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.

General references

Bible References

The sorrow

Genesis 4:13
And Cain said to Jehovah, My punishment is too great to be borne.
Genesis 30:1
And when Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister, and said to Jacob, Give me children, or else I die.
1 Samuel 30:6
And David was greatly distressed; for the people spoke of stoning him; for the soul of all the people was embittered, every man because of his sons and because of his daughters; but David strengthened himself in Jehovah his God.
2 Samuel 13:4
And he said to him, Why dost thou, the king's son, get thinner from morning to morning? Wilt thou not tell me? And Amnon said to 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 went to his house, to his city, and gave charge to his household, and hanged himself, and he died; and he was buried in the sepulchre of his father.
1 Kings 21:4
And Ahab came into his house sullen and vexed because of the word that Naboth the Jizreelite had spoken to him; for he had said, I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. And he lay down on his bed, and turned away his face, and ate no bread.
Proverbs 15:13
A joyful heart maketh a cheerful countenance; but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken.
Proverbs 17:22
A joyful heart promoteth healing; but a broken spirit drieth up the bones.
Proverbs 18:14
The spirit of a man sustaineth 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, unto death.
Matthew 27:4
saying, I have sinned in having delivered up guiltless blood. But they said, What is that to us? see thou to that.
Hebrews 12:17
for ye know that also afterwards, desiring to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, (for he found no place for repentance) although he sought it earnestly with tears.

General references

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