I will stand at my watch post; I will remain stationed on the city wall. I will keep watching, so I can see what he says to me and can know how I should answer when he counters my argument.
I will listen to what God the Lord says. For he will make peace with his people, his faithful followers. Yet they must not return to their foolish ways.
Then the guard cries out: "On the watchtower, O sovereign master, I stand all day long; at my post I am stationed every night.
Now David was sitting between the inner and outer gates, and the watchman went up to the roof over the gate at the wall. When he looked, he saw a man running by himself.
Now the watchman was standing on the tower in Jezreel and saw Jehu's troops approaching. He said, "I see troops!" Jehoram ordered, "Send a rider out to meet them and have him ask, 'Is everything all right?'"
The Israelites said things about the Lord their God that were not right. They built high places in all their cities, from the watchtower to the fortress.
I would know with what words he would answer me, and understand what he would say to me.
"If only I had someone to hear me! Here is my signature -- let the Almighty answer me! If only I had an indictment that my accuser had written.
I would give him an accounting of my steps; like a prince I would approach him.
Lord, in the morning you will hear me; in the morning I will present my case to you and then wait expectantly for an answer.
When I tried to make sense of this, it was troubling to me.
Arrange the table, lay out the carpet, eat and drink! Get up, you officers, smear oil on the shields!
Here is a message about Dumah: Someone calls to me from Seir, "Watchman, what is left of the night? Watchman, what is left of the night?"
I post watchmen on your walls, O Jerusalem; they should keep praying all day and all night. You who pray to the Lord, don't be silent!
Lord, you have always been fair whenever I have complained to you. However, I would like to speak with you about the disposition of justice. Why are wicked people successful? Why do all dishonest people have such easy lives?
Lord, you have been active from ancient times; my sovereign God, you are immortal. Lord, you have made them your instrument of judgment. Protector, you have appointed them as your instrument of punishment.
since you are demanding proof that Christ is speaking through me. He is not weak toward you but is powerful among you.