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

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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 (NIV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Mourning the Loss of a Loved One

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Matthew 5:4

4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

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Revelation 21:4

4 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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76

1 Thessalonians 4:13

13 Brothers, we do not want you to be ignorant about those who fall asleep, or to grieve like the rest of men, who have no hope.

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John 11:25-26

25 Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; 26 and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?"

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46

Psalm 34:18

18 The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

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42

Isaiah 61:2-3

2 to proclaim the year of the LORD's favor and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who mourn, 3 and provide for those who grieve in Zion- to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the LORD for the display of his splendor.

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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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Isaiah 41:10

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

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27

2 Corinthians 1:3-4

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 have received from God.

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Psalm 30:5

5 For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.

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Matthew 2:18

18 "A voice is heard in Ramah, weeping and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted, because they are no more."

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23

Ezekiel 24:17

17 Groan quietly; do not mourn for the dead. Keep your turban fastened and your sandals on your feet; do not cover the lower part of your face or eat the customary food of mourners."

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Romans 10:9

9 That if you confess with your mouth, "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 "'Do not cut your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourselves. I am the LORD.

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22

Psalm 147:3

3 He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

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21

Ecclesiastes 7:4

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

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21

1 Samuel 30:4

4 So David and his men wept aloud until they had no strength left to weep.

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20

Numbers 20:29

29 and when the whole community learned that Aaron had died, the entire house of Israel mourned for him thirty days.

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1 Thessalonians 4:13-14

13 Brothers, we do not want you to be ignorant about those who fall asleep, or to grieve like the rest of men, who have no hope. 14 We believe that Jesus died and rose again and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him.

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19

2 Samuel 1:12

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

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Romans 8:18

18 I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us.

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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

2 She died at Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan, and Abraham went to mourn for Sarah and to weep over her.

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2 Corinthians 1:3-5

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 have received from God. 5 For just as the sufferings of Christ flow over into our lives, so also through Christ our comfort overflows.

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