Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Like a crane or a swallow, so did I chatter: I did mourn as a dove: mine eyes fail with looking upward: O LORD, I am oppressed; undertake for me.

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Bible References

A crane

Job 30:29
I have become a brother to dragons and a companion to owls.
Psalm 102:4
My heart is smitten and withered like grass so that I forget to eat my bread.

I did mourn

Isaiah 59:11
We all roar like bears and mourn sore like doves: we look for judgment, but there is none; for saving health, but it has withdrawn from us.
Ezekiel 7:16
And those that escape of them shall be upon the mountains like doves of the valleys, all of them mourning, each one for his iniquity.
Nahum 2:7
And the queen shall be taken captive; they shall order her to go up, and her maids shall take her, mourning as with the voice of doves, beating upon their breasts.

Mine eyes

Psalm 69:3
I am weary of my crying; my throat is dried; my eyes fail while I wait for my God.
Psalm 119:82
Mine eyes fail for thy spoken word, saying, When wilt thou comfort me?
Lamentations 4:17
Ain As for us, our eyes have failed in seeking our vain help; in our watching we have watched for people that cannot save us.

I am

Psalm 119:122
Be surety for thy slave for good; do not let the proud do violence unto me.
Psalm 143:7
Hear me speedily, O LORD; my spirit fails; hide not thy face from me lest I be like those that go down into the grave.

General references

Matthew 5:4
Blessed are those that mourn, for they shall be comforted.