|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) Heaviness; firmness.
2. (n.) Seriousness; gravity; discretion.
3. (n.) Quality of being sad, or unhappy; gloominess; sorrowfulness; dejection.
Sadness (16 Occurrences)
1 Samuel 16:14 And the Spirit of Jehovah turned aside from Saul, and a spirit of sadness from Jehovah terrified him; (YLT)
1 Samuel 16:15 and the servants of Saul say unto him, 'Lo, we pray thee, a spirit of sadness 'from' God is terrifying thee; (YLT)
1 Samuel 16:16 let our lord command, we pray thee, thy servants before thee, they seek a skilful man, playing on a harp, and it hath come to pass, in the spirit of sadness 'from' God being upon thee, that he hath played with his hand, and 'it is' well with thee.' (YLT)
1 Samuel 16:23 And it hath come to pass, in the spirit of 'sadness from' God being on Saul, that David hath taken the harp, and played with his hand, and Saul hath refreshment and gladness, and the spirit of sadness hath turned aside from off him. (YLT)
1 Samuel 18:10 And it cometh to pass, on the morrow, that the spirit of sadness 'from' God prospereth over Saul, and he prophesieth in the midst of the house, and David is playing with his hand, as day by day, and the javelin 'is' in the hand of Saul, (YLT)
1 Samuel 19:9 And a spirit of sadness 'from' Jehovah is unto Saul, and he is sitting in his house, and his javelin in his hand, and David is playing with the hand, (YLT)
Nehemiah 2:2 And the king said to me, Why is thy face sad, seeing thou art not sick? this is nothing else but sadness of heart. And I was very sore afraid. (DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Psalms 35:14 I behaved myself as though he had been a friend, a brother to me; I bowed down in sadness, as one that mourneth for a mother. (DBY)
Psalms 119:28 My soul melteth for sadness: strengthen me according to thy word. (DBY)
Proverbs 14:13 Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful, and the end of mirth is sadness. (DBY)
Ecclesiastes 1:18 for, in abundance of wisdom 'is' abundance of sadness, and he who addeth knowledge addeth pain.' (YLT)
Ecclesiastes 2:23 For all his days are sorrows, and his travail sadness; even at night his heart hath not lain down; this also 'is' vanity. (YLT)
Ecclesiastes 5:17 Also all his days in darkness he consumeth, and sadness, and wrath, and sickness abound. (YLT)
Ecclesiastes 7:3 Sorrow is better than laughter; for by the sadness of the face the heart is made good. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Isaiah 29:2 But I will distress Ariel, and there shall be sorrow and sadness; and it shall be unto me as an Ariel. (DBY)
Jeremiah 8:18 My comfort in my sadness! my heart is faint in me! (DBY)