25 Peaceful Bible Verses about Rest

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In our busy and hectic lives, finding rest can often feel like an elusive goal. However, the Bible offers us a comforting and uplifting message about rest. In this blog post, we will explore 25 Bible verses that remind us of God’s invitation to find rest in Him. I pray that these verses will be a source of encouragement, reminding us of the peace and restoration that come from resting in God’s presence.

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Matthew 11:28-29

“Then Jesus said, ‘Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls.'”

Exodus 33:14

“The LORD replied, ‘I will personally go with you, Moses, and I will give you rest—everything will be fine for you.'”

Psalm 23:2

“He lets me rest in green meadows; he leads me beside peaceful streams.”

Psalm 62:1

“I wait quietly before God, for my victory comes from him.”

Psalm 46:10

“Be still, and know that I am God! I will be honored by every nation. I will be honored throughout the world.”

Isaiah 26:3

“You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you!”

Psalm 37:7

“Be still in the presence of the LORD, and wait patiently for him to act. Don’t worry about evil people who prosper or fret about their wicked schemes.”

Psalm 91:1

“Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty.”

Isaiah 40:31

“But those who trust in the LORD will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint.”

Hebrews 4:9-11

“So there is a special rest still waiting for the people of God. For all who have entered into God’s rest have rested from their labors, just as God did after creating the world. So let us do our best to enter that rest. But if we disobey God, as the people of Israel did, we will fall.”

Psalm 4:8

“In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, O LORD, will keep me safe.”

Matthew 6:25-26

“That is why I tell you not to worry about everyday life—whether you have enough food and drink, or enough clothes to wear. Isn’t life more than food, and your body more than clothing? Look at the birds. They don’t plant or harvest or store food in barns, for your heavenly Father feeds them. And aren’t you far more valuable to him than they are?”

Isaiah 30:15

“This is what the Sovereign LORD, the Holy One of Israel, says: ‘Only in returning to me and resting in me will you be saved. In quietness and confidence is your strength. But you would have none of it.'”

Psalm 116:7

“Let my soul be at rest again, for the LORD has been good to me.”

Matthew 6:31-34

“So don’t worry about these things, saying, ‘What will we eat? What will we drink? What will we wear?’ These things dominate the thoughts of unbelievers, but your heavenly Father already knows all your needs. Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need. So don’t worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring its own worries. Today’s trouble is enough for today.”

Psalm 121:3-4

“He will not let you stumble; the one who watches over you will not slumber. Indeed, he who watches over Israel never slumbers or sleeps.”

Proverbs 3:24

“You can go to bed without fear; you will lie down and sleep soundly.”

Isaiah 32:17

“And this righteousness will bring peace. Yes, it will bring quietness and confidence forever.”

Psalm 119:165

“Those who love your instructions have great peace and do not stumble.”

Philippians 4:6-7

“Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.”

Psalm 55:22

“Give your burdens to the LORD, and he will take care of you. He will not permit the godly to slip and fall.”

Isaiah 41:10

“Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.”

Psalm 119:114

“You are my refuge and my shield; your word is my source of hope.”

John 14:27

“I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.”

Psalm 116:7

“Let my soul be at rest again, for the LORD has been good to me.”

Prayer for Rest

Heavenly Father, we thank You for Your Word and the assurance of rest it offers. As we seek to find rest in You, grant us the peace that surpasses all understanding. Help us to cast our burdens upon You and trust in Your provision. May we experience the rest that comes from surrendering to Your loving care. In Jesus’ name, amen.


In this blog post, we have explored 25 Bible verses about rest. These verses remind us of God’s invitation to find strength and peace in Him. As we navigate the challenges and busyness of life, let us remember to turn to God, seeking His rest. May these verses serve as a source of encouragement and inspiration, guiding us to lay our burdens down at the feet of our loving Father. May we find true rest in His presence and experience the power of His peace.

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