Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;
when they prayed: "Have mercy on me, Lord! See how I am oppressed by those who hate me, O one who can snatch me away from the gates of death!
Watch my enemies, for they outnumber me; they hate me and want to harm me.
I will be happy and rejoice in your faithfulness, because you notice my pain and you are aware of how distressed I am.
(Resh) See my pain and rescue me! For I do not forget your law.
O Lord, reflect on what has happened to us; consider and look at our disgrace.
Indeed, you are my lamp, Lord. My God illuminates the darkness around me.
1 Samuel 14:27
But Jonathan had not heard about the oath his father had made the army take. He extended the end of his staff that was in his hand and dipped it in the honeycomb. When he ate it, his eyes gleamed.
"But now briefly we have received mercy from the Lord our God, in that he has left us a remnant and has given us a secure position in his holy place. Thus our God has enlightened our eyes and has given us a little relief in our time of servitude.
a light, for revelation to the Gentiles, and for glory to your people Israel."
The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, because the glory of God lights it up, and its lamp is the Lamb.
When their appetites are all stirred up, I will set out a banquet for them. I will make them drunk so that they will pass out, they will fall asleep forever, they will never wake up," says the Lord.
For everything made evident is light, and for this reason it says: "Awake, O sleeper! Rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you!"