'Grieving' in the Bible
Then King David longed to go to Absalom, for David had finished grieving over Amnon’s death.
That day’s victory was turned into mourning for all the troops because on that day the troops heard, “The king is grieving over his son.”
I went about grieving as if for my friend or brother;I was bowed down with grief,like one mourning a mother.
“This is what the Lord God says: I caused grieving on the day the cedar went down to Sheol. I closed off the underground deep because of it: I held back the rivers of the deep, and its abundant waters were restrained. I made Lebanon mourn on account of it, and all the trees of the field fainted because of it.
When the young man heard that command, he went away grieving, because he had many possessions.
But he was stunned at this demand, and he went away grieving, because he had many possessions.
grieving most of all over his statement that they would never see his face again. Then they escorted him to the ship.
as grieving yet always rejoicing;as poor yet enriching many;as having nothing yet possessing everything.
For consider how much diligence this very thing—this grieving as God wills—has produced in you: what a desire to clear yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what deep longing, what zeal, what justice! In every way you showed yourselves to be pure in this matter.