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14 Bible Verses about Bereavement, Expression Of

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Genesis 37:34

Then Jacob rent his clothes and put sackcloth upon his loins and mourned for his son many days.

Psalm 31:9

Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am in trouble: my eye is consumed with grief, yea, my soul and my belly.

Deuteronomy 34:8

And the sons of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days; so the days of weeping and mourning for Moses were fulfilled.

1 Samuel 2:33

I shall not totally cut off all thy men from my altar to consume thine eyes and to grieve thy soul, and all the increase of thy house shall die as young men.

2 Samuel 1:17

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

2 Samuel 3:31-34

Then David said to Joab and to all the people that were with him, Rend your clothes and gird yourselves with sackcloth and mourn before Abner. And King David himself 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, Abner died the death of a fool!read more.
Thy hands were not bound nor thy feet put into fetters. Thou didst fall as a man falls before wicked men. And all the people wept again over him.

2 Samuel 14:2

And Joab sent to Tekoa and brought an astute woman from there and said unto her, I pray thee, feign thyself to be a mourner and put on mourning apparel and do not anoint thyself with oil, but be as a woman that has mourned for a long time for someone who is dead

2 Chronicles 35:25

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

Psalm 35:14

I behaved myself as though he had been my friend or brother; I bowed down heavily, as one that mourns for his mother.

Isaiah 16:7

Therefore shall Moab howl for Moab; every one shall howl; for the foundations of Kirhareseth shall ye mourn; surely they are stricken.

Lamentations 3:48

Pe My eyes stream with rivers of water for the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Ezekiel 24:17

Forbear to cry, make no mourning for the dead, bind thy turban upon thy head, and put on thy shoes upon thy feet and do not cover thy lips and do not eat the bread of comfort.

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