[[To the chief Musician on Neginoth upon Sheminith, A Psalm of David.]] O LORD, rebuke
me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure. ... The LORD hath heard
my supplication; the LORD will receive
[[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] How
long wilt thou forget
me, O LORD? for ever? how long wilt thou hide
thy face from me? ... But
I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart
shall rejoice in thy salvation.
LORD, by thy
hast made my mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy face, [and
] I was troubled. ... Thou hast turned
for me my mourning into dancing
: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded
me with gladness;
I kept silence, my bones
waxed old through my roaring
all the day long. ... Thou [art
hiding place; thou shalt preserve me from trouble; thou shalt compass
me about with songs
of deliverance. Selah.
[[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] I waited
patiently for the LORD; and he inclined
unto me, and heard my cry. ... And he
hath put a new song in my mouth, [even
unto our God: many
shall see [it
], and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.
But I [am] poor
and sorrowful: let thy
salvation, O God, set me up on high. ... I will
praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify
him with thanksgiving.
of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me
: I found trouble and sorrow. ... Return unto thy rest
, O my soul; for the LORD hath dealt
bountifully with thee.
They that sow
in tears shall reap in joy
. ... He that goeth
forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed
, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves [with him
Isaiah 12:1 And in that
day thou shalt say, O LORD, I will praise thee: though
thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou comfortedst me.
Isaiah 25:8 He
will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from off
all faces; and the rebuke
of his people shall he take away from off all the earth: for the LORD hath spoken [it
For the people shall dwell
in Zion at Jerusalem: thou shalt
weep no more: he will
be very gracious unto thee at the voice of thy cry; when he shall hear it, he will answer thee.
And the ransomed
of the LORD shall return, and come
to Zion with songs and everlasting joy upon their heads: they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow
and sighing shall flee away.
Like a crane
] a swallow, so did I chatter: I did mourn
as a dove: mine eyes
fail [with looking
] upward: O LORD, I am
oppressed; undertake for me
. ... The living, the living
, he shall praise thee, as I [do
] this day: the father
to the children shall make known thy truth.
Therefore the redeemed
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. ... I, [even
] I, [am] he
that comforteth you: who [art
] thou, that thou
shouldest be afraid of a man [that
] shall die, and of the son of man [which]
shall be made [as
seen his ways, and will heal
him: I will lead
him also, and restore
comforts unto him and to his
To proclaim the acceptable
year of the LORD, and
the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort
all that mourn; ... To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty
for ashes, the oil
of joy for mourning, the garment
of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called
trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he
might be glorified.
Isaiah 66:10 Rejoice ye
with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all ye that love
her: rejoice for joy with her, all ye that mourn
They shall come
with weeping, and with supplications
will I lead them: I will cause them to walk by the rivers of waters in a
straight way, wherein they shall not stumble: for I
am a father to Israel, and Ephraim
] my firstborn. ... Therefore
they shall come and sing in the height
of Zion, and shall
flow together to the goodness of the LORD, for wheat
, and for wine, and for oil, and for the young 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.
Thus saith the LORD; Refrain
thy voice from weeping, and thine eyes from tears: for
thy work shall be rewarded, saith the LORD; and they
shall come again from the land of the enemy. ... And there is hope in thine end, saith the LORD, that thy children shall come again to their own border.
that escape of them shall escape, and shall be on the mountains like
doves of the valleys, all of them mourning
, every one for his iniquity.
And the LORD said unto him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark
upon the foreheads of the men that sigh
and that cry for all the abominations that be done in the midst thereof.
And I will pour
upon the house
of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit
of grace and of supplications
: and they shall look
upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn
for him, as one mourneth for [his
] only [son
], and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for [his
] firstborn. ... All the families that remain, every family apart, and
their wives apart.
In that day there shall be a fountain opened to the house
of David and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem for sin and for uncleanness
Blessed [are ye
] that hunger now: for ye shall be
filled. Blessed [are ye
] that weep now: for ye shall laugh
Woe unto you that are full
! for ye shall hunger
. Woe unto you that laugh
now! for ye shall mourn
And stood at his feet behind [him
, and began to wash
his feet with tears, and did wipe [them
] with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed
] with the ointment.
And he said to the woman, Thy
faith hath saved thee; go
But Abraham said, Son
that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good
things, and likewise
Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.
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. ... And ye now
therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your
heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you.
2 Corinthians 1:4
us in all our tribulation, that
we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God. ... And our
hope of you [is
] stedfast, knowing, that as ye
are partakers of the sufferings, so [shall ye be
] also of the consolation.
2 Corinthians 7:9
Now I rejoice
, not that ye
were made sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance: for ye were made sorry after a godly manner
, that ye might receive damage by us in nothing. ... For godly sorrow worketh repentance
to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow
of the world worketh death.
] the man
that endureth temptation: for when
he is tried, he shall receive the crown
of life, which
the Lord hath promised to them
that love him.
And I said unto him, Sir, thou
knowest. And he said to me, These are they which came
out of great tribulation, and have
washed their robes, and made them white in the blood
of the Lamb. ... 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.
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.