Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death.

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Bible References

The sorrow

Genesis 4:13
And Cain said unto Jehovah, My punishment is greater than I can bear.
Genesis 30:1
And when Rachel saw that she bare Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister; and she said unto Jacob, Give me children, or else I die.
1 Samuel 30:6
And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David strengthened himself in Jehovah his God.
2 Samuel 13:4
And he said unto him, Why, O son of the king, art thou thus lean from day to day? wilt thou not tell me? And Amnon said unto him, I love Tamar, my brother Absalom's sister.
2 Samuel 17:23
And when Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his ass, and arose, and gat him home, unto his city, and set his house in order, and hanged himself; and he died, and was buried in the sepulchre of his father.
1 Kings 21:4
And Ahab came into his house heavy and displeased because of the word which Naboth the Jezreelite had spoken to him; for he had said, I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. And he laid him down upon his bed, and turned away his face, and would eat no bread.
Proverbs 15:13
A glad heart maketh a cheerful countenance; But by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken.
Proverbs 17:22
A cheerful heart is a good medicine; But a broken spirit drieth up the bones.
Proverbs 18:14
The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; But a broken spirit who can bear?
Jonah 4:9
And God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry for the gourd? And he said, I do well to be angry, even unto death.
Matthew 27:4
saying, I have sinned in that I betrayed innocent blood. But they said, What is that to us? see thou to it .
Hebrews 12:17
For ye know that even when he afterward desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected; for he found no place for a change of mind in his father, though he sought is diligently with tears.

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Matthew 5:4
Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.