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Want to know what the Bible says about Sorrow? Here are 65 Bible verses about Sorrow from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Revelation 21:4 NIV
‘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.”
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John 16:33 NIV
“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
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Romans 8:18 NIV
I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.
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2 Corinthians 7:10 NIV
Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death.
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Matthew 5:4 NIV
Blessed are those who mourn,
    for they will be comforted.
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1 Peter 5:7 NIV
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
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Isaiah 35:10 NIV
    and those the Lord has rescued will return.
They will enter Zion with singing;
    everlasting joy will crown their heads.
Gladness and joy will overtake them,
    and sorrow and sighing will flee away.
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1 Thessalonians 4:13 NIV
Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope.
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Proverbs 10:22 NIV
The blessing of the Lord brings wealth,
    without painful toil for it.
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2 Corinthians 1:3-4 NIV
3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, 4 who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.
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James 4:7 NIV
Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
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Ecclesiastes 7:3 NIV
Frustration is better than laughter,
    because a sad face is good for the heart.
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1 Samuel 1:15 NIV
“Not so, my lord,” Hannah replied, “I am a woman who is deeply troubled. I have not been drinking wine or beer; I was pouring out my soul to the Lord.
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1 John 4:18 NIV
There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.
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John 16:22 NIV
So with you: Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy.
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Jeremiah 1:5 NIV
“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you,
    before you were born I set you apart;
    I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.
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1 Peter 3:18 NIV
For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive in the Spirit.
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Luke 19:10 NIV
For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”
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Ecclesiastes 1:18 NIV
For with much wisdom comes much sorrow;
    the more knowledge, the more grief.
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1 John 1:9 NIV
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
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