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 thank my God upon every remembrance of you
Therefore, my brethren dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved.
2 Samuel 13:39
And King David longed to see Absalom, for he was now comforted concerning Amnon, who was dead.
For I long to see you that I may impart with you some spiritual gift to confirm you,
2 Corinthians 9:14
and in their prayer for you, for they love you because of the eminent grace of God in you.
If I say, I will forget my complaint, I will leave off my heaviness and comfort myself;
Reproach has broken my heart, and I am full of heaviness, and I looked for some to take pity, but there was no one, and for comforters, but I found none.
Heaviness in the heart of man makes it stoop: but a good word makes it glad.
to order in Zion those that mourn, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.
Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
And taking with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to be sorrowful and very heavy.
that I have great sorrow and continual pain in my heart.
1 Peter 1:6
In which ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are afflicted in diverse temptations,
2 Samuel 24:17
And David spoke unto the LORD when he saw the angel that smote the people and said, I have sinned, I committed the iniquity, but these sheep, what have they done? Let thy hand, I pray thee, be against me and against my father's house.
Then Paul answered, What mean ye to weep and to break my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die in Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.
Rejoice with those that rejoice and weep with those that weep.
1 Corinthians 12:26
And if one member suffers, all the members suffer together; or if one member is honoured, all the members rejoice together.
Bear ye one another's burdens and so fulfil the law of the Christ.
Therefore I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.
As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to those that send him, for he refreshes the soul of his master.