Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear:
Thou wilt prepare
For he that maketh inquisition for blood remembereth them; He forgetteth not the cry of the poor.
Delight thyself also in Jehovah; And he will give thee the desires of thy heart.
He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him; He also will hear their cry and will save them.
The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him; And the desire of the righteous shall be granted.
2 Chronicles 33:12
And when he was in distress, he besought Jehovah his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.
2 Chronicles 34:27
because thy heart was tender, and thou didst humble thyself before God, when thou heardest his words against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, and hast humbled thyself before me, and hast rent thy clothes, and wept before me; I also have heard thee, saith Jehovah.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah; But the prayer of the upright is his delight.
Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
But the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote his breast, saying, God, be thou merciful to me a sinner.
But he giveth more grace. Wherefore the scripture'saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise, ye younger, be subject unto the elder. Yea, all of you gird yourselves with humility, to serve one another: for God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble.
Thou wilt prepare
He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: His heart is fixed, trusting in Jehovah.
1 Chronicles 29:18
O Jehovah, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Israel, our fathers, keep this for ever in the imagination of the thoughts of the heart of thy people, and prepare their heart unto thee;
2 Chronicles 29:36
And Hezekiah rejoiced, and all the people, because of that which God had prepared for the people: for the thing was done suddenly.
2 Chronicles 30:12
Also upon Judah came the hand of God to give them one heart, to do the commandment of the king and of the princes by the word of Jehovah.
The plans of the heart belong to man; But the answer of the tongue is from Jehovah.
And in like manner the Spirit also helpeth our infirmity: for we know not how to pray as we ought; but the Spirit himself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered;
for through him we both have our access in one Spirit unto the Father.
in whom we have boldness and access in confidence through our faith in him.
Be not deceived, my beloved brethren.
He hath regarded the prayer of the destitute, And hath not despised their prayer.
And it shall come to pass that, before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear.
And they, when they heard it, lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, O Lord, thou that didst make the heaven and the earth and the sea, and all that in them is:
Peter therefore was kept in the prison: but prayer was made earnestly of the church unto God for him.
1 Peter 3:12
For the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, And his ears unto their supplication: But the face of the Lord is upon them that do evil.
And he said, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak: peradventure there shall thirty be found there. And he said, I will not do it, if I find thirty there.
And ye shall call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.