Most Relevant Verses
To grant those who mourn in Zion, Giving them a garland instead of ashes, The oil of gladness instead of mourning, The mantle of praise instead of a spirit of fainting So they will be called oaks of righteousness, The planting of the LORD, that He may be glorified.
The proverbs of Solomon A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish son is a grief to his mother.
More Verses on Heaviness
In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials,
For indeed he was sick to the point of death, but God had mercy on him, and not on him only but also on me, so that I would not have sorrow upon sorrow.