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Popular Bible Verses about Sadness

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Ezekiel 20:28

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When I brought them into the land I had sworn to give them and they saw any high hill or any leafy tree, there they offered their sacrifices, made offerings that aroused my anger, presented their fragrant incense and poured out their drink offerings. NIV

For when I had brought them into the land which I lifted up My hand and swore to give to them, then they saw every high hill and every dark and leafy tree [as a place for idol worship], and they offered there their sacrifices and there they presented their offering that provoked My anger and sadness; there also they made their sweet-smelling savor and poured out there their drink offerings. AMP

For when I had brought them into the land, for the which I lifted up mine hand to give it to them, then they saw every high hill, and all the thick trees, and they offered there their sacrifices, and there they presented the provocation of their offering: there also they made their sweet savour, and poured out there their drink offerings. KJV


Ecclesiastes 7:3

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Frustration is better than laughter, because a sad face is good for the heart. NIV

Sorrow is better than laughter, for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better and gains gladness. [II Cor. 7:10.] AMP

Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. KJV


Nehemiah 2:2

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So the king asked me, "Why does your face look so sad when you are not ill? This can be nothing but sadness of heart." I was very much afraid NIV

So the king said to me, Why do you look sad, since you are not sick? This is nothing but sorrow of heart. Then I was very much afraid AMP

Wherefore the king said unto me, Why is thy countenance sad, seeing thou art not sick? this is nothing else but sorrow of heart. Then I was very sore afraid, KJV


Psalms 119:53

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Indignation grips me because of the wicked, who have forsaken your law. NIV

Burning indignation, terror, and sadness seize upon me because of the wicked, who forsake Your law. AMP

Horror hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked that forsake thy law. KJV