Bereavement, Expression Of

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Genesis 37:34

Jacob tore his clothes, and put sackcloth on his waist, and mourned for his son many days.

Psalm 31:9

Have mercy on me, Yahweh, for I am in distress. My eye, my soul, and my body waste away with grief.

Deuteronomy 34:8

The children of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days: so the days of weeping in the mourning for Moses were ended.

1 Samuel 2:33

The man of yours, [whom] I shall not cut off from my altar, [shall be] to consume your eyes, and to grieve your heart; and all the increase of your house shall die in the flower of their age.

2 Samuel 1:17

David lamented with this lamentation 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 clothes, and clothe yourselves with sackcloth, and mourn before Abner. King David followed the bier. They buried Abner in Hebron: and the king lifted up his voice, and wept at the grave of Abner; and all the people wept. The king lamented for Abner, and said, "Should Abner die as a fool dies?read more.
Your hands were not bound, nor your feet put into fetters. As a man falls before the children of iniquity, so you fell." All the people wept again over him.

2 Samuel 14:2

Joab sent to Tekoa, and fetched there a wise woman, and said to her, "Please act like a mourner, and put on mourning clothing, please, and don't anoint yourself with oil, but be as a woman who has mourned a long time for the dead.

2 Chronicles 35:25

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 in Israel: and behold, they are written in the lamentations.

Psalm 35:14

I behaved myself as though it had been my friend or my brother. I bowed down mourning, as one who mourns his mother.

Isaiah 16:7

Therefore Moab will wail for Moab. Everyone will wail. You will mourn for the raisin cakes of Kir Hareseth, utterly stricken.

Lamentations 3:48

My eye runs down with streams of water, for the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Ezekiel 24:17

Sigh, but not aloud, make no mourning for the dead; bind your headdress on you, and put your shoes on your feet, and don't cover your lips, and don't eat men's bread.

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