Weeping

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Genesis 23:2

And Sarah died in Kiriath Arba; that [is] Hebron, in the land of Canaan.

Psalm 42:3

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

Revelation 5:4

And I began to weep loudly because no one was found worthy to open the scroll or to look into it.

Genesis 27:38

And Esau said to his father, "Have you only one blessing, my father? Bless me also, my father!" And Esau lifted up his voice and wept.

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Genesis 37:35

And all his sons and daughters tried to console him, but he refused to be consoled. And he said, "No, I shall go down to my son, to Sheol, mourning." And his father wept for him.

Judges 11:37

And she said to her father, "Let this thing be done for me: grant me two months so that I may go wander on the mountains and lament over my virginity, I and my companions.

Ruth 1:9

May Yahweh {grant that you} find a resting place, each [in] the house of her husband." And she kissed them, and they lifted up their voice and cried.

1 Samuel 1:8

So Elkanah her husband would say to her: "Hannah, why do you weep and why do you not eat? And {why are you heartsick}? Am I not better to you than ten sons?"

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.

2 Samuel 3:16

But her husband went with her, {weeping all along} after her as far as Bahurim. Then Abner said to him, "Go [and] return." So he returned.

2 Samuel 13:19

Tamar put ashes on her head, and she tore the long-sleeved robe which [was] on her. She put her hand on her head, and {she went away, crying out as she went}.

2 Samuel 15:30

Now David [was] going up on the Ascent of the Olives, {weeping as he went}, with his head covered and going barefoot. All the people who [were] with him each covered their head {and wept as they went}.

2 Kings 8:11

Then the man {fixed his gaze and stared at him} until he was ashamed and the man of God cried.

2 Kings 13:14

Elisha became ill with the illness with which he would die, so Jehoash king of Israel went down to him and wept before him, and said, "My father, my father; the chariot of Israel and its horsemen!"

2 Kings 20:3

"O Yahweh, please remember how I went about before you in faithfulness and with a whole heart, and [remember] the good that I have done in your eyes." Then Hezekiah {wept bitterly}.

Job 16:16

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

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 56:8

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

Psalm 102:9

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

John 11:33

Then Jesus, when he saw her weeping and the Jews who came with her weeping, was deeply moved in spirit and was troubled within himself.

John 20:11

But Mary stood outside at the tomb, weeping. Then, while she was weeping, she bent over to look into the tomb,

Deuteronomy 34:8

And the {Israelites} wept [concerning] Moses thirty days; [finally] the days of weeping and mourning for Moses were completed.

Numbers 14:1

Then all the community {lifted up their voices}, and the people wept during that night.

1 Samuel 11:4-5

When the messengers came to Gibeah of Saul, {they reported these things to} the people. Then all the people lifted up their voices and wept. {Just then}, Saul was coming from the field behind the cattle. Saul said, "What [is the matter] with the people, that they [are] weeping?" So they recounted to him the words of the men of Jabesh.

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.

2 Samuel 1:12

Then they mourned and wept and fasted over Saul and Jonathan his son until the evening, [as well] as over the people of Yahweh and over the house of Israel because they had fallen by the sword.

2 Samuel 1:24

O daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, the one who clothed you with crimson, the one who {adorned your clothing with golden ornaments}.

2 Samuel 3:34

Your hands [were] not tied and your feet [were] not in contact with bronze fetters. You have fallen as one who falls before sons of wickedness." Then {all the people wept over him again}.

Job 2:12

Thus they lifted up their eyes from afar, but they did not recognize him, so they raised their voice, and they wept, and each man tore his outer garment and threw dust on their heads {toward the sky}.

Psalm 80:4-5

O Yahweh God [of] hosts, {how long will you be angry} against the prayer of your people? You have fed them [the] bread of tears; you have given them tears to drink in full measure.

Isaiah 15:2-3

It has gone up [to] the house, and Dibon [to] the high places for weeping over Nebo, and Moab wails over Medeba. {Every head is bald}, every beard [is] shaved. They gird themselves [with] sackcloth in its streets; on its roofs and public squares everyone wails, going down in weeping.

Isaiah 33:7

Look! Their heroes cry out [in the] street; [the] messengers of peace weep bitterly.

Mark 5:38

And they came to the house of the ruler of the synagogue and saw a commotion, and [people] weeping and wailing loudly.

Mark 14:72

And immediately a rooster crowed for the second time. And Peter remembered the statement, how Jesus had said to him, "Before the rooster crows twice, you will deny me three times," and throwing himself down, he began to weep.

1 Samuel 2:33

The only one I will not cut off from my altar [is you]. [Rather], to cause your eyes to fail and to cause your soul to grieve, {all the members of your household} will die [as] men.

Luke 7:38

and standing behind [him] at his feet weeping, she began to wet his feet with [her] tears and was wiping [them] with the hair of her head and was kissing his feet and anointing [them] with the perfumed oil.

Hebrews 12:17

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.

Nehemiah 8:9

Nehemiah the governor, Ezra the priest and scribe, and the Levites who taught the people said to all of the people, "This day is holy to Yahweh your God. Do not mourn nor weep." For all of the people wept when they heard the words of the law.

Jeremiah 3:21

"A voice [is] heard on [the] barren heights, the weeping of the pleas for mercy of the children of Israel, because they have perverted their way, they have forgotten Yahweh their God.

Numbers 25:6

And behold, a man from the {Israelites} came and brought to his brothers Midianite woman before the eyes of Moses and before the eyes of all of the community of the {Israelites}, and they [were] weeping [at] the doorway of the tent of assembly.

Deuteronomy 1:45

So you returned and wept {before Yahweh}; but Yahweh did not listen to your voice and did not pay [any] attention to you.

Judges 20:26

And all the {Israelites} and all the troops went up and came to Bethel and wept; and they sat there before Yahweh and fasted on that day until evening; and they offered burnt offerings and fellowship offerings before Yahweh.

Judges 21:2

And the people of Bethel came and sat there until evening before God, and they lifted their voices and {wept bitterly}.

Ezra 3:12-13

But many of the elderly priests, Levites, and heads of the families who had seen the first temple, wept with a loud voice when they saw the foundation of this house, but many {shouted aloud with joy}. No person could distinguish the sound of joyful acclaim from the sound of people weeping, for the people shouted with great joyful acclaim and the sound was heard from afar.

Isaiah 22:12-13

And the Lord, Yahweh of hosts, called on that day for weeping and mourning, and for baldness and girding {with} sackcloth. But look! Joy and gladness, the killing of oxen and the slaughtering of sheep, the eating of meat and the drinking of wine! "Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die!"

Jeremiah 25:34

Wail, you shepherds, and cry out. And roll about in mourning [in the dust], O leaders of the flock. For your days of slaughter and your dispersions have arrived, and you will fall like a vessel of desire.

Jeremiah 31:9

With weeping they will come, and with pleas for mercy I will bring them; I will let them walk by streams of water in a straight path. They will not stumble in it, for I have become to Israel a father, and Ephraim, he [is] my firstborn."

Jeremiah 50:4

In those days and in that time,'" {declares} Yahweh, "the people of Israel will come, they and the people of Judah together. {Weeping as they go}, they will go, and Yahweh their God they will seek.

Lamentations 1:2

She weeps bitterly in the night, her tears [are] on her cheeks; she has no comforter among all her lovers. All her friends have been unfaithful to her; they have become her enemies.

Lamentations 2:18

Their heart cried to the Lord, "O wall of the daughter of Zion, let tears stream down like a river; day and night, do not give yourself relief, do not give your eyes rest.

Amos 5:16-17

Therefore, thus says Yahweh, the God of hosts, my Lord, "In all [of] the public squares [there will be] wailing, and in all [of] the streets [they will say], 'Alas, alas, alas!' They shall call [the] farmers to mourning and [to] wailing, to those who are skilled [in] lamentation. And in all [of the] vineyards [there will be] wailing, because I will pass in your midst," says Yahweh.

Amos 8:10

And I will turn your feasts into mourning and all of your songs into lament, and I will put sackcloth on all loins and baldness on every head. And I will make it like the mourning for an only child, and its end like a bitter day.

Zechariah 12:10-11

" 'I will pour on the house of David and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and supplication, and they will look to me whom they pierced, and they shall mourn over him, as one wails over an only child, and they will grieve bitterly over him as [one] grieves bitterly over a firstborn. On that day the wailing will be great in Jerusalem, like the wailing for Hadad Rimmon in the plain of Megiddo.

Psalm 119:136

Streams of water flow down [from] my eyes, because [people] do not heed your law.

Jeremiah 13:17

But if you will not listen to it, my inner self will weep in secret places, because of {the presence of} [your] pride. And my eyes will weep bitterly, and they will melt [in] tears, because the flock of Yahweh has been taken captive.

2 Corinthians 2:4

For out of great distress and anguish of heart I wrote to you through many tears, not so that you may be caused to be sad, but so that you may know the love that I have especially for you.

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Eyes » Actions of mentioned in scripture » Weeping

Psalm 88:9

My eye languishes from misery. I call on you, O Yahweh, every day; I spread out my hands to you.

Job 16:20

My friends scorn me; my eye pours out tears to God,

Lamentations 1:16

For these [things], I am weeping, {my eyes flow with tears}; because a comforter is far from me, one to restore my life. My sons are desolate because [the] enemy has prevailed.

the Human nature of Christ » Is proved by his » Weeping

Prayer » Accompanied with » Weeping

Jeremiah 31:9

With weeping they will come, and with pleas for mercy I will bring them; I will let them walk by streams of water in a straight path. They will not stumble in it, for I have become to Israel a father, and Ephraim, he [is] my firstborn."

Hosea 12:4

He struggled with [the] angel and prevailed; he pleaded for his mercy. He met him at Bethel, and there he spoke with him.

Weeping » Caused by sin

Mark 14:72

And immediately a rooster crowed for the second time. And Peter remembered the statement, how Jesus had said to him, "Before the rooster crows twice, you will deny me three times," and throwing himself down, he began to weep.

Jeremiah 3:21

"A voice [is] heard on [the] barren heights, the weeping of the pleas for mercy of the children of Israel, because they have perverted their way, they have forgotten Yahweh their God.

Luke 6:25

Woe to you who are satisfied now, because you will be hungry. Woe, you who laugh now, because you will mourn and weep.

Deuteronomy 1:45

So you returned and wept {before Yahweh}; but Yahweh did not listen to your voice and did not pay [any] attention to you.

Isaiah 15:3

They gird themselves [with] sackcloth in its streets; on its roofs and public squares everyone wails, going down in weeping.

More verses: Genesis 27:34

Weeping » Instances of » Of joseph

Genesis 50:1

Then Joseph fell on the face of his father and wept upon him and kissed him.

Genesis 43:30

Then Joseph {hurried away}, {being overcome with emotion} toward his brother, and sought for [a place] to cry. Then he went into a room and wept there.

Genesis 46:29

Then Joseph harnessed his chariot and went up to meet Israel his father in Goshen. He presented himself to him and fell upon his neck and wept upon his neck a long time.

Genesis 45:14

Then he fell upon the neck of his brother Benjamin and wept, and Benjamin wept upon his neck.

Genesis 42:24

And he turned away from them and wept. Then he returned to them and spoke to them, and took Simeon from them and tied him up in front of them.

Weeping » Instances of » Of david

2 Samuel 15:23

All of the land [was] weeping [with] a loud voice as all the people [were] passing by and the king [was] crossing through the Wadi Kidron, and all the people [were] passing {on the road to the wilderness}.

2 Samuel 15:30

Now David [was] going up on the Ascent of the Olives, {weeping as he went}, with his head covered and going barefoot. All the people who [were] with him each covered their head {and wept as they went}.

2 Samuel 1:17

Then David sang this funeral song over Saul and over Jonathan his son.

2 Samuel 3:32

And they buried Abner at Hebron. And the king lifted up his voice and wept at the grave of Abner, and all the people wept.

More verses: 2 Samuel 13:36

Weeping » In destruction

Matthew 24:51

and will cut him in two and assign his place with the hypocrites. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth!

Weeping » Peter

Mark 14:72

And immediately a rooster crowed for the second time. And Peter remembered the statement, how Jesus had said to him, "Before the rooster crows twice, you will deny me three times," and throwing himself down, he began to weep.

Weeping » On account of tribulation

Amos 5:16-17

Therefore, thus says Yahweh, the God of hosts, my Lord, "In all [of] the public squares [there will be] wailing, and in all [of] the streets [they will say], 'Alas, alas, alas!' They shall call [the] farmers to mourning and [to] wailing, to those who are skilled [in] lamentation. And in all [of the] vineyards [there will be] wailing, because I will pass in your midst," says Yahweh.

Jeremiah 22:10

You must not weep for [the] dead person, and you must not show sympathy for him. Weep bitterly for the one who goes away, for he will not return, or see the land of his birth again.

Weeping » Instances of » Of mary, when she washed the feet of jesus

Luke 7:38

and standing behind [him] at his feet weeping, she began to wet his feet with [her] tears and was wiping [them] with the hair of her head and was kissing his feet and anointing [them] with the perfumed oil.

John 11:2

(Now it was Mary who anointed the Lord with perfumed oil and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick.)

John 11:33

Then Jesus, when he saw her weeping and the Jews who came with her weeping, was deeply moved in spirit and was troubled within himself.

Weeping » Instances of » Of hezekiah

2 Kings 20:3

"O Yahweh, please remember how I went about before you in faithfulness and with a whole heart, and [remember] the good that I have done in your eyes." Then Hezekiah {wept bitterly}.

Isaiah 38:3

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.

Weeping » Instances of » Of paul

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,

Acts 20:19

serving the Lord with all humility and with tears, and with the trials that happened to me through the plots of the Jews--

Weeping » Penitential

Jeremiah 50:4

In those days and in that time,'" {declares} Yahweh, "the people of Israel will come, they and the people of Judah together. {Weeping as they go}, they will go, and Yahweh their God they will seek.

Weeping » While doing good

Psalm 126:5-6

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

Weeping » Instances of » Of jonathan and david

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.

Weeping » Instances of » Of mary magdalene

John 20:11

But Mary stood outside at the tomb, weeping. Then, while she was weeping, she bent over to look into the tomb,

Weeping » Instances of » Of jesus » At the grave of lazarus

Weeping » Instances of penitential » The israelites

Judges 2:4-5

And as the angel of Yahweh spoke these words to all the {Israelites}, the people {wept bitterly}. And they called the name of this place Bokim, and there they sacrificed to Yahweh.

Weeping » Instances of » Of hannah

1 Samuel 1:17

Then Eli answered and said, "Go in peace, and may the God of Israel grant your request that you have asked of him."

Weeping » Instances of » Of jacob

Genesis 37:35

And all his sons and daughters tried to console him, but he refused to be consoled. And he said, "No, I shall go down to my son, to Sheol, mourning." And his father wept for him.

Weeping » Instances of » Of jesus » Over jerusalem

Weeping » Instances of » Of esau

Genesis 27:38

And Esau said to his father, "Have you only one blessing, my father? Bless me also, my father!" And Esau lifted up his voice and wept.

Weeping » Instances of » Of abraham for sarah

Genesis 23:2

And Sarah died in Kiriath Arba; that [is] Hebron, in the land of Canaan.

Weeping » Instances of » Of jacob and esau

Genesis 33:4

But Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell upon his neck and kissed him, and they wept.

Weeping » None in heaven

Weeping » For others

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.