Tears See also Joy; Sorrow; Weep wife and children of Nephi1 do not soften brothers’ hearts with tears, 1 Ne. 18:19. Nephites shed tears of sorrow over brethren slain by Lamanites, Mosiah 25:9. Abish sorrows unto tears over contention among Lamanites, Alma 19:28. Nephites’ hearts are swollen with joy, unto gushing out of tears, 3 Ne. 4:33. multitude are in tears, 3 Ne. 17:5. Nephites bathe Christ’s feet with tears, 3 Ne. 17:10. Jaredites shed tears of joy because of the Lord’s tender mercies, Ether 6:12. how is it heavens shed tears as rain, Moses 7:28.