Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


O my God, incline thine ear, and hear; open thine eyes, and behold our desolations, and the city which is called by thy name: for we do not present our supplications before thee for our righteousnesses, but for thy great mercies.

General references

Bible References


1 Kings 8:29
that thine eyes may be open toward this house night and day, even toward the place whereof thou have said, My name shall be there, to hearken to the prayer which thy servant shall pray toward this place.
2 Kings 19:16
Incline thine ear, O LORD, and hear. Open thine eyes, O LORD, and see. And hear the words of Sennacherib, with which he has sent for him to defy the living God.
Psalm 17:6
I have called upon thee, for thou will answer me, O God. Incline thine ear to me, [and] hear my speech.
Isaiah 37:17
Incline thine ear, O LORD, and hear. Open thine eyes, O LORD, and see, and hear all the words of Sennacherib, who has sent to defy the living God.
Isaiah 63:15
Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory. Where are thy zeal and thy mighty acts? The yearning of thy heart and thy compassions are restrained toward me.
Isaiah 64:12
Will thou restrain thyself for these things, O LORD? Will thou hold thy peace, and afflict us very severely?

Which is called by thy name

Jeremiah 7:10
and [then] come and stand before me in this house, which is called by my name, and say, We are delivered, that ye may do all these abominations?
Jeremiah 14:9
Why should thou be as a man frightened, as a mighty man who cannot save? Yet thou, O LORD, are in the midst of us, and we are called by thy name. Do not leave us.
Jeremiah 15:16
Thy words were found, and I ate them. And thy words were to me a joy and the rejoicing of my heart. For I am called by thy name, O LORD, God of hosts.
Jeremiah 25:29
For, lo, I begin to work evil at the city which is called by my name, and should ye be utterly unpunished? Ye shall not be unpunished. For I will call for a sword upon all the inhabitants of the earth, says LORD of hosts.
1 Corinthians 1:2
to the congregation of God that is at Corinth, to called men, to holy men who have been sanctified in Christ Jesus with all in every place who call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ--both ours and theirs.

For we

Isaiah 64:6
For we have all become as unclean, and all our righteous acts are as a polluted garment. And we all fade as a leaf. And our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.
Jeremiah 14:7
Though our iniquities testify against us, work thou for thy name's sake, O LORD. For our backslidings are many. We have sinned against thee.
Ezekiel 36:32
I do [this] not for your sake, says lord LORD; be it known to you. Be ashamed and confounded for your ways, O house of Israel.

General references

Lamentations 3:50
till LORD looks down, and beholds from heaven.
Zechariah 3:3
Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments, and was standing before the [heavenly] agent.