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Theasaurus: Tears

34 Bible Verses about Tears

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Psalm 56:8

You Yourself have recorded my wanderings.
Put my tears in Your bottle.
Are they not in Your records?

1 Samuel 20:41

When the young man had gone, David got up from the south side of the stone Ezel, fell with his face to the ground, and bowed three times. Then he and Jonathan kissed each other and wept with each other, though David wept more.

1 Samuel 30:4

David and the troops with him wept loudly until they had no strength left to weep.

Psalm 6:6

I am weary from my groaning;
with my tears I dampen my pillow
and drench my bed every night.

Job 16:16

My face has grown red with weeping,
and darkness covers my eyes,

Psalm 31:9

Be gracious to me, Lord,
because I am in distress;
my eyes are worn out from angry sorrow—
my whole being as well.

Psalm 39:12

“Hear my prayer, Lord,
and listen to my cry for help;
do not be silent at my tears.
For I am a foreigner residing with You,
a temporary resident like all my fathers.

Psalm 42:3

My tears have been my food day and night,
while all day long people say to me,
“Where is your God?”

Psalm 80:5

You fed them the bread of tears
and gave them a full measure
of tears to drink.

Psalm 126:6

Though one goes along weeping,
carrying the bag of seed,
he will surely come back with shouts of joy,
carrying his sheaves.

Lamentations 2:11

?KafMy eyes are worn out from weeping;
I am churning within.
My heart is poured out in grief
because of the destruction of my dear people,
because children and infants faint
in the streets of the city.

Lamentations 3:48

My eyes flow with streams of tears
because of the destruction of my dear people.

Luke 23:27

A large crowd of people followed Him, including women who were mourning and lamenting Him.

Psalm 84:6

As they pass through the Valley of Baca,
they make it a source of springwater;
even the autumn rain will cover it with blessings.

Malachi 2:13

And this is another thing you do: you cover the Lord’s altar with tears, with weeping and groaning, because He no longer respects your offerings or receives them gladly from your hands.

Jeremiah 9:11

I will make Jerusalem a heap of rubble,
a jackals’ den.
I will make the cities of Judah a desolation,
an uninhabited place.

Luke 6:21

You who are now hungry are blessed,
because you will be filled.
You who now weep are blessed,
because you will laugh.

2 Timothy 1:3-4

I thank God, whom I serve with a clear conscience as my ancestors did, when I constantly remember you in my prayers night and day. Remembering your tears, I long to see you so that I may be filled with joy,

Hebrews 5:7

During His earthly life, He offered prayers and appeals with loud cries and tears to the One who was able to save Him from death, and He was heard because of His reverence.

James 4:9

Be miserable and mourn and weep. Your laughter must change to mourning and your joy to sorrow.

Psalm 116:7-9

Return to your rest, my soul,
for the Lord has been good to you. For You, Lord, rescued me from death,
my eyes from tears,
my feet from stumbling. I will walk before the Lord
in the land of the living.

Hebrews 12:16-17

And make sure that there isn’t any immoral or irreverent person like Esau, who sold his birthright in exchange for one meal. For you know that later, when he wanted to inherit the blessing, he was rejected because he didn’t find any opportunity for repentance, though he sought it with tears.

Ezra 10:1

While Ezra prayed and confessed, weeping and falling facedown before the house of God, an extremely large assembly of Israelite men, women, and children gathered around him. The people also wept bitterly.

From Thematic Bible


Lachrymatory » Bottle » Tears

Psalm 56:8

You Yourself have recorded my wanderings.
Put my tears in Your bottle.
Are they not in Your records?

Tears » Of solicitude over sinners

Psalm 126:6

Though one goes along weeping,
carrying the bag of seed,
he will surely come back with shouts of joy,
carrying his sheaves.

Isaiah 22:4

Therefore I said,
“Look away from me! Let me weep bitterly!
Do not try to comfort me
about the destruction of my dear people.”

Tears » Of solicitude over sinners » Of disappointment and grief

Psalm 80:5

You fed them the bread of tears
and gave them a full measure
of tears to drink.

Psalm 6:6

I am weary from my groaning;
with my tears I dampen my pillow
and drench my bed every night.

Job 30:31

My lyre is used for mourning
and my flute for the sound of weeping.

Tears » Observed by God

Psalm 56:8

You Yourself have recorded my wanderings.
Put my tears in Your bottle.
Are they not in Your records?

Isaiah 38:3-5

He said, "Please, Lord, remember how I have walked before You faithfully and wholeheartedly, and have done what is good in Your sight." And Hezekiah wept bitterly. Then the word of the Lord came to Isaiah: "Go and tell Hezekiah that this is what the Lord God of your ancestor David says: I have heard your prayer; I have seen your tears. Look, I am going to add 15 years to your life.

Tears » Wiped away

Tears » None in heaven

Tears » Figurative

Psalm 80:5

You fed them the bread of tears
and gave them a full measure
of tears to drink.

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