'Grief' in the Bible
This brought extreme grief to Isaac and Rebekah.
Just then Jacob's sons arrived from the field. When they heard what had happened, they were distraught with grief and livid with anger toward Shechem, because he had committed a disgraceful deed in Israel by forcing Jacob's daughter to have sex, an act that never should have happened.
"If only my grief could be weighed; or my calamity piled together on a balance scale!
My eyes have grown weak from grief; and my whole body is as thin as a shadow.
My eyesight has faded because of grief, it has dimmed because of all my enemies.
But you do see! You take note of trouble and grief in order to take the matter into your own hand. The helpless one commits himself to you; you have been the orphan's helper.
Be gracious to me, LORD, for I am in distress. My eyes have been consumed by my grief along with my soul and my body.
Even in laughter there may be heartache, and at the end of joy there may be grief.
A foolish son brings grief to his father and bitterness to his mother.
Who has woe? Who has grief? Who has contention? Who has complaints? Who has wounds without cause? Who has bloodshot eyes?
For with much wisdom there is much sorrow; the more someone adds to knowledge, the more someone adds to grief.
Indeed, all of his days are filled with sorrow, and his struggles bring grief. In fact, his mind remains restless throughout the night. This is pointless, too!
at the time that you plant them, carefully making them grow, the very morning you make your seed to sprout, your harvest will be ruined in a time of grief and unbearable pain."
"I've certainly heard Ephraim shuddering with grief as they said, "You have disciplined me, and I'm disciplined like an untrained calf. Restore me, and let me return, for you are the LORD my God.
May it not befall you, all who pass along the road! Look and see: Is there any grief like my grief dealt out to me, by which the LORD afflicted me in the time of his fierce wrath?
My eyes are worn out from crying, my insides are churning, My emotions pour out in grief because my people are destroyed Children and infants faint in the streets of the city.
though he causes grief, his compassion abounds according to his gracious love.
being unrolled right in front of me! Written on both sides were lamentations, mourning, and cries of grief.
You'll be filled with drunkenness and grief. The cup that belongs to your sister Samaria is filled with horror and devastation,
They will kill him, but he will be raised on the third day." Then they were filled with grief.
And you are being arrogant instead of being filled with grief and seeing to it that the man who did this is removed from among you.
But if anyone has caused grief, he didn't cause me any grief. To some extent I don't want to emphasize this too much it has affected all of you.
So forgive and comfort him, or else he will drown in his excessive grief.
Continue to follow and be submissive to your leaders, since they are watching over your souls as those who will have to give a word of explanation. By doing this, you will be letting them carry out their duties joyfully, and not with grief, for that would be harmful for you.
He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There won't be death anymore. There won't be any grief, crying, or pain, because the first things have disappeared."