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39 Goodnight Bible Verses to Read Before Bed

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Whether you’ve had a great day or a lousy one, it’s always important to take a few minutes at the end of each day to reflect on the day and connect with God.

Besides saying a prayer, reading a few Bible verses before going to sleep can also help calm your mind, ease your worries, and generally set a positive tone for a restful night’s sleep.

If you are looking for goodnight Bible verses to read before bed, here are 39 that assure you of God’s protection when you go to sleep that you will love.

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List of 39 goodnight Bible verses to read before bed

Bible verses to read before bed.

Proverbs 3:24

“When you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.”

Isaiah 26:3-4

“You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord himself, is the Rock eternal.”

Psalm 23:1-4

“The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul. He guides me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.”

Numbers 6:24-26

“The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his countenance on you and give you peace.”

Psalm 4:8

“In peace I will both lie down and sleep, for you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety.”

Psalm 121:4

“He will not let your foot slip; he who watches over you will not slumber.”

Matthew 11:28

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”

Psalm 18:2

“The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold and my refuge, my savior—you save me from violence.”

Romans 8:28 

“And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.”

Psalm 91:4 

“He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and buckler.”

Bible verses to read before bed.

Deuteronomy 33:27

“The eternal God is your dwelling place, and underneath are the everlasting arms.”

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Proverbs 3:5-6

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”

Psalm 121:5-6 

“The Lord is your keeper; the Lord is your shade on your right hand. The sun shall not strike you by day, nor the moon by night.”

Philippians 4:6-7

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”

Psalm 37:7

“Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; do not fret when someone prospers in their way, when they carry out their wicked schemes.”

Proverbs 16:3

“Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will be established.”

Psalm 91:1

“He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.”

Jeremiah 29:11

“‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’”

Psalm 31:5

“Into your hands I commit my spirit; deliver me, Lord, God of truth.”

Job 5:23 

“Surely you will be secure, and you will lie down and your sleep will be sweet.”

Psalm 62:1-2

“Truly my soul finds rest in God; from him comes my salvation. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be shaken.”

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1 Thessalonians 5:18

“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”

Bible verses to read before bed.

Psalm 55:22

 “Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous fall.”

1 Peter 5:7

“Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”

Psalm 139:10

“Even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast.” 

Matthew 11:28-30

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

Psalm 3:5-6

“I lie down and sleep; I wake again, because the Lord sustains me. I will not fear though tens of thousands assail me on every side.”

Isaiah 43:1-2

“But now thus says the Lord, who created you, Jacob, and he who formed you, Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name; you are mine.”

Psalm 42:8

“By day the Lord directs his love, at night his song is with me— a prayer to the God of my life.”

Bible verses to read before bed.

Matthew 6:25-27 

“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?”

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Psalm 127:2

“It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil; for he gives to his beloved sleep.”

Lamentations 3:22-23

“Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness!”

2 Samuel 22:3-4

“My God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation. He is my stronghold, my refuge and my savior—from violent people you save me.”

Psalm 56:3-4 

“When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust without fear. What can mortal man do to me?”

Philippians 4:19 

“And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.”

Matthew 6:31-34

“So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.”

Jeremiah 17:7-8 

“But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him. They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit.”

Bible verses to read before bed.

Isaiah 41:10

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

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Philippians 4:8 

“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.”

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  1. Greetings to all the great servants in here just want to appreciate the work you are doing on this plat form to help us have assess to the word am grateful, may the lord bless your efforts in Jesus name and increase his oil upon your head daily thank you

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