When the Lord saw her, He felt compassion for her, and said to her, “ Do not weep.”
Now they were all weeping and lamenting for her; but He said, “Stop weeping, for she has not died, but is asleep.”
For we do not have a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who has been tempted in all things as we are, yet without sin.
So they put away the foreign gods from among them and served the Lord; and He could bear the misery of Israel no longer.
For You, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive, And abundant in lovingkindness to all who call upon You.
But You, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, Slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness and truth.
Just as a father has compassion on his children, So the Lord has compassion on those who fear Him.
In all their affliction He was afflicted, And the angel of His presence saved them; In His love and in His mercy He redeemed them, And He lifted them and carried them all the days of old.
Thus says the Lord, “ A voice is heard in Ramah, Lamentation and bitter weeping. Rachel is weeping for her children; She refuses to be comforted for her children, Because they are no more.”
“Is Ephraim My dear son? Is he a delightful child? Indeed, as often as I have spoken against him, I certainly still remember him; Therefore My heart yearns for him; I will surely have mercy on him,” declares the Lord.
For if He causes grief, Then He will have compassion According to His abundant lovingkindness.
“ I feel compassion for the people because they have remained with Me now three days and have nothing to eat.
Summoning two of his disciples, John sent them to the Lord, saying, “Are You the Expected One, or do we look for someone else?”
Now after this the Lord appointed seventy others, and sent them in pairs ahead of Him to every city and place where He Himself was going to come.
But the Lord answered him and said, “You hypocrites, does not each of you on the Sabbath untie his ox or his donkey from the stall and lead him away to water him?
The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!”
The Lord turned and looked at Peter. And Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how He had told him, “ Before a rooster crows today, you will deny Me three times.”
saying, “ The Lord has really risen and has appeared to Simon.”
It was the Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped His feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick.
When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews who came with her also weeping, He was deeply moved in spirit and was troubled,
And they *said to her, “ Woman, why are you weeping?” She *said to them, “Because they have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid Him.”
Jesus *said to her, “ Supposing Him to be the gardener, she *said to Him, “Sir, if you have carried Him away, tell me where you have laid Him, and I will take Him away.” Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you seeking?”
and those who weep, as though they did not weep; and those who rejoice, as though they did not rejoice; and those who buy, as though they did not possess;
But we do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve as do the rest who have no hope.
Therefore, He had to be made like His brethren in all things, so that He might become a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people.