Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
What shall I say? he hath both spoken unto me, and himself hath done it: I shall go softly all my years in the bitterness of my soul.
O Lord, what shall I say now that Israel has turned their backs before their enemies!
And now, O our God, what shall we say after this? For we have forsaken thy commandments,
I was dumb, I opened not my mouth because thou didst it.
Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour, but for this have I come in this hour.
1 Kings 21:27
And it came to pass, when Ahab heard those words, that he rent his clothes, and put sackcloth upon his flesh and fasted and slept in sackcloth and went softly.
1 Samuel 1:10
And she was in bitterness of soul and prayed unto the LORD and wept sore;
2 Kings 4:27
And when she came to the man of God in the mountain, she caught him by the feet. And Gehazi came near to thrust her away; but the man of God said, Let her alone, for her soul is bitter within her; and the LORD has hid it from me and has not revealed it to me.
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.
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.
And another dies in the bitterness of his soul, never having eaten with pleasure.
Blessed are those that mourn, for they shall be comforted.