29 Bible Verses About Overwhelmed

What does the Bible say about feeling overwhelmed? When people feel overwhelmed, we often seek answers from the Holy Bible. There are many Bible Verses About Overwhelmed. Learn how to climb out of chaos and conquer time management through Bible study tools and methods. Open your Bible and you will find answers for when you feel overwhelmed. Be sure to read the surrounding text before and after these verses. Get a full picture of who felt overwhelmed, why he said this, and how he recovered from the overwhelming feelings.

Our modern language defines overwhelmed as bury or drown beneath a huge mass. Based on this understanding, sometimes it can feel like we are drowning or falling into a pit!

Bible Verses About Overwhelmed

The waves of death swirled about me; the torrents of destruction overwhelmed me. (2 Samuel 22:5 NIV)

When the queen of Sheba saw all the wisdom of Solomon and the palace he had built, the food on his table, the seating of his officials, the attending servants in their robes, his cupbearers, and the burnt offerings he made at the temple of the Lord, she was overwhelmed. (1 Kings 10:4-5 NIV)

When the queen of Sheba saw the wisdom of Solomon, as well as the palace he had built, the food on his table, the seating of his officials, the attending servants in their robes, the cupbearers in their robes and the burnt offerings he made at the temple of the Lord, she was overwhelmed.(2 Chronicles 9:3-4 NIV)

Then Mordecai returned to the King’s Gate, but Haman, overwhelmed, hurried off for home with his head covered. (Esther 6:12 HCSB)

He would not let me catch my breath but would overwhelm me with misery. (Job 9:18 NIV)

Terrors overwhelm me; my dignity is driven away as by the wind, my safety vanishes like a cloud.(Job 30:15 NIV)

All my enemies will be overwhelmed with shame and anguish; they will turn back and suddenly be put to shame. (Psalm 6:10 NIV)

More Bible Verses About Overwhelmed

But there they are, overwhelmed with dread, for God is present in the company of the righteous. (Psalm 14:5 NIV)

The cords of death entangled me; the torrents of destruction overwhelmed me.(Psalm 18:4 NIV)

Though he falls, he will not be overwhelmed, because the Lord holds his hand. (Psalm 37:24 HCSB)

Fear and trembling have beset me; horror has overwhelmed me. (Psalm 55:5 NIV)

From the end of the earth I will cry to You, When my heart is overwhelmed; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I. (Psalm 61:2 NKJV)

When we were overwhelmed by sins, you forgave our transgressions. (Psalm 65:3 NIV)

I remembered God, and was troubled; I complained, and my spirit was overwhelmed. Selah (Psalm 77:3 NKJV)

I am overwhelmed with troubles and my life draws near to death.( Psalm 88:3 NIV)

When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, Then You knew my path. In the way in which I walk, They have secretly set a snare for me.(Psalm 142:3 NKJV)

Helpful Bible Verses When You Feel Overwhelmed

Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked. (Proverbs 10:6 NIV)

Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy? (Proverbs 27:4 NIV)

Turn your eyes from me; they overwhelm me. (Song of Songs 6:5 NIV)

Though your people be like the sand by the sea, Israel, only a remnant will return. Destruction has been decreed, overwhelming and righteous. (Isaiah 10:22 NIV)

You boast, “We have entered into a covenant with death, with the realm of the dead we have made an agreement. When an overwhelming scourge sweeps by, it cannot touch us, for we have made a lie our refuge  and falsehood our hiding place.” (Isaiah 28:15 NIV)

I will be with you when you pass through the waters, and when you pass through the rivers, they will not overwhelm you. You will not be scorched when you walk through the fire, and the flame will not burn you. (Isaiah 43:2 HCSB)

I, Daniel, was the only one who saw the vision; those who were with me did not see it, but such terror overwhelmed them that they fled and hid themselves.(Daniel 10:7 NIV)

Then he said to them, “My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death. Stay here and keep watch with me.” (Matthew 26:38 NIV)

People were overwhelmed with amazement. “He has done everything well,” they said. “He even makes the deaf hear and the mute speak.” (Mark 7:37 NIV)

As soon as all the people saw Jesus, they were overwhelmed with wonder and ran to greet him. (Mark 9:15 NIV)

“My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death,” he said to them. “Stay here and keep watch.” (Mark 14:34 NIV)

So they went out and started running from the tomb, because trembling and astonishment overwhelmed them. And they said nothing to anyone, since they were afraid.(Mark 16:8 HCSB)

Now instead, you ought to forgive and comfort him, so that he will not be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow. (2 Corinthians 2:7 NIV)

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