The 45 Best Bible Verses for Students

Bible verses for college and high school students

School is stressful. 

Whether you’re in high school or college, studying in an institution is demanding and puts a lot of pressure on you. 

However, you have to soldier on despite the endless challenges. 

We’ve compiled 45 bible verses that will help you persevere through it all.  

Whenever you feel down, depressed, knocked out, or wanting to quit, just read a few verses and we’re sure you’ll get back into shape.

Encouraging bible verses for struggling students

Whether you’re having a tough time financially, or you’re just not hitting the marks you desire, here are 15 bible verses to give you the strength you need:

  1. Philippians 4:13 — I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
  2. Matthew 11:28-29 — Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give your 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.
  3. John 1:5 — If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and he will give it to you. He will not rebuke you for asking. 
  4. Philippians 4:6-7 — Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
  5. Isaiah 26:3-4 — You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord God is an everlasting rock.
  6. Proverbs 12:25 — An anxious heart weighs a man down, but a kind word cheers him up.
  7. Hebrews 13:5-6 — Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” So we can confidently say,“The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me?”
  8. Joshua 1:9 — Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.
  9. 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.
  10. Isaiah 40: 30-31 — Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; but they who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.
  11. 1 Peter 5:6-7 — Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that He may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you.
  12. Proverbs 3:6-7 — Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your path straight.
  13. John 14:27 — Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your heart be troubled and do not be afraid.
  14. Matthew 5:10 — Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
  15. Deuteronomy 31:8 — The Lord is the one who is going ahead of you. He will be with you. He won’t abandon you or leave you. So don’t be afraid or terrified.

Inspirational bible verses for those who’ve failed a subject

Failure is just part of success.

However, it can be a devastating experience and may linger for months to even years. 

Here are 15 verses that will help you cope with your failing grades and see that there’s always hope.

  1. 2 Corinthians 12:9-10 — But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
  2. Psalm 73:26 — My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
  3. Proverbs 24:16 — For the righteous falls seven times and rises again, but the wicked stumble in times of calamity.
  4. Jeremiah 29:11 — For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
  5. 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.
  6. 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 — Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.
  7. 1 Peter 5:7 — Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
  8. Proverbs 28:13 — Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy.
  9. 1 Corinthians 3:15 — If anyone’s work is burned up, he will suffer loss, though he himself will be saved, but only as through fire.
  10. 2 Chronicles 26:5 — He set himself to seek God in the days of Zechariah, who instructed him in the fear of God, and as long as he sought the Lord, God made him prosper.
  11. 2 Timothy 1:7 — For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.
  12. Acts 2:38 — And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.”
  13. Isaiah 41:10 — Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
  14. Lamentations 3:22 — The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end.
  15. Psalm 55:22 — Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.

Bible verses to read when you are triumphant 

Lastly, seeking the word of God shouldn’t only be when you struggle but also when you achieve success.

Here are 15 bible verses that will make you appreciate your victories in school and make you do even better.

  1. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 — Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
  2. Ephesians 5:18-20 — Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
  3. Daniel 2:23 — I thank and praise you, God of my ancestors: You have given me wisdom and power, you have made known to me what we asked of you, you have made known to us the dream of the king.
  4. Psalm 147:7 — Sing to the Lord with grateful praise; make music to our God on the harp.
  5.  Ezra 3:11 — With praise and thanksgiving they sang to the Lord: “He is good; his love toward Israel endures forever.” And all the people gave a great shout of praise to the Lord, because the foundation of the house of the Lord was laid. 
  6. 2 Corinthians 2:14 — But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere.
  7. Jeremiah 30:19 — Out of them shall come songs of thanksgiving, and the voices of those who celebrate. I will multiply them, and they shall not be few; I will make them honored, and they shall not be small.
  8. Hebrews 12:28 — Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe.
  9. Daniel 6:10 — When Daniel knew that the document had been signed, he went to his house where he had windows in his upper chamber open toward Jerusalem. He got down on his knees three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as he had done previously.
  10. Revelation 11:17 — Saying, “We give thanks to you, Lord God Almighty, who is and who was, for you have taken your great power and begun to reign.
  11. 1 Chronicles 16:34 — Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!
  12. Psalm 95:2 — Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise!
  13. Luke 6:38 — Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.
  14. Colossians 2:6-7 — Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.
  15. 1 Timothy 4:4-5 — For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, for it is made holy by the word of God and prayer.

We hope that these inspirational bible verses will help you continue your studies and give it your everything. 

With God, everything is possible. Just keep the faith, and we’re sure you’ll reach success in no time.