Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms.
Let him sing
2 Chronicles 33:12
And when he was in affliction, he besought the LORD his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,
He shall pray unto God, and he will love him; and he shall see his face with shouts of joy; for he will render unto the man the recompense of his righteousness.
In my distress I called upon the LORD and cried unto my God; he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears.
and call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.
He shall call upon me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him and glorify him.
The sorrows of death compassed me and the pains of Sheol found me; I encountered trouble and sorrow.
From a tight place I called upon JAH; and JAH answered me and set me in a wide place.
I shall cry unto the LORD with my voice; with my voice shall I ask the LORD for mercy.
Koph I called upon thy name, O LORD, out of the low dungeon.
Come, and let us return unto the LORD; for he has torn, and he will heal us; he has smitten, and he will bind us up.
and said, I cried by reason of my tribulation unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of Sheol I cried, and thou didst hear my voice.
And being in agony, he prayed more earnestly; and his sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground.
And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom.
who, having received such a charge, thrust them into the inner prison and made their feet fast in the stocks.
2 Corinthians 12:7
And lest the greatness of the revelations should exalt me above measure, there is given to me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.
Who in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death, was heard because of his reverent fear;
Then the cardinals of the Philistines gathered themselves together to offer a great sacrifice unto Dagon their god and to rejoice, for they said, Our god has delivered Samson our enemy into our hands.
They drank wine and praised the gods of gold and of silver, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone.
Let him sing
1 Chronicles 16:9
Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him, speak of all his wondrous works.
Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving and sing unto him with joy.
Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him; speak of all his wondrous works.
Even if all the peoples should walk each one in the name of their gods; with all this we will walk in the name of the LORD our God for ever and eternally.
And when they had sung a hymn, they went out into the mount of Olives.
1 Corinthians 14:26
How is it then, brothers? when ye come together, each one of you has a psalm, has doctrine, has tongues, has revelation, has interpretation. Let all things be done unto edification.
speaking among yourselves with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and praising the Lord in your hearts,
Let the word of the Christ dwell in you in abundance in all wisdom, teaching you and exhorting you one to another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with grace singing in your hearts unto the Lord.
And they sang a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book and to open its seals, for thou wast slain and hast redeemed us unto God by thy blood, out of every kindred and tongue and people and nation
and cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation unto him who is seated upon the throne of our God and unto the Lamb.
and they sang as it were a new song before the throne and before the four animals and the elders; and no one could learn that song but the hundred and forty-four thousand, who were redeemed from the earth.
And after these things I heard a great voice of a great company in the heaven, saying, Halelu-JAH; Salvation and glory and honour and power unto the Lord our God;