25 Bible Verses About Mourning the Loss of a Loved One (ESV)

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This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Mourning the Loss of a Loved One (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Mourning the Loss of a Loved One

151

Matthew 5:4

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

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Revelation 21:4

He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”

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1 Thessalonians 4:13

13 But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope.

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56

John 11:25-26

25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, 26 and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?”

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46

Psalm 34:18

18   The LORD is near to the brokenhearted
    and saves the crushed in spirit.

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42

Isaiah 61:2-3

  to proclaim the year of the LORD’s favor,
    and the day of vengeance of our God;
    to comfort all who mourn;
  to grant to those who mourn in Zion—
    to give them a beautiful headdress instead of ashes,
  the oil of gladness instead of mourning,
    the garment of praise instead of a faint spirit;
  that they may be called oaks of righteousness,
    the planting of the LORD, that he may be glorified.

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30

Psalm 116:15

15   Precious in the sight of the LORD
    is the death of his saints.

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30

John 11:35

35 Jesus wept.

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27

Isaiah 41:10

10   fear not, for I am with you;
    be not dismayed, for I am your God;
  I will strengthen you, I will help you,
    I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

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27

2 Corinthians 1:3-4

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

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27

Psalm 30:5

  For his anger is but for a moment,
    and his favor is for a lifetime.
  Weeping may tarry for the night,
    but joy comes with the morning.

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24

Matthew 2:18

18   “A voice was heard in Ramah,
    weeping and loud lamentation,
  Rachel weeping for her children;
    she refused to be comforted, because they are no more.”

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23

Ezekiel 24:17

17 Sigh, but not aloud; make no mourning for the dead. Bind on your turban, and put your shoes on your feet; do not cover your lips, nor eat the bread of men.”

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22

Romans 10:9

because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

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22

Leviticus 19:28

28 You shall not make any cuts on your body for the dead or tattoo yourselves: I am the LORD.

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22

Psalm 147:3

  He heals the brokenhearted
    and binds up their wounds.

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21

Ecclesiastes 7:4

  The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning,
    but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.

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21

1 Samuel 30:4

Then David and the people who were with him raised their voices and wept until they had no more strength to weep.

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20

Numbers 20:29

29 And when all the congregation saw that Aaron had perished, all the house of Israel wept for Aaron thirty days.

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20

1 Thessalonians 4:13-14

13 But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. 14 For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep.

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19

2 Samuel 1:12

12 And they mourned and wept and fasted until evening for Saul and for Jonathan his son and for the people of the LORD and for the house of Israel, because they had fallen by the sword.

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18

Romans 8:18

18 For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.

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18

Psalm 73:26

26   My flesh and my heart may fail,
    but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

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17

Genesis 23:2

And Sarah died at Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan, and Abraham went in to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her.

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16

2 Corinthians 1:3-5

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. For as we share abundantly in Christ’s sufferings, so through Christ we share abundantly in comfort too.

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