Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The LORD is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.
Why dost thou stand afar off, O LORD? Why dost thou hide thyself in times of trouble?
Ain The anger of the LORD is against those that do evil to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth.
For, behold, those that stray from thee shall perish; thou dost cut off all those that go a whoring from thee.
For the LORD, who is high and lifted up, looks upon the humble, but the proud he does not know.
And they shall go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.
that at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world,
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
Samech The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry.
If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:
Koph The LORD is near unto all those that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.
For my thoughts are not as your thoughts, neither are your ways as my ways, saith the LORD.
Now we know that God does not hear sinners, but if anyone should fear God and do his will, him he will hear.
And likewise also the Spirit helps our weakness; for we know not how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit itself makes entreaty for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
Confess your faults one to another and pray one for another that ye may be whole. The effectual prayer of the righteous is very powerful.
1 Peter 3:12
For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers; but the face of the Lord is against those that do evil.
So Abraham prayed unto God; and God healed Abimelech and his wife and his maidservants; and they bore children.