I am pained and bowed down greatly. I go mourning all day long.
2 Corinthians 7:6
Nevertheless, he who comforts the lowly, God, comforted us by the coming of Titus;
A glad heart makes a cheerful face; but an aching heart breaks the spirit.
Give strong drink to him who is ready to perish; and wine to the bitter in soul:
My God, my soul is in despair within me. Therefore I remember you from the land of the Jordan, the heights of Hermon, from the hill Mizar.
For in much wisdom is much grief; and he who increases knowledge increases sorrow.
A cheerful heart makes good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
In righteousness you shall be established: you shall be far from oppression, for you shall not be afraid; and from terror, for it shall not come near you.
Hurry to answer me, Yahweh. My spirit fails. Don't hide your face from me, so that I don't become like those who go down into the pit.
The king said to me, "Why is your face sad, since you are not sick? This is nothing else but sorrow of heart." Then I was very much afraid.
Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God! For I shall still praise him: my Savior, my helper, and my God. For the Chief Musician. By the sons of Korah. A contemplative psalm.
Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, but a kind word makes it glad.
1 Kings 19:3
When he saw that, he arose, and went for his life, and came to Beersheba, which belongs to Judah, and left his servant there.
Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God! For I shall still praise him, the saving help of my countenance, and my God.
1 Kings 19:5
He lay down and slept under a juniper tree; and behold, an angel touched him, and said to him, "Arise and eat!"
1 Samuel 16:23
It happened, when the [evil] spirit from God was on Saul, that David took the harp, and played with his hand: so Saul was refreshed, and was well, and the evil spirit departed from him.
1 Kings 21:27
It happened, when Ahab heard those words, that he tore his clothes, and put sackcloth on his flesh, and fasted, and lay in sackcloth, and went softly.
for it is written, 'He will put his angels in charge of you, to guard you;'
He took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and began to be sorrowful and severely troubled.
1 Samuel 16:14
Now the Spirit of Yahweh departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from Yahweh troubled him.
but he didn't respect Cain and his offering. Cain was very angry, and the expression on his face fell.
You, who have shown us many and bitter troubles, you will let me live. You will bring us up again from the depths of the earth.
Moses spoke so to the children of Israel, but they didn't listen to Moses for anguish of spirit, and for cruel bondage.
Even in laughter the heart may be sorrowful, and mirth may end in heaviness.
Sorrow is better than laughter; for by the sadness of the face the heart is made good.
Yahweh said to Cain, "Why are you angry? Why has the expression of your face fallen?
She said to them, "Don't call me Naomi. Call me Mara; for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.
These shall lift up their voice. They will shout for the majesty of Yahweh. They cry aloud from the sea.
He said to him, "O Lord, how shall I save Israel? Behold, my family is the poorest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father's house."
He shall examine the plague; and behold, if the plague is in the walls of the house with hollow streaks, greenish or reddish, and it appears to be deeper than the wall;
The Lord said to Paul in the night by a vision, "Don't be afraid, but speak and don't be silent;
"Now my soul is poured out within me. Days of affliction have taken hold on me.
I also will do this to you: I will appoint terror over you, even consumption and fever, that shall consume the eyes, and make the soul to pine away; and you will sow your seed in vain, for your enemies will eat it.
For Yahweh has called you as a wife forsaken and grieved in spirit, even a wife of youth, when she is cast off," says your God.
Surely extortion makes the wise man foolish; and a bribe destroys the understanding.
and I will deliver them into the hand of those who seek their lives, and into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and into the hand of his servants; and afterwards it shall be inhabited, as in the days of old, says Yahweh.
1 Samuel 22:2
Everyone who was in distress, and everyone who was in debt, and everyone who was discontented, gathered themselves to him; and he became captain over them: and there were with him about four hundred men.
1 Kings 19:4
But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree: and he requested for himself that he might die, and said, "It is enough. Now, O Yahweh, take away my life; for I am not better than my fathers."
A man's spirit will sustain him in sickness, but a crushed spirit, who can bear?