Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the humble shall not always be forgotten: the hope of the poor shall not perish for ever.
For he shall deliver the destitute when he cries and the poor that has no helper.
But if from there, thou shalt seek the LORD thy God, thou shalt find him if thou seek him with all thy heart and with all thy soul.
For the LORD shall judge his people and repent himself for his slaves when he sees that their power is gone, and there is none shut up or left.
let thine ear now be attentive and thine eyes open, that thou may hear the prayer of thy slave, which I pray before thee now, day and night, for the sons of Israel, thy slaves, and I confess the sins of the sons of Israel, with which we have sinned against thee; both I and my father's house have sinned.
And it came to pass in the month Nisan, in the twentieth year of Artaxerxes, the king, that as wine was before him, I took up the wine and gave it unto the king. And as I had not been sad before in his presence,
For I know the thoughts that I think concerning you, said the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you the end that you wait for.
And I turned my face unto the Lord God, seeking him in prayer and supplication, in fasting and sackcloth, and ashes:
For he has not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the poor in spirit; neither has he hid his face from him, but when he cried unto him, he heard.
Let their eyes be darkened that they see not and make their loins continually to shake.
Then ye shall call upon me, and ye shall walk in my ways and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.