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Theasaurus: Tears

34 Bible Verses about Tears

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Psalm 56:8

Thou countest my wanderings; put my tears into thy bottle: are they not in thy book?

1 Samuel 20:41

The lad went, and David arose from the side of the south, and fell on his face to the ground, and bowed himself three times; and they kissed one another, and wept one with another, until David exceeded.

1 Samuel 30:4

Then David and the people that were with him lifted up their voice and wept, until they had no more power to weep.

Psalm 6:6

I am wearied with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I dissolve my couch with my tears.

Job 16:16

My face is red with weeping, and on my eyelids is the shadow of death;

Psalm 31:9

Be gracious unto me, Jehovah, for I am in trouble: mine eye wasteth away with vexation, my soul and my belly.

Psalm 39:12

Hear my prayer, Jehovah, and give ear unto my cry; be not silent at my tears: for I am a stranger with thee, a sojourner, like all my fathers.

Psalm 80:5

Thou hast fed them with the bread of tears, and given them tears to drink in large measure:

Psalm 126:6

He goeth forth and weepeth, bearing seed for scattering; he cometh again with rejoicing, bearing his sheaves.

Jeremiah 9:1

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

Lamentations 2:11

Mine eyes are consumed with tears, my bowels are troubled; my liver is poured upon the earth, because of the ruin of the daughter of my people; because infant and suckling swoon in the streets of the city.

Lamentations 3:48

Mine eye runneth down with streams of water for the ruin of the daughter of my people.

Luke 23:27

And a great multitude of the people, and of women who wailed and lamented him, followed him.

Psalm 84:6

Passing through the valley of Baca, they make it a well-spring; yea, the early rain covereth it with blessings.

Malachi 2:13

And further ye do this: ye cover the altar of Jehovah with tears, with weeping, and with sighing, insomuch that he regardeth not the oblation any more, nor receiveth it with satisfaction at your hand.

Isaiah 25:8

He will swallow up death in victory. And the Lord Jehovah will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the reproach of his people will he take away from off all the earth: for Jehovah hath spoken.

Jeremiah 9:11

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

Luke 6:21

Blessed ye that hunger now, for ye shall be filled. Blessed ye that weep now, for ye shall laugh.

2 Timothy 1:3-4

I am thankful to God, whom I serve from my forefathers with pure conscience, how unceasingly I have the remembrance of thee in my supplications night and day, earnestly desiring to see thee, remembering thy tears, that I may be filled with joy;

Hebrews 5:7

Who in the days of his flesh, having offered up both supplications and entreaties to him who was able to save him out of death, with strong crying and tears; (and having been heard because of his piety;)

James 4:9

Be wretched, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.

Psalm 116:7-9

Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for Jehovah hath dealt bountifully with thee. For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, my feet from falling. I will walk before Jehovah in the land of the living.

Hebrews 12:16-17

lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for one meal sold his birthright; for ye know that also afterwards, desiring to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, (for he found no place for repentance) although he sought it earnestly with tears.

Ezra 10:1

And while Ezra prayed, and made confession, weeping and falling down before the house of God, there were gathered to him out of Israel a very great congregation of men and women and children; for the people wept very much.

From Thematic Bible


Lachrymatory » Bottle » Tears

Psalm 56:8

Thou countest my wanderings; put my tears into thy bottle: are they not in thy book?

Tears » Of solicitude over sinners

Psalm 126:6

He goeth forth and weepeth, bearing seed for scattering; he cometh again with rejoicing, bearing his sheaves.

Isaiah 22:4

Therefore said I, Look away from me; let me weep bitterly: labour not to comfort me, because of the spoiling of the daughter of my people.

Jeremiah 9:1

Oh that my head were waters, and mine eye a fountain 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

Thou hast fed them with the bread of tears, and given them tears to drink in large measure:

Psalm 6:6

I am wearied with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I dissolve my couch with my tears.

Job 30:31

My harp also is turned to mourning, and my pipe into the voice of weepers.

Psalm 102:9

For I have eaten ashes like bread, and mingled my drink with weeping,

Tears » Observed by God

Psalm 56:8

Thou countest my wanderings; put my tears into thy bottle: are they not in thy book?

Isaiah 38:3-5

and said, Ah, Jehovah, remember, I beseech thee, how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept much. And the word of Jehovah came to Isaiah, saying, Go and say to Hezekiah, Thus saith Jehovah, the God of David thy father: I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears: behold, I will add to thy days fifteen years.

Tears » Wiped away

Tears » None in heaven

Tears » Figurative

Psalm 80:5

Thou hast fed them with the bread of tears, and given them tears to drink in large measure: