- Exodus 33:22 ESV
and while my glory passes by I will put you in a cleft of the rock, and I will cover you with my hand until I have passed by.
- Deuteronomy 33:27 NIV
The eternal God is your refuge,
and underneath are the everlasting arms.
He will drive out your enemies before you,
saying, ‘Destroy them!’
- Ruth 2:12 ESV
The Lord repay you for what you have done, and a full reward be given you by the Lord, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to take refuge!”
- Samuel 22:3 NIV
my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge,
my shield[a] and the horn[b] of my salvation.
He is my stronghold, my refuge and my savior—
from violent people you save me.
- 2 Samuel 22:31 HCSB
God—His way is perfect;
the word of the Lord is pure.
He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him.
- Psalm 2:12 NIV
Kiss his son, or he will be angry
and your way will lead to your destruction,
for his wrath can flare up in a moment.
Blessed are all who take refuge in him.
- Psalm 5:11 ESV
But let all who take refuge in you rejoice;
let them ever sing for joy,
and spread your protection over them,
that those who love your name may exult in you.
- Psalm 7:1 HCSB
Yahweh my God, I seek refuge in You;
save me from all my pursuers and rescue me
- Psalm 9:9 HCSB
The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed,
a refuge in times of trouble.
- Psalm 11:1 HCSB
I have taken refuge in the Lord.
How can you say to me,
“Escape to the mountain like a bird!
- Psalm 14:6 NIV
You evildoers frustrate the plans of the poor,
but the Lord is their refuge.
- Psalm 16:1 NIV
Keep me safe, my God,
for in you I take refuge.
- Psalm 18:2 ESV
The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer,
my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge,
my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.
- Psalm 18:30 NIV
As for God, his way is perfect:
The Lord’s word is flawless;
he shields all who take refuge in him.
- Psalm 25:20 NIV
Guard my life and rescue me;
do not let me be put to shame,
for I take refuge in you.
- Psalm 27:1 ESV
The Lord is my light and my salvation;
whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the stronghold[a] of my life;
of whom shall I be afraid?
- Psalm 27:5 HCSB
For He will conceal me in His shelter
in the day of adversity;
He will hide me under the cover of His tent;
He will set me high on a rock.
- Psalm 31:1-2 NIV
In you, Lord, I have taken refuge;
let me never be put to shame;
deliver me in your righteousness.
2 Turn your ear to me,
come quickly to my rescue;
be my rock of refuge,
a strong fortress to save me.
- Psalm 31:19-20 NIV
How abundant are the good things
that you have stored up for those who fear you,
that you bestow in the sight of all,
on those who take refuge in you.
20 In the shelter of your presence you hide them
from all human intrigues;
you keep them safe in your dwelling
from accusing tongues.
- Psalm 34:8 ESV
Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good!
Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!
- Psalm 34:22 NIV
The Lord will rescue his servants;
no one who takes refuge in him will be condemned.
- Psalm 36:7 NIV
How priceless is your unfailing love, O God!
People take refuge in the shadow of your wings.
- Psalm 37:39 ESV
The salvation of the righteous is from the Lord;
he is their stronghold in the time of trouble.
- Psalm 37:40 NIV
The Lord helps them and delivers them;
he delivers them from the wicked and saves them,
because they take refuge in him.
- Psalm 46:1-3 ESV
God is our refuge and strength,
a very present[b] help in trouble.
2 Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way,
though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea,
3 though its waters roar and foam,
though the mountains tremble at its swelling.
- Psalm 57:1 NIV
Have mercy on me, my God, have mercy on me,
for in you I take refuge.
I will take refuge in the shadow of your wings
until the disaster has passed.
- Psalm 59:16 NIV
But I will sing of your strength,
in the morning I will sing of your love;
for you are my fortress,
my refuge in times of trouble.
- Psalm 61:3-4 NIV
For you have been my refuge,
a strong tower against the foe.
4 I long to dwell in your tent forever
and take refuge in the shelter of your wings.[a]
- Psalm 62:7- NIV
My salvation and my honor depend on God[a];
he is my mighty rock, my refuge.
8 Trust in him at all times, you people;
pour out your hearts to him,
for God is our refuge.
- Psalm 64:10 NIV
The righteous will rejoice in the Lord
and take refuge in him;
all the upright in heart will glory in him!
- Psalm 71:1 ESV
In you, O Lord, do I take refuge;
let me never be put to shame!
- Psalm 71:3 HCSB
Be a rock of refuge for me,
where I can always go.
Give the command to save me,
for You are my rock and fortress.
- Psalm 71:7 NIV
I have become a sign to many;
you are my strong refuge.
- Psalm 73:28 NIV
But as for me, it is good to be near God.
I have made the Sovereign Lord my refuge;
I will tell of all your deeds.
- Psalm 91:2 ESV
I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress,
my God, in whom I trust.”
- Psalm 91:4 NIV
He will cover you with his feathers,
and under his wings you will find refuge;
his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.
- Psalm 91:9-10 NIV
If you say, “The Lord is my refuge,”
and you make the Most High your dwelling,
10 no harm will overtake you,
no disaster will come near your tent.
- Psalm 94:22 NIV
But the Lord has become my fortress,
and my God the rock in whom I take refuge.
- Psalm 118:8-9 NIV
It is better to take refuge in the Lord
than to trust in humans.
It is better to take refuge in the Lord
than to trust in princes.
- Psalm 119:114 NIV
You are my refuge and my shield;
I have put my hope in your word.
- Psalm 141:8 NIV
But my eyes are fixed on you, Sovereign Lord;
in you I take refuge—do not give me over to death.
- Psalm 142:5 NIV
I cry to you, Lord;
I say, “You are my refuge,
my portion in the land of the living.”
- Psalm 144:2 NIV
He is my loving God and my fortress,
my stronghold and my deliverer,
my shield, in whom I take refuge,
who subdues peoples[a] under me.
- Proverbs 10:29 ESV
The way of the Lord is a stronghold to the blameless,
but destruction to evildoers.
- Proverbs 14:26 HCSB
In the fear of the Lord one has strong confidence
and his children have a refuge.
- Proverbs 14:32 HCSB
The wicked one is thrown down by his own sin,
but the righteous one has a refuge in his death.
- Proverbs 18:10 ESV
The name of the Lord is a strong tower;
the righteous man runs into it and is safe.
- Proverbs 22:3 NIV
The prudent see danger and take refuge,
but the simple keep going and pay the penalty.
- Proverbs 30:5 ESV
- Every word of God proves true;
he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.
- Isaiah 4:6 ESV
There will be a booth for shade by day from the heat, and for a refuge and a shelter from the storm and rain.
- Isaiah 14:32 HCSB
What answer will be given to the messengers from that nation?
The Lord has founded Zion,
and His afflicted people find refuge in her.
- Isaiah 25:4 ESV
For you have been a stronghold to the poor,
a stronghold to the needy in his distress,
a shelter from the storm and a shade from the heat;
for the breath of the ruthless is like a storm against a wall,
- Isaiah 27:5 NIV
Or else let them come to me for refuge;
let them make peace with me,
yes, let them make peace with me.”
- Isaiah 32:2 NIV
Each one will be like a shelter from the wind
and a refuge from the storm,
like streams of water in the desert
and the shadow of a great rock in a thirsty land.
- Isaiah 57:13 NIV
When you cry out for help,
let your collection of idols save you!
The wind will carry all of them off,
a mere breath will blow them away.
But whoever takes refuge in me
will inherit the land
and possess my holy mountain.”
- Jeremiah 16:19 ESV
O Lord, my strength and my stronghold,
my refuge in the day of trouble,
to you shall the nations come
from the ends of the earth and say:
“Our fathers have inherited nothing but lies,
worthless things in which there is no profit.
- Jeremiah 17:17 NIV
Do not be a terror to me;
you are my refuge in the day of disaster.
- Joel 3:16 NIV
The Lord will roar from Zion
and thunder from Jerusalem;
the earth and the heavens will tremble.
But the Lord will be a refuge for his people,
a stronghold for the people of Israel.
- Nahum 1:7 ESV
The Lord is good,
a stronghold in the day of trouble;
he knows those who take refuge in him.
- Zechariah 912 ESV
Return to your stronghold, O prisoners of hope;
today I declare that I will restore to you double.
8 thoughts on “60 Verses to Remind You that God is Your Refuge”
I love this compilation of Scriptures regarding GOD, the Sovereign Lord, being our refuge. I would like to save it somehow.
HI there! I’m glad it was a blessing. Sometimes people print the page out, or copy/paste into Word and print it out and sometimes people bookmark their page on their web browser. I hope one of those options works for you!
This is great reflection
Thanks so much for this wonderful collection.l love the scripture combination.
God bless you real good IJN amen.
May God bless you for this compilation.
It opened my brain, heart and soul that amidst this Corona pandemic and another deadly one to come, I have my God my refuge my deliver, who puts me on a mountain Clift .
May his name be praised