'Weep' in the Bible
Sarah died in Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan, and Abraham went to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her.
Joseph hurried out because he was overcome with emotion for his brother, and he was about to weep. He went into an inner room to weep.
David and the troops with him wept loudly until they had no strength left to weep.
Daughters of Israel, weep for Saul,who clothed you in scarlet, with luxurious things,who decked your garments with gold ornaments.
Nehemiah the governor, Ezra the priest and scribe, and the Levites who were instructing the people said to all of them, “This day is holy to the Lord your God. Do not mourn or weep.” For all the people were weeping as they heard the words of the law.
Those who survive him will be buried by the plague,yet their widows will not weep for them.
a time to weep and a time to laugh;a time to mourn and a time to dance;
Dibon went up to its templeto weep at its high places.Moab wails on Nebo and at Medeba.Every head is shaved;every beard is cut off.
So I join with Jazerto weep for the vines of Sibmah;I drench Heshbon and Elealeh with my tears.Triumphant shouts have fallen silentover your summer fruit and your harvest.
Therefore I said,“Look away from me! Let me weep bitterly!Do not try to comfort meabout the destruction of my dear people.”
Listen! Their warriors cry loudly in the streets;the messengers of peace weep bitterly.
If my head were a spring of water,my eyes a fountain of tears,I would weep day and nightover the slain of my dear people.
But if you will not listen,my innermost being will weep in secretbecause of your pride.My eyes will overflow with tears,for the Lord’s flock has been taken captive.
Do not weep for the dead;do not mourn for him.Weep bitterly for the one who has gone away,for he will never return againand see his native land.
I will weep for you, vine of Sibmah,with more than the weeping for Jazer.Your tendrils have extended to the sea;they have reached to the sea and to Jazer.The destroyer has fallen on your summer fruit and grape harvest.
?AyinI weep because of these things;my eyes flow with tears.For there is no one nearby to comfort me,no one to keep me alive.My children are desolatebecause the enemy has prevailed.
“Son of man, I am about to take the delight of your eyes away from you with a fatal blow. But you must not lament or weep or let your tears flow.
Your turbans will remain on your heads and your sandals on your feet. You will not lament or weep but will waste away because of your sins and will groan to one another.
They shave their heads because of youand wrap themselves in sackcloth.They weep over youwith deep anguish and bitter mourning.
Wake up, you drunkards, and weep;wail, all you wine drinkers,because of the sweet wine,for it has been taken from your mouth.
Let the priests, the Lord’s ministers,weep between the portico and the altar.Let them say:“Have pity on Your people, Lord,and do not make Your inheritance a disgrace,an object of scorn among the nations.Why should it be said among the peoples,‘Where is their God?’”
Don’t announce it in Gath,don’t weep at all.Roll in the dust in Beth-leaphrah.
“Then I will pour out a spirit of grace and prayer on the house of David and the residents of Jerusalem, and they will look at Me whom they pierced. They will mourn for Him as one mourns for an only child and weep bitterly for Him as one weeps for a firstborn.
Immediately a rooster crowed a second time, and Peter remembered when Jesus had spoken the word to him, “Before the rooster crows twice, you will deny Me three times.” When he thought about it, he began to weep.
You who are now hungry are blessed,because you will be filled.You who now weep are blessed,because you will laugh.
Woe to you who are now full,for you will be hungry.Woe to you who are now laughing,for you will mourn and weep.
They are like children sitting in the marketplace and calling to each other:We played the flute for you,but you didn’t dance;we sang a lament,but you didn’t weep!
But turning to them, Jesus said, “Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for Me, but weep for yourselves and your children.
“I assure you: You will weep and wail, but the world will rejoice. You will become sorrowful, but your sorrow will turn to joy.
Rejoice with those who rejoice; weep with those who weep.
those who weep as though they did not weep, those who rejoice as though they did not rejoice, those who buy as though they did not possess,
Be miserable and mourn and weep. Your laughter must change to mourning and your joy to sorrow.
Come now, you rich people! Weep and wail over the miseries that are coming on you.
The kings of the earth who have committed sexual immorality and lived luxuriously with her will weep and mourn over her when they see the smoke of her burning.