Koph The LORD is near unto all those that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.
Tzaddi The LORD is near unto those that are of a broken heart and saves such as are of a contrite spirit.
For what nation is there so great who has God so nigh unto them, as the LORD our God is in all things that we call upon him for?
God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved; God shall help her, as the morning dawns.
Thou art near, O LORD; and all thy commandments are truth.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you; likewise, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear; your hands are full of blood.
Then shalt thou call, and thou shalt hear the LORD; thou shalt cry, and he shall say, Here I am. If thou take away from the midst of thee the yoke, the putting forth of the finger, and speaking vanity;
Then ye shall call upon me, and ye shall walk in my ways and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.
And they have not cried unto me with their heart when they howled upon their beds; they congregated themselves for the wheat and the wine, and they rebelled against me.
And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They already have their reward.
But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye shut up the kingdom of the heavens in front of men, for ye neither go in yourselves, neither suffer ye those that are entering to go in.
Jesus answered and said unto him, He who loves me will keep my words, and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him and dwell with him.
Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.
And if our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart and knows all things.
And it came to pass at noon that Elijah mocked them and said, Cry aloud, for he is a god; peradventure he is talking or he had to go to the latrine, or he is on a journey, or he sleeps and will awake.
Hear righteousness, O LORD, attend unto my cry, give ear unto my prayer, that does not go out of feigned lips.