24 Bible Verses On Grieving

Grief is an emotion common to the human experience, and we witness the process of grief throughout the biblical narrative. Multiple Bible characters experienced deep loss and sadness, including Job, Naomi, Hannah, and David.

And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. | Ephesians 4:30

And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell. | Matthew 10:28

And the ransomed of the Lord shall return and come to Zion with singing; everlasting joy shall be upon their heads; they shall obtain gladness and joy, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away. | Isaiah 51:11

A glad heart makes a cheerful face, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is crushed. The heart of him who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouths of fools feed on folly. | Proverbs 15:13-14

But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. | 1 Thessalonians 4:13

Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you;he will never let the righteous fall. | Psalm 55:22

Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator. | Colossians 3:9-10

For he has not despised or disdained the suffering of the afflicted one; he has not hidden his face from him but has listened to his cry for help. | Psalm 22:24

For men are not cast off by the Lord forever.Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great is his unfailing love.For he does not willingly bring affliction or grief to the children of men. | Lamentations 3:31-33

For this God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our guide even to the end. | Psalm 48:14

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. | Revelation 21:4

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. | Psalm 73:26

Open in Logos Bible Software (if available) – No, I will not abandon you or leave you as orphans in the storm-I will come to you. | John 14:18

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you asthe world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. | John 14:27

Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. | Psalm 116:15

Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. | Isaiah 53:4

The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. | Psalm 34:18

The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. | Psalm 9:9

The heart of him who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouths of fools feed on folly. | Proverbs 15:14

The one who conquers will have this heritage, and I will be his God and he will be my son. But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, as for murderers, the sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their portion will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death. | Revelation 21:7-8

The LORD is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in him. | Nahum 1:7

Open in Logos Bible Software (if available) – What a wonderful God we have-He is the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the source of every mercy, and the one who so wonderfully comforts and strengthens us in our hardships and trials. | 2 Corinthians1:3-4

Weeping may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning. | Psalm 30:5

When the perishable puts on the imperishable, and the mortal puts on immortality, then shall come to pass the saying that is written: “Death is swallowed up in victory.” “O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?” | 1 Corinthians 15:54-55

No matter how deep your pain, God can help you find comfort and hope. As you read these avove verses , pray that He will bring healing to your broken heart.