Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For he hath not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his face from him; but when he cried unto him, he heard.
But I am a worm, not a man; people insult me and despise me.
With all my strength I will say, "O Lord, who can compare to you? You rescue the oppressed from those who try to overpower them; the oppressed and needy from those who try to rob them."
I am oppressed and suffering! O God, deliver and protect me!
I offered my back to those who attacked, my jaws to those who tore out my beard; I did not hide my face from insults and spitting.
Then Jesus, calling out with a loud voice, said, "Father, into your hands I commit my spirit!" And after he said this he breathed his last.
My God, I cry out during the day, but you do not answer, and during the night my prayers do not let up.
This oppressed man cried out and the Lord heard; he saved him from all his troubles.
The ropes of death tightened around me, the snares of Sheol confronted me. I was confronted with trouble and sorrow.
In my distress I cried out to the Lord. The Lord answered me and put me in a wide open place.
During his earthly life Christ offered both requests and supplications, with loud cries and tears, to the one who was able to save him from death and he was heard because of his devotion.
I will give you thanks, for you answered me, and have become my deliverer.