New International Version
Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.
King James Bible
Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.
Darby Bible Translation
Rejoice with those that rejoice, weep with those that weep.
World English Bible
Rejoice with those who rejoice. Weep with those who weep.
Young's Literal Translation
to rejoice with the rejoicing, and to weep with the weeping,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Rejoice with them that do rejoice - Take a lively interest in the prosperity of others. Let it be a matter of rejoicing to you when you hear of the health, prosperity, or happiness of any brother.
Weep with them that weep - Labour after a compassionate or sympathizing mind. Let your heart feel for the distressed; enter into their sorrows, and bear a part of their burdens. It is a fact, attested by universal experience, that by sympathy a man may receive into his own affectionate feelings a measure of the distress of his friend, and that his friend does find himself relieved in the same proportion as the other has entered into his griefs. "But how do you account for this?" I do not account for it at all, it depends upon certain laws of nature, the principles of which have not been as yet duly developed.
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TEXT: "I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service."--Romans 12:1. There is perhaps no chapter in the New Testament, certainly none in this epistle, with which we are more familiar than this one which is introduced by the text; and yet, however familiar we may be with the statements, if we read them carefully and study them honestly they must always come to us not only in the …
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Another Triplet of Graces
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When Job's three friends, Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naamathite, heard about all the troubles that had come upon him, they set out from their homes and met together by agreement to go and sympathize with him and comfort him.
Have I not wept for those in trouble? Has not my soul grieved for the poor?
a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance,
Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering.
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