bible verses about Sadness

Bible Verses on Overcoming Sadness and Finding Hope

In moments of grief and hardship, it can be challenging to find the strength to endure. However, with faith in God, we can overcome our sadness and find hope. The Bible provides us with numerous verses that instill comfort and offer guidance during these tough times. From mourning a loved one to navigating unexpected hardships, take solace in the fact that God's love and light can shine through even the darkest of moments. Explore this compilation of Bible verses to find solace and inspiration to overcome your sadness and find hope.

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Sadness in the Bible

19 Bible Scriptures about Sadness

And Joseph came in unto them in the morning, and looked upon them, and, behold, they were sad.

Genesis, Chapter: 40, Verse: 6

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Lo, let that night be solitary, let no joyful voice come therein.

Job, Chapter: 3, Verse: 7

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How long shall I take counsel in my soul, having sorrow in my heart daily? how long shall mine enemy be exalted over me?

Psalm, Chapter: 13, Verse: 2

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I am forgotten as a dead man out of mind: I am like a broken vessel.

Psalm, Chapter: 31, Verse: 12

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I am troubled; I am bowed down greatly; I go mourning all the day long.

Psalm, Chapter: 38, Verse: 6

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For I have eaten ashes like bread, and mingled my drink with weeping,

Psalm, Chapter: 102, Verse: 9

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By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion.

Psalm, Chapter: 137, Verse: 1

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We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof.

Psalm, Chapter: 137, Verse: 2

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A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.

Proverbs, Chapter: 15, Verse: 13

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Therefore said I, Look away from me; I will weep bitterly, labour not to comfort me, because of the spoiling of the daughter of my people.

Isaiah, Chapter: 22, Verse: 4

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The mirth of tabrets ceaseth, the noise of them that rejoice endeth, the joy of the harp ceaseth.

Isaiah, Chapter: 24, Verse: 8

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And let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.

Jeremiah, Chapter: 9, Verse: 18

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Judah mourneth, and the gates thereof languish; they are black unto the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.

Jeremiah, Chapter: 14, Verse: 2

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How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people! how is she become as a widow! she that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces, how is she become tributary!

Lamentations, Chapter: 1, Verse: 1

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Mine eye runneth down with rivers of water for the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Lamentations, Chapter: 3, Verse: 48

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Mine eye trickleth down, and ceaseth not, without any intermission,

Lamentations, Chapter: 3, Verse: 49

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The joy of our heart is ceased; our dance is turned into mourning.

Lamentations, Chapter: 5, Verse: 15

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For this our heart is faint; for these things our eyes are dim.

Lamentations, Chapter: 5, Verse: 17

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That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart.

Romans, Chapter: 9, Verse: 2

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