14 Bible Verses about

Bereavement, Expression Of

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Genesis 37:34

So Jacob tore his clothes, and put sackcloth on his loins and mourned for his son many days.

Psalm 31:9

Be gracious to me, O LORD, for I am in distress; My eye is wasted away from grief, my soul and my body also.

Deuteronomy 34:8

So the sons of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days; then the days of weeping and mourning for Moses came to an end.

1 Samuel 2:33

'Yet I will not cut off every man of yours from My altar so that your eyes will fail from weeping and your soul grieve, and all the increase of your house will die in the prime of life.

2 Samuel 1:17

Then David chanted with this lament over Saul and Jonathan his son,

2 Samuel 3:31-34

Then David said to Joab and to all the people who were with him, "Tear your clothes and gird on sackcloth and lament before Abner." And King David walked behind the bier. Thus they buried Abner in Hebron; and the king lifted up his voice and wept at the grave of Abner, and all the people wept. The king chanted a lament for Abner and said, "Should Abner die as a fool dies? read more.
"Your hands were not bound, nor your feet put in fetters; As one falls before the wicked, you have fallen." And all the people wept again over him.

2 Samuel 14:2

So Joab sent to Tekoa and brought a wise woman from there and said to her, "Please pretend to be a mourner, and put on mourning garments now, and do not anoint yourself with oil, but be like a woman who has been mourning for the dead many days;

2 Chronicles 35:25

Then Jeremiah chanted a lament for Josiah. And all the male and female singers speak about Josiah in their lamentations to this day. And they made them an ordinance in Israel; behold, they are also written in the Lamentations.

Psalm 35:14

I went about as though it were my friend or brother; I bowed down mourning, as one who sorrows for a mother.

Isaiah 16:7

Therefore Moab will wail; everyone of Moab will wail. You will moan for the raisin cakes of Kir-hareseth As those who are utterly stricken.

Lamentations 3:48

My eyes run down with streams of water Because of the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Ezekiel 24:17

"Groan silently; make no mourning for the dead Bind on your turban and put your shoes on your feet, and do not cover your mustache and do not eat the bread of men."

Philippians 2:27

For indeed he was sick to the point of death, but God had mercy on him, and not on him only but also on me, so that I would not have sorrow upon sorrow.

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