For in much wisdom is much vexation, and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.
Blessed they that mourn, for they shall be comforted.
And mine eye is dim by reason of grief, and all my members are as a shadow.
for he was also sick close to death, but God had mercy on him, and not indeed on him alone, but also on me, that I might not have sorrow upon sorrow.
For my life is spent with sorrow, and my years with sighing; my strength faileth through mine iniquity, and my bones are wasted.
Vexation is better than laughter; for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better.
My soul melteth for sadness: strengthen me according to thy word.
And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with which ye have been sealed for the day of redemption.
It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting: in that that is the end of all men, and the living taketh it to heart.
1 Peter 1:6
Wherein ye exult, for a little while at present, if needed, put to grief by various trials,
A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bore him.
Rejoice with those that rejoice, weep with those that weep.
but if he have caused grief, he will have compassion according to the multitude of his loving-kindnesses:
Be wretched, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.
1 Thessalonians 4:13
But we do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them that are fallen asleep, to the end that ye be not grieved even as also the rest who have no hope.
The blessing of Jehovah, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow to it.
For thus saith Jehovah: Enter not into the house of wailing, neither go to lament or bemoan them; for I have taken away my peace from this people, saith Jehovah, the loving-kindness and the tender mercies.
And they sat down with him on the ground seven days and seven nights; and none spoke a word to him; for they saw that his anguish was very great.
And he shall wipe away every tear from their eyes; and death shall not exist any more, nor grief, nor cry, nor distress shall exist any more, for the former things have passed away.
2 Corinthians 7:10
For grief according to God works repentance to salvation, never to be regretted; but the grief of the world works death.
And ye now therefore have grief; but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no one takes from you.
In those days I Daniel was mourning three full weeks:
Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful, and the end of mirth is sadness.
Be gracious unto me, Jehovah, for I am in trouble: mine eye wasteth away with vexation, my soul and my belly.
Then remove discontent from thy heart, and put away evil from thy flesh; for childhood and youth are vanity.
Mine eye wasteth away through grief; it hath grown old because of all mine oppressors.
The heart knoweth its own bitterness, and a stranger doth not intermeddle with its joy.
She went and brought word to those that had been with him, who were grieving and weeping.
let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.
that I have great grief and uninterrupted pain in my heart,
Thy sun shall no more go down, neither shall thy moon withdraw itself; for Jehovah shall be thine everlasting light, and the days of thy mourning shall be ended.
2 Corinthians 6:10
as grieved, but always rejoicing; as poor, but enriching many; as having nothing, and possessing all things.
But the young man, having heard the word, went away grieved, for he had large possessions.
A time to weep, and a time to laugh; A time to mourn, and a time to dance;
1 Samuel 16:1
And Jehovah said to Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? fill thy horn with oil, and go, I will send thee to Jesse the Bethlehemite; for I have provided me a king among his sons.
2 Corinthians 7:8
For if also I grieved you in the letter, I do not regret it, if even I have regretted it; for I see that that letter, if even it were only for a time, grieved you.
And they shall make themselves utterly bald for thee, and gird themselves with sackcloth; and they shall weep for thee in bitterness of soul with bitter mourning.
2 Corinthians 2:5
But if any one has grieved, he has grieved, not me, but in part (that I may not overcharge you) all of you.
I behaved myself as though he had been a friend, a brother to me; I bowed down in sadness, as one that mourneth for a mother.