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Lament

How are the mighty fallen! (II Samuel 1:19)

I have no son to keep my name in rememberance. (II Samuel 18:18)

How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people!  how is she become as a widow! (Lamentations 1:1)

Alas for the day!  for the day of the Lord is at hand. (Joel 1:15)

Woe is me! (Micah 7:1)

O faithless and perverse generation. (Matthew 17:17)

Laughter

Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful. (Proverbs 14:13)

I said of laughter, It is mad:  and of mirth, What doeth it? (Ecclesiastes 2:2)

A time to weep, and a time to laugh. (Ecclesiastes 3:4)

Sorrow is better than laughter:  for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. (Ecclesiastes 7:3)

As the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool. (Ecclesiastes 7:6)

Blessed are ye that weep now:  for ye shall laugh. (Luke 6:21)

Woe unto you that laugh now!  for ye shall mourn and weep. (Luke 6:25)

Let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness. (James 4:9)

Law

Ye shall have one manner of law, as well for the stranger, as for one of your own country. (Leviticus 24:22)

If any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloak also. (Matthew 5:40)

Woe unto you also, ye lawyers! (Luke 11:46)

Lawlessness

The earth is given into the hand of the wicked:  He that covereth the faces of the judges thereof. (Job 9:24)

If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do? (Psalms 11:3)

The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him. (Psalms 37:32)

Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from bloody men. (Psalms 59:2)

When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; it is that they shall be destroyed for ever. (Psalms 92:7)

Laziness

He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand:  but the hand of the diligent maketh rich. (Proverbs 10:4)

He that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame. (Proverbs 10:5)

As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him. (Proverbs 10:26)

Leadership

Can we find such a one as this is, a man in whom the Spirit of God is? (Genesis 41:38)

The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come. (Genesis 49:10)

Who made thee a prince and a judge over us? (Exodus 2:14)

Lies

The Strength of Israel will not lie. (I Samuel 15:29)

Should thy lies make men hold their peace? (Job 11:3)

Ye are forgers of lies, ye are all physicians of no value. (Job 13:4)

I said in my haste, All men are liars. (Psalms 116:11)

These six things doth the Lord hate:  yea, seven are an abomination unto Him:  A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren. (Proverbs 6:16-19)

The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips. (Proverbs 12:13)

A lying tongue is but for a moment. (Proverbs 12:19)

Lying lips are abomination to the Lord. (Proverbs 12:22)

A righteous man hateth lying. (Proverbs 13:5)

Excellent speech becometh not a fool:  much less do lying lips a prince. (Proverbs 17:7)

Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! (Isaiah 5:20)

Their tongue is deceitful in their mouth. (Micah 6:12)

Thou speakest lies in the name of the Lord. (Zechariah 13:3)

He is a liar, and the father of it. (John 8:44)

Thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God. (Acts 5:4)

The poison of asps is under their lips. (Romans 3:13)

No lie is of the truth. (I John 2:21)

Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ. (I John 2:22)

Life

The Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life. (Genesis 2:7)

The life of all flesh is the blood thereof. (Leviticus 17:14)

Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul? (Job 3:20)

What is mine end, that I should prolong my life? (Job 6:11)

Wherefore then hast Thou brought me forth out of the womb?  Oh that I had given up the ghost, and no eye had seen me! (Job 10:18)

Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble. (Job 14:1)

The spirit of God hath made me, and the breath of the Almighty hath given me life. (Job 33:4)

We spend our years as a tale that is told. (Psalms 90:9)

Life & Death

I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing:  therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live. (Deuteronomy 30:19)

There is no god with Me:  I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal:  neither is there any that can deliver out of My hand. (Deuteronomy 32:39)

The Lord killeth, and maketh alive:  He bringeth down to the grave, and bringeth up. (I Samuel 2:6)

Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return hither. (Job 1:21)

Unto God the Lord belong the issues from death. (Psalms 68:20)

According to the greatness of Thy power preserve Thou those that are appointed to die. (Psalms 79:11)

Shall Thy lovingkindness be declared in the grave?  or Thy faithfulness in destruction? (Psalms 88:11)

Take me not away in the midst of my days. (Psalms 102:24)

I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the Lord. (Psalms 118:17)

Man is like to vanity:  his days are as a shadow that passeth away. (Psalms 144:4)

He that keepeth the commandment keepeth his own soul; but he that despiseth His ways shall die. (Proverbs 19:16)

A time to be born, and a time to die. (Ecclesiastes 3:2)

Light & Darkness

And God said, Let there be light:  and there was light. (Genesis 1:3)

Darkness which may be felt. (Exodus 10:21)

The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light. (Isaiah 9:2)

Ye are the light of the world.  A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. (Matthew 5:14)

Take heed therefore that the light which is in thee be not darkness. (Luke 11:35)

The light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not. (John 1:5)

Men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. (John 3:19)

Every one that doeth evil hateth the light. (John 3:20)

As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world. (John 9:5)

Turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God. (Acts 26:18)

All things that are reproved are made manifest by the light. (Ephesians 5:13)

God is light, and in Him is no darkness at all. (I John 1:5)

The city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it:  for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof. (Revelation 21:23)

Liquor

Wine that maketh glad the heart of man. (Psalms 104:15)

Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging. (Proverbs 20:1)

Look not thou upon the wine when it is red. (Proverbs 23:31)

It biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder. (Proverbs 23:32)

Give strong drink unto him that is ready to persih, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. (Proverbs 31:6)

Whoredom and wine and new wine take away the heart. (Hosea 4:11)

No man also having drunk old wine straightway desireth new. (Luke 5:39)

Loneliness

It is not good that the man should be alone;I will make him an help meet for him. (Genesis 2:18)

My kinsfolk have failed, and my familiar friends have forgotten me. (Job 19:14)

I am a brother to dragons, and a companion to owls. (Job 30:29)

How long wilt Thou forget me, O Lord?  for ever?  how long wilt Thou hide Thy face from me? (Psalms 13:1)

When my father and my mother forsake me, then the Lord will take me up. (Psalms 27:10)

Loss

The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord. (Job 1:21)

A time to get, and a time to lose. (Ecclesiastes 3:6)

I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten. (Joel 2:25)

If the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted?  it is thenceforth good for nothing. (Matthew 5:13)

The last shall be first. (Matthew 19:30)

Many are called, but few are chosen. (Matthew 22:14)

From him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath. (Matthew 25:29)

He that hath, to him shall be given:  and he that hath not, from him shall be taken even that which he hath. (Mark 4:25)

What shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? (Mark 8:36)

The fruits that thy soul lusted after are departed from thee. (Revelation 18:14)

Love

Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. (Matthew 19:19)

The apple of His eye. (Deuteronomy 32:10)

How canst thou say, I love thee, when thine heart is not with me? (Judges 16:15)

In their death they were not divided. (II Samuel 1:23)

Hatred stirreth up strifes:  but love covereth all sins. (Proverbs 10:12)

Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith. (Proverbs 15:17)

A time to love, and a time to hate. (Ecclesiastes 3:8)

Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth:  for thy love is better than wine. (Song of Solomon 1:2)

Love your enemies. (Matthew 5:44)

Bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you. (Matthew 5:44)

If ye love them which love you, what reward have ye?  do not even the publicans the same? (Matthew 5:46)

He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me:  and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. (Matthew 10:37)

This do, and thou shalt live. (Luke 10:28)

A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another. (John 13:34)

By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another. (John 13:35)

He that loveth me shall be loved of my Father. (John 14:21)

This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you. (John 15:12)

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. (John 15:13)

Love Of God

Thou shalt Love the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might. (Deuteronomy 6:5)

Love Him. (Deuteronomy 10:12)

Love the Lord thy God. (Deuteronomy 19:9)

Take good heed therefore unto yourselves, that ye love the Lord your God. (Joshua 23:11)

Let them that love Him be as the sun when he goeth forth in his might. (Judges 5:31)

As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after Thee, O God. (Psalms 42:1)

My soul thirsteth after Thee, as a thirsty land. (Psalms 143:6)

Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.  This is the first and great commandment. (Matthew 22:37-38)

Loyalty

Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. (Matthew 6:21)

Ye cannot serve God and mammon. (Matthew 6:24)

No man can serve two masters:  for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. (Matthew 6:24)

He that is not with me is against me. (Matthew 12:30)

Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's. (Matthew 22:21)

Though I should die with Thee, yet will I not deny Thee. (Matthew 26:35)

Lust

Keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman. (Proverbs 6:24)

Lust not after her beauty in thine heart; neither let her take thee with her eyelids. (Proverbs 6:25)

Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned? (Proverbs 6:27)

Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be burned? (Proverbs 6:28)

He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter. (Proverbs 7:22)

Give not thy strength unto women, nor thy ways to that which destroyeth kings. (Proverbs 31:3)

Whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart. (Matthew 5:28)