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 your holy dwelling place in heaven and bless your people Israel and the land you have given us, just as you promised our ancestors -- a land flowing with milk and honey."
Psalm 33:14
From the place where he lives he looks carefully at all the earth's inhabitants.
Psalm 80:14
O God, invincible warrior, come back! Look down from heaven and take notice! Take care of this vine,
Psalm 102:19
For he will look down from his sanctuary above; from heaven the Lord will look toward earth,
Lamentations 3:50
until the Lord looks down from heaven and sees what has happened.

The habitation

Isaiah 57:15
For this is what the high and exalted one says, the one who rules forever, whose name is holy: "I dwell in an exalted and holy place, but also with the discouraged and humiliated, in order to cheer up the humiliated and to encourage the discouraged.
Isaiah 66:1
This is what the Lord says: "The heavens are my throne and the earth is my footstool. Where then is the house you will build for me? Where is the place where I will rest?
1 Kings 8:27
"God does not really live on the earth! Look, if the sky and the highest heaven cannot contain you, how much less this temple I have built!
2 Chronicles 30:27
The priests and Levites got up and pronounced blessings on the people. The Lord responded favorably to them as their prayers reached his holy dwelling place in heaven.
Psalm 113:5
Who can compare to the Lord our God, who sits on a high throne?
Psalm 123:1
A song of ascents. I look up toward you, the one enthroned in heaven.


Isaiah 51:9
Wake up! Wake up! Clothe yourself with strength, O arm of the Lord! Wake up as in former times, as in antiquity! Did you not smash the Proud One? Did you not wound the sea monster?
Psalm 89:49
Where are your earlier faithful deeds, O Lord, the ones performed in accordance with your reliable oath to David?

Thy bowels

Isaiah 63:9
Through all that they suffered, he suffered too. The messenger sent from his very presence delivered them. In his love and mercy he protected them; he lifted them up and carried them throughout ancient times.
Isaiah 49:15
Can a woman forget her baby who nurses at her breast? Can she withhold compassion from the child she has borne? Even if mothers were to forget, I could never forget you!
Psalm 25:6
Remember your compassionate and faithful deeds, O Lord, for you have always acted in this manner.
Hosea 11:8
How can I give you up, O Ephraim? How can I surrender you, O Israel? How can I treat you like Admah? How can I make you like Zeboiim? I have had a change of heart! All my tender compassions are aroused!
Luke 1:78
Because of our God's tender mercy the dawn will break upon us from on high
1 John 3:17
But whoever has the world's possessions and sees his fellow Christian in need and shuts off his compassion against him, how can the love of God reside in such a person?


Psalm 77:7
I asked, "Will the Lord reject me forever? Will he never again show me his favor?

General references

Lamentations 3:50
until the Lord looks down from heaven and sees what has happened.
Micah 7:15
"As in the days when you departed from the land of Egypt, I will show you miraculous deeds."
Hebrews 11:29
By faith they crossed the Red Sea as if on dry ground, but when the Egyptians tried it, they were swallowed up.

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