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.
Her gates will mourn and lament; deprived of her people, she will sit on the ground.
Then you will think to yourself, 'Who bore these children for me? I was bereaved and barren, dismissed and divorced. Who raised these children? Look, I was left all alone; where did these children come from?'"
"Shout for joy, O barren one who has not given birth! Give a joyful shout and cry out, you who have not been in labor! For the children of the desolate one are more numerous than the children of the married woman," says the Lord.
(Mem) He sent down fire into my bones, and it overcame them. He spread out a trapper's net for my feet; he made me turn back. He has made me desolate; I am faint all day long.
May the Lord reward your efforts! May your acts of kindness be repaid fully by the Lord God of Israel, from whom you have sought protection!"
He will shelter you with his wings; you will find safety under his wings. His faithfulness is like a shield or a protective wall.
Look, God is my deliverer! I will trust in him and not fear. For the Lord gives me strength and protects me; he has become my deliverer."
Who among you fears the Lord? Who obeys his servant? Whoever walks in deep darkness, without light, should trust in the name of the Lord and rely on his God.
1 Corinthians 7:32
And I want you to be free from concern. An unmarried man is concerned about the things of the Lord, how to please the Lord.
1 Peter 3:5
For in the same way the holy women who hoped in God long ago adorned themselves by being subject to their husbands,
She had lived as a widow since then for eighty-four years. She never left the temple, worshiping with fasting and prayer night and day.
Then Jesus told them a parable to show them they should always pray and not lose heart.
a promise that our twelve tribes hope to attain as they earnestly serve God night and day. Concerning this hope the Jews are accusing me, Your Majesty!
With every prayer and petition, pray at all times in the Spirit, and to this end be alert, with all perseverance and requests for all the saints.