Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Arise, cry out in the night: in the beginning of the watches pour out thine heart like water before the face of the Lord: lift up thy hands toward him for the life of thy young children, that faint for hunger in the top of every street.

General references

Bible References

Cry out

Psalm 42:8
[Yet] LORD will command his loving kindness in the daytime, and in the night his song shall be with me, [even] a prayer to the God of my life.
Psalm 62:8
Trust in him at all times, ye people. Pour out your heart before him. God is a refuge for us. Selah.
Psalm 119:55
I have remembered thy name, O LORD, in the night, and have observed thy law.
Isaiah 26:9
With my soul I have desired thee in the night. Yea, with my spirit within me I will seek thee earnestly. For when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.
Mark 1:35
And having risen early, very much in the night, he came out and departed into a desolate place, and prayed there.
Luke 6:12
And he happened in these days to go out onto the mountain to pray, and he was continuing all night in prayer to God.


Judges 7:19
So Gideon, and the hundred men who were with him, came to the outermost part of the camp in the beginning of the middle watch when they had but newly set the watch. And they blew the trumpets, and broke in pieces the pitchers that
Matthew 14:25
And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went to them, walking upon the sea.
Mark 13:35
Watch therefore, for ye know not when the lord of the house comes, at evening, or at midnight, or at cock crowing, or in the morning,


1 Samuel 1:15
And Hannah answered and said, No, my lord, I am a woman of a sorrowful spirit. I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink, but I poured out my soul before LORD.
1 Samuel 7:6
And they gathered together to Mizpah, and drew water, and poured it out before LORD, and fasted on that day, and said there, We have sinned against LORD. And Samuel judged the sons of Israel in Mizpah.
Job 3:24
For my sighing comes before I eat, and my groanings are poured out like water.
Psalm 62:8
Trust in him at all times, ye people. Pour out your heart before him. God is a refuge for us. Selah.
Psalm 142:2
I pour out my complaint before him. I show my trouble before him.

Lift up

Psalm 28:2
Hear the voice of my supplications when I cry to thee, when I lift up my hands toward thy holy oracle.
Psalm 63:4
So I will bless thee while I live. I will lift up my hands in thy name.
Psalm 134:2
Lift up your hands to the sanctuary, and bless ye LORD.
Psalm 141:2
Let my prayer be set forth as incense before thee, the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.
1 Timothy 2:8
I desire therefore the men to pray in every place, lifting up devout hands, apart from anger and argument.

That faint

Lamentations 2:11
My eyes fail with tears, my heart is troubled, my liver is poured upon the earth, because of the destruction of the daughter of my people, because the young sons and the sucklings faint in the streets of the city.
Lamentations 4:1
How the gold has become dim, the most pure gold changed! The stones of the sanctuary are poured out at the head of every street.
Isaiah 51:20
Thy sons have fainted. They lie at the head of all the streets, as an antelope in a net. They are full of the wrath of LORD, the rebuke of thy God.
Ezekiel 5:10
Therefore the fathers shall eat the sons in the midst of thee, and the sons shall eat their fathers. And I will execute judgments on thee, and I will scatter to all the winds the whole remnant of thee.
Nahum 3:10
Yet she was carried away. She went into captivity. Her young sons also were dashed in pieces at the head of all the streets. And they cast lots for her honorable men, and all her great men were bound in chains.

General references

Psalm 63:6
when I remember thee upon my bed, [and] meditate on thee in the night-watches.
Psalm 107:5
Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them.
Mark 13:17
But woe to those who have in the womb, and to those who suckle in those days.