29 occurrences in 11 translations

'Sadness' in the Bible

Any man from your [family] I do not cut off from My altar will bring grief and sadness to you. All your descendants will die violently.

and the servants of Saul say unto him, 'Lo, we pray thee, a spirit of sadness from God is terrifying thee;

let our lord command, we pray thee, thy servants before thee, they seek a skilful man, playing on a harp, and it hath come to pass, in the spirit of sadness from God being upon thee, that he hath played with his hand, and it is well with thee.'

And it hath come to pass, in the spirit of sadness from God being on Saul, that David hath taken the harp, and played with his hand, and Saul hath refreshment and gladness, and the spirit of sadness hath turned aside from off him.

And it cometh to pass, on the morrow, that the spirit of sadness from God prospereth over Saul, and he prophesieth in the midst of the house, and David is playing with his hand, as day by day, and the javelin is in the hand of Saul,

And a spirit of sadness from Jehovah is unto Saul, and he is sitting in his house, and his javelin in his hand, and David is playing with the hand,

so the king said to me, "Why are you sad, when you aren't sick? This is nothing but sadness of heart." I was overwhelmed with fear

I behaved myself as though he had been a friend, a brother to me; I bowed down in sadness, as one that mourneth for a mother.

Burning indignation, terror, and sadness seize upon me because of the wicked, who forsake Your law.

for, in abundance of wisdom is abundance of sadness, and he who addeth knowledge addeth pain.'

For all his days are sorrows, and his travail sadness; even at night his heart hath not lain down; this also is vanity.

Also all his days in darkness he consumeth, and sadness, and wrath, and sickness abound.

Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better.

But I will distress Ariel, and there shall be sorrow and sadness; and it shall be unto me as an Ariel.

Look! My servants shall shout {for joy}, but you, you shall cry out {for pain} and howl {for sadness}.

So I will weep with sorrow for Moab. I will cry out in sadness for all of Moab. I will moan for the people of Kir Heres.

Caph All her people sought their bread with sadness; they have given all their precious things for food to maintain life; see, O LORD, and consider, for I am become vile.

For when I had brought them into the land which I lifted up My hand and swore to give to them, then they saw every high hill and every dark and leafy tree [as a place for idol worship], and they offered there their sacrifices and there they presented their offering that provoked My anger and sadness; there also they made their sweet-smelling savor and poured out there their drink offerings.

Instead your hearts are filled with sadness because I have said these things to you.

And I wrote this very thing to you, so that when I came I would not have sadness from those who ought to make me rejoice, since I am confident in you all that my joy would be yours.

But if anyone has caused sadness, he has not saddened me alone, but to some extent (not to exaggerate) he has saddened all of you as well.

For see what this very thing, this sadness as God intended, has produced in you: what eagerness, what defense of yourselves, what indignation, what alarm, what longing, what deep concern, what punishment! In everything you have proved yourselves to be innocent in this matter.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
σκυθρωπός 
Skuthropos 
Usage: 0

זעף 
Za`aph 
Usage: 5

חבשׁ 
Chabash 
Usage: 33

ירע 
Yara` 
Usage: 8

כּאב 
Ka'ab 
Usage: 8

כּאה 
Ka'ah 
Usage: 3

מרכּב 
merkab 
Usage: 3

סר 
Car 
Usage: 3

רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

רע 
Roa` 
Usage: 19

Σαδδουκαῖος 
Saddoukaios 
Usage: 12

Σαδώκ 
Sadok 
Usage: 2

στυγνάζω 
Stugnazo 
lower , be sad
Usage: 1

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