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Psalms for Depression

Knowing God is near and walks with us
will sustain us and carry us through our darkest times. Bible Verses from the Book of Psalms

Psalm 34:18

18  The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

Psalm 42:5

5  Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.

Psalm 9:9-10

9  The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. 10  Those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you.

Psalm 55:1-2, 16-17

1  Listen to my prayer, O God, do not ignore my plea; 2  hear me and answer me. My thoughts trouble me and I am distraught 16  As for me, I call to God, and the Lord saves me. 17  Evening, morning and noon I cry out in distress, and he hears my voice.

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Psalm 107:13-15

13  Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress. 14  He brought them out of darkness, the utter darkness, and broke away their chains. 15  Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind,

Psalm 116:3-9

3  I was overcome by distress and sorrow. 4  Then I called on the name of the Lord: “Lord, save me!” 5  The Lord is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion. 6  The Lord protects the unwary; when I was brought low, he saved me. 7  Return to your rest, my soul, for the Lord has been good to you. 8  For you, Lord, have delivered me from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling, 9  that I may walk before the Lord in the land of the living.

Psalm 30:5

5  Weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.

Psalm 23:4

4  Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

Psalm 118:5-6

5  When hard pressed, I cried to the Lord; he brought me into a spacious place. 6  The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?

Psalm 130:1-2, 5

1  Out of the depths I cry to you, Lord; 2  Lord, hear my voice. Let your ears be attentive to my cry for mercy. 5  I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.

Psalm 143:4-8

4  So my spirit grows faint within me; my heart within me is dismayed. 5  I remember the days of long ago; I meditate on all your works and consider what your hands have done. 6  I spread out my hands to you; I thirst for you like a parched land. 7  Answer me quickly, Lord; my spirit fails. Do not hide your face from me or I will be like those who go down to the pit. 8  Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.

Psalm 3:3

3  But you, Lord, are a shield around me, my glory, the One who lifts my head high.

Psalm 25:16-21

16  Turn to me and be gracious to me, for I am lonely and afflicted. 17  Relieve the troubles of my heart and free me from my anguish. 18  Look on my affliction and my distress and take away all my sins. 19  See how numerous are my enemies and how fiercely they hate me! 20  Guard my life and rescue me; do not let me be put to shame, for I take refuge in you. 21  May integrity and uprightness protect me, because my hope, Lord, is in you.

Psalm 69:29-30

29  But as for me, afflicted and in pain— may your salvation, God, protect me. 30  I will praise God’s name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving.

Psalm 30:11-12

11  You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy, 12  that my heart may sing your praises and not be silent. Lord my God, I will praise you forever.

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