6 Bible Verses About Loneliness That Will Bring You Comfort

Comforting Bible Verses About Loneliness

I was single for 13 years. I am also a pastor. Both of those things can lead to feelings of loneliness and isolation. There are even times when I had felt alone even when I was in a crowd.

I have had to deal with my fair share of loneliness and at times even despondency.

These Bible verses about loneliness have helped me over the years work through my feelings.

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It is not a sin or lack of faith when you are feeling lonely. It is part of our human nature, and Jesus understands.

So I want to share with you some of the scriptures that have helped me when I have a season of feeling lonely or alone.

Remember, that the Bible is God’s love letter to us. When you read these verses about loneliness, remember that it is God speaking to your heart.

I hope and pray that as you do read these scriptures, your feelings of loneliness, desolation, and despondency will lift.

Bible verses about loneliness

6 Bible Verses About Being Alone

Joshua 1:5

5 No one will be able to stand against you as long as you live. For I will be with you as I was with Moses. I will not fail you or abandon you.


Psalm 38:9

9 You know what I long for, Lord;you hear my every sigh.

Psalm 23:4

4 Even when I walkthrough the darkest valley,I will not be afraid,for you are close beside me.Your rod and your staffprotect and comfort me.

Psalm 139:1-2

1 O Lord, you have examined my heart and know everything about me.2 You know when I sit down or stand up. You know my thoughts even when I’m far away.

Psalm 68:6

6 God places the lonely in families; he sets the prisoners free and gives them joy.But he makes the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land.


Isaiah 62:4

Never again will you be called “The Forsaken City” or “The Desolate Land.” Your new name will be “The City of God’s Delight” and “The Bride of God,” for the LORD delights in you and will claim you as his bride.

You Are Not Alone

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As you can see by these scriptures on loneliness, you are not alone. God has promised that He will never leave you nor forsake you.

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