International Standard Bible EncyclopediaSORROW
sor'-o (chebhel, yaghon, makh'obh, etc.; lupe): The Old Testament has very many words translated "sorrow," those named being the most frequent; in the New Testament "sorrow" is usually the translation of lupe (Luke 22:45 John 16:6 2 Corinthians 2:3, 7, etc.). Penthos, translated "sorrow" in Revelation 18:7; Revelation 21:4, is in the Revised Version (British and American) "mourning." Odune, of pain-and distress, is thus rendered in Romans 9:2 1 Timothy 6:10 (compare the verb in Luke 2:48 Acts 20:38). the Revised Version (British and American) frequently gives a more literal rendering of the words used, as "toil" (Genesis 3:17), "pangs" (Exodus 15:14), "pining" (Deuteronomy 28:65), "distress" (Isaiah 5:30), "lamentation" (Isaiah 29:2), etc.; sometimes also it uses "sorrow" for other words, as for "grief" (2 Chronicles 6:29 Psalm 31:10; Psalm 69:26; etc.; 2 Corinthians 2:5), "heaviness" (Romans 9:2 2 Corinthians 2:1).
Greek3077. lupe -- pain of body or mind, grief, sorrow
... pain of body or mind, grief, sorrow. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration:
lupe Phonetic Spelling: (loo'-pay) Short Definition: pain, grief Definition ...
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3078. Lusanias -- "ending sorrow," Lysanias, a governor of Abilene
3076. lupeo -- to distress, to grieve
3997. penthos -- mourning
3600. odunao -- to cause or suffer pain
3601. odune -- pain, distress
5604. odin -- a birth pang
4036. perilupos -- very sad
2726. katepheia -- dejection
3602. odurmos -- lamentation
Strong's Hebrew3015. yagon -- grief, sorrow
... 3014, 3015. yagon. 3016 . grief, sorrow. Transliteration: yagon Phonetic
Spelling: (yaw-gohn') Short Definition: sorrow. Word Origin ...
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205. aven -- trouble, sorrow, wickedness
1126. Ben-oni -- "son of my sorrow," Rachel's name for Benjamin
5164. nocham -- sorrow, repentance
17. aboy -- Oh!
4341. makob -- pain
3511. keeb -- a pain
1672. daag -- to be anxious or concerned, to fear
6090. otseb -- a pain
2427. chil -- a writhing, anguish
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) The uneasiness or pain of mind which is produced by the loss of any good, real or supposed, or by disappointment in the expectation of good; grief at having suffered or occasioned evil; regret; unhappiness; sadness.
ThesaurusSorrow (277 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) To feel pain of mind in consequence of evil experienced, feared, or done;
to grieve; to be sad; to be sorry. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. SORROW. ...
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Wail (50 Occurrences)
Jabez (3 Occurrences)
Heaviness (14 Occurrences)
Regret (17 Occurrences)
Grieve (29 Occurrences)
Laughing (38 Occurrences)
Repent (74 Occurrences)
Sorrowful (29 Occurrences)
Sighing (22 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceSorrow (277 Occurrences)
Matthew 2:18 In Ramah there was a sound of weeping and great sorrow, Rachel weeping for her children, and she would not be comforted for their loss.
Matthew 11:17 We made music for you and you did not take part in the dance; we gave cries of sorrow and you made no signs of grief.
Matthew 13:42 And will put them into the fire; there will be weeping and cries of sorrow.
Matthew 13:50 And will put them into the fire: there will be weeping and cries of sorrow.
Matthew 22:13 Then the king said to the servants, Put cords round his hands and feet and put him out into the dark; there will be weeping and cries of sorrow.
Matthew 24:21 Because in those days there will be great sorrow, such as there has not been from the start of the world till now, or ever will be.
Matthew 24:30 And then the sign of the Son of man will be seen in heaven: and then all the nations of the earth will have sorrow, and they will see the Son of man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.
Matthew 24:51 And will have him cut in two, and will give him a part in the fate of the false ones: there will be weeping and cries of sorrow.
Matthew 25:30 And put out the servant who is of no profit into the outer dark: there will be weeping and cries of sorrow.
Matthew 26:38 Then he said to them, "My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to death. Stay here, and watch with me."
Mark 9:12 And he said to them, Truly, Elijah does come first, and puts all things in order; and how is it said in the Writings that the Son of man will go through much sorrow and be made as nothing?
Mark 13:19 For in those days there will be sorrow, such as there has not been from the time when God made the world till now, and will not ever be again.
Mark 14:19 They began to be sorrowful, and to ask him one by one, "Surely not I?" And another said, "Surely not I?"
Mark 14:34 He said to them, "My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to death. Stay here, and watch."
Luke 2:48 And when they saw him, they were amazed: and his mother said unto him, Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? behold, thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing.
Luke 6:25 Unhappy are you who are full of food now: for you will be in need. Unhappy are you who are laughing now: for you will be crying in sorrow.
Luke 7:32 They are like children sitting in the public square and calling out to one another, 'We have played the flute to you, and you have not danced: we have sung dirges, and you have not shown sorrow.'
Luke 13:28 There will be weeping and cries of sorrow when you see Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and all the prophets, in the kingdom of God, but you yourselves are shut outside.
Luke 17:3 Give attention to yourselves: if your brother does wrong, say a sharp word to him; and if he has sorrow for his sin, let him have forgiveness.
Luke 18:24 And when Jesus saw that he was very sorrowful, he said, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God!
Luke 22:45 And when he rose up from prayer, and was come to his disciples, he found them sleeping for sorrow,
Luke 24:17 "What is the subject," He asked them, "on which you are talking so earnestly, as you walk?" And they stood still, looking full of sorrow.
John 16:6 But because I have told you these things, sorrow has filled your heart.
John 16:20 Most certainly I tell you, that you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice. You will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will be turned into joy.
John 16:21 A woman, when she gives birth, has sorrow, because her time has come. But when she has delivered the child, she doesn't remember the anguish any more, for the joy that a human being is born into the world.
John 16:22 Therefore you now have sorrow, but I will see you again, and your heart will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you.
John 18:11 Jesus therefore said to Peter, "Put back your sword. Shall I refuse to drink the cup of sorrow which the Father has given me to drink?"
Acts 20:19 Doing the Lord's work without pride, through all the sorrow and troubles which came on me because of the evil designs of the Jews:
Romans 2:9 Trouble and sorrow on all whose works are evil, to the Jew first and then to the Greek;
Romans 8:23 And not only so, but we who have the first fruits of the Spirit, even we have sorrow in our minds, waiting for the time when we will take our place as sons, that is, the salvation of our bodies.
Romans 9:2 that I have great sorrow and unceasing pain in my heart.
1 Corinthians 5:2 And in place of feeling sorrow, you are pleased with yourselves, so that he who has done this thing has not been sent away from among you.
1 Corinthians 7:30 And for those who are in sorrow, to give no signs of it; and for those who are glad, to give no signs of joy; and for those who are getting property, to be as if they had nothing;
2 Corinthians 2:1 But I determined this for myself, that I would not come to you again in sorrow.
2 Corinthians 2:2 For if I give you sorrow, who then will make me glad, but he who is made sad by me?
2 Corinthians 2:3 And I wrote this very thing to you, so that, when I came, I wouldn't have sorrow from them of whom I ought to rejoice; having confidence in you all, that my joy would be shared by all of you.
2 Corinthians 2:4 For out of much trouble and pain of heart and much weeping I sent my letter to you; not to give you sorrow, but so that you might see how great is the love which I have to you.
2 Corinthians 2:5 But if any has caused sorrow, he has caused sorrow, not to me, but in part (that I not press too heavily) to you all.
2 Corinthians 2:7 so that on the contrary you should rather forgive him and comfort him, lest by any means such a one should be swallowed up with his excessive sorrow.
2 Corinthians 6:4 But in everything making it clear that we are the servants of God, in quiet strength, in troubles, in need, in sorrow,
2 Corinthians 6:10 as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
2 Corinthians 7:7 And not by his coming only, but by the comfort which he had in you, while he gave us word of your desire, your sorrow, your care for me; so that I was still more glad.
2 Corinthians 7:8 because even if I made you sorry in the letter, I do not repent -- if even I did repent -- for I perceive that the letter, even if for an hour, did make you sorry.
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.
2 Corinthians 7:10 For godly sorrow works repentance to salvation, which brings no regret. But the sorrow of the world works death.
2 Corinthians 7:11 For behold this selfsame thing, that ye sorrowed after a godly sort, what carefulness it wrought in you, yea, what clearing of yourselves, yea, what indignation, yea, what fear, yea, what vehement desire, yea, what zeal, yea, what revenge! In all things ye have approved yourselves to be clear in this matter.
2 Corinthians 9:7 each one, according as he doth purpose in heart, not out of sorrow or out of necessity, for a cheerful giver doth God love,
Philippians 2:27 For indeed he was sick, nearly to death, but God had mercy on him; and not on him only, but on me also, that I might not have sorrow on sorrow.
Philippians 2:28 I have sent him therefore the more diligently, that, when you see him again, you may rejoice, and that I may be the less sorrowful.
Philippians 3:18 For there are those, of whom I have given you word before, and do so now with sorrow, who are haters of the cross of Christ;
1 Thessalonians 4:13 But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope.
James 4:9 Be troubled, with sorrow and weeping; let your laughing be turned to sorrow and your joy to grief.
1 Peter 1:6 Rejoice triumphantly in the prospect of this, even if now, for a short time, you are compelled to sorrow amid various trials.
Revelation 3:19 To all those who are dear to me, I give sharp words and punishment: then with all your heart have sorrow for your evil ways.
Revelation 18:7 How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.
Revelation 18:8 "For this reason calamities shall come thick upon her on a single day--death and sorrow and famine--and she shall be burned to the ground. For strong is the Lord God who has judged her.
Revelation 18:10 Watching from far away, for fear of her punishment, saying, Sorrow, sorrow for Babylon, the great town, the strong town! for in one hour you have been judged.
Revelation 18:11 And the merchants of the earth shall weep and sorrow over her, because their lading no one doth buy any more;
Revelation 18:16 weeping aloud and sorrowing, and saying, 'Alas, alas, for this great city, which was brilliantly arrayed in fine linen, and purple and scarlet stuff, and beautified with gold, jewels and pearls;
Revelation 18:19 And they threw dust upon their heads, and cried out, weeping aloud and sorrowing. 'Alas, alas,' they said, 'for this great city, in which, through her vast wealth, the owners of all the ships on the sea have grown rich; because in one short hour she has been laid waste!'
Revelation 21:4 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.
Genesis 3:16 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.
Genesis 3:17 And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
Genesis 6:6 And the Lord had sorrow because he had made man on the earth, and grief was in his heart.
Genesis 6:7 And the Lord said, I will take away man, whom I have made, from the face of the earth, even man and beast and that which goes on the earth and every bird of the air; for I have sorrow for having made them.
Genesis 16:11 And the angel of the Lord said, See, you are with child and will give birth to a son, to whom you will give the name Ishmael, because the ears of the Lord were open to your sorrow.
Genesis 29:32 And Leah was with child, and gave birth to a son to whom she gave the name Reuben: for she said, The Lord has seen my sorrow; now my husband will have love for me.
Genesis 37:35 And all his sons and all his daughters came to give him comfort, but he would not be comforted, saying with weeping, I will go down to the underworld to my son. So great was his father's sorrow for him.
Genesis 41:52 And to the second he gave the name Ephraim, for he said, God has given me fruit in the land of my sorrow.
Genesis 42:38 He said, "My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he only is left. If harm happens to him along the way in which you go, then you will bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to Sheol."
Genesis 44:29 If you take this one also from me, and harm happens to him, you will bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to Sheol.'
Genesis 44:31 it will happen, when he sees that the boy is no more, that he will die. Your servants will bring down the gray hairs of your servant, our father, with sorrow to Sheol.
Genesis 47:9 And Jacob said, The years of my wanderings have been a hundred and thirty; small in number and full of sorrow have been the years of my life, and less than the years of the wanderings of my fathers.
Genesis 48:7 As for me, when I came from Paddan, Rachel died by me in the land of Canaan in the way, when there was still some distance to come to Ephrath, and I buried her there in the way to Ephrath (the same is Bethlehem)."
Genesis 50:10 And they came to the grain-floor of Atad on the other side of Jordan, and there they gave the last honours to Jacob, with great and bitter sorrow, weeping for their father for seven days.
Exodus 15:14 The people shall hear, and be afraid: sorrow shall take hold on the inhabitants of Palestina.
Leviticus 21:10 And he who is the chief priest among his brothers, on whose head the holy oil has been put, who is marked out to put on the holy robes, may not let his hair go loose or have his clothing out of order as a sign of sorrow.
Numbers 21:29 Sorrow is yours, O Moab! Destruction is your fate, O people of Chemosh: his sons have gone in flight, and his daughters are prisoners, in the hands of Sihon, king of the Amorites.
Deuteronomy 16:3 Take no leavened bread with it; for seven days let your food be unleavened bread, that is, the bread of sorrow; for you came out of the land of Egypt quickly: so the memory of that day, when you came out of the land of Egypt, will be with you all your life.
Deuteronomy 28:65 And among these nations shalt thou find no ease, neither shall the sole of thy foot have rest: but the LORD shall give thee there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and sorrow of mind:
Deuteronomy 29:18 So that there may not be among you any man or woman or family or tribe whose heart is turned away from the Lord our God today, to go after other gods and give them worship; or any root among you whose fruit is poison and bitter sorrow;
Deuteronomy 34:8 For thirty days the children of Israel were weeping for Moses in the table-lands of Moab, till the days of weeping and sorrow for Moses were ended.
Judges 11:35 And when he saw her he was overcome with grief, and said, Ah! my daughter! I am crushed with sorrow, and it is you who are the chief cause of my trouble; for I have made an oath to the Lord and I may not take it back.
Ruth 1:21 I went out full, and the Lord has sent me back again with nothing; why do you give me the name Naomi, seeing that the Lord has given witness against me, and the Ruler of all has sent sorrow on me?
1 Samuel 1:11 And she made an oath, and said, O Lord of armies, if you will truly take note of the sorrow of your servant, not turning away from me but keeping me in mind, and will give me a man-child, then I will give him to the Lord all the days of his life, and his hair will never be cut.
1 Samuel 1:15 Hannah answered, "No, my lord, I am a woman of a sorrowful spirit. I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink, but I poured out my soul before Yahweh.
1 Samuel 1:16 Do not take your servant to be a good-for-nothing woman: for my words have come from my stored-up sorrow and pain.
1 Samuel 2:5 Those who were full are offering themselves as servants for bread; those who were in need are at rest; truly, she who had no children has become the mother of seven; and she who had a family is wasted with sorrow.
1 Samuel 6:19 But the Lord sent destruction on seventy men of the people of Beth-shemesh for looking into the ark of the Lord; and great was the sorrow of the people for the destruction which the Lord had sent on them.
1 Samuel 9:16 Tomorrow about this time I will send you a man from the land of Benjamin, and on him you are to put the holy oil, making him ruler over my people Israel, and he will make my people safe from the hands of the Philistines: for I have seen the sorrow of my people, whose cry has come up to me.
2 Samuel 1:12 And till evening they gave themselves to sorrow and weeping, and took no food, weeping for Saul and for Jonathan, his son, and for the people of the Lord and for the men of Israel; because they had come to their end by the sword.
2 Samuel 1:24 O daughters of Israel, have sorrow for Saul, by whom you were delicately clothed in robes of red, with ornaments of gold on your dresses.
2 Samuel 3:31 And David said to Joab and all the people who were with him, Go in grief and put haircloth about you, in sorrow for Abner. And King David went after the dead body.
2 Samuel 14:2 And Joab sent to Tekoa and got from there a wise woman, and said to her, Now make yourself seem like one given up to grief, and put on the clothing of sorrow, not using any sweet oil for your body, but looking like one who for a long time has been weeping for the dead:
2 Samuel 19:2 And the salvation of that day was changed to sorrow for all the people: for it was said to the people, The king is in bitter grief for his son.
1 Kings 21:9 And in the letter she said, Let a time of public sorrow be fixed, and put Naboth at the head of the people;
1 Kings 21:12 They gave orders for a day of public sorrow, and put Naboth at the head of the people.
1 Chronicles 4:9 Jabez was more honorable than his brothers: and his mother named him Jabez, saying, "Because I bore him with sorrow."
1 Chronicles 4:10 Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, "Oh that you would bless me indeed, and enlarge my border, and that your hand might be with me, and that you would keep me from evil, that it not be to my sorrow!" God granted him that which he requested.
2 Chronicles 6:29 whatever prayer and supplication be made by any man, or by all your people Israel, who shall know every man his own plague and his own sorrow, and shall spread forth his hands toward this house:
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