16 Quotes For A Sympathy Card: Comforting Bible Quotations

If someone you know is going through a time of grief, sometimes saying ‘I’m sorry for your loss’ doesn’t seem good enough. The Bible has a lot to say about grief, suffering, and sympathy. Our God is a God of comfort, peace, love, and encouragement. So if you’re looking for the right words to put into a sympathy card, go to the Word:

  1. 16

    Neither death nor life, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 8:38-39Tweet this quote

Neither death nor life, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord

  1. 15

    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.

Psalm 23:4Tweet this quote

  1. 14

    Never will I leave you, never will I forsake you.

Hebrews 13:5Tweet this quote

  1. 13

    Give them a beautiful headdress instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, the garment of praise instead of a faint spirit

Isaiah 61:3Tweet this quote

  1. 12

    My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.

2 Corinthians 12:9Tweet this quote

My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness

  1. 11

    Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.

John 14:27Tweet this quote

  1. 10

    Let your steadfast love comfort me according to your promise

Psalm 119:76Tweet this quote

  1. 9

    I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart, I have overcome the world.

John 16:33Tweet this quote

  1. 8

    Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.

Matthew 11:28Tweet this quote

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest

  1. 7

    Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.

1 Peter 5:7Tweet this quote

  1. 6

    Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles.

Isaiah 40:31Tweet this quote

  1. 5

    The God of love and peace will be with you.

2 Corinthians 13:11Tweet this quote

  1. 4

    Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.

Proverbs 3:5Tweet this quote

Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding

  1. 3

    I will turn their mourning into joy, I will comfort them, and give them gladness for sorrow.

Jeremiah 31:13Tweet this quote

  1. 2

    As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you

Isaiah 66:13Tweet this quote

  1. 1

    And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 4:7Tweet this quote

And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

There are many more comforting and encouraging verses in addition to the ones on this list. What is your favorite verse to share with someone who needs comfort?