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5952 sorrow

5952 sorrow

The human reponse to painful and distressing life situations, especially those involving loss.

Sorrow caused by the trials of life

Ps 90:10 See also Ps 13:1-2; Ps 31:9; Ecc 1:18; Ecc 2:23; Jer 20:18

Sorrow caused by fulfilling God’s will

1Pe 1:6 See also Mt 26:38; Php 2:27

Sorrow caused by illness

Isa 38:2-3 See also Ps 6:1-7

Sorrow caused by childlessness

1Sa 1:16

Sorrow caused by parting

Ac 20:37 See also Mt 17:23 the disciples’reaction to Jesus Christ predicting his death; Lk 22:45; Jn 16:6

Sorrow caused by bereavement

Ge 23:2; Jn 20:11 See also Ge 50:1; Dt 34:8; 2Sa 19:2; Lk 7:12-14; Lk 8:52; Jn 11:33-35; Ac 8:2

Sorrow caused by national calamities

Ps 137:1 See also Isa 15:3; Isa 22:4; Jer 22:10; Jer 48:17; Eze 21:6; Eze 27:30

God and sorrow

God is close to those who grieve Ps 34:18 See also Ps 10:14; Isa 53:4; Jn 11:35

God comforts the sorrowing Jer 31:13 See also Isa 35:10; La 3:32-33; Jn 16:20; 1Th 4:13-14; Rev 21:4

Sorrow in response to human sin

The result of sinning Ps 16:4 See also 1Sa 2:33

Grief over the failure of others 2Co 2:4-5 See also Ge 34:7; 1Sa 20:34; Ezr 10:6; Eze 9:4; Ro 9:2; 1Co 5:2

Grief over one’s own shortcomings Mt 5:4 See also Mt 26:75; 2Co 7:9-11; Jas 4:9

Sorrow in response to God’s judgment on human sin

La 1:5 See also Ne 1:4; Jer 8:21; Jer 10:19; Jer 13:17; Jer 14:2; Eze 21:6,12; Am 5:16-17; Am 8:10; Mic 1:8; Zep 1:15; Zec 12:10; Mt 8:12; Mt 24:30; Rev 1:7

Jesus Christ’s sorrow in response to human sin

Lk 19:41-42

The promise of final deliverance from sorrow

See also Isa 35:10; Rev 21:4

See also

5198weeping
5419mourning
5795bereavement
5799bitterness
5831depression
5835disappointment
5938sadness
5970unhappiness
6227regret
6732repentance
8713discouragement

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