I am bent over and walk about greatly bowed down; all day long I go around mourning.
2 Corinthians 7:6
Yet God, who comforts those who feel miserable, comforted us by the arrival of Titus,
A happy heart enlightens the face, but a sad heart reflects a broken spirit.
Give liquor to someone who is perishing, and wine to someone who is deeply depressed.
My God, my soul feels depressed within me; therefore I will remember you from the land of Jordan, from the heights of Hermon, even from the foothills.
For with much wisdom there is much sorrow; the more someone adds to knowledge, the more someone adds to grief.
A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit drains one's strength.
"In righteousness you'll be established; you will be far from tyranny, for you won't be afraid, and from terror, for it won't come near you.
Answer me quickly, LORD; my spirit is failing. Do not hide your face from me; otherwise, I will become like those who descend to the Pit,
The king asked me, "Why do you look so troubled, since you're not ill? This cannot be anything else but troubles of the heart."
Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, because I will praise him once again, since his presence saves me and he is my God. To the Director: An instruction of the Sons of Korah.
A person's anxiety weighs down his heart, but an appropriate word is encouraging.
1 Kings 19:3
Elijah was terrified, so he got up and ran for his life to Beer-sheba, which is part of Judah, and left his servant there
Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, for once again I will praise him, since his presence saves me and he is my God.
1 Kings 19:5
Then he lay down and went to sleep under the juniper tree. All of a sudden, there was an angel, who kept grabbing him and telling him, "Get up! Eat!"
1 Samuel 16:23
Whenever an evil spirit from God came to Saul, David would take the lyre and play it. Relief would come to Saul and he would be better, because the evil spirit would leave him.
1 Kings 21:27
Nevertheless, as soon as Ahab heard this message, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth, and fasted. He even slept in sackcloth and wandered around meekly.
because it is written, "God will put his angels in charge of you to watch over you carefully.
Taking Peter and the two sons of Zebedee with him, he began to be grieved and troubled.
1 Samuel 16:14
The Spirit of the LORD departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the LORD troubled him.
but he did not look favorably upon Cain and his offering.
God, who can compare to you, who caused me to experience troubles that were numerous and disastrous? You will return to revive me and lift me up from the depths of the earth.
Then Moses reported this to the Israelis, but they did not listen to Moses due to their irritation and impatience because there was no deliverance and because of the cruel bondage.
Even in laughter there may be heartache, and at the end of joy there may be grief.
Sorrow is better than laughter, because the heart is made better through trouble.
When Cain became very upset and depressed, the LORD asked Cain, "Why are you so upset? Why are you depressed?
But Naomi replied, "Don't call me "Naomi'! Call me "Mara'! That's because the Almighty has dealt bitterly with me.
"They raise their voices; they shout for joy; from the west they shout aloud over the LORD's majesty.
"Right"," Gideon responded. "Sir, how will I deliver Israel? Look my family is the weakest in Manasseh, and I'm the youngest in my father's household."
He is to determine if the contagion is indeed on the walls of the house, with greenish or reddish streaks, and to determine if it appears to be deeper than the surface of the wall.
One night, the Lord told Paul in a vision, "Stop being afraid to speak out! Don't remain silent!
"Now, my soul pours itself out; the time of my affliction has taken control of me.
then I will certainly do this to you: I'll appoint sudden terror to infect you like tuberculosis and fever. Your eyes will fail and your life will waste away. You'll plant in vain, because your enemies will consume what you plant.
For the LORD has called you back like a wife deserted and grieved in spirit, like the wife of a man's youth when she is cast off," says the LORD your God.
Unjust gain makes the wise foolish, and a bribe corrupts the heart.
I'll give them to those who are seeking their lives and to King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon and his officers. Then afterwards, Egypt will be inhabited as in times past," declares the LORD.
1 Samuel 22:2
Everyone who was in distress, everyone who was in debt, and everyone who was malcontent gathered around him, and he became their leader. There were about 400 men with him.
1 Kings 19:4
and ran for a day's journey deep into the wilderness. He found a juniper tree, sat down under it, and prayed that he could die. He asked God, "Enough! LORD! Take my life, because I'm not better than my ancestors!"
A man's spirit can sustain him during his illness, but who can bear a crushed spirit?