'Sorrow' in the Bible
But Jacob answered, “My son will not go down with you, for his brother is dead and he alone is left. If anything happens to him on your journey, you will bring my gray hairs down to Sheol in sorrow.”
If you also take this one from me and anything happens to him, you will bring my gray hairs down to Sheol in sorrow.’
when he sees that the boy is not with us, he will die. Then your servants will have brought the gray hairs of your servant our father down to Sheol in sorrow.
When I was returning from Paddan, to my sorrow Rachel died along the way, some distance from Ephrath in the land of Canaan. I buried her there along the way to Ephrath,” (that is, Bethlehem).
because during those days the Jews got rid of their enemies. That was the month when their sorrow was turned into rejoicing and their mourning into a holiday. They were to be days of feasting, rejoicing, and of sending gifts to one another and the poor.
For that night did not shutthe doors of my mother’s womb,and hide sorrow from my eyes.
Be gracious to me, Lord,because I am in distress;my eyes are worn out from angry sorrow—my whole being as well.
I will say to God, my rock,“Why have You forgotten me?Why must I go about in sorrowbecause of the enemy’s oppression?”
For You are the God of my refuge.Why have You rejected me?Why must I go about in sorrowbecause of the enemy’s oppression?
So I say, “I am grievedthat the right hand of the Most High has changed.”
Our lives last seventy yearsor, if we are strong, eighty years.Even the best of them are struggle and sorrow;indeed, they pass quickly and we fly away.
When they are diminished and are humbledby cruel oppression and sorrow,
The ropes of death were wrapped around me,and the torments of Sheol overcame me;I encountered trouble and sorrow.
A man fathers a fool to his own sorrow;the father of a fool has no joy.
Who has woe? Who has sorrow?Who has conflicts? Who has complaints?Who has wounds for no reason?Who has red eyes?
For with much wisdom is much sorrow;as knowledge increases, grief increases.
What is more, he eats in darkness all his days, with much sorrow, sickness, and anger.
Remove sorrow from your heart,and put away pain from your flesh,because youth and the prime of life are fleeting.
and the redeemed of the Lord will returnand come to Zion with singing,crowned with unending joy.Joy and gladness will overtake them,and sorrow and sighing will flee.
And the redeemed of the Lord will returnand come to Zion with singing,crowned with unending joy.Joy and gladness will overtake them,and sorrow and sighing will flee.
Your sun will no longer set,and your moon will not fade;for the Lord will be your everlasting light,and the days of your sorrow will be over.
Why did I come out of the wombto see only struggle and sorrow,to end my life in shame?
Shave yourselves bald and cut off your hairin sorrow for your precious children;make yourselves as bald as an eagle,for they have been taken from you into exile.
Then He said to them, “My soul is swallowed up in sorrow —to the point of death. Remain here and stay awake with Me.”
After looking around at them with anger and sorrow at the hardness of their hearts, He told the man, “Stretch out your hand.” So he stretched it out, and his hand was restored.
Then He said to them, “My soul is swallowed up in sorrow —to the point of death. Remain here and stay awake.”
Yet, because I have spoken these things to you, sorrow has filled your heart.
“I assure you: You will weep and wail, but the world will rejoice. You will become sorrowful, but your sorrow will turn to joy.
So you also have sorrow now. But I will see you again. Your hearts will rejoice, and no one will rob you of your joy.
that I have intense sorrow and continual anguish in my heart.
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.