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Theasaurus: Tears

34 Bible Verses about Tears

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Psalm 56:8

You number and record my wanderings; put my tears into Your bottle -- "are they not in Your book?

Revelation 7:17

For the Lamb Who is in the midst of the throne will be their Shepherd, and He will guide them to the springs of the waters of life; and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.

1 Samuel 20:41

And as soon as the lad was gone, David arose from beside the heap of stones and fell on his face to the ground and bowed himself three times. And they kissed one another and wept with one another until David got control of himself.

1 Samuel 30:4

Then David and the men with him lifted up their voices and wept until they had no more strength to weep.

Psalm 6:6

I am weary with my groaning; all night I soak my pillow with tears, I drench my couch with my weeping.

Job 16:16

My face is red and swollen with weeping, and on my eyelids is the shadow of death [my eyes are dimmed],

Psalm 31:9

Have mercy and be gracious unto me, O Lord, for I am in trouble; with grief my eye is weakened, also my inner self and my body.

Psalm 39:12

Hear my prayer, O Lord, and give ear to my cry; hold not Your peace at my tears! For I am Your passing guest, a temporary resident, as all my fathers were.

Psalm 80:5

You have fed them with the bread of tears, and You have given them tears to drink in large measure.

Psalm 126:6

He who goes forth bearing seed and weeping [at needing his precious supply of grain for sowing] shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.

Jeremiah 9:1

Oh, that my head were waters and my eyes a reservoir of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

Lamentations 2:11

My eyes fail from weeping, my emotions are deeply disturbed, my heart is poured out upon the ground [in grief] because of the destruction of the daughter of my people, because infants and nurslings faint in the streets of the city.

Lamentations 3:48

My eyes overflow with streams of tears because of the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Matthew 26:75

And Peter remembered Jesus' words, when He had said, Before a single rooster crows, you will deny and disown Me three times. And he went outside and wept bitterly.

Luke 23:27

And there accompanied [Jesus] a great multitude of the people, [including] women who bewailed and lamented Him.

Philippians 3:18

For there are many, of whom I have often told you and now tell you even with tears, who walk (live) as enemies of the cross of Christ (the Anointed One).

Psalm 84:6

Passing through the Valley of Weeping (Baca), they make it a place of springs; the early rain also fills [the pools] with blessings.

Malachi 2:13

And this you do with double guilt; you cover the altar of the Lord with tears [shed by your unoffending wives, divorced by you that you might take heathen wives], and with [your own] weeping and crying out because the Lord does not regard your offering any more or accept it with favor at your hand.

Isaiah 25:8

He will swallow up death [in victory; He will abolish death forever]. And the Lord God will wipe away tears from all faces; and the reproach of His people He will take away from off all the earth; for the Lord has spoken it.

Jeremiah 9:11

I will make Jerusalem heaps [of ruins], a dwelling place of jackals; and I will make the cities of Judah a desolation, without inhabitant.

Luke 6:21

Blessed (happy -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, apart from your outward condition -- "and to be envied) are you who hunger and seek with eager desire now, for you shall be filled and completely satisfied! Blessed (happy -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, apart from your outward condition -- "and to be envied) are you who weep and sob now, for you shall laugh!

2 Timothy 1:3-4

I thank God Whom I worship with a pure conscience, in the spirit of my fathers, when without ceasing I remember you night and day in my prayers, And when, as I recall your tears, I yearn to see you so that I may be filled with joy.

Hebrews 5:7

In the days of His flesh [Jesus] offered up definite, special petitions [for that which He not only wanted but needed] and supplications with strong crying and tears to Him Who was [always] able to save Him [out] from death, and He was heard because of His reverence toward God [His godly fear, His piety, in that He shrank from the horrors of separation from the bright presence of the Father].

James 4:9

[As you draw near to God] be deeply penitent and grieve, even weep [over your disloyalty]. Let your laughter be turned to grief and your mirth to dejection and heartfelt shame [for your sins].

Psalm 116:7-9

Return to your rest, O my soul, for the Lord has dealt bountifully with you. For You have delivered my life from death, my eyes from tears, and my feet from stumbling and falling. I will walk before the Lord in the land of the living.

Acts 20:19

Serving the Lord with all humility in tears and in the midst of adversity (affliction and trials) which befell me, due to the plots of the Jews [against me];

Acts 20:31

Therefore be always alert and on your guard, being mindful that for three years I never stopped night or day seriously to admonish and advise and exhort you one by one with tears.

Hebrews 12:16-17

That no one may become guilty of sexual vice, or become a profane (godless and sacrilegious) person as Esau did, who sold his own birthright for a single meal. For you understand that later on, when he wanted [to regain title to] his inheritance of the blessing, he was rejected (disqualified and set aside), for he could find no opportunity to repair by repentance [what he had done, no chance to recall the choice he had made], although he sought for it carefully with [bitter] tears.

Ezra 10:1

Now while Ezra prayed and made confession, weeping and casting himself down before the house of God, there gathered to him out of Israel a very great assembly of men, women, and children; for the people wept bitterly.

From Thematic Bible


Lachrymatory » Bottle » Tears

Psalm 56:8

You number and record my wanderings; put my tears into Your bottle -- "are they not in Your book?

Tears » Of solicitude over sinners

Acts 20:31

Therefore be always alert and on your guard, being mindful that for three years I never stopped night or day seriously to admonish and advise and exhort you one by one with tears.

Psalm 126:6

He who goes forth bearing seed and weeping [at needing his precious supply of grain for sowing] shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.

Isaiah 22:4

Therefore I [Isaiah] said, Look away from me; I will weep bitterly. Do not hasten and try to comfort me over the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Jeremiah 9:1

Oh, that my head were waters and my eyes a reservoir of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

Tears » Of solicitude over sinners » Of disappointment and grief

Psalm 80:5

You have fed them with the bread of tears, and You have given them tears to drink in large measure.

Psalm 6:6

I am weary with my groaning; all night I soak my pillow with tears, I drench my couch with my weeping.

Job 30:31

Therefore my lyre is turned to mourning, and my pipe into the voice of those who weep.

Psalm 102:9

For I have eaten the ashes [in which I sat] as if they were bread and have mingled my drink with weeping

Tears » Observed by God

Psalm 56:8

You number and record my wanderings; put my tears into Your bottle -- "are they not in Your book?

Isaiah 38:3-5

And said, Remember [earnestly] now, O Lord, I beseech You, how I have walked before You in faithfulness and in truth, with a whole heart [absolutely devoted to You], and have done what is good in Your sight. And Hezekiah wept bitterly. Then came the word of the Lord to Isaiah, saying, Go, and say to Hezekiah, Thus says the Lord, the God of David your father: I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; behold, I will add to your life fifteen years.

Tears » Wiped away

Revelation 7:17

For the Lamb Who is in the midst of the throne will be their Shepherd, and He will guide them to the springs of the waters of life; and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.

Tears » None in heaven

Tears » Figurative

Psalm 80:5

You have fed them with the bread of tears, and You have given them tears to drink in large measure.