'Comfort' in the Bible
All his sons and daughters tried to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. “No,” he said. “I will go down to Sheol to my son, mourning.” And his father wept for him.
22 Their father Ephraim mourned a long time, and his relatives came to comfort him.
Now when Job’s three friends—Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite—heard about all this adversity that had happened to him, each of them came from his home. They met together to go and sympathize with him and comfort him.
It would still bring me comfort,and I would leap for joy in unrelenting painthat I have not denied the words of the Holy One.
When I say: My bed will comfort me,and my couch will ease my complaint,
So how can you offer me such futile comfort?Your answers are deceptive.
All his brothers, sisters, and former acquaintances came to his house and dined with him in his house. They sympathized with him and comforted him concerning all the adversity the Lord had brought on him. Each one gave him a qesitah and a gold earring.
Even when I go through the darkest valley,I fear no danger,for You are with me;Your rod and Your staff—they comfort me.
You will increase my honorand comfort me once again.
When I am filled with cares,Your comfort brings me joy.
This is my comfort in my affliction:Your promise has given me life.
Lord, I remember Your judgments from long agoand find comfort.
May Your faithful love comfort meas You promised Your servant.
My eyes grow wearylooking for what You have promised;I ask, “When will You comfort me?”
Discipline your son, and it will bring you peace of mindand give you delight.
Again, I observed all the acts of oppression being done under the sun. Look at the tears of those who are oppressed; they have no one to comfort them. Power is with those who oppress them; they have no one to comfort them.
Therefore I said,“Look away from me! Let me weep bitterly!Do not try to comfort meabout the destruction of my dear people.”
“Comfort, comfort My people,”says your God.
For the Lord will comfort Zion;He will comfort all her waste places,and He will make her wilderness like Eden,and her desert like the garden of the Lord.Joy and gladness will be found in her,thanksgiving and melodious song.
These two things have happened to you:devastation and destruction,famine and sword.Who will grieve for you?How can I comfort you?
I have seen his ways, but I will heal him;I will lead him and restore comfortto him and his mourners,
to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor,and the day of our God’s vengeance;to comfort all who mourn,
As a mother comforts her son,so I will comfort you,and you will be comforted in Jerusalem.
Food won’t be provided for the mourner to comfort him because of the dead. A cup of consolation won’t be given him because of the loss of his father or mother.
?BetShe weeps aloud during the night,with tears on her cheeks.There is no one to offer her comfort,not one from all her lovers.All her friends have betrayed her;they have become her enemies.
?TetHer uncleanness stains her skirts.She never considered her end.Her downfall was astonishing;there was no one to comfort her.Lord, look on my affliction,for the enemy triumphs!
?AyinI weep because of these things;my eyes flow with tears.For there is no one nearby to comfort me,no one to keep me alive.My children are desolatebecause the enemy has prevailed.
?PeZion stretches out her hands;there is no one to comfort her.The Lord has issued a decree against Jacobthat his neighbors should be his adversaries.Jerusalem has becomesomething impure among them.
??ShinPeople have heard me groaning,but there is no one to comfort me.All my enemies have heard of my misfortune;they are glad that You have caused it.Bring on the day You have announced,so that they may become like me.
Then all who see you will recoil from you, saying,“Nineveh is devastated;who will show sympathy to her?”Where can I find anyone to comfort you?
“Proclaim further: This is what the Lord of Hosts says: My cities will again overflow with prosperity; the Lord will once more comfort Zion and again choose Jerusalem.”
For the idols speak falsehood,and the diviners see illusions;they relate empty dreamsand offer empty comfort.Therefore the people wander like sheep;they suffer affliction because there is no shepherd.
But woe to you who are rich,for you have received your comfort.
Many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them about their brother.
Praise the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all comfort.
He comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any kind of affliction, through the comfort we ourselves receive from God.
For as the sufferings of Christ overflow to us, so through Christ our comfort also overflows.
If we are afflicted, it is for your comfort and salvation. If we are comforted, it is for your comfort, which is experienced in your endurance of the same sufferings that we suffer.
And our hope for you is firm, because we know that as you share in the sufferings, so you will share in the comfort.
As a result, you should instead forgive and comfort him. Otherwise, this one may be overwhelmed by excessive grief.
and not only by his arrival, but also by the comfort he received from you. He told us about your deep longing, your sorrow, and your zeal for me, so that I rejoiced even more.
For this reason we have been comforted.In addition to our comfort, we rejoiced even more over the joy Titus had, because his spirit was refreshed by all of you.
and so does Jesus who is called Justus. These alone of the circumcision are my coworkers for the kingdom of God, and they have been a comfort to me.
And we exhort you, brothers: warn those who are irresponsible, comfort the discouraged, help the weak, be patient with everyone.
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