Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For thou hast been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat, when the blast of the terrible ones is as a storm against the wall.
And he judged the powerless with justice, and he decided in straightness for the humble of the earth: and he struck the earth with the rod of his mouth, and by the spirit of his lips he will slay the unjust.
And what shall the messengers of the nations answer? for Jehovah founded Zion, and the humble of his people shall trust in her.
And the humble shall add joy in Jehovah, and the poor of men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
O Jehovah, pity us: we hoped for thee: be thou their arm for the mornings, also our salvation in time of straits.
And all these my hand made, and all these shall be, says Jehovah: and to this will I look, to the humble. and smitten of spirit, and trembling at my word.
And he saved the needy from the sword, from their mouth and from the band of the strong one.
From the oppression of the poor, from the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, Jehovah will say; I will set with salvation, he will puff at him.
All my bones shall say, O Jehovah, who as thee, delivering the poor from him strong above him, and the poor and the needy from him stripping him?
He shall judge the poor of the people, and save to the sons of the needy, and he will break in pieces him oppressing.
He will set up the needy on high from affliction, and he will set families as a flock.
I adhered to thy testimonies: O Jehovah, thou wilt not make me ashamed.
And I left in the midst of thee a humble and weak people, and they trusted in the name of Jehovah.
Hear, my dearly beloved brethren, Has not God chosen the beggars of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he has promised to them loving him?
And Jehovah created upon all the foundation of mount Zion and upon all her convocation, a cloud by day, and smoke, and the shining of afire of flame by night: and upon all the glory a covering.
And a man was as a hiding of the spirit, and a covering of the tempest; as brooks of water in Zion, as the shadow of a weighty rock in a weary land.
And my people shall sit in a dwelling of peace, and in habitations of trust and in quiet resting places.
And they will say to him, Thus said Hezekiah, A day of straits and chastisement and reproach, this day; for the sons came even to the breaking forth and not strength to bring forth.
Say to them plastering with plaster: And it shall fall: there was a violent rain poured out; and ye, O hailstones, shall fall; and the spirit of storms shall rend.
And the rain descended, and rivers came, and winds blew, and fell upon that house, and it fell not, for it was founded upon the rock.