Grieve, mourn, and weep. Turn your laughter to mourning, and your joy to gloom.
Cross ReferencesNehemiah 8:9
Nehemiah the governor, Ezra the priest and scribe, and the Levites who were instructing the people said to all of them, "This day is holy to the LORD your God. Do not mourn or weep." For all the people were weeping as they heard the words of the Law.
Even in laughter the heart may ache, and joy may end in sorrow.
"He will bring those wretches to a wretched end," they declared, "and will rent out the vineyard to other tenants who will give him his fruits in their seasons."
Woe to you who are well fed now, for you will hunger. Woe to you who laugh now, for you will mourn and weep.
Chapter Outline1. We are to strive against covetousness;
11. detraction and rash judgment of others;
13. and not to be boastful of our future plans.
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James 5:1, 2
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Psalm 126:5, 6
Isaiah 22:12, 13
Jeremiah 31:9, 13, 18-20
2 Corinthians 7:10, 11
Revelation 18:7, 8
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