The word “comfort” is found 97 times in the Old and New Testament. The image below reveals the locations of each occurrence. This cool graph starts with Genesis in the top left and ends with Revelation in the bottom right.
Here are the 30 most uplifting bible scriptures on comfort.
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
Let your steadfast love comfort me according to your promise to your servant.
This is my comfort in my affliction, that your promise gives me life.
“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.”
“So also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you.”
1 Thessalonians 5:11
Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.
2 Corinthians 1:3
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort.
You will say in that day: “I will give thanks to you, O Lord, for though you were angry with me, your anger turned away, that you might comfort me.”
“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”
“I, I am he who comforts you; who are you that you are afraid of man who dies, of the son of man who is made like grass.”
For the Lord comforts Zion; he comforts all her waste places and makes her wilderness like Eden, her desert like the garden of the Lord; joy and gladness will be found in her, thanksgiving and the voice of song.
“As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you; you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.”
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”
He sets on high those who are lowly, and those who mourn are lifted to safety.
“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.”
“I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”
“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”
The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; he knows those who take refuge in him.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.
Of David. The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.
The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.
To the choirmaster. Of the Sons of Korah. According to Alamoth. A Song. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.
You will increase my greatness and comfort me again.
Show me a sign of your favor, that those who hate me may see and be put to shame because you, Lord, have helped me and comforted me.
He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.