Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.

Bible References


James 5:1
Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you.
Matthew 5:4
Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
Luke 6:21
Blessed are you who hunger now, for you shall be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.
2 Corinthians 7:10
For godly sorrow produces a repentance that leads to salvation and brings no regret, but worldly sorrow produces death.


Luke 6:25
Woe to you who are full now, for you shall hunger. Woe to you who laugh now, for you shall mourn and weep.
Luke 16:25
But Abraham said, 'Son, remember that in your lifetime you received your good things, and Lazarus received evil things; but now he is comforted here and you are in agony.
Revelation 18:7
As she glorified herself and played the wanton, so give her a like measure of torment and mourning; for she says in her heart, 'A queen I sit, and I am not a widow, mourning I will never see.'