Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


{To the chief Musician upon Aijeleth Shahar, A Psalm of David.} My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? why art thou so far from helping me, and from the words of my roaring?


Bible References


Psalm 22:16

For [a pack of] dogs have surrounded me;
A gang of evildoers has encircled me,
They pierced my hands and my feet.
Psalm 42:1
As the deer pants [longingly] for the water brooks,
So my soul pants [longingly] for You, O God.


Psalm 22:11

Do not be far from me, for trouble is near;
And there is no one to help.
Psalm 16:1
Keep and protect me, O God, for in You I have placed my trust and found refuge.


Isaiah 46:13

“I bring near My righteousness [in the salvation of Israel], it is not far away;
And My salvation will not delay.
And I will grant salvation in Zion,
And My glory for Israel.


Psalm 32:3

When I kept silent about my sin, my body wasted away
Through my groaning all the day long.
Psalm 38:8

I am numb and greatly bruised [deadly cold and completely worn out];
I groan because of the disquiet and moaning of my heart.
Job 3:24

“For my groaning comes at the sight of my food,
And my cries [of despair] are poured out like water.
Isaiah 59:11

We all groan and growl like bears,
And coo sadly like doves;
We hope for justice, but there is none,
For salvation, but it is far from us.
Luke 22:44
And being in agony [deeply distressed and anguished; almost to the point of death], He prayed more intently; and His sweat became like drops of blood, falling down on the ground.
Hebrews 5:7
In the days of His earthly life, Jesus offered up both [specific] petitions and [urgent] supplications [for that which He needed] with fervent crying and tears to the One who was [always] able to save Him from death, and He was heard because of His reverent submission toward God [His sinlessness and His unfailing determination to do the Father’s will].