'Sorrow' in the Bible
Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth sons; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.
And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife and hast eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it, cursed shall be the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
And he said, My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he alone is left; if some disaster should befall him by the way in which ye go, then shall ye bring my gray hairs with sorrow down to Sheol.
and if ye take this one also from me and some disaster should befall him, ye shall bring my gray hairs with sorrow down to Sheol.
it shall come to pass when he sees that the lad is not with us, that he will die: and thy slaves shall bring the gray hairs of thy slave our father down with sorrow to Sheol.
The peoples shall hear and be afraid; sorrow shall take hold on the inhabitants of Philistia.
Neither shalt thou find rest among these Gentiles, neither shall the sole of thy foot have rest; but there the LORD shall give thee a trembling heart and failing of eyes and sorrow of soul;
And her rival provoked her to anger and sorrow because the LORD had shut up her womb.
And Jabez was more honoured than his brethren, and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I gave birth to him with sorrow.
as the days in which the Jews had rest from their enemies and the month which was turned unto them from sorrow to joy and from mourning into a good day, that they should make them days of banquet and joy and of sending portions one to another and gifts to the poor.
The things that my soul refused to touch before, now by my sorrow are my food.
Then should my comfort grow; I would hold on to sorrow without mercy; for I have not contradicted the words of the Holy One.
My eyes are dim by reason of sorrow, and all my thoughts are as a shadow.
How long shall I take counsel in my soul, having sorrow in my heart daily? how long shall my enemy be exalted over me?
For I am ready to halt, and my sorrow is continually before me.
I was dumb with silence; I held my peace, even from good; and my sorrow was stirred.
Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof; iniquity also and sorrow are in the midst of it.
Every day my life is filled with sorrow; all their thoughts are against me for evil.
The days of our years are seventy, and of the most valiant eighty years, yet their strength is labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
Again, they are diminished and brought low through oppression, affliction, and sorrow.
The sorrows of death compassed me and the pains of Sheol found me; I encountered trouble and sorrow.
He that winks with the eye causes sorrow, and he that speaks foolishness shall fall.
The blessing of the LORD is that which makes rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.
A joyful heart makes a beautiful countenance, but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is abated.
He that begets a fool does it to his sorrow, and the father of a fool shall have no joy.
For in much wisdom is much grief, and he that increases knowledge increases sorrow.
In addition to this, all the days of his life he shall eat in darkness, with much wrath and pain and sorrow sickness.
Sorrow is better than laughter; for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made whole.
Therefore remove sorrow from thy heart and put away evil from thy flesh; for childhood and youth are vanity.
And in that day they shall roar against them like the roaring of the sea; and if one looks unto the land, behold darkness and sorrow, and the light is darkened in the heavens thereof.
And it shall come to pass in the day that the LORD shall give thee rest from thy sorrow and from thy fear and from the hard bondage in which thou wast made to serve,
In the day that thou shalt plant them, thou shalt make them to grow and shalt make thy seed to flourish early; but in the day of gathering, the harvest shall flee and shall be desperate sorrow.
Yet I will distress Ariel, and there shall be heaviness and sorrow: and it shall be unto me as Ariel.
And the ransomed of the LORD shall return and come to Zion with songs; and everlasting joy shall be upon their heads: they shall retain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.
Behold, that all of you kindle fire and are compassed about with sparks; walk in the light of your fire and of the sparks that ye have kindled. From my hand has come this; ye shall be buried in sorrow.
Therefore the ransomed of the LORD shall return and come with singing unto Zion; and everlasting joy shall be upon their head; they shall obtain gladness and joy; and sorrow and mourning shall flee away.
Behold, my slaves shall rejoice by the joy of their heart, but ye shall cry for the sorrow of your heart and shall howl for the destruction of spirit.
Because of my strong sorrow, my heart is faint in me.
She that has borne seven languishes; her soul is filled with sorrow; her sun is gone down while it was yet day; she has been ashamed and confounded; and the residue of them I will deliver to the sword before their enemies, saith the LORD.
Why did I come forth out of the womb? To see labour and sorrow that my days should be consumed with shame?
Why dost thou cry out for thine affliction? thy sorrow is incurable for the greatness of thine iniquity; because thy sins were increased, I have done these things unto thee.
Therefore they shall come and do praises in the height of Zion and shall run unto the goodness of the LORD, unto the bread, and unto the wine, and unto the oil, and unto the gain of the flock and of the herd and their soul shall be as a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow any more at all.
Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both young men and old together; for I will turn their mourning into joy and will comfort them and make them rejoice from their sorrow.
Thou didst say, Woe is me now! for the LORD has added grief to my sorrow; I fainted in my sighing, and I have found no rest.
And the land shall tremble and sorrow for every thought of the LORD is confirmed against Babylon, to make the land of Babylon a desolation without an inhabitant.
Lamed Is it nothing to you, all ye that pass by? behold, and see if there is any sorrow like unto my sorrow, which is come unto me because the LORD has afflicted me in the day of his fierce anger.
Tzaddi The LORD is righteous, for I have rebelled against his mouth; hear now, all the peoples and see my sorrow; my virgins and my young men are gone into captivity.
Tau Give them sorrow of heart; thy curse unto them.
Even though they hire the Gentiles, now I will gather them, and they shall sorrow a little for the burden of the king and of the princes.
And when he rose up from prayer and was come to his disciples, he found them sleeping for sorrow
But because I have said these things unto you, sorrow has filled your heart.
Verily, verily, I say unto you, That ye shall weep and lament, and the world shall rejoice; but even though ye shall be sorrowful, your sorrow shall be turned into joy.
And ye now therefore have sorrow; but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and no one shall take your joy from you.
that I have great sorrow and continual pain in my heart.
For godly sorrow works repentance to salvation, of which there is no need to repented; but the sorrow of the world works death.
For indeed he was sick near unto death, but God had mercy on him and not on him only, but on me also, lest I should have sorrow upon sorrow.
But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning those who are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as the others who have no hope.
As much as she has glorified herself and lived deliciously, give her that much torment and sorrow; for she says in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.
And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and death shall be no more neither shall there be any more sorrow nor crying nor pain; for the former things are passed away.