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14 Bible Verses about Bereavement, Expression Of

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Genesis 37:34

And Jacob rent his clothes, and put sackcloth on his loins, and mourned for his son many days.

Psalm 31:9

Be gracious unto me, Jehovah, for I am in trouble: mine eye wasteth away with vexation, my soul and my belly.

Deuteronomy 34:8

And the children of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days; and the days of weeping and mourning for Moses were ended.

1 Samuel 2:33

And the man of thine whom I shall not cut off from mine altar, shall be to cause thine eyes to fail and to grieve thy soul; and all the increase of thy house shall die in their vigour.

2 Samuel 1:17

And David lamented with this lamentation over Saul and over Jonathan his son;

2 Samuel 3:31-34

And David said to Joab, and to all the people that were with him, Rend your garments, and gird yourselves with sackcloth, and mourn before Abner. And king David followed the bier. And they buried Abner in Hebron; and the king lifted up his voice and wept at the grave of Abner; and all the people wept. And the king lamented over Abner, and said, Should Abner die as a fool dieth?read more.
Thy hands were not bound, Nor thy feet put into fetters; As a man falleth before wicked men, Fellest thou! And all the people wept again over him.

2 Samuel 14:2

And Joab sent to Tekoah, and fetched thence a wise woman, and said to her, I pray thee, feign thyself to be a mourner, and put on mourning garments, I pray, and anoint not thyself with oil, but be as a woman that hath a long time mourned for the dead;

2 Chronicles 35:25

And Jeremiah lamented for Josiah; and all the singing men and singing women spoke of Josiah in their lamentations to this day; and they made them an ordinance for Israel. And behold, they are written in the lamentations.

Psalm 35:14

I behaved myself as though he had been a friend, a brother to me; I bowed down in sadness, as one that mourneth for a mother.

Isaiah 16:7

Therefore shall Moab howl for Moab; every one of them shall howl. For the foundations of Kirhareseth shall ye mourn, verily afflicted.

Lamentations 3:48

Mine eye runneth down with streams of water for the ruin of the daughter of my people.

Ezekiel 24:17

Sigh in silence, make no mourning for the dead; bind thy turban upon thee, and put thy sandals upon thy feet, and cover not the beard, and eat not the bread of men.

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