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
And Ahithophel will say to Absalom, I will now choose twelve thousand men. and I will rise and pursue after David this night:
Happy the compasaionate: for they shall be commiserated.
Oughtest thou not also to pity thy fellow-servant, as I also pitied thee
For unpropitiated judgment to him not doing mercy; and mercy boasteth against judgment.
In the pride of the unjust he will burn the poor: they shall be taken in the devices that they purposed.
And they will say, a man to his brother, Truly we guilty concerning our brother, when we saw the straits of his soul in his entreating us, and we heard him not; for this, these straits are come to us.
How long will ye, grieve my soul, and crush me with words?
And having crucified him, they divided his garments among them, casting lot: that that spoken by the prophet might be filled up: They divided among them my garments, and upon my clothing they cast lot.
Jehovah is near to the broken of heart, and he will save the humble of spirit
Reproach broke my heart, and I shall be ill at ease: and I shall hope for comforting, and none; and for those consoling, and I found not
2 Samuel 16:11
And David will say to Abishai and to all his servants, Behold my son who came forth from my bowels seeks my soul: and how much more now the son of the Jaminite? Leave to him and he shall curse, for Jehovah said to him.
And he says to them, My soul is sorely grieved, even to death: remain here, and watch.