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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, Call me not Naomi call me Mara; for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.
2 Samuel 17:8
And Hushai said, Thou knowest thy father and his men, that they are mighty men, and they are of exasperated spirit, as a bear robbed of her whelps in the field; and thy father is a man of war, and will not lodge with the people.
Therefore I will not restrain my mouth: I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.
He suffereth me not to take my breath, for he filleth me with bitternesses.
My soul is weary of my life: I will give free course to my complaint; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.
What shall I say? He hath both spoken unto me, and himself hath done it. I shall go softly all my years in the bitterness of my soul.
For Jehovah hath called thee as a woman forsaken and grieved in spirit, and as a wife of youth, that hath been refused, saith thy God.
He hath sated me with bitterness, he hath made me drunk with wormwood.
And call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.
He shall call upon me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honour him.
And being in conflict he prayed more intently. And his sweat became as great drops of blood, falling down upon the earth.
Who in the days of his flesh, having offered up both supplications and entreaties to him who was able to save him out of death, with strong crying and tears; (and having been heard because of his piety;)
And they came to the threshing-floor of Atad, which is beyond the Jordan; and there they lamented with a great and very grievous lamentation; and he made a mourning for his father of seven days.
And the people came to Bethel, and sat there till evening before God, and they lifted up their voices and wept bitterly.
2 Samuel 13:36
And as soon as he had ended speaking, behold, the king's sons came, and lifted up their voice and wept; and the king also and all his servants wept very bitterly.
2 Kings 20:3
Ah! Jehovah, remember, I beseech thee, how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done what is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept much.
And if ye will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret places for your pride; and mine eye shall weep sore, and run down with tears, because Jehovah's flock is gone into captivity.
Weep not for the dead, neither bemoan him; but weep sore for him that goeth away, for he shall return no more, nor see his native country.