100 Bible Verses about Jesus Wept

John 11:35 ESV / 178 helpful votes

Jesus wept.

Luke 19:41 ESV / 70 helpful votes

And when he drew near and saw the city, he wept over it,

John 11:1-57 ESV / 52 helpful votes

Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. It was Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was ill. So the sisters sent to him, saying, “Lord, he whom you love is ill.” But when Jesus heard it he said, “This illness does not lead to death. It is for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified through it.” Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. ...

John 11:33 ESV / 51 helpful votes

When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come with her also weeping, he was deeply moved in his spirit and greatly troubled.

Hebrews 4:15 ESV / 46 helpful votes

For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin.

John 3:16 ESV / 39 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

John 11:4 ESV / 38 helpful votes

But when Jesus heard it he said, “This illness does not lead to death. It is for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified through it.”

Luke 19:41-44 ESV / 34 helpful votes

And when he drew near and saw the city, he wept over it, saying, “Would that you, even you, had known on this day the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes. For the days will come upon you, when your enemies will set up a barricade around you and surround you and hem you in on every side and tear you down to the ground, you and your children within you. And they will not leave one stone upon another in you, because you did not know the time of your visitation.”

Isaiah 53:3 ESV / 33 helpful votes

He was despised and rejected by men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief; and as one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not.

Romans 12:15 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.

John 11:36 ESV / 25 helpful votes

So the Jews said, “See how he loved him!”

Hebrews 5:7 ESV / 24 helpful votes

In the days of his flesh, Jesus offered up prayers and supplications, with loud cries and tears, to him who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverence.

John 11:11 ESV / 23 helpful votes

After saying these things, he said to them, “Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep, but I go to awaken him.”

Psalm 119:136 ESV / 23 helpful votes

My eyes shed streams of tears, because people do not keep your law.

John 11:34 ESV / 22 helpful votes

And he said, “Where have you laid him?” They said to him, “Lord, come and see.”

Romans 6:23 ESV / 21 helpful votes

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Jeremiah 13:17 ESV / 20 helpful votes

But if you will not listen, my soul will weep in secret for your pride; my eyes will weep bitterly and run down with tears, because the Lord's flock has been taken captive.

Genesis 43:30 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Then Joseph hurried out, for his compassion grew warm for his brother, and he sought a place to weep. And he entered his chamber and wept there.

Jeremiah 9:1 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Oh that my head were waters, and my eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

Hebrews 12:2 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

1 Thessalonians 5:16 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Rejoice always,

John 11:28 ESV / 16 helpful votes

When she had said this, she went and called her sister Mary, saying in private, “The Teacher is here and is calling for you.”

Lamentations 1:16 ESV / 16 helpful votes

“For these things I weep; my eyes flow with tears; for a comforter is far from me, one to revive my spirit; my children are desolate, for the enemy has prevailed.”

Job 30:25 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Did not I weep for him whose day was hard? Was not my soul grieved for the needy?

2 Peter 3:9 ESV / 15 helpful votes

The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.

John 13:21 ESV / 15 helpful votes

After saying these things, Jesus was troubled in his spirit, and testified, “Truly, truly, I say to you, one of you will betray me.”

1 Thessalonians 4:13 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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.

Luke 13:34 ESV / 14 helpful votes

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not!

Hebrews 2:14 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil,

John 11:3 ESV / 13 helpful votes

So the sisters sent to him, saying, “Lord, he whom you love is ill.”

Psalm 103:13 ESV / 13 helpful votes

As a father shows compassion to his children, so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear him.

Judges 20:26 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Then all the people of Israel, the whole army, went up and came to Bethel and wept. They sat there before the Lord and fasted that day until evening, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before the Lord.

1 John 3:8 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Whoever makes a practice of sinning is of the devil, for the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil.

Colossians 1:15 ESV / 12 helpful votes

He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.

2 Corinthians 5:21 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

1 Corinthians 15:26 ESV / 12 helpful votes

The last enemy to be destroyed is death.

Romans 9:2-3 ESV / 12 helpful votes

That I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. For I could wish that I myself were accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, my kinsmen according to the flesh.

John 12:1-50 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Six days before the Passover, Jesus therefore came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. So they gave a dinner for him there. Martha served, and Lazarus was one of those reclining with him at table. Mary therefore took a pound of expensive ointment made from pure nard, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped his feet with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume. But Judas Iscariot, one of his disciples (he who was about to betray him), said, “Why was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor?” ...

John 11:45-53 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Many of the Jews therefore, who had come with Mary and had seen what he did, believed in him, but some of them went to the Pharisees and told them what Jesus had done. So the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered the Council and said, “What are we to do? For this man performs many signs. If we let him go on like this, everyone will believe in him, and the Romans will come and take away both our place and our nation.” But one of them, Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, said to them, “You know nothing at all. ...

John 11:31 ESV / 12 helpful votes

When the Jews who were with her in the house, consoling her, saw Mary rise quickly and go out, they followed her, supposing that she was going to the tomb to weep there.

John 11:15 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And for your sake I am glad that I was not there, so that you may believe. But let us go to him.”

John 10:1-42 ESV / 12 helpful votes

“Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a robber. But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. To him the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. When he has brought out all his own, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice. A stranger they will not follow, but they will flee from him, for they do not know the voice of strangers.” ...

Luke 19:42 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Saying, “Would that you, even you, had known on this day the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes.

Luke 12:50 ESV / 12 helpful votes

I have a baptism to be baptized with, and how great is my distress until it is accomplished!

Mark 14:72 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And immediately the rooster crowed a second time. And Peter remembered how Jesus had said to him, “Before the rooster crows twice, you will deny me three times.” And he broke down and wept.

Matthew 26:75 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And Peter remembered the saying of Jesus, “Before the rooster crows, you will deny me three times.” And he went out and wept bitterly.

Matthew 8:13 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And to the centurion Jesus said, “Go; let it be done for you as you have believed.” And the servant was healed at that very moment.

Lamentations 3:33 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For he does not willingly afflict or grieve the children of men.

Jeremiah 14:17 ESV / 12 helpful votes

“You shall say to them this word: ‘Let my eyes run down with tears night and day, and let them not cease, for the virgin daughter of my people is shattered with a great wound, with a very grievous blow.

Titus 1:2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

In hope of eternal life, which God, who never lies, promised before the ages began

Hebrews 2:16-17 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For surely it is not angels that he helps, but he helps the offspring of Abraham. Therefore he had to be made like his brothers in every respect, so that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in the service of God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Luke 19:11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

As they heard these things, he proceeded to tell a parable, because he was near to Jerusalem, and because they supposed that the kingdom of God was to appear immediately.

Isaiah 63:9 ESV / 10 helpful votes

In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his presence saved them; in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; he lifted them up and carried them all the days of old.

Psalm 35:13-15 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But I, when they were sick— I wore sackcloth; I afflicted myself with fasting; I prayed with head bowed on my chest. I went about as though I grieved for my friend or my brother; as one who laments his mother, I bowed down in mourning. But at my stumbling they rejoiced and gathered; they gathered together against me; wretches whom I did not know tore at me without ceasing;

Genesis 6:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of man and they bore children to them. These were the mighty men who were of old, the men of renown.

1 Thessalonians 5:17 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Pray without ceasing,

Romans 5:8 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

John 1:4 ESV / 9 helpful votes

In him was life, and the life was the light of men.

John 14:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

1 Peter 5:8-10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world. And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.

Philippians 2:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.

Ephesians 4:30 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.

Acts 7:59 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And as they were stoning Stephen, he called out, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.”

John 14:26 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.

John 12:27 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“Now is my soul troubled. And what shall I say? ‘Father, save me from this hour’? But for this purpose I have come to this hour.

John 11:38 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then Jesus, deeply moved again, came to the tomb. It was a cave, and a stone lay against it.

John 11:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

So, when he heard that Lazarus was ill, he stayed two days longer in the place where he was.

Mark 1:1-45 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. As it is written in Isaiah the prophet, “Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way, the voice of one crying in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight,’” John appeared, baptizing in the wilderness and proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And all the country of Judea and all Jerusalem were going out to him and were being baptized by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins. ...

1 John 1:1-4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life— the life was made manifest, and we have seen it, and testify to it and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was made manifest to us— that which we have seen and heard we proclaim also to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ. And we are writing these things so that our joy may be complete.

1 Thessalonians 1:2-3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers, remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.

Philippians 4:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice.

Romans 4:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For the law brings wrath, but where there is no law there is no transgression.

Romans 1:20 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.

Acts 2:40 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And with many other words he bore witness and continued to exhort them, saying, “Save yourselves from this crooked generation.”

John 3:36 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.

Revelation 5:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And I began to weep loudly because no one was found worthy to open the scroll or to look into it.

Jude 1:1-25 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ and brother of James, To those who are called, beloved in God the Father and kept for Jesus Christ: May mercy, peace, and love be multiplied to you. Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints. For certain people have crept in unnoticed who long ago were designated for this condemnation, ungodly people, who pervert the grace of our God into sensuality and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ. Now I want to remind you, although you once fully knew it, that Jesus, who saved a people out of the land of Egypt, afterward destroyed those who did not believe. ...

1 John 5:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The Spirit and the water and the blood; and these three agree.

1 John 4:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 2:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

Colossians 4:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Aristarchus my fellow prisoner greets you, and Mark the cousin of Barnabas (concerning whom you have received instructions—if he comes to you, welcome him),

Ephesians 2:20 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the cornerstone,

Romans 8:32 ESV / 4 helpful votes

He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things?

Romans 1:9-10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I mention you always in my prayers, asking that somehow by God's will I may now at last succeed in coming to you.

John 20:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb, and as she wept she stooped to look into the tomb.

John 11:44 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The man who had died came out, his hands and feet bound with linen strips, and his face wrapped with a cloth. Jesus said to them, “Unbind him, and let him go.”

John 11:33-35 ESV / 4 helpful votes

When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come with her also weeping, he was deeply moved in his spirit and greatly troubled. And he said, “Where have you laid him?” They said to him, “Lord, come and see.” Jesus wept.

John 11:32 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Now when Mary came to where Jesus was and saw him, she fell at his feet, saying to him, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.”

John 11:30 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Now Jesus had not yet come into the village, but was still in the place where Martha had met him.

John 11:27 ESV / 4 helpful votes

She said to him, “Yes, Lord; I believe that you are the Christ, the Son of God, who is coming into the world.”

John 11:23 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Jesus said to her, “Your brother will rise again.”

John 11:23-25 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Jesus said to her, “Your brother will rise again.” Martha said to him, “I know that he will rise again in the resurrection on the last day.” Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live,

John 11:21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Martha said to Jesus, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.

John 11:13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Now Jesus had spoken of his death, but they thought that he meant taking rest in sleep.

John 11:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The disciples said to him, “Rabbi, the Jews were just now seeking to stone you, and are you going there again?”

John 11:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha.

John 1:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The true light, which enlightens everyone, was coming into the world.

Luke 22:62 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And he went out and wept bitterly.

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