Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people which are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;
And it came to pass in the course of those many days, 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.
If thou afflict them at all, and they cry at all unto me, I will surely hear their cry;
And Leah conceived, and bare a son, and she called his name Reuben. For she said, Because Jehovah hath looked upon my affliction. For now my husband will love me.
1 Samuel 9:16
To-morrow about this time I will send thee a man out of the land of Benjamin, and thou shalt anoint him to be prince over my people Israel; and he shall save my people out of the hand of the Philistines: for I have looked upon my people, because their cry is come unto me.
For he hath not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; Neither hath he hid his face from him; But when he cried unto him, he heard.
I sought Jehovah, and he answered me, And delivered me from all my fears.
Nevertheless he regarded their distress, When he heard their cry:
He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him; He also will hear their cry and will save them.
In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his presence saved them: in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; and he bare them, and carried them all the days of old.
For we have not a high priest that cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but one that hath been in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.
Therefore they did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens. And they built for Pharaoh store-cities, Pithom and Raamses.
I will go down now, and see whether they have done altogether according to the cry of it, which is come unto me; and if not, I will know.
When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, Thou knewest my path. In the way wherein I walk Have they hidden a snare for me.
And God hearkened unto Leah, and she conceived, and bare Jacob a fifth son.
And there shall be a great cry throughout all the land of Egypt, such as there hath not been, nor shall be any more.
Then they cried unto Jehovah in their trouble, And he saved them out of their distresses.
For though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses.