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Popular Bible Verses about Grief

Found 71 Verses

Genesis 3:16

Bible Rank: 493

To the woman he said, "I will make your pains in childbearing very severe; with pain you will give birth to children. Your desire will be for your husband, and he will rule over you." NIV

To the woman He said, I will greatly multiply your grief and your suffering in pregnancy and the pangs of childbearing; with spasms of distress you will bring forth children. Yet your desire and craving will be for your husband, and he will rule over you. AMP

Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee. KJV


Revelation 21:4

Bible Rank: 643

"He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death' or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away." NIV

God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and death shall be no more, neither shall there be anguish (sorrow and mourning) nor grief nor pain any more, for the old conditions and the former order of things have passed away. [Isa. 25:8; 35:10.] AMP

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. KJV


Hebrews 13:17

Bible Rank: 742

Have confidence in your leaders and submit to their authority, because they keep watch over you as those who must give an account. Do this so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no benefit to you. NIV

Obey your spiritual leaders and submit to them [continually recognizing their authority over you], for they are constantly keeping watch over your souls and guarding your spiritual welfare, as men who will have to render an account [of their trust]. [Do your part to] let them do this with gladness and not with sighing and groaning, for that would not be profitable to you [either]. AMP

Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you. KJV


Romans 12:15

Bible Rank: 799

Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn. NIV

Rejoice with those who rejoice [sharing others' joy], and weep with those who weep [sharing others' grief]. AMP

Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep. KJV


Isaiah 53:3

Bible Rank: 1,132

He was despised and rejected by others, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain. Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised, and we held him in low esteem. NIV

He was despised and rejected and forsaken by men, a Man of sorrows and pains, and acquainted with grief and sickness; and like One from Whom men hide their faces He was despised, and we did not appreciate His worth or have any esteem for Him. AMP

He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not. KJV


1 Peter 1:6

Bible Rank: 1,562

In all this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. NIV

[You should] be exceedingly glad on this account, though now for a little while you may be distressed by trials and suffer temptations, AMP

Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations: KJV


Isaiah 53:10

Bible Rank: 1,857

Yet it was the LORD's will to crush him and cause him to suffer, and though the LORD makes his life an offering for sin, he will see his offspring and prolong his days, and the will of the LORD will prosper in his hand. NIV

Yet it was the will of the Lord to bruise Him; He has put Him to grief and made Him sick. When You and He make His life an offering for sin [and He has risen from the dead, in time to come], He shall see His [spiritual] offspring, He shall prolong His days, and the will and pleasure of the Lord shall prosper in His hand. AMP

Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise him; he hath put him to grief: when thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of the LORD shall prosper in his hand. KJV


2 Corinthians 7:10

Bible Rank: 2,316

Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death. NIV

For godly grief and the pain God is permitted to direct, produce a repentance that leads and contributes to salvation and deliverance from evil, and it never brings regret; but worldly grief (the hopeless sorrow that is characteristic of the pagan world) is deadly [breeding and ending in death]. AMP

For godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world worketh death. KJV


James 4:9

Bible Rank: 2,803

Grieve, mourn and wail. Change your laughter to mourning and your joy to gloom. NIV

[As you draw near to God] be deeply penitent and grieve, even weep [over your disloyalty]. Let your laughter be turned to grief and your mirth to dejection and heartfelt shame [for your sins]. AMP

Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness. KJV


2 Corinthians 7:9

Bible Rank: 2,959

Yet now I am happy, not because you were made sorry, but because your sorrow led you to repentance. For you became sorrowful as God intended and so were not harmed in any way by us. NIV

Yet I am glad now, not because you were pained, but because you were pained into repentance [and so turned back to God]; for you felt a grief such as God meant you to feel, so that in nothing you might suffer loss through us or harm for what we did. AMP

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. KJV


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