Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory: where is thy zeal and thy strength, the sounding of thy bowels and of thy mercies toward me? are they restrained?

Bible References


Deuteronomy 26:15
Look down from thy holy habitation, from heaven, and bless thy people Israel, and the ground which thou have given us, as thou swore to our fathers, a land flowing with milk and honey.
Psalm 33:14
From the place of his habitation he looks forth upon all the inhabitants of the earth;
Psalm 80:14
Turn again, we beseech thee, O God of hosts. Look down from heaven, and, behold, and visit this vine,
Psalm 102:19
For he has looked down from the height of his sanctuary. From heaven LORD beheld the earth,
Lamentations 3:50
till LORD looks down, and beholds from heaven.

The habitation

Isaiah 57:15
For thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, also with him who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart o
Isaiah 66:1
Thus says LORD, Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. What manner of house will ye build to me, and what place shall be my rest?
1 Kings 8:27
But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens cannot contain thee. How much less this house that I have built!
2 Chronicles 30:27
Then the priests the Levites arose and blessed the people. And their voice was heard, and their prayer came up to his holy habitation, even to heaven.
Psalm 113:5
Who is like LORD our God who has his seat on high,
Psalm 123:1
To thee do I lift up my eyes, O thou who sit in the heavens.


Isaiah 51:9
Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of LORD. Awake, as in the days of old, the generations of ancient times. Is it not thou who cut Rahab in pieces, who pierced the monster?
Psalm 89:49
LORD, where are thy former loving kindnesses, which thou swore to David in thy faithfulness?

Thy bowels

Isaiah 63:9
In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the [heavenly] agent of his presence saved them. In his love and in his pity he redeemed them. And he bore them, and carried them all the days of old.
Isaiah 49:15
Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? Yea, these may forget, yet I will not forget thee.
Psalm 25:6
Remember, O LORD, thy tender mercies and thy loving kindness. For they have been ever of old.
Hosea 11:8
How shall I give thee up, Ephraim? [How] shall I cast thee off, Israel? How shall I make thee as Admah? [How] shall I set thee as Zeboiim? My heart is turned within me. My compassions are kindled together.
Luke 1:78
because of the bowels of mercy of our God, by which the dayspring from on high came to help us,
1 John 3:17
But whoever has the world's living, and sees his brother having need, and closes his bowels from him, how does the love of God abide in him?


Psalm 77:7
Will LORD cast off forever? And will he be favorable no more?

General references

Lamentations 3:50
till LORD looks down, and beholds from heaven.
Micah 7:15
As in the days of thy coming forth out of the land of Egypt I will show marvelous things to them.
Hebrews 11:29
By faith they passed through the Red sea as by dry land, of which the Egyptians, having taken an attempt, were drowned.