For with much wisdom there is much sorrow; the more someone adds to knowledge, the more someone adds to grief.
"How blessed are those who mourn, because it is they who will be comforted!
My eyes have grown weak from grief; and my whole body is as thin as a shadow.
Indeed, he was sick to the point of death, but God had mercy on him, and not only on him but also on me, so that I would not have one sorrow on top of another.
My life is consumed by sorrow, my years with groaning. My strength has faltered because of my iniquity; my bones have been consumed.
Sorrow is better than laughter, because the heart is made better through trouble.
I weep because of sorrow; fortify me according to your word.
Do not grieve the Holy Spirit, by whom you were marked with a seal for the day of redemption.
It's better to attend a funeral than to attend a banquet, for everyone dies eventually, and the living will take this to heart.
1 Peter 1:6
You greatly rejoice in this, even though you have to suffer various kinds of trials for a little while,
A foolish son brings grief to his father and bitterness to his mother.
Rejoice with those who are rejoicing. Cry with those who are crying.
though he causes grief, his compassion abounds according to his gracious love.
Be miserable, mourn, and cry. Let your laughter be turned into mourning, and your joy into gloom.
1 Thessalonians 4:13
But we do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, about those who have died, so that you may not grieve like other people who have no hope.
The blessing of the LORD establishes wealth, and difficulty does not accompany it.
For this is what the LORD says: "Don't go to a house where there is mourning, don't go to lament, nor to express sorrow to them. For I've taken my peace away from this people," declares the LORD, "as well as gracious love and compassion.
and sat with Job on the ground for a full week without saying a word, since they could see the great extent of his anguish.
He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There won't be death anymore. There won't be any grief, crying, or pain, because the first things have disappeared."
2 Corinthians 7:10
For having sorrow in a godly way results in repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regrets. But the sorrow of the world produces death.
Now you are having pain. But I'll see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you.
"At that time I, Daniel, had been mourning for three straight weeks.
Even in laughter there may be heartache, and at the end of joy there may be grief.
Be gracious to me, LORD, for I am in distress. My eyes have been consumed by my grief along with my soul and my body.
Banish sorrow from your heart, and evil from your body, since both childhood and the prime of life are pointless.
My eyesight has faded because of grief, it has dimmed because of all my enemies.
The heart knows its own bitterness an outsider cannot share in its joy.
She went and told those who had been with Jesus and who now were grieving and crying.
Let him drink, forget his poverty, and remember his troubles no more.
I have deep sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart,
Your sun won't set, nor will your moon withdraw itself for the LORD will be your everlasting light, and your days of mourning will end.
2 Corinthians 6:10
as sorrowful and yet always rejoicing, as poor and yet enriching many, as having nothing and yet possessing everything.
But when the young man heard this statement he went away sad, because he had many possessions.
a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
1 Samuel 16:1
The LORD told Samuel, "How long will you grieve over Saul, since I've rejected him from being king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil and go. I'm sending you to Jesse from Bethlehem because I've chosen for myself one of his sons as king."
2 Corinthians 7:8
If I made you sad with my letter, I do not regret it, although I did regret it then. I see that the letter caused you sorrow, though only for a while.
They'll shave their heads bald because of you. They'll dress themselves in sackcloth and weep for you with deep bitterness of heart, with the most pitiful of mourning.
2 Corinthians 2:5
But if anyone has caused grief, he didn't cause me any grief. To some extent I don't want to emphasize this too much it has affected all of you.
I paced about as for my friend or my brother, and fell down mourning as one weeps for one's mother.