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O earth, cover not thou my blood, and let my cry have no place.

O earth

Bible References

O earth

Jeremiah 22:29
Earth, earth, earth,
hear the word of the Lord!

Cover not

Genesis 4:11
So now you are cursed, alienated, from the ground that opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood you have shed.
Nehemiah 4:5
Do not cover their guilt or let their sin be erased from Your sight, because they have provoked the builders.
Isaiah 26:21
For look, the Lord is coming from His place
to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity.
The earth will reveal the blood shed on it
and will no longer conceal her slain.
Ezekiel 24:7
For the blood she shed is still within her.
She put it out on the bare rock;
she didn’t pour it on the ground
to cover it with dust.

Let my cry

Job 27:9
Will God hear his cry
when distress comes on him?
Psalm 66:18
If I had been aware of malice in my heart,
the Lord would not have listened.
Isaiah 1:15
When you lift up your hands in prayer,
I will refuse to look at you;
even if you offer countless prayers,
I will not listen.
Your hands are covered with blood.
Isaiah 58:9
At that time, when you call, the Lord will answer;
when you cry out, He will say, ‘Here I am.’
If you get rid of the yoke among you,
the finger-pointing and malicious speaking,
James 4:3
You ask and don’t receive because you ask with wrong motives, so that you may spend it on your evil desires.

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