20 Bible Verses about Bereavement
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And these two shall come to thee suddenly, in one day, bereavement and widowhood: as finished they came upon thee, in the multitude of thy sorceries, and in the great numbers of thy enchantments.
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Bereavement » Resignation in
And he will say, The child yet living, and I fasted and wept; for I said, ho will know Jehovah will compassionate me, and the child live? And now he died, wherefore thus do I fast? shall I be able to yet turn him back? I go to him, and he will not turn back to me.
This yet speaking, and this came, and he will say, Thy sons and thy daughters Were eating and drinking wine in the house of their brother, the first-born: And behold, a great wind came from beyond the desert., and it will touch upon the four corners of the house, and fall upon the young men, and they will die; and I shall escape, I only, to announce to thee. And Job will rise and rend his covering, and shave his head, and fall to the earth and worship. read more.
And he will say, Naked I came forth from my mother's womb, and naked shall I turn back there: Jehovah gave, and Jehovah took; the name of Jehovah shall be blessed.
Good to go to the house of mourning rather than to go to the house of drinking, in that it is the end of every man; and he living shall give to his heart. Good is grief above laughter: for in the illness of the face the heart shall be good. The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; and the heart of the foolish in the house of gladness.
And I wish you not to be ignorant, brethren, of them having been asleep, that ye should not grieve, as also the rest, they hating no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose up, so also God by Jesus Christ will bring with him them having slept. For this we say to you in the word of the Lord, that we the living being left at the arrival of the Lord shall not get beforehand with them having slept. read more.
For the Lord himself in the word of command, in the voice of the archangel, shall descend from heaven: and the dead in Christ shall be raised first: Then we the living being left shall be snatched up together with them in the clouds, to the meeting of the Lord in the air: and so we shall always be with the Lord. Therefore comfort ye one another with these words.
Bereavement » From God
And it will be in the middle of the night, and Jehovah struck every firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the first-born of Pharaoh sitting upon his throne, to the first-born of the captive which is in the house of the pit; and every first-born of the cattle.
Bereavement » Instances of » David » Of absalom
And the king will be moved, and he will go up into the upper chamber of the gate and weep: and thus he said in his going, My son Absalom! my son, my son Absalom I who will give my death, me for thee, Absalom my son, my son!
Bereavement » Instances of » Naomi, of her husband
And she will say to them, Ye shall not call to me Naomi; call to me, Mara: for the Almighty made bitter to me greatly. I went away full, and Jehovah turned me back empty; wherefore will ye call to me Naomi, and Jehovah humbled me, and the Almighty did evil to me?
Bereavement » Instances of » David » Of his child by bath-sheba
And Nathan will go to his house. And Jehovah will strike the child which Uriah's wife bare to David and he will be sick. And David will seek God for the boy, and fast a fast; and he came and passed the night and lay upon the earth. And the old men of his house will rise to him to lift him up from the earth; and he would not, and he ate not bread with them. read more.
And it will be in the seventh day, and the child will die. And David's servants feared to announce to him that the child died: for they said, Behold, in the child being living we spake to him and he heard not to our voice, and how shall we say to him the child died, and do evil? And David will see that his servants are whispering, and David will perceive that the child died: and David will say to his servants, Did the child die? and they will say, He died. And David will rise from the earth and wash, and be anointed, and he will change his garments, and will go into the house of Jehovah and worship, and go to his house; and he will ask and they will set bread to him, and he will eat. And his servants will say to him, What this word which thou didst? for sake of the child living thou didst fast and weep, and when the child died thou didst rise and thou wilt eat bread. And he will say, The child yet living, and I fasted and wept; for I said, ho will know Jehovah will compassionate me, and the child live? And now he died, wherefore thus do I fast? shall I be able to yet turn him back? I go to him, and he will not turn back to me.
Bereavement » And to ezekiel, for his wife
Son of man, behold me taking from thee-the desire of thine eyes with a blow: and thou. shalt not lament, and thou shalt not weep, and thy tears shall not go. Be silent to the sighing of blood, thou shalt not make mourning for the dead; bind thy head-dress upon thee, and thou shalt put thy shoes upon thy feet, and thou shalt not cover over the mustachios, and the bread of men thou shalt not eat And I shall speak to the people in the morning and my wife will die in the evening and I shall do in the morning as I was commanded.
Bereavement » Instances of » The egyptians, of their firstborn
And it will be in the middle of the night, and Jehovah struck every firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the first-born of Pharaoh sitting upon his throne, to the first-born of the captive which is in the house of the pit; and every first-born of the cattle. And Pharaoh will rise up in the night, he and all his servants, and all the Egyptians; and there will be a great cry in Egypt: for not a house where there was not the dead there. And he will call for Moses and for Aaron by night, and he will say, Arise, go forth from the midst of my people, also ye, also the sons of Israel; and go, serve Jehovah as ye spake. read more.
Also your sheep, also your oxen take as ye spake, and go and bless also me. And Egypt will be strong upon the people to hasten to send them forth out of the land; for they said, We are all dying.
Bereavement » Instances of » Jacob, of joseph
And Jacob will rend his garments, and will put sackcloth upon his loins, and will mourn for his son many days. And all his sons and all his daughters, will rise up to comfort him; and he will refuse to be comforted; and will say, For I will go down to my son mourning to hadas; and his father will weep for him.
Bereavement » Instances of » Joseph, of his father
And the days of his weeping will pass over, and Joseph will speak to the house of Pharaoh, saying, If now I found grace in thine eyes, speak now in the ears of Pharaoh, saying,
Bereavement » Instances of » Abraham, of sarah
And Moses will say to Aaron, and to Eleazar, and to Ithamar, his sons, Ye shall not uncover you heads, and ye shall not rend your garments; and ye shall not die, and there shall be anger upon all the assembly: and your brethren, all the house of Israel shall weep for the burning which Jehovah burnt
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And Jacob will rend his garments, and will put sackcloth upon his loins, and will mourn for his son many days.