Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
I will not
My words may seem wrong to you, but the words of him who has no hope are for the wind.
My soul is tired of life; I will let my sad thoughts go free in words; my soul will make a bitter outcry.
Keep quiet, and let me say what is in my mind, whatever may come to me.
If I say what is in my mind, my pain becomes no less: and if I keep quiet, how much of it goes from me?
Let me say what is in my mind, and after that, go on making sport of me.
My heart was burning in my breast; while I was deep in thought the fire was lighted; then I said with my tongue,
I have given news of righteousness in the great meeting; O Lord, you have knowledge that I have not kept back my words.
And they said to one another, Truly, we did wrong to our brother, for we saw his grief of mind, and we did not give ear to his prayers; that is why this trouble has come on us.
2 Kings 4:27
And when she came to where the man of God was on the hill, she put her hands round his feet; and Gehazi came near with the purpose of pushing her away; but the man of God said, Let her be, for her soul is bitter in her; and the Lord has kept it secret from me, and has not given me word of it.
And he took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and became sad and very troubled.
And being in great trouble of soul, the force of his prayer became stronger, and great drops, like blood, came from him, falling to the earth.
2 Corinthians 2:4
For out of much trouble and pain of heart and much weeping I sent my letter to you; not to give you sorrow, but so that you might see how great is the love which I have to you.
That, if I was an evil-doer, the curse would come on me; and if I was upright, my head would not be lifted up, being full of shame and overcome with trouble.
And another comes to his end with a bitter soul, without ever tasting good.
1 Samuel 1:10
And with grief in her soul, weeping bitterly, she made her prayer to the Lord.
What am I to say? seeing that it is he who has done it: all my time of sleeping I am turning from side to side without rest.