41 Inspirational Bible Verses for Veterans Day Celebration

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Veterans Day is a holiday celebrating those who have served in the US military.

Veterans Day is a time to honor and thank those who have served in the military for their courage, sacrifice, and dedication. It is also a time to reflect on the biblical principles that guide and inspire them. The Bible is full of verses that can encourage, comfort, and challenge veterans as they face the challenges of life after service. Here are 41 inspirational Bible verses for Veterans Day celebration that you can use to express your gratitude, pray for their well-being, and inspire them to live a godly life.


1. Psalm 56:3-4

“When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.  In God, whose word I praise—in God, I trust and am not afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?”

2. Joshua 1:9

“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.”

3. Numbers 31:27-28

And divides the spoils in halves between the warriors who went out to battle and the whole congregation. And he takes tribute to the LORD from the men of war who went out to battle, one for every five hundred, both from the people and from the oxen, from the donkeys, and from the sheep;

4. Joshua 8:10-19

And Joshua got up early in the morning, inspected the people, and went up with the elders of Israel to the people of Ai. Then all the men of war who were with him went up and drew near, and they came in front of the city, and they camped on the north side of Ai. And {there was} a valley between him and Ai. He took about five thousand men and put them in ambush between Bethel and Ai, west of the city.

5. Psalm 91:11

“For He will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways.”

6. Psalm 29:11

“The Lord gives strength to His people; the Lord blesses His people with peace.”

7. Romans 8:18

“I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.”

8. Isaiah 41:10

“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.”

9. Peter 5:7

“Cast all your anxiety on him because He cares for you.”

10. 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 hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”

11. Psalm 28:7

“The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trust in Him, and He helps me.”

12. Jeremiah 29:11

“‘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.’”

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13. Philippians 4:13

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”

14. Psalm 116:5-6

“The Lord is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion.  The Lord protects the unwary; when I was brought low, He saved me.”

15. John 16:33

“These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world.”

16. Ephesians 6:13

“Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm.”

17. Deuteronomy 31:6

“So be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid and do not panic before them. For the Lord your God will personally go ahead of you. He will neither fail you nor abandon you.”

18. 2 Corinthians 9:8

“And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.”

19. Isaiah 65:24

“It will also come to pass that before they call, I will answer; and while they are still speaking, I will hear.”

20. Psalm 139:9-10

“If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast.”

21. Psalm 91:14

“’Because he loves me,’ says the Lord, ‘I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name.’”

22. 1 Peter 5:8-9

“Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world is undergoing the same kind of suffering.”

23. 2 Timothy 1:7

“For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love, and self-discipline.”

24. Psalm 4:8

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

25. 2 Samuel 22:30, 33, 47

“With your help, I can advance against a troop; with my God, I can scale a wall. It is God who arms me with strength and makes my way perfect. The Lord lives! Praise be to my Rock! Exalted be God, the Rock, my Savior!”

26. Psalm 4:8

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

27. Psalm 27:1-3, 13-14

“The Lord is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life—of whom shall I be afraid? When evil men advance against me to devour my flesh, when my enemies and my foes attack me, they will stumble and fall. Though an army besieges me, my heart will not fear; though war breaks out against me, even then will I be confident…I am still confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord .”

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28. Psalm 31:14-16

“But I trust in you, O LORD; I say, ‘You are my God.’ My times are in your hands; deliver me from my enemies and from those who pursue me. Let your face shine on your servant; save me in your unfailing love.”

29. Psalm 73:23-28

“Yet I am always with you; you hold me by my right hand. You guide me with your counsel, and afterward, you will take me into glory. Whom have I in heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Those who are far from you will perish; you destroy all who are unfaithful to you. But as for me, it is good to be near God. I have made the Sovereign Lord my refuge; I will tell of all your deeds.”

30. Isaiah 40: 29-31

“He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall, but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”

31. Isaiah 41:10

“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.

32. Romans 5:1

“Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.”

33. Romans 8:38-39

“For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing, will be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

34. Psalm 33:20-22

“We put our hope in the Lord. He is our help and our shield. In Him our hearts rejoice, for we trust in His holy name. Let Your unfailing love surround us, Lord, for our hope is in You alone.”

35. Philippians 4:12-13

“I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. I can do all this through him who gives me strength.”

36. 2 Samuel 22:2-4

“The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my savior; my God is my rock, in whom I find protection. He is my shield, the power that saves me, and my place of safety. He is my refuge, my savior, the One who saves me from violence. I called on the Lord, who is worthy of praise, and He saved me from my enemies.”

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37. 1 Thessalonians 5:24

“The one who calls you is faithful and he will do it.”

38. Lamentations 3:21-25

“Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. I say to myself, “The Lord is my portion; therefore I will wait for him. The Lord is good to those whose hope is in him, to the one who seeks him.”

39. Judges 9:34-35

So Abimelech and all the people who were with him got up by night and laid an ambush against Shechem with four companies. And Gaal the son of Ebed went out and stood at the entrance of the city gate, and Abimelech and the people that were with him came out of the ambush.

40. Judges 20:14-16

And the children of Benjamin, from their cities, gathered at Gibeah to go out to fight against the children of Israel. And of the cities were numbered on that day, of the children of Benjamin, twenty-six thousand men who drew the sword, besides the inhabitants of Gibeah who were numbered, seven hundred chosen men. Of all these people, seven hundred chosen men were left-handed; each capable of slinging a stone at a hair’s breadth without missing.

41. Samuel 13:5

And the Philistines assembled to fight against Israel: thirty thousand chariots, six thousand horsemen, and people as numerous as the sand on the seashore; and they went up and camped at Micmas, east of Beth-aven.

Final Thoughts

These are some of the inspirational Bible verses for Veterans Day celebration that you can use to honor and appreciate the veterans in your life. Whether you are a veteran yourself, a family member, a friend, or a supporter, these verses can help you express your gratitude, pray for their well-being, and inspire them to live a godly life.

Remember that God is with them, He loves them, and He has a purpose for them. May God bless all the veterans and their families on this special day and always. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.