What are some Bible passages about sadness?

Author: BibleAsk Team


Bible Passages About Sadness

Here are some Bible verses about sadness: 

“Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the Lord your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you” (Deuteronomy 31:6).

“And the Lord, He is the One who goes before you. He will be with you, He will not leave you nor forsake you; do not fear nor be dismayed” (Deuteronomy 31:8). 

“The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold” (Psalm 18:2).

“The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves such as [a]have a contrite spirit” (Psalm 34:18). 

“For this is God, our God forever and ever; He will be our guide even to death” (Psalm 48:14). 

“Cast your burden on the Lord, and He shall sustain you; He shall never permit the righteous to be moved” (Psalm 55:22). 

“He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress; my God, in Him I will trust” (Psalm 91:1-2). 

“A merry heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken. The heart of him who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness” (Proverbs 15:13-14).

“Surely He has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed Him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted” (Isaiah 53:4).

“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope” (Jeremiah 29:11). 

“My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of My Father’s hand” (John 10:29). 

“Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me” (John 14:1). 

“And I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever” (John 14:16). 

“I will not leave you orphans; I will come to you” (John 14:18). 

“If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you” (John 15:7). 

“I do not pray that You should take them out of the world, but that You should keep them from the evil one” (John 17:15). 

 “Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing psalms” (James 5:13). 

“Casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you” (1 Peter 5:7). 

“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). 

“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness” (1 John 1:9). 

In His service,
BibleAsk Team

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