As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.
The righteous cry, and the LORD hears, and delivers them out of all their troubles.
The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saves such as be of a contrite spirit.
Lord, all my desire is before you; and my groaning is not hid from you.
They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat.
For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.
For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increases knowledge increases sorrow.
Therefore also now, says the LORD, turn all of you even to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning:
Then Job arose, and rent his mantle, and shaved his head, and fell down upon the ground, and worshipped,
And said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither: the LORD gave, and the LORD has taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.
The vine is dried up, and the fig tree languishes; the pomegranate tree, the palm tree also, and the apple tree, even all the trees of the field, are withered: because joy is withered away from the sons of men.
And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.
And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.
Return, and tell Hezekiah the captain of my people, Thus says the LORD, the God of David your father, I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears: behold, I will heal you: on the third day you shall go up unto the house of the LORD.
The LORD opens the eyes of the blind: the LORD raises them that are bowed down: the LORD loves the righteous:
And grieve not the holy Spirit (o. pneuma) of God, whereby all of you are sealed unto the day of redemption.
Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.
Therefore remove sorrow from your heart, and put away evil from your flesh: for childhood and youth are vanity.
And the LORD, he it is that does go before you; he will be with you, he will not fail you, neither forsake you: fear not, neither be dismayed.
For his anger endures but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.
Casting all your care upon him; for he cares for you.