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.
Thy gates shall lament and mourn, and she being desolate shall sit upon the ground.
Then shalt thou say in thine heart, Who has begotten me these, seeing I had lost my children and was desolate, a stranger removed from my land? and who has brought up these? Behold, I was left alone; these, where had they been?
Rejoice, O barren, thou that didst not bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud with joy, thou that didst not travail with child: for more shall be the sons of the desolate than the sons of the married wife, said the LORD.
Mem From upon high he has sent fire into my bones, and it prevails against them; he has spread a net for my feet; he has turned me back; he has made me desolate and always with pain.
Let the LORD recompense thy work and a full reward be given thee of the LORD God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to cover thyself.
He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings thou shalt be secure: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.
Behold, O God my saving health, I will trust and not be afraid for JAH, the LORD, is my strength and my song; he also is become saving health unto me.
Who is among you that fears the LORD? Hearken unto the voice of his slave. He who walked in darkness and had no light; let him trust in the name of the LORD and stay upon his God.
1 Corinthians 7:32
But I would have you without worry. He that is unmarried cares for the things that belong to the Lord, how he may please the Lord;
1 Peter 3:5
For after this manner in the old time the holy women also, who waited upon God, adorned themselves, being in subjection unto their own husbands,
and she was a widow eighty-four years, who departed not from the temple, serving night and day with fastings and prayers.
And he spoke a parable unto them to this end, that it behooves us always to pray and not faint,
unto which promise our twelve tribes, constantly serving God day and night, hope to come. For which hope's sake, King Agrippa, I am accused of the Jews.
praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit and watching in this with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints