What Does the Bible Say About Loneliness?

Bible Summary. In the Bible David exhibited great loneliness when King Saul sought to kill him. David was isolated, confused and conflicted. There will be times when we feel isolated from people, but when we have a relationship with God we do not need to ever feel lonely. As Christians we may have to suffer many things through our Christian calling, but loneliness is not one of them. See below for scriptures and commentary in regard to what the Bible says about loneliness.


Loneliness Occurs When We Are Isolated From Others.

In the Bible David exhibited great loneliness when King Saul sought to kill him. David resorted to hiding in caves to save himself from Saul’s jealousy. David was isolated, confused and conflicted.

See Scripture Commentary: In Psalm 142:4 David told God that no man knew him, his refuge had failed him, and that no man cared for his soul.

Loneliness Ends When God Is With Us.

Loneliness occurs when we feel isolated from others either physically or spiritually. There will be times when we feel isolated from people, but when we have a relationship with God we do not need to ever feel lonely.

See Scripture Commentary: Isaiah 41:10 says to not fear or be dismayed because God is with us.

Loneliness Is Not Part of Our Christian Calling.

As Christians we may have to suffer many things through our Christian calling, but loneliness is not one of them. When we accept Jesus as our Lord and Savior, we are also accepting him into our heart. He is with us and will not forsake us in our Christian calling.

See Scripture Commentary: In Matthew 28:20 Jesus tells his disciples to go out into the world to teach the gospel and that he will be with them always.