I am bent over and brought low;
all day long I go around in mourning.
My servants will shout for joy from a glad heart,
but you will cry out from an anguished heart,
and you will lament out of a broken spirit.
I am weary from grief;
strengthen me through Your word.
Then she went and sat down nearby, about a bowshot away, for she said, “I can’t bear to watch the boy die!” So as she sat nearby, she wept loudly.
Esau said to his father, “Do you only have one blessing, my father? Bless me too, my father!” And Esau wept loudly.
1 Samuel 1:7-8
Whenever she went up to the Lord’s house, her rival taunted her in this way every year. Hannah wept and would not eat. “Hannah, why are you crying?” her husband Elkanah asked. “Why won’t you eat? Why are you troubled? Am I not better to you than 10 sons?”
1 Samuel 1:10
Deeply hurt, Hannah prayed to the Lord and wept with many tears.
1 Samuel 30:4
David and the troops with him wept loudly until they had no strength left to weep.
2 Kings 20:3
“Please Lord, remember how I have walked before You faithfully and wholeheartedly and have done what pleases You.” And Hezekiah wept bitterly.
He said, “Please, Lord, remember how I have walked before You faithfully and wholeheartedly, and have done what pleases You.” And Hezekiah wept bitterly.
My dear people, dress yourselves in sackcloth
and roll in the dust.
Mourn as you would for an only son,
a bitter lament,
for suddenly the destroyer will come on us.
and Peter remembered the words Jesus had spoken, “Before the rooster crows, you will deny Me three times.” And he went outside and wept bitterly.
and stood behind Him at His feet, weeping, and began to wash His feet with her tears. She wiped His feet with the hair of her head, kissing them and anointing them with the fragrant oil.
2 Timothy 1:4
Remembering your tears, I long to see you so that I may be filled with joy,
The survivors among them will escape
and live on the mountains
like doves of the valley,
all of them moaning,
each over his own iniquity.
1 Corinthians 5:2
And you are inflated with pride, instead of filled with grief so that he who has committed this act might be removed from your congregation.
When she opened it, she saw the child—a little boy, crying. She felt sorry for him and said, “This is one of the Hebrew boys.”