Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you: yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.

Make many prayers

Bible References

When

Isaiah 59:2
But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you so that he will not hear.
1 Kings 8:22
And Solomon stood before the altar of LORD in the presence of all the assembly of Israel, and spread forth his hands toward heaven.
Ezra 9:5
And at the evening oblation I arose up from my humiliation, even with my garment and my robe torn, and I fell upon my knees, and spread out my hands to LORD my God,
Job 27:8
For what is the hope of the profane, though he gets him gain, when God takes away his soul?
Psalm 66:18
If I regard iniquity in my heart, LORD will not hear.
Psalm 134:2
Lift up your hands to the sanctuary, and bless ye LORD.
Proverbs 1:28
Then they will call upon me, but I will not answer. They will seek me diligently, but they shall not find me,
Jeremiah 14:12
When they fast, I will not hear their cry. And when they offer burnt-offering and meal-offering, I will not accept them. But I will consume them by the sword, and by the famine, and by the pestilence.
Ezekiel 8:17
Then he said to me, Have thou seen [this], O son of man? Is it a light thing to the house of Judah that they commit the abominations which they commit here? For they have filled the land with violence, and have turned again to prov
Micah 3:4
Then they shall cry to LORD, but he will not answer them. Yea, he will hide his face from them at that time, according as they have wrought evil in their doings.
Zechariah 7:13
And it has come to pass that, as he cried, and they would not hear, so they shall cry, and I will not hear, said LORD of hosts.
Luke 13:25
From the time the house-ruler has risen up, and has closed the door, and ye begin to stand outside, and to knock the door, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us, and having answered, he will say to you, I know not where ye are from,
1 Timothy 2:8
I desire therefore the men to pray in every place, lifting up devout hands, apart from anger and argument.

Make many prayers

Matthew 6:7
And while praying do not use vain repetitions as the heathen do, for they think that they will be heard by their much speaking.
Matthew 23:14
But woe to you, scholars and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because ye devour widows' houses, and praying long in pretence. Because of this ye will receive greater condemnation.

Your hands

Isaiah 59:2
But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you so that he will not hear.
Jeremiah 7:8
Behold, ye trust in lying words, that cannot profit.
Micah 3:9
Hear this, I pray you, ye heads of the house of Jacob, and rulers of the house of Israel, who abhor justice, and pervert all equity.

General references

Psalm 18:41
They cried, but there was none to save, even to LORD, but he answered them not.
Isaiah 57:12
I will declare thy righteousness. And as for thy works, they shall not profit thee.
Ezekiel 11:6
Ye have multiplied your slain in this city, and ye have filled the streets thereof with the slain.
James 1:7
For that man should not think that he will receive anything from the Lord,