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Losing a loved one is an experience that can shake the very foundations of our existence. It’s a journey through profound grief, emptiness, and a longing for solace that seems almost insurmountable.

During these times of profound sorrow, many individuals turn to their faith for guidance and strength. The Bible, a timeless source of spiritual wisdom and solace, provides verses that offer comfort, hope, and perspective to those who mourn the loss of a loved one.

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In this article, we delve into the comforting words of scripture, exploring a collection of Bible verses carefully chosen to provide solace and guidance for those navigating the challenging path of grief.

These verses offer not only a source of spiritual reassurance but also a reminder that, even in the darkest moments, there is a wellspring of hope to draw upon.

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Bible Verse For Loss Of Loved One

1. Psalm 34:18

“The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”

2. Psalm 147:3

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”

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3. Isaiah 41:10

“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

4. Matthew 5:4

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”

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5. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

“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 affliction.”

6. Revelation 21:4

“He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”

7. John 14:27

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.”

8. Romans 8:18

“For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.”

9. Psalm 55:22

“Cast your burden on the LORD, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.”

10. 1 Thessalonians 4:13

“But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope.”

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11. Psalm 23:4

“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”

12. Psalm 30:5

“For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.”

13. Romans 15:13

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.”

14. 2 Samuel 12:23

“But now he is dead. Why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he will not return to me.”

15. Psalm 46:1

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.”

16. 1 Corinthians 15:54-55

“Death is swallowed up in victory. O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?”

17. Psalm 147:3

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”

18. Isaiah 57:1

“The righteous man perishes, and no one lays it to heart; devout men are taken away, while no one understands. For the righteous man is taken away from calamity.”

19. Psalm 18:2

“The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.”

20. 1 Peter 5:7

“Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.”

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21. Psalm 119:76

“Let your steadfast love comfort me according to your promise to your servant.”

22. Psalm 34:17-18

“When the righteous cry for help, the LORD hears and delivers them out of all their troubles. The LORD is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.”

23. 2 Corinthians 5:8

“Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord.”

24. Psalm 42:11

“Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God.”

25. John 11:25-26

“Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?'”

26. Lamentations 3:31-32

“For the Lord will not cast off forever, but, though he cause grief, he will have compassion according to the abundance of his steadfast love.”

27. Psalm 55:22

“Cast your burden on the LORD, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.”

28. Matthew 11:28-30

“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.”

29. Romans 8:28

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”

30. 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17

“For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a cry of command, with the voice of an archangel, and with the sound of the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first.”

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31. Psalm 34:18

“The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”

32. Psalm 147:3

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”

33. Isaiah 41:10

“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

34. Matthew 5:4

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”

35. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

“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 affliction.”

36. Revelation 21:4

“He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”

37. John 14:27

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.”

38. Romans 8:18

“For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.”

39. Psalm 55:22

“Cast your burden on the LORD, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.”

40. 1 Thessalonians 4:13

“But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope.”

Hope and Strength in Times of Loss: Bible Verses to Lean On

41. Psalm 73:26

“My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”

42. 2 Corinthians 12:9

“But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.”

43. Psalm 30:5

“For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.”

44. Isaiah 40:31

“But they who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.”

45. Romans 15:13

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.”

46. Psalm 34:17-18

“When the righteous cry for help, the LORD hears and delivers them out of all their troubles. The LORD is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.”

47. Philippians 4:13

“I can do all things through him who strengthens me.”

48. 2 Timothy 1:7

“For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.”

49. Psalm 147:3

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”

50. Matthew 11:28-30

“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”

Biblical Verses of Encouragement for Those in Mourning

51. Psalm 119:50

“This is my comfort in my affliction, that your promise gives me life.”

52. Psalm 22:24

“For he has not despised or abhorred the affliction of the afflicted, and he has not hidden his face from him, but has heard, when he cried to him.”

53. 1 Peter 5:7

“Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.”

54. Romans 8:26

“Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words.”

55. Psalm 62:8

“Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us.”

56. Psalm 30:11-12

“You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; you have loosed my sackcloth and clothed me with gladness, that my glory may sing your praise and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks to you forever!”

57. 2 Corinthians 4:16-18

“So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison.”

58. Psalm 46:1

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.”

59. Isaiah 66:13

“As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you; you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.”

60. Psalm 16:8

“I have set the LORD always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.”

Conclusion

In times of profound loss and grief, when words seem inadequate to soothe the pain, turning to the timeless wisdom and solace found within the pages of the Bible can provide immeasurable comfort. The verses we’ve explored in this article are not just words on a page; they are beacons of hope, sources of strength, and reminders of the enduring love of our Creator.

The Bible offers profound insight into the human experience of loss, assuring us that God is intimately acquainted with our suffering and stands ready to offer His unwavering support. Whether you find reassurance in passages that speak to the closeness of God to the brokenhearted or the promise of eternal life through faith, these verses serve as beacons of light in the darkest of times.

As you navigate the difficult journey of mourning a loved one, remember that you are not alone. The community of faith and the scriptures are there to uphold you, guiding you through the storm and pointing to a brighter tomorrow. Embrace the comfort these verses offer, and lean on your faith as a pillar of strength to carry you through the sorrow.

In the midst of loss, may you find peace in the knowledge that God’s love is unwavering, His presence is ever near, and His promises are a source of enduring hope. Though the pain of loss may linger, the healing balm of faith can provide the strength needed to move forward, one step at a time. As you hold onto these verses, may they serve as a source of solace and a reminder of the profound love that surrounds you, even in your moments of deepest grief.

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