What Are Some Comforting Bereavement Verses to Help a Grieving Friend?

What Are Some Comforting Bereavement Verses to Help a Grieving Friend?

Bible verses such as Romans 8:31-39 and 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 provide comforting messages to a grieving friend, according to LynnDove.com. The website provides a list of 25 bereavement verses from the New International Version of the Bible, curated to provide comfort to those in any stage of grief.

Some of the verses, including Psalm 46:1-2 and Psalm 23:4, provide comfort by assuring the bereaved that God is there for him while he is grieving and can help him find strength. Other verses, such as Matthew 5:4 and Psalm 34:28, promise the bereaved that he is blessed and will be comforted by God in his suffering.