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14 Bible Verses about Bereavement, Expression Of

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Genesis 37:34

So Jacob tore his clothes, dressed himself in sackcloth, and then mourned many days for his son.

Psalm 31:9

Be gracious to me, LORD, for I am in distress. My eyes have been consumed by my grief along with my soul and my body.

Deuteronomy 34:8

The Israelis mourned for Moses at the desert plain of Moab for 30 days, after which the period of mourning for Moses was completed.

1 Samuel 2:33

Any of you whom I don't eliminate from serving at my altar will grow tired from weeping, and their souls will grieve. All the increase of your family will die by violence.

2 Samuel 1:17

So David intoned this song of lament about Saul and his son Jonathan,

2 Samuel 3:31-34

David ordered Joab and all the people who were with him, "Tear your clothes, put on sackcloth, and mourn for Abner." King David walked behind the funeral procession, and they buried Abner at Hebron. The king wept loudly at Abner's grave, and all the people wept, too. The king composed this mourning song for Abner: "Should Abner's death be like a fool's?read more.
Your hands were not bound, nor were your feet in irons. As one falls before the wicked, you have fallen."

2 Samuel 14:2

so he sent messengers to Tekoa to bring a wise woman from there. He told her, "Please play the role of a mourner, wear the clothes of a mourner, and refrain from using makeup. Act like a woman who's been in mourning for the dead for many days.

2 Chronicles 35:25

Jeremiah sang a lament for Josiah, and all the male and female singers recite that lamentation about Josiah to this day. In fact, they made singing it an ordinance in Israel, and they are recorded in the Lamentations.

Psalm 35:14

I paced about as for my friend or my brother, and fell down mourning as one weeps for one's mother.

Isaiah 16:7

Therefore, let Moab not wail, let everyone wail for Moab. Lament and grieve deeply for the ruined remains of Kir-hareseth.

Lamentations 3:48

My eyes run with rivers of tears over the destruction of my cherished people.

Ezekiel 24:17

You are to weep in silence, but you are not to participate in mourning rituals. You are to keep your turban on your head and your sandals on your feet. You are not to cover your mouth or eat what your comforters bring to you."

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