Job 4:6

(NIV)
Should not your piety be your confidence
and your blameless ways your hope?
(ESV)
Is not your fear of God your confidence,
and the integrity of your ways your hope?

Job 8:14

(NIV)
What they trust in is fragile ;
what they rely on is a spider’s web.
(ESV)
His confidence is severed,
and his trust is a spider’s web.

Job 18:14

(NIV)
He is torn from the security of his tent
and marched off to the king of terrors.
(ESV)
He is torn from the tent in which he trusted
and is brought to the king of terrors.

Job 31:24

(NIV)
‘If I have put my trust in gold
or said to pure gold, “You are my security,”
(ESV)
“If I have made gold my trust
or called fine gold my confidence,

Ps 40:4

(NIV)
Blessed is the one
who trusts in the  Lord,
who does not look to the proud,
to those who turn aside to false gods.
(ESV)
Blessed is the man who makes
the  Lord his trust,
who does not turn to the proud,
to those who go astray after a lie!

Ps 65:5

(NIV)
You answer us with awesome and righteous deeds,
God our Saviour,
the hope of all the ends of the earth
and of the farthest seas,
(ESV)
By awesome deeds you answer us with righteousness,
O God of our salvation,
the hope of all the ends of the earth
and of the farthest seas;

Ps 71:5

(NIV)
For you have been my hope, Sovereign  Lord,
my confidence since my youth.
(ESV)
For you, O Lord, are my hope,
my trust, O  Lord, from my youth.

Ps 85:8

(NIV)
I will listen to what God the  Lord says;
he promises peace to his people, his faithful servants –
but let them not turn to folly.
(ESV)
Let me hear what God the  Lord will speak,
for he will speak peace to his people, to his saints;
but let them not turn back to folly.

Prov 14:26

(NIV)
Whoever fears the  Lord has a secure fortress,
and for their children it will be a refuge.
(ESV)
In the fear of the  Lord one has strong confidence,
and his children will have a refuge.

Prov 21:22

(NIV)
One who is wise can go up against the city of the mighty
and pull down the stronghold in which they trust.
(ESV)
A wise man scales the city of the mighty
and brings down the stronghold in which they trust.

Prov 22:19

(NIV)
So that your trust may be in the  Lord,
I teach you today, even you.
(ESV)
That your trust may be in the  Lord,
I have made them known to you today, even to you.

Prov 25:19

(NIV)
Like a broken tooth or a lame foot
is reliance on the unfaithful in a time of trouble.
(ESV)
Trusting in a treacherous man in time of trouble
is like a bad tooth or a foot that slips.

Isa 32:18

(NIV)
My people will live in peaceful dwelling-places,
in secure homes,
in undisturbed places of rest.
(ESV)
My people will abide in a peaceful habitation,
in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places.

Jer 2:37

(NIV)
You will also leave that place
with your hands on your head,
for the  Lord has rejected those you trust;
you will not be helped by them.
(ESV)
From it too you will come away
with your hands on your head,
for the  Lord has rejected those in whom you trust,
and you will not prosper by them.

Jer 17:7

(NIV)
‘But blessed is the one who trusts in the  Lord,
whose confidence is in him.
(ESV)
Blessed is the man who trusts in the  Lord,
whose trust is the  Lord.

Jer 48:13

(NIV)
Then Moab will be ashamed of Chemosh,
as Israel was ashamed
when they trusted in Bethel.
(ESV)
Then Moab shall be ashamed of Chemosh, as the house of Israel was ashamed of Bethel, their confidence.

Ezek 29:16

(NIV)
Egypt will no longer be a source of confidence for the people of Israel but will be a reminder of their sin in turning to her for help. Then they will know that I am the Sovereign  Lord.”’

(ESV)
And it shall never again be the reliance of the house of Israel, recalling their iniquity, when they turn to them for aid. Then they will know that I am the Lord  God.”

Acts 28:15

(NIV)
The brothers and sisters there had heard that we were coming, and they travelled as far as the Forum of Appius and the Three Taverns to meet us. At the sight of these people Paul thanked God and was encouraged.
(ESV)
And the brothers there, when they heard about us, came as far as the Forum of Appius and Three Taverns to meet us. On seeing them, Paul thanked God and took courage.

2Cor 1:15

(NIV)
Because I was confident of this, I wanted to visit you first so that you might benefit twice.
(ESV)
Because I was sure of this I wanted to come to you first, so that you might have a second experience of grace.

2Cor 3:4

(NIV)
Such confidence we have through Christ before God.
(ESV)
Such is the confidence that we have through Christ toward God.

2Cor 5:6

(NIV)
Therefore we are always confident and know that as long as we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord.
(ESV)
So we are always of good courage. We know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord,

2Cor 5:8

(NIV)
We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.
(ESV)
Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord.

2Cor 7:16

(NIV)
I am glad I can have complete confidence in you.

(ESV)
I rejoice, because I have complete confidence in you.

2Cor 8:22

(NIV)
In addition, we are sending with them our brother who has often proved to us in many ways that he is zealous, and now even more so because of his great confidence in you.
(ESV)
And with them we are sending our brother whom we have often tested and found earnest in many matters, but who is now more earnest than ever because of his great confidence in you.

2Cor 9:4

(NIV)
For if any Macedonians come with me and find you unprepared, we – not to say anything about you – would be ashamed of having been so confident.
(ESV)
Otherwise, if some Macedonians come with me and find that you are not ready, we would be humiliated—to say nothing of you—for being so confident.

2Cor 10:1

(NIV)
By the humility and gentleness of Christ, I appeal to you – I, Paul, who am ‘timid’ when face to face with you, but ‘bold’ towards you when away!
(ESV)
I, Paul, myself entreat you, by the meekness and gentleness of Christ—I who am humble when face to face with you, but bold toward you when I am away!—

2Cor 10:2

(NIV)
I beg you that when I come I may not have to be as bold as I expect to be towards some people who think that we live by the standards of this world.
(ESV)
I beg of you that when I am present I may not have to show boldness with such confidence as I count on showing against some who suspect us of walking according to the flesh.

2Cor 11:17

(NIV)
In this self-confident boasting I am not talking as the Lord would, but as a fool.
(ESV)
What I am saying with this boastful confidence I say not as the Lord would but as a fool.

Eph 3:12

(NIV)
In him and through faith in him we may approach God with freedom and confidence.
(ESV)
in whom we have boldness and access with confidence through our faith in him.

Phil 3:4

(NIV)
though I myself have reasons for such confidence.

If someone else thinks they have reasons to put confidence in the flesh, I have more:
(ESV)
though I myself have reason for confidence in the flesh also. If anyone else thinks he has reason for confidence in the flesh, I have more:

Heb 1:3

(NIV)
The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word. After he had provided purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty in heaven.
(ESV)
He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

Heb 3:14

(NIV)
We have come to share in Christ, if indeed we hold our original conviction firmly to the very end.
(ESV)
For we have come to share in Christ if indeed we hold our original confidence firm to the end.

Heb 11:1

(NIV)
Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.
(ESV)
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

Heb 13:6

(NIV)
So we say with confidence, ‘The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid.
What can mere mortals do to me?’
(ESV)
So we can confidently say,

“The Lord is my helper;
I will not fear;
what can man do to me?”
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