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Theasaurus: Tears

34 Bible Verses about Tears

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Psalm 56:8

You have kept count of my wonderings. Put my tears in your bottle; [are they] not in your book?

1 Samuel 20:41

The boy left, and then David got up from the south side, and he fell on his face to the ground and bowed three times. And they kissed {each other} and wept {together}, but David [wept] the most.

1 Samuel 30:4

Then David and the people who [were] with him raised their voices and wept until there was not [enough] strength in them to weep.

Psalm 6:6

I am weary with my groaning; {I flood} my bed every night. With my tears {I drench} my couch.

Job 16:16

My face is red because of weeping, and deep shadows [are] on my eyelids,

Psalm 31:9

Be gracious [to] me, O Yahweh, because I have distress. My eye wastes away because of vexation, [along with] my soul and my {body}.

Psalm 39:12

Hear my prayer, O Yahweh, and listen [to] my cry for help; do not be deaf to my tears. For I [am] an alien with you, a sojourner like all my ancestors.

Psalm 42:3

My tears have been my food day and night, while [they] say to me all day [long], "Where [is] your God?"

Psalm 80:5

You have fed them [the] bread of tears; you have given them tears to drink in full measure.

Psalm 126:6

He who diligently goes [out] with weeping, carrying the seed bag, shall certainly come [in] with rejoicing, carrying his sheaves.

Jeremiah 9:1

{Oh that my head were waters}, and my eyes a fountain of tears, so that I might weep day and night, [for] the slain of the daughter of my people.

Lamentations 2:11

My eyes have {spent all their tears}; {my stomach} is in torment, {my heart} is poured out on the earth because of the destruction of the daughter of my people, because child and babe faint in [the] public squares of a city.

Lamentations 3:48

Channels of water run down my eyes because of the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Luke 23:27

And a great crowd of the people were following him, and of women who were mourning and lamenting him.

Philippians 3:18

For many live, of whom I spoke about to you many times, but now speak about even weeping, [as] the enemies of the cross of Christ,

Psalm 84:6

Passing through the Valley of Baca, they make it a spring. The early rain covers [it with] blessings as well.

Malachi 2:13

And this you do {as well}: [you] cover the altar of Yahweh [with] tears, [with] weeping and [with] groaning, because he {no longer regards the offering} or accepts [it] [with] favor from your hand.

Isaiah 25:8

He will {destroy} death forever, and the Lord Yahweh will wipe off [the] tears from all faces, and he will remove the disgrace of his people from all the earth, for Yahweh has spoken.

Jeremiah 9:11

And I will make Jerusalem as heaps [of ruins], a lair of jackals, and the towns of Judah I will make a desolation, {without inhabitants}.

Luke 6:21

Blessed [are] those who are hungry now, because you will be satisfied. Blessed [are] those who weep now, Because you will laugh.

2 Timothy 1:3-4

{I am thankful} to God, whom I have served with a clear conscience {as my ancestors did}, when {I remember you constantly} in my prayers night and day, longing to see you [as I] remember your tears, so that I may be filled with joy,

Hebrews 5:7

who in the days of his flesh offered up both prayers and supplications, with loud crying and tears, to the one who was able to save him from death, and he was heard as a result of his reverence.

James 4:9

Lament and mourn and weep! Let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to gloominess.

Psalm 116:7-9

Return, O my soul, to your repose, for Yahweh has dealt bountifully with you. For you have rescued me from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling. I will walk before Yahweh in the land of the living.

Hebrews 12:16-17

[that] no one [be] a sexually immoral or totally worldly [person] like Esau, who for one meal traded his own birthright. For you know that also afterwards, [when he] wanted to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, because he did not find an occasion for repentance, although he sought it with tears.

Ezra 10:1

While Ezra was praying and confessing, weeping and throwing himself down before the house of God, a very great assembly of men, women, and children from Israel gathered to him. And the people wept bitterly.

From Thematic Bible


Lachrymatory » Bottle » Tears

Psalm 56:8

You have kept count of my wonderings. Put my tears in your bottle; [are they] not in your book?

Tears » Of solicitude over sinners

Psalm 126:6

He who diligently goes [out] with weeping, carrying the seed bag, shall certainly come [in] with rejoicing, carrying his sheaves.

Isaiah 22:4

Therefore I said, "Look away from me, let me {weep bitterly}; you must not insist on comforting me for the destruction of the daughter of my people."

Jeremiah 9:1

{Oh that my head were waters}, and my eyes a fountain of tears, so 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 [the] bread of tears; you have given them tears to drink in full measure.

Psalm 6:6

I am weary with my groaning; {I flood} my bed every night. With my tears {I drench} my couch.

Job 30:31

So my lyre came to be [used] for mourning, and my flute [for the] voice of [those who] weep.

Psalm 102:9

Indeed, I eat ashes like bread and mix my drink with tears

Tears » Observed by God

Psalm 56:8

You have kept count of my wonderings. Put my tears in your bottle; [are they] not in your book?

Isaiah 38:3-5

and he said, "O Yahweh, please remember how I have walked before your {presence} in faithfulness with a whole heart, and I have done the good in your eyes!" And Hezekiah wept [with] great weeping. Then the word of Yahweh came to Isaiah, saying, "Go and say to Hezekiah, 'Thus says Yahweh, the God of David your ancestor: "I have heard your prayer; I have seen your tears. {Look, I am going to} add fifteen years to your days.

Tears » Wiped away

Tears » None in heaven

Tears » Figurative

Psalm 80:5

You have fed them [the] bread of tears; you have given them tears to drink in full measure.