Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Hear me speedily, O LORD: my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the pit.

Lest i be like, etc

Bible References

Hear me

Psalm 13:1
How long wilt thou forget me, O LORD? for ever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me?
Psalm 40:13
Be pleased, O LORD, to deliver me; O LORD, make haste to help me.
Psalm 70:5
But I am poor and destitute; make haste unto me, O God: thou art my help and my deliverer; O LORD, make no tarrying.
Psalm 71:12
O God, be not far from me; O my God, make haste for my help.

My spirit

Psalm 40:12
For innumerable evils have compassed me about; my iniquities have taken hold upon me, so that I am not able to see; they are more than the hairs of my head; therefore my heart fails me.
Psalm 69:3
I am weary of my crying; my throat is dried; my eyes fail while I wait for my God.
Isaiah 57:16
For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth: for by me is the spirit covered by the body, and I have made the souls.
Luke 21:26
men's hearts failing them for fear and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth; for the powers of heaven shall be shaken.

Hide not

Psalm 22:24
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.
Psalm 27:9
Hide not thy face far from me; put not thy slave away in anger: thou hast been my help; do not leave me or forsake me, O God of my saving health.
Psalm 69:17
And hide not thy face from thy slave, for I am in trouble; hear me speedily.
Isaiah 8:17
And I will wait for the LORD, who hid his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look for him.

Lest i be like, etc

Psalm 28:1
Unto thee will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent unto me lest, if thou be silent unto me, I become like those that go down into the grave.
Psalm 88:4
I am counted with those that go down into the pit; I am as a man that has no strength:
Isaiah 38:18
For the grave shall not confess thee, nor shall death praise thee; nor shall those that go down into the pit wait for thy truth.

General references

Deuteronomy 4:4
But ye that did cleave unto the LORD your God are alive, every one of you this day.
Psalm 54:2
Hear my prayer, O God; give ear to the words of my mouth.
Psalm 119:123
Mine eyes fail for thy saving health and for the spoken word of thy righteousness.