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Crying

Bokim
Hebrew toponym: ‘Weepers’ Israelites bewail their wrong doings. [O.T.: Judges 2:1–5]
Heraclitus
the weeping philosopher; melancholic personality. [Gk. Phil.: Hall, 98]
Mary Magdalene
tearfully washes Christ’s feet. [N.T.: Luke 7:37–38]
Niobe
weeps when her children are slain, even after Zeus turns her to stone. [Gk. Myth.: RHDC]
Rachel weeping for her children
Israel, for children slain by order of Herod. [N.T.: Matthew 2:16–18]
tears of Eos
dewdrops; teardrops shed for slain son. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 1065]

Crying

(dreams)
In our dreams we experience a variety of emotions. Crying in the dream state generally has the same meaning as crying in daily life. It is a release of negative emotion, frustration, or fear. On the other hand, you could be experiencing the tears of joy. Due to repression or denial, sometimes people are unable to express their feelings. In the dream state some of our defense mechanisms may relax and an emotional release occurs. Some emotional dreams may be compensatory in nature. Thus, if you never cry in daily life, you may cry in your dreams.
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