Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.

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That sow

Psalm 137:1
By the rivers of Babylon—
there we sat down and wept
when we remembered Zion.
Isaiah 12:1
On that day you will say:
“I will praise You, Lord,
although You were angry with me.
Your anger has turned away,
and You have had compassion on me.
Jeremiah 31:9
They will come weeping,
but I will bring them back with consolation.
I will lead them to wadis filled with water
by a smooth way where they will not stumble,
for I am Israel’s Father,
and Ephraim is My firstborn.
Joel 2:17
Let the priests, the Lord’s ministers,
weep between the portico and the altar.
Let them say:
“Have pity on Your people, Lord,
and do not make Your inheritance a disgrace,
an object of scorn among the nations.
Why should it be said among the peoples,
‘Where is their God?’”
Matthew 5:4
Those who mourn are blessed,
for they will be comforted.
John 16:20
“I assure you: You will weep and wail, but the world will rejoice. You will become sorrowful, but your sorrow will turn to joy.
2 Corinthians 7:8
For even if I grieved you with my letter, I do not regret it—even though I did regret it since I saw that the letter grieved you, yet only for a little while.

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Matthew 5:4
Those who mourn are blessed,
for they will be comforted.

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