Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And it came to pass in process of time, that the king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel sighed by reason of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up unto God by reason of the bondage.
And Moses was fourscore years old, and Aaron fourscore and three years old, when they spoke unto Pharaoh.
And when forty years were expired, there appeared to him in the wilderness of mount Sinai an angel of the Lord in a flame of fire in a bush.
And the LORD said unto Moses in Midian, Go, return into Egypt: for all the men are dead who sought your life.
But when Herod was dead, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt,
And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and died.
And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Behold, you are with child, and shall bear a son, and shall call his name Ishmael; because the LORD has heard your affliction.
And when we cried unto the LORD, he heard our voice, and sent an angel, and has brought us forth out of Egypt: and, behold, we are in Kadesh, a city on the edge of your border:
And the Egyptians mistreated us, and afflicted us, and laid upon us hard bondage:
For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, says the LORD; I will set him in safety from him that sneers at him.
And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;
You shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child.
And he said, What have you done? the voice of your brother's blood cries unto me from the ground.
And the LORD said, Because the cry of Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grave;
Each day you shall give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and sets his heart upon it: lest he cry against you unto the LORD, and it be sin unto you.
And the LORD said unto the children of Israel, Did not I deliver you from the Egyptians, and from the Amorites, from the children of Ammon, and from the Philistines?
And did see the affliction of our fathers in Egypt, and heard their cry by the Red sea;
In my distress I called upon the LORD, and cried unto my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears.
I removed his shoulder from the burden: his hands were freed from the basket.
Then they cry unto the LORD in their trouble, and he saves them out of their distresses.
For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant: and he looked for justice, but behold oppression; for righteousness, but behold a cry.
And it shall be for a sign and for a witness unto the LORD of hosts in the land of Egypt: for they shall cry unto the LORD because of the oppressors, and he shall send them a savior, and a mighty one, and he shall deliver them.
Behold, the hire of the laborers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, cries: and the cries of them who have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of hosts.