My soul melts from heaviness; strengthen me according to 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 merry heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
AA merry heart does good, like medicine, but a broken spirit dries 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(NKJV)
The Lord also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
Psalm 9: 9(NKJV)
The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves such as have a contrite spirit.
Psalm 34: 18(NKJV)
As they pass through the Valley of Baca, they make it a spring; the rain also covers it with pools.
Psalm 84: 6(NKJV)
COMFORT, COMFORT My people, says your God.
Isaiah 40: 1(AMP)
For I have satiated the weary soul, and I have replenished every sorrowful soul.
Jeremiah 31: 25(NKJV)
Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
Matthew 5: 4(NKJV)
You shall increase my greatness, and comfort me on every side.
Psalm 71: 21(NKJV)
To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all who mourn.
Isaiah 61: 2(NKJV)
I have seen his ways, and will heal him; I will also lead him, and restore comforts to him and to his mourners.
Isaiah 57: 18(NKJV)
This is my comfort in my affliction, for Your word has given me life.
Psalm 119: 50(NKJV)
I remembered Your judgments of old, O Lord, and have comforted myself.
Psalm 119: 52(NKJV)
Let, I pray, Your merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to Your word to Your servant.
Psalm 119: 76(NKJV)
Sing, O heavens! Be joyful, O earth! And break out in singing, O mountains! For the Lord has comforted His people, and will have mercy on His afflicted.
Isaiah 49: 13(NKJV)
He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
Psalm 147: 3(NKJV)
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