29 Rememberable Scriptures about “A Broken Heart”
The Lord is near to the brokenhearted
And saves those who are crushed in spirit.
He heals the brokenhearted
And binds up their wounds.
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit;
A broken and a contrite heart, O God, You will not despise.
A joyful heart makes a cheerful face,
But when the heart is sad, the spirit is broken.
Because he did not remember to show loving kindness, but persecuted the afflicted and needy man, and the despondent in heart, to put them to death.
The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me,
Because the Lord has anointed me
To bring good news to the afflicted;
He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted,
To proclaim liberty to captives
And freedom to prisoners;
A joyful heart is good medicine,
But a broken spirit dries up the bones.
He keeps all his bones,
Not one of them is broken.
Reproach has broken my heart and I am so sick.
And I looked for sympathy, but there was none,
And for comforters, but I found none.
Heal me, O Lord, and I will be healed;
Save me and I will be saved,
For You are my praise.
But Hannah replied, “No, my lord, I am a woman oppressed in spirit; I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink, but I have poured out my soul before the Lord.
“My days are past, my plans are torn apart,
Even the wishes of my heart.
I am forgotten as a dead man, out of mind;
I am like a broken vessel.
For I am afflicted and needy,
And my heart is wounded within me.
For thus says the high and exalted One
Who lives forever, whose name is Holy,
“I dwell on a high and holy place,
And also with the contrite and lowly of spirit
In order to revive the spirit of the lowly
And to revive the heart of the contrite.
I am benumbed and badly crushed;
I groan because of the agitation of my heart.
The spirit of a man can endure his sickness,
But as for a broken spirit, who can bear it?
Their sword will enter their own heart,
And their bows will be broken.
Break the arm of the wicked and the evildoer,
Seek out his wickedness until You find none.
“Behold, My servants will shout joyfully with a glad heart,
But you will cry out with a heavy heart,
And you will wail with a broken spirit.
A tranquil heart is life to the body,
But passion is rottenness to the bones.
If I have eaten its fruit without money,
Or have caused its owners to lose their lives.
As for you, son of man, groan with breaking heart and bitter grief, groan in their sight.
And wine which makes man’s heart glad,
So that he may make his face glisten with oil,
And food which sustains man’s heart.
The heart knows its own bitterness,
And a stranger does not share its joy.
Make me to hear joy and gladness,
Let the bones which You have broken rejoice.
The Lord is near to all who call upon Him,
To all who call upon Him in truth.
“For My hand made all these things,
Thus all these things came into being,” declares the Lord.
“But to this one I will look,
To him who is humble and contrite of spirit, and who trembles at My word.
For the brokenness of the daughter of my people I am broken;
I mourn, dismay has taken hold of me.