Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And it came to pass, when I heard these words, that I sat down and wept, and mourned certain days, and fasted, and prayed before the God of heaven,

Bible References

I sat down

1 Samuel 4:17
Then the one who brought the news replied, “Israel has fled before the Philistines and there has also been a great slaughter among the people, and your two sons also, Hophni and Phinehas, are dead, and the ark of God has been taken.”
Ezra 10:1
Now while Ezra was praying and making confession, weeping and prostrating himself before the house of God, a very large assembly, men, women and children, gathered to him from Israel; for the people wept bitterly.
Psalm 69:9
For zeal for Your house has consumed me,
And the reproaches of those who reproach You have fallen on me.
Psalm 102:13
You will arise and have compassion on Zion;
For it is time to be gracious to her,
For the appointed time has come.
Psalm 137:1
By the rivers of Babylon,
There we sat down and wept,
When we remembered Zion.
Daniel 9:3
So I gave my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and supplications, with fasting, sackcloth and ashes.
Zephaniah 3:18
“I will gather those who grieve about the appointed feasts—
They came from you, O Zion;
The reproach of exile is a burden on them.
Romans 12:15
Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep.