'Grief' in the Bible
And they were a grief of mind to Isaac and to Rebecca.
Take not thy handmaid for a daughter of Belial: for out of the abundance of my grief and provocation have I spoken hitherto.
what prayer, what supplication soever be made by any man, or by all thy people Israel, when they shall know every man his own plague, and his own grief, and shall spread forth his hands toward this house;
Oh that my grief were thoroughly weighed, and all my calamity laid in the balances!
And mine eye is dim by reason of grief, and all my members are as a shadow.
Mine eye wasteth away through grief; it hath grown old because of all mine oppressors.
The Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father; but a foolish son is the grief of his mother.
He that winketh with the eye causeth grief, and a prating fool shall fall.
A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bore him.
He is despised and left alone of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief, and like one from whom men hide their faces; despised, and we esteemed him not.
As a well poureth forth her waters, so she poureth forth her wickedness: violence and destruction are heard in her; before me continually are grief and wounds.
Woe is me, for my wound! My stroke is hard to heal, and I had said, Yea, this is my grief, and I will bear it.
Thou didst say, Woe unto me! for Jehovah hath added grief to my sorrow; I am weary with my sighing, and I find no rest.
The ways of Zion do mourn, because none come to the solemn assembly: all her gates are desolate; her priests sigh, her virgins are in grief; and as for her, she is in bitterness.
but if he have caused grief, he will have compassion according to the multitude of his loving-kindnesses:
And he says to them, My soul is full of grief even unto death; abide here and watch.
And rising up from his prayer, coming to the disciples, he found them sleeping from grief.
Verily, verily, I say to you, that ye shall weep and lament, ye, but the world shall rejoice; and ye will be grieved, but your grief shall be turned to joy.
A woman, when she gives birth to a child, has grief because her hour has come; but when the child is born, she no longer remembers the trouble, on account of the joy that a man has been born into the world.
And ye now therefore have grief; but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no one takes from you.
that I have great grief and uninterrupted pain in my heart,
But I have judged this with myself, not to come back to you in grief.
And I have written this very letter to you, that coming I may not have grief from those from whom I ought to have joy; trusting in you all that my joy is that of you all.
so that on the contrary ye should rather shew grace and encourage, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with excessive grief.
For grief according to God works repentance to salvation, never to be regretted; but the grief of the world works death.
But no chastening at the time seems to be matter of joy, but of grief; but afterwards yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those exercised by it.
Wherein ye exult, for a little while at present, if needed, put to grief by various trials,
So much as she has glorified herself and lived luxuriously, so much torment and grief give to her. Because she says in her heart, I sit a queen, and I am not a widow; and I shall in no wise see grief:
for this reason in one day shall her plagues come, death and grief and famine, and she shall be burnt with fire; for strong is the Lord God who has judged her.
And he shall wipe away every tear from their eyes; and death shall not exist any more, nor grief, nor cry, nor distress shall exist any more, for the former things have passed away.