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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;
Now after a long time the king of Egypt came to his end: and the children of Israel were crying in their grief under the weight of their work, and their cry for help came to the ears of God.
If you are cruel to them in any way, and their cry comes up to me, I will certainly give ear;
And Leah was with child, and gave birth to a son to whom she gave the name Reuben: for she said, The Lord has seen my sorrow; now my husband will have love for me.
1 Samuel 9:16
Tomorrow about this time I will send you a man from the land of Benjamin, and on him you are to put the holy oil, making him ruler over my people Israel, and he will make my people safe from the hands of the Philistines: for I have seen the sorrow of my people, whose cry has come up to me.
For he has not been unmoved by the pain of him who is troubled; or kept his face covered from him; but he has given an answer to his cry.
I was searching for the Lord, and he gave ear to my voice, and made me free from all my fears.
But when their cry came to his ears, he had pity on their trouble:
It was no sent one or angel, but he himself who was their saviour: in his love and in his pity he took up their cause, and he took them in his arms, caring for them all through the years.
For we have not a high priest who is not able to be touched by the feelings of our feeble flesh; but we have one who has been tested in all points as we ourselves are tested, but without sin.
So they put overseers of forced work over them, in order to make their strength less by the weight of their work. And they made store-towns for Pharaoh, Pithom and Raamses.
I will go down now, and see if their acts are as bad as they seem from the outcry which has come to me; and if they are not, I will see.
When my spirit is overcome, your eyes are on my goings; nets have been secretly placed in the way in which I go.
And God gave ear to her and she became with child, and gave Jacob a fifth son.
And there will be a great cry through all the land of Egypt, such as never has been or will be again.
Then they sent up their cry to the Lord in their sorrow, and he gave them salvation out of all their troubles.
For though he sends grief, still he will have pity in the full measure of his love.