'Sorrowful' in the Bible
When they came to the threshing floor of Atad, which is beyond the Jordan, they lamented there with a very great and sorrowful lamentation; and he observed seven days mourning for his father.
And Hannah answered and said, No, my lord, I am a woman of a sorrowful spirit: I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink, but have poured out my soul before the LORD.
They have come in unto the land of Zuph, and Saul hath said to his young man who is with him, 'Come, and we turn back, lest my father leave off from the asses, and hath been sorrowful for us.'
He also told them, "Go eat the best food, drink the best wine, and give something to those who have nothing, since this day is holy to our Lord. Don't be sorrowful, because the joy of the LORD is your strength."
The descendants of Levi also calmed all the people by saying, "Be still, for the day is holy. Don't be sorrowful!"
The things that my soul refused to touch are as my sorrowful meat.
But I am poor and sorrowful: let thy salvation, O God, set me up on high.
Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness.
For all his days are filled with grief, and his occupation is sorrowful; even at night, his mind does not rest. This too is futile.
And hath been as a tree planted by waters, And by a rivulet he sendeth forth his roots, And he doth not see when heat cometh, And his leaf hath been green, And in a year of dearth he is not sorrowful, Nor doth he cease from making fruit.
For I have satiated the weary soul, and I have replenished every sorrowful soul.
then it hath come to pass, the sword that ye are afraid of, doth there overtake you, in the land of Egypt; and the hunger, because of which ye are sorrowful, doth there cleave after you in Egypt, and there ye die.
Because of all this, I weep; my eyes stream with tears because far from me is the comforter of my soul. My children are sorrowful, because the enemy has won.
I will gather them that are sorrowful for the solemn assembly, who are of thee, to whom the reproach of it was a burden.
Ashkelon shall see it, and fear; Gaza also shall see it, and be very sorrowful, and Ekron; for her expectation shall be ashamed; and the king shall perish from Gaza, and Ashkelon shall not be inhabited.
But when the young man heard that saying, he went away sorrowful: for he had great possessions.
And they were exceeding sorrowful, and began every one of them to say unto him, Lord, is it I?
And he took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and began to be sorrowful and very heavy.
Then saith he unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death: tarry ye here, and watch with me.
And the king -- made very sorrowful -- because of the oaths and of those reclining (at meat) with him, would not put her away,
But his countenance fell at the saying, and he went away sorrowful: for he was one that had great possessions.
And they began to be sorrowful, and to say unto him one by one, Is it I? and another said, Is it I?
And saith unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful unto death: tarry ye here, and watch.
And when he heard this, he was very sorrowful: for he was very rich.
And when Jesus saw that he was very sorrowful, he said, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!
Verily, verily, I say unto you, That ye shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice: and ye shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy.
They were especially sorrowful because of what he had said that they would never see his face again. Then they took him to the ship.
And you are proud! Shouldn't you have been deeply sorrowful instead and removed the one who did this from among you?
For if I cause you sorrow, who then makes me glad but the one whom I made sorrowful?
For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I wrote to you with many tears; not so that you would be made sorrowful, but that you might know the love which I have especially for you.
As sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
I now rejoice, not that you were made sorrowful, but that you were made sorrowful to the point of repentance; for you were made sorrowful according to the will of God, so that you might not suffer loss in anything through us.
and make not sorrowful the Holy Spirit of God, in which ye were sealed to a day of redemption.
I sent him therefore the more carefully, that, when ye see him again, ye may rejoice, and that I may be the less sorrowful.
All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness.
And I heard a voice speaking from Heaven. It said, "Write as follows: "'Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from this time onward. Yes, says the Spirit, let them rest from their sorrowful labours; for what they have done goes with them.'"
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