KJV Dictionary Definition: sorrow


SOR'ROW, n. The uneasiness or pain of mind which is produced by the loss of any good. or of frustrated hopes of good, or expected loss of happiness; to grieve; to be sad. I rejoice not that ye were made sorry, but the ye sorrowed to repentance. I Cor. 7. Sorrowing most of all for the words which be spoke, that they should see his face no more. Acts 20.


SOR'ROWED, pp. Accompanied with sorrow. Not in use.



1. Sad; grieving for the loss of some good, or on account of some expected evil.

2. Deeply serious; depressed; dejected. I Sam. 1.

3. Producing sorrow; exciting grief; mournful; as a sorrowful accident.

4. Expressing grief; accompanied with grief; as sorrowful meat. Job 6.


SOR'ROWFULNESS, n. State of being sorrowful; grief.


SOR'ROWING, ppr. Feeling sorrow, grief or regret.

SOR'ROWING, n. Expression of sorrow.