Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, trusteth in God, and continueth in supplications and prayers night and day.
And her gates shall lament and mourn, and she shall be desolate and sit upon the ground.
Then thou shall say in thy heart, Who has begotten these for me, seeing I have been bereaved of my sons, and am solitary, an exile, and wandering to and fro? And who has brought up these? Behold, I was left alone, these, where were
Sing, O barren, thou who did not bear. Break forth into singing, and cry aloud, thou who did not travail with child. For more are the sons of the desolate than the sons of the married woman, says LORD.
LORD recompense thy work, and a full reward be given thee of LORD, the God of Israel, under whose wings thou have come to take refuge.
He will cover thee with his pinions, and under his wings shall thou take refuge. His truth is a shield and a buckler.
Behold, God is my salvation. I will trust, and will not be afraid, for LORD, [even] LORD, is my strength and song, and he has become my salvation.
Who is among you that fears LORD, who obeys the voice of his servant? He who walks in darkness, and has no light, let him trust in the name of LORD, and rely upon his God.
1 Corinthians 7:32
But I want you to be without worry. The unmarried man cares for things of the Lord, how he will please the Lord.
1 Peter 3:5
For this way formerly also, the holy women, trusting in God, adorned themselves, being subordinate to their own husbands,
and this woman was a widow to eighty-four years), who did not depart from the temple, serving with fastings and supplications night and day.
And he also spoke a parable to them about it being necessary to always pray, and not to give up,
to which our twelve tribes, serving in earnestness night and day, hope to attain, about which hope, king Agrippa, I am accused by the Jews!
praying through every prayer and entreaty at every time in spirit, and being alert in this same thing in all perseverance and entreaty for all the sanctified,