What does God say about a broken heart?
Do you have a broken heart? Are you looking for comfort in God’s Word?
Then you’ve come to the right place!
These Comforting Bible Verses on Heartbreak will lift you up and help you start the healing process.
No matter where we come from, we all end up with a broken heart at some point. The sudden loss of a loved one or the devastating breakup of a cherished relationship can leave us reeling.
But hope is alive and well. And we can find it in the Word of God.
God Heals a Broken Heart Scriptures
It is God’s divine nature to care for His children.
That means God’s love is always with us. And He is always there to comfort us when we need Him the most. He will never leave us to face heartache alone. And He will heal our broken hearts with His great compassion.
These scriptures tell us how God heals a broken heart and cares for us when we are crushed in spirit.
The Lord is close to the brokenhearted
and saves those who are crushed in spirit.
He heals the brokenhearted
and binds up their wounds.
Psalm 147:3 NIV
You have taken account of my miseries;
Put my tears in Your bottle.
Are they not in Your book?
The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners,
Isaiah 61:1 NIV
Though you have made me see troubles,
many and bitter,
you will restore my life again;
from the depths of the earth
you will again bring me up.
Psalm 71:20 NIV
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit,
A broken and a contrite heart—
These, O God, You will not despise.
Psalm 51:17 NKJV
Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.
Give thanks to the God of gods, for his steadfast love endures forever.
Give thanks to the Lord of lords, for his steadfast love endures forever
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort,
He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.
For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
Jeremiah 29:11 NIV
Bible Verses for Emotional Healing
When we are hurting, we need emotional healing right away. But the help we desperately yearn for seems so far away. We try to fix it our own way. But we can’t.
Because what we truly need is God’s help. He is the only One who can heal us emotionally and give us the foundation of faith that will see us through the pain.
These Bible verses for emotional healing are a reminder of God’s love and power in our lives.
Do not remember the former things,
Nor consider the things of old.
Behold, I will do a new thing,
Now it shall spring forth;
Shall you not know it?
I will even make a road in the wilderness
And rivers in the desert.
Isaiah 43:18-19 NKJV
Trust in the Lord with all your heart,
And lean not on your own understanding;
In all your ways acknowledge Him,
And He shall direct your paths.
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
John 3:16 NIV
Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the Lord your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you.
Deuteronomy 31:6 NKJV
neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.
Romans 8:18 NKJV
Seeing then that we have a great High Priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God,
let us hold fast our confession. For we do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin.
Hope deferred makes the heart sick,
but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.
The Lord bless you
and keep you;
the Lord make his face shine on you
and be gracious to you;
the Lord turn his face toward you
and give you peace.
Numbers 6:24-26 NIV
Though He slay me, yet will I trust Him.
Job 13:15 NKJV
Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said,
“Never will I leave you;
never will I forsake you.”
So we say with confidence,
“The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid.
What can mere mortals do to me?”
Hebrews 13:5-6 NIV
But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
Romans 5:8 NIV
We are hard-pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed — always carrying about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our body.
2 Corinthians 4:8-10 NKJV
Do not be afraid, you beasts of the field;
For the open pastures are springing up,
And the tree bears its fruit;
The fig tree and the vine yield their strength.
Joel 2:22 NKJV
to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.
Ephesians 3:19 NKJV
Thoughts of Peace from our Lord Jesus Christ
Jesus knows we live in a broken world. So, He came to heal our hearts and give us hope for a brighter future and peace in our hearts again.
The peace that Jesus gives is different from anything you will ever experience in the world.
And when you need relief from heartache these thoughts of peace from our Lord Jesus Christ offer a glimpse of undeniable peace that surpasses all understanding.
Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.
Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.
Matthew 11:28-30 NKJV
and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4:7 NKJV
You will keep him in perfect peace,
Whose mind is stayed on You,
Because he trusts in You.
Isaiah 26:3 NKJV
So also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you.
Psalms of Comfort and Strength
King David knew a lot about heartbreak. When he wrote his psalms he was on the run and in hiding. David was betrayed by those closest to him and he suffered great pain because of it.
But David chose to draw near to God during his sorrow and allowed God to heal him spiritually.
As you read these psalms of comfort and strength, decide which psalm of David speaks to your heart and pray it back to God.
My flesh and my heart fail: But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
Psalm 73:26 NKJV
God is our refuge and strength,
A very present help in trouble.
Therefore we will not fear,
God is in the midst of her, she shall not be moved;
God shall help her, just at the break of dawn.
Psalm 46:5 NKJV
The Lord will also be a stronghold for the oppressed, A stronghold in times of trouble;
For His anger is but for a moment,
His favor is for life;
Weeping may endure for a night,
But joy comes in the morning.
Psalm 30:5 NKJV
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil;
For You are with me;
Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.
Psalm 23:4 NKJV
But I am like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God; I trust in God’s unfailing love for ever and ever.
For with You is the fountain of life; In Your light we see light.
Psalm 36:9 NKJV
Bible Verses about Letting Go of Someone You Love
Letting go of broken relationships is one of the hardest things we will ever do. The heartache of a breakup or divorce is overwhelming. And the pain feels like it will go on and on forever.
So, if you’re wondering… What does the Bible say about getting over a breakup? These Bible verses about letting go of someone you love will strengthen your faith and help you make your way to the other side of the heartbreak.
Be still, and know that I am God;
I will be exalted among the nations,
I will be exalted in the earth!
Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.
James 4:8 NKJV
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
Philippians 4:13 NKJV
And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.
Romans 8:28 NKJV
“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
John 16:33 NIV
So do not fear, for I am with you;
do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you;
I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”
Joshua 1:9 NIV
Prayer for Broken Heart
When we’re at our lowest, we still have someone who cares. God wants to hear about our pain and suffering. And all we need to do is take it all to Him in prayer.
Below are some of my favorite verses about prayer. They will help you with your prayer for a broken heart.
I pray you will give it all to God and find healing for your heartbreak in His loving arms.
Be anxious for nothing, 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 minds through Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4:6-7 NKJV
Cast your cares on the Lord
and he will sustain you;
he will never let
the righteous be shaken.
Psalm 55:22 NIV
casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.
Then you will call upon Me and go and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. And you will seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart. I will be found by you, says the Lord, and I will bring you back from your captivity; I will gather you from all the nations and from all the places where I have driven you, says the Lord, and I will bring you to the place from which I cause you to be carried away captive.
Jeremiah 29:12-14 NKJV
in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
1 Thessalonians 5:18 NKJV
O Lord, God of my salvation,
I have cried out day and night before You.
Let my prayer come before You;
Incline Your ear to my cry.
Psalm 88:1-2 NKJV
O Lord my God, I cried to you for help,
and you have healed me.
if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.
2 Chronicles 7:14 NKJV
Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Romans 15:13 NKJV
I pray these Comforting Bible Verses on Heartbreak have started the healing process. And that you will draw near to God and His saving grace during this difficult time.