50 Bible Verses for a Grieving Heart 

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Today we will be dealing with 50 bible verses for a grieving heart. In life we will have our moment of grief, it is inescapable. The fact that we are believers doesn’t exempt us from this obvious scenario. Even Christ Jesus the author and finisher of our faith grieved at one point when he lost his dear friend to the cold hands of death. John 11:35 Jesus wept. Christ cried when he got to the grave of his friend Lazarus. This is to show that we will all have our moments of loss, grief, and pain.


A grieving heart is such that has tasted the loss of a loved one. This loss could be to death, betrayal, or heartbreak. In our moment of grief, the Lord is with us. The comforter who is the holy spirit is capable of mending any broken heart and healing any form of wound or pain. We will provide 50 bible verses for a grieving heart.


1. Psalm 147:3

“He heals the brokenhearted and bandages their wounds.”


2. Psalm 30:5

“Weeping may last through the night, but joy comes with the morning.”


3. Psalm 34:18

“The LORD is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.”


4. Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

“For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. A time to be born and a time to die. A time to plant and a time to harvest. A time to kill and a time to heal. A time to tear down and a time to build up. A time to cry and a time to laugh. A time to grieve and a time to dance.”


5. Deuteronomy 4:7

“For what great nation has a god as near to them as the LORD our God is near to us whenever we call on him?”


6. Isaiah 53:3-4

“He was despised and rejected— a man of sorrows, acquainted with deepest grief. We turned our backs on him and looked the other way. He was despised, and we did not care. Yet it was our weaknesses he carried; it was our sorrows that weighed him down.”


7. Psalm 46:1

“God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble.”


8. Psalm 145:18

“The LORD is close to all who call on him, yes, to all who call on him in truth.”


9. Psalm 32:7

“For you are my hiding place; you protect me from trouble. You surround me with songs of victory.”


10. Psalm 62:8

“O my people, trust in him at all times. Pour out your heart to him, for God is our refuge. ”


11. Psalm 12:5

“The LORD replies, “I have seen violence done to the helpless, and I have heard the groans of the poor. Now I will rise up to rescue them, as they have longed for me to do.”


12. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

“All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort.”


13. Psalm 9:9

“The LORD is a shelter for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.”


14. John 14:26

But the [a]Helper (Comforter, Advocate, Intercessor—Counselor, Strengthener, Standby), the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name [in My place, to represent Me and act on My behalf], He will teach you all things. And He will help you remember everything that I have told you.


15. 2 Corinthians 1:5

“For the more we suffer for Christ, the more God will shower us with his comfort through Christ.”


16. Psalm 139:16

“You saw me before I was born. Every day of my life was recorded in your book. Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed.”


17. Psalm 56:8

“You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.”


18. Ecclesiastes 8:17

“I realized that no one can discover everything God is doing under the sun. Not even the wisest people discover everything, no matter what they claim.”


19. Ecclesiastes 11:5

“Just as you cannot understand the path of the wind or the mystery of a tiny baby growing in its mother’s womb, so you cannot understand the activity of God, who does all things.”


20. 1 Peter 5:7

“Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you.”


21. Revelation 21:4

“He will wipe every tear from their eyes, and there will be no more death or sorrow or crying or pain. All these things are gone forever.”


22. Psalm 119:28

“I weep with sorrow; encourage me by your word”


23. Psalm 55:22

“Give your burdens to the LORD, and he will take care of you. He will not permit the godly to slip and fall.”


24. Psalm 34:15

“The eyes of the LORD watch over those who do right; his ears are open to their cries for help.”


25. 1 Peter 5:10

“In his kindness God called you to share in his eternal glory by means of Christ Jesus. So after you have suffered a little while, he will restore, support, and strengthen you, and he will place you on a firm foundation.”


26. Romans 8:38

“And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love.”


27. Psalm 40:1

“I waited patiently for the LORD to help me, and he turned to me and heard my cry.”


28. Hebrews 4:15-16

“This High Priest of ours understands our weaknesses, for he faced all of the same testings we do, yet he did not sin. So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most.”


29. Psalm 86:15

“But you, O Lord, are a God of compassion and mercy, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love and faithfulness.”


30. Philippians 4:6

Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done.


31. Psalm 103:13

“The LORD is like a father to his children, tender and compassionate to those who fear him.”


32. 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal comfort and a wonderful hope, comfort you and strengthen you in every good thing you do and say.


33. 2 Thessalonians 3:3

“But the Lord is faithful; he will strengthen you and guard you from the evil one.”


34. Matthew 28:10

“Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”


35. Psalm 94:18-19

“I cried out, “I am slipping!” but your unfailing love, O LORD, supported me. When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer.”


36. 2 Corinthians 5:8

“The LORD replied, “I will personally go with you, Moses, and I will give you rest—everything will be fine for you.”


37. Deuteronomy 31:8

“Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the LORD will personally go ahead of you. He will be with you; he will neither fail you nor abandon you.”


38. Isaiah 61:7

“Instead of shame and dishonor, you will enjoy a double share of honor. You will possess a double portion of prosperity in your land, and everlasting joy will be yours.”


39. Psalm 126:5

“Those who plant in tears will harvest with shouts of joy.”


40. Isaiah 41:10

“Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.”


41. Psalm 16:11

“You will show me the way of life, granting me the joy of your presence and the pleasures of living with you forever.”


42. Isaiah 40:29

“He gives power to the weak and strength to the powerless.”


43. Isaiah 43:2

“When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you.”


44. Psalm 3:3

“But you, O LORD, are a shield around me; you are my glory, the one who holds my head high.”


45. Psalm 28:7

“The LORD is my strength and shield. I trust him with all my heart. He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy. I burst out in songs of thanksgiving.”


46. Romans 15:13

“I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in him. Then you will overflow with confident hope through the power of the Holy Spirit.”


47. Romans 12:12

“Rejoice in our confident hope. Be patient in trouble, and keep on praying.”


48. Matthew 11:28

Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.


49. Matthew 5:4

“God blesses those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”


50. John 16:22

“So you have sorrow now, but I will see you again; then you will rejoice, and no one can rob you of that joy.”


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