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Theasaurus: Mourners

10 Bible Verses about Mourners

Most Relevant Verses

Amos 5:16

Therefore Yahweh, the God of Hosts, the Lord, says:There will be wailing in all the public squares;
they will cry out in anguish in all the streets.
The farmer will be called on to mourn,
and professional mourners to wail.

2 Chronicles 35:25

Jeremiah chanted a dirge over Josiah, and all the singing men and singing women still speak of Josiah in their dirges to this very day. They established them as a statute for Israel, and indeed they are written in the Dirges.

Ecclesiastes 12:5

Also, they are afraid of heights and dangers on the road;
the almond tree blossoms,
the grasshopper loses its spring,
and the caper berry has no effect;
for man is headed to his eternal home,
and mourners will walk around in the street;

Jeremiah 9:17

This is what the Lord of Hosts says:Consider, and summon the women who mourn;
send for the skillful women.

Matthew 9:23

When Jesus came to the leader’s house, He saw the flute players and a crowd lamenting loudly.

Hosea 9:4

They will not pour out
their wine offerings to the Lord,
and their sacrifices will not please Him.
Their food will be like the bread of mourners;
all who eat it become defiled.
For their bread will be for their appetites alone;
it will not enter the house of the Lord.

Acts 9:39

So Peter got up and went with them. When he arrived, they led him to the room upstairs. And all the widows approached him, weeping and showing him the robes and clothes that Dorcas had made while she was with them.

1 Samuel 25:1

Samuel died, and all Israel assembled to mourn for him, and they buried him by his home in Ramah. David then went down to the Wilderness of Paran.

Isaiah 57:18-19

I have seen his ways, but I will heal him;
I will lead him and restore comfort
to him and his mourners, creating words of praise.”
The Lord says,
“Peace, peace to the one who is far or near,
and I will heal him.

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