30 Bible Verses About Missing Someone (Explained)

Missing someone is a universal experience that speaks to the depth of our love and connection with others. In the Bible, we find examples of longing and separation that resonate with the human experience of missing someone dear. Join us as we reflect on verses that address the reality of missing someone, offering comfort, hope, and assurance of God’s presence and provision in times of longing and loneliness.

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Bible Verses About Missing Someone

Genesis 31:30 – Longing for Family

“I have been with you for twenty years now. Your sheep and goats have not miscarried, nor have I eaten rams from your flocks.”

Exodus 33:14 – The Lord’s Presence

“The Lord replied, ‘My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.’”

1 Samuel 20:41 – Deep Friendship

“After the boy had gone, David got up from the south side of the stone and bowed down before Jonathan three times, with his face to the ground. Then they kissed each other and wept together—but David wept the most.”

Psalm 42:1 – Longing for God

“As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God.”

Psalm 63:1 – Thirst for God’s Presence

“You, God, are my God, earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you, in a dry and parched land where there is no water.”

Psalm 84:2 – Desiring God’s Dwelling Place

“My soul yearns, even faints, for the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.”

Proverbs 5:20 – Be Captivated by Love

“Why, my son, be intoxicated with another man’s wife? Why embrace the bosom of a wayward woman?”

Song of Solomon 3:4 – Missing Like a Night Watchman

“Scarcely had I passed them when I found the one my heart loves. I held him and would not let him go till I had brought him to my mother’s house, to the room of the one who conceived me.”

Isaiah 26:9 – Souls Long for God

“My soul yearns for you in the night; in the morning my spirit longs for you. When your judgments come upon the earth, the people of the world learn righteousness.”

Jeremiah 29:13 – Seek God

“You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.”

Lamentations 1:2 – Grieving Separation

“Bitterly she weeps at night, tears are on her cheeks. Among all her lovers there is no one to comfort her. All her friends have betrayed her; they have become her enemies.”

Matthew 5:4 – Comfort for Mourners

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”

Matthew 11:28 – Finding Rest in Jesus

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”

Luke 15:20 – The Father’s Love

“So he got up and went to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him.”

John 10:27 – Hearing God’s Voice

“My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me.”

John 14:18 – Jesus’ Promise

“I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.”

Romans 8:38-39 – Nothing Can Separate

“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

2 Corinthians 7:6-7 – Comfort from God

“But God, who comforts the downcast, comforted us by the coming of Titus, and not only by his coming but also by the comfort you had given him.”

Philippians 1:8 – Deep Affection

“God can testify how I long for all of you with the affection of Christ Jesus.”

1 Thessalonians 2:17 – Longing for Loved Ones

“But, brothers and sisters, when we were orphaned by being separated from you for a short time (in person, not in thought), out of our intense longing we made every effort to see you.”

2 Timothy 1:4 – Remembering Loved Ones

“Recalling your tears, I long to see you, so that I may be filled with joy.”

Hebrews 10:24-25 – Encouraging One Another

“And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.”

James 4:8 – Drawing Near to God

“Come near to God and he will come near to you. Wash your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.”

1 Peter 2:2 – Crave Spiritual Milk

“Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation.”

1 Peter 5:7 – Casting Anxieties

“Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”

1 John 3:19-20 – Assurance of Heart

“This is how we know that we belong to the truth and how we set our hearts at rest in his presence: If our hearts condemn us, we know that God is greater than our hearts, and he knows everything.”

Revelation 21:4 – No More Tears

“He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”

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