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Strongs Concordance:


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WEEP, verb intransitive preterit tense and participle passive wept. Weeped, I believe is never used. [See Whoop. The primary sense is to cry out.]

1. To express sorrow, grief or anguish by outcry. This is the original sense. But in present usage, to manifest and express grief by outcry or by shedding tears.

They all wept sore, and fell on Pauls neck, and kissed him. Acts 20:1.

Phocion was rarely seen to weep or to laugh.

2. To shed tears from any passion. Persons sometimes weep for joy.

3. To lament; to complain. Numbers 11:10.

WEEP, verb transitive

1. To lament; to bewail; to bemoan.

We wandring go through dreary wastes, and weep each others woe.

2. To shed moisture; as, to weep tears of joy.

Groves whose rich trees wept odrous gum and balm.

3. To drop; as the weeping amber.

4. To abound with wet; as weeping grounds.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WEEPER, noun

1. One who weeps; one who sheds tears.

2. A white border on the sleeve of a mourning coat.

3. A species of monkey, the Simia Capucina.

Naves Topical Index

General references
Romans 12:15; 1 Corinthians 7:30

In perdition
Matthew 8:12; Matthew 22:13; Matthew 24:51; Matthew 25:30

None in heaven
Revelation 7:17

Jeremiah 50:4; Joel 2:12

Instances of penitential:

The Israelites
Judges 2:4-5

Matthew 26:75; Mark 14:72; Luke 22:62

While doing good
Psalms 126:5-6

For others
Jeremiah 9:1

On account of tribulation
Jeremiah 22:10; Amos 5:16-17

Instances of weeping:

Of Abraham for Sarah
Genesis 23:2

Of Esau
Genesis 27:38

Of Jacob and Esau
Genesis 33:4

Of Jacob
Genesis 37:35

Of Joseph
Genesis 42:24; Genesis 43:30; Genesis 45:2; Genesis 45:14; Genesis 46:29; Genesis 50:1; Genesis 50:17

Of Hannah
1 Samuel 1:7

Of Jonathan and David
1 Samuel 20:41

Of David
2 Samuel 1:17; 2 Samuel 3:32; 2 Samuel 13:36; 2 Samuel 15:23; 2 Samuel 15:30; 2 Samuel 18:33

Of Hezekiah
2 Kings 20:3; Isaiah 38:3

Of Jesus:

Over Jerusalem
Luke 19:41

At the grave of Lazarus
John 11:35

Of Mary, when she washed the feet of Jesus
Luke 7:38; John 11:2; John 11:33

Of Mary Magdalene
John 20:11

Of Paul
Acts 20:19; Philippians 3:18

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WEEPING, participle present tense Lamenting; shedding tears.

WEEPING, noun Lamentation.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WEEPING-ROCK, noun [weep and rock.] A porous rock from which water gradually issues.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WEEPING-SPRING, noun A spring that slowly discharges water.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WEEPING-WILLOW, noun A species of willow, whose branches grow very long and slender, and hang down nearly in a perpendicular direction.