Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Because that he remembered not to shew mercy, but persecuted the poor and needy man, that he might even slay the broken in heart.
2 Samuel 17:1
Then Ahithophel said to Absalom, Let me take out twelve thousand men and this very night I will go after David:
Happy are those who have mercy: for they will be given mercy.
Was it not right for you to have mercy on the other servant, even as I had mercy on you?
For the man who has had no mercy will be judged without mercy, but mercy takes pride in overcoming judging.
The evil-doer in his pride is cruel to the poor; let him be taken by the tricks of his invention.
And they said to one another, Truly, we did wrong to our brother, for we saw his grief of mind, and we did not give ear to his prayers; that is why this trouble has come on us.
How long will you make my life bitter, crushing me with words?
And when they had put him on the cross, they made division of his clothing among them by the decision of chance.
The Lord is near the broken-hearted; he is the saviour of those whose spirits are crushed down.
My heart is broken by bitter words, I am full of grief; I made a search for some to have pity on me, but there was no one; I had no comforter.
2 Samuel 16:11
And David said to Abishai and to all his servants, You see how my son, the offspring of my body, has made designs against my life: how much more then may this Benjamite do so? Let him be, and let him go on cursing; for the Lord has given him orders.
And he said to them, My soul is very sad, even to death: be here a little time, and keep watch.