Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LORD, by thy favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled.
For his anger endures but a moment; in his will is life; weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.
For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield.
In the same manner thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation: and thy right hand will hold me up, and thy meekness shall multiply me.
For they did not get the land in inheritance by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them, but thy right hand and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance because thy delight was in them.
For thou art the glory of their strength, and in thy favour our horn shall be exalted.
Thou hast granted me life and mercy, and thy visitation has kept my spirit.
He brought me up also out of the pit of hopelessness, out of the miry clay and set my feet upon a rock and straightened my steps.
1 Chronicles 17:26
And now, LORD, thou art God and hast promised this goodness unto thy slave;
Why dost thou stand afar off, O LORD? Why dost thou hide thyself in times of trouble?
How long wilt thou forget me, O LORD? for ever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me?
because of thine indignation and thy wrath; for thou hast lifted me up and cast me down.
Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled; thou takest away their spirit, they cease to exist and return to their dust.
Hear me speedily, O LORD; my spirit fails; hide not thy face from me lest I be like those that go down into the grave.
When I expected good, then evil came unto me; and when I waited for light, there came darkness.
Behold, for peace I had great bitterness; but it has pleased thee to deliver my life from the pit of corruption, for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.
Blessed are those that mourn, for they shall be comforted.