"What has this concern of yours to do with Me, woman?" Jesus asked. "My hour has not yet come."
When Jesus saw His mother and the disciple He loved standing there, He said to His mother, "Woman, here is your son."
"Woman," Jesus said to her, "why are you crying? Who is it you are looking for?" Supposing He was the gardener, she replied, "Sir, if you've removed Him, tell me where you've put Him, and I will take Him away."
"Peace I leave with you. My peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Your heart must not be troubled or fearful.
You have heard Me tell you, 'I am going away and I am coming to you.' If you loved Me, you would have rejoiced that I am going to the Father, because the Father is greater than I.
Yet, because I have spoken these things to you, sorrow has filled your heart.
Nevertheless, I am telling you the truth. It is for your benefit that I go away, because if I don't go away the Counselor will not come to you. If I go, I will send Him to you.
"I assure you: You will weep and wail, but the world will rejoice. You will become sorrowful, but your sorrow will turn to joy.
When a woman is in labor she has pain because her time has come. But when she has given birth to a child, she no longer remembers the suffering because of the joy that a person has been born into the world.
So you also have sorrow now. But I will see you again. Your hearts will rejoice, and no one will rob you of your joy.
"Hannah, why are you crying?" her husband Elkanah asked. "Why won't you eat? Why are you troubled? Am I not better to you than 10 sons?"
Send Your light and Your truth; let them lead me. Let them bring me to Your holy mountain, to Your dwelling place.
Then I will come to the altar of God, to God, my greatest joy. I will praise You with the lyre, God, my God.
Why am I so depressed? Why this turmoil within me? Put your hope in God, for I will still praise Him, my Savior and my God.
a time to weep and a time to laugh; a time to mourn and a time to dance;
This is what the LORD says: Keep your voice from weeping and your eyes from tears, for the reward for your work will come-- [this is] the LORD's declaration-- and your children will return from the enemy's land.
Then He asked them, "What is this dispute that you're having with each other as you are walking?" And they stopped [walking and looked] discouraged.
Then Paul replied, "What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die in Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus."