A merry heart makes a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
Proverbs 15:15 All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart has a continual feast.
Proverbs 17:22 A merry heart does good like a medicine: but a broken spirit dries the bones.
2 Corinthians 1:12 For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom...
Proverbs 12:25 Heaviness in the heart of man makes it stoop: but a good word makes it glad.
Proverbs 18:14 The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; but a wounded spirit who can bear?
Nehemiah 2:2 Why the king said to me, Why is your countenance sad, seeing you are not sick? this is nothing else but sorrow of heart...
John 14:1 Let not your heart be troubled: you believe in God, believe also in me.
2 Corinthians 7:10 For godly sorrow works repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world works death.