tear

Definitions of tear

Noun

1

a hole or split in something caused by it having been pulled apart forcefully.

The photographs show tears in fabric pulled apart to look like wounds, or pieces of metal depicted so they seem organic.

Synonyms:

rip hole split slash slit snag

2

a spell of great success or excellence in performance.

he went on a tear , winning three out of every four hands

Verb

1

pull or rip (something) apart or to pieces with force.

I tore up the letter

Synonyms:

rip up rip in two pull to pieces shred

4 more definitions

Synonyms of tear

Noun

crying

Noun

rip teardrop binge

Verb

rip up lacerate divide snatch sprint snap shoot down pluck

See also

tear

Tears

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Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 56:8

You have taken account of my wanderings; Put my tears in Your bottle Are they not in Your book?

Revelation 7:17

for the Lamb in the center of the throne will be their shepherd, and will guide them to springs of the water of life; and God will wipe every tear from their eyes."

Revelation 21:4

and He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away."

1 Samuel 20:41

When the lad was gone, David rose from the south side and fell on his face to the ground, and bowed three times And they kissed each other and wept together, but David wept the more.

1 Samuel 30:4

Then David and the people who were with him lifted their voices and wept until there was no strength in them to weep.

Psalm 6:6

I am weary with my sighing; Every night I make my bed swim, I dissolve my couch with my tears.

Job 16:16

"My face is flushed from weeping, And deep darkness is on my eyelids,

Psalm 31:9

Be gracious to me, O LORD, for I am in distress; My eye is wasted away from grief, my soul and my body also.

Psalm 39:12

"Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear to my cry; Do not be silent at my tears; For I am a stranger with You, A sojourner like all my fathers.

Psalm 42:3

My tears have been my food day and night, While they say to me all day long, "Where is your God?"

Psalm 80:5

You have fed them with the bread of tears, And You have made them to drink tears in large measure.

Psalm 126:6

He who goes to and fro weeping, carrying his bag of seed, Shall indeed come again with a shout of joy, bringing his sheaves with him.

Jeremiah 9:1

Oh that my head were waters And my eyes a fountain of tears, That I might weep day and night For the slain of the daughter of my people!

Lamentations 2:11

My eyes fail because of tears, My spirit is greatly troubled; My heart is poured out on the earth Because of the destruction of the daughter of my people, When little ones and infants faint In the streets of the city.

Lamentations 3:48

My eyes run down with streams of water Because of the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Matthew 26:75

And Peter remembered the word which Jesus had said, "Before a rooster crows, you will deny Me three times." And he went out and wept bitterly.

Luke 19:41

When He approached Jerusalem, He saw the city and wept over it,

Luke 23:27

And following Him was a large crowd of the people, and of women who were mourning and lamenting Him.

Philippians 3:18

For many walk, of whom I often told you, and now tell you even weeping, that they are enemies of the cross of Christ,

Psalm 84:6

Passing through the valley of Baca they make it a spring; The early rain also covers it with blessings.

Malachi 2:13

"This is another thing you do: you cover the altar of the LORD with tears, with weeping and with groaning, because He no longer regards the offering or accepts it with favor from your hand.

Isaiah 25:8

He will swallow up death for all time, And the Lord GOD will wipe tears away from all faces, And He will remove the reproach of His people from all the earth; For the LORD has spoken.

Jeremiah 9:11

"I will make Jerusalem a heap of ruins, A haunt of jackals; And I will make the cities of Judah a desolation, without inhabitant."

Luke 6:21

"Blessed are you who hunger now, for you shall be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.

2 Timothy 1:3-4

I thank God, whom I serve with a clear conscience the way my forefathers did, as I constantly remember you in my prayers night and day, longing to see you, even as I recall your tears, so that I may be filled with joy.

Hebrews 5:7

In the days of His flesh, He offered up both prayers and supplications with loud crying and tears to the One able to save Him from death, and He was heard because of His piety.

James 4:9

Be miserable and mourn and weep; let your laughter be turned into mourning and your joy to gloom.

Psalm 116:7-9

Return to your rest, O my soul, For the LORD has dealt bountifully with you. For You have rescued my soul from death, My eyes from tears, My feet from stumbling. I shall walk before the LORD In the land of the living.

Acts 20:19

serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and with trials which came upon me through the plots of the Jews;

Acts 20:31

"Therefore be on the alert, remembering that night and day for a period of three years I did not cease to admonish each one with tears.

Hebrews 12:16-17

that there be no immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal. For you know that even afterwards, when he desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no place for repentance, though he sought for it with tears.

Mark 9:24

Immediately the boy's father cried out and said, "I do believe; help my unbelief."

Ezra 10:1

Now while Ezra was praying and making confession, weeping and prostrating himself before the house of God, a very large assembly, men, women and children, gathered to him from Israel; for the people wept bitterly.

John 11:35

Jesus wept.

From Thematic Bible

Lachrymatory » Bottle » Tears

Tears » Of solicitude over sinners

Tears » Of solicitude over sinners » Of disappointment and grief

Tears » Observed by God

Tears » Wiped away

Tears » None in heaven

Tears » Figurative

Lachrymatory » Bottle » Tears

Psalm 56:8

You have taken account of my wanderings; Put my tears in Your bottle Are they not in Your book?

Tears » Of solicitude over sinners

Acts 20:31

"Therefore be on the alert, remembering that night and day for a period of three years I did not cease to admonish each one with tears.

Luke 19:41

When He approached Jerusalem, He saw the city and wept over it,

Psalm 126:6

He who goes to and fro weeping, carrying his bag of seed, Shall indeed come again with a shout of joy, bringing his sheaves with him.

Isaiah 22:4

Therefore I say, "Turn your eyes away from me, Let me weep bitterly, Do not try to comfort me concerning the destruction of the daughter of my people."

Jeremiah 9:1

Oh that my head were waters And my eyes a fountain of tears, That I might weep day and night For the slain of the daughter of my people!

More verses: Jeremiah 14:17 Acts 20:19 Jeremiah 13:17 Jeremiah 9:18

Tears » Of solicitude over sinners » Of disappointment and grief

Psalm 80:5

You have fed them with the bread of tears, And You have made them to drink tears in large measure.

Mark 9:24

Immediately the boy's father cried out and said, "I do believe; help my unbelief."

Psalm 6:6

I am weary with my sighing; Every night I make my bed swim, I dissolve my couch with my tears.

Job 30:31

"Therefore my harp is turned to mourning, And my flute to the sound of those who weep.

Psalm 102:9

For I have eaten ashes like bread And mingled my drink with weeping

More verses: Job 16:16 Psalm 39:12 Psalm 42:3

Tears » Observed by God

Psalm 56:8

You have taken account of my wanderings; Put my tears in Your bottle Are they not in Your book?

Isaiah 38:3-5

and said, "Remember now, O LORD, I beseech You, how I have walked before You in truth and with a whole heart, and have done what is good in Your sight " And Hezekiah wept bitterly. Then the word of the LORD came to Isaiah, saying, "Go and say to Hezekiah, 'Thus says the LORD, the God of your father David, "I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; behold, I will add fifteen years to your life.

Tears » Wiped away

Revelation 7:17

for the Lamb in the center of the throne will be their shepherd, and will guide them to springs of the water of life; and God will wipe every tear from their eyes."

Tears » None in heaven

Revelation 21:4

and He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away."

Tears » Figurative

Psalm 80:5

You have fed them with the bread of tears, And You have made them to drink tears in large measure.

Definitions of tear

Noun

1

a hole or split in something caused by it having been pulled apart forcefully.

The photographs show tears in fabric pulled apart to look like wounds, or pieces of metal depicted so they seem organic.

Synonyms:

rip hole split slash slit snag

2

a spell of great success or excellence in performance.

he went on a tear , winning three out of every four hands

Verb

1

pull or rip (something) apart or to pieces with force.

I tore up the letter

Synonyms:

rip up rip in two pull to pieces shred

4 more definitions

Synonyms of tear

Noun

crying

Noun

rip teardrop binge

Verb

rip up lacerate divide snatch sprint snap shoot down pluck

See also

tear

Tears

‹›

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 56:8

You have taken account of my wanderings; Put my tears in Your bottle Are they not in Your book?

Revelation 7:17

for the Lamb in the center of the throne will be their shepherd, and will guide them to springs of the water of life; and God will wipe every tear from their eyes."

Revelation 21:4

and He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away."

1 Samuel 20:41

When the lad was gone, David rose from the south side and fell on his face to the ground, and bowed three times And they kissed each other and wept together, but David wept the more.

1 Samuel 30:4

Then David and the people who were with him lifted their voices and wept until there was no strength in them to weep.

Psalm 6:6

I am weary with my sighing; Every night I make my bed swim, I dissolve my couch with my tears.

Job 16:16

"My face is flushed from weeping, And deep darkness is on my eyelids,

Psalm 31:9

Be gracious to me, O LORD, for I am in distress; My eye is wasted away from grief, my soul and my body also.

Psalm 39:12

"Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear to my cry; Do not be silent at my tears; For I am a stranger with You, A sojourner like all my fathers.

Psalm 42:3

My tears have been my food day and night, While they say to me all day long, "Where is your God?"

Psalm 80:5

You have fed them with the bread of tears, And You have made them to drink tears in large measure.

Psalm 126:6

He who goes to and fro weeping, carrying his bag of seed, Shall indeed come again with a shout of joy, bringing his sheaves with him.

Jeremiah 9:1

Oh that my head were waters And my eyes a fountain of tears, That I might weep day and night For the slain of the daughter of my people!

Lamentations 2:11

My eyes fail because of tears, My spirit is greatly troubled; My heart is poured out on the earth Because of the destruction of the daughter of my people, When little ones and infants faint In the streets of the city.

Lamentations 3:48

My eyes run down with streams of water Because of the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Matthew 26:75

And Peter remembered the word which Jesus had said, "Before a rooster crows, you will deny Me three times." And he went out and wept bitterly.

Luke 19:41

When He approached Jerusalem, He saw the city and wept over it,

Luke 23:27

And following Him was a large crowd of the people, and of women who were mourning and lamenting Him.

Philippians 3:18

For many walk, of whom I often told you, and now tell you even weeping, that they are enemies of the cross of Christ,

Psalm 84:6

Passing through the valley of Baca they make it a spring; The early rain also covers it with blessings.

Malachi 2:13

"This is another thing you do: you cover the altar of the LORD with tears, with weeping and with groaning, because He no longer regards the offering or accepts it with favor from your hand.

Isaiah 25:8

He will swallow up death for all time, And the Lord GOD will wipe tears away from all faces, And He will remove the reproach of His people from all the earth; For the LORD has spoken.

Jeremiah 9:11

"I will make Jerusalem a heap of ruins, A haunt of jackals; And I will make the cities of Judah a desolation, without inhabitant."

Luke 6:21

"Blessed are you who hunger now, for you shall be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.

2 Timothy 1:3-4

I thank God, whom I serve with a clear conscience the way my forefathers did, as I constantly remember you in my prayers night and day, longing to see you, even as I recall your tears, so that I may be filled with joy.

Hebrews 5:7

In the days of His flesh, He offered up both prayers and supplications with loud crying and tears to the One able to save Him from death, and He was heard because of His piety.

James 4:9

Be miserable and mourn and weep; let your laughter be turned into mourning and your joy to gloom.

Psalm 116:7-9

Return to your rest, O my soul, For the LORD has dealt bountifully with you. For You have rescued my soul from death, My eyes from tears, My feet from stumbling. I shall walk before the LORD In the land of the living.

Acts 20:19

serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and with trials which came upon me through the plots of the Jews;

Acts 20:31

"Therefore be on the alert, remembering that night and day for a period of three years I did not cease to admonish each one with tears.

Hebrews 12:16-17

that there be no immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal. For you know that even afterwards, when he desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no place for repentance, though he sought for it with tears.

Mark 9:24

Immediately the boy's father cried out and said, "I do believe; help my unbelief."

Ezra 10:1

Now while Ezra was praying and making confession, weeping and prostrating himself before the house of God, a very large assembly, men, women and children, gathered to him from Israel; for the people wept bitterly.

John 11:35

Jesus wept.

From Thematic Bible

Lachrymatory » Bottle » Tears

Tears » Of solicitude over sinners

Tears » Of solicitude over sinners » Of disappointment and grief

Tears » Observed by God

Tears » Wiped away

Tears » None in heaven

Tears » Figurative

Lachrymatory » Bottle » Tears

Psalm 56:8

You have taken account of my wanderings; Put my tears in Your bottle Are they not in Your book?

Tears » Of solicitude over sinners

Acts 20:31

"Therefore be on the alert, remembering that night and day for a period of three years I did not cease to admonish each one with tears.

Luke 19:41

When He approached Jerusalem, He saw the city and wept over it,

Psalm 126:6

He who goes to and fro weeping, carrying his bag of seed, Shall indeed come again with a shout of joy, bringing his sheaves with him.

Isaiah 22:4

Therefore I say, "Turn your eyes away from me, Let me weep bitterly, Do not try to comfort me concerning the destruction of the daughter of my people."

Jeremiah 9:1

Oh that my head were waters And my eyes a fountain of tears, That I might weep day and night For the slain of the daughter of my people!

More verses: Jeremiah 14:17 Acts 20:19 Jeremiah 13:17 Jeremiah 9:18

Tears » Of solicitude over sinners » Of disappointment and grief

Psalm 80:5

You have fed them with the bread of tears, And You have made them to drink tears in large measure.

Mark 9:24

Immediately the boy's father cried out and said, "I do believe; help my unbelief."

Psalm 6:6

I am weary with my sighing; Every night I make my bed swim, I dissolve my couch with my tears.

Job 30:31

"Therefore my harp is turned to mourning, And my flute to the sound of those who weep.

Psalm 102:9

For I have eaten ashes like bread And mingled my drink with weeping

More verses: Job 16:16 Psalm 39:12 Psalm 42:3

Tears » Observed by God

Psalm 56:8

You have taken account of my wanderings; Put my tears in Your bottle Are they not in Your book?

Isaiah 38:3-5

and said, "Remember now, O LORD, I beseech You, how I have walked before You in truth and with a whole heart, and have done what is good in Your sight " And Hezekiah wept bitterly. Then the word of the LORD came to Isaiah, saying, "Go and say to Hezekiah, 'Thus says the LORD, the God of your father David, "I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; behold, I will add fifteen years to your life.

Tears » Wiped away

Revelation 7:17

for the Lamb in the center of the throne will be their shepherd, and will guide them to springs of the water of life; and God will wipe every tear from their eyes."

Tears » None in heaven

Revelation 21:4

and He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away."

Tears » Figurative

Psalm 80:5

You have fed them with the bread of tears, And You have made them to drink tears in large measure.