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Bedtime Bible Verses

As the day draws to a close, we invite you to embrace the peace and wisdom of the Bible. Bedtime, a sacred moment of reflection, offers an opportunity to find solace in God’s word and rest in His promises.

In my own life, I’ve found that reading a Bible verse before bed helps to quiet my mind and center my thoughts on what truly matters. The scriptures have a unique way of bringing calm and reassurance, making them ideal companions at the end of the day.

Join me in discovering these powerful bedtime Bible verses. Let them bring tranquility to your evenings and deepen your connection with God, reminding you of His constant care and faithfulness as you drift off to sleep.

Top 11 Bible Verses to Read at Bedtime

Let’s explore some of the most soothing and encouraging Bible verses for bedtime. These verses are chosen to help you release the day’s worries and focus on God’s love and protection. Whether you’re looking for peace, comfort, or just a reminder of God’s presence, these scriptures will guide you into a restful night.

Psalm 4:8 

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

Matthew 11:28 

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”

Psalm 91:1-2

“Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, ‘He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.'”

Proverbs 3:24

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

Psalm 127:2

“In vain, you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat—for he grants sleep to those he loves.”

Isaiah 26:3

“You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast because they trust in you.”

Philippians 4:6-7 

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Psalm 3:5 

“I lie down and sleep; I wake again because the Lord sustains me.”

Jeremiah 31:25

“I will refresh the weary and satisfy the faint.”

1 Peter 5:7 

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

Psalm 121:3-4 

“He will not let your foot slip—he who watches over you will not slumber; indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep.”

These verses offer comfort and peace, helping to ease your mind and prepare you for a restful night’s sleep.

A Calming Bedtime Prayer for Peaceful Sleep

Dear Heavenly Father,

As I prepare to rest, I thank You for Your endless love and protection throughout the day. Please quiet my mind and calm my spirit. Help me release the worries and stresses of today and trust in Your care for tomorrow. Fill my heart with Your peace, and grant me restful sleep.

Surround me with Your angels and keep me safe through the night. Refresh my soul and renew my strength so I may wake up ready to face a new day with Your guidance.

In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.


Ending the day with a bedtime Bible verse and a prayer can bring incredible peace and comfort. These moments of reflection help us to let go of the day’s worries and place our trust in God’s loving care. 

By focusing on His promises and presence, we can find the peace we require for a good night’s sleep. Allow these verses and prayers to guide you to a restful sleep, knowing that God is always watching over and protecting you. 

May you awaken refreshed and ready to face each new day with faith and confidence.

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