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, LORD? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me?
Psalm 40:13
Be pleased, LORD, to deliver me. Hurry to help me, LORD.
Psalm 70:5
But I am poor and needy. Come to me quickly, God. You are my help and my deliverer. LORD, do not delay.
Psalm 71:12
God, do not be far from me. My God, hurry to help me.

My spirit

Psalm 40:12
For innumerable evils have surrounded me. My iniquities have overtaken me, so that I am not able to look up. They are more than the hairs of my head. My heart has failed me.
Psalm 69:3
I am weary with my crying. My throat is dry. My eyes fail, looking for my God.
Isaiah 57:16
For I will not contend forever, neither will I be always angry; for the spirit would faint before me, and the souls who I have made.
Luke 21:26
men fainting for fear, and for expectation of the things which are coming on the world: for the powers of the heavens will be shaken.

Hide not

Psalm 22:24
For he has not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted, Neither has he hidden his face from him; but when he cried to him, he heard.
Psalm 27:9
Do not hide your face from me. Do not put your servant away in anger. You have been my help. Do not abandon me, neither forsake me, God of my salvation.
Psalm 69:17
Do not hide your face from your servant, for I am in distress. Answer me speedily.
Isaiah 8:17
I will wait for the LORD, who hides his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look for him.

Lest i be like, etc

Psalm 28:1
To you, LORD, I call. My rock, do not be deaf to me; lest, if you are silent to me, I would become like those who go down into the pit.
Psalm 88:4
I am counted among those who go down into the pit. I am like a man who has no help,
Isaiah 38:18
For Sheol can't praise you. Death can't celebrate you. Those who go down into the pit can't hope for your truth.

General references

Deuteronomy 4:4
But you who were faithful to the LORD your God are all alive this day.
Psalm 54:2
Hear my prayer, God. Listen to the words of my mouth.
Psalm 119:123
My eyes fail looking for your salvation, for your righteous word.