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Theasaurus: Grieving

42 Bible Verses about grieving

Most Relevant Verses

Matthew 5:4

Blessed and enviably happy [with a happiness produced by the experience of God's favor and especially conditioned by the revelation of His matchless grace] are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted!

Job 17:7

My eye has grown dim because of grief, and all my members are [wasted away] like a shadow.

Psalm 31:10

For my life is spent with sorrow and my years with sighing; my strength has failed because of my iniquity, and even my bones have wasted away.

Ecclesiastes 7:3

Sorrow is better than laughter, for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better and gains gladness.

Psalm 119:28

My life dissolves and weeps itself away for heaviness; raise me up and strengthen me according to [the promises of] Your word.

Ecclesiastes 7:2

It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting, for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to heart.

Lamentations 3:32

But though He causes grief, yet will He be moved to compassion according to the multitude of His loving-kindness and tender mercy.

James 4:9

[As you draw near to God] be deeply penitent and grieve, even weep [over your disloyalty]. Let your laughter be turned to grief and your mirth to dejection and heartfelt shame [for your sins].

Jeremiah 16:5

For thus says the Lord: Enter not into the house of mourning, nor go to lament or bemoan [the dead], for I have taken away My peace from this people, says the Lord, even My steadfast love and loving-kindness and tender mercy.

Job 2:13

So they sat down with [Job] on the ground for seven days and seven nights, and none spoke a word to him, for they saw that his grief and pain were very great.

2 Corinthians 7:10

For godly grief and the pain God is permitted to direct, produce a repentance that leads and contributes to salvation and deliverance from evil, and it never brings regret; but worldly grief (the hopeless sorrow that is characteristic of the pagan world) is deadly [breeding and ending in death].

John 16:22

So for the present you are also in sorrow (in distress and depressed); but I will see you again and [then] your hearts will rejoice, and no one can take from you your joy (gladness, delight).

Daniel 10:2

In those days I, Daniel, was mourning for three whole weeks.

Psalm 31:9

Have mercy and be gracious unto me, O Lord, for I am in trouble; with grief my eye is weakened, also my inner self and my body.

Ecclesiastes 11:10

Therefore remove [the lusts that end in] sorrow and vexation from your heart and mind and put away evil from your body, for youth and the dawn of life are vanity [transitory, idle, empty, and devoid of truth].

Psalm 6:7

My eye grows dim because of grief; it grows old because of all my enemies.

Mark 16:10

She went and reported it to those who had been with Him, as they grieved and wept.

Romans 9:2

That I have bitter grief and incessant anguish in my heart.

Isaiah 60:20

Your sun shall no more go down, nor shall your moon withdraw itself, for the Lord shall be your everlasting light, and the days of your mourning shall be ended.

2 Corinthians 6:10

As grieved and mourning, yet [we are] always rejoicing; as poor [ourselves, yet] bestowing riches on many; as having nothing, and [yet in reality] possessing all things.

Lamentations 3:33

For He does not willingly and from His heart afflict or grieve the children of men.

Ecclesiastes 3:4

A time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance,

1 Samuel 16:1

The Lord said to Samuel, How long will you mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? Fill your horn with oil; I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite. For I have provided for Myself a king among his sons.

2 Corinthians 7:8

For even though I did grieve you with my letter, I do not regret [it now], though I did regret it; for I see that that letter did pain you, though only for a little while;

Ezekiel 27:31

And they make themselves [utterly] bald for you and gird themselves with sackcloth, and they weep over you in bitterness of heart and with bitter mourning and wailing.

2 Corinthians 2:5

But if someone [the one among you who committed incest] has caused [all this] grief and pain, he has caused it not to me, but in some measure, not to put it too severely, [he has distressed] all of you.

Psalm 35:14

I behaved as if grieving for my friend or my brother; I bowed down in sorrow, as one who bewails his mother.

Topics on Grieving

Grieving God

1;6;6

And the Lord regretted that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved at heart.

Grieving With Hope

52;4;13

Now also we would not have you ignorant, brethren, about those who fall asleep [ in death], that you may not grieve [for them] as the rest do who have no hope [beyond the grave].