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 the LORD, My iniquity is greater than I can bear.
Genesis 30:1
And when Rachel saw that she gave Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister and said unto Jacob, Give me sons, or else I will die.
1 Samuel 30:6
And David was greatly distressed, for the people spoke of stoning him because the soul of all the people was bitter, each one for his sons and for his daughters; but David encouraged himself in the LORD his God.
2 Samuel 13:4
And he said unto him, Why art thou, being the king's son, becoming thinner 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 went home to his house, to his city, and put his household in order and hanged himself and died and was buried in the sepulchre of his father.
1 Kings 21:4
And Ahab came into his house, sad and angry, because of the word which Naboth of Jezreel had spoken to him, for he had said, I will not give thee the inheritance of my fathers. And he lay down upon his bed and turned away his face and would eat no bread.
Proverbs 15:13
A joyful heart makes a beautiful countenance, but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is abated.
Proverbs 17:22
A joyful heart shall do good like a medicine, but a broken spirit dries the bones.
Proverbs 18:14
The spirit of man will bear his infirmity, but a broken spirit who can bear?
Jonah 4:9
And God said to Jonah, Art thou so 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 have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? Thou shalt see to it.
Hebrews 12:17
For ye know how that afterward, desiring to inherit the blessing, he was rejected; for he found no place of repentance, though he sought it carefully with tears.

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