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O LORD, do not rebuke me in Your anger, or discipline me in Your wrath. . . .
How long, O LORD? Will You forget me forever? How long will You hide Your face from me? . . .
O LORD, You favored me; You made my mountain stand strong. When You hid Your face, I was dismayed. . . .
When I kept silent, my bones became brittle from my groaning all day long. . . .
I waited patiently for the LORD; He inclined to me and heard my cry. . . .
But I am in pain and distress; let Your salvation protect me, O God. . . .
The ropes of death entangled me, and the anguish of Sheol overcame me; I was confronted by trouble and sorrow. . . .
Psalm 126:5, 6
Those who sow in tears will reap with shouts of joy. . . .
In that day you will say: "O LORD, I will praise you. Although You were angry with me, Your anger has turned away, and You have comforted me.
He will swallow up death forever. The Lord GOD will wipe away the tears from every face and remove the disgrace of His people from the whole earth. For the LORD has spoken.
O people in Zion, who dwell in Jerusalem, you will weep no more. He will surely be gracious at the sound of your cry; when He hears, He will answer you.
and the ransomed of the LORD will return. They will enter Zion with singing, crowned with everlasting joy. Joy and gladness will overtake them, and sorrow and sighing will flee.
I chirp like a swallow or crane; I moan like a dove. My eyes grow weak as I look upward. O Lord, I am oppressed; be my security. . . .
Isaiah 51:11, 12
So the redeemed of the LORD will return and enter Zion with singing, crowned with unending joy. Joy and gladness will overtake them, and sorrow and sighing will flee. . . .
I have seen his ways, but I will heal him; I will guide him and restore comfort to him and his mourners,
Isaiah 61:2, 3
to proclaim the year of the LORD's favor and the day of our God's vengeance, to comfort all who mourn, . . .
Be glad for Jerusalem and rejoice over her, all who love her. Rejoice greatly with her, all who mourn over her,
Jeremiah 31:9-12, 16, 17
They will come with weeping, and by their supplication I will lead them; I will make them walk beside streams of waters, on a level path where they will not stumble. For I am Israel's Father, and Ephraim is My firstborn." . . .
The survivors will escape and live in the mountains, all moaning like doves of the valley, each for his own iniquity.
"Go throughout the city of Jerusalem, " said the LORD, "and put a mark on the foreheads of the men sighing and groaning over all the abominations committed there."
Then I will pour out on the house of David and on the residents of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and prayer, and they will look on Me, the One they have pierced. They will mourn for Him as one mourns an only child, and weep bitterly for Him as one grieves a firstborn son. . . .
On that day a fountain will be opened to the house of David and the residents of Jerusalem, to cleanse them from sin and impurity.
Luke 6:21, 25
Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh. . . .
Luke 7:38, 50
As she stood behind Him at His feet weeping, she began to wet His feet with her tears and wipe them with her hair. Then she kissed His feet and anointed them with the perfume. . . .
But Abraham answered, 'Child, remember that during your lifetime you received your good things, while Lazarus received bad things. But now he is comforted here, while you are left to suffer.
Truly, truly, I tell you, you will weep and wail while the world rejoices. You will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy. . . .
2 Corinthians 1:4-7
who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God. . . .
2 Corinthians 7:9, 10
And now I rejoice, not because you were made sorrowful, but because your sorrow led you to repentance. For you felt the sorrow that God had intended, and so were not harmed in any way by us. . . .
Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love Him.
"Sir, " I answered, "you know." So he replied, "These are the ones who have come out of the great tribulation; they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb. . . .
He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and there will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the former things have passed away."
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