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, stripped, she shall sit upon the ground.
And thou shalt say in thy heart, Who hath borne me these, seeing I had lost my children and was desolate, an exile, and driven about? and who hath brought up these? behold, I was left alone; these, where were they?
Exult, thou barren, that didst not bear; break forth into singing, and shout for joy, thou that didst not travail with child: for more are the children of the desolate than the children of the married wife, saith Jehovah.
From on high hath he sent fire into my bones, and it prevaileth against them; he hath spread a net for my feet; he hath turned me back; he hath made me desolate and faint all the day.
Jehovah recompense thy work, and let thy reward be full from Jehovah the God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to take refuge.
He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou find refuge: his truth is a shield and buckler.
Behold, God is my salvation: I will trust, and not be afraid; for Jah, Jehovah, is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation.
Who is among you that feareth Jehovah, that hearkeneth to the voice of his servant? he that walketh in darkness, and hath no light, let him confide in the name of Jehovah, and stay himself upon his God.
1 Corinthians 7:32
But I wish you to be without care. The unmarried cares for the things of the Lord, how he shall please the Lord;
1 Peter 3:5
For thus also the holy women who have hoped in God heretofore adorned themselves, being subject to their own husbands;
and herself a widow up to eighty-four years; who did not depart from the temple, serving night and day with fastings and prayers;
And he spoke also a parable to them to the purport that they should always pray and not faint,
to which our whole twelve tribes serving incessantly day and night hope to arrive; about which hope, O king, I am accused of the Jews.
praying at all seasons, with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching unto this very thing with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints;