Good Night Bible Verse (With Commentary)

As the day draws to a close, finding solace and peace in the promises of the Bible can be a comforting way to conclude the day. In this compilation, we present 30 Good Night Bible verses, accompanied by commentary, to inspire a sense of tranquility, gratitude, and trust in God’s watchful care as we rest in His love.

Good Night Bible Verse

Psalm 4:8

“In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.”

This verse acknowledges God as the source of true peace and safety, inviting us to trust in His protection as we rest.

Proverbs 3:24

“If you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.”

Trusting in God alleviates fear, allowing for restful and sweet sleep.

Psalm 121:7-8

“The Lord will keep you from all evil; he will keep your life. The Lord will keep your going out and your coming in from this time forth and forevermore.”

God’s continuous guardianship assures us of safety both day and night, granting peace as we sleep.

Matthew 11:28

“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”

Jesus extends an invitation to find rest in Him, providing comfort for weary souls.

Psalm 3:5-6

“I lay down and slept; I woke again, for the Lord sustained me. I will not be afraid of many thousands of people who have set themselves against me all around.”

The assurance of God’s sustenance brings courage and dispels fear even in challenging circumstances.

Psalm 16:7-8

“I bless the Lord who gives me counsel; in the night also my heart instructs me. I have set the Lord always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.”

Trusting in God’s guidance, even in the stillness of the night, brings stability and confidence.

Psalm 91:1-2

“He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, ‘My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.'”

The imagery of dwelling in God’s shelter and abiding in His shadow conveys a sense of divine protection.

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.”

Surrendering anxieties through prayer opens the door to God’s surpassing peace, providing a tranquil night.

Psalm 139:17-18

“How precious to me are your thoughts, O God! How vast is the sum of them! If I would count them, they are more than the sand. I awake, and I am still with you.”

Meditating on God’s thoughts brings a sense of preciousness and continuity of His presence.

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.”

Trusting in God’s eternal stability leads to perfect peace, even as we rest.

Psalm 42:8

“By day the Lord commands his steadfast love, and at night his song is with me, a prayer to the God of my life.”

The idea of God’s song being with us at night emphasizes His continual presence and love.

Psalm 63:6-7

“When I remember you upon my bed, and meditate on you in the watches of the night; for you have been my help, and in the shadow of your wings, I will sing for joy.”

Nighttime reflection on God’s faithfulness leads to joyful praise, recognizing His role as a constant helper.

Psalm 121:3-4

“He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. Behold, he who keeps Israel will neither slumber nor sleep.”

God’s unwavering vigilance, contrasted with our need for sleep, reassures us of His ceaseless care.

Psalm 4:7-8

“You have put more joy in my heart than they have when their grain and wine abound. In peace, I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.”

The abundance of joy from God surpasses material prosperity, allowing for restful sleep in His safety.

Psalm 16:11

“You make known to me the path of life; in your presence, there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.”

The assurance of God’s presence and joyous pleasures brings comfort as we rest.

Good Night Bible Verse

Psalm 91:4

“He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings, you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler.”

The imagery of God covering us with His wings conveys a sense of tender refuge and protection.

Psalm 134:2

“Lift up your hands to the holy place and bless the Lord!”

A simple act of lifting hands in praise is a powerful way to bless the Lord, even before sleep.

Matthew 6:34

“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.”

Christ’s teaching encourages releasing anxiety about the future, fostering a peaceful night’s rest.

John 14:27

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.”

Jesus bequeaths a unique and lasting peace, dispelling troubled hearts and fears.

Ecclesiastes 5:12

“Sweet is the sleep of a laborer, whether he eats little or much, but the full stomach of the rich will not let him sleep.”

Contentment in one’s work leads to sweet sleep, transcending the restlessness associated with wealth.

Psalm 3:3

“But you, O Lord, are a shield about me, my glory, and the lifter of my head.”

God’s role as a shield and source of honor lifts heads in confidence, fostering peaceful sleep.

Proverbs 3:24-26

“If you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet. Do not be afraid of sudden terror or of the ruin of the wicked, when it comes, for the Lord will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being caught.”

Trust in the Lord brings freedom from fear, ensuring sweet and undisturbed sleep.

Isaiah 30:15

“For thus said the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel, ‘In returning and rest you shall be saved; in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.'”

God’s invitation to return, rest, and trust brings both salvation and strength in the quietness of the night.

Psalm 121:5-6

“The Lord is your keeper; the Lord is your shade on your right hand. The sun shall not strike you by day, nor the moon by night.”

God’s role as a constant keeper and protector from both day and night dangers fosters a sense of security.

Isaiah 26:9

“My soul yearns for you in the night; my spirit within me earnestly seeks you.”

A soul’s yearning for God during the night reflects a deep and earnest seeking of His presence.

Psalm 37:3-4

“Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.”

Trusting and delighting in the Lord lead to the fulfillment of heartfelt desires, contributing to peaceful sleep.

Psalm 139:23-24

“Search me, O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts! And see if there be any grievous way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting!”

A prayer for God to search and lead results in a tranquil night, knowing one is in His guiding hands.

Psalm 121:1-2

“I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.”

A gaze toward God as the ultimate source of help fosters a sense of security and peace.

Philippians 4:8

“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.”

Meditating on virtuous thoughts contributes to a peaceful and restful state of mind.

Psalm 23:1-2

“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters.”

The comforting imagery of God as a shepherd providing abundant provision and peaceful rest concludes our selection of good night verses.

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