My life dissolves and weeps itself away for heaviness; raise me up and strengthen me according to [the promises of] Your word.
I waited patiently for the LORD; and He inclined to me, and heard my cry.
He also brought me up out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my steps.
A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken.
A happy heart is good medicine and a cheerful mind works healing, but a broken spirit dries up the bones.
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 tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
2 Corinthians 1:3-4(NKJV)
But may the God of all grace, who called us to His eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you.
1 Peter 5:10 (NKJV)
Those who sow in tears shall reap in joy. He who continually goes forth weeping,
bearing seed for sowing, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.
Depart from me, all you workers of iniquity, for the Lord has heard the voice of my weeping.
Psalm 6: 8
The Lord also will be a refuge and a high tower for the oppressed, a refuge and a stronghold in times of trouble (high cost, destitution, and desperation).
Psalm 9: 9
The Lord is close to those who are of a broken heart and saves such as are crushed with sorrow for sin and are humbly and thoroughly penitent.
Psalm 34: 18
Passing through the Valley of Weeping (Baca), they make it a place of springs; the early rain also fills [the pools] with blessings.
Psalm 84: 6
COMFORT, COMFORT My people, says your God.
Isaiah 40: 1
For I will [fully] satisfy the weary soul, and I will replenish every languishing and sorrowful person.
Jeremiah 31: 25
Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
Matthew 5: 4(NKJV)
Increase my greatness (my honor) and turn and comfort me.
Psalm 71: 21
To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord [the year of His favor] and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who mourn.
Isaiah 61: 2
I have seen his [willful] ways, but I will heal him; I will lead him also and will recompense him and restore comfort to him and to those who mourn for him.
Isaiah 57: 18
This is my comfort and consolation in my affliction: that Your word has revived me and given me life.
Psalm 119: 50
When I have [earnestly] recalled Your ordinances from of old, O Lord, I have taken comfort.
Psalm 119: 52
Let, I pray You, Your merciful kindness and steadfast love be for my comfort, according to Your promise to Your servant.
Psalm 119: 76
Sing for joy, O heavens, and be joyful, O earth, and break forth into singing, O mountains! For the Lord has comforted His people and will have compassion upon His afflicted,
Isaiah 49: 13
He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds [curing their pains and their sorrows]. ~
Psalm 147: 3
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