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Theasaurus: Grieving

42 Bible Verses about grieving

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Job 17:7

My eyes have grown dim from grief, and my whole body has become but a shadow.

Psalm 31:10

Indeed, my life is consumed with grief, and my years with groaning; my strength has failed because of my sinfulness, and my bones waste away.

Ecclesiastes 7:3

Grief is better than laughter, for when a face is sad, a heart may be glad.

Ecclesiastes 7:2

It is better to go to a house of mourning than to go to a house of feasting, since that is the end of all mankind, and the living should take it to heart.

Lamentations 3:32

Even if He causes suffering, He will show compassion according to His abundant, faithful love.

James 4:9

Be miserable and mourn and weep. Your laughter must change to mourning and your joy to sorrow.

Jeremiah 16:5

"For this is what the Lord says: Don't enter a house where a mourning feast is taking place. Don't go to lament or sympathize with them, for I have removed My peace from these people"-[this is] the Lord's declaration-"[as well as My] faithful love and compassion.

Job 2:13

Then they sat on the ground with him seven days and nights, but no one spoke a word to him because they saw that his suffering was very intense.

Daniel 10:2

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

Psalm 31:9

Be gracious to me, Lord, because I am in distress; my eyes are worn out from angry sorrow- my whole being as well.

Psalm 6:7

My eyes are swollen from grief; they grow old because of all my enemies.

Proverbs 14:10

The heart knows its own bitterness, and no outsider shares in its joy.

Mark 16:10

She went and reported to those who had been with Him, as they were mourning and weeping.

Romans 9:2

that I have intense sorrow and continual anguish in my heart.

Isaiah 60:20

Your sun will no longer set, and your moon will not fade; for the Lord will be your everlasting light, and the days of your sorrow will be over.

Lamentations 3:33

For He does not enjoy bringing affliction or suffering on mankind.

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 are you going to mourn for Saul, since I have rejected him as king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil and go. I am sending you to Jesse of Bethlehem because I have selected a king from his sons."

2 Corinthians 7:8

For although I grieved you with my letter, I do not regret it-even though I did regret it since I saw that the letter grieved you, though only for a little while.

Ezekiel 27:31

They shave their heads because of you and wrap themselves in sackcloth. They weep over you with deep anguish and bitter mourning.

2 Corinthians 2:5

If anyone has caused pain, he has not caused pain to me, but in some degree-not to exaggerate-to all of you.

Psalm 35:14

I went about [grieving] as if for my friend or brother; I was bowed down with grief, like one mourning a mother.

Topics on Grieving

Grieving God


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

Grieving With Hope


We do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, concerning those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve like the rest, who have no hope.

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