Bible Verses on Doubt


Doubt as a state between belief and disbelief  is often closely related with fear and lack of certainty. The devils may use doubt to attack human which can result in unfulfillment of God’s wills and plans in our lives.

The following Bible verses, which are taken from the Holy Bible: New International Version, mention about doubt and what God says about doubt  Please note that these verses are taken from the original context. Hence, for better understanding of each verse you may want to read the whole chapter respectively.

  1. Job 12:2
    “Doubtless you are the people, and wisdom will die with you!
  2. Matthew 14:31
    Immediately Jesus reached out his hand and caught him. “You of little faith,” he said, “why did you doubt?”
  3. Matthew 21:21
    Jesus replied, “I tell you the truth, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and it will be done.
  4. Mathew 17:17
    “O unbelieving and perverse generation,” Jesus replied, “how long  shall I stay with you? How long shall I put up with you? Bring the boy here to me.”
  5. Matthew 28:17
    When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.
  6. Mark 11:23
    “I tell you the truth, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart but believes that what he says will happen, it will be done for him.
  7. Luke 24:38
    He said to them, “Why are you troubled, and why do doubts rise in your minds?
  8. John 20:27
    Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it into my side. Stop doubting and believe.”
  9. Acts 12:11
    Then Peter came to himself and said, “Now I know without a doubt that the Lord sent his angel and rescued me from Herod’s clutches and from everything the Jewish people were anticipating.”
  10. Romans 14:23
    But the man who has doubts is condemned if he eats, because his eating is not from faith; and everything that does not come from faith is sin.
  11. 1 Corinthians 11:19
    No doubt there have to be differences among you to show which of you have God’s approval.
  12. Hebrews 7:7
    And without doubt the lesser person is blessed by the greater.
  13. James 1:6
    But when he asks, he must believe and not doubt, because he who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind.
  14. Jude 1:22
    Be merciful to those who doubt;

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