet what is due me is in the Lord’s hand,and my reward is with my God.”

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Best Inspirational Bible Quotes About Family Strength

Sometimes family can be the most trying people in our life. Maybe it is because we love our family so much. Or maybe it is because we know them too well and they know us too well.

Regardless these Bible verses about family and working through hard times will help you find the steadiness you are seeking from God concerning difficult relationships

Hebrews 13:4

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GIVE HONOR TO MARRIAGE, AND REMAIN FAITHFUL TO ONE ANOTHER IN MARRIAGE. GOD WILL SURELY JUDGE PEOPLE WHO ARE IMMORAL AND THOSE WHO COMMIT ADULTERY.

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MARRIAGE IS HONOURABLE IN ALL, AND THE BED UNDEFILED: BUT WHOREMONGERS AND ADULTERERS GOD WILL JUDGE.

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MARRIAGE IS HONORABLE AMONG ALL, AND THE BED UNDEFILED; BUT FORNICATORS AND ADULTERERS GOD WILL JUDGE.

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Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral.

Proverbs 17:6

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GRANDCHILDREN ARE THE CROWNING GLORY OF THE AGED; PARENTS ARE THE PRIDE OF THEIR CHILDREN.

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CHILDREN’S CHILDREN ARE THE CROWN OF OLD MEN; AND THE GLORY OF CHILDREN ARE THEIR FATHERS.

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CHILDREN’S CHILDREN ARE THE CROWN OF OLD MEN, AND THE GLORY OF CHILDREN IS THEIR FATHER.

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Children’s children are a crown to the aged,and parents are the pride of their children.

1 Peter 4:11

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DO YOU HAVE THE GIFT OF SPEAKING? THEN SPEAK AS THOUGH GOD HIMSELF WERE SPEAKING THROUGH YOU. DO YOU HAVE THE GIFT OF HELPING OTHERS? DO IT WITH ALL THE STRENGTH AND ENERGY THAT GOD SUPPLIES. THEN EVERYTHING YOU DO WILL BRING GLORY TO GOD THROUGH JESUS CHRIST. ALL GLORY AND POWER TO HIM FOREVER AND EVER! AMEN.

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IF ANY MAN SPEAK, LET HIM SPEAK AS THE ORACLES OF GOD; IF ANY MAN MINISTER, LET HIM DO IT AS OF THE ABILITY WHICH GOD GIVETH: THAT GOD IN ALL THINGS MAY BE GLORIFIED THROUGH JESUS CHRIST, TO WHOM BE PRAISE AND DOMINION FOR EVER AND EVER. AMEN.

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IF ANYONE SPEAKS, LET HIM SPEAK AS THE ORACLES OF GOD. IF ANYONE MINISTERS, LET HIM DO IT AS WITH THE ABILITY WHICH GOD SUPPLIES, THAT IN ALL THINGS GOD MAY BE GLORIFIED THROUGH JESUS CHRIST, TO WHOM BELONG THE GLORY AND THE DOMINION FOREVER AND EVER. AMEN.

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If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks the very words of God. If anyone serves, they should do so with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen.

Joshua 24:15

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BUT IF YOU REFUSE TO SERVE THE LORD , THEN CHOOSE TODAY WHOM YOU WILL SERVE. WOULD YOU PREFER THE GODS YOUR ANCESTORS SERVED BEYOND THE EUPHRATES? OR WILL IT BE THE GODS OF THE AMORITES IN WHOSE LAND YOU NOW LIVE? BUT AS FOR ME AND MY FAMILY, WE WILL SERVE THE LORD .”

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AND IF IT SEEM EVIL UNTO YOU TO SERVE THE LORD, CHOOSE YOU THIS DAY WHOM YE WILL SERVE; WHETHER THE GODS WHICH YOUR FATHERS SERVED THAT WERE ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FLOOD, OR THE GODS OF THE AMORITES, IN WHOSE LAND YE DWELL: BUT AS FOR ME AND MY HOUSE, WE WILL SERVE THE LORD.

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AND IF IT SEEMS EVIL TO YOU TO SERVE THE LORD, CHOOSE FOR YOURSELVES THIS DAY WHOM YOU WILL SERVE, WHETHER THE GODS WHICH YOUR FATHERS SERVED THAT WERE ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE RIVER, OR THE GODS OF THE AMORITES, IN WHOSE LAND YOU DWELL. BUT AS FOR ME AND MY HOUSE, WE WILL SERVE THE LORD.”

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But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.”

Deuteronomy 32:30

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HOW COULD ONE PERSON CHASE A THOUSAND OF THEM, AND TWO PEOPLE PUT TEN THOUSAND TO FLIGHT, UNLESS THEIR ROCK HAD SOLD THEM, UNLESS THE LORD HAD GIVEN THEM UP?

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HOW SHOULD ONE CHASE A THOUSAND, AND TWO PUT TEN THOUSAND TO FLIGHT, EXCEPT THEIR ROCK HAD SOLD THEM, AND THE LORD HAD SHUT THEM UP?

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HOW COULD ONE CHASE A THOUSAND, AND TWO PUT TEN THOUSAND TO FLIGHT,UNLESS THEIR ROCK HAD SOLD THEM,AND THE LORD HAD SURRENDERED THEM?

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How could one man chase a thousand, or two put ten thousand to flight,unless their Rock had sold them,unless the Lord had given them up?

Best Strength Bible Verses For Hard Times

A wise man once said “tough times never last but tough people do.” These Bible verses about overcoming hard times will help you be the type of person that overcomes and does not give up.

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Isaiah 40:29

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HE GIVES POWER TO THE WEAK AND STRENGTH TO THE POWERLESS.

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HE GIVETH POWER TO THE FAINT; AND TO THEM THAT HAVE NO MIGHT HE INCREASETH STRENGTH.

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HE GIVES POWER TO THE WEAK, AND TO THOSE WHO HAVE NO MIGHT HE INCREASES STRENGTH.

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He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.

Psalm 46:1

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FOR THE CHOIR DIRECTOR: A SONG OF THE DESCENDANTS OF KORAH, TO BE SUNG BY SOPRANO VOICES. GOD IS OUR REFUGE AND STRENGTH, ALWAYS READY TO HELP IN TIMES OF TROUBLE.

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GOD IS OUR REFUGE AND STRENGTH, A VERY PRESENT HELP IN TROUBLE.

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GOD IS OUR REFUGE AND STRENGTH, A VERY PRESENT HELP IN TROUBLE.

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God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.

Colossians 1:29

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THAT’S WHY I WORK AND STRUGGLE SO HARD, DEPENDING ON CHRIST’S MIGHTY POWER THAT WORKS WITHIN ME.

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WHEREUNTO I ALSO LABOUR, STRIVING ACCORDING TO HIS WORKING, WHICH WORKETH IN ME MIGHTILY.

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TO THIS END I ALSO LABOR, STRIVING ACCORDING TO HIS WORKING WHICH WORKS IN ME MIGHTILY.

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To this end I strenuously contend with all the energy Christ so powerfully works in me.

2 Corinthians 5:8

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YES, WE ARE FULLY CONFIDENT, AND WE WOULD RATHER BE AWAY FROM THESE EARTHLY BODIES, FOR THEN WE WILL BE AT HOME WITH THE LORD.

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WE ARE CONFIDENT, I SAY, AND WILLING RATHER TO BE ABSENT FROM THE BODY, AND TO BE PRESENT WITH THE LORD.

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WE ARE CONFIDENT, YES, WELL PLEASED RATHER TO BE ABSENT FROM THE BODY AND TO BE PRESENT WITH THE LORD.

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We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.

Isaiah 12:2

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SEE, GOD HAS COME TO SAVE ME. I WILL TRUST IN HIM AND NOT BE AFRAID. THE LORD GOD IS MY STRENGTH AND MY SONG; HE HAS GIVEN ME VICTORY.”

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BEHOLD, GOD IS MY SALVATION; I WILL TRUST, AND NOT BE AFRAID: FOR THE LORD JEHOVAH IS MY STRENGTH AND MY SONG; HE ALSO IS BECOME MY SALVATION.

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BEHOLD, GOD IS MY SALVATION, I WILL TRUST AND NOT BE AFRAID;‘FOR YAH, THE LORD, IS MY STRENGTH AND SONG;HE ALSO HAS BECOME MY SALVATION.’”

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Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid.The Lord, the Lord himself, is my strength and my defense;he has become my salvation.”

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Best Strength From God Quotes

There is power from God to be found. I know, I have personally received a strong arm from the Lord when I needed it. These inspirational quotes from the Bible have been some of my favorite to turn to when I need strength from God.

2 Thessalonians 3:3

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BUT THE LORD IS FAITHFUL; HE WILL STRENGTHEN YOU AND GUARD YOU FROM THE EVIL ONE.

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BUT THE LORD IS FAITHFUL, WHO SHALL STABLISH YOU, AND KEEP YOU FROM EVIL.

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BUT THE LORD IS FAITHFUL, WHO WILL ESTABLISH YOU AND GUARD YOU FROM THE EVIL ONE.

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But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one.

Jeremiah 29:13

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IF YOU LOOK FOR ME WHOLEHEARTEDLY, YOU WILL FIND ME.

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AND YE SHALL SEEK ME, AND FIND ME, WHEN YE SHALL SEARCH FOR ME WITH ALL YOUR HEART.

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AND YOU WILL SEEK ME AND FIND ME, WHEN YOU SEARCH FOR ME WITH ALL YOUR HEART

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You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.

Isaiah 40:31

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BUT THOSE WHO TRUST IN THE LORD WILL FIND NEW STRENGTH. THEY WILL SOAR HIGH ON WINGS LIKE EAGLES. THEY WILL RUN AND NOT GROW WEARY. THEY WILL WALK AND NOT FAINT.

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BUT THOSE WHO WAIT ON THE LORD SHALL RENEW THEIR STRENGTH;THEY SHALL MOUNT UP WITH WINGS LIKE EAGLES,THEY SHALL RUN AND NOT BE WEARY,THEY SHALL WALK AND NOT FAINT.

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BUT THOSE WHO WAIT ON THE LORD SHALL RENEW THEIR STRENGTH;THEY SHALL MOUNT UP WITH WINGS LIKE EAGLES,THEY SHALL RUN AND NOT BE WEARY,THEY SHALL WALK AND NOT FAINT.

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but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.They will soar on wings like eagles;they will run and not grow weary,they will walk and not be faint.

Philippians 4:13

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FOR I CAN DO EVERYTHING THROUGH CHRIST, WHO GIVES ME STRENGTH.

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I CAN DO ALL THINGS THROUGH CHRIST WHICH STRENGTHENETH ME.

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I CAN DO ALL THINGS THROUGH CHRIST WHO STRENGTHENS ME.

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I can do all this through him who gives me strength.

1 Chronicles 16:11

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SEARCH FOR THE LORD AND FOR HIS STRENGTH; CONTINUALLY SEEK HIM.

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SEEK THE LORD AND HIS STRENGTH, SEEK HIS FACE CONTINUALLY.

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SEEK THE LORD AND HIS STRENGTH;SEEK HIS FACE EVERMORE!

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Look to the Lord and his strength;seek his face always.

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What Are Your Favorite Bible Verses About Strength?

​I hope you have found these inspirational Bible quotes about strength to be helpful and encouraging. It is my desire that you too can find the vitality in God that I have found over the 36 years I have been a believer.

What are some of your favorite strength scriptures? Please leave them in the comment section below so others can be strengthened and encouraged in the Lord.

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