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Theasaurus: Wailing

12 Bible Verses about Wailing

Most Relevant Verses

Jeremiah 9:17

This is what the Lord of Hosts says:Consider, and summon the women who mourn;
send for the skillful women.

Mark 5:38

They came to the leader’s house, and He saw a commotion—people weeping and wailing loudly.

Jeremiah 9:17-18

This is what the Lord of Hosts says:Consider, and summon the women who mourn;
send for the skillful women. Let them come quickly to raise a lament over us
so that our eyes may overflow with tears,
our eyelids soaked with weeping.

Amos 5:16

Therefore Yahweh, the God of Hosts, the Lord, says:There will be wailing in all the public squares;
they will cry out in anguish in all the streets.
The farmer will be called on to mourn,
and professional mourners to wail.

Zechariah 11:3

Listen to the wail of the shepherds,
for their glory is destroyed.
Listen to the roar of young lions,
for the thickets of the Jordan are destroyed.

Jeremiah 48:36

Therefore, My heart moans like flutes for Moab, and My heart moans like flutes for the people of Kir-heres. And therefore, the wealth he has gained has perished.

Matthew 9:23

When Jesus came to the leader’s house, He saw the flute players and a crowd lamenting loudly.

Zechariah 11:2

Wail, cypress, for the cedar has fallen;
the glorious trees are destroyed!
Wail, oaks of Bashan,
for the stately forest has fallen!

Esther 4:3

There was great mourning among the Jewish people in every province where the king’s command and edict came. They fasted, wept, and lamented, and many lay on sackcloth and ashes.

Jeremiah 9:10

I will raise weeping and a lament
over the mountains,
a dirge over the wilderness grazing land,
for they have been so scorched
that no one passes through.
The sound of cattle is no longer heard.
From the birds of the sky to the animals,
everything has fled—they have gone away.

Ezekiel 27:32

In their wailing they lament for you,
mourning over you:
Who was like Tyre,
silenced in the middle of the sea?

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