21 Bible Verses On Sorrow

Sadness, that emotion that we have all felt at some point. Perhaps because of problems, loneliness or even harder, the death of a family member or an illness that attacks us.

Today we want to share some Bible verses about sadness that we certainly believe will help us have peace.


It came to pass that, in the month of Nisan, in the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes, {being already} the wine before him, I took the wine and gave it to the king. I had never been sad in his presence, and the king said to me, “Why is your face sad?” You are not sick; That is nothing but sadness of the heart. Then I was very afraid, and I said to the king, Long live the king forever. How can my face not be sad when the city, the place of my parents’ graves, is desolate and its gates have been consumed by fire?

Nehemiah 2:1-3


They will no longer suffer hunger or thirst. They will not be beaten down by the sun or any scorching heat. For the Lamb who is on the throne will shepherd them and lead them to fountains of living water; and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.

Revelation 7:16-17


At this point, Job got up, tore his garments, shaved his head, and then dropped to the ground in an attitude of worship. Then he said, “Naked I came out of my mother’s womb, and naked I must depart. The Lord has given; the Lord has taken away. Blessed be the name of the Lord!”

Job 1:20-21


Lord, hear my prayer, heed my cry; Do not close your ears to my crying. Before you I am a stranger, a pilgrim, like all my ancestors.

Psalm 39:12


The sorrow that comes from God produces the repentance that leads to salvation, of which there is no need to repent, while the sorrow of the world produces death.

2 Corinthians 7:10


The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; It frees them from all their anxieties. The Lord is near to the brokenhearted, and saves the downcast in spirit.

Psalm 34:17-18


The Lord himself will march before you and be with you; He will never leave you or abandon you. Don’t be afraid or discouraged.

Deuteronomy 31:8


Because only an instant lasts his anger, but a lifetime his kindness. If at night there is crying, in the morning there will be shouts of joy.

Psalm 30:5


Jesus, looking at him, loved him and said to him, One thing you lack: go {y} sell what you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; And come, follow me. But he, afflicted by these words, left sad, because he owned many goods.

Mark 10:21-22


My tears have been my food day and night, as they say to me all day, “Where is your God?” I remember these things and pour my soul into me; of how I went with the crowd {y} led them to the house of God, with a voice of joy and thanksgiving, {with} the crowd in celebration.

Psalm 42:3-4


Why do you be overwhelmed, my soul, and {why} are you troubled within me? Wait on God, for I am to praise him again {for} the salvation of his presence. My God, my soul is in me depressed; therefore I remember you from the land of the Jordan, and {from} the summits of Hermon, from Mount Mizar.

Psalm 42:5-6


He was afraid, and got up and went to {save} his life; and he came to Beersheba from Judah and left his servant there. He walked through the wilderness one day on his way, and came and sat under a juniper; He asked to die and said: Enough is enough, LORD, take my life because I am no better than my parents.

Kings 19:3-4


When Jesus heard {this,} he said to him, “You still lack one thing; sell all that you have and distribute among the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; And come, follow me. But when he heard this, he became very sad, for he was extremely rich.

Luke 18:22-23


And Joseph came to them in the morning and observed them, and behold, they were decayed. And he asked Pharaoh’s officers who were with him in custody in his lord’s house: Why are your faces so sad today?

Genesis 40:6-7


The anxiety in man’s heart depresses him, but the good word makes him happy.

Proverbs 12:25


Sadness is better than laughter, because when the face is sad the heart can be happy.

Ecclesiastes 7:3


You, who have made me see many anxieties and evils, will give me life again, And again you will lift me from the abysses of the earth. You will increase my greatness, and you will comfort me again.

Psalm 71:20-21


Surely the Lord will comfort Zion; he will comfort all his solitudes, and he will change his wilderness into paradise, and his solitude into Jehovah’s garden; Joy and joy, praise and singing voices will be found in her.

Isaiah 51:3


And I heard a great voice from heaven saying, Behold the tabernacle of God with men, and he shall dwell with them; and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God. God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will be no more death, no more weeping, no more crying, no more pain; Because the first things happened.

Revelation 21:3-4


But you, the Lord, are a shield around me; my glory, and he who lifts up my head. With my voice I cried out to Jehovah, and he answered me from his holy mountain. I lay down and slept, and I woke up, because Jehovah sustained me. I will not fear ten thousand people who will lay siege against me.

Psalm 3:3-6


Therefore, O men, be of good cheer; for I trust in God that it will be as I have been told.”

Acts: 27:25


Holding the hand of Christ there is no sadness, there is no pain that makes us collapse, he is charged with erasing every tear, restoring us and giving us peace.

If you want to know more about Sadness we recommend this beautiful book Good morning, joy: How to overcome sadness and achieve emotional balance. But we can not leave without first giving them another of our publications where you will learn how to overcome sadness according to the Bible.

Do not forget to leave your prayerful prayers, for that situation that has you decayed and sad, that we will not hesitate to leave it in the hands of God.

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