Bereavement, Expression Of

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 37:34

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

Psalm 31:9

Be gracious [to] me, O Yahweh, because I have distress. My eye wastes away because of vexation, [along with] my soul and my {body}.

Deuteronomy 34:8

And the {Israelites} wept [concerning] Moses thirty days; [finally] the days of weeping and mourning for Moses were completed.

1 Samuel 2:33

The only one I will not cut off from my altar [is you]. [Rather], to cause your eyes to fail and to cause your soul to grieve, {all the members of your household} will die [as] men.

2 Samuel 1:17

Then David sang this funeral song over Saul and over Jonathan his son.

2 Samuel 3:31-34

David said to Joab and to all the people who [were] with him, "Tear your clothing and put on sackcloth and mourn before Abner." Now King David [was] following after the bier. And they buried Abner at Hebron. And the king lifted up his voice and wept at the grave of Abner, and all the people wept. The king sang a lament for Abner and said, "Should Abner have died the death of a fool?read more.
Your hands [were] not tied and your feet [were] not in contact with bronze fetters. You have fallen as one who falls before sons of wickedness." Then {all the people wept over him again}.

2 Samuel 14:2

So Joab sent to Tekoa and took from there a wise woman, and he said to her, "Please pretend to mourn and put on garments of mourning. You should not anoint yourself [with] oil, and you must act like this woman who has been mourning over the dead for {a long time}.

2 Chronicles 35:25

And Jeremiah uttered a lament for Josiah, and all the male and female singers have spoken in their laments about Josiah to this day. And they made them a requirement in Israel, and behold, they are written in the laments.

Psalm 35:14

I {behaved} as [though he were] a friend [or] as a brother to me. As one lamenting a mother, I was bowed down [in] mourning.

Isaiah 16:7

Therefore Moab wails; all of it wails for Moab, for the raisin cakes of Kir-hareseth you moan, {utterly devastated}.

Lamentations 3:48

Channels of water run down my eyes because of the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Ezekiel 24:17

Sigh in silence [for the] dead; you shall not make a mourning ceremony. Bind your turban on you, and you must put your sandals on your feet. You must not cover your [upper] lip, and the bread of {mourners} you shall not eat."

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