Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,
2 Chronicles 28:22
During his time of trouble King Ahaz was even more unfaithful to the Lord.
"'As for the ones who remain among you, they will rot away because of their iniquity in the lands of your enemies, and they will also rot away because of their ancestors' iniquities which are with them.
In your distress when all these things happen to you in the latter days, if you return to the Lord your God and obey him
I have indeed heard the people of Israel say mournfully, 'We were like a calf untrained to the yoke. You disciplined us and we learned from it. Let us come back to you and we will do so, for you are the Lord our God.
Then I will return again to my lair until they have suffered their punishment. Then they will seek me; in their distress they will earnestly seek me.
Listen! The Lord is calling to the city! It is wise to respect your authority, O Lord! Listen, O nation, and those assembled in the city!
He was longing to eat the carob pods the pigs were eating, but no one gave him anything.
2 Chronicles 33:18
The rest of the events of Manasseh's reign, including his prayer to his God and the words the prophets spoke to him in the name of the Lord God of Israel, are recorded in the Annals of the Kings of Israel.
Pray to me when you are in trouble! I will deliver you, and you will honor me!"
Then the Lord told him, "Get up and go to the street called 'Straight,' and at Judas' house look for a man from Tarsus named Saul. For he is praying,
He loosens the bonds of kings and binds a loincloth around their waist.
They cried out to the Lord in their distress; he delivered them from their troubles.
(Qof) I have called on your name, O Lord, from the deepest pit.
For three days he could not see, and he neither ate nor drank anything.