Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
While he is near
Cry out and shout, you inhabitant of Zion: for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of you.
I bring near my righteousness: it shall not be far off, and my salvation shall not tarry: and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my glory.
For what nation is there so great, that has God so near unto them, as the LORD our God is in all things that we call upon him for?
[To the Chief Musician, altaschith. A Psalm or Song of Asaph.] Unto you, O God, do we give thanks, unto you do we give thanks: for that your name is near, your wondrous works declare.
The LORD is near unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.
He also exalts the horn of his people, the praise of all his saints; even of the children of Israel, a people near unto him. Praise you the LORD.
He said furthermore unto me, Son of man, see you what they do? even the great abominations that the house of Israel commits here, that I should go far off from my sanctuary? but turn you yet again, and you shall see greater abominations.
Therefore I desire that you faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.