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
Yahweh will command his loving kindness in the daytime. In the night his song shall be with me: a prayer to the God of my life.
Psalm 62:8
Trust in him at all times, you people. Pour out your heart before him. God is a refuge for us. Selah.
Psalm 119:55
I have remembered your name, Yahweh, in the night, and I obey your law.
Isaiah 26:9
With my soul have I desired you in the night. Yes, with my spirit within me will I seek you earnestly; for when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.
Mark 1:35
Early in the morning, while it was still dark, he rose up and went out, and departed into a deserted place, and prayed there.
Luke 6:12
It happened in these days, that he went out to the mountain to pray, and he continued 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 were in their hands.
Matthew 14:25
In the fourth watch of the night, Jesus came to them, walking on the sea.
Mark 13:35
Watch therefore, for you don't know when the lord of the house is coming, whether at evening, or at midnight, or when the rooster crows, or in the morning;


1 Samuel 1:15
Hannah answered, "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 Yahweh.
1 Samuel 7:6
They gathered together to Mizpah, and drew water, and poured it out before Yahweh, and fasted on that day, and said there, "We have sinned against Yahweh." Samuel judged the children of Israel in Mizpah.
Job 3:24
For my sighing comes before I eat. My groanings are poured out like water.
Psalm 62:8
Trust in him at all times, you 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 tell him my troubles.

Lift up

Psalm 28:2
Hear the voice of my petitions, when I cry to you, when I lift up my hands toward your Most Holy Place.
Psalm 63:4
So I will bless you while I live. I will lift up my hands in your name.
Psalm 134:2
Lift up your hands in the sanctuary. Praise Yahweh!
Psalm 141:2
Let my prayer be set before you like incense; the lifting up of my hands like the evening sacrifice.
1 Timothy 2:8
I desire therefore that the men in every place pray, lifting up holy hands without anger and doubting.

That faint

Lamentations 2:11
My eyes do fail with tears, my heart is troubled; My liver is poured on the earth, because of the destruction of the daughter of my people, Because the young children and the infants swoon in the streets of the city.
Lamentations 4:1
How is the gold become dim! [how] is the most pure gold changed! The stones of the sanctuary are poured out at the head of every street.
Isaiah 51:20
Your 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 Yahweh, the rebuke of your God.
Ezekiel 5:10
Therefore the fathers shall eat the sons in the midst of you, and the sons shall eat their fathers; and I will execute judgments on you; and the whole remnant of you will I scatter to all the winds.
Nahum 3:10
Yet was she carried away. She went into captivity. Her young children 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 you on my bed, and think about you in the night watches.
Psalm 107:5
Hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted in them.
Mark 13:17
But woe to those who are with child and to those who nurse babies in those days!