Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now I rejoice, not that ye were made sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance: for ye were made sorry after a godly manner, that ye might receive damage by us in nothing.
2 Corinthians 7:6
But he who encourages those that are brought low, even God, encouraged us by the coming of Titus;
Vexation is better than laughter; for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better.
I have indeed heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus: Thou hast chastised me, and I was chastised as a bullock not trained: turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art Jehovah my God.
And I will pour upon the house of David and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem the spirit of grace and of supplications; and they shall look on me whom they pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for an only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.
I say unto you, that thus there shall be joy in heaven for one repenting sinner, more than for ninety and nine righteous who have no need of repentance.
testifying to both Jews and Greeks repentance towards God, and faith towards our Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Corinthians 2:16
to the one an odour from death unto death, but to the others an odour from life unto life; and who is sufficient for these things?
2 Corinthians 10:8
For and if I should boast even somewhat more abundantly of our authority, which the Lord has given to us for building up and not for your overthrowing, I shall not be put to shame;
2 Corinthians 13:8
For we can do nothing against the truth, but for the truth.
And he said, Go; and thou shalt say unto this people, Hearing ye shall hear and shall not understand, and seeing ye shall see and shall not perceive.
Blessed they that mourn, for they shall be comforted.