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20 Bible Verses about People Mourning Catastrophe

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1 Samuel 11:4

When the messengers came to Gibeah of Saul and reported the terms to the people, all the people cried loudly.

2 Kings 8:11-12

Then Elisha looked steadily at Hazael until Hazael grew ashamed, and then the man of God began to cry. "Why are you crying, sir?" Hazael asked. "Because I know the evil that you're about to bring on the Israelis," he replied. "You'll burn down their fortified cities, execute their young men with swords, dash to pieces their little ones, and you'll tear open their pregnant women!"

Esther 4:3

In every province where the order of the king and his edict reached, among the Jewish people there was great mourning, fasting, weeping, and lamenting, and many lay down on sackcloth and ashes.

Esther 6:12

Then Mordecai returned to the king's gate, while Haman hurried to his house, mourning and hiding his face.

2 Samuel 19:2

The victory had become an occasion for the army to mourn, because on that very day the troops heard the announcement, "The king is grieving for his son!"

Isaiah 15:2-5

He has gone up to the temple, and to Dibon, to the high places to weep; over Nebo and over Medeba Moab wails. His head is completely bald, and every beard is shaved off. In its streets they wear sackcloth; on its rooftops and in its squares everyone wails and falls down weeping. Heshbon and Elealeh cry out, their voices are heard as far as Jahaz; therefore the loins of Moab cry aloud; its heart quakes for itself.read more.
My heart cries out over Moab; her fugitives flee as far as Zoar, as far as Eglath-shelishiyah. For at the ascent to Luhith they go up weeping; on the road to Horonaim they raise a cry of destruction.

Lamentations 1:2

Bitterly she cries in the night, as tears stream down her cheeks. No one consoles her of all her friends. All her neighbors have betrayed her; they have become her enemies.

Ezekiel 7:27

"The king will mourn, the prince will be clothed with desolation, and the hands of the people of the land will tremble. I'll deal with them according to their behavior and I will judge them by how they've judged. Then they'll learn that I am the LORD."

Lamentations 5:15

The joy of our hearts has ceased, and our dancing has turned into dirges.

Isaiah 33:7

"Listen! Their brave men cry out in the streets; the envoys of peace weep bitterly.

Hosea 7:14

They will not cry to me from their heart instead, they wail on their beds. They gather together to eat and drink, turning away from me.

Joel 1:9

Both grain offering and wine offering have been removed from the LORD's Temple; the priests and ministering servants of the LORD are mourning."

Amos 8:3

At that time," declares the Lord GOD, "the temple songs will be wailing. Many bodies will accumulate everywhere.

Amos 9:5

"The Lord GOD of the Heavenly Armies who is touching the earth so that it melts and all of its inhabitants mourn there the land rises like the Nile River, but sinks like the river of Egypt

Zechariah 12:12

And so the land will mourn, families by families, alone by themselves the family of the house of David by itself with their wives by themselves, the family of the house of Nathan by itself with their wives by themselves,

Zechariah 11:3

Hear the wailing of the shepherds, for the magnificence of the forest is ruined! Hear the roar of the lions, for the Jordan's arrogance is ruined!

Judges 14:16

So Samson's wife cried in front of him and accused him, "You only hate me. You don't love me. You've told a riddle to my relatives, but you haven't told the solution to me." Samson responded, "Look, I haven't told my parents, either. Why should I tell you?"

Judges 14:17

So she kept on crying in front of him for the entire seven days of the wedding party. On the seventh day he told the solution to her because she nagged him, and then she told the solution to the riddle to her relatives.

2 Kings 20:3

"Remember me, LORD," he said, "how I have walked in your presence with integrity, with an undivided heart, and I have accomplished what is good in your sight." And Hezekiah wept deeply.

Numbers 14:1

At this, the entire assembly complained, started to shout, and cried through the rest of that night.

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