The Blessing to Christian Weepers
Luke 6:21
Blessed are you that hunger now: for you shall be filled. Blessed are you that weep now: for you shall laugh.

It is obvious that this blessing cannot apply to every kind of weeping; for there are tears shed for reasons altogether earthly, and there is a sorrow of the world that worketh death. But on all who weep as the disciples of Christ, or for the sake of Christ, or because of any penitential or truly Christian feeling, on all such this blessing rests. All such "shall laugh," that is, shall greatly rejoice.

(James Foote, M. A.)

Parallel Verses
KJV: Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh.

WEB: Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be filled. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh.

The Blessedness of Tears and Mourning
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