Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thus saith the LORD; Refrain thy voice from weeping, and thine eyes from tears: for thy work shall be rewarded, saith the LORD; and they shall come again from the land of the enemy.
And he washed his face and went out and refrained himself and said, Serve bread.
Then Joseph could not refrain himself before all those that stood by him, and he cried, Cause everyone to go out from me. And no one stood with him while Joseph made himself known unto his brethren.
For his anger endures but a moment; in his will is life; weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.
And they came to the house of the prince of the synagogue and saw the tumult and those that wept and wailed greatly.
And they said unto her, Woman, why dost thou weep? She said unto them, Because they have taken away my Lord, and I know not where they have laid him.
1 Thessalonians 4:14
For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so those who sleep in Jesus will God also bring with him.
Let the LORD recompense thy work and a full reward be given thee of the LORD God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to cover thyself.
2 Chronicles 15:7
Be ye strong, therefore, and do not let your hands be weak, for your work shall be rewarded.
Go, eat thy bread with joy and drink thy wine with a joyful heart that thy works might be acceptable unto God.
For God is not unjust to forget your work and labour of charity which ye have showed in his name, having helped the saints and helping them.
But without faith it is impossible to please God; for he that comes to God must believe that he is and that he is a rewarder of those that diligently seek him.
Again I will build thee, and thou shalt be built, O virgin of Israel: thou shalt again be adorned with thy tambourines and shalt go forth in the chorus of dancers.
And I will gather the remnant of my sheep out of all the lands where I have driven them and will cause them to return to their folds; and they shall be fruitful and increase.
And I will be found of you, said the LORD: and I will turn away your captivity, and I will gather you from all the Gentiles and from all the places where I have driven you, said the LORD; and I will bring you again into the place from where I caused you to be carried away captive.
For, Behold, the days come, said the LORD, that I will turn the captivity of my people Israel and Judah, said the LORD, and I will cause them to return to the land that I gave to their fathers, and they shall possess it.
And I will cause the captivity of Judah and the captivity of Israel to turn and will build them, as at the first.
Then rose up the heads of the families of Judah and of Benjamin and the priests and the Levites, of all those whose spirit God woke up to go up to build the house of the LORD which is in Jerusalem.
Therefore say, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: I will even gather you from the peoples, and assemble you out of the countries where ye have been scattered, and I will give you the land of Israel.
I will accept you with your sweet savour when I have brought you out from among the peoples and gathered you out of the countries in which ye have been scattered; and I will be sanctified in you in the eyes of the Gentiles.
And the sons of Judah and the sons of Israel shall be congregated together, and they shall raise up for themselves one head, and they shall rise up from the land: for the day of Jezreel is great.
Blessed are those that mourn, for they shall be comforted.