Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on John 16:20 in English Standard Version "Truly, truly, I say to you, you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice. You will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will turn into joy." Jer 31:13 Then shall the young women rejoice in the dance, and the young men and the old shall be merry. I will turn their mourning into joy; I will comfort them, and give them gladness for sorrow. Mt 5:4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Mt 9:15 And Jesus said to them, “Can the wedding guests mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them? The days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast. Mr 16:10 She went and told those who had been with him, as they mourned and wept. Lu 23:27 And there followed him a great multitude of the people and of women who were mourning and lamenting for him. Re 11:10 and those who dwell on the earth will rejoice over them and make merry and exchange presents, because these two prophets had been a torment to those who dwell on the earth.