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And she was in bitterness of soul, and prayed unto the LORD, and wept sore.
In bitterness of soul
In bitterness of soul
And she said to them, Do not let my name be Naomi, but Mara, for the Ruler of all has given me a bitter fate.
2 Samuel 17:8
Hushai said further, You have knowledge of your father and his men, that they are men of war, and that their feelings are bitter, like those of a bear in the field whose young ones have been taken from her: and your father is a man of war, and will not take his night's rest with the people;
So I will not keep my mouth shut; I will let the words come from it in the pain of my spirit, my soul will make a bitter outcry.
He would not let me take my breath, but I would be full of bitter grief.
My soul is tired of life; I will let my sad thoughts go free in words; my soul will make a bitter outcry.
What am I to say? seeing that it is he who has done it: all my time of sleeping I am turning from side to side without rest.
For the Lord has made you come back to him, like a wife who has been sent away in grief of spirit; for one may not give up the wife of one's early days.
He has made my life nothing but pain, he has given me the bitter root in full measure.
When his cry comes up to me, I will give him an answer: I will be with him in trouble; I will make him free from danger and give him honour.
And being in great trouble of soul, the force of his prayer became stronger, and great drops, like blood, came from him, falling to the earth.
Who in the days of his flesh, having sent up prayers and requests with strong crying and weeping to him who was able to give him salvation from death, had his prayer answered because of his fear of God.
And they came to the grain-floor of Atad on the other side of Jordan, and there they gave the last honours to Jacob, with great and bitter sorrow, weeping for their father for seven days.
And the people came to Beth-el, waiting there till evening before God, and gave themselves up to bitter weeping.
2 Samuel 13:36
And while he was talking, the king's sons came, with weeping and loud cries: and the king and all his servants were weeping bitterly.
2 Kings 20:3
O Lord, keep in mind how I have been true to you with all my heart, and have done what is good in your eyes. And Hezekiah gave way to bitter weeping.
But if you do not give ear to it, my soul will be weeping in secret for your pride; my eye will be weeping bitterly, streaming with water, because the Lord's flock has been taken away as prisoners.
Let there be no weeping for the dead, and make no songs of grief for him: but make bitter weeping for him who has gone away, for he will never come back or see again the country of his birth.