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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 unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara; for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.
2 Samuel 17:8
For, said Hushai, thou knowest thy father and his men, that they are mighty men, and now their souls are bitter, 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 refrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.
He will not suffer me to take my breath but has filled me with bitterness.
My soul is cut off in my life; therefore, I will leave my complaint upon myself; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.
What shall I say? He has both spoken unto me, and he himself has done it; I shall walk softly all my years in the bitterness of my soul.
For as a woman forsaken and grieved in spirit has the LORD called thee, and as a young woman who is put away, said thy God.
He He has filled me with bitterness, he has 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 glorify him.
And being in agony, he prayed more earnestly; and his sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground.
Who in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death, was heard because of his reverent fear;
And they came to the threshingfloor of Atad, which is beyond Jordan, and there they mourned with a great and very sore lamentation; and Joseph made a mourning for his father seven days.
And the people came to the house of God and abode there until the evening before God and lifted up their voices and wept sore
2 Samuel 13:36
And it came to pass, as soon as he had made an end of speaking, that, behold, the king's sons came and lifted up their voice and wept. And the king also and all his slaves wept very sore.
2 Kings 20:3
I beseech thee, O LORD, remember how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept with great weeping.
But if ye will not hear this, my soul shall weep in secret because of your pride; and weeping bitterly, my eyes shall be undone in tears because the LORD's flock was carried away captive.
Do not weep for the dead nor bemoan him, but weep sore for him that goes away, for he shall return no more nor see his native country.