35 Inspirational Happy Friday Bible Quotes

Ready to start your weekend off on a good foot? These 35 inspirational happy Friday Bible quotes will help you have a good weekend!

We can agree that Friday is the best day of the week because it starts us off on the weekend. The weekend is the best way to take time to step out of your routine, a time to relax, a time to celebrate a beautiful day, and a time for rest.

It’s time for you to spend however you want to spend it! It’s a time to rejoice, a time to reflect, and a time for you. Whether you’re with family members, friends or your partner these happy Friday messages are for you.

The weekend can also be a great time to pick up your Bible and spend some time reading or doing devotionals.

Not only can it put you in a great mindset but there are plenty of verses that can apply to your weekend too, no matter how you are planning to spend it.

You probably read inspirational quotes online or on social media, why not get some inspiration for the weekend from the Bible instead?

Dedicate some time on Friday morning either before work or Friday night after you finish your work week to read some inspirational happy Friday verses from the Bible to have a blessed day.

Not sure where to start or still questioning how the Bible can get you in the mood for the weekend? Sunday is also the day of the Lord for many.

If it is for you, supplement that by reading some of these verses to get you ready for the weekend, Sunday included.

See what scripture reading your church is planning to read on Sunday. Also see if your church has additional readings for the other days, too. These are great places to start.

For more, here are some inspirational happy Friday Bible verses that apply whether your weekend is one filled with celebration or one filled with relaxation. Celebrate, relax, and have a good day!

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Inspirational Happy Friday Bible Quotes

May God give you good morning Friday blessings and a peaceful start to your weekend with these Bible quotes.

Proverbs 17:22 – “A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.”

A blessing-filled day starts with a joyful heart.

Proverbs 16:9 – “The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps.”

Lord Jesus Christ lets the light shine down the path you take.

Proverbs 3:24 “When you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.”

Do not feel guilty for laying down. Do not feel guilty for sleeping in. Sleep is sweet… and necessary!

Psalm 23:2-3: “He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul.”

All of this are things God “makes” us do – get outside, enjoy nature, and your soul will be restored. Get outside this beautiful weekend! His perfect gift is the good things we have like nature.

Psalm 23:4 – “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.”

Embarking on something scary this weekend? Starting something new on Monday, like a new job, that you know you’ll be stressing about all weekend? This is the verse for you to remember God’s blessings.

Read it, say it to yourself, write it down in your mantra journal. Remember it.

Jeremiah 29:11 – “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”

Psalm 30:11 – “You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; you have loosed my sackcloth and clothed me with gladness.”

Psalm 62:1 “Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from him.”

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Psalm 118:24 – “This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.”

Start your Friday by saying this to yourself – or scream it at the top of your lungs! God gave us every day, but we all know Fridays have become special. Set yourself up on the right mindset for the weekend by shouting this with joy for a great day.

Psalm 127:1-2 “Unless the Lord builds the house, the builders labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain. In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat— for he grants sleep to those he loves.”

The Lord gives sleep to those He loves. In vain we work. In vain we stay up late.

All of these are powerful things to hear. God wants us to rest. He wants us to take a break from work.

He doesn’t want us working early into the morning and late into the night. He wants us to enjoy our time off from work. He wants us to enjoy our weekends.

Hebrews 4:1 – “God’s promise of entering his rest still stands, so we ought to tremble with fear that some of you might fail to experience it. For this good news—that God has prepared this rest—has been announced to us just as it was to them.”

In case you needed a reminder that you should rest every week, here it is.

1 Thessalonians 5:22 – “Abstain from every form of evil.”

Sometimes… we are tempted on the weekends. This is a good reminder, if you want to remain strong and not fall into temptation.

James 5:13 – “Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.”

Nehemiah 8:10 – “Then he said to them, “Go your way. Eat the fat and drink sweet wine and send portions to anyone who has nothing ready, for this day is holy to our Lord. And do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”

Isaiah 12:3 – “With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation.”

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Matthew 11:28-29 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.”

Have a wonderful day, starting with good morning quotes and ending with rest and reflection. Rest is a good gift to give and take for yourself.

1 Kings 8:56 “Praise be to the Lord, who has given rest to his people Israel just as he promised. Not one word has failed of all the good promises he gave through his servant Moses.”

God gave the people of Israel rest, “as he promised.” He promised rest for you too. Don’t forget that.

Isaiah 40:29 “He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.”

Galatians 6:9 “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.”

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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.”

This encourages us to have hope in our future… which includes the weekend! Even if you don’t have plans, or you don’t like the plans you have, have faith.

Romans 8:28 – “God promises to make something good out of the storms that bring devastation to your life.”

Was this week a rough one? We all have that. Don’t let it ruin your weekend. You still can have – and should have – a great weekend.

This verse is a good reminder that something good can, and will, come out of whatever happened to you this week. Leave that in the past, and start anew this weekend.

Romans 8:31 – “What shall we say about such wonderful things as these? If God is for us, who can ever be against us?”

Apostle Paul wrote this in his letter to the Romans, saying that salvation and redemption are both possible if you trust in Jesus. No matter what you’re going on in your life – the stress of the workweek, a difficult situation, etc. – none of these things are stronger than your belief and hope in God.

Romans 12:12 – “Be happy in your hope, stand your ground when you’re in trouble, and devote yourselves to prayer.”

Romans 12:15 – “Be happy with those who are happy, and cry with those who are crying.”

Surround yourself with the right people – the people who have the same beliefs and are going through the same things as you are. People who want the best for you and bring you happiness. Re-evaluate that this weekend and see if you’re surrounding yourself with the right people.

Genesis 2:3 – “Then God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because on that day He rested from all the work of creation that He had accomplished.”

God rested on Sunday and so should you! If God rested, why can’t you rest? This verse literally says that resting is what Sunday was made for.

Exodus 20:8 – “Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.”

The Sabbath is meant to be a day for relaxation, worship, and introspection. It’s supposed to be a break from your regular weekday duties.

Mark 2:27 – “And he said to them, “The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath.”

The goal of the Sabbath is to benefit you. It was made for people, not the other way around.

Mark 6:30-31 – “The apostles returned to Jesus and told him all that they had done and taught. And he said to them, ‘Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while.’ For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat.”

The apostles, who were spreading the Lord’s word, were even told to rest by Jesus! God wants us to take a break.

He doesn’t want us working 24/7. He didn’t even want his own apostles working for Him without a break! You deserve this weekend. You deserve rest and relaxation.

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Exodus 16:29 – “See! The LORD has given you the Sabbath; therefore on the sixth day he gives you bread for two days. Remain each of you in his place; let no one go out of his place on the seventh day.”

A reminder of how the Sabbath was meant to do nothing – not even go grocery shopping. Sure, things have changed in today’s modern day, but sometimes we feel guilty when we’re “not productive” for a day.

It’s OK to have a day where you don’t leave your house! One of the best days of the week is a peaceful Sunday. A good reminder of what Sundays are really meant for.

1 Corinthians 10:31 – “So, whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, you should do it all for God’s glory.”

2 Corinthians 5:7 – “For we walk by faith, not by sight.”

To have a blessed weekend, spend time with the word of God. Start with a Friday prayer and explore these Bible passages.

Ecclesiastes 3:1 – “There’s a season for everything and a time for every matter under the heavens: a time for giving birth and a time for dying, a time for planting and a time for uprooting what was planted, a time for killing and a time for healing, a time for tearing down and a time for building up, a time for crying and a time for laughing, a time for mourning and a time for dancing, a time for throwing stones and a time for gathering stones, a time for embracing and a time for avoiding embraces, a time for searching and a time for losing, a time for keeping and a time for throwing away, a time for tearing and a time for repairing, a time for keeping silent and a time for speaking, a time for loving and a time for hating, a time for war and a time for peace.”

There is a time for EVERYTHING! This is a perfect verse for the weekend. No matter how you are spending your weekend, you should not feel guilty about it, and you should instead feel excited by it.

Ecclesiastes 3:12-13: “I perceived that there is nothing better for them than to be joyful and to do good as long as they live; also that everyone should eat and drink and take pleasure in all his toil – this is God’s gift to man.”

The weekend is God’s gift to you! You worked hard all week. Have a wonderful Friday and know that a restful weekend is ahead. Your good work deserves rest.

The weekend is a time for you. It’s a time for you to take a break from work and spend it however you want to spend it, however makes you happy.

Ephesians 5:15 – “So be careful to live your life wisely, not foolishly.”

1 Peter 5:7 – “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”

A weekend shouldn’t be a time to be anxious about work – or anything! The “Sunday Scaries” have become all too popular. Imagine a weekend where you cry tears of overwhelming joy rather than tears of dread…

If you’re feeling this dread during your weekend time – your time – remind yourself of this verse. Give God your anxieties. Leave them with Him. He’ll handle them and give you the strength you need for hard times with His unfailing love.

We hope these happy Friday quotes from the Bible will help you have an amazing day and lovely weekend doing what you love most.

About the Author

Michelle Ioannou

Michelle graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelors of Arts ’13 and a Master of Arts ’14. She’s currently working in corporate America with a side of freelance writing. She wants you to learn from her experiences and mistakes so your 20s can be your best decade. When she’s not working, she’s likely planning her escape to a tropical island.