What does the Bible say about being weary? Like me, there are times when you may feel weary or fatigued. There are Bible verses that talk about weariness and feeling weary. Let’s examine the Bible for answers and life our weary heads. When you feel weary, it might be helpful for you to study Seeking Calm or Overwhelmed, available on-demand at Bible Cafe™ University.
Bible Verses About Weary
They met you along the way and attacked all your stragglers from behind when you were tired and weary. They did not fear God. Deuteronomy 25:18 CSB
So they got rid of the foreign gods among them and worshiped the Lord, and he became weary of Israel’s misery. Judges 10:16 CSB
I will come upon him while he is weary and weak, and make him afraid. And all the people who are with him will flee, and I will strike only the king. 2 Samuel 17:2 NKJV
There the wicked cease to make trouble, and there the weary find rest. Job 3:17 CSB
I am weary with my groaning; All night I make my bed swim; I drench my couch with my tears. Psalm 6:6 NKJV
My enemies have set a trap for me. I am weary from distress. They have dug a deep pit in my path, but they themselves have fallen into it. Psalm 57:6 NLT
You sent abundant rain, O God, to refresh the weary land. Psalm 68:9 NLT
I am weary from my crying; my throat is parched. My eyes fail, looking for my God. Psalm 69:3 CSB
I am weary from grief; strengthen me through your word. Psalm 119:28 CSB
My eyes grow weary looking for what you have promised; I ask, “When will you comfort me?” Psalm 119:82 CSB
More Bible Verses About Weary
God has told his people, “Here is a place of rest; let the weary rest here. This is a place of quiet rest.” But they would not listen. Isaiah 28:12 NLT
Have you not known? Have you not heard? The everlasting God, the Lord, The Creator of the ends of the earth, Neither faints nor is weary. His understanding is unsearchable. Isaiah 40:28 NKJV
Those who trust in the Lord will renew their strength; they will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not become weary, they will walk and not faint. Isaiah 40:31 CSB
You became weary on your many journeys, but you did not say, “It’s hopeless!” You found a renewal of your strength; therefore you did not grow weak. Isaiah 57:10 CSB
Everyone will deceive his neighbor, And will not speak the truth; They have taught their tongue to speak lies; They weary themselves to commit iniquity. Jeremiah 9:5 NKJV
For I have given rest to the weary and joy to the sorrowing. Jeremiah 31:25 NLT
“Come to me, all of you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 CSB
We grow weary in our present bodies, and we long to put on our heavenly bodies like new clothing. 2 Corinthians 5:2 NLT
For consider Him who endured such hostility from sinners against Himself, lest you become weary and discouraged in your souls. Hebrews 12:3 NKJV
But as for you, brothers and sisters, do not grow weary in doing good. 2 Thessalonians 3:13 CSB
I know that you have persevered and endured hardships for the sake of my name, and you have not grown weary. Revelation 2:3 CSB
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