Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness;
For his anger endures but for a moment; in his favor is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.
[A song of ascents.] When the LORD turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream.
And all his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him; but he refused to be comforted; and he said, I will go down into the grave unto my son mourning. Thus his father wept for him.
And Israel said, It is enough; Joseph my son is yet alive: I will go and see him before I die.
2 Chronicles 20:3
And Jehoshaphat feared, and set his face to seek the LORD, and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.
As the days on which the Jews rested from their enemies, and the month which was turned unto them from sorrow to joy, and from mourning into a good day: that they should make them days of feast
He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of his people shall he take away from off all the earth: for the LORD has spoken it.
Rejoice with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all you that love her: rejoice for joy with her, all you that mourn for her:
Verily, verily, I say unto you, That you shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice: and you shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy.
And I said unto him, Sir, you know. And he said to me, These are they who came out of the great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.
Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet wine, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be you grieved; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.
To provide for them that mourn in Zion, 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.
But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and sandals on his feet:
Then they cry unto the LORD in their trouble, and he saves them out of their distresses.
Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.
And one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, and with a loud voice glorified God,