Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For he longed after you all, and was full of heaviness, because that ye had heard that he had been sick.
I give praise to my God at every memory of you,
So my brothers, well loved and very dear to me, my joy and crown, be strong in the Lord, my loved ones.
2 Samuel 13:39
And the heart of David was wasted with desire for Absalom: for he was comforted for the death of Amnon.
For I have a strong desire to see you, and to give you some grace of the spirit, so that you may be made strong;
2 Corinthians 9:14
While their hearts go out to you in love and in prayer for you, because of the great grace of God which is in you.
If I say, I will put my grief out of mind, I will let my face be sad no longer and I will be bright;
My heart is broken by bitter words, I am full of grief; I made a search for some to have pity on me, but there was no one; I had no comforter.
Care in the heart of a man makes it weighted down, but a good word makes it glad.
To give them a fair head-dress in place of dust, the oil of joy in place of the clothing of grief, praise in place of sorrow; so that they may be named trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, and so that he may have glory.
Come to me, all you who are troubled and weighted down with care, and I will give you rest.
And he took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and became sad and very troubled.
That I am full of sorrow and pain without end.
1 Peter 1:6
You have cause for great joy in this, though it may have been necessary for you to be troubled for a little time, being tested in all sorts of ways,
2 Samuel 24:17
And when David saw the angel who was causing the destruction of the people, he said to the Lord, Truly, the sin is mine; I have done wrong: but these are only sheep; what have they done? let your hand be against me and against my family.
And Jesus himself was weeping.
Then Paul said, What are you doing, weeping and wounding my heart? for I am ready, not only to be a prisoner, but to be put to death at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.
Take part in the joy of those who are glad, and in the grief of those who are sorrowing.
1 Corinthians 12:26
And if there is pain in one part of the body, all the parts will be feeling it; or if one part is honoured, all the parts will be glad.
Take on yourselves one another's troubles, and so keep the law of Christ.
For this reason it is my prayer that you may not become feeble because of my troubles for you, which are your glory.
As the cold of snow in the time of grain-cutting, so is a true servant to those who send him; for he gives new life to the soul of his master.